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

Calvert Co. Sheriff's Reports


PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (Nov. 9, 2015)—The Calvert County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

WEEKLY SUMMARY: During the week of October 26 through November 1, deputies responded to 1,289 calls for service throughout the community.

BURGLARY CASE #15-58179: Deputy V. O'Donnell was dispatched to a burglary call on Paul Hance Road, Huntingtown, for the report of items stolen from a shed. Sometime between October 23 and October 27, two generators, two weed eaters, a vehicle battery and a gas can were stolen.

BURGLARY CASE #15-58015: On October 26, Deputy T. Holt responded to a home burglary which took place between 5:30 am - 4:30 pm on HG Trueman Road in Solomons. The suspect(s) entered by breaking a window and removed several items of clothing.

CDS VIOLATION CASE #15-58544: On October 29, Deputy G. Gott conducted a traffic stop at South Solomons Island Road/German Chapel Road in Prince Frederick and observed Ann Chialastri (46) of Port Republic to be in possession of Adderall and Vyvanse. She was transported to the Detention Center and released to correctional staff.

CDS VIOLATION CASE #15-58414: On October 28, Deputy G. Gott responded to the report of a suspicious vehicle at the 7-11 parking lot on Hallowing Point Road, Prince Frederick. He observed Brandon Parker (27) of Lusby to be in possession of heroin, possession of controlled paraphernalia (syringe) and possession of paraphernalia (metal spoon). He was arrested and released to correctional staff.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #15-58451: On October 29, Deputy W. Beisel responded to Old Bayside Road in Chesapeake Beach for the report of a damaged mailbox. This incident took place between 7:00 pm on October 28 and 4:00 am on October 29.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #15-58336: On October 26, Deputy B. Schaefer responded to the report of vandalism to a vehicle that was parked in a parking lot on HG Trueman Road, Solomons. The vehicle was keyed sometime between 8:00 am -10:00 am that morning.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASES #15-58124, 15-58120 & 15-58088: Deputy P. Mosely was dispatched to Lake Drive and Pilot Way in Lusby for reports of vandalism to vehicles. Several car windows had been shot out and shattered around 10:00 pm the evening of October 26. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #15-58084: On October 27, Deputy D. Naughton responded to Chestnut Drive, Lusby for the report of vandalism to a vehicle. During the early morning hours, a window had been shot out and a rear spoiler had been torn from the car. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #15-58036: On October 26, Deputy R. Kreps responded to the report of an unknown object striking and shattering a vehicle window while the victim was travelling on Oakland Hall Road in Prince Frederick. This incident took place late in the evening of October 26.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #15-57940: On October 26, Deputy V. O'Donnell responded to the report of vandalism to a vehicle which took place on Shore Acres Way, Prince Frederick. Between the afternoon hours of October 25 and the morning of October 26, the gas tank of the victim's car had been punctured.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT CASE #15-58434: On October 29, Deputy D. Clark was dispatched to Holland Cliffs Road, Huntingtown, for the report of a stolen vehicle. The vehicle was found later the same day abandoned on Fairground Road in Prince Frederick. It was discovered a gun was removed from the vehicle, which has not been located. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Office.

THEFT CASE #15-58556: On October 29, Deputy C. Idol responded to 5th Street, Chesapeake Beach, for the report of a stolen Mac Book Pro laptop from an unlocked vehicle. This theft took place in the late night hours on October 28.

THEFT CASE #15-58543: Deputy A. Woodford was dispatched to Ben Oak Drive, Huntingtown, for the report of welding cable that had been stolen off of a work truck between October 28 and October 29.

THEFT CASE #15-58533: Deputy D. Clark responded to Fox Den Lane, Huntingtown, for a report of tampering and theft from an unlocked vehicle. A purse was removed and later found discarded on the victim's driveway along with the contents of the purse. This took place between 9:00 pm on October 28 and 6:00 am on October 29.

THEFT CASE #15-58175: On October 27, Deputy M. McCarroll responded to the Walmart store in Dunkirk for the report of a shoplifter in custody. Joseph Fricia, age 27, of Sunnyhills Drive, Sunderland, was detained for stealing clothing and a DVD movie. He was transported to the Detention Center for processing and released on a Criminal Citation. He was also issued a trespassing notice not to return to the Walmart store in Dunkirk.

THEFT CASE #15-58126: On October 27, Deputy M. McCarroll responded to the Walmart store in Dunkirk for a theft which took place at approximately 7:00 am that morning. An unknown male loaded a Vizio TV into a vehicle and fled the parking lot.

THEFT CASE #15-57978: On October 27, Deputy M. McCarroll responded to the Walmart store in Dunkirk for the report of a shoplifter in custody. Amy Kersnick, age 42, of Upper Marlboro was found to be in possession of stolen clothing, other general items and a controlled dangerous substance (Suboxone). She was transported to the Detention Center and arrested for theft and CDS.

VEHICLE CRASH: On October 29 at approximately 0730 hours, Keith Hicks, the director of the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy, was travelling south along Maryland Route 301 north of Chaddsford Road. A small grey passenger vehicle entered the southbound lanes of Rt. 301 from the crossover north of Chaddsford Road into the path of travel of the Crown Victoria Keith Hicks was operating. Keith Hicks was not injured during the crash. The crash is being investigated by the Maryland State Police Forestville, Barrack.

EXTORTION SCAM: The sheriff's office is investigating extortion crimes in which callers are claiming to have abducted family members for ransom. No persons have been abducted or injured and anyone receiving such calls are urged to contact the sheriff's office immediately.

BANK FRAUD: On October 26 at approximately 4:07 pm, units from the sheriff's office and the Maryland State Police were called to the BB&T Bank in Dunkirk for a suspected robbery occurring. Deputies detained Stanley Darrel McDougald from Fayetteville, NC; Nathaniel Pernell Lewis, also from Fayetteville, NC; Kim Doreen Cook-Chase from Baltimore; and James Taylor Stewert, III of Baltimore, as they were attempting to flee the scene. The investigation revealed all four participated in an attempt to pass a fraudulent check and were transported to the Calvert County Detention Center and charged with Uttering a Bad Check and Theft Scheme $1,000 - $10,000.

VEHICLE THEFTS: The sheriff's office has investigated 8 vehicle thefts since September 19. The vehicle thefts have occurred from Dunkirk to Huntingtown. All vehicles that has been stolen were left unlocked with the keys either in the ignition or within the vehicle itself. The vehicles have all been located at various locations in the Prince Frederick and Huntingtown areas of Calvert County. The thefts have occurred during the late night/early morning hours. Several items within the vehicles have been removed and there have been thefts in the surrounding areas from where vehicles have been taken. The latest vehicle, which was stolen on October 29, had a loaded 20 gauge single barrel shotgun with a scope mounted on it left inside of it. When the vehicle was recovered the shotgun was no longer inside.

The sheriff's office investigated numerous vehicle thefts where the suspect used the same modus operandi in 2010 and 2011. It is believed the recent thefts are being committed by the same suspect that stole the vehicles then. Sheriff's Office personnel are working diligently, dedicating every available resource to these cases in an attempt to apprehend the suspect.

Sheriff Mike Evans is requesting the citizens of Calvert County assist us by locking their vehicles and removing any items of value from within them. In addition citizens are being asked to relay this message to family and friends via social media outlets, community meetings, neighborhood watches etc. Should you witness any suspicious activity or observe any subjects in your neighborhoods that you are not familiar with, please call 911. Your assistance will be greatly appreciated.

DRUNK DRIVER HITS & KILLS TWO BICYCLISTS: On October 31 at 1457 hours, units from the Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the area of Tobacco Rd and Tobacco Lane, Chesapeake Beach, in reference to a crash involving a motor vehicle and bicyclists. A preliminary investigation revealed the following:

Two subjects, later identified as John Henrik Fauerby, age 64, and Lynne Frances Rosenbusch, age 58, both of Clarksburg, Md., were operating a tandem bicycle north bound on Tobacco Rd. A 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, being operated by Catherine Frances Lyon, age 62, of Huntingtown, was also traveling north bound on Tobacco Rd. The Jeep came up from behind the bicycle and struck it in the rear. As a result of the collision, both Fauerby and Rosenbusch were ejected from the bicycle. Due to the injuries from the collision, Rosenbusch was pronounced deceased on the scene by medical personnel. Fauerby was transported to Calvert Memorial Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

During the investigation it was determined that Lyon was operating the Jeep under the influence of alcohol. Lyon was arrested and charged with multiple traffic and criminal charges including Driving Under the Influence and Homicide by Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence. Lyon was transported to the Calvert County Detention Center to await a hearing before the District Court Commissioner.

Corporal Thomas Phelps and other members of the Crash Reconstruction Team are conducting an investigation of the collision. Anyone with information about the collision is asked to contact Cpl. Phelps at 410-535-2800.

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://so.md/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://so.md/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://so.md/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://so.md/expungeme.

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