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State Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Person of Interest

State Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Person of Interest

As part of an ongoing Identity Theft investigation, Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack are looking to identify the individual pictured. These surveillance photographs were taken at the Best Buy and the Target in California, Maryland. If anyone has any information regarding the pictured individual, please contact Corporal Pilkerton at (301) 475-8955...
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WANTED – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Brendan Douglas Carr

WANTED – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Brendan Douglas Carr

Brendan Douglas Carr has an active arrest warrant for violating the terms of his pre-trial release. Carr is described as: Age: 33 Height 5’09” Weight 162 lbs Brown Hair Brown Eyes Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Melissa Hulse at 301-475-4200, ext. *1996 or by e-mail, at Melissa.Hulse@stmarysmd.com. Anyone with information is...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Stabbing in Lexington Park

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Stabbing in Lexington Park

On Sunday, November 13, 2016, at approximately 12:45 am, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Krystal Lane in Lexington Park for a reported stabbing. Upon arrival deputies located a 22-year-old male suffering from a stab wound to the upper torso which he received during an assault. The victim was transported to an...
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Sexual Assault Reported at St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Sexual Assault Reported at St. Mary’s College of Maryland

A sexual assault was reported to a St. Mary’s College of Maryland staff member on Sunday, November 6, 2016. The sexual assault was reported to have occurred in a townhouse on Sunday, November 6, 2016. It is believed that the offender and the victim do not know each other. The identity of the assailant...
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Public’s Help Needed in Identifying Car Thief in Hollywood

Public’s Help Needed in Identifying Car Thief in Hollywood

On Sunday, November 13, 2016, at approximately 1:40 p.m., the suspect went into Cooks liquors, in Hollywood and stole a Mike’s hard lemonade, he then walked over in front of the Papa John’s building, then around the back. After a driver came back to Papa John’s from a delivery and parked on the side of the...
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D.C. Woman Charged with Arson in Clements Car Fire

D.C. Woman Charged with Arson in Clements Car Fire

Deputy State Fire Marshals concluded a vehicle fire investigation with the arrest of the owner of the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta located on fire in a field near 37955 Manor Road in Clements, on October 4, 2016. Investigators determined the vehicle owner, Tierra Monique Preston, 28, of Washington D.C. was responsible for intentionally setting her...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County – Critically Missing Person Located Unharmed

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County – Critically Missing Person Located Unharmed

UPDATE: Tylante Isaiah Butler was located unharmed. 10/25/2016: The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a critical missing person, Tylante Isaiah Butler. Tylante was last seen on Goldenrod Drive in Great Mills, Maryland. Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Tylante Isaiah Butler is asked to contact...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Investigating Armed Robbery at Potbelly Sandwich Shop

Police in St. Mary’s County Investigating Armed Robbery at Potbelly Sandwich Shop

On Sunday, October 23, 2016, at approximately 9:25 p.m. St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the area of the Potbelly Sandwich Shop in California, MD for a reported armed robbery. Two employees were inside the establishment after closing when an unknown male suspect entered the establishment through an unlocked side door. The...
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WANTED for Violating the Terms of Pretrial Release – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

WANTED for Violating the Terms of Pretrial Release – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

Lee Kitwell Clark, Jr., 30 of Mechanicsville, has an active arrest warrant for violating the terms of pretrial release. Age: 30, Height: 6’00” Weight: 162 lbs. Hair: Black Eyes: Brown Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Melissa Hulse at 301-475-4200, ext. *1996 or by e-mail, Melissa.Hulse@stmarysmd.com. Anyone with information is asked to call...
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WANTED for Escape – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

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

Deborah Ann Barnaby, 51 of Lexington Park,  has an active arrest warrant for escape. Age: 51 Height:  5’04” Weight: 120 lbs. Hair: Blonde Eyes: Blue Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Deborah Ann Barnaby is asked to contact Detective Melissa Hulse at 301-475-4200, ext. *1996 or by e-mail, Melissa.Hulse@stmarysmd.com. Anyone with information is...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Bomb Threat at Spring Ridge Middle School

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Bomb Threat at Spring Ridge Middle School

On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at approximately 7:30 a.m., the St. Mary’s County Public Schools Department of Safety and Security was notified of a bomb threat made via telephone stating, “You don’t know me, and I don’t know you, but there is a bomb in the school”. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office School...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance Identifying Theft Suspect

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

On Monday, September 26, 2016, at approximately 9:45 a.m., the suspect pictured below reached over the counter at the Wawa located at 30320 Three Notch Road, in Charlotte Hall, and stole a pack of Marlboro Menthol Cigarettes and then fled in a burgundy Mercury Mountaineer SUV with unknown tags. Anyone with information about the...
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UPDATE: Police Release Sketch of Home Invasion Suspect

UPDATE: Police Release Sketch of Home Invasion Suspect

UPDATE 10/7/2016: Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division are continuing their investigation into a home invasion burglary which occurred on Sunday, October 2, in California. They are asking citizens to please view the following composite sketch of the suspect, created with the assistance of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect is described as a...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Armed Robbery in Great Mills

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Armed Robbery in Great Mills

On Sunday, October 2, 2016, at approximately 8:55 p.m. St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Maryland State Police responded to the area of South Essex Drive behind the Burger King on Great Mills Road for a reported armed robbery. The victim advised the suspect approached his vehicle asking for a cigarette before producing...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Multiple Incidents Over the Past Few Weeks – 10/2/2016

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Multiple Incidents Over the Past Few Weeks – 10/2/2016

The following incidents occurred in St. Mary’s County between September 13, 2016 and September 30, 2016. The incidents below were selected by the Sheriff’s Office as crimes which they determined to be of interest to the residents of St. Mary’s County. Addresses shown indicate blocks and not specific locations. This report is not a comprehensive list of...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Seeking Identity of Skateboarders

Police in St. Mary’s County Seeking Identity of Skateboarders

On Saturday, August 27, 2016, at 3:20 p.m., the suspects were skateboarding on the loading dock, ramps and parking lot to the rear of the Good Earth Natural Food Company store in violation of the “No Skateboarding” signs that are posted there. The Good Natural Food Company store is located at 41675 Park Avenue,...
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Indecent Exposure Reported on Three Notch Trail

Indecent Exposure Reported on Three Notch Trail

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office received complaints of a male suspect who exposed himself to citizens along the Three Notch Trail near Laurel Grove Road in Mechanicsville, during the evening of Sept. 22, 2016. The suspect is described as a white male in his 20’s, shoulder length hair, wearing dark colored clothing. Anyone...
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Reward Offered – Police Investigating Multiple Vandalisms to Motor Vehicles

Reward Offered – Police Investigating Multiple Vandalisms to Motor Vehicles

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies responded to eleven calls involving the slashing of motor vehicle tires in the following neighborhoods: Southampton, Pembrooke, Greenview West, Barefoot Acres, Wildewood, Essex South, Town Creek, Abberly Crest, Cal Acres and Essex South, in the Lexington Park and California areas. The vandalisms occurred on Sept. 17 and...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Locating Missing Person

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Locating Missing Person

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Investigations Division, is searching for Darlyn Amarelmel Cambara, 17, of Lexington Park, who was last seen in the area of Pleasant Drive in Lexington Park on Aug. 6, 2016. Cambara was last seen wearing brown shorts, a white tank top, and brown flip flops. She has a...
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Maryland State Police Seeking Public’s Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

Maryland State Police Seeking Public’s Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

Montae Lavon Brooks, Jr. was last seen operating a black spray painted bicycle on Herring Court on September 14, 2016 9/14/2016 at approximately, 5:00 pm.  He was believed to have been en route from San Souci to Nicolette Park to play basketball. Witnesses reported he was possibly in the Spring Valley area of Lexington...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Theft Suspects

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

On Sunday, August 14, 2016, at 6:15 PM, the suspects made purchases using the victim’s stolen credit cards at the Target store; 45155 First Colony Way, California, Maryland. Anyone with information about the identity of the female suspects and/or about this incident is asked to contact Deputy Johnson at 301-475-4200, ext. *8007 or by...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Shoplifter

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

On Monday, August 22, 2016, at approximately 4:10 p.m., A female suspect entered the McKays Foodland store at 40845 Merchants Lane, in Leonardtown and selected three (3) bottles of vodka from the shelf and placed them in her large Chanel brand handbag while in the company of the older male and a child. The...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Burglary in Lexington Park

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Burglary in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, August 31, 2016, at approximately 5:40 a.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 45000 block of Valley Court in Lexington Park for a reported burglary. The initial investigation revealed a subject entered a residence and struck the victim causing injury. The suspect then fled from the residence. The victim...
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Police Need Help Identifying Suspect in Theft Case

Police Need Help Identifying Suspect in Theft Case

On the morning of Thursday, August 25, 2016, the suspect used the victim’s credit card to purchase food items from the Food Lion store located in St. Mary’s Square; 21600 Great Mills Rd, Lexington Park. The credit card was stolen the night before from the victim’s car which was parked in the 46900 block...
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Police Need Help Identifying Suspects in California Break in

Police Need Help Identifying Suspects in California Break in

On Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at 1:07 a.m., the suspects broke a side window of the China Café II, located at 22558 MacArthur Blvd in California. Once inside suspect #1 removed the tip cup and suspect #2 removed the cash register drawer; both of which contained cash. They both fled back out through the...
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