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

St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Reports


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Sept. 2, 2014)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

FATAL ACCIDENT MECHANICSVILLE: On Aug. 30 at 6:20 PM, deputies responded to the area of Route 5 and Thompson's Corner Road near the 84 Lumber in Mechanicsville for a motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle and a dump truck. The driver of the motorcycle, identified as Jose Luis Fuentes, 30, of Washington, DC, was dead on the scene.

Members of the SMCSO Accident Reconstruction Team responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. Preliminary investigation indicates the driver of the 2014 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling north on Route 5 when it struck the rear of a 1996 Ford dump truck being operated by Robert Dade of Mechanicsville. The dump truck had just turned left from Thompsons Corner Road onto Route 5 when the collision occurred. The driver of the motorcycle was ejected. No other injuries were reported.

At this time, speed and alcohol appear to be contributing factors on the part of the driver of the motorcycle. Failure to yield right of way appears to be a contributing factor on the part of the driver of the dump truck. A commercial motor carrier inspection was completed on the dump truck.

VICE/NARCOTICS DRUG ARREST: Detectives from the Vice/Narcotics Division identified Terry Lee Kent, Jr., 24, of Lexington Park, as a distributor of controlled dangerous substances. During the course of their investigation, detectives made several purchases of cocaine and heroin from Kent. The facts of the investigation were later presented to the Grand Jury for St. Mary’s County and Terry Kent was indicted. On Aug. 20, Terry Kent, who was already incarcerated at the St. Mary’s County Adult Detention Center, was served a copy of his charging documents and was originally held without bond.

VICE/NARCOTICS DRUG ARREST: On Aug. 21, detectives, assisted by members of the Narcotics Support Team, K-9 Unit, and Emergency Services Team, executed a search and seizure warrant at a Lexington Park residence. Located inside the residence was David Andrew Spears, 26, of Hollywood, who was wanted on an outstanding Violation of Probation (VOP) warrant. Spears was arrested and a search of the residence revealed he was in possession of suspected crack cocaine and marihuana. Spears was transported to the St. Mary’s County Adult Detention Center where he was charged accordingly and provided a copy of his VOP arrest warrant.

VICE/NARCOTICS DRUG ARREST: On Aug. 21, detectives , assisted by members of the Narcotics Support Team, K-9 Unit, and Emergency Services Team, executed a search and seizure warrant at a Lexington Park residence. During a search of the residence, Jeremy Mark Owens, 26, and Jeramie Davon Neal, 21, both of Lexington Park, were found to be in possession of marijuana. Lisa Marie West, 45, of Lexington Park, was found to be illegally in possession of oxycodone. Additional evidence, which includes ledgers, pharmacy records, personal documents, and U.S. currency, was recovered from the residence which indicates the residence was used as a storage and distribution location for controlled dangerous substances. All three subjects were placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Adult Detention Center and charged accordingly. The investigation is ongoing pending a review with the State’s Attorney.

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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