Drug Arrests in St. Mary's Co. - Southern Maryland Headline News

Drug Arrests in St. Mary's Co.

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Feb. 26, 2015)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Vice Narcotics Division released the following incident and arrest reports. The Division is an investigative team comprised of detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and Federal Drug Agents (HIDTA Group 34). The Division was established on September 1st, 2007.

HEROIN, OXYCODONE: As part of a follow up investigation, Amanda Rae Stark Morrison, 29, of Lexington Park, was charged with Possession of Heroin, Possession of Oxycodone and Possession of Paraphernalia. These charges were filed as a result of Suspect Morrison being injected with heroin by a co-defendant recently in the parking lot of a California shopping center.

HEROIN, OXYCODONE: The Vice/Narcotics division received information regarding potential drug activity in a business parking lot. Detectives observed Nicholas Irwin Sisler, 30, of Lexington Park, his girlfriend and another individual travel from Hollywood to California to a shopping center. It was there detectives located the vehicle in the parking lot as Suspect Sisler had finished injecting his girlfriend with heroin. Suspect Sisler was arrested and recovered from him was a quantity of heroin, oxycodone tablets and drug paraphernalia. Additional charges and arrests are pending a review with the state's attorney.

OXYCODONE, METHADONE: Stoney Lewis Buckler, 29, of Mechanicsville, was indicted as a result of an ongoing investigation into his drug distribution. Suspect Buckler was indicted for Distribution of Oxycodone and charges from his previous arrest of Possession with the Intent to Distribute Methadone.

COCAINE: Detectives began an investigation related to Reginald Delonte Barnes, 29, of Great Mills, and his distribution of cocaine in and around the Lexington Park area of St. Mary's County. Detectives were familiar with Suspect Thomas as he was a target of previous drug investigations and was wanted for Failing to Appear on those previously indicted felony drug charges. Detectives observed Thomas in an establishment in Great Mills and took him into custody. A search warrant was executed on his person and home which led to the recovery of more than $5,000 in cocaine, a quantity of marijuana and more than $1,000 in cash. Also seized was a 2001 Nissan Altima. Additional charges are pending a review with the state's attorney.

COCAINE, MARIJUANA: Detectives identified Javon Lyzel Dickens, 23, of Callaway, as a distributor of controlled dangerous substances. A search and seizure warrant was obtained and with the assistance of the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Emergency Services Team, a K-9 deputy and Vice/Narcotics Support Team deputies, the warrant was executed on Suspect Dickens' home. Detectives seized nearly $2,300 in cocaine, $2,400 in marijuana, a digital scale, packaging materials, nearly $2,800 in cash and his 1993 Honda Accord. Additional charges are pending a review with the state's attorney.

AMPHETAMINES: Christina Marie Russell, 32, of Lexington Park, was indicted for Possession with Intent to Distribute Amphetamines, Conspiracy, and Obtaining Alprazolam by Fraud. She was originally help with bond.

PURPLE DRANK: As detectives continue the investigation into a group of individuals from Washington D.C. who are passing fraudulent prescriptions, two additional arrests have been made. Detectives arrested Nelson Van Standifer, 22, and Ashley Nicole Tate, 26, both of Washington D.C. for attempting to obtain Promethazine with Codeine. This powerful cough syrup is known on the street as Purple Drank. Detectives arrested the two as they left a local pharmacy. Evidence has tied these two latest arrests to four prior arrests. Detectives are working with other jurisdictions in at least two states regarding this group and the fraudulent prescriptions they are passing. This investigation continues and additional charges are pending a review with the state's attorney.

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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