LEONARDTOWN, Md. – On March 2, 2019, Cpl. Tirpak responded to the 22800 block of Goddard Court in Leonardtown for the reported motor vehicle theft. 

Investigation determined Jarvis Joseph Carter, age 39 with no fixed address, took the victim’s vehicle without the victim’s consent.  The following day, March 3rd, Cpl. Tirpak returned to the victim’s residence for a follow-up regarding the motor vehicle theft.  When she arrived on scene she discovered a juvenile child age 7 had been left alone.  It was determined Carter was supposed to be watching the child, and had left the child alone. 

Carter returned to the scene where he was arrested and charged with Neglect of Minor, Confine Unattended Child, and Unauthorized Removal of a Motor Vehicle.  CASE# 13064-19