Monday, May 15, 2017


During the week of May 8 through May 14 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,280 calls for service throughout the community.  

Burglary Case #17-25101: On May 15, 2017, at approximately 8:00pm, Deputy N. Barger responded to W. Chesapeake Beach Road, in Owings, for a reported burglary.  Upon arrival the victim stated someone(s) had entered a shed and large storage box, located on the side of their home, causing damage to the hinge.  Nothing appears to be missing from either the shed or storage box.  The last time they were last seen intact was on May 14th around 4:00pm, when both were closed and latched.  

Burglary Case #17- 25098: On May 14, 2017, at approximately 7:15pm, Deputy B. Sampson was dispatched to a reported burglary that took place on Cliff Trail, in Port Republic.  He made contact with the complainant who stated they realized someone(s) had gained entry into their home when they noticed items were moved out of place.  A basement bedroom window had been opened, a bed was in disarray and the bathroom facilities had been used.  There was no sign of a forced entry; therefore, it is possible the suspect knew of the location of the hidden spare key.

Burglary Case #17-24900: On May 13, 2017, Dfc. R. Kreps responded to Stephanies Lane, in Huntingtown, in reference to a burglary.  The complainant advised that sometime between 3:00pm on May 6 and 3:00pm on May 12, someone(s) had broken into their shed by cutting off the lock.  Stolen items include:  two (2) outdoor rocking chairs, a red and gray Honda lawnmower (Model HRX217VKA), an Echo Brush cutter (Model SRM-210) and two (2) leaf blowers.

Burglary Case #17-24166: On May 9, 2017, Dfc. W. Beisel responded to Lower Marlboro Road, in Owings, for the report of a burglary.  The victim advised that on May 2nd, between 10:00am and 4:00am, they left their residence unlocked and unattended due to expecting a delivery of kitchen cabinets.  When the victim returned to the residence, they realized their black Oreck handheld vacuum was missing.  After speaking with the delivery company, they were advised a heavy set black male and female were in the home and let them in.  The case is currently suspended pending further information.

Burglary Case #17-23974: On May 8, 2017, Deputy E. Yates was dispatched to Old Town Road, in Huntingtown, for the report of a burglary.  The victim explained that someone(s) damaged the interior and exterior of their home, along with several windows on a large storage outbuilding.  After the victim completed a walkthrough of the property, they reported that no property had been stolen, but items of trash had been thrown around and empty beer cans were left at the scene.

CDS Violation Case #17-25076: On May 14, 2017, at approximately 3:30pm, Dfc. Y. Bortchevsky conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at the intersection of Bayside Road, in Chesapeake Beach.  After making contact with the driver, Amelia Dorwart, 26, of Hughesville, MD, he discovered two (2) used syringes under Dorwart’s seat and two (2) additional used syringes in the pocket of her jeans, bundled on the back seat of her car.  A wanted check of the passenger, Shaye Lynn Beal, 24, of Lothian, MD, revealed that she had an outstanding Bench Warrant for Failing to Obey a Prior Order.   Dorwart was placed under arrest for CDS Administer Equipment Possession/Distribute; Beal was placed under arrest for her outstanding warrant.
Amelia Dorwart, 26, of Hughesville, MD

CDS Violation Case #17-24903: On May 13, 2017, at approximately 4:00pm, Dfc. B. Pounsberry was alerted that a vehicle   traveling northbound on Bayside Road/1st Street, in North Beach, was driving recklessly and nearly caused an accident.  He conducted a traffic stop and identified the driver as Nicholas Catucci, 47, of Dunkirk.  Catucci was displaying multiple signs of being under the influence (pupils, slurred speech and lethargic movements).  An orange pill bottle was seen in the center console and contained two (2) different types of pills.  Also discovered were two (2) torn, melted bag tips on the vehicle floor board near Catucci’s feet, two (2) used syringes in the seat pouch, as well as three (3) baggies containing heroin in the center console.  Catucci was placed under arrest for Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (heroin), Possession of Paraphernalia (syringes), received citations for using a cellular device while driving and also failure to drive right of center.  
Nicholas Catucci, 47, of Dunkirk

CDS Violation Case #17-24494: On May 11, 2017, at approximately 12:30am, Dfc. G. Gott conducted a traffic stop, in the area of MD Rt. 4/Pardoe Road (St. Leonard), on a vehicle traveling with a driver’s side head light out.  When speaking with the driver, Collette Jones, 47, of Lusby, he observed a prescription bottle in plain view.  There were multiple medications stored in the same bottle; Dfc. Gott informed Jones she could not store medication in this manner.  In the bottle was a plastic bag containing nine (9) alprazolam pills and five (5) oxycodone pills.  Due to Jones not being able to provide documentation for the medication, she was transported to the Detention Center and charged with Possession of a Synthetic Narcotic (Oxycontin), Possession of a nonnarcotic drug (Alprazolam) and issued a traffic warning for the broken headlight.
Collette Jones, 47, of Lusby

CDS Violation Case #17-24319: On May 10, 2017, at approximately 10:30am, Deputy K. Williamson conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Skinners Turn Road/Investment Court, in Owings, on a vehicle being driven by Rodney Ward Jr, 34, of North Beach.  The Control Center advised that Ward, Jr. has a total of eight (8) open driving suspensions on his license.  When conducting a search incident to arrest, Deputy Williamson discovered two (2) pill bottles containing multiple pills in Ward’s left front pants pocket.  Ward was charged with two (2) counts of Possession of a Non-Narcotic drug (Alprazolam and Adderall) and Possession of Paraphernalia (bottle).  He also received traffic citations for driving on a suspended license and failure to display a license.
Rodney Ward Jr, 34, of North Beach

CDS Violation Case #17-23999: On May 8, 2017, at approximately 7:00pm, Dfc. J. Livingston responded to the Detention Center for the report of a Controlled Dangerous Drug violation by an inmate.  Upon arrival he was informed by Correctional Officer, J. Ashley, that inmate, Franklin Burkman, 43, of Lusby, was found to have a yellow plastic baggie hidden on his body, which contained crushed Oxycontin pills. He was charged with Possession/Receive a CDS/Synthetic Narcotic while Confined (Oxycontin) and Possession of a Synthetic Narcotic (Oxycontin).
Franklin Burkman, 43, of Lusby

Damaged Property Case #17-25110: On May 14, 2017, at approximately 8:00pm, Deputy B. Sampson was dispatched to North Ave, in Port Republic, for the report of damaged property.  The complainant stated that he noticed someone had cut the pad lock on his boat trailer but there did not seem to be anything missing.  Due to the long length of time since the victim had seen the trailer, it is unknown when this crime took place.

Damaged Property Case #17-24091: On May 9, 2017, at approximately 8:30am, Deputy K. Hall was contacted by the Safety Advocate, Dean Jones, at Patuxent High School who stated a staff member notified him that there was gang graffiti written on the boys’ bathroom wall.  The graffiti includes the initials “GD” and a six point star with other markings synonymous with "Gangster Disciples".

Disorderly Conduct Case # 17-25075: On May 14, 2017, at approximately 3:00pm, Cpl. A. Woodford was dispatched to Kent Road, in Sunderland, for the report of a disorderly subject.  The complainant advised that the disorderly subject was yelling, screaming, ripped flowers and bushes from a garden and flipped over a table.  Cpl. Woodford observed a male, Jemar Holloway, 32, of Annapolis, MD, outside the home dressed only in his underwear and crawling on the ground.  As he approached Holloway and tried to speak with him, he could smell a strong chemical smell emitting from his person. He refused to follow verbal commands.  Dfc. R. Kreps arrived on the scene and was able to assist in handcuffing Holloway.  Due to his erratic behavior, he was initially transported to Calvert Memorial Hospital, cleared, released and then transported to the Detention Center where he was charged with Disorderly Conduct.
Jemar Holloway, 32, of Annapolis, MD

Theft Case #17-24789: On May 12, 2017, at approximately 7:00pm, Deputy N. Barger responded to the Dunkirk Walmart for a reported shoplifting that had just occurred.  Upon arrival the store Asset Protection Manager stated that he witnessed a customer, Rachel Boutaugh, 27, of Owings, placing items into her purse and attempt to exit the store without paying for the items.  Boutaugh could not provide a receipt for the items; therefore, was charged with Theft Less Than $100.00. 
Rachel Boutaugh, 27, of Owings

Theft Case #17-24180: On May 9, 2017, at approximately 3:00pm, Deputy V. O’Donnell responded to Roundup Road, in Lusby, for the report of a theft.  The complainant explained that they had two (2) statues stolen from their garden. The last time they were last seen was on May 8, around 7:00pm.  When they woke up the morning of the 9th, they realized they had been stolen.  They are described as:  a 2-foot concrete standing angel and a 2-foot concrete standing angel reading a book.  

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