RAPE: On September 29, at approximately 6:00 p.m., a 22-year-old white female walked into the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack to report a rape.
James Erwin Henderson, 28, of Lexington Park, has been charged in connection with a rape crime.
Investigation revealed that the victim was at a residence in the Great Mills area of St. Mary's County in the earlier morning hours of September 29. The suspect, James Erwin Henderson, 28, of Lexington Park, allegedly approached the victim in a bedroom at the residence and sexually assaulted her.
Investigators from Criminal Enforcement Division-Central South responded to the Leonardtown Barrack and assumed the investigation. After meeting with the victim, investigators located suspect Henderson at a residence in Lexington Park.
After consulting with States Attorney Richard Fritz, suspect Henderson was charged with the following: Sex Offense-2nd Degree, Sex Offense 4th Degree, Assault-2nd Degree and Unnatural and Perverted Sexual Act.
Henderson was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center pending a hearing with the District Court commissioner.
The investigation was conducted in collaboration with the Calvert County States Attorney's Office.
ROBBERY AT AMC LOWES THEATRE: On September 29, at 10:09 pm, troopers from the Leonardtown Barrack responded to the AMC Lowes Theatres, 21882 F.D. Roosevelt Blvd., Lexington Park, St. Mary's Co., for a reported robbery.
When Troopers arrived on the scene, they made contact with the manager of the theatre. Investigation revealed the manager was walking to her vehicle when she was approached by an African American male with dreadlocks and a ski mask. The suspect brandished a handgun and ordered her back into the movie theater. The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of currency and fled from the scene.
Investigators from Criminal Enforcement Division-Central South Region responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.
Any witnesses, or anyone having information relating to possible suspect and/or suspect vehicle information, are urged to contact TFC Eric Reuschling of the Maryland State Police - Criminal Enforcement Division at 301-475-8955 or 410-535-1400.
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