St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Reports

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (May 27, 2014)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.

TRESPASSING: On May 20, Sergeant Safford assigned to the Lexington Park COPs UNIT, observed suspect Aubrey Robby Robinson, 22, of California, on the property of Great Mills LLC (21614 Great Mills Road in Lexington Park) after having been served a notice not to trespass for the property on 10-13-2013. Robinson was charged with Trespass Private Property by criminal citation.

VIOLATION PROTECTIVE ORDER, CONCEALED WEAPON: On May 20, Deputy T. Snyder assigned to the Lexington Park COPs Unit, made contact with a victim in Lexington Park who alleged that suspect Chester Leroy Young, 48, of Leonardtown, contacted the victim in violation of an active protective order. Young was located while seated in the driver’s seat of his vehicle and placed under arrest. A search of Young’s vehicle revealed a pair of metal knuckles under the driver’s seat. Young was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Violation of Protective Order and Possession Concealed Weapon.

BURGLARY/THEFT: On May 21 at 1:00 PM, the Emergency Communications Center dispatched a burglary in progress to a vacant residence in the 26000 block of Yowaiski Mill Road in Mechanicsville. A witness observed a gold vehicle parked in front of the residence and a male suspect exit the vehicle and go to the back of the residence. Deputies arrived on the scene and heard loud noises coming from inside the residence. As they were establishing a perimeter, a suspect fled from the rear of the residence. The suspect was taken into custody and identified as Christopher Michael Florez, 21, of Mechanicsville. The suspect was carrying a plastic bin full of copper wires and a backpack containing tools used to remove wiring. Florez was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with 2nd Degree Burglary, 2 COUNTS 4th Degree Burglary, Theft Under $1,000, Property Destruction Over $500, and Trespass Private Property by Deputy Phelan.

ASSAULT ON POLICE OFFICER, PROPERTY DESTRUCTION: On May 22 at 11:35 AM, Sergeant Safford assigned to the Lexington Park COPs Unit, was in the parking lot of Lex’s Apartments located on Great Mills Road attempting to locate a subject with an arrest warrant. Sergeant Safford asked suspect Jovan Denise Fenwick, 20, of Lexington Park, if she knew where the wanted subject might be located. Fenwick immediately began to yell profanity towards Sergeant Safford, which drew a crowd. Sergeant Safford advised Fenwick she was under arrest and attempted to place her in handcuffs. Fenwick turned and struck Sergeant Safford in the face with her fist. After a short struggle, Fenwick was taken into custody however she continued to resist by pulling away from deputies and lifting her feet. Fenwick was placed in the backseat of Deputy Wood’s patrol vehicle. Moments later, Fenwick kicked the rear passenger side window out of the vehicle. Fenwick was secured in another patrol vehicle and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with 2nd Degree Assault on Law Enforcement Officer, Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest, Failure to Obey Lawful Order, and Property Destruction Over $500.

ALCOHOL VIOLATION: On May 22, Sergeant Safford assigned to the Lexington Park COPs Unit observed suspect Anthony Tyrone Jones, 50, of Great Mills, in possession of an open container of an alcoholic beverage on the property of Lex’s Apartments located on Great Mills Road. Jones was charged with the Alcohol Violation by criminal citation.

FALSE REPORT: On May 22, Deputy Roszell responded to an apartment on Goddard Court in Leonardtown, for a reported burglary. Deandrea Lavoque Thomas, 29, of Leonardtown, alleged sometime between 9:00 PM on 5/21/2014 and 9:00 AM on 5/22/2014 unknown suspect(s) entered her residence and stole a lap top, Play Station game console, and cash from her residence. The value of stolen items was over $1,000. Deputy Roszell learned Thomas had a warrant for her arrest for failure to appear in court and placed her under arrest. While waiting for someone to arrive at Thomas’ residence to take care of her children, Corporal O’Connor observed a vehicle parked incorrectly in the parking lot. The vehicle turned out to belong to Thomas and was displaying registration plates which did not appear to belong on the vehicle. Deputy Roszell attempted to run the vehicle identification number (VIN) and discovered the VIN located on the dash and on the door had been mutilated. Deputy Roszell opened the trunk to locate the VIN and found the lap top which Thomas had reported as stolen. The Play Station was located in the rear floorboard of the vehicle during a further search. Thomas was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with False Statement to Officer.

ESCAPEE LOCATED: On January 7, Ryan Samuel Young, 27, of no fixed address, was confined to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center pending sentencing for his involvement in a theft. He was granted permission to attend the Walden Anchor Treatment Center located in California. Young remained at the program with special permission to leave the facility for employment purposes. On May 19, Young left for work and failed to return to the program by 7:00 PM as required and a warrant was issued for his arrest. On May 23, Young was located at the Extended Stay America in Lexington Park by Deputy Logue. Young was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and the warrant was served. Leigha Danielle Shingleton, 22, of Mechanicsville, was also arrested for harboring Young by securing the hotel room and lying to police. She was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where a pill (suspected morphine sulfate) was found in her pants leg during a search. Shingleton was charged with Harboring – Prison Escapee, Obstruction/Hindering, Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance – Not Marijuana, and Possession Contraband in Place of Confinement.

DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On May 24, Deputy Teague responded to a residence on Chapman Drive in Lexington Park for a reported assault. The victim alleged suspect Gabriel Xavier Cassagnol, 52, of Lexington Park, broke the victim’s phone and threw the victim’s purse into the woods during an argument. The suspect also threw a beer on the victim and pulled the victim’s hair. Cassagnol was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

1ST DEGREE ASSAULT: On May 25, Deputy Logue responded to an address on Carefree Lane in Lexington Park for a motor vehicle accident. The investigation revealed suspect Sean Michael Wylie, 36, of Lexington Park, intentionally backed his vehicle into the victim’s vehicle in an attempt to prevent her and a passenger from leaving. Wylie was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2 COUNTS of 1st Degree Assault, 2 COUNTS of 2nd Degree Assault and 2 COUNTS of False Imprisonment.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On May 26, security at the Loveville Tavern in Mechanicsville, ordered suspect Wayne Mitchell Thomas Jr., 33, of Abell, out of the bar. As Thomas exited the bar he began to curse and argue with a friend about leaving. Corporal Stone ordered Thomas to stop cursing and to leave the area. Thomas continued to yell and argue as he entered the vehicle causing the patrons from inside the bar to come outside. Thomas was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. While in route to the facility Thomas spat all over the backseat and cage divider of Deputy T. Snyder’s patrol vehicle. He was charged with Disorderly Conduct, Alcoholic Beverage Endangerment, and Failure to Obey Lawful Order.

BURGLARY: On May 23, a victim, who resides on Norris Road in Great Mills reported unknown suspect(s) entered his unsecured shed and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Fennessey. Case #27922-14.

ROBBERY: On May 23, a victim alleged a known suspect reached into her clothing and stole property from her while walking in the area of Great Mills Road and Midway Drive in Lexington Park. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy L. Johnson. Case #27975-14.

BURGLARY TO MOTOR VEHICLE: On May 25, a victim, who resides on North Green Rest Drive in Great Mills, reported 2 unidentified white male suspects entered his unlocked vehicle. The suspects fled in a vehicle after they were interrupted by the victim’s wife. Nothing appeared to have been stolen. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy L. Johnson. Case #28231-14.

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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