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

St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Reports


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (June 11, 2014)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

VENDORS CAUGHT SELLING COUNTERFEIT MERCHANDISE: On June 7, detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division, investigators from the Clothing Apparel Association, and the National Football League conducted an operation at the Farmer’s Market located in Charlotte Hall targeting vendors selling counterfeit merchandise. CID detectives and investigators located and identified three vendors who were selling items which were in violation of trademark infringement laws. Property having a value of $1,600 and $200 in cash was seized and criminal charges are pending against the vendors identified during the operation.

BURGLARY SUSPECTS CAUGHT LEAVING THE SCENE: On June 5 at 7:15 PM, a caller to 911 dispatch reported a burglary in progress to a residence located in the 20000 block of Piney Point Road. The caller also provided a description of the suspects and the vehicle they left the scene operating. While responding to the scene, Deputy Lawrence saw a vehicle matching the description and stopped it. Two female suspects inside the vehicle were identified as Brionna Louise Parker, 19, of Lexington Park, and Julie Marie Green, 20, of Piney Point. The air conditioning unit, which had been stolen from the residence, was in the back of the vehicle. Further investigation revealed that Parker, along with an unidentified third suspect, had also burglarized the same home on June 4. 2 Air conditioning units were stolen during that burglary. The value of the stolen property was over $800.00. Parker and Green were placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. Parker was charged with 2 counts 1st Degree Burglary, 2 counts 3rd Degree Burglary, 2 counts Theft Under $1,000, 2 counts 4th Degree Burglary (Theft), and 2 counts 4th Degree Burglary (Dwelling). Green was charged with 1st Degree Burglary, 3rd Degree Burglary, 4th Degree Burglary (Theft), 4th Degree Burglary (Dwelling), and Theft Under $1,000.00.

BURGLARY: On June 10, a victim, who resides on Kay Drive in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) entered her home and stole property sometime between May 23 and May 27. Case #31402-14.

RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT: On June 11 at 1:12 AM, DFC Knott and Deputy Schultz were stationary in the Millison Shopping Center parking lot when they heard several shots ring out from the direction of the Speedy Clean Car Wash located on Great Mills Road. Deputies immediately responded to the area and investigated, but found no victims, suspects, or evidence. Case remains open. Case #31527-14.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: On June 11 3:13 AM, deputies responded to the St. Mary’s Lighting located in the 21000 block of Great Mills Road for an alarm. On arrival, deputies found a brick paver had been thrown through the glass door. Nothing appeared to have been stolen. Case remains open. Case #31532-14.

COINS STOLEN FROM VENDING MACHINE: On Wednesday, June 4, the suspect broke into the soda machine outside of Snellman's Store located at 25201 Sotterley Road in Hollywood. The suspect stole US currency out of the machine. Case #30302-14.

SUSPECT CHARGED WITH DAMAGING 8 VEHICLES: On June 2 at 12:54 AM, deputies responded to the ABC Liquors for the report of a white male suspect damaging the front and rear license plates of vehicles parked in the parking lot. A complainant reported seeing the suspect walking to several vehicles and bending the license plates up. Deputies obtained a description of the suspect and attempted to locate him in the area. Corporal B. Connelly observed a male subject matching the description take off his shirt and tuck it into the pocket of his shorts. Corporal Connelly stopped the subject and identified him as Kevin Douglas Crites, 34, of Lexington Park. Crites was subsequently identified as the suspect who bent the license plates. 8 vehicles were damaged in total. Crites also caused body damage to a few of the vehicles while trying to bend the license plates. The total estimated damage is over $700.00. Crites was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 8 counts of Property Destruction.

ASSAULT: On June 8, Deputy Pontorno responded to a residence on David Way in Lexington Park for a reported assault. The victim alleged that suspect Priscilla Marie Scriber, 28, of Lexington Park, struck the victim in the back with the handle of a mop. Deputy Pontorno observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim. Scriber was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

PROPERTY DESTRUCTION/DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On June 8, Deputy L. Johnson responded to a residence on Robert Leon Drive in Lexington Park. The victim alleged suspect Michael Eugene Hill, 18, of Lexington Park, was angry because of an argument with his girlfriend. He was actively breaking items in the residence and punching holes in the walls. While Deputy Johnson was speaking with the victim, Hill exited the residence in an aggressive manner and came toward her and other persons at the residence. Deputy Johnson placed Hill in handcuffs for safety purposes at that time. Hill continued to yell profanity toward Deputy Johnson causing neighbors to exit their residences to see what was happening. Hill was arrested and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Property Destruction and Disorderly Conduct.

ASSAULT: On June 7, Deputy L. Johnson responded to a residence in the 21000 block of Chancellor’s Run Road in Great Mills for a reported assault. The victim alleged that suspect Keasha Leigh Crafton, 38, of Great Mills, scratched the victim on the arm with her fingernails as the victim tried to walk away during an argument. Deputy Johnson observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim. Crafton was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

ASSAULT: On June 6, Deputy S. Cameron responded to a residence on Gregory Street in California for a reported assault. The victim alleged suspect [redacted**], struck the victim in the face and back of the head with her fists during an argument. Deputy Cameron observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim. [redacted] was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with 2nd Degree assault.

**2014-11-14: The accused provided documentation that the court found her not guilty on 08/14/2014. We have removed his/her name, age, and city as a courtesy. See http://somd.me/expungeme

THEFT: On June 6, DFC M. Rogers responded to the Best Buy store for a reported theft. Loss prevention employee reported that suspect Amanda Rae Bailey, 31, of Leonardtown, selected a computer from the shelf. Bailey then entered the bathroom where she removed the computer from the packaging and concealed it inside her purse. The same suspect also committed the same crime on May 29, but was unable to be apprehended. Bailey 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.

DEATH INVESTIGATION IN LEONARDTOWN: On June 9, patrol deputies responded to a residence in Leonardtown for the reported unresponsive subject. A 34-year-old male was discovered deceased. Detectives from both the Criminal Investigations Division and Vice/Narcotics Division responded and assumed the investigation. The subject is believed to have consumed a controlled substance prior to passing. This subject was a witness to a fatal overdose the previous evening, which is being handled by the Maryland State Police. The decedent was transported to the Baltimore Medical Examiner’s Office and the cause of death is pending.

BURGLARY: On June 9, employees at the Point Lookout Marina reported unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the business and stole US currency and property. Case remains open. Case #31192-14.

BURGLARY: On June 9, a victim, who resides on River Springs Lane in Avenue, reported that sometime between June 6 and June 9 unknown suspect(s) entered her residence and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to DFC Kerby. Case #31213-14.

BURGLARY: On June 9, a victim, who resides on Elmbrook Drive in California, reported unknown suspect(s) entered her unlocked garage and stole a red Honda CRF 100 dirt bike. Case assigned to Deputy Bowen. Case #31187-14.

2 MORE ARRESTS IN OPERATION UNDIVIDED ATTENTION: As deputies continued to search for suspects related to “Operation Undivided Attention,” two additional felony arrests were made. The arrests, which are unrelated, involved Kenneth Terrill Greene, 44, of Lexington Park, and John Wendell Young, a/k/a “John-John,” 40, of Piney Point, were both arrested for multiple counts of Distribution of Cocaine.

WANTED: CRYSTAL FAITH RUPPRECHT: The Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public's help in locating Crystal Faith Rupprecht, 24, of Waldorf. On Wednesday, February 12, suspect Rupprecht stole jewelry, several hundred dollars in cash, and an envelope containing checks made out to a local Girl Scout troop for cookies from a victim's home. Rupprecht currently has 3 open bench warrants through the SMCSO for her arrest. St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary's County that leads to an arrest or indictment. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Crystal Faith Rupprecht may contact CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333, (callers can remain anonymous), or text a tip to "TIP239" plus your message to '"CRIMES" (274637).

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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