St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Reports

BadgeLEONARDTOWN, Md. (Oct. 15, 2014)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

DETECTIVES INVESTIGATE SUSPICIOUS INCIDENT: On October 14 at 8:34 am, deputies responded to a residence for a reported suspicious incident. The juvenile victim alleged unknown suspects abducted the victim for a period of time. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division immediately responded and assumed the investigation. After conducting a thorough investigation, detectives determined the report was unfounded.

SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT RESULTS: On September 26, deputies conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Pegg Road at Ronald Drive in Lexington Park. The checkpoint was active from 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm. 128 vehicles entered the checkpoint. No arrests were made and no citations were issued.

VIOLATIONS ISSUED AFTER ALCOHOL COMPLIANCE CHECKS: On October 9, the sheriff’s office conducted underage compliance checks at various liquor stores, restaurants, and bars. During the compliance checks, Alcohol Enforcement Coordinators Corporal James Stone and Deputy Rozier Steinbach utilized underage confidential informants to attempt to purchase alcoholic beverages from seventeen predetermined locations in St. Mary's County. Five establishments failed the compliance check. The retail license holders for these establishments will be cited for the sale of liquor to persons under age 21 and will face possible fines and/or suspension of their liquor licenses.


Toots Bar – 23971 Mervell Dean Rd, Hollywood.

Cook’s Liquors – 25765 Three Notch Rd, Hollywood.

Boatman’s Mini-mart – 41106 Oakville Rd, Mechanicsville.

TJ Cantina –30320 Triangle Drive, Charlotte Hall.

The Green Door – 18098 Point Lookout Rd, Park Hall.

ARRESTS IN ARMED ROBBERY CASE: On June 22, detectives with the Criminal Investigations Division and agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigations began an investigation into the armed robbery of the New Market Pharmacy located in Charlotte Hall. As a result of the investigation, detectives arrested Darrell Lee and Furman Troy charging both with the robbery. Both are currently in the custody of the Federal Bureau of Investigations and have been charged under federal law.

Detectives and agents from the FBI continued the investigation after the arrest of Lee and Troy, and were able to determine additional suspects were involved in the planning stages of the robbery and provided material support to the suspects before and after the robbery. On October 2, a St. Mary's County Grand Jury returned indictments on Michael M. Burgess, 52, of Alexandria Va. and Abdelrahim T. Ayyad, 49, of White Plains, charging both with Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery.

On October 3, simultaneous search and seizure warrants were executed at two residences, one in Charles County and one in Alexandria, Va. with the assistance of agents from the FBI, Maryland State Police, Charles County Sheriff's Office and Alexandria City Police Department. Additional evidence was obtained during the searches related to the robbery were recovered.

Burgess and Ayyad were taken into custody without incident, charged with Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery and incarcerated in the St. Mary's County Detention Center. Burgess is currently being held under No Bond. Ayyad was released after posting a $25,000 bond.

NEGLECT OF A MINOR: On October 2 at 12:20 pm, Deputy Pontorno responded to the Callaway Village Center located in Callaway after a complainant reported finding a 3-year-old male walking unattended in the parking lot. The investigation revealed the victim’s father, identified as Joseph David Dirolf, 29, of Callaway, fell asleep after taking prescription medication. Joseph Dirolf had been watching the victim at home while the victim’s mother, identified as Danielle Irene Dirolf, 27, of Callaway, played video games inside the home. At some point, the child left the residence and walked through the woods past a pond to the Callaway Village Center. The victim was wearing only wearing pants. Joseph Dirolf had just been charged with neglect of a minor stemming from a similar incident on September 25. Joseph Dirolf was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Neglect of a Minor. Danielle Dirolf was charged with Neglect of a Minor on October 2 by criminal summons.

FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT: On October 3, Deputy First Class Flerlage responded to a residence on Yorktown Road in Lexington Park for a reported domestic assault. The victim alleged that on 10-2-2014 suspect Anthony Macio Wilson, Jr., 26, of Lexington Park, hit the victim during an argument. Later that evening, the victim attempted to leave the residence in a vehicle and was blocked in the driveway. Wilson then forcibly pulled the victim from the vehicle by the victim’s wrist, struck the victim in the face, neck, and chest, and threw wrenches striking the victim’s body. The victim further alleged Wilson produced a knife, pointed it toward the victim’s face and threatened the victim with it. At that time, the victim was able to flee to a neighbor’s home and call police. Wilson 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. Wilson also had 3 outstanding warrants for his arrest for failure to appear in court, which were served.

INDECENT EXPOSURE: On October 5, Deputy Lawrence responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for a reported indecent exposure incident. The investigation revealed an inmate identified as suspect William Chinedu Ozah, 21, of no fixed address, exposed his private area to an employee of the detention center. Ozah was charged with Indecent Exposure Correctional Employee and Indecent Exposure.

THEFT, FALSE STATEMENT TO POLICE OFFICER: On September 30, Deputy Dale Smith responded to the Sheetz store located on Great Mills Road for a reported theft. The investigation revealed a female suspect had concealed several items of merchandise on her person, but returned the items after she was confronted by a store employee. Deputy Smith discovered the suspect had additional items, which she did not return still on her and placed her under arrest. While transporting the suspect to the detention center, she then admitted to providing Deputy Smith with a false name. The suspect was subsequently positively identified as Natasha Maureen Kelly, 28, of Leonardtown. She was charged with Theft Under $100 and False Statement to Police Officer.

VIOLATION PROTECTIVE ORDER: On September 30, Deputy Beasley responded to the District Court building for a reported violation of a protective order. Employees inside the courthouse reported seeing suspect Ashley Marie Moore, 30, of Lexington Park, in the company of an individual which violated an active protective order. Specifically, Moore was seen by court employees on 9-29-2014 and 9-30-2014 with the protected individual entering and leaving the courthouse. Moore was located and placed under arrest. She was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Violation Protective Order.

TRESPASSING: On September 30 at 8:39 pm, Captain D. Alioto responded to Great Mills High School after several suspects were reportedly seen on the roof of the school. Captain Alioto immediately arrived on the scene and saw 4 suspects on the roof. He apprehend 3 out of the 4 suspects. Arrested: Male, age 11, of Lexington Park; male, age 14, of Lexington Park; and a male, age 16, of Lexington Park. All three juvenile suspects were charged with Trespassing and released to the custody of a parent or guardian. Charges are pending contact with the 4th juvenile suspect.

VIOLATION PEACE ORDER: On October 1, Deputy L. Johnson responded to the area of Buckshot Way in Lexington Park for a reported violation of a peace order. The victim alleged suspect Ronald Devon Young, 41, of Lexington Park, contacted the victim twice in violation of an active peace order. Deputy Johnson located Young and placed him under arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Violation of Peace Order.

ASSAULT: On October 2, DFC Flerlage responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for a fight between inmates. The investigation revealed suspect Aaron Jamal Hudson, 19, of Lexington Park, assaulted the victim inside the victim’s cell. Hudson was charged with 2nd Degree Assault DOC employee (inmate).

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT CHANCELLOR'S RUN ROAD: On October 2 at 8:57 pm, deputies responded to a single vehicle accident in the area of the Chancellor's Run Regional Park. Preliminary investigation revealed, a vehicle driven by a female, 49, of Great Mills, suffered a medical emergency before losing control of her vehicle, a 1999 Ford Mustang. The vehicle came to rest after striking the left outfield fence. The driver was transported to MedStar St. Mary's Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Incident Briefs

9/30/2014 BURGLARY MOTOR VEHICLE: A victim, who resides on St. George's Avenue, reported unknown suspect(s) entered her unlocked vehicle and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to Corporal Corcoran. Case #52433-14.

9/30/2014 COUNTERFEIT COMPLAINT: Two unidentified black females passed counterfeit bills at the Donut Connection located in California. Case remains open and is assigned to DFC Jamie Davis. Case #52422-14.

10/04/2014 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on St. Andrew's Lane in California, reported unknown suspect(s) entered her residence. Suspect(s) fled when they heard the victim. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Lawrence. Case #53122-14.

10/05/2014 BURGLARY: A victim reported his storage unit located at the County Line Storage in Charlotte Hall was forcibly entered and property was stolen. Case remains open and is assigned to Corporal D. Snyder. Case #53312-14.

10/05/2014 THEFT: A victim, who resides in the 37000 block of Asher Road in Mechanicsville, reported unknown suspect(s) stole a registration plate from his vehicle. Case #53219-14.

10/06/2014 BURGLARY MOTOR VEHICLE: A victim, who resides on Winding Way in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his unlocked vehicle. Nothing appeared to have been stolen. Case remains open and is assigned to Corporal Kirkner. Case #53437-14.

10/07/2014 THEFT: A victim, who resides on Bosse Drive in Mechanicsville, reported unknown suspect(s) stole a registration sticker off of his vehicle's registration plate. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Flerlage. Case #53532-14.

10/09/2014 FRAUD: A victim reported unknown suspect(s) obtained his account information and used it to make purchases. Case #54087-14.

10/09/2014 MAN WITH A GUN: The victim reported he confronted the known suspect regarding an ongoing civil issue. The suspect allegedly produced a rifle during the confrontation. The investigation remains open and is assigned to Deputy Steinbach. Case #53975-14.

10/09/2014 THEFT: A victim, who resides on Indian Way in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) stole a bicycle from the front yard of her home. Case remains open and is assigned to DFC Knott. Case #52978-14.

10/01/2014 THEFT: A victim, who resides on Foxglove Court in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) stole a portable basketball hoop from the backyard. Case #52628-14.

10/10/2014 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Chesapeake Bay Drive in Scotland, unknown suspect(s) entered the residence and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Roszell. Case #54192-14.

10/10/2014 VANDALISM: 8 vehicles parked on May Faire Lane in Lexington Park were spray painted . The rear windshield of one of the vehicles was also shattered. Case #54233-14.

DUI Arrests

Ian Jacob Tallman, 41, of Lusby, 9/28/2014 by Deputy Fennessey

Luellyn Shadrick Leonard, 47, of Culpepper, Va., 10/2/2014 by Deputy Murphy

Frances Desales Gibson III, 42, of Leonardtown, on 9/27/2014 by Deputy Pontorno

Sarah Hannah Speakman, 19, of Leonardtown, on 9/26/2014 by Corporal Somerville

Fuquan Hassian Nath, 40, of Lexington Park, on 9/28/2014 by DFC Foor

Paul Thomas Coup, 44, of Great Mills, on 9/28/2014 by Deputy Krum

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: 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 . 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 .

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