St. Mary’s County Crime Solvers

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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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is Seeking Identity of Hit and Run Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is Seeking Identity of Hit and Run Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On December 10, 2017, at approximately 3:10 a.m., at the Mechanicsville Wawa, the suspect pictured, backed into a VW Jetta in the parking lot and then left the scene. The suspect was operating a silver Chevrolet Tahoe at the time...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Home Invasion in California

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Home Invasion in California

On December 4, 2017, at approximately 5:30 p.m., a home invasion was reported in the 44000 block of River Otter Drive, in California. According to the victim, two African American males entered the residence reportedly wearing ski masks, black clothing, and brandished handguns. The suspects left the residence with undisclosed property. The victim was...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Assistance Identifying Theft Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Assistance Identifying Theft Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On Saturday, October 25, 2017, at approximately 6:55 p.m., the suspect stole a Husqvarna Chain Saw from the Lowe’s Home Improvement Store in California, MD. The suspect was last seen getting into a waiting dark red SUV, displaying partial MD...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Another Robbery on Great Mills Road

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Another Robbery on Great Mills Road

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On Thursday, November 2, 2017, at approximately 5:30 p.m., the victim reported he was robbed outside of Lex’s Laundromat located at 21628 Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park. The victim stated while he was at his vehicle, the suspect assaulted...
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St, Mary’s County: Burglary/Theft Suspects Need Identified

St, Mary’s County: Burglary/Theft Suspects Need Identified

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the persons pictured. During the time frame of Friday, September 29, 2017, to Sunday, October 15, 2017, a burglary occurred to a home in the 27000 block of Queen Tree Road, in Mechanicsville. Among the items stolen in the burglary were numerous Lowe’s...
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Two More Armed Robberies on Great Mills Road Last Night

Two More Armed Robberies on Great Mills Road Last Night

On Monday, November 13, 2017, at approximately 7:35 p.m., Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to the El Rinconcito Mexican Restaurant, at 21703 Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park, for the report of an armed robbery. Employees said a black male in a grey hoodie...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Looking for Suspects in Smash-and-Grab Theft of ATM

Police in St. Mary’s County Looking for Suspects in Smash-and-Grab Theft of ATM

On Sunday, November 13, 2017, at approximately 2:10 a.m., Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to the Shell Gas Station/Subway, at 30295 Three Notch Road, in Charlotte Hall, for the report of an intrusion alarm. When police arrived on scene they found the front...
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