News Release, Maryland State Police-Leonardtown Barracks

On April 16, 2019, at approximately 4:00 p.m., Trooper E. Ruggles responded to the 23000 block of Three Notch Road, Hollywood, Maryland for a report of a residential burglary. Upon arriving, Tpr Ruggles made contact with the home owner who advised he noticed there was forced entry to his door. After calling 911 the home owner went inside the residence and located the suspect and awaited police arrival.

The suspect was identified as John Wesley Lonkert, 39 of Scotland, MD. Lonkert was placed under arrest and transported to the Leonardtown Barrack for processing and then to St. Mary’s County Detention Center where he was charged with Third & Fourth Degree Burglary


The following people were arrested for Driving under the Influence:

  • On 4/11/2019, Michael Orland Waddell, 32 of Portsmouth, VA was arrested by Tfc A. Oyler
  • On 4/13/2019, Charles Edward Stump, 32 of California, MD was arrested by Tfc C. DiToto
  • On 4/13/2019, Karla Noel Matthews, 47 of Leonardtown, MD was arrested by Tfc A. Opirhory
  • On 4/14/2019, Cory Adam Dare, 28 of Lexington Park, MD was arrested by Tpr R. Kaszubski
  • On 4/14/2019, Charles Vaselee Freeman, Jr., 35 of Lexington Park, MD was arrested by Tfc C. DiToto
  • On 4/14/2019, John William Carey, 31 of California, MD was arrested by Tpr M. Posch
  • On 4/16/2019, Cassandra Renee Furey, 36 of Great Mills, MD was arrested by Tfc J. Rutkoski

The following people were arrested for Open Warrants:

  • On 4/10/2019, Shelley Denise Trahan, 35 of Mechanicsville, MD was arrested by Tpr E. Ruggles for FTA-Driving on Suspended License
  • On 4/12/2019, Kristen Michelle Holt, 38 of Leonardtown, MD was arrested by M/Tpr J. Preston for FTA-Driving Uninsured Vehicle
  • On 4/13/2019, Ryan Christopher Gould, 34 of Lexington Park, MD was arrested by Tfc C. DiToto for FTA-Driving on Suspended License
  • On 4/15/2019, Corey Justice Warner, 22 of Germantown, MD was arrested by Tfc M. Manning on 3 active warrants for FTA-Driving on Suspended License
  • On 4/16/2019, Anna Drue Mizak, 30 of Great Mills, MD was arrested by Tpr M. Whitman for FTA-CDS: Possess-Not Marijuana (2 counts), CDS: Admin Equip Poss/Dist; CDS:Possess Paraphernalia (2 counts)
  • On 4/16/2019, Callie Anne Whitney, 20 of Leonardtown, MD was arrested by Tfc C. DiToto for FTA-Driving on Suspended License
  • On 4/16/2019, Becky Sue Booth, 41 of Great Mills, MD was arrested by Tfc C. DiToto for Violation of Probation-CDS: Possess-Not Marijuana

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