LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Aug. 7, 2013)The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.
2ND DEGREE ASSAULT: On August 6, deputies responded to a residence on Three Notch Road in Ridge for an assault. Deputy Shane Cameron met with the victim who said that she and the suspect, later identified as Doniele Obrian Gray, 33 of Ridge, were involved in an argument. The argument escalated when Gray began assaulting the victim. The victim received injuries to her face and neck. Gray was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Assault.
2ND DEGREE ASSAULT: On August 6, Deputy Timothy Wesner responded to a residence on Church Drive in California for an assault. Upon the arrival of Deputy Wesner, he located Levar Tremaine Jackson, 23 of California, outside. Jackson told Deputy Wesner that he was in an argument with the victim and began assaulting her because she shoved him. Deputy Wesner met with the victim who advised that she and Jackson were in an argument when he began to assault her and then damage property within the residence. Deputy Wesner observed the victim to have injuries from the assault and observed the residence to be in disarray. Jackson was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Assault.
THEFT LESS $1000: On August 5, Deputy Sheena Tirpak responded to Wal-Mart in California for a theft. The Emergency Communications Center advised Deputy Tirpak that the suspect had fled on foot and was last seen behind Blair's Jewelry store. Deputy Tirpak located the suspect, identified as
[redacted**]. Deputy Tirpak was advised by Wal-Mart Loss Prevention that
[redacted] entered the store and removed items from the shelves. [redacted] then placed those items in a plastic Wal-Mart bag then walked past all points of sale without paying for the merchandise. When confronted by Wal-Mart Loss Prevention,
[redacted] fled on foot. [redacted] was arrested and charged with Theft less $1000.
**29-OCT-2014: The accused presented court documentation that proved the
charge above was dropped on 2/6/2014. As such, his name and age have been
redacted. See somd.me/expungeme.
2ND DEGREE ASSAULT: On August 5, Deputy Michael Phelan responded to a residence on Archer Street in Leonardtown for an assault. Deputy Phelan met with the victim who advised that he was in an argument over a pack of cigarettes with Scott Franklin Greenwell, 44 of Leonardtown. The argument escalated when Greenwell struck the victim in the mouth. The victim advised he left the residence and called Police. Greenwell was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Assault.
VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER, WARRANT SERVICE: On August 4, the Emergency Communications Center received information about two subjects who exited a vehicle a short distance from a residence on Hill and Dale Drive in Mechanicsville. The subjects were observed walking through the woods to the residence. The anonymous caller did not recognize the subjects and believed they were breaking into the residence. Deputies located Jonathan Daniel Lyon, 27 of Hughesville, exiting the residence. Deputies learned of an active protective order, issued by the District Court of Maryland, commanding Lyon not to enter the residence of the victim on Hill and Dale Dr. Lyon was arrested and charged with Violation of Protective Order. Lyon also had an active Bench Warrant for his arrest and was served with the warrant at the St. Mary's County Detention Center. Cpl. Deborah Milam was the arresting Deputy.
2ND DEGREE ASSAULT: On August 3, Deputy Artina Manns responded to the intersection of Mechanicsville Road and Old Village Road in Mechanicsville for an assault. Deputy Manns made contact with the victim who advised she was in an argument with Michael Koran Johnson, 30 of Forestville, while traveling in his vehicle. The victim stated she exited the vehicle when it came to a stop. Johnson then exited the vehicle and attempted to physically place the victim back into the vehicle, causing injury to the victim. Johnson was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Assault.
TRESPASSING: PRIVATE PROPERTY: On August 4, Deputy Vincent Pontorno responded to the rear parking lot of Millison Plaza in Lexington Park for a disturbance. Upon Deputy Pontorno's arrival, he recognized the subject causing the disturbance as Keith Griffith Jones, 26 of Prince Frederick. Jones had been issued a Notice Not to Trespass for Millison Plaza on August 3 by Deputy Gaskill. Jones was in violation of the notice and was arrested and charged with Trespassing.
VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER: On August 3, Deputy Blaine Gaskill responded to a residence on Trinity Church Road in St. Mary's City for a violation of a protective order. Deputy Gaskill made contact with the victim who advised that while at an event at St. Mary's College, Christopher Shawn Clarke, 49, of Hollywood, sat down next to her and began talking to her. Victim stated she told Clarke to leave, and he did so without incident. The victim advised there is an active protective order, issued by the District Court of Maryland, commanding Clarke to have no contact with the victim. Clarke was located and arrested for Violation of a Protective Order.
4TH DEGREE BURGLARY: On August 2, the Emergency Communications Center received a report of a subject inside of a vacant residence on Barringer Court in California. Deputy Jason Kerns responded to the residence in question and located Stephen Michael Patterson, 48 of California. Deputy Kerns made telephone contact with the rightful owner of the residence, who said that no one had permission to be inside of the residence. Patterson was arrested and charged with 4th Degree Burglary.
2ND DEGREE ASSAULT: On August 2, deputies responded to a residence on Iverson Drive in California for an assault in progress. Deputies made contact with the victim, who advised that she had been in an argument with Justin Anthony Gould, 28 of California. The argument escalated when Gould began to assault her causing injury to the victim. Prior to deputies' arrival, Gould fled the residence. Deputies located Gould on foot in the area, at which time Gould fled from the officers. After a brief foot pursuit, Gould was apprehended. Gould was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Assault.
VIOLATION PROTECTIVE ORDER: On August 4, DFC Timothy White responded to the parking lot of Giant in California for a disturbance. DFC White met with the victim who advised she was contacted by Raymond Francis Chase, Jr., 59 of Lexington Park. The victim advised that Chase is the respondent of an active protective order issued by the District Court of Maryland, commanding he have no contact with the victim. DFC White confirmed the protective order was active and made contact with Chase at his residence. Chase was arrested and charged with Violation of Protective Order.
WARRANT SERVICE: Cpl. Doug Harris arrested David Andrew Derussy on a Circuit Court Child Support Bench Warrant.
WARRANT SERVICE: Deputy Anthony Cole arrested Richard Henry Plummer on a Prince Georges County District Court Bench Warrant.
WARRANT SERVICE: Deputy Ken Flerlage arrested Ryan Mellott on a District Court Bench Warrant.
WARRANT SERVICE: Deputy Ken Flerlage arrested Robert Damon Proctor on a District Court Bench Warrant.
WARRANT SERVICE: Deputy Philip Lance arrested Kevin Robert Grasso on a Charles County District Court Warrant for Bad Checks Less than $100.
WARRANT SERVICE: Deputy Blaine Gaskill arrested William James Kerr on a District Court Bench Warrant.
WARRANT SERVICE: Marshall Howard Carr, 51 of Lexington Park was served on August 5, by Deputy James Lloyd with a District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear.
WARRANT SERVICE: Wayne Anthony Thomas, 26 of Leonardtown was served on August 6, by Sgt. Hill with a District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear.
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://somd.me/presumed-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. You can find additional information about the case by searching the Maryland Judiciary Case Search Database using the accused's name and date of birth. The database is online at http://somd.me/mdcasesearch . Persons named who have been found innocent or not guilty of all charges in the respective case, and/or have had the case ordered expunged by the court can have their name, age, and city redacted by following the process defined at http://somd.me/expungeme .