Calvert County Sheriff's Reports - Southern Maryland Headline News

Calvert County Sheriff's Reports

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

ROBBERY: DFC Shawn Morder responded to a home on Cincinnati Ave in North Beach on July 8 at 10:34 p.m. for a robbery report. The victim advised that she parked in her driveway and exited her car that evening at 10:20 p.m. and was walking toward her house when an unknown suspect grabbed her purse and ran. The purse was later located in the street, nothing appeared to be missing. Anyone with information is asked to contact DFC Shawn Morder at 410-535-2800.

DOP: A victim advised Dep. Thomas Rickard on July 9 that his vehicle was parked outside of the Apex Cinemas at 200 Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick at about 7:05 p.m. When he returned at 9:30 p.m. he observed that the driver's side window had been shattered. Nothing appeared to be missing from inside the vehicle. The damage is estimated at $140. Dep. Rickard will continue the investigation.

DOP: Dep. Robert Burggraff responded to a home on East Range Road in Lusby on July 9 at 5:56 p.m. The victim reported that when he returned home from work that day at about 5:15 p.m., he found that his dog kennel cage had been moved and his rottweiler inside the cage, dead. The water bowl had been knocked over and it appears the animal may have died from lack of water and the excessive heat. Anyone with information is asked to contact Dep. Burggraff at 410-535-2800.

DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED: Dep. Thomas Rickard responded to the area of Ruby Tuesday Restaurant in Prince Frederick on July 9 at 7:55 p.m. for the report of a drunk driver. Dep. Rickard spotted the suspect vehicle near the Eckerd Pharmacy traveling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle continued onto Md. Rt. 4 southbound, failing to stop at the stop sign exiting the shopping center near the WaWa convenience store. Rickard caught up to the vehicle at the intersection of Old Field Lane and Md. Rt. 4. He exited his vehicle and approached the driver of the suspect vehicle, later identified as Joann M. West, 44 of Prince Frederick. He requested that she put the vehicle in park and exit the vehicle, however, West failed to comply and the vehicle drifted into a Maryland State Police cruiser, which was offering assistance, finally coming to a stop. West was taken into custody and found to be in possession of xanax, a schedule IV drug. She was charged with failure to obey a lawful order, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, possession of CDS, destruction of property and driving while intoxicated.

THEFTS FROM VEHICLES: Dep. Brian Wendland took a report from a victim on 30th Street in Chesapeake Beach on July 10 that a Sony Explode car stereo had been stolen from his unlocked vehicle sometime over night. The stereo is valued at $200. Anyone with information can contact Dep. Wendland at 410-535-2800.

Another victim on 29th Street also reported her unlocked vehicle had been entered overnight and two pair of designer sunglasses, valued at $700, had been stolen. Dep. Wendland is also handling this investigation.

A third victim on Dayton Ave in North Beach reported to Dep. Wendland that $800 worth of items, a cell phone, a Sony bazooka tube and amplifier and an Ugly Stick fishing rod had all been stolen from his unlocked vehicle during the same time frame.

CDS VIOLATION: DFC Marty McCarroll was on routine patrol on July 10 at 10:56 a.m. in the area of Md. Rt. 4 and Md. Rt. 260 in Dunkirk and made contact with the driver of a vehicle being operated with faulty equipment. The driver, later identified as Alvis L. Vines, 37 of Washington, D.C., initially gave a false identity to DFC McCarroll. After some investigation, McCarroll determined the driver's true identity and a search incident to arrest revealed suspected marijuana. Vines was arrested and charged with false statement, assuming a false identity to avoid apprehension or prosecution for a crime, possession of marijuana, and numerous traffic violations.

BURGLARY: On July 13 at 2:48 P.M. DFC Marty McCarroll responded to a burglary call at a home on Brookside Drive in Chesapeake Beach. The victim reported that between 4:45 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. that day, unknown suspect(s) broke into his shed and stole a blue and white 2004 Yamaha Raptor ATV valued at $5,400. Investigation revealed a juvenile male suspect, 17 of Chesapeake Beach, who admitted his involvement and was charged on a youth report with burglary. The juvenile advised that he sold the ATV to an unknown person. He was detained in a juvenile detention facility pending his initial court appearance.

CDS VIOLATION: DFC Eric Basham was on routine patrol near the Chesapeake Station shopping center on July 11 at 5:13 p.m. He observed a vehicle with an expired registration tag. The driver, later identified as Kevin R. Mason, 18 of Owings, was found to be in possession of marijuana. A search incident to arrest also revealed a black-handled sword. Mason was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of a concealed deadly weapon and traffic violations.

THEFTS FROM VEHICLES: Two victims on Chesapeake Lighthouse Drive in North Beach reported to Cpl. James Wahlgren that their vehicles had been broken into over night between 8:00 p.m. on July 9 and 7:00 a.m. the following morning. One of the vehicles had been unlocked, the other had been locked but the windows were left open a few inches. The stolen items, three speakers, a Pioneer audio amp and one pair of Oakley sunglasses, totaled $860 in value. Cpl. Wahlgren will continue the investigation.

Another victim on 2nd Street in North Beach advised Cpl. Wahlgren that her unlocked vehicle was entered overnight in the same time period and a $300 camera was taken.

CDS VIOLATION: Cpl. Anthony Moschetto arrested Jason P. Osbourne, 20 of Lusby, on July 13 at 6:18 p.m. near Md. Rt. 4 and white Sands Road. Moschetto observed Osbourne operating his vehicle in a n unsafe manner. After making contact with Osbourne, Cpl. Moschetto observed suspected controlled dangerous substances. Osbourne was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana, possession of oxycontin and driving on a suspended license.

THEFT: A victim reported to Dep. Robert Burggraff that his white and aqua blue colored 1982 Honda moped was stolen when it was parked near Stoney's Restaurant in Broomes Island on July 15 between 11:00 p.m. and midnight. The moped has a blue milk crate and an orange farm triangle reflector attached to the rear. It is estimated to be worth $1500. A $200 motorcycle helmet is also missing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Dep. Burggraff at 410-535-2800.

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