LEONARDTOWN, Md. (September 7, 2011)The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On September 3, deputies responded to local pub in Hollywood for a report of a disturbance. Investigation revealed that Amy Lyne Bowes, 33 of California, was causing a disturbance at the establishment by yelling profane language and closing the DJ's turn table so the music would not play. Bowes was order to stop yelling. She refused and was arrested for disorderly conduct.
SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On September 3, deputies responded Goddard Court for a report of a disturbance. Investigation revealed Mary Ann Milburn, 43, of Leonardtown, was engaged in a verbal dispute with the victim. The verbal dispute escalated into a physical assault when Milburn struck the victim in the face. Milburn was arrested and charged with second degree assault.
FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT: On September 3, deputies responded to a disturbance in Charlotte Hall. Investigation revealed the victim was engaged in a dispute with a relative of Kerry Lynn Christensen Fowler, 37, of Mechanicsville. Once the dispute ended Fowler went looking for the victim to confront him about the earlier dispute. Fowler located the victim at a local gas station in Charlotte Hall. The victim and Fowler became engaged in a verbal dispute over the earlier incident. Fowler retrieved a shotgun from her vehicle and pointed at the victim and then struck the victim with the shotgun. Fowler was arrested and charged with first and second degree assault.
BURGLARY: On September 4, deputies responded to a residence on Enterprise Road in Lexington Park. Investigation revealed Tonica Latoya Reid, 30, of Lexington Park, entered the residence without permission and became engaged in a verbal dispute with a guest at the residence. The dispute escalated into an assault when Reid struck the guest/victim. During the assault a suitcase belonging to the victim was broken by Reid. Reid was arrest and charged with burglary, second degree assault and destruction of property.
INCREASED PATROLS IN HURRICANE DAMAGED AREAS: The Sheriff's Office and the Maryland State Police have received calls reporting increased vehicular and pedestrian traffic from persons traveling through neighborhoods to see the hurricane damage. As clean up efforts from Hurricane Irene continues, the Sheriff's Office will maintain high visibility patrols through areas hardest hit by the hurricane. We ask citizens to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity. We are concerned that some individuals traveling through the neighborhoods may be "casing" communities for damaged unattended property/homes. We hope the police visibility and community awareness will deter any would be criminal.