Calvert Co. Sheriff's Reports

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (July 15, 2013)—The Calvert County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.

WEEKLY SUMMARY: During the week of July 8 through July 14, deputies responded to 1,571 calls for service throughout the community.

BURGLARY CASE #13-40247: Unknown suspect(s) entered a residence in the 3000 block of Plum Point Road in Huntingtown between 9:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. on July 7. It is unknown at this time if anything was taken. Dep. T. Holt is investigating.

CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-40264: On July 8 at 1:30 a.m. DFC J. Smith responded to a call for a suspicious vehicle in the Drum Point area of Lusby. He observed the suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of the Lusby Fastop. Smith found that the passenger, identified as Erik Russell Harting, 19 of Lusby, was in possession of suspected drugs. Harting was charged with possession of marijuana less than 10 grams.

CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-40323: On July 8 at 9:39 a.m. Dep. S. Moran investigated a single-vehicle crash on southbound Md. Rt. 4 near Pardoe Road in Lusby. He found the driver of the vehicle, Joseph Casey Martin, 18 of St. Leonard, to be in possession of suspected drugs. Martin was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of a schedule IV drug; Alprazolam.

BURGLARY CASE #13-40637: A home in the 5800 block of Eucalyptus Drive in St. Leonard was burglarized during the daytime hours on July 9 and $200 in change was stolen. DFC A. Clas is investigating.

THEFT FROM VEHICLE CASE #13-40700: Someone stole a Canon Powershot camera from an unlocked vehicle on July 10 near midnight while it was parked outside the MASH Animal Hospital on Old Town Road in Huntingtown. DFC R. Kreps is investigating.

CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-40793: A woman was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia; a glass smoking device, after she attempted to gain entry to the District Court building in Prince Frederick on July 10 at 1:12 p.m. DFC J. Hardesty made contact with a court bailiff who advised Tavanne Dorothy Thomas, 51 of Prince Frederick, was found to have the paraphernalia in her pocket.

BURGLARY CASE #13-40828: Unknown suspect(s) burglarized a home in the 5800 block of Eucalyptus Drive in St. Leonard on two separate occasions, July 9 and July 10, and stole approximately $2500 in cash. DFC J. Hardesty is investigating.

CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-41124: On July 11 at 7:54 p.m. Cpl. A. Moschetto responded to the area of Md. Rt. 765 northbound and Rousby Hall Road in Lusby for the report of a possible intoxicated driver. Cpl. Moschetto located the suspect vehicle parked in the lot of the Lusby Commons shopping center. He found the driver to be in possession of suspected drugs. Brian Patrick Sweeney, 21 of Hollywood, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana in the amount less than 10 grams, possession of Alprazolam (Xanax), possession of Percocet, and two counts of possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a pipe made from aluminum foil, and burnt aluminum foil and a plastic straw.

CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-41340: Two juvenile males from Prince Frederick were each charged on a youth report with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia; Swisher Sweets Cigarillos, on July 12 at 8:05 p.m. DFC A. Mohler observed a group of males on a picnic table near Bayside Forest Beach on Deane Avenue in Prince Frederick. After making contact, he found the two juveniles to be in possession of the drugs. They were each released to a family member.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #13-41444: On July 13 at 5:30 a.m. DFC M. Quinn responded to a home in the 100 block of Boothhaven Lane in Sunderland for the report of a suspicious person. Quinn made contact with the subject who appeared intoxicated and was dressed only in his underwear. The homeowner reported that the subject had been banging on the doors of the residence trying to get in. He then broke the slide to a child's playground set. Quinn advised the subject, identified as Joseph Lindsey Cranford III, 40 of Prince Frederick, that he was not welcome there and was being placed under arrest for destruction of property. Cranford became disorderly, screaming profanities. He was charged with destruction of property less than $500, disorderly conduct and intoxication; endanger the safety of the victim.

THEFT CASE #13-41474: Someone stole a Motovox mini bike valued at $320 from behind the Sears store in Prince Frederick overnight between July 12 and 13. Dep. D. Roberts is investigating.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY CASE #13-41571: Someone attempted to force entry into a storage building next to a home in the 12500 block of Vanous Road in Dunkirk between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. on July 11. Nothing appears to have been stolen although $500 in damage was done to the door. DFC A. Mohler is investigating.

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: 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 . 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 .

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