Missing VA. Teen found, arrested for handgun, drugs

Press Release, Maryland State Police-Leonardtown Barracks

On January 8, 2019, Tpr E. Ruggles and Tpr K. Bauer responded to the Motel Six, Lexington Park, to attempt to locate a missing juvenile, John Curtis Reeves, 17 of King George, VA. Upon arrival, the Troopers located the missing juvenile at the hotel.

The juvenile was found to be in possession of a stolen handgun, suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia. A search of the hotel room revealed numerous stolen items from the tri-county area. Further investigation revealed Reeves was in possession of a stolen vehicle.

A search of the vehicle revealed three (3) shotguns and two (2) rifles, all were stolen. Reeves was arrested, taken to the St. Mary’s County Detention & Rehabilitation Center where he was charged as an adult with numerous gun law violations & theft.

A female acquaintance of Reeves, Kaylee Raye Radford, 18 of No Fixed Address was also arrested, taken to the St. Mary’s County Detention & Rehabilitation Center and charged with theft. (19-MSP-001159).

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