Meaning that I am going to have a marathon posting crime/arrest reports, not that there is a marathon of crime in Calvert, although, I guess, someone (not me) could argue that.
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Burglary Case #16-65360: On November 16, 2016, Deputy P. Wood was dispatched to Lakeside Drive, in Dunkirk, for the report of a burglary. The victim stated that sometime over the last three weeks an unknown individual(s) went into his shed and stole his Echo weed eater, Echo backpack blower and his Echo chainsaw.
CDS Violation Case #16-65848: On November 18, 2016, at approximately 8:30pm, Deputy J. Denton conducted a traffic stop, at Cove Point Rd/H.G. Trueman Rd, in Lusby, on a vehicle traveling without a headlight. Upon making contact with the driver, Shawn Legrant, 24, of Lexington Park, MD, he detected a strong odor of raw marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed a concealed black sheath/sword throwing knife, a brown wooden baseball bat (wrapped in black electrical tape) and a brown handled hatchet. All weapons were located within arm's reach of the driver. A further search of the vehicle revealed a green Crown Royal bag containing four (4) separate bags - one with 33.5 grams of marijuana, one with 6.2 grams of marijuana, one with 4.2 grams of marijuana and one with 2.8 grams of marijuana - for a grand total of 46.7 grams. Also found was a digital scale, BIC lighter and a red dice. Mr. Legrant was charged with CDS: Possession of Marijuana 10 grams+, three (3) counts of carrying a Concealed Dangerous Weapon and issued a warning for the inoperative head light.
CDS Violation Case #16-65343: On November 16, 2016, at approximately 11:30am, Deputy R. Kreps observed Kelly Branson, 27, of North Beach, near the entrance to the MVA, in Prince Frederick, and was aware she had an active warrant. Upon placing Ms. Branson under arrest for the warrant, a search of her person yielded a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) in her wallet. The CDS was not in a prescription container to verify Ms. Branson had a prescription for the drug. She was transported to the Detention Center and charged with CDS: Possession of a Synthetic narcotic (Suboxone).
CDS Violation Case #16-64973: On November 14, 2016, at approximately 10:30pm, Deputy C. Childress conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle he observed crossing the center line several times and not maintaining a constant speed. When he approached the driver, Dante Jones, 28, of Dunkirk, he was not able to provide a driver's license and had difficulty finding the registration to the vehicle. Jones was found to have an active Child Support: Non-Compliance warrant through Calvert County and was transported to the Detention Center. While being processed at the Detention Center, a Suboxone (Subutex) strip was located in Jones' wallet, with no verification off a prescription. Charges were placed on him for CDS: Possession of a Synthetic Narcotic (Suboxone).
CDS VIOLATION CASE #16-65122: On November 15, 2016, at approximately 1:00pm, Deputy M. Trigg conducted a traffic stop, near Oakland Hall Road, in Prince Frederick, on a vehicle travelling with an expired registration. While making contact with one of the occupants, David Gray, 33, of Lusby, he located a cellophane wrapper containing a light blue powder, identified as Alprazolam. He was arrested and charged with CDS: Possession of a Dangerous Nonnarcotic drug (Alprazolam) and for Possession of Paraphernalia (wrapper).
DAMAGED PROPERTY CASE #16-65084: On November 15, 2016, at approximately 11:00am, Deputy T. Rzepkowski responded to Yellow Bank Road, in Dunkirk, for the report of damaged property. Upon arrival the complainant advised he observed a broken glass panel on a rear door, which seemed to be broken by a large rock which was found lying on the floor inside the home.
THEFT CASE #16-66222: On November 20, 2016, Deputy A. Locke was dispatched to the Dunkirk Walmart for the report of a shoplifting in progress. He made contact with the Asset Protection Officer, Troy Washington, who observed a male and female placing items in the female's purse. John Shepherd, 53, and Kelly Scott, 52, both of Lothian, concealed a box of Kiss fingernails, bottle of woman's body spray, an energizer flashlight and a package of 30 Extenze male enhancement pills in the purse. They were both charged with Theft less than $100.00 and released, after being told they were no longer welcome at the Dunkirk Wal-Mart for a period of 1 year.
THEFT CASE #16-65628: On November 17, 2016, at approximately 9:00pm, Deputy C. Childress responded to the Prince Frederick Walmart for the report of a shoplifting. The suspect, Valerie Marie Nielson, 29, of Prince Frederick, was observed placing several items into a bag in an attempt to conceal them. The items include: 4 children watches, 2 pairs of girls leggings, 2 pairs of slippers and a box of Hefty trash bags. Deputy Childress discovered Nielson had an active warrant through the District Court for a Failure to Appear charge. She was arrested for Theft Less Than $100.00 and transported to the Detention Center for processing.
THEFT CASE #16-64913: On November 14, 2016, Deputy T. Buckler responded to Tans Cycles, on Chesapeake Avenue, in North Beach, for a reported theft. Upon arrival the complainant advised that their orange 17.5ft Eddy Line kayak was stolen from behind the business. The kayak was last seen about a month prior (early October).
THEFT CASE #16-64877: On November 14, 2016, Deputy R. Shrawder responded to Eucalyptus Drive, in St. Leonard, for the report of a theft. The victim advised multiple items were taken from their backyard sometime within the last week. Items stolen include: 5 Pedestals, 3 Statues, 5 metal fence poles.
CDS Violation Case #16-67139: On November 25, 2016, at approximately 10:20pm, Deputy T. Mohler initiated a traffic stop, on a vehicle that was speeding, at the intersection of Southern MD Boulevard/Lyons Creek Road, in Dunkirk. While making contact with the driver, Zachary Cecil, 27, of Port Republic, he detected the odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. He located a glass Mason style jar containing 19.5 grams of marijuana. He was transported to the Detention Center and charged with CDS: Possession of Marijuana 10+grams.
CDS Violation Case #16-66798: On November 23, 2016, at approximately 11:30pm, Deputy J. Denton conducted a traffic stop, at Hallowing Point Road/Sixes Road, in Prince Frederick, on a vehicle he observed stopped in the middle of the roadway. He observed a male occupant, Frederick Day, 50, from Indian Head, MD, throw an object onto the side of the road as he got out of the vehicle. While making contact with Day, he admitted to throwing the bottle, which contained a plastic bag of crack cocaine. He was arrested and charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana (Cocaine) and for Possession of Paraphernalia (bottle).
CDS Violation Case #16-66778: On November 23, 2016, at approximately 10:30pm, Deputy C. Callison conducted a (sobriety check point) traffic stop and could smell a strong odor of raw marijuana emitting from the vehicle driven by Michael Willis, Jr. 30, of Pittsburgh, PA. He discovered a glass Mason jar containing 15.7 grams of marijuana and a marijuana grinder with an additional 7.7 grams of marijuana, for a total of 23.4 grams. From a further investigation of Willis' vehicle, he located a blue circular container containing a Tetrahydrocannabinol Compound in a waxy form. He was transported to the Detention Center and charged with CDS: Possession of marijuana 10+ grams and CDS: Possession of a Dangerous Nonnarcotic (Tetrahydrocannabinol).
CDS Violation Case #16-66759: On November 23, 2016, at approximately 9:00pm, Deputy N. Buckler conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle he observed traveling southbound on MD Rt. 4, in the area of Fox Run Boulevard, with a headlight out. When he approached the driver, Scott Grimes, 29, of Owings, he immediately detected the odor of raw marijuana. The amount discovered was within the legal limit (less than 10 grams); a cut green plastic straw with white residue was also found. He was arrested for Possession of a Dangerous Nonnarcotic drug (Xanax) and Possession of Paraphernalia (straw).
CDS Violation Case #16-66713: On November 23, 2016, at approximately 3:45pm, Deputy D. Clark was on the scene of a vehicle accident, near the intersection of Solomons Island Road/German Chapel Road, in Prince Frederick. He observed a white male run through the accident scene, briefly enter a vehicle on the other side of the road and return. While questioning the male, Jay Philipson, 51, of Prince Frederick, as to whether he witnessed the accident, he admitted to having two (2) Oxycontin pills on his person, with no proof of a prescription. He was placed under arrest for Possession of a Synthetic Narcotic (Oxycontin).
CDS Violation Case #16-66686: On November 23, 2016, at 1:00pm, Deputy T. Rzepkowski responded to the Detention Center to investigate a controlled dangerous substance violation. When he arrived he was informed that a glass smoking pipe was found on inmate, William Jacks, 32, of Chesapeake Beach, while he was being processed at the jail for an outstanding warrant. He was charged with Possession of Paraphernalia (glass pipe).
CDS VIOLATION CASE #16-66596: On November 22, 2016, at approximately 10:40pm, Deputy J. Livingston was dispatched to the area of Summer City Boulevard/Bayside Road, in Chesapeake Beach, for the report of a possible drunk driver. He made contact with the driver, Zachary Sullivan, 24, of Huntingtown, who pulled over on 13th street in a vehicle matching the lookout vehicle. He discovered Mr. Sullivan was driving with a suspended license and gave Deputy Livingston consent to search his vehicle. He observed fifteen (15) white pills (Methadone), a napkin containing a small white rock (Heroin) and three (3) medication strips (Suboxone) with no proof of prescription. He was arrested and taken to the jail where he was charged accordingly.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT CASE #16-66835: On November 24, 2016, at approximately 1:00am, Deputy R. Evans responded to the report of a disorderly subject near the Green Turtle in Prince Frederick. Upon arrival he observed Cody Politt, 24, of Prince Frederick, screaming and cursing citizens and would not cooperate when told to stop and leave the area. He was arrested and transported to the Detention Center where he was charged with Disorderly Conduct.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT CASE #16-66829: On November 24, 2016, at approximately 1:00am, Deputy M. Naecker was dispatched for a fight in progress outside of the Green Turtle in Prince Frederick. Upon arrival he was notified a white male, William Grantham, 29, of Prince Frederick, was yelling curse words and would not leave the area when instructed to do so. Grantham was taken into custody and charged with Disorderly Conduct.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT CASE #16-66828: On November 24, 2016, Deputy N. Buckler was dispatched to the Green Turtle, in Prince Frederick, to assist other officers with multiple disorderly subjects. Deputy Pounsberry advised that Nicholas Dyer, 24, of Lusby, was cursing in front of multiple citizens and was involved in a physical altercation with another male in the parking lot. He was transported to the Detention Center. While being processed a clear plastic container with a white powder (Cocaine) was discovered in his left front pants pocket. Mr. Dyer was charged with Disorderly Conduct and Possession/Receive CDS While Confined (Cocaine).
THEFT CASE #16-67204: On November 26, 2016, Deputy C. Johnson was dispatched to Dunkirk for the report of a theft. The victim advised they had parked their vehicle around 9:00pm in the Park and Ride parking lot in Dunkirk. When they returned to their vehicle around 10:00am the next day, they noticed the rear registration plate was missing. No suspects or witnesses at this time.
THEFT CASES #16-67060 AND #16-67055: On November 25, 2016, Deputy C. Johnson responded to Mariner Circle, in Dunkirk, for the report of a theft. The complainant reported two (2) of their unlocked vehicles had been rummaged through; a medical stethoscope and an Anne Arundel County Medical Center ID Badge/Access card were both stolen. The crime took place between 9:00pm on November 24 - 3:00pm on November 25th. Another victim, also living on Mariner Court, advised they also had money stolen from their vehicle. All vehicles were left unlocked and parked in front of the residence.
THEFT CASES #16-67053 AND #16-67049: On November 25, 2016, at approximately 3:20pm, Deputy V. O'Donnell responded to Gun Smoke Court, in Lusby, for the report of a theft. The complainant explained they had inadvertently left their car doors unlocked overnight; when they entered their car the afternoon of the 25th, they discovered items thrown all over the care and money was stolen. Another neighbor, also living nearby on Gun Smoke Court, stated their car had also been rummaged through and money was missing.
THEFT CASE #16-67013: On November 25, 2016, at approximately 10:45am, Deputy C. Johnson responded to Lakeside Court, in Dunkirk, for the report of a theft. The victim advised multiple items were stolen from their unlocked vehicle sometime between 12:00 noon on November 24 and 10:15am on November 25th. Items missing include: a medium-sized red leather purse, money, keys, insurance card and a MD registration card.
THEFT CASE #16-66716: On November 23, 2016, Deputy R. Shrawder was dispatched to Gregg Drive, in Lusby, for the report of a stolen bicycle. The missing bicycle is grey, has two (2) foot pegs near the back tires and has several unique stickers on the handle bars and near the back tire.
THEFT CASE #16-66620: On November 22, 2016, Deputy B. Boerum and other units were called to Planters Wharf Road, in Lusby, for the report of two (2) male subjects breaking into vehicles. Upon arrival to the area, Deputies spread out in an attempt to locate the suspects. While Deputy Naughton approached two (2) vehicles he observed parked on Stern Street with their interior lights on, he noticed a black male going through the center console area. When the male, later identified as Keith Mackall, 24, of Lusby, observed Deputy Naughton approaching, he ignored commands to stop and exited the vehicle and started to run away. A short foot chase ensued before Mackall was taken into custody. He was found to be in possession of a backpack with several wallets, ID Cards, lottery tickets, electronics, money and social security cards. Deputy Boerum secured Mackall in his Patrol vehicle. As the other Sheriff units returned to Stern Street, they observed a second black male, Nicholas Kelson, 22, also of Lusby, hiding in a second vehicle. Kelson was found to be in possession of a plastic baggie containing loose change. Mackall was charged with Rogue and Vagabond, Resist/Interfere with Arrest, Theft - Scheme Less $1,000.00, Theft Less Than $100.00, Malicious Destruction of Property/Less $1,000.00 and CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia. Kelson was charged with Theft Less than $100.00, Rogue and Vagabond and Malicious Destruction of Property/Less $1,000.00.
THEFT CASE #16-66510: On November 22, 2016, Deputy R. Spalding was dispatched to Bayside Toyota, located in Prince Frederick, for the report of a theft. The Manager advised two (2) dealer license plates were missing from the dealership - one had been missing around 30 days, the other for 3 days. Their employees have access to the tags for customer test drives; therefore, because the tags would normally have been returned by now, he is convinced they have been stolen.
THEFT CASE #16-66476: On November 22, 2016, Deputy V. O'Donnell responded to Platte Road, in Lusby, for the report of a theft. The victim stated a 110-lb propane tank (full of gas) was stolen from the side of his house. The last time he remembered seeing the propane tank was on November 15th. The tank is approximately five feet tall and has a Taylor Gas sticker along the side.
THEFT CASE #16-66270: On November 21, 2016, at approximately 5:15am, Deputy W. Durner responded to Sycamore Road, in Lusby, for the report of a theft from vehicle. The victim advised that he discovered someone had been in his car overnight when he found a passenger door and center console left open and the following items missing: 2 wallets, social security card, debit card and a military base ID card.
BURGLARY CASE #16-67863: On November 29, 2016, Deputy D. Clark responded to Horseshoe Trail, in Lusby, for the report of a burglary. The victim reports that sometime between 2:00pm - 9:00pm that day someone had entered their home and stole an Xbox 1, Controller, NBA 2K17 video game and three (3) Tablets. It appears the suspect(s) may have entered through a bedroom window.
BURGLARY CASE #16-67808: On November 29, 2016, Deputy A. Ostazeski was dispatched to Williams Wharf Road, in St. Leonard, for the report of a burglary. The victims stated they were away from their home November 22 - November 27th and advised the residence was locked when they left. Upon returning, they had not realized their Sentry Safe was missing until that day. The safe contained personal documents and two (2) pistols: one an Arms Corp America .38 Caliber revolver and the other a Rock Island Armory 45 caliber semi-auto pistol.
CDS VIOLATION CASE #16-68558: On December 3, 2016, Deputy G. Gott conducted a traffic stop, in the area of the Sears store, in Prince Frederick, on a vehicle pulling a trailer that did not have operating brake lights. Upon questioning the occupants and receiving a positive alert for contraband from a K9 dog, one of the passengers, Michael Coyle, 29, of St. Leonard, was found to have a hypodermic syringe hidden in a can of tea he had been drinking. Michael was then placed under arrest for Possession of a Controlled Paraphernalia (syringe) and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #16-68559: On December 3, 2016, Deputy S. Rediker was called to Stock Drive, in Lusby, for the report of damaged property. The victim advised while cleaning the siding of their home, they observed approximately thirteen (13) holes in the siding caused by what appeared to be a BB gun. No suspects at this time.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASES: #16-67339, 16-67342, 16-67348, 16-67345, 16-67349, 16-67350, 16-67351, 16-67352, 16-67354, 16-67355, 16-67359 16-67360, 16-67361, 16-67366, 16-67398, 16-67503: During the overnight hours on November 27, 2016, there was a rash of spray-paint damage to multiple vehicles, stop signs, mail boxes, sidewalks and pavement in the Town of Chesapeake Beach. After speaking with the victims and evaluating each case, a (juvenile) suspect was developed, who was later charged with each damaged property case. Charges for Destruction of Property are pending on a second (juvenile) suspect at this time.
THEFT CASE #16-68626: On December 3, 2016, Deputy G. Gott was dispatched to Roy Roger's on HG Trueman Road, in Solomons, for the report of a theft. Upon arrival the Manager explained that one of their employee's stole another co-worker's wallet and then left the restaurant. Deputy Gott was able to locate the employee, Juliette Leaman, 37, of Lusby, walking along Hickok Trail and questioned her about the theft. Leaman initially denied stealing the wallet and stated Deputy Gott could search her purse. He discovered a plastic bag containing a white pill of suspected alprazolam in her purse but she could not provide documentation for the drug. At this time, she admitted to stealing the wallet because she was upset with her co-workers. After explaining where she tossed the wallet, Deputy Gott, with the assistance of Deputy A. Ostazeski, were able to locate the wallet and all its' contents on the side of the road. Leaman was charged with Theft Less Than $100.00 and CDS: Possession of a Dangerous Nonnarcotic (Alprazolam).
THEFT CASE #16-68367: On December 2, 2016, Deputy E. Basham was dispatched to White Sands Drive, in Lusby, for the report of a theft. The victim explained they had removed the registration plates from a vehicle they planned to donate, left them on their front porch, November 20th, and someone stole them. No suspects at this time.
THEFT CASE #16-68334: On December 2, 2016, Deputy R. Evans received a call to respond to Costley Way, in Prince Frederick, for the report of a license plate missing from a vehicle. The victim advised they parked their car in the shopping center parking lot and upon returning around 1:00pm, their license plates was gone. There were no signs of rust or damage; it appeared someone unscrewed the bolts.
THEFT CASE #16-68051: On November 30, 2016, Deputy P. Wood responded to Mohawk Drive, in Lusby, for the report of a theft of license plates. The complainant stated while they were out of town, November 21 - 27, someone stole the front and rear plates from two (2) vehicles they kept in their fenced-in back yard. No suspects at this time.
THEFT CASE #16-67900: On November 29, 2016, Deputy R. Shrawder was called to Calvert Beach Road, in St. Leonard for the report of bike thefts. The victim advised that they had two (2) bikes parked in their front yard that were stolen. One bike is neon green; the other bike blue and white. Both bikes had pegs on the front and back tires.
WEAPON VIOLATION CASE #16-68484: On December 3, 2016, while Deputy R. Shrawder was travelling on St. Leonard Road, he noticed a vehicle operating with no functioning tag lights. He conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle at St. Leonard Road/Mattapany Road, in St. Leonard. When he approached the driver, Darien Chase, 19, of St. Leonard, he noticed a strong odor of marijuana emitting from inside of the car. When asked if he had anything illegal in the car, Chase stated he did not have marijuana but admitted to being in possession of brass knuckles. He was charged with Concealed Dangerous Weapon (brass knuckles) and taken to the Detention Center.
BURGLARY CASE # 16-71008: On December 16, 2016, Deputy A. Ostazeski was dispatched to HG Trueman Road, in Lusby, for the report of a burglary. The victim stated the front door of their home had been forced open, the home was ransacked and several items were stolen. Confirmed missing items are: assorted pieces of jewelry, musical instruments and 50 feet of copper pipe ripped out of the home. This crime took place sometime between the end of November - December 16.
CDS VIOLATION CASE #16-70709: On December 14, 2016, Deputy T. Mohler responded to the Boardwalk in Chesapeake Beach for a check welfare call. A concerned citizen had requested a Deputy check on a possible homeless male they had seen sitting on a bench. After approaching the male, who initially gave a false name, he observed an unopened can of an alcoholic beverage sitting next to him, along with a backpack. The male gave him permission to search his backpack, which contained multiple orange pills in a clear cellophane baggie, along with a small metal pipe/straw containing a white powdery substance. The male was later determined to be David Snider, 25, of Owings. He was transported to the Detention Center where he was served arrest documents for CDS: Possession of a Dangerous Nonnarcotic Drug (Methamphetamine), Possession of Paraphernalia (straw) and Fraud/Presume Identity to avoid Prosecution. He was also found to be a fugitive from justice in the State of Pennsylvania and served (DC/CR30) paperwork for the outstanding felony warrant.
CDS VIOLATION CASE #16-70694: On December 14, 2016, Deputy M. Lewis, along with Deputy G. Ward, observed Nicholas Kelson, 22, of Lusby, walking at the intersection of White Sands Drive/Stock Drive and were aware he had an active warrant in St. Mary's County. Contact was made with Kelson who admitted he had crack cocaine in his coat pocket. A red container was found inside a pocket with six (6) white rocks, individually wrapped in clear plastic. He was arrested for CDS: Possession of Cocaine and Possession of Paraphernalia (baggie). He was transported to the Detention Center where he was served his charging documents.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #16-70253: On December 12, 2016, at approximately 5:00pm, Deputy V. Evans responded to the Calvert High School located in Prince Frederick for the report of damaged property. Upon arrival he was informed that storage containers, baseball equipment and an area on the ground near the football stadium were vandalized with orange spray paint. The vandalism included: "503", "Jew", "503", "NHS" and a swastika symbol. The time/date the damage took place is not known.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #16-71055: On December 16, 2016, Deputy D. Clark responded to the Calvert County Library, located in Prince Frederick, for the report of damaged property. Upon arrival he made contact with an employee of the Library who advised someone had written "K K K" with an ink pen in one of the men's bathroom stalls. Since the restrooms are checked for damage before closing every day, the employees believe the damage occurred between 12:00 noon - 5:00pm that day. At this time there is no suspect information.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT CASE #16-70535: On December 13, 2016, at approximately 9:30pm, Deputy T. Rzepkowski responded to the Calvert Hospital Emergency Room to investigate a disorderly subject. The caller reported a black male was heard yelling at women as they entered the emergency room. As Deputy Rzepkowski approached, William Gray, 57, of Owings, he detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from his person. After being asked several times to discontinue his disorderly behavior, he was escorted out of the hospital and advised to leave the property. Gray began to walk in the middle of Hospital Road, causing vehicles to stop to avoid striking him. He was taken into custody and arrested for Disorderly Conduct. During the transport William Gray also spat on the computer mounted in the Deputy's patrol vehicle.
THEFT CASE #16-70261: On December 12, 2016, Deputy J. Hardesty was dispatched to the Prince Frederick Dodge dealership for the report of a theft. Upon arrival he spoke with the victim who explained that he left his personal vehicle parked on the dealership lot between December 9 - December 12, while he test drove a vehicle belonging to the Dealership. When he came to pick up his vehicle on December 12th, he discovered the tailgate to his vehicle was missing.
THEFT CASE #16-70238: On December 12, 2016, Deputy C. Childress was dispatched to the Prince Frederick Ford dealership for the report of a theft. He was informed that a vehicle brought to the Dealership on December 9th, to be serviced, had been left parked on their lot for several days after the work was completed. The vehicle was picked up on December 12th at 12:15pm. Shortly after the victim left the lot, they had called to report the tailgate was missing off their vehicle.
THEFT CASE #16-71212: On December 17, 2016, at approximately 8:00pm, Deputy J. Ward responded to the report of a theft occurring at Finch Drive, in Prince Frederick. Upon arrival he contacted the victim who stated that someone had taken a UPS package, he already confirmed had been delivered to their residence. The victim stated they received a confirmation that the package was delivered to the front porch earlier in that day. He contacted the postal carrier who had witnessed a white vehicle sitting in their driveway when the package was delivered. The stolen items include: a purple horse blanket (size 81) and a 14' cotton training lead with brass strap.
THEFT CASE #16-71061: On December 16, 2016, Deputy R. Weems responded to the Weis Grocery Store, in Lusby, for the report of a theft. The complainant explained they had been shopping earlier at the store and inadvertently left their purse behind in a grocery cart. When they returned to retrieve the purse a short time later, they realized it was gone. The missing contents include: a MD Driver's License, five (5) social security cards and three (3) Credit Cards.
BURGLARY CASE # 16-71558: On December 19, 2016, Deputy B. Boerum responded to Sixes Road, in Prince Frederick, for the report of a burglary. The complainant explained that someone had unplugged the heater to one of their greenhouses, killing all of the plants inside. He advised he last checked to make sure the heaters were turned on and the greenhouse doors were shut on December 18, at approximately 3:30pm. Upon entering the greenhouse at 2:20pm, he discovered someone had entered the greenhouse and intentionally disconnected the heater. He advised there was no damage to the outside door of the greenhouse and that the door did not have a lock.
BURGLARY CASE #16-71468: On December 19, 2016, Deputy B. Boerum responded to a burglary call on Calvert Beach Road, in Prince Frederick. Upon arrival the complainant explained they had heard a noise at their back gate and when they looked outside, they witnessed two (2) males, wearing hoodie jackets, enter their backyard. The males attempted to open the locked back door, while the homeowner was inside the home. They left the area when they were not able to make entry. There was no damage to the residence; and at this time no items appear to have been stolen.
CDS VIOLATION CASE #16-72453: On December 24, 2016, at approximately 12:30pm, Deputy J. Livingston responded to a hit and run accident in the area of Bowie Shop Road/MD Rt. 4. Prior to his arrival Deputy N. Barger advised him that witnesses to the accident observed the suspect vehicle (Ford truck with VA tags) turn down Bowie Shop Road. Deputy Livingston activated his emergency lights when he observed a truck matching the description and made contact with the driver, Angela Nicholson, 27, of Friendship, MD. In clear view he could see an exposed syringe on the center console, along with a small plastic baggie of suspected CDS. He also observed a small silver pill holder with four (4) pills inside. She was transported to the Detention Center and charged with CDS: Possession of Heroin and CDS: Possession of a Dangerous Nonnarcotic drug (Xanax).
CDS VIOLATION CASE #16-72379: On December 23, 2016, at approximately 8:20pm, Deputy P. Wood was dispatched to the 7-11 on Hallowing Point Road, in Prince Frederick, for a check welfare call. Employees explained that they placed the call because they were concerned for a female who had been in the bathroom for a couple of hours and kept opening and closing the door. Deputy Wood knocked on the door and made contact with Evie Miller, 36, of Lusby. Miller was coherent but her answers did not match up with the amount of time she had spent in the bathroom. A warrant and driving status check were done and he was informed her privilege to drive was suspended. When asked she admitted to having driven herself to the 7-11. At that time he conducted a lawful check of her purse and found a plastic wet wipes container with four (4) used hypodermic needles, two (2) metal spoons with residue on them, a metal tin containing a white paper fold with white powder and several pills inside. She was transported to the Detention Center and charged with CDS: Possession of Heroin, CDS: Possess Dangerous Nonnarcotic drugs (Clonazepam, Adderall), Possession of Paraphernalia (metal spoon) and CDS: Administer Equipment Possession/Distribute (hypodermic needles).
DISORDERLY CONDUCT CASE #16-72104: On December 22, 2016, Deputy N. Buckler was called to the Bank of America on Commerce Lane, in Prince Frederick, for a disorderly subject. He arrived with Deputy A. Ostazeski and they made contact with the subject, Jay Fulton, 55, of St. Leonard, who stated he was trying to obtain a bank card to remove his $1.3 trillion from the bank. There were multiple patrons standing in line at the bank who heard Mr. Fulton repeatedly yelling profane language, refusing to step out of the teller line and referencing Satan. When he was finally coaxed to step outside, he requested to urinate on the sidewalk and this comment gained the attention of a patron walking into the bank. Mr. Fulton was told it was time to leave but would not cooperate. At this time he was placed under arrest for Disorderly Conduct and issued a "no trespass" warning for the Bank of America.
THEFT CASE #16-72069: On December 22, 2016, Deputy A. Ostazeski responded to Thunderbird Drive, in Lusby, for the report of a theft. The complainant stated items had been stolen from their vehicle while it was parked in their driveway overnight. They had last checked on their car around 9:00pm on the 21st, and upon returning to the vehicle at 5:15am that morning, it was obvious that items from the center console had been strewn around the vehicle and out of place. A heavy weight black jacket was also stolen (the right chest has cursive embroidered letters - the left chest has "Patuxent High School Football" along with a panther paw print.
THEFT CASE #16-72463: On December 24, 2016, Deputy C. Callison was dispatched to the Good Day Market on Dares Beach Road, in Prince Frederick, for the report of a theft. An employee reported an unidentified black male entered his lottery numbers to be printed on the lottery machine and when the tickets printed, he left the store with three (3) Maryland Lottery tickets he did not pay for.
THEFT CASE #16-72450: On December 24, 2016, Deputy B. Boerum responded to Pine Blvd, in Lusby, for the report of a theft. Upon arrival the complainant advised someone stole a package, containing a Notary kit, along with an extra Notary stamp, that was confirmed to have been delivered. A delivery confirmation from UPS was sent to the victim's cellular telephone indicating it was delivered on December 21st at 12:45pm.
THEFT CASE #16-72328: On December 23, 2016, at approximately 1:45pm, Deputy T. Holt responded to Winnebago Lane, in Lusby, for a report of a theft from vehicle. The victim stated someone had entered their unlocked vehicle and stole a change holder from the vehicle sometime after 6:00pm the night before.
THEFT CASE #16-71729: On December 20, 2016, Deputy J. Harms was dispatched to Sequoia Way, in Prince Frederick, for a theft. The complainant advised that two (2) packages were shipped to their residence on December 15th and both were stolen. One package arrived at 11:00am and contained clothing; the second package arrived at 1:00pm and contained miscellaneous home goods.
BURGLARY CASE #16-73317: On December 30, 2016, at approximately 2:00pm, Deputy R. Weems responded to Johnswoods Road, in Lusby, for the report of a burglary. The complainant stated that sometime overnight someone entered their residence and stole an X-Box 1, two (2) Amazon gift cards and an iPhone 6. It is unknown how entry was made but a bedroom window was found to be unsecure and the lock on one of the doors could be easily bypassed.
CDS VIOLATION CASE #16-73351: On December 30, 2016, Deputy A. Locke was dispatched to the Prince Frederick Starbucks for a check welfare call. When Deputy Locke arrived an employee of Starbucks stated that a female had been in the bathroom for approximately 45 minutes and was not responding to knocks on the door. When he also received no response, he opened the unlocked door and discovered a white female standing at the baby changing table with two (2) hypodermic syringes, a spoon with a brown-colored cotton submerged in a liquid, an altered q-tip, cigarette lighter, bottle filled with water, pieces of toilet paper, a cell phone and a purse in plain view. The female, Evie Miller, 36, of Lusby was detained. During a probable cause search of Miller's purse, Deputy Locke located additional items: a small zip-loc bag containing 8 balls of a tan powder substance (heroin), a cigarette wrapper with cotton inside and a clear straw. Miller was transported to the Detention Center where she was charged with CDS: Possession of Heroin and CDS: Administer Equipment Possession/Distribute (hypodermic syringe).
CDS VIOLATION CASE #16-72831: On December 27, 2016, at approximately 3:00pm, Deputy T. Buckler responded to the area of Mears Avenue, in Chesapeake Beach, for the report that a suspicious person was seen looking into vehicles. Upon entering the area, Deputy Buckler made contact with the suspect male matching the description, John Neale, 27, of Prince Frederick. Neale admitted he was aware he had an open warrant for Non-Support of a Minor Child. He was transported to the Detention Center and while being processed, a straw was found hidden in his sock. He was charged with Possession of Paraphernalia (cut straw).
DISORDERLY CONDUCT CASE #17-10: On January 1, 2017, at approximately 1:00am, Deputy C. Childress responded to the Green Turtle, in Prince Frederick, for the report of a disorderly female. Upon arriving witnesses explained that Darlene Colbert, 56, of Oxon Hill, MD, had been inside the establishment and accidentally picked up a cell phone that belonged to someone else. An argument ensued in the parking lot and the owner of the cell phone received her phone back and wished no further Police involvement. At that time Deputy Childress heard Colbert shout expletives at the victim and was informed Colbert had also punched the bartender and shoved a patron. She was arrested for Disorderly Conduct and transported to the Detention Center for processing.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT CASE #16-73112: On December 29, 2016, at approximately 8:00am, Deputy W. Durner responded to Roy Rogers on HG Trueman Road, in Solomons, for the report of a person sleeping outside of the restaurant. Upon my arrival he observed Austin Leaman, 21, of Lusby, asleep and leaning against the wall of the restaurant with trash and cigarettes lying all around him. Deputy Durner recognized Leaman from the previous day when Leaman was acting disorderly outside of the Solomon's Burger King and also earlier, on this day, acting disorderly inside the Holiday Inn, also in Solomon's. During both encounters Leaman was using profanity and making verbal threats. When Leaman was told to place his hands behind his back, he began to scream profanity and would not cooperate. Upon gaining control of Leaman and searching his person, a hand rolled marijuana cigarette was found in his left front jacket pocket. Deputy Durner was aware that Leaman had received a Civil Citation for marijuana recently (December 15th), making this his second offense. Due to his behavior drawing attention to patrons in the Roy Rogers, he was transported to the Detention Center and arrested for Disorderly Conduct (banned from the Roy Rogers for life) and issued a Civil Citation for the marijuana.
THEFT CASE #16-72989: On December 28, 2016, at approximately 12:00pm, Deputy P. Wood received a call for the report of a theft on Harvest Grove Lane, in Prince Frederick. Upon his arrival the victim stated he was in the process of moving out of his house and had last been there on December 10th. Upon returning to retrieve additional items on December 26th, he realized several items he left behind - five (5) door lock/handle assemblies, two (2) contract boxes of electrical outlets and a custom Louisville Slugger baseball bat - were now missing.
THEFT CASE #16-72855: On December 27, 2016, at approximately 6:30pm, Deputy G. Gott responded to Golden West Way, in Lusby, for the report of a theft. Upon arrival he made contact with the complainant who stated someone had stolen a 8 ½ foot, stainless steel Snow Dog VXF 85 V snow plow and a Salt Dog SHPE 2000 spreader box. Both items were brand new and in shipping boxes sitting on a trailer in the driveway. The theft took place sometime between 8:00pm on December 26 and 5:00pm on December 27th.
On January 2nd, 2017 at approximately 3:27 p.m. deputies were dispatched to a residence on Ponds Wood Road in Huntingtown for a report of a man causing a disturbance while in possession of a firearm. While units were responding, the suspect began to make threats to "shoot it out" with the police when they arrived. Callers from the residence identified the suspect as Douglas Jones. The callers advised Mr. Jones resides at the same house and had assaulted one of the other residents.
Deputies arrived at the residence and observed Mr. Jones walking around the yard with a shotgun. They immediately set up a perimeter and attempted to make contact with the suspect. The deputies ordered him to put down the weapon several times. However, he refused the requests and instead pointed the shotgun toward the deputies. The deputies were able to stay behind cover and continue giving Mr. Jones verbal commands in an attempt to get him to surrender. Eventually the suspect placed the shotgun on the ground and was placed under arrest without injury.
Mr. Douglas Jones was subsequently charged with three counts of Assault First Degree, three counts of Assault Second Degree of a Law Enforcement Officer, and a Felon in Possession of a Rifle/Shotgun.