PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (March 18, 2009) - The Calvert County Sheriff's Office recently released the following incident and arrest reports.
RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES: On March 12 and 16, members of the sheriff's office and MSP responded to 5 residential burglaries in the areas of Owings and Prince Frederick. Unknown suspect(s) are targeting houses off the roadway as well as those with unoccupied driveways. The suspect(s) are breaking into and entering the house and stealing jewelry, televisions, computers and gaming consoles
Neighborhood canvases were conducted in the areas of the burglaries. In each instance, a neighbor stated that 2 middle-aged black males approximately 5'08", 165 pounds arrived at their residence in the morning hours, asking for an unknown person. The homeowners described the suspect vehicle as a light-colored, four door Kia.
If you encounter these individuals, please call 9-1-1 immediately. If you have any questions or any additional information, please contact Det. Nicholas DeFelice or TFC Jason Ewig of the Criminal Investigative Team at 410-535-2800.
THEFT NEAR HOSPITAL PHARMACY : On Tuesday, March 10 at 7:08 p.m., a victim at the pharmacy of Calvert Memorial Hospital advised Dep. Justin Livingston that an unknown suspect had just stolen his black bag containing money and prescription drugs. Witness accounts verified that a suspect grabbed the victim's bag, ran out the door and left the area in a vehicle traveling northbound on Md. Rt. 4. Dep. Ricardo Hawkins observed the suspect vehicle on Plum Point Road. The vehicle turned into a driveway on Bayside Road and the suspect ran around the side of the house. Dep. Hawkins approached the suspect for questioning. The victim's black bag was located with the suspect. Dep. Hawkins arrested Edward Condit Beall, 31, of Chesapeake Beach, and charged him with theft over $500. Beall indicated that he observed the victim, who walked with a limp, enter the pharmacy and drop off a prescription. Beall admitted he suffers from back pain and assumed the prescription was for pain medication.
HISH SPEED CHASE, CRASH: On Friday, March 13 at 1:04 p.m. the Calvert County Control Center issued a lookout for a vehicle that was involved in a shoplifting at the Office Depot store on Costley Way in Prince Frederick. A store employee advised Det. Cari Ray of the Criminal Investigative Team that 2 black males entered the store, filled a red Office Depot bag with 4 Panasonic telephones, and left the store without paying. They entered a vehicle and fled the parking lot heading northbound on Md. Rt. 4. An attempt to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle by several deputies was not successful and a pursuit ensued. The suspect vehicle, traveling northbound on Md. Rt. 4 at a rate of over 100 miles per hour, crashed in the median just south of Ward Road in Dunkirk, flipping over and coming to rest on the roof.
All three occupants of the vehicle were transported to area hospitals. The driver, who would not initially give his name, was determined to be Robert Derrick Smith, 47, of Upper Marlboro. Smith was transported via Trooper 2 to PG Shock Trauma in Cheverly. Smith allegedly took his mother's car, without permission, and drove to Calvert County. Charges of possession of drug paraphernalia (a glass pipe), reckless endangerment, false imprisonment, resisting arrest, theft over $500 and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle are pending. Smith was released from the hospital and is wanted by police.
The front seat passenger, later identified as Wayne Robinson, 53, of Washington, DC, was taken to Calvert Memorial Hospital. Robinson was served with an arrest warrant on March 14 at 7:15 p.m. at the Detention center on his charge of theft over $500.
The third occupant, a 45-year-old female from Washington, DC, was treated at Calvert Memorial Hospital and released.