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Southern Maryland Police Beat: Hey Jake! Whatcha wearing now? Bet it’s not khaki

HOLLYWOOD, MD. – Maryland State Police report that on Friday, August 22, 2014 at 5:00 pm, Tpr. B. Ditoto initiated a traffic stop on a silver truck on St. John’s Road and Narrow Way for a minor traffic infraction, but it turned out that the motorist is popular with locals in the underworld of narcotics and those who investigate them. The driver, Jake Allen Clark, 24, of Lexington Park, was placed under arrest for three open warrants through St. Mary’s County. A search incident to arrest revealed suspected CDS and paraphernalia. Mr. Clark was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with CDS Possession – Marijuana, CDS Possession – Paraphernalia, CDS Possession – Not Marijuana, and CDS: Poss w/ Intent to Distribute. He was held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.

Money forfeited by con-man George Wells turned over to charity

“This investigation is a perfect example of the effectiveness of partnerships. From the original complaints received from the community to intelligence gathered by patrol deputies and the guidance provided from the State’s Attorney’s Office in conjunction with a thorough and detailed investigation. It was a very good day for all of us to be able to expose Wells and his illegal scheme and give this money to the rightful owner. This should send a clear message to anyone who thinks they will use a charitable organization as a front for illegal activity,” — Captain Dan Alioto.

“This case was never about card games as much as it was about the defendant raising donations on behalf of a simple charity and then putting all the money into his pocket. We are proud to have helped the Sheriff’s team return these funds to their rightful owner – decent hardworking people at TPR,” — ASA Daniel White.

Update: Cops nab two PG men in armed robbery of two Charlotte Hall stores — they found the tubby bandit!

Maryland State Police Sgt. Jeff Jones reports that on June 18, 2014 at approximately 1106 hours, St Mary’s County Emergency Operations Center broadcasted an armed robbery at T.C. Martins Jewelers, located at 30105 Three Notch Rd, Charlotte Hall, St. Mary’s County, MD. Corporal Murphy from the Leonardtown Barrack arrived on the scene and learned that two black males entered the store and brandished a handgun.

St. Mary’s County released all Social Security numbers for each employee of Sheriff’s Department

Rossignol recently asked the county for salary data of sheriff’s department employees for a story he was working on. He said the county attorney’s office and finance department provided that information, plus the social security numbers of all employees, including deputies, civilians and the sheriff himself.

“These are detectives. These are deputies. These are jail guards,” Rossignol said. “There’s a lot of bad people out there who would love to have this information to hurt these people who actually do a good job for us.”