Tuesday, February 25, 2014

PRESS RELEASES FOR FEBRUARY 24TH, 2014


During the week of February 17 through February 23 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,410 calls for service throughout the community. 

Citizens with information on the following crimes or any criminal activity in Calvert County who wish to report it anonymously can now access the Calvert County Crime Solvers link through the Sheriff’s Office website.  

Go to http://www.co.cal.md.us/residents/safety/law/sheriff/ and click on the Crime Solvers link to leave an anonymous tip on-line.  Information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect could result in a $1,000 reward.

Theft from Vehicle Case #14-9352:
Someone stole a $900 Kenwood stereo system from the dashboard of an unlocked vehicle between February 17 and 18.  Dep. A. Curtin is investigating the theft that happened in the 1800 block of Battery Lane in Owings.

Burglary Case #14-9424:
A shed behind a home in the 11300 block of Commanche Road in Lusby was burglarized sometime between February 15 and 18 and more than $4,000 in tools were stolen.  DeWalt, Milwaukee, Paslode, Stihl and Husqvarna saws, compressors, and nailers were discovered missing.  The case is under investigation by Dep. T. Roberts.

CDS Violation Case #14-9900:
On February 20 AT 12:32 p.m. while at Abner’s Restaurant in Chesapeake Beach, DFC R. Kreps detected the strong odor of marijuana emitting from a patron sitting alone at a table.  Kreps asked the man to step outside and advised him that he had detected the odor of marijuana and that he needed to search him and the man advised he did have marijuana on his person.  Stanley Rodriquez Hendricks, 40 of Suitland, was charged with possession of marijuana less than 10 grams.

Stanley Rodriquez Hendricks, 40, of Suitland


Theft from Vehicle Case #14-10083:
Unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked vehicle in front of a residence in the 1000 block of Concord Court in Owings overnight between February 19 and 20 and stole an outlet divider and some cash.  Dep. A. Curtin is investigating.

CDS Violation Case #14-10139:
Dep. T. Roberts assisted Capt. S. Jones with a traffic stop on Md. Rt. 4 southbound at White Sands Drive in Lusby at 3:57 p.m. on February 21.  Roberts found the driver, Jerzy Marek Lasota, 22 of Silver Spring, to be in possession of suspected drugs.  Lasota was charged with possession of LSD, possession of marijuana less than 10 grams and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; rolling papers.

Jerzy Marek Lasota, 22, of Silver Spring


Theft Case #14-10173:
On February 21 at 7:28 p.m. DFC J. Denton responded to the Prince Frederick Wal-Mart store for the report of a shoplifter in custody.  Sheri Anne Manning, 50 of Prince Frederick, was observed leaving the store with merchandise totaling under $100 without stopping to pay for it.  She was cited with theft less than $100.

CDS Violation Case #14-10278:
On February 22 at 12:50 p.m. Dep. A. Curtin observed a man walking in the roadway on Md. Rt. 261 in Chesapeake Beach.  Curtin made contact with the man and found him to be in possession of suspected drugs.  Jeremy Lamar Hardy, 35 of Chesapeake Beach, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a plastic bag.

Jeremy Lamar Hardy, 35, of Chesapeake Beach


CDS Violation Case #14-10291:
On February 22 at 2:34 p.m. DFC R. Kampf conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Catalina Drive in Lusby.  He found the driver and passenger in possession of suspected drugs.  Both the driver, Anthony William Buck, 25 of Lusby and passenger, Terrell Charles Davis, 26 of Lexington Park, were charged with possession of powder cocaine in sufficient quantity to indicate an intent to distribute, possession of crack cocaine in sufficient quantity to indicate an intent to distribute, possession of powder cocaine, possession of crack cocaine, and possession of marijuana less than 10 grams.  Davis was also charged with making a false statement to a peace officer for initially giving a false name.  Davis was found to have an active bench warrant through St. Mary’s County, which was served on him.

Anthony William Buck, 25, of Lusby

Terrell Charles Davis, 26, of Lexington Park


Destruction of Property Case #14-10318:
Two mailboxes in the 4000 block of Spike Buck Lane in Port Republic were damaged in the early morning hours on February 22.  Damage is estimated at $250.  DFC W. Wells is investigating.

Burglary Case #14-10354:
A homeowner in the 200 block of Shore Acres Way in Prince Frederick advised Dep. D. Naughton that between 5:30 p.m. and 10:25 p.m. on February 22, someone broke into her home and stole over $8,500 worth of gold jewelry.  The investigation continues.

Sunday, February 23, 2014

SHERIFF EVANS SPEAKS AT CUB SCOUTS PACK 262 BLUE & GOLD DINNER

Sheriff Evans with Pack 262 Cub Master Caroline Driscoll and Fire Chief Mike Montgomery, Sr. of the Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department.  Sheriff Evans and Chief Montgomery were the guest speakers for Pack 262's Blue & Gold Dinner.


Friday, February 21, 2014

SHERIFF EVANS THANKS LOCAL 7-ELEVEN FOR THEIR FOOD DONATION

Sheriff Evans, Rani Sharma and several employees of 7-Eleven

The 7-Eleven on Church Street in Prince Frederick, MD treated the men and women of the Sheriff's Office to lunch, which included pizza, chicken wings, nachos, hot dogs and soda.  We thank 7-Eleven for their kind gesture.

TORNADO WARNING

TORNADO WARNING FOR CALVERT COUNTY UNTIL 1:15PM.

TORNADO WATCH

TORNADO WATCH FOR CALVERT COUNTY UNTIL 5PM.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

PRESS RELEASES FOR FEBRUARY 17TH, 2014

During the week of February 10 through February 16 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,485 calls for service throughout the community. 
Citizens with information on the following crimes or any criminal activity in Calvert County who wish to report it anonymously can now access the Calvert County Crime Solvers link through the Sheriff’s Office website.  
Go to http://www.co.cal.md.us/residents/safety/law/sheriff/ and click on the Crime Solvers link to leave an anonymous tip on-line.  Information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect could result in a $1,000 reward.
Theft from Vehicle Case #14-8053:
Dep. C. Idol took the report of a theft of a black leather jacket and Rayban sunglasses from a vehicle parked outside a home in the 1800 block of Foggy Bottom Court in Sunderland.  The theft occurred in the early morning hours of February 12.  A nearby neighbor reported that she found the driver’s door on one of her vehicles open but nothing appears to have been taken from inside the vehicle.  The investigation is continuing.
Destruction of Property Case #14-8496:
A white, plastic Washington Post mailbox was smashed sometime between midnight and 11:00 a.m. on February 14 at a home in the 4400 block of Bristol Drive in Chesapeake Beach.  DFC P. Mosely is investigating.
Destruction of Property Case #14-8580:
Two windows of a home in the 11000 block of Hemlock Drive in Lusby were discovered broken on February 14.  It does not appear that entry was made into the home.  Dep. B. Schaefer is handling the investigation.
Burglary Case #14-8597:
A homeowner in the 7700 block of Pine Boulevard in Lusby advised Dep. N. Lenharr that overnight between February 13 and 14, someone broke into a shed located on his property and stole an Eddlebrock intake manifold and damaged a fender on an ATV.  The investigation is continuing.
CDS Violation Case #14-8644:
On February 14 at 10:34 p.m. Dep. W. Beisel conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Rousby Hall Road near Sharon Drive in Lusby.  He detected the odor of fresh marijuana emitting from the interior of the vehicle through the open driver’s window.  The driver, a 17-year-old male from Lusby, was charged on a youth report with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia; a metal grinder.
CDS Violation Case #14-8666:
Dep. W. Beisel observed a vehicle parked under the Thomas Johnson Bridge in Solomons at 12:27 a.m. on February 15.  The vehicle was occupied by 2 subjects.  As Beisel approached the vehicle the driver put the car in drive and attempted to leave the area.  Beisel stopped him and made contact with the two men.  The passenger, identified as Daniel Raymond Bailey, 19 of Tall Timbers, was cited for possession of marijuana less than 10 grams.
Theft from Vehicle Case #14-8767:
Two vehicles parked outside a home in the 9300 block of Megatha Lane in Owings were entered overnight between February 14 and 15.  One of the vehicles had a Droid Razor Max phone and some cash stolen from within.  The second vehicle had been rummaged through but nothing appeared to have been taken.  It is suspected that both vehicles had been left unlocked.  DFC Y. Bortchevsky is investigating.
Tampering with Vehicle Case #14-8806:
Someone entered an unlocked vehicle sometime between February 14 and 15 in the 9100 block of Bear Claw Court in Owings and scattered the contents of the glove compartment onto the front passenger seat.  Nothing appears to have been stolen.  DFC Y. Bortchevsky is investigating.
Burglary Case #14-8861:
The basement door of a home in the 4000 block of Cassell Boulevard in Prince Frederick appeared to have been kicked in on February 15 between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.  The homeowner advised that it does not appear that anything was stolen.  Dep. T. Buckler is investigating.
Tampering with Vehicle Case #14-8992 & 14-8997:
Two vehicles parked outside a home in the 2600 block of Imperial Court in Dunkirk were rummaged through overnight between February 15 and 16.  The owner advised nothing was stolen.  A second victim in the 9900 block of Jonathan Drive in Dunkirk advised that his vehicle property had been scattered throughout the inside of his vehicle during the same time frame also, but nothing stolen.  Dep. L. Kelly is handling the investigations.
Tampering with Vehicle Case #14-9021:
Between February 14 and 15, someone entered a vehicle parked outside a home in the 9100 block of Bear Claw Court in Owings and stole a black Ipod and some change.  A second vehicle at the residence was also entered and miscellaneous change was taken.  Both owners advised their vehicles were unlocked.  Dep. C. Idol is investigating.


Thursday, February 13, 2014

ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW IS COMING!!!


Another round of snow is coming this evening.  About 3 to 4 inches.  Be prepared! (Photo courtesy of the U.S. National Weather Service Baltimore/Washington Facebook Page)

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT



It's best to stay off of the roads so crews can clear the roadways.  If you have to travel, use extreme caution & give yourself extra time.  As always, please report any incident to 911, the Calvert County Sheriff's Office at 410-535-2800 or the Maryland State Police at 410-535-1400.

Monday, February 10, 2014

WINTER STORM WATCH


Press Releases for February 10th, 2014

During the week of February 3rd through February 9th, deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,369 calls for service throughout the community. 
Citizens with information on the following crimes or any criminal activity in Calvert County who wish to report it anonymously can now access the Calvert County Crime Solvers link through the Sheriff’s Office website.  
Go to http://www.co.cal.md.us/residents/safety/law/sheriff/ and click on the Crime Solvers link to leave an anonymous tip on-line.  Information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect could result in a $1,000 reward.
CDS Violation Case #14-6394:
On February 3 at 9:05 p.m. Dep. L. Wood responded to the area of Sitting Bull Circle and Arrow Court in Lusby for the report of a vehicle in the roadway.  Wood observed the vehicle that matched the description given but it was legally parked.  She observed two men exit a nearby residence and approach her.  She asked for identification from them and one of the men indicated his was inside the residence.  The other man, identified as Tavon Irving Huffin, 23 of Lusby, was observed to have suspected marijuana on the front of his shirt.  A search of Huffin revealed additional suspected drugs.  The deputy then accompanied the first male into the home for him to obtain his identification and she observed suspected drug paraphernalia.  The male was identified as Anthony Allen Cantrell, 20 of Lusby.  A consent to search turned up additional suspected drugs.  Wood also noticed women’s jewelry that Cantrell could not account for.  The jewelry was confiscated by Wood.  Both men were arrested.  Huffin was charged with possession of marijuana less than 10 grams, possession of a schedule II drug; Percocet, possession of a schedule II drug; Vyvanse, and possession of a schedule IV drug; Xanax.  Cantrell was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of a schedule II drug; Percocet, and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a green smoking device.

Anthony Allen Cantrell, 20, of Lusby

Tavon Irving Huffin, 23, of Lusby

Destruction of Property Case #14-7112:
Sometime between 4:30 p.m. on February 6 and 9:40 a.m. on February 7 unknown suspect(s) shot two holes through the front glass of a guard shack at the main gate of the Naval Research Lab-Randall Cliffs on Bayside Road in Chesapeake Beach.  The damage is estimated at $100.  Dep. L. Wood is investigating.
CDS Violation Case #14-7272:
On February 8 at 1:16 a.m. DFC J. Denton conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was traveling on Md. Rt. 4 in Prince Frederick.  The vehicle pulled into the Holiday Inn parking lot.  Denton made contact with the driver, identified as Gregory Louis Mercilliott, 47 of Dunkirk and lone passenger, Jessica Lyn Smith, 26 of Suitland, and found them to be in possession of suspected drugs.  Mercilliott was charged with two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia; a glass smoking device, and seven counts of possession of controlled dangerous substances; crack cocaine, heroin, oxycodone, and alprazolam.  Smith was charged with possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a glass smoking device.

Gregory Louis Mercilliot, 47, of Dunkirk

Jessica Lyn Smith, 26, of Suitland

Attempted Theft Case #14-7301:
Someone entered an unlocked vehicle at around 3:30 a.m. on February 8 while it was parked outside a home in the 12000 block of Century Manor Drive in Dunkirk.  Nothing was taken but items inside the glove box were in disarray.  Dep. A. Curtin is investigating.
Theft from Vehicle Case #14-7307:
A Garmin Nuvi GPS valued at $150 was stolen from an unlocked vehicle at a home in the 11900 block of Rivershore Drive in Dunkirk between 1:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on February 7.  DFC P. Aurich is handling the investigation.
Theft from Vehicle Case #14-7308:
An unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked vehicle in the 8600 block of Valley View Court in Owings in the early morning hours of February 8 and stole $200 of items to include two Apple IPhone chargers, two pair of sunglasses and two Naval Academy stadium seat cushions.  Dep. A. Curtin is investigating.
Destruction of Property Case #14-7333:
The property manager of Silverwood Apartments in Prince Frederick advised Dep. W. Durner that overnight between February 7 and 8, unknown suspect(s) spray painted graffiti on the sidewalk, benches, trees, a sign and an electrical box of the complex.  Damage is estimated at $1,400.  The investigation is continuing.
Theft from Vehicle Case #14-7348:
Someone stole $120 in items from an unlocked vehicle parked outside a home in the 3400 block of Charing Court in Chesapeake Beach overnight between February 7 and 8.  A gray Timberland suitcase containing various clothing items and two Verizon phone chargers were stolen.  Dep. A. Curtin continues the investigation.
Attempted Theft Case #14-7406:
A homeowner reported to Dep. T. Roberts that on February 8 at about 5:00 p.m. his babysitter observed two black men on the back porch of the home looking in the windows.  She said they tried to get into the home but she screamed.  The two males then went to the front of the home and attempted to steal a bicycle from the driveway but the attempt was unsuccessful and they fled on foot in an unknown direction.  The investigation is continuing.