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Calvert County Sheriff's Reports


PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (May 13, 2009) - The Calvert County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.

DOP: Unknown suspect(s) spray painted a large cinderblock wall near the Drum Point Community Beach in the 500 block of Beach Drive causing $50 in damage. A yard ornament at a home on Surf Drive was also spray painted causing $25 in damage. It is unknown when the vandalism occurred. DFC Aaron Locke is continuing the investigation.

THEFT: Sometime between May 4 and 5, unknown suspect(s) broke into a shed behind a home on Hunting Creek Road in Huntingtown and stole over $1400 worth of tools. Pole shears, Stihl blowers, Stihl weed eaters and a Stihl chainsaw were all taken. Anyone with information is asked to contact Lt. Steve Jones with the Criminal Investigative Team at 410-535-2800.

STOLEN VEHICLE: A 1993 silver Toyota Corolla was stolen from outside a home on Canvasback Court in Huntingtown between 7:30 p.m. on May 5 and 4:45 a.m. on May 6. The vehicle, valued at about $2000, has an OBX sticker on the back window along with several Peace frog stickers. The vehicle had been left unlocked with the keys inside. Two other vehicles in the driveway had been gone through but nothing appears to have been taken from inside either vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to contact Dep. Jeffrey Hardesty at 410-535-2800.

CDS VIOLATION: Cpl. Anthony Moschetto conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on May 6 at 2:32 p.m. in the area of Clyde Jones Road in Sunderland. A passenger in the vehicle, Heather Lynn Nelson, 20 of Huntingtown, was charged on a criminal citation with possession with the intent to use drug paraphernalia, a straw and hose clamp.

BURGLARY: At an unknown time on May 6, unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a residence on Peace Pipe Court in Lusby causing $450 in damage. Nothing appears to have been stolen. DFC John Harms is investigating.

THEFT: A John Deere Tractor, Series 318, valued at $2,500 was stolen from outside a home on Rudolph Lane in Lusby between May 5 and 6. Anyone with information is asked to contact DFC Mark Fitzgerald at 410-535-2800.

CDS VIOLATION: DFC Mark Fitzgerald conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at northbound Md. Rt. 4 and Dowell Road in Solomons on May 6 at 10:34 p.m. The driver, Jeffrey Kirk Berry, 50 of Lexington Park, was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine and theft of a Maryland registration plate sticker, after he was found to be in possession of both. A passenger in the vehicle, identified as Damon Jerome Estep, 34 of Lexington Park, was also arrested. Estep was charged with possession of cocaine and use of drug paraphernalia, a digital scale.

BURGLARY: DFC Pete Aurich investigated a burglary to a home on Squire Lane in Dunkirk between May 6 and 7. The culprit(s) caused over $1500 in damage to the home. Anyone with information is asked to contact Lt. Steve Jones with CIT at 410-535-2800.

CDS VIOLATION: After responding to a disturbance call on May 7 at 7:22 p.m. at E Street and 30th Street in Chesapeake Beach, DFC Brianne Gray found two suspects to be in possession of suspected drugs. She subsequently arrested Kristopher Shawn Hines, 21 of North Beach, and charged him with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, a schedule IV drug, Lorazepam, and disorderly conduct. Heather Lynn Nelson, 20 of Huntingtown, was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, a schedule IV drug, suspected Ambien.

CDS VIOLATION: On May 9 at 12:40 a.m. DFC Todd Smith conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on southbound Md. Rt. 4 near Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick. A passenger in the vehicle, later identified as James David Stitzer, 56 of Suitland, was found to be in possession of suspected crack cocaine. He was arrested and charged with possession of crack cocaine and possession with the intent to use drug paraphernalia, a metal and glass pipe.

ANIMAL CRUELTY, RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT: On May 9 at 7:57 p.m. DFC Brianne Gray responded to a home on C Street in Chesapeake Beach for a firearms complaint. Callers to the Calvert County Control Center advised hearing one gunshot and a dog yelping. Upon arrival, DFC Gray observed a suspect, later identified as Sean McCarthy O'Conner, 42, come out of a residence stating that he was the one who shot the dog because it was going to bite people. No complaints had been received by the Control Center to support this claim. The dog was found to be injured with a gun shot wound to the leg. The dog was transported to the Mid-Atlantic Animal Specialty Hospital in Huntingtown for emergency treatment. The dog's condition was reported to be stable. O'Conner was arrested and charged with animal cruelty, causing, procuring and authorizing the cruel attempted killing of an animal, discharging a firearm within 150 yards of a residence and intoxication and endangerment of the safety of citizens.

POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: Cpl. Gary Shrawder made a traffic stop on May 10 at 2:30 a.m. in the Calvert Village Shopping Center in Prince Frederick. The driver, later identified as Deanna Lee Terry, 20 of Woodbridge, was found to be in possession of marijuana and was arrested and charged.

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