The following reports were compiled from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and online court records.
Alleged theft of phones ends in a man’s arrest
On Dec. 10, Dfc. Edwin Bradley responded to Cellular Connection in Lusby for a theft report. The complainant said someone came in the store, removed a space gray 64 GB iPhone Xs and a gold 64 GB iPhone Xs from the display and fled from the store. Two days later, with the help of detectives from sheriff’s offices from Frederick and Montgomery counties who were also investigating cellphone thefts, the suspect met with officers from Calvert and turned himself in. Ronald Desman Magruder, 27, of Bryans Road was arrested and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with the alleged theft.
Alleged drug arrests made
On Dec. 11, Dfc. Shea Rediker responded to the Wawa in Prince Frederick to assist with a traffic stop. Standardized field sobriety tests were conducted and the driver, Randolph Keemer Jr., 44, of Prince Frederick, was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs. Keemer was transported to the Calvert County Detention Center. A search of his person revealed an alleged baggie of suspected heroin. He was charged with multiple traffic violations and possession of narcotics.
Cpl. Jeffrey Denton conducted a traffic stop Dec. 13 on Southern Maryland Boulevard at Cameleer Pass in Huntingtown. A police dog sniff of the car resulted in a positive alert. A search of the driver, Brian Lee Lester Jr., 25, of Deale, reportedly revealed a glass smoking device with suspected cocaine residue and Suboxone strips in his wallet. A search of the passenger, Matthew Joseph Hutchinson, 28, of North Beach, allegedly revealed an orange tablet in his pocket, a glass smoking device with suspected cocaine residue in his sock and two hypodermic needles containing suspected heroin. An ensuing car search reportedly showed other drugs and drug paraphernalia. Lester and Hutchinson were both arrested and transported to the detention center where they were charged with possession with drugs and drug paraphernalia.
Christmas light strands reportedly cut in town
Sgt. Thomas Phelps responded Dec. 12 to Glouster Drive in North Beach, where the complainant said sometime between 11:30 p.m. Dec. 10 and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 11, someone cut one of her Christmas light strands. The Christmas light strand is valued at $10.
Lusby houses reportedly shot, damaged by BBs
On Dec. 12, Deputy William Freeland responded to Algonquin Trail in Lusby for the report of damaged property. The complainant said around 8:30 p.m., her glass window pane next to her front door was shot with a BB gun.
The value of damaged property is $500.
The next day, Deputy Ryan Spalding responded to a different house on the same street, where the complainant said around 8 p.m. Dec. 12, the glass to her outer front door was shattered from being shot with a BB gun. A window was also shot, as well as siding on the house.
The total value of damaged property is about $700.
Thefts reported around county
On Dec. 10, Dfc. Timothy Mohler responded to Steve Lane in Dunkirk, where the complainant said sometime between 4:30 p.m. Dec. 9 and 11 a.m. Dec. 10, someone stole her mailbox, valued at $70.
Dfc. Jeffrey Hardesty responded Dec. 10 to the Park & Ride at Silverwood Lane in Prince Frederick, where the complainant said sometime between 6:10 a.m. and 5:40 p.m., someone stole the catalytic converter from his car. The value of stolen property is about $200.
On Dec. 13, Deputy Bradley Boerum responded to St. Andrews Drive in Chesapeake Beach, where the complainant said sometime between 10 p.m. Dec. 12 and 9:30 a.m. Dec. 13, someone stole her Kohl’s credit card from her car.
Deputy Robert Shrawder responded Dec. 13 to Gregg Drive in Lusby, where the complainant said she was shopping at SMILE when she went to pay and realized her wallet was missing. She believed she set her wallet down and someone picked it up and left.
On Dec 13, Deputy Nick Buckler responded to Silver Fox Way in Chesapeake Beach, where the complainant said sometime between 11 p.m. Dec. 12 and 8 a.m. Dec. 13, someone stole $5 in quarters from his car.
Deputy Branden Deleon responded Dec. 14 to the Giant in Lusby for the report of an attempted theft. The complainant said someone filled a shopping cart with various meat products and tried to leave the store without paying. After being stopped and questioned, the man reportedly went to his car and left. The value of meat products in the cart was about $800.
Packages reported stolen outside homes
On Dec. 11, Deputy Branden Deleon responded to Laurel Drive in Lusby, where the complainant said someone walked up to his porch, took a package he had put out for UPS to pick up and walked away with it. The total value of stolen property is $75.
On Dec. 12, Deputy Bradley Boerum responded to Deer Run Court in Huntingtown, where the complainant said around 12:45 p.m., someone stole packages off her porch, got into a Saturn Vue and sped away. The total value of stolen items is $575.
On Dec. 15, Deputy Michael Lorenzano responded to Bowie Shop Road in Huntingtown, where the complainant said she was missing several packages delivered from Amazon within the past couple of weeks. The value of stolen property is $237.
Dfc. Shea Rediker responded Dec. 16 to Emmanuel Church Road in Huntingtown, where the complainant said around 11 a.m. Dec. 11, someone stole a package that was delivered by UPS and worth $100.