Sheriff short on details of armed home invasions in Lexington Park

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LEXINGTON PARK, MD. — St. Mary’s Sheriff Tim Cameron, who has provided effective law enforcement for years, apparently must have his reasons to keep this crime secret. This is his report which shows that he must not need the assistance of the public nor wants to let anyone know that a serious crime took place in their neighborhood. “3-25-14 HOME INVASION – Deputy Manns responded to a residence in Lexington Park for a reported home invasion. The victim reported unidentified suspects entered the residence with weapons and stole personal property. Case remains open. Case #16350-14”

BURGLARS STRIKE
LEXINGTON PARK, MD. — According to St. Mary’s Sheriff Tim Cameron, on March 20, 2014, 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. Case #15688-14. The police report did not mention what type of property was stolen which could lead to its recovery or attempts to sell items at flea markets or on Craigslist.
3-24-14 BURGLARY – A complainant, who is a realtor for properties on Chapman Drive in Lexington Park, reported a burglary to a vacant residence. Case remains open. Case #16259-14
3-25-14 BURGLARY – Deputy Fennessey responded to a residence on Reed Court in Mechanicsville, for a reported burglary. Unknown suspect(s) entered an outbuilding and stole personal property. Case remains open. Case #16317-14

3-25-14 BURGLARY TO MOTOR VEHICLE – A victim who resides on Searfoss Court in Lexington Park reported unknown suspect(s) entered her vehicle and stole property. Case remains open. Case #16437-14

UNKNOWN EVERYTHING
ANY TOWN, MARYLAND — St. Mary’s Sheriff Tim Cameron sent out this report which makes one wonder why he even bothered: “3-22-14 THEFT – A victim reported unknown suspect(s) stole property from his yard to Deputy Lawrence. Case #15891-14”

A Crime Took Place But If We Tell You Anything About It, We Will Have To Kill You
UNKNOWN TOWN, MD. This cryptic report was sent out by St. Mary’s Sheriff Tim Cameron: “3-22-14 BURGLARY – A victim reported unknown suspect(s) entered a building on his property and stole items. Case remains open. Case #15941-14”

3-24-14 THEFT – A victim, who resides in Bushwood reported an air compressor stolen from his residence. Case remains open. Forwarded to the Criminal Investigations Division. Case #16254-14  (The location of the theft, time of day and model, type and color of air compressor might assist in its recovery)
3-25-14 BURGLARY TO MOTOR VEHICLE – A victim, who resides on Lookout Drive in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) forcibly entered his vehicle. Case remains open. Case #16414-14.  TIP TO SHERIFF CAMERON: Should you wish to include more details, the public might be able to assist in protecting their own property if located in the area of the crime and providing tips to police.

Big Dogs Not a Paradise for Crime Victim
MECHANICSVILLE — Thieves are hard at work unloading vehicles of phones, GPS devices, laptops and money from vehicles parked at homes and businesses. 3-22-14 BURGLARY MOTOR VEHICLE – A victim reported unknown suspect(s) entered her vehicle while it was parked at Big Dogs Paradise in Mechanicsville and stole personal property. Case remains open – assigned to Deputy Phelan. Case #15904-14

Sleepy Mamma, Wandering Toddler
LEXINGTON PARK, MD. St. Mary’s Sheriff Tim Cameron reports on this case which could have had a far different ending if a Good Samaritan had not of found a toddler and called police. “3-22-14 CHILD NEGLECT – Deputy Bowen responded to a residence on Gloucester Court in Lexington Park after a passerby found a child, approximately 3 years old, walking in the area. The mother of the child was located. The investigation revealed the child left the residence while the mother had fallen asleep. Case remains open pending review with the State’s Attorney’s Office. Case #15949-14”

Child Tortured by Burns
LEONARDTOWN, MD. St. Mary’s Sheriff Tim Cameron reports on a case of the torture of a child. “3-22-14 CHILD ABUSE – Corporal D. Snyder responded to St. Mary’s Hospital after staff observed a suspicious burn on a child brought in for treatment. Case remains open. Case #15971-14.” No other information was provided by police.

Theft from vehicle
CALIFORNIA, MD. Police reported on another vehicle theft without providing any details about what was stolen. “3-23-14 BURGLARY MOTOR VEHICLE – A victim who resides on Louisdale Road reported unknown suspect(s) entered his vehicle and stole property. Case remains open – Deputy Knott is investigating. Case #16091-14.”

Rustlers?
LEONARDTOWN, MD. St. Mary’s Sheriff Tim Cameron sent this interesting message out this past week: “3-23-14 VANDALISM – The victim, who resides on Watson Lane in Leonardtown, reported unknown suspect(s) cut a hole in a wire fence on his property. Case is suspended. Case #16101-14”
Cases of cattle rustling have taken place in past decades in St. Mary’s County, but have been rather rare in recent years. In most recent cases, the cows and horses just walked through gates which were left open or fences which had not been repaired.

Rollover after motorist found gentle curve too much of a challenge

HOLLYWOOD, MD.  St. Mary’s Sheriff Tim Cameron didn’t list the cause of this crash, other than to say that the road had a curve in it. “3-23-14 MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT – At 1956 hours, Corporal O’Connor responded to a single motor vehicle accident with injuries on St. John’s Road in the area of Sandy Bottom Road. The vehicle failed to negotiate the turn and left the roadway. The vehicle struck a ditch and overturned several times. The driver, identified as Robert Jesse Hayden, age 46, was transported to PG Shock Trauma for precautionary measures by helicopter. Case #16163-14”

3-24-14 FRAUD – A victim reported fraudulent transactions on her bank card. Case

3-25-14 FRAUD – A victim who resides in Leonardtown reported several cellular telephones were purchased fraudulently using his account. Case remains open. Case #16416-14

3-25-14 THEFT – A complainant at Leonardtown Ford reported 4 dealer registration plates had been stolen. Case is suspended. Case #16472-14

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