St. Mary’s County Crime Solvers

WANTED Sex Offender – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

WANTED Sex Offender – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

Paul Daniel Panholzer, age 34, of no fixed address, is currently wanted for a violation involving his sex offender registry status. Panholzer is a Tier III registered sex offender, which means he is a lifetime registrant. Panholzer has brown hair, brown eyes, and is 6’1” in height and weighs 180 lbs. Anyone with information...
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Lexington Park Man Wanted for Escape

Lexington Park Man Wanted for Escape

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Donell Eugene Martin, 47, of Lexington Park. Martin has an active warrant for escape for pretrial violations. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Donell Eugene Martin, is asked to contact Detective Melissa Hulse at (301) 475-4200 extension *1996, or by email at...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Requests Public’s Help Identifying Theft Suspects

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Requests Public’s Help Identifying Theft Suspects

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the persons pictured. On February 9, 2018, a customer was shopping at Harris Teeter, located in California, when the victim was approached by suspect #1, who engaged the victim in conversation. While the victim was distracted, a second suspect approached, and stole the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shots Fired in Lexington Park

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shots Fired in Lexington Park

On Friday, March 9, 2018, at approximately 12:23 am, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21000 block of Enterprise Road, in Lexington Park, for the report of shots fired. Deputies arrived on scene and located multiple shell casings. No injuries have been reported, and the suspect(s) fled the area...
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St. Mary’s County – Missing Person

St. Mary’s County – Missing Person

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Michael Troy Langley, 31, of Leonardtown. On March 7, 2018, Langley was reported missing; he has brown hair and blue eyes, and was last seen on Friday, March 2, 2018, in the Leonardtown area. At this time no critical factors are known regarding...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Located Wanted Sex Offender

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Located Wanted Sex Offender

3/3/2018: Steven Goldsmith, 28, has been located and arrested, he was wanted on an outstanding warrant from Garrett County. 3/2/2018: The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Steven Goldsmith. Goldsmith, 28, with no fixed address, is a Tier 1 registered sex offender; therefore he will remain on the registry for fifteen...
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VIDEO: Press Conference – Threat of Mass Violence at Leonardtown High School

VIDEO: Press Conference – Threat of Mass Violence at Leonardtown High School

On Thursday February 15, 2018, at approximately 2:50 p.m., two male Leonardtown High School students were on the afternoon bus ride home and were overheard by witnesses discussing the recent shooting in Parkland Florida at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The two students made statements that they would bring guns to school and had...
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Police Charge Middle School Student Who Made False Allegations Against Chaperone at School Dance

Police Charge Middle School Student Who Made False Allegations Against Chaperone at School Dance

UPDATE 2/19/2018: A juvenile female, age 13, from Leonardtown, was charged with making a false report in reference to the investigation. The juvenile provided statements which were conclusively refuted from video surveillance reviewed. The juvenile was charged and released to a parent and is awaiting disposition from the Department of Juvenile Justice. 2/17/2018: On February...
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Leonardtown Man Arrested in Virginia, Accused of Conning Women out of Over $100,000

Leonardtown Man Arrested in Virginia, Accused of Conning Women out of Over $100,000

Eugene Louis Johnson Jr., 36, of Leonardtown, was arrested on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, by Deputy J. Stonehill of the King George County Sheriff’s Office and is charged with 10 counts of obtaining money by false pretenses. Johnson is currently being held in the Rappahannock Regional Jail, and is scheduled in King George General District...
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California Man Wanted by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office for Escape

California Man Wanted by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office for Escape

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Michael Issiah Harrison, 31, of California, is asked to contact Det. Hulse of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office at (301) 475-4200 extension *1996 or by email at Melissa.Hulse@stmarysmd.com. Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Critically Missing Person – Clements

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Critically Missing Person – Clements

Crystal Lynn Magtutu, age 30, of Clements, has been reported as a missing person. At this time the missing person is considered critically missing.  Magtutu has blonde hair and blue eyes; she is 5’6” in height, and weighs 170lbs. The missing person is possibly armed with a handgun and operating a green 2001 Chevrolet...
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Clinton Woman Wanted by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office on Theft and Burglary Charges

Clinton Woman Wanted by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office on Theft and Burglary Charges

Diamond Djenne Owens, 18, of Clinton, Maryland, is currently wanted by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office for the following charges: Burglary Theft Diamond Djenne Ownes, is possibly staying in the Lexington Park area. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Diamond Djenne Owens, is asked to contact Detective Melissa Hulse at (301) 475-4200...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Identity of Vandalism Suspects

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Identity of Vandalism Suspects

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the persons pictured. On January 9, 2018, the suspects drove onto the County Lakes Athletic Field causing damage to the field and a sign.  The athletic field is located at the intersection of Asher Road and Cox Drive in Mechanicsville, Maryland. Anyone with...
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Man Known as “Jay” Wanted by Police for Stealing Donations Intended for Hurricane Harvey Victims

Man Known as “Jay” Wanted by Police for Stealing Donations Intended for Hurricane Harvey Victims

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On September 6, 2017, five suspects entered the Chick-fil-A Restaurant, located in California, and removed a large water jug the establishment was using to collect monetary donations for Hurricane Harvey victims. The suspects were last seen leaving in a light...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance in Walmart Theft Case

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance in Walmart Theft Case

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured below. On January 4, 2018, at the Walmart located in California, Maryland, the suspect attempted to leave the store without paying for a cart full of merchandise. The suspect was confronted by an employee of Walmart, at which time the...
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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: 27-Year-Old Man Shot on Great Mills Road, Suspect Still at Large

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: 27-Year-Old Man Shot on Great Mills Road, Suspect Still at Large

On January 4, 2018, at approximately 1:45 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack, responded to St. Mary’s Square, located on Great Mills Road, for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, a 27-year-old male victim, was found to have sustained a gunshot...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Cell Phone Thief

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Cell Phone Thief

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On December 9, 2017, at approximately 12:10 p.m., the suspect stole the victim’s cell phone from the counter while at the Charlotte Hall Motel, located on Three Notch Road, in Charlotte Hall. Anyone with information about this incident/and or the...
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Temple Hills Man Wanted by St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office for Attempted Murder

Temple Hills Man Wanted by St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office for Attempted Murder

UPDATE: The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking the whereabouts of James Reginald Flanagan, 21, of Temple Hills. On November, 11, 2017, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of River Bay Townhomes, in Lexington Park, for the report of a shooting. Through the course of the...
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VIDEO: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Requests Public’s Help in Identifying Burglary Suspect

VIDEO: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Requests Public’s Help in Identifying Burglary Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On December 22, 2017, at approximately 4:50 PM, the female suspect burglarized the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds Office, located in Leonardtown.   During the time of the burglary, the pictured silver colored SUV was in the area driving in a suspicious...
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Reports of Shots Fired on Ronald Drive in Lexington Park

Reports of Shots Fired on Ronald Drive in Lexington Park

On Saturday, December 23, 2017, at approximately 6:05 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to Ronald Drive, in Lexington Park, for the report of shots fired. One witness told SMNEWSNET they heard 4 or 5 shots and saw a car in the...
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VIDEO: Police in St. Mary’s County Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Theft Suspect

VIDEO: Police in St. Mary’s County Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Theft Suspect

On Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at approximately 1:55 a.m., an unknown male suspect entered an unlocked vehicle in the area of Ark Court (Bay Ridge Subdivision, Lexington Park). Police are looking to identify the unknown male suspect in the video below. If anyone has any information as to the identity of the of the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Thief at Library

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Thief at Library

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On December 18, 2017, at approximately 11:45 a.m., at the Lexington Park Library, the suspect stole a Swiss Gear satchel containing a HP laptop, charging cord, and two text books. The suspect left the library operating a silver Toyota Corolla....
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Help Identifying iPad Thief

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

On September 22, 2017, a burglary occurred to a residence in the 46000 block of South Shangri La Drive, located in Lexington Park. Among items stolen, was an Apple iPad; when the iPad was powered on, these photographs were taken. Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of the individual pictured, is...
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Purse Snatching Sends Elderly Woman to Hospital, Female Suspect at Large

Purse Snatching Sends Elderly Woman to Hospital, Female Suspect at Large

On Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at approximately 9:15 p.m., the victim, an elderly female was in the parking lot of Dollar General, located in Charlotte Hall, when she was approached by a white female. The female suspect then attempted to take the victim’s purse; after a brief struggle the suspect was able to obtain...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shooting/Home Invasion in Bushwood

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shooting/Home Invasion in Bushwood

12/12/2017 – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Press Release:  On Friday, December 8, 2017, at approximately 10:18 p.m., deputies form the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, in Leonardtown, for a report of a shooting. A male victim, age 37, from Chaptico, arrived at the hospital to seek treatment...
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