PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (July 25, 2016)—The Calvert County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.
WEEKLY SUMMARY: During the week of July 18 through July 24, deputies responded to 1,473 calls for service throughout the community.
Joseph Higgins, 45, of Prince Frederick, Md.
BURGLARY CASE #16-40595: On July 20, 2016, at approximately 22:10pm, Deputy C. Fox responded to Chesapeake Lighthouse Drive, in North Beach for the report of a burglary. The victim stated her front door was inadvertently left unlocked and Joseph Higgins, 45, of Prince Frederick, entered without authorization. Higgins was charged and arrested for Burglary 4th Degree.
BURGLARY CASE #16-40266: On July 19, 2016, at approximately 12:00pm, Deputy V. O'Donnell was dispatched to St. Leonard Road, in Saint Leonard, for an alert that a motion alarm inside a home was activated. Once he arrived on the scene, he observed foot prints on the basement door as if an attempt was made to force entry. He discovered a basement window broken, where entry appeared to have been made. Miscellaneous items were strewn about the house and several interior doors were also damaged. The victim conducted a walkthrough but stated nothing appeared to have been stolen.
BURGLARY CASE #16-40124: On July 18, 2016, Deputy S. Trotter responded to Comstock Drive, in Lusby, for the report of a burglary. The victim reported that sometime between 12:00pm on July 4th and 7:00pm on July 18, an unknown person(s) entered the home and stole a Craftsman Air Compressor and Bostitch Nail Gun. There were no signs of forced entry and no known suspects at this time.
CDS VIOLATION CASE #16-39987: On July 18, 2016, at approximately 1:30am, Deputy J. Denton assisted with a traffic stop at the intersection of Alexander Lane/S. Solomons Island Road, in Solomons. The driver, Tyler Homan, 25, of Solomons, was seen using his cell phone while driving and admitted to playing "Pokemon Go" while driving. A strong odor of marijuana was emitting from the vehicle, as well. Mr. Homan was charged with Possession of Marijuana more than 10 grams and issued a warning for the traffic violation.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #16-40346: On July 19, 2016, Deputy Y. Bortchevsky responded to Dayton Avenue, in North Beach, for the report of a destruction of property. Once on the scene, he made contact with the victim who stated someone threw several eggs at the front window of his house, damaging the screen.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #16-40344: On July 19, 2016, Deputy C. Callison responded to the Beach belonging to the Bayside Forest Community, in Prince Frederick, for the report of a destruction of property. He made contact with the victims who stated they had received permission from the Homeowner's Association to construct a tent in a wooded area, which was to be used temporarily as a 'warm up' area as they prepared for a long distance hike. Later that day when they arrived back at the tent, they discovered someone had cut all four sides of the tent, including two tarps which were on top of the tent. At this time there are no suspects.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #16-40018: On July 18, 2016, Deputy S. Moran was dispatched to Piute Court, in Lusby, for the report of a damaged vehicle. The victim stated that sometime between 11:00pm on July 16th and 8:00am on July 17th, someone scratched and keyed the passenger side of his vehicle. Later that night, around 11:30pm, he checked his vehicle again and discovered all four tires had been slashed and were flattened. This case is still under investigation.
Roosevelt Brooks, 43, of Prince Frederick, Md.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT CASE #16-40290: On July 19, 2016, Deputy B. McCourt was dispatched to Calvert Towne Drive, in Prince Frederick, for the report of a fight in progress involving several people. Once on the scene, the participants appeared to have de-escalated the situation but Roosevelt Brooks, 43, of Prince Frederick, would not cooperate and continued to yell profanities and act in a disorderly manner. Based on his actions, Brooks was placed under arrest for Disorderly Conduct.
THEFT CASE #16-40547: On July 14, 2016, Deputy A. Woodford responded to Birch Drive, in Huntingtown, for the report of a theft. The victim advised someone had broken into the lockbox that held a key for the residence and that the key was missing. This theft took place sometime between July 18–19th.
THEFT CASE #16-40428: On July 20, 2016, around 6:30am, Deputy J. Ward was dispatched to Loring Drive, in Huntingtown, for the report of a theft from vehicle. The victim reported an unknown suspect(s) had made entry into his locked vehicle and removed a Macintosh Diagnosis Laptop, Macintosh Macsimizer Laptop, Power Probe Tester, AC Dye Tester, a cellular flip phone and money.
THEFT CASE #16-40059: On July 17, 2016, Deputy A. Curtin was dispatched to Trail Pass, in Owings, for the report of a theft from vehicle. The victim reported that sometime between 9:00pm on July 17 and 6:00am on July 18, someone stole items from their vehicle. The items include: Oakley Sunglasses, a Galaxy phone charger and money.
THEFT CASES #16-40061 AND #16-40053: On July 18, 2016, Deputy A. Curtin was dispatched to Covenant Court, in Owings, for the report of thefts from vehicles. Sometime between 2:30am on July 18 and noon the same day, someone entered an unlocked vehicle and broke into another, stealing two (2) credit cards, money and an iPhone charger.
THEFT CASE #16-40042: On July 18, 2016, at approximately 10:00am, Deputy A. Curtin responded to Harmony Court, in Owings, for the report of a theft. Someone broke the passenger side window of a vehicle and stole money.
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.