Theft – Unknown suspect removed copper wire from a truck parked at Myrtle Point Park in California. Deputy Muschete is investigating the incident. CASE# 40083-16

Arson – A motor vehicle engulfed in flames was located in the 37000 block of Manor Road in Chaptico. The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.

As part of our continued effort to increase public awareness, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office provides a daily (excluding weekends) report called Incident Briefs. The report contains selected crimes, which are of interest to the residents of St. Mary’s County. Addresses shown indicate blocks and not specific locations. This report is not a comprehensive list of every police event in St. Mary’s County during the stated time frame.

Note: The information contained in the Incident Brief report is based on initial reports made to the Sheriff’s Office. Follow-up investigations may reveal different information.

If you have any questions regarding information contained in the Incident Report contact Jennifer Stone, Public Information Officer, at 301-475-4200, ext. *1922, or by email at