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

St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Reports


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (May 22, 2014)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

5/18/2014 ASSAULT, THEFT: On May 18, Deputy Dale Smith responded to a residence on Hawkbit Court in Lexington Park for a reported disturbance. The investigation revealed suspect Ann Lucretia Lawrence, 61, of Lexington Park, became angry with neighborhood children for riding their bicycles through her yard. When the victim rode her bicycle through Lawrence’s yard again, Lawrence pushed her off of the bicycle and took it from her. The victim sustained an injury to her knee when she was pushed off of the bicycle. Lawrence was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with Theft Under $100 and 2nd Degree Assault.

5/18/2014 ASSAULT: On May 17, Deputy Beasley responded to a residence on Chapman Drive in Lexington Park for an assault. The victim alleged that the owner of the residence, identified as Lewis Harold Murphy, 81, of Lexington Park, struck the victim in the face with his walking cane during an argument over alcohol. Deputy Beasley observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim. Murphy was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

5/18/2014 THEFT, POSSESSION CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE: On May 17, Deputy Dale Smith responded to the Walmart located in California for a theft. Loss prevention personnel reported suspect Krista Marie Farmer, 28, of Lexington Park, concealed several items of merchandise in a used Walmart shopping bag and left without paying. Farmer was placed under arrest and a search was conducted of her person. During the search a prescription pill bottle containing various pills other than what was printed on the label was recovered. All of the pills were controlled dangerous substances. Farmer was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Theft Under $1,000 and 2 COUNTS Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance – Not Marijuana.

5/18/2014 THEFT: On May 18, Deputy Tirpak responded to the Walmart located in California for a reported theft. Loss prevention personnel observed suspect Amber Lynn Windsor, 24, of Lexington Park, conceal merchandise in her handbag and leave the store without paying. Windsor was charged with Theft Under $1,000 by criminal citation.

5/18/2014 VIOLATION PEACE ORDER: On May 18, Deputy Wesner responded to a residence on Thomas Road in Piney Point for a reported violation of a peace order. The victim alleged that the suspect, Sherri Dinger Puttick, 47, of Piney Point, contacted the victim by phone in violation of an active peace order. The investigation revealed that Puttick called the victim’s cell phone and left a voice mail message. Puttick was located and placed under arrest. She was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Violation of Peace Order.

5/18/2014 VIOLATION PROTECTIVE ORDER: On May 18, Deputy Beasley responded to a residence located in the 22000 block of Point Lookout Road in Leonardtown for a check the welfare request. The complainant, Gary Lynn Meyer, 27, of Leonardtown, requested deputies respond to another address to check the welfare of his child. Contact was made with an individual at that residence, later determined to be the victim. The victim alleged Meyer came to the victim’s residence earlier in the day in violation of an active protective order. Meyer was placed under arrest by Deputy Beasley and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Violation of Protective Order.

5/22/2014 BURGLARY: An employee at the Cecil Mill Self-Storage located at 20184 Point Lookout Road in Great Mills reported unknown suspect(s) forcibly entered the storage lot and then forced open 6 storage units. A red and white Yamaha YZF R1 motorcycle was stolen from one of the units. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Tirpak. Case #27405-14

5/22/2014 FRAUD: A victim, who resides in the 18000 block of Cherryfield Road in Drayden, reported unknown suspect(s) fraudulently filed her income taxes. Case was forwarded to the Criminal Investigation Division. Case #27408-14

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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