St. Mary's County Times August 10, 2017 - Page 17

Thursday, August 10, 2017 The County Times Feature 17 Eight Indicted For Murder Eight Suspects Indicted on Murder Charges in Connection to Drug Overdose Deaths in St. Mary’s County Pursuant to a long term investigation conducted by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Offi ce, the St. Mary’s County State’s Attor- ney’s Offi ce and the Maryland State Po- lice Identifi ed certain drug dealers who caused the death of six citizens through- out the distribution of illicit drugs in St. Mary’s County. As a result, State’s At- torney Richard Fritz has secured eight separate indictments on individuals for second degree murder, manslaughter, reckless endangerment, and additional distribution and possession charges. The eight individuals charged include: Unit. Uhall was located and arrested at his residence in Leonardtown, MD. He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention. At his bond hearing in the Circuit Court, he was held on a “no bond” status pending trial. Christina McCauley Granados Marcell Davon Blackiston Latece Cantelle Greer Latece Greer is currently incarcerated with the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services -Divi- sion of Corrections (DOC), where she is serving a sentence related to drug traf- fi cking crimes in St. Mary’s County. The criminal indictment for Latece Greer has been provided to the DOC and her appearance in the Circuit Court for St. Mary’s County is anticipated in the near future at which time a bond hearing will be held. Marcel Blackiston is currently incar- cerated at the Calvert County Detention Center, where he is serving a sentence for failing to pay child support. The criminal indictment for Marcell Black- iston has been provided to the Calvert County Sheriff’s Offi ce and his appear- ance in the Circuit Court for St. Mary’s County is anticipated in the near future at which time a bond hearing will be held. On August 2, 2017, Geoffrey Uhall was apprehended by members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Offi ce Vice/Narcotics D ivision and Special Operations Division’s COPs On September 30th, 2016, detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Offi ce Vice/Narcotics Division accom- panied Calvert County detectives dur- ing the execution of a search and seizure warrant in Dowell, Maryland. Suspect, Garner II, was on the scene and in pos- session of heroin which was uniquely packaged. Detectives recognized this specifi c packaging material and tech- nique used by the dealer of the heroin which caused the death of Victim Bar- bara Ann Sneden. State’s Attorney Fritz authorized charges against Mark Steven Garner II for “Murder in the Second De- gree, Depraved Heart” and “Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin”. Regina Malvalee Claggett-Brown Tyreise Divron Nelson Geoffrey Walter Uhall On August 2, 2017, Christina McCau- ley was apprehended by members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Offi ce Vice/ Narcotics Division and Special Opera- tions Division’s COPs Unit. McCauley was located and arrested at her resi- dence in Leonardtown, MD. She was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention. At her bond hearing in the Circuit Court, she was held on a “no bond” status pending trial. Mark Steven Garner II On August 3, 2017, Tyreise Nelson was apprehended by members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Offi ce Vice/ Narcotics Division. He was transport- ed to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. At his bond hearing in the Cir- cuit Court, he was held on a “no bond” status. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Offi ce Vice Narcotics Division, with assistance from the Calvert County Sheriff‘s Offi ce Vice Narcotics Division, con- ducted an investigation and identifi ed Regina Malvalee Claggett-Brown(47 y/o formally from Lexington Park) as the distributor of the fatal dose of heroin to the decedent. On May 10, 2017, Claggett-Brown was located and arrested by the Talbot County Sheriff’s Offi ce. Claggett-Brown was transported back to St. Mary’s County and incarcer- ated in the St. Mary’s County Detention Center pending a bond hearing Desmond Lamar Sloan On August 8, 2017, Sloan was appre- hended by the United States Marshals Service in Norfolk, Virginia. He re- mains in Norfolk where he awaits extra- dition to St. Mary’s County.