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

St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Reports

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Dec. 4, 2014)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

MAN FOUND SHOT AT CONSTRUCTION SITE IN LEONARDTOWN: On December 4 at approximately 8:00 AM, emergency medical services responded to the construction site of the new Captain Walter Francis Duke Elementary School located on Hayden Farm Lane for a subject with a head injury. On arrival, emergency responders discovered a male subject suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the head. EMS began life saving efforts and police were immediately dispatched to the scene. The subject was subsequently transported to an area hospital by Maryland State Police helicopter. Detectives from the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office, Criminal Investigations Division, responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. Additional information will be released as it is developed.


WALMART EMPLOYEE THEFT: On November 18, Deputy Jason Smith responded to Walmart in California for a reported employee theft. Loss prevention employees reported the suspect identified as Sheila Aleese Wagner, 21, of Great Mills, stole over $6,000.00 from the cash register while working over a period of 10 days. Wagner was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with 4 counts of Theft Under $10,000, 3 counts of Theft Under $1,000, Theft Scheme Under $10,000, and Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance Paraphernalia after a smoking device was found in her handbag. CASE #61639-14.

WALMART SHOPLIFTING: On November 18, Deputy Cole was driving through the Walmart parking lot when he was approached by a Walmart loss prevention employee. The employee pointed to a female in the parking lot who he suspected of stealing merchandise from the store. As Deputy Cole turned his attention to the female she fled on foot to a vehicle. Deputy Cole gave chase and was able to apprehend the female suspect a short time later. Loss prevention employees alleged the suspect, identified as Jenny Lynn McDaniel, 27, of Saint Leonard, attempted to leave the store with a cart full of merchandise for which had not been paid. A loss prevention employee stopped McDaniel and asked for the receipt. McDaniel turned the cart around to continue shopping only to attempt to leave from another set of doors with the merchandise. McDaniel was stopped again at which time she left the cart and fled from the store. The total amount of stolen merchandise was over $900.00. McDaniel was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with Theft Under $1,000. CASE #61638-14.

ASSAULT: On November 18, Deputy Lawrence responded to a residence on Oak Acres Road in Mechanicsville for a reported domestic assault. The victim alleged suspect Leonard Wayne Phillips, 46, of Mechanicsville, pushed the victim to the floor and into a cabinet causing visible injury. Phillips was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #61650-14.

THREAT OF ARSON: On November 22, a victim reported suspect David Wayne Brown, Jr., 35, of Hollywood, threatened to kill the victim and the victim's family. Brown then threatened to burn down the victim’s residence. The threat was made during an argument over the phone. Corporal J. Somerville located Brown and placed him under arrest. Brown was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Threat of Arson. CASE #62570-14.

WALMART SHOPLIFTING: On November 22, Deputy Pontorno responded to Walmart in California for a reported theft. Loss prevention employees alleged suspect Marcus Deprese Woody, 33, of Lexington Park, stole over $5,200 worth of electronics while employed in the receiving department at the store. Woody was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Theft Under $10,000.

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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