PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (Jan. 7, 2014)The Calvert County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.
WEEKLY SUMMARY: During the week of December 30 through January 5, deputies responded to 1,247 calls for service throughout the community.
CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-75994: Employees of the Hilton Garden Inn on Dowell Road in Dowell contacted police on December 31 at 9:51 p.m. and reported they noticed a strong odor of burning marijuana emitting from one of the guest rooms. Dep. B. Schaefer responded and made contact with the occupants of the room. Audrey Elizabeth Smart, 23 of Patuxent River, was issued a citation for possession of marijuana less than ten grams. A male occupant was searched and found to have no illicit drugs. Both subjects were asked to vacate the premises.
CDS VIOLATION CASE #14-26: On January 1 at 2:35 a.m. Cpl. A. Moschetto conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for an inoperable headlight on Coster Road at Bafford Road in Lusby. He made contact with the driver, Marcus Chase, Jr., 20 of Port Republic, and found that he was in possession of suspected drugs. Chase was arrested and charged with possession of a schedule II drug: Vicodin and driving on a suspended license.
FIREARMS COMPLAINT CASE #13-75916: On December 31 at 12:40 p.m. DFC A. Locke, along with Det. H. Rich, responded to a home in the 700 block of Good Shepherd Way in Owings for the report of a gunshot. A homeowner reported that he had been sitting in his home when he heard a loud bang and pieces of drywall fell on him. He looked out the window but did not see anything. A bullet was found in a bedroom closet. No one was injured. Det. Rich is continuing the investigation.
CDS VIOLATION CASE #14-450: On January 3 at 10:57 p.m. Cpl. M. Naecker arrested and charged Horace Mbella Efase, 30 of Capitol Heights, with possession of marijuana less than 10 grams when he conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle Efase was driving. The stop occurred on Md. Rt. 260 near the Dash-In in Owings.
THEFT FROM VEHICLE CASE #14-734: A phone charger and cash were stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the driveway of a residence in the 700 block of Crazy Horse Trail in Lusby. Dept. T. Buckler is investigating the theft that occurred overnight between January 4 and 5.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #14-857: Someone slashed a truck tire resulting in $360 of damage while it was parked at a gas pump at the Dunkirk WaWa on January 5 at 8:00 a.m. The owner of the vehicle went inside the store to pay for the gas. When he returned, he observed his truck tire was flat and saw two puncture marks. Surveillance footage shows a possible suspect drive his own truck near the victim's and get out and approach the victim's vehicle, then return to his own vehicle. Dep. T. Holt is continuing the investigation.
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 .