St. Mary's Co. Sheriff's Reports

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Dec. 28, 2015)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

Arrest Reports

12/08/2015 ASSAULT: Corporal E. O’ Connor responded to the 15000 block of Camp Merryelande Road, for the report of a disturbance. Upon arrival, Cpl O’Connor made contact with the suspect who appeared to be under the influence of alcohol. During routine questioning, one of the suspect’s children was knocked out of their car seat and fell face first onto a landing. The suspect, Kayla Marie Buckland, age 34, of Piney Point, refused to cooperate and became very belligerent subsequently hindering the investigation. The Department of Social Services was contacted, and another adult arrived to take the children into their custody, at which time, Buckland charged at the adult. While Deputy Lawrence placed Buckland under arrest, she became combative and kicked the Deputy in the chest. Buckland was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with 2nd Degree Assault, Neglect of a Minor and Obstructing and Hindering. CASE# 71419-15

12/10/2015 BURGLARY: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 41000 block of Sheiloh Way in Leonardtown, for the report of a burglary. While searching the residence the suspect, Kristopher Alexander Algarin, age 20, of Mechanicsville, was observed exiting the basement. Algarin was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with 1st Degree Burglary and 4th Degree Burglary. CASE# 71724-15

12/11/2015 THEFT: Deputy J. Bittner responded to the 45000 block of Miramar Way (Walmart) for the report of a theft. While responding to the scene, Deputy Bittner was advised the suspect fled the area on foot. Deputy Bittner located the suspect, George Preston Schaffer, age 34, of Mechanicsville, who left the store without paying for merchandise. While being placed under arrest, a routine search was performed. During the search two pill bottles were found, a short straw with residue and half a pill. Schaffer was arrested and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with CDS: Possession Paraphernalia, CDS: Possession—Not Marijuana and Theft Less than $100. CASE# 72089-15

12/13/2015 HOME INVASION: Deputy J. Bittner responded to the 20000 block of Autumn Mill Court in Great Mills, for the report of an assault. The suspect, Antoine Terrel Jones, age 24, of Mechanicsville, and a victim had an initial physical altercation around midnight at which time the suspect stole the garage door opener. In the morning, Jones entered the residence using the garage door opener and forced entry into the bathroom where the victim was hiding. The victim alleged Jones bit off a part of the victim's ear during a physical altercation. Jones was arrested and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with Home Invasion, Third Degree Burglary, First Degree Assault, Two Counts of Second Degree Assault, Rogue, and Vagabond, Theft Less Than $100 and Two Counts of Malicious Destruction of Property. CASE# 72443-15

12/13/2015 ILLEGAL DRUGS: Deputy S. Cameron responded to the 27000 block of Three Notch Road (Korner Karryout) in Mechanicsville, to make contact with a suspect about a property destruction report. During the investigation, the suspect, Josephine Bernetta Tippett, age 20, of Waldorf, appeared to be under the influence. A consent search of Tippet’s vehicle revealed a syringe, two spoons, and several small plastic baggies. Another plastic baggie was located in the driver’s side door and contained a white powdery substance. Tippett was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center and charged with CDS: Possession—Not Marijuana and CDS: Possession Paraphernalia. CASE# 72535-15

12/13/2015 THEFT: Deputy D. Lawrence responded to the 46000 block of Lexington Village, for the report of theft. The suspect attempted to remove bar code tags from less expensive items and place them on items that cost considerably more money. The suspect, Lien Thi Kim, age 45, of Lexington Park, refused to cooperate with the investigation. Kim was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with Two Counts of Theft Less Than $1000 AND Theft Scheme Less Than $100. CASE# 72530-15

12/11/2015 POSSESSION: While on routine patrol, Deputy J. Krum observed a vehicle entering radar range over the posted speed limit in the area of Mervell Dean Road and Joy Chapel Road. Deputy Krum made contact with the driver of the vehicle, Antonio Washington-Paige, Jr., age 28, of Hollywood, and was informed Washington-Paige was wanted on an active arrest warrant from the Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Office. During the vehicle stop, Deputy Krum noticed what appeared to be a faint odor of marijuana emitting from the passenger compartment of the vehicle. Washington-Paige was arrested, and a search incident was performed, which revealed a pill consistent with Oxycodone. A check through MVA revealed his privilege to drive in the State of Maryland was suspended. Washington-Paige was arrested and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. He was charged with CDS Possession—Not Marijuana, Second Degree Assault, and Driving While Suspended and served a Civil Citation for Marijuana less than 10 grams. CASE# 72084-15

Incident Reports

BURGLARY: Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a residence on the 22000 block of Goldenrod Drive in Great Mills. CASE# 74809-15

BURGLARY: Unknown suspect(s) entered a vacant residence and caused significant property damage on the 21000 block of Lynn Drive in Lexington Park. CASE# 74866-15

THEFT: Sometime between 12/17/2015 and 12/26/2015, unknown suspect(s) stole property from a front yard on Piney Point Road in Callaway. CASE# 75059-15

BURGLARY: A victim discovered property missing from a residence in Burch Manor, located in Mechanicsville. CASE# 75056-15

HOUSE(S) EGGED: Unknown suspect(s) egged two houses sometime overnight in Summit Hills, Mechanicsville. CASE# 75071-15/75065-15

ATTEMPTED ASSAULT ON GREAT MILLS ROAD: On December 25, 2015, at approximately 5:00 p.m. a 47-year-old female was walking through the parking lot of the vacant McKay’s grocery store on Great Mills Road, when she was approached by a white male wearing shorts. The white male exposed his genitals and attempted to assault the female sexually. The female was able to flee from the suspect without being assaulted. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective R. Merritt at 301-475-4200, ext. 8042.

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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