UPDATE 3/9/2022- State’s Attorney Richard Fritz announces that on February 24, 2022, Judge McGann sentenced Anthony Leon Brooks for Distribution of Fentanyl and Heroin, and multiple counts of illegal possession of firearms to 45 years in the Department of Corrections.

In April 2019(below), SMSO Narcotics Division executed a search warrant on Brook’s home due to an investigation into narcotics distribution. Law enforcement located Defendant inside the home with a baggie of pills containing heroin and fentanyl and a large amount of cash on his person. In front of Defendant on the table were three firearms.

State’s Attorney Richard Fritz would like to thank Senior Assistant State’s Attorney Sarah Proctor and the St. Mary’s County Narcotics Division for the successful investigation and prosecution of this case.

April 2019(via St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office)- The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Division began an investigation in April of 2019 into Anthony Leon Brooks, age 38 of Lexington Park, regarding his involvement in the distribution of controlled dangerous substances (CDS).   As a result, search and seizure warrants were obtained for Brooks and a residence in Lexington Park.

On April 2, 2019, members of the Vice Narcotics Division assisted by the Emergency Services Team, and additional support personnel, executed the search warrants.  Brooks was found to be in possession of suspected heroin and four handguns.  Brooks was arrested and charged with the following:

  • CDS Possession-Not Marijuana
  • Prohibited Person-Possess Ammunition
  • Firearm Possession with Felony Conviction (3 Counts)
Anthony Leon Brooks, age 38 of Lexington Park

Additional charges are pending further review with States Attorney Richard D. Fritz.