St. Mary’s County arrests and warrants
Armed Robbery: On June 19, 2019, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputies spoke with a taxi cab driver who advised that two males were picked up in Drayden and driven to Lexington Park. Once there, one of the males produced what the victim described as an Uzi-style handgun and demanded money.
The males then fled on foot. The victim was shown a lineup where the victim positively identified Anthony Albern Rice Jr., 18 of Drayden, and Kyjuan Tyrese Bush, 17 of Lexington Park, as the males who robbed the victim.
When interviewed by detectives, Rice admitted to being part of the robbery. Rice was charged with Armed Robbery, Robbery, First-Degree Assault, Loaded Handgun on Person, Firearm Use in Violent Crime and Second-Degree Assault by Detective Brian Fennessey.
Bush was identified by the victim as the one who had the handgun in the robbery. Bush was charged with Armed Robbery, Robbery, First-Degree Assault, Loaded Handgun on Person, Firearm Use in Violent Crime, Fourth-Degree Burglary of a Dwelling by Det. Fennessey.
Case # 35161-19
Kyjuan Tyrese Bush
Anthony Albern Rice Jr.
First-Degree Assault: On June 18, 2019, Patrol officers responded to the area of 22000 Mojave Drive in Great Mills for the report of a shooting. Several shell casings were located, and three bullet holes were observed in two residences.
Witnesses described seeing a red Ford Explorer leaving the area. On June 20, 2019, deputies observed the vehicle on Three Notch Road in Lexington Park. The registration plates did not match the vehicle and deputies attempted a traffic stop.
After a short chase, the vehicle came to a stop and Vincent Lavey Harrington, 18 of Washington DC, was apprehended. In an interview, Harrington admitted to operating the motor vehicle and firing several shots toward the 22000 block of Mojave Drive on June 18, using a Glock handgun.
The vehicle was reported as being stolen out of Bowie. Harrington was charged with First-Degree Assault, Loaded Handgun on Person, Firearm Use in Violent Crime, Second-Degree Assault, Reckless Endangerment, Possession of a Firearm/Minor by Detective Brian Fennessey.
Case # 35121-19
Vincent Lavey Harrington
Theft: On June 20, 2019, DFC Daniel Holdsworth was traveling on Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville when he received a license plate reader hit, indicating that a license plate on an adjacent vehicle was stolen. The driver, Anthony John Knittel, 36 of Hollywood, initially denied knowledge of the theft, but then said the plates came from a friend of a friend. Knittel was charged with Theft: Less than $100.
Case # 35501-19 (no photo available)
Assault: On June 21, 2019, Deputy Max Schell responded to the 45800 block of Jay Dee Court in Lexington Park for the report of a disturbance. The victim advised that Chester Elwood McMahan 4th, 38 of Lexington Park, threw an object which struck the victim on the nose causing a scratch. McMahan was arrested, transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center and charged with Second-Degree Assault.
Case # 35759-19
Chester Elwood McMahan
CDS Possession: On June 21, 2019, Deputy Tyler Westphal responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center for a reported CDS violation. Westphal was advised that Wendell Ignatius Ford Jr., 29 of Lexington Park, was in possession of a white powdery substance while on the home detention program. Returned to the detention center, Ford was found to have a dollar bill with white powdery substance in which Ford said was “probably cocaine.” Ford was charged with CDS Possession: Not Marijuana and Possession of Contraband in a Place of Confinement.
Case # 35699-19
Wendell Ignatius Ford Jr.
Assault: On June 22, 2019, DFC Dale Smith responded to the 45700 block of Oregon Way in Lexington Park for the report of a disturbance. The victim advised that Joseph Gerard Denaro, 61 of Lexington Park, grabbed the victim by the wrist and threw the victim to the ground. Denaro then hit the victim on the back of the head with an unknown object. A bump on the back of the victim’s head was observed and Denaro was arrested, transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center and charged with Second-Degree Assault and Theft less than $100.
Case # 35871-19
Joseph Gerard Denaro
Trespassing: Timothy Lee Barnes, 56 of Lexington Park, was arrested on June 22, 2019 for Trespassing on Private Property at 21628 Great Mills Road by Cpl. Alvin Beishline.
Case # 36021-19 (no photo available)
Malicious Property Destruction: On June 22, 2019, DFC Carl Ball responded to the 21600 block of Liberty Street in Lexington Park for the report of property destruction. The victim advised that Cody Michael Kiser, 26 of Lexington Park, had been over the night before and an argument ensued. The next day, the victim found the rear passenger side window of the victim’s vehicle had been broken out. Kiser admitted to breaking the window and there was injury to his right hand and wrist. Kiser was charged with Malicious Destruction of Property less than $1,000.
Case # 35946-19 (no photo available)
Theft: On June 23, 2019, Cpl. Brian Connelly responded to the California Walmart store for the report of a shoplifter in custody. A witness advised that Theresa Marie Huggins, 30 of Lusby, was about to leave the store with a purse-full of items without a receipt. The value of the merchandise was $121. Huggins was charged with Theft: $100 to $1,500.
Case # 36177-19 (no photo available)
Disorderly Conduct: On June 23, 2019, a private group had rented a meeting room at the Lexington Park Library. Ashley Kyle Morgan, 42 of Leonardtown, attempted to register for that event, but had registered for another later that day and was advised by deputies he could not enter the room until 3 pm. Morgan ran into the room and created a disturbance, yelling at the approximately 75 people in the room. Morgan was arrested, transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center and charged with Disorderly Conduct, Disturbing the Peace/Disorderly, Fail to Obey Reasonable/Lawful Order, Resist/Interfere with Arrest and Trespass Public Agency During Hours by DFC Carl Ball.
Case # 36128-19
Ashley Kyle Morgan
First-Degree Assault: On June 23, 2019, Deputy Dianne Hersh responded to the 37300 block of Asher Road in Mechanicsville for the report of an assault with a knife. The victim advised that there had been an argument all day with Robert Allen Helmondollar Jr., 29 of Mechanicsville. Helmondollar went to the kitchen, grabbed a knife and chased the victim in the apartment. Helmondollar also swung the knife at the victim hear the neck but did not make contact. Helmondollar also attempted to burn the victim’s bank cards using the stove. Helmondollar was arrested, transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center and charged with First-Degree Assault.
Case # 36084-19
Robert Allen Helmondollar Jr.
Indecent Exposure: On June 23, 2019, Cpl. Alvin Beishline responded to the California Walmart store for the report of indecent exposure where several victims advised that Jonathan Alexan Zelaya Beltran, 22 of Montgomery Village, had exposed himself multiple times. Zelaya Beltran was located by Maryland State Police and he was arrested, transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center and charged with six counts of indecent exposure by DFC Beishline.
Case # 36173-19
Jonathan Alexan Zelaya Beltran
Trespassing: On June 24, 2019, Cpl. Dale Reppel responded to Canopy Liquors in Lexington Park for the report of trespassing. Video footage showed Shuree Sinese Weems, 28 of Lusby, near the business asking customers for money. Weems was charged with Trespass: Private Property.
Case # 36359-19
Shuree Sinese Weems
Violation of Protective Order: On June 25, 2019, Deputy Joseph Bowling responded to the 47400 block of Southampton Drive in Lexington Park for the report of Violation of Protective Order. Terrance Leon Lyles, 58 of no fixed address, had called the victim 17 times, plus sent one text message. Lyles was charged with Violation of Protective Order.
Case # 36645-19
Terrance Leon Lyles
Open Container: On June 21, 2019, Vicki Marie Curtis, 41 of Lexington Park, was charged with Possession of an Open Container of Alcohol at 46940 South Shangri-La Drive in Lexington Park by Cpl. Vincent Pontorno.
Case # 35732-19
Vicki Marie Curtis
Trespassing: On June 21, 2019, James Calvin Morgan, 51 of Lexington Park, was charged with Trespassing at 46940 South Shangri-La Drive in Lexington Park by Cpl. Vincent Pontorno.
Case # 35740-19
James Calvin Morgan
Burglary: On June 25, 2019, Deputy Latisha Baker responded to the area of Columbus Drive/Creeping Primrose Lane in Lexington Park for the report of a suspicious person. The victims advised that Jhaqueline Amarilis Hernandez-Ordones, 19 of Lexington Park, had entered a home and was found standing in a bedroom holding a pooper scooper. The victims tried to question Hernandez-Ordones, but she did not speak English. Hernandez-Ordones was arrested, transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center and charged with Fourth-Degree Burglary to a Dwelling.
Case # 36516-19
Jhaqueline Amarilis Hernandez-Ordones
On June 25, 2019, Dyante Lee Battle, 31 of Leonardtown, was arrested on warrants for Theft Scheme: $1,500 to Under $25,000, Theft: $1,500 to Under $25,000, four counts of Theft: $100 to Under $1,500, four counts of weapon offense, Second-Degree Assault and two counts of Resist/Interfere with Arrest by Cpl. Milton Pesante.
Case # 36543-19
Dyante Lee Battle
On June 25, 2019, Joseph Cephaus Harrod, 58 of Lexington Park, was arrested on warrants for Second-Degree Rape, two counts of Fourth-Degree Sex Offense, two counts of Second-Degree Assault and False Imprisonment by Deputy Michael Graves.
Case # 36276-19
Joseph Cephaus Harrod