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

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Hannah Rose Whitman, age 20, and Shawn Patrick Jeffries, age 26, both of Lexington Park.  Whitman and Jeffries are both wanted for violating conditions of their pretrial release for the original charge of assault.

Whitman is 5’, has brown hair and weighs 130 pounds. Jeffries is 5’2”, has black hair and weighs 165 pounds.  At this time, it is believed Whitman and Jeffries are together, and frequent residences in Lexington Park.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Whitman and Jeffries is asked to contact Detective Melissa Hulse at (301) 475-4200 extension *1996 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.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

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...