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The following items were compiled from reports from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office. During the weeks of Dec. 17 through 30, deputies responded to 2,601 calls for service throughout the community.
Attempted theft reported
A woman told Dfc. R. Kreps on Dec. 28 that a tow truck driver was at her home claiming he had received a call to pick up a Chevrolet Blazer that was in her driveway and tow it to be scrapped. The victim said she did not call anyone to have her vehicle scrapped. The tow truck driver said two white men in their mid-20s driving a light gray or light blue pick-up truck showed up at the house but left prior to Kreps’ arrival.
A 2-kilowatt Honda generator, valued at $3,500, was stolen from the deck of a boat at the Calvert Marina between Dec. 17 and 18. Cpl. A. Moschetto is investigating.
Two charged for marijuana possession
At 12:41 a.m. Dec. 23, Dfc. J. Hardesty stopped a vehicle that crossed the center line on Route 4 near Dowell Road. The driver, Damien T. Hill, 19, of Bowie, and the passenger, Bernard McClary, 18, of Lexington Park, allegedly were in possession of marijuana. Both men were charged with possession of marijuana less than 10 grams.
Property stolen from home
Someone entered a home in the 11400 block of Ward Road on Dec. 17 during the day and stole $3,000 worth of property. Deputy Migliaccio is investigating.
Men charged for theft from two stores
At 11:18 a.m. Dec. 20, Spencer J. Boxley, 31, of Washington, D.C., and Larry Kelley, 51, of Seat Pleasant were both arrested and charged with theft less than $1,000 after they were seen by off-duty deputy S. Morder taking items from Walmart and Giant without paying. Dfc. R. Kreps responded to the area and saw the two suspects in their vehicle near McDonald’s, where he conducted a traffic stop. The men allegedly were in possession of several items, all in plastic store bags, but they could not produce a receipt for any of the merchandise. More than $650 in items stolen from Walmart were recovered and returned to the store.
Woman charged with DUI, drug possession
Deputy M. Quinn responded to Stinnett Road and Leprechaun Lane at 5:55 p.m. Dec. 24 for a reported motor vehicle accident with injury and saw a vehicle down an embankment. Quinn was advised by the Calvert Control Center that the driver had left the scene and went to a relative’s home on Symphony Lane. Quinn made contact with the driver, Brooke R. Graves, 28, of Chesapeake Beach, who allegedly appeared to be under the influence of a substance. Graves was arrested for driving while impaired by controlled dangerous substances and, while being processed at the Calvert County Detention Center, Graves allegedly was found in possession of suspected drugs. Graves was also charged with possession of Alprazolam and knowingly possessing Alprazolam while in confinement.
Woman resists arrest
At 1:04 a.m. Dec. 22, Dfc. R. Weems responded to Riverview Drive and Vista Lane for a report of a single vehicle accident and saw a vehicle stuck in a ditch. The driver, Teresa G. Denton-Smithson, 56, of Colonial Beach, Va., was asleep inside the vehicle. After being awakened, Weems detected the odor of alcohol on Denton-Smithson’s breath. She allegedly became combative, exited the vehicle and tried to walk away while cursing at Weems. She then spit in Dfc. J. Hardesty’s face. She was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, resisting arrest and second-degree assault.
Sometime between Dec. 20 and 22, someone burglarized a Thunderbird Drive home that is apparently abandoned. A neighbor driving by noticed a door open and called the police. Dfc. J. Parsons is investigating.
Two batteries were stolen from a camper being stored at the Chesapeake Ranch Estates campground between Dec. 20 and 22. Dfc. J. Hardesty is investigating.
Attempted burglary reported
Between Dec. 23 and 24, someone broke the frame and lock of an exterior door leading into the crawl space of a home in the 12300 block of Silver Rock Circle. The suspect did not gain entry into the home and nothing was taken. Cpl. G. Shrawder is investigating.
Someone broke the glass of a basement door window sometime between Dec. 22 and 24 on a home in the 200 block of Thunderbird Drive. Police do not know if the suspect went inside the home, but nothing was taken. The damage is estimated at $700. Dfc. A. Clas is investigating.
Someone cut the catalytic converter off a truck parked outside a business on Ginger Lane between Dec. 16 and 19. Dfc. P. Aurich is investigating the theft.
A home in the 3700 block of Sixes Road was burglarized during the day Dec. 18 and a Ruger 357 revolver, an Oneida Eagle compound bow, a diamond engagement ring, a gold wedding band and $2,400 in cash were stolen. Anyone with information should contact Deputy L. Wood at 410-535-2800.
Dfc. J. Denton is investigating the theft of a 1986 light blue GMC pick-up truck, valued at $3,000. The truck, which has a brown and white cap covering the bed, was stolen from the rear parking lot of Bayside Toyota sometime between Dec. 22 and 28.
Robbery suspect charged for carrying concealed weapons
A man called the Calvert Control Center at 1:43 p.m. Dec. 28 and reported that he had been robbed in Charlotte Hall but the suspect was following him into Calvert County across the Benedict Bridge. Dfc. J. Denton saw the caller’s vehicle and the suspect vehicle traveling east on Hallowing Point Road near Prince Frederick Boulevard. He stopped the suspect vehicle near Route 4 and allegedly found the driver, Anthony M. Todd Jr., 25, of Lusby, in possession of a black Asp baton, a knife, a black brass knuckle and a shank wrapped with black electrical tape. Todd was arrested and charged with four counts of carrying a concealed weapon. The robbery is being investigated by St. Mary’s County police.
Man charged for drug possession
At 7:41 p.m. Dec. 28, Deputy R. Kampf was traveling west on Hallowing Point Road when he had to swerve his vehicle to avoid a collision after another vehicle crossed two lanes going from Yardley Drive to Helena Drive. Kampf followed the vehicle down Helena Drive, where the vehicle turned into a driveway and the driver exited and ran into the woods. A search of the two passengers revealed that one of them was in possession of suspected drug paraphernalia. Bryston T. White, 26, of Prince Frederick was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia. A lookout for the driver of the vehicle was broadcast, but he was not located.
Items stolen from home
A victim on Aspen Woods Drive reported to Dfc. R. Kreps that sometime between Dec. 22 and 29, someone burglarized their home and stole $800 worth of items, including a Nintendo Wii console, a Bose sound dock and games.