During the weekly CompStat meetings a trend was identified involving multiple burglary’s to residences throughout the northern end of the county. St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Crime Analysts were able to compile statistical data regarding the methods used to commit the burglaries. BCI detectives incorporated this information into their investigation and were able to identify suspects.
On March 27, 2013 St. Mary’s County BCI detectives, assisted by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Services Team and Charles County Criminal Investigations Division, executed a Search and Seizure warrant at a residence in Charles County. Detective recovered numerous items which had been stolen during residential burglaries in St. Mary’s County.
Lindsey N. Williams, age 21, of Hughesville, Maryland was arrested at the residence and charged with 2 counts of Theft $1,000 - $10,000; 3 counts of 1st Degree Burglary and Theft less than $1,000. Williams was also served with an outstanding warrant through Circuit Court for Failing to Appear for Sentencing Hearing on unrelated charges. Williams is currently being held at the detention Center on no bond.
Additional arrests are pending in these cases.