St. Mary’s Sheriff’s On-View Arrests 12/28/2017

False Statement- On December 20, 2017, at approximately 1:30 AM, DFC. Steinbach observed Suspect Matthew Joseph Hatcher, age 32, of Mechanicsville, walking in and out of the roadway in the 27000 block of Budds Creek Road, in Mechanicsville. DFC. Steinbach stopped to check his welfare at which time Hatcher provided false identifying information to avoid apprehension for open warrants.  DFC. Steinbach was able to positively identify Hatcher and he was arrested for the following: FTA/Child Support, FTA Violate Exparte Protective Order.  Subsequent to his arrest, Hatcher was found to have CDS paraphernalia and suspected cocaine residue on his person.  Hatcher was charged with CDS- Possess- not Marijuana and CDS- Possess Paraphernalia, and False Statement to Peace Officer.  CASE# 67337-17

Matthew Joseph Hatcher

Violation of Protective Order– On December 20, 2017, DFC. Maguire responded to the 18000 block of Matthews Drive, in Lexington Park for a report of a violation of a protective order. Suspect Darren Edward Cole, age 30, of St. Inigoes, was on the victim’s property after being served an order prohibiting him to be on the premises.  Cole fled into the woods, but was located a short time later and charged with Violate Exparte/Protective Order.  CASE# 67368-17

Darren Edward Cole

Assault- On December 20, 2017, DFC. Roszell responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center, in Leonardtown,  for a report of an assault between two inmates.  Investigation revealed Suspect Christopher Michael Wall, age 42, of Hagerstown, grabbed the victim and attempted to strike the victim.  Wall was charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 67435-17

Christopher Michael Wall

Assault- On December 20, 2017, Dep. McClure responded to the 46000 block of Hilton Drive, in Lexington Park, for a report of a disturbance.  Upon arrival contact was made with a victim who indicated Suspect Oliver Glenn Malone, age 40, of Lexington Park, had assaulted the victim by grabbing the victim’s arm.  Injury was observed to the victim and Malone was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 67503-17

Oliver Glenn Malone

Assault-  On December 20, 2017, Dep. Sidorowicz responded to the 48000 block of Compass Circle, in Lexington Park, for the report of an assault.  Contact was made with the victim who indicated Suspect Marvin Jerome Smith Jr., age 46, of Lexington Park,  had assaulted the victim by pushing the victim to the ground.  Injury was observed to the victim, and Smith Jr. was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree.  CASE# 67470-17

Marvin Jerome Smith Jr.

Burglary- On December 21, 2017, Dep. J. Smith, made contact with a victim who reported Suspect Joseph Elisha Norwood, age 20, with no fixed address, was not abiding by the terms of the protective order the victim had against him.  While interviewing the victim, Suspect Norwood contacted the victim in Dep. Smith’s presence and further investigation revealed Norwood kicked in a door to a residence in the 38000 block of Mt. Wolf Road, in Charlotte Hall, looking for the victim.  Norwood was located and arrested; Norwood was charged with Burglary 3rd Degree, Burglary 4th Degree, Violate Exparte/Protective Order, and Malicious Destruction of Property.  CASE# 66705-17

Joseph Elisha Norwood

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