MSP Reports for St. Mary's Co. - Southern Maryland Headline News

MSP Reports for St. Mary's Co.


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Oct. 24, 2013)—The Leonardtown Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) today released the following incident and arrest reports.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On Friday, October 11 at 4:56 pm, Tpr. W. Couter responded to the Dick's Sporting Goods in Lexington Park, Maryland for a disturbance. Upon arrival, he made contact with the store manager, who advised that Alvin Thomas, 52, of Lexington Park, was causing a disturbance inside and outside of the store. Deputies with the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office had previously responded to numerous businesses in Lexington Park for Mr. Thomas acting in a disorderly manner. Mr. Thomas was placed under arrest and transported to the Maryland State Police, Leonardtown Barrack. He was charged with Disorderly Conduct and later released.

DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On Tuesday, October 15 at 9:42 am, Tpr. B. Weber responded to the 24000 block of Steve Uhler Road, Hollywood for a reported assault. Investigation revealed that Rebbecca Annastasya Douglass, 19, of Hollywood, had engaged in an altercation with a female victim at the residence and assaulted the victim. Ms. Douglass was arrested for Assault Second Degree and was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. She was held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

WARRANT SERVICE: On Tuesday, October 15 at 10:07 pm, Tpr. K. Baker served a Bench Warrant (T3-16202) on Michael Wayne McNeil, 20, of California. The warrant was issued by the District Court of St. Mary's County for driving while suspended on October 9. Mr. McNeil was located in California. He was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was served and is held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

WARRANT SERVICE: On Thursday, October 17 at 4:30 pm, Tpr. K. Morris served a Bench Warrant (T3-16173) on Edgar Andrew Bickerstaff, 42, of Lexington Park. The warrant was issued by the District Court of St. Mary's County with original charges of DUI and Driving While Suspended on September 18. Mr. Bickerstaff turned himself in at the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack and was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was served and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

HANDGUN IN VEHICLE: On Friday, October 18 at 10:43 pm, TFC M. Pitcher conducted a traffic stop on a passenger car on Route 235 at Beck Road in Hollywood, Maryland for a minor traffic violation. Upon contact with the operator, the trooper detected the odor of burnt marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A probable cause search was conducted, and a search of the occupants revealed Joseph Albert Baker, 24, of Williamsburg, Va. to be in possession of a semi-automatic handgun. An additional handgun was recovered from the passenger area of the vehicle. Mr. Baker and Robert Martiese Morgan, 18, of Lexington Park, were arrested for Handgun in Vehicle. Both subjects were transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center where they were held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On Sunday, October 20 at 1:42 pm, TFC R. Jackson responded to the 21000 block of Bristol Avenue, Lexington Park for a reported Assault. Investigation revealed that John Otha Dickens, 24, of Lexington Park, had assaulted a female victim two times between October 19 and October 20. Mr. Dickens was arrested for Assault Second Degree and was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

THEFT INVESTIGATION: On Sunday, October 20 at 2:34 pm, TFC M. Pitcher responded to the Belk Department Store located in California. The suspect, a female juvenile of Leonardtown, was arrested for theft of merchandise. The juvenile was transported to the Maryland State Police, Leonardtown Barrack, charged accordingly, and later released to a legal guardian.

DUI ARRESTS:

Mortimer Thomas Bowling, Jr., 34, of Mechanicsville, on 9/27/13 by TFC J. S. Gibson

Celeste Marie Law, 53, of Morganza, on 9/27/13 by TFC J. S. Gibson

Shawn Lamont Brown, 47, of Lexington Park, on 9/28/13 by TFC N. E. Gresko

Michael Ohan S. Gagnon, 25, of Mechanicsville, on 9/30/13 by TFC E. T. Reuschling

Keith Ray Hansen, 46, of Mechanicsville, on 10/2/13 by Tpr. B. M. Weber

Richard Edward Hoffman, 60, of Great Mills, on 10/2/13 by TFC S. M. Ditoto

Christian Bernard Dwan Huet, 21, of Leonardtown, on 10/5/13 by TFC S. M. Ditoto

Logan Lanier Thompson, 25, of Silver Spring, on 10/5/13 by TFC R. L. Jackson

Melinda Darlene Bean, 38, of California, on 10/9/13 by TFC E. M. Evans

Teresa Denise Melton, 32, of Virginia, on 10/12/13 by TFC J. C. Hardesty

Juneesha Latoya Roper, 32, of Washington, D.C., on 10/14/13 by TFC R. L. Jackson

William Andrew Hebb, Sr., 67, of Hollywood, on 10/19/13 by Tpr. E. M. Krenik

Helen Elizabeth Hebb, 69, of Hollywood, on 10/19/13 by TFC S. M. Ditoto

Joseph Leroy Bush, Jr., 34, of Lexington Park, on 10/20/13 by Tpr. C. M. Ruth

Jamie Lee Rose Emory, 21, of California, on 10/20/13 by Tpr. E. M. Krenik

Fred McPherson Downey, 3rd, 56, of Mechanicsville, on 10/20/13 by TFC S. M. Ditoto

NATIONAL DRUG TAKE BACK DAY: The Maryland State Police in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration are asking citizens to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs during the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, October 26, from 10:00 am to 2:00 p.m. at state police barracks.

State police barracks throughout Maryland will be participating in the National Drug Take Back Day. Each barrack will act as a collection station giving citizens an opportunity to dispose of all unwanted and unused prescription drugs. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.

Second only to marijuana, non-medical prescription drugs are the most commonly used drug in the country. According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, majority of teenagers abusing prescription drugs are finding an unlimited supply in their family's medicine cabinet.

Locally during the last initiative in April 2013, troopers collected over 1,200 pounds of prescription drugs. Nationally, 742,497 pounds (371 tons) of prescription medications were collected from members of the public. When added to the collections from the previous five Take-Back events, more than 2.8 million pounds (1,409 tons) of prescription medications have been removed from circulation.

WHAT: NATIONAL DRUG TAKE BACK INITATIVE

WHEN: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, FROM 10:00 a.m. TO 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: MARYLAND STATE POLICE, BARRACK LEONARDTOWN

23200 LEONARD HALL DRIVE, LEONARDTOWN, MD 20650

CONTACT: D/SGT. W. ROSADO #2771, 301-475-8955

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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