Thursday, October 27, 2016


During the week of October 19 through October 24 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,146 calls for service throughout the community. 

Burglary Case #16-60308:

On October 21, 2016, Deputy R. Spalding was dispatched to Hallowing Point Road, in Prince Frederick, for the report of a burglary.  The complainant reported money had been stolen from his home between 10:30pm on October 19 - 7:00am on October 20th.  He also noticed a kitchen window, which was closed, had damage to its’ molding and was not locked. 

Burglary Attempt Case #16-60799:

On October 23, 2016, at approximately 10:15am, Dfc. C. Childress was dispatched to 7th Street, in North Beach, for the report of damage to a window screen.  The victim reported leaving their home around 1:00am on October 23 and returned approximately 15 minutes later.  They discovered the kitchen window screen was bent by an unknown pry object.  After further investigation it was also discovered a garage window screen was missing.  

Damaged Property Case #16-60391:

On October 21, 2016, Deputy S. Rediker was called to Running Fox Circle, in Lusby, for the report of damaged property.  The victim reported that their living room window was shot three times with a BB gun.  This damage was caused sometime on October 10 - 11:00am on October 21st.

Disorderly Conduct Case #16-60653:

On October 22, 2016, at approximately 4:00pm, Deputy N. Buckler responded to Terrace Drive, in Prince Frederick, for the report of two (2) dogs acting aggressively and chasing a neighbor in their yard.  The Animal Control Officer, Mr. Guy, was called to assist at the scene and gain control of the dogs.  Deputy Buckler made contact with the owner of the dogs, Keith Miles, 51, of Prince Frederick, who stated he did not realize his dogs were running loose outside and denied they were aggressive.  While Deputy Buckler attempted to diffuse the situation, Mr. Miles, who was intoxicated, remained uncooperative and took a fighting stance towards him.  He was asked to lower his voice several times while yelling and cursing at his neighbors outside.  He was taken to the Detention Center and charged with Disorderly Conduct.
Keith Miles, 51, of Prince Frederick

Motor Vehicle theft Case #16-60550:

On October 22, 2016 at approximately 12:30am, Deputy D. Clark conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle being driven all over the roadway near the intersection of N. Solomons Island Road/MF Bowen Road, in Huntingtown.   He detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from the driver, Jose Adelmo Cruz Quinteros, 31, of Huntingtown.   Due to a language barrier, the Deputy contacted the phone number listed on the side of the truck and was able to make contact with the owner of the truck and trailer.  At this time it was discovered Mr. Cruz Quinteros did not have a valid license and did not have permission to drive the truck.  He was arrested and charged with Driver Failure to Obey Properly Placed Traffic Control Device Instructions, Driving Without a License, Driving a Vehicle While Impaired by Alcohol, Driving a Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol, Theft $1,000 to Under $10,000 and Motor Vehicle Theft/Unlawful Taking.
Jose Adelmo Cruz Quinteros, 31, of Huntingtown

Theft Case #16-60998:

On October 24, 2016, at approximately 12:15pm, Dfc. J. Livingston responded to Costley Way, in Prince Frederick, for a call regarding a theft.  An employee of Nicks of Calvert reported that an entire stack of wood pallets were stolen sometime on October 22.  The case is still under investigation.

Theft Case #16-60663:

On October 22, 2016, at approximately 4:30pm, Dfc. T. Buckler responded to 18th Street, in Chesapeake Beach, for a reported theft.  The victim advised the rear tag to his vehicle, parked in his driveway, was stolen between 10:00pm on October 21 - 2:00pm on October 22.

Theft Case #16-60244:

On October 20, 2016, at approximately 1:00pm, Deputy B. Boerum responded to Walmart, in Prince, for the report of a shoplifter in custody.  The Loss Prevention Officer (LPO) advised that he witnessed two (2) shoppers place clothing into a purse, carry it past the final point of purchase and leave the store.  He stopped Tawana Tyree, 36, of Waldorf, MD in the parking lot, while the male shoplifter, James Thomas, 51, also of Waldorf, MD, ran away from the LPO.  When Deputy Boerum arrived on the scene, he contact Mr. Thomas and instructed him to return to the front of the store.  Ms. Tyree was issued a Uniform Criminal Citation for Theft Less Than $100.00. and released from the scene.   Mr. Thomas was issued a Uniform Criminal Citation for Theft Less than $100.00 and was also issued a trespass warning and advised not to return to the Prince Frederick Walmart store.

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