During the week of March 27 through April 9 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 2,709 calls for service throughout the community.
Burglary Case #17-16973: On April 1, 2017, at approximately 1:00 pm, Dfc. D. Naughton was dispatched to Our Lady Star of the Sea (Church), located in Solomon’s Island, for the report of a burglary. A church employee stated they noticed the lobby area had been rummaged through and multiple items (donated for a children’s Easter Raffle) were missing. Dfc. Naughton approached two (2) persons walking in the Church parking lot and discovered they stole the missing items. Christina Tomco, 37, of Prince Frederick, and Salvatore Gallodoro, 38, also of Prince Frederick, were arrested for 2nd Degree Burglary, 4th Degree Burglary and Theft Less than $100.00. Gallodoro was also found with straws containing Xanax residue in his shoe; he received an additional charge of CDS Paraphernalia (straw).
|Christina Tomco, 37, of Prince Frederick|
|Salvatore Gallodoro, 38, of Prince Frederick|
Burglary Case #17-16462: On March 29, 2017, at approximately 8:00pm, Deputy K. Williamson responded to Archers Lane, in Owings, for the report of a burglary. The victim advised someone stole a Pramac EG2800 T-Bar generator, model # EG2800 from their shed some time between March 15 – 29th. The victim was not certain whether the shed was locked but there was no damage to the shed. Tire tracks were also seen across their property.
Burglary Case #17-16446: On March 29, 2017, Deputy K. Williamson responded to Coxtown Lane, in Owings, in regards to a burglary. The victim advised someone broke into their storage shed and stole numerous tools sometime between March 9th - 29th. Missing tools include: a (red) self-propelled Honda lawn mower, an (orange) tiller, a lime green and black Ryobi 2016 1700PSI pressure washer (model RY14122), an (orange) Stihl weed whacker, a Husqvarna chainsaw, a (red) Craftsman leaf blower and a Stihl ax. Tire tracks were observed cutting across the yard.
CDS Violation Case #17-17384: On April 3, 2017, at approximately 11:30pm, Deputy R. Shrawder conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of St. Leonard Road/Fountain Lane, in St. Leonard. He made contact with the driver, Ebou Smith, 40, of Lexington Park, MD, and discovered he was in possession of Cocaine, Paraphernalia, a bottle of urine and was driving with a suspended license and had an active Calvert County Warrant. He was arrested and charged with Alter Drug or Alcohol Test, CDS Possession of Paraphernalia (scale), CDS Possession of Cocaine, Driving with a Suspended License and served his outstanding Warrant.
|Ebou Smith, 40, of Lexington Park, MD|
CDS Violation Case #17-17112: On April 2, 2017, Deputy B. Sampson conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Traskers Boulevard/North Solomons Island Road, in Prince Frederick. He made contact with the driver, Darien Chase, 19, of St Leonard, who was found to have a large plastic bag containing marijuana in his possession. He was transported to the Detention Center and charged with CDS Possession greater than 10 grams (25.3 grams). He also received a repair order for a broken rear center brake light.
|Darien Chase, 19, of St Leonard|
CDS Violation Case #17-16920: On April 1, 2017, at approximately 1:30am, Dfc. R. Kreps conducted a traffic stop on North Solomons Island Road, in Sunderland, and approached the driver, Amber Roberts, 25, of Chesapeake Beach. Roberts was found to be in possession of a wrapper containing several pills. She was transported to the Detention Center and charged with CDS Possession of a Synthetic Narcotic (Oxycodone) and Possession of Paraphernalia (cellophane wrapper).
|Amber Roberts, 25, of Chesapeake Beach|
CDS Violation Case #17-16310: On March 29, 2017, at approximately 9:00am, Dfc. G. Gott conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of HG Trueman Road/Village Center Drive, in Lusby. Dfc. C. Childress and his K9 partner, Flip, arrived on the scene to assist and gave a positive alert to contraband. The driver, Derrick Estep, 27, of St. Leonard, was driving on a suspended license. The passenger, Ashley Ballenger, 25, of Mechanicsville, MD, was found with heroin on her person, inside of a modified plastic straw. Ballenger was charged with Possession of Heroin and Possession of Paraphernalia (straw). While conducting an inventory search of Derrick’s wallet at the Detention Center, a modified plastic straw containing heroin residue was discovered. Derrick was issued the appropriate paperwork for his traffic violation and Possession of Paraphernalia (cut straw).
|Derrick Estep, 27, of St. Leonard|
|Ashley Ballenger, 25, of Mechanicsville, MD|
CDS Violation Case #17-16184: On March 28, 2017, at approximately 4:30pm, Dfc. M. Trigg conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Traditional Way/North Solomon’s Island Road, in Prince Frederick. Cpl. R. Wilson arrived on the scene with his K9 partner, who positively alerted to contraband in the vehicle. The driver, Jeanine Bishop, 31, of Prince Frederick, was found to be in possession of a prescription pill bottle containing Alprazolam, not belonging to her, with a large quantity unaccounted for. Bishop was arrested for Possession of a Dangerous Nonnarcotic Drug (Alprazolam), Possession of Paraphernalia (bottle) and received a Citation for Driving with Suspended Tags.
|Jeanine Bishop, 31, of Prince Frederick|
CDS Violation Case #17-15994: On March 27, 2017, at approximately 4:00pm, Deputy B. Sampson was dispatched to Bandit Al Lane, in St. Leonard, for a trespassing complaint. Responding officers made entry into the home and determined that Kathleen Bauman, 53, of Prince Frederick, was the trespasser and would not leave the complainant’s home. She was searched and found to have pills (Zolpidem) and a small amount of marijuana on her person. Bauman was placed under arrest for Trespassing on Private Property, CDS Possession of a Dangerous Nonnarcotic Drug (Zolpidem) and received a Civil Citation for Possession of Marijuana under 10 grams.
|Kathleen Bauman, 53, of Prince Frederick|
Disorderly Conduct Case # 17-17546: On April 4, 2017, at approximately 6:00pm, Cpl. A. Moschetto responded to Mint Court, in Prince Frederick, to assist the Maryland State Police with a Warrant service. Seen at the location was a disorderly subject who was cursing at Cpl. Esnes and disregarded instructions to stay put until MSP’s investigation was complete. Cpl. Moschetto advised Trooper Matthews to stop the fleeing vehicle because the disorderly subject had failed to obey a lawful order. The vehicle was stopped at Yardley Drive/MD Rt. 231 and the driver, Tray Ball, 25, of Huntingtown, was detained. Cpl. Moschetto arrived on the scene and observed a purple and silver aluminum T-ball bat, located between the driver's door and seat, and a claw hammer, in the driver’s door pocket. He attempted to place Ball under arrest for failure to obey a lawful order but Ball continued to flail his arms to avoid arrest. Mr. Ball continued to curse and a crowd started to gather. He was charged with Failing to Obey a Lawful Order, Disorderly Conduct, Resisting/Interfere with Arrest, Obstructing and Hindering, two (2) counts of Possession of a Concealed Weapon (bat and claw hammer).
|Tray Ball, 25, of Huntingtown|
Destruction of Property Case #17-17833: On April 6, 2017, at approximately 11:00am, Dfc. T. Holt responded to Hisperia Road, in Lusby, for the report of damaged property. The complainant advised someone had damaged their vehicle sometime between 11:30pm on April 5 and 8:00am the morning of April 6. The driver’s side panel was damaged with orange spray paint; it appears the gas tank was also tampered with, as the gas cap was missing and the vehicle began to shake and sputter when driven.
Destruction of Property Case #17-17485: On April 4, 2017, Dfc. G. Gott was dispatched to McMichael’s Drive, in Lusby, for the report of damaged property. The complainant explained that someone had driven through their yard around 6:30pm on April 2 and destroyed several trees on their property.
Destruction of Property Case #17-16925: On April 1, 2017, Dfc. D. Naughton responded to the parking lot of Vera’s Beach Club, located on White Sands Drive, in Lusby, for a destruction of property complaint. The victim advised they parked their vehicle in the parking lot overnight on March 31st; at approximately 8:00am the next morning, they returned to their vehicle to discover the rear window was shattered.
Mail Tampering Case #17-16855: On March 31, 2017, Dfc. R. Kreps was dispatched to Chaney Road, in Dunkirk, in reference to mail tampering. Upon arrival the victim advised that mail was removed from their mailbox and was found on the ground. At least one envelope was opened and personal information was missing. This crime took place sometime between 6:00pm on March 29 – 7:45pm on March 30.
Theft Case #17-17217: On April 3, 2017, at approximately 7:30am, Dfc. S. Rediker responded to the 7-11 on Hallowing Point Road, in Prince Frederick, regarding a theft in progress. Upon arrival he spoke with the complainant who stated the suspect, Matthew Hutchins, 25, of Lusby, was seen on video, stealing an Energy Drink. Hutchins was patted down and found to have a cut straw, containing crushed powder (Percocet), in his left front pocket. Hutchins was issued a Criminal Citation for the Paraphernalia Possession (cut straw) and charged with Theft Less Than $100.00 (Energy Drink).
|Matthew Hutchins, 25, of Lusby|
Theft Case #17-16647: On March 30, 2017, Dfc. A. Ostazeski responded to Soller’s Wharf Road, in Lusby, for the report of a theft. Upon arrival the victim stated a rear license plate was stolen off of their vehicle sometime between 12:00pm on March 29 – 1:30pm on March 30. No suspects at this time.
Theft Case #17-16418: On March 29, 2017, Dfc. A. Ostazeski was dispatched to Rimrock Road, in Lusby, for the report of a theft. He made contact with the victims who advised their deck furniture was stolen - two (2) plastic Adirondack style chairs, two (2) matching foot stools and two (2) cushions for the chairs.
Theft Case #17-16394: On March 29, 2017, Dfc. A. Ostazeski was dispatched to Algonquin Trail, in Lusby, for a similar report of stolen deck furniture – a two-person metal gliding chair, two (2) metal chairs matching the glider and a metal table with a glass top matching the set. The victim stated the furniture was last seen around 2:30pm on March 27 and was noticed missing on March 28 around 7:30pm.
Theft Case #17-16277: On March 28, 2017, at approximately 12:00am, Dfc. R. Kreps and Dfc. M. Trigg responded to Wawa on Kirksville Lane, in Dunkirk, in reference to a theft in progress. They were able to detain both shoplifting suspects, Ashley Tilch, 28, of Owings, and Brian Loy, 28, of Lothian, MD. A search of Tilch’s purse was conducted and a light gray/brown powder (heroin) was found in her wallet. Loy was advised to leave the property or he would be arrested. He began to argue, use profanity and cause a scene. At that point Loy was placed under arrest for Trespassing on Private Property, Disorderly Conduct and Failure to Obey a Lawful Order. Tilch was transported to the Detention Center and charged with CDS Possession of Heroin, Possession of Paraphernalia (paper) and Theft Less than $100.
|Ashley Tilch, 28, of Owings|
|Brian Loy, 28, of Lothian, MD|
Theft Case #17-16189: On March 28, 2017, at approximately 4:30pm, Cpl. R. Wilson was dispatched to Old Town Road, in Huntingtown, for the report of a theft in progress. The witness reported a black male had stolen items from the 7-11 store by placing them in a red duffle bag, left the store and jumped into a get-away vehicle. The vehicle was followed and contact was made with the driver, Vincent Matthews, 45, of College Park, MD. The second subject, carrying the duffle bag, had exited the vehicle and ran away. A foot chase ensued and Samuel Jones, 31, of Temple Hills, MD was located in the Dollar General Store, where he immediately complied with orders to surrender. He was placed in handcuffs and transported back to the 7-11. The red duffle bag, tossed by Jones into a nearby dumpster, was retrieved along with five (5) stolen DVD’s from the Huntingtown 7-11; eight (8) additional DVD’s (stolen from the Chapline 7-11) and found in the vehicle, were all recovered and returned to the respective 7-11 stores. A search of Matthews’ wallet revealed a package of suboxone. He was placed under arrest and charged with two (2) counts of Theft Less Than $100.00 and Possession of a Synthetic Narcotic (Suboxone). Jones was charged with two (2) counts of Theft Less Than $100.00 and Disorderly Conduct.
|Vincent Matthews, 45, of College Park, MD|
|Samuel Jones, 31, of Temple Hills, MD|
Theft of Mail Case #17-15989: On March 27, 2017, Dfc. S. Moran was dispatched to HG Trueman Road, in Lusby, for the report of a theft. Upon arrival he made contact with the victim who stated two (2) shirts they had ordered arrived in the mail but the package was opened, and the contents were missing. This theft took place between March 23 – March 27.
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