St. Mary's County Sheriff's Reports - Southern Maryland Headline News

St. Mary's County Sheriff's Reports


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (January 23, 2013)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On January 10, deputies were on Indian Bridge Road in California investigating a traffic complaint when they observed Gregory Troy Taylor, 26, of Lexington Park, walking in the middle of Long Bow Street. Deputies stopped to speak with Taylor. Taylor appeared to be intoxicated and as deputies spoke with him, he raised his voice and started yelling. Taylor was asked several times to lower his voice. Taylor refused to lower his voice and began yelling profanity as he continued to walk in the roadway. Taylor's disorderly behavior and yelling attracted the attention of neighbors. Taylor was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.

SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On January 10, deputies responded to a residence on Mary Valinda Lane in Mechanicsville for a report of an assault. Investigation revealed Dawn Cheree Adams, 39, of Mechanicsville, was in a verbal dispute with the victim which escalated into a physical assault when Adams struck the victim in the mouth. Adams was arrested and charged with second degree assault.

SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On January 12, deputies responded to a residence on Rodine Way in Lexington Park for a report of an assault. Investigation revealed Devon Emmanuel Francis, 27, of Lexington Park, was in a verbal dispute with the victim which escalated into a physical assault when Francis struck the victim in the forehead. Francis was arrested and charged with second degree assault.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On January 12, deputies responded to a local liquor store in Lexington Park for a report of a fight in progress. When deputies arrived they observed two men yelling obscenities and threatening each other. Both individuals were bleeding about the head and face. Deputies instructed both men to stop yelling and cease their disorderly behavior. Both men refused and continued to yell. Their disorderly conducted attached a large crowd. One of the men, later identified as Fredy Herman Eatmon, 47, of Washington D.C., took an aggressive stance and threatened one of the deputies on the scene. Eatmon was arrested. As deputies attempted to handcuff Eatmon he resisted. After a brief struggle he was secured and transported to a local hospital where he was treated for the injuries he sustained prior to the deputies arrival. Eatmon was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

SEARCH WARRANT NETS NO SUSPECT: On January 14, a citizen observed a person matching the description of a suspect wanted by the Annapolis Police Department for Murder and Attempted Murder in the city of Annapolis entering a townhouse in the area of River Bay Town homes located in Lexington Park. A perimeter was established around the residence by police units and a search warrant obtained for the residence. The search warrant was executed by the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Emergency Services Team however the suspect was not located.

DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE/BARRICADE: On January 16 at approximately 9:45 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a residence on Kearsarge Place in Lexington Park for a report of a domestic dispute. An intoxicated, 44-year-old male, reportedly armed with a handgun and long gun made threats to kill his family and himself before barricading himself inside of the residence. The subject made initial contact with uniformed officers but refused to exit the residence and subsequently stopped all communications. A perimeter was established and the St. Mary's County Emergency Services Team, Crisis Negotiators and K-9 Deputies responded. Negotiators made numerous attempts to establish contact with the subject but their attempts were met with negative results. After several hours the subject was taken into custody, unharmed and was transported to St. Mary's Med Star Hospital for an emergency mental evaluation. Recovered from the home was a shotgun and a handgun.

Sponsored Content

Reader Comments

Featured Sponsor

Kerwin Tree and Stump Removal
Reliable and Affordable. Commercial Landscape Maintenance Contracts Available. Free Estimates. Fully Insured.

Follow SoMd HL News