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.


Assault- On January 14, 2020, DFC. Budd responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown, for the reported assault. The investigation determined Amanda Lynn Grumbine, age 36 of Lexington Park, assaulted the victim during an argument by striking the victim in the face, at which point a mutual confrontation between Grumbine and the victim took place.

Grumbine was charged with Assault 2nd Degree. CASE# 2720-20


Assault- On January 15, 2020, Cpl. Handy responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown, for the reported assault. The investigation determined James Thomas Lanzi, age 28 of California, threw a bottle containing a beverage at the victim. The bottle did not strike the victim, however, the beverage splashed onto the victim’s face and clothing.

Lanzi was charged with Assault 2nd Degree. CASE# 2807-20


Criminal Citation:
01/14/20- Logan Garrett Blado, age 20 of Mechanicsville- Malicious Destruction of Property by DFC. D. Smith# 297. CASE# 2683-20 (No Photograph Available)


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David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...