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Leonardtown, Maryland MSP Weekly Press Release for Tuesday, November 28, 2023

LENARDTOWN, MD - On 11/17/2023, TFC Pope responded to Pegg Road, Lexington Park, MD to assist the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office with a wanted subject who fled from them.

Anthony Goldus Jackson Jr, 34 of Lexington Park, MD was located by TFC Pope.

Jackson refused to obey commands and pulled away from TFC Pope but was able to be taken into custody.

Jackson was arrested and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where he was charged with Resist/Interfere With Arrest.

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On 11/17/2023, Tpr Larimer responded to the Birdie’s, located at 25355 Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown, MD for the report of someone asleep in a vehicle.

Investigation revealed that the driver of the vehicle, identified as Christopher John Bowers, 38 of Lusby, MD was driving under the influence and was arrested.

A search incident to arrest revealed suspected Suboxone.

Bowers was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where he was charged with Possession of CDS: Not Cannabis and Possession of CDS: Paraphernalia.

He was also issued numerous citations related to driving under the influence.

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On 11/24/2023, Tpr Lewis conducted a traffic stop on Point Lookout Road at Bursey Lane, Mechanicsville, MD. Investigation revealed that the license plate affixed to the vehicle had been reported as stolen.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Matthew Howard Barkley, 46 of Aquasco, MD.

Barkley was issued a criminal citation for Theft: Less Than $100.00.

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On 11/27/2023, Tpr Ruel conducted a traffic stop on Three Notch Road at Chancellors Run Road, California, MD. The driver of the vehicle initially provided a false name but was able to be identified as Shanel Lavonya Gantt, 40 of Great Mills, MD.

Investigation revealed that Gantt had an active warrant through the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office.

Gantt was arrested and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where she was charged with Fraud-Person’s Identity to Avoid Prosecution.

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The following people were arrested for Driving under the Influence:

  • On 11/17/2023, Sarah Hannah Speakman, 28 of Great Mills, MD was arrested by Tpr Baden
  • On 11/17/2023, Amy Belinda Sheets, 47 of Lexington Park, MD was arrested by Tpr Eckrich
  • On 11/20/2023, Jill Annette Dove, 40 of Mechanicsville, MD was arrested by Tpr Stricker
  • On 11/23/2023, Colin Raymond Guyer, 25 of Brandywine, MD was arrested by TFC Engleman

The following people were arrested for Open Warrants:

  • On 11/21/2023, James Arthur Martin, 64 of Port Tobacco, MD was arrested by Tpr Phelps for FTA: Driving without a required license
  • On 11/21/2023, Joshua Patrick Bollen, 29 of Lexington Park, MD was arrested by TFC Pope for Sex Abuse Minor and Child Porn Film Sex Act
  • On 11/23/2023, Charles Patrick Balsbaugh, 37 of Hollywood, MD was arrested by Tpr Black for Second Degree Assault

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All persons charged with a crime are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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