Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance
On March 18, 2013 Deputy Potter conducted a traffic stop on Three Notch Road in the area of Loveville Road in Mechanicsville. Errol Cory Payton, 44 of Nanjemoy, was the front seat passenger in the vehicle. As Deputy Potter was speaking with the driver he noticed Payton appeared to be very nervous. A check of the driver’s license revealed his privilege to drive in Maryland was suspended. As Deputy Potter was complete the paper work to issue the driver a traffic citation, Dfc. Adams and his canine partner, Nero, a narcotics detection canine, conducted a scan of the vehicle. Canine Nero alerted on the front seat passenger area the vehicle. A probable cause search revealed suspected cocaine on Payton’s seat and suspected marijuana on the floor board in front of Payton.
Payton was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of cocaine. Deputy Potter was the arresting officer. Payton was released by a District Court Commissioner on Personal Recognizance on March 18.
Violation of Protective Order (4 Counts) & Violation of Probation
On August 16, 2012 Tyler Allen Messick, 20 of no fixed address, was served with a Protective Order, ordering that Messick have no contact by any means with the petitioner/protected individual of the order.
On March 22, 2013 deputies responded to a report of a Violation of a Protective Order. The protected individual contacted deputies and reported that Messick called her house phone and told her he was down the street from her. Messick told the individual he was on his way over to her house to kill her. Messick told the protected individual he was going to stab her in the stomach and watch her bleed to death. He went on to say that he was also going to choke her and slit her throat.
Messick had four active warrants for his arrest. Three of the warrants were for violating the conditions of a Protective Orders dated: January 23, 2013, February 22, 2013 and March 19, 2013. In addition, Messick also had an open arrest warrant for violating the conditions of his probation (original charges – second degree assault & failure to stop vehicle at the scene of an accident involving injury.) Deputies had been attempting to locate Messick since January but he had moved out of state. On March 22, 2013 deputies tracked the telephone number Messick was calling from to a residence in Mechanicsville, Maryland. Deputies responded to the residence and found Messick hiding in a storage area of the garage. Messick was arrested.
He is currently being held in the St. Mary’s County Detention on no bond. Cpl. Reppel was the arresting officer.
On March 22, 2013 Deputies responded to the Wal-Mart in California, Maryland for a report of a shoplifter in custody. Investigation revealed Rosilee Mary Bryant, 51 of Ridge, entered Wal-Mart, removed several items from the shelves and concealed the items in her purse and under her jacket. Bryant then walked past all points of purchase and attempted to exit the store without paying for the items. Bryant was stopped by Wal-Mart loss prevention and detailed until deputies arrived.
Bryant was charged with theft. Dfc. Ruest was the arresting officer. Bryant was released by a District Court Commissioner on Personal Recognizance on March 22.
Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance
On March 22, 2013 at approximate 12:05 a.m. Deputy Potter stopped a white passenger van for a traffic violation. Krishan Raj Saini, 18 of Park Hall, was identified as the operator of the van and Evan Krishna Dighe, 19 of Park Hall, was the passenger. As Deputy Potter was speaking with Saini he smelled an odor of burnt marijuana emitting from the van. A probable cause search revealed suspected marijuana and a glass smoking device containing suspected marijuana.
Saini and Dighe were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (suspected marijuana) and possession of controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia.
On March 22, 2013 deputies responded to the St. Mary’s Square Plaza in Lexington Park, Maryland for a report of a robbery. The victim reported he was walking behind the shopping center when he was approached by two males later identified as Kevin Thomas Cooper 18 of Lexington Park, and Kevin Maxwell Proctor, 17 of Lexington Park. Cooper and Proctor demanded money from the victim. When the victim refused Cooper produced a knife and threatened the victim. The victim picked up a tree branch to defend himself. The victim then ran to escape. Cooper and Proctor chased the victim until he reached the shopping center.
Cooper and Proctor then fled but were located a short time later and arrested. Both Cooper and Proctor were charged with Armed Robbery, Robbery and Conspiracy to Commit a Robbery. Proctor was charged as an adult.
Deputy Shomper was the arresting officer.
On March 23, 2013 deputies responded to a disorderly call on Shangri-La Drive in Lexington Park, Maryland. Upon arrival deputies made contact with Jerome Washington, 36 of no fixed address. Washington appeared to be extremely intoxicated and he was belligerent. His disorderly behavior was attracting the attention of others. Deputies made several attempts to calm Washington but he refused and continued to yell profanity.
Washington was arrested and placed in the back seat of a police cruiser. While seated in the vehicle, Washington released the seat belt, kicked and shattered the right rear window. As deputies were attempting to remove Washington from the vehicle he kicked Cpl. Maguire.
Washington was again secured and transported to the detention center. He was charged with disorderly conduct, assault on a police officer and destruction of property. Cpl. Maguire was the arresting officer.
Fourth Degree Burglary & Trespassing
On March 24, 2013 Deputies conducted a premise check of an unoccupied house on Midway Drive in Lexington Park, Maryland. Upon arrival the deputies found the front door to the house unlocked. They checked the interior of the house and found Allan Michael Joy 22, of Lexington Park, and Jessica Ann Bonacci 28 of no fixed address sleeping on the floor in an upstairs bedroom. Neither Joy nor Bonacci had permission to be inside of the house.
Both were arrested and charged with fourth degree burglary and trespassing. Deputy Bunkhead was the arresting officer.