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

Calvert Co. Sheriff's Reports


PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (Feb. 10, 2014)—The Calvert County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.

WEEKLY SUMMARY: During the week of February 3 through February 9, deputies responded to 1,369 calls for service throughout the community.

CDS VIOLATION CASE #14-6394: On February 3 at 9:05 p.m. Dep. L. Wood responded to the area of Sitting Bull Circle and Arrow Court in Lusby for the report of a vehicle in the roadway. Wood observed the vehicle that matched the description given but it was legally parked. She observed two men exit a nearby residence and approach her. She asked for identification from them and one of the men indicated his was inside the residence. The other man, identified as Tavon Irving Huffin, 23 of Lusby, was observed to have suspected marijuana on the front of his shirt. A search of Huffin revealed additional suspected drugs. The deputy then accompanied the first male into the home for him to obtain his identification and she observed suspected drug paraphernalia. The male was identified as Anthony Allen Cantrell, 20 of Lusby. A consent to search turned up additional suspected drugs. Wood also noticed women's jewelry that Cantrell could not account for. The jewelry was confiscated by Wood. Both men were arrested. Huffin was charged with possession of marijuana less than 10 grams, possession of a schedule II drug; Percocet, possession of a schedule II drug; Vyvanse, and possession of a schedule IV drug; Xanax. Cantrell was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of a schedule II drug; Percocet, and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a green smoking device.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #14-7112: Sometime between 4:30 p.m. on February 6 and 9:40 a.m. on February 7 unknown suspect(s) shot two holes through the front glass of a guard shack at the main gate of the Naval Research Lab-Randall Cliffs on Bayside Road in Chesapeake Beach. The damage is estimated at $100. Dep. L. Wood is investigating.

CDS VIOLATION CASE #14-7272: On February 8 at 1:16 a.m. DFC J. Denton conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was traveling on Md. Rt. 4 in Prince Frederick. The vehicle pulled into the Holiday Inn parking lot. Denton made contact with the driver, identified as Gregory Louis Mercilliott, 47 of Dunkirk and lone passenger, Jessica Lyn Smith, 26 of Suitland, and found them to be in possession of suspected drugs. Mercilliott was charged with two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia; a glass smoking device, and seven counts of possession of controlled dangerous substances; crack cocaine, heroin, oxycodone, and alprazolam. Smith was charged with possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a glass smoking device.

ATTEMPTED THEFT CASE #14-7301: Someone entered an unlocked vehicle at around 3:30 a.m. on February 8 while it was parked outside a home in the 12000 block of Century Manor Drive in Dunkirk. Nothing was taken but items inside the glove box were in disarray. Dep. A. Curtin is investigating.

THEFT FROM VEHICLE CASE #14-7307: A Garmin Nuvi GPS valued at $150 was stolen from an unlocked vehicle at a home in the 11900 block of Rivershore Drive in Dunkirk between 1:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on February 7. DFC P. Aurich is handling the investigation.

THEFT FROM VEHICLE CASE #14-7308: An unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked vehicle in the 8600 block of Valley View Court in Owings in the early morning hours of February 8 and stole $200 of items to include two Apple IPhone chargers, two pair of sunglasses and two Naval Academy stadium seat cushions. Dep. A. Curtin is investigating.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #14-7333: The property manager of Silverwood Apartments in Prince Frederick advised Dep. W. Durner that overnight between February 7 and 8, unknown suspect(s) spray painted graffiti on the sidewalk, benches, trees, a sign and an electrical box of the complex. Damage is estimated at $1,400. The investigation is continuing.

THEFT FROM VEHICLE CASE #14-7348: Someone stole $120 in items from an unlocked vehicle parked outside a home in the 3400 block of Charing Court in Chesapeake Beach overnight between February 7 and 8. A gray Timberland suitcase containing various clothing items and two Verizon phone chargers were stolen. Dep. A. Curtin continues the investigation.

ATTEMPTED THEFT CASE #14-7406: A homeowner reported to Dep. T. Roberts that on February 8 at about 5:00 p.m. his babysitter observed two black men on the back porch of the home looking in the windows. She said they tried to get into the home but she screamed. The two males then went to the front of the home and attempted to steal a bicycle from the driveway but the attempt was unsuccessful and they fled on foot in an unknown direction. The investigation is continuing.

Citizens with information on any of the reported crimes above, or any criminal activity in Calvert County, who wish to report it anonymously can now access the Calvert County Crime Solvers website via http://somd.me/calvertcrimesolvers. Information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect could result in a $1,000 reward.

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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