LEONARDTOWN, Md. (June 28, 2012)The Leonardtown Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) today released the following incident and arrest reports.
ASSAULT 2ND DEGREE: On Monday, June 25, at 1:20pm, Tpr. S. M. Ditoto responded to the Hickory Hills Shopping Center, located at the 22000 block of Three Notch Rd. Upon arrival, he made contact with a female complainant, 41, of Great Mills, who stated that she had been assaulted by Michael Duane Smith, 53, of Great Mills previously that day. Based on information provided by the suspect and complainant, Tpr. Ditoto arrested Mr. Smith for Second Degree assault. He was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center where he was charged accordingly and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.
THEFT UNDER $1000: On Tuesday, June 26, at 11:26am, TFC G. A. Thompson responded to the Wal-Mart located on Miramar Way in California for a reported shoplifter in custody. Upon arrival, contact was made with Loss Prevention personnel who advised that a female subject was observed placing items in her bag and then exiting all points of sale without paying for the merchandise. The subject was confronted outside of the establishment and returned to the establishment. TFC Thompson made contact with the subject, identified as Sarah Elizabeth Bartlett, 22, of Lusby. Ms. Bartlett was arrested for Theft Less Than $1000.00 based on the information provided. She was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center where she was charged and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.
WARRANT SERVICE: On Wednesday, June 27, at 3:16am, Tpr. D. G. Buckalew served a Bench Warrant (T3-15553) on Stacy Lynn Sboto, 36, Callaway. The warrant was issued on June 19, 2012 by the District Court of St. Mary's County with an original charge of Driving Under the Influence. Ms. Sboto was located and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. She was served and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.
DRUG ARREST: On Wednesday, June 27, at 11:25pm, TFC M. A. Moore, conducted a traffic stop on a Mercury vehicle on Maryland Route 5, in the area of Chingville Road for a traffic violation. Upon approaching the vehicle, TFC Jackson positively identified the operator, Joe Lee Reaves, II, 52, of Great Mills. While on the traffic stop, TFC Jackson detected the odor of burnt CDS emitting from the vehicle. A probable cause search of the vehicle revealed both CDS and CDS Paraphernalia. Mr. Reaves was arrested and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged accordingly and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.
WARRANT SERVICE: On Thursday, June 28, at 5:30am, TFC M. A. Moore served a Bench Warrant (T3-15469) and a Circuit Court Warrant (T3-15535) on Ted William Taylor, 21, of Hollywood. The Bench Warrant was issued by the District Court of St. Mary's County with an original charge of First Degree Assault on April 13, 2012. The Circuit Court warrant was issued on June 12, as a result of Grand Jury Indictment for First Degree Assault. Mr. Williams turned himself into the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was served and held pending a bond review with District Court.
Monte Vito Ghattas, 52, of Solomons on 6/22/12 by TFC E. M. Evans
Ross Allen Goldsmith, 22, of Mechanicsville on 6/23/12 by TFC R. L. Jackson
Scott Nolan Middleton, 32, of Mechanicsville on 6/23/12 by TFC R. L. Jackson
Nicole Taira Johnson, 30, of Greenbelt on 6/23/12 by Tpr. D. Buckalew
Devon Jerry Yates, 21, of Mechanicsville on 6/24/12 by Tpr. D. Buckalew
Bradley Phillip Lawson, 21, of Welcome on 6/24/12 by TFC M. A. Moore
Joseph Tyrone Curtis, 46, of Lexington Park on 6/26/12 by TFC E. J. Page
Katrenia Sherri Perkins, 38, of Lexington Park on 6/27/12 by TFC R. L. Jackson
Joshua Antoine Miles, 23, of La Plata on 6/27/12 by Tpr. D. Buckalew
Disclaimer: In the U.S.A., all persons accused of a crime by the State are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presumption_of_innocence. Additionally, all of the information provided above is solely from the perspective of the respective law enforcement agency and does not provide any direct input from the accused or persons otherwise mentioned.