During the week of January 23 through January 29 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,351 calls for service throughout the community.
Burglary Case #17-3814:
On January 23, 2017, at approximately 1:30pm, Dfc. G. Gott responded to Overlook Drive in Lusby, for the report of a burglary in progress. He met with the victim who explained they heard a loud noise in the lower level of their home but did not immediately investigate. A couple of hours later they discovered their locked basement door was sitting wide open and had been kicked in. The occupants of the home reported that rooms had been rummaged through but at this time it is not known what items may have been taken.
CDS Violation Case #4821:
On January 28, 2017, at approximately 7:30pm, Deputy B. Boerum was in the area of Beach Drive, in Lusby, and observed a vehicle with a cracked windshield illegally parked at the Driftwood Beach. As he was approaching the vehicle, the driver attempted to leave the area. Deputy Boerum activated his emergency equipment and conducted a traffic stop. The driver, Thomas Goldring Jr., 60, of Lusby, admitted to driving without a valid license. Upon searching his person Deputy Boerum discovered a clear plastic bag with four white pills (Oxycodone) located inside Goldring’s right shoe. The passenger, identified as Erin Stahl, 29, also of Lusby, attempted to hide a clear glass pipe containing a white powdery substance (cocaine) in her jacket sleeve. The glass pipe contained burn marks and a wire filter. Deputy D. Naughton, who assisted with the arrest, advised Stahl to place her hands behind her back but she resisted his commands. When he was able to secure Stahl’s hands in handcuffs, she was transported to the Detention Center and charged with Possession of Paraphernalia (glass pipe) and Resist/interfere with Arrest. Goldring was placed into custody and charged with Possession of CDS-not marijuana (Oxycodone), driving without a license and received a repair order for the cracked windshield.
|Thomas Goldring Jr., 60, of Lusby|
|Erin Stahl, 29, also of Lusby|
CDS Violation Case #17-4796:
On January 28, 2017, Dfc. R. Cress conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle travelling with an obstructed rear-view mirror at the intersection of Greenwood Avenue/5th Street, in North Beach. Deputy C. Fox, who was also on the scene, assisted with the stop. A K9 partner alerted the Deputies to the odor of narcotics in the vehicle. The occupants, Allan Curtin, 53, of Dunkirk, and Janet Custer, 48, of North Beach, were both searched. Custer advised she had a pill container on her and retrieved it from her right front pants pocket. Numerous pills were found inside: 60mg morphine sulphate pills and 10-15 mg Oxycodone Hydrochloride pills. The controlled dangerous drugs were confiscated, as Ms. Custer did not have a prescription on her and was not able to produce a prescription bottle with a valid label. Curtin took responsibility for items located inside the vehicle: a metal smoking device with residue (marijuana), a plastic straw with white powder residue (cocaine), a crown royal bag with a red straw containing a white powder (cocaine), 2 Tylenol bottles: one containing Adderall and 10mg Oxycodone Hydrochloride. The second bottle contained: 8 Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine pills. All of these items were confiscated, as Curtin could not show proof of prescription or have a proper prescription bottle. Both subjects were transported to the Detention Center. Curtin was charged as follows: issued a traffic warning for the driving infraction, a DC-28 for Possession of Marijuana less than 10 grams, CDS Possession of a Synthetic Narcotic (Oxycontin), CDS Possession of a Dangerous Nonnarcotic drug (Adderall) and Possession of Paraphernalia (straw). Custer was charged as follows: 2 counts of CDS Possession of a Synthetic Narcotic (Oxycodone and Morphine Sulphate) and Possession of Paraphernalia (container).
|Allan Curtin, 53, of Dunkirk|
|Janet Custer, 48, of North Beach|
CDS Violation Case #17-4408:
On January 26, 2017, at approximately 2:45pm, Dfc. J. Denton heard a broadcast to be on the lookout for a vehicle operated by an intoxicated white female and traveling with a small child in the vehicle. He was able to locate the vehicle, still running, parked at the Calvert County Health Department, in Prince Frederick. As he approached the vehicle and made contact with the driver, Salli Barats, 51, of St. Leonard, he detected an odor of alcoholic beverage emitting from her person and observed an infant child in the rear car seat. While questioning Ms. Barats, she admitted to having a clear plastic bag containing suspected heroin and handed it to Deputy Denton. At this time Dep. Barger arrived on scene and took over the DUI investigation. Barats then pulled out a clear plastic bottle containing (urine) she planned to submit for her drug test. She was taken into custody and charged with Possession-Not Marijuana (Heroin) and Alter Drug or Alcohol Test.
|Salli Barats, 51, of St. Leonard|
CDS Violation Case #17-4362:
On January 26, 2017, at approximately 10:20am, Deputy B. Boerum responded to the Fastop on St. Leonard Road, in St. Leonard, to investigate a report of possible CDS activity taking place in the parking lot. When he arrived he contacted a male fitting the description, Christopher Whittaker, 29, of Lusby, and was advised he had an open warrant through Calvert County. He was placed into custody and a search incident to arrest revealed three (3) used syringes and a metal spoon on the inside of his jacket. The spoon had white residue on one side and a black burn mark on the bottom. Whittaker was transported to the Detention Center and served with his outstanding warrant and charged with Possession of CDS Paraphernalia (syringe).
|Christopher Whittaker, 29, of Lusby|
Disorderly Conduct Case #17-4782:
On January 28, 2017, at approximately 1:00pm, Deputy T. Rzepkowski responded to Dares Beach Road, in Prince Frederick, to investigate a disorderly white male subject seen lying on the ground and appeared to be intoxicated. The caller also advised the male was yelling obscene gestures and threatened anyone who tried to help him. The male, identified as Frederick Donahue, 56, of Chesapeake Beach, was previously banned from the Calvert Village Shopping Center and the Order was still in effect. Donahue was placed in handcuffs and transported to the Detention Center where he was charged with Disorderly Conduct and Trespass: Private Property.
|Frederick Donahue, 56, of Chesapeake Beach|
Disorderly Conduct Case #17-4217:
On January 25, 2017, at approximately 5:00pm, Dfc. D. Jacobs was dispatched to Harbor Road, in Chesapeake Beach, for the report of a disorderly subject. Upon arrival he came in contact with Catherine Riley, 53, of Chesapeake Beach, who was extremely intoxicated and he witnessed her fall to the ground. Deputy B. Pounsberry arrived on the scene and stated Riley was removed from the Chesapeake Beach Resort and Spa earlier in the day because she refused to check out of the hotel and was too intoxicated to stand. She was asked several times to call for a safe ride home or she would be locked up for public intoxication. She refused to cooperate and was placed under arrest. Riley was charged with Public Intoxication and Failure to Obey a Lawful Order.
|Catherine Riley, 53, of Chesapeake Beach|
Damaged Property Case #17-4954:
On January 29, 2017, at approximately 9:00am, Dfc. G. Gott was contacted by a citizen in the area of Overlook Drive, in Lusby, in reference to damaged property. The victim explained they found their mailbox had been damaged and knocked off the post. The box was last seen intact at 6:00pm the previous day (January 28th) and was discovered damaged this morning. After speaking with the complainant, he noticed other mailboxes located nearby on Lake Terrace were also damaged. He made contact with those owners who were unaware of the damage. No suspects at this time.
Mail Tampering Case #17-4949:
On January 29, 2017, Dfc. G. Gott responded to Overlook Drive, in Lusby, to speak with a citizen who wanted to report mail tampering. The complainant stated that approximately 7:30am that morning they were walking along Overlook Drive and observed mail scattered on the ground. They also found a package that had been opened but the contents were still in the box. The mail appeared to belong to homeowners living on Overlook Drive.
Theft Case #17-4781:
On January 28, 2017, at approximately 2:00pm, Deputy T. Rzepkowski responded to Dennis Monnett Road, in Prince Frederick, to investigate a theft of vehicle registration plates. Upon arrival he met with the victim who stated both his front and rear registration plates had been removed from a vehicle he had parked and not driven for the last week.
Theft Case #17-4347:
On January 26, 2017, at approximately 9:15am, Deputy C. Callison responded to Cambridge Place, in Prince Frederick, for the report of stolen registration plates. The victim stated they parked their vehicle on Cambridge Place on January 24th at 11:30pm; and upon returning to the vehicle at 8:30am this morning, saw that the rear license plate was missing.
Theft Case #17-3853:
On January 23, 2017, Dfc. J. Migliaccio responded to the BP Gas Station located on Town Center Blvd, in Dunkirk, for the report of a theft that just occurred. Upon arrival he spoke with an employee who advised that a light-skinned black male had just stolen a green camo colored ski mask from the display rack. The male ran out of the station and got away in a vehicle parked outside.
Theft Case 17-3794:
On January 23, 2017, Dfc. A. Woodford responded to Old Jones Lane, in Dunkirk, for the report of a theft. He made contact with the complainant who advised a package was stolen from their mailbox. They received a confirmation email at approximately 1:00pm on January 20 that their package from Amazon had been delivered. They did not attempt to retrieve the package until approximately 11:00am the next day (January 21st) and when they did, the package was not in the mailbox. The complainant noticed that there were 2 small boxes in the brush behind her mailbox that were opened and emptied of their contents. The owners were contacted and were unaware of the incident.
Theft Case #17-3789:
On January 23, 2017, at approximately 11:00am, Dfc. T. Buckler responded to Bay Ave, in North Beach, for a reported theft. The complainant advised the decorative pieces she had hung on the (communal) walls outside of their apartment were stolen. Items include: a 2ft x 1ft wooden fish (mirror), large wooden fish with pictures of North Beach and a decorative brass can sitting next to a door. This theft would have taken place sometime between January 3 – 30th.
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