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St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Reports


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (May 1, 2015)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

Vehicle Accidents

FATAL CRASH - LEXINGTON PARK: On April 25 at 1:10 a.m., deputies responded to a single vehicle crash on Pegg Road and Westbury Boulevard. Deputies found a vehicle off the roadway overturned. The front seat passenger, identified as Michael Dobbins, age 27, of Lexington Park, was able to get out of the vehicle, however the driver was trapped inside. Dobbins was transported to MedStar St. Mary's Hospital by ambulance for treatment of minor injuries. The driver, identified as Stephen Adams, age 29, of Marbury, was pronounced dead on the scene. Dobbins and Adams were the only two occupants of the vehicle. The preliminary investigation indicated the 1993 Chevrolet Caprice was traveling southbound on Pegg Road when it left the roadway, struck a guardrail on the northbound shoulder, and overturned. The vehicle came to rest in a wooded area on the northbound side of Pegg Road. Sheriff's Office Collision Reconstruction Team members responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. At this time, speed appears to be a contributing factor in the crash.

FATAL CRASH - GREAT MILLS: On April 22 at 5:19 p.m., deputies, fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to Boothe Farm Lane located off of Flat Iron Road for a serious motor vehicle crash. Deputies located a single vehicle that had crashed into a tree. The driver and sole occupant of the 2000 Chrysler Cirrus, identified as Ashley Lauren Taylor, age 25, of California, was pronounced dead on the scene. Sheriff's Office Collision Reconstruction Unit members responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. The preliminary investigation indicated Taylor was traveling westbound on Boothe Farm Lane when she lost control of the vehicle, left the roadway, and struck a tree. At this time, speed is believed to be a contributing factor.

DUI Arrests

Kosack, Brett William, age 24, of Bushwood, on 3/29/2015 by Deputy Flerlage

McDaniel, Jonathan Jarred Gabriel, age 18, of Lexington Park, on 1/11/2015 by Deputy H. Smith NP

Goldsborough, Dale Francis, age 55, of Hollywood, on 4/4/2015 by Deputy Steinbach

Evans, James Alexander SR, age 56, of Great Mills, on 4/5/2015 by Deputy Tirpak

Forrest, Christopher Paul, age 39, of Lusby, on 4/9/2015 by Deputy Manns

Houle, John Joseph, age 43, of California, on 4/11/2015 by Deputy Flerlage

Forsyth, John Tyler, age 20, of Avenue, on 4/12/2015 by Corporal E. Johnson NP

Wathen, Charles Bernard, age 38, of Mechanicsville, on 4/12/2015 by Corporal E. Johnson NP

Decker, Daniel JR, age 24, of Hollywood, on 4/13/2015 by DFC Bowen

Stewart, James Edward, III., age 38, of Lexington Park, on 4/14/2015 by Deputy LaFave

Stone, Robert Nicholas, age 22, of Patuxent River, on 4/18/2015 by Deputy Tirpak

Williams, Catherine Ann, age 29, of Bryans Road, on 4/18/2015 by Deputy Lawrence NP

Gam, William Ralph, age 20, of Edgewater, on 4/18/2015 by DFC Flerlage

Kotowski, Theodore Eustace, age 54, of Great Mills, on 4/19/2015 by Deputy Lawrence

Sakran, Frank Charles, Jr., age 31, of Mechanicsville, on 4/19/2015 by DFC Flerlage NP

Arrests

DUI, DRUG POSSESSION: On April 14, Deputy LaFave responded to a lookout broadcast by the Emergency Communications Center for a burgundy vehicle operating in a reckless manner. Deputy LaFave observed the vehicle stopped in the travel portion of the roadway on Three Notch Road at the Route 4 intersection. The vehicle remained stopped after the traffic signal turned green. The operator, identified as James Edwards Stewart III, age 38, of Lexington Park, was slumped over the wheel. Stewart was breathing but not responsive. Deputy LaFave placed the vehicle in park and was able to then wake Stewart up. Deputy LaFave detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage and field sobriety tests were subsequently administered. Stewart did not pass the tests satisfactorily and was placed under arrest. A search of the vehicle was conducted at which time a suspected oxycodone tablet was located in the center cup holder. Stewart’s driving privilege in Maryland was also suspended and revoked. He was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance: Not Marijuana, Driving Under the Influence, Driving Without a License, Driving While Suspended/Revoked, and Negligent Driving. CASE #21238-15

THEFT: On April 15, Deputy Muschette responded to the California Walmart for a reported theft. A loss prevention employee reported suspect Deangelo Mussie Nock, age 20, of Lusby, placed a portable battery charger in his pocket and passed all points of sale. The property was valued at $25.00. Nock was charged with Theft Under $100 by criminal citation. CASE #21501-15

TRESPASSING: On April 15, Deputy J. Smith observed suspect Troy David Yates, age 49, of Lexington Park, coming out of the Subway located in Millison Plaza. Yates had been issued a notice not to trespass for the Millision Plaza Property on 3-20-14 and 1-29/2015 by Deputy Cole. Yates was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Trespassing. CASE #21422-15

DRUG POSSESSION: On April 17, Deputy Flerlage stopped a silver Dodge sport utility vehicle for a traffic violation. Upon making contact with the driver and sole occupant, identified as Joseph Jeremiah Reed, age 33, of Waldorf, Deputy Flerlage smelled an odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. A probable cause search was conducted at which time a cellophane baggie containing two blue pills, (suspected oxycodone), was located under the passenger side front seat. Reed was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance: Not Marijuana. CASE #21836-15

ASSAULT: On April 18, Deputy Schultz responded to a residence on Park Pines Drive in Lexington Park, for a reported assault. The victim alleged suspect Edwin Standford Foote, Jr., age 52, of Lexington Park, poked the victim in the face then grabbed the victim’s chin. The victim attempted to leave in a vehicle, however Foote stood in front of the car door. Foote moved after the victim threatened to call police. Foote was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #22132-15

ASSAULT: On April 18, Deputy H. Smith responded to a residence in the 39000 block of Mount Wolf Road in Charlotte Hall for a reported attempted burglary. The victim alleged suspect, Marc Joseph Batholomew, age 47, of Charlotte Hall, began arguing with the victim over damage to a window. Batholomew picked the victim up under the armpits and pushed the victim into a hallway. Batholomew was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault. The burglary was unfounded. CASE #22161-15

THEFT: On April 18, Deputy Knott responded to the California Walmart for a reported theft. A loss prevention employee alleged suspect Katherine Marie Higgs, age 37, of Avenue, entered the self-checkout with a cart full of merchandise. She scanned and paid for a few of the items then attempted to leave the store with entire cart of merchandise. The value of the stolen items was over $130.00. Higgs was charged with Theft Under $1,000 by criminal citation. CASE #22182-15

TRESPASSING: On April 19, Deputy K. Molitor responded to St. Mary’s College for a reported trespasser on the campus. On 4/18/15 at 11:07 p.m., suspect Andrew Dennis Richardson, age 22, of North Potomac, was issued a notice not to trespass on the college property. A few hours later, Richardson returned to the campus. He was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Trespassing on School Grounds. CASE #22356-15

THEFT, DRUG POSSESSION: On April 19, Corporal Seyfried responded to the California Walmart for a reported theft. A loss prevention employee reported suspects Patricia Josephine Fields, age 23, of Leonardtown, and Amber Renne Stewart, age 24, of Lusby, stole items of merchandise from the business. They concealed the items and had passed all points of sale when they were stopped by loss prevention. The total value of merchandise was over $80.00. During a search conducted after their arrest, both suspects were found to be in possession of hypodermic needles used to inject heroin. Fields and Stewart were transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Theft Under $100 and Possession Paraphernalia. CASE #22428-15

FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT: On April 20, Corporal Corcoran responded to a residence on Columbus Drive in Lexington Park for a reported assault involving a knife. The victim alleged suspect Kenyada Sharna Scriber, age 26, of Lexington Park, grabbed a knife from a bedroom and stabbed the victim in the hand during an argument. Scriber was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with 1st and 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #22521-15

DRUG POSSESSION: On April 20, Deputy Fennessey responded to a residence on Horseshoe Road in Clements at the request of members of the Maryland Department of Public Safety Warrant Apprehension Unit. Detectives responded to the residence to serve an arrest warrant on Laffan Xavier Price, age 57, of Leonardtown. Detectives observed a male suspect matching the description of Price fleeing on foot. The male was subsequently apprehended and identified as Laffan Price. As Price fled on foot, detectives saw him throw a clear plastic bag under a vehicle. Inside the bag were several smaller folded pieces of paper containing suspected heroin. Price was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance – Not Marijuana. CASE #22549-15

DETECTIVES ARREST 2 AFTER ROBBERY IN LEXINGTON PARK: On April 19, deputies responded to the Queen Anne Park Apartment complex on Great Mills Road for a reported assault. Deputies located 2 male victims with significant injuries. One of the victims had a large cut on his face and a possible head injury. He was flown to an area hospital for treatment. The second victim was transported to MedStar St. Mary's Hospital by ambulance. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. The investigation revealed a female began to argue with the two victims over a parking space. The female told her boyfriend, identified as suspect Tavon Mariando Thompson, age 18, of no fixed address, and his friend identified as suspect Deodis Lee Clyburn, Jr., age 20, of Lexington Park, who then confronted the two victims in front of an apartment on Eric Road. Thompson and Clyburn began to strike the victims in the face. Clyburn struck one of the victims knocking him out. As the victim lay on the pavement, Clyburn stomped the victim's face with his foot. Clyburn then stole the same victim's property while he lay on the pavement unconscious. Meanwhile, Thompson was assaulting the second victim by punching him in the face until bystanders intervened. Thompson tried to steal the second victim's wallet, however the victim was able to stop him. Thompson and Clyburn were placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. Thompson was charged with Robbery, 1st Degree Assault, and 2nd Degree Assault.

SUSPECT CHARGED AFTER POINTING GUN AT TOW DRIVER: On April 22, at 10:20 p.m., Deputy Muschette responded to Fox Chase Drive for the report of a man with a gun. A caller to 911 provided a description of the suspect with the gun. Deputy Muschette observed two subjects in the area matching the description and they were detained. The investigation revealed, the victim, a tow truck driver for Precision Towing, alleged the two subjects became angry at him for being in the apartment complex. During the exchange, one of the two subjects, identified as suspect Mark Albert Fenwick, age 22, of Lexington Park, produced a handgun. Fenwick then pointed the handgun at the victim. Fearing for his life, the victim quickly got into the truck and left, while Fenwick ran into a nearby stairwell in the apartment complex. During the incident, Fenwick threatened to shoot another resident in the apartment complex after the resident looked outside to see what was happening. Fenwick was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged with 1st Degree Assault. CASE #23060-15

SUSPECT CHARGED WITH 1ST DEGREE ASSAULT: On April 29th at 11:36 p.m., deputies responded to a residence on Charles Way for a domestic assault involving a firearm. The investigation revealed, the victim engaged in an argument with the suspect, identified as Roland Louise Fenwick, age 51, of Great Mills, while at Fenwick's home. Fenwick suddenly threw the victim on the sofa and began to strangle the victim with his hands. The victim was able to break free and run out of the home. The victim ran to a neighbor's home while Fenwick gave chase with a shotgun pointed at the victim's head. The neighbor let the victim and a relative of the victim, who also fled Fenwick's home during the assault, inside. However, Fenwick quickly entered the home in pursuit of the victims without the homeowner's consent while still armed with the shotgun. The relative of the victim was able to take the shotgun away from Fenwick and run from the home. Fenwick then fled from the neighbor's home. Deputies later determined Fenwick had left the area in a vehicle prior to their arrival. Fenwick also stole the victim's cell phone during the assault. Numerous deputies and a Sheriff's Office K9 unit responded and conducted an exhaustive search for Fenwick, but were unable to locate him. Deputy L. Johnson immediately applied for an arrest warrant, which was issued by the District Court Commissioner. On April 30th at approximately 9:00 a.m., Fenwick was located at the Charles Way address and placed under arrest. He was served the warrant charging him with 2 COUNTS 1st Degree Assault, 2 COUNTS 2nd Degree Assault, Home Invasion, Theft Under $1,000, Rifle/Shotgun Possession with Felony Conviction, and Use of a Firearm in Commission of Crime of Violence.

ASSAULT: On April 27th Deputy Lawrence responded to the 22000 block of Valley Estates Drive in Lexington Park for a reported assault. Callers to the Emergency Communications Center reported hearing cries for help. Deputy Lawrence located the victim who alleged suspect Anthony Michael Ajitsingh, age 26, of Lexington Park, strangled the victim with his hands during an argument over car keys. Ajitsingh was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #24447-15

THEFT: On April 21, Corporal Rogers responded to Kohl’s Department Store for a reported theft. A loss prevention employee observed 2 female suspects conceal several pieces of merchandise. Both suspects then left the store passing all points of purchase. The suspects were able to flee in a vehicle, however responding deputies located the car. The suspects, identified as Sara Ann Jones, age 20, of Lusby, and Haley Marie Gott, age 18, of Lusby, were in possession of over $270.00 in stolen merchandise. Both were placed under arrest and charged with Theft Under $1,000 by criminal citation. CASE #22970-15

ASSAULT: On April 25, at 10:30 a.m., Deputy Muschette responded to a residence in the 46000 block of Valley Court for a domestic disturbance. The victim alleged suspect Robin Nicole Battle, age 32, of Lexington Park, struck the victim in the face and scratched the victim’s neck during an argument over an electric blanket. The victim had visible injuries. Battle was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #23822-15

At approximately 1:40 p.m., Corporal Rogers returned to the Valley Court address for another reported assault. The victim alleged suspect Robin Nicole Battle returned home from the previous incident and threw bleach on the victim and the victim’s clothing. Battle was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #23863-15

ASSAULT: On April 25, Deputy Dale Smith responded to a residence on Scarborough Road in Lexington Park for a domestic assault in progress. During an argument over money, the suspect identified as Susan Michelle Furr, age 28, of Lexington Park, bit the victim. Deputy Smith observed a fresh injury on the victim. Furr was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #23942-15

CHILD ABUSE: On April 25, Corporal Kirkner responded to a residence in the 44000 block of Clarkes Landing Road in Hollywood. The occupants of the home called 911 after two children (ages 8 and 12), who live nearby, ran to their home after allegedly being assaulted by their mother. The older child alleged suspect Loren Bliss Cyr, age 32, of Hollywood, threw the victim off of a bed and strangled the victim with her hands. The victim was able to escape only to be chased down by Cyr. Cyr then grabbed the victim’s arm and hair. The victim got away again only to be chased down by Cyr who continued to strangle the victim with her hands. The victim was able to escape with the younger sibling to a nearby home for help. The victim suffered non life-threatening injuries. Cyr was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with 2nd Degree Child Abuse by Custodian and 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #23881-15

Incident Briefs

4/17/2015 THEFT: A victim, who resides on Trinity Church Road in St. Mary's City, reported unknown suspects stole property from the home. Case remains open. CASE #21913-15

4/17/2015 PROPERTY DESTRUCTION: A victim, who resides on Chapman Drive in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) damaged her vehicle's windshield with a BB gun. Case remains open. CASE #21939-15

4/19/2015 THEFT: A victim, who resides on Leachburg Road in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) stole property from the bed of his pick up truck. Case remains open. CASE #22287-15

4/21/2015 PROPERTY DESTRUCTION: A victim, who resides on Yorktown Road in Lexington Park, reported hearing glass break upstairs. Unknown suspect(s) possibly shot the window out with a BB gun, however no projectiles were found. CASE #22680-15

4/21/2015 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his shed and stole property. Case remains open. CASE #22888-15

4/21/2015 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) forcibly entered 3 sheds on her property. Nothing appeared to have been stolen. Case remains open. CASE #22890-15

4/21/2015 BURGLARY: A complainant reported unknown suspect(s) entered a shed on the property of a vacant residence in Lexington Park. Nothing appeared to have been stolen. Case remains open. CASE #22896-15

4/23/2015 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Reeder Sanners Lane in Hollywood, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his home and stole property. Case remains open. CASE #23317-15

4/23/2015 ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Altman Court, reported she found a window screen that appeared to have been pried in an attempted to enter the home. Case remains open. CASE #23316-15

4/24/2015 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Tin Top School Road, reported unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the residence and stole property. Case remains open. CASE #23469-15

4/24/2015 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Susan Lane, reported unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the residence and stole property. CASE #23504/15

4/24/2015 BURGLARY MOTOR VEHICLE: A victim, who resides on Kavanagh Road, reported unknown suspect(s) entered his vehicle and stole money. Case remains open. CASE #23576-15

4/24/2015 BURGLARY MOTOR VEHICLE: A victim reported unknown suspect(s) entered her unsecured vehicle and stole property. Case remains open. CASE #23612-15

4/25/2015 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides in the 25000 block of Mechanicsville Road, reported unknown suspect(s) stole property form the residence. CASE #23802-15

4/26/2015 BURGLARY: A complainant reported unknown suspect(s) entered an unsecured vacant home in Valley Lee. Nothing appeared to be missing. CASE #24074-15

4/29/2015 BURGLARY: A victim, who resides on Chapman Drive in Lexington Park, reported unidentified suspects attempted to force entry into the residence. Case remains open. CASE #24661-15

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