MSP Reports for Calvert County

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (May 30, 2013)—The Prince Frederick Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) today released the following incident and arrest reports.

THEFT: On 5/21/2013 at 8:32 am, Trooper Palumbo responded to the 9100 block of Goose Creek Lane in Dunkirk for a reported theft. A shed on the property was entered and a white and blue Evinrude 5 hp outboard boat motor was stolen.

DUI, CONCEALED DANGEROUS WEAPON: On 5/21/2013 at 10:53 pm, Trooper Costello responded to a traffic accident at Church and Main St. in Prince Frederick. Thomas J. Woodward, 26 of Broomes Island was arrested for driving under the influence. During a search, a switchblade knife was found in his pocket. He was incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.

POSSESSION OF HEROIN AND MARIJUANA: On 5/22/2013 at 3:14 pm, Trooper Costello stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Clubhouse Dr. at Catalina Dr. in Lusby. The Trooper observed Marijuana on the back seat of the vehicle and a search revealed that the passenger was in possession of Heroin. The driver, James M. Waytt, 29 of Great Mills, and the passenger, Melissa K. Tuzzo, 26 from Great Mills, were arrested and charged.

POSSESSION OF OXYCODONE: On 5/23/2013 at 6:01 pm, Trooper Costello stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Rt. 4 at Plum Point Rd. in Huntingtown. David L. Gray, 29 of Lusby, was placed under arrest for driving on a suspended license. A search revealed oxycodone pills for which he did not have a prescription. He was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.

DUI, POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: On 5/24/2013 at 3:16 am, Trooper First Class Wiesemann and Trooper First Class Smith responded to the area of Mint Court in Prince Frederick for a loud noise and drug complaint. Troopers contacted Joseph E. Miller, 3rd, 20 of Lusby, walking in the area. He was intoxicated and advised not to drive his vehicle parked nearby. Shortly after, Troopers observed Miller in his vehicle attempting to leave the area. Miller was placed under arrest for driving under the influence. A search revealed Miller was in possession of marijuana. He incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.

THEFT: On 5/24/2013 at 12:09 pm, Trooper Barlow responded to the 100 block of Skipjack Rd. in Prince Frederick for a reported theft. The victim reported that a large sum of money was missing from her business office. The investigation is continuing.

POSSESSION DRUGS WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE: On 5/26/2013 at 8:10 am, Trooper Matthews stopped a vehicle at Rt. 4 and Hoile Lane in Sunderland for traffic violations. Jeffrey P. Cannon, 25 of Huntingtown, was driving on a revoked license and arrested. A search revealed a large amount of various drugs and drug paraphernalia. He was incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On 5/26/2013 at 7:08 pm, Trooper First Class Logsdon responded to the 100 block of Gertrude Drive in Owings for a reported destruction of property. The homeowner reported finding a window broken at the residence. Investigation continues.

POSSESSION OF HEROIN: On 5/28/2013 at 1:01 am, Trooper First Class R. Lewis conducted a patrol check of the Southern Memorial Gardens in Dunkirk. A vehicle was located on the property and the driver was contacted. While speaking to the driver, a baggie containing Heroin was observed in the vehicle. George R. Riston 3rd, 37 of Prince Frederick, was arrested. A search also revealed a syringe and a glass smoking device in the vehicle. He was incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.


Joel T. STAUFFER, 24, of St. Leonard, arrested on 05/21/2013 @ 12:50 am by TPR. K. Rowe

Thomas J. WOODWARD, 26, of Broomes Island, arrested on 05/21/2013 @ 10:48 pm by TFC W. Costello

Joseph D. MILLER, 20, of Lusby, arrested on 05/24/2013 @ 03:11 am by TFC W. Smith

Charles J. KELLY, 38, of Bowie, arrested on 05/25/2013 @ 07:19 pm by TPR. J. Oles

Daniel J. HILLEGAS, 51, of Lusby, arrested on 05/26/2013 @ 01:26 am by TFC B. Wiesemann

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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