LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Dec. 3, 2013)The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
ILLEGAL DRUGS: On November 30, Deputy John Davis responded to a residence on Midway Drive in Lexington Park for a burglary in progress. A witness observed several subjects inside the residence. The witness knew the homeowner was away from home and no one was to be there. Deputy Davis located Jesse Albert Humphries, 59, Desirae Belle Sullivan, 22, and Ryan Craig Scopin, 23, all of Lexington Park, inside the residence and placed them under arrest. Multiple syringes, spoons, smoking devices used for introducing drugs into the body were located inside the residence. A quantity of suspected marijuana was also located. All three suspects were transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with 4th Degree Burglary, Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance - Marijuana and Possession Paraphernalia. Scopin was additionally charged with Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance - not Marijuana after suspected Suboxone was found on his person.
CHILD ABUSE: On November 30, deputies responded to a residence on Church Street in Leonardtown for a child abuse complaint. A witness reported seeing Linda Rose Pearson, 21, of no fixed address, striking her sons, ages 1 and 3 repeatedly. When the witness phoned 911, Pearson fled the residence leaving the children unattended. When deputies arrived, Pearson returned to the residence. Deputy Pleisse observed fresh evidence of injury on both children and placed Pearson under arrest. Pearson resisted arrest but was eventually placed into custody. She was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with 2nd Degree Child Abuse - 2 counts, 2nd Degree Assault - 2 counts, Resisting Arrest, and Disorderly Conduct by Deputy Pleisse.
SHOPLIFTING: On November 30, Corporal Maletto responded to the Best Buy store in California for a reported theft. While en route, the Emergency Communications Center advised the suspect had fled the store with electronic items and a description was provided. Deputies arrived in the area and observed a subject matching the description, later identified as David Rodney Scriber Jr., 28, of Lexington Park. Upon seeing deputies, Scriber continued to flee on foot across the traffic lanes of Three Notch Road discarding merchandise as he ran. After a brief foot chase, Scriber was apprehended and placed under arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with Theft Under $1,000.00 and Failure to Obey a Lawful Order.
ASSAULT: On December 1, Deputy Phelan responded to a residence in Mechanicsville for an assault. The victim alleged suspect Robert Jason Glass, 29, of Mechanicsville, assaulted the victim by grabbing the victim by the throat and striking the victim repeatedly in the thighs with a piece of trim from the door after he broke the door down. A nail protruding from the door trim punctured the victim's thigh. The victim was able to climb out of a bathroom window and call 911. Deputy Phelan observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim. Glass was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with 1st Degree Assault.
FALSE STATEMENT TO POLICE: On November 28, Deputy Foor responded to the area of Pegg Road and Midway Drive for a reported single motor vehicle accident into a guardrail. Upon arrival, the vehicle was gone from the scene, however the front Maryland license plate had been left behind during the crash. A check of license plate revealed the vehicle was a 1999 GMC Yukon registered to Andrae Marquis Briscoe, 30, of Lexington Park. Deputy Foor located the vehicle at Briscoe's residence with significant damage. Further investigation revealed Briscoe attempted to report the vehicle stolen and was placed under arrest for False Statement to Police Officer by Deputy Foor. He was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center.
ASSAULT ON TEACHER BY STUDENT: On November 15, a teacher (victim) at Chopticon High School was in the classroom when the victim felt a poke from behind in the torso causing injury. An investigation was initiated by Corporal Holton. On November 25, a 17-year-old, male student, of Mechanicsville, was charged with 2nd Degree Assault and Disruption of School Activities by Corporal Holton via juvenile petition and is pending contact by Juvenile Justice.
COUNTERFEIT MONEY: On November 25, a subject purchased St. Mary's Transit bus tickets with a counterfeit $20.00 bill. Deputy Pleisse conducted an investigation and was able to identify the person who passed the counterfeit bill as Antonio Venari Perkins, 25, of Great Mills. Perkins was arrested and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with Passed Forged Public Document, Passing Issued Forged Currency, and Theft Under $100.00.
VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER: On November 29, Deputy Beasley responded to a residence in Charlotte Hall for a violation of a protective order. The victim alleged suspect Paul Anthony Hyde, 49, of Charlotte Hall, called the victim's phone in violation of an active protective order. Hyde was located and placed under arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with Violation of Protective Order.
EXTREME SHOPLIFTING: On November 30, deputies responded to the Sheetz located in California for a reported theft. The store manager alleged a male suspect had stolen multiple items while inside the bathroom, leave the store and place the items into a vehicle. Upon arrival, the suspect approached deputies and advised the store manager had accused him of stealing items from the store. The suspect, identified as Jeremy Sho Rosales, 29, of no fixed address, appeared to be overly hyper and was unable to complete a sentence. The investigation revealed witnesses observed Rosales steal gloves and magazines from the store. The magazines were located inside Rosales' vehicle. Deputy Bankhead advised Rosales he was under arrest at which time, he began to scream and act in a disorderly manner. He refused all commands to comply with Deputy Bankhead and a crowd began to gather and divert the attention of patrons inside the store. Rosales was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with Theft Under $100.00, Malicious Destruction of Property Under $500.00, Disorderly Conduct, and Failure to Obey a Lawful Order.
STOLEN LICENSE PLATE: On November 29, deputies observed a vehicle parked in the parking lot of a closed business in Charlotte Hall. A check of the registration plate indicated the plate was reported stolen in 2010. The driver, identified as James Michael Burch, 39, of Mechanicsville, was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center by Deputy Shane Cameron. He was charged with Theft Under $1000.00.
VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER: On November 27, Deputy Upright responded to a residence on New Market Turner Road in Mechanicsville for a reported violation of a protective order. The complainant alleged seeing suspect Phillip Randolph Adams, 34, of Mechanicsville, on the property belonging to Adams' mother, in violation of an active protective order. Adams was located and placed under arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with Violation of Protective Order.
ASSAULT: On November 28, an anonymous neighbor reported an assault in progress to 911 in the yard of a residence in Lexington Park. On the arrival of deputies, the victim alleged suspect Scott Lee Caudill, 34, of Lexington Park, assaulted the victim with his hands and drug the victim out of the residence. Corporal Ross observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim's torso, arms, and legs. Caudill was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center by Corporal Ross. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.
BURGLARY, ASSAULT: On December 2, Deputy Cole responded to a residence on Rominger Court in Lexington Park, for a reported assault. The victim alleged she was upstairs when she heard loud banging on the front door and then someone screaming from inside the residence. She went downstairs to find suspect Samantha Dawn Domm, 40, of California, inside the residence. Family members of the victim were yelling at Domm to get out of her residence. The victim and family members began to push Domm out of the residence at which time Domm struck the victim in the face. The victims attempted to close the door behind Domm but she continued to force the door open with her foot. Eventually, the door was closed and Domm fled the scene. The investigation revealed Domm knocked on the door and when the victim's family member answered, she forced her way into the residence - uninvited. Domm was located after she reported being assaulted by the victim when the door was closed on her foot. Domm was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center by Deputy Cole. She was charged with 1st Degree Burglary, 2nd Degree Assault, and Malicious Destruction of Property.
DISORDERLY, OBSTRUCTING: On December 2, deputies were on the scene of a domestic assault at a residence in Mechanicsville, when Tre Melissa Dannielle Scott, 18, of Mechanicsville, approached the scene. Scott was screaming profanities at deputies and was ordered to stop. As a result of her conduct, neighbors began to exit their residences. Scott refused all attempts by Deputy First Class Boyer to get her stop and was placed under arrest. She was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with Disorderly Conduct, Failure to Obey a Lawful Order, and Obstructing/Hindering.
BURGLARY IN HOLLYWOOD: On December 2 at 1:11am, the Emergency Communications Center (ECC) broadcast a glass breakage alarm activation at the Burchmart located on Three Notch Road in Hollywood. Deputy First Class Cathcart and his K9 partner responded to the business and quickly determined the front door had been forced open and entry had been made. Numerous items of merchandise appeared to have been damaged and stolen. The Maryland Lottery register had been forced open and was on the floor. Meanwhile, Trooper Hardesty of the Maryland State Police, Leonardtown Barack had conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on nearby Mervell Dean Road. Trooper Hardesty believed the driver of the vehicle may be involved in the burglary after he observed possible evidence in the plain view inside the vehicle. The driver was identified as Lee Xavier Robinson, 49, of Valley Lee. Items commonly used as burglar's tools were in the vehicle operated by Robinson. Additional investigation conducted by Corporal Goodwin-O'Connor determined Robinson matched the description of the suspect seen on video surveillance committing the crime. During a search of Robinson's vehicle evidence from the crime was recovered.
At 12:22am, Maryland State Police responded to the Korner Karryout in Mechanicsville, for a glass breakage alarm activation. Further investigation revealed, a suspect matching the description of Robinson was observed on video surveillance attempting to enter the business but was not successful.
Robinson was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Burglary and Attempted 2nd Degree Burglary. Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division conducted follow up investigation. Additional charges may be forthcoming upon review with the State's Attorney.
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