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

St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Reports


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

ATTEMPTED ARMED ROBBERY, FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT: On October 17, Deputy Beasley responded to the Burger King located on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park for a reported armed robbery. The victim, an employee of the restaurant, reported an unknown suspect drove up to the drive thru window after ordering food. The suspect suddenly pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded money. The employee ducked down behind the counter and alerted the manager. The suspect, described as a white male operating a small red pick-up truck, immediately left the scene.

A short time later, Sergeant Clay Safford, assigned to the Lexington Park COPs UNIT, observed a truck matching the description provided by the victim. Sergeant Safford stopped the truck on Spring Valley Drive. Detective Corporal David Alexander from the Criminal Investigations Division responded to the vehicle stop and additional investigation was conducted. The driver, identified as Jake Travis Marble, 29, of no fixed address, was subsequently placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’ s County Detention Center. He was charged with Attempted Armed Robbery and First Degree Assault.

ASSAULT: On October 9, Deputy Wesner responded to a residence on Kilbeggan Court in Great Mills for a reported domestic assault. The victim alleged suspect Anthony James Cookson, 45, of Great Mills, struck the victim in the face with his fist. The victim was transported by ambulance to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injury to the face. Cookson was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

ASSAULT, RESISTING ARREST: On October 9, Deputy Bowen responded to a residence located on Catalina Lane in California after several witnesses reported a vehicle passing a stopped school bus with red lights flashing. Deputy Bowen made contact with suspect Joyce Marie Rulapaugh, 50, of California, who matched the description provided by witnesses. Rulapaugh refused to provide Deputy Bowen with her driver’s license and registration information so he may issue her a traffic citation. Eventually, Rulapaugh retrieved her driver’s license only to hold it up in the air refusing to allow Deputy Bowen to see it. Deputy Bowen warned Rulapaugh several times if she did not provide the information to him she would be arrested. Rulapaugh ignored all warnings. She subsequently resisted arrest and pushed Deputy Bowen. Rulapaugh was placed under arrest after a brief struggle. She was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Obstructing/Hindering, 2nd Degree Assault, and Resisting Arrest.

ASSAULT: On October 12, Deputy Flerlage responded to a residence on Johnson Road in Hollywood for a reported domestic assault. The victim alleged suspect Darleen Lyn Johnson-Taylor, 47, of Leonardtown, kicked the victim in the abdomen and hit the victim in the face during an argument. Deputy Flerlage observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim. Deputy Flerlage located Johnson-Taylor and placed her under arrest. She was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

VIOLATION PROTECTIVE ORDER: On October 6, Deputy Logue made contact with the victim who alleged suspect Anthony Marico Wilson Jr., 26, of California, called the victim 18 times from the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where he is incarcerated. Wilson called the victim in violation of an active protective order. Wilson was charged with 18 counts Violation Protective Order.

VIOLATION PROTECTIVE ORDER: On October 14, Deputy Dale Smith made contact with a victim at sheriff’s office headquarters. The victim alleged suspect Shawn Lee Morgan, 41, of Arlington, Va., contacted the victim by text and email in violation of an active protective order. Deputy Smith located Morgan, while he was at District Court in Leonardtown and placed him under arrest. Morgan was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with 4 counts Violation Protective Order.

THEFT: On October 14, Deputy Roszell responded to Kmart located on Three Notch Road in California for a reported theft in progress. Kmart employees observed a white male, wearing a white tank top, remove a television set from the packaging, then exit the store with without paying. Deputy Roszell saw a male suspect in the parking lot matching the description provided by store employees. He was identified as the suspect who stole the television. Suspect Martin Roland Abell, 38, of Valley Lee, was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Theft Under $1,000 and 2 COUNTS of Property Destruction.

BURGLARY: On October 14, Deputy Wesner responded to a residence on Cabot Place in Lexington Park after a witness reported a burglary to an unoccupied residence. Deputy Wesner located 2 suspects inside the residence, identified as Divon James Chase, 23, of Lexington Park, and Jordan Tyler McGee, 19, of Virginia. Neither suspect had permission to be inside the residence. Chase and McGee were placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. They were charged with 4th Degree Burglary.

Incident Briefs

10/11/2014 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Pin Cushion Road in Leonardown, reported unknown suspect(s) entered her garage and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Murphy. Case #54443-14.

10/11/2014 THEFT/VANDALISM: Unknown suspect(s) damaged and stole street signs in the Woodland Park area of the Wildewood subdivision. Case #s 54428-14, 54424-14, 54426-14, and 54434-14.

10/12/2014 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Maddox Road reported unknown suspect(s) entered his residence and stole property. Case #54528-14.

10/14/2014 ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Oakley Road in Avenue, reported unknown suspect(s) attempted to make entry into her residence by kicking the back door. Case #54947-14.

10/14/2014 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Winding Way in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) entered her residence and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Beasley. Case #54929-14.

10/15/2014 ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Primrose Way in California, reported unknown suspect(s) attempted to entered his residence through the back door. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Beyer. Case #55280-14.

10/15/2014 BURGLARY TO MOTOR VEHICLE: A victim, who resides on Oak Ridge Drive in Mechanicsville, reported an unknown suspect entered her unlocked vehicle. The suspect fled when the victim came outside. Nothing appeared to have been stolen. Case #55037-14.

10/15/2014 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides in the 19000 block of Three Notch Road in St. James, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his residence and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Lawrence. Case #54992-14.

10/15/2014 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Evergreen Park Drive in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his shed and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Knott. Case #54990-14.

10/18/2014 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Morning Dew Lane in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) entered her residence and stole property. Case remains open. Case #55702-14.

10/19/2014 BURGLARY: A victim reported unknown suspect(s) stole a headlight assemble from his Toyota Sequoia while it was parked at the La Quinta Inn on Three Notch Road. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy John Davis. Case #55824-14.

10/19/2014 STRONG ARMED ROBBERY: A victim reported 2 unidentified black males threatened the victim and stole the McDonald's food he had just purchased along with other personal items, while he was walking on Great Mills Road. Case remains open and is assigned to Corporal Connelly. Case #55740-14.

10/19/2014 STRONG ARMED ROBBERY: A victim reported he was walking in the area of Lei Drive in Lexington Park when he was approached and beaten by 3 unidentified black male suspects. The suspects took the victim's backpack and fled on foot. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Cameron. Case #55764-14.

10/19/2014 VANDALISM: 5 vehicles were damaged while parked at the AMC Theater. Suspect(s) appeared to have jumped on the engine hoods and roofs and or broke out windows to 5 vehicles. Case remains open and is assigned to Corporal Connelly. Case #55779-14.

10/20/2014 Property Destruction: Corporal Rogers responded to Cecils Mill Country Store located on Indian Bridge Road, for reported damage to the building. Unknown suspect(s) appeared to have been driving recklessly through the parking lot causing rocks to strike the glass windows. 3 of the windows were damaged. Case #55951-14.

10/21/2014 THEFT: A victim, who resides on Huntt Road in Mechanicsville, reported unknown suspect(s) stole property from the residence during a party. Case remains open. Case #56810-14.

DUI Arrests

Thomas Henry Brown, 35, of Charlotte Hall, 10/12/2014 by Deputy Manns

Terri James Junior Dyer, 26, of Lexington Park, 10/12/2014 by Deputy Fennessey

Brandy Sue Springer, 39, of Valley Lee, 10/15/2014 by Deputy Schultz

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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