PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (February 19, 2013)The Calvert County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.
WEEKLY SUMMARY: During the week of February 11 through February 17, deputies responded to 1,432 calls for service throughout the community.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #13-8705: Unknown suspect(s) drove on the golf course at Chesapeake Hills Golf Club in Lusby sometime overnight between February 11 and 12 causing $2000 in damage. DFC J. Smith is investigating.
BURGLARY CASE #13-8741: Someone entered a home in the 12400 block of Ridge Road in Lusby and stole copper piping. It is unknown when the burglary occurred. DFC J. Smith is investigating.
THEFT CASE #13-9320: On February 12, a victim in the 5800 block of Bayside Road in St. Leonard advised Dep. G. Gott that someone had taken his five gallon Blue Rhino propane tank that had been on his front porch. The investigation continues.
THEFT CASE #13-9377: Sometime prior to February 15, suspects unknown stole an air-conditioning condenser from the rear of a home in the 3400 block of Holland Cliffs Road in Prince Frederick. The condenser is valued at $8000. DFC N. Funchion is investigating.
BURGLARY CASE #13-9393: Someone entered a home in the 9300 block of River View Road in Broomes Island sometime between mid-January and February 15 and stole an Aquos flat screen television. Dep. G. Gott is investigating.
THEFT CASE #13-9450: DFC A. Locke is investigating the theft of a Briggs & Stratton 5500 watt generator valued at $800 that was stolen from a shed behind a home in the 3700 block of Dory Brooks Road in Chesapeake Beach. The time of the theft is unknown.
CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-9461: On February 15 at 4:31 p.m. Dep. T. Buckler conducted a stop on a vehicle at Md. Rt. 231 and Stafford Road in Prince Frederick. The driver, identified as Joseph Carroll Tippett, III, 33 of King George, Va., was found to be in possession of suspected drugs. Tippett was arrested and charged with possession of a schedule II drug; Oxycodone and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; 2 cut straws.
ASSAULT, DISORDERLY CONDUCT CASE #13-9534: On February 16 at 2:00 a.m. Dep. B. Schaefer and Cpl. R. Wilson were assisting a woman in the parking lot of Applebee's Restaurant in Prince Frederick. The woman stated that her belongings were inside the vehicle she was standing next to, but that the driver would not let her retrieve them. The driver, later identified as James Norman Gunnell, III, 26 of Huntingtown, showed signs of impairment. He began yelling at the woman and banging on the car windows. He was told to stop and ordered to the ground but became combative with officers, kicking Cpl. Wilson. TFC Gill of the Maryland State Police assisted and was also kicked by Gunnell. Gunnell was subdued and arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and second degree assault.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT CASE #13-9653: The Solomons Food Lion store manager reported to DFC J. Smith on February 16 at 3:20 p.m. that a disorderly person had been in the store spitting on people and refusing to leave. Smith made contact with the suspect, later identified as Keith Griffith Jones, 25 of Chesapeake Beach, walking toward the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel. While speaking with Jones, he used profanity and was asked to stop but didn't. Jones was wanted on an open warrant through Charles County for failure to appear. Jones was placed under arrest for disorderly conduct and was also served with the open warrant.
THEFT CASE #13-9662: On February 16 at 4:38 p.m. DFC J. Lord responded to the Dunkirk Walmart for the report of a shoplifter in custody. DFC Lord arrested Christian Turney Holdt, Jr., 66 of Darien, Ct., and charged him with theft less than $1000.
THEFT CASE #13-9762: Someone stole the tailgate of a white Ford pick-up truck that was parked outside a home in the 1400 block of Knight Avenue in Dunkirk overnight between February 16 and 17. The tailgate is valued at $1000. DFC N. Funchion is investigating.
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://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presumption_of_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.