Calvert County Sheriff's Reports - Southern Maryland Headline News

Calvert County Sheriff's Reports


PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (July 16, 2012)—The Calvert County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.

WEEKLY SUMMARY: During the week of July 9 through July 15, deputies responded to 1,455 calls for service throughout the community.

TAMPERING: Someone entered a vehicle parked outside a home on Windmill Drive in St. Leonard sometime between July 9 and 10. Nothing was stolen. The vehicle had been locked but a window was open a crack. DFC J. Morgan is investigating.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A vehicle parked in the driveway of a home on Gunsmoke Trail in Lusby had the rear window shattered for the second time in two weeks. The owner stated that he went to bed on July 10 and when he went outside on July 11 he saw the broken window. The damage is estimated at $425. DFC W. Wells is investigating.

BURGLARY: A home on Tobacco Road in Chesapeake Beach was burglarized on July 10 between 10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Approximately $15,000 worth of jewelry and money was taken. Cpl. R. Selkirk is investigating.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: Someone attempted to break into the snack stand at the Marley Run Recreation Area on Mairfield Lane in Huntingtown between July 10 and 11. Approximately $800 in damage was done but nothing was stolen. DFC J. Lord is investigating.

DRUG ARREST: On July 14 at 11:16 a.m., DFC M. Robshaw conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that crossed the center line several times on northbound Md. Rt. 4 near Cherry Hill Road in Huntingtown. He subsequently arrested the driver, Matthew James Kerr, 26 of Shady Side, and charged him with possession of drug paraphernalia, plastic straws and driving under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance.

SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT: Cpl. A. Moschetto and Sgt. J. Hollinger responded to the area of Golden West Way and San Angelo Drive in Lusby on July 11 at about 5:00 p.m. for the report of a man with a gun. After making contact with the complainant and several witnesses they learned that a man had been pointing what appeared to be a semiautomatic pistol and an assault rifle at various citizens while yelling threats that he was going to kill them. No one was injured. Moschetto and Hollinger made contact with the suspect, identified as Eric Demon Booker, 18 of Lusby, and took him into custody. Two guns were recovered next to Booker, they were determined to be "Airsoft" guns that had been painted to resemble real weapons. Police also recovered a 10 inch fillet knife. Booker was charged with second degree assault, concealing a dangerous weapon and disorderly conduct.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On July 11 at 9:10 p.m. someone shot at a house on Coyote Trail causing $350 in damage when they hit the siding and a window. The shots appeared to have been fired from a BB gun. DFC J. Hardesty is investigating.

THEFT FROM VEHICLE: A ditch witch locator and a starter rod together valued at $2800 were stolen from a truck owned by PEI Underground Utility Construction of Glen Burnie that was parked in front of Calvert Pines Senior Apartments overnight between July 11 and 12. DFC J. Lord is investigating.

THEFT FROM VEHICLE: A thirteen-year-old male from Lusby was charged with theft on a youth report on July 13 after a neighbor reported to DFC R. Brady that the boy had admitted to stealing items from the neighbor's car the night before. The victim confronted the juvenile after he found a flashlight in his vehicle that belonged to the juvenile. The youth admitted to stealing items from other vehicles in the area as well. He was released to his parents after being charged. The juvenile returned some of the stolen items to two victims.

RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT: On July 14 at 1:37 a.m., Dep. M. Quinn responded to a party on Chaneyville Road in Owings for the report of a fight with shots fired. Upon arrival she learned from witnesses that a fight had ensued between two large groups of people attending the party and that a man had gone to his vehicle, brought out a revolver and fired it in the air several times. After the fight did not break up, the man reportedly fired more shots in the air then pointed it at the crowd telling people to back up. The man then got in his car and drove away. A witness had observed the license plate number and a lookout was broadcasted. The vehicle was located in Chesapeake Beach and the driver was apprehended and then interviewed by detectives of C.I.T. He advised Det. R. Naughton that he was intending to break up the fight. The gun was located and found to have been stolen during a burglary. Hunter Lee Skeen, 18 of Chesapeake Beach, was arrested and charged with reckless endangerment and theft.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: A victim on Lindy Lane in Huntingtown advised DFC P. Aurich that overnight between July 14 and 15, someone attempted to gain entry to the residence by trying to pry open three doors. This caused minor damage but no entry was made. DFC Aurich is investigating.

DRUG ARREST: On July 14 at 2:13 p.m., DFC A. Clas responded to the area of Md. Rt. 2 and Dalrymple Road in Owings for the report of a passenger vehicle driving into oncoming traffic. Clas observed the vehicle driving southbound on Md. Rt. 2 approaching Dalrymple Road and attempting to make a left turn into the oncoming merge lane of Dalrymple Road. He blocked the vehicle in and made contact with the driver who appeared to be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. The driver, later identified as Terrence David Brooks, 30 of Chesapeake Beach, would not obey commands to get out of the vehicle and appeared to be confused. After several commands, Brooks got out of the vehicle but did not follow additional requests of DFC Clas. Brooks struggled with Clas, who finally gained control of Brooks. Several citizens who were witnessing the events offered assistance to DFC Clas, who declined for their safety. Brooks was transported to Calvert Memorial Hospital where he was treated and released to Clas' custody. Clas found suspected drugs on Brooks. Brooks was charged with possession of PCP, possession of cocaine, resisting arrest and failure to obey a lawful order. Brooks also received numerous traffic citations.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On July 15 at 12:13 p.m., DFC M. Robshaw responded to a home on 27th Street in Chesapeake Beach for the report of a destruction of property. The victim advised that a friend became upset with him and damaged his property after a verbal argument. He also stated that a gray IPOD Nano was stolen. Robshaw made contact with the suspect who admitted to damaging some of the property. Robshaw arrested Jennifer Ann Fannon, 40 of Chesapeake Beach, and charged her with malicious destruction of property and theft.

Disclaimer: In the U.S.A., all persons accused of a crime by the State are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presumption_of_innocence. Additionally, all of the information provided above is solely from the perspective of the respective law enforcement agency and does not provide any direct input from the accused or persons otherwise mentioned.

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