Calvert County Sheriff's Reports

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (May 13, 2013)—The Calvert County Sheriff's Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.

WEEKLY SUMMARY: During the week of May 6 through May 12, deputies responded to 1,539 calls for service throughout the community.

THEFT CASE #13-26775: On May 7 between noon and 2:00 p.m. an unknown male backed into a driveway and stole a black Holmes trailer from a home in the 400 block of Gunsmoke Trail in Lusby. A neighbor gave a description of the suspect to Dep. G. Gott who is continuing the investigation.

CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-26792: On May 7 at 7:11 p.m. Dep. G. Gott responded to the base of the Thomas Johnson Bridge and Md. Rt. 4 in Solomons for the report of a man in the roadway. Gott observed a man standing in the road who turned and ran upon seeing the patrol car. The man ran across the northbound lane and Gott followed in his patrol vehicle, parking it and continuing the chase on foot. Gott caught up to the man in the area of the Urgent Care and ordered him to stop, which he did. The man, identified as Joseph Dale Thomas, 54 of Lusby, said he ran because he was wanted on an open warrant. Gott confirmed there was an open warrant through Maryland Parole and Probation. Thomas was arrested for the open warrant and found to be in possession of suspected drug paraphernalia. Thomas was charged with hindering a police officer in the performance of lawful duties and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a metal smoking device.

BURGLARY CASE #13-26967: A victim in the 300 block of Seagull Beach Road in Prince Frederick advised Sgt. R. Selkirk that while she was home on May 8 at 2:04 p.m. she heard the sound of her door opening and her dog began to growl. She heard a male voice holler out and then heard the door slam. She looked out the window and observed a black male running from the house and saw him jump into a white truck and leave the scene. Nothing was taken from inside the home. The investigation is continuing.

THEFT CASE #13-27011: Someone stole an all-white colored Yamaha golf cart from the front yard of a home in the 2800 block of Ridge Road in Huntingtown between May 5 and 8. The cart is valued at $1000. DFC W. Wells is investigating.

CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-27195: On May 9 at 2:25 p.m. after conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle on Clubhouse Drive in Lusby, Dep. S. Moran found the driver to be in possession of suspected drugs. William Deontrea Foote, 31 of Lusby, was charged with possession of marijuana in the amount of 10 grams or more, possession of marijuana in sufficient quantity to indicate an intent to distribute, and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a black digital pocket scale.

CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-27209: On May 9 at 3:50 p.m. Dep. N. Lenharr responded to the area of Md. Rt. 4 and Robshire Manor Road in Huntingtown for the report of a possible intoxicated driver. Lenharr conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle near Buckler Road. The driver, identified as Jacob Michael Lash, 30 of St. Leonard, was found to be in possession of suspected drugs. Lash was charged with possession of a schedule IV drug; Alprazolam, use of drug paraphernalia; a cut aluminum can used as a smoking device, and possession of controlled paraphernalia; a hypodermic syringe.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY CASE #13-27242: A homeowner in the 3300 block of Holland Cliffs Road in Huntingtown reported to DFC W. Wells that someone tried to gain entry into her home on May 9 during the daytime hours. A doorframe was damaged in the amount of $500 but it does not appear that entry was made and nothing was taken. The investigation continues.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT CASE #13-27409: On May 10 at 1:23 p.m. a homeowner in the 9600 block of Cortland Lane in Dunkirk advised Dep. A. Migliaccio that there was an Asian male wandering around on their property who would not leave and made gun gestures with his hand toward the house. Migliaccio confronted the man, later identified as Raju Thakali, 38 of Bloomsburg, PA, who was standing in the middle of the street with his arms crossed. Thakali would not cooperate with police and was subsequently charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

THEFT CASE #13-27413: Several batteries, each weighing about 100 pounds and valued altogether at $2880, were stolen from an AT&T generator site on Skipjack Road in Prince Frederick. The theft was discovered on May 8. Anyone with information is asked to contact Dep. B. Schaefer at 410-535-2800.

ROBBERY CASE #13-27576: A victim advised Cpl. S. Parrish that on May 11 at 3:00 a.m. two unknown suspects hit him in the head and stole his wallet outside the St. Leonard Fastop then fled the scene. Anyone with information is asked to contact Cpl. Parrish at 410-535-2800.

CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-27765: On May 12 at 1:42 a.m. Cpl. A. Moschetto conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Md. Rt. 765 at Solomons Landing. The driver, identified as Wade Steven Harris, III, 21 of Prince Frederick, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana in the amount less than 10 grams, possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a pipe and carrying a dangerous weapon, a collapsible baton. Harris was also charged with driving under the influence.

THEFT CASE #13-27918: Someone stole a Lennox air conditioning unit worth $2800 from behind a home in the 600 block of Sollers Wharf Road in Lusby. The theft was discovered on May 12. Dep. G. Gott is investigating.

TRESPASS CASE #13-27938: On Sunday, May 12 at 11:10 p.m. Dep. W. Beisel responded to the Lusby Fastop on H.G. Trueman Road for the report of an individual asking people for money and drugs. Beisel made contact with the suspect, identified as Sherman Edward Stepney, 50 of no fixed address, and detected the strong odor of alcohol. Stepney advised he was there to say hello to the people inside the store. Stepney had been issued a trespass warning on May 6 by Cpl. A. Moschetto. Stepney was then arrested for trespassing and disorderly conduct.

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: 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 . 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 .

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