LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Sept. 15, 2017)—The Leonardtown Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) released the following incident and arrest reports.
BURGLARY (17-MSP-032828): On August 4, at approximately 5:00 p.m., TFC C. Ruth responded to Keith Court in Hollywood for a reported burglary. Investigation revealed that sometime between August 3rd at 9:00 p.m. and August 4th at 4:00 p.m. the unknown suspect(s) broke into several sheds in the neighborhood stealing various items. Total value of stolen items/damaged property $9,389. Investigation is continuing.
THEFT/CDS (17-MSP-033112): On August 6, at approximately 11:00 a.m., TFC S. DiToto responded to Ace Hardware in Leonardtown for a reported theft. Investigation revealed that the suspect stole several cans of aerosol dust cleaning spray and fled the building towards Charles Memorial Gardens. While searching the area, the suspect was observed sitting on the ground with three cans of duster spray in front of him. When officers called out to him, he attempted to flee the area. He quickly stopped, fell to the ground and began "huffing" the dust spray. The suspect was apprehended and arrested. He was identified as Sean M. Brown, 47, of Chaptico.
THEFT (17-MSP-033432): On August 8, at approximately 2:00 p.m., TFC S. DiToto responded to Lowes in California for a reported theft. Investigation revealed that on July 4 an unidentified person fraudulently purchased a Raptor Lawn Tractor online by using another person's identity and credit card information. On July 7, three unidentified suspects picked up the lawn tractor using a rented U-haul truck. Total value of loss $4,300. Investigation is continuing.
THEFT (17-MSP-034095): On August 12, at approximately 6:00 p.m., Tpr. T. Holson responded to Walmart in California for a reported Theft. Investigation revealed a female, carrying a Roomba Robot Vacuum, and a male exited the store with the stolen merchandise. The male suspect and the suspect vehicle were both identified. Total value stolen $269.00. Investigation is continuing.
THEFT (17-MSP-036022): On August 25, at approximately 6:00 a.m., TFC B. DiToto responded to Big Lots store in Lexington Park for a reported Theft. Investigation revealed an employee had made approximately 12 fraudulent refund transactions, totaling approximately $1,885. The employee was terminated and the investigation continues.
THEFT (17-MSP-036994): On September 1, at approximately 11:30 a.m., TFC S. DiToto responded to Lowes in California for a reported Theft. Investigation revealed that on July 21st an order was placed online for four Frigidaire window air condition units by using another person's identity and credit card information. On July 23, at approximately 10:35 p.m., the suspect picked up the four air conditions utilizing a rented U-haul truck. Total value of loss $1,480. A Lowes loss prevention employee also identified at least three other cases at three different Lowes stores in Pennsylvania where the same identified suspect using the same fraudulent identity occurred. Investigation is continuing.
BURGLARY (17-MSP-036682): On August 30, at approximately 3:45 a.m., TFC Mulhearn responded to the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Lexington Park for a reported burglary. Investigation revealed that entry was made through a window of the church that had been shattered. Several items were stolen, the approximate value of the stolen items is $1,200. Investigation continues.
Barnes, Joelisha Marshell, 20, of Great Mills, arrested on 9/1/2017
Barnes, Joseph Wade, 55, of Lexington Park, arrested on 9/1/2017
Philyaw, Ashlee Breann Nicole, 21, of Lusby, arrested on 9/1/2017
Styles, Thomas Matthew, 46, of Leonardtown, arrested on 9/2/2017
Akinyemi, Umar Sundiata, 45, of Jacksonville, FL arrested on 9/3/2017
Lada, Robert Walter, 26, of California, arrested on 9/3/2017
Pegher, Frederick William, Jr., 35, of Lusby, arrested on 9/4/2017
Williams, Christopher Lyndsay, 30, of California, arrested on 9/6/2017
Velazquez, Hector Manuel, 50, of Houston, TX arrested on 9/7/2017
Marquez, Eddie, 24, of Little Rock, AR arrested on 9/8/2017
Hynson, Meghin Lynne, 28, of Mechanicsville, arrested on 9/8/2017
Dement, Shannon Johanna, 36, of Saint Inigoes, arrested on 9/10/2017
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