On February 9, 2018, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to St. Mary’s College, located in St. Mary’s City, for the report of an armed robbery. Deputies learned at approximately 3:30PM, four suspects entered the victim’s dormitory room, and demanded property. One of the suspects displayed a firearm and the victim was physically assaulted during the confrontation.
Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division continued the investigation and identified four suspects who are students at the college; Marquis Xavier Bullet, age 18, from Columbia, MD, Kevin Louis Makle, age 18, from Finksburg, MD, Judge Clifford Payne, age 18 from Laurel, MD, and Kyndle Joshua Terrell-Jones, age 18, from Owens Mills, MD. From the results of the investigation, it does not appear this is a random crime on campus. Search and seizure warrants were obtained for the suspects’ dormitory rooms, and arrest warrants for the four suspects were obtained as well. On February 13, 2018, the suspects were located at St. Mary’s College, arrested, and charged with the following:
- Armed Robbery
- Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony
- Theft $100-$1,500
- Assault Second Degree