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

St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Reports


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (June 12, 2015)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

2 SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR BURGLARY & THEFT OF JEWELRY: In March 2015, deputies responded to a residence in the 38000 block of Chaptico Road for a burglary. The victim reported her residence had been burglarized sometime between December 18, 2014 and March 26, 2015, and over 100 pieces of jewelry were stolen valued at over $50,000. Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division assumed the investigation and developed Kyle Matthew Calub, age 25, and Ashley Lorene Jaxel, age 26, both of Mechanicsville, as suspects. Detectives learned several of the pieces of jewelry had been sold to Max Gold Buyers in Charles County by suspect Jaxel. Search and seizure warrants were executed and additional evidence was recovered. Calub and Jaxel were placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center by Detective Corporal David Alexander. Both were charged with 1st Degree Burglary and Theft $10,000 to $100,000. CASE #17534-15

SUSPECT CHARGED WITH HOME INVASION, ASSAULT WITH A KNIFE: On May 14, Deputy Logue responded to MedStar St. Mary's Hospital for the report of a domestic assault, which occurred on May 1st at a residence on Airdele Road. The victim and suspect Wayne Darnell Winters, age 43, of Lexington Park, engaged in an argument, while the victim was standing at the front door holding the screen door open. Winters approached the victim and slammed the screen door shut, but continued to walk out of the home down the porch stairs. The victim told Winters to leave, at which time he turned and began walking back toward the front door. The victim was trying to lock the front door, when Winters kicked it in. Winters then produced a pocket knife, opened the blade, and held it to the victim's chest. The victim fell backward to the floor. Winters stood over the victim with the knife until another person in the home entered the room with a sledgehammer and told him to leave. Winters then fled out of the residence. The victim was treated for a non life-threatening head injury as a result of falling backwards on the floor. On June 8, Winters was charged with Home Invasion, 3rd Degree Burglary, 4th Degree Burglary, 1st Degree Assault, and 2nd Degree Assault by arrest warrant. CASE #27931-15

BURGLARY SUSPECT RUNS OVER DEPUTY'S FOOT IS APPREHENDED AFTER VEHICLE PURSUIT - ASSAULTS POLICE DOG: On June 9, at 1:53 PM, deputies responded to an assault in progress at a residence on Halsey Court. While responding, the Emergency Communications Center (ECC) advised the suspect, identified as Anthony Fitzgerald Greenwell, age 48, of Great Mills, had forced his way into the home and assaulted a male victim. The ECC further provided the description of the car being driven by Greenwell; a blue 2001 Infiniti.

While responding, Corporal Keith Moritz saw a car matching the description exiting Halsey Court and stopped in front of it, causing the driver to stop as well. Corporal Moritz exited his patrol car and recognized the driver as Greenwell from previous law enforcement contact. Corporal Moritz told Greenwell to put the car in park, at which time he took his foot off the brake and the car began to move forward. Corporal Moritz ordered Greenwell to stop and he refused. Greenwell then suddenly accelerated and made a sharp left turn around the patrol car. The driver's side rear tire of the Infiniti ran over the back heal and outside portion of Corporal Moritz's right foot. Corporal Moritz was not incapacitated and immediately pursued Greenwell in his patrol car. Greenwell refused to stop and entered a residential neighborhood located off of Norris Road. Greenwell made several circles through the neighborhood - dangerously close to pedestrians. As he circled the neighborhood passing deputies, Greenwell openly smoked from a glass pipe (later determined to contain crack cocaine). Deputy Skyler LaFave deployed STOPSTICKS which successfully deflated all 4 tires. The vehicle's speed was greatly reduced, however Greenwell turned onto Chancellors Run Road and then onto Pegg Road; still operating in a reckless manner, refusing to stop on his own.

Several officers, who were in the area performing their regular duties, to include Natural Resources Police, Maryland State Police, and Sheriff's Office detectives assisted by blocking roadways leading into residential neighborhoods and shutting down traffic with their patrol cars as the pursuit progressed. They also blocked Greenwell from potentially striking a school bus.

Lieutenant David Yingling determined the car needed to be stopped before Greenwell injured a citizen, police officer, or himself or got out on Three Notch Road. At that time, Lieutenant Yingling forced Greenwell's car off of the roadway into a grass ditch where it came to a stop.

Deputies gave Greenwell loud commands to show his hands and exit the car. He refused and at one point held a sharp metal object in his hand. Corporal Heath Adams deployed his dog, Nero, through the passenger side door. Greenwell began fighting Nero at one point grabbing him by the neck and violently pushing his head into the roof of the car. Corporal Adams was able to pull Greenwell from the car as he continued to resist. Several officers were needed to place Greenwell in handcuffs. Greenwell was taken to MedStar St. Mary's hospital for treatment of the bite wounds, prior to being incarcerated at the St. Mary's County Detention Center.

After the pursuit was over, detectives returned to the residence on Halsey Court and determined Greenwell had driven his car right up the front door, over the lawn. He was confronted by a female, who was outside at the time. Greenwell pushed her to ground and entered the home without permission looking for someone who allegedly owned him money. A second male victim confronted Greenwell and was punched in the face. After not finding who he was looking for, Greenwell fled the scene in the Infiniti.

Corporal Moritz and his dog were not badly injured. No citizens were injured as a result of this incident.

Greenwell was charged with 1st Degree Assault, Harm Law Enforcement Animal, 1st Degree Burglary, 3rd Degree Burglary, 4th Degree Burglary, Theft Under $1,000, 3 counts 2nd degree Assault, Resisting Arrest, 2 counts Possession Controlled Dangerous Substance: Not Marijuana, 2 counts Possession Paraphernalia, Fleeing and Eluding, Reckless Driving, Negligent Driving, and Driving While Impaired by Controlled Dangerous Substance.

ASSAULT ON CORRECTIONAL OFFICER: On June 4, correctional officer Graves was serving inmates meals through the food chute at the St. Mary’s County Detention Center when inmate Joseph Desales Thomas, age 51, of Great Mills, kicked the door. When Thomas kicked the door, the food chute door struck CO Graves’ hand. Thomas was charged with 2nd Degree Assault on Law Enforcement by Deputy Jason Wilson. CASE #32530-15

ASSAULT: On June 5, Deputy Kerns responded to a residence on Army Navy Drive in Mechanicsville for a domestic assault in progress. The victim alleged suspect Sandra Dee Widmayer, age 44, of Mechanicsville, pushed and scratched the victim during an argument. Deputy Kerns observed injuries on the victim’s nose. Windmayer was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #32805-15

1ST DEGREE ASSAULT: On June 7, Deputy Fennessey responded to a residence on Spinnaker Circle in Lexington Park for an assault. The victim alleged suspect Sandra Renee Johnson, age 28, of Lexington Park, struck the victim in the head from behind with an unknown object. Deputy Fennessey observed a laceration on the right side of the victim’s head. The victim was transported to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital by ambulance with non life-threatening injuries. Deputy Fennessey determined Johnson used a claw hammer to hit the victim in the head. She also threw a shaving cream container at the victim, which struck the victim in the head. Johnson was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Officer. She was charged with 1st Degree Assault and 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #33367-15

THEFT: On June 8, Deputy Steinbach responded to the Best Buy Store located on Worth Avenue in California for a reported shoplifter. Loss prevention personnel alleged suspect Madison Rae Bateman, age 18, of Mechanicsville, concealed several pieces of merchandise and left the store without paying. Bateman was placed under arrest and a search was conducted. Additional stolen merchandise from Petco and Old Navy was recovered from inside her handbag. Bateman was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with 2 COUNTS Theft Under $1,000, Theft Under $100, and Theft Scheme Under $1,000. CASE #33572-15

Incident Briefs

6/5/2015 BURGLARY: Unknown suspect(s) forcibly entered a home on Poplar Ridge Road in Lexington Park and stole property. CASE #32846-15

6/5/2015 BURGLARY: Unknown suspect(s) entered a home on Daniel Court in Mechanicsville and stole property. CASE #32889-15

6/6/2015 BURGLARY TO MOTOR VEHICLE: Unknown suspect(s) entered a vehicle on Liberty Street and stole property. CASE #32987-15

6/6/2015 BURGLARY: Unknown suspect(s) forcibly entered a residence in the 19000 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park and stole property. CASE #33084-15

6/6/2015 BURGLARY: Sometime between 5-31/2015 and 6-6-15, unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a shed on Yowaski Mill Road in Mechanicsville and stole a riding lawnmower. CASE #33087-15

6/8/2015 VANDALISM: Unknown suspect(s) damaged several mailboxes along Old Rolling Road with explosives. Maryland State Fire Marshall's Office responded and assumed the investigation. CASE #33401-15

6/9/2015 BURGLARY: Unknown suspect(s) entered the Teariffic Cafe located on MacArthur Blvd., in the San Souci Plaza by smashing a window. Suspect(s) stole the cash register. Numerous deputies and K9 unit conducted an extensive search with negative results. CASE #33652-15

6/9/2015 ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: at 4:10 AM, deputies responded to Cook's Liquors located on Point Lookout Road for an alarm activation. Deputies located a piece of concrete outside the business which appeared to have been thrown at the glass door. No entry was made into the business. CASE #33654-15

6/9/2015 BURGLARY TO MOTOR VEHICLE: Unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked vehicle on South Pembrook Drive in Leonardtown and stole a wallet. CASE #33694-15

6/10/2015 THEFT MOTOR VEHICLE: The owner of a 1997 Chevrolet truck reported the truck stolen from the A&E Motel located on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park. A short time later, the truck was found by Corporal Cathcart unoccupied on Frank Hayden Lane. The truck was returned to the owner. CASE #33842-15

6/10/2015 THEFT: Unknown suspect(s) stole 2 trail cameras from the property of a residence on Harpers Court in Mechanicsville. CASE #33901-15

6/10/2015 BURGLARY TO MOTOR VEHICLE: Unknown suspect(s) entered the trunk of a vehicle on Compton Street in Leonardtown and stole property. CASE #33912-15

6/10/2015 INJURED SUBJECT: Deputies responded to a residence on Onion Fields Lane for a male subject shot in the hand. The investigation revealed the man accidentally shot himself in the hand while cleaning a handgun. He was treated at MedStar St. Mary's Hospital; the injury was not life-threatening. CASE #34011-15

6/10/2015 ARMED ROBBERY: At 11:23 PM, deputies responded to the Mechanicsville Burchmart for a robbery. A white male suspect entered the business, indicated he had a weapon, and demanded money. The suspect then fled on foot. Numerous deputies and K9 units conducted a search with negative results for the suspect. The Criminal Investigations Division has assumed the investigation. CASE #34074-15

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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