Arrest briefs and mugshots provided courtesy of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Trespassing- On September 28, 2019, Cpl. Pontorno observed Irvin Joseph Branson, age 38 with no fixed address, on private property in the 21600 block of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park.  Branson had previously been served a no-trespass order for the property. 

Irvin Joseph Branson

Branson was issued a criminal citation for Trespass-Private Property and directed to leave the property.  Branson left the property.  Shortly thereafter, Branson was again observed on the property.  Branson was arrested and charged with Trespass-Private Property.  CASE# 55709-19

Burglary-  On September 30, 2019, Dep. Forinash responded to the 20100 block of Piney Point Road in Callaway, for the reported trespassing.  The investigation determined Quinton Marquis Remied, age 23 of no fixed address, broke into the victim’s shed and residence and began destroying property. 

Quinton Marquis Remied

Remied was taken into custody, at which time he used his head to strike the victim.  Remied was charged with Burglary Second and Third Degree, Assault Second Degree, and Malicious Destruction of Property.  CASE# 56137-19

Violate Protective Order-  On October 1, 2019, Cpl. Reppel responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center for a reported protective order violation.  The investigation determined while incarcerated at the detention center, Andre Tayvon Gross, age 25 of Prince Frederick, had another party send messages to the victim. 

Andre Tayvon Gross 

The victim is a protected party in a valid court order prohibiting Gross from contacting the victim by any means.  Gross was charged with Violate Final Protective Order.  CASE# 56150-19

Threats of Arson-  On October 4, 2019, DFC. Ball responded to the 25000 block of Point Lookout Road in Leonardtown, for the report of threats. 

Christopher Scott Lacey

The investigation determined Christopher Scott Lacey, age 34 of no fixed address, made a verbal threat to burn the establishment down.  Lacey was arrested and charged with Threats of Arson.  CASE# 56920-19

Assault-  On October 9, 2019, DFC. McClure responded to the 45800 block of Meadowlark Drive in California, for the reported assault.  The investigation determined Karin Jeanne Kless, age 44 of California, assaulted the victim by punching the victim, grabbing the victim’s neck and hair, and pulling hair from the victim’s scalp. 

Karin Jeanne Kless

Kless was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 58053-19

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