St. Mary’s County Crime Solvers

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Looking for Shooting Suspects

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating Antonio Wendell Chase and Sidney Antwan Strain. Both suspects are being sought in connection with the shootings which occurred over the last 3 days. Chase and Strain are currently wanted on charges stemming from cases unrelated to these shootings. Chase...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Press Release on Multiple Shootings in Lexington Park

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Press Release on Multiple Shootings in Lexington Park

On January 17, 2015, deputies responded to a report of shots fired on Lucca Way. Witnesses reported hearing a single gun shot. No victims were located. However, possible evidence was collected from the area. On January 18, 2015 at 2:45 PM, deputies responded to the area of Ronald Drive in Lexington Park, for a...
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UPDATE: Police Remain Quiet After Five Reports of Shots Fired Throughout the Lexington Park Area

UPDATE: Police Remain Quiet After Five Reports of Shots Fired Throughout the Lexington Park Area

UPDATE 1/19/15 at 3:45 p.m. – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Press Release on Multiple Shootings in Lexington Park CLICK HERE TO READ 1/19/15: On Monday, January 19, 2015 at approximately 1:00 a.m., Police responded to the Westbury subdivision on Maria Way for reports of gunfire. A victim told police that his house was shot...
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Shots Fired in Lexington Park for the Second Day in a Row

Shots Fired in Lexington Park for the Second Day in a Row

On January 18, 2015 at approximately 3:00 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Country Side Town Homes on Ronald Drive in Lexington Park for reports of shots fired. When officers arrived on the scene they found multiple casings on the ground, tire tracks in the grass where a...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Two Theft Suspects

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Two Theft Suspects

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the two suspects pictured. On Tuesday, January 6, 2015, at 4:30 p.m., the suspects entered the Wawa store located at 23141 Three Notch Road, in California. The male suspect stole merchandise from the counter and the female concealed merchandise in...
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Maryland Natural Resources Police Need Help Identifying Point Lookout Lighthouse Vandals

Maryland Natural Resources Police Need Help Identifying Point Lookout Lighthouse Vandals

Maryland State Department of Natural Resources are trying to identify these 2 individuals that broke into the Point Lookout Lighthouse, at approximately 1:20 a.m. on January 4th, 2015. On January 4th, around 1:20 a.m., two vandals broke into the Point Lookout Lighthouse, damaging a historic window. If you know either of the suspects, please contact...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Reminds Prospective Renters of Scam

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Reminds Prospective Renters of Scam

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office recently received a complaint regarding a rental scam. Although this scam is not new, the SMCSO would like to remind prospective renters to be on the lookout. Scammers are creating fictitious rental listings and posting them on websites such as Zillow.com and Trulia.com. They copy legitimate graphics from...
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Help Detectives ID Theft Ring Suspects

Help Detectives ID Theft Ring Suspects

Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Investigations Division, are asking for the public’s help in identifying 3 male suspects and a vehicle involved in a fraud/theft scheme. The 3 suspects obtained a credit card number from the victim and used the number to make several thousands of dollars worth of fraudulent...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Theft Suspect

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

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect pictured. On December 29 and 31, 2014, the suspect stole several expensive items from the Target store located at First Colony Way, in California. The suspect removed the security sensors from the boxes before exiting the store with...
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Multiple Vehicles in Leonardtown Burglarized Overnight

Multiple Vehicles in Leonardtown Burglarized Overnight

Sometime between Saturday, January 2, and Sunday, January 3, 2015 unknown suspects broke into multiple vehicles on Deer Wood Park Drive, in Leonardtown and stole a variety of items, Vehicles on Hickory Creek Court and Chestnut Ridge Drive, in Leonardtown were also burglarized. Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office are investigating. It is not...
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St. Mary’s County Crime Solvers Seeks Your Help

St. Mary’s County Crime Solvers Seeks Your Help

On August 24, 2011 at 11:38 pm, deputies responded to Sell Drive in Lexington Park for a vehicle accident. Deondre Hawkins was found behind the wheel with a gunshot wound to his upper body. He later died at the hospital. St. Mary’s County CRIME SOLVERS is offering a $6,000.00 REWARD for information leading to...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 1/3/15

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 1/3/15

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the following incidents: ASSAULT – On December 16, 2014, Deputy Krum responded to a residence on Elegant Court for a reported domestic assault in progress. The victim alleged suspect Daniel Holley Dement, 47, of Lexington Park, struck the victim in the face during an argument. Dement...
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UPDATE: Strong Armed Robbery Reported in Great Mills

UPDATE: Strong Armed Robbery Reported in Great Mills

UPDATE 12/29/14 – The St. Mary’s County Released the following information: The owner of Yummy’s Korean and Japanese Restaurant located on Great Mills Road, reported an unidentified black male suspect entered the store and assaulted him while demanding money. When the owner refused to hand over money the suspect fled. Case remains open. 12/23/2014:...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 12/28/14

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 12/28/14

The following is a sample of recent St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office investigations. ASSAULT – On December 17, 2014, Deputy McClure responded to the Car Wash located on Great Mills Road. Deputy McClure located the victim and suspect Edwin Foote JR., 52, of Lexington Park, outside of the car wash. The victim alleged Foote pushed...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Fraud Suspects

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Fraud Suspects

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the two suspects pictured. On Wednesday, December 17, 2015, at 3:00 p.m., both suspects were involved in the theft of a cell phone from a counter inside the Target store located at 45155 First Colony Way., in California. Suspect #1...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Theft Suspect

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

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect pictured. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at 6:00 PM, the suspect loaded a hand basket with food and merchandise from the Family Dollar store located at 21703 Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park. The suspect then left with the...
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Detectives Make Second Arrest in Lexington Park Armed Robbery

Detectives Make Second Arrest in Lexington Park Armed Robbery

UPDATE 12/20/14 7:20 a.m.: According to court documents, Cepeda Juwan Hicks, 20 of Lexington Park was arrested on Friday, December 19, 2014 by Cpl. M. Boyer of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division. Hicks was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center, and charged with Armed Robbery, Robbery, Assault 1st Degree, Assault...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Help in Identifying Theft Suspect

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Help in Identifying Theft Suspect

UPDATE 12/12/14: The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help in identifying the suspect pictured. On Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 7:47 PM, the suspect loaded a 50 inch television set into a shopping cart at the Walmart in California. He then left the store without paying. He was seen getting into a...
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Detectives Investigate Hollywood Burglaries

Detectives Investigate Hollywood Burglaries

On December 10, 2014, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to two businesses located on Three Notch Road, in Hollywood for the report of a burglary. Deputies determined unknown suspect(s) gained entry to the Papa John’s Pizza and the Middle Department Inspection Agency by breaking out the front door glass. Once...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Asking for the Public’s Help

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Asking for the Public’s Help

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect pictured. Tuesday, November 24, 2014, at 11:26 AM, the suspect allegedly stole food and other merchandise from the McKay’s Foodland located at 40845 Merchants Lane. The suspect placed the items into a plastic bag and walked out of...
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Home Invasion Reported in Loveville

Home Invasion Reported in Loveville

On Friday, December 5, 2014 a female and two males came to the Leonardtown Barrack of the Maryland State Police to report a home invasion. MSP Criminal Enforcement Division, Central South Region investigators were contacted and responded to assume the investigation. Investigation revealed that On December 4, 2014 at approximately 8:30 p.m. a black...
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Stabbing Reported in Mechanicsville

Stabbing Reported in Mechanicsville

On Friday, December 5, 2014 at approximately 1:30 a.m., Maryland State Police and St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 28765 Three Notch Road, in Mechanicsville at Big Dogs Paradise for a report of a stabbing. Investigation revealed that a 21 year-old black male from Lexington Park was stabbed in the abdomen by a white male who possibly...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Request Public’s Help in Identifying Female in Counterfeit Investigation

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Request Public’s Help in Identifying Female in Counterfeit Investigation

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office (SMCSO) is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect pictured. November 18, 2014, the suspect pictured passed a counterfeit bill at the Donut Connection located in the Millison Plaza Shopping Center.
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Request Public’s Help in Identifying Assault Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Request Public’s Help in Identifying Assault Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office (SMCSO) is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect pictured below. November 16, 2014 at 4:40 PM, the suspect pictured below wearing the white sleeveless jacket assaulted a victim in the parking of the Canopy Liquors located on Great Mills Road. St. Mary’s County Crime Solvers offers rewards...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 12/3/14

ASSAULT – On November 18, 2014, Deputy Lawrence responded to a residence on Oak Acres Road in Mechanicsville for a reported domestic assault. The victim alleged suspect Leonard Wayne Phillips, 46, of Mechanicsville, pushed the victim to the floor and into a cabinet causing visible injury. Phillips was placed under arrest and transported to...
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