St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Reports

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Sept. 15, 2013)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

WARRANT SERVICE: DFC Glen Knott arrested David Gosnell of Leonardtown on a Calvert County Child Support Warrant.

WARRANT SERVICE: Deputy David Potter arrested Anthony Joseph Walton of Chesapeake Beach on a Circuit Court Bench Warrant.

PROSTITUTION: Great Mills Road Members of the COPs Unit surveilled a suspected prostitute on Great Mills Road and observed a male subject pull up next to her and initiate in conversation. The female then walked into the Checkers Restaurant parking lot and sat in the front seat after the car parked. The subjects were then observed engaging in a sexual act. They were detained and identified as Sherry Lynn King,38, and a male who is being charged via criminal summons.

WARRANT SERVICE: On Sept. 13, Charles Bryan Jones, a white male, 49, of Mechanicsville, was arrested by Deputy Glen Knott on a District Court Warrant for Violating a Court Order.

FEMALE STUDENTS BATTLE: On Sept. 13, Cpl. Kristi Nelson, School Resource Officer for Great Mills High School, investigated an assault involving two students. Investigation revealed a 15-year-old female student assaulted another 15-year-old student by attacking her from behind. The student was charged with second degree assault and disruption of school activities. School Board notified.

FEMALE STUDENT BRINGS SWITCHBLADE TO SCHOOL: On Sept. 13, Cpl. Kristi Nelson, School Resource Officer for Great Mills High School, investigated a report of a student with a knife in their possession. Information was received by an anonymous student advising that a 14-year-old female student was in possession of a knife. The student was located and fully cooperated with Cpl. Nelson surrendering the knife which was identified as a switchblade. The student was charged with the weapon violation. School Board notified.

STUDENT SETS OFF FIRE ALARM: On Sept. 13, Cpl. Kristi Nelson, School Resource Officer for Great Mills High School, investigated an activation of a school fire alarm. Investigation revealed a 15-year-old male student activated a false school fire alarm. The student was charged with the disruption of school activities and the State Fire Marshal’s Office charged the student with the false activation of a fire alarm.

STUDENTS CHARGED WITH SEX CRIMES: On Sept. 13, Deputies David Potter and Anthony Cole responded to Esperanza Middle School in regards to an assault that occurred on Sept. 11. Investigation revealed that during school hours on the 11th, a 14-year-old male and a 13-year-old female were playing around until the male threw a football at a 13-year-old. The female playfully swung at the male student resulting in him grabbing her breast. The female student then attempted to grab the male student’s genitals. Both students were charged with assault 2nd degree and sex offense 4th degree.

SEX CRIME AGAINST 8-YEAR-OLD: On September 6, detectives received notification of a suspected child sexual abuse from the St. Mary’s County Department of Social Services involving a minor child. Investigation revealed THAT on August 28, suspect William Clay Roberts Wilson, 45, of California, engaged in inappropriate sexual conduct with a minor child, eight years of age, who was known to the suspect. Wilson was taken into custody without incident, charged with a 4th Degree Sex Offense, Sexual Abuse to a Minor and incarcerated in the St. Mary’s County Detention Center pending an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.

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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