MARYLAND STATE POLICE BEAT / The following incidents and arrests were reported by the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barracks

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MARYLAND STATE POLICE BEAT / The following incidents and arrests were reported by the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barracks:

Pair trolling in parked cars for goodies picked by Troopers for free rooms at Hotel St. Mary’s

Martie Dakwan Smith, arrested while  trolling for goodies in parked cars in Great Mills 021717

Saeed Akhil Handon, 21, of California, Md., charged in 2015 with trolling in cars in Mechanicsville and in Jan 2017 in Great Mills Md.

GREAT MILLS, MD. – On Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at 2:02 am, Tpr. Mulhearn responded to the area of Upper Kells Lane, Great Mills, for the report of breaking and entering to motor vehicles.  Tpr. Mulhearn made contact with a witness, who advised they had seen two males searching inside numerous vehicles.  Tpr. Mulhearn began patrolling the area on foot and located two suspects in the area.  The suspects, Saeed Akhil Handon, 21, of California and Martie Dakwan Smith, 25, of Lexington Park were arrested.  A search incident to arrest revealed property not belonging to the suspects.  Both subjects were charged with seven counts of Rogue and Vagabond and one count of Theft and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. 

When Handon, of 22450 Dahlia Circle, California, Md., was arrested in 2015 on a St. Mary’s Circuit Court Grand Jury indictment of six counts of theft, Rogue and Vagabond and a theft scheme by St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Deputy Daniel Snyder, Emory Johnson, Matthew Rogers, Kenneth Flerlage, Jason Kerns, Jason Wilson, Matthew Pleisse and Daniel J. Holdsworth, he went to trial on Aug. 19, 2016.  The result was a plea deal with St. Mary’s States Attorney Richard Fritz. THE DEAL: Handon entered a guilty plea to one count of Rogue and Vagabond and all other charges were dropped in exchange for a sentence of three years in prison with all of the jail time suspended along with three years of supervised probation. Eric Sullivan was the taxpayer provided attorney for Handon.

Wade wades through the weeds of whacky life with weed

HOLLYWOOD, MD. – Maryland State Police report that on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at 10:03 am, TFC C. Ditoto initiated a traffic stop on a passenger car on Route 235 at Chaffe Court, Hollywood.  TFC Ditoto made contact with the driver, Gervan Piere Wade, 33, of 2643 Shadyside Ave. Apt. 203, Suitland, Md., and detected the strong odor of burnt marijuana emitting from the vehicle.  A probable cause search was conducted, resulting in the recovery of drug paraphernalia and a pill bottle containing Oxycodone Hydrochloride and Acetaminophen.  Wade was placed under arrest and charged with Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance and Unlawfully Omitting a Label on a Prescription Drug.  He was additionally issued a Civil Citation for Possession of Marijuana Less than 10 Grams.  He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

Ware has signed up with a taxpayer-provided public defender to make a deal for him with the St. Mary’s County States Attorney. A trial date of March 2, 2017, has been set.

Don’t shoot the Repo Man!

MECHANICSVILLE, MD.  – On Thursday, January 12, 2017, at 4:53 am, Tpr. Rutkoski responded to a residence on the 26000 block of Dixon Way, Mechanicsville, for a reported assault.  The police say that their Investigation revealed that Terry Lee Phillips, 50, of Mechanicsville, had pointed a firearm at two subjects employed by a repossession company.  One of the victims was able to disarm Phillips and secure the weapon prior to police arrival.  Mr. Phillips was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center.  He was charged with two counts of First Degree Assault, two counts of Second Degree Assault, and one count of Use of Firearm to Commit a Felony.  A background check by the Maryland Gun Center revealed Phillips was not allowed to possess any firearms due to past criminal convictions.  He was held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

Leg-Grabbing Jenkins needs to study those wrestling moves on TV a little more if he expects to “take down” a Trooper

LEXINGTON PARK, MD. – Darwin has a theory and just about every day in St. Mary’s County, Md., another bonehead proves he was right. Maryland State Police report that on Saturday, January 14, 2017, at 3:00 pm, Senior Tpr. Evans responded to a residence on the 21000 block of Ronald Drive, Lexington Park, for a reported disturbance.  Upon arrival, Senior Tpr. Evans made contact with Charles Sylvester Jenkins, 36, of Lexington Park.  During the investigation, Jenkins attempted to hit Senior Tpr. Evans in the face with a closed fist strike.  He then grabbed Senior Tpr. Evans’ leg in a takedown attempt.  A very brief struggle ensued, and Mr. Jenkins was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center.  Upon arrival, he continued to be combative as officers from the St. Mary’s County Detention Center tried to take the handcuffs off of him.  His actions caused the handcuff key to break off in the handcuff.  The handcuffs were cut off of Mr. Jenkins and he was charged with Assault Second Degree and Malicious Destruction of Property.  He was also served with an open warrant through the Charles County Sheriff’s Office.  Mr. Jenkins was held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

All the drugs she needed for a trip to jail

LEXINGTON PARK, MD. – On Monday, January 16, 2017, at 6:04 pm, Tpr. Coppedge initiated a traffic stop on a passenger car for a traffic violation.  Tpr. Coppedge approached the driver and noticed CDS paraphernalia in plain view.  A probable cause search was conducted, which revealed suspected cocaine, prescription medication, drug paraphernalia and a knife.  One of the passengers, Teia Maria Craig, 29, of Lexington Park, was placed under arrest for Possession of CDS Not Marijuana and Possession of a Concealed Deadly Weapon.  She was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

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Police say pair were packing drugs when apprehended for being Undocumented Shoppers at Walmart

CALIFORNIA, MD. – On Friday, January 20, 2017, at 1:07 pm, TFC S. Ditoto, and Tpr. Powis responded to Walmart, California, for a reported theft.  A witness advised he had observed Robert Gerald Buckler, 57, of Charlotte Hall, and Georgia Ann Hopson, 46, of Lusby place numerous items into a plastic shopping bag and approach the Customer Service counter in an attempt to return the merchandise.  Both subjects were stopped by loss prevention.   Buckler was charged with Theft Less than $1,000 and released on a Criminal Citation.   Hopson had an open warrant through Prince George’s County.   Hopson was charged with Theft Less than $1,000, False Statement to Peace Officer for giving a fictitious name, and CDS – Not Marijuana that was located during a search incident to arrest.  She was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center.

Hopson may have been shy about giving her real name as she had been charged with a dozen or more counts of armed robbery, credit card fraud, theft and ordinary robbery in Charles County in 2004. The law didn’t catch up with her until Nov. 6, 2014 when she got a plea deal from Charles County States Attorney Tony Covington and was convicted of robbery with a jail sentence of only 30 days along with supervised probation of four years.

HOOSEGOW HOE-DOWN! Craig’s big night in the slammer – he fought the law and the law won!

MECHANICSVILLE, MD. – On Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at 2:30 am, TFC C. Ditoto initiated a traffic stop on Route 5 at Route 6, Mechanicsville, on a passenger car for a traffic violation.  TFC Ditoto made contact with the driver, Craig Edward Millett, 35, of Hughesville, and asked him to exit the vehicle to perform standardized field sobriety tests.  Once Millett exited the vehicle, a brief struggle ensued.  During the struggle, Millett ignored verbal commands and refused to stop resisting. Millett was placed under arrest and charged with Failure to Obey a Lawful Order, Assault 2nd Degree, and Resisting Arrest.  He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

Heroin Hell-Ride for Old Suzanna

LEXINGTON PARK, MD.  – On Friday, January 27, 2017, at 7:00 pm, TFC S. Ditoto, and Tpr. Powis responded to the 21000 block of Great Mills Road, Lexington Park, for the report of a vehicle collision.  A routine check revealed that an occupant of one of the vehicles involved, Suzanna Marie Fowler, 31, of Lexington Park, had an outstanding warrant through the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. 

A search incident to arrest revealed two folded pieces of paper containing suspected heroin and a straw containing suspected heroin residue.

Suzanna Marie Fowler arrested by Maryland State Police.

A search incident to arrest revealed two folded pieces of paper containing suspected heroin and a straw containing suspected heroin residue.  Fowler was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Possession of CDS (not marijuana) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  A St. Mary’s County Deputy served the open warrant on Ms. Fowler and she was held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

DEADHEAD HIT PARADE

Possession of Marijuana Less Than 10 Grams

Cedric Mellam Long Jr., 23, of Lexington Park, on 1/4/2017

Hamad Arshed Javaid, 22, of Mechanicsville, on 1/9/2017

Christopher Anthony Robinson, 33, of La Plata, on 1/10/2017

Gervan Piere Wade, 33, of Suitland, on 1/11/2017

Malik Antwon Williams, 40, of Lusby, on 1/16/2017

Ryan Teller Curtis, 21, of Lexington Park, on 1/19/2017

Wayne Tyrone Estep Jr., 25, of Dumfries, VA, on 1/22/2017

Warrant Arrests

Charles Edwin Compton, 30, of California, on 1/8/2017 for Traffic Charges

Martie Dawkin Smith, 25, of Great Mills, on 1/10/2017 for Failure to Appear in Court

Javon Marcel Bonds, 24, of Lexington Park, on 1/8/2017 for Failure to Appear in Court

Jean Paul Visele, 44, of Callaway, on 1/7/2017 for Failure to Appear in Court

Matthew Guetschoff, 31, of Lexington Park, on 1/6/2017 for Traffic Charges

Anthony Levi Taylor, 28, of Great Mills, on 1/11/2017 for Assault First Degree

Kiva Keemer, 36, of Lexington Park, on 1/10/2017 for Traffic Charges

Danyelle Tameka Reed, 32, of Lexington Park, on 1/11/2017 for Failure to Appear in Court

George Dewayne Mulloy II, 30, of Lexington Park, on 1/23/2017 for Failure to Appear in Court

Kerri Marie Hall, 34, of Avenue, on 1/22/2017 for Failure to Appear in Court

Sandra L. Cable, 53, of Mechanicsville, on 1/20/2017 for Failure to Appear in Court

Kenneth Floyd Dodson, 25, of Salisbury, on 1/17/2017 for Failure to Appear in Court

Brian Keith Jordan, 42, of Great Mills, on 1/24/2017 for Second Degree Assault

Christine Elizabeth Bowling, 31, of Mechanicsville, on 1/28/2017 for Failure to Appear in Court

Lewis Sylvester Armstrong, 61, of Avenue, on 1/26/2017 for Failure to Appear in Court

Carol Roxanne Pena, 28, of Lexington Park, on 1/27/2017 for Failure to Appear in Court

Donald William McGrath, 47, of Leonardtown, on 1/27/2017 for Failure to Appear in Court

Mitchell Webster Willett, Jr., 48, of Bushwood, on 1/27/2017 for Firearms Violations

Tammy N. McGinnis, 48, of Lexington Park, on 1/28/2017 for Failure to Appear in Court

 

Criminal & DUI Defense

DUI Arrests by Leonardtown Barracks of Maryland State Police

Randolph Eugene Payne, Jr., 36, of Hollywood, on 1/9/2017

Mauricio Antonio Mejia-Rivera, 29, of Lexington Park, on 1/10/2017

Marilyn A Saar, 19, of Waldorf, on 1/14/2017

Ashlynn M. Register, 22, of Hollywood, on 1/15/2017

Joseph Cornell Young, 42, of Mechanicsville, on 1/17/2017

Richard Corey Starr, 29, of St. Mary’s City, on 1/20/2017

Carey Thompson-Macpherson, 46, of Washington, DC, on 1/21/2017

Michael Lewis Johnson, Sr., 54, of Mechanicsville, on 1/21/2017

Craig E. Millett, 36, of Hughesville, on 1/25/2017

Michael L Sebelist, 43, of Lexington Park, on 1/26/2017

Mandy S Tourville, 42, of California, on 1/26/2017

Ernesto J. Cruz, 22, of Wheatland, WY, on 1/26/2017

Ian D. Bradford, 26, of Leonardtown, on 1/27/2017

Joseph B. Hoffman, 20, of Mechanicsville, on 1/28/2017

Ignacio Villarreal, 45, of Lexington Park, on 1/29/2017

Steven W. Gonsalves, 28, of Beech Island, SC on 1/30/2017

Patrick L. Plater, Jr., 26, of Mechanicsville, on 1/30/2017

DUI Arrests reported by Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barracks

Name Age Date of Arrest Address Arresting Trooper

Terry L. Williams 54 02/06/17 @ 04:21 pm Middle River, MD TFC T. Davis

Tiffany N. Reid 32 02/08/17 @ 01:17 am Pr. Frederick, MD CPL. B. Wiesemann

Kevin J. Kahover 24 02/11/17 @ 01:13 am Lusby, MD TFC T. Davis

Joseph A. Wills 28 02/12/17 @ 09:39 pm Lothian, MD TFC S. Matthews

Robert M. Turner 46 02/12/17 @ 11:22 pm Palm Coast, FL TFC T. Davis