PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (March 4, 2014)The Prince Frederick Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) released the following incident and arrest reports.
BURGLARY: On 2/24/2014 at 7:58 pm, Trooper First Class Oles responded to the 1300 block of Tongue Cove Drive in Lusby for a reported burglary. A Cobra .380 handgun with ammunition, a Sentry Fire Safe, numerous credit cards, prescription drugs and a large amount of cash were taken from the home. Suspects have been developed. Investigators from the MSP Criminal Enforcement Division are assisting with the investigation. Investigation continues.
MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION, DUI, POSSESSION OF DRUGS: On 2/26/2014 at 1:30 am, TFC Costello and TFC Logsdon responded to Rt. 4 and Lancaster Drive in St. Leonard for a reported motor vehicle collision. During the investigation of the collision, Troopers arrested one of the drivers, Levi Hurley age 47, for driving under the influence. A search revealed that Hurley was in possession of Phencyclidine (PCP). He was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.
FRAUD: On 2/26/2014 at 9:30 am, Trooper Matthews responded to the 1000 Block of Basswood Lane for a reported fraud. The victim reported that someone used the victim's social security number to open a Verizon account in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Investigation continues.
FUGITIVE: On 2/27/2014 at 7:20 pm, TFC Esnes stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Rt. 4 at Whispering Drive in Prince Frederick. The driver was identified as Kashiem R. Brown, 33 of Frederickburg, VA. Troopers learned that Brown was a fugitive from VA and was wanted on multiple theft charges. He was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center where a fugitive warrant was filed with the District Court Commissioner.
THEFT: On 2/27/2014 at 3:06 pm, Trooper Matthews responded to Rt. 4 at Rt. 260 in Dunkirk for a reported theft. Unknown suspect(s) stole the victim's surveying equipment while he was working. The Topcon HiPer Pro GPS Receiver has been entered into NCIC. Investigation continues.
BURGLARY: On 2/28/2014 at 9:40am, Trooper Rowe responded to the 3300 block of Holland Cliff Road for a reported burglary. Two boxes of jewelry were stolen from the victim's home. Investigation continues.
WARRANT SERVICE, POSSESSION OF DRUGS: On 3/1/2014 at 11:35 pm, TFC Costello responded to Silverwood Lane in Prince Frederick while attempting to serve an arrest warrant. Dawn M. Booze, 42 of Prince Frederick, was arrested on an open warrant. A search revealed that Booze was in possession of Marijuana. She was incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.
AIRPLANE ACCIDENT: On 3/2/2014 at 12:38 pm, Troopers responded to the Chesapeake Ranch Estates Airport on Double Tree Lane in Lusby for a reported airplane accident. Upon arrival TFC Casarella contacted the pilot, Stephen Wayne Balinski and the passenger Dawn Crawford Balanski both of Lusby. Neither were injured and refused any medical assistance.
The airplane, a single engine Cessna (model 182), was in a ditch approximately 100 feet from the landing strip. Investigation revealed that Balinski was traveling back from Cambridge, Maryland earlier this afternoon. As Mr. Balanski landed the aircraft, he lost control and began to skid. The plane veered toward the right, traveling across grassy area and Double Tree Lane. The airplane continued until it struck a chain link fence and finally came to rest in a ditch.
Members of the Calvert County Sheriff's Office, Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad & Fire Department, Calvert Advanced Life Support, and Solomons Hazardous Materials Response Team (HMRT) all responded to the scene.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) were contacted. An Aviation Safety Inspector from the FAA responded to the scene and will be completing further investigation.
Tony G. Ray, 55, of Huntingtown, arrested on 2/24/2014 @ 01:54 pm by TFC S. Lewis
Levi Hurley, 46, of Forestville, arrested on 2/26/2014 @ 01:55 am by TFC W. Costello
Sophia E. Conway, 28, of College Park, arrested on 3/2/2014 @ 01:04 am by TFC K. Logsdon
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