The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating a call for a suspicious incident in the Country Lakes subdivision. On July 27, 2017, at approximately 1:40 p.m., deputies responded to a call for a suspicious person in the area of Tanyard Drive. The investigation revealed the witness was walking in the area of Tanyard Drive when a female (described as being in her late thirties) approached the witness and asked to use the witness’s cell phone claiming it was an emergency. The witness offered to call 9-1-1 for the female but did not allow her to use the cell phone which prompted the woman to leave the area.
Deputies completed an extensive check of the area. The incident is isolated; there have been no additional reports, and there were no indications of an emergency during the witness’s contact with the suspicious female.
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office appreciates the vigilance of the residents in the Country Lakes neighborhood. If you see something suspicious, please report it by calling our non-emergency line at 301-475-8008. If you believe you are in danger, please call the Sheriff’s Office immediately by dialing 911.
Anyone with any additional information is asked to contact the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office at 301-475-4041.