WEEKLY SUMMARY: During the week of September 30 through October 6, deputies responded to 1,533 calls for service throughout the community.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #13-58036: Someone caused $400 in damage when they shattered a sliding glass door to a home in the 7700 block of Schooner Drive in Lusby. The damage was discovered on October 1; it is unknown when it actually occurred. DFC W. Wells is investigating.
THEFT CASE #13-58255: A victim in the 3900 block of Cassell Boulevard in Prince Frederick advised Cpl. S. Parrish that on October 2 at 3:00 p.m. he and his wife observed three juvenile males siphoning gas out of his pick-up truck. The juveniles fled when they realized they had been seen. Cpl. Parrish is investigating.
Liam Casey Connell, 20 of Owings, Md. (Arrest photos)
BURGLARY CASE #13-58357: On October 3 at 12:10 a.m. Dep. B. Schaefer responded to a home in the 3300 block of Hall Creek Lane in Owings for the report of a burglary in progress. Upon arrival Dep. Schaefer learned from the homeowners that they had discovered an unknown male sitting at their kitchen table with a bottle of alcohol and he appeared to be intoxicated. Schaefer made contact with the subject who was identified as Liam Casey Connell, 20 of Owings. Connell initially gave a fake driver's license as identification. Connell was uncooperative during arrest and was also spitting inside the patrol vehicle. Connell broke out the rear passenger window of the patrol vehicle with his feet during the ride to the Calvert County Detention Center. Connell was charged with fourth degree burglary, possession of a fictitious or fraudulent government identification document, malicious destruction of property less than $500, and driving under the influence.
BURGLARY CASE #13-58416: Unknown suspect(s) burglarized the Hunting Creek Compactor Site in Huntingtown overnight between October 2 and 3 and stole an air conditioner unit from the office and eleven car batteries and three flashlight batteries from a shed, altogether totaling $430. Anyone with information is asked to contact Dep. T. Holt at 410-535-2800.
BURGLARY CASE #13-58467: A home in the 6800 block of Hallowing Lane in Prince Frederick was burglarized on October 3 between 2:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Two Play Station 3 games were stolen. Dep. N. Lenharr is investigating.
THEFT FROM VEHICLE CASE #13-58477: Someone stole a black Garmin GPS valued at $200 from an unlocked vehicle parked outside a home in the 2900 block of Karen Drive in Chesapeake Beach. Dep. T. Holt is investigating the theft which occurred overnight between October 2 and 3.
TAMPERING WITH VEHICLE CASE #13-58503: A vehicle owner in the 200 block of Lore Road in Solomons advised Dep. G. Gott that they discovered a pair of slippers, a purple shirt and plastic sunglasses that did not belong to them inside their vehicle. The owner suspects someone may have slept inside the vehicle. Nothing was taken. The incident occurred overnight between October 2 and 3.
BURGLARY CASE #13-58507: A burglary to a residence in the 1500 block of Lottie Fowler Road in Prince Frederick was discovered on October 3. Nothing was taken. Dep. N. Lenharr is investigating.
Rhonda Lynn Bellemore, 57 of Prince Frederick, Md. (Arrest photos)
CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-58618: On October 4 at 3:59 a.m. Dep. C. Ward responded to the parking lot of the Prince Frederick Walmart for the report of a suspicious vehicle with 2 subjects sleeping inside it. Dep. Ward made contact with the two occupants who failed to offer an explanation as to why they were asleep in the parking lot. Ward detected the odor of burnt marijuana and alcohol. The owner of the vehicle, identified as Rhonda Lynn Bellemore, 57 of Prince Frederick, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana less than 10 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia; aluminum foil used to smoke/inhale marijuana, and wear and carry a dangerous weapon; a slapjack.
THEFT CASE #13-58672: A woman was arrested for stealing from the Prince Frederick Walmart on October 4 at 9:49 a.m. DFC W. Wells responded and was advised by store personnel that the woman was observed leaving the store in a store scooter with the basket loaded with items she did not pay for. Charlotte Marie Mackall, 47 of Prince Frederick, was arrested and charged with theft more than $1,000 but less than $10,000.
THEFT FROM VEHICLE CASE #13-58723: DFC W. Wells is investigating the theft of a Garmin GPS, LG phone and prescription medications from an unlocked vehicle parked outside a home on Duchess Lane in Huntingtown that occurred between October 3 and 4.
THEFT FROM VEHICLE CASE #13-58924: Someone stole a Coach wallet worth $50 from an unlocked vehicle parked in the 2100 block of Park Chesapeake Drive in Lusby overnight between October 4 and 5. The victim's purse was located on the side of the road. DFC R. Wilson is investigating.
Top: Mary Estella Hawkins, 46 of Lusby, Md. Bottom: Brian Keith Holland, Jr., 25 of Hughesville, Md. (Arrest photos)
HIT AND RUN, CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-58945: On October 6 at 4:11 p.m. DFC J. Denton responded to the area of Md. Rt. 231 near Mason Road for the report of a vehicle traveling eastbound matching the description of a vehicle involved in a hit and run accident about 20 minutes prior in the same general area. The vehicle had struck another vehicle causing damage and then fled in a westbound direction toward Charles County at that time. Denton activated his emergency equipment and pulled in behind the suspect vehicle. The vehicle continued to travel eastbound, turning right onto Thoroughbred Drive at a high rate of speed, passing other vehicles and traveling into oncoming traffic at times. The vehicle then made another right turn onto Avatar Way, approaching a dead end. It then drove off road onto a dirt road leading to the power lines, striking an embankment. The driver, later identified as Mary Estella Hawkins, 46 of Lusby, exited the vehicle and began to flee on foot. The vehicle continued to drift before coming to rest at the bottom of a hill, carrying a passenger inside. The fleeing driver was given numerous loud commands to stop but she continued to run until she fell. She was arrested and charged with possession of a schedule II drug; Crack Cocaine in sufficient quantity to indicate an intent to distribute, possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a silver digital scale, failure to stop after an accident, attempt to elude police, driving under the influence of alcohol and numerous other traffic violations. The passenger, Brian Keith Holland, Jr., 25 of Hughesville, was arrested and charged with possession of a schedule II drug; Crack Cocaine in sufficient quantity to indicate an intent to distribute and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a silver digital scale.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #13-59061: Six mailboxes and posts and two street signs were damaged overnight between October 5 and 6 along Ponds Wood Road, Terri Lane, Sunrise Drive and Moonbeam Avenue in Huntingtown. DFC A. Mohler is investigating.
BURGLARY CASE #13-59180: Unknown suspect(s) broke into the Calvert Elks Lodge on Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick between midnight and 12:08 a.m. on October 7, causing $2650 in damage and stealing a small amount of cash. DFC P. Wood is investigating.
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