LEONARDTOWN, Md. (July 13, 2016)—The Leonardtown Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) today released the following incident and arrest reports.
THEFT: On Friday, June 24, 2016 at 6:14 am, TFC Ruth responded to the Wal-Mart for a reported theft. TFC Ruth contacted the manager, who advised that Eric Stephen Peterson, Jr., 25, of Prince Frederick, was concealing miscellaneous items from the electronics department into a plastic Wal-Mart bag. Mr. Peterson was placed under arrest for Theft Less Than $1000 and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.
ASSAULT, BURGLARY, TRESPASSING, DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On Sunday, July 3, 2016 at 11:25 am, Tpr. Geyer responded to the 29000 block of Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville for a reported assault. Investigation revealed that Orlanda Mohammed Hawkins, 39, of Hughesville, had punched open two apartment doors and entered the apartments. He then began punching a female victim and attempting to strangle her. The victim pushed Mr. Hawkins, causing him to fall down the stairs. Mr. Hawkins was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center. He was charged accordingly and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner. (16-MSP-027998)
THEFT: On Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 3:25 pm, Tpr. Rutkowski responded to the Wal-Mart for a reported theft. Tpr. Rutkowski made contact with the loss prevention officer, who advised that two juvenile females, 13 and 16 years old, had attempted to steal several items. Both juveniles were placed under arrest and transported to the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack. They were charged with Theft Less Than $100 and released to a parent. (16-MSP-027998)
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