Incident briefs and mugshots provided courtesy of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

Resisting Arrest/Hindering-   On September 17, 2019, Dep. Graves attempted to conduct a vehicle stop in the 25500 block of Point Lookout Road in Leonardtown, for the reported assault that had just occurred. Steven Dean Sloan Jr., age 47 of Leonardtown, refused to stop, and ultimately fled from his vehicle on foot. 

Steven Dean Sloan Jr. 

Dep. Graves pursued Sloan, who refused to obey verbal commands.  Sloan was ultimately taken into custody and charged with Obstructing and Hindering, Resist/Interfere with Arrest, and Fail to Stop-Fleeing and Eluding. CASE# 53552-19


Trespassing-  On September 17, 2019, Dep. Bowling responded to the 37700 block of Mt. Wolf Road in Charlotte Hall, for the reported trespassing.  George Wheeler Jacks, age 51 of no fixed address, was located on the property after previously being served a notice not to trespass. 

George Wheeler Jacks

Jacks was arrested and charged with Trespass: Private Property.  CASE# 53498-19


Burglary/Theft-  On September 18, 2019, Dep. Forbes responded to the 22500 block of Meath Road in California, for the reported subject riding a dirt bike on the main road.  Dep. Forbes made contact with Tameron Troiann-Brow Luckett, age 18 of Great Mills, who initially provided Forbes with a false name.

Tameron Troiann-Brow Luckett 

The investigation determined the dirt bike had been reported stolen earlier in September from a shed.  Luckett was positively identified and arrested; Luckett was charged with Burglary 2nd Degree, Theft, and Fraud-Identity to Avoid Prosecution.  CASE# 52666-19


Drug Arrest-  On September 18, 2019, Dep. Raley responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown, for the reported CDS violation.  The investigation determined Charles Edward Summers, age 36 of California, had violated the conditions of his pretrial release and was taken into custody at Circuit Court. 

Charles Edward Summers 

Summers was placed in a cell, and observed pacing and touching his shoe.  A further search of Summers’ shoe revealed five hidden pills, (suspected Adderall).  Summers was arrested and charged with CDS: Possession-not Marijuana and Possess Contraband at Place of Confinement.  CASE# 53663-19


Violation of Protective Order-  On September 19, 2019, Dep. Wynnk responded to the 24500 block of St. Andrew’s Church Road in Leonardtown, for the reported disturbance in a vehicle.

William Ambrose Fenwick

The investigation determined William Ambrose Fenwick, age 30 of Lexington Park, had a verbal disagreement inside the victim’s vehicle.  Fenwick is prohibited by a valid court order from having any contact with the victim. Fenwick was arrested and charged with Violation of Protective Order.  CASE# 53922-19


Assault-  On September 20, 2019, DFC. Molitor responded to the 23000 block of Upland Drive in Bushwood, for the reported assault. 

Joseph Valentino Thomas 

The investigation determined Joseph Valentino Thomas, age 30 of Bushwood, assaulted the victim by striking the victim in the face and head, causing visible injury.  Thomas was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 54147-19


Assault-  On September 20, 2019, Dep. Lawrence responded to the 29900 block of William Drive in Mechanicsville, for the reported assault.  The investigation determined Shawn Michael Clarke, age 37 of Mechanicsville, assaulted the victim during an argument by knocking the victim to the ground and punching the victim several times. 

Shawn Michael Clarke 

The victim had visible injuries from the assault.  Clarke was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 54037-19


Reckless Endangerment/Assault-  On September 21, 2019, Dep. Burgess responded to the 21600 block of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the reported disturbance.  The investigation determined John Sherman Greenwell Jr., age 40 of no fixed address, was told to leave the business by an employee. 

John Sherman Greenwell Jr. 

Greenwell became agitated and threw a large rock through the glass door of the business, nearly striking the employee.  Greenwell was arrested and charged with Reckless Endangerment, Assault 2nd Degree, and Malicious Destruction of Property.  CASE# 54384-19


Assault–  On September 21, 2019, DFC. Holdsworth responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center located in Leonardtown, for the reported assault.

John Ignatius Chisley

Investigation determined inmate John Ignatius Chisley, age 47 of Ridge, assaulted the victim by pushing the victim while the two were involved in a verbal disagreement.  Chisley was charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 54366-19


Assault-  On September 23, 2019, Dep. Budd responded to the 21800 block of Tulagi Place in Lexington Park, for the reported stabbing.  The investigation determined Larry Joseph Murphy, age 37 of no fixed address, assaulted the victim during an argument over a previous issue between Murphy and the victim.

Larry Joseph Murphy

The victim advised during the argument, Murphy knocked him to the ground, produced a knife and stabbed him in the right side near the victim’s waist. As a result, the victim sustained a puncture wound to his right side.  Murphy was arrested and charged with Assault 1st Degree and Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 54601-19


Alter Drug Test-  On September 23, 2019, Dep. Budd responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown, for the reported altered urine test. Shelby Lynn Carroll, age 26 of Leonardtown, was brought back to the detention center by correctional officers after her home detention equipment had been inactive during the weekend.

Shelby Lynn Carroll

During a search, a plastic glove hidden on Carroll’s person was located containing suspected urine in an attempt to alter a required urinalysis.  Carroll was charged with Alter Drug Test and Possess Contraband at Place of Confinement.  CASE# 54641-19


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