MSP Reports for St. Mary's Co.

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (July 26, 2015)—The Leonardtown Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) released the following incident and arrest reports.

PARENTAL ABDUCTION: On Thursday, July 23, Tpr. E. Varesko responded to the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack for a reported child abduction. The complainant advised that Courtney Marie Shires, 23, of no fixed address, had burglarized a residence in Chaptico. Ms. Shires removed a four-year-old female victim from the address. Ms. Shires contacted the child's father and advised that she would return the child on July 18, however, she did not. On July 22, a custody hearing was held, granting sole custody of the child to the father. Ms. Shires failed to appear for the custody hearing, and contacted the father to advise that she was not bringing the child back. An arrest warrant was issued on July 23 for Ms. Shires. She is being charged with Abduct Child Under 12.

Further investigation revealed that Ms. Shires had taken the child to Florida. Tpr. Varesko contacted the Pasco County Sheriff's Office to check an address in Land O' Lakes, Florida. Ms. Shires' vehicle was located, however neither she nor the child were at the residence. Tpr. Varesko then contacted the Sumter County Sheriff's Office to respond to an address in The Villages, Florida. Ms. Shires and the child were located in a residence, and Ms. Shires was placed under arrest. The father is making arrangements to retrieve the child and bring her back to Maryland. Ms. Shires is being held in Sumter County pending extradition to Maryland. (15-MSP-026150)

DRUG ARREST: On Monday, July 20 at 12:30 am, Tpr. C. Ditoto initiated a traffic stop on a white truck for a minor traffic violation. Tpr. Ditoto made contact with the driver, Garrett E. Thurman, 22, of Lexington Park, and initiated field sobriety tests. During the tests, Mr. Thurman removed suspected CDS from his pocket and dropped it on the ground. Mr. Thurman was placed under arrest and charged with Driving While Impaired by Drugs and Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Not Marijuana. He was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and held pending a bond review with a District Court Commissioner. (15-MSP-025730)

ASSAULT: On Tuesday, July 21 at 1:48 am, Tpr. C. Ditoto responded to the 23000 block of Brown Road for a reported domestic disturbance. Investigation revealed that John Paul Kelley, 50, of no fixed address, had assaulted a female victim. During the assault, Mr. Kelley punched numerous holes in the wall. Mr. Kelley was placed under arrest for Second Degree Assault and Malicious Destruction of Property. He was transported to the St. Mary's County Detention Center and held pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner. (15-MSP-025852)

Warrant Services

Adam S. Roberts, 23, of Washington, DC, served on 7/15/2015 at 9:45 am for Violation of Probation (2015-00287234)

Nicholas Irwin Sisler, 31, of Lexington Park, served on 7/15/2015 at 12:35 am for Failure to Appear in Court (2015-00286804)

Bryan Michael Clarke, 26, of Mechanicsville, served on 7/15/2015 at 8:07 pm for Failure to Appear in Court (2015-00288002)

Dominick Mackall, 26, of Lusby, served on 7/16/2015 at 5:30 pm for Failure to Appear in Court (2015-00289318)

DUI Arrests

Steveland Morris Penn Stewart, 29, of Lexington Park on 06/26/15 by Tpr. C. A. DiToto

Aurlieo Mendiolo Hernandez, 37, of Lexington Park on 06/27/2015 by Tpr. J. Ganeshananda

Jon Keith Mattingly, 55, of Lexington Park on 06/28/2015 by TFC W. A. Couter

John Rudolph Somerville, 55, of Hollywood on 06/28/2015 by TFC E. R. Mersman

Scott Edward Massey, 33, of Mechanicsville on 06/30/15 by Tpr J. N. Mulhearn

Patrick Caulfield Freeman, 26, of Washington, D. C. on 7/2/15 by Tpr. D. A. Coppedge

Johnny Wayne Martin, 55, of Dameron on 7/4/15 by TFC S. M. Ditoto

Brandi Michelle Cooper, 19, of Brandywine on 7/4/15 by Tpr. J. N. Mulhearn

Linda Lee Sheaffer, 50, of Great Mills on 7/5/15 by TFC S. M. Ditoto

Thomas Bernard Haywood, 61, of California on 7/8/15 by TFC M. J. Pitcher

Elena Maria Vallandingham, 37, of St. Inigoes on 7/10/15 by Tpr. J. N. Mulhearn

Rosalie Villa, 63, of Mechanicsville on 7/11/15 by Tpr. J. N. Mulhearn

Noe Mendez Hernandez, 31, of Prince Frederick on 7/12/15 by Tpr. S. N. Regina

Alex Maurico Turcios Amador, 32, of Oxon Hill on 7/12/15 by Tpr. J. D. Greathouse

Christopher Shawn Clark, 51, of Hollywood on 7/17/15 by Tpr. J. N. Mulhearn

Joseph Xavier Bowman, 65, of Chaptico on 7/17/15 by Tpr. D. A. Coppedge

Kelvin Donte Moore, 27, of Baltimore on 7/18/15 by Tpr. C. A. Ditoto

Rodil Kenil Hernandez-Garcia, 27, of California on 7/19/15 by Tpr. J. D. Greathouse

Mark Alan Rentschler, 50, of Hollywood on 7/19/15 by Tpr. S. N. Regina

Disclaimer: In the U.S.A., all persons accused of a crime by the State are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. See: Additionally, all of the information provided above is solely from the perspective of the respective law enforcement agency and does not provide any direct input from the accused or persons otherwise mentioned. You can find additional information about the case by searching the Maryland Judiciary Case Search Database using the accused's name and date of birth. The database is online at . Persons named who have been found innocent or not guilty of all charges in the respective case, and/or have had the case ordered expunged by the court can have their name, age, and city redacted by following the process defined at .

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