PLEA DEALS: This Creek Will Likely Go Up The River – Thug fishing for new plea deal
GREAT MILLS, MD. The Mounties always get their man! That is the slogan of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and while the Maryland State Police no longer employ the use of horses, the Fugitive Squad, led by First Sgt. John Vanhoy, is hard at work apprehending fleeing and hiding felons.
According to the Maryland State Police, on Feb. 7, 2017, the State Police Fugitive Squad hunted down Durez Lindell Creek on Rogers Drive, in Lexington Park – a community rife with drug dealers and small-time criminals – and brought him to justice before a District Court Commissioner on charges of assault and home invasion.
On December 7, 2016, at approximately 3:52 a.m., Troopers responded to the 21000 block of Great Mills Road, Lexington Park, Maryland for the report of a home invasion/assault. Police say that their investigation revealed the suspect, Durez Lindell Creek, 28, of 21015 Town Center Lane, Great Mills, Md., broke into the victim’s home and assaulted one of the occupants with a crowbar and then fled before police arrived.
Police say that they victim received injuries from the attack with the crowbar and was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital.
Creek had a total of 6 outstanding warrants for his arrest, and if convicted, this Creek will likely go up the river to the Big House for a long stay – exactly the type of mass incarceration such thugs deserve.
Creek was indicted by the St. Mary’s County Circuit Court Grand Jury for drug dealing on Feb. 2, 2017, and is set to be arraigned on April 3, 2017, unless some looney District Court Commissioner decides to let him loose from jail and he again disappears. The secret indictment was unsealed on Feb.15, 2017 following his incarceration.
The alleged drug dealer Creek was charged with two counts of assault by St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Deputy Dale D. Reppel for an incident which took place on May 16, 2016. The taxpayers are providing a free attorney, Ryan Posey, for Creek in this case in St. Mary’s Circuit Court. At the time, he was charged, his address was 21015 Great Mills Road, Apt. 5, in Lexington Park. He was also charged with a domestic violence order prohibiting him from going near the victim or the residence which may be the same one he invaded on Dec. 7, 2016. This case is still pending.
Creek was paddling around Springdale, Md. when he was charged in St. Mary’s Circuit Court with five counts of assault, trespass, and reckless endangerment that took place on June 13, 2015. St. Mary’s States Attorney Richard Fritz dropped all of the charges on Jan. 12, 2016.
indicted by the Grand Jury of St. Mary’s County for being a convicted felon in possession of a rifle or shotgun and possession of a gun with a violent behavior and mental disorder.
Creek was living on Patuxent Road in Lexington Park, Md. when he was indicted by the Grand Jury of St. Mary’s County for being a convicted felon in possession of a rifle or shotgun and possession of a gun with a violent behavior and mental disorder.
If the reader thinks it’s nuts for crazy people to have guns, then one might enjoy the outcome of this case. In a plea deal between the taxpayer provided attorney, Gerald J. Riviello, and the tough-talking crime fighting St. Mary’s States Attorney Richard Fritz, Creek entered a guilty plea to being in possession of a rifle/shotgun with a mental disorder/violent behavior. THE DEAL: A sentence of three years in prison with all of the time suspended and two years of UN-SUPERVISED probation. Ryan Posey, a taxpayer-provided free attorney worked this magic for Creek.
When caught red-handed with drug paraphernalia by Calvert Deputy G. Gott, Creek went to District Court in Calvert County on Sept. 11, 2015, and entered a guilty plea in a plea deal with Calvert States Attorney Laura Martin. THE DEAL: a fine of $500 with all but $100 suspended and no jail time with one year of probation.
Creek was charged by St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Deputy Timothy Wesner n District Court of St. Mary’s on Oct. 5, 2014, with disorderly conduct and in a plea deal on Jan. 27, 2015, he entered a guilty plea. THE DEAL: sixty days in jail with all the jail time suspended.
A warrant for first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and reckless endangerment was issued against Creek on Jan. 16, 2008. On Feb. 27, 2008, in Calvert County District Court, a plea deal was struck that allowed Creek to be sentenced to five years in prison with all of the jail time suspended and credit given for time served of 57 days on the second-degree assault charge. The Calvert County States Attorney dropped the other two charges. Creek violated his probation on March 4, 2009, and was deposited in the Hotel Calvert where he was returned again on Jan. 8, 2010 for once again violating his probation.
Calvert County States Attorney Laura Martin filed criminal drug dealing charges and indictments against Creek on Dec. 18, 2006, and on May 10, 2007, in Calvert County Circuit Court. Martin lost both cases when Creek was acquitted and represented by the taxpayer-provided free attorney LaTrice Flucas.
In May of 2012, Durez Creek caught this 15-1/2-inch-long croaker from the public fishing pier at Point Lookout State Park — without a crowbar.