Mechanicsville man pleads guilty to sex offense involving juvenile Female



Updated Aug. 29 

Leonardtown, MD-- A Mechanicsville man pleaded guilty in connection to sex crimes against a juvenile victim. On Friday, Aug. 25, Joseph Aloysious Maddox, 51, entered a guilty plea to the charge of sex offense in the third-degree.

Maddox was arrested back in April after a 14-year-old girl admitted to police she and Maddox engaged in a sexual act inside his vehicle.

A sentencing date has not yet been scheduled.

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The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office received information about a possible sexual offense involving a juvenile female. The investigation revealed on April 16, 2017, a 14-year-old victim was solicited for a sex act by an unknown male. The victim admitted she and the male engaged in a sexual act inside his vehicle while in the area of Great Mills, Maryland.

Several investigatory tools were utilized during the course of the investigation identifying Joseph Aloysious Maddox, age 51, of Mechanicsville, Maryland as the male in question.

Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division (CID) obtained an arrest warrant for Maddox charging him with the following criminal violations:

Sexual Solicitation of a Minor         

Sex Offense Third Degree               

Child Porn Solicit Subject               

Assault Second Degree

Maddox was located and placed under arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center to await a bond review before the District Court Commissioner.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Melissa Hulse at 301-475-4200, ext. *1996 or by email,

Editor’s Note: All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. The story was compiled using information from police and public court documents.

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