News Release, Maryland State Police,Leonardtown Barracks

On March 31, 2019 at approximately 5:30pm, Tpr T. Howard responded to a broadcast for a reckless vehicle on Horsehead Road, Great Mills. The suspect vehicle was located moments later and the driver, identified as Carlos Ernesto Rivera Salazar, 29 of Mexico, was determined to be under the influence of alcohol. Salazar resisted arrest and assaulted Tpr Howard. He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where he continued to resist arrest. Salazar was charged with Second Degree Assault, Resisting Arrest, Malicious Destruction of Property, and Driving under the Influence of Alcohol. 19-MSP-013533


On March 31, 2019 at approximately 7:30pm, Tfc A. Oyler conducted a traffic stop on Rt. 235 in Mechanicsville. Based on Tfc Oyler’s observations a K-9 scan was requested. After a positive alert from SMCSO K-9 Hakan, a probable cause search was conducted, revealing suspected heroin and drug paraphernalia inside the passenger’s purse. The passenger, identified as Nicole Leeann Hudson, 26 of Pomfret, MD was arrested and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where she was charged with CDS Possession-Not Marijuana. 19-MSP-013545

The following people were arrested for Driving under the Influence:

  • On 3/30/2019, Conrad Leland Young, 51 of Mechanicsville, MD was arrested by Tpr E.
  • Ruggles
  • On 3/30/2019, Maria Antonio Llanos-Olivares, 23 of California, MD was arrested by Tfc M.
  • Manning
  • On 3/30/2019, Timberly Ann Ricker, 32 of Leonardtown, MD was arrested by Tpr E. Ruggles
  • On 3/31/2019, Doniesha Janelle Bryan, 19 of Lexington Park, MD was arrested by Tfc M. Manning
  • On 3/31/2019, Carlos Ernesto Rivera Salazar, 29 of Mexico was arrested by Tpr T. Howard
  • On 4/1/2019, Kyle William Bartell, 56 of Lexington Park, MD was arrested by Tfc M. Manning

The following people were arrested for Open Warrants:

  • On 3/28/2019, Aaron Dondre Medley, 19 of Great Mills, MD was arrested by Tfc J. Mulhearn for FTA-Driving without Required License
  • On 3/29/2019, Lisa Marie Herbert, 40 of Lexington Park, MD was arrested by Tpr J. Powis for FTA-Driving on Suspended License
  • On 3/30/2019, Machiavelli Tyzhae Savoy, 21 of Lexington Park, MD was arrested by Tpr J. Powis for FTA-CDS Possession Marijuana 10 gm+
  • On 3/30/2019, Judy Nickole Jones, 34 of Park Hall, MD was arrested by Tfc J. Mulhearn for Violation of Exparte/Protection Order
  • On 3/31/2019, Demonta Cortez Butler, 25 of Huntingtown, MD was arrested by Tpr K. Bauer for FTA-Driving on Suspended License
  • On 3/31/2019, Oliver Thomas Smith, 32 of Great Mills, MD was arrested by Tfc J. Rutkoski for Child Abuse 2nd Degree, Assault 2nd Degree, Driving on Suspended License and Driving without Required License
  • On 4/1/2019, Joseph William Harris, Jr., 43 of Lexington Park, MD was arrested by Tpr J. Powis for FTA-Driving on Suspended License

All persons charged with a crime are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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David M. Higgins II

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...