WEEKLY SUMMARY: During the week of May 13 through May 19, deputies responded to 1,382 calls for service throughout the community.
A 70-year-old Chestertown man's Jeep ended up on top of two docked boats after he hit a parked F250 truck, parking posts, and the pier. Police determined the man put the vehicle into reverse by mistake. (Photo courtesy Calvert Co. Sheriff's Office)
70-YEAR-OLD DRIVER CAUSES MAYHEM IN PARKING LOT: On May 19 at 6:51 p.m., DFC J. Bell responded to the parking lot of Bunky's Charter Boats in Solomons Island for the report of a motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival DFC Bell determined that the driver of a 2004 Jeep SUV, a 70-year-old male from Chestertown, had put the vehicle in reverse and hit a 2003 Ford F250 pickup truck, two parking posts, and the pier, until coming to rest on two boats in the water secured to the pier. No one was injured, no citations were issued, and the crash was determined to be the result of driver error.
THEFT CASE #13-27883: Unknown suspect(s) stole two concrete basketball-sized balls from the top of two brick columns at the end of a driveway of a home in the 2000 block of Lady Anne's Way in Huntingtown between May 10 and 12. Their value is placed at $300. Anyone with information is asked to contact Dep. J. Migliaccio at 410-535-2800.
BURGLARY CASE #13-27997: Unknown suspect(s) broke into an attached garage at a home in the 12000 block of Century Manor Drive in Dunkirk overnight between May 12 and 13 and stole a Pep Boys PowerPro 9000 watt generator. The black and white colored generator is worth $630. Dep. N. Lenharr is investigating.
BURGLARY CASE #13-28042: A home in the 3500 block of Yellow Bank Road in Dunkirk was burglarized sometime between May 9 and 13. The homeowner advised that nothing appears to have been taken but $1250 in damage was done. Dep. N. Lenharr is continuing the investigation.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #13-28097: Someone entered an unlocked vehicle parked outside a home in the 3700 block of Cassell Boulevard in Prince Frederick between May 12 and 13 and stole approximately $30 in cash and also caused $400 in damage. DFC W. Wells is investigating.
THEFT FROM VEHICLE CASE #13-28151: Dep. D. Roberts is investigating a theft from a locked motor vehicle that occurred on May 13 at 9:44 p.m. in the 5700 block of Oakcrest Drive in St. Leonard. A homeowner pulled into the driveway and saw a white male standing by the parked vehicle. The suspect fled the scene. Craftsman wrenches, sockets and Klein electric tools along with a black and silver Rockford Fosgate amplifier were stolen. The suspect is described as a white male, about 5' 10", blond or brown hair and no facial hair. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black pants. Anyone with information is asked to contact Dep. Roberts at 410-535-2800.
CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-28315: On May 14 at 6:41 p.m. DFC W. Wells responded to the parking lot of the Lord Calvert Bowling Alley at Md. Rt. 4 and Plum Point Road in Huntingtown for the report of a vehicle crash. The victim advised that a black pickup truck had hit her vehicle while turning into the bowling alley. The victim stated she made contact with the driver who appeared to be under the influence so she called police. DFC Wells made contact with the driver, identified as Michael Timothy Porter, 32 of Chesapeake Beach. DFC Wells observed a white powdery substance around Porter's nose and mouth, on his hands and all over the center console of the vehicle. Porter was found to be under the influence of suspected drugs and was arrested and charged with DUI and use of drug paraphernalia; a pill grinder.
THEFT CASE #13-28593: Two three feet tall brass crane statues valued at $130 were stolen from the front yard of a home in the 4400 block of Kings Road in St. Leonard. Dep. P. Mosely is investigating the May 16 theft.
ATTEMPTED BURGLARY CASE #13-28626: A homeowner in the 1200 block of Forest Road in Lusby reported to DFC M. Velasquez that while watching television on May 16 at 12:09 p.m. he heard someone trying to force open his front door. His dogs started to bark and the homeowner could hear subjects talking outside the home. He opened the front door and observed three white males running away from his house. The investigation is continuing.
CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-28749: On May 16 at 11:16 p.m. Dep. T. Buckler responded to the Huntingtown 7-11 Convenience Store for the report of a suspicious vehicle that had been parked by the dumpsters for an hour and a half. Dep. Buckler made contact with the two occupants of the vehicle. The passenger, identified as Sarah W. Hassay, 22 of St. Leonard, was found to be in possession suspected drugs and drug paraphernalia. She was arrested and charged with possession of a schedule II drug; Suboxone and possession of controlled paraphernalia; a hypodermic syringe.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #13-28903: A set of custom iron gates at the entrance to the pier on Lyons Creek Road and Palisades Drive in Dunkirk were damaged sometime between May 3 and 17 when it appears someone rammed them with their vehicle. The damage is estimated at $1000. DFC W. Wells is investigating.
ASSAULT CASE #13-28911: On May 17 at 10:32 p.m. DFC R. Kreps responded to the Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons Island for the report of two subjects in a physical altercation. Kreps made contact with two white males on the ground fighting and broke them apart. One of the subjects turned and swung at DFC Kreps, striking him on the left side of his head. The subject, identified as Roger Lee Pirner, 34 of Lusby, was arrested and charged with second degree assault and disorderly conduct.
CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-28914: On May 17 at 9:57 p.m., after conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle at the intersection of Cox Court and Cox Road in Huntingtown, Dep. A. Mohler found the driver and passenger to both be in possession of suspected drugs. The driver, Justin Edward Kiser, 18 of Huntingtown, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana in the amount less than 10 grams and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a metal grinder. The passenger, a 17 year old male of Huntingtown, was charged with the same offenses and released to a parent.
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