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

St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Reports


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (March 30, 2015)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

Fatal Vehicle Crash - Leonardtown

On March 22 at 3:38 a.m., deputies responded to a motor vehicle crash on Point Lookout Road in the area of Juniors Court. Deputies located a 1996 Cadillac Seville resting in the woods against a tree. The operator, identified as Daniel Mark Boarman, 50, of Mechanicsville, was pronounced dead on the scene.

Members of the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Collision Reconstruction Unit responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. Preliminary investigation indicated the vehicle left the roadway for unknown reasons and struck a tree. Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.

Arrests

PATROL DEPUTIES ARREST 2 FOR BURGLARY: On March 20, at 4:35 p.m., deputies responded to a residence on Morning Glory Lane for a reported burglary to an occupied residence. The Emergency Communications Center received a description of the suspect vehicle and provided it to responding deputies. Corporal J. Graves observed the vehicle in the parking lot of an apartment complex located in the 13000 block of Point Lookout Road in Ridge. Corporal Graves and additional deputies attempted to locate the occupants of the vehicle while Deputy T. Wesner responded to the scene of the burglary.

The burglary victim alleged he heard noises coming from the basement. When he entered the basement he found the exterior doors wide open and the suspect vehicle pulling out of the driveway. The victim was able to see the driver and a passenger in the vehicle. Deputy Wesner determined suspects forced entry into the residence through the basement door damaging the door and frame. However, the homeowner interrupted the suspects before anything was stolen.

Meanwhile, deputies at the apartment complex were able to determine which apartment belonged to the operator of the suspect vehicle. Deputies subsequently searched the apartment and located suspects Deandre T. Keys, 18, of Lexington Park, and Terrance Marquis Savoy, 22, of Ridge, hiding in the attic under insulation. Keys and Savoy were placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. Both were charged with 1st Degree Burglary and Malicious Destruction of Property Under $1,000. CASE #15855-15

SOLICITATION OF A MINOR: On March 9, detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division began an investigation after receiving information, John Allen Combs, Sr., 42, of Lexington Park—a tier 1 registered sex offender—had posted child pornography on his social media sites.

During the investigation, Combs began communicating with a 15-year-old girl via a social media website. Over the course of several days, the communication continued and lead to Combs sending nude photos of himself to the girl. Combs then requested the girl have sexual intercourse with him.

On March 18, Combs responded to a predetermined location to meet with the girl and was placed under arrest by detectives. Combs was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Felony Sexual Solicitation of a Minor and 2 counts of Sex Offender Violation. CASE #14637-15

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On March 15, deputies responded to the Pegg Road Shell station, located at 22141 Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for a disturbance. On arrival, they located Kyle Derrell Howell, 24, of Newark, New Jersey, inside the store throwing items on the floor and he appeared to be under the influence of alcohol. Prior to the deputies arrival, Howell chased an employee around the store. Howell was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center by Deputy Murphy. He was charged with Property Destruction Under $1,000, Disorderly Conduct, and Possession Alcoholic Beverage. CASE # 14556-15

ASSAULT, RESISTING ARREST: Deputy D. Smith responded to a residence on Jay Dee Court in Great Mills for a domestic assault in progress. The victim alleged suspect Robert Alan Mandley, Jr., 28, of Charlotte Hall, was intoxicated and struck the victim in the face with his fist. Mandley then struck a second victim in the face. He had also damaged property in the residence prior to the assault. Deputy Smith placed Mandley under arrest and in handcuffs. While walking Mandley to the patrol car he attempted to flee from deputies. Mandley was quickly apprehended and placed in the patrol car. He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with 2nd Degree Assault, Property Destruction Over $500, Failure to Obey Lawful Order, and Resisting Arrest. CASE #14583-15

ASSAULT: On March 16, DFC Bowen responded to a residence on Rowan Knight Drive in Lexington Park for a reported assault. The victim alleged suspect Stephan Domont Alston, 54, of Lexington Park, strangled the victim with his hands during an argument. The victim was able to get free and call 911. DFC Bowen observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim’s throat. Alston was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #14926-15

VIOLATION PROTECTIVE ORDER: On March 16, Deputy LaFave responded to a residence on Frank Hayden Lane in California for a reported violation of a protective order. The victim alleged suspect Michael Jonathan Reeb, 28, of Great Mills, contacted the victim on social media via third party in violation of an active protective order. Deputy LaFave located Reeb and placed him under arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Violation Protective Order. CASE #14957-15

ASSAULT: On March 17, Deputy H. Smith responded to the Circuit Courthouse in Leonardtown for an assault. On arrival, deputies assigned to court security had two suspects in custody identified as Josephine Bernetta Tippett, 19, and Angela Rose Tippett-Wedding, 36, both of California. Deputies heard a disturbance in the hallway and found the suspects kicking the victim. Deputies separated the parties and placed Josephine Tippett in handcuffs after she refused to cooperate and continued to act in a disorderly manner.

The investigation revealed the suspects assaulted the victim as she exited the courtroom with suspect Angela Tippett-Wedding’s ex-husband. Tippett-Wedding struck the victim in the face with her forearm and pushed her backwards to the floor. The victim was able to stand up after others intervened. At that time, Josephine Tippett struck the victim in the forehead while Tippett-Wedding bit the victim’s leg. Deputies arrived and broke up the fight.

Tippett-Wedding and Tippett were placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. Both were charged with 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #15074-15

VIOLATION PROTECTIVE ORDER: On March 17, Deputy K. Molitor responded to a residence on Goldenrod Drive in Great Mills for the report of a protective order violation. The victim alleged suspect Deena Jo Neville, 47, of Great Mills, contacted the victim by calling the victim’s phone and sending text messages in violation of an active protective order. Deputy Molitor located Neville and placed her under arrest. Neville was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Violation Protective Order. CASE #15217-15

THEFT: On March 20, DFC Knott responded to the Taco Bell located on MacAurthur Boulevard in California for a reported employee theft. The investigation revealed suspect Taneesha Shantel Washington, 23, of Leonardtown, was in charge of depositing the money from the business in her capacity as the assistant manager. The district manager indicated deposits totaling over $3,800 were not dropped by Washington between March 17 and March 20. Washington was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with 2 counts Theft $1,000 to Under $10,000. CASE #15822-15

FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT: On March 20, Deputy Cole responded to a residence on Jay Dee Court in Lexington Park for a man with a gun. The victim alleged he was stopped at a traffic light on Great Mills Road when suspect Charles Timothy Moore, 33, of Lexington Park, pulled his vehicle next to him. The victim and Moore began to argue. They proceeded to drive to the residence on Jay Dee Court where both got out of their vehicles and the argument continued. Moore suddenly walked back to his vehicle and retrieved a black handgun. He then pointed the handgun at the victim and indicated he was going to kill him. Moore then stopped and walked inside the residence with the handgun. The handgun was determined to be a BB gun, which the victim believed to be real. Moore was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 1st and 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #15864-15

Incident Briefs

03/20/2015 THEFT: A victim, who resides in Lexington Park, reported an unknown suspect(s) stole money from his bank account. Case remains open. CASE #15834-15

03/20/2015 BURGLARY MOTOR VEHICLE: A victim, who resides on Point Lookout Road in Helen, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his car and stole property. Case remains open. CASE #15836-15

03/22/2015 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides in Valley Lee, reported unknown suspect(s) entered the unsecured residence and stole property. Case remains open. CASE #16056-15

03/23/2015 FRAUD: A victim, who resides on Cryer Road, reported unknown suspect(s) used his personal information to file income taxes and receive the return. Case forwarded to CID. CASE #16253-15

03/25/2015 VANDALISM: A victim, who resides on Horseshoe Road in Clements, reported unknown suspect(s) damaged her vehicles when they spun tires causing rocks and dirt to strike the vehicle. Case remains open. CASE #16653-15

03/27/2015 THEFT OF MOTOR VEHICLE: A victim, who resides on East Edenview Court in Mechanicsville, reported unknown suspect(s) stole his unsecured work truck while it was parked at his residence overnight. The vehicle was located after it had been wrecked on Jane Gay Way. Numerous pieces of property were stolen from the vehicle. Case remains open. CASE #17125-15

03/27/2015 THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE: A victim, who resides on East Edenview Court in Mechanicsville, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his vehicle and stole property. Case remains open. CASE #17159-15

03/28/2015 SHOOTING COMPLAINT: at 11:06 p.m., the Emergency Communications Center received a report from one complainant who heard multiple gun shots fired in the area of Old Rolling Road in California. Deputies were in the area within minutes and nothing was observed. CASE #17288-15

03/28/2015 SHOOTING COMPLIANT: At 11:58 p.m., the Emergency Communications Center received a report from one complainant who heard multiple gun shots fired in the area of Flower Drive in Lexington Park. Deputies were in the area within minutes and nothing was observed. CASE #17304-15

03/29/2015 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Chaptico Road in Mechanicsville, reported unknown suspect(s) entered her residence sometime since December 2014 and stole property. Case remains open. CASE #17543-15

03/29/2015 SHOOTING COMPLAINT: At 12:15 a.m., the Emergency Communications Center received 2 reports from complainants who heard multiple gun shots in the area of Deerwood Park Drive in Leonardtown. Deputies responded to the area and nothing was observed. CASE #17557-15

03/29/2015 STOP SIGN THEFT: On March 29, at around 10:15 p.m., unknown suspect(s) stole the stop sign located on Mechanicsville Road at the Budd's Creek Road intersection. Corporal Emory Johnson is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect or suspects responsible for this theft.

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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