LEONARDTOWN, Md. (March 3, 2014)The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.
SHOOTING INVESTIGATION: On Feb. 27 at 4:00pm, deputies responded to a residence located on Larkspur Street in the Wildewood Subdivision for a shooting complaint. The complainant, Patrick Orear, reported a projectile fired from a firearm entered his residence through a double paned window. The window was damaged; however, no one was injured as a result of the incident. The investigation is continuing.
ACCIDENTAL FIREARM DISCHRGE: On Feb. 27, Corporal D. Snyder responded to a shooting complaint in California. The investigation revealed the homeowner was unloading a rifle when the weapon discharged. The round exited the residence and entered the neighboring residence, which was unoccupied. The case remains open pending review with the State's Attorney's Office. Case #11503-14.
BURGLARY: On Feb. 27, a victim reported sometime between during the afternoon hours unknown suspects forced a side door open to the residence located in Mechanicsville. Nothing appeared to be stolen. Case remains open. Deputy McCuen is the investigating officer. Case #11545.
CHECK FRAUD: On Feb. 27, a victim reported several fraudulent checks had been cashed on his account in St. Mary's County. The case remains open. Case #11458-14.
IDENTITY THEFT: On Feb. 28, Deputy Bankhead responded to a residence in Lexington Park for a fraud complaint. The victim attempted to file her 2013 income tax return and learned one had already been filed. Unknown suspect(s) used the victim's personal information to file and receive a refund. The Internal Revenue Service was notified and is conducting an investigation. Case #11564-14.
ASSAULT: On Feb. 28, Deputy Schultz met with a victim at sheriff's office headquarters who reported an assault, which occurred on February 23. During an argument, the suspect allegedly strangled the victim with his hands at a residence in Lexington Park. The victim had evidence of injury. Deputy Schultz will be making application for 2nd Degree Assault against the known suspect. Case #11589-14.
STOLEN LICENSE PLATE: On Feb. 28, a Charles County deputy conducted a vehicle stop and determined the rear registration plate did not belong on the vehicle. The registration returned to an individual who lived in California. Deputy Wesner from the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office contacted the registered owner and learned the plate was stolen. Application for Theft will be made against the known suspect. Case #11616-14.
INMATE FIGHT: On February 21, Deputy Gaskill responded to the St. Mary's County Detention Center for a fight between inmates. The investigation revealed, suspect Sean Ross Alpert, 37, of Brandywine, struck another inmate in the face with his fist. Suspect Alpert was charged with 2nd Degree Assault on DOC employee (inmate).
ASSAULT: On Feb. 22, Corporal O'Connor responded to a residence in California for a domestic assault. The victim alleged suspect Jamie Leigh Bollen, 34, of California, began assaulting the victim as the victim attempted to help Bollen out of the vehicle. Bollen bit the victim during the assault. Corporal O'Connor observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim. Bollen was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. She was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.
ASSAULT: On Feb. 22, Deputy Bowen responded to a residence in California for an assault. The victim alleged suspect Ray Norman Miller, 40, of Leonardtown, began strangling the victim after an argument. He then struck the victim in the face with his fists. Deputy Bowen observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim. Miller was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.
DISORDERLY: On Feb. 23, Deputy Roszell responded to the Fairfield Inn located in Lexington Park for a suspicious individual asking citizens for rides, money, and to use their cell phones. She located suspect, Thomas Matthew Quinn, 48, of Lexington Park, sitting on a bench outside of the hotel. He refused to provide his name and became disorderly by screaming profanity. Quinn was placed under arrest at that time. He was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with Consuming Alcoholic Beverage in Public/Retail and Disorderly Conduct.
DRUG DEAL TURNS UGLY: On Feb. 23, Deputy First Class Boyer responded to the Sheetz gas station located on Old Great Mills Road for an active disturbance. The investigation revealed suspect Martell D. Angelo Morgan, 26, of Piney Point, and the victim engaged in an argument over a failed drug transaction. As the victim attempted to leave in a vehicle, Morgan leaped into the driver's side window of the victim's vehicle. After becoming dislodged from the vehicle, Morgan pursued the victim's vehicle in his vehicle. Morgan caught up to the victim's vehicle and struck the rear bumper of the victim's vehicle. Eventually both vehicles stopped in the Sheetz parking lot. Morgan fled the scene, but was located a short distance away. He was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with 1st Degree Assault.
VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER: On Feb. 20, Corporal K. Meyer conducted a vehicle stop in the area of Route 4 and Brown Road. After making contact with the driver, Corporal Meyer discovered the driver was the protected party in a final protective order. The respondent, identified as David Christopher Bradburn, 44, of Leonardtown, was seated in the front passenger seat. The order specified Bradburn was to have no contact with the driver (victim). Bradburn was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with Violation of Protective Order.
TRESPASSING: On Feb. 21, Deputy Beishline, assigned to the Lexington Park COPs UNIT, observed suspect James Frederick Sheehan, 56, of Lexington Park, on the property of Millison Plaza. Deputy Beishline had issued Sheehan the notice not to trespass on January 31. Sheehan was charged with Trespass: Private Property by Criminal Citation.
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