CRIME TOWN L P CITY: Mayhem again as gunman fires shotgun into window of home; Dartanyen Saunders now in slammer
LEXINGTON PARK, MD. – Mayhem is a daily deal in St. Mary’s County and especially in Lexington Park as hoodlums abound. St. Mary’s Sheriff Tim Cameron reports the arrest of a man who allegedly fired a shotgun into the window of a home in Patuxent Park.
Cameron says that on January 27, 2020, at approximately 1:13 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Department responded to the 46500 block of Midway Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported shots fired. A preliminary investigation determined Dartanyen Rodell Saunders, 19, (DOB 10/28/2000) of 46519 Midway Drive, Lexington Park, Md, allegedly arrived at the victim’s residence armed with a shotgun which he then discharged into the occupied residence through an open window.
Cameron says that Deputies observed spent shotgun shells on the ground and damage from projectiles above the front door of the residence. No injuries have been reported from this incident.
Saunders was located near the residence and was charged with the following:
- Assault First Degree (two counts)
- Reckless Endangerment
- Malicious Destruction of Property
Saunders is incarcerated at the St. Mary’s County Jail on a no-bond status. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Corporal Michael Worrey at (301) 475-4200 extension *8080 or by email at Michael.Worrey@stmarysmd.com.
Saunders was busted by Maryland State Trooper Opirhory with possession of marijuana on Jan. 2, 2020 and has a court date on Feb. 2, 2020, which he ought to be able to make since he is in jail without bond unless some yahoo Judge allows him to be released.