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

Drug Arrest-  On December 13, 2019, Dep. Luffey responded to the 22600 block of Mercedes Drive in California, for the reported suspicious activity. Contact was made with Douglas Bernard Mason Jr., age 36 of Lexington Park.  Mason was observed with a suspected CDS smoking device in his hand, a baggie containing suspected heroin and suspected cocaine was located on the driver’s floorboard area of the vehicle Mason was operating. Mason was charged with two counts of CDS: Possession- Not Marijuana, and CDS: Possession- Paraphernalia.  CASE# 71489-19

Douglas Bernard Mason Jr. 

Violate Protective Order- On December 18, 2019, Dep. Henry responded to the 21800 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for the reported violation of protective order.  The investigation determined Cornelius NMN Fenwick, age 42 of no fixed address, violated a current court order by contacting the victim which is prohibited by the order. Fenwick was arrested and charged with Violate Protective Order.  CASE# 72342-19

Cornelius NMN Fenwick 

Trespassing- On December 18, 2019, Cpl. Tirpak responded to the 25000 block of Pt. Lookout Road in Leonardtown, for the reported disturbance. Dennis Wayne Stockman, age 45 with no fixed address, was inside the establishment creating a disturbance, and refusing to leave the area. Stockman was arrested and charged with Trespass: Private Property.  CASE# 72319-19

Dennis Wayne Stockman

Harassment/Resisting Arrest- On December 19, 2019, Dep. Forinash responded to the 23900 block of Mervell Dean Road in Hollywood, for the reported harassment.  The investigation determined Richard Daniel Griffiths III, age 41 of Lexington Park, began contacting employees at the business making threatening statements.  When asked to cease his behavior, Griffiths continued making threatening phone calls.  Forinash located Griffiths at his residence and placed him under arrest, at which time Griffiths pushed away from officers on scene and attempted to flee on foot.  Griffiths was placed under arrest and charged with Telephone Misuse: Repeat Calls, Telephone Misuse: Obscene, Harass: A Course of Conduct, and Resist/Interfere with Arrest.  CASE# 72634-19

Richard Daniel Griffiths III

Fraud-Avoid Prosecution-  On December 20, 2019, Dep. Forbes observed a suspicious vehicle in the 21800 block of North Shangri La Drive in Lexington Park, which was parked at a closed business.  Dep. Forbes attempted to make contact with an occupant of the vehicle, however, they attempted to walk away from the car and Dep. Forbes.  Dep. Forbes stopped the individual who provided a false name.  The investigation determined the person to be Shane Osay Reed, age 26 of no fixed address. Reed had two outstanding warrants for his arrest. Reed was taken into custody and charged with Fraud-Person/Identity to Avoid Prosecution and served his two outstanding warrants.  CASE# 72809-19

Shane Osay Reed 

Possess Contraband-  On December 20, 2019, Dep. Fenwick responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center located in Leonardtown, for the reported found contraband. The investigation determined Tina Marie Tippett, age 31 of Lexington Park, was found to have a lighter and cigarette in her possession at the facility.  Tippett was charged with Possess Contraband at Place of Confinement.  CASE# 73017-19

Tina Marie Tippett

Trespassing/Intoxicated in Public- On December 22, 2019, Cpl. Steinbach responded to the 21600 block of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the reported check the welfare. Contact was made with William Joseph Goodwin, age 53 of no fixed address.  Goodwin was intoxicated in a public place and issues a notice not to trespass.  Goodwin would not leave the area and was arrested. Goodwin was charged with Trespass: Private Property and Intoxicated/Public Disturbance.  CASE# 73339-19

William Joseph Goodwin

Assault-  On December 21, 2019, Dep. Fenwick responded to the St. Mary’s Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown, for the reported assault.  The investigation determined Jovan Denise Fenwick, age 26 of no fixed address, assaulted a fellow inmate by striking the inmate with a basketball, causing injury to the victim’s finger.  Fenwick was charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 73202-19

Jovan Denise Fenwick 

Assault-  On December 22, 2019, Cpl. Tirpak responded to the 21800 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for the reported check the welfare.  The investigation determined the victim and Antwaun Augustus Williams, age 47 of Lexington Park, was involved in a physical confrontation.  While deputies were conducting the investigation Williams became uncooperative and began causing a commotion and tried to go after the victim while officers were interviewing the victim. Williams was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 73455-19

Antwaun Augustus Williams 

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