Calvert Sheriff's Blotter: Thefts, Burglaries, & Drugs

Motorcycle Theft

On 12/31/05 at 10:30 a.m., Dep. S. Morder responded to a home on 28th Street in Chesapeake Beach to investigate a theft. The victim reported that between 2:00 p.m. the previous day and that morning, unknown suspects stole two motorcycles from his backyard. Approximately two hours later one of the motorcycles, a 1984 Yamaha XT600, was found near the Chesapeake Beach Waste Treatment Plant. The second motorcycle, a small PW50, blue and pink in color, is still missing. Dep. Morder is continuing the investigation.

CDS Violation

A few minutes before midnight on New Years Eve, Cpl. A. Moschetto was patrolling the parking lot across from Catamarans Restaurant in Solomons. Cpl. Moschetto observed three men acting suspiciously. Upon contact with the three individuals, Cpl. Moschetto discovered suspected marijuana. All three subjects, Martin Brown, 24, of Lothian, Michael L. Randall, Jr., 23, of Owings and John T. Harris, Jr., 22, of Prince Frederick were arrested for CDS violation.


DFC. J.M. McCarroll responded to the Dash In Food Store on Chesapeake Beach Road in Owings on January 2, 2006 for the report of a theft that had happened the previous day at about 1:00 in the afternoon. A witness and video tape surveillance revealed that a suspect, known as Mark S. Branson, 44, of North Beach, took an item out of a cell phone combo package and left the store without paying for the item. DFC. McCarroll contacted Branson at his North Beach address. Branson admitted to stealing the item and was arrested.


Scoops on the Bay, located at 106 Harbor Road in Chesapeake Beach, was the scene of a burglary that happened sometime overnight between December 19 and 20th. DFC. J. H. Elliott responded to the store after a motorist called and reported the front door glass had been broken. DFC. Elliott indicated it appeared that the culprit(s) broke the front door glass to gain access and then ransacked the store. Nothing was taken and the damage to the front door is estimated at $400.00. Det. D. Makrokanis will be handling the investigation.

Cpl. R. McCourt responded to Easy Street in Owings to a residence that was burglarized on Christmas Eve day between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. The complainant returned to the home, for which he was “house-sitting”, and discovered that a truck that was in the driveway had its window broken out. The home had been broken into and ransacked with numerous items stolen. The CIT Division is handling the case. Anyone with information is asked to call F/Sgt. Michael Moore at 410-535-2800 ext. 2454.

A home on Hewitt Court in Dunkirk was burglarized overnight on December 31 between 7:00 p.m. and January 1st at 7:00 a.m. DFC. J. M. McCarroll determined that the unknown suspect(s) entered the victim’s vehicle and home, stealing numerous items. DFC. McCarroll continues the investigation.

A home that is for sale on Drury Lane in Dunkirk was broken into between December 28 and December 31, 2005. The culprit(s) made off with a refrigerator, stove, trash compactor and microwave, all stainless steel, valued at approximately $2,400.00. The CIT Division will handle the investigation.

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