News Release, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

UPDATE 1/29/2020- LEONARDTOWN, MD – January 28, 2020. Defendant Corey Scott Angstadt (D.O.B. 11/12/1967) was sentenced to fifteen (15) years in prison for his involvement in a bank robbery at the Suntrust Bank in California, Maryland and fifteen (15) years in prison for his involvement in a robbery of the Twist Wine and Spirits Store in Lexington Park, Maryland.

State’s Attorney Richard Fritz prosecuted both cases and would like to thank the members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Department for the successful investigation of these cases.


UPDATE 8/22/2019: Information obtained during the investigation led to Corey Scott Angstadt, age 51 of California, being identified as the individual involved in the robbery of the Twist Wine and Spirits store, located in Lexington Park. On August 21, 2019, Angstadt was charged with the following:

  • Armed Robbery
  • Robbery
  • Assault First Degree
  • Assault Second Degree
  • Theft
Corey Scott Angstadt, age 51 of California

Corey Scott Angstadt is currently incarcerated at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center on a no-bond status. Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact Detective Melissa Hulse at (301) 475-4200 extension *1996 or by email at Melissa.Hulse@stmarysmd.com.


Leonardtown, MD- The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the individual pictured. On July 24, 2019, at approximately 11:24 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the reported armed robbery at Twist Wine and Spirits located on Three Notch Road in Lexington Park.

The initial investigation determined an unknown white male entered the business, indicated he had a weapon, and demanded money. The suspect obtained undisclosed property from the business and fled the scene. The suspect is described as a white male, 6’ in height, approximately 45 to 55 years old, with a gray beard.

Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Detective Melissa Hulse at 301-475-4200 extension 1996 or by email at Melissa.Hulse@stmarysmd.com. Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637).

Through the Crime Solvers Program tipsters are eligible for an award of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary’s County that leads to an arrest or indictment.

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