Police Beat: man tried old trick of tossing the drugs out the window of Super 8 – nabbed by trooper

Southern Maryland Police Beat

The following arrests for drugs and other incidents are reported by the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack:

Theft/Shoplifting:  On 7/28/14 @ 03:25 pm, Trooper Palumbo responded to the Walmart in Prince Frederick for a shoplifting complaint.  Wendy L. Bartlett, 48 of Solomons, placed several items in her handbag and exited the store without paying for them.  She was confronted in the parking lot by the Loss Prevention Officer and was detained until police arrived.  She was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.

DUI & Morphine Pills:  On 7/28/14 at 09:01 pm, Trooper  First Class Barlow stopped a vehicle on Rt. 4 near Rt. 402 in Prince Frederick for traffic violations.  TFC Barlow detected the faint odor of alcohol emitting from the driver.  A field sobriety test was performed.  Lamonte L. Cox Jr., 48 of Huntingtown, was arrested for driving under the influence.  A search revealed numerous Morphine pills for which he did not have a prescription.  Cox was incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.

Possession of Marijuana: On 7/29/14 at 10:18 pm, Trooper First Class Lewis stopped a vehicle on Rt. 4 and Sherry Lane in Prince Frederick for a suspended registration.  The odor of marijuana was emitting from inside the vehicle.  A probable cause search revealed suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia.  Javin J. Price, 29 of Lusby, was arrested for possession of marijuana and CDS paraphernalia.  He was incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.

Possession of Marijuana:  On 7/30/14 at 1:22 am, Trooper First Class Oles responded to the Super 8 Motel in Prince Frederick for a reported odor of marijuana emitting from one of the rooms.  The room occupants were questioned and stated they had smoked all of the marijuana and there was none left.  The manager requested they be removed from the building.  After the suspects left, TFC Oles noticed a damaged window screen and observed a clear plastic bag containing suspected marijuana on the ground below.  A broadcast lookout for the suspect’s vehicle was given and they were located on rt. 4 near Steeple Chase in Prince Frederick.  Ozzie L. Turner 3rd, 38 of Bowie, was arrested for possession of marijuana and additionally charged for malicious destruction of property.  He was incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention center.

Maryland State Police Drunk DrivingPossession of Marijuana:  On 7/30/14 at 4:47 pm, Trooper First Class Lewis stopped a vehicle at Calvert Town Rd. east of Main St. in Prince Frederick for traffic violations.  There was a strong odor of raw marijuana emitting from inside the vehicle.  A probable cause search revealed marijuana and drug paraphernalia.  Andrew M. Holland, 46 of Huntingtown, was arrested and transported to the MSP Barrack for processing.

False Statement to Police Officer:  On 7/31/14 at 3:27 am, Trooper First Class Esnes stopped a vehicle on Rt. 260 near St. Andrews Dr. in Chesapeake Beach for traffic violations.  Investigation revealed Ryan E. Tavenner, 27 of Chesapeake Beach, was driving on a suspended license.  Initially Tavenner gave a false identity to TFC Esnes.  He was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.

Open Warrant / Possession of Crack Cocaine:  On 8/1/14 at 12:11 am, Trooper First Class Esnes stopped to assist a disabled driver on Rt. 4 prior to Broomes Island Rd. in Prince Frederick.  A passenger, Melody L. Bowen, 47 of Lexington Park, was placed under arrest for an open warrant through St. Mary’s County.  A search of the rear cargo area of the vehicle revealed drug paraphernalia and Crack Cocaine. The driver, after giving a false name, Sherman L. Mackall, 54 of no fixed address, was found to have three open warrants through Calvert and St. Mary’s County.  He was charged with possession of Crack Cocaine and drug paraphernalia.  Both Bowen and Mackall were incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.

Open Warrant / Possession of PCP:  On 8/1/14 at 12:43 pm, Trooper First Class Smith contacted Nathan O. White, 32 of Hyattsville, at the Papa John’s in Chesapeake Beach and served an open warrant through the Maryland State Police.  He was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.  During processing, PCP was found on White.  He was additionally charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance.

Warrant Service / Possession of Marijuana:  On 8/1/14 at 2:00 pm, Trooper First Class Casarella responded to the 3700 block of Sixes Rd. in Prince Frederick in an attempt to locate Andrew M. Brooks, 32 of St. Leonard.  Brooks was located and arrested on an open warrant through the Maryland State Police.  A search incident to the arrest revealed marijuana.  He was incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.

Runaway Juvenile / Possession of Marijuana:  On 8/1/14 at 7:26 pm, Sergeant Payne located a juvenile matching the description of a runaway juvenile.  After confirming that he was the juvenile, he was searched; marijuana and drug paraphernalia were located on his person.  He was transported to the MSP Barrack for processing.  He was released to his parent.

Unauthorized Use of MV / Assault:  On 8/2/14 at 5:56 am, Corporal Stern responded to the 300 block of Mason Rd. for a report of a stolen vehicle.  The victim reported that following an assault, Donnie Richardson, 39 of Prince Frederick, had taken her vehicle without permission. Richardson returned with the vehicle approximately an hour later.  He was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.

Possession of Marijuana:  On 8/2/14 at 9:00 am, Trooper First Class Wiesemann stopped a vehicle at Rt. 4 and Creston Lane in Solomons for traffic violations.  A hand-rolled cigar was observed and David C. Holland, 26 of Port Republic admitted that it was laced with marijuana flakes.  He was arrested and transported to the MSP Barrack for processing.

Possession of Marijuana:  On 8/2/14 at 11:06 pm, Trooper First Class Matthews stopped a vehicle on Rt. 260 east of Rt. 778 for traffic violations.  The odor of burnt marijuana was emitting from inside the vehicle.  TFC Matthews observed a baggie on the floor and asked Ryan M. Breen, 20 of Odenton, to hand him the bag.  It was found to have suspected marijuana in it. An additional probable cause search revealed marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the center console.  Breen was arrested and taken to the MSP Barrack for processing.

Warrant Service / Possession of Marijuana:  On 8/4/14 at 1:24 am, Trooper First Class Esnes stopped to assist a disabled vehicle at Rt. 4 near German Chapel Rd. in Prince Frederick.  During contact with the vehicle occupants, the odor of burnt marijuana was emitting from inside the vehicle.  The driver, Braheem J. McKnight, 33 of Lexington Park, was found to have open warrants through Calvert and St. Mary’s County.  He was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.  A passenger, Tyshon L. Brisco, 30 of St. Leonard, was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.  He was arrested and taken to the MSP Barrack for processing.

DUI Arrests –

Name Age Date of Arrest Address Arresting Trooper
Lamonte L. Cox 48 07/28/14 @ 08:56 pm Huntingtown, MD TFC S. Barlow
Alfredo M. Ayala 30 08/01/14 @ 01:32 am Prince Frederick, MD TFC J. Oles
Steven J. Hartle 49 08/02/14 @ 12:03 am Lusby, MD TFC C. Esnes
Terrence A. Plater 34 08/02/14 @ 12:10 am Prince Frederick, MD TPR. J. Palumbo
Adam C. Kelson 48 08/02/14 @ 02:24 pm Huntingtown, MD TFC W. Smith
Rebecca L. Lelkowitz 55 08/02/14 @ 02:29 pm Lusby, MD TFC B. Wiesemann
Jimbo T. Leckliter 21 08/03/14 @ 01:13 am Lexington Park, MD TFC J. Oles
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