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St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Reports


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Sept. 27, 2013)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

PROTECTIVE ORDER VIOLATIONS: On September 20, Deputy Krum of Special Operations Division COPS Unit was approached in the St. Mary's Square parking lot, located in Lexington Park, by Charles Timothy Moore, 32, of Lexington Park. Moore accused suspect Ashley Marie Moore, 29, also of Lexington Park, with violating a final protective order. He alleged that on September 19, Ashley attempted to pick up the child they have in common from a residence in California. Deputy Krum contacted Ashley who admitted to trying to pick up the child in violation the order. She further alleged Charles Moore had contacted her by phone and in person repeatedly in violation of a final protective order she has against him. Both Charles Moore and Ashley Moore were arrested and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. Ashley Moore was charged with two counts of Violation of Protective Order. Charles Moore was charged with Violation of Protective Order.

ASSAULT: On September 25, while at a residence in St. Inigoes, suspect Joshua Joseph Yates, 24, of St. Inigoes, engaged in an argument with three victims. During the argument, Yates assaulted all three victims with his hands causing various non-life threatening injuries. Yates was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center by Deputy Lance of the Patrol Division. He was charged with three counts of 2nd Degree Assault.

FALSE REPORT: On September 24, Deputy First Class Green of the Patrol Division contacted Tyneshia Ranea NMN Parker, 21, of Lexington Park, at the Lexington Park Library where she reported damage to the vehicle she had been operating. Parker provided a detailed account of how the vehicle became damaged. Deputy Green found several inconsistancies with Parker's statements. After additional investigation, Deputy Green determined the report to be false. Parker was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. She was charged with False Statement to Officer.

ASSAULT, RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT, DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, POSSESSION CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE, POSSESSION PARAPHERNALIA: On September 24, the Emergency Communications Center broadcast a domestic assault at a residence in Lexington Park. The victim reported to Deputy Flerlage of the Patrol Division that suspect Timothy NMN Wren, 24, of Lexington Park, assaulted the victim during an argument. Wren had fled the scene prior to police arrival. The victim provided a description of Wren which was broadcast for police units to attempt to locate him. The victim reported Wren struck the victim in the stomach several times with a power strip surge protector. The victim was able to flee to the bathroom and lock the door. Wren beat and kicked the bathroom door before stabbing the door with a kitchen knife. The victim found the knife lodged in the bathroom door after the victim thought Wren had left the residence and it was safe to exit. However, Wren grabbed the victim who was holding a child at the time. The victim was able to get away from Wren, run from the residence and call 911. Deputy Flerlage found fresh evidence of injury on the victim.

Deputy Wood of the Special Operations Division COPS Unit saw a subject matching the description provided by the victim walking in the area of Pacific Drive in Lexington Park. As Deputy Wood approached the subject, he fled on foot. Deputy Wood pursued the subject who threw a purple Crown Royal bag from his waistband as he ran. After a short foot chase, Deputy Wood apprehended the subject, identified as Wren. The Crown Royal bag was recovered and inside was an amount of suspected marijuana and a digital scale.

Wren was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center by Deputy Flerlage. He was charged with 1st and 2nd Degree Assault, Reckless Endangerment, Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance - Marijuana, Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance - Paraphernalia, and Property Destruction.

TRESPASS: On September 19, John Allen Combs, 40, of Lexington Park, was found on Lexwood Drive in Lexington Park after having been issued a notice not to trespass. On May 7, Combs had been issued a notice not to trespass for the property located on Lexwood Drive by St. Mary's County Housing Authority. He was charged with Trespass: Private Property by Deputy Manns.

POSSESSION CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE: On September 20, Detective Corporal Raddatz observed a gold Toyota truck parked in the rear lot of the Wildewood community swimming pool located in California. As he approached the vehicle to contact the driver he smelled an odor of marijuana. The driver, identified as Mason Steven Patrey, 19, of California, turned over a cigarette pack containing a plastic bag of a leafy green substance consistent with marijuana, rolling papers, and a metal tube (smoking device). Patrey was placed under arrest and searched. Two pills, consistent with Adderall, were found in Patrey's sweatshirt. Patrey was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center by Deputy John Davis and charged with Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) - Marijuana, CDS Possession - Not Marijuana, CDS Possession - Paraphernalia.

THEFT: On September 20, Loss Prevention Personnel from the Best Buy store located in California observed a female subject on video surveillance select two Apple IPods from the shelf and use a device to remove the magnetic housing. She then handed the IPods to a male subject who placed both IPods into the back pockets of his jeans. Neither subject had money or means of paying for the merchandise. Both subsequently admitted to what they had done. The merchandise was valued at nearly $500.00. Aishia NMN Fraction, 24, of Baltimore, and Kwama Pili Cheecks, 25, of Baltimore, were placed under arrest and charged with Theft Less than $1,000.

TRESPASS: On September 18, Deputy Wood of the Special Operations Division COPS Unit observed Thomas Raymond Banks, 57, of Great Mills, in the parking lot of the Lex's Laundromat located in Lexington Park. Deputy Wood knew Banks had previously been served with a notice not to trespass for that location on July 9, 2011 by Deputy Teague. Banks was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with Trespassing on Private Property.

TRESPASS: On September 18, Deputy Wood of the Special Operations Division COPS Unit observed Peggy Lynn Jones, 39, of Lexington Park, walking in the area of Great Mills Road and Sheriff Medinzski Way (parking lot) in Lexington Park. Deputy Wood knew Jones had previously been served with a notice not to trespass for that location on May 22, 2012 by Deputy Potter. Jones was placed under arrest and charged with Trespassing on Private Property.

TRESPASS: On September 19, Deputy Flerlage of the Patrol Division responded to a residence in Lexington Park for a trespassing complaint. The complainant reported that a male subject was on the property of the residence after having been issued a notice not to trespass. Deputy Flerlage made contact with the subject who identified himself as James Brown. As Deputy Flerlage returned to the residence to speak with the complainant, the subject fled on foot into a wooded area. He was subsequently apprehended by Corporal Connelly. Corporal Connelly recognized the subject to be Shawn Michael Miles, 21, of no fixed address, and not James Brown. Miles had been issued a notice not to trespass for the complainant's residence on May 23 by Deputy Lloyd. Miles was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with Trespassing: Private Property and False Statement to Police Officer.

ASSAULT, POSSESSION CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE, POSSESS CONTRABAND PLACE OF CONFINEMENT: On September 21, Deputy Lacey Johnson of the Patrol Division responded to an address in Lexington Park after the victim reported a domestic disturbance. During a dispute, the suspect, who resides with the victim, pushed the victim and struck the victim with a cat scratcher on the side of the face. Deputy Johnson observed evidence of fresh injury on the side of the victim's face. The suspect, identified as Nicole Marie Grannis, 32, of Lexington Park, was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. During a search of Grannis' belongings at the detention center, one half of a valium pill was located in her wallet. Grannis was charged with 2nd Degree Assault, Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance - Not Marijuana, and Possession Contraband Place of Confinement.

POSSESSION CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE: On September 20, Deputy Bowen of the Patrol Division responded to the area of Midway Drive in Lexington Park after the Emergency Communications Center received a report of shots being fired in that area. Deputy Bowen observed a Honda Accord operating in the area without the headlights on. Deputy Bowen stopped the vehicle and detected an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Corporal Rishel responded and conducted a scan of the vehicle with his K9 partner. The K9 alerted positively to the driver's side area for presence of a controlled dangerous substance. A search of the driver's side door pocket revealed a plastic baggie containing a white powdery substance consistent with cocaine. The driver, identified as Brian Deandre Bush Jr., 20, of Mechanicsville was arrested and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. Bush was charged with Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance - Not Marijuana.

TRESPASS: On September 23, Jerome NMN Daniels, 36, of no fixed address, repeatedly entered the victim's residence located in Lexington Park after having been escorted from the property by police and told to leave by the victim. Daniels returned to the victim's residence once more and was placed under arrest by Deputy Vezzosi of the Patrol Division. Daniels was intoxicated at the time of his arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with Trespassing: Private Property.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT, POSSESSION CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE, POSSESSION PARAPHERNALIA, POSSESS CONTRABAND PLACE OF CONFINEMENT: On September 22, Deputy Vezzosi responded to an address in Lexington Park for a disturbance. Witnesses at the residence reported that suspect Denise Lee-Nora Strain, 50, of Lexington Park, was intoxicated and banging on the windows and doors. Deputy Vezzosi contacted Strain in the area and she began yelling at him as well as the witnesses. She was told numerous times to stop yelling and leave the area; she refused. The residence was located inside an apartment complex. Strain's actions began to disturb the nearby apartment residents. Deputy Vezzosi placed Strain under arrest and she was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. During a search of Strain's person conducted by detention center staff, a small bag containing suspected cocaine was found in her bra and a smoking device with residue was found in her underwear. Strain was charged with Disorderly Conduct/Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance - Not Marijuana, Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance Paraphernalia, and Possession Contraband Place of Confinement.

THEFT: On September 22, an employee of the Giant Food store located in California observed a male subject, later identified as Michael Wayne Dement, 56, of Mechanicsville, near the entrance doors of the store with several items of merchandise in a cart. He was confronted by store employees but continued to the front doors to exit. When one of the employees told Dement he knew he was trying to steal the items, Dement left the cart with its contents and walked to a vehicle. The value of the stolen items in the cart was over $650.00. Dement was gone on the arrival of Patrol Deputy Bankhead, however with the description provided by store employees of the suspect and the vehicle he was operating, Deputy Bankhead believed the suspect to be Dement. A short time later, Dement was located operating a pick-up truck, displaying a Maryland registration plate and a North Carolina registration plate, in the area of Route 235 and Jone's Warf Road in Hollywood by Corporal Malleto. Dement was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. Dement was charged with Theft Less Than $1,000 and issued several traffic citations.

ASSAULT: On September 21, the victim was standing in front of his house located in Lexington Park talking to a neighbor. Suddenly, suspect Andrew Eugene Robinson, 30, of Lexington Park, ran up to the victim and poked the victim in the chest with a tire iron. Robinson then punched the victim in the face with his fist. Robinson was located by Deputy James Shomper and placed under arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office and charged with 1st and 2nd Degree Assault.

TRESPASS: On September 22, Walter Dennis Cooper, 30, of Hollywood, was escorted from the Fairgrounds property located in Leonardtown after he caused a disturbance with ride workers at the annual St. Mary's County Fair. Cooper was told not to return to the property by Patrol Corporal Somerville. A short time later, Cooper was found at the fair on the property by Corporal Somerville. Cooper was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center by Deputy Gaskill. He was charged with Trespassing: Private Property.

THEFT: On September 17, Deputy Phelan of the Patrol Division responded to a residence located in Charlotte Hall for a theft of prescription medication. The complainant reported oxycodone pills prescribed to her daughter were missing. Deputy Phelan interviewed a house guest of the complainant, identified as James Matthew Goldsmith, 38, of Prince Frederick. While speaking with Goldsmith, Deputy Phelan observed him to appear nervous and placing his hands inside of his pockets despite requests not to do so. After obtaining consent to search his person, Deputy Phelan located oxycodone pills, (in packaging described by the complainant), inside Goldsmith's pockets. Goldsmith was also wanted on an outstanding warrant through the Charles County Sheriff's Office. Goldsmith was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with Theft Less Than $1,000 and Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance - Not Marijuana.

ASSAULT: On September 21, Deputy Vezzosi of the Patrol Division responded to a residence located in Leonardtown for a reported assault. The victim and live-in boyfriend, identified as David Wayne Gosnell, 38, of Leonardtown, were engaged in an argument when he grabbed the victim's wrists causing injury. Deputy Vezzosi observed fresh evidence injury on both of the victim's wrists. Gosnell was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. Gosnell was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

ALCOHOL VIOLATION: On September 17, Demetri Paul Brooks, 18, of Lexington Park, was found on the property of the Days Inn located in Lexington Park with an open container of an alcoholic beverage by Deputy Wood of the Special Operations Division COPS Unit. Brooks was issued a Criminal Citation for the alcohol violation.

ALCOHOL VIOLATION: On September 21, Carol Andrea Gregory, 52, of Lexington Park, was found on the poperty of Canopy Liquors located in Lexington Park with an open container of an alcoholic beverage by Deputy Beishline of the Special Operations Division COPS Unit. Gregory was issued a Criminal Citation for the alcohol violation.

ASSAULT: On September 22, Deputy Lloyd of the Patrol Division spoke to a victim who reported being assaulted at a residence in Great Mills. During an argument, William Lamont Taylor, 24, of Great Mills, punched the victim in the back of the head and attempted to strangle the victim with his hands. Other occupants of the residence were able to intervene and Taylor fled the scene prior to police arrival. Deputy Lloyd observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim's neck. Taylor was located by Deputy Lloyd a short time later and admitted to assaulting the victim in the manner described. Taylor was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

WARRANT SERVICES:

Joseph Larry Hammett, 49 of California - Bench Warrant for failure to appear in court.

Brandon Charles Alexander, 26, of Ridge - Bench Warrant for failure to appear in court.

Lena Michelle King, 20, of Leonardtown - Bench Warrant for failure to pay deferred payment.

James Thomas Lanzi, 22, of California - Bench Warrant for violation of probation.

Kevin John Poteat, 34, of Mechanicsville - Bench Warrant for failure to appear in court.

Eden Elizabeth Elrod, 41, of Mechanicsville - Bench Warrant for failure to appear in court.

Jessica Ann Bonacci, 28, of no fixed address - Arrest Warrant for Theft over $1,000 Less than $10,000 and Credit Card Fraud.

Kevin John Poteat, 34, of Mechanicsville - Arrest Warrant - 2nd Degree Assault.

David Lee Snyder, 34, of no fixed address - 2nd Degree Escape and Resist/Interfere with Arrest.

Deshawn James Lee Lawson, 18, of Lexington Park - Trespass on School Property and Driving without a License.

Rebecca Ann Cardinal, 30, of Leonardtown on 9/24/2013 - Bench Warrant for failure to appear in court.

CRIMINAL SUMMONS SERVICES:

Joseph Poole Kline, 30, of Lexington Park on 9/24/2013 - 4th Degree Sexual Offense.

Gina Alma Holroyd, 37, of Drayden on 9/23/2013 - Trespass on Private Property.

Sharika Lynette Milburn, 23, of Great Mills on 9/23/2013 - Child Neglect.

Brent Alan Colyer, 34, of Avenue on 9/22/2013 - Bad Check Less $100.

Annette Marie Johnson Bennett, 53, of Hollywood on 9/21/2013 - Bad Check Less $100.

Nicholas Matthew Clark, 20, of Charlotte Hall on 9/20/2013 - Theft Less Than $1,000, Fraud: Identity Theft, Rogue and Vagabond.

Eric Dewayne Dickerson, 40, of Abell on 9/21/2013 - 2nd Degree Assault.

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 .

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