Jerry Michael Weber
Jerry Michael Weber

MECHANICSVILLE, Md. – On October 25, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a traffic complaint in the area of Loveville Road and Old Red Oak Lane in Mechanicsville. 

The complainant reported a black Expedition was driving erratically, and into oncoming traffic.

Deputies arrived in the area and located the vehicle occupied by a male, later identified as Jerry Michael Weber, age 55 of Mechanicsville. Deputies attempted to stop the vehicle at which time Weber accelerated to speeds of 90 mph and began driving into oncoming traffic.

During the brief pursuit Weber made a U-turn and struck a ditch at which time he accelerated and struck Corporal Jason Smith’s marked police vehicle head-on.

A second police cruiser was damaged in the collision which was occupied by two deputies; neither sustained incapacitating injuries.  Cpl. Smith and Weber were transported to area hospitals for treatment.  

Weber was released from the hospital and arrested. Located in Weber’s vehicle was a suspected CDS smoking device containing suspected cocaine. Weber was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center and charged with the following: 

CDS: Possession-not Cannabis 

CDS: Possession-Paraphernalia 

Driving While So Impaired by Drug(s) and Alcohol Incapable of Driving Safely 

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol 

Negligent Driving  

Reckless Driving 

Fleeing and Eluding and numerous other traffic infractions 

Cpl. Smith was treated and released from the hospital. The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending.  

Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637).  Through the Crime Solvers Program tipsters are eligible for an award of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary’s County that leads to an arrest or indictment.  

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  1. U SOB !
    Think what if some self centered drunken drug addicted alcoholic hit your family members , seriously injured them for life or killed them.
    You are an idiot ! Damn I can’t stand drunks and druggies …

  2. SIERRA HOTEL LEO’S. So where is he now? Did the Court Commissioner let him go on PR. No plea bargain Prosecutor. Judges, ensure a fair trial. When/if the accused is found guilty, the sentence should reflect your commitment to protect the law-abiding citizens.

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