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Motor Vehicle Theft/Evading (17-MSP-053954): On December 19, 2017 at approximately 9:00 a.m., the St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications broadcasted a traffic complaint for a vehicle operating in a reckless manner.  TFC M. Manning observed the vehicle in question and also noticed there were no registration plates displayed.  A traffic stop on the vehicle was attempted; however, the operator failed to yield to emergency equipment and a pursuit was initiated.  Senior Trooper Davis observed the vehicle and attempted to stop it as well.  Stop sticks were deployed by a St. Mary’s County Deputy, which were effective.  The operator lost control of the truck and the operator fled from the vehicle. After a brief foot pursuit by ST Davis and Trooper K. Bauer, the operator was apprehended.  It was determined the truck was reported stolen through the Prince George’s County Police Department earlier the same day. The operator of the stolen vehicle was identified as Angel Ceasar Nurse, Jr (B/M, 32 of Sterling, VA).  He was arrested and charged with Motor Vehicle Theft and numerous traffic citations.  
 
Disorderly Conduct/Malicious Destruction of Property/Criminal Trespassing (17-MSP-054229): On December 20, 2017 at approximately 9:30 p.m., TFC J. Mulhearn responded to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, Leonardtown, MD for a reported disturbance.  Upon arrival, TFC Mulhearn made contact with hospital security who advised there was a male visitor who was irate and screaming profanities and was asked to leave the hospital, but he refused.  The subject walked past a vending machine and punched it, causing damage.  TFC Mulhearn made contact with the suspect, identified as Michael Leroy Thompson (W/M, 21 of Mechanicsville) and advised him to leave the premises.  Mr. Thompson refused to leave and he was arrested for trespassing, disorderly conduct and malicious destruction of property.  Mr. Thompson was transported to St. Mary’s County Detention Center pending a bond review with the District Court Commissioner.  
 
Evading and CDS (17-MSP-054854): On December 25, 2017 at approximately 6:00 p.m., TFC E. Krenik attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle, but the operator refused to stop and a brief pursuit ensued.  The vehicle failed to negotiate a turn, striking and destroying a brick flowerbed at PNC Bank, Lexington Park.  The operator of the vehicle fled on foot but was apprehended within a short distance.  He was identified as Robert Emanuel Clifford (B/M, 33 of Lexington Park).  A search of Mr. Clifford revealed suspected Cocaine in his wallet.  Mr. Clifford was charged with numerous traffic violations and possession of CDS-not marijuana.  
 
Evading and CDS (17-MSP-054751):  On December 24, 2017 at approximately 2:30 p.m., TFC C. Ditoto attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle, but the driver failed to stop.  The vehicle travelled a short distance and the driver fled on foot.  After a brief foot pursuit, the subject was apprehended and identified as Troy Dewayne Cutchember (B/M, 26 of California, MD).  A probable cause search of Mr. Cutchember’s vehicle revealed marijuana in an amount less than 10 grams.   Mr. Cutchember was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where he was charged with Fleeing and Eluding and issued a civil citation for Possession of CDS-Marijuana. 
 
Theft and CDS (18-MSP-000644): On January 5, 2018 at 5:30 p.m., TFC A. Oyler responded to Walmart for a reported theft. Upon arrival and making contact with the Loss Prevention Officer, it was determined that the subject identified as Jacqueline Marie Causey (W/F, 37 of Lusby, MD) had stolen approximately $600 of merchandise. A search incident to arrest, revealed CDS-not marijuana. Ms. Causey was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where she was charged with Possession of CDS-not marijuana, Possession of CDS paraphernalia and Theft over $100.