Tuesday, December 9, 2014


During the week of December 1 through December 7 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,593 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 Case #14-67357:
An outside air conditioning unit was stolen from a home in the 700 block of Bowie Shop Road in Huntingtown.  It is unknown when the theft occurred.  The unit is valued at $3,500.  DFC A. Woodford is handling the investigation.
Destruction of Property Case #14-67371:
Sometime between 3:00 p.m. on November 30 and 5:15 p.m. on December 1, someone spray painted a line down the side of a vehicle parked in the 8900 block of Frederick Avenue in North Beach causing $2,000 in damage.  DFC C. Fox is investigating.
CDS Violation Case #14-67493:
On December 2 at 9:02 a.m. after stopping a vehicle for traveling at a rate above the posted speed limit on Md. Rt. 4 northbound and Coster Road in Lusby, Dep. G. Gott found the driver, Ernest C. Groves, 62, of Lusby, to be in possession of suspected drugs.  Groves was arrested and charged with possession of Oxycodone and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Ernest C. Groves, 62, of Lusby

CDS Violation Case #14-67599:
On December 2 at 7:50 p.m. Dep. B. Pounsberry conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on southbound Md. Rt. 4 near White Sands Drive in Lusby.  He made contact with the driver, later identified as Paula M. Brady, 46, of Leonardtown.  Brady was found to be in possession of Oxycodone and was arrested and charged.  Brady was also charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol.
Paula M. Brady, 46, of Leonardtown

Destruction of Property Case #14-67622:
On December 2 at 10:50 p.m. DFC R. Weems responded to a home in the 11800 block of Clifton Drive in Lusby for the report of damaged property.  The homeowner pointed out that her window had just been shot with what may have been a small bullet.  The investigation is ongoing.
Destruction of Property, Cases #14-67686, 67721, 67751, 67759, and 67907:
Dep. T. Buckler is investigating several incidents where homes, sheds, fences and street signs were spray painted with graffiti in the areas of 3rd Street, 6th Street and 7th Street in North Beach and F Street and 28th Street in Chesapeake Beach.   They occurred between December 2 and 4. The investigation continues.
Theft Case #14-67770:
A package that had been delivered to a home in the 1600 block of Calvert Avenue in St. Leonard on December 1 at 1:45 p.m. was stolen between that time and 4:30 p.m.  Dep. D. Naughton is investigating.
Destruction of Property Case #14-67982:
Cpl. T. Phelps is investigating a shed that was spray painted on December 4 between 4:30 a.m. and 3:50 p.m. in the 3900 block of 7th Street in North Beach.
Destruction of Property Case #14-68197:
A citizen called to report spray-painted graffiti on the roadway on 4th Street in North Beach between Cincinnati and Chicago Avenues.  It was discovered around 5:00 p.m. on December 3.  Dep. W. Beisel is investigating.
Theft from Vehicle Case #14-68270:
On December 5 at about 4:50 a.m. someone entered an unlocked vehicle parked outside a home in the 4100 block of Patuxent Court in Dunkirk and stole tools. Dep. B. Schaefer is investigating.