On Saturday October 18 at 10:05 p.m. the night clerk of the Lusby Shell on H.G. Trueman Road reported an armed robbery. He stated that a black male entered the store, covered his face, presented a handgun, announced the robbery, threatened him with the handgun and fled the store with most of the business’ money. Sgt. C. Parsons and Sgt. R. Cox coordinated resources and members from both the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office including the K9 team, and the Maryland State Police including their aviation department, however, no apprehension or sighting of the suspect was made.
Det. H. Rich of the Calvert Investigative Bureau determined that the lone suspect was a black male in his late 20s or early 30s. He was short, 5’6” to 5’7” tall, with a thin to average build. He had short, one inch long, black hair and a medium to dark complexion. The suspect was wearing a light gray, hooded sweatshirt which he pulled around his face. The suspect entered the store, pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the clerk’s torso area then stated “give me all the money”. The suspect brought a black cloth draw string bag which he held open. The clerk put the cash in the bag and the suspect fled. The suspect fled past the front window of the store and was last seen running southeast into the Chesapeake Ranch Estates. The clerk was not hurt.