LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Sept. 3, 2013)The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
MAN FOUND SLEEPING IN SHED: On Sept. 2, Deputy Lacey Johnson responded to a burglary of a shed in the Hollywood area. Ronald Earl Jackson, 46, of Ridge, was discovered sleeping in the shed by the property owner. When confronted by the owner, Jackson exited the shed and walked northbound on the shoulder of Three Notch Road. Officers located Jackson; he was identified, arrested and charged with Burglary 2nd degree.
MARIJUANA SALE: In response to citizens' complaints of possible drug activity in the parking lots of several specific businesses of St. Mary's County, detectives conducted a drug enforcement operation. During the operation detectives observed a drug transaction between suspects Christopher Cote Johnson, 26, of Mechanicsville, and James Daniel Seifert, 21, of Lexington Park. Both suspects were detained and the investigation determined that Suspect Seifert had supplied Suspect Johnson with a quantity of marijuana. Marijuana, related paraphernalia and cellular phones were among some of the items seized.
DRUG RAID UNCOVERS SCHOOL EMPLOYEE THEFTS: A Hollywood home was targeted for drug distribution which led to the execution of a search and seizure warrant. Once inside the home, detectives found property that was believed to have been stolen from the Board of Education. Detectives worked with Board of Education staff and confirmed the status of the property and identified the suspect as an employee. That employee was identified as Paul Lamont Proctor, 49. Marijuana belonging to Suspect Proctor was also recovered. Suspect Proctor was indicted and charged with Theft under $10,000 and Possession of Marijuana.
DISTRIBUTION OF COCAINE: Vice/Narcotics detectives identified Linwood Erwin Scayles, Jr. and another suspect as distributors of cocaine throughout St. Mary's County. Several undercover purchases of cocaine were conducted and the case was presented to the Grand Jury for St. Mary's County. Arrest warrants were issued and Suspect Scayles was subsequently arrested for multiple counts of Distribution of Cocaine and Conspiring to Distribute Cocaine. He was originally held without bond.
SEX OFFENDER: An arrest warrant had been issued for Michael Christopher Quesenberry, a Tier III lifetime registered sex offender. Quesenberry had a Mechanicsville address, but has moved from that address and his whereabouts were unknown. He was subsequently located and arrested.
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