LEONARDTOWN, Md. (October 3, 2011)The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On October 1 at approximately 12:30 a.m., deputies responded to a residence on Mary Lynn Drive in Lexington Park for a report of an assault. Investigation revealed Joseph Kenny Morgan, 48, of Lexington Park, engaged in a verbal altercation with the victim which escalated into a physical assault when Morgan punched the victim in the face. Deputy Matthew Rodgers responded to the scene. Morgan was arrested and charged with second degree assault.
THEFT: On October 2, Kevin Kiandre Lawrence Powell, 18, of Lexington Park, entered the WalMart store located in California. A loss prevention officer observed Powell take merchandise from a shelf and conceal it in a grocery bag. Powell passed all points of purchase and was attempting to leave the store when he was confronted by store security and detained. Deputy Kevin Meyer responded and arrested Powell. Powell was charged with Theft.
THEFT: On October 2, Patricia Ann Bates, 27, of Park Hall, entered the WalMart store located in California. A loss prevention officer observed Bates take merchandise and conceal it in her purse. Bates passed all points of purchase and was attempting to leave the store. Store security confronted Bates and detained her. Dfc. Shaun Carberry responded and arrested Bates. She was charged with Theft.
THREAT OF ARSON: On October 2 at approximately 8:30 p.m., deputies responded to the Loveville Tavern for a report of threat of arson. Investigation revealed Eddie Dejesus Roldan, 31, of Lexington Park, went to the tavern and demanded the owner give Roldan money owed to him for employment. The owner advised Roldan to return the next day and he would receive his pay. Roldan became angry and became loud inside the establishment. Roldan was told to leave. He left the establishment and returned to the business carrying a handgun which was witnessed by security. Roldan fled the establishment and yelled he was going to burn the business down. Roldan was located by Deputy Timothy Snyder and arrested. He was charged with Threat of Arson, Concealing a Dangerous Weapon, and Second Degree Assault.