LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Sept. 2, 2013)The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
FATAL COLLISION: On Sept. 1 at approximately 9:00 pm, Shirley Jordan, 63, of Great Mills, was walking across Three Notch Rd. in the area of Mattapany Rd. While crossing the street, she was struck by a 1994 Chevrolet Sport Van operated by Cong Nguyen, 43, of Virginia. Jordan was transported to St. Marys Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. The St. Marys County Sheriffs Office Accident Reconstruction team assumed the investigation. Alcohol and speed do not appear to be a contributing factor in the accident. Anyone with any information in regards to the accident please call Deputy Beyer at 301-475-4040.
BURGLARY: On August 12, the Patrol Division investigated a Burglary at Storage USA in California. The case was highlighted during one of the agencies weekly Compstat Meetings which resulted in the development of additional leads. Based on the information/case review during CompStat, the case was assigned to the Lexington Park COPS Unit for follow-up.
On August 29, members of the COPS Unit located Shawn Hillary Justice, 25, of California, who had been developed as a suspect. A search of his residence resulted in the recovery of evidence linking Justice to the August 12 burglary at Storage USA. The search also resulted in the recovery of property/evidence from a theft in the Wildewood area.
Justice was arrested and charged with Motor Vehicle Theft, Theft Under $10,000, and Malicious Destruction of Property. Additional charges are anticipated regarding the previously mentioned theft from the Wildewood area.
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