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

Assault/Property Destruction- On October 16, 2019, Dep. Shelko responded to the 25600 block of Grandiflora Court in Mechanicsville, for the reported assault. The investigation determined Thomas Aaron Thomas Caparella-Monat, age 27 of no fixed address, assaulted the victim during an argument by striking the victim in the face. 

Aaron Thomas Caparella-Monat 

Caparella-Monat also kicked the victim’s mirror, shattering the mirror.  Caparella-Monat was charged with Assault Second Degree and Malicious Destruction of Property.  CASE# 59420-19


Drug Arrest-  On October 17, 2019, DFC. Ball responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center located in Leonardtown, for the reported pretrial violation.

Charles Edward Summers 

The investigation determined Charles Edward Summers, age 36 of California, was brought into the detention center and located in Summers’ pocket was a pill bottle containing suspected Clonazepam. Summers was charged with CDS: Possession- Not Marijuana, Possess Contraband at Place of Confinement and Possess CDS While at a Place of Confinement.  CASE# 59667-19


Assault-  On October 20, 2019, Cpl. LeFave responded to the reported assault in the 43900 block of Peony Place in California. 

Andre Gregory Passie 

The investigation determined Andre Gregory Passie, age 30 of California, assaulted the victim by pushing the victim into a door during an argument.  Passie was arrested and charged with Assault Second Degree.  CASE# 60225-19


Assault-  On October 20, 2019, Dep. Burgess responded to the 23800 block of Hollywood Road in Hollywood, for the reported disturbance.  The investigation determined during an argument Crystal Ann Hebb, age 30 of Hollywood, assaulted two victims. 

Crystal Ann Hebb 

Hebb assaulted one victim by shoving and striking the victim and threw numerous items at the second victim.  The second victim was struck by one of the items thrown by Hebb.  Hebb was arrested and charged with two counts of Assault Second Degree.  CASE# 60232-19


Alter Drug Test-  On October 21, 2019, Dep. Shelko responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center located in Leonardtown for the reported drug test violation.  The investigation determined Daniel Holley Dement, age 52 of Lexington Park, responded to the facility to provide a drug/alcohol test sample as court-ordered.

Daniel Holley Dement 

Dement attempted to use a hidden sponge that was saturated in water, to provide the sample. Dement was arrested and charged with Alter Drug/Alcohol Test.  CASE# 60423-19


Assault- On October 22, 2019, Dep. Rycyzyn responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center for the reported assault between inmates. 

Frederick Tramaine Smith 

The investigation determined Frederick Tramaine Smith, age 39 of no fixed address, and Ezekiel Jedidiah Thomas, age 22 of Newburg, was involved in a confrontation during which both parties assaulted each other. Smith and Thomas were charged with Assault Second Degree.  60625-19

Ezekiel Jedidiah Thomas

Assault- On October 22, 2019, DFC. D. Smith responded to 24800 block of Iron Horse Lane in Hollywood, for the reported assault.  The investigation determined David James Abell, age 42 of Hollywood, assaulted the victim during an argument. 

David James Abell 

Abell grabbed the victim by the throat and threw the victim onto furniture in the residence.  Abell was arrested and charged with Assault Second Degree.  CASE# 60514-19


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