Joyce Marie Rulapaugh endangered kids by passing stopped school bus and then shoved deputy, say police

Southern Maryland Police Beat

 

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Department reports the following arrests:

 

Cookson charged with assault

Anthony Cookson charged with assault in Great Mills Md.

Anthony Cookson charged with assault in Great Mills Md.

GREAT MILLS, MD. — Sheriff Tim Cameron reports that o n October 9, 2014, Deputy Wesner responded to a residence on Kilbeggan Court in Great Mills, for a reported domestic assault. The victim alleged suspect Anthony James Cookson, 45, of Great Mills, struck the victim in the face with his fist. The victim was transported by ambulance to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injury to the face. Cookson was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

 

 

 

Woman’s roadside antics after passing stopped school bus lands her sassy self in slammer

Joyce Rulapaugh managed to assault deputy after she passed a stopped school bus. She was lodged at the Hotel St. Mary's courtesy of the taxpayers.

Joyce Rulapaugh managed to assault deputy after she passed a stopped school bus. She was lodged at the Hotel St. Mary’s courtesy of the taxpayers.

UPDATE: In St. Mary’s County District Court on May 7, 2015, St. Mary’s States Attorney Richard Fritz entered into a plea agreement with Rulapaugh to drop the assault and resisting arrest charges in return for a guilty plea to hindering and obstructing. The deal provided for Probation Before Judgement, sixty days in jail with all of the jail time suspended and no fine. 

CALIFORNIA, MD. – First, she could have simply stopped for the school bus.  Second, she could have given the deputy her driver’s license.  She didn’t.

There are a thousand stories in the Naked City and this is one of them.

St. Mary’s Sheriff Tim Cameron reports that on October 9, 2014, Deputy Bowen responded to a residence located on Catalina Lane in California, after several witnesses reported a vehicle passing a stopped school bus with red lights flashing.

Deputy Bowen made contact with suspect Joyce Marie Rulapaugh, 50, of California, who matched the description provided by witnesses. Rulapaugh refused to provide Deputy Bowen with her driver’s license and registration information so he may issue her a traffic citation. Eventually, Rulapaugh retrieved her driver’s license only to hold it up in the air refusing to allow Deputy Bowen to see it.

Deputy Bowen warned Rulapaugh several times if she did not provide the information to him she would be arrested. Rulapaugh ignored all warnings. She subsequently resisted arrest and pushed Deputy Bowen. Rulapaugh was placed under arrest after a brief struggle. She was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with Obstructing/Hindering, 2nd Degree Assault, and Resisting Arrest.

 

UFC tryouts led to slammer

Darleen Johnson-Taylor charged with assault.

Darleen Johnson-Taylor charged with assault.

LEONARDTOWN, MD. – Police report that on October 12, 2014, Deputy Flerlage responded to a residence on Johnson Road in Hollywood, for a reported domestic assault. The victim alleged suspect Darleen Lyn Johnson-Taylor, 47, of Leonardtown, kicked the victim in the abdomen and hit the victim in the face during an argument. Deputy Flerlage observed fresh evidence of injury on the victim. Deputy Flerlage located Johnson-Taylor and placed her under arrest. She was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with 2nd Degree Assault.

 

 

 

Anybody got a dime for a phone call? Anthony Wilson Jr. likes to talk on the phone, say police.

Anybody got a dime for a phone call? Anthony Wilson Jr. likes to talk on the phone, say police.

Wilson didn’t get it about the DO NOT CALL LIST…but he’s already in jail so what does he have to lose?

LEONARDTOWN, MD. – St. Mary’s Sheriff Tim Cameron reports that on October 6, 2014, Deputy Logue made contact with the victim who alleged suspect Anthony Marico Wilson JR, 26, of California, called the victim 18 times from the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where he is incarcerated. Wilson called the victim in violation of an active protective order. Wilson was charged with 18 COUNTS Violation Protective Order.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shawn Morgan under arrest for violating court order.

Shawn Morgan under arrest for violating court order.

Maybe the courts forgot to print the order in English…

LEONARDTOWN, MD.  – Police say that on October 14, 2014, Deputy Dale Smith made contact with a victim at Sheriff’s Office Headquarters. The victim alleged suspect Shawn Lee Morgan, 41, of Arlington, VA, contacted the victim by text and email in violation of an active protective order. Deputy Smith located Morgan, while he was at District Court in Leonardtown and placed him under arrest. Morgan was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with 4 COUNTS Violation Protective Order.

 

 

Martin Abell under arrest for theft of TV.

Martin Abell under arrest for theft of TV.

A life of crime prepared Marty Abell for the pinnacle of his dastardly deeds: boosting a TV from K-Mart

CALIFORNIA, MD. – On October 14, 2014, Deputy Roszell responded to Kmart located on Three Notch Road in California, for a reported theft in progress. Kmart employees observed a white male, wearing a white tank top, remove a television set from the packaging, then exit the store with without paying. Deputy Roszell saw a male suspect in the parking lot matching the description provided by store employees. He was identified as the suspect who stole the television. Suspect Martin Roland Abell, 38, of Valley Lee, was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Theft Under $1,000 and 2 COUNTS of Property Destruction.

 

 

 

This fashion plate can likely cut his dreads, weave them together and use them to escape out a window in the jail... or....Divon Chase is a role model for aspiring burglars.

This fashion plate can likely cut his dreads, weave them together and use them to escape out a window in the jail… or….Divon Chase is a role model for aspiring burglars.

Would  guys like this break into a home? Cops say YES!

LEXINGTON PARK, MD. – Cops picked a pair of purloining burglars in Patuxent Park.

On October 14, 2014, Deputy Wesner responded to a residence on Cabot Place in Lexington Park, after a witness reported a burglary to an unoccupied residence. Deputy Wesner located 2 suspects inside the residence, identified as Divon James Chase, 23, of Lexington Park, and Jordan Tyler McGee, 19, of Virginia.

Neither suspect had permission to be inside the residence. Chase and McGee were placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. They were charged with 4th Degree Burglary.

 

 

 

Jordan McGee is the second rocket scientist that police nabbed allegedly breaking into a home in Lexington Park, Md.

Jordan McGee is the second rocket scientist that police nabbed allegedly breaking into a home in Lexington Park, Md.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DUI ARRESTS:

Thomas Henry Brown, 35, of Charlotte Hall, 10-12-14 by Deputy Manns

Terri Dyer DUI arrest.

Terri Dyer DUI arrest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Terri James Junior Dyer, 26, of Lexington Park, 10-12-14 by Deputy Fennessey

Brandy Springer charged with DUI

Brandy Springer charged with DUI

Brandy Sue Springer, 39, of Valley Lee, 10-15-14 by Deputy Schultz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Joyce Marie Rulapaugh endangered kids - St. Mary's Sheriff Tim Cameron reports that on October 9, 2014, Deputy Bowen responded to a residence located on Catalina Lane in California, after several witnesses reported a vehicle passing a stopped school bus with red lights flashing. Deputy Bowen made contact with suspect Joyce Marie Rulapaugh, 50, of California, who matched the description provided by witnesses. Rulapaugh refused to provide Deputy Bowen with her driver’s license and registration information so he may issue her a traffic citation. Eventually, Rulapaugh retrieved her driver’s license only to hold it up in the air refusing to allow Deputy Bowen to see it.

 

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