St. Mary’s County Crime Solvers

Lottery Scam Reported by Police

Lottery Scam Reported by Police

Recently, a citizen was mailed a letter indicating they had won 4.5 million dollars from a European PowerBall. The letter states there was a mix-up with the drawing of the PowerBall number, and tickets, as a result, the citizen has now won third place. The letter requested phone contact or email, to begin the...
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St. Mary’s County – Missing Person – Macy Jean Harim

St. Mary’s County – Missing Person – Macy Jean Harim

Macy Jean Harim, age 24, of Park Hall, was reported missing on October 30, 2017. Harim is 5’4 and weighs 190lbs, and has black hair. Harim has medical issues which may require medication. Anyone with information is asked to contact Corporal Reppel at (301) 475-4200 extension *8059, or the Sheriff’s Office at (301) 475-8008....
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County – Missing Person LOCATED

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County – Missing Person LOCATED

Miranda Joy Shipman, age 15, of Charlotte Hall, was reported missing on October 30, 2017. Shipman is 5’3 and weighs 100 lbs., and was last seen wearing blue jeans/pants and a gray sweater. At this time there are no critical factors known. Anyone with information is asked to contact Cpl. Flerlage at (301) 475-4200...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspects

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspects

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the persons pictured above. On Sunday, October 15, 2017 at approximately 11:50 a.m., the suspects conspired and stole items from the Weis Market in California, Maryland. The Weis Market is located at 45315 Alton Lane, California. All four were last seen leaving in...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Home Invasion in Mechanicsville

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

On Monday, October 23, 2017, at approximately 11:00 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 39000 block of Beach Drive in Mechanicsville for a reported home invasion/robbery. The victim advised several armed men wearing masks, forced entry into the residence, and stole property. Anyone with information about this incident...
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VIDEO: Police in St. Mary’s County Investigating Robbery of California Liquor Store

VIDEO: Police in St. Mary’s County Investigating Robbery of California Liquor Store

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the persons pictured. On Saturday, October 14, 2017 at approximately 9:00 p.m., the suspects entered the Lexington Villiage Wine & Spirits store located at 46400 Lexington Way #103, California, and split up. Suspect #2 gained the clerks attention when he dropped a bottle...
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WANTED – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Escape

WANTED – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Escape

On October 16, 2017, inmate David Logan Scopin, 32 of Waldorf, left a treatment facility, in violation of his pre-trial commitment. Scopin, was last seen operating a black 2003, Pontiac Sunbird. Scopin’s last known address is in Waldorf, and he also has family in Baltimore. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Det....
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VIDEO: Multiple Arrests Made in St. Mary’s County Warrant Sweep

VIDEO: Multiple Arrests Made in St. Mary’s County Warrant Sweep

On October 10, 2017, members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police, and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, participated in a joint warrant sweep. The warrant sweep took place in St. Mary’s County, with the focus on locating those with warrants from other jurisdictions who are residing...
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Family Requests Public’s Help in Getting Back Deceased Son’s Stolen Photographs

Family Requests Public’s Help in Getting Back Deceased Son’s Stolen Photographs

On Sunday, October 8, 2017, in the 47000 block of Janet Lane, in Lexington Park, unknown suspect(s) made entry into a residence. Property was stolen to include devices containing photographs of the victims’ deceased son. The victims in this case have requested this incident be released onto social media with the hopes someone will...
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UPDATE: Juawan Valentino Johnson Arrested for Sex Offender Registry Violation

UPDATE: Juawan Valentino Johnson Arrested for Sex Offender Registry Violation

10/10/2017: Juawan Valentino Johnson, 22, of California, was charged with Sex Offender Registration-Failure to Notify, by Deputy Muschette of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. 10/6/2017: Juawan Valentino Johnson, 22, of California, is a Tier I registered sexual offender, meaning he will remain on the registry for 15 years. There is an active warrant...
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St. Mary’s County – Missing Juvenile – Desiree Richardson

St. Mary’s County – Missing Juvenile – Desiree Richardson

Desiree Ronique Richardson, age 14, of Lexington Park, was reported missing on 10/10/17. Richardson is 5’0 and weighs 125; no clothing description available. The missing juvenile is believed to be in the Lexington Park area; at this time there are no critical factors known. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Sheriff’s...
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Crime Solvers Seeking Information on Latest Lexington Park Armed Robbery

Crime Solvers Seeking Information on Latest Lexington Park Armed Robbery

10/10/2017: On Sunday, October 1, 2017, at approximately 1:45 a.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported armed robbery. Preliminary investigation indicated a pizza delivery driver was making a delivery in the 21000 block of Liberty Street, in Great Mills. The delivery driver reported he was approached by two black males,...
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Mechanicsville Woman Charged with Stealing Over $500 Worth of Crab Meat, Shrimp and More

Mechanicsville Woman Charged with Stealing Over $500 Worth of Crab Meat, Shrimp and More

On Saturday, September 9, 2017, at 11:40 a.m., a woman pushed a cart with several hundred dollars worth of food and other items directly out the exit of the California, Maryland, Weis Markets store without paying. The Weis Markets store is located at 45315 Alton Lane in California. The thief was last seen getting...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office ask for Public’s Assistance in Stolen Bike Case

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office ask for Public’s Assistance in Stolen Bike Case

On Friday, September 22, 2017, at approximately 7:40 pm, unknown suspect(s) stole a red, white, and black Trek brand, Top Fuel model 9.9 men’s mountain bike from the rack attached to a gray Jeep Wrangler. The Jeep was parked in the public parking located between The Front Porch restaurant and The Hair Company, in...
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Help St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Identify Hurricane Harvey Donation Thief

Help St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Identify Hurricane Harvey Donation Thief

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in identifying the individuals and suspect pictured. The Chick-fil-A restaurant located at 45150 First Colony Way, California, Maryland was collecting donations in a large water jug to help the employees of a Texas Chick-fil-A damaged by Hurricane Harvey. On Wednesday, September 6, 2017...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Asking for Public’s Help Identifying Wallet Theft Suspects

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Asking for Public’s Help Identifying Wallet Theft Suspects

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in identifying the suspects pictured below. On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at 11:45 a.m., both suspects were seen rummaging through the employee office area of the Rent-A-Center store located at 21600 Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park, Maryland. An employee later discovered her wallet had been stolen from her purse which was in the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Asking for Public’s Help Identifying Theft Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Asking for Public’s Help Identifying Theft Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in identifying the suspect pictured below. On Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 12:18 PM, the suspect used a stolen Target gift card at the Target store located at 45155 First Colony Blvd. in California, Maryland. The gift card had been inside a birthday...
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UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Sentenced to Life Without Parole for Murder

UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Sentenced to Life Without Parole for Murder

UPDATE 9/16/2017: On Thursday, September 14, 2017, Patrick Henry Bush, 52 of Lexington Park, was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole on the charge of first degree murder. Bush was also sentenced to 20 years in prison on the charge of armed robbery and 15 years for theft over $10,000. UPDATE 6/29/2017: Patrick Henry Bush,...
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UPDATE: Women and Children Said to Be Involved in Fight that Killed 29-Year-Old Calvert Man

UPDATE: Women and Children Said to Be Involved in Fight that Killed 29-Year-Old Calvert Man

UPDATE 9/13/2017 @ 4:15 p.m.: On Monday, September 10, 2017, Deputy Gott of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Ropeknot Road, in Lusby for the report of an assault and stabbing. Upon arrival he discovered two victims. Deputy Gott discovered the incident occurred at the address of 11523 Rope knot Road, Lusby Jovante...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Theft Suspect

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

On Saturday, September 9, 2017, at 11:40 AM, the suspect pushed a cart with several hundred dollars worth of food and other items directly out the exit of the California, Maryland Weis Markets store without paying. The Weis Markets store is located at 45315 Alton Lane in California, MD. The thief was last seen...
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UPDATE: Sex Offender Involved in Attempted Shooting in Lexington Park Located

UPDATE: Sex Offender Involved in Attempted Shooting in Lexington Park Located

UPDATE – 9/6/2017: Devonte Arnez Shubrooks was located and is in the custody of detectives. UPDATE: On September 5, 2017, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies responded to St. Mary’s Square, located at 21600 Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, Maryland, for the report of an attempted shooting in the parking lot. Officers made...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Needs Help Identifying Theft Suspects

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Needs Help Identifying Theft Suspects

On Wednesday, August 9, 2017 , at 11:35 p.m., the suspects stole food items from the Korner Karry Out. The Korner Karry Out is located at 27350 Three Notch Road, Mechanicsville, Maryland. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspects and/or about this incident is asked to contact  Deputy Ball at 301-475-4200 ,...
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Pizza Delivery Man Robbed at Gunpoint in Lexington Park

Pizza Delivery Man Robbed at Gunpoint in Lexington Park

On Monday, August 21, 2017, at approximately 8:30 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office patrol division responded to Queen Anne Park Apartment Complex in Lexington Park for an armed robbery of a pizza delivery driver. The suspects were described as three teenage black males in masks. A handgun was used in...
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Missing Person – St. Mary’s County – 18-Year-Old Female

Missing Person – St. Mary’s County – 18-Year-Old Female

Maria Esther Ortiz Garay was last seen July 15, 2017 in the Lexington Park area. She has a scar on her right cheek and left arm, in addition to three earrings in each year. Age: 18 Height: 4’09” Weight: 125 lbs. Black Hair Brown Eyes Anyone with information is asked to contact Corporal Ruest...
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Missing Person – St. Mary’s County

Missing Person – St. Mary’s County

Bejamin Jamal Washington was last seen on August 21, 2017, at approximately noon, in the 23000 block of Watervale Drive in Leonardtown. Age: 17 Height: 5’07” Weight: 130 lbs. Black Hair Brown Eyes Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office Duty Officer at 301-475-4041.
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