LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Nov. 14, 2014)The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.
DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On November 6, Deputy Beasley responded to a residence on Maple Road in Lexington Park for a reported assault. The victim reported suspect Joseph Wade Barnes, 50, of Lexington Park, contacted the victim in violation of an active peace order. Barnes followed the victim demanding tools he alleged belonged to him be returned. During the dispute over the tools, Barnes pushed the victim with his hands and took tools from the victims vehicle. Barnes was subsequently located and placed under arrest. He was transported to the St. Marys County Detention Center and charged with 2nd Degree Assault, Theft Under $100, and Peace Order Violation.
1st DEGREE ASSAULT: On November 8, deputies responded to the area of Hancock Road in Lexington Park for the report of a man with a gun. Three victims alleged suspect Shaune Donnell Carter, 24, of Bryans Road, retrieved a handgun from his waistband and pointed it at them during an argument. Carter then left the scene in a vehicle. Corporal Kirkner saw the vehicle heading northbound on Route 235 in the area of Route 4 and was able to stop the vehicle. A semi-automatic handgun was subsequently found in the front passenger seat. The handgun was registered to Carter. Two loaded handgun magazines were recovered in the center console. A loaded 12 gauge shotgun with a sawed off barrel was found inside a suitcase in the trunk of the vehicle. The investigation revealed the shotgun belonged to another passenger in the vehicle suspect Preston Shaquonte Nunnally, 20, of Bryans Road.
Carter was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Marys County Detention Center. He was charged with 4 COUNTS 1st Degree Assault, 4 COUNTS 2nd Degree Assault, Wear Dangerous Weapon, Transporting Dangerous Weapon, and Carry Handgun on person.
Nunnally was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Marys County Detention Center. He was charged with Possession of a Short Barreled Shotgun.
ASSAULT: On October 27, Deputy Beasley responded to the St. Marys County Detention Center for a fight between inmates. The investigation revealed suspect Deionte William Johnson, 20, of Indian Head, pushed the victim inmate during an argument. Johnson was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.
ASSAULT: On October 28, Deputy Schultz responded to a residence on Lord Baltimore Way in Lexington Park for a domestic disturbance. The victim alleged suspect Ashlie Nichole Payton, 20, of Valley Lee, pushed the victim with her hands. Payton then kicked stereo speakers belonging to the victim inside the residence. She then threw items at the victims vehicle causing damage. Payton was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Marys County Detention Center. She was charged with 2nd Degree Assault and Property Destruction.
ASSAULT: On October 29, Deputy Beishline was patrolling in the area of the 21000 block of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park when we saw a fight in progress. Deputy Beishline observed suspect Gabriel Xavier Cassagnol, 55, of Ridge, striking the victim in the face and upper body. Cassagnol then threw the victim violently to ground. Deputy Beishline immediately took Cassagnol into custody and placed him under arrest. Cassagnol was transported to the St. Marys County Detention Center and charged with 2nd Degree Assault.
PEACE ORDER VIOLATION: On November 2, Corporal Connelly responded to a residence on Edge Mill Court for a reported violation of a peace order. The victim alleged suspect Tariq Shaheed Moran, 20, of Hollywood, approached the front door of the residence and attempted to speak to a person at the residence in violation of an active peace order. A second victim at the residence had an active protective order against the suspect. Moran was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Marys County Detention Center. He was charged with Violation Peace Order and Violation Protective Order.
PROPERTY DESTRUCTION/FALSE FIRE ALARM: On November 2, Corporal Connelly was at the St. Marys County Detention Center when the fire alarm sounded. Investigation revealed inmate Garrett Thomas Weaver, 43, of Waldorf, broke the sprinkler head in his cell causing the room to flood. Weaver also tore apart the mattress and mattress cover issued to him. Weaver was charged with 2 COUNTS Property Destruction and False Alarm/Fire.
ASSAULT: On October 31, Deputy S. Cameron responded to a residence on Gran Harvest Lane in Lexington Park for a reported assault. The victim alleged suspect Frederick Allen McCune, 33, of Lexington Park, grabbed the victim by the throat and pushed the victim into a chair. Deputy Cameron observed fresh injuries on the victim. McCune was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Marys County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assualt.
ASSAULT ON POLICE: On November 9, deputies responded to a residence on Hummingbird Court in Mechanicsville for a disturbance. On arrival, they encountered suspect Scott Edward Massey, 33, of Mechanicsville, who appeared to be intoxicated and was attempting to make entry into the residence. While deputies investigated the incident, Massey repeatedly yelled loudly at the deputies on the scene. He then took an aggressive stance and grabbed Corporal Harris around the shoulders. Corporal Harris broke free from Massey. After a short struggle, Massey was placed under arrest. He was transported to the St. Marys County detention Center and charged with 2nd Degree Assault and Failure to Obey a Lawful Order.
JUVENILE ARRESTED FOR THREAT AT GREAT MILLS HIGH SCHOOL: On November 5 at 9:30 AM, an unidentified male called the Emergency Communications Center 911 reporting a bomb was in Great Mills. Although the caller did not specifically indicate Great Mills High School, school officials and law enforcement immediately activated the appropriate protocols and a modified lockdown of Great Mills High School was implemented.
Numerous Sheriff's Office deputies, assisted by the Department of the Navy K9 units, conducted a search of Great Mills High School. After a complete search was conducted, the school resumed normal activity at approximately 10:40 AM. No devices were found.
Detectives assigned to the Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division responded to Spring Ridge Middle School where the call to 9 1 1 was believed to have originated. The investigation revealed an 8th grade, male student, age 13, of Lexington Park, reported the false threat. The juvenile was placed under arrest and charged by Corporal Malloy. He was charged with Disruption of School Activities and Threat of Arson and released to a relative pending contact with Juvenile Justice.
11/03/2014 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Buck Redman Road in Callaway, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his barn and stole tools. Case #58798-14.
11/03/2014 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Tippett Road in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) entered her residence and stole property. Case #58765-14.
11/03/2014 THEFT: A victim reported 3 deer stands were stolen from her property located on Hatchet Thicket Road in Avenue. Case #58758-14.
11/03/2014 THEFT: A victim, who resides on Flower Drive in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) stole an air conditioning unit from the residence. Case #58755-14.
11/03/2014 VANDALISM: A victim, who resides on Lexwood Drive in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) damaged her front door by scratching it. Case #58770-14.
11/04/2014 THEFT: A victim reported several of his tools were stolen from a job site in Mechanicsville. Case #58977-14.
11/05/2014 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides in the 24000 block of Budds Creek Road, reported unknown suspect(s) entered the garage and stole a Yamaha 4 wheeler. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Kirby. Case #59205-14.
11/05/2014 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Spyglass Way, reported unknown suspect(s) entered the residence and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Tirpak. Case #59148-14.
11/06/2014 MAN WITH A GUN: At approximately 9:10 PM, deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident on Old Village Road in Mechanicsville. The vehicle had left the roadway and was stuck in a ravine. The driver was armed with a firearm and was threatening suicide. Additional personnel responded to the scene. After a short stand off the subject exited the vehicle and was taken into custody without incident or injury. The subject was transported to MedStar St. Mary's Hospital for an emergency evaluation.
11/09/2014 RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT: A victim reported finding bullet holes in his truck while on Russell Road in Valley Lee. Investigation revealed several subjects were target shooting at a nearby residence and may have been responsible for the damage. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Cole. Case #59936-14.
11/09/2014 THEFT: A victim reported she left her vehicle in the parking lot of the Burchmart in Hollywood overnight. When she returned the next day the vehicle was gone. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Logue. Case #59870-14.
11/09/2014 THEFT: A victim, who resides on Pin Cushion Road, reported unknown suspect(s) stole tools from the back of his truck. Case remains open and is assigned to Corporal E. Johnson. Case #59780-14.
11/10/2014 BURGLARY MOTOR VEHICLE: A victim reported his vehicle was forcibly entered while parked at the Maryland International Raceway and property was stolen. Case remains open. Case #59982-14.
11/11/2014 THEFT: A victim, who resides on Rogers Drive in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) stole an air conditioning unit from outside the home. Case remains open and is assigned to Corporal Connelly. Case #60331-14.
Daniel Carroll Mason, 68, of Suitland, 10/16/2014 by Corporal E. Johnson
Lance Alan Felactu, 50, of Lexington Park, 10/16/2014 by Deputy Pontorno
Mary Jo Geisz, 54, of Solomons, 10/16/2014 by Deputy A. Cole
Sherri Lynn Newby, 37, of Prince Frederick, 10/17/2014 by Deputy Fennessey
Jerry Emory Kuhns, 36, of Lexington Park, 10/12/2014 by DFC Potter
David Alan Hamilton Jr., 18, of Mechanicsville, on 10/25/2014 by DFC Flerlage
Joseph Aloysius Greenwell Jr., 58, of Hollywood, on 10/25/2014 by DFC Potter
Miguel Angel Rodriguez, 39, of Lexington Park, on 10/26/2014 by DFC Foor
Andrew Joseph Gerek, 27, of St. Marys City, on 10/28/2014 by Corporal Connelly
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