Drug Arrest- On October 13, 2018, Cpl. O’Connor responded to the 23000 block of Starry Way in California, for a reported suspicious vehicle in the area. Cpl. O’Connor located the vehicle and made contact with the occupants. Investigation determined Kyle Patrick Bowles, age 19 of Hollywood, had approximately 17 grams of marijuana inside a Mason Jar which was located in the vehicle. Also located was a scale, grinder, and smoking device. Bowles was arrested and charged with CDS Possession-Marijuana plus 10 grams, and CDS Possession-Paraphernalia. CASE# 55006-18
Violate Protective Order- On October 13, 2018, Cpl. Ruest responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center, in Leonardtown, regarding a violation of protective order. Investigation determined Christopher Shannon Bridgett, age 20 of Mechanicsville, is currently incarcerated and utilized a family member to send the victim a message, which is in direct violation of a current court order. Bridgett was charged with Violate Protective Order. CASE# 54964-18
Weapons Violation- On October 14, 2018, Sergeant Raddatz and Dep. Shelko were investigating a suspicious vehicle in the area of 40900 Merchant’s Lane in Leonardtown. Through the course of the investigation, a handgun was located in the vehicle on the driver’s side floorboard. A magazine with ammunition was located in the driver’s side door pocket as well. The operator of the vehicle was identified as Raymond Michael Digulimio, age 21 of Leonardtown. Digulimio was placed under arrest; after Digulimio’s arrest a clear plastic baggie containing a white powder substance believed to be cocaine, was located in his wallet. Digulimio was charged with Handgun in a Vehicle and CDS Possession-Not Marijuana. CASE# 55021-18
Assault- On October 14, 2018, Deputy Shelko responded to 37700 Waterloo Road, in Colton’s Point for a reported disturbance. The victim advised Garret Brady Harim, age 22 of Colton’s Point, had assaulted the victim by grabbing the victim’s neck during an argument. The victim displayed visible injury as a result of the incident. Harim was arrested and charged with Assault 2nd Degree. CASE# 551367-18 (No Photograph Available)
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