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

Assault-  On January 10, 2019, Dep. Ball responded to the 21600 block of Liberty Street in Lexington Park, for the reported assault.  Investigation determined Donell Eugene Martin, age 48 of Lexington Park, assaulted the victim by striking the victim in the face, as well as injuring the victim’s finger when he took the victim’s cellphone.  Martin was placed under arrest and tensed up his arms preventing officers from handcuffing him. Martin pulled away from officers and once handcuffed, attempted to flee from deputies on scene.  Martin was charged with Assault 2nd Degree and Resisting Arrest.  CASE# 2089-19

Donell Eugene Martin

Assault/Reckless Endangerment-  On January 11, 2019, Dep. Edwards responded to the 20100 block of Olympia Court in Lexington Park, for the reported individual with a gun.  Juvenile victims advised they yelled at a vehicle speeding in the neighborhood at which time Edgar Clarence Watts, age 19 of Fort Washington, pulled the vehicle into a driveway and entered a residence.  The victims advised Watts then  came out with a handgun.  According the victims, Watts then began chasing them through the neighborhood with the weapon.  Watts was located and charged with Assault 1st & 2nd Degree, and Reckless Endangerment.  No weapon was recovered. CASE# 2275-19

Edgar Clarence Watts 

False Report-  On January 11, 2019, Cpl. Foor made contact with Anna Deborah Silva-Hudson, age 20 of Lusby in the 21000 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, regarding a stolen vehicle.  Silva-Hudson stated her vehicle had been stolen several weeks ago, and she had been too busy to report it stolen to law enforcement.  Investigation determined Silva-Hudson had loaned her vehicle to an acquaintance,  and the vehicle had not been stolen. Silva-Hudson was arrested for False Statement to Officer.  CASE# 2293-19

Anna Deborah Silva-Hudson

Assault-  On January 11, 2019, Sgt. Boyer responded to the 22000 block of Oxford Court in Lexington Park, for the reported assault.  Investigation determined Charles Edward Taylor III, age 33 with no fixed address, punched the victim in the mouth.  There is also a valid protective order prohibiting Taylor from threatening or assaulting the victim.  Taylor was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree and Violate Protective Order.  CASE# 2286-19

Charles Edward Taylor III

Assault-  On January 12, 2019, Cpl. Seyfried responded to the 21300 block of Chancellors Run Road in Great Mills, for the check the welfare of a 911 open line with commotion in the background. Investigation determined Mark Wayne Williams, age 51 of Great Mills, had assaulted the victim by dragging the victim across the floor, striking the victim in the head and face, and pouring a beer on the victim’s head. Williams also had an outstanding Charles County warrant for FTA/Possession of an Open Alcoholic Container in Public.  Williams was arrested and charged with Assault and served the outstanding warrant.  CASE# 2405-19

Mark Wayne Williams

Drug Arrest:  On January 12, 2019, Cpl. C. Beyer located a vehicle in the parking lot in the 27300 block of Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville.  The operator of the vehicle was slumped over the wheel, with a lighter in her hand.  The operator was determined to be Eileen Elizabeth McMahon, age 61 of Mechanicsville.  Located in McMahon’s vehicle was a baggie containing suspected crack cocaine and a CDS smoking device.  McMahon was arrested and charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana and CDS: Possession- Paraphernalia.  Arrest handled by Cpl. Pesante# 153. CASE# 2505-19

Eileen Elizabeth McMahon 

Assault:  On January 12, 2019, DFC. Roszell responded to the 38000 block of Golden Beach Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported assault.  Investigation determined Clements William Copsey III, age 41 of Mechanicsville, assaulted the victim during an argument by forcing the victim out of a chair, which caused to the victim to fall into a wall sustaining injury to the victim’s lip.  Copsey was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 2516-19

Clements William Copsey III

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