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St. Mary's County Sheriff's Reports


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (July 26, 2011)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

HOSPITAL HAS MAN ARRESTED FOR TRESPASSING: On July 22, deputies responded to St. Mary's Hospital for a report of a trespasser. Investigation revealed Steven Wayne Carter, 52, of no fixed address, did not have a lawful reason for being on the hospital property and was asked by hospital staff to leave. Deputies instructed Carter to leave the property. Carter refused, was arrested and charged with trespassing.

HOSPITAL HAS MAN ARRESTED FOR TRESPASSING: On July 24, deputies responded to St. Mary's Hospital for a report of a trespasser. Investigation revealed Christopher Scott Lacey, 26, of no fixed address, did not have a lawful reason for being on the hospital property and was asked by hospital staff to leave. Deputies instructed Lacey to leave the property. He refused and was arrested for trespassing.

ROBBERY, THEFT: On July 23, deputies responded to a fight call in the area of Hilton Drive and Willows Road in Lexington Park. As deputies arrived, several individuals attempted to flee. Deputies made contact with the victim who reported he was assaulted Ethan Edward Morasch, 19, of Lexington Park. During the assault Morasch stole the victim's shoes. Morasch was located, arrested, and charged with robbery and assault.

SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On July 23, deputies responded to a residence on Joan Drive in Mechanicsville for a report of an assault in progress. Investigation revealed Evan Michael Kupchinsky, 29, of Mechanicsville, was engaged in a verbal dispute with the victim which escalated into a physical assault when Kupchinsky grabbed the victim by the arms. Kupchinsky was arrest and charged with second degree assault.

SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On July 23, deputies responded to a residence on Cresent Lane in Mechanicsville to check the welfare of the occupants. The St. Mary's County Emergency Communications Center had received a 911 hang up call. Investigation revealed David Wayne Hayden, 2nd, 24, of Mechanicsville, was engaged in a verbal dispute with the victim which escalated into a physical assault when Hayden threw cleaning fluid in the victim's face. Hayden was arrest and charged with second degree assault.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On July 23, at approximately 10:50 p.m., deputies responded Driftwood Court in reference to a suspicious woman knocking on resident's doors and windows looking for "John." Deputies located the woman, Miranda Jean Cappetto, 20, Virginia Beach, Virginia. As deputies were interviewing Cappetto, she raised her voice and began to curse. Cappetto's disorderly behavior and loud voice attracted the attention of three residents. Cappetto refused to quiet down and was arrested for disorderly conduct.

SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On July 24, deputies responded to a residence on Three Notch Road in Lexington Park for a report of an assault. Investigation revealed Rhoda Melissa Cradle, 43, of Great Mills, was engaged in a verbal dispute with the victim which escalated into a physical assault when Cradle struck the victim in the face with a metal can opener. Cradle was arrested and charged with second degree assault.

VIOLATION OF A PROTECTIVE ORDER: On July 24 at 10:11 a.m., deputies responded to a residence on Patuxent Beach Road in California for a report of a violation of a protective order. When they arrived at the residence, they found Charles Kenneth Spalding, 57, of California, sitting in a shed on the property. Further investigation revealed on July 24 at approximately 12:10 a.m., Spalding had been served with a temporary protective order. The order stated Spalding was not to enter onto the property of the petitioner. The residence on Patuxent Beach Road was the petitioner's residence. The temporary protective order was still active and Spalding was in violation of the terms and conditions. He was arrested and charged with violating the order.

DUI: On July 22 at 12:24 p.m., Connie Sue Jameson, 48, of St. Inigoes, was operating a 2007 Ford F150 at the intersection of Great Mills Road and Shangri La Drive in Lexington Park. Jameson failed to stop and struck a 1999 Mitsubishi Diamante stopped in the lane at a traffic signal. Officers, assisted by Sheriff Timothy Cameron, determined Jameson was under the influence of prescription medications when she failed several field sobriety tests. Jameson was arrested and charged with driving under the influence. No injuries were reported in the collision.

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