On June 4, 2021, members of the Youth Gun Violence Task Force conducted a vehicle stop in the 21600 block of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park. The vehicle was approached by Task Force members and the odor of marijuana was detected emitting from the vehicle.

A passenger in the vehicle, Tyquan Samuel Wills, age 21 of Lexington Park, was observed attempting to conceal an unknown item between the seat and center console of the vehicle. Wills exited the vehicle, and a large bulge was observed in his pants pocket. Wills assaulted a deputy on the scene and attempted to evade apprehension by resisting arrest.

Wills was ultimately taken into custody and located on his person was a substantial amount of cocaine and marijuana. Located inside the vehicle where Wills was observed hiding an item was a loaded handgun.

Wills was arrested and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown, and charged with the following:

  • Loaded Handgun on Person
  • Loaded Handgun in Vehicle
  • Handgun on Person
  • Handgun in Vehicle
  • Firearm/Drug Trafficking Crime
  • CDS: Distribute with a Firearm
  • CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana (two counts)
  • CDS: Possession-Marijuana more than 10 Grams
  • CDS: Possession with Intent to Distribute (three counts)
  • Assault Second Degree-Law Enforcement Officer
  • Resisting Arrest

Wills remains incarcerated at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center on a no-bond status.

Anyone with information on this incident or information pertaining to gun violence in St. Mary’s County is asked to contact the Youth Gun Violence Task Force at (301) 475-4200 extension 78087 or by email at stopgunviolence@stmarysmd.com.

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