During the weeks of November 1 through November 13, 2016 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 2,442 calls for service throughout the community.
On November 12, 2016, at 11:30 p.m., Deputy T. Holt responded to White Sands Drive, in Lusby, for the report of a theft. The victim explained she had left her purse in her vehicle while visiting Vera’s Bar in White Sands. Upon leaving she realized it was missing along with credit cards, money and her social security card.
On November 11, 2016, Deputy S. Moran was dispatched to Hickok Trail, in Lusby, for the report of a theft. He made contact with the victim who stated a UPS mail package, containing a Microsoft Xbox 1 Controller, had been stolen off the front porch of their residence.
On November 9, 2016, Deputy N. Buckler responded to Simmons Ridge Road, in Prince Frederick, for the report of a theft. He made contact with the victim who advised they had placed two (2) cards in the mail, both containing money (cash), and only one card made it to its’ destination. This case is being further investigated due to other complaints of mail theft possibly occurring through the Huntingtown Post Office.
On November 8, 2016, Deputy Y. Bortchevsky responded to Chesapeake Avenue, in North Beach, for the report of a theft from vehicle. The victim stated that at approximately 9:00 p.m. on November 7, they had parked their (unlocked) vehicle outside their home and discovered money missing from the console the next morning around 8:30am. No suspects at this time.
On November 12, 2016, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Deputy B. Boerum responded to Serenity Court, in Prince Frederick, for the report of damaged property. Upon arrival the complainant advised that sometime between 11:30 p.m. on November 12 and 5:00 p.m. on November 13, an unknown person shot at their sliding glass door with a BB gun, breaking the outer pane of glass.
On November 7, 2016, at approximately 2:45 p.m., Deputy V. O’Donnell responded to Calvert Drive, in Lusby, for a reported burglary. The complainant explained they had been away from their home since August; and upon arriving today, found the front door to the residence was forced open and extensive damage had been done. The glass globes belonging to a large dining room light fixture had been smashed, paper napkins were tossed all over the living room and the master bedroom comforter, throw pillows and window curtains had all been sliced down the center with a knife.
On November 7, 2016, Deputy C. Johnson responded to Yellow Bank Road, in Dunkirk, for the report of a burglary. The complainant, who is a real estate agent, arrived at the home to conduct a real estate ‘showing’ and discovered a blanket, several articles of clothing, a cell phone charger and trash bags, containing additional articles of clothing, on the floor. There were no signs of forced entry, damage or items missing. The doors had all been locked prior to leaving the residence the previous day.
On November 7, 2016, Deputy W. Durner responded to Hoile Lane, in Huntingtown, for the report of a burglary. The victim advised their two (2) sheds had been entered – one had the lock (clasp) broken but nothing appeared to be missing. The second shed was left open and items appeared to have been moved around to get access to their red and black Go Cart (with a roll cage & lights), which was missing. The last time the victim saw the sheds closed was on November 5th.
Destruction of Property:
On November 3, 2016, at approximately 8:20 a.m., Deputy V. O’Donnell was dispatched to the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science building located on Charles Street/Farren Avenue, in Solomons. An employee of the University wanted to report damage they observed to the Solomon’s Island Bugeye Memorial, which is adjacent to their building. There were multiple tire marks around and directly across the Memorial. It appeared as if a vehicle had been traveling at a high rate of speed, intentionally doing donuts, in order to cause the large black skid marks. The case is still being investigated.
Sometime between 6:40 a.m. and 7:20 a.m. on October 18, an unknown suspect broke into George’s BBQ located in the 4800 block of Strauss Avenue in Indian Head. The suspect used a crow bar to pry open the side door. Once inside, the suspect stole a cash register. The suspect is described as a white female with a heavy build wearing black clothing. Det. C. Gilroy is investigating.
Sometime between October 14 and October 17, unknown suspect(s) entered a townhouse under construction in the 11100 block of Siwanoy Place in White Plains and stole PVC trim boards. PFC. J. Campbell is investigating.
On October 16 at 12:03 a.m., officers responded to an establishment located in the 2200 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a burglary. Investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) shattered a door to the establishment. Once inside, the suspect(s) stole cash from registers and ransacked the office. Officer B. Virts is investigating.
On November 2, 2016, Deputy N. Barger responded to Summer City Boulevard, in Chesapeake Beach, for the report of a theft. He made contact with the complainant who stated both of his Maryland registration plates were stolen from his vehicle. The last time the victim could recall seeing the tags on his vehicle was in August.
On November 2, 2016, Deputy R. Spalding was dispatched to Valley Lee Court, in Prince Frederick, for the report of a theft. The victim explained they had left their T-Mobile ZTE cell phone on the floor of their unlocked vehicle and it is now missing. The vehicle was parked in their driveway and the phone had been left in the vehicle at 4:00 p.m. on November 1st. He discovered the phone missing around 5:00 a.m. on November 2nd.
On November 1, 2016 Deputy D. Clark responded to Hallowing Point Road, in Prince Frederick, and made contact with a SMECO employee who wanted to report a theft. He advised while inspecting SMECO’s electrical meter box, he observed the lock was broken and copper wire jumpers had been installed in order to bypass the meter. The electricity had been disconnected back on May 24th; however, the residence was still drawing electricity. This case is suspended pending additional information from SMECO and further investigation.
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