Calvert County Sheriff's Reports

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. - The Calvert County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.

CDS VIOLATION: On April 5 at 12:18 a.m. DFC Shawn Morder conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a registration violation in the area of 8th Street and Frederick Avenue in North Beach. DFC Todd Smith and his narcotic canine responded to the scene to conduct a scan of the vehicle. The dog alerted to a packet containing suspected marijuana inside the vehicle. The driver, identified as Christopher M. Smith, 19, of Chesapeake Beach, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana. There were four passengers in the vehicle as well, three of whom were juveniles. Additional charges are pending.

DOP: Unknown suspects damaged the front lawn of a home on Hillside Drive in St. Leonard on April 10 between 6:15 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. It appears the suspect(s) drove a vehicle across the yard, leaving tire tracks. The investigation is being handled by Dep. Johnny Coates.

THEFT: On April 12, Dep. Aaron Locke responded to a home on Lavaca Court in Lusby for a theft report. The victim stated that unknown suspect(s) had entered his vehicle between 5:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. that day and stolen two Swiss Audio SBL-1200 speakers and a Bandpass speaker box valued at $550. Dep. Locke continues to investigate.

DOP: On April 12, agents with the Prince Frederick Long and Foster Realty office reported to DFC Richard Wilson that unknown person(s) had done $1500 in damage to items inside the office. The damage occurred sometime between April 11 at 10:00 p.m. and April 12 at 8:30 a.m. Anyone with information is asked to contact DFC Wilson at 410-535-2800.

DEADLY WEAPON VIOLATION: Dep. Aaron Locke responded to the 1200 block of White Sands Drive in Lusby on April 12 at 9:30 p.m. in response to a call for a man carrying a large knife knocking on doors. The man, who witnesses had described as being white, bald-headed, and wearing camouflage pants, had been walking the neighborhood, knocking on doors to residences, and hiding behind bushes when vehicles would pass. Dep. Locke located the suspect inside Vera's Beach Club in the bar area talking on the telephone. The suspect, later identified as Randy D. Gregory, 28, of Tazewell, VA, cooperated with Dep. Locke and was taken into custody. He relayed that he had been assaulted at an unknown location by an unknown male and was suffering from a one-inch laceration to his face. He stated that he had been knocking on doors to ask to use someone's telephone so that he could call friends to pick him up. Gregory advised that he did not mean to harm or alarm anyone and that he hid behind the bushes for fear that his attacker may be returning. Dep. Locke transported Gregory to Calvert Memorial Hospital where he received treatment and was released to the custody of Dep. Locke. Gregory was fully cooperative and apologetic. He was charged with carrying a concealed weapon.

DOP: The gate located at the end of Rio Grande Trail inside Chesapeake Ranch Estates in Lusby was observed by security staff to have been damaged by unknown suspects. It is unknown when the minor damage occurred. Anyone with information is asked to contact Dep. Robert Burggraff at 410-535-2800.

BURGLARY: DFC Peter Aurich responded to a home on Karen Drive in Chesapeake Beach on April 13 for a burglary. The homeowner stated that sometime between March 30 and April 13, unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the home and stole four 5 gallon red gas cans and one 1 gallon gas can from inside. The items are valued at $137. DFC Aurich will continue the investigation.

ASSAULT: Deputies were called to the scene of a fight involving a group of people in the alley at the rear of a home on Bayside Road in North Beach. Upon arrival, Sgt. Ronald Naughton observed a suspect, later identified as Bartley K. Lilly, Jr., 18, of North Beach, assault a 17-year-old male. Lilly was arrested and taken into custody by DFC Shawn Morder and charged with second degree assault. The victim suffered minor abrasions to his face. No other arrests were made.

CDS VIOLATION: DFC Todd Smith was on routine patrol in Huntingtown on April 14 at 2:00 a.m. when he observed a vehicle on the property of the Calverton School. After making contact with the vehicle occupants, he observed suspected marijuana in plain view. A search of the occupants revealed that the passenger was in possession of suspected cocaine. The passenger, later identified as Michael L. Varela, 32, of Holland, MI, stated that both the drugs were his. He was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of cocaine.

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