LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Sept. 27, 2013)The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY: On September 3, patrol units responded to a residence in Leonardtown for the report of a residential burglary. Similar burglaries were subsequently reported on September 13 and 14. Numerous pieces of jewelry were reported stolen during the burglaries. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division assumed the investigation and developed a suspect. On September 26, detectives executed a search and seizure warrant at a residence in Leonardtown, recovered multiple stole items, and arrested Michael P. Weber, 31, of Leonardtown. Weber was charged with 3 counts of Burglary First Degree, 3 counts of Theft $1,000 - $10,000 and was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center where he is being held under no bond.
POOR SPORTSMANSHIP, ALCOHOL, ASSAULT: On September 26 at 7:55pm, members of the Special Operations Division Lexington Park COPs UNIT responded to a large fight in progress at Lancaster Park, located in Lexington Park, while football games were being played on the field. Two juveniles began fighting each other which led to the parents of the juveniles fighting each other. One parent, identified as suspect Joseph Jeremih Kelly, 46, of Park Hall, held the mother (victim) of the other juvenile on the ground while his wife, identified as suspect Nakita Laquette Williams, 36, of Park Hall repeatedly struck the victim in the face with her fist. Williams then picked up a piece of glass from the victim's broken eye glasses and cut the victim's face above her eye. The assault ended when family members and bystanders pulled them apart. The victim was transported by ambulance to MedStar St. Mary's Hospital for the cut to her face.
After further investigation, suspect Joseph Kelly was found to be in possession of and consuming alcoholic beverages while at the park. He was charged on the scene with the alcohol violation. Kelly will also be charged with 2nd Degree Assault by application.
Both juveniles, who engaged in the original fight, were placed under arrest and processed by Corporal Ray and Deputy Krum of the Lexington Park COPs UNIT. They were each charged with 2nd Degree Assault and released to the custody of a parent or relative.
Suspect Williams was placed under arrest and transported to MedStar St. Mary's Hospital for a laceration on her finger. She was then charged with 1st and 2nd Degree Assault, Affray - Common Law, and Malicious Destruction of Property: Less Than $500 and incarcerated at the St. Mary's County Detention Center by Deputy First Class Tim Snyder of the Lexington Park COPs UNIT.
DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED: On September 26 at 11:16pm, Deputy Krum of the Special Operations Division Lexington Park COPs UNIT observed a Ford Explorer stopped on Midway Drive at Pegg Road in Lexington Park. Despite multiple opportunities for the vehicle to make the turn, it remained at the stop sign impeding the flow of traffic. As Deputy Krum approached the vehicle on foot to check on the driver, the driver activated the turn signal and turned onto Pegg Road. The vehicle crossed over both lanes of traffic into the oncoming lane of traffic, traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of Pegg Road. Deputy Krum immediately returned to his patrol vehicle, activated the vehicle's emergency equipment and attempted to stop the vehicle. The driver refused to stop and continued to display signs of possible alcohol/drug impairment. A short distance later the vehicle turned onto Ronald Drive and came to a stop. The driver locked his door and refused to exit the vehicle. After repeated orders to exit the vehicle, Deputy Krum extracted the driver from the driver's seat by force. The driver continued to resist arrest but was eventually taken into custody by Deputy Krum with the assistance of Corporal Ray and Deputy Beishline of the Lexington Park COPs UNIT.
The driver was identified as Recoberto NMN Baez, 29, of no fixed address. He was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with multiple traffic violations to include Fleeing / Eluding Police Officer and Driving While Intoxicated by Deputy Beishline.
INMATE ASSAULTS: On September 25, two inmates at the St. Mary's County Detention Center, located in Leonardtown, engaged in a fight over a card game. Both inmates assaulted each other. Inmate Turez Lydell Creek, 25, of Lexington Park and Michael Moran of Leonardtown, were each charged with 2nd Degree Assault and Assault on an Inmate.
TRESPASS: On September 25, Sergeant Safford of the Special Operations Division COPS Unit observed Mark Joseph Thompson, 49, of no fixed address, on the property of Millison Plaza in Lexington Park. Thompson had been issued a notice not to trespass for the property on September 12 by Deputy Tim Snyder, also of the COPS Unit. Thompson was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center by Corporal Ray of the COPS Unit. He was charged with Trespass: Private Property.
ASSAULT ON CORRECTIONAL OFFICER: On September 25, Sergeant Hartz of the St. Mary's County Detention Center was escorting inmate Matthew Dewayne Sellers, 28, of Lexington Park, to a location inside the facility. Sellers refused to go. He then laid down on the floor and began to kick Sergeant Hartz in the legs. As Sergeant Hartz attempted to gain control of Sellers, Sellers kicked him in the face with his foot. Deputy Shane Cameron of the Patrol Division responded and charged Sellers with 2nd Degree Assault and 2nd Degree Assault on Division of Corrections Employee.
POSSESSION CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE: On September 25, Deputy Wesner of the Patrol Division investigated a suspicious incident in the area of Flat Iron Road and Point Lookout Road in Great Mills. He made contact with Donald Lee Pinkey, 25, of Lexington Park. Pinkney consented to a search of his person at which time Deputy Wesner located an amount of suspected marijuana inside a cellophane bag. Deputy Wesner placed Pinkney under arrest and he was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance - Marijuana and Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance - Paraphernalia.
CRIMINAL SUMMONS SERVICES:
Holly Renee Doxtater, 27, of Lexington Park, on 9/24/2013 - Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance - Not Marijuana 2 counts and Removal of Prescription Label 2 counts.
Philip Randolph Adams, 34, of Hollywood, on 9/24/2013 - Theft $1,000 to under $10,000.
Rashaud Jerome Dent, 20, of Leonardtown, on 9/24/2013 - Theft Less Than $100.
Karen Amy Wood, 52, of Mechanicsville on 9/12/2013 at 2:35 pm by Deputy Cameron
William Cortez Graham, 21, of Lexington Park on 9/21/2013 at 6:23 am by Deputy Bankhead
David Lee Winnegar, 39, of Waldorf on 9/21/2013 at 10:11 pm by Deputy L. Johnson
Conrad Leland Young, 25, of Lexington Park on 6/30/2013 at 2:20 am by Deputy Lance.
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