Tuesday, August 19, 2014


During the week of August 11 through August 17 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,426 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.
Destruction of Property Case #14-45447:
The gas cap door was pulled off of a vehicle and six dents were in the passenger side rear quarter panel when the owner observed it on August 13 outside his home on Colton Court in Prince Frederick.  The damage is estimated at $400 and is believed to have occurred on August 12 between 2:00 and 5:00 p.m.  DFC P. Wood is investigating.
CDS Violation Case #14-45460:
On August 13 at 8:22 p.m. Dep. S. Moran conducted a traffic stop on Md. Rt. 4 and Broomes Island Road in St. Leonard.  The passenger was found to have suspected drugs in his possession.  Clifton Wayne Ladd, Jr., 22 of Dunkirk, was arrested and charged with possession of Oxycodone and possession of Meperidine.
Clifton Wayne Ladd, Jr., 22, of Dunkirk

Burglary Case #14-45466:
Someone caused about $300 in damage burglarizing a home in the 4800 block of Calvert Drive in St. Leonard during daytime hours on August 13.  Three pairs of size 9 ½ tennis shoes, Weatherman, Air Jordan and Nike, were stolen.  DFC J. Bell is continuing the investigation.
Burglary Case #14-45498:
DFC J. Livingston is investigating the burglary of a home in the 1400 block of Carlon Court in Huntingtown that occurred on August 13 at 11:20 p.m. while the residents were at home.  The homeowner reports that she heard her burglar alarm chime and noted that the front door was open.  She called to another occupant of the house who replied that they were not near the front door.  She then heard someone going out the front door, looked outside and saw a shadow running up the driveway.  Police arrived and performed a canvass of the area but no one was located.  The victim discovered some cash and her car keys missing.  The keys were later located in the driveway.  Anyone with information is asked to contact DFC Livingston at 410-535-2800.
Destruction of Property Case #14-45595:
Someone cut the padlocks on several storage units at the “Calvert Self Storage” on Skinners Turn Road in Owings sometime between August 10 and August 14.  Unit owners were asked to examine the contents and determine if anything was stolen but at this time, no owners have reported any missing items.  DFC P. Aurich is investigating.
Theft Case#14- 45741:
Someone stole a yellow 2011 CAT rubber tire loader worth $130,000 from a work site at the Dunkirk Park and Ride between August 14 and 15.  The loader was later found undamaged in the 8200 block of E Street in Chesapeake Beach.  DFC J. Lord is investigating.
Destruction of Property Case #14-45755:
The windshield and both the driver’s side and passenger side windows on a water tanker truck were broken while it was parked at the same work site as the CAT tire loader during the same timeframe.  The tanker was discovered to have been moved to the back of the lot.  The damage is estimated at $750.  DFC Lord is also handling this investigation.
Destruction of Property Case #14-45858:
Someone smashed the driver’s side window on a vehicle during the daytime hours on August 15 while it was parked outside a home on Bootstrap Trail in Lusby.  The damage is estimated at $300.  Nothing was stolen from inside the car.  DFC M. Velasquez is investigating.
Theft Case #14-46000:

A woman on Bafford Road in Lusby advised Dep. M. Trigg that sometime overnight between August 15 and 16, someone stole two bicycles from her back porch.  A white and green girl’s Pacifica and a white, black and blue boy’s Huffy totaling $240 in value were taken.  The victim said that she discovered the two bikes missing and noticed that a third bike, a red Huffy, had been left on the back porch in the same location the stolen bicycles had been in.  The investigation continues.

Destruction of Property Case #14-46008:

A mailbox in the 2000 block of Henry Hutchins Road in Prince Frederick was knocked off its post in the early morning hours of August 16.  DFC A. Woodford is investigating.

Theft Case #14-46027:

On August 16 between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. someone opened the mailbox at a home in the 2000 block of Crow’s Nest Lane in St. Leonard and stole cash and a gift card from inside two envelopes.  Dep. C. Idol is continuing the investigation.

Burglary Case #14-46222:

Between August 15 and 17 unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked shed behind a home in the 800 block of West Chesapeake Beach Road in Owings and stole tools valuing more than $600.  A Klein Tools volt meter, DeWalt drill, Craftsman screwdriver set and  Craftsman hand wrench were among the stolen items.  DFC J. Lord is investigating.

Theft Case #14-46307:

A red Huffy bicycle was stolen from the yard of a home in the 1300 block of Gregg Drive in Lusby between August 16 and 17.  The bike has a red and black seat and 20 inch wheels.  The investigation is being handled by DFC R. Weems.