Law Enforcement

Rooftop Mischief Leads to Trespassing Charges for Five

Rooftop Mischief Leads to Trespassing Charges for Five

On Sunday, July 15, at 12:30 a.m., Trooper First Class E. Evans of the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barracks and Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Sears, located at the Wildewood Shopping Center in California, for the report of subjects on the roof of the establishment. Upon arrival and with...
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State Police Blotter- Leonardtown

State Police Blotter- Leonardtown

Maryland State Police in Leonardtown are investigating the following incidents: Warrant Service – On Thursday, July 12, 2012, at 9:30am, TFC N. Gresko served a Bench Warrant on James Robert Kolbe, 22, of Charlotte Hall. The warrant was issued by the Circuit Court of St. Mary’s County for Violation of Probation with an original...
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Calvert Arson Investigation Underway

Calvert Arson Investigation Underway

Maryland State Fire Marshall’s are investigating a case of arson in Calvert County. Fire investigators were called to R&R Fabrication located at 170 Schooner Lane in Prince Frederick on July 12 around 12 noon. Investigation revealed an employee discovered a small fire in the two story commercial building. The fire caused minimal damage the restroom...
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Lisa Marie Tippett, Arrested for Trespassing

Lisa Marie Tippett, Arrested for Trespassing

 On July 14, St. Mary’s County deputies responded to St. Mary’s Square in Lexington Park, for a report of trespassing. When police arrived at the shopping center, they observed Lisa Marie Tippett, 47 of Lexington Park, on the property. Tippett had previously been served a notice not to trespass at St. Mary’s Square.  When police...
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Man Arrested for Driving While Impaired Twice in 5 Days

Man Arrested for Driving While Impaired Twice in 5 Days

Steven Wesley Gingery, Jr, 27 of Charlotte Hall, Md., was arrested by Maryland State Police on Friday, July 13 for driving while impaired by drugs, as well as a number of other charges. A lookout was placed for a purple Camaro after a citizen called 911 reporting the vehicle driving erratically in the area of Route...
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State Police Blotter- Leonardtown

State Police Blotter- Leonardtown

Maryland State Police in Leonardtown are investigating the following incidents: Warrant Service – On Sunday, July 8, 2012, at 2:30pm, TFC J. Pilkerton served a Bench Warrant on Shelby Lynn Reeder, 20, of Great Mills. The warrant was issued by the District Court of St. Mary’s County with an original charge of Second Degree...
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Police Locate and Save Suicidal Subject

Police Locate and Save Suicidal Subject

On July 10, 2012 a lookout was placed for a critically ill missing person after authorities received a phone call from an out of state family member of a male located in St. Mary’s County making suicidal threats. The subject stated he was going to kill himself and they would find his body in a...
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Charles County Crime Report

Charles County Crime Report

Charles County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the following incidents: BURGLARY: On July 11, officers were notified of a theft that occurred in the 3600 block of Mt. Pleasant Road in Waldorf. The victim reported unknown suspect(s) broke into a building used as storage and stole various items and oil from an oil tank. It...
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Teen Charged with Attempted Murder in Waldorf Party Shooting

Teen Charged with Attempted Murder in Waldorf Party Shooting

On July 11, Charles County Sheriff’s detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division arrested Earl Tryee Porter, 17, of Waldorf, in connection with a shooting that occurred at a party on July 7 in the 4900 block of Derryfield Court in Waldorf. Porter and a group of friends showed up at the party, uninvited,...
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Woman Arrested in Attempted Stabbing

Woman Arrested in Attempted Stabbing

On July 9, 2012 deputies responded to a disturbance call at a residence on Independence Drive in Mechanicsville, Maryland. Investigation revealed Kelly Elizabeth Braxton, 29 of Mechanicsville, Maryland was engaged in a verbal dispute with the victim which escalated into a physical assault when Braxton attempted to stab the victim with a fork.  Braxton...
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Suspects Sought in Food Lion Theft

Suspects Sought in Food Lion Theft

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to identify the subjects who are wanted for questioning in connection to a theft which occurred July 4, 2012 at the Food Lion on Mt. Wolfe Road in Charlotte Hall, Maryland. Suspect #1 – Black male, approximately 6’0” tall with a heavy build. Suspect #2 –...
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Man Assaults Police, Released the Next Day

Man Assaults Police, Released the Next Day

On July 5, 2012  officers responded to Reeder’s Sanders Road in Hollywood, Md., for a check the welfare call. The St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications Center advised responding officers that John Richard Clarke, 49 of Hollywood, Maryland may be armed with a knife and suicidal. Earlier Clarke, had sent a picture message of himself...
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Arson Outside Waldorf Movie Theater

Arson Outside Waldorf Movie Theater

Maryland State Fire Marshall’s are investigating a case of arson in Waldorf. Firefighters from the Waldorf VFD responded to report of a vehicle fire on July 10 at 10:58 p.m. at 11115 Mall Circle in the parking lot of the movie theater. Investigation revealed a passerby discovered the blaze inside a 1999 Buick Regal and called...
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Caregiver Accused of Stealing from Clients

Caregiver Accused of Stealing from Clients

 On June 29, 2012 St. Mary’s County DFC  Thomas Seyfried responded to a residence in Chaptico, MD for a reported theft. Upon arrival Seyfried made contact with the female victim and her family. The victim and her family advised she had checks stolen by a former care taker, Amy Lynn Kagen, 32 of Chaptico....
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Sheriff’s Office K-9 Teams Provide Demonstration to MDA Campers

Sheriff’s Office K-9 Teams Provide Demonstration to MDA Campers

On June 20, 2012 the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit provided a presentation to the Muscular Dystrophy Association Camp held for Maryland children who are members of the MDA. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit is comprised of five deputies and seven canines. Over 50 campers participated in the camp...
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Charles County Crime Report

Charles County Crime Report

Charles County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following incidents: PATROL OFFICER APPREHENDS THEFT SUSPECT: On Jul 9 at 9:10 p.m., officers received a report for a theft in progress at a construction site in the 12200 block of Goldstone Court in La Plata. The caller advised a truck was backed up to a house...
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Police Investigate Shooting in Waldorf

Police Investigate Shooting in Waldorf

On July 7 at 1:40 a.m., officers responded to a residence in the 4900 block of Derryfield Court in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers learned there had been a large party at the house and groups of people showed up without being invited. Several arguments broke out and an...
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Weekly DUI Arrests

Weekly DUI Arrests

Maryland State Police- Prince Frederick have arrested the following people for DUI: Donald A. Tayman,  39 of Prince Frederick, was arrested on July 4 at 6:59 pm, by TFC K. Logsdon Omer, Escalante, 27 of  Unknown- OUT OF COUNTRY, was arrested on July 4 at 11:57 pm, by  TFC S. Casarella Brittany L. Doerk,...
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St. Mary’s Crime Report

St. Mary’s Crime Report

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following incidents: Burglary and Second Degree Assault  On July 8, 2012 deputies responded to a residence on Dogwood Circle in Mechanicsville,  for a report of a burglary and assault. Investigation revealed Justin William Hudson, 34 of Mechanicsville,  broke into the victim’s residence, an individual with whom...
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State Police Blotter- Prince Frederick

State Police Blotter- Prince Frederick

Maryland State Police in Prince Frederick are investigating the following incidents: Disorderly Conduct:  On 7/04/12 at 1:00 am, Trooper First Class Esnes responded to a call for a disorderly subject in the 3700 block of Spruce Rd. in Port Republic.  Zachary W. Alexander, 19 of Port Republic, was intoxicated and acting in a disorderly...
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Couple Arrested for Hollywood Burglaries, Theft Scheme

Couple Arrested for Hollywood Burglaries, Theft Scheme

From June 5, 2012 through July 6, 2012, police units responded to multiple burglaries to residential area sheds in the Hollywood area of St. Mary’s County where power tools, lawn care equipment and other hand tools were stolen. Based on informational exchanges during weekly CompStat meetings a trend was developed and the cases were...
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Calvert Drug Arrests

Calvert Drug Arrests

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office has arrested the following suspects on drug charges: CDS Violation On July 6 at 11:12 a.m. DFC Lord responded to the Prince Frederick Walmart for the report of someone trying to sell gift cards in the parking lot. He made contact with two individuals who admitted to trying to sell...
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Calvert County Crime Report

Calvert County Crime Report

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following incidents: Trespass Two intoxicated men were arrested at the Prince Frederick Safeway by Dep. P. Mosely on July 6 at 8:22 p.m. A store employee advised Dep. Mosely that both men had been advised on previous dates not to enter or stand on the property...
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Dunkirk Man Arrested for Stealing from Gravesites at Local Cemetery

Dunkirk Man Arrested for Stealing from Gravesites at Local Cemetery

While conducting routine patrol in the Dunkirk area on July 8 at 2:15 a.m., Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Cpl. D. Canning observed a vehicle parked in the Southern Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  He made contact with the driver and after some questioning, the man admitted he had stolen items from two gravesites. Six solar powered...
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Woman Cited for Leaving Child Unattended in Vehicle

Woman Cited for Leaving Child Unattended in Vehicle

On July 5 at 12:23 p.m. DFC M. Robshaw responded to the parking lot in front of the Family Dollar store in Prince Frederick for the report of an unattended child in a vehicle.  He observed a small child sitting alone in a parked vehicle. He then observed a woman leave the store and...
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