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

St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Reports


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (May 15, 2014)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

5/06/2014 ASSAULT: On May 6, Deputy Lance responded to a residence in the 13000 block of Point Lookout Road in Ridge, for a reported assault. The victim alleged suspect Marcus Donar Hatzel, 48, of Ridge, pushed the victim with his hands causing the victim to fall to the ground. Deputy Lance observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim. Hatzel was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

5/06/2014 VIOLATION PEACE ORDER: On May 6, Deputy Teague responded to a residence on Piper Court in Lexington Park, for a violation of a peace order. The investigation revealed, suspect Cassidy Frank-Ellison Bean, 30, of no fixed address, called the victim 3times from the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where he is currently incarcerated. Bean called the victim in violation of an active peace order. Bean was charged with 3 COUNTS Violation of Peace Order.

5/07/2014 ASSAULT: On May 7, Deputy First Class Watters responded to a residence in the 27000 block of Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville, for a reported assault. The victim alleged suspect Brandon Scott Tippett, 22, of Mechanicsville, struck the victim in the face as the victim tried to leave the residence. DFC Watters observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim. Tippett was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

5/09/2014 ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT: Between 5/9/2014 and 5/10/2014, three armed robberies occurred in the parking lot of commercial businesses, (hotels and restaurants), in the Lexington Park and California area. During the robberies, the suspect approached the victims, produced a handgun and demanded valuables. The suspect is described as a black male, early to mid 30’s, approximately 5’10”- 6’00”, medium build, dark complexion, thin style beard, and wearing a black jacket. Anyone with information regarding these robberies is asked to contact Detective Corporal Michael Boyer of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Investigations Division at 301-475-4200 x 9120 or call CRIME SOLVERS at 301-475-3333, (callers can remain anonymous). Callers may also text a tip to "TIP239" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637). Callers may be eligible for a REWARD of up to $1,000.

5/09/2014 DUI/WEAPONS VIOLATION: On May 9, Deputy Pontorno responded to White Point Road in Leonardtown, for a single vehicle accident. The driver of the vehicle identified as Robert Thomas Smothers, 39, of Leonardtown, displayed signs of being impaired by alcohol. Prior to performing standardized field sobriety tests, Deputy Pontorno completed a pat down of Smothers for weapons. During the pat down, Deputy Pontorno located a metal object he determined to be metal knuckles. Smothers subsequently failed to complete standardized field sobriety tests satisfactorily and was placed under arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Concealed Weapon violation and DUI.

5/10/2014 ASSAULT: On May 10, Corporal White responded to a residence on Coronet Place in Lexington Park, for a reported assault. The victim alleged suspect William Cade Dunlap, 38, of Lexington Park, grabbed and pushed the victim. Corporal White observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim. Dunlap was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

5/12/2014 BURGLARY: On May 12, Deputy Pleisse responded to Seymour’s Auto Parts in Charlotte Hall for a burglary to the business. Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the business and stole property and a vehicle. Case remains open. Case #25493-14

5/12/2014 THEFT: On May 12, Deputy Shane Cameron responded to the Walmart in California, for a reported theft. Loss prevention personnel reported suspect Danielle Elizabeth Graves-Moore, 19, of Lexington Park, concealed items of merchandise in her handbag and attempted to leave the store without paying. Graves-Moore was charged with Theft Under $1,000 by criminal citation.

5/12/2014 THEFT: On May 12, Deputy Wesner responded to the Walmart in California, for a reported theft. Loss prevention personnel reported suspect, Jennafer Margaret Dvorak, 24, of Lexington Park, concealed clothing items in her handbag. She then attempted to exit the store without paying. The value of the merchandise was over $35.00. Dvorak was charged with Theft Under $100.00 by criminal citation.

5/12/2014 THEFT: On May 12, Deputy Wesner responded to the Walmart in California, for a reported theft. Loss prevention personnel reported suspect, Jennafer Margaret Dvorak, 24, of Lexington Park, concealed clothing items in her handbag. She then attempted to exit the store without paying. The value of the merchandise was over $35.00. Dvorak was charged with Theft Under $100.00 by criminal citation.

5/13/2014 FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT: On May 13, Deputy Phelan made contact with the victim at Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital regarding an assault. The victim alleged suspect Darnell Anthony Brice, 36, of Lexington Park, beat the victim about the face, head, and neck with his fists, after they met in the parking lot of Burger King in Lexington Park at approximately 1:30 AM the same day. Brice was allegedly intoxicated and high on drugs and began to argue with the victim. Brice struck the victim to the point the victim began to vomit. He then attempted to pull the victim from the vehicle by the victim’s hair and punched the victim in the ribs repeatedly. Deputy Phelan observed several substantial injuries on the victim consistent with what the victim reported had occurred. The victim's injuries were not life threatening. The victim further reported an earlier assault, which occurred on May 5. During this earlier assault, Brice allegedly attempted to strangle the victim with his hands and then drug the victim down the hallway by the victim’s hair. Deputy Phelan located Brice and placed him under arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with 1st and 2nd Degree Assault.

5/13/2014 THEFT: A victim reported unknown suspect(s) gained entry into an overnight drop box located on Skyview Drive in Mechanicsville and stole US Currency. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Roszell. Case #25511-14

5/13/2014 THEFT: On May 13, Corporal Moritz responded to the Walmart in California, for a reported theft. Loss prevention personnel reported suspect Agnes Leeann Farrell, 21, of Leonardtown, loaded a 55 inch television set into a shopping cart. Farrell then left the store without paying for the television. As loss prevention attempted to stop Farrell, she left the shopping cart and got into a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle, (friend of Farrell), refused to leave and Farrell was apprehended. The value of the television set was over $780.00. Farrell was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with Theft Under $1,000.

5/14/2014 BURGLARY TO MOTOR VEHICLE: A victim, who resides on Compton Street in Leonardtown, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his unlocked vehicle the night of 5/13/2014 and stole property. Case remains open and Deputy McCuen is assigned the investigation. Case #25741-14

5/14/2014 BURGLARY TO MOTOR VEHICLE: A victim, who resides on Wicomico Drive, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his unlocked vehicle the night of 5/13/2014 and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy McCuen. Case #25754-14

5/14/2014 BURGLARY TO MOTOR VEHICLE: A victim, who resides on Zach’s Way in Leonardtown, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his unlocked vehicle the night of 5/13/2014 and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy McCuen. Case #25759-14

5/14/2014 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Maypole Road in Leonardtown, reported unknown suspect(s) entered the home and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to DFC Vezzosi. Case #25740-14

5/14/2014 COUNTERFEIT: A victim reported he sold a Play station 4 game console to a subject who had contacted him on Craig’s List. The victim later discovered the cash the subject used to purchase the console was counterfeit. Case remains open and DFC Vezzosi is investigating. Case #25808-14

5/14/2014 THEFT: A victim, who resides on Bosse Drive in Mechanicsville, reported unknown suspect(s) stole 4 wheels from the front of his garage. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy John Davis. Case #25749-14

5/15/2014 BURGLARY TO MOTOR VEHICLE: A victim, who resides on Cedar Street, reported unknown suspects entered her unlocked vehicle and stole property sometime between 5/11/2014 and 5/13/2014. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Kerns. Case #25935-14

5/15/2014 BURGLARY TO MOTOR VEHICLE: A victim, who resides on Colton Street, reported property was stolen from the back of his vehicle sometime between 5/11/2014 and 5/13/2014 by unknown suspects. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Kerns. Case #25943-14

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: 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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