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News Release, Maryland State Police-Leonardtown Barracks

Lexington Park, MD- On Thursday, June 20, 2019, Troopers from the Leonardtown Barrack and investigators from the Maryland State Police Gun Enforcement Unit and MSP K-9 team worked a crime suppression initiative in Lexington Park, St. Mary’s County, Maryland. The initiative focused on Lexington Park due to a recent increase in criminal activity and was supported by the Governor’s Office of Crime Control & Prevention (GOCCP) for Maryland.

During the 5 hour initiative, Troopers stopped (49) vehicles. This led to (74) citations issued, (8) people cited for driving while suspended, (5) warrant arrests, (4) drug arrests and (3) driving under the influence arrests.

Warrants Served:

  • Callie Anne Whitney, 20 of Leonardtown, MD for Violation of Probation-Resisting Arrest
  • Robert Lee Driggers, 53 of Lexington Park, MD for FTA-2nd Degree Assault & Malicious Destruction of Property
  • Mary Alice Spence-Best, 43 of Mechanicsville, MD for FTA-Driving Uninsured Vehicle
  • Thomas Emanuel Gross, 33 of Lexington Park, MD for FTA-Driving without Required License
  • Vincent Lavey Harrington, 18 of Lexington Park, MD for Failure to stop after an unattended accident, Fleeing and Eluding by failing to stop and Fleeing and Eluding on foot.

DUI Arrests:

  • Michael Kelly Fitzpatrick, 28 of Mechanicsville, MD
  • Marissa Jean Smith, 34 of Great Mills, MD
  • Sandra Denise Briscoe, 42 of Lexington Park

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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...