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Calvert County Sheriff's Reports


PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (February 14, 2011)—The Calvert County Sheriff's Office recently released the following incident and arrest reports.

WEEKLY SUMMARY: During the week of February 7 through February 13, deputies responded to 1,702 calls for service throughout the community.

THEFT: Unknown suspect(s) stole a remote controlled Motorguide Troll motor from a sport fishing boat parked at a residence on Abington Manor Drive in Huntingtown between February 7 and 8. The motor is valued at $900. Anyone with information is asked to contact Dep. M. Quinn at 410-535-2800.

DRUG ARREST: After conducting a traffic stop on February 9 at 4:55 p.m., Dep. A. Mohler found the driver and passenger to be in possession of suspected drugs and drug paraphernalia. The stop occurred on Md. Rt. 4 at Ball Road. Mohler arrested Joshua C. Kachauskas, 31 of Lusby, the driver of the vehicle, and charged him with 2 counts of possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, a section of a white plastic straw and a metal spoon. Dwayne A. Presgraves, Jr., 32 of Lusby, the lone passenger, was arrested and charged with possession of Oxycodone and possession of Methadone.

DRUG ARREST: On February 9 at 6:30 p.m., DFC J. Livingston conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Md. Rt. 4 at Main Street in Huntingtown. He found the driver of the vehicle, Sean Patrick Riley, 23 of Dunkirk, to be in possession of drug paraphernalia, a straw. He was arrested and charged with traffic violations and possession of drug paraphernalia. A single passenger in the vehicle failed to give DFC Livingston his correct name and turned and fled on foot. DFC Livingston gave chase on foot. The suspect jumped a fence and fell into a swimming pool but climbed out and ran toward a wooded area. DFC Livingston was able to apprehend him. Livingston arrested the suspect, identified as Wayne Michael Pelle, 31 of Shady Side, and charged him with obstructing a police officer in the performance of his duties, failure to obey a lawful order, disorderly conduct, malicious destruction of property, making a false statement to a peace officer, and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, an empty pen with suspected controlled dangerous substance inside. Pelle caused $1000 in damage to the swimming pool when he fell in it, breaking a piece of plastic off the side.

BURGLARY: A victim on South Cabin Drive in Huntingtown advised DFC T. Rickard that at about 9:00 p.m. on February 9 she heard an unknown suspect climbing through her window. The victim hollered for the unknown suspect to leave and the suspect turned and ran. Nothing was taken. The house next door to the victim was also broken into. It is unknown if anything was taken. Anyone with information is asked to contact DFC Rickard at 410-535-2800.

DRUG ARREST: On February 10 at 5:00 p.m. while sitting at a traffic light on Md. Rt. 231 and Md. Rt. 4 DFC J. Livingston smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle next to him. DFC Livingston followed the vehicle into the parking lot of the Prince Frederick Wal-Mart and made contact with the driver, identified as Travis Alexander Sapp, 18 of Hughesville. Sapp was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, a brown suspected marijuana cigarette.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: Unknown suspect(s) caused $300 in damage to the windshield of a vehicle parked outside a home on 4th Street in North Beach at about 6:30 p.m. on February 10. DFC Jeff Elliott is investigating.

DRUG ARREST: On February 10 at 8:51 p.m. while conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle on Rawhide Road at Gunsmoke Trail in Lusby, the driver exited the vehicle and fled on foot from DFC J. Norton. DFC J. Harms and Dep. A. Mohler arrived to assist and discovered the suspect lying underneath a shed. He was identified as Paul A. McGinty, 24 of Lusby. McGinty was arrested and charged with possession of crack cocaine and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, a foil smoking device.

DRUG ARREST: On February 10 at 9:00 p.m., DFC J. Livingston conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the parking lot of External Buzz Tattoo on Md. Rt. 4 in Huntingtown. He found the driver, identified as Jonathan N. Bowen, 25 of Huntingtown, to be in possession of drug paraphernalia, a metal spoon, and charged him with that offense.

DRUG ARREST: On February 11 at 10:40 p.m., Cpl. V. Bortchevsky conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Costley Way in Prince Frederick and arrested the driver, Holly Marie Noyes, 24 of Chesapeake Beach, and charged her with possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, a smoking device.

BURGLARY, DOP: Unknown suspect(s) caused $140 in damage when they burglarized a construction trailer on the site of the new Calvert High School on Fox Run Blvd. in Prince Frederick overnight between February 11 and 12. Anyone with information is asked to contact Lt. Steve Jones of the CIT at 410-535-1600 ext. 2462.

BURGLARY: A shed was burglarized behind a home on Lady Anne's Way in Huntingtown sometime prior to February 12 when it was discovered that some had stolen a gray colored ECHO leaf blower valued at $500. Dep. M. Economes is investigating.

DRUG ARREST: After conducting a traffic stop on February 12 at 5:50 p.m. at Md. Rt. 4 and Md. Rt. 260 in Dunkirk, DFC T. Rickard found the driver and lone passenger of the vehicle to both be in possession of suspected drugs and drug paraphernalia. He arrested the driver, Craig Gregory Emerson, 44, of Owings and charged him with possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, a digital scale and possession of cocaine and possession of Hydrocodone. The passenger, Anthony J. Pessagno, Sr., 44 of Owings, was charged with possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, a glass pipe.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: Unknown suspect(s) punctured two tires on a vehicle parked outside a home on Tahoe Court in Lusby between 6:00 and 6:30 p.m. on February 13 causing $200 in damage. Please contact Dep. C. McDonough if you have any information at 410-535-2800.

BARRICADE SITUATION ENDS WITH USE OF TEAR GAS: On February 8 at approximately 1:10 p.m., deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff's Office Special Operations Team attempted to serve an emergency petition at 13333 Shipwright's Circle, located in Solomons. This emergency petition was issued due to psychological issues that the occupant suffers from. The occupant, age 25, was refusing to exit the residence or communicate with officers. Family members advised officers that the occupant was in possession of numerous knives, a machete, several shotguns, and a semi-automatic pistol. At approximately 9:15 p.m., the Special Operations Team deployed a chemical agent into the residence. The occupant exited through a window and was taken into custody without injury to himself or officers. The occupant was transported to Calvert Memorial Hospital for a psychological evaluation. Approximately 20 Deputies from the Special Operations Team, Patrol Bureau, Hostage Negations Team and Criminal Investigative Bureau were on the scene.

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