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Pennsylvania Woman Arrested After Leaving Her Handgun in IHOP Restaurant Booth

Pennsylvania Woman Arrested After Leaving Her Handgun in IHOP Restaurant Booth

On Sunday, April 30, 2017, Deputy First Class R. Steinbach responded to the IHOP restaurant in Lexington Park, for the report of a found handgun. The investigation revealed the suspect Kathy Marie Holliday, 37 of York, Pa, was the owner of the found handgun and was registered through Pennsylvania to carry the firearm concealed....
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Salisbury Man Pulls out a set of Nunchucks on Sheriff’s Deputy at Butler’s Bar

Salisbury Man Pulls out a set of Nunchucks on Sheriff’s Deputy at Butler’s Bar

On Sunday, April 30, 2017, Sargent K. Moritz of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office was conducting a premise check at Butler’s Place in Lexington Park, when he observed two male subjects engaged in a verbal dispute in the parking lot. The dispute quickly escalated before Sgt. Moritz could intervene, with Daniel Sylvester Young,...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Burglary and Assault

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Burglary and Assault

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office for the report of an alleged Assault. Upon arrival, Deputy J. Davis met with the victim who advised the suspect identified as Christopher Allen Williams, 27 of Mechanicsville, unlawfully entered a residence located...
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Stolen Shotgun Recovered During Eviction in Foxchase

Stolen Shotgun Recovered During Eviction in Foxchase

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office were effectuating an eviction in the 45000 block of Foxchase Drive, in Lexington Park, when a 12 gauge shotgun was located inside the residence.  A serial number check was conducted and found the shotgun to be listed as stolen from Arkansas....
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Clinton Man Arrested for Possession of Cocaine

Clinton Man Arrested for Possession of Cocaine

On Tuesday, May 02, 2017, at approximately 5:00 a.m., Trooper First Class K. Burroughs stopped a black Infiniti exceeding the posted speed limit of 45 miles per hour on northbound Route 301 south of Substation Road, in Waldorf. Contact was made with the driver who was identified as Sean George Joseph Garcia, 20 of...
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State Police in Charles County Make Arrest and Recover Stolen Vehicle

State Police in Charles County Make Arrest and Recover Stolen Vehicle

On Tuesday, May 2, 2017,  at approximately 5:45 p.m., Trooper First Class Hooten from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack conducted a traffic stop on Route 925, south of VFW Road, in Waldorf, on a 2008 Mercedes, operated by Rodney Benedict Evans, 48 of Upper Marlboro, for not being restrained by a seat belt....
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Help Identify Theft Suspect who Stole Items from Several Motor Vehicles in California

Help Identify Theft Suspect who Stole Items from Several Motor Vehicles in California

On Thursday, April 20, 2017, at approximately 2:10 a.m., the suspects entered and stole items from several motor vehicles in the 22000 block of Alydar Dive in California. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspects and/or about the incident is asked to contact Deputy First Class R. Steinbach at 301-475-4200, ext. *8055...
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Sobriety Checkpoint in Charles County to be Conducted on Friday

Sobriety Checkpoint in Charles County to be Conducted on Friday

The Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack, in partnership with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, the La Plata Police Department, and the Maryland Transportation Authority Police, will be conducting a Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday, May 5th, 2017 in Charles County. There will also be special saturation patrols over the next several days. These initiatives...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Suspicious Incidents in the Wildewood Area

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Suspicious Incidents in the Wildewood Area

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office working in partnership with the St. Mary’s County Public Schools is actively investigating several citizen reports of a woman in a van or SUV approaching children in an attempt to lure them into her vehicle possibly. The woman is suspected of approaching children while they are waiting at...
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Nightclub in Charles County Shut Down, Owner Charged

Nightclub in Charles County Shut Down, Owner Charged

Investigators from the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office charged a local business owner for operating a nightclub with live entertainment without the proper Use and Occupancy approvals. The business, known as Waldorf Cultural Center, is located at 109 Post Office Road in Waldorf of Charles County. The business owner, identified as Alicha Perkins (47)...
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Help Identify Theft Suspect who Stole Woman’s Purse in California

Help Identify Theft Suspect who Stole Woman’s Purse in California

On Saturday, April 29, 2017 at approximately 9:15 a.m, a tall black male (seen in the video) stole a purse containing a very large sum of cash. The victim was at the Cheseldine Car Wash, at 22667 Mercedes Drive, in California, when the suspect stole a purse containing $5,000 cash from the front seat of...
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Police in Charles County Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Vandalism Suspects

Police in Charles County Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Vandalism Suspects

On Sunday, April 30, 2017, between 1:30 a.m. – 5:00 a.m., unknown suspect(s) broke out windows to several cars in the Highgrove and Kingsview neighborhoods, in Charles County. Nothing was reported stolen. A home surveillance camera showed two subjects who may be connected to the vandalism. Anyone with information is asked to call Officer...
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Police Investigating Shooting in Lexington Park

Police Investigating Shooting in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at approximately 2:40 a.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Suburban Drive in Lexington Park for a report of a shooting. Deputies and Maryland State Troopers arrived on scene and made contact with a 25-year-old St. Inigoes man suffering from injuries. The victim claimed to have been...
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Prince George’s County Police Department to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

Prince George’s County Police Department to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

On Friday, May 5, 2017, the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Special Operations Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint from 9:00 pm to 3:00 am. Officers will be focusing on the central portion of the county. This is one of the many checkpoints that will be conducted throughout the year. Never drink and drive....
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Former Pastor from St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Pleads Guilty to Federal Bank Fraud Charges

Former Pastor from St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Pleads Guilty to Federal Bank Fraud Charges

On Monday, May 1, 2017, John S. Mattingly, age 71, of Charlotte Hall, Maryland, pleaded guilty to bank fraud in connection with a scheme to steal funds from St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, while he was the pastor. The guilty plea was announced by Acting United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Stephen...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Knife Assault on Roommate

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Knife Assault on Roommate

On Thursday, April 20, 2017, Deputies from St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 48000 block of Park Pines Rd., Lexington Park, for a reported disturbance. Upon arrival, Sgt. K. Moritz met with the victim who advised, Adam Silcott Roberts, 24 of Lexington Park, and the victim share an apartment. There was an...
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Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Violation of Protective Order

Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Violation of Protective Order

Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Iverson Drive, Lexington Park, for an alleged harassment. Deputies met with the victim who advised the suspect had called the victims cell phone while an active Protective Order was in place.  While Deputies were on scene, the suspect identified as Yelena Marie Mcafee, 19 of...
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Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Assault After Biting Victim

Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Assault After Biting Victim

On Friday, April 24, 2017, Deputy G. Bare of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on the 21000 block of Ronald Dr., Lexington Park, for a reported domestic assault. Deputies met with the victim who advised there was a verbal altercation with the suspect, who was identified as Shirley Ann...
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Results of Enhanced Impaired Driving Initiatives Released

Results of Enhanced Impaired Driving Initiatives Released

UPDATE: On April 28, 2017, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Maryland State Police and the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office hosted a “Border to Border” sobriety checkpoint in the area of the Thomas Johnson Bridge in California, Maryland. A total of 595 vehicles passed through the checkpoint held on the...
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St. Leonard Man Arrested for Possession With Intent to Distribute Drugs

St. Leonard Man Arrested for Possession With Intent to Distribute Drugs

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at approximately 9:20 pm, Trooper First Class Barlow and Trooper First Class Lewis from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to a broadcast in an attempt to locate Anthony A. Perez, 23 of St. Leonard, who reportedly was driving under the influence of Xanax. The vehicle was...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Arrests and Apprehensions for April 2017

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Arrests and Apprehensions for April 2017

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office released the following information regarding  Juvenile Apprehensions for the Month of April 2017. No further information is available at this time. 4-03-17 – A 15-year-old male juvenile of Hollywood, MD, was arrested and charged with Disruption of School Activities and a 15-year-old female juvenile of Leonardtown, MD, was arrested...
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Huntingtown Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin

Huntingtown Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, Deputy R. Kreps of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Roland’s, in Chesapeake Beach, for the complaint of a disorderly subject. Upon arrival a witness explained they observed a black male repeatedly pulling his pants down. He located the male subject, later identified as Keith Lucombe, III, 28,...
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Leonardtown Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct at Solomon’s Island Taco Bell

Leonardtown Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct at Solomon’s Island Taco Bell

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, Deputy R. Wilson of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Solomon’s Island Taco Bell parking lot to assist Deputy D. Naughton with a vehicle chase that ended in the Taco Bell parking lot. While conducting their investigation, another male arrived on the scene who claimed to...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Urgently Requesting Public’s Assistance Locating Pekka Heinonen

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Urgently Requesting Public’s Assistance Locating Pekka Heinonen

Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division (CID) are urgently requesting the public’s assistance in locating Pekka Robert Heinonen, 59, of Great Mills, wanted for failure to appear in the Circuit Court of St. Mary’s County. In April of 2017, Heinonen was convicted by a jury of Assault First Degree...
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Chaptico Man Arrested for Burglary and Theft at Pawtuxent Bed and Biscuit

Chaptico Man Arrested for Burglary and Theft at Pawtuxent Bed and Biscuit

On Monday, April 24, 2017, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office  responded to the Pawtuxent Bed and Biscuit located in Hollywood, for a reported theft. The investigation revealed while employees were tending to animals at the rear of the business, the suspect later identified as Zachary Joseph Grant, 25 of Chaptico, entered...
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