PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (March 01, 2010) - The Calvert County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
WEEKLY SUMMARY: During the week of February 22 through February 28, deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff's Office responded to 1,779 calls for service throughout the community. Additionally, deputies arrested 8 people and charged them with DWI/DUI during the week.
THEFT: Unknown suspect(s) stole an Excell XR2625 power washer valued at $325 from the front porch of a home on Brookside Drive in Chesapeake Beach on February 23 between 10:00 a.m. and noon. Anyone with information is asked to contact DFC Kevin Hall at 410-535-2800.
BURGLARY: A basement apartment was burglarized between February 24 and 26 on Gregg Drive in Lusby. Nothing was taken but the damage is estimated at $200. DFC James Bell is investigating.
CDS VIOLATION: Dep. James Norton conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on February 26 at 10:42 p.m. on Md. Rt. 4 north at Calvert Beach Road in St. Leonard. A passenger in the vehicle was found to be in possession of suspected drugs. Norton arrested Gilbert Allen May III, 23 of Waldorf, and charged him with possession of marijuana.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On February 27 at 12:59 a.m. Dep. Michael Economes responded to a disturbance call at Applebee's Restaurant in Prince Frederick. Maryland State Troopers were on the scene attempting to break up a fight between two females. A man who appeared intoxicated approached the scene and began cursing at the officers. He was told to stop numerous times but did not. Dep. Economes placed Keith Aaron Rawlings, 18 of Owings, under arrest and charged him with disorderly conduct.
CDS VIOLATION: On February 27 at 1:42 a.m. DFC Thomas Rickard conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at Fowler Road and Sherbrook Court in Owings. The driver of the vehicle, later identified as Joseph Ryan Tucker, 20 of Dunkirk, was found to be in possession of suspected drugs. Rickard arrested him for possession of marijuana and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, a digital scale.
DESTRUCTIONS OF PROPERTY: Three vehicles and a fence were damaged at a home on Clay Hammond Road in Prince Frederick on February 26 at about 2:00 a.m. The homeowner heard a disturbance outside and when he investigated, found that one of his vehicles as well as two other vehicles owned by family members each had a slashed tire and one car also had the rear window smashed. The fence had been taken apart and pieces of it were broken. Damages are estimated at approximately $500. Anyone with information is asked to contact Dep. Craig Johnson at 410-535-2800. Four mailboxes in front of four homes on Clay Hammond Road were damaged overnight between February 26 and 27 causing about $155 in damage. Dep. Robert Brady is investigating.
BURGLARY: A mobile home parked at the Self Storage lot on Skinners Turn Road in Owings was burglarized sometime between January 12 and February 27. The owner advised DFC John McCarroll that someone broke into and stole a 32 inch Sharp flat screen television worth $1300 and caused about $300 in damage. Dep. McCarroll is investigating.
CDS, WEAPON VIOLATION: On February 27 at 8:15 p.m. Dep. Michael Economes conducted a vehicle stop on eastbound Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick. He found the driver, later identified as Timo Heikki Partanen, 27 of Churchton, to be in possession of an eight inch knife with a four inch blade and suspected drugs. He was arrested and charged with carrying a concealed dangerous weapon, possession of marijuana and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, a smoking pipe.
DOP: Approximately $600 in damage was done to a shed behind a home on Weeping Willow Lane in Huntingtown between February 22 and 27. Dep. Robert Brady is investigating.
THEFT FROM VEHICLE: Sometime between 10:30 p.m. on February 27 and 2:30 a.m. on February 28, unknown suspect(s) broke into a vehicle that was parked behind The Tavern in St. Leonard causing $100 in damage. The culprit(s) stole a Coach designer purse valued at $750 containing $290 in property. Dep. Craig Johnson is investigating.
BURGLARY/CDS VIOLATION: Two people were arrested and charged with burglary and drug possession after the owner of the Cliff's Motel in St. Leonard advised DFC Paul Wood that the two had entered one of the hotel rooms using a key they had previously been required to turn in at the desk but had not. They were also found to be in possession of suspected drugs. On February 27 at 10:21 p.m. Wood arrested Derrick Earl Rice, 22 of St. Leonard, and charged him with burglary, possession of marijuana and theft of keys. Also arrested was Kristique E. Hutchins, 21 of Lusby, who was charged with burglary and possession of marijuana.
CDS VIOLATION: On February 28 at 7:30 p.m. DFC Thomas Rickard conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at south bound Md. Rt. 2 near Mt. Harmony Road. The driver and passenger were found to be in possession of suspected drugs. Rickard arrested 62-year-old William Eugene Estep, Jr. of Lothian and Jessica Renee Staff, 22 of Dunkirk, and charged each with possession of marijuana.