Troopers in St. Mary’s County Conducted Numerous Traffic and Criminal Initiatives During Thanksgiving Holiday Week

November 29, 2018

During the Thanksgiving Holiday (11/21/2018-11/25/2018) Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack conducted numerous traffic and criminal initiatives to make our community and roadways safer.

The troopers conducted a total of 617 traffic stops, resulting in 364 citations, 438 warnings and 77 safety equipment repairs orders being issued. These efforts additionally resulted in 14 intoxicated drivers being removed from our highways and 10 drug arrests.

The drug arrests led to the recovery of approximately $4,500.00 and over 280 grams of marijuana. One of the arrest led to the apprehension of David Leroy Harvey Jr., who was wanted by Charles County Sheriff’s Office for armed robbery.

DUI Arrests


Name of Arrestee




City, State

Date of Arrest  

Arresting Officer

Gaiser, Phillip Michael 28 Mechanicsville, MD 11/21/2018 TFC J. Mulhearn
Hoover, Tracy Sue 48 Great Mills, MD 11/22/2018 TFC A. Opirhory
Barnett, Trenton Deonn 29 Lexington Park, MD 11/22/2018 TFC M. Manning
Thrower, Michael Anthony 3rd 27 Great Mills, MD 11/22/2018 Tpr. A. Piscopo-Bann
Snyder, Travis Renard 29 Leonardtown, MD 11/22/2018 Tpr. M. Whitman
Lane, Christopher Vincent 53 Waldorf, MD 11/22/2018 Tpr. M. Whitman
Roberson, Donell 68 California, MD 11/23/2018 Tpr. E. Ruggles
McCarthy, Meredith Marie 39 Hanahan, SC 11/23/2018 MT E. Evans
Roberts, Patrick Wayne 54 Mechanicsville, MD 11/24/2018 Tpr. K. Bauer
Corley, Gary Lee Jr 23 Leonardtown, MD 11/24/2018 MT E. Evans
Kernisan, Nicolas Patrick 22 Hollywood, MD 11/24/2018 MT E. Evans
Trossbach, Eric Christopher 32 St Inigoes, MD 11/24/2018 Tpr. R. Kaszubski
Rose, Aaron Kyle 40 Great Mills, MD 11/25/2018 Tpr. E. Ruggles
Neal, Larry Aloysius 62 Leonardtown, MD 11/25/2018 TFC M. Manning

David Leroy Harvey, 23, of Brandywine

David Leroy Harvey, of Brandywine