Tuesday, December 20, 2016


During the week of December 12 through December 18 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,321 calls for service throughout the community. 

Burglary Case # 16-71008:
On December 16, 2016, Dfc. A. Ostazeski was dispatched to HG Trueman Road, in Lusby, for the report of a burglary.  The victim stated the front door of their home had been forced open, the home was ransacked and several items were stolen.  Confirmed missing items are:  assorted pieces of jewelry, musical instruments and 50 feet of copper pipe ripped out of the home.  This crime took place sometime between the end of November - December 16.

CDS Violation Case #16-70709:

On December 14, 2016, Deputy T. Mohler responded to the Boardwalk in Chesapeake Beach for a check welfare call.  A concerned citizen had requested a Deputy check on a possible homeless male they had seen sitting on a bench.  After approaching the male, who initially gave a false name, he observed an unopened can of an alcoholic beverage sitting next to him, along with a backpack.  The male gave him permission to search his backpack, which contained multiple orange pills in a clear cellophane baggie, along with a small metal pipe/straw containing a white powdery substance.  The male was later determined to be David Snider, 25, of OwingsHe was transported to the Detention Center where he was served arrest documents for CDS: Possession of a Dangerous Nonnarcotic Drug (Methamphetamine), Possession of Paraphernalia (straw) and Fraud/Presume Identity to avoid Prosecution.  He was also found to be a fugitive from justice in the State of Pennsylvania and served (DC/CR30) paperwork for the outstanding felony warrant.
David Snider, 25, of Owings

CDS Violation Case #16-70694:

On December 14, 2016, Deputy M. Lewis, along with Deputy G. Ward, observed Nicholas Kelson, 22, of Lusby, walking at the intersection of White Sands Drive/Stock Drive and were aware he had an active warrant in St. Mary’s County.  Contact was made with Kelson who admitted he had crack cocaine in his coat pocket.  A red container was found inside a pocket with six (6) white rocks, individually wrapped in clear plastic. He was arrested for CDS: Possession of Cocaine and Possession of Paraphernalia (baggie).  He was transported to the Detention Center where he was served his charging documents.
Nicholas Kelson, 22, of Lusby

Destruction of Property Case #16-70253:

On December 12, 2016, at approximately 5:00pm, Dfc. V. Evans responded to the Calvert High School located in Prince Frederick for the report of damaged property.  Upon arrival he was informed that storage containers, baseball equipment and an area on the ground near the football stadium were vandalized with orange spray paint. The vandalism included:  "503", "Jew", "503", "NHS" and a swastika symbol.  The time/date the damage took place is not known.

Destruction of Property Case #16-71055:

On December 16, 2016, Dfc. D. Clark responded to the Calvert County Library, located in Prince Frederick, for the report of damaged property. Upon arrival he made contact with an employee of the Library who advised someone had written “K K K” with an ink pen in one of the men’s bathroom stalls.   Since the restrooms are checked for damage before closing every day, the employees believe the damage occurred between 12:00 noon - 5:00pm that day.  At this time there is no suspect information.

Disorderly Conduct Case #16-70535:

On December 13, 2016, at approximately 9:30pm, Deputy T. Rzepkowski responded to the Calvert Hospital Emergency Room to investigate a disorderly subject.  The caller reported a black male was heard yelling at women as they entered the emergency room.  As Deputy Rzepkowski approached, William Gray, 57, of Owings, he detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from his person.  After being asked several times to discontinue his disorderly behavior, he was escorted out of the hospital and advised to leave the property.  Gray began to walk in the middle of Hospital Road, causing vehicles to stop to avoid striking him.  He was taken into custody and arrested for Disorderly Conduct.  During the transport William Gray also spat on the computer mounted in the Deputy’s patrol vehicle.
William Gray, 57, of Owings

Theft Case #16-70261:

On December 12, 2016, Dfc. J. Hardesty was dispatched to the Prince Frederick Dodge dealership for the report of a theft.  Upon arrival he spoke with the victim who explained that he left his personal vehicle parked on the dealership lot between December 9 – December 12, while he test drove a vehicle belonging to the Dealership.  When he came to pick up his vehicle on December 12th, he discovered the tailgate to his vehicle was missing.

Theft Case #16-70238:

On December 12, 2016, Dfc. C. Childress was dispatched to the Prince Frederick Ford dealership for the report of a theft.  He was informed that a vehicle brought to the Dealership on December 9th, to be serviced, had been left parked on their lot for several days after the work was completed.  The vehicle was picked up on December 12th at 12:15pm.  Shortly after the victim left the lot, they had called to report the tailgate was missing off their vehicle. 

Theft Case #16-71212:
On December 17, 2016, at approximately 8:00pm, Deputy J. Ward responded to the report of a theft occurring at Finch Drive, in Prince Frederick.  Upon arrival he contacted the victim who stated that someone had taken a UPS package, he already confirmed had been delivered to their residence.  The victim stated they received a confirmation that the package was delivered to the front porch earlier in that day.  He contacted the postal carrier who had witnessed a white vehicle sitting in their driveway when the package was delivered.  The stolen items include: a purple horse blanket (size 81) and a 14’ cotton training lead with brass strap.
Theft Case #16-71061:
On December 16, 2016, Dfc. R. Weems responded to the Weis Grocery Store, in Lusby, for the report of a theft.  The complainant explained they had been shopping earlier at the store and inadvertently left their purse behind in a grocery cart.  When they returned to retrieve the purse a short time later, they realized it was gone.  The missing contents include:  a MD Driver's License, five (5) social security cards and three (3) Credit Cards.

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