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Calvert County Sheriff's Reports

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (September 21, 2011)—The Calvert County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

During the week of September 5-11 deputies responded to 1,595 calls for service throughout the community. During the week of September 12-18 deputies responded to 1,662 calls for service.

BURGLARY: Dep. C. McDonough is investigating a burglary committed by unknown suspect(s) at Smile Ecumenical Ministries located on H.G. Trueman Road in Lusby sometime between September 3 and September 6. The suspect(s) stole a large amount of cash. Anyone with information is asked to contact Dep. McDonough at 410-535-2800, or, to leave an anonymous tip, call Calvert County Crime Solvers at 410-535-2800, or access the Crime Solvers link through the Sheriff's Office website.

DRUG ARREST: On September 6 at 12:17 p.m. Dep. M. Quinn attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Armory Road approaching Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick. The vehicle initially failed to stop but finally did after traveling about a mile. The driver turned from Central Village Drive onto Shirley Way and came to a complete stop. The passenger in the vehicle was found to be in possession of suspected drugs and was arrested. Christopher Thomas Pirner, 27 of Huntingtown, was charged with possession of Saboxin, possession of Percocet and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, a metal spoon, cotton ball filter and plastic baggies.

THEFT FROM VEHICLE: A victim on St. Andrews Drive in Chesapeake Beach reported to DFC A. Woodford that sometime overnight between September 3 and 4 someone entered her vehicle and stole an Ipod Touch, two Ipod chargers and a pair of Coach prescription sunglasses, total value $940. The victim does not recall if the vehicle had been locked. Anyone with information is asked to contact DFC Woodford at 410-535-2800.

BURGLARY: Unknown suspect(s) entered a home on Pawnee Lane in Lusby sometime between September 7 and 9 and stole a Sony portable DVD player valued at $180. Dep. C. McDonough is investigating.

ATTEMPTED THEFT: A woman caught sleeping inside a parked car on 1st Street in North Beach on the morning of September 10 at 8:00 was arrested and charged with intent to commit theft of the vehicle or property within. The vehicle owner advised DFC J. Bell that when she came out to her car that morning, she observed the suspect, later identified as Sarah Louise Smith, 30 of Dunkirk, sleeping inside the vehicle. The owner advised that she does not know Smith. Smith was then arrested by Bell.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On September 10 at 9:00 a.m. a vehicle rammed the gate at Bugeye Marina on Deer Drive in Lusby causing $1000 in damage. A dark colored Jeep was seen leaving the area. Anyone with information is asked to contact DFC J. Norton at 410-535-2800 or Calvert County Crime Solvers at 410-535-2880.

BURGLARY: Unknown suspect(s) entered a shed behind a home on Hickok Trail in Lusby sometime between September 2 and 11 and stole a Razor 300 scooter with blue and red stripes valued at $300 and a Mongoose freestyle bicycle, blue and black in color, worth $120. DFC W. Wells is investigating.

DRUG ARREST: On September 11 at 10:30 p.m. while conducting speed enforcement in the area of Solomons, DFC J. Norton observed a vehicle traveling at a speed higher than the posted limit. The vehicle came to a stop on Md. Rt. 2 at Lore Road. The vehicle driver opened the door and ran from the vehicle toward the Calvert Marine Museum. A citizen advised that she observed the male at the Solomons Comfort Inn. When police arrived there, the subject was not located. DFC P. Wood found the subject at the 7-11 Convenience Store on H.G. Trueman Road and took him into custody. Enoch B.A. Grube, 31 of Great Mills, was charged with possession of marijuana and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, a purple Crown Royal bag, used to store controlled dangerous substances.

FALSE STATEMENT, DRUG ARREST: On September 13 at 6:53 p.m. DFC A. Locke responded to the Fox Run Shopping Center in Prince Frederick for the report of a man panhandling in the area. A witness pointed out the suspect and Locke made contact with him. The man stated that he had been asking for directions. He gave DFC Locke a name and date of birth that proved to be false. The man was later correctly identified as Tyrone Maurice Nolan, 41 of Lusby. Nolan said he gave a false name because he was wanted on a warrant in Calvert County. Nolan was arrested and charged with false statement to a peace officer with the intent to deceive and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a clear glass tube used to inhale CDS. Nolan was also served with a warrant for failing to appear in court on a theft charge.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A mailbox on Queensbury Drive in Huntingtown was broken into two pieces between 9:00 p.m. on September 15 and 6:50 a.m. on September 16 causing $450 in damage to the cast iron mailbox. Dep. J. Parsons is investigating.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A mailbox on Shelley's Crossing in Huntingtown was pulled off its' stake and thrown into the woods overnight. A neighbor on Little Falls Road reported two lanterns had been taken off their stands from the end of the driveway. The lanterns were later located near a stop sign in the same development. A second mailbox was discovered on Walnut Creek Road to have been broken off the stand and thrown in the homeowner's front yard. A third mailbox at a home on Walnut Creek Road was pulled from its' pole and could not be located. All of these reports of vandalism occurred overnight between September 16 and 17. Anyone with information regarding these crimes is asked to contact DFC J. Parsons at 410-535-2800 or Calvert County Crime Solvers at 410-535-2880.

BURGLARY: A home on Lazy River Road in Lusby was burglarized sometime on September 16. Nothing appears to have been taken. Cpl. S. Parrish is investigating.

BURGLARY: Sometime between 7:00 p.m. on September 14 and 4:30 p.m. on September 16 someone burglarized a residence on Ash Lane in Lusby and stole over $3600 worth of property. Dep. J. Hardesty is investigating the theft of two 20inch bar Stihl chainsaws, a 600 hp Stihl backpack leaf blower, a 7,000 kilowatt Lison generator and a North Star power washer.

BURGLARY: A home on Colonial Oak Court in Huntingtown was burglarized sometime in the month of September and over $15,000 worth of items was stolen. Cherry wood custom cabinetry, a stainless steel Maytag refrigerator, a Maytag glass top stove, a Maytag stainless steel microwave and a sink were taken. Also stolen were 15 boxes of ceramic tile, three weed whackers and a chainsaw. Anyone with information is asked to contact Cpl. R. Wilson at 410-535-2800.

THEFT: Someone stole a 2400 pound capacity front fork loader attachment from the yard of a home on Acacia Road in Port Republic between September 14 and 16. Dep. J. Hardesty is investigating.

DRUG ARREST: After observing a vehicle crossing road lines and veering onto the shoulder of the road numerous times on Md. Rt. 231 and along Prince Frederick Blvd., Cpl. R. Wilson conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle in the parking lot of World Gym in Prince Frederick on September 17 at 1:30 a.m. The driver, later identified as James Norman Gunnell, III, 25 of Huntingtown, was arrested for driving under the influence and found to be in possession of suspected drugs. He was also charged with possession of oxycodone.

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