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

St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Reports


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

7/18/2014 VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER: On July 18, Deputy L. Johnson responded to a residence on Cambridge Avenue in Lexington Park for a protective order violation. The victim alleged suspect James William Justice, 47, of Lexington Park, sent the victim a letter from the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where he is currently incarcerated. Justice is to have no contact with the victim according to the active protective order. Justice was charged with Violation of Protective Order.

7/19/2014 ASSAULT: On July 19, Corporal Reppel responded to a residence on Flat Iron Road in Great Mills for an assault. The victim alleged suspect Daniel Bernard Underwood, 56, of Great Mills, grabbed the victim by the hair and punched the victim in the face. Corporal Reppel observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim. Underwood was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

7/19/2014 ASSAULT: On July 19, Deputy Murphy responded to a residence on Ridge Road in Mechanicsville for a domestic assault. The victim alleged suspect Patience Elizabeth Hoover, 24, of Mechanicsville, struck the victim in the face during an argument. Hoover was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

7/19/2014 DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On July 19, Deputy Teague responded to a residence on Manon Way in Lexington Park for a reported domestic assault. The victim alleged suspect Jarrell Raheim Johnson, 26, of Prince Frederick, assaulted the victim by slapping the victim in the face. Johnson then strangled the victim during an argument over personal property. Johnson broke the victim’s cell phone and home phone to prevent the victim from calling 9 1 1. Deputy Teague observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim. Johnson was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

7/20/2014 ASSAULT: On July 20, Corporal Kirkner responded to a residence on in the 15000 block of Point Lookout Road in St. Inigoes for a reported assault. The victim alleged suspect Joshua Joseph Yates, 25, of St. Inigoes, struck the victim in the face with his fist while they were driving on Point Lookout Road. The suspect tore the rear view mirror from the windshield and struck the victim in the face with it during the assault as well. Corporal Kirkner observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim. Yates was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault and Property Destruction.

7/20/2014 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Chapman Drive, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his home and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to Corporal Reppel. Case #39473-14.

7/20/2014 BURGLARY: DFC Beyer responded to the Mechanicsville Building Supply located at 28155 Three Notch Road for an alarm activation. On arrival, he discovered the front glass door had been broken out. Suspect(s) stole US currency from the business. Case remains open. Case #39625-14.

7/20/2014 BURGLARY TO MOTOR VEHICLE: A victim, who resides on Abraham Drive, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his unlocked vehicle and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Manns. Case #39439-14.

7/20/2014 BURGLARY TO MOTOR VEHICLE: A victim, who resides on Friend Court, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his unlocked vehicle and stole property. Case remains open. Case #39450-14.

7/20/2014 VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER: On July 20, Deputy Pontorno responded to a residence on Town Creek Drive in California for a reported protective order violation. At that time, the protected party in the order was found at the residence of the respondent, identified as Michael Patrick Ryan, 31, of California. Ryan was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Violation of Protective Order.

7/21/2014 THEFT: A victim reported unidentified suspects stole money from him while he was staying at the Super 8 Motel in California. He had been partying with the suspects earlier at the same hotel in another room. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Roszell. Case #39655-14.

7/21/2014 THEFT: A victim, who resides in California state, reported he had his 2008 Yamaha YZF 450 motorcycle on Craig's List for sale. The motorcycle's physical location was in Mechanicsville at a relative's home. An unidentified black male suspect went to the relative's home and pretended to look at the motorcycle to potentially purchase it. The suspect then drove off with the motorcycle and without paying for it. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Phelan. Case #39693-14.

7/22/2014 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides in the 30000 block of Point Lookout Road in Mechanicsville, reported unknown suspect(s) forcibly entered her home and disturbed items inside. However, nothing appeared to have been stolen. Case remains open. Case #39746-14.

7/22/2014 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Oregon way in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) forcibly entered her home and stole money sitting on a table. Case remains open. Case #39732-14.

7/22/2014 FATAL ACCIDENT AT MARYLAND INTERNATION RACEWAY: on July 22 at 12:45 PM, deputies responded to the Maryland International Raceway for an accident involving a motorcyclist. Preliminary investigation revealed the operator of a racing motorcycle, identified as 21-year-old Aaron Slemkez, was participating in a training session on an access road behind the drag-strip when he lost control and struck a cement barrier. Life saving efforts were administered; however Slemkez succumbed to his injuries. The next of kin have been notified. Sheriff's Office accident reconstruction team member Corporal W. Watters responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. Additional details will be released as they are developed.

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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