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LEONARDTOWN, Md. (July 3, 2012)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION: On June 30, at approximately 1015 p.m., a 2012 Ford Focus operated by Keith Raymond Hanson, 39, of Frisco, Texas, was traveling on First Colony Boulevard attempting to make a left turn onto northbound Three Notch Road in California. A 2002 Dodge Durango operated by Randy Phillip Whiten, 39, of Mechanicsville, was traveling southbound on Three Notch Road. Whiten failed to stop at a red light and collided with the Ford which was proceeding on a green light. Keith Hanson was flown to P.G. Shock Trauma where he succumbed to his injuries. Passengers in the Ford included a 39-year-old female and an 8-year-old female both of Frisco, Texas, who were flown to area hospitals. The driver of the Dodge was treated and released at the scene. The Sheriff's Office Accident Reconstructionist Team assumed the investigation which is continuing. It does not appear alcohol was a contributing factor. Anyone who may have information concerning this collision please contact Sgt. Edward B. Evans #88 at 301-475-4200 Ext. 9018
DRUG ARREST: On June 29, DFC Stone responded to a suspicious activity call involving possible controlled dangers substance violations on Jonquil Lane in California. As Dfc. Stone approached the residence, he observed a male leaving the residence. Dfc. Stone made contact with Christopher Daniel Walker, 23, of Lexington Park. While speaking with Walker, Dfc Stone observed a burnt spoon mark with soot on Walker's leg. A probable cause search of Walker was conducted resulting in the recovery of two used syringes and an aluminum can with suspected oxycodone residue on it. A suspected suboxone dissolvable strip and oxycodone pill was also located on Walker's person. Dfc Stone arrested Walker and charged him with two counts of CDS possession of paraphernalia and two counts of CDS possession - not marijuana.
ASSAULT FIRST DEGREE: On July 2, deputies responded to an assault on Flower Drive in Lexington Park. Investigation revealed Angela Lee Kolbe, 20, of Lexington Park, became involved in an argument with the victim which escalated when Kolbe retrieved a knife, pointed it at the victim and threatened to stab the victim. Deputy Foor located the knife in Kolbe's person. Kolbe was arrested and charged with First Degree Assault.
CHILD ABUSE: On July 2, deputies responded to an assault on Manor Road in Mechanicsville. Investigation revealed James Brett Reed, 52, of Mechanicsville, became upset with the victim, a 17-year old female. Reed pushed and choked the victim. Corporal Johnson arrested Reed and charged him with Second Degree Assault and Child Abuse.
SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: On July 2, deputies responded to a domestic assault on Baringer Drive in California. Investigation revealed Tiffany Rae Stiffarm, 29, of California, became involved in an argument with the victim which escalated when Stiffarm began striking the victim and ripping the shirt from the victim's body. Deputy Green arrested Stiffarm and charged her with Second Degree Assault.