Thursday, March 26, 2015


During the week of March 16 through March 22 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,443 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 #15-14580:
Someone shattered a sliding glass window on a home in the 300 block of Laurel Drive in Lusby between March 11 and 16.  It does not appear that entry into the home was made.  Dep. D. Naughton is investigating.
CDS Violation Case #15-14908:
On March 17 at 8:46 p.m. Dep. A. Curtin conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on H.G. Trueman Road near Md. Rt. 4 in Lusby.  He made contact with the driver, identified as Joshua Lewis Wood, 23, of St. Leonard, and observed suspected drugs inside the vehicle.  Wood would not comply with officer commands and refused to get out of the vehicle.  Curtin was able to get the driver’s side door open and place Wood in handcuffs.  Wood’s young son was in the rear seat of the vehicle and was released on the scene to his grandfather.  Wood has been charged with possession of Oxycodone, possession of drug paraphernalia; a straw, and resisting/interfering with arrest.
Joshua Lewis Wood, 23, of St. Leonard

Destruction of Property Case #15-14941:
Someone attempted to gain entry into a vehicle parked in the parking lot of Calvert Memorial Hospital sometime between 11:00 a.m. and 7:20 p.m. on March 17.  The damage is estimated at $300.  DFC R. Kreps is handling the investigation.
Theft Case #15-15249:
A victim in the 4100 block of Hance Road in Port Republic reported to DFC J. Hardesty that two movies and two box set movies were delivered to his home on March 17.  The mailman advises they were left in a bag hanging on the mailbox.  When the homeowner went to retrieve them, they were gone.  The investigation is ongoing.
Destruction of Property Case #15-15642:

On March 21 at 11:30 a.m. a vehicle owner parked his car at Calvert Cliffs State Park in Lusby and went for a hike.  When he returned about two hours later, he discovered someone had shattered the driver’s side window.  Nothing was missing from inside the vehicle.  DFC Y. Bortchevsky is investigating.