PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (April 25, 2011)The Calvert County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
WEEKLY SUMMARY: During the week of April 18 through April 24, deputies responded to 1,602 calls for service throughout the community.
HIT-AND-RUN ACCIDENT: On April 19 at 8:55 p.m., DFC J. Bell responded to the intersection of Catalina Drive and Catalina Drive North in Lusby for the report of a vehicle crash involving a minibike play vehicle and a black Chevy Cobalt. Witnesses advised seeing the Cobalt leave the area at a high rate of speed. A description of the vehicle and a partial tag number was given. The driver of the minibike, Thomas Tyler, 13, of Lusby, who had been ejected from the bike, was conscious and alert but was transported via Trooper 7 to P.G. Shock Trauma Center. A short time later a woman advised the Sheriff's Office that her son had brought her vehicle home, a black Chevy Cobalt, and told her that he may have hit something. The woman observed damage to the side of the vehicle and called 911 to report it. Another woman called the Sheriff's Office and reported that she had been a passenger in the vehicle that had hit the dirt bike and gave the name of the driver of the vehicle, Delvon Vashone Gantt, 30, of Lusby. Charges are pending against Gantt.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: Unknown suspect(s) shattered the rear right passenger door window of a vehicle parked outside a home on Gordon Stinnett Ave in Chesapeake Beach sometime in the early morning hours of April 18. DFC J. Elliott is investigating.
DRUG ARREST: On April 19 at 8:02 p.m. Dep. M. Quinn conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Church Street in Prince Frederick. She arrested the driver of the vehicle, identified as Kenneth Joseph Claro, Jr., 42 of Churchton, and charged him with possession of Phencyclidine (PCP), possession of marijuana, use of drug paraphernalia, rolling paper used to inhale PCP and use of drug paraphernalia, rolling paper used to inhale marijuana.
BURGLARY: A home on Woodlow Drive in Huntingtown was burglarized sometime on April 20. The homeowner reported to Dep. Y. Bortchevsky that over $3000 worth of items were stolen including an Apple Macbook Pro, diamond stud earrings and other jewelry. Dep. Bortchevsky is handling the investigation.
DRUG ARREST: On April 21 at 1:10 a.m. DFC T. Rickard conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Broomes Island Road and Clover Road. He found the driver and two passengers to be in possession of suspected drugs. The driver, Anthony Edward Freeland, 30 of Prince Frederick, was arrested on an open warrant out of Calvert County in January 2011 for eluding police and was also charged with possession of a schedule II drug, cocaine. A criminal summons has been issued for passenger Bertina Marie Thompson, 20 of Prince Frederick and passenger Larry Antwan young, 34 of Prince Frederick, for possession of a schedule II drug, cocaine.
THEFT: Dep. D. Denton is investigating the theft of a Husqvarna chain saw and several pieces of copper together valued at $750 from the bed of a pickup truck parked at a residence on Old Adelina Road in Prince Frederick. The theft occurred on April 21.
THEFT: Dep. C. Fox is investigating a theft that occurred sometime between 11:00 p.m. on April 22 and 5:00 a.m. on April 23. The thief stole a homemade eight foot wooden trailer with truck tires on it and a Craftsman dark green riding lawnmower, together valued at $1800. Anyone with information is asked to contact Dep. Fox at 410-535-2800.
BURGLARY: A home on Tee Road in Lusby was burglarized between April 22 and 24. DFC J. Bell is investigating the theft of a black IBM Think Pad laptop computer worth $400.