Press Release, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

On December 14, 2018, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 46300 block of Pegg Road in Lexington Park, for the reported burglary in progress.  Contact was made with individuals at the residence who advised Benjamin Leon Sanders, age 40 of Dameron, arrived at the residence armed with a tire iron.  

Sanders forced his way into the residence, and assaulted two victims inside the residence; one victim reported minor injuries from the assault.  Sanders then stole various prescription medications and fled the residence.  

Benjamin Leon Sanders, age 40 of Dameron, MD

DFC. McCuen, ultimately located Sanders and charged him with the following crimes:

  • Home Invasion
  • Burglary-Third Degree
  • Assault Second Degree
  • Theft

Sanders is currently incarcerated at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center on a no bond status awaiting a bond review.

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