Wednesday, May 16, 2018

SHERIFF'S OFFICE INCIDENT BRIEFINGS - MAY 16TH, 2018


During the week of May 7 – May 13, deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,521 calls for service throughout the community.

Burglary: 18-23961
On May 8, 2018 Dfc. Holt responded to San Rafael Road, Lusby for the report of a burglary. The victim stated that sometime between May 4th and May 6th an unknown suspect(s) entered their residence and stole US currency from the bedroom. The value of stolen property is $500.

Burglary: 18-24252
On May 8, 2018 Deputy S. Naughton responded to Patuxent Court, Prince Frederick for the report of a burglary. The victim stated that an unknown suspect(s) entered the residence leaving multiple boot prints throughout the residence. It was determined no items were stolen from the residence and there was no damaged property.

Damaged Property: 18-24615
On May 10, 2018 Deputy Lorenzano responded to Almost There Court, Owings for the report of damaged property that occurred on Lower Marlboro Road. The victim stated that their Caterpillar mini excavator window had been damaged by an unknown suspect(s). The estimated value of damaged property is $1,200.

Damaged Property: 18-25033
On May 11, 2018 Dfc. McDonough responded to Mills Pond Drive, Port Republic for the report of damaged property. The victim stated that an unknown suspect(s) had banged on the door hard enough to leave three dents in the door.

Theft: 18-23894
On May 7, 2018 Deputy Bowlan responded to Mount Harmony Road, Owings for the report of a theft. The victim stated that sometime between May 6th at 9:00pm and May 7th at 5:15am an unknown suspect(s) stole three cellphones and a disposable camera. The value of stolen property is $140.

Theft: 18-24702
On May 10, 2018 Dfc. R. Evans responded to Timber View Lane, St. Leonard for the report of a theft. The victim stated that sometime between May 5th at 11:30am and 1:30pm an unknown suspect(s) stole their package from their driveway containing a surveillance camera. The value of the stolen property is $35.

Theft: 18-24739
On May 10, 2018 Deputy Deleon-Suero responded to the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office for the report of a theft that occurred on Mears Avenue. The victim stated that an unknown suspect(s) had stolen their boat trailer registration plate. The value of stolen property is $50.

Theft: 18-24768
On May 10, 2018 Deputy Crum responded to Fowler Road, Owings for the report of a theft. The victim stated that an unknown suspect(s) had removed their registration plate to their motorcycle. The value of the stolen property is $75.


Arrests:

On May 7, 2018 Deputy Ridgely responded to District Court for the report of a subject altering a drug test. The Correctional Deputy advised while watching the subject later identified as Brian Melkus (32) of Catonsville take the court ordered drug test, he observed Melkus attempting to shield his body in an attempt to hide what he was doing. It was determined Melkus had someone else’s urine attached to his body in an attempt to alter the test. Once Melkus was transported back to the jail and searched again, it was determined he had cocaine concealed on his persons. Melkus was charged with Alter Drug/Alcohol Test, CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana (Cocaine), Possession Contraband- Place of Confinement, and CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia.
Brian Melkus


On May 11, 2018 Dfc. Boerum conducted a traffic stop in the area of S Solomons Island Road and Broomes Island Road. Dfc. Boerum made contact with the driver later identified as Bryan Gatton Jr (32) of Prince Frederick and advised him of the reason for being stopped. A check through Emergency Communications revealed Gatton was driving on a suspended license. Dfc. Boerum conducted a search of the vehicle and his persons, and located paraphernalia inside the vehicle. Gatton was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center and charged with two counts of CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia.
Bryan Gatton Jr


On May 11, 2018 Deputy Ridgely was patrolling the area of N. Solomons Island Road and W. Dares Beach Road, Prince Frederick when he was given a lookout for a female subject that possibly had a knife. Deputy Ridgely made contact with the female later identified as Jessica Hawk (20) of St. Leonard walking down the side of the road. While making contact with Hawk it was determined she had a butterfly knife concealed in her left hand. Hawk was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center and charged with Dangerous Weapon-Conceal.
Jessica Hawk


On May 12, 2018 Deputy Yates conducted a traffic stop at the WaWa, Prince Frederick. Deputy Yates made contact with the driver later identified as Darren Hopkins (33) of Prince Frederick for the reason he was being stopped. While speaking with Hopkins, Deputy Yates could smell the odor of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle. Hopkins was asked to exit the vehicle for a search to be conducted. A search of the vehicle was positive for narcotics. Hopkins was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center and charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana (Oxycodone).
Darren Hopkins


On May 13, 2018 multiple deputies responded to the Holiday Inn, Prince Frederick for the report of a fight in progress. As units were arriving on scene Sergeant G. Shrawder observed two vehicles attempting to leave from the scene. Corporal Harms stopped one of the vehicles with three occupants inside that were being disorderly. While trying to make contact with the occupants of the vehicle Deputy Yates could smell the odor of burnt marijuana and alcohol coming from inside of the vehicle. All occupants were removed from the vehicle and later identified as Larawnn Dicks (31) of Upper Marlboro, Nerissa Snyder (31) of Upper Marlboro, and Quentin Wilbert (31) of Colorado. While trying to place Dicks into handcuffs he continued to resist and fight with deputies. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center and charged with Disorderly Conduct and Assault-Second Degree. Snyder was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center and charged with Disorderly Conduct and Fail Obey Resonable/Lawful Order of Law Enforcement Officer. Wilbert was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center and charged with Disorderly Conduct.   
Larawnn Dicks

Nerissa Snyder

Quentin Wilbert


Tuesday, May 15, 2018

***SHERIFF'S OFFICE CASE OF THE WEEK***


Burglary: 18-22884
On May 2, 2018, Deputy Bowlan responded to Calvert Towne Drive, Prince Frederick for the report of a burglary that had already occurred. The victim advised she observed damage to the back door of the residence as if someone had kicked the door in. The home was vacant and there was no further damage. The estimated value of the damaged door is $500.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

SHERIFF'S OFFICE INCIDENT BRIEFINGS - MAY 8TH, 2018


During the week of April 30 – May 6, deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,504 calls for service throughout the community.

Burglary: 18-22884
On May 2, 2018 Deputy Bowlan responded to Calvert Towne Drive, Prince Frederick for the report of a burglary that had already occurred. The victim advised she observed damage to the back door of the residence as if someone had kicked the door in. The home was vacant and there was no further damage. The estimated value of the damaged door is $500.

Damaged Property: 18-22401
On April 30, 2018 Deputy Flynt responded to Sheridan Drive, Owings for the report of damaged property. The complainant advised the glass on her back slider door to her basement had been shattered.

Damaged Property: 18-22371
On April 30, 2018 Deputy Lorenzano responded to Duchess Lane, Huntingtown for the report of damaged property. The complainant advised sometime between midnight and 7:00 AM an unknown suspect shattered the left rear passenger window on his vehicle.

Damaged Property: 18-22621
On May 1, 2018 Dfc. Ostazeski responded to Catalina Drive, Lusby for the report of damaged property. The victim stated sometime between midnight and 7:00 AM an unknown suspect damaged the rear window of her vehicle. The estimated value of the damaged window is $290.

Damaged Property: 18-23685
On May 5, 2018 Dfc. Rediker responded to Holly Drive, Port Republic for the report of damaged property. The complainant advised she arrived home to find eggs smashed on the siding of her house as well as a bag containing feces on her front porch. The estimated value of damaged property is $50.

Theft: 18-22715
On May 1, 2018 Deputy Flynt responded to the BP gas station in the Dunkirk Town Center for the report of a theft. The complainant advised sometime between April 18th and May 1st, an unknown suspect stole a 5’x8’ enclosed U-Haul trailer from the business.

Theft: 18-22945
On May 2, 2018 Dfc. Aurich responded to the Dunkirk Walmart for the report of an attempted theft. The unknown suspect was stopped at the door, and multiple items were recovered including socks, tank top t-shirts, underwear and an RCA converter box. The total value of the property is $99.

Theft: 18-23061
On May 3, 2018 Dfc. Aurich responded to Uncle Charlie’s Spur, Owings for the report of a motor vehicle theft. The victim advised between May 2nd at 8:45 PM and May 3rd at 8:00 AM an unknown suspect stole her Ford Fusion out of her driveway.

Theft: 18-23629
On May 5, 2018 Deputy Crum responded to Palisades Drive, Dunkirk for the report of a theft. The victim advised two of his gold rings were stolen in mid-January. One ring with a three carat diamond was priced at $15,000. The other with 5 small diamonds was priced at $6,000.

Arrests:

On April 30, 2018 Dfc. Fox responded to 5th Street, North Beach for the report of a disturbance. Tristao Commodore (40) was extremely obnoxious and uncooperative when confronted by officers. Dfc. Fox, Dfc. Cress and Deputy Crum restrained Commodore while he actively resisted arrest and put up a struggle. Commodore was transported to the Calvert County Detention Center and charged with Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest and Second Degree Assault on Law Enforcement.
Tristao Commodore


On May 3, 2018 Deputy Ridgely conducted a traffic stop at the Prince Frederick Wawa. The driver, Brian Robert Simmons (28), was asked to step out the car and was searched by Deputy Sampson. A search of his person revealed Vyvanse, marijuana, Suboxone and a substantial amount of cash. A search of his vehicle revealed an abundant amount of drug paraphernalia, more drugs, cell phones, and bank cards that did not belong to him. Simmons was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with CDS: Possession with Intent to Distribute and CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia.
Brian Robert Simmons


On May 5, 2018 Deputy Rzepkowski responded to the Dunkin Donuts-Baskin Robbins in Lusby for a disorderly subject. Prior to this call, the subject, Sean Luke Braziel (27) was issued a trespass warning for the Lusby Commons Shopping Center due to him being disorderly there. Braziel was placed under arrest for Disorderly Conduct and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center.
Sean Luke Braziel



Monday, May 7, 2018

MAY 5TH DUI CHECKPOINT

On May 5th, 2018 the Calvert County Sheriff's Office, with assistance from the Maryland State Police, conducted two separate Driving Under the Influence Checkpoints.  In total, there were approximately 900 vehicle/citizen contacts as a result of the checkpoints.  As a result of the checkpoints there was 1 DUI arrest, several CDS under 10 grams citations issued, and 2 criminal CDS arrests.  

Thursday, May 3, 2018

***SHERIFF'S OFFICE CASE OF THE WEEK***


Burglary: 18-21161
On April 23, 2018 Deputy Ridgely responded to Sheridan Point Road, Prince Frederick for the report of a burglary. The victim stated that an unknown suspect(s) broke into the detached garage and stole two 65 Holly Carburetors. The value of stolen property is $1,500.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

SHERIFF'S OFFICE INCIDENT BRIEFINGS - MAY 2ND, 2018

During the week of April 23 – April 29, deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,336 calls for service throughout the community.

Burglary: 18-21161
On April 23, 2018 Deputy Ridgely responded to Sheridan Point Road, Prince Frederick for the report of a burglary. The victim stated that an unknown suspect(s) broke into the detached garage and stole two 65 Holly Carburetors. The value of stolen property is $1,500.

Burglary: 18-21847
On April 27, 2018 Deputy Ridgely responded to Sandy Point Road, Prince Frederick for the report of a burglary. The victim stated than an unknown suspect(s) attempted to break into the residence from a bedroom window. It was determined no items were stolen from the residence.

Theft: 18-22311
On April 29, 2018 Dfc. Kreps responded to Emmanuel Church Road, Huntingtown for the report of a theft. The victim stated that an unknown suspect(s) stole the registration plate from their trailer. The value of stolen property is $51.

Arrests:

On April 23, 2018 Dfc. Holt responded to the Weis, Solomons for a disturbance call. Upon arrival, Deputy Holt made contact with the suspect later identified as Kevin Thompson (28) of Lexington Park in the parking lot. It was determined that Thompson had two loaded handguns in the vehicle. Thompson was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center and charged with Handgun on Person and Handgun in Vehicle.
Kevin Thompson


On April 23, 2018 Dfc. D. Naughton responded to Sneade’s Ace Home Center, Lusby for the report of a theft. Deputy Naughton arrived on scene and obtained the description of the suspect and was informed two Dewalt Compact Drills had been stolen. The suspect was located in the store and identified as Richard Tucker (33) of California. Tucker was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with Theft: $100 to under $1,500.
Richard Tucker


On April 26, 2018 Deputy Crum conducted a traffic stop in the area of the Route 2/4 split. Deputy Crum approached the vehicle to make contact with both occupants inside and could immediately smell a strong odor chemical emitting from the vehicle. While attempting to get identification from both subjects, they appeared to be disoriented and confused. Both subjects were asked to step out of the vehicle for a search to be conducted. The search resulted in narcotics. The driver later identified as Danielle Murphy (33) of Prince Frederick and the passenger Ryan Graves (39) of Prince Frederick. Both Murphy and Graves were placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center, where they were charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana (PCP).
Danielle Murphy

Ryan Graves


On April 27, 2018 Deputy Spalding conducted a traffic stop at the North Beach Town Hall. While making contact with the driver later identified as Jay Judy (23) of Crofton, Deputy Spalding could smell the odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. Judy was asked to step out of the vehicle for a search to be conducted. The search resulted in multiple baggies of marijuana. Judy was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with CDS: Possession with Intent to Distribute.
Jay Judy



On April 29, 2018 Deputy Sampson conducted a traffic stop in the area of S Solomons Island Road and Hallowing Point Road, Prince Frederick. While making contact with the driver later identified as Steven Moreland (24) of Edgewater, Deputy Sampson could smell the odor of burnt marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A search was conducted of Moreland and narcotics and paraphernalia were located. A search was also conducted of the passenger in the vehicle later identified as Madison Pignona (24) of Grasonville. The search resulted in narcotics and paraphernalia. Moreland was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center and charged with CDS: Possession with Intent to Distribute, CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana (Alprazolam), and two counts of CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia. Pignona was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center and charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana (Alprazolam) and two counts of CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia. 
Steven Moreland

Madison Pignona


Tuesday, April 24, 2018

SHERIFF'S OFFICE INCIDENT BRIEFINGS - APRIL 23RD, 2018


During the week of April 16 – April 22, deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,477 calls for service throughout the community.

Theft: 18-19679
On April 16, 2018 Dfc. Y. Bortchevsky responded to Bay Front Park in Chesapeake Beach for the report of a theft. The victim stated that sometime between 1:30 PM and 3:15 PM an unknown suspect broke into her vehicle and stole her MD driver’s license.

Theft: 18-20166
On April 18, 2018 Deputy Bowlan responded to the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office for the report of a theft. The victim stated on April 13th between 12:20 PM and 4:00 PM an unknown suspect stole two pairs of shoes that were delivered to his home on Dunleigh Court. The total value of stolen property is $665.

Theft: 18-20273
On April 19, 2018 Dfc. Callison responded to Salisbury Place, Prince Frederick for the report of a theft. The victim stated that sometime between April 18th at 8:00 PM and April 19th at 10:25 AM an unknown suspect stole the handicap sticker off his vehicle that was parked in front of his residence.

Theft: 18-20966
On April 22, 2018 Dfc. Burggraff responded to Thunderbird Drive, Lusby for the report of a theft. The victim advised sometime between April 21st at 9:00 PM and April 22nd at 6:00 AM and unknown suspect removed her mailbox from its post and stole it. The value of the stolen property is approximately $50.

Theft: 18-20922
On April 22, 2018 Deputy Lorenzano responded to the Dunkirk Walmart for the report of a theft. An unidentified subject was seen exiting the store with a cart full of unpaid items. When approached by an employee, the suspect became hostile then fled the scene, leaving the cart and miscellaneous items behind. The items in the cart added up to $368.10.

Theft: 18-20867
On April 22, 2018 Dfc. Ostazeski responded to Sneade’s Ace Hardware in Lusby for the report of a theft. The complainant stated an unknown suspect stole a Dewalt 20 volt drill from the store. The value of the stolen property is $129.99.


Arrests:

On April 19, 2018 Dfc. T. Buckler responded to Fastop in Chesapeake Beach for the report of a disorderly subject. Terrell Stepney (25) was told multiple times that he needed to leave the store, but he refused. Stepney was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with Trespassing.
Terrell Stepney


On April 21, 2018 Dfc. Bradley responded to Buckets Sports Bar in Lusby for the report of a disorderly subject. Dfc. Callison was on scene with the subject, later identified as Franky Delph Jr (40). Delph was asked to leave the property multiple times, however, he refused and continued to yell and curse at the officers. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with Disorderly Conduct, Failure to Obey a Lawful Order, Resisting Arrest and Trespassing.
Franky Delph Jr


On April 21, 2018 Dfc. Y. Bortchevsky responded to Brookeview Court, Chesapeake Beach for the report of a suspicious vehicle. Dfc. Bortchevsky approached the vehicle and noticed the rear passenger, Bobby Lewis King Jr (33), trying to hide a clear baggie under his shirt. King was removed from the vehicle and searched. He was not in possession of the baggie, however, a plastic baggie was located in the grass right outside the door where King sat in the vehicle. King was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center. While at the Detention Center, Dfc. Bortchevsky checked the crease of the seat where King sat during transport and found two baggies with a white powdery substance, one baggie with a grey powdery substance, and one baggie with 3 blue pills. King was charged with CDS: Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine, Heroin and Oxycodone.
Bobby Lewis King Jr