LEONARDTOWN, Md. (March 19, 2016)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
VICE/NARCOTICS LOCATE AND ARREST WANTED SUSPECT : Vice/Narcotics detectives were contacted by the King George Sheriff's Office who were seeking assistance in locating and apprehending Cameron Kane Silcott, 19, of King George, Va. Silcott was wanted by King George authorities for intent to conceal his identity. Members of the Narcotics Division conducted surveillance and apprehended Silcott at his place of employment in Mechanicsville. He was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and he is currently awaiting extradition proceedings. Pursuant to his arrest, Silcott was found in possession of evidentiary items related to alleged criminal activity in King George.
03-14-2016 ASSAULT: Deputy S. Kerby responded to the 24000 block of Barnsby Lane in Hollywood for the report of an argument. The victim alleged the suspect, Nikkita Lyn Medlin, age 24, of Hollywood, threw a cell phone which cut the victim's ear. There were visible signs of injury. Medlin was placed under arrest for Assault in the First Degree. CASE# 1389-16
03-14-2016 POSSESSION: Deputy M. Pleisse responded to the District Court House in Leonardtown for the report of a subject found to be in the possession of a controlled dangerous substance. After setting off the alarms, security performed a search which revealed the suspect, Datavis Jermaine Berry, age 19, of Leonardtown, was in possession of suspected marijuana and paraphernalia. Prior to being placed under arrest, Deputy Pleisse searched his pockets and found a small baggie containing pills of suspected oxycodone. Berry was charged with CDS Possession: Paraphernalia and CDS Possession - Not Marijuana: Oxycodone. CASE# 13817-16
03-05-2016 ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER: Deputy M. Pleisse responded to the 28000 block of Woodburn Hill Road in Mechanicsville for a welfare check on an individual. Officers from the Maryland State Police and the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office responded to the investigation. The suspect, Michael Salvator Beale, age 35, of Mechanicsville, slammed the door on a trooper's finger while he tried to make contact with Beale. He was transported to MedStar St. Mary's Hospital for evaluation before being placed under arrest. Beale was charged with Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer. CASE# 14025-16
03-16-2016 SECOND DEGREE ESCAPE: Suspect Nikkita Lyn Medlin, age 24, of Mechanicsville, was arrested for violating the terms of her pre-trial release by violating a protective order. Medlin was placed under arrest for Escape 2nd Degree, Condition of Release. CASE# 14153-16
SUSPECT WANTED FOR VIOLATING TERMS OF PRE-TRIAL RELEASE: Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) are requesting the public's assistance in locating the suspect, Joseph Eckloff, age 32, of Lexington Park, who is currently wanted for Escape, stemming from his violation of conditions of his pre-trial confinement.
On March 19, Eckloff violated the conditions of his pre-trial release, as ordered by Circuit Court Judge Karen Abrams, by fleeing an in-patient rehabilitation facility. Eckloff had been released from the St. Mary's County Detention Center under the conditions following his arrest by CID detectives in December for charges including Armed Robbery and Assault 1st Degree.
Detectives are asking anyone with information about this crime to contact Detective Cory Ellis at 301-475-4200, ext. *8125 or via email Cory.Ellis@stmarysmd.com. Callers may also call Crime Solvers at 301-475-3333 (callers can remain anonymous, or text a tip to "TIP239" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637).
BREAKING AND ENTERING TO A MOTOR VEHICLE: Unknown suspect(s) entered a motor vehicle and stole handicap placards in the 28000 block of Thompson Corner Road in Mechanicsville. Dep. Holdsworth is investigating the case. CASE# 14187-15
BREAKING AND ENTERING TO A MOTOR VEHICLE: Unknown suspect(s) attempted to enter two motor vehicles in the parking lot of White Marsh Elementary School. Dep. Bare is investigating the case. CASE# 14200-16
BURGLARY: Unknown suspect(s) entered a residence and stole property in the 44000 block of Tall Timber Road in Tall Timbers. DFC Potter is investigating the case. CASE# 14226-16
COUNTERFEIT: Unknown suspect(s) attempted to purchase merchandise with counterfeit money at the Hollywood Burchmart. DFC. Flerlage is investigating the case. CASE# 14483-16
COUNTERFEIT: Unknown suspect(s) attempted to pass a counterfeit bill at the Hollywood Burchmart. Cpl. Knott is investigating the case. CASE# 14580-16
COUNTERFEIT: Unknown suspect(s) made a purchase with a counterfeit bill in Leonardtown. The same suspect returned later that day and made another purchase using a different counterfeit bill. Dep. Roszell is investigating the case. CASE# 14582-16
BREAKING AND ENTERING TO A MOTOR VEHICLE: Unknown suspect(s) entered a vehicle and stole handicap placards. The case remains under investigation. CASE# 14049-16
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