During the week of December 28, 2015 through January 3, 2016 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,329 calls for service throughout the community.
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Burglary Case #15-69982:
On December 30, 2015 Deputy W. Rector responded to Simpson Farm Drive, Owings, for the report of a burglary from an unsecured shed. Sometime on December 27, 2015, two (2) Poulan chain saws and a gas powered power washer were stolen.
Burglary Case #15-69976:
On December 30, 2015 Deputy D. Denton responded to Mill Bridge Road, Lusby, for the report of a burglary from an unlocked shed. Sometime between December 22 - 29, 2015 someone entered the shed and removed a Honda dirt bike. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office.
Burglary Case #15-69961:
On December 30, 2015, at approximately 6:00am, Calvert Deputies were called to a residence on Rudolph Lane in Lusby for the report of a burglary in progress. A male had entered the victim’s home and fled upon setting off an audible alarm. The occupants were able to relay information so that Deputies were able to identify the suspect, Michael Swearingen, age 24. Deputies responded to his home on Alamo Trail and observed him in his home. After multiple attempts to make contact with him were ignored, the Special Operations Team was called in for a barricade situation at 6:15am. He was taken into custody and charged with 4th degree burglary and was also served an outstanding Warrant for resisting arrest.
|Michael Swearingen, age 24|
Burglary Case #15-69873:
On December 29, 2015 Deputy B. Robinson was dispatched to an apartment on West Dares Beach Road, in Prince Frederick, for the report of a burglary. Sometime on December 25, between 4:00pm - 9:00pm, someone entered the unlocked apartment and stole a VCR and DVD player.
Burglary Case #15-69639:
On December 28, 2015 Deputy G. Gott responded to Asbury Circle, in Solomons, for the report of a burglary. Sometime between October and mid-November money and jewelry were removed from a victim’s locked apartment.
CDS Violation Case #16-419:
On January 2, 2016 Deputy C. Ward conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed on Rt. 260 near Brickhouse Road in Dunkirk. He arrested Laura Puffenbarger, 35, of Chesapeake Beach for CDS Possession with intent to Distribute (Xanax, Marijuana), Possession of Marijuana, CDS Possession-not Marijuana (Xanax, Dexedrine) and Paraphernalia Possession (metal grinder and digital scale).
|Laura Puffenbarger, 35, of Chesapeake Beach|
Destruction of Property Case #15-69773:
On December 29, 2015 Deputy M. Velasquez responded to Grays Road, in Port Republic, for a report of a destruction of property. An unknown person scratched a vehicle, which was parked in the victim’s driveway. This crime took place sometime between 9:30pm on December 28 and 3:00am on December 29. If anyone observed any suspicious behavior during this timeframe, they are asked to report it to the Sheriff’s Office.
Destruction of Property Case #16-538:
On January 3, 2016 Deputy R. Evans responded to a destruction of property call located on Huntingtown Road, in Huntingtown. The victim’s sliding glass door was shattered by an unknown object sometime overnight.
Disorderly Conduct Case #16-00002:
On January 1, 2016 units from the Maryland State Police and Calvert Deputies were called to the Brick Wood Bistro Restaurant, located on Sherry Lane, Prince Frederick, for a fight in progress. Deputy M. Trigg arrested 64-year old, Paul Kramer, of Huntingtown for Affray, Disorderly Conduct and Alcohol Beverage/Retail Area Drink.
|64-year old, Paul Kramer, of Huntingtown|
Disorderly Conduct Case #16-561:
On January 3, 2016 Deputy J. Migliaccio arrived at the Huntingtown United Methodist Church located on Hunting Creek Road, Huntingtown, in response to a disorderly person at the location. Sherman Stepney, 53, of Lusby was intoxicated and arrested for Disorderly Conduct. He was transported to the Detention Center for booking and processing.
|Sherman Stepney, 53, of Lusby|
Robbery Case #15-69771:
On December 29, 2015, at approximately 2:00am, Calvert Deputies were dispatched to the BP Gas Station located on West Chesapeake Beach Road in Dunkirk for the report of a robbery. A lone suspect jumped over the counter, removed money from the cash register and was able to flee on foot. A canvas of the area was conducted with the assistance of the Maryland State Police, Anne Arundel County Police and Deputy T. Smith and his K-9 partner, Loki. 34-year old Brett Lott, of Friendship, MD, was later identified as the person responsible for the robbery. With the swift action by all Agencies involved, Detective N. DeFelice apprehended the suspect and he was taken to the Detention Center where he was charged with strong armed robbery and theft less than $1000.00.
|34-year old Brett Lott, of Friendship, MD|
Theft Case #16-303:
On January 2, 2016 Deputy B. Robinson was dispatched to a business located on Central Square Drive, Prince Frederick, for the report of a theft. Sometime between January 1 - 2, a registration plate was removed from a vehicle.
Theft Case #16-101:
On January 1, 2016 Deputy A. Ostazeski responded to Perry Lane, Lusby, for the report of a theft. A package which contained make-up was stolen from a mailbox sometime during the day. If anyone has information, they are asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office.