St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Reports

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (May 8, 2014)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

4/27/2014 ASSAULT ON POLICE: On April 27, Deputy Kerns responded to an active disturbance on Daniel Circle in Mechanicsville. Prior to arriving on the scene, Deputy Kerns spotted the vehicle being operated by the subject reportedly causing the disturbance. The vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed. Deputy Kerns was able to stop the vehicle and make contact with the driver, identified as Matthew Scott Stone, 28, of Mechanicsville. Deputy Kerns observed signs of alcohol impairment and conducted standardized field sobriety tests on Stone. Stone did not complete the tests satisfactorily and was advised he was under arrest. Stone actively resisted arrest by pulling away from Deputy Kerns. Deputies were able to gain control of Stone after a brief struggle and place him, handcuffed, in the back seat of Deputy Kern’s patrol vehicle. Stone repeatedly threatened to murder Deputy Kerns and remained uncooperative. After refusing the Intoximeter test at sheriff’s office headquarters, Stone was placed into the back seat of Deputy Kerns patrol vehicle at which time he kicked Deputy Kerns in the chest with his foot. While transporting Stone to St. Mary’s Hospital for possible treatment of injuries he sustained prior to police contact, Stone head butted the cage divider. Once at the hospital, Stone continued to yell profanity and cause a disturbance. He again resisted Deputy Kerns while he attempted to place Stone back into handcuffs to be transported to the detention center. Stone was subsequently transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with 2nd Degree Assault on Law Enforcement, Threats, Disorderly Conduct, Disturbing the Public Peace, 2 Counts of Resisting Arrest, and numerous traffic citations related to Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.

4/30/2014 VIOLATION PROTECTIVE ORDER: On April 30, Deputy Wesner met with a victim who alleged suspect David Russell Miller, 34, of Waldorf, violated a temporary protective order by contacting the victim on a social media website. Miller was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Violation Protective Order.

5/1/2014 EMPLOYEE THEFT: On May 1, Deputy L. Johnson responded to Walmart in California, for a reported theft. A loss prevention employee alleged between November 2013 and March 2014 suspect Caitlynn Taylor Rader, 19, of St. Inigoes, stole from the business while working at the customer service counter. Rader allegedly created fraudulent gift cards to herself and over road prices for friends (changed them to a lower amount) on multiple occasions. The total amount of the theft was approximately $400.00. Rader was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with Theft Under $1,000 and Theft Scheme Under $1,000.

5/2/2014 PROPERTY DESTRUCTION TO PATROL VEHICLE: On May 2 at 8:00pm, deputies were on duty at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds in Leonardtown when they observed a large crowd yelling. The crowd appeared as though they were about to fight. Deputies dispersed the crowd; however suspect Carlonte Antoine Knott, 22, of Hollywood, continued to yell profanity. Knott was ordered to leave the property of the fairgrounds and was told he could not return. As he walked to the exit, Knott continued to yell racial slurs and curse. Deputies watched Knott exit the fairgrounds and walk toward Detective Croyle’s agency vehicle. Detective Croyle then watched as Knott scratched the vehicle with what was later determined to be his belt buckle causing a significant amount of damage. Detective Croyle and Corporal’s Nelson and Delozier immediately made contact with Knott and placed him under arrest. Knott was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Property Destruction Over $1,000 and Disorderly Conduct.

5/7/2014 ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Liberty Street in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) attempted to make entry into his residence causing damage to the door. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Bankhead. Case #24660-14.

5/7/2014 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Liberty Street in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) entered her residence and moved items in the residence. No property appeared to have been stolen. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Schultz. Case #24666-14.

5/7/2014 SEX FOR MONEY: Detectives made contact via the internet with suspect Charnise Marie Ferby, 28, of Waldorf, in regards to paying her for sexual favors. Sex acts, a price and location were arranged. Suspect Ferby made contact with the undercover officer and was provided money for two specific sex acts. She was detained by detectives and arrested by a member of the Vice Narcotics Support Team.

5/8/2014 MISSING PERSONS - HEBB AND CAMPBELL: Markia Shenelle Hebb was last seen on April 29 at her residence located on Schwartzkopf Way. She is a black female with a date of birth of 11/4/97. She is 5’3” tall, 140 lbs., brown hair and brown eyes. Zodie Marie Campbell was last seen on April 29 at her residence on Schwartzkopf Way. She is a black female with a date of birth of 4/24/1999 and is 5’1” tall, 120 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes. The girls are believed to be together and there are no known critical factors involved in their disappearance. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of these two missing persons, please call the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office at 301.475.8008 or you can remain anonymous by calling CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333.

5/8/2014 VANDALISM: A victim, who resides on Army Navy Drive in Mechanicsville, reported unknown suspect(s) dented her vehicle. Case was suspended by Deputy First Class Vezzosi. Case #24757-14.

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: 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 . 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 .

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