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Calvert County Sheriff's Reports

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (July 19, 2011)—The Calvert County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

WEEKLY SUMMARY: During the week of July 10 through July 17, deputies responded to 1,879 calls for service throughout the community.

SHOP WITH A COP PROGRAM--BACK TO SCHOOL EVENT: For the first time, the Calvert County Shop with a Cop program will be taking 24 school age children from area middle schools out for a Back to School shopping trip for clothing and school supplies on August 6. The children will be picked up around 8:30 a.m. and transported to the Lord Calvert Bowling Center where they will be treated to two free bowling games and shoe rental as well as breakfast. When bowling is completed they will be transported to the Prince Frederick Walmart where they will be provided with $200 each to purchase clothing and school supplies. Once they have finished shopping, lunch catered by Chick Fil-A will be provided for them at the St. Leonard Fire House. There will also be personnel there from Hair Line in Dunkirk who will provide haircuts and hair care products. The children were selected by middle school counselors.

BURGLARY: Approximately $800 in damage was done to a home under construction on Wander Drive in Owings between July 8 and 10 when unknown suspect(s) gained entry. Anyone with information is asked to contact Dep. M. Quinn at 410-535-2800.

DRUG ARREST: After conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle on Md. Rt. 261 near 1st Street in Chesapeake Beach on July 14 at 11:02 p.m. DFC R. Kreps arrested the driver for suspected drug possession. Mark Edward Taylor, 24 of Nottingham, Md., was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana.

DRUG ARREST: On July 15 Dep. J. Denton responded to a home on Smith Way in Dunkirk to take a report of a hit and run incident. The victim advised that at 11:10 a.m. that same day she was traveling north bound on Md. Rt. 4 at Fox Run Blvd. in Prince Frederick when a Toyota passenger car crossed the center line and side swiped the victim's vehicle but did not stop. The victim observed the tag number of the offending vehicle which Dep. Denton located on Calvert Towne Way in Prince Frederick. He made contact with the driver who appeared to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Denton arrested the driver, Angela Marie Fricia, 24 of Owings. Fricia was charged with possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia a smoking device, failure to stop after an accident involving damage, failure to drive on the right half of the roadway, negligent driving, driving while impaired, and driving on revoked license.

RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT: On July 15 at 6:42 p.m. DFC Velasquez responded to a home on Lessin Drive in Lusby for a firearms complaint. The victim advised that a neighbor on Chestnut Drive had been shooting a shotgun and that several shotgun pellets had landed on her carport. Velasquez made contact with the suspect, identified as Gabriel Lee Holloway, 54, of Lusby, who appeared intoxicated. Holloway denied shooting or owning a gun and advised DFC Velasquez to go ahead and search his home. Velasquez observed a 12 gauge Remington shotgun sitting inside an open door closet. Holloway was taken into custody and charged with recklessly discharging a firearm that created a substantial risk of death to the victims, disorderly conduct and discharging a firearm within 150 yards of a building which can be used as a residence.

DRUG ARREST: On July 15 at 8:14 p.m. Cpl. T. Smith conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Md. Rt. 4 and Traskers Blvd. in Prince Frederick. Smith detected the strong odor of burnt marijuana emitting from the vehicle. Dep. C. Fox arrived on the scene and arrested the driver, Celina Gabriela Velarde, 22 of Lusby, and charged her with possession of marijuana.

DRUG ARREST: DFC M. Robshaw conducted a traffic stop on July 15 at 11:20 p.m. on Md. Rt. 260 and Thomas Avenue in Owings. He charged the passenger of the vehicle, Zarin Ray Lynch, 19, of Upper Marlboro, with possession of marijuana.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A victim advised DFC R. Burggraff that he observed unknown suspect(s) shoot his boat and pier with a paintball gun on July 16 at around 8:20 p.m. DFC Burggraff attempted to locate the suspects. The damage is estimated at $200.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A victim on South View Drive in Huntingtown advised Dep. C. Fox that sometime between 8:30 a.m. on July 16 and 7:30 p.m. on July 17, someone shot a paintball gun at his residence.

BURGLARY: A home on Gringo Road in Lusby was burglarized on July 17 during the afternoon hours. DFC W. Wells is investigating the theft of a $700 black and red generator, a Troy Built gas weed eater valued at $150 and a 16 foot aluminum folding ladder worth $150. Anyone with information is asked to contact DFC Wells at 410-535-2800.

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