Calvert County Sheriff's Reports

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (December 7, 2012)—The Calvert County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

WEEKLY SUMMARY: During the week of November 26 through December 2, deputies responded to 1,543 calls for service throughout the community.

DRUG ARREST: On November 26 at 8:49 a.m., Dep. M. Quinn conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Md. Rt. 4 near Briscoe's Turn Road in Owings. She found the driver and passenger to be in possession of suspected drugs. The driver, Veronica M. Disney, 51 of Huntingtown, was arrested and charged with possession of a schedule IV drug; Alprazolam, possession of a schedule IV drug; Zolpidem, possession of a schedule II drug; Endocet, and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a glass blown smoking device. The lone passenger, John Herman Sears, 39, also of Huntingtown, was arrested and charged with possession of a schedule IV drug; Alprazolam, possession of a schedule II drug; Endocet and false statement to a peace officer for failure to provide his correct identity. Sears was also served with an outstanding Calvert County warrant for violation of probation.

THEFT: Unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked vehicle parked outside a home in the 12000 block of Sagebrush Drive in Lusby sometime between November 22 and 23 and stole $40 in cash and a paycheck. DFC A. Clas is investigating.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: A citizen on Carson Court in Lusby reported to Cpl. M. Naecker that on November 26 an unknown subject came to her house and left a sticker on her front door and mailbox stating they belonged to District Court Service and for her to contact them because they had legal documents or a court summons. A neighbor advised that the subject was driving a small black vehicle. The citizen then called the phone number provided on the sticker and left a message. She later received a return phone call from someone identifying themselves as a detective with the PG Police Department. The citizen asked for his badge number and he hung up the phone. Citizens are asked to contact the Calvert County Sheriff's Office at 410-535-2800 to report any type of suspicious activity.

BURGLARY: Someone stole $3000 worth of copper piping from behind a home in the 600 block of Yosemite Lane in Lusby. The theft was discovered on November 27. DFC J. Harms is handling the investigation.

THEFT: Unknown suspect(s) stole 16 inch Camaro IROC wheels, valued at $500, from behind a home in the 5100 block of Christiana Parran Road in Chesapeake Beach sometime between November 16 and 21. Dep. L. Wood is investigating.

BURGLARY: An outside air conditioning unit was damaged and $1000 in copper piping was stolen from the rear of a home in the 12000 block of Algonquin Trail in Lusby. The theft was discovered on November 27 and is being investigated by DFC W. Wells.

BURGLARY: A homeowner in the 2200 block of Harley Drive in Dunkirk advised DFC R. Kreps that her home was broken into on November 27 between 6:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Nothing appears to have been taken.

DRUG ARREST: On November 27 at 12:25 a.m. Cpl. G. Shrawder observed a vehicle traveling in front of him at a high rate of speed and crossing the center and right roadway lines numerous times. He conducted a traffic stop and was assisted by DFC R. Kreps. Kreps found the driver, identified as William Gary Wade, Jr., 32 of Lothian, to be under the influence of alcohol. Wade was also found to be in possession of suspected drugs. Wade was charged with possession of marijuana in the amount of less than 10 grams, use of drug paraphernalia; a multicolored glass smoking device, driving under the influence of alcohol and numerous traffic citations.

THEFT FROM VEHICLE: Unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked vehicle parked outside a home on Harbor Road in Chesapeake Beach sometime between November 27 and 28 and stole $1920 in cash. DFC M. Velasquez is investigating.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: Someone caused $3000 in damage to two vehicles parked on Maple Way in Lusby overnight between November 28 and 29. Scratch marks were observed along the sides of both vehicles. Dep. B. Schaefer is investigating.

THEFT: A woman advised DFC A. Locke that someone stole her white Apple Ipad 2 that was in her shopping cart at the Dunkirk Safeway on November 29 at noon. The IPad is valued at $200.

DRUG ARREST: On November 30 at 9:53 a.m. a person reported that a known suspect had taken their vehicle without their permission. Dep. J. Brown and DFC Morgan located the vehicle on Cody Trail and activated emergency equipment. The vehicle came to a stop and the driver exited the vehicle. He was arrested, identified as Jeremy M. Baran, 23 of Lusby, and charged with possession of a schedule II drug; Percocet, possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a silver spoon, and theft of a motor vehicle.

THEFT: Unknown suspect(s) stole a 4500 catalytic converter from a vehicle parked on Chesapeake Lighthouse Drive in north Beach on sometime between November 30 and December 2. Dep. M. Quinn is investigating.

CVS THEFT: On Saturday December 1 at approximately 3:44 p.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff's Office Patrol Bureau responded to the CVS located at 13390 H.G. Trueman Road in Solomons for a reported theft. The store manager observed two suspects take approximately $1,550 worth of ink cartridges from a locked cabinet. The suspects then used two large gift bags from the store to carry the items out of the store. The manager followed the suspects out of the store toward the Food Lion. It is believed the suspects were trying to get into a Green Chevy S-10 pickup driven by an unknown suspect. Due to the manager following the suspects and citizens taking notice and also giving chase, the suspects dropped the bags in the Food Lion parking lot. The suspects were later apprehended by Calvert County deputies in the area of the Ruddy Duck Restaurant.

The two suspects were identified as Roman Renard Braxton, 45 and Tyrone Reginald Grissom, also 45, both of Washington, D.C. Braxton initially gave deputies a false name and date of birth. A search incident to arrest revealed CDS paraphernalia and possession of suspected crack cocaine on Braxton. He also had an open Circuit Court warrant through the Prince George's County Sheriff's Office for theft over $1,000. Braxton was charged by DFC A. Clas with theft $1000 to under $10,000, possession of drug paraphernalia; a plastic baggie, and false statement to a peace officer. Clas charged Grissom with theft $1000 to under $10,000. Dep. Clas made contact with the CVS regional crime prevention unit who advised both suspects are involved in thefts from the Solomons location and California location. It is also believed one of the suspects may be involved in the theft of over $30,000 in merchandise from CVS stores in Delaware, Maryland, DC, and Virginia over the past year. Anyone with further information is asked to contact Det. Homer Rich of the C.I.T. at 410-535-1600, extension 2765.

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