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

Assault/Violation of Protective Order-  On April 7, 2019, Cpl. Reppel responded to the 21600 block of Liberty Street in Lexington Park, for the reported assault/protective order violation.  Investigation determined Devin Daniel Perkins, age 24 of Lexington Park, was at the victim’s residence, and punched the victim, and stomped on the victim’s head causing visible injury.  There is a valid court order prohibiting Perkins from contacting and being at the victim’s residence.  Perkins was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree and Violate Protective Order.  CASE# 80413-19 (No Photograph Available)


Violation of Protective Order-  On April 8, 2019, Dep. Schell responded to the 46800 block of Patuxent Road in Lexington Park for the reported trespassing. 

Alta Hope Bryant

Investigation determined Alta Hope Bryant, age 73 of Lexington Park, came to the victim’s residence and would not leave, in violation of a current court order.  Bryant was arrested for Violation of Protective Order as well as served an outstanding warrant for Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 20622-19


Burglary–  On April 8, 2019, Dep. Raley responded to the 18400 block of Point Lookout Road in Park Hall for the reported burglary.  Investigation determined Jesse Lee Tippett, age 21 of Park Hall, entered the victim’s residence without permission, and proceeded to assault a guest in the residence and forcibly dragged the guest/victim out of the residence.

Jesse Lee Tippett

Tippett reentered the residence, and began to punch another victim several times in the head.  Tippett was located on scene and arrested.  Tippett was charged with Burglary 1st-Home Invasion, Burglary 3rd Degree, and two counts of Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 20635-19


Assault/Disorderly Conduct-  While officers were investigating a burglary in the 18400 block of Point Lookout Road in Park Hall, Tabitha Marie Wilson, age 25 of Park Hall, exited her residence and began to cause a commotion yelling and screaming outside. 

Tabitha Marie Wilson

Wilson was told several times to cease her behavior, however she continued to cause a disturbance.  Wilson then began threatening others on scene.  Wilson was placed under arrest and charged with Disorderly Conduct.  While at the detention center Wilson kicked a deputy and later bit a deputy.  Wilson was charged with two counts of Assault 2nd Degree, Disorderly Conduct, and Failure to Obey a Lawful Order. Arrest handled by Dep. Henry# 333.  CASE# 20642-19


Violation of Protective Order-  On April 9, 2019 at the District Court located in Leonardtown, Theiron Darnell Bost, age 30 violated a protective order while in the courtroom.  Bost made gestures to the victim, who was also present in the courtroom. 

Theiron Darnell Bost

This was in violation of a valid court order prohibiting Bost from contacting the victim or harassing the victim in any way.  Bost was charged with Violate Protective Order.  Arrest handled by DFC. J. Davis# 269.  CASE# 20763-19


Assault-  On April 9, 2019, DFC. McCuen responded to the 20800 block of Harlequin Lane in Callaway, for the reported assault.  Investigation determined Cloris Michelle Stewart, age 43 of Callaway assaulted the victim by slapping and scratching the victim during an argument.  The victim displayed visible signs of injury.  Stewart was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 20836-19 (No Photograph Available)


Drug Arrest-  On April 10, 2019, Sgt. Ellis conducted a vehicle stop in the 21700 block of Pegg Road in Lexington Park.  During the stop, a CDS smoking device was observed in the vehicle, and the passenger in the vehicle Virginia Leigh Bissett, age 24 with no fixed address, was observed brushing white powder off the seat. 

Virginia Leigh Bissett

Further search of the vehicle yielded a straw containing a white powder residue, and inside a bag of potato chips was a small baggie containing suspected cocaine.  Located inside the center console of the vehicle was another straw with white powder residue and another baggie containing powder residue. 

Joseph Lloyd Carroll 

Bissett, and the operator of the vehicle, Joseph Lloyd Carroll, age 58 of Ridge, were arrested and charged with Possess CDS Cocaine, and Possess CDS Paraphernalia. Arrest handled by Cpl. Corcoran# 129.  CASE# 20901-19

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