Tuesday, January 6, 2015


During the week of December 29 through January 4 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,490 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 #14-73047 and #14-73052 and #14-73065:
DFC C. Fox is investigating three incidents of graffiti spray painting.  One was done to a fence in the 8300 block of F Street in Chesapeake Beach between December 20 and 29.  The roadway in an alley between Md. Rt. 260 and 27th Street was also found to have been spray painted.  More graffiti was seen on the back side of the now-closed Ledo’s in Chesapeake Beach.  Anyone with information is asked to contact DFC Fox at 410-535-2800.
CDS Violation Case #14-73316:
On December 30 at 9:35 p.m. Cpl. A. Moschetto conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Md. Rt. 4 northbound at Parran Road in St. Leonard.  He immediately detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana emitting from the passenger area of the vehicle.  A search revealed zip lock bags containing a substantial amount of suspected marijuana.  The driver and passenger were both arrested.  James Richard Nelson, Jr., 33, of Upper Marlboro and Sheldon Lyvonne Curtis, 33, of Lexington Park, were each charged with possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana in an amount sufficient to indicate an intent to distribute.
James Richard Nelson, Jr., 33
Sheldon Lyvonne Curtis, 33, of Lexington Park

Burglary Case #14-73338:
A home in the 2300 block of West Chesapeake Beach Road in Dunkirk was burglarized in the early morning hours of December 31.  It is unknown at this time if anything was stolen.  DFC M. Quinn is investigating.
CDS Violation Case #15-38:
On January 1 at 4:00 a.m. in the parking lot of the Taco Bell in Prince Frederick, DFC R. Kreps conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle suspected of being operated by an impaired driver.   After making contact with the operator, Steven Andrew Terrell, 23, of Upper Marlboro, he arrested Terrell for possession of drug paraphernalia.  Terrell was also charged with numerous traffic offenses including driving while impaired by alcohol and negligent driving.
Steven Andrew Terrell, 23, of Upper Marlboro

Burglary Case #15-68:
Unknown suspect(s) shattered the front door of the Dunkirk Hardware and Home Center on Town Center Boulevard in Dunkirk in the early morning hours between December 31 and January 1.  The culprit(s) stole several Stihl saws, altogether valued at over $4,000.  Damage is estimated at $1,200.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. H. Rich of the C.I.B. at 410-535-1600 extension 2765.