Help Identify Suspects – Debit Card Skimming

Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division (CID) are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying suspect(s) involved in a debit card skimming scam. Over the last several weeks, numerous victims reported their debit card had been … Continue reading

Fraudulent Prescriptions: St. Marys County

Detectives received information from a local pharmacy of a possible fraudulent prescription being passed for “Promethazine-Codeine”. This powerful cough syrup is used to create a drug drink known on the street as “Purple Drank”. As the investigation continued, all area … Continue reading

Suspects Arrested for Armed Robbery at New Market Pharmacy

On June 22, 2014 detectives with the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division and agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigations began an investigation into the armed robbery of the New Market Pharmacy located in Charlotte Hall, Maryland. … Continue reading

Distribution of Morphine: St. Marys County

During the course of an overdose death investigation, Thomas Jay Willingham (Age 59 of Leonardtown) was found to have distributed “Morphine” to several individuals in the days leading up to the death of John Warren Cleveland Jr.. Evidence recovered indicated … Continue reading

Vice Narcotics St. Mary’s County

Detectives received information that Catherine Theresa Dean (Age 40 of Hollywood, Md.) was routinely stealing pills from a family member’s prescription after she would retrieve it from the pharmacy. On several occasions suspect Dean diverted the “oxycodone” from the intended … Continue reading

Incident Briefings: St. Mary’s County

INCIDENT BRIEFS 3-20-14 BURGLARY – A victim reported unknown suspect(s) entered her residence on Prather Drive in Lexington Park and stole property. Case remains open – Deputy Fennessey is investigating. Case #15688-14 3-22-14 THEFT – A victim reported unknown suspect(s) … Continue reading

Suspect Charged in St. Mary’s Co. Attempted Murder-Suicide

 Maryland State Police criminal investigators have charged a suspect in connection with an attempted murder-suicide that occurred earlier this week in St. Mary’s County.  James M. Young, 32, of the 22000-block of Washington St., Leonardtown, Md., was arrested on a … Continue reading

St. Marys: Incident Briefs and Arrests 2/20-2/28

2-27-14 Corporal D. Snyder responded to a shooting complaint in California. The investigation revealed the homeowner was unloading a rifle when the weapon discharged. The round exited the residence and entered the neighboring residence, which was unoccupied. The case remains … Continue reading

St. Mary’s Arrests: 2/7-2/12

On February 12, 2014 Corporal Keith Moritz responded to a residence on Baptist Church Road in Mechanicsville for a theft. The victim alleged several items of jewelry, cash, and checks had been stolen from her residence. The victim believed a … Continue reading

Arrests Made in St. Mary’s County

ARRESTS On February 8, 2014 Deputy Lawrence responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for an assault on an inmate. The investigation revealed inmate Aaron Jamaal Hudson, 19, of Lexington Park, struck the victim in the face repeatedly. Hudson … Continue reading