On December 26, 2011 police units responded to Nicolet Park in Lexington Park for the report of an armed robbery of several juvenile and adult victims. The St. Mary’s County Bureau of Criminal Investigations was contacted and assumed the investigation.
The investigation led to the identification of multiple suspects resulting in the arrest of Kyre D. Ellis-Chappell, age 17, of Lexington Park, who has been charged as an adult and Nuru R. Frenche, age 19, of Lexington Park. Both were charged with Armed Robbery, Assault 2nd Degree, Theft less than $1,000 and incarcerated in the St. Mary’s County Detention Center pending a bond review.
Additional arrests are pending.