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The following items were compiled from reports from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office. During the week of Feb. 11 through 17, deputies responded to 1,432 calls for service throughout the community.

Broomes Island

TV stolen

Deputy G. Gott is investigating the theft of an Aquos flat screen television from a home in the 9300 block of River View Road. The theft occurred sometime between mid-January and Feb. 15.

Chesapeake Beach

Generator stolen

A Briggs & Stratton 5500-watt generator, valued at $800, was stolen from a shed behind a home in the 3700 block of Dory Brooks Road and Dfc. A. Locke is investigating. The time of theft is unknown.


Man charged for shoplifting

Dfc. J. Lord responded at 4:38 p.m. Feb. 16 to Walmart for a reported shoplifter in custody. Christian T. Holdt Jr., 66, of Darien, Conn., was arrested and charged with theft less than $1,000.

Tailgate stolen

Someone stole a tailgate, valued at $1,000, of a white Ford pick-up truck that was parked outside a home in the 1400 block of Knight Avenue overnight between Feb. 16 and 17. Dfc. N. Funchion is investigating.


Golf course damaged

Someone drove on the golf course at Chesapeake Hills Golf Club sometime overnight between Feb. 11 and 12 and caused $2,000 in damage. Dfc. J. Smith is investigating.

Copper piping stolen

Dfc. J. Smith is investigating the theft of copper piping from a home in the 12400 block of Ridge Road.


Teen found with drugs

A 17-year-old Sunderland girl was charged on a youth report at 10:02 p.m. Feb. 4 with possession of marijuana after it was discovered by Deputy M. Quinn during a traffic stop.

Prince Frederick

Man charged for DUI

Cpl. M. Naecker saw a car speeding at 1:06 a.m. Feb. 6 on Route 4 traveling south through Prince Frederick. Naecker tried to stop the vehicle, but the vehicle sped up, traveling at more than 80 mph in a 55 mph zone. The vehicle finally stopped near Sixes Road and the driver initially provided a false name. Naecker determined the real name of the driver, David L. French, 31, of Washington, D.C., and charged him with false statement to an officer, driving under the influence of alcohol, driving on a suspended license and other traffic violations. French also was wanted on an open warrant out of Montgomery County.

Air conditioning condenser stolen

Sometime prior to Feb. 15, someone stole an air conditioning condenser, valued at $8,000, from a home in the 3400 block of Holland Cliffs Road. Dfc. N. Funchion is investigating.

Drugs, paraphernalia found

At 4:31 p.m. Feb. 15, Deputy T. Buckler stopped a vehicle on Route 231 and Stafford Road. The driver, Joseph C. Tippett III, 33, of King George, Va., was allegedly in possession of suspected drugs. He was arrested and charged with possession of oxycodone and possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use.

Man charged with resisting arrest, assault

At 2 a.m. Feb. 16, Deputy B. Schaefer and Cpl. R. Wilson assisted a woman in the parking lot of Applebee’s. The woman said her belongings were inside the vehicle she was standing next to but the driver would not let her retrieve them. The driver, James N. Gunnell III, 26, of Huntingtown allegedly showed signs of impairment and began yelling at the woman and banging on the car windows. He was told to stop and ordered to the ground, but became combative with officers and kicked Wilson. Tfc. Gill of the Maryland State Police assisted and was also allegedly kicked by Gunnell. He was subdued, arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and second-degree assault.

St. Leonard

Deputies investigate theft

A victim in the 5800 block of Bayside Road told Deputy G. Gott that on Feb. 12 someone had taken his 5-gallon Blue Rhino propane tank that had been on his front porch. The investigation is ongoing.


Man arrested for disorderly conduct

The Food Lion manager reported to Dfc. J. Smith at 3:20 p.m. Feb. 16 that a disorderly person was in the store spitting on people and refusing to leave. Smith contacted Keith Griffith Jones, 25, of Chesapeake Beach, who was walking toward the Hilton Garden Inn. Jones allegedly used profanity and was asked to stop by Smith but didn’t. Jones was wanted on an open warrant through Charles County for failure to appear. He was served with the warrant and arrested for disorderly conduct.