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The following items were compiled from reports from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office.
Police investigate theft
Ten boat motors, valued at $2,000, were stolen from the marina on Broomes Island Road sometime between July 2012 and Jan. 6. The motors were found at a local scrap yard. The investigation is ongoing.
Computer, cash stolen from vehicles
Someone entered two vehicles parked outside a Lakeview Drive home overnight between Jan. 7 and 8 and stole a gray Hewlett Packard laptop computer in a Pink Floyd case and $250 in cash. Dfc. R. Kreps is investigating.
Man arrested for DUI, drug possession
A WaWa employee called the Calvert County Control Center at 1:08 p.m. Jan. 9 and said a possible impaired driver was at the gas pumps and had sprayed gas all over the parking lot. The vehicle left WaWa and traveled south on Route 4, where Dfc. A. Locke and Dfc. M. Robshaw saw the vehicle crossing the center line near Huntingtown High School. They stopped the vehicle near Robshire Manor Drive. The driver, James A. Whitney, 42, of Lusby allegedly appeared to be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol when he nearly stumbled into traffic after exiting the vehicle. Whitney was found in possession of suspected drugs, and he was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, possession of Alprazolam and possession of Oxycodone Hydrochloride.
Motorcycle reported stolen
A gold and black 2004 Harley 1200 Sportster motorcycle, valued at $4,500, was stolen from the garage of a home in the 3300 block of Lancer Court sometime between 11:30 p.m. Jan. 10 and 6 a.m. Jan. 11. The door of the garage had been left open overnight. Anyone with information is asked to contact Deputy M. Quinn at 410-535-2800.
Pick-up truck stolen
Someone stole a county pick-up truck from a locked, fenced-in area near the front gate at Dunkirk Park overnight between Jan. 11 and 12. The vehicle was located partway up a small hill in the park, where it slid backward and the occupants then fled. There was extensive damage, estimated at $7,000, to the football field, the surrounding grassy area, the vehicle and the fence. Anyone with information is asked to contact Deputy M. Quinn at 410-535-2800.
Drugs found in home
Deputies responded to a Birch Drive home at 8:07 p.m. Jan. 12 in response to a call from the homeowner, who said there was a strong odor of marijuana coming from the basement apartment. Dfc. J. Denton contacted the occupant and smelled marijuana and saw drug paraphernalia and suspected marijuana. Christopher R. Carey, 33, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana less than 10 grams and four counts of possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use. All paraphernalia items contained marijuana residue.
Change stolen from car
A neighbor of a Side Saddle Lane home saw two white men enter an unlocked vehicle at about 12:30 p.m. Jan. 10, and told the owner of the vehicle. The owner then told Dfc. M. Velasquez that $10 in change was stolen.
Attempted theft reported
Someone tried to cut off the catalytic converter on a vehicle parked outside a home on Bedford Drive sometime between Dec. 30 and 31. The owner of the vehicle discovered it while she was driving. Cpl. J. Wahlgren is investigating.
Fight leads to arrest
At 6:16 a.m. Jan. 4, Deputy Y. Bortchevsky, while on patrol near Frederick Avenue and Sea Oat Court, saw two men fighting on the lawn of a townhouse development. Joseph A. Jernigan, 24, of North Beach was arrested and charged with failure to obey lawful order, intoxication and endangering the property of the state of Maryland.
Theft from vehicle reported
Deputy J. Migliaccio is investigating the theft of a catalytic converter, valued at $1,200, from a vehicle parked at a business in the 7600 block of Investment Court that occurred sometime between Dec. 26 and 31.
Man charged with assault
Oscar N. Gray, 55, of Owings was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and second-degree assault at 3:39 p.m. Dec. 31 when family members called police and said he was extremely drunk. Deputy J. Migliaccio arrived and made contact with Gray, who continued to yell and use profanity after repeatedly being asked to stop. A relative of Gray’s said he had hit her. Gray was stumbling and allegedly tried to hit a deputy.
A 2006 Yamaha Bruin four-wheeler ATV, valued at $6,000, was stolen from the backyard of a home in the 9200 block of Owings Manor Court between Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. Deputy J. Migliaccio is investigating.
Catalytic converters stolen
Deputy M. Quinn is investigating the theft of catalytic converters from two vehicles belonging to a business on Binnacle Lane between Dec. 28 and Jan. 3.
World Gym vandalized twice
The front door of World Gym was smashed overnight between Jan. 4 and 5 and $100 in cash was stolen. At 1:22 a.m. Jan. 6, three rear glass doors were damaged, and surveillance video shows a suspect at the doors but no entry to the gym was made. The damage to the doors is estimated at $2,100. The Calvert Investigative Team is investigating.
Door smashed, cash stolen
The front door of Granados Tire Co. on West Dares Beach Road was smashed in and someone stole $125 in cash from the business sometime between Jan. 5 and 6. The Calvert Investigative Team is investigating.
Head unit, speakers stolen
Deputy B. Schaefer is investigating the theft of a Kenwood radio head unit and two speakers from a vehicle after someone broke the front passenger window of the vehicle, which was parked in the 2300 block of Hallowing Point Road, between Jan. 7 and 9.
A Tom Tom GPS and an Apple iPod touch were stolen from a vehicle while it was parked in the Fox Run Shopping Center near Applebee’s between 3 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13. The victim told Dfc. W. Wells that he thought he had locked the vehicle, but no signs of forced entry were seen.
Theft from vehicle reported
A vehicle owner on Fairground Road told Dfc. J. Denton at 8:17 p.m. Jan. 13 his wife saw the interior light on inside their vehicle and someone inside. The owner yelled at the person, who then fled the scene. The suspect is described as a white man, about 5 feet, 8 inches tall, and was wearing a dark jacket. Some change and two folding knives were stolen from inside the vehicle.
Three cited for marijuana possession
Tony D. Chase, 24, of Forestville and Stefphon M. Brown, 52, and Brandy J. Williams, 29, both of Prince Frederick, were charged with possession of marijuana at 11:30 p.m. Jan. 13 when Dfc. J. Denton was conducting a patrol check of the Super 8 Hotel parking lot.
Marijuana, paraphernalia found in car
At 12:30 p.m. Jan. 12, Cpl. M. Naecker saw a vehicle traveling south on Route 4 near Ball Road at 84 mph and stopped the vehicle with the assistance of Maryland State Police Trooper Wiersma and his K-9 partner, Siko. They allegedly found the driver, Paul A. O’Neal, 25, of Annapolis in possession of suspected drugs. He was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana more than 10 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use, and was cited for traffic violations.