MSP Reports for St. Mary's Co.


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LEONARDTOWN, Md. (March 7, 2019)—The Leonardtown Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) released the following incident and arrest reports.

SMOKING POT WHILE DRIVING: On 2/26/2019 at approximately 1:00 a.m., Tfc J. Rutkoski conducted a traffic stop on Pegg Road and upon contact with the driver he detected a strong odor of Marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A probable cause search revealed a burnt marijuana cigar. The driver gave a false name and fled from the scene on foot. After a brief foot pursuit, the driver was apprehended and later identified as Latres Jovantae Cockerham, 21, of Hollywood. Cockerham was transported to St. Mary's County Detention Center and charged with Resisting Arrest, Identity Fraud-Avoid Prosecution & Failure to obey a Lawful Order. Cockerham was issued a civil citation for Possession of CDS: Marijuana Less than 10grams. 19-MSP-008409.

On 3/3/2019 at approximately 9:00 a.m., Tfc J. Rutkoski responded to Abell's Wharf Road for a reported suspicious vehicle. Upon arrival, he made contact with the complainant who witnessed a vehicle doing "donuts" in the grass parking area. The vehicle became disabled and was towed from the scene prior to Tfc Rutkoski's arrival. Investigation revealed the owner of the vehicle as Lanny Wayne Chapman 3rd, 26, of Chaptico. Tfc Rutkoski made contact with Chapman and based on the evidence arrested him for Malicious Destruction of Property. He was transported to the Leonardtown Barrack where he processed and released with a criminal citation. 19-MSP-009187.

The following people were arrested for Driving under the Influence:

On 2/22/2019, Lexi Alice Waterman, 21, of California, was arrested by Tpr J. Powis

On 2/23/2019, Jesus Rogelio Reyes, 34, of McClennan, TX was arrested by Tfc B. DiToto

On 2/23/2019, James Samuel Davis, 31, of Waldorf, was arrested by Tpr J. Powis

On 2/24/2019, Jamal Clark, 49, of Waldorf, was arrested by Tfc J. Rutkoski

On 2/25/2019, Sarah Akin Pearce, 46, of Lusby, was arrested by Tfc M. Manning

On 3/1/2019, Michael Lynn Winfrey, 35, of Mechanicsville, was arrested by M/Tpr J. Preston

On 3/1/2019, Patrick Neal Booth, 32, of Drayden, was arrested by Tfc A. Oyler

On 3/2/2019, Marcus Isaiah Peterson, 29, of Fort Washington, was arrested by M/Tpr J Preston

On 3/2/2019, Kara Marie Ridgell, 23, of Leonardtown, was arrested by Tfc A. Opirhory

On 3/3/2019, Brenham Michael Purves, 24, of Mechanicsville, was arrested by M/Tpr J Preston

On 3/3/2019, Robert Leonard Johnson, 33, of Charlotte, NC was arrested by Tpr Posch

The following people were arrested for Open Warrants:

On 2/19/2019, Tamara Enisha Lee, 28, of Washington, DC was arrested by M/Tpr E. Evans for False Statement to Police Officer, Obstructing & Hindering, CDS:Possession-Not Marijuana

On 2/21/2019, Eric Alan Jett, 35, of Leonardtown, was arrested by M/Tpr J. Preston for FTA-Driving While Suspended

On 2/21/2019, Tirrell Ron Simms, 29, of Pomfret, was arrested by Tpr M. Posch for FTA-Driving While Suspended

On 2/22/2019, Shontese Rachielle Woodland, 29, of Lexington Park, was arrested by M/Tpr J. Preston for FTA-Driving While Suspended

On 2/23/2019, Christopher Michael Grant, 44, of Great Mills, was arrested by Tpr Woolman for Violation of Probation-Second Degree Assault

On 2/25/2019, Anton Darnell Davis, 50, of Hollywood, was arrested by Tpr K. Bauer for Driving While Suspended

On 2/25/2019, Lenesha Shaa Alexander, 22, of Lexington Park, was arrested by Tpr K. Bauer for FTA-Driving While Suspended

On 2/26/2019, Daemon Scott Robertson, 35, of Great Mills, was arrested by Tfc M. Johnson on a Criminal Indictment Warrant for CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana, CDS: Possession w/Intent to Distribute, CDS: Possession-Marijuana 10+grams

On 2/28/2019, David S. Bennsky, 33, of Piney Point, was arrested for Violation of Probation-Violate Protective Order

On 3/1/2019, Joseph Allen Stillwell, 42, of Hughesville, was arrested by Tpr M. Whitman for FTA-Driving while Suspended

On 3/1/2019, Darren Patrick Obrien, 41, of Coltons Point, was arrested by Cpl M. Grimes for Malicious Destruction of Property, Failure to Stop after accident involving damage, Failure to Return to & Remain at scene of an accident, Failure to furnish required ID

On 3/4/2019, Darian Anton Pickett, 28, of Lexington Park, was arrested by Tpr K. Bauer for FTA-Driving on Suspended Out-of-State License

On 3/6/2019, Garry Victor Shubrooks, Jr., 27, of St. Inigoes, was arrested by Tfc B. DiToto for Violation of Probation-Arson/Threat

We now publish the latest local police information in the So. Md Police News Forum at forums.somd.com/forums/so-md-police-news/ The news there is updated 7x24x365.

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: so.md/presumed-innocence. 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 so.md/mdcasesearch . 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 so.md/expungeme.

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