Wednesday, December 7, 2016


During the week of November 28 through December 4 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,439 calls for service throughout the community. 

Burglary Case #16-67863:

On November 29, 2016, Deputy D. Clark responded to Horseshoe Trail, in Lusby, for the report of a burglary.  The victim reports that sometime between 2:00pm - 9:00pm that day someone had entered their home and stole an Xbox 1, Controller, NBA 2K17 video game and three (3) Tablets.  It appears the suspect(s) may have entered through a bedroom window.

Burglary Case #16-67808:

On November 29, 2016, Dfc. A. Ostazeski was dispatched to Williams Wharf Road, in St. Leonard, for the report of a burglary.  The victims stated they were away from their home November 22 - November 27th and advised the residence was locked when they left.  Upon returning, they had not realized their Sentry Safe was missing until that day.  The safe contained personal documents and two (2) pistols:  one an Arms Corp America .38 Caliber revolver and the other a Rock Island Armory 45 caliber semi-auto pistol.

CDS Violation Case #16-68558:

On December 3, 2016, Dfc. G. Gott conducted a traffic stop, in the area of the Sears store, in Prince Frederick, on a vehicle pulling a trailer that did not have operating brake lights.  Upon questioning the occupants and receiving a positive alert for contraband from a K9 dog, one of the passengers, Michael Coyle, 29, of St. Leonard, was found to have a hypodermic syringe hidden in a can of tea he had been drinking.  Michael was then placed under arrest for Possession of a Controlled Paraphernalia (syringe) and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center.
Michael Coyle, 29, of St. Leonard

Destruction of Property Case #16-68559:

On December 3, 2016, Deputy S. Rediker was called to Stock Drive, in Lusby, for the report of damaged property.  The victim advised while cleaning the siding of their home, they observed approximately thirteen (13) holes in the siding caused by what appeared to be a BB gun.  No suspects at this time.

Destruction of Property Cases: #16-67339, 16-67342, 16-67348, 16-67345, 16-67349, 16-67350,
16-67351, 16-67352, 16-67354, 16-67355, 16-67359 16-67360, 16-67361, 16-67366, 16-67398, 16-67503:

During the overnight hours on November 27, 2016, there was a rash of spray-paint damage to multiple vehicles, stop signs, mail boxes, sidewalks and pavement in the Town of Chesapeake Beach.  After speaking with the victims and evaluating each case, a (juvenile) suspect was developed, who was later charged with each damaged property case.  Charges for Destruction of Property are pending on a second (juvenile) suspect at this time.

Theft Case #16-68626:

On December 3, 2016, Dfc. G. Gott was dispatched to Roy Roger’s on HG Trueman Road, in Solomons, for the report of a theft.  Upon arrival the Manager explained that one of their employee’s stole another co-worker’s wallet and then left the restaurant.   Deputy Gott was able to locate the employee, Juliette Leaman, 37, of Lusby, walking along Hickok Trail and questioned her about the theft.  Leaman initially denied stealing the wallet and stated Deputy Gott could search her purse.  He discovered a plastic bag containing a white pill of suspected alprazolam in her purse but she could not provide documentation for the drug.  At this time, she admitted to stealing the wallet because she was upset with her co-workers.  After explaining where she tossed the wallet, Deputy Gott, with the assistance of Deputy A. Ostazeski, were able to locate the wallet and all its’ contents on the side of the road.  Leaman was charged with Theft Less Than $100.00 and CDS: Possession of a Dangerous Nonnarcotic (Alprazolam). 
Juliette Leaman, 37, of Lusby

Theft Case #16-68367:

On December 2, 2016, Sgt. E. Basham was dispatched to White Sands Drive, in Lusby, for the report of a theft.  The victim explained they had removed the registration plates from a vehicle they planned to donate, left them on their front porch, November 20th, and someone stole them.  No suspects at this time.

Theft Case #16-68334:

On December 2, 2016, Deputy R. Evans received a call to respond to Costley Way, in Prince Frederick, for the report of a license plate missing from a vehicle.  The victim advised they parked their car in the shopping center parking lot and upon returning around 1:00pm, their license plates was gone.  There were no signs of rust or damage; it appeared someone unscrewed the bolts.

Theft Case #16-68051:

On November 30, 2016, Dfc. P. Wood responded to Mohawk Drive, in Lusby, for the report of a theft of license plates.  The complainant stated while they were out of town, November 21 - 27, someone stole the front and rear plates from two (2) vehicles they kept in their fenced-in back yard.  No suspects at this time.

Theft Case #16-67900:

On November 29, 2016, Deputy R. Shrawder was called to Calvert Beach Road, in St. Leonard for the report of bike thefts.  The victim advised that they had two (2) bikes parked in their front yard that were stolen.  One bike is neon green; the other bike blue and white.  Both bikes had pegs on the front and back tires.

Weapon Violation Case #16-68484:

On December 3, 2016, while Deputy R. Shrawder was travelling on St. Leonard Road, he noticed a vehicle operating with no functioning tag lights.  He conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle at St. Leonard Road/Mattapany Road, in St. Leonard.  When he approached the driver, Darien Chase, 19, of St. Leonard, he noticed a strong odor of marijuana emitting from inside of the car.  When asked if he had anything illegal in the car, Chase stated he did not have marijuana but admitted to being in possession of brass knuckles.  He was charged with Concealed Dangerous Weapon (brass knuckles) and taken to the Detention Center. 
Darien Chase, 19, of St. Leonard

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