St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Reports

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Aug. 17, 2013)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

2ND DEGREE ASSAULT: On August 11, deputies responded to an apartment on Valley Court in Lexington Park for an assault. Deputy Joshua Krum made contact with the victim who advised that he had been in an argument with Adwina Shavron Bowman, 30 of Lexington Park. Bowman became irate with the victim during the argument and assaulted him, leaving visible injuries. Bowman was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

2ND DEGREE ASSAULT, DISORDERLY CONDUCT, FAIL TO OBEY LAWFUL ORDER: On August 11, Deputy William Bankhead responded to Hickory Hills Shopping Center in California for a disorderly subject. Deputy Bankhead located Joseph Lindsey Cransford, 41 of Prince Frederick, in the parking lot. Deputy Bankhead was advised by witnesses that Cransford was yelling obscenities to patrons, as well as making lewd remarks to a female juvenile walking into an establishment in the shopping center with her family. Maryland State Trooper TFC Mersman was on scene and instructed Cransford to cease his disorderly behavior. However, Cransford continued yelling at officers and passing citizens. Deputy Bankhead observed an open container belonging to Cransford. Witnesses had observed Cransford consuming alcoholic beverages in the parking lot, in violation of Maryland Law. Deputy Bankhead attempted to arrest Cransford when Cransford began to resist. A brief struggle ensued and Cransford was detained. Once Cransford was placed inside of Deputy Bankhead's vehicle, he began to kick the interior of the vehicle. In an attempt to stop Cransfords actions, Deputy Bankhead was struck several times resulting in minor injuries. Cransford was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Assault, Disorderly Conduct, Failure to Obey Lawful Order, Disturbing the Peace, Alcoholic Beverage in Public.

POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE & PARAPHERNALIA: On August 9, Deputy Shane Cameron responded to the area of Chancellors Run Road and Great Mills Road for a motor vehicle accident. During the investigation of the accident, Deputy Cameron observed the driver of the at-fault vehicle, Zachary Scott Llewellyn, 21 of Hollywood, displayed physical signs of impairment. Deputy Cameron subsequently located several items within Llewellyn’s vehicle containing a suspected controlled dangerous substance residue. Llewellyn was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance and Paraphernalia.

2ND DEGREE ASSAULT: On August 10, Deputy Austin Schultz responded to a residence on Windmill Point Drive in Drayden for an assault. Deputy Schultz met with the victim who advised that he was confronted by Lacey Amanda Plummer, 22 of Drayden, who wanted him to leave the residence. The victim said that during the argument, Plummer struck him several times causing injury. Plummer was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

THEFT UNDER $10,000, THEFT SCHEME, DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE: On August 13, Cpl. Timothy White was conducting a premise check at the Charlotte Hall Park and Ride in Charlotte Hall. Cpl. White observed a subject, later identified as Candis Deann Shires, 27 of Waldorf, duck down into a vehicle to avoid being seen. Cpl. White made contact with Shires to further investigate her activity. During investigation, Deputy Beishline observed suspected synthetic marijuana and a smoking device inside of the vehicle in plain view. Deputies conducted a search of Shires' vehicle and located several items that were typically utilized as burglary tools. Deputies located several vehicles in the parking lot that were broken into and had items removed. Items stolen from those vehicles were subsequently located in the vehicle with Shires. While deputies were on scene, Shires' boyfriend, Justin Lee Hewitt-Patrick, 28 of Nanjemoy, arrived in another vehicle. Hewitt-Patrick provided deputies with false information and left the scene. Incident to arrest of Shires, a tow truck arrived to remove the vehicle that deputies were searching. Deputies were told that a man, later identified as Hewitt-Patrick, flagged down the tow truck driver and requested that he tow the vehicle. Cpl. White responded to Hewitt-Patrick's location and realized that the man was the same one that they had just had contact with and that had provided the false information. Hewitt-Patrick fled from Cpl. White, however, was quickly apprehended. Deputies subsequently discovered that both Shires and Hewitt-Patrick were working as a team in the burglaries and thefts from the vehicles parked at the Charlotte Hall Park and Ride. Both subjects were arrested and charged with Theft under $10,000, Theft Scheme, Destruction of Property, and Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. Deputy Philip Lance was the arresting Deputy.

2ND DEGREE ASSAULT: On August 14, deputies responded to a residence on Point Lookout Road in Morganza for an assault. Cpl. Michael Peacher met with the victim who said that she was in an argument with John Raymond Milburn, 3rd, 33 of Morganza. The victim said that the argument escalated to an assault when Milburn grabbed her by the throat and pushed her into the wall. Cpl. Peacher observed marks and injury to the victim as a result of the assault. Milburn was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

ROGUE AND VAGABOND: On August 14, the Emergency Communications Center received a call from an off-site surveillance company who was actively observing a subject rummage through vehicles at Century Auto Sales in Mechanicsville. Deputy Anthony Cole responded to the area locating Dwayne Anthony Thompson, 51 of Loveville. Thompson matched the description provided by the surveillance company. As a result of the investigation, Deputy Cole determined Thompson was the subject rummaging through the vehicles. Thompson was arrested and charged with Rogue and Vagabond.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT, RESISTING ARREST: On August 15, deputies responded to Big Dogs Paradise Bar in Mechanicsville for a subject outside of the establishment acting disorderly and refusing to leave. Deputy Timothy Snyder made contact with employees of the establishment who advised that Beth Suzanne Gannon, 27 of Mechanicsville, was asked to leave the establishment due to her actions. Once outside, she continued to yell and use vulgar language, drawing patrons out of the establishment. Deputy Snyder advised Gannon to cease her actions. Gannon refused to comply and was placed under arrest. A brief struggle ensued. During the struggle Gannon assaulted Deputy Snyder but was subsequently detained and placed into the patrol vehicle. Gannon was arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest.


August 8: Calvin Matthew Douglas, 28 of Ridge was arrested on a District Court Arrest Warrant for 2nd Degree Assault and Violation of Protective Order by Deputy Pontorno.

August 8, 2012: Oliver Glenn Malone, 35 with no fixed address was arrested on a Circuit Court Warrant revoking his bond by Deputy Jason Kerns.

August 8: Ryan Marshall Edwards, 25 of St. Georges Island was arrested on a District Court Bench Warrant for Failing to Follow Conditions of Probation by Deputy Artina Manns.

August 8: Beth Suzanne Gannon, 27 of Hollywood was arrested on a District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear by Deputy Lance.

August 8: Mary Maxine White, 48 of Lexington Park was arrested on a District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear by Cpl. Kirkner.

August 8: Mark William Poleck, 26 of Lusby was arrested on a District Court Bench Warrant for Failing to Follow Conditions of Probation by Deputy Lance.

August 10: Geral Anthony Holt, 23 of Mechanicsville was arrested on a Circuit Court for Failure to Appear by Deputy David Lawrence.

August 11: Shatara Chanille Bowen, 19 of Lexington Park was arrested on a District Court Bench Warrant for failure to appear by Deputy James Lloyd.

August 12: Latoya Nacole Woodland, 26 with No Fixed Address, was arrested on a Circuit Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Arraignment by Cpl. Emory Johnson.

August 12: William Anthony Dunnington, 26 of Lexington Park was arrested on a District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear by Deputy Shomper.

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: 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 . 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 .

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