LAW & DISORDER: The Case of the Ice Cream Sandwich Burglar; Frankie Russell’s Dopey Day; 6th DUI for Zach Lengfield – but who’s counting?

LAW AND DISORDER The following crime investigations occurred in St. Mary’s County, Maryland. The names have not been changed; the outcomes of arrests are reported in this column on an occasional basis following court actions. All persons found guilty are no longer innocent of the charges placed against them. THE CHARGES: BURGLAR JOHN PANKAKE CLEANED […]

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Burglary charges latest in long list for drug dealer and hooker

LEONARDTOWN, MD. (Sept. 2, 2014) — St. Mary’s Sheriff’s deputies have placed fresh charges of burglary against a pair of local miscreants who both have long records of arrests and equally long records of dropped charges by St. Mary’s States Attorney Richard Fritz.

Police report that on June 28, 2014, Sheriff’s Office patrol units responded to a private residence on St. Jerome’s Neck Rd. in Dameron, Maryland, for the report of a burglary. Deputies determined unknown culprit(s) forced entry to the victim’s residence by breaking a window and stole various property belonging to the victim.

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Piney Point’s Golden Eye in the bull’s eye of Crab Cops for selling undersize crabs to Hagerstown’s Chics Seafood

PINEY POINT, MD. — After playing a starring role in a federal sting of rockfish poaching in recent years, a St. Mary’s County seafood dealer is once again in the sights of lawmen.

According to the Maryland Natural Resources Police, which is hell-bent to enforce laws against harvesting undersized crabs, reports finding several bushels sold to a crabhouse in western Maryland that were delivered to it by the Golden Eye seafood owned by Robert Lumpkins of Piney Point.

The Maryland Natural Resources Police made good on its promise last weekend to crack down on illegal crabbing activities as part of the “Don’t Get Pinched” campaign.

From seafood shops to recreational crabbers and watermen, officers checked catches, licenses and records as they aggressively targeted violators across the State.

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