Monday, August 4, 2014


During the week of July 28 through August 3 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,396 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 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 #14-42332:
Two eleven-year-old boys and one thirteen-year-old boy, all of Lusby, were charged with destruction of property on youth reports by DFC J. Hardesty on July 28 at noon.  Numerous victims on Stock Drive in Lusby observed the juveniles breaking mailboxes along the residential street.  They identified the youths after DFC Hardesty and DFC R. Weems located them riding bikes through the neighborhood and stopped them for questioning.  The boys were released to a parent.
Theft Cases #14-42336, 42419, 42539:
All the mail from three mailboxes that had been delivered between July 18 and 27 at three homes on Birch Drive in Huntingtown was stolen during that timeframe.  All three victims had been away from their homes during that time period.  The investigation by Dep. L. Kelly continues.
Burglary Case #14-43153:
Unknown suspect(s) burglarized a home in the 600 block of Texoma Lane in Lusby between July 29 and August 1.  Two decorative mirrors were stolen and $160 in damage was done.  DFC M. Velasquez is investigating.
Theft Case #14-43234:
Sometime during the day on August 1, someone stole a red and black Mongoose bicycle and a pink and black mountain bike from the front yard of a home on Field Drive in Lusby.  Dep. C. Idol is continuing the investigation.
CDS Violation Case #14-43284:
On August 2 at 2:16 a.m. Dep. M. Trigg and Cpl. A. Moschetto observed a vehicle drifting back and forth into travel lanes on Md. Rt. 4 northbound near Stoakley Road in Prince Frederick.  They followed the vehicle and saw it continue to straddle or cross over the center and left edge lines.  They attempted a traffic stop on the vehicle, however, the driver continued to drive another two hundred yards before stopping at Plum Point Road in Huntingtown.  The driver, Tyler James Niland, 22 of Chesapeake Beach, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana less than 10 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia; a plastic bag, DUI, driving on a suspended license and negligent driving in addition to several other traffic violations.  The passenger, Christopher Joseph Rathbone, 24 of North Beach, was charged with possession of marijuana less than 10 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia, a plastic bag.
Tyler James Niland, 22, of Chesapeake Beach
Christopher Joseph Rathbone, 24, of North Beach

Destruction of Property Case #14-43536:
Dep. L. Kelly responded to a home on Salisbury Place in Prince Frederick for the report of a broken glass door.  The homeowner advised that on August 3 at about 11:00 a.m. he heard a loud noise in the basement area of his home.  He went down there and saw that the outside pane of glass on his sliding door had been shattered.  Dep. Kelly is continuing the investigation.
Burglary Case #14-43599:
Someone broke the lock off the door to a shed behind a home in the 12000 block of Century Manor Drive in Dunkirk sometime between July 30 and August 3.  Nothing was taken from inside the shed. DFC J. Lord is investigating.