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Assault-  On July 16, 2019, Dep. Kilgore responded to the 45900 block of Indian Way in Lexington Park, for the reported disturbance. 

The investigation determined Andre Derryl Cooper Jr., age 32 of Hagerstown, assaulted the victim by slapping the victim in the face and grabbing the victim’s neck. 

Andre Derryl Cooper Jr.

Cooper was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree.CASE# 40621-19


Assault-  On July 16, 2019, Cpl. Ruest responded to 36700 block of Hollyfield Lane in Chaptico, for the reported disturbance.  The investigation determined Tina Marie Eisenhardt, age 43 of Chaptico, assaulted the victim during an argument by scratching the victim causing injury to the victim’s chest. 

Tina Marie Eisenhardt

Eisenhardt was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree. CASE# 40757-19


Disorderly Conduct/Trespass–  On July 17, 2019, Dep. Raley responded to the 22700 block of Three Notch Road in California, for the reported trespassing/disturbance.  The investigation determined Laitesha Jonelle Jones, age 27 of California, took an alcoholic beverage outside the establishment, began yelling at an employee, and when requested refused to leave the business. 

Laitesha Jonelle Jones 

Dep. Raley observed Jones yelling and causing a scene at the business; Jones refused to leave the area or cease her actions and proceeded to kick over a beer, and made threats to assault the employee.  Jones was taken into custody and charged with Trespass: Private Property, Disorderly Conduct, Failure to Obey a Lawful Order, Possess Open Container in Public, and Public Intoxication: Disturbance.  CASE# 40870-19


Drug Arrest-  On July 18, 2019, Dep. Fretwell conducted a traffic stop in the 22800 block of Three Notch Road in California and identified the operator to be William Andrew Holt, age 32 of Mechanicsville.   

William Andrew Holt

A strong odor of marijuana was emitting from the vehicle; search of the vehicle revealed a clear plastic bag containing white rocks (suspected cocaine), and three small plastic bags containing suspected marijuana.  Holt was arrested and charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana.  CASE# 41208-19


Assault-  On July 18, 2019, Dep. Graves responded to the 16400 block of Sayre Point Lane in Piney Point for the reported assault. 

Shawn Kelley Thompson

The investigation determined Shawn Kelley Thompson, age 32 of Piney Point, assaulted the victim during an argument by pushing the victim to the ground, and placing his hands around the victim’s neck, and striking the victim in the face.  Thompson was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 41241-19


Alter Drug Test–  On July 18, 2019, Jamar Daron Moss, age 38 of Lexington Park, was violated for not following guidelines of his pretrial release; located on Moss was a concealed bottle of suspected urine which is frequently used to alter drug tests. 

Jamar Daron Moss 

Moss was charged with Possess Contraband at Place of Confinement and Alter Drug/Alcohol Test.  Arrest handled by DFC. Molitor# 304. CASE# 41218-19


Drug Arrest-  On July 19, 2019, Cpl. Connelly responded to the 45300 block of Alton Lane in California, for a check the welfare.  Cpl. Connelly made contact with an individual sitting on a curb very close to traffic.  The individual was identified as Jonathan Gabriel Davis, age 27 with no fixed address.

Jonathan Gabriel Davis 

Davis was unable to maintain his balance, and a wrapper was observed with Davis’ belongings.  Inside the wrapper was a pill suspected to be Alprazolam.  Davis was arrested and charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana.  CASE# 41468-19


Assault-  On July 19, 2019, Cpl. Tirpak responded to the 21700 block of North Essex Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported assault in progress.  The investigation determined James Walter Wheeler Jr., age 30 of Lexington Park assaulted the victim during an argument by grabbing the victim’s arm, threatening to break it, and grabbing the victim around the throat.  Wheeler was located and arrested.

James Walter Wheeler Jr. 

Wheeler was charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 41373-19


Assault-  On July 20, 2019, Dep. Lawrence responded to the 26400 block of Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported assault.  The investigation determined Jessica Lynn Cook, age 30 of Mechanicsville, struck the victim in the face, and knocked the victim to the ground during an argument. 

Jessica Lynn Cook 

Cook was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 41519-19

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