St. Mary’s County Crime Solvers

Car Fire in Chaptico Under Investigation

Car Fire in Chaptico Under Investigation

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at approximately 2:45 a.m., St. Mary’s County dispatch received a call for a vehicle fully engulfed with fire along Lacey Family Lane, in Chaptico. The owner of the vehicle has been contacted in regards to the fire. Anyone with further information is asked to call the Office of the State...
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Murder Trial for Lexington Park Man Scheduled for this Month

Murder Trial for Lexington Park Man Scheduled for this Month

UPDATE 6/12/2017: According to court documents, the murder trial for Patrick Henry Bush, 52, of Lexington Park, is scheduled  to begin June 26, 2017. Bush has been charged with First Degree Murder, in the death of Cecilia Darlene Stubbs, 50, of Lexington Park. He is also charged with Second Degree Murder, First Degree Assault, Second...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Asks for Help Locating Sex Offender

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Asks for Help Locating Sex Offender

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 42-year-old Calvin Parker Broxson, Jr. Broxson has an active arrest warrant stemming from a violation involving his sex offender registry status. He is a TIER III registered sexual offender, meaning he will remain on the registry for life. Anyone with information...
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Wanted for Escape – St. Mary’s County

Wanted for Escape – St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Joshua Lee Coleman, age 32, of St. Leonard, Maryland.  On June 2, 2017, suspect Coleman removed his GPS ankle monitor in violation of his pre-trial release agreement. His last captured GPS location was on MD-Route 4 in Anne Arundel County, on...
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Police Ask for Public’s Help Identifying Suspects in Property Destruction Case

Police Ask for Public’s Help Identifying Suspects in Property Destruction Case

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the persons pictured. On Monday, May 22, 2017, at 4:30 p.m., the photo was taken by the victim who reported the suspects had caused damage to his property by repeatedly driving across his lawn. The victim’s property is located in the 37000 block...
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Critical Missing Person ● 12-Year-Old Boy ● St. Mary’s County

Critical Missing Person ● 12-Year-Old Boy ● St. Mary’s County

UPDATE: Daequon Marquese Clark has been located. 5/30/2017: The critically missing person,Daequon Marquese Clark was last seen at approximately 7 a.m. the morning of Tuesday, May 30, 2017, in the 21000 block of Primrose Place in Lexington Park. He was wearing a black shirt, black pants, and black shoes. He is 12-years-old, and has...
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UPDATE: MISSING PERSON – St. Mary’s County

MISSING - Candace Carroll

UPDATE 5/26/2017 @10:00 a.m. – Official Police Press Release: Candace Rebecca Carroll was last May 16, 2017, at approximately 6:00 p.m., in the area of Park Hall Road. She is 26 years old, approximately 130 lbs., 5’08” with black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to contact the...
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Kitten Thrown From Car? – Sheriff’s Office Investigating Animal Cruelty Case

Kitten Thrown From Car? – Sheriff’s Office Investigating Animal Cruelty Case

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office  is investigating a reported incident where a complainant saw a social media post circulating on Facebook describing an incident that took place on May 19 near La Quinta Inn in California. According to the post, an individual witnessed a subject causing harm to a kitten. The case is being...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance in Identifying Suspicious Person

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance in Identifying Suspicious Person

On Monday, April 17, 2017, patrol deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspicious incident in the Willow Woods subdivision of Lexington Park. The preliminary investigation revealed a juvenile in the neighborhood was approached by an adult female in a dark sedan, who was unknown to her. The juvenile became...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On Sunday May 14, 2017, at 4:26 a.m., while inside the Lexington Park Wawa, the night manager confronted the suspect after observing her place food items into a backpack. While at the front counter, the suspect then assaulted a victim...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County – Critical Missing Person, Michael Anthony Terrell LOCATED

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County – Critical Missing Person, Michael Anthony Terrell LOCATED

UPDATE: Michael Anthony Terrell was located safe by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. The critically missing person, Michael Anthony Terrell was last seen Last seen in the area of Golden Beach Road and Jarrell Drive, on Wednesday, May 17,2017, at approximately 4:05 p.m. He is 23 years old, and described as  : Height: 5’10”...
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VIDEO: Sheriff’s Office Investigating Two Armed Robberies In Lexington Park

VIDEO: Sheriff’s Office Investigating Two Armed Robberies In Lexington Park

Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects believed to be responsible for armed robberies in the Lexington Park area. On Saturday, May 6, 2017, at approximately 8:00 p.m., Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office patrol division responded to Niko’s...
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ALERT: St. Mary’s County – Critical Missing Person

ALERT: St. Mary’s County – Critical Missing Person

UPDATE 5/13/2017: The missing person alert for John Allen Frey has been cancelled. He was located deceased. There are no suspicious factors and the investigation is being continued by the Criminal Investigations Division. 5/12/2017: The critically missing person, Josh Allen Frey, was last seen in Leonardtown, on Thursday, April 11, 2017, at approximately 8:00...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for for DUI and Burglaries

Lexington Park Man Arrested for for DUI and Burglaries

On Sunday, April 23, 2017 at approximately 6:00 a.m., Trooper Krenik of the from the Maryland State Police, Leonardtown Barrack responded to the Indian Bridge Kennels, located at 21325 Indian Bridge Road, in California, for a reported burglar alarm. Investigation revealed that one of the front windows of the building had been broken from...
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UPDATE: Missing Juvenile LOCATED

UPDATE: Missing Juvenile LOCATED

The Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing juvenile: Tashiya Freniqua Thompson (DOB: 09/13/2000) Thompson was last seen at Great Mills High School. She has long, straight, black hair and brown eyes. Her hair, in length, comes just below her shoulders. She may possibly have a blue drawstring...
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UPDATE: Suspicious Activity Reported Near Greenview Knolls Elementary School

UPDATE: Suspicious Activity Reported Near Greenview Knolls Elementary School

UPDATE 5/9/2017 @ 7:00 P.M.: The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office takes every report seriously. The sheriff’s office is actively investigating a complaint of an individual (no further description) operating an alleged purple van approaching a child in the Greenview Knolls neighborhood located on Military Lane in Great Mills. Last week, an advisory message...
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Help Identify Theft Suspect who Stole Items from Several Motor Vehicles in California

Help Identify Theft Suspect who Stole Items from Several Motor Vehicles in California

On Thursday, April 20, 2017, at approximately 2:10 a.m., the suspects entered and stole items from several motor vehicles in the 22000 block of Alydar Dive in California. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspects and/or about the incident is asked to contact Deputy First Class R. Steinbach at 301-475-4200, ext. *8055...
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Help Identify Theft Suspect who Stole Woman’s Purse in California

Help Identify Theft Suspect who Stole Woman’s Purse in California

On Saturday, April 29, 2017 at approximately 9:15 a.m, a tall black male (seen in the video) stole a purse containing a very large sum of cash. The victim was at the Cheseldine Car Wash, at 22667 Mercedes Drive, in California, when the suspect stole a purse containing $5,000 cash from the front seat of...
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Police Investigating Shooting in Lexington Park

Police Investigating Shooting in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at approximately 2:40 a.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Suburban Drive in Lexington Park for a report of a shooting. Deputies and Maryland State Troopers arrived on scene and made contact with a 25-year-old St. Inigoes man suffering from injuries. The victim claimed to have been...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Urgently Requesting Public’s Assistance Locating Pekka Heinonen

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Urgently Requesting Public’s Assistance Locating Pekka Heinonen

Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division (CID) are urgently requesting the public’s assistance in locating Pekka Robert Heinonen, 59, of Great Mills, wanted for failure to appear in the Circuit Court of St. Mary’s County. In April of 2017, Heinonen was convicted by a jury of Assault First Degree...
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Pennsylvania Couple Lead Police on High Speed Chase in Stolen Car

Pennsylvania Couple Lead Police on High Speed Chase in Stolen Car

On Thursday, April 27, 2017, at approximately 7:35 p.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies located a stolen 2001 Buick Regal in the area of Route 5 and Route 235. The investigation revealed two suspects, a male and a female were involved in a theft from a vehicle in the parking lot of Giant...
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Sheriff’s Office Asks for Public’s Help Identifying Theft & Fraud Suspects

Sheriff’s Office Asks for Public’s Help Identifying Theft & Fraud Suspects

On Monday, December 5, 2016, at 11 p.m., the suspects used the victim’s stolen credit card to make several large purchases at the Prince Frederick Walmart located at 150 Solomons Island Road in Calvert County. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspects and/or this incident is asked to contact Cpl. Corcoran of...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Man Wanted for Escape

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Man Wanted for Escape

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating, Ralph Charles Ackroyd, 52, who has an active arrest warrant for escape. On Monday, April 17, 2017, Ackroyd cut off his GPS monitoring system. Ackroyd is described as a white male, 5’09”, and 250 lbs. He has short gray hair and...
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Sheriff’s Office Investigating Hit & Run Involving Unoccupied Police Vehicle

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Hit & Run Involving Unoccupied Police Vehicle

On Sunday, April 23, 2017, at approximately 12:30 a.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 43000 block of Drum Cliff Road in Hollywood for a motor vehicle collision. The preliminary investigation reveals an unknown suspect was traveling on Drum Cliff Road in Hollywood when for unknown reasons the operator failed to...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Begin Issuing Citations to Off-Road Vehicles

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Begin Issuing Citations to Off-Road Vehicles

The change of weather has caused an increase of illegally operated off-road vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, and similar vehicles being operated throughout St. Mary’s County on roadways, private property, and in residential areas. These vehicles pose a considerable safety threat to riders and residents, whether on the public or private property. The St. Mary’s County...
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