LEONARDTOWN, Md. (July 20, 2013)The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.
THEFT OF MOTOR VEHICLE; THEFT UNDER $10,000; FALSE STATEMENT TO A PEACE OFFICER: On July 17, Deputy Lacey Johnson and Deputy Anthony Cole responded to a residence on Calla Way in California for a suspicious incident. Deputies made contact with the victim who advised he returned home to find an unfamiliar vehicle parked in front of his residence, with an unknown subject inside the vehicle asleep. The victim further advised deputies that he found the package on his front porch which had been delivered earlier in the day and addressed to him had been opened. Further inspection of the package revealed several food items within the package had been opened and eaten. Deputy Johnson discovered the vehicle in question had been reported stolen on July 16, and did not belong to the subject inside. Deputy Johnson made contact with the subject inside the vehicle who initially provided deputies with a false name. It was later confirmed, the sole occupant of the vehicle was Ronald Earl Jackson, 46, of Ridge. Deputy Cole located additional packages and wrappers matching the contents of the victim's package inside the vehicle along with Jackson. Deputy Johnson arrested and charged Jackson with Theft under $100, False Statement to Peace Officer, Open letter without Permission, Unlawful taking of Motor vehicle, and Theft under $10,000.
THEFT LESS $1,000: On July 17, Deputy Trevor Teague responded to Wal-mart located in California for a theft. Wal-mart Loss Prevention observed Beth Suzanne Gannon, 26, of Mechanicsville, place numerous store items in her shopping cart. Gannon then exited the store with the shopping cart of items, passing all points of sale without paying for said items. Gannon was arrested and charged with Theft less $1,000.
DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE AND PARAPHERNALIA: On July 18 at approximately 10:00 p.m., deputies responded to Myrtle Point Park in California to check the welfare of a subject. While deputies were on scene, a vehicle operated by Bonnie Kathleen Hollyer, 19, of California, pulled up to the officers. Cpl. Elizabeth Goodwin made contact with Hollyer and observed Hollyer to exhibit signs of impairment. Deputy Lloyd issued standardized field sobriety to Hollyer which resulted in her arrest. Search incident to arrest revealed a small baggie containing suspected marijuana as well as a smoking device with suspected marijuana residue. Hollyer was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Driving Under the Influence, Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance and Possession of CDS Paraphernalia.
2ND DEGREE BURGLARY, THEFT UNDER $10,000: On July 17, Deputy Dina Beasley responded to a business in Charlotte Hall for a reported burglary. The victim advised Nicholas Raymond Rawlings, 26, of Hughesville, broke into his business and stole numerous jewelry items. Deputy Beasley made contact with Rawlings who admitted to breaking into the business and taking numerous pieces of jewelry. Rawlings was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Burglary and Theft under $10,000.
THEFT LESS $1,000; WARRANT SERVICE: On July 14, deputies responded to Kohl's in Lexington Park for a theft. The Emergency Communications Center advised responding deputies that the suspects were fleeing the area and provided a vehicle description. Deputy Skyler Lefave and Deputy James Shomper observed the suspect vehicle leaving Kohl's parking lot. Deputy Lefave conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle, making contact with three occupants and Carrie Jo Fowler, 33 of Stafford, Virginia. Kohl's Loss Prevention Unit advised deputies that the four suspects had taken several pieces of jewelry, walked past all points of sale without paying for the items and fled the store. Fowler admitted to taking the merchandise, which was recovered by Deputy Lefave at that time. The Emergency Communications Center advised that Fowler had an outstanding arrest warrant for Failure to Appear. Fowler was arrested and charged with Theft less $1,000 and once at the St. Mary's County Detention Center she was served the District Court Arrest Warrant. Charges are pending on the other three suspects.
VIOLATION OF A PROTECTIVE ORDER: On July 17 at approximately 9:45 p.m., Deputy Philip Lance responded to a residence on Brookstone Court in Lexington Park for the report of a suspicious subject. Deputy Lance located Steven Anthony Warrick, 51, of Lexington Park, inside the Brookstone Court residence. Deputy Lance was advised by the Emergency Communications Center of an active protective order against Warrick that prohibits him from entering the residence. Warrick was arrested and charged with Violation of a Protective Order.
POSSESSION OF PARAPHERNALIA FOR A CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE, DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED: On July 17, Deputy Skyler Lefave responded to the St. Mary's County Detention Center in Leonardtown for a subject attempting to sell drugs in the lobby. Captain Michael Merican was notified that Joshua Charles Young, 29, of Mechanicsville, attempted to sell unknown pills to another subject while in the front lobby of the Detention Center. Captain Merican made contact in the parking lot with Young as he entered the driver side of his vehicle to leave. During the contact with Young, Deputy Lefave found Young to be in possession of Alprazolam and Methadone. Neither pill was in their proper containers, nor were they prescribed to Young. Deputy Lefave was advised by the Emergency Communications Center that Young's privilege to drive was suspended. Young was arrested and charged with Possession of Paraphernalia and Driving while Suspended.
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