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The following items were compiled from reports from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office. During the week of Jan. 28 through Feb. 3, deputies responded to 1,415 calls for service throughout the community.
Man charged for drug possession
At 8:27 p.m. Feb. 2, Deputy P. Mosely stopped a Nissan that had exited a parking lot of a business onto Route 4 and cut in front of oncoming traffic and caused another vehicle to stop suddenly to avoid hitting the Nissan. Mosely contacted the Nissan’s driver, Jamal T. Lee, 23, of Bowie, who allegedly possessed drugs. Lee was charged with possession of marijuana more than 10 grams and cited for failure to grant right of way.
Home window damage reported
A homeowner in the 12000 block of Palisades Drive told Dfc. J. Lord at 10 p.m. Jan. 28 he heard a loud bang from one of the bedroom windows of his house. After investigating, he saw a storm window bent and lifted about six inches in the window frame.
Theft from Walmart reported
At 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31, Cpl. J. McCarroll responded to Walmart for a reported shoplifter in custody by store employees. Shannon M. Kirk, 20, of Chesapeake Beach was arrested and charged with theft less than $1,000. Kirk also was found to have an open criminal summons, which was served to her.
Screen damaged in attempted burglary
Someone tried to enter a home in the 2400 block of Shields Drive between Jan. 30 and Feb. 1. No entry was made but a bent window screen was found on the ground. Dfc. Lord is investigating.
Items stolen from vehicle
Dfc. N. Funchion is investigating the theft of a Golf GPS and a Titleist golf hat from an unlocked vehicle parked outside a home in the 400 block of Marley Run.
Deputies investigate vehicle break-ins
A victim in the 9400 block of Old Jones Road told Dfc. N. Funchion that on the morning of Feb. 2, someone entered two unlocked vehicles in his driveway and stole two iPods, cash and a Dell laptop. Funchion saw footprints in the snow around several homes near Old Jones Road, Hewitt Court and Kenni Lane, usually leading to vehicles or sheds that were locked and not entered. The investigation is ongoing.
Cash, prescription medication stolen
A home in the 3200 block of Hewitt Court was burglarized Feb. 3 and cash, prescription medication and a 5-gallon gas can were stolen.
Purse stolen from vehicle
The window of a vehicle parked outside of a home in the 9400 block of Old Jones Road between Feb. 2 and 3 was broken and a purse was stolen. Dfc. Funchion is investigating.
Two vehicles damaged
Between Jan. 27 and 28, a window had been broken and a CD head unit was stolen from a vehicle parked outside a business on Prospect Lane. A Coach motor home also had been broken into and ransacked and it is unknown if anything was stolen. The total damage to the two vehicles is estimated at $3,500. Dfc. N. Funchion is investigating.
The Hudson Sunoco was burglarized between 5 p.m. Jan. 28 and 8:10 a.m. Jan. 30, but it appears nothing was taken. About $350 in damage was done and Deputy A. Mohler is investigating.
Someone forced entry into a detached garage of a home in the 2000 block of Smoky Road and stole a green 2002 Honda 4-wheel ATV, valued at $6,800. Cpl. S. Parrish is investigating.
At 8:10 a.m. Jan. 28, a burglary at a real estate office in the 11800 block of H.G. Trueman Road was discovered where about $450 in damage was done but nothing was taken. Deputy G. Gott is investigating.
Police investigate tire slashings
The sheriff’s office is investigating dozens of tire slashings that occurred between Jan. 23 and 25. About 47 victims reported 77 vehicles that had 134 tires slashed or punctured. Anyone with information is asked to contact Deputy C. Fox at 410-535-2800.
Property stolen from vehicle
Deputy J. Migliaccio is investigating the theft of an Eastport backpack, a bucket full of various tools, a book and prescription drugs, altogether valued at more than $200, from an unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway of a home in the 3800 block of 7th Street between Jan. 21 and 24.
Teen charged for drug possession
A 16-year-old boy was charged on a youth report with possession of marijuana at 2:06 p.m. Jan. 24 after Dfc. J. Norton stopped the vehicle in which he was a passenger for speeding at 7th Street and Madison Avenue. The juvenile was released to a parent.
Drugs found in car
Deputy A. Mohler stopped a vehicle at 11:56 p.m. Jan. 25 on Steeple Chase Drive. The driver, Glen P. Baldwin, 30, of Prince Frederick, allegedly was in possession of drugs. He was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana less than 10 grams.
Glass door shattered
The rear door to a business on Skipjack Road was damaged between 6 p.m. Jan. 25 and 10 a.m. Jan. 26. The glass window on a door was shattered and someone unsuccessfully tried to reach inside and unlock the dead bolt lock. Nothing was taken and Dfc. P. Wood is investigating.
Attempted vehicle theft reported
Someone tried to steal a van that belongs to the Calvert Lighthouse Church on Clay Hammond Road. The church reverend found the van with its doors open and motor running. The church parking lot is equipped with video surveillance and Sgt. K. Gregory is investigating.
Someone burglarized a home on Calvert Towne Road between Jan. 28 and 31 and stole a Kenmore dryer, valued at $500. Deputy A. Mohler is investigating.
Three copper grounding boards, valued at $300, from the communication junction that belongs to AT&T on Skipjack Road were stolen. Damage is estimated at $1,000 and Deputy T. Buckler is investigating.
Man charged for marijuana possession
After responding to a call for a suspicious vehicle on Persimmon Hills Court at 1:15 a.m. Jan. 28, Dfc. R. Kreps contacted the driver, Christopher S. Paul, 20, of Sunderland, who was found in possession of marijuana less than 10 grams, and arrested him.
Man cited for trespassing
At 11:12 a.m. Jan. 29, Cpl. S. Parrish responded to the Sunderland Village Center for a report of a man lying in the parking lot. Upon arrival, Parrish saw William J. Gray Sr., 53, of Owings lying in a grassy area of the parking lot holding a can of beer. Parrish took the beer from Gray and told him to leave. Gray told Parrish to pick him up, which Parrish did, and he then cited Gray for trespassing and having an open container of alcohol in public.