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

Drug Arrest-  On January 1, 2019, Cpl. Stone conducted a vehicle stop in the 21800 block of N. Shangri-la Drive in Lexington Park.  Cpl. Stone smelled an odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle.  Travis O’Neil Johnson, age 33 of Lexington Park, was identified as the operator of the vehicle.  Johnson had outstanding warrants through Calvert County and the Maryland State Police for his arrest for the charges of Assault 2nd Degree and Failure to Appear.  At the time of Johnson’s arrest, individual strips of suspected Suboxone were located, a plastic baggie containing suspected  cocaine, and a baggie of suspected marijuana were found in Johnson’s pants and jacket. Johnson was arrested and charged with two counts of CDS Possession-Not Marijuana, and issued a Civil Citation for the Marijuana.  Johnson was also served his outstanding warrants. CASE# 027-19

Travis O’Neil Johnson 

Drug Arrest-  On January 3, 2019, Dep. Forbes conducted a vehicle stop in the 21800 block of N. Shangri-la Drive in Lexington Park.  A passenger in the vehicle identified as Robert Maurice Scriber, age 45 of Lexington Park, was found to have an outstanding Parole Retake warrant for his arrest.  Located on Scriber was suspected synthetic marijuana.  Scriber was arrested and charged with CDS Possession-Not Marijuana and served the Parole warrant.  CASE# 613-19

Robert Maurice Scriber 

Assault-  On January 4, 2019, Dep. Shelko responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown, for a reported assault.  Investigation determined Eugene Terrell Harris, age 26 of St. Leonard, struck the victim in the face with a closed fist while the parties were in the indoor recreation area.   Harris was charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 823-19

Eugene Terrell Harris 

Drug Arrest-  On January 5, 2019, Jonathan Scott Stuart, age 30 of Chaptico, was stopped for traffic infractions in the 28100 block of Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville.  A suspected Xanax pill was located in the vehicle under the driver’s seat; Stuart did not have a prescription for the medication. Stuart was arrested and charged with CDS Possession-Not Marijuana by DFC. D. Smith# 297.  CASE# 950-19

Jonathan Scott Stuart 

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