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

“Operation Season’s Greetings”: Vice Narcotics

Vice/Narcotics detectives, assisted by Support Team members and patrol deputies, conducted a two day sweep dubbed “Operation Season’s Greetings”. The following arrests were made.   Detectives received information regarding a fraudulent prescription for Promethazine-Codeine in the name of “Victoria Myles” … 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

Distribution of Pills on Work Release: St. Marys County

Detectives received information that an inmate at the St. Mary’s County Detention Center was distributing pills while out on work release. The investigation led detectives to Charles County, where detectives partnered with members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics … Continue reading

Dead Man Found in Home in Leonardtown

On June 9, 2014 St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Patrol deputies responded to a residence in Leonardtown for the reported unresponsive subject. A 34 year old male was discovered deceased. Detectives from both the Criminal Investigations Division and Vice/Narcotics Division … Continue reading

St. Mary’s Drug Arrest

As deputies continued to search for suspects related to “Operation Undivided Attention” two additional felony arrests were made. The arrests, which are unrelated, involved Kenneth Terrill Greene (Age 44 of Lexington Park, Md.) and John Wendell Young aka “John-John” (Age … Continue reading

Operation Undivided Attention: St. Mary’s County

Members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and their working partners conducted a two day operation; resulting in multiple arrests. The operation, dubbed “Operation Undivided Attention”, was carried out on June 5th and 6th. Narcotics detectives, Support Team members, … Continue reading

Drugs in St. Mary’s County

Detectives began an investigation into possible prescription medication distribution by two female suspects, Krystie Nicole Fleury (Age 37 Hollywood, Md.) and Amanda Arlene Parsley (Age 36 of California, Md.). Detectives observed both suspect travel to a physician in LaPlata and … Continue reading

Vice/Narcotics: Suspects Arrested and Children Taken Away

Detectives conducted a several month investigation into drug activity and possible distribution at a Hollywood, Md. residence. The targets of the investigation were identified as William Russell Hobbs (Age 26) and Karen Lynn Dale (Age 28). A search and seizure … Continue reading