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

St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Reports


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Dec. 12, 2014)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

Incident Briefs

12/10/2014 BURGLARY: Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the Papa John's Restaurant and the Middle Department Inspection Agency located in the 25000 block of Three Notch Road in Hollywood. Case remains open. CASE #65460-14 and #65466-14.

12/10/2014 THEFT: Unknown suspect(s) stole 4 tires from a Nissan parked at St. Mary's Motors. CASE #65496-14.

12/10/2014 PROPERTY DESTRUCTION: Employees of the soup kitchen located on Langley Road reported someone wrote obscenities on the bathroom wall. Case remains open. CASE #65516-14.

12/10/2014 BURGLARY: Unknown suspect(s) entered a vacant residence in Lexington Park and attempted to remove a stove. Case remains open. CASE #65517-14.

12/10/2014 ROBBERY: A victim reported he was walking in the area of Lex's Apartments on Great Mills Road when he was approached by 4 black male suspects. At least one of the suspects was holding a knife. The victim was assaulted and his property was taken. The victim suffered minor injuries. CASE remains open. CASE #65523-14.

12/11/2014 BURGLARY MOTOR VEHICLE: A victim reported unknown suspect(s) entered her unlocked vehicle and stole property while parked at Great Mills High School. Case remains open. CASE #65575-14.

Arrests

DETECTIVES MAKE ARREST IN RIDGE ARMED ROBBERY: On December 1, deputies responded to a residence in the 13000 block of Point Lookout Road for a reported armed robbery. Deputies determined the victim had been robbed of cash at gunpoint by an African American male as he exited his residence. Detectives and Crime lab Technicians from the Criminal Investigations Division responded and assumed the investigation.

Detectives learned the victim had recently received a substantial amount of money and that several people knew the victim would have the money on him or at his residence. When the victim returned home on the night of December 1st, he discovered his residence had been burglarized. He exited the residence at which time he was confronted by an African American male armed with a handgun. The suspect indicated he knew the victim had money and ordered him to empty his pockets. The suspect then shot at the victim; however the gun misfired and the victim fled on foot. As the victim ran the suspect continued to shoot at him; one bullet struck a vehicle while a woman and a small child were sitting inside. The victim was able to hide in the woods and the suspect fled the area on foot.

On December 11, detectives identified a suspect in the case. Detectives located and arrested Torian Taylor Luckett, 19, of Great Mills. Luckett was charged with Armed Robbery, Burglary 1st Degree, Assault 1st Degree and Theft $1,000 to $10,000. Luckett was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and incarcerated under No Bond.

Additional charges and additional arrests are pending a review of the case with the state’s attorney.

DETECTIVES INVESTIGATE BURGLARIES AT PAPA JOHN'S: On December 10, deputies responded to two businesses located on Three Notch Road for the report of a burglary. Deputies determined unknown suspect(s) gained entry to the Papa John’s Pizza and the Middle Department Inspection Agency by breaking out the front door glass. Once inside, the unknown suspect(s) removed property from the businesses. Detectives and crime lab technicians from the Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have information about this crime is asked to contact Detective Cory Ellis at 301.475.4200 X 9125 or email cory.ellis@stmarysmd.com. Callers may also call CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333, (callers can remain anonymous), or text a tip to "TIP239" plus your message to '"CRIMES" (274637).

SAME SUSPECT STRIKES AGAIN AT WALMART: On December 9 at 7:47 PM, the suspect loaded a 50 inch television set into a shopping cart at Walmart. He then left the store without paying. He was seen getting into a white Chrysler 300 with large chrome rims. This is the third theft involving this suspect since November 14. The suspect may go by the nickname "Kimbo Slice."

SAME SUSPECT STRIKES AGAIN AT SNELLMAN'S STORE IN HOLLYWOOD: The same suspect operating the same vehicle broke into the Pepsi machine at Snellman's Store 3 times since June 2014.

On June 4, at approximately 3:09 AM, a heavy set black male suspect broke the lock off of the Pepsi machine located in front of Snellman's Store on Sotterly Road. The suspect opened the machine and stole the money located inside. The suspect was operating a possibly older model, conversion style, maroon, passenger van with light colored pin striping. CASE #30302-14.

On September 7, at approximately 1:26 AM, the same heavy set black male suspect broke the lock off of the same Pepsi machine and stole the money located inside. The suspect was operating the same maroon van with pin striping. CASE #48148-14.

On November 29, at approximately 1:36 AM, the same heavy set black male suspect, once again, broke into the Pepsi machine and stole the money contained inside. He was operating the same maroon van with pin striping. CASE #63647-14.

ASSAULT: On December 1, Deputy Logue responded to a residence in Hilton Drive in Lexington Park for a reported disturbance. Deputy Logue observed a victim with a bloody nose. The victim alleged suspect Karen Ann Johnson, 36, of Lexington Park, punched the victim in the face during an argument. Johnson was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #63986-14.

ASSAULT: On December 1, Deputy Bare responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for a fight between inmates. The investigation revealed suspect Dana Marie Royster, 30, of Lusby, threw a container of liquid on the victim during an argument. Royster was charged with 2nd Degree Assault on DOC Employee (Inmate). CASE #63875-14.

ASSAULT: On December 3, Deputy Logue responded to the 19000 block of Piney Point Road in Callaway for a reported disturbance. The victim alleged suspect Joseph Franklin Greenwell, 37, of Great Mills, became angry with the victim for not coming home in a timely manner. Greenwell drove to where the victim was and an argument ensued. During the argument, Greenwell grabbed the victim by the throat and pushed the victim backwards to the ground causing an elbow injury. Greenwell fled the scene after the call to 911. However, he was located by incoming deputies and placed under arrest. Greenwell was transported to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and charged with 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #64180-14.

VIOLATION PROTECTIVE ORDER: On December 4, Deputy Schultz responded to Food Lion located on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park. The victim alleged suspect John Edward Clopper, 32, of Lexington Park, had contacted the victim several times in violation of an active protective order. Deputy Schultz responded to Clopper’s residence. Clopper answered the door however he refused to come outside. Deputy Schultz advised Clopper he was under arrest, at which time Clopper attempted to close the door and flee further into the residence. Deputy Schultz pursued Clopper and was able to apprehend him in the living room without further incident. Clopper was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Violation of Protective Order and Resisting Arrest. CASE #64395-14.

DUI Arrests

James Ashley Gates, 33, of Mechanicsville, on 11/21/2014 by Deputy Padukiewicz

Johnny Antonio Zuniga, 24, of Silver Spring, on 11/26/2014 by Deputy McClure

Mercedes Keyaira Carter, 22, of Lexington Park, on 11/30/2014 by Deputy McClure

Steven Louis Michalk, 29, of Lexington Park, on 11/29/2014 by Deputy Holdsworth

Robert Christopher Quesenberry, 48, of Mechanicsville, on 11/30/2014 by Deputy Holdsworth

James Allen Obryhim, 63, of Lexington Park, on 11/30/2014 by Wilson

Brian Paul Davis, 30, of Cheltenham, charged 12/3/2014 from incident on 9/6/2014 by Deputy S. Cameron

Zachary James Tarallo, 22, of Sparks Glencoe, MD, on 12/6/2014 by Deputy Padukiewicz

Clayton Wayne Vermillion, 18, of Nanjemoy, MD, on 12/6/2014 by Deputy Siciliano

Kevin Tyler Harville, 21, of Mechanicsville, on 12/6/2014 by Deputy Pontorno

Jessica Jean Bennett, 26, of Hughesville, on 12/6/2014 by Deputy Bare

Doug Brian Hansen, 42, of Mechanicsville, on 12/7/2014 by Deputy Muschette

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 .

Sponsored Content

Reader Comments

Featured Sponsor

Gateau Physical Therapy
When you think of health, maintaining or restoring, think of Gateau Physical Therapy. Offices in California and Lusby.

Follow SoMd HL News