Calvert County Sheriff's Reports

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (October 3, 2011)—The Calvert County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.

WEEKLY SUMMARY: During the week of September 26 through October 2, deputies responded to 1,622 calls for service throughout the community.

DRUG ARREST: On September 27 at 8:30 p.m. on Grovers Turn Road near Megatha Lane in Owings, the passenger in a vehicle stopped for a traffic violation was arrested for possessing suspected drugs. DFC T. Rickard arrested Joseph J. Brown, 44 of Owings, and charged him with possession of marijuana.

THEFT FROM VEHICLE: Sometime between September 27 at 9:30 p.m. and 7:20 a.m. on September 28, unknown suspect(s) stole $70 worth of property consisting of cash and a carton of cigarettes from inside an unlocked vehicle. The car was parked outside a home on Theophilus Court in St. Leonard. DFC C. Johnson is investigating the theft.

DRUG ARREST: After stopping a vehicle for speeding near 27th Street and D Street in Chesapeake Beach on September 28 at 2:50 a.m., DFC T. Rickard found the driver and two passengers to be in possession of suspected drugs. He arrested the driver, Richard J. Higgs, 30 of Germantown, and passengers Stephanie C. Devaughn, 31 of Huntingtown and Jordan E. M. Deere, 21, also of Huntingtown, and charged each with possession of marijuana and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, a silver metal grinder, silver cup and wooden container with metal pipe.

THEFT FROM VEHICLE: Someone stole two black and yellow DeWalt saws from the bed of a pickup truck parked outside a home on Golden West Way in Lusby between September 26 and 28. DFC J. Norton is investigating.

THEFT FROM VEHICLE: Unknown suspect(s) stole over $700 worth of jewelry from an unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway of a home on Timberview Road in St. Leonard between 6:30 p.m. on September 27 and 7:00 a.m. on September 28. Some of the jewelry is described as an Anne Klein gold watch, a gray pearl watch, various silver bracelets and a pink rhinestone bracelet. Cpl. A. Moschetto is investigating.

THEFT OF VEHICLE PARTS: Two $400 catalytic converters were removed from two vehicles parked at the Sunderland Park and Ride during the daytime on September 28. Anyone with information is asked to contact Dep. M. Quinn at 410-535-2800 or Calvert County Crime Solvers.

THEFT: A dark green 1990 International trailer valued at $1800 was stolen sometime between September 20 and 28 from outside a home on Little Cove Point Road in Lusby. DFC J. Norton is investigating.

DRUG ARREST: DFC D. Deakins arrested the driver and one passenger of a vehicle he had stopped for crossing the center line on Md. Rt. 4 southbound near Chaneyville Road in Owings. The driver, Wayne Joseph Brooks, 19 of Leonardtown and passenger, Steven Michael Knight, 19 of Hollywood, were both charged with possession of marijuana, possession of Phencyclidine (PCP) and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, a glass smoking device. Brooks was also charged with driving while impaired by drugs and or alcohol.

SUBMIT ANONYMOUS TIPS VIA CRIME SOLVERS: Citizens with information about any criminal activity in Calvert County who wish to report it anonymously can now access the Calvert County Crime Solvers link through the Sheriff's Office website. Go to to leave an anonymous tip on-line. Information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect could result in a $1,000 reward.

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