PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (Jan. 12, 2009) - The Calvert County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
THEFT: On January 8, Dep. Jonathan Parsons responded to a theft on Coster Road in Lusby. The victim advised that unknown suspect(s) had stolen a Johnson outboard 15 hp motor valued at $1000 from his boat that is docked behind his home. The theft occurred sometime between Christmas day and January 8. Dep. Parsons will continue the investigation.
DUI, ILLEGAL DRUGS: On January 8 at 2:10 p.m. while conducting radar at Chesapeake Beach Road and Cox Road in Chesapeake Beach, Dep. Frank Winston observed a vehicle recklessly swerve and strike a guardrail. The vehicle almost struck Dep. Kevin Hall, who had to jump from the roadway to avoid being struck, and Dep. Frank Winston, who avoided the vehicle by returning to his police car. The out of control car drove up on the sidewalk, narrowly missing a service truck and another vehicle that was in the roadway, before it finally came to rest against a house near Ledo Pizza. The driver, later identified as David Wesley Bell, 28, of Chesapeake Beach, was found to be driving while under the influence and in possession of suspected heroin. He was arrested and charged with possession of heroin, engaging in reckless conduct, and driving under the influence of drugs and or alcohol.
BURGLARY: A home on Decatur Street in St. Leonard was burglarized on January 9 at an unknown time and more than $500 in property was taken. DFC Christopher Childress investigated the call. Anyone with information is asked to contact Lt. Steven Jones of the Criminal Investigative Team at 410-535-2800 on extension 2462.
DOP: On January 10 at 5:00 p.m. two juvenile males from St. Leonard, one sixteen, the other 12 years of age, were arrested and charged on youth reports after they were caught shooting a paintball gun at a vehicle as it traveled westbound on Calvert Beach Road in St. Leonard. The victim, who suffered $200 in damage when the paint splattered on his moving vehicle, detained the two youths until police arrived. The juveniles were later released to a parent.
THEFT OF MOTOR VEHICLE: A blue 2003 Jeep Liberty worth $5500 was stolen from in front of a home on Owings Hill Court in Owings on January 10 between midnight and 8:00 a.m. Dep. Frank Winston is investigating.
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: Dep. James Norton conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Rousby Hall Road at Clubhouse Drive in Lusby on January 10 at 12:10 p.m. The driver, later identified as Matthew Schulze, 25, of Lusby, was found to be in possession of suspected marijuana. He was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana.
THEFT FROM VEHICLE: Unknown suspect(s) stole a Remington Wingmaster 12 gauge shotgun, valued at $500, and a Motorola cell phone, worth $80, from a vehicle that was parked outside a home in the 9000 block of Old Solomons Island Road in Owings. DFC David Denton is investigating the theft that occurred between January 9 and 11.
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: On January 10 at 12:40 a.m. DFC James Bell arrested the driver of a vehicle after conducting a traffic stop on it and finding suspected marijuana. Bryan Keith Howell, Jr., 19, of St. Leonard, was charged with possession of marijuana and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, a metal smoking pipe.
FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT: Police were called to a party that got out of control on Ponds Wood Road in Huntingtown on January 10 at 2:54 a.m. The suspect, John Kenneth Baione, 23, of Prince Frederick, was arrested after it was learned he allegedly shot a victim in the abdomen. Baione advised Det. Ronald Naughton of the C.I.T. that he had fired the weapon in self defense after people at the party began fighting and the victim was approaching him with an ASP baton. Baione was arrested and charged with first degree assault. The victim, who was taken to the hospital, has been released in good condition.