PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (April 1, 2008) - The Calvert County Sheriff's Office recently released the following incident and arrest reports.
ARSON: Dep. Robert Traas responded to Durango Drive in Lusby on March 26 at 5:54 p.m. for a fire. Three area juveniles, all males, two of them 11 years-old and the other 12 years-old, reportedly admitted to setting the fire to some leaves in a vacant area behind a residence. The fire spread to 0.41 acres of underbrush. Units from the Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Dept. (Company 3) as well as the Maryland Natural Resources Police responded. The Maryland NRP assumed the investigation.
THEFT: DFC Robert Burggraff responded to Catamaran's Restaurant in Solomons on March 26 at 7:40 p.m. for a theft call. Employees of the establishment reported that they had chased and caught a patron who had left without paying. The suspect, later identified as Roberto P. Jacobi, 32 of St. Leonard, had consumed $32 worth of food and drink but failed to pay before he walked out of the restaurant. The waitress and two "bouncers" followed Jacobi, stopping him near Bunky's Charter Boats. An employee of Solomons Pier Restaurant advised DFC Burggraff that Jacobi had been in their restaurant and had a bill totaling $73 that he also failed to pay. Jacobi was arrested and charged with 2 counts of theft.
ILLEGAL DRUGS: Dep. Thomas Rickard conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Clubhouse Road in Lusby on March 26 at 7:20 p.m. The driver, later identified as Brian M. Middledorf, Sr., 28 of Dunkirk, was found to be driving while impaired by alcohol and to have drug paraphernalia in his possession. He was charged with driving while impaired by alcohol, driving while under the influence of alcohol and was issued a criminal citation for possession with the intent to use drug paraphernalia; a metal pipe used to inhale cocaine.
ILLEGAL DRUGS: On March 26 at 10:50 p.m. Dep. Thomas Rickard conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Tomahawk Trail West in Lusby. Upon approaching the vehicle he detected a strong odor of suspected marijuana. A passenger in the vehicle, later identified as Brian R. Simmons, 18 of Lusby, was found to be in possession of a White Owl brand cherry flavored cigar. These cigars are commonly used to inhale marijuana by hollowing out and rewrapping them once the marijuana is placed inside. Simmons was charged on a criminal citation with possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia to inhale a controlled dangerous substance; marijuana.
DOP: A victim on Bayview Drive in Chesapeake Beach advised DFC Elvin Carter that unknown suspect(s) had thrown raw eggs at her vehicle causing about $250 in damage. The "egging" occurred on March 28 at around 11:30 p.m. Anyone with information is asked to contact DFC Carter at 410-535-2800.
ASSAULT: On March 29 at 12:21 a.m. Cpl. Richard Wilson was dispatched to a call for a fight in progress outside of Skores Bar and Grille in Prince Frederick. Apparently an argument between some patrons that had started inside was carried outside. Cpl. Wilson observed Timothy B. Blackwell, 53 of Huntingtown, attempting to grab a female victim. After a short struggle, Wilson was able to subdue and handcuff Blackwell, who was charged with 3 counts of second degree assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Charges are pending on additional suspects.
UNATTENDED CHILD: Dep. Ian Umphrey and F/Sgt. Matthew McDonough observed a small child alone in a vehicle that was parked in the parking lot in front of Nick's Supermarket on Costley Way in Prince Frederick on March 29 at 3:45 p.m. After waiting 22 minutes, the mother of the toddler came out of the store. She was advised that leaving a child unattended is a criminal offense. Rosemarie Futchko, 45 of Prince Frederick, was charged with leaving a child under the age of eight unattended in a motor vehicle.