News Release, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Drug Arrest-  On January 31, 2020, Dep. Henry responded to the 45900 block of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the reported suspicious vehicle. Dep. Henry located the vehicle and identified the one occupant to be Dedron Manuel Neal, age 27 of no fixed address.

Neal also had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. Deputies observed plastic packaging in Neal’s hand and located two small baggies containing suspected cocaine. Located on Neal’s person were two pills, one suspected to be Clonazepam and a pill bottle containing Alprazolam. Neal was arrested and charged with four counts of CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana and served his outstanding warrant. CASE# 6354-20


Assault-  On February 2, 2020, Cpl. Ruest responded to the 21800 block of FDR Boulevard in Lexington Park, for the reported disturbance. Upon arrival Cpl. Ruest observed James Antonio Williams, age 32 of Lexington Park, assaulted the victim by grabbing her left arm. 

The investigation determined the victim took a walk to separate from Williams, however, Williams followed the victim. Prior to the arrival of Cpl. Ruest, Williams had forcibly removed the victim’s coat from the victim and took the victim’s cellphone. Williams was arrested for Assault 2nd Degree. 


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