Calvert County Sheriff's Reports

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (March 26, 2013)—The Calvert County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

WEEKLY SUMMARY: During the week of March 18 through March 24, deputies responded to 1,515 calls for service in the community.

THEFT CASE #13-15728: Between March 15 and 16, five unlocked vehicles parked at Sea Oat Court in North Beach were entered and all had various papers and owner ID's thrown about inside the vehicles as well as in the parking lot and surrounding property. One vehicle had $20 stolen from within. DFC J. Norton is investigating.

CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-17188: On March 23 at 12:38 a.m. Dep. A. Mohler conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Md. Rt. 4 and Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick. He found one of the passengers to be in possession of suspected drugs and arrested Christopher W. McCarty, 27 of Essex, Md., and charged him with possession of a schedule II drug; Oxycodone and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a plastic bag.

CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-17200: On March 23 at 1:51 a.m. DFC W. Wells responded to the area of Willows Road and Old Willows Road in Chesapeake Beach for a suspicious vehicle. Wells observed the driver of the vehicle slumped over and knocked on the window to wake him. His eyes were bloodshot and he was incoherent. He was in possession of suspected drugs. Wells arrested Christopher Michael Shaner, 21 of Chesapeake Beach, and charged him with possession of Heroin and possession of Zanex, and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a plastic straw.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT CASE #13-17202: DFC A. Clas arrested Michael Sean Marshall, 27 of Lusby, on March 23 at 2:15 a.m. after being called to a home in Lusby for a disorderly subject. The complainant stated that Marshall was arguing with her and acting disorderly. Marshall continued to act in a disorderly manner after being told by Clas to stop. He was charged with disorderly conduct and failure to obey a lawful order.

BURGLARY CASE #13-17353: Unknown suspect(s) entered the unlocked garage of a home in the 5800 block of Stephen Reid Road in Huntingtown sometime between March 19 and 23. A yellow DeWalt miter saw valued at $300 was stolen. DFC P. Aurich is investigating.

THEFT CASE #13-17547: Two victims reported to DFC A. Clas that someone stole guns from their home on Catalina Drive in Lusby sometime between March 9 and 24. One R&G black 22 caliber revolver with brown grips, one Ruger 9mm black semiautomatic handgun, one Randle 45 caliber stainless steel semiautomatic handgun, magazines and a black holster, all together valued at $1770, were taken. DFC Clas is continuing the investigation.

CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-17550: On March 24 at 8:02 p.m. DFC J. Denton conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for erratic driving on Md. Rt. 4 south near Sherry Lane in Prince Frederick. He found the driver, later identified as Marko Ingo Roy, 23 of Lusby, to be impaired by alcohol and/or drugs. Roy was arrested and charged with DWI and also charged with possession of a schedule I drug; K2 (synthetic marijuana).


FATAL ACCIDENT: On March 2 at approximately 1:29 p.m., members of the Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the area of Rt 261 in the area of Bristol Drive for the report of a serious motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles. Upon arrival, units located a 2005 Honda Pilot with an entrapped driver and a 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 had been involved in a collision. Both of the vehicles had extensive damage as a result of the collision.

Preliminary investigation indicated the GMC, operated by Shirley Thompson, a 74-year-old male of Chesapeake Beach, was traveling north on Rt 261 when for unknown reasons at this time crossed the double yellow center line and collided with the Honda, operated by Stephen Clagett, a 65-year-old male of Chesapeake Beach, who was traveling south on Rt. 261 in the area of Bristol Dr. Upon the offset head on collision both vehicles came to rest on the south bound side of Rt. 261. Clagett was extricated from his vehicle and was transported to Prince Georges County Trauma Center by Maryland State Police Trooper 6 with serious injuries. Thompson was transported to Calvert Memorial Hospital by ambulance where he was pronounced dead.


NON-FATAL TRAFFIC ACCIDENT: DFC W. Wells responded to the traffic signal at Md. Rt. 4 north and Cox Road in Huntingtown on January 11 at 7:00 p.m. for a reported motor vehicle crash. A 56-year-old man from Huntingtown advised that he had stopped his vehicle, a 2004 Honda van, for a red light when he was struck from behind by a 1997 Ford Ranger pick-up truck being driven by a 27-year-old male of Huntingtown. The Ford was being driven at a low rate of speed, so damage to both vehicles was minor. The driver and one passenger, a seventeen-year-old female, of the Honda were transported to Calvert Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. A second passenger, a fifty-two-year old woman who had been seated in the front passenger seat, was taken by ambulance to Baltimore Trauma Center with minor injuries. The driver of the Ford was cited for failure to reduce speed in dangerous weather (rain) and highway conditions and failure to control vehicle speed on highway to avoid collision.

NON-FATAL TRAFFIC ACCIDENT: On January 11 at 7:45 p.m. DFC J. Bell responded to the area of Golden West Way and Santa Rosa Road in Lusby for a single vehicle crash. A 1993 Chevrolet truck, driven by a twenty-year-old male from Huntingtown, skidded into a telephone pole and a cable box on a sharp turn. The driver was transported by ambulance to Calvert Memorial Hospital with unknown injuries.

NON-FATAL TRAFFIC ACCIDENT: On January 13 at 6:12 p.m. a 1999 Pontiac was traveling north on Huntingtown Road when it approached a 90 degree turn and suddenly left the roadway. The vehicle hit an embankment, spun around and struck a tree with the rear driver's side. The car overturned onto its' roof. The driver, a thirty-seven-year-old female from Sunderland, was uninjured and refused medical treatment.

NON-FATAL TRAFFIC ACCIDENT: On Sunday January 13 at 6:44 p.m. Cpl. G. Shrawder responded to Md. Rt. 4 south at Main Street in Prince Frederick for a motor vehicle collision. A 1997 Chevrolet driven by a fifty-eight-year-old man from Charlottesville, Virginia, crossed northbound Md. Rt. 4 and was attempting to turn left onto southbound Md. Rt. 4 when he pulled into oncoming traffic and was struck by a 2012 Toyota four door vehicle driven by a 22-year-old female from Hollywood. An 82-year-old female passenger in the Chevrolet and the driver of the Toyota were both transported by ambulance to Calvert Memorial Hospital with non-incapacitating injuries. The offending vehicle driver was cited for failure to yield right-of-way.


NON-FATAL TRAFFIC ACCIDENT: On January 6 at approximately 11:00 a.m., units from the Sheriff's Office responded to the area of Northbound Route 4 at Pond's Wood Road for the report of a motor vehicle accident. Investigation revealed a 2008 Mercedes operated by John Beal, age 47 of Huntingtown, was traveling Northbound on Rt. 4. There were two vehicles stopped for the red light in that same lane of travel. The first vehicle was a 2003 Ford truck operated by Delano Poyser of District Heights and the Second vehicle was a 2006 Jeep operated by David Allen of Prince Frederick. Beal's vehicle struck the Jeep in the rear forcing it to strike the Ford truck. Beal suffered no injuries. Allen and Poyser were both transported to Calvert Memorial Hospital. Allen was later transported to an area trauma Center, where he is currently listed in serious condition.

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