LEONARDTOWN, Md. (April 3, 2013)The St. Mary's County Bureau of Criminal Investigations (BCI) released the following incident and arrest reports. BCI is an investigative team comprised of detectives from the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office and the Maryland State Police, Leonardtown Barrack. The unit was established on July 1, 2003 and is based in Leonardtown.
ARREST IN BURGLARY CASES: During the weekly CompStat meetings a trend was identified involving multiple burglaries to residences throughout the northern area of the county. Crime analysts were able to compile statistical data regarding the methods used to commit the burglaries. BCI detectives incorporated this information into their investigation and were able to identify suspects.
On March 27, BCI detectives, assisted by the Charles County Sheriff's Office Emergency Services Team and Charles County Criminal Investigations Division, executed a search and seizure warrant at a residence in Charles County. Detectives recovered numerous items which had been stolen during residential burglaries in St. Mary's County.
Lindsey N. Williams, age 21, of Hughesville, was arrested at the residence and charged with 2 counts of Theft $1,000 - $10,000; 3 counts of 1st Degree Burglary and Theft less than $1,000. Williams was also served with an outstanding warrant through Circuit Court for Failing to Appear for Sentencing Hearing on unrelated charges. Williams is currently being held at the detention Center on no bond.
On April 1, Robert A. Williams, Jr., age 26, of no fixed address, was located and arrested in connection to the residential burglaries. Williams, Jr. was charged with 2 counts of Theft $1,000 - $10,000; 2 counts of 1st Degree Burglary, 2 counts of Theft less than $1,000 and Malicious Destruction of property less than $500. Williams, Jr. is currently being held at the detention center on $10,000 bond.
Additional arrests are pending in these cases.