Calvert Co. Sheriff's Reports - Southern Maryland Headline News

Calvert Co. Sheriff's Reports


PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (June 27, 2013)—The Calvert County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

SMOOTH OPERATOR: The Calvert County Sheriff's Office just completed the first wave of the Smooth Operator Initiative. The Smooth Operator Initiative is a joint effort between law enforcement in DC, Maryland and Virginia which targets aggressive driving. During the first phase of Smooth Operator, Calvert County Deputies stopped a total of 117 vehicles. The following enforcement action was taken: 79 citations for speed violations, 51 warnings for speed, 17 citations for unrelated violations, 1 criminal arrest and 4 warrants were served as a result of the effort. Funding for the efforts is paid for by grant funds awarded by the Maryland Highway Safety Office.

The Calvert County Sheriff's Office will continue to enforce the traffic laws in Calvert County in effort to reduce deaths on our highway. With a cooperative effort from citizens throughout this County that can be accomplished. It is our goal to rid our highways of aggressive driving and unfortunate crashes resulting from speed and driver errors.

The Smooth Operator Program is an ongoing effort targeting aggressive drivers in several different waves. If you see a driver operating in an aggressive manner please call and report that driver. You may save a life!

FATAL CRASH: On June 17, at approximately 4:26 p.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the area of MD Route 2-4 and Sixes Road (MD Route 506), Prince Frederick, for a report of a serious motor vehicle crash involving Calvert Advanced Life Support vehicle Medic 103 and a civilian vehicle.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2009 Chevrolet Suburban, CALS Medic 103, was being operated by Paramedic Katie A. L. Kreider, a 23-year-old female and a resident of Prince Frederick, and was traveling southbound on MD Route 2-4. CALS Medic 103 was responding to a 911 call for a heart patient in the Lusby area and the vehicle was being operated in an emergency capacity with emergency lights and siren activated.

As the 2009 Suburban approached the intersection of MD Route 2-4 and Sixes Road a black 2009 Toyota Camry, operated by Allen Leroy Parker, a 75-year-old male and a resident of Price Frederick, entered the southbound lanes of MD Route 2-4 in an attempt to make a left turn and continue northbound. The Camry was struck on the left front axle by the Suburban and came to an uncontrolled final rest on the southbound grass shoulder of MD Route 2-4.

The Suburban continued across the northbound lanes of MD Route 2-4 and came to an uncontrolled final rest in the driveway of 2010 S Solomons Island Road.

Parker was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from the Camry during the collision. Parker was found in the median without a pulse. Parker was transported to Calvert Memorial Hospital, where he succumbed to injuries sustained as a result of the collision and was pronounced dead by the Emergency Room Staff.

Kreider sustained serious injuries as a result of the collision and was transported to MedStar Trauma via ground ambulance.

Sgt. V. Bortchevsky of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Crash Reconstruction Team is conducting the investigation into the events leading up to the collision. Anyone with additional information regarding the incident are asked to contact Sgt. V. Bortchevsky of CRT at 410-535-2800 or via e-mail at bortchvi@co.cal.md.us.

ILLEGAL DUMPING CASE #13-35296: On June 15 at 6:13 p.m. Dep. C. Fox cited Zachary Michael Sullivan, 21 of Hollywood, for dumping brush, wood and trash near the water tower by Beach Elementary School in Chesapeake Beach. A citizen called police after observing Sullivan and made note of Sullivan's vehicle description and tag number. Sullivan advised Fox that he did it because it was convenient.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT CASE #13-35560: Dep. S. Mitchell arrested Christopher Paul Stauffer, 30 of Annapolis, on June 16 at 11:00 p.m. at a concert at the St. Leonard Firehouse concert pavilion after he disobeyed a lawful order and became disorderly. Stauffer was charged with disorderly conduct and failure to obey a lawful order.

FRAUD CASE #13-34098: A woman in Prince Frederick reported to Dep. D. Roberts on June 10 that sometime between May 13 and the present, someone made unauthorized charges to her bank account totaling over $14,900. The victim advised that around mid-May she had put a check to her credit card company in her mailbox to be picked up by the post office but her credit card company never received it. The investigation is continuing.

ASSAULT CASE #13-34609: On June 12 at 3:32 p.m. at the Md. Rt. 4 and Md. Rt. 260 intersection while assisting another deputy on a traffic stop, DFC M. Robshaw contacted a passenger in the vehicle for identification and she gave a false name. Further checking determined her to be Shelby Rosanne McDonald, 32 of Lothian. McDonald was found to have an active warrant for violations relating to a traffic accident. McDonald started to kick Robshaw in the chest after attempting to run from deputies. She was subdued and served with the warrant and also arrested for second degree assault and resisting arrest.

BURGLARY CASE #13-34634: A home in the 12000 block of Hisperia Road in Lusby was burglarized sometime between June 1 and 12. Damage in the amount of $320 was done but nothing was taken. DFC R. Weems is investigating.

THEFT FROM VEHICLE CASE #13-34745: Sometime between June 3 and 13 someone entered an unlocked vehicle parked outside a business in the 7600 block of Investment Court in Owings and stole 2 dual subwoofers, an amplifier box and an amplifier. DFC J. Lord is investigating.

THEFT CASE #13-35010: Dep. L. Wood arrested Irene Frances Harris, 60 of Lusby, on June 14 at 4:05 p.m. and charged her with theft after Harris was seen leaving the Lusby Food Lion with a cart full of unpaid items. Harris was seen pushing a cart with $294 worth of food from the store without stopping to pay. When confronted by a store employee, Harris could not produce a receipt. Harris was charged with theft less than $1000.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #13-35255: Damage in the amount of $200 was done to a barn and green house located behind a home in the 100 block of Windcliff Road in Prince Frederick between June 10 and 15. Someone spray painted the structures with graffiti and then broke a window in each. DFC J. Denton is investigating.

CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-35581: On June 17 at 1:36 a.m. the passenger in a vehicle that had been stopped for a traffic violation was arrested for possession of suspected drugs. Dep. T. Holt charged Douglas Robert Hall, 19 of Port Republic, with possession of a schedule II drug: Oxycodone.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY CASE #13-35597: Dep. S. Moran responded to the Calvert-Arundel Pharmacy on East Chesapeake Beach Road in Owings on June 17 at 3:29 a.m. for the report of a burglary. Upon arrival, Dep. Moran observed the front door glass to have been broken. The owner of the business indicated that nothing was taken; it appears that no entry was made into the business. Det. R. Hawkins of C.I.T. assumed the investigation and is reviewing store security tape.

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://somd.me/presumed-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. You can find additional information about the case by searching the Maryland Judiciary Case Search Database using the accused's name and date of birth. The database is online at http://somd.me/mdcasesearch . Persons named who have been found innocent or not guilty of all charges in the respective case, and/or have had the case ordered expunged by the court can have their name, age, and city redacted by following the process defined at http://somd.me/expungeme .

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