PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (Oct. 20, 2008) - The Calvert County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT: An individual, later identified as Frederick J. Altiere, 22, of Bowie, was observed standing in the roadway of southbound Md. Rt. 4 at Sheckells Road in Huntingtown on October 13 at about 8:37 p.m. Altiere allegedly punched the rear window of a passing off-duty Calvert County deputy's personal vehicle. Dep. Ian Umphrey responded and placed Altiere under arrest and charged him with disorderly conduct.
ILLEGAL DRUGS: Dep. Andrew Clas conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at the Huntingtown 7-11 on October 13 at 1:11 p.m. The driver, later identified as John Robert Garner, 27, of Leonardtown, was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was charged with possession of marijuana, possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, a cigar blunt. A 17-year-old male of Prince Frederick who was a passenger in the vehicle was charged on a youth report with false statement to a police officer after he gave a false name. He was released to a parent.
THEFT: Dep. Robert Brady responded to a theft call at a home on Hoofbeat Trail in Lusby on October 14. The victim advised that overnight unknown suspect(s) had siphoned an unknown amount of heating oil from his outside holding tank and also siphoned approximately $20 worth of gasoline from his vehicle. Dep. Edwin Bradley responded to the same home on October 15 for the same report of theft of heating oil. The victim advised that this is the third day in a row that unknown suspect(s) have stolen oil from him. Dep. Brady will continue to investigate.
BURGLARY: An abandoned commercial building, formerly Guido's Restaurant in Lusby, was burglarized sometime between October 1 and 15. The unknown suspect(s) gained entry to the building and stole a 7-ton A/C unit, a 5-ton A/C unit, two walk-in box compressors, a walk-in box door, an 80-gallon water storage tank, three refrigeration compressors and almost 50 feet of copper piping. Total value of the missing items is over $20,000. Anyone with information is asked to contact Dep. Richard Weems at 410-535-2800.
THEFT: Dep. Ian Umphrey arrested Kevin Matthew McKay, 21 of Huntingtown and Thomas Daniel Gates, 23, of Prince Frederick, at K-Mart on October 15 at 8:20 p.m. and charged them both with theft after they were observed stealing items by a loss prevention officer. The two men had stolen over $100 worth of merchandise, which was recovered.
ILLEGAL DRUGS:Dep. Ian Umphrey conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the 7-11 on Chapline Place in Prince Frederick on October 17 at 12:30 a.m. The driver, later identified as Linwood R. Thomas, Jr., 21, of Prince Frederick, was found to be in possession of suspected marijuana. He was arrested and charged.