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

Theft –  On Sept. 24, 2019, DFC. Matthew McCuen responded to the 23800 block of Mervell Dean Road in Hollywood, for the reported theft. 

Alanna Nichole Dodson

The investigation determined over a period of time, a store employee, Alanna Nichole Dodson, age 20 of Mechanicsville, was removing money from the store register/deposits.  Dodson was arrested and charged with Theft.  Case # 54927-19

Theft – On Sept. 22, 2019, Deputy Courtney Edwards made contact with Katie Lynn Barickman, 39 of Lexington Park, regarding at theft incident at Sheetz in Great Mills on Sept. 11, 2019.

Katie Lynn Barickman

Barickman was presented with still photos from the incident and was charged with Theft: Less than $100. Case # 52260-19

Theft – On Sept. 25, 2019, Deputy Latisha Baker responded to the Target store in California for the report of a theft. The loss prevention officer advised that Tina Louise Babcock, 35 of Lexington Park, attempted to conceal clothing items and walk past all points of sale without purchasing them. Deputy Baker observed Babcock on video surveillance performing the described actions and was charged with Theft Under $100. Case # 55112-19 (no photo available)

Violation of Protective Order – On Sept. 25, 2019, Deputy Benjamin Luffey responded to the 46000 block of West Westbury Boulevard in Lexington Park for the report of a violation of a protective order.

Delmar Brandon Smith

Deputy Luffey observed numerous texts on the victim’s cellphone, which continued to be delivered during the interview in addition to phone calls. At another residence in Callaway, Deputy Luffey placed Delmar Brandon Smith, 24 of Callaway, under arrest and charged with Violation of Protective Order. Case # 55208-19

Malicious Destruction of Property – On Sept. 25, 2019, Deputy Richard Forbes responded to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office for the report of a subject not exiting a vehicle. The victim advised that Ashley Nicole Thomas, 32 of Charlotte Hall, would not get out of the vehicle and return to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center after work release.

Ashley Nicole Thomas

When Thomas exited the vehicle, she used a closed fist to punch the victim’s rear-view mirror and the radio screen which caused obvious damage. Thomas was returned to the detention center and charged with Malicious Destruction of Property Less than $1,000. Case # 55178-19

Theft – On Sept. 25, 2019, DFC Tyler Payne responded to the Target store in California for the report of a theft. The store’s loss prevention officer advised that Joshua Christopher Daye, 27 of Lexington Park, stole a video game. DFC Payne observed the theft on video surveillance and Daye was charged with Theft Less than $100. Case # 55096-19 (no photo available)

Shawn Patrick Jeffries, 27 of Lexington Park, was charged with Second-Degree Escape on Sept. 25, 2019 by Deputy Austin Edelen. Case # 52581-19

Shawn Patrick Jeffries

Criminal Citations:
09/24/19-  Evelyn Virginia Dean, age 48 of Ridge– Theft by Dep. Budd# 325.  CASE# 54894-19

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