PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (March 15, 2013)The Calvert County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.
HOME INVASION: On the morning of February 12, deputies responded to a home on Roundup Road in Lusby for the report of a home invasion robbery. The victim stated he was sleeping in bed with his girlfriend and baby when he was attacked by an unidentified black male who had broken into his residence. The victim stated he awoke when he was struck in the head with a blunt object. The black male suspect demanded the victims' prescription medication and beat the victim severely about the body and face with a blunt object. The suspect implied he was armed and threatened to kill the female and toddler.
The resulting investigation conducted by members of the Calvert Investigative Team led to probable cause to apply for arrest warrants for two suspects involved in the above robbery, Deon Lamont Jones, 22 and Melvin Lee Mackall, Jr., 35, both of Lusby. A white Ford Crown Victoria involved in the robbery, registered to Deon Jones' girlfriend, Katherine Massaro, 18 of Lusby, was located and seized, pending the issuance of a search and seizure warrant.
On February 28 a search and seizure warrant was executed at a home on Daryl Drive in Lusby in the neighborhood of White Sands. During the search Melvin Lee Mackall, Jr. was located inside the residence and arrested. On March 10, Deon Lamont Jones was located and arrested in Lusby by the Calvert County Sheriff's Office Warrant / Fugitive Unit. Jones was actively attempting to avoid capture.
It is believed that similar incidents have occurred in the Lusby area but involve victims who may be reluctant to come forth. Citizens with information pertaining to similar events involving Deon Lamont Jones and Melvin Lee Mackall, Jr. are urged to contact Det. Mudd of the Calvert County Sheriff's Office at (410)-535-1600, ext. 2469 or the Maryland State Police at (410)-535-1400.
BURGLARY CASE #13-11967: Outdoor furniture worth $4500 was stolen from the garage of a home in the 3900 block of Oyster House Road in Solomons between February 26 and 27. Six deck chairs, a table top and two benches were taken. DFC S. Esposito is investigating.
THEFT CASE #13-11981: A woman had her wallet stolen from her cart while she shopped at the Prince Frederick Safeway on February 27 between 11:45 a.m. and 1:05 p.m. Her credit cards were reported used in Bowie in less than an hour of the theft. Dep. J. Brown is continuing the investigation.
BURGLARY CASE #13-12024: A home in the 5700 block of Highland Lane in Sunderland was burglarized during the daytime hours on February 27. Over $2700 in property was stolen; a Samsung 32 inch TV, a Wyle 20 inch TV an eighteen inch Japanese brass bell and two Ipods. Anyone with information is asked to contact Dep. A. Mohler at 410-535-2800.
DISORDERLY CASE #13-12499: On March 1 at 1:57 p.m. DFC M. Velasquez responded to the area of Catalina Drive and Comstock Drive in Lusby for the report of an intoxicated subject walking around and requesting money or a ride to the liquor store. Velasquez made contact with Edward Theodore Fitzgerald, 48 of Lusby, who appeared to be heavily intoxicated. Fitzgerald was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and failure to obey a lawful order.
RESISTING ARREST CASE #13-12647: On March 2 at 1:42 a.m. Cpl. A. Moschetto responded to the area of Md. Rt. 4 northbound and Cox Road in Huntingtown for the report of an intoxicated driver. He observed the vehicle swerve into the left lane from the right lane and almost hit another vehicle then make a right turn onto Cox Road. The vehicle turned into a business parking lot and attempted to make a U-turn and head back onto Cox Road toward Md. Rt. 4. Cpl. Moschetto blocked the vehicle and made contact with driver, later identified as Dennis Lee Stiner, 58 of Lothian, who appeared intoxicated. Stiner was subsequently arrested and charged with resisting arrest, negligent driving and DUI.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #13-12878: Five mailboxes on Pop Trott Road in Dunkirk were damaged overnight between March 2 and 3. DFC A. Locke is investigating.
ATTEMPTED ARSON CASE #13-12884: A resident of a home in the 11600 block of Big Bear Lane in Lusby advised DFC R. Weems that overnight between March 2 and 3, someone attempted to set fire to the aluminum front door to the home as well as the front porch mat but were unsuccessful. A flammable liquid had been poured on both items. The State Fire Marshal was made aware of the incident.
THEFT FROM VEHICLE CASE #13-13233: Someone broke into a locked vehicle and stole $330 worth of property while the car was parked outside a home in the 200 block of South Branch Court in Huntingtown in the early morning hours of March 4. Cash, an Ipod Nano and a Droid smart phone were taken. Dep. A. Mohler is investigating.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #13-13332: A seventeen-year-old male from Sunderland was charged on a youth report with destruction of property after he became angry at employees at Art's Automotive in Sunderland and spun his tires across the entire parking lot of the business, resulting in $1800 worth of damage, on March 5 at 11:56 a.m. The juvenile was released to a parent.
BURGLARY CASE #13-13400: A home in the 1200 block of Alta Drive in Sunderland was burglarized sometime between February 1 and March 5 and copper piping was stolen. DFC P. Aurich is investigating.
THEFT FROM VEHICLE CASE #13-13979: Someone stole a case containing $1500 worth of tattoo supplies from an unlocked vehicle parked outside a home in the 400 block of W. Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick during the early morning hours on March 8. DFC P. Wood is investigating.
THEFT CASE #13-14063: Unknown suspect(s) stole $1000 worth of copper pipe from a home in the 2700 block of Spout Lane in Lusby. The theft occurred sometime between February 22 and March 9. DFC W. Wells is handling the investigation.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #13-14206: A John Deere all terrain construction vehicle was spray painted with graffiti on Stock Drive in Lusby overnight between March 8 and 9. The damage is estimated at $500. DFC S. Esposito is investigating.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #13-14270: A victim in the 5600 block of Arbor Circle in St. Leonard advised DFC S. Esposito that on March 8 at 8:55 p.m. his surveillance camera recorded a white male puncturing three tires on two vehicles parked in his driveway. The damage is estimated at $750. The investigation continues.
CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-14301: On March 9 at 5:41 p.m. after conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle on Rousby Hall Road at Miriam Lane in Lusby, Dep. R. Kampf found the driver to be in possession of suspected drugs. Navee Chotikul, 30 of Lusby, was arrested and charged with possession of a schedule II drug; Oxycodone Hydrochloride, possession of a schedule II drug; Amphetamine Dextroamphetamine and possession of marijuana.
THEFT CASE #13-14311: On March 9 at 6:24 p.m. DFC W. Wells responded to the Prince Frederick Walmart for the report of a shoplifter in custody. Andrew James Gallagher, 24 of St. Leonard, was arrested and charged with theft under $1000 and destruction of property. Gallagher was stopped while trying to exit the store with a 50 inch television he did not pay for.
DISORDERLY CASE #13-14379: On March 9 at 10:30 p.m. DFC P. Aurich observed a vehicle operating in an erratic manner shortly before the driver stopped the car and jumped out on Md. Rt. 260 near Wards Chapel Road in Owings. The driver and a female passenger were in a verbal argument. Aurich calmed them down and sent them on their way. Three subsequent calls were received by Calvert Control Center at three separate locations reporting the same vehicle being driven dangerously and the driver getting out and jumping in front of traffic while a female inside the vehicle screamed and hollered. DFC Aurich found the same vehicle in the parking lot of the Dash In on Md. Rt. 260 and Md. Rt. 778 in Owings. The driver was standing outside the vehicle and the female passenger was inside but they were arguing. Once again they were calmed and sent on their way. Finally, a fourth call was received that the same vehicle with disorderly people was at R&J Liquors on W. Chesapeake Beach Road in Dunkirk. DFC Aurich responded and arrested the driver, Malek Rashad Hackett, 18 and passenger Ladaishah Monet Gillum, 19, both of Alexandria, Va. and charged each with disorderly conduct and being intoxicated and endangering the safety of another.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #13-3973: Sometime overnight between January 19 and 20, someone broke the rear and driver's side windows on a vehicle parked outside a home in the 3100 block of Dalrymple Road in Chesapeake Beach. The damage is estimated at $500. DFC A. Locke is investigating.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #13-4025: A home in the 12300 block of Catalina Drive in Lusby had $300 in damage done when someone cut the screen and broke a window. It did not appear that entry into the home was made and nothing was stolen. DFC J. Hardesty is handling the investigation.
BURGLARY CASE #13-4380: A homeowner in the 3500 block of King Drive in Dunkirk advised Dep. M. Quinn that on January 22 between 11:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. someone entered her home by breaking a window. Approximately $3400 worth of jewelry was stolen. The case is under investigation.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #13-4514: The Sheriff's Office is investigating a rash of tire slashings that occurred between January 23 and 25 in the town of North Beach. A total of 47 victims had 77 vehicles that had 134 tires slashed or punctured. Anyone with information is asked to contact Dep. C. Fox at 410-535-2800.
BURGLARY CASE #13-4589: A homeowner in the 800 block of San Mateo Trail in Lusby reported to DFC R. Weems that unknown suspect(s) had broken into his home on January 23 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. and stolen an Insignia 42 inch flat screen television, a Dell laptop computer, and Xbox 360 game console and eight Xbox games, altogether valued at $1610. Anyone with information is asked to contact DFC Weems at 410-535-2800.
THEFT CASE #13-4600: Unknown suspect(s) stole $7000 in cash and a gold coin from a home in the 2600 block of Plum Point Road in Huntingtown sometime between October 12 and January 23. The owner advised that he sometimes leaves the house unlocked so is unsure when the theft occurred. Det. M. Mudd is investigating.
COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY CASE #13-4649: A clerk at the Lusby Fastop on H.G. Trueman Road called police January 23 at 4:45 p.m. after a man tried to pay for gas using a counterfeit twenty dollar bill. Cpl. A. Moschetto arrived and made contact with the man, later identified as William Joseph Marshall, 28 of Lusby. Marshall initially advised that he didn't realize the currency was fake; however, he then changed his story and said another man he knew had been making the counterfeit money and had left the paper used to make the bills at his house. Marshall then offered to show officers the paper at his house. Moschetto then accompanied Marshall to his house where the paper used to print the counterfeit bills was located. Marshall was arrested and charged with making currency image with the intent to defraud and possessing/issuing forged currency.
THEFT FROM VEHICLE CASE #13-4780: Someone stole over $200 worth of property from an unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway of a home in the 3800 block of 7th Street in North Beach. Dep. J. Migliaccio is investigating the theft of an Eastport backpack, a bucket full of various tools, a book and prescription drugs, which occurred between January 21 and 24.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #13-4808: A homeowner in the 11500 block of Tomahawk Trail in Lusby advised DFC A. Locke that between 6: 00 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. on January 24, someone broke a window on his home; however, it does not appear that entry was made and nothing was taken. Damage is estimated at $150.
CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-4810: A sixteen year old male from North Beach was charged on a youth report with possession of marijuana on January 24 at 2:06 p.m. after DFC J. Norton stopped the car he was a passenger in for speeding at 7th Street and Madison Avenue in North Beach. The juvenile was released to a parent.
CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-5060: On January 25 at 11:56 p.m. Dep. A. Mohler conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Steeple Chase Drive in Prince Frederick. He found the driver, Glen Preston Baldwin, 30 of Prince Frederick, to be in possession of suspected drugs. Baldwin was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than 10 grams.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #13-5124: Someone damaged the rear door to a business on Skipjack Road in Prince Frederick between 6:00 p.m. on January 25 and 10:00 a.m. on January 26. The glass window on a door was shattered and it appeared someone tried to reach inside and unlock a deadbolt lock but were unsuccessful. Nothing was taken. DFC P. Wood is investigating.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #13-5277: The siding of a home, a fence, some mailboxes and numerous street signs were spray painted with vulgar words and symbols in Port Republic and St. Leonard neighborhoods between January 26 and 27. Anyone with information is asked to contact Cpl. M. Naecker at 410-535-2800.