LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Sept. 19, 2014)The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.
DEPUTIES RESPOND TO THREATS AT GREAT MILLS & LEONARDTOWN HS: On September 18 at 8:25 AM, a male subject called the Emergency Communications Center (ECC) and reported people in the school had guns and were going to start shooting at 10:00 AM. The school was immediately contacted and locked down in accordance with SMCPS emergency protocols. Several Sheriff's Office deputies and troopers from the Maryland State Police arrived at the high school within minutes. A perimeter was established and the parking lot was closed to vehicular traffic. The entire school was systematically searched inside and outside for weapons. All lockers were searched as well. At approximately 12:25 PM, the search was complete and no firearms were found. The school returned to normal at short time later.
On September 18 at 11:48 AM, a female subject called Leonardtown High School and reported a bomb was going off in the school at 11:30 AM. The school was placed on lockdown in accordance with SMCPS emergency protocols and deputies responded. The caller subsequently called again and indicated the bombs were going to go off. A perimeter was established and the parking lot was closed to vehicular traffic. The entire school was systematically searched by bomb detecting K9s and no devices were found. The school returned to normal at approximately 1:00 PM.
Anyone with information regarding these crimes is asked to call the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Duty Officer at 301.475.4040 or CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333 (callers can remain anonymous), or text a tip to "TIP239" plus your message to '"CRIMES" (274637).
FLEEING AND ELUDING, DRUG POSSESSION, WARRANT SERVICE: On September 13, the Sheriffs Office received information on the whereabouts of Michael Issiah Harrison, 28, of no fixed address, who was wanted on a felony warrant from Charles County for failure to appear in court on a theft 10K to 100K charge.
Deputy Flerlage and several other deputies responded to the Target parking lot to attempt to locate Harrison. A citizen advised Harrison had just left operating a silver Hyundai passenger vehicle. Deputy Flerlage spotted the vehicle being operated by a male subject matching the description of Harrison. He initiated a vehicle stop and the Hyundai stopped on Route 235 near the Toyota of Southern Maryland dealership. Deputy Flerlage approached the vehicle and attempted to speak to Harrison when suddenly he drove off, made a U turn, and headed northbound on Route 235. Harrison turned into the WaWa parking lot on Rue Purchase Road and came to a stop. Deputy Flerlage quickly approached the vehicle as Harrison opened the vehicle door. Harrison was taken into custody without further incident.
Numerous items used to smoke and inject controlled dangerous substances were found in his possession. These items contained suspected cocaine and heroin residue. A check of Harrisons drivers license revealed his privilege to drive in Maryland was suspended.
Harrison was transported to the St. Marys County Detention Center and charged with Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS): Not Marijuana (Heroin), Possession CDS: Not Marijuana (cocaine), Fleeing and Eluding Police, and Driving While Suspended. Harrison was also served with 2 criminal summonses from the St. Marys County Sheriffs Office stemming from two earlier incidents.
ASSAULT: On September 13, Deputy Potter responded to a residence on Esquisite Court in Lexington Park for a reported assault. The victim alleged suspect Danielle Lynnette Adams, 27, of Lexington Park, struck the victim in the head with a hammer. Deputy Potter observed a fresh injury on the victims head. Adams was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Marys County Detention Center. She was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.
VIOLATION PROTECTIVE ORDER: On September 14, Corporal Ross responded to a residence on Oxford Court in Lexington Park for a reported violation of a protective order. Suspect Ashley Marie More, 30, of Lexington Park, was found at the residence in violation of an active protective order. Moore was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Marys County Detention Center. She was charged with the violation.
1ST DEGREE ASSAULT: On September 14, Deputy L. Johnson responded to a residence on Midway Drive in Lexington Park for a reported assault. The victim alleged he was with suspect Patrick Shawn Daly, 24, of Lexington Park, when Daly became disorderly inside the Food Lion store in Lexington Park. Daly was intoxicated and acting in a disorderly manner inside the store. He began to argue with store security when the victim intervened and tried to get Daly to leave. When Daly refused to leave, the victim left the store and returned to his residence on Midway Drive. A short time later, Daly arrived at the victims residence and began to argue with the victim. Daly suddenly produced a knife and lunged at the victim, cutting him on the abdomen. The victim then fled from Daly on foot and called police. The victim sustained a minor injury. Daly was located and placed under arrest. He was transported to the St. Marys County Detention Center and charged with 1st and 2nd Degree Assault.
ASSAULT: On September 14, Corporal E. Johnson responded to the St. Marys County Detention Center for a fight between inmates. The investigation revealed suspect Douglas Ivan Cantrell, 27, of Hollywood, struck the victim in the face with his fists. Cantrell was charged with 2nd Degree Assault DOC Employee (inmate).
PROSTITUTION: On September 15, Deputy LaFave responded to a vacant lot on Hermanville Road in Lexington Park after a citizen reported seeing two subjects parked in the area. Deputy Lafave located both subjects in the woods near the vehicle. The investigation revealed suspect Ashley Nicole Thomas, 27, of Newtown, Virginia, and the male with her were engaging in a sexual act for money. Thomas was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Marys County Detention Center. She was charged with Prostitution. Charges are pending against the male involved.
BURGLARY: On Sept. 17, a victim, who resides on Spring Ridge Road, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his residence and stole a safe. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Roszell. Case # 49894-14.
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