Leonardtown, MD- On March 17, 2021, detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Division received information an armed and wanted individual, Ambrose Matthew Kyler, age 44 of Prince Frederick, was a passenger in a vehicle that was in the area of Sheriff’s Office Headquarters in Leonardtown.
The vehicle was located and approached by detectives, deputies from the Patrol Division, and troopers from the Maryland State Police. Contact was made with Kyler who was found to have a stolen handgun concealed in his waistband. A records check on Kyler determined he is prohibited from owning or possessing firearms due to prior convictions.
Kyler was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown, and charged with the following:
- Firearm-Possession by Convicted Felon
- Possession of Firearm-CDS Prior Conviction
- Possession of Regulated Firearm-Prohibited
- Possession of a Regulated Firearm-Stolen
- Handgun on Person
- Handgun in Vehicle