St. Mary's County Times January 11, 2018 - Page 12

12 Cops & Courts The County Times Thursday, January 11, 2018 Sheriff’s Blotter St. Mary’s Square Shooter Sought On January 4, 2018, at approximately 1:45 PM, depu- ties from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and troopers from the Maryland State Police, responded to the area of St. Mary’s Square, located on Great Mills Road, for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, a male victim, age 27, was found to have sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim was flown by Maryland State Police Helicopter Trooper 7, to a re- gional trauma center for treatment. A person of interest is being sought; the individual is described as an African American male who at the time of this incident was wearing all black, and may have been wearing an orange or red knit cap/mask. This person was last seen on foot running towards the Patuxent Homes area located on Great Mills Road. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Melissa Hulse at (301) 475-4200 extension *1996 or by email at Melissa.Hulse@stmarysmd.com. Citizens may remain anonymous and contact the Sheriff’s Of- fice at (301) 475-8008, or Crime Solvers at (301) 475- 3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637). Man Arrested for Knife Assault On January 6, 2018, at approximately 9:31 PM, dep- uties from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office re- sponded to the area of Chancellor’s Run Road and Am- ber Drive, in California, for a report of a disturbance involving a knife. Contact was made with the victim, who is employed as a driver. According to the victim he was hired to transport the suspect, later identified as Andre Charles Hursey, age 28, from Ft. Washing- ton, to an address in St. Mary’s County. Investi- gation revealed while the victim and suspect were traveling in St. Mary’s County, an argument ensued between the vic- tim and Hursey. Suspect Hursey then produced a folding knife, extended the blade, and threatened to kill the victim. Hursey The suspect was locat- ed walking in the area, and subsequently arrested. Hursey was charged with Assault 1 st Degree, Assault 2 nd Degree, and Resist/Interfere with Arrest. the residence. Contact was made with the victim who advised numerous items had been removed from the home. Through the course of the investigation, Amy Jo Leach, age 31, from Pin- ey Point, and Jessica Renee Miles, age 28, from Piney Point, were developed as suspects. On January 7, 2018, both suspects were located and arrested; Leach and Miles were both charged with Bur- glary 1 st Degree and Theft $1,500 to under $25,000. Leach —Cpl. Julie Yingling, Sher- iff’s Office PIO Burglary Suspects Arrested On January 4, 2018, Deputy Robinson responded to Miles the 20000 block of Red Rose Court, in Lexington Park, for a report of a burglary. Evidence from the scene St. Mary’s County • Calvert County indicated the victim’s ga- rage door had been forced open, as well as the in- terior door leading into County Times Your Local Community News Source On Newsstands Every Thursday countytimes.net 301.373.4125 | Follow Us