Numerous Thefts & Burglary in Calvert County - Southern Maryland Headline News

Numerous Thefts & Burglary in Calvert County


A gas thief filled their tank and pulled off without paying from the Lusby Fastop, located at 11790 H.G. Trueman Road in Lusby, at 3:48 a.m. on 02/28/06. An employee of the Fastop stated to Dep. J. Frye that a dark colored passenger car pumped approximately $20.00 worth of gas before pulling out of the station. Dep. Frye will continue the investigation.

An unknown person(s) burglarized a trailer belonging to Direct Mail located behind the business at 5511 Ketch Road in Prince Frederick between 2:45 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. on February 28. Dfc. R. Wilson responded to the call and discovered that there was approximately $50.00 worth of damage to the trailer from the break-in. Det./Tpr. G. Mounts of C.I.T. responded and spoke with the owner who stated that over $1300.00 was taken. Det./Tpr. Mounts will continue to investigate this case.


On March 1, Dfc. R. Wilson responded to Chesapeake Ave. in St. Leonard for a report of a theft from a vehicle. The victim stated that her car was parked in her driveway at 7:00 p.m. the night before and that sometime overnight someone entered it and stole a Kenwood stereo, valued at $359.00. The victim did not recall if the doors had been locked. Dfc. Wilson will continue to investigate.


Dep. J.M. Bonville responded to The Fractured Prune eating establishment located at 232 Towne Square Blvd. in Lusby on March 1 in reference to a theft. The owner advised that an unknown person(s) had stolen over $400.00 in cash from the store on that day between the hours of 10:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. while the store was open for business. Dep. Bonville will continue the investigation.


A victim on Old Bayside Road in Chesapeake Beach called to report a burglary on March 4 at 10:50 a.m. Dep. B. Wendland responded and spoke with the victim who stated that an acquaintance of hers, identified as Frederick E. Donahue, 45, of Chesapeake Beach, banged on her front door several times. The victim stated it appeared to her that he was intoxicated. Donahue asked the victim if he could have some money. She told him no and shut the door. She left the room and upon returning, found Donahue standing in her foyer with the front door open. Donahue yelled obscenities at her and left the property.

Another victim on the same street reported the same occurrences with Donahue, that he knocked on her door asking for money. He attempted to gain entry by leaning on the door but the second victim was able to close and lock the door before he entered. Both victims indicated that Donahue did not have permission to be inside their homes. Dep. Wendland and Dfc. J.M. McCarroll responded to Donahue’s home and arrested him for burglary. A search incident to arrest revealed a small bag of suspected marijuana. Donahue was also charged with possession of marijuana.

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