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

Leonardtown, MD- The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Deshawn Anthony Carey, age 31 of Lexington Park.  Carey is 6’1” in height, weighs 217 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes. Carey has the name “Anthony” tattooed on his neck and may no longer have a beard.

Carey is currently wanted on the following charges:

  • Firearm Use-Felony/Violent Crime
  • Assault First Degree
  • Assault Second Degree

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Deshawn Anthony Carey is asked to contact Detective Trevor Teague at (301) 475-4200 extension *8128 or by email at

Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637).  Through the Crime Solvers Program tipsters are eligible for an award of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary’s County that leads to an arrest or indictment.

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