The following reports were compiled from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick barrack, the U.S. Attorney for Maryland and court records.
Grand jury hands down drug indictments
On May 20, a Calvert County grand jury handed down nine indictments related to recent arrests for alleged drug possession with intent to distribute. One individual, Delonta Dabrien Harrod, 28, of Huntingtown was served with two indictments. One indictment was for possession of fentanyl with the intent to distribute, for which Harrod was arrested April 5 during a traffic stop. He was also indicted for making a false statement to a police officer. Harrod was later released on $10,000 bond. Harrod’s second indictment was for possession with intent to distribute heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia. That arrest was made during an April 25 traffic stop. Harrod is being held without bond.
The others indicted May 20 in drug cases were D’Andre Kelvin Claggett, 26, of Waldorf, who was indicted for possession of heroin with intent to distribute. According to court documents, local narcotics investigators had Claggett’s vehicle under surveillance, and on April 25 a stop was made in Huntingtown. Claggett was indicted for possession with intent to distribute heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia. He had been released on $10,000 bond four days after his arrest.
Justin Goforth, 27, of Lusby was arrested April 12 at the Prince Frederick Wawa and charged with possession with intent to distribute heroin.
Nathaniel Lee Davis III, 29, of Lusby, was arrested in Lusby on March 19 and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana. Court documents stated Davis was found to be in possession of more than 50 grams of marijuana when he was arrested during a traffic stop on Clubhouse Drive.
Terry Alexander Tucker, 42, of Prince Frederick was arrested March 29 during a traffic stop at the Route 231/Prince Frederick Boulevard intersection. Police found Tucker in possession of a quantity of suspected crack cocaine.
Ronald Jerome Young, 21, of Upper Marlboro was arrested April 30 by a state trooper who had been working radar in the Port Republic area. Young was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Deontae Darnell Minor, 19, of Lexington Park was arrested by a state trooper April 20 in Solomons after being found in possession of over 10 grams of suspected marijuana. Minor was charged with controlled dangerous substance possession with intent to distribute and also charged with driving with a suspended license.
Bryan Maurice Robinson, 49, of St. Inigoes was arrested April 22 in Lusby. Deputies reported Robinson attempted to elude them and after a traffic stop was successfully made, Robinson found to be in possession of quantities of suspected marijuana and crack cocaine. He was indicted for possession with intent to distribute and attempting to elude police. Robinson was also found to be driving with a suspended license.
More drug arrests reported
On May 20 at 9:31 a.m., Trooper Strong stopped a vehicle in the Prince Frederick Walmart parking lot after observing a traffic violation on Route 2/4. Due to several criminal indicators Strong observed, the trooper requested a K-9 scan. Calvert County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Dexter gave a positive alert and a probable cause search was conducted and Suboxone was located inside the vehicle. Ricky A. McDonald Jr., 36, of Chesapeake Beach was arrested and taken to Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with CDS possession not marijuana. He was released on his own recognizance and a district court hearing on the charge is scheduled for July 25.
On May 24 at 5:45 p.m. Trooper Richard Marsch made contact with Asbury Smith III, 43, of Prince Frederick at the Maryland State Police Barrack U. It was determined that Smith had an active warrant and he was arrested. A search revealed Smith had Oxycodone in his possession. Smith was taken to CCDC and charged with CDS possession not marijuana. A preliminary hearing on the charge is scheduled July 8 in district court.
On May 21, Deputy Howard Anderson conducted a traffic stop in the area of Main Street and Wilson Court in Prince Frederick. While making contact with the driver, Daniel Joel James Buckmire, 21, of Prince Frederick, Anderson noticed the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed a bag of suspected marijuana in the driver’s side rear door panel as well as a cut straw with a white powdery residue inside, which the driver stated was Oxymorphone. Buckmire was arrested and taken to CCDC where he was charged with CDS possession of marijuana, over 10 grams; CDS possession not marijuana and CDS possession of paraphernalia. Buckmire was released on his own recognizance and awaits an Aug. 8 district court hearing.
On May 22, Deputy Timothy Mohler conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of Griffin’s Flooring America in Prince Frederick. The driver, Dawn Marie Abner, 55, of Englewood, Fla., admitted to being under the influence of Percocet and was placed under arrest for impaired driving. A search of her person revealed a cut straw with a tan powdery residue inside. A search of the vehicle revealed two more cut straws, Oxycodone, Xanax, Suboxone and a large amount of suspected heroin. Abner was transported to CCDC where she was charged with CDS possession mot marijuana, CDS possession of paraphernalia and multiple traffic citations for driving under the influence. Abner was released on her own recognizance and has a July 22 hearing in district court.
On May 24, Deputy James Flynt conducted a traffic stop on Southern Maryland Boulevard at Cortland Lane in Dunkirk. While making contact with the driver, Ollie Rupert Collier, 75, of Forestville, Flynt smelled raw marijuana coming from the vehicle. As Flynt opened the driver’s door, Collier allegedly stepped out and kept his hand behind his back as if he was concealing something. Collier pulled away from Flynt and continued to resist until he was placed in handcuffs. Collier was arrested and taken to CCDC where he was charged with resisting/interfering with an arrest as well as obstructing and hindering. He was released on his own recognizance and has a district court hearing scheduled for July 5.
On May 21, Deputy Elizabeth Payne responded to Marcellas Drive in Owings for the report of a disorderly person. Complainants advised that they came home to find items destroyed and Louis Edward Harrod, 24, alone in the house. Harrod damaged a bay window, a TV, a bedroom door, and a kitchen table and chairs, which added up to approximately $2,200. Harrod was arrested and taken to CCDC where he was charged with malicious destruction of property over $1,000. On May 24 Harrod was released on his own recognizance and awaits a June 27 district court hearing.
On May 25 at 9:30 a.m. Tfc. Costello responded to Super Salvage on Skipjack Road in Prince Frederick for a reported theft. A victim reported that upon arriving at the business, a registration tag on the vehicle was missing. The tag number 4CF3643 has been entered into the National Crime Information Center, and the investigation continues.
On May 24, Deputy Stephan Bowlan responded to Cattle Drive Lane in Lusby for the report of a theft. The complainant advised sometime between 3 and 6:45 a.m., someone broke the front passenger side window of his vehicle and stole his wallet from inside. The approximate value of the stolen and damaged property is $400.
On May 24, Deputy Ryan Spalding responded to Catalina Drive in Lusby for the report of a theft. The complainant advised her dog’s medication was supposedly delivered May 17 at 8 p.m., however, when she checked the mailbox the medication was not there. The total amount of the stolen property is $67.48.
On May 25, Deputy Ridgely responded to the sheriff’s office for the report of a purse that was stolen from Buckets Sports Bar in Lusby. The complainant advised someone stole the purse from a bench outside around 2 a.m. The purse and its contents are worth approximately $1,500.
On May 25, Deputy Nicholas Barger responded to Lafayette Drive in Owings for the report of a theft. The complainant advised sometime between 2 and 5 p.m. someone stole an Xbox One video game and a 1926 Peace silver dollar from his mailbox. The total value of the stolen property is $36.
On May 22, Deputy Timothy Rzepkowski responded to Ponds Wood Road in Huntingtown for the report of a burglary. The complainant advised sometime from the month of March until May 22 someone made entry into the residence through a window, however, nothing inside was disturbed. The approximate value of damaged property to the residence is $80.
On May 23, Deputy Rzepkowski responded to Welchpoole Court in Dunkirk for the report of a theft. The complainant advised sometime between May 16 and May 23 someone stole his 2005 Polaris Sportsman ATV from his shed. The approximate value of the stolen property is $6,000.
Destruction of property
On May 24, Deputy William Freeland responded to Maple Way in Lusby for the report of damaged property. The complainant advised his truck was damaged by juveniles who play basketball at the end of his driveway. The approximate value of damage to the truck is $1,500.
Woman caught stealing groceries
On May 26, Deputy Flynt responded to Giant in Dunkirk for the report of a theft. The manager advised a female bypassed all points of sale and exited the store without paying for the merchandise. The female was stopped by management and the items were retrieved, totaling $193.18.