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

St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Office Arrest Reports


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Aug. 10, 2015)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following arrest reports.

WOMAN CHARGED WITH RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT AFTER REPOSSESSION: On July 31 at 11:17 a.m., Corporal Tim Snyder was leaving District Court when he was flagged down by a tow truck driver. Corporal Snyder saw an Elite Services tow truck backed up to a Cadillac Escalade. The towing forks were underneath the Cadillac but not connected. However, the chain from the tow truck was connected to the Cadillac. The operator provided Corporal Snyder with repossession paperwork for the Cadillac. The operator told Corporal Snyder that he had connected the chain to the Cadillac before making contact with a female inside due to previous incidents with the female owner, identified as Sheila Lisa Miles, 42, of Lexington Park. The driver then showed Miles the repossession paperwork, at which time Miles refused to give up the vehicle. Corporal Snyder made contact with Miles who was seated in the driver’s seat. Miles exited the vehicle and alleged the finance company gave her permission to retain the vehicle after making a payment. Corporal Snyder contacted the finance company and determined that was not true and the repossession order was still in effect. After Corporal Snyder advised Miles the order was still active, she entered the Cadillac and started the engine. Miles then drove forward over a curb striking other parked vehicles. Three children were in the Cadillac at the time and it was pulling the tow vehicle, which was a large Dodge 3500. Miles was about to strike another occupied vehicle in the parking lot when Corporal Snyder ran up to the driver’s door and ordered her to stop with his handgun drawn pointed toward the ground. Miles stopped the vehicle and got out. She was immediately placed under arrest. An 8-year-old girl in the Cadillac was injured and taken for treatment by her parents. The towing vehicle was damaged during the incident. Miles was transported to the St. Mary’s County detention Center and charged with Attempted Motor Vehicle Theft, 6 COUNTS Reckless Endangerment, Property Destruction, and Unauthorized Use. CASE #44766-15

CHILD NEGLECT: On July 30, Deputy Schultz responded to a residence on Liberty Street in Lexington Park in reference to a domestic related argument involving suspect Demetrius Lakies Butler, age 25, of Lexington Park. Deputy Schultz knocked on the door and a 5-year-old girl answered. The girl advised she was home alone. Further investigation revealed Butler had left the home at 7:40 a.m., while she was asleep. Deputy Schultz found her home alone at 9:05 a.m. Butler was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Neglect of a Minor. CASE #44545-15

PROTECTIVE ORDER VIOLATION: On July 23, Deputy Jason Smith was walking out of the District Court Carter building when he saw suspect Troy David Yates, age 49, of Lexington Park, who he knew from prior contact. Yates walked over to the victim and began to talk to the victim in violation of an active protective order. The protective order stipulated Yates was to have no contact with the victim. Yates was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Violation Protective Order. CASE#43213-15

PROTECTIVE ORDER VIOLATION: On July 26, Corporal Corcoran responded to Bethson Street in Great Mills for a violation of an active protective order. The victim alleged that suspect Eric Joseph Zernhelt, age 35, of Great Mills, spoke to the victim and took photos of the victim while the victim was walking on the street. The protective order stipulated Zernhelt was to have no contact with the victim. Zernhelt was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Violation Protective Order. CASE #43834-15

ROBBERY: On July 24, Deputy Schultz responded to a residence on Midway Drive in Lexington Park for a reported assault. The investigation revealed suspect Rico Kinta Keys, Jr., age 20, of Lexington Park, came to the victim’s residence to gather some of his belongings from inside the home. An argument between the victim and Keys ensued. Keys grabbed the victim by the hair and slammed the victim’s head into a wall breaking the victim’s glasses. Keys then drug the victim by the hair to a car parked on Midway Drive and slammed the victim’s head into a window. The victim fell to the ground at which time Keys ripped the cell phone from the victim’s hand and fled the scene. Deputies were unable to locate Keys and a warrant was immediately obtained for his arrest. On July 25, Keys was located and placed under arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and the warrant charging Keys with 2nd Degree Assault, Robbery, Theft Under $1,000, Vandalism, and Trespassing was served. CASE #43443-15

DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On July 31, Deputy Holdsworth responded to a residence on Green Gables Court in Mechanicsville for a reported domestic assault. The victim alleged suspect Donald Reeves Burroughs, Jr., age 43, of Mechanicsville, threw the victim to the ground. The victim’s head struck the ground. Deputy Holdsworth observed fresh injuries on the victim’s face. Burroughs was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #44705-15

DOMESTIC ASSAULT: On July 31, Deputy Siciliano met with a victim who reported a domestic related assault. The victim alleged suspect Thomas Pierce Smith, age 42, of Manassas, Va., threw a cigarette lighter striking the victim in the leg while at a residence on Hickory Hollow Lane in California. Smith then threw a glass ashtray at the victim but missed. The ashtray hit the wall and shattered. Smith then left the home for about 15 minutes. When Smith returned the altercation continued in the kitchen. Smith struck the victim in the head with his fist then grabbed the victim by the hair. Deputy Siciliano observed multiple injuries on the victim. Smith was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #44870-15

ASSAULT: On July 31, Deputy D. Smith responded to a residence on Thomas Road in Piney Point for a reported assault. The investigation revealed the victim and suspect Margaret Emma Schneider, age 18, of Piney Point, engaged in an argument. Schneider suddenly began to hit the victim repeatedly until another person pulled her off. Deputy Smith found the victim lying on the ground bleeding from the face. The victim was transported to Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries. Schneider was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with 2nd Degree Assault. CASE #44748-15

THEFT: On June 11, a victim reported his wallet was stolen from his vehicle while parked in St. Mary’s County. The wallet contained several credit cards, which were subsequently used to make fraudulent purchases at various locations in St. Mary’s County. During the investigation video surveillance footage was obtained from the various businesses where the cards were used. The suspect using the stolen cards was subsequently identified as Martin NMN Bray, age 40, of Lexington Park. On August 3, Bray was charged via criminal summons with Use of a Credit Card Belonging to Another, 2 COUNTS of Theft of Credit Card, Rogue and Vagabond, Theft Scheme Under $1,000. CASE #34195-15

BURGLARY: On August 4, Corporal Corcoran responded to a residence on Rogers Drive in Lexington Park for a burglary. Multiple victims inside the home reported suspect Jeremiah Lee Logan, age 34, of Lexington Park, forced open the front door looking for a female, who was not there. Logan then left, only to return and force the door open a second time. Logan confronted a male victim inside the home and was about to assault him when another subject pulled Logan away. Logan was located at his nearby residence and placed under arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with 1st Degree Burglary – Home Invasion, 3rd Degree Burglary, Property Destruction, and Disorderly Conduct. CASE #45481-15

FAILURE TO REGISTER SEX OFFENDER: On July 22, suspect Abdull Kareem Muhammad, a/k/a Donald Taylor, age 34, of no fixed address, failed to register as a homeless sex offender as required by Maryland statute. Muhammad, who is a tier III lifetime registered sex offender, had received written notification to register on 7/22/2015 and was subsequently advised he was not in compliance by Corporal Raddatz of the Criminal Investigations Division Sex Offender Compliance Unit. Corporal Raddatz obtained a warrant charging Muhammad with Failure to Register. On July 27, Muhammad was located, placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where the warrant was served. CASE #43979-15

DUI Arrests

Samuel Wayne Green, age 22, of Leonardtown, on 7/1/2015 by Deputy Muschette

Tamesha Roshay Allen, age 23, of Lexington Park, on 7/5/2015 by Deputy Kerns

Brenda Ann Bowen, age 57, of Lexington Park, on 7/5/2015 by Deputy Muschette

James Alfred Forsyth, age 52, of Avenue, on 7/5/2015 by Deputy Kerns

Lewis Phillip Oliver, age 34, of Mechanicsville, on 7/11/2015 by Deputy Manns

Maninder Pal Singh, age 38, of Baltimore, on 7/14/2015 by Deputy Muschette

Cory Michael McAndrew, age 24, of Lusby, on 7/16/2015 by Corporal D. Corcoran

Dillon Warren Crews, age 24, of Mechanicsville, on 7/19/2015 by Corporal Kirkner

Jessie Marie Russell, age 21, of Leonardtown, on 7/27/2015 by Deputy Steinbach

Wesley Ross Noll, age 21, of Hollywood, on 7/30/2015 by Corporal D. Corcoran

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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