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

All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Mugshots and arrests briefs provided by the Public Information Officer of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office; Leonardtown, MD. 

Theft-  On December 23, 2018, Cpl. Handy responded to the 45000 block of Miramar Way in California, for the reported theft.  Investigation determined Sarah Elizabeth Welch, age 21 with no fixed address, attempted to leave the Walmart store with wireless headphones that had not been purchased.  Welch was arrested and charged with Theft.  CASE# 69858-18

Sarah Elizabeth Welch

Assault-  On December 23, 2018, Cpl. Corcoran responded to the 45600 block of Shining Willow Lane in Lexington Park, for the reported assault.  Investigation determined Steven Michael King, age 37 of Lexington Park, grabbed the victim by the throat during an argument.  King was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 69912-18

Steven Michael King 

Theft-  On December 24, 2018, DFC. Steinbach responded to the 45000 block of Miramar Way in California, for the reported trespassing and theft.  Investigation determined Evelyn Virginia Dean, age 47 of Ridge, took the tags off a backpack in the Walmart store, and began filling the backpack with items.  Dean had also been served a notice not to trespass at the store in July of 2018.  Dean was arrested and charged with Theft and Trespass: Private Property.  CASE# 70009-18

Evelyn Virginia Dean 

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