St. Mary’s County Crime Solvers

UPDATE: Missing Teen Located

UPDATE: Missing Teen Located

UPDATE 4/4/14: Kristen Lee Williams has been located. Kristen Lee Williams, date of birth 10-8-1998, white female, 5’4″ in height, weight 125 lbs., was last seen at her residence on Sandy Bottom Road in Hollywood, Maryland, on March 31, 2014. She was last seen wearing green jogging pants and a Green Bay Packers sweatshirt. Williams...
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Second Armed Home Invasion Reported in Lexington Park in Less Than a Week

Second Armed Home Invasion Reported in Lexington Park in Less Than a Week

On Tuesday, April 1, 2014  at approximately 10:15 p.m., the Maryland State Police and St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence on Columbus Drive in Lexington Park for a reported home invasion. The homeowner reported two males forced their way into the residence around 10:00 p.m. and stole unknown items. The assailants were both...
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Home Invasion Reported in Lexington Park

Home Invasion Reported in Lexington Park

On Monday, March 24, 2014  at approximately 11:30 p.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence on Ritz Drive in Lexington Park for a reported home invasion. The victim reported three black males entered the residence and stole personal property before fleeing. Two of the suspects were armed with guns. No injuries...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Incident Briefs for Public Schools – 3/25/14

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Incident Briefs for Public Schools – 3/25/14

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the following incidents. Theft at Great Mills High School on 3/5/14 Laptop stolen a week earlier Property Destruction at Great Mills High School on 3/10/14 Theft at Leonardtown High School on 3/12/14 Theft of a cell phone Assault at Spring Ridge Middle School on 3/12/14 Assault at Great Mills High...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Incident Briefs for 3/25/14

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Incident Briefs for 3/25/14

3-20-14 BURGLARY – A victim reported unknown suspect(s) entered her residence on Prather Drive in Lexington Park and stole property. Case remains open – Deputy Fennessey is investigating. 3-22-14 THEFT – A victim reported unknown suspect(s) stole property from his yard to Deputy Lawrence. 3-22-14 BURGLARY MOTOR VEHICLE – A victim reported unknown suspect(s)...
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Another Armed Robbery in St. Mary’s County

Another Armed Robbery in St. Mary’s County

On Friday, March 14, 2014, Police responded to the area of Belvoir Road & Filmore Drive, in Great Mills for a report of an armed robbery. St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Deputies made contact with a female victim who advised she was robbed at gun point by two black males, and that one was described as having dread...
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Custom Motorcycle Stolen From Mechanicsville

Custom Motorcycle Stolen From Mechanicsville

This custom 2005 PITBULL Motorsports motorcycle was stolen from the garage of a residence on Cheryl Court, in Mechanicsville, sometime between March 1, 2014 and March 19, 2014. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jason Kerns at 301.475.4200 x 9089 or CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333.
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Multiple Burglaries in Leonardtown Being Investigated

Multiple Burglaries in Leonardtown Being Investigated

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 11:46PM, the suspect pictured entered the attached garage of a residence located in the 41000 block of Cryer Court, and stole property from the victim’s vehicles before fleeing on foot. Anyone with any information about this crime or the identity of this suspect is asked to call St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputy First Class...
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Newspaper Theft Being Investigated

Newspaper Theft Being Investigated

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects and or suspect vehicle involved in thefts of The Enterprise Newspapers. The thefts occurred on February 28, 2014 at several locations throughout St. Mary’s County. The suspect vehicle appears to be a black older model pickup truck with an...
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UPDATE; Four Time Escapee Spent Time on The Run Burglarizing a Church

UPDATE; Four Time Escapee Spent Time on The Run Burglarizing a Church

UPDATE: On March 10, 2014 at 8:01 am, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Units responded to the Mt. Zion Church located in Mechanicsville, Maryland for the report of a burglary. An unknown suspect entered the church by prying open a door, entered several office areas and removed cash and property from the church. A...
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Crime Incident Briefs for St. Mary’s County – 3/10/14

Crime Incident Briefs for St. Mary’s County – 3/10/14

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following incidents: 3-7-14 INDECENT EXPOSURE – Deputy Lloyd responded to San Souci Plaza and made contact with a victim who indicated 2 black male suspects approached her asking for money. One of the suspects then exposed his private area to the victim. Case remains open....
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Wanted Virginia Sex Offender Located and Arrested in Leonardtown

Wanted Virginia Sex Offender Located and Arrested in Leonardtown

On March 2, 2014 Detective Corporal William Raddatz of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Investigations Division, Sex Offender Compliance Unit, received information Jermaine D. Wilson, age 23, of Norfolk, Va. was residing at a residence in Leonardtown. Wilson is a registered sex offender in the state of Virginia and had failed to...
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Crime Incident Briefs for St. Mary’s County – 3/4/14

Crime Incident Briefs for St. Mary’s County – 3/4/14

2-28-14 sometime between 2-25-14 and 2-28-14 unknown suspect(s) sprayed paint on the victim’s vehicle while it was parked on Mayfaire Lane in Lexington Park. Case was suspended. 2-28-14 a victim reported receiving threatening phone calls from a known suspect at her residence in Great Mills. Case is open. 2-28-14 unknown suspect(s) spray painted a...
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St. Mary’s Crime Report 3/2/14

St. Mary’s Crime Report 3/2/14

On February 21, 2014, Deputy Gaskill responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for a fight between inmates. The investigation revealed, suspect Sean Ross Alpert, 37, of Brandywine, struck another inmate in the face with his fist. Suspect Alpert was charged with 2nd Degree Assault on DOC employee (inmate). On February 22, 2014,...
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Michael Lashawn Johnson, Wanted for Escape

Michael Lashawn Johnson, Wanted for Escape

Michael Lashawn Johnson Date of Birth: 10-12-1987 Black Male Height: 6’1″ Weight: 165 lbs. If you see Johnson or have any information regarding his whereabouts call the Sheriff’s Office at 301.475.8008 or CRIME SOLVERS AT 301.475.3333 if you wish to remain anonymous.
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Crime Incident Briefs for St. Mary’s County – 2/27/14

Crime Incident Briefs for St. Mary’s County – 2/27/14

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office investigating the following incidents: 2-25-14 deputies responded to the area of Willows Road and Green Tree Drive for the report of shots fired. An extensive canvass of the area was conducted by deputies however no one was located. 2-25-14 a victim who resides in Lexington Park reported an unknown...
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Lexington Park COPS Unit to Host Community Meeting

Lexington Park COPS Unit to Host Community Meeting

Lexington Park, Maryland – The Lexington Park Community Oriented Policing Unit, known as COPs, will be holding a meeting on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 6:30 PM at the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department Social hall located on South Shangri La Drive. In August 2013, when the Lexington Park COPs Unit began, the primary...
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Investigators Launch new Strategy to Patrol Online Marketplace for Stolen Property

Investigators Launch new Strategy to Patrol Online Marketplace for Stolen Property

Maryland State Police property crime investigators launch a new strategy to patrol the online marketplace for stolen property. Since the inception of RAPID, the Regional Automated Property Information Database, in 2009, law enforcement agencies statewide have recovered over $18 million dollars in stolen property. Using the innovative tool, equipped with over 11 million searchable...
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Police Catch House Burglar Red-Handed

Police Catch House Burglar Red-Handed

On Friday, February 14, 2014, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division learned that a burglary was planned to take place at a residence located on Guy Farm Lane, in Mechanicsville. Police were informed that Tyler Patrick Springer, 20 of Hollywood was planning on committing a burglary to the residence...
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UPDATE: Home Invasion/Armed Robbery Reported in Dameron

UPDATE: Home Invasion/Armed Robbery Reported in Dameron

UPDATE: On February 5, 2014 at 2:35 A.M. Sheriff’s Office Patrol units responded to a residence in Dameron, for the report of a burglary to an occupied residence. Upon arrival deputies met with the female victim who advised 3 suspects had forced open her front door, entered her residence, produced a handgun and demanded...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating the Death of Man Found on the Side of the Road in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Police Investigating the Death of Man Found on the Side of the Road in Lexington Park

UPDATE – Official Press Release : On February 2, 2014 at approximately 10:09 PM, Sheriff’s Office Patrol deputies responded to a report of an unconscious person in the area of Pacific Drive in Lexington Park. Upon arrival, deputies discovered a male subject, identified as Melvin J. Craddock, age 35, of Lexington Park, Md. lying in...
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Third Armed Robbery on the Streets of St. Mary’s County in Two Days

Third Armed Robbery on the Streets of St. Mary’s County in Two Days

On Friday, January 31, 2014, at approximately 10:30 p.m., an armed robbery in the area of MacArthur Boulevard, in California was reported. A male victim reported that he had been robbed by three black males, who were wearing all black. One suspect was armed a handgun. The suspects were last seen headed towards the Shoppers Food...
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Two Armed Robberies Reported in Three Hours in Lexington Park

Two Armed Robberies Reported in Three Hours in Lexington Park

On Thursday, January 30,2014, at approximately 10:30 pm, an armed robbery on Great Mills Road was reported. A male victim reported that he had been robbed by two black males, who wearing all black. One suspect was armed with what was described as a set of brass knuckles, while the other had a handgun....
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure Again

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure Again

UPDATE: Donald Leo Parks, 20 of Lexington Park was arrested on January 24, 2014 and charged with indecent exposure . Parks is currently incarcerated in the St Mary’s County Detention Center on a $3,500 bail. Parks was found guilty of indecent exposure on October 17, 2013 and is currently on probation for that crime. 12/19/2013: On...
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Suspected Drug Overdose Death Leads to Arrest in Mechanicsville

Suspected Drug Overdose Death Leads to Arrest in Mechanicsville

On Thursday, January 23, 2014 St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to Morganza Turner Road, in Mechanicsville for a 911 call reporting a “subject not breathing”. The victim, a 37 year-old male was located on the floor of the home and was pronounced dead. Units from various divisions of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s...
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