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

Assault-  On August 7, 2019, Cpl. Ruest responded to the 43800 block of Drum Cliff Road in Hollywood, for the reported assault.  The investigation determined Brandon Thomas Gardner, age 34 of Hollywood, assaulted the victim during an argument. 

Brandon Thomas Gardner

Gardner pulled the victim from a bed and punched the victim multiple times.  Gardner was located and arrested for Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 44805-19


Theft-  On August 7, 2019, Cpl. Flerlage responded to the area of Chancellor’s Run Road and Greenview Parkway in Lexington Park, for the reported individuals operating motorized carts stolen from an area store.  Three individuals were located operating the carts on Norris Road.  One of the carts became disabled at which time the operator of the cart was identified to be Kieara La-Chay Fenwick, age 18 of Great Mills.

Kieara La-Chay Fenwick

The other two individuals were identified and both are juveniles. Fenwick was arrested on scene and charged with Theft.  One juvenile was charged with Theft, and the other juvenile will be charged with Theft at a later date. CASE# 44802-19


Burglary-  On August 8, 2019, Dep. Fretwell responded to the 41400 block of West Citation Street in Leonardtown, for the reported suspicious incident.  Kyle Matthew Bowie, age 21 of Welcome, and Anastasia Grace Siemon, age 19 of Leonardtown, were located in the garage of the victim’s residence; Bowie was in possession of a pair of pliers. 

Anastasia Grace Siemon

A check of the residence revealed scratches and damage to the locks on the residence.  Bowie and Siemon were arrested and charged with Burglary 4th Degree.  CASE# 44988-19 (No Photograph Available of Bowie)


Assault/Disorderly Conduct/Resisting Arrest-  On August 9, 2019, DFC. Muschette responded to the 21800 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for the reported disturbance.  Upon arrival Brittney Renee Thomas, age 30 of Leonardtown, was on the scene creating a disturbance.  The employee requested Thomas leave the business and DFC. Muschette also instructed Thomas to leave the business.  Thomas then began to yell at patrons and refused to leave.  Thomas was taken into custody at which time she refused to place her hands behind her back and proceeded to assault two officers.  Thomas was charged with Assault 2nd Degree, Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct, and Trespass: Private Property.  CASE# 45264-19 (No Photograph Available)


Fail to Register/False Information/Sex Offender-Fail to Notify-  On August 10, 2019, Dep. Luffey responded to the 46000 block of Franklin Road in Lexington Park for the reported property destruction.  Upon arrival, Frederick Tramaine Smith, age 39 of Lexington Park, provided deputies with a false name. 

Frederick Tramaine Smith

The investigation determined no property destruction occurred, and deputies were able to discern Smith had provided false information and Smith was also a registered sex offender in North Carolina.  Smith relocated to Lexington Park approximately two months ago and has failed to update his address which he is required to do within ten days. Smith was arrested and charged with Fail to Register Offender/False Information, Sex Offender Register-Fail to Notify, Hindering-Obstruction and Hindering.  CASE# 45370-19

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