PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (Aug. 20, 2015)The Calvert County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.
DOMESTIC ASSAULT ARREST OF PG COUNTY OFFICER: On August 17, Sgt. Goldsmith and Cpl. McCarroll of the Calvert County Sheriff's Office responded to Gray Inn Court in Prince Frederick for the report of a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, Cpl. McCarroll made contact with Margaret Whitehead and two young children while Sgt. Goldsmith contacted Steven Moure. Deputies interviewed all of the subjects on scene.
The initial investigation revealed that Steven Moure allegedly assaulted his son and his ex-wife during an argument.
Moure was subsequently arrested and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center. Moure was charged with two counts of assault and one count of child abuse. Moure was detained pending his appearance before a district court commissioner. The Prince Georges County Police Department was contacted and responded to the Calvert County Sheriff's Office to conduct an independent investigation into the events that transpired.
The Prince George's County Police Department released the following announcement in relation to the aforementioned arrest
CHIEF MAGAW SUSPENDS OFFICER AFTER DOMESTIC-RELATED ARREST: A Prince Georges County Police officer is now suspended without pay after a domestic-related arrest. The Calvert County Sheriffs Office charged Corporal Steven Moure with two counts of assault and one count of child abuse. The corporal was off-duty at the time of his arrest yesterday.
Our Special Investigation Response Team (SIRT) immediately launched an investigation after learning of the arrest. Police Chief Mark Magaw issued the following statement regarding this incident: The allegations against Corporal Moure are troubling. Prince Georges County Police officers are expected to behave in a professional manner, both on and off duty. If an officer breaks the law, that officer will be held accountable.
Corporal Moure has been employed by the PGPD for nine years and is assigned to the Bureau of Administration.
DROWNING: On Wednesday, August 19, Dfc. Beisel responded to 3746 Harbor Road Chesapeake Beach for the report of a missing person. Upon arrival, he made contact with the complainant Paul Frank Bowen, Jr. Mr. Bowen advised that he had not seen or heard from his father, Paul Frank Bowen. Sr., since approximately 2000hrs on 08/18/2015.
While Dfc. Beisel was speaking with Bowen Jr, a citizen called 911 at 9:19 a.m. to report a subject in the water along the Fishing Creek running path. The citizen was running the path near the back of Fishing Creek when they located a white male floating face up in the water not responsive. F/Sgt. Naughton responded to the scene and contacted the citizen and secured the scene. The floating subject was believed to be Paul Frank Bowen, Sr. An MVA photo was utilized to determine that the body was in fact Paul Bowen, Sr., a 60 year-old white male.
Members of the Calvert County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Bureau responded to the scene to assist with the investigation. Calvert County Sheriff's Office Crime Lab Personnel, Natural Resources Police and FI Dillon arrived on scene to assist with recovery. The body of Mr. Bowen was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy.
Based upon witness statements it is believed that Mr. Bowen was checking his crab pots either late last night or early this morning when he fell into the water from the pier and subsequently drowned.
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.
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