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The following items were compiled from reports from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office.
Two charged for disorderly conduct
At 10:30 p.m. March 9, Dfc. P. Aurich saw a vehicle operating erratically shortly before the driver stopped the car and jumped out onto Route 260 near Wards Chapel Road in Owings. A man who was driving and a woman passenger were in a verbal argument and Aurich calmed them down and sent them on their way.
Three subsequent calls were received by the Calvert Control Center at three separate locations reporting the same vehicle being driven dangerously and the driver getting out and jumping into traffic while a woman inside the vehicle yelled. Aurich found the same vehicle in the Dash In parking lot on routes 260 and 778 in Owings. The man was standing outside of the vehicle and the woman was inside and they were arguing. Aurich calmed them and sent them on their way.
A fourth call was received that the same vehicle with disorderly people was at R&J Liquors on W. Chesapeake Beach Road in Dunkirk. Aurich responded and arrested the driver, Malek R. Hackett, 18, and the passenger, Ladaishah M. Gillum, 19, both of Alexandria, Va., and charged each of them with disorderly conducting and being intoxicated and endangering the safety of another.
Five mailboxes on Pop Trott Road were damaged overnight between March 2 and 3 and Dfc. A. Locke is investigating.
Man charged with DUI
Cpl. A. Moschetto responded at 1:42 a.m. March 2 to Route 4 near Cox Road for a reported intoxicated driver. Moschetto saw the vehicle swerve into the left lane from the right lane and almost hit another vehicle, and then make a right turn onto Cox Road. The vehicle turned into a business parking lot and tried to make a U-turn. Moschetto blocked the vehicle and made contact with the driver, Dennis L. Stiner, 58, of Lothian, who appeared intoxicated. Stiner was arrested and charged with resisting arrest, negligent driving and driving under the influence.
Property stolen from vehicle
Someone broke into a locked vehicle and stole cash, an iPod Nano and a Droid cellphone, worth about $330, while the car was parked outside a home in the 200 block of South Branch Court on March 4. Deputy A. Mohler is investigating.
Disorderly man arrested
At 1:57 p.m. March 1, Dfc. M. Velasquez responded to the area of Catalina and Comstock drives for a report of an intoxicated person walking around and requesting money or a ride to the liquor store. Edward T. Fitzgerald, 48, of Lusby allegedly appeared heavily intoxicated and was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and failure to obey a lawful order.
Attempted arson reported
A resident of a home in the 11600 block of Big Bear Lane told Dfc. R. Weems that overnight between March 2 and 3 someone tried to set fire to the aluminum front door of the home, as well as to the front porch mat, but was unsuccessful. A flammable liquid had been poured on both items and the Maryland State Fire Marshal was made aware of the incident.
Deputies investigate theft of copper piping
About $1,000 worth of copper piping was stolen from a home in the 2700 block of Spout Lane sometime between Feb. 22 and March 9. Dfc. W. Wells is investigating.
Graffiti sprayed on vehicle
A John Deere all-terrain construction vehicle parked on Stock Drive overnight between March 8 and 9 was spray painted with graffiti. The damage is estimated at $500 and Dfc. S. Esposito is investigating.
Drugs found in car
At 5:41 p.m. March 9, Deputy R. Kampf stopped a vehicle on Rousby Hall Road at Miriam Lane and allegedly found the driver, Navee Chotikul, 30, of Lusby, in possession of suspected drugs. Chotikul was arrested and charged with possession of Oxycodone, possession of amphetamine and possession of marijuana.
A woman reported to Deputy J. Brown that her wallet was stolen from her cart while she was shopping at Safeway between 11:45 a.m. and 1:05 p.m. Feb. 27. Her credit cards were reported used in Bowie less than an hour after the theft.
Tattoo supplies stolen
A case containing $1,500 worth of tattoo supplies was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked outside a home in the 400 block of W. Dares Beach Road on March 8. Dfc. P. Wood is investigating.
Outdoor furniture stolen
Six deck chairs, a table top and two benches, worth about $4,500, were stolen from the garage of a home in the 3900 block of Oyster House Road between Feb. 26 and 27. Dfc. S. Esposito is investigating.
A victim in the 5600 block of Arbor Circle told Dfc. S. Esposito at 8:55 p.m. March 8, his surveillance camera recorded a white man puncturing three tires on two vehicles parked in his driveway. The damage is estimated at $750.
Man charged for trying to steal 50-inch TV
At 6:24 p.m. March 9, Dfc. W. Wells responded to Walmart for a report of a shoplifter in custody. Andrew J. Gallagher, 24, of St. Leonard was arrested and charged with theft less than $1,000 and destruction of property after he tried to leave the store with a 50-inch television he did not pay for.
A home in the 5700 block of Highland Lane was burglarized during the day Feb. 27 and a Samsung 32-inch television, a Wyle 20-inch television, an 18-inch Japanese brass bell and two iPods, worth more than $2,700, were stolen. Anyone with information is asked to contact Deputy A. Mohler at 410-535-2800.
Teen charged with destruction of property
A 17-year-old Sunderland boy was charged on a youth report with destruction of property after he became angry with employees at Art’s Automotive and spun his tires across the parking lot of the business, resulting in $1,800 worth of damage, at 11:56 a.m. March 5. The juvenile was released to a parent.
Copper piping stolen
A home in the 1200 block of Alta Drive was burglarized sometime between Feb. 1 and March 5 and copper piping was stolen. Dfc. P. Aurich is investigating.