During the week of November 14 through November 20 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,431 calls for service throughout the community.
Burglary Case #16-65360:
On November 16, 2016, Dfc. P. Wood was dispatched to Lakeside Drive, in Dunkirk, for the report of a burglary. The victim stated that sometime over the last three weeks an unknown individual(s) went into his shed and stole his Echo weed eater, Echo backpack blower and his Echo chainsaw.
CDS Violation Case #16-65848:
On November 18, 2016, at approximately 8:30pm, Dfc. J. Denton conducted a traffic stop, at Cove Point Rd/H.G. Trueman Rd, in Lusby, on a vehicle traveling without a headlight. Upon making contact with the driver, Shawn Legrant, 24, of Lexington Park, MD, he detected a strong odor of raw marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed a concealed black sheath/sword throwing knife, a brown wooden baseball bat (wrapped in black electrical tape) and a brown handled hatchet. All weapons were located within arm’s reach of the driver. A further search of the vehicle revealed a green Crown Royal bag containing four (4) separate bags - one with 33.5 grams of marijuana, one with 6.2 grams of marijuana, one with 4.2 grams of marijuana and one with 2.8 grams of marijuana - for a grand total of 46.7 grams. Also found was a digital scale, BIC lighter and a red dice. Mr. Legrant was charged with CDS: Possession of Marijuana 10 grams+, three (3) counts of carrying a Concealed Dangerous Weapon and issued a warning for the inoperative head light.
|Shawn Legrant, 24, of Lexington Park, MD|
CDS Violation Case #16-65343:
On November 16, 2016, at approximately 11:30am, Dfc. R. Kreps observed Kelly Branson, 27, of North Beach, near the entrance to the MVA, in Prince Frederick, and was aware she had an active warrant. Upon placing Ms. Branson under arrest for the warrant, a search of her person yielded a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) in her wallet. The CDS was not in a prescription container to verify Ms. Branson had a prescription for the drug. She was transported to the Detention Center and charged with CDS: Possession of a Synthetic narcotic (Suboxone).
|Kelly Branson, 27, of North Beach|
CDS Violation Case #16-64973:
On November 14, 2016, at approximately 10:30pm, Dfc. C. Childress conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle he observed crossing the center line several times and not maintaining a constant speed. When he approached the driver, Dante Jones, 28, of Dunkirk, he was not able to provide a driver’s license and had difficulty finding the registration to the vehicle. Jones was found to have an active Child Support: Non-Compliance warrant through Calvert County and was transported to the Detention Center. While being processed at the Detention Center, a Suboxone (Subutex) strip was located in Jones' wallet, with no verification off a prescription. Charges were placed on him for CDS: Possession of a Synthetic Narcotic (Suboxone).
|Dante Jones, 28, of Dunkirk|
CDS Violation Case #16-65122:
On November 15, 2016, at approximately 1:00pm, Dfc. M. Trigg conducted a traffic stop, near Oakland Hall Road, in Prince Frederick, on a vehicle travelling with an expired registration. While making contact with one of the occupants, David Gray, 33, of Lusby, he located a cellophane wrapper containing a light blue powder, identified as Alprazolam. He was arrested and charged with CDS: Possession of a Dangerous Nonnarcotic drug (Alprazolam) and for Possession of Paraphernalia (wrapper).
|David Gray, 33, of Lusby|
Damaged Property Case #16-65084:
On November 15, 2016, at approximately 11:00am, Deputy T. Rzepkowski responded to Yellow Bank Road, in Dunkirk, for the report of damaged property. Upon arrival the complainant advised he observed a broken glass panel on a rear door, which seemed to be broken by a large rock which was found lying on the floor inside the home.
Theft Case #16-66222:
On November 20, 2016, Dfc. A. Locke was dispatched to the Dunkirk Walmart for the report of a shoplifting in progress. He made contact with the Asset Protection Officer, Troy Washington, who observed a male and female placing items in the female’s purse. John Shepherd, 53, and Kelly Scott, 52, both of Lothian, concealed a box of Kiss fingernails, bottle of woman’s body spray, an energizer flashlight and a package of 30 Extenze male enhancement pills in the purse. They were both charged with Theft less than $100.00 and released, after being told they were no longer welcome at the Dunkirk Wal-Mart for a period of 1 year.
|John Shepherd, 53, of Lothian|
Theft Case #16-65628:
On November 17, 2016, at approximately 9:00pm, Dfc. C. Childress responded to the Prince Frederick Walmart for the report of a shoplifting. The suspect, Valerie Marie Nielson, 29, of Prince Frederick, was observed placing several items into a bag in an attempt to conceal them. The items include: 4 children watches, 2 pairs of girls leggings, 2 pairs of slippers and a box of Hefty trash bags. Deputy Childress discovered Nielson had an active warrant through the District Court for a Failure to Appear charge. She was arrested for Theft Less Than $100.00 and transported to the Detention Center for processing.
|Valerie Marie Nielson, 29, of Prince Frederick|
Theft Case #16-64913:
On November 14, 2016, Dfc. T. Buckler responded to Tans Cycles, on Chesapeake Avenue, in North Beach, for a reported theft. Upon arrival the complainant advised that their orange 17.5ft Eddy Line kayak was stolen from behind the business. The kayak was last seen about a month prior (early October).
Theft Case #16-64877:
On November 14, 2016, Deputy R. Shrawder responded to Eucalyptus Drive, in St. Leonard, for the report of a theft. The victim advised multiple items were taken from their backyard sometime within the last week. Items stolen include: 5 Pedestals, 3 Statues, 5 metal fence poles.
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