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

Burglary/Resisting Arrest-  On April 15, 2019, Dep.  Schell responded to the 40000 block of Holt Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported disturbance.  Megan Lee Maxwell, age 38 of Clements, was escorted off the property and told not to return.  Maxwell later returned to the residence and entered the home through a window. 

Megan Lee Maxwell

Dep. Schell located Maxell inside the residence and informed her she was under arrest.  Maxwell began actively resisting arrest, and tried to kick an officer on the scene.  Maxwell was taken into custody and charged with Burglary 4th Degree, Trespass Private Property, Resist Arrest, and Fail to Obey Lawful Order.  CASE# 21981-19


Violation of Protective Order-  On April 15, 2019, Dep. Graves responded to the 22700 block of Duke Street in Leonardtown, for the reported violation of protective order. 

Renee Peltz Dennision

Investigation determined Renee Peltz Dennison, age 41 of Leonardtown, violated a court order by sending messages in attempt to contact protected parties in the court order.  Dennison was arrested and charged with Violate Protective Order.  CASE# 22116-19

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