Tina Marie Tippett, age 27, of Lexington Park and Joshua Christopher Timko, age 24, of Newburg. (Booking photos)
LEONARDTOWN, Md. (July 11, 2016)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
7/8/2016 BURGLARY, HEROIN USE: Corporal Elizabeth O' Connor responded to the 42000 block of St. John's Road in Hollywood for the report of a possible burglary in progress. Upon arrival, officers found the suspect, Tina Marie Tippett, age 27, of Lexington Park, inside a residence. Once inside, deputies smelled suspected marijuana throughout the residence. A search of Tippett revealed a bag full of hypodermic needles, one of the needles contained a brown residue of suspected heroin. Tippett was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center, where Correctional Officers located suspected suboxone in the suspect's lunchbox. Tippett was charged with Fourth Degree Burglary, CDS Possession: Paraphernalia, and CDS Possession: Not Marijuana. CASE# 35340-16.
7/10/2016 POSSESSION OF HEROIN: Deputy Andrew Budd responded to the 45000 block of Alton Lane in California for the report of a vehicle swerving on the roadway. Upon making contact with the operator, Joshua Christopher Timko, age 24, of Newburg, deputies noticed a hypodermic needle filled with suspected heroin in plain view. An additional bag of suspected heroin was located in Timko's left boot and suspected Suboxone strips were located in his wallet. Timko was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center where he was charged with Two Counts of CDS Possession: Not Marijuana and Three Counts of CDS Possession: Paraphernalia. CASE# 35712-16.
SMCSO TO INCREASE PRESENCE AT ELMS BEACH AND MYRTLE POINT PARK: The Sheriff's Office, in partnership with the Department of Recreation and Parks, will increase patrols in the areas of Myrtle Point Park, located at 24050 Patuxent Boulevard, California, and Elms Beach, located at 19350 Back Door Road, Lexington Park. Both Myrtle Point Park and Elms Beach are open to the public from sunrise to sunset, each day. The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office and the St. Mary's County Department of Recreation and Parks have received reports of trespassing after park closing hours, including open containers of alcohol, destruction of property and fights. Everyone is encouraged to take advantage of the wonderful parks St. Mary's County has to offer. However, deputies will be on patrol to monitor any illegal activity at the parks. Violations will be enforced and may result in an arrest. Anyone who suspects suspicious activity at either location is asked to call the Sheriff's Office non-emergency line at 301-475-8008.
Incident Briefs 7/9/2016–7/11 /2016
BURGLARY: Unknown suspect(s) entered a residence and stole property in the 45000 block of Baringer Drive in California. Corporal G. Knott is investigating the case. CASE# 35533-16
BURGLARY TO MOTOR VEHICLE: Unknown suspect(s) entered a motor vehicle and stole property at the Charlotte Hall Exxon in Charlotte Hall. Deputy A. Manns is investigating the case. CASE# 35734-16
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