PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (June 20, 2011)The Calvert County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
WEEKLY SUMMARY: During the week of June 13 through June 19, deputies responded to 1,586 calls for service throughout the community.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: Unknown suspect(s) placed brick pavers from a landscaped area across the roadway on Cox Road in Huntingtown sometime on June 15. A motorist was unable to stop or swerve to avoid hitting the pavers and suffered $400 in damage to the underside of his vehicle. The driver was not hurt. Cpl. R. Selkirk is investigating.
THEFT FROM VEHICLE: A Sirius satellite radio and some spare change were stolen from inside an unlocked vehicle that was parked in the driveway of a home on Dogwood Road in Port Republic between June 14 and 15. DFC J. Bell is continuing the investigation.
DRUG ARREST: On June 15 at 6:32 p.m. DFC J. Norton responded to the scene of a single motor vehicle crash into a tree in the 1800 block of Parkers Creek Road in Port Republic. The driver of the vehicle, later identified as Richard Michael Morrison, 20 of Prince Frederick, who was unhurt, was found to be in possession of suspected drugs. Morrison was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, a black Sentry safe lock box, used to store marijuana.
THEFT: Someone stole a construction sign belonging to Penn Line Tree Service that was on the side of the road along Calvert Blvd. in St. Leonard on June 17 between 7:30 a.m. and 10:20 a.m. The sign is a large, orange, triangular shaped sign with the words "Road Work Ahead" printed on it. The sign is valued at $150. Anyone with information is asked to contact DFC C. Johnson at 410-535-2800.
THEFT: A Troy Built Generator valued at $800 was stolen from the deck of a home on Silver Rock Road in Lusby in the early morning hours of June 18. Dep. C. McDonough is continuing the investigation.
UNATTENDED CHILD: A concerned citizen notified police on June 18 at 2:18 in the afternoon that three children were left unattended in a vehicle in the parking lot of the Fox Run Shopping Center in Prince Frederick. Dep. M. Economes responded and made contact with the driver of the vehicle who advised he was in a shop directly across from the vehicle and that he maintained visual contact on it the entire time. The three children, one aged 12 years and two five-year-olds, were not in distress. Economes cited James Franklin Smith, Jr., 45, of Lusby, with leaving a child unattended in a vehicle.