Tuesday, January 3, 2017


During the week of December 26 through January 2 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,337 calls for service throughout the community.  

Burglary Case #16-73317: On December 30, 2016, at approximately 2:00pm, Dfc. R. Weems responded to Johnswoods Road, in Lusby, for the report of a burglary.  The complainant stated that sometime overnight someone entered their residence and stole an X-Box 1, two (2) Amazon gift cards and an iPhone 6.  It is unknown how entry was made but a bedroom window was found to be unsecure and the lock on one of the doors could be easily bypassed.  

CDS Violation Case #16-73351: On December 30, 2016, Dfc. A. Locke was dispatched to the Prince Frederick Starbucks for a check welfare call.  When Dfc. Locke arrived an employee of Starbucks stated that a female had been in the bathroom for approximately 45 minutes and was not responding to knocks on the door.  When he also received no response, he opened the unlocked door and discovered a white female standing at the baby changing table with two (2) hypodermic syringes, a spoon with a brown-colored cotton submerged in a liquid, an altered q-tip, cigarette lighter, bottle filled with water, pieces of toilet paper, a cell phone and a purse in plain view.  The female, Evie Miller, 36, of Lusby, was detained.  During a probable cause search of Miller’s purse, Deputy Locke located additional items:  a small zip-loc bag containing 8 balls of a tan powder substance (heroin), a cigarette wrapper with cotton inside and a clear straw.  Miller was transported to the Detention Center where she was charged with CDS:  Possession of Heroin and CDS: Administer Equipment Possession/Distribute (hypodermic syringe).  
Evie Miller, 36, of Lusby

CDS Violation Case #16-72831: On December 27, 2016, at approximately 3:00pm, Dfc. T. Buckler responded to the area of Mears Avenue, in Chesapeake Beach, for the report that a suspicious person was seen looking into vehicles.  Upon entering the area, Deputy Buckler made contact with the suspect male matching the description, John Neale, 27, of Prince Frederick.  Neale admitted he was aware he had an open warrant for Non-Support of a Minor Child.  He was transported to the Detention Center and while being processed, a straw was found hidden in his sock.  He was charged with Possession of Paraphernalia (cut straw).
John Neale, 27, of Prince Frederick

Disorderly Conduct Case #17-10: On January 1, 2017, at approximately 1:00am, Dfc. C. Childress responded to the Green Turtle, in Prince Frederick, for the report of a disorderly female.  Upon arriving witnesses explained that Darlene Colbert, 56, of Oxon Hill, MD, had been inside the establishment and accidentally picked up a cell phone that belonged to someone else.  An argument ensued in the parking lot and the owner of the cell phone received her phone back and wished no further Police involvement.  At that time Deputy Childress heard Colbert shout expletives at the victim and was informed Colbert had also punched the bartender and shoved a patron.  She was arrested for Disorderly Conduct and transported to the Detention Center for processing.
Darlene Colbert, 56, of Oxon Hill, MD

Disorderly Conduct Case #16-73112: On December 29, 2016, at approximately 8:00am, Dfc. W. Durner responded to Roy Rogers on HG Trueman Road, in Solomons, for the report of a person sleeping outside of the restaurant.   Upon my arrival he observed Austin Leaman, 21, of Lusby, asleep and leaning against the wall of the restaurant with trash and cigarettes lying all around him.  Deputy Durner recognized Leaman from the previous day when Leaman was acting disorderly outside of the Solomon’s Burger King and also earlier, on this day, acting disorderly inside the Holiday Inn, also in Solomon’s.  During both encounters Leaman was using profanity and making verbal threats.  When Leaman was told to place his hands behind his back, he began to scream profanity and would not cooperate.  Upon gaining control of Leaman and searching his person, a hand rolled marijuana cigarette was found in his left front jacket pocket.  Deputy Durner was aware that Leaman had received a Civil Citation for marijuana recently (December 15th), making this his second offense.  Due to his behavior drawing attention to patrons in the Roy Rogers, he was transported to the Detention Center and arrested for Disorderly Conduct (banned from the Roy Rogers for life) and issued a Civil Citation for the marijuana.
Austin Leaman, 21, of Lusby

Theft Case #16-72989: On December 28, 2016, at approximately 12:00pm, Dfc. P. Wood received a call for the report of a theft on Harvest Grove Lane, in Prince Frederick.  Upon his arrival the victim stated he was in the process of moving out of his house and had last been there on December 10th.  Upon returning to retrieve additional items on December 26th, he realized several items he left behind - five (5) door lock/handle assemblies, two (2) contract boxes of electrical outlets and a custom Louisville Slugger baseball bat - were now missing.

Theft Case #16-72855: On December 27, 2016, at approximately 6:30pm, Dfc. G. Gott responded to Golden West Way, in Lusby, for the report of a theft.  Upon arrival he made contact with the complainant who stated someone had stolen a 8 ½ foot, stainless steel Snow Dog VXF 85 V snow plow and a Salt Dog SHPE 2000 spreader box.  Both items were brand new and in shipping boxes sitting on a trailer in the driveway.  The theft took place sometime between 8:00pm on December 26 and 5:00pm on December 27th.

If you know who committed these crimes or any other criminal activity in Calvert County, you can report it anonymously online by clicking the Crime Solvers link at www.CalvertCountySheriff.us  or by calling 410-535-2800. 

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