Tuesday, July 22, 2014


During the week of July 14 through July 20 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,427 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 #14-39336:
On July 13 at 11:01 a.m. Dep. W. Rector conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the Shell Gas Station on Md. Rt. 260 and Md. Rt. 778 in Owings for driving above the posted speed limit.  He found the driver, identified as Cordell Valentino Garrison, 21 of Upper Marlboro, to be driving on a suspended license and in possession of drugs.  Garrison was charged with possession of marijuana less than 10 grams.
Cordell Valentino Garrison, 21, of Upper Marlboro

CDS Violation Case #14-39413:
On July 13 at 8:01 p.m. deputies responded to the Lusby Food Lion parking lot for the report of a vehicle parked in the travel lane of the lot with the driver and a passenger asleep.  Dep. W. Durner made contact with the two subjects who appeared to be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.  The driver, identified as Bryan Ross Darling, 28 of Lusby, was arrested and charged with possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia; two metal spoons.  Darling advised that a third person was with them and he was inside the Food Lion store.  Durner located that individual, identified as Mark Thomas Plitt, 23, also of Lusby, and found him to be in possession of suspected drugs.  Plitt was charged with possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia, two metal spoons and a syringe.  Charges are pending against the female passenger who was transported to Calvert Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Bryan Ross Darling, 28, of Lusby
Mark Thomas Plitt, 23, of Lusby

Assault Case #14-39694:
A woman on War Bonnet Trail in Lusby advised Dep. W. Beisel that on July 14 at 11:35 p.m. she was on her front porch when a dog came onto her porch.  She states that a man then approached her and said the dog was friendly.  He then asked her if she was home alone and stroked her arm.  The woman was able to get into her house and lock the door and called police.  A canvas of the area was conducted but no one was located.
Attempted Burglary Case #14-39815:
Someone attempted to pry open the door to a shed behind a home in the 11200 block of Oakwood Drive in Dunkirk between July 13 and 15.  Entry was not made and nothing was taken.  DFC J. Migliaccio is investigating.
CDS Violation Case #14-39818:
On July 15 at 2:10 p.m. Cpl. M. Naecker located a vehicle whose driver had been reported to be in possession of suspected drugs and possibly using them while driving.  Naecker followed the vehicle and observed the driver talking on a hand-held cellular telephone.  The driver turned off southbound Md. Rt. 4 onto W. Dares Beach Road and into the parking lot of the KFC Restaurant and parked.  Cpl. Naecker approached the vehicle and observed the driver with suspected drugs.  The driver, David Paul Skirvin, 29, and passenger, Taylor Marie Heinl, 26, both of Lusby, were charged with possession of Heroin and possession of Alprazolam.  Skirvin was also cited for use of a cell phone while driving.
David Paul Skirvin, 29, of Lusby
Taylor Marie Heinl, 26, of Lusby

Disorderly Case #14-39836:
On July 15 at 4:04 p.m. Cpl. D. Canning responded to a storefront on E. Chaneyville Road in Owings for the report of an intoxicated disorderly male.  Canning made contact with the subject, identified as Brian Joseph Haran, 21 of Chesapeake Beach, who appeared to be intoxicated and was yelling and cursing at one of the store owners.  Haran was asked numerous times to sit on a bench and stop hollering but he approached Canning and pushed his chest against the deputy, who immediately subdued Haran and placed him in the police cruiser with assistance from DFC Migliaccio.  Haran had to be restrained to prevent him from kicking the inside of the cruiser.  Haran was charged with assault on a law enforcement officer, disorderly conduct, failure to obey a lawful order and resisting arrest.
Brian Joseph Haran, 21, of Chesapeake Beach

Burglary Case #14-39855:
Dep. W. Beisel is investigating the burglary to a home in the 100 block of Cove Point Road in Lusby during the daytime hours on July 15.  Over $1,400 dollars in property was stolen to include an Xbox One, Beats headphones, and Xbox games.
Fraud Case #14-40389:
Someone passed a counterfeit bill at a produce stand in Dunkirk on July 17.  DFC J. Hardesty is investigating.
Fraud Case #14-40408:
A second incident of passing counterfeit bills occurred the same day at the Dunkirk Walmart by two male suspects.  The investigation by DFC Hardesty is ongoing.

Burglary and Assault Case #14-40901:

A complainant reported to Dep. M. Trigg that on July 20 at about 10:00 p.m. he returned to a residence he is staying in on Ridge View Road in Lusby and saw an unknown male on the front porch.  The unknown male suspect, who had a knife in his hand, chased the complainant down the front walk.  The complainant then stopped and turned and struck the suspect with a baseball bat.  The suspect then fled the scene on foot.  It does not appear that entry into the home was made.  The complainant was not injured. The investigation continues.