St. Mary's Co. Great Mills Man Arrested for Robbery

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On March 24, 2020, at approximately 6:40 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported robbery in the 20800 block of Callaway Village Way. Investigation determined an unknown male wearing a hooded jacket, entered the business and brandished a knife. The suspect assaulted the victim and stole currency from the cash register and fled the scene in a black vehicle.

During the robbery investigation, deputies were notified of an assault involving a similar vehicle, in the 45600 block of Buckshot Way in Lexington Park. Investigation determined the suspect, later identified as Devon Tyler Lee, age 18 of Great Mills, was operating a black Tahoe and repeatedly rammed the victim’s occupied vehicle. When deputies arrived on scene the Tahoe was located abandoned. It was later determined the Tahoe had been reported stolen several days prior to the robbery and assault. Through the course of the investigation it was determined Lee was the suspect in the robbery and the stolen vehicle had been used to flee the robbery scene.

On March 27, 2020, Lee was arrested and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center. Lee was charged with the following:

Armed Robbery
Dangerous Weapon-Conceal
Dangerous Weapon-Intent/Injure
Assault First Degree
Assault Second Degree
Motor Vehicle-Unlawful Taking

Lee remains incarcerated at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center on a no bond status. Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact Detective Trevor Teague at (301) 475-4200 extension 78128 or by email at

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Smarter than the average bear
PREMO Member
It will be interesting to see how this plays out. 18 years old but already doing major league crimes. They should sentence his to 18 years in jail and make him serve the entire sentence.