During the week of July 1 through July 11 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1907 calls for service throughout the community.
Burglary Case #16-38677:
On July 10, 2016, Dfc. A. Curtin was dispatched to Chesapeake Lighthouse Drive, in North Beach, for the report of a burglary. The victim reported locking their home at 4:00am on June 16, and upon returning on July 10th, they observed an Xbox 360 missing from the home. There were no signs of forced entry.
Burglary Case #16-37142:
On July 2, 2016, Dfc. J. Buck was dispatched to Broomes Island Road, in Port Republic, for the report of a burglary. The victim stated they left their locked home, at 7:00pm on July 1 and returned at 8:30pm on July 2, to find items in disarray and multiple items missing (Nintendo games, electronics, liquor, food, prescription medications and a kitten). Dfc. Buck was able to quickly develop a suspect, their neighbor, Kyle Hooper, 18, also of Port Republic. He admitted to having made entry through a rear doggie door of the home. He was arrested and charged with 3rd Degree Burglary, Theft $1,000 to under $10,000, Theft Less than $1,000, Theft Less Than $100, False Statement to an Officer and Obstructing and Hindering.
|Kyle Hooper, 18, of Port Republic|
CDS Violation Case #16-38559:
On July 10, 2016, Deputy R. Spalding was traveling in the area of MD Rt. 4/Church Street, in Prince Frederick, and observed a passenger riding in a vehicle unrestrained. A traffic stop was initiated and Deputy Spalding discovered Michael Doerk, Jr., 22, of Chesapeake Beach, to be in possession of cocaine. He was transported to the Detention Center and charged with CDS Possession of Cocaine.
|Michael Doerk, Jr., 22, of Chesapeake Beach|
CDS Violation Case #16-38333:
On July 8, 2016, Dfc. S. Moran was dispatched to Thunderbird Drive, in Lusby, for the report of an auto accident. Upon arrival he made contact with Rosalinda Smith who was standing outside the vehicle. She had slurred speech, bloodshot watery eyes and a strong odor of alcohol emitting from her person. Dfc. Moran quickly determined Rosalinda Smith, 51, of Lusby, to be the driver of the vehicle. She was placed under arrest for DUI/DWI and for possession of a controlled dangerous substance (Oxycontin).
|Rosalinda Smith, 51, of Lusby|
CDS Violation Case #16-38289:
On July 8, 2016, Deputy V. O’Donnell conducted a traffic stop at southbound Rt. 4/Rousby Hall Road, in Lusby, on a vehicle he determined to be operating with a suspended registration. The driver, Richard Ali, 27, of Lusby, was found to be in possession of a large amount of marijuana. He was transported to the Detention Center and charged with possession of Marijuana more than ten grams and issued a traffic citation for driving with a suspended registration.
|Richard Ali, 27, of Lusby|
CDS Violation Case #16-38248:
On July 8, 2016, at approximately 3:15pm, Dfc. J. Livingston was dispatched to Claggett Road, in Sunderland, for a disorderly call. Upon arrival and questioning the parties, he determined Dominique Harrod, 26, of Huntingtown, to be in possession of a metal container containing an illegal substance. He was arrested for Possession of a Synthetic Narcotic (Suboxone) and for Possession of Paraphernalia (container).
|Dominique Harrod, 26, of Huntingtown|
CDS Violation Case #16-38131:
|Colin Stoots, 27, of Chesapeake Beach|
|Matthew Ziberg, 30, of Owings|
CDS Violation Case #16-38112:
On July 7, 2016, Dfc. S. Moran conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle reported to be crossing into oncoming traffic multiple times. He made contact with the driver, Jacob Gott, 27, of St. Leonard, who was impaired and unable to operate a vehicle safely. He was arrested and charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana (Heroin), CDS Administer Equipment Possession/Distribute (syringe), Possession of Paraphernalia (cotton wad) and Driving a Vehicle while Impaired by Drugs.
|Jacob Gott, 27, of St. Leonard|
CDS Violation Case #16-37581:
On July 5, 2016, Deputy S. Trotter responded to the Detention Center on Stafford Road, in Prince Frederick, for the report of a controlled dangerous substance violation. Lloyd Hill, 50, of Washington, DC, who was incarcerated, was found to be in possession of an illegal substance. He was charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana (Cocaine) and Possession of Paraphernalia (bag).
|Lloyd Hill, 50, of Washington, DC|
CDS Violation Case #16-37480:
On July 4, 2016, Cpl. R. Wilson responded to the Anglers Restaurant on Lore Road, in Solomons, for the report of a person engaging in drug activity in the restaurant. He located John Staruch, 29, of Granger, Indiana, who was in possession of illegal drugs. He was transported to the Detention Center and charged with CDS: Possession with Intent to Distribute a Narcotic (Oxycontin), CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana (Lorazepam) and four (4) counts of CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana (Synthetic drugs - Dilaudid, Suboxone, Oxycontin, Fentanyl).
|John Staruch, 29, of Granger, Indiana|
CDS Violation Case #16-37441:
On July 4, 2016, Deputy R. Spalding responded to the Detention Center for the report of an inmate found to be in possession of an illegal substance. William Jacks, 32, of Capital Heights, MD, was charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana (Suboxone) and Possession of CDS within a place of Confinement.
|William Jacks, 32, of Capital Heights, MD|
CDS Violation Case #16-37298:
On July 3, 2016, at approximately 10:00pm, Deputy D. Clark approached the driver of a vehicle parked at the Lord Calvert Bowl, located on Solomons Island Road, in Huntingtown. The bowling alley was closed and the vehicle was running with its’ lights on. He detected a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle and discovered the driver, Daysha Montgomery, 19, of La Plata, MD, to be in possession of an illegal substance. She was arrested for Possession of CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana (2 grams of Molly/common name for MDMA), two (2) counts of Possession of Paraphernalia (cut straw and baggies) and for a driving citation. The passenger of the vehicle, identified as David Young, Jr., 20, of Huntingtown, was charged on a Civil Citation for possessing less than 10 grams of marijuana.
|Daysha Montgomery, 19, of La Plata, MD|
CDS Violation Case #16-37278:
On July 3, 2016, at approximately 8:20pm, Dfc. T. Buckler approached a vehicle stopped at a stationary traffic post, located at Mears Avenue/C Street, in Chesapeake Beach. Upon verifying whether the occupants had a community pass to enter the area, the driver, Karissa Scaffidi, 21, of Silver Spring, MD, rolled down her window and Dfc. Buckler was able to detect a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. She was arrested for Possession of Marijuana (10+ grams) and CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana (Alprazolam). The passenger of the vehicle, Lisa Maszkiewicz, 21, of Silver Spring, MD, was also charged with CDS: Possession of Marijuana (10+ grams).
|Karissa Scaffidi, 21, of Silver Spring, MD|
|Lisa Maszkiewicz, 21, of Silver Spring, MD|
CDS Violation Case #16-37155:
On July 2, 2016, Deputy K. Williamson conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle making a turn without using their turn signal. The driver, Krysta Harrell, 23, of Huntingtown, was found to be in possession of illegal drugs. She was arrested for CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana (Zolpidem and Carisoprodol) and Possession of Paraphernalia (syringes). She was also issued a traffic warning for “driver failing to give proper turn signal”.
|Krysta Harrell, 23, of Huntingtown|
Disorderly Conduct Case #16-37346:
On July 4, 2016, Deputy R. Shrawder responded to Breezy Point Road, in Chesapeake Beach, for the report of a disorderly subject at the camp ground. James Harris, 51, of Sunderland, was instructed to retire to his tent for the night and not continue disrupting other campers. Deputy Shrawder left the area and later received another call to return to the campground, as the same camper continued to yell, curse and be disorderly. He was transported to the Detention Center and charged with Disorderly Conduct.
|James Harris, 51, of Sunderland|
Disorderly Conduct Case #16-37081:
On July 2, 2016, at approximately 2:50pm, Cpl. T. Phelps responded to a call for a disorderly subject at the Breezy Point Beach, on Breezy Point Road, in Chesapeake Beach. Carlos Garmendez, 27, of Washington DC, who had been yelling profanity towards Park staff, was advised to leave the Park or he would be arrested for trespassing. When he did not cooperate, he was taken into custody and charged with Disorderly Conduct, Fail Obey Reasonable/Lawful Order, Resist/Interfere with Arrest, Trespassing and Destruction of Property Less than $1,000.00.
|Carlos Garmendez, 27, of Washington DC|
Destruction of Property Case #16-38163:
On July 8, 2016, Dfc. Y. Bortchevsky responded to 8th Street, in North Beach, for the report of damaged property. At approximately 4:30am, the victim reported hearing several loud bangs outside their residence. Upon inspection the victim observed a vehicle window shattered. No items were taken from the vehicle.
Destruction of Property Case #16-37747:
On July 6, 2016, Dfc. G. Gott responded to the Southern Library, in Solomon’s, for the report of damaged property. Sometime between 9:00pm on July 5 and 8:30am on July 6th, an unknown person(s) damaged a flower box and dumped its’ contents on the ground.
Destruction of Property Case #16-37365:
On July 4, 2016, while Deputy S. Trotter was travelling on Mackall Road, in St. Leonard, he noticed damage to a mailbox post and observed a mailbox laying in the grass a few yards away. As he returned mail to the victim, he was told this has happened on several other occasions.
Destruction of Property Case #16-37002:
On July 2, 2016, at approximately 12:30am, Deputy C. Callison was dispatched to Ray Norwood Road, in Prince Frederick, for the report of a damaged door. The victim reported hearing a loud noise and glass shatter in the basement of their home. There are no suspect(s) at this time.
Fleeing and Eluding Case #16-38145:
On July 8, 2016, at approximately 12:30am, Deputy B. Pounsberry observed a motorcycle travelling southbound on Solomon’s Island Road, near Bowie Shop Road, in an unsafe manner. The motorcycle was seen traveling at excessive speeds, running red lights, not using proper turn signals and traveling in the opposite lane of travel. He was able to eventually bring the driver, Brett Jost, 28, of Prince Frederick, to a stop at Solomon’s Island Road/Governor Run Road. Due to his slurred speech and strong odor of an alcoholic beverage, Jost was charged and arrested for Fleeing and Eluding, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, as well as eleven (11) other traffic offenses.
|Brett Jost, 28, of Prince Frederick|
Theft Case #16-38676/38671:
On July 10, 2016, Dfc. A. Curtin responded to Chesapeake Lighthouse Drive, in Owings, for the report of thefts from vehicles. The victims reported items stolen from their unlocked vehicles: Cobra Radar Detector, Ipod mini, Swiss army knife, black folding knife, Portable REFUEL Charger, Canon T31 Camera, Canon 55x80mm Lens and an external NS-DXFL2C flash attachment. These thefts took place between 1:00pm on July 9 and 8:45pm on July 10. No known suspects at this time.
Theft Case #16-37870:
On July 6, 2016, Dfc. G. Gott was dispatched to Calvert Internal Medicine on HG Trueman Road, in Solomons, for the report of a theft from the medical office. Sometime between 8:30pm on July 5th and 9:00am on July 6, an unknown suspect(s) stole a Lexmark external Hard Drive.
Theft Case #16-37777:
On July 6, 2016, Dfc. C. Childress responded to the Sheriff’s Office to take a statement from a victim reporting a theft from their vehicle. The victim reported parking their vehicle across the street from the Mexico Restaurant, in North Beach, and realized a couple of days later that their Dell Laptop computer was missing from the vehicle.
Theft Case #16-37627:
On July 5, 2016, Deputy R. Spalding responded to Rachel’s Way, in Prince Frederick, for the report of a theft from an unlocked vehicle. The victim reported that sometime between1:30pm on July 5 and 4:30pm that same day, a Low Pro slingshot Camera bag, Nikon D5300 Camera, Nikon 17-55mm Lens, Nikon 12-24mm Lens, Nikon Flash, GoPro Sport and 5 flash drives were stolen.
Theft Case #16-37601:
On July 5, 2016, Deputy C. Callison responded to Oakwood Drive, in Dunkirk, for the report of a theft. The victim reported that sometime on July 2 and 11:30am on July 5, someone dug up and stole four (4) landscape bushes.
Theft Case #16-37518:
On July 5, 2016, Deputy R. Spalding responded to Great Reward Way, in Huntingtown, for the report of a theft from a locked vehicle. The victim advised that sometime between 8:30pm on July 4 and 4:00am on July 5th, she discovered her car window shattered and her (brown) purse, money, credit cards, Driver’s License, wallet and social security card were all stolen. Later the same day a neighbor reported finding the purse along the edge of their property, but the other contents were still missing.
Theft Case #16-37055:
On July 2, 2016, Dfc. A. Ostazeski responded to Piute Court, in Lusby, for the report of a theft. The complainant stated their Schwin BMX 20/21” bicycle and Rigid Tool Set (containing a Cordless Drill, Impact Drill, Reciprocating Saw, charger and two (2) batteries) were stolen from a toolbox next to the residence. This theft took place sometime between 9:00pm on June 15 and noon on July 2nd.
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