Two Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges After Police Investigate Another Report of Shots Fired in Lexington Park

June 19, 2019
Seqouia Nicole Hamilton, 22, of California, and David D Gatlin, 22, of Cheltenham

Seqouia Nicole Hamilton, 22, of California, and David D Gatlin, 22, of Cheltenham


On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Rodine Way, in Lexington Park, for the report of a female screaming and gunshots fired.

A gray passenger vehicle was reported to be leaving the area after the disturbance.

Police responding to the shots fired saw a gray Hyundai passenger vehicle matching the description of the vehicle involved in the disturbance and gunshots, and made contact with the vehicle.

Seqouia Nicole Hamilton, 22, of California, was seated in the passenger seat. Hamilton and a passenger, David D Gatlin, 22, of Cheltenham, were detained and consented to a search of the vehicle.

During the search police located a 9mm Smith & Wesson handgun and a loose 9mm round. The handgun was loaded with a round in the chamber. Police also located numerous bags of marijuana and cocaine in the vehicle front and back seat compartments.

Hamilton admitted to being with Gatlin while she was in possession of a handgun. She told police the drugs belonged to Gatlin and she was aware of his drug dealing.

Hamilton was charged with the following and is currently being held without bond.

  • reckless endangerment
  • possession of a loaded handgun in a vehicle
  • possession of a firearm while trafficking drugs

Gatlin was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute and is currently being held without bond.

Seqouia Nicole Hamilton, 22, of California

Seqouia Nicole Hamilton, 22, of California

David D Gatlin, 22, of Cheltenham

David D Gatlin, 22, of Cheltenham

42 Responses to Two Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges After Police Investigate Another Report of Shots Fired in Lexington Park

  1. Anonymous on June 19, 2019 at 4:06 pm

    These 2 are part of the problem. If the community truly cared about bettering itself they should all get together and help the police with this investigation. While they are at it they can give the police more names of people that need to be removed from the community and civilized society.

    • Wiggy on June 19, 2019 at 7:54 pm

      But “they” won’t. It’s a shame really. I’m tired of going out of my way to treat them equally when nothing is reciprocated. To the black community I say: Stop walking around with a chip on your shoulder and treat people how you want to be treated.

      • Snitches Get Stitches on June 20, 2019 at 8:48 am

        “Now don’t be rattin out your cuzo Seqouia, ya hear me now?!!”

      • Anonymous on June 20, 2019 at 9:01 am

        Treat who equally? If you are referring to race my post had nothing to do with race. My post was addressing the low income communities. When I was 19 to 24 I lived in the trailer park across from Wawa that is no longer there. There was a healthy mix of whites and minorities and plenty of scum from all races. Dealers, junkies, thieves, and people who can’t control their temper. I had no problem assisting the cops to get rid of the dealers and thieves but most of my neighbors would not help. As for me, I knew I wanted something better out of life so I started buying books on network administration and took a pay cut to get an entry level job working the helpdesk at one of the local companies. Now I am a network engineer and the trailer park is just a bad memory. FYI, I got my friend Jarome, who is black, form the trailer park a job at the same company and he is also now living well. Race has little to do with crime, the poorer the neighborhood the higher the crime rate. Due to years of unfair hiring and racism a larger percentage of minorities live in poverty and when everyone in your family is poor it is hard to break the cycle. I was able to break the cycle but I am one of the few from my neighborhood, my poor white neighborhood, to do so.

        • All Hail! on June 20, 2019 at 10:57 am

          Well please post your name and address so we know where to send the award.

          • Anonymous on June 24, 2019 at 8:33 am

            LMAO

          • Anonymous on June 24, 2019 at 4:44 pm

            Don’t need one, the paycheck is reward enough.

      • Anonymous on June 20, 2019 at 8:38 pm

        racist

    • Anonymous on June 19, 2019 at 9:04 pm

      Typical.

  2. Publius on June 19, 2019 at 4:10 pm

    Charge them. Try them. Convict them. Imprison them. Leave them there.

    • Jeb S. on June 20, 2019 at 7:32 am

      They’ll be charged with multiple offenses. They’ll drop a few of the charges and get them to plead guilty on one or two. Expect 6 months in jail and some work release. These people never get in trouble. Back on the street just after New Year’s.

  3. Announcement on June 19, 2019 at 4:19 pm

    Look like she had a rough time look at her eyebrows damn get it together babe

    • Anonymous on June 20, 2019 at 2:42 pm

      You worry about eyebrows YOU ARE PART OF THE PROBLEM.. MATERIALISTIC…SAD VERY SAD

      • Javon Mcgee on June 21, 2019 at 5:01 pm

        That lady works at Foolees in Upper Marlboro. Well, she use too, Locked up! they won’t let me out!

    • Which is worse... on June 21, 2019 at 6:42 am

      Yeah “look like”

      Uneducated subculture dumb-a$$

  4. DinDoNuffin on June 19, 2019 at 4:35 pm

    Those anti gun laws those elected turds come up with work…

  5. 2bless on June 19, 2019 at 4:57 pm

    I truly can’t believe this young lady is 22 y/o. She and him needs help with her drug issues. This is crazy. Two young people throwing away their lives like that. Doing something this stupid. I am totally lost for words. I am just happy that no one got hurt or killed.

    • Huh? on June 20, 2019 at 7:38 am

      Why does he need help with her drug issues? LMFAO… I’m sure he needs help for his own issues

  6. Harvell B. on June 19, 2019 at 6:01 pm

    Just dont believe. They were always good kids.

    • Chris on June 20, 2019 at 8:39 am

      Key word…were

  7. Losers Everywhere on June 19, 2019 at 6:09 pm

    A couple of real winners here. Ever heard of a job?

  8. Anonymous on June 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

    Was the firearm legally registered? If a handgun, did the bearer(s) have a hql and carry permit? When known, please report this information.

    • Anon on June 19, 2019 at 7:22 pm

      I’m sure they didn’t have a permit because in Maryland you can have a loaded gun in your car if you have a permit .. she got charged so I’m sure she doesn’t have a permit. I want to know though what his charges were

      • Kamela on June 20, 2019 at 8:40 pm

        none of your business

        • Synonymous on June 25, 2019 at 6:50 pm

          Everybody’s business.

  9. Anonymous on June 19, 2019 at 9:40 pm

    Lmao, yeah…we gotcha

  10. Anonymous on June 19, 2019 at 9:46 pm

    Uglyiest 22 I ever seen!!!!truuf

  11. YourMomZaenus on June 19, 2019 at 11:51 pm

    Happy Juneteenth!

  12. Send Lawyers Guns and Money on June 20, 2019 at 6:06 am

    It’s not about guns, as much as it is about hoodlums.

    These apes can’t live productive decent lives with other humans in a civil society.

    So – take them to the zoo and give them their own cages where they are clothed, fed, cared for, and given all the nice things that those who are paying for them have, FOR FREE.

    That’s what it is all about – free life on someone else’s dime. The only REAL “reparations” ever deserved.

  13. Joe on June 20, 2019 at 6:56 am

    I’m going out on a limb and guessing that the young woman’s name is supposed to be “Sequoia”, as in the large tree? If so I wonder who mispelled it? Her “parent” or SOMD News. Kids, stay in school, don’t make babies, get a job, settle down. Repeat the culture. Or deal drugs, attempt to shoot and kill someone, and get locked up like any other hood rat moron. GARBAGE CULTURE strikes again!

    • TROLL on June 20, 2019 at 11:00 pm

      Want to clean the place up start transferring these guns&drugs cases to federal for prosecution.THAT WILL SEND A MESSAGE

  14. Anonymous on June 21, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Start the draft. All these kids wouldn’t be making babies that the productive working society that are working wouldn’t have to be paying for all these babies, that probably only have one parent raising them o on the tax payers dime,all this bs would stop. Give them so kind of structure and dicapline.

    • Anonymous on June 21, 2019 at 9:04 am

      Dicapline.

      • Synonymous on June 23, 2019 at 9:17 pm

        Discipline.

  15. Finish the story on June 21, 2019 at 9:38 am

    How do these two tie in with the other three that were arrested for the shooting, but only had BB guns? Did these two do the shootings or the three with the BB guns, because BB guns don’t leave shell casings? Are the two stories related? Or were these two just passing by riding dirty at the wrong time?

  16. Caitlin on June 21, 2019 at 11:05 am

    It is disheartening reading comments directed at the “black community” and on the appearances of these two. Despite what they look like, skin color, eyebrows, names, or any other physical presence no one knows the true story as in most news articles. The color of their skin should have zero effect on comments being drawn from this article. People make mistakes… instead of bashing those whose mistakes are broadcasted people really need to start sending good energy towards situations like these. Speaking positively will only bring positive outcomes.

    • Synonymous on June 21, 2019 at 6:32 pm

      No it won’t.

  17. Anonymous on June 21, 2019 at 3:01 pm

    I actually laughed out loud. Will you be here all week? When is your next show?

  18. Bugraids on June 22, 2019 at 1:49 am

    And they had a baby together I wonder where he is now

    • Anonymous on June 23, 2019 at 12:49 pm

      Dont worry about where their baby is. Trust and believe me hes fine

  19. Anonomyous on June 23, 2019 at 12:50 pm

    Dont worry about where he is, trust me . Hes fine

  20. Aunt Esther on June 24, 2019 at 5:04 pm

    It’s natural for normal people to have concern for a child when they have irresponsible hoodlum parents. You should be grateful baby that the community has concern for their child since they’re apparently too busy out bein’ heathen fools. I hope that baby is OK honey, and if he is, I hope he stays there and never goes back to these fools and maybe gets a chance in life. If you have any skin in this game honey, I’d watch these Suckas.