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

St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Reports


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Nov. 5, 2013)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

HALLOWEEN CANDY: On November 1, the Calvert County Sheriff's Office received one report of a sewing needle found inside a candy wrapper (Hershey chocolate bar) in the St. Leonard area. The sheriff's office believes this is an isolated incident. The investigation is ongoing.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On November 2, deputies responded to the Leonardtown Pub in Leonardtown for a disorderly subject. The investigation revealed Jason Christopher Rourke, 30, of St. Inigoes, became disorderly during an argument with his girlfriend. When Rouke was asked to leave the establishment, he refused and broke a beer bottle. Rouke continued to act in a disorderly manner after deputies arrived on the scene and was placed under arrest. Rouke was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with Disorderly Conduct and Disturbance of the Public Peace by Deputy Shane Cameron.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On November 2, deputies responded to the Shell Gas Station on Three Notch Road in Leonardtown for a fight in progress. As deputies ordered the crowd to disperse, Leigha Alexander Sullivan, 19, of California, continued to yell and cause more of a disturbance. She was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center by Deputy Wesner. She was charged with Disorderly Conduct and Failure to Obey Lawful Order.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On November 2, Deputy T. Shomper responded to the Pegg Road Shell Gas Station located in Lexington Park for a fight in progress. Deputy Shomper observed Derrick Jermaine Day, 28, of Leonardtown, standing in the parking lot holding a metal pipe. Day threw the pipe at Deputy Shomper striking him in the chest and then fled on foot. Day was apprehended after a short foot pursuit by Deputy Shomper. Day's actions further incited the crowd which began to fight again. Day was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault, Disorderly Conduct, and Failure to Obey Lawful Order

THROWING ROCKS AT VEHICLES: On October 18, Deputy T. Shomper responded to the area of Columbus Drive in Lexington Park, for a report of juvenile(s) throwing rocks at vehicles. The victim alleged the windshield of his truck was struck with several rocks as he drove to his residence. Deputy Shomper located the juvenile suspect and placed him under arrest. The male juvenile, age 12, of Lexington Park, was charged with Malicious Destruction of Property Under $500.00 and released to a parent pending contact with Juvenile Services.

PEERS HARASS VICTIM OF SEXUAL ASSAULT: On October 23, Corporal Nelson, School Resource Officer assigned to Great Mills High School, investigated allegations that the victim in an October 17th sexual offense, which took place at Great Mills High School, was receiving threats from four female juveniles. Corporal Nelson's investigation resulted in the arrest of all four juveniles, ages 17, 14, 16, and 16; all of Lexington Park. They were charged with Induce/Inhibit Testimony and Electronic Mail Harassment of a minor and released to a parent pending contact with Juvenile Services.

FIGHT IN COUNTY JAIL: On October 27, Deputy Kerns responded to the St. Mary's County Detention Center in Leonardtown for a fight between two inmates. The investigation revealed both inmates engaged in a mutual assault. The inmates, identified as Henry Clay Hinson III, 26, of Lexington Park, and William Andrew Krell, 28, of Charlotte Hall, were charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

VIOLATION OF A PROTECTIVE ORDER: On October 29, Deputy Wesner responded to a residence in Leonardtown for a reported violation of a protective order. The victim alleged receiving correspondence from the respondent, identified as Jeffrey Keith Price, 35, of Mechanicsville, in violation of an active protective order. Price was located and placed under arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with Violation Protective Order.

ESCAPE: On October 29, Ronald Wayne Warden Jr., 41, of Waldorf, was arrested by Deputy Beasley after he failed to return to Jude House on August 29 where he was to serve part of his sentence. Warden was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with 2nd Degree Escape.

SHOPLIFTING: On October 30, deputies responded to a theft just occurred at the Walmart in California. A description of the suspect was provided to deputies as they responded to the scene. Deputy Potter observed a suspect matching the description in the area and made contact with him. While talking to the suspect, identified as Alvernon nmn Brown, 20, of Lexington Park, he produced several items of merchandise stolen from Walmart, which he had concealed in his clothing. Brown was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with Theft Under $1,000.00.

SMOKING POT IN VEHICLE: On October 30, Deputy Teague responded to the report of a suspicious vehicle in the area of Hunting Meadows Court in Callaway. He located a vehicle matching the description occupied by two subjects. As Deputy Teague spoke to the occupants, he saw smoke coming from the cab of the vehicle and detected an odor of burning marijuana. A search of the vehicle was conducted and a quantity of suspected marijuana and a smoking device was located. Daquon Anthony Scriber, 20, of Indian Head and Camisha Royshonda Person, 21, of Loveville, were placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. Both were charged with Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance - Marijuana and Possession Paraphernalia.

NUMEROUS TRAFFIC OFFENSES: On October 22, Deputy David Potter conducted a vehicle stop on Chancellor's Run Road near Three Notch Road on a vehicle displaying registration plates issued to another vehicle. Deputy Potter's investigation revealed the driver, Dennis Lajuan Swaringer, Sr., 31, of Lexington Park, was in possession of stolen registration plates and was driving on a suspended license. Swaringer was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with Driving While Suspended, Operating an Unregistered Motor Vehicle, and Theft Under $100.00.

SHOPLIFTING: On October 24, Deputy Schultz responded to the Walmart located in California for a reported theft. Loss Prevention personnel observed a female select items of merchandise and place them in her purse and pockets. She then attempted to leave the store without paying when she was stopped by Loss Prevention. The female was identified as Cherry Bien Sy, 29, of Mechanicsville. She was charged with Theft Less Than $1,000.00 by Criminal Citation.

VIOLATION OF A PROTECTIVE ORDER: On October 24, Deputy T. Shomper responded to a residence in Lexington Park for an alleged violation of a protective order. The investigation revealed Kevin Desales Wathen, 33, of Leonardtown, had been contacting the victim in violation of an active Protective Order. Wathen was located and placed under arrest by Deputy Shomper. He was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with Violation Protective Order.

VIOLATION OF A PROTECTIVE ORDER: On October 24, Deputy First Class Knott responded to a residence in Leonardtown for an alleged violation of a protective order. The investigation revealed Jeffrey Keith Price, 35, of Mechanicsville, had been on the victim's property and had contact with the victim in violation of an active Protective Order. Price was located and placed under arrest by DFC Knott. He was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with Violation Protective Order.

MAN REFUSES INVITATION TO LEAVE BAR: On October 26, Deputy Teague responded to Cadillac Jack's Bar on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park for a reported disorderly subject. A patrol of the bar had been asked to leave by management and was refusing to do so. Donte Antoinne Moss, 33, of no fixed address, was located inside the bar by Deputy Teague. Moss became increasingly enraged when asked to leave the bar by Deputy Teague causing more of a disturbance. Moss refused all orders by Deputy Teague to leave and was placed under arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with Trespass Private Property, Disorderly Conduct, Failure to Obey a Lawful Order.

ASSAULT: On October 27, Deputy Lance responded to a residence in the area of Tall Timbers for an alleged assault. The victim alleged that suspect Ryan Christopher Conyers, 32, of Tall Timbers, assaulted the victim during an argument over possession of a phone. Deputy Lance observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim. Conyers was located and placed under arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

THEFT FROM VEHICLES: On October 27, deputies responded to a residence in the area of Iverson Drive in Great Mills after a victim reported finding someone inside his vehicle. Prior to police arrival, the victim confronted the two male subjects sitting inside of his vehicle. The subjects fled and the victim gave chase but was unable to catch them. The subjects also fled from police on their arrival to the scene and were unable to be located. A few hours later, another victim described finding the same two subjects inside of his vehicle in the area of Thoroughbred Drive. This victim also confronted the subjects who fled on foot. This time, responding deputies located and apprehended suspect Drew Thomas Aloise, 20, of Lexington Park in the area. Aloise was in possession of property stolen from the various vehicles. He was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center by Deputy Potter. Aloise was charged with Rouge and Vagabond (2) counts and Theft Under $1,000.00.

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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