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

St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Reports


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Aug. 24, 2014)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT: On Aug. 21, a driver, male, age 59, suffered a medical emergency while in the parking lot of the McDonald's in Leonardtown Center. After going unconscious, his vehicle accelerated crossing Route 243 and entered the parking lot of the Dash Inn. The vehicle stopped after it struck the brick pillars supporting the fuel pumps. The driver was transported to the MedStar St. Mary's Hospital. Case #45277-14.

BURGLARY: On Aug. 21, unknown suspect(s) forced entry in the Knight Life car located in Oakville. Once inside, suspect(s) stole property and US currency from the business. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Cole. Case #45309-14.

PROPERTY DESTRUCTION: On Aug. 20, a victim, who resides on Liberty Street, reported unknown suspect(s) broke a window out on his vehicle. Case remains open. Case #45028-14.

BURGLARY MOTOR VEHICLE: On Aug. 20, a victim, who resides on Spyglass Way, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his vehicle and stole property. Case #45027-14.

BURGLARY MOTOR VEHICLE: On Aug. 20, a victim, who resides on Driftwood Court, reported unknown suspect(s) entered her vehicle and stole property. Case #45034-14.

BURGLARY MOTOR VEHICLE: On Aug. 20, a victim, who resides on Spyglass Way reported unknown suspect(s) entered her vehicle. Nothing appeared to have been stolen. Case #45119-14.

BURGLARY MOTOR VEHICLE: On Aug. 20, a victim, who resides on Spyglass Way, reported unknown suspect(s) entered her vehicle and stole property. Case #45112-14.

FRAUD: On Aug. 20, a victim, who resides in Hollywood, reported unknown suspect(s) filed state income taxes in multiple states using her personal information. Case #45064-14.

THEFT: On Aug. 20, a victim, who resides on Ledford Lane, reported unknown suspect(s) stole registration plates from 2 trailers he owns. Case #45111-14.

BURGLARY: On Aug. 21, a victim, who resides on Millstone Landing Road, reported unknown suspect(s) forced entry into their home and stole property. Case #45170-14.

BURGLARY: On Aug. 21, unknown suspect(s) kicked in a door to a residence on Chancellor's Run Road. A washer and dryer were stolen. Case#45135-14.

BURGLARY MOTOR VEHICLE: On Aug. 18, a victim, who resides in the 21000 block of Point Lookout Road, reported unknown suspect(s) entered her vehicle and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Schultz. Case #44726-14.

BURGLARY: On Aug. 18, a victim, who resides on Adkins Road, reported unknown suspect(s) gained entry into her residence by breaking a window and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy S. Cameron. Case #44778-14.

BURGLARY: On Aug. 18, a victim, who resides on Corvette Way in Great Mills, reported unknown suspect(s) forcibly entered her residence and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Pleisse. Case #44788-14.

BURGLARY: On Aug. 19, a victim, who resides on Nats Creek Road, reported unknown suspect(s) forced entry into his home and stole several items of property. Case remains open and is assigned to Corporal O'Connor. Case #44924-14.

BURGLARY: On Aug. 19, a victim, who resides on Liberty Street in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) forced entry into his home and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Pleisse. Case #44930-14.

SMCSO Investigating Suspicious Incident: Country Lakes

On August 18, deputies responded to the Country Lakes Subdivision after the Emergency Communication Center (ECC) received a single report of a suspicious incident at 5:26 PM. A 9-year-old male alleged that an unidentified white male, (no further description), driving a white Chevrolet S-10 truck with an unknown colored light bar on top stopped and spoke to him. The investigation revealed the driver had a brief conversation with the juvenile before driving off. At no time during this conversation did the driver ask or tell the juvenile to get into the truck. The incident was alleged to have occurred sometime between 1:30 PM and 1:40 PM.

Numerous deputies conducted an extensive canvass of the Country Lakes Subdivision and surrounding area but were unable to locate the truck. During follow up interviews conducted 8/19/2014, deputies received conflicting accounts from the juvenile complainant and juveniles who alleged to have witnessed the incident.

The Sheriff's Office is asking the public to report any suspicious activity. If you have any information regarding this incident contact the Duty Officer at 301.475.4040. Report suspicious activity to the NON-EMERGENCY LINE 301.475.8008 or in the event of an emergency call 911.

SMCSO Investigating Suspicious Incident in Wildewood

On August 18 at 5:30 PM, deputies responded to the area of Widewood Parkway and Dahlia Drive for a suspicious incident. The Emergency Communications Center (ECC) received a single report that a male juvenile was riding his bicycle when he heard a male voice say, "Hey, get in here." The juvenile turned to see 2 male subjects inside a silver truck with cap (no further description). The passenger door of the truck was open and the passenger, described as having black hair, light beard, wearing a gray or black tee shirt was looking at the juvenile. The juvenile rode away on his bicycle, returned home, and told his parents. The truck did not follow him. No description of the driver is available.

Numerous deputies conducted an extensive canvass of the Wildewood subdivision and surrounding area but were unable to locate the truck. Deputies returned to the subdivision today and conducted additional crime prevention and neighborhood canvassing.

The Sheriff's Office is asking the public to report any suspicious activity. If you have any information regarding this incident contact the Duty Officer at 301.475.4040. In the event this incident is a potential misunderstanding, we request the 2 subjects involved contact the Sheriff's Office in order to clarify what took place.

Report suspicious activity to the NON-EMERGENCY LINE 301.475.8008 or in the event of an emergency call 911.

VICE/NARCOTICS DRUG ARREST: During the course of an overdose death investigation, Thomas Jay Willingham, age 59, of Leonardtown, was found to have distributed Morphine to several individuals in the days leading up to the death of John Warren Cleveland Jr. Evidence recovered indicated that suspect Willingham distributed Morphine to both John Cleveland and Lena King in the days leading up to victim Cleveland’s death. He was charged with two counts of Distribution of Morphine and originally held without bail.

DEATH INVESTIGATION IN MECHANICSVILLE: On August 16, at 8:19 PM, deputies responded to a private residence for the report of a person deceased inside the home. On arrival, deputies located a 33-year-old male dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The Criminal Investigations Division was contacted, responded to the scene, and assumed the investigation. Detectives determined the deceased’s family had been unable to contact him over a short period of time. Family members contacted another relative who lives in the area to check on him. The relative responded to the residence and after getting no response at the door, forced entry into the home. The relative found the deceased in the living room and called police. The deceased was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore where an autopsy will be performed. Foul play is not suspected at this time in the investigation.

DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On August 12, Deputy Teague responded to a residence on Great Mills Court for a reported domestic assault. The victim alleged suspect Delontey Montario Butler, 21, of Hollywood, attacked the victim causing multiple injuries. Butler was located and placed under arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT/ASSAULT: On August 13, Deputy Lafave responded to a residence on Winding Way in Lexington Park for a reported fight in progress. The investigation revealed suspect Ashley Marie Moore, 30, of Lexington Park, pushed one victim and spat in the face of a second during an argument. While conducting the investigation, Moore refused to stop yelling profanity. She was placed under arrest after she ignored repeated orders to stop. Moore was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with 2 counts of 2nd Degree Assault and Disorderly Conduct.

DUI: George Phillip Conley 2nd, 50, of Great Mills was charged with DUI on 8/14/2014 by Deputy LaFave.

1ST DEGREE ASSAULT: On August 15, Deputy Pontorno responded to a residence on Eric Road in Lexington Park for the report of a subject with a knife. The victim alleged suspect Robert Craig O’Reilly, 33, of Lexington Park, chased him in the parking lot with a knife. O’Reilly then threw the knife in the victim’s direction. The suspect was located and placed under arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with 1st and 2nd Degree Assault and Reckless Endangerment.

VIOLATION PROTECTIVE ORDER: On August 16, DFC Rogers responded to a residence in the 20000 block of point Lookout Road in Great Mills, to serve a protective order on Joseph Aloysius Curtis, 50, of Great Mills. After serving Curtis, Curtis walked off of the property and called the petitioner in the protective order, while DFC Rogers was still on the scene. The order specified Curtis was to have no contact with the petitioner. Curtis was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Violation Protective Order.

Suspect Charged in Rape Case

On August 16, Sheriff’s Office Patrol units responded to a private residence for the report of a sexual assault. Deputies arrived on the scene and made contact with an acquaintance (witness) of the victim who stated the adult female victim had been transported to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division were contacted, responded to the hospital, and assumed the investigation.

Detectives determined the female victim and a friend (witness) had been at a local bar where they met three males. The victim and her friend (witness) left the bar with the three males and went to an apartment on Hilton Drive in Lexington Park. Upon arriving at the apartment the victim was provided a glass of wine by the suspect. The victim subsequently passed out. A short time later, the witness was unable to locate the victim and began checking the residence. The witness attempted to check a bedroom but discovered the door had been locked. After yelling the victim’s name several times and attempting to open the door, the suspect exited the room. The witness entered the room and discovered the victim unresponsive and her clothing removed.

During an interview with detectives, the victim recalled drinking a glass of wine before feeling her body become heavy and then everything went dark. She did not recall anything else until she heard her friend yelling her name.

Detectives executed a search and seizure warrant at the residence where the incident occurred and recovered several items of evidence. The suspect, identified as Omni A. Wallace, age 31 of Lexington Park, was later located and placed under arrest. Omni was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center, charged with 2nd Degree Rape and incarcerated on a $35,000 bond. Omni posted bond and was subsequently released from commitment.

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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