Calvert Co. Sheriff's Reports

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (Sept. 9, 2013)—The Calvert County Sheriff's Office released the following incident and arrest reports.

WEEKLY SUMMARY: During the week of September 2 through September 8, deputies responded to 1,334 calls for service throughout the community.

DRIVER ON REVOKED LICENSE TRAPPED FOR 6 HOURS AFTER EXCESSIVE SPEED LEADS TO CRASH: On Aug. 28 at approximately 7:30 a.m., Sheriff’s Office units were dispatched to Rousby Hall Road in the area of Olivet Road for the report of a personal injury crash. When units arrived on scene they discovered a 2000 Ford Explorer down a ravine approximately 35 feet from the roadway. There were yaw marks on the roadway leading towards the ravine. The vehicle had been travelling towards the Olivet Road Circle from the area of Drum Point on Rousby Hall Road, entered a sweeping left curve in the roadway and drifted onto the shoulder. The vehicle over corrected, entered into a yaw to the left, crossed the oncoming lane of traffic, rolled over two times, striking several trees before coming to rest. The operator of the vehicle, Hathan Shawn Kerns, advised responding deputies that he had been there since approximately 1:30 a.m. that morning. The operator received disabling injuries and was subsequently flown to PG Shock Trauma to be treated. The driver was cited for failing to control his speed to avoid the collision and for driving on a revoked license and privilege.

BURGLARY CASE #13-53358: Someone entered a shed behind a home in the 3300 block of Recker Road in Chesapeake Beach sometime between August 24 and September 2 and stole $1700 worth of tools. A Makita blue power saw, a yellow and black jackhammer, a Sawzall with a blue handle, two silver and black skill saws and a red air compressor were taken. Dep. J. Brown is investigating.

BURGLARY CASE #13-52552: Unknown suspect(s) entered a barn in the 8400 block of Stevens Road in Owings between 9:00 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. on September 3 and stole 4 cases of oil. DFC R. Cress is investigating.

BURGLARY CASE #13-52661: A home in the 3600 block of 6th Street in North Beach was burglarized sometime between August 30 and September 3. Approximately $3400 worth of jewelry was stolen. DFC R. Kreps is investigating.

CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-52688: On September 3 at 11:54 p.m. DFC A. Mohler conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the Applebee Restaurant parking lot. He found the driver and lone passenger to both be in possession of suspected drugs. The driver, Sarah Joann Miles, 28 of Severn, and passenger, Jamie Lynn Maguire, 29 of St. Leonard, were both arrested and each was charged with possession of a schedule IV drug; Alprazolam, possession of a schedule II drug; Cocaine, possession of a schedule II drug; Phencyclidine, possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a digital scale, possession of a schedule IV drug; Alprazolam in sufficient quantity to indicate an intent to distribute, and possession of a schedule II drug; Cocaine in sufficient quantity to indicate an intention to distribute.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY CASE #13-52907: A vehicle parked outside a home in the 9600 block of Boyds Turn Road in Owings sustained $250 in damage between September 4 and 5 when unknown person(s) shot the rear passenger door with what may have been a .22 caliber bullet. DFC A. Locke is investigating.

THEFT CASE #13-53140: A victim in the 1600 block of Bayberry Road in St. Leonard advised DFC P. Wood that someone opened two packages that were in her mailbox, one on September 5 and another one the following day. The suspect(s) opened the packages, removing a bracelet from each one, and left the torn open packages in the mailbox. The stolen items are valued at $80. The investigation continues.

BURGLARY CASE #13-53179: Someone entered a detached unlocked garage of a home in the 9900 block of H.G. Trueman Road in Lusby sometime between August 23 and September 6 and stole over $800 worth of tools. A Craftsman 11amp router, an Echo backpack leaf blower, an 18 inch Echo gas powered chain saw and a red case holding a Door Butt Jig were all taken. DFC A. Clas is investigating.

THEFT CASE #13-53398: Someone stole a Honda 15 hp long shaft 4 stroke boat motor off a boat at the Breezy Point Marina. The theft of the $4000 motor occurred sometime between August 21 and September 7. Dep. J. Brown is continuing the investigation.

CDS VIOLATION CASE #13-53500: On September 7 at 11:00 p.m. on Md. Rt. 231 west of Calvert Fair Drive in Prince Frederick, DFC A. Mohler arrested Thomas Edwin Bateman, 22 of LaPlata, and charged him with possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a section of a soda can, and possession of paraphernalia; a hypodermic syringe with needle. Mohler had stopped Bateman’s vehicle because he had been swerving on and off the roadway and appeared to be under the influence. Bateman was also charged with driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol and other traffic violations.

MAIL TAMPERING CASE #13-53630: On September 6 DFC P. Aurich took a report from a victim in the 3000 block of Jones Road in Dunkirk that someone had taken her mail from the mailbox, opened it, and thrown it under a bush at the end of the roadway. It is unknown if anything was stolen. The investigation continues.

DISORDERLY CASE #13-53284 & 53290: Two men were arrested for disorderly conduct in separate incidents in the parking lot of Captain Biggs Bar in Chesapeake Beach on September 7. The first incident occurred at 12:37 a.m. when Cpl. S. Parrish arrested Travis D. Harris, 24 of Prince Frederick, when the owner of the establishment told Harris to leave but he began arguing and cursing at Cpl. Parrish. The second incident occurred at 1:03 a.m. when DFC J. Hardesty observed Samual J. Boerckel, 24 of Dunkirk, drinking a beer in the parking lot. Boerckel was asked to dispose of the beer inside the bar. After doing so, Boerckel came outside and advised Hardesty that his ride was waiting for him out back. Hardesty escorted Boerckel to the rear but Boerckel then advised there was no ride waiting for him. Boerckel was asked to leave and then became disorderly, yelling obscenities. He was advised to stop or be arrested. He continued to do so and was arrested. Both men were charged with failure to obey a lawful order and disorderly conduct. Boerckel was also charged with resisting arrest.

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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