PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. - The Calvert County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
THEFT: A victim reported to Dep. John Bonville that unknown suspect(s) stole a Lowrance fish finder from his boat at Flag Harbor Marina between May 5 and 7th. The fish finder is valued at over $2200. Bonville will continue the investigation.
CHILDREN LEFT UNATTENDED: DFC Richard Figueiras responded to the parking lot of the Dunkirk Safeway on May 16 at about 3:30 p.m. in response to a call regarding three children locked inside a vehicle. DFC Figueiras approached the vehicle and encountered an adult female walking toward it. She advised that she had only been gone for approximately 5 minutes in order to run inside Safeway and pick up a prescription for one of the children. According to the citizen who had notified the Control Center, the children, all female and being 6 years, 2 years and 18 months old, had been left alone in the vehicle for about 20 minutes. The outside temperature was 83 degrees and only the sunroof of the vehicle had been left slightly opened to allow limited air flow. Gail W. Carroll, 56 of Dunkirk, was issued three citations for leaving the children unattended which is a violation of Family Law.
CDS VIOLATION: DFC Joseph Windsor conducted a traffic stop on May 15 at 10:54 p.m. Upon making contact with the vehicle and its' three occupants, he detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana. The occupants were asked to exit the vehicle so a search could be conducted. During that search, two baggies containing suspected marijuana were found. A passenger of the vehicle, Francis L. Bishop, 22 of Prince Frederick, stated that the suspected marijuana was his and he was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana.
BURGLARY: Members of the Calvert County Sheriff's Office responded to Adelina Road in the area of Prison Point Farm in Prince Frederick on May 14 at 12:42 p.m. for a report of a vehicle that was driving in circles in a field. A white Ford Explorer was located, occupied by four people. A moderate odor of alcohol was detected and the vehicle was splattered with mud. The responding officers, Dep. Johnny Coates, Cpl. Richard McCourt, Sgt. Brian Koehn and DFC Joseph Windsor, also observed that there were numerous tire tracks in the yard, a work vehicle parked in the yard had its' window broken out, the front door of a home on the property which is being renovated had been kicked in and there were numerous empty beer bottles strewn about. The damage is estimated at $1400. All four occupants of the vehicle were placed under arrest and charged with fourth degree burglary and two counts of destruction of property. One of the occupants, a fifteen-year-old female of Pompano Beach, FL, was charged and released to the Department of Juvenile Services. The remaining three, Phillip J. Fremento, 20 of Pompano Beach, Brittni A. Bigans, 19 of New York, and Phillip A. Morris, 22 of Boynton Beach, FL, were arrested and transported to the detention center for processing.
THEFT: A victim on Lyons Creek Road in Dunkirk reported to Dep. April Litteral that between May 13 and 14 unknown suspect(s) had stolen his Scotts lawn mower from the rear of his residence. The lawn mower, bright orange in color, is valued at $500. Anyone with information is asked to contact Dep. Litteral at 410-535-2800.
CDS VIOLATION: DFC Marty McCarroll conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Md. Rt. 4 and Briscoes Turn Road in Owings on May 19 at 11:57 p.m. After a consent-to-search was obtained, DFC McCarroll discovered a clear plastic baggie containing suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The driver, identified as David W. Deangelis, 39, of Prince Frederick, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.