Crime in Calvert County: 4/1-4/6

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During the week of March 31 through April 6 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,397 calls for service throughout the community. 

Citizens with information on the following crimes or any criminal activity in Calvert County who wish to report it anonymously can now access the Calvert County Crime Solvers link through the Sheriff’s Office website.  

Go to and click on the Crime Solvers link to leave an anonymous tip on-line.  Information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect could result in a $1,000 reward.

Theft Case #14-17998:

A victim on Roundup Road in Lusby reported to Dep. W. Rector that someone stole a package from her porch that had been delivered by UPS on April 1 during the daytime.  The package contained products valued at over $400.  The investigation continues.

Theft Case #14-18069:

Unknown suspect(s) stole about $50 and caused $300 in damage to the soda machine at Hallowing Point Park in Prince Frederick overnight between April 1 and 2.  Dep. J. Buck is investigating.

Burglary Case #14-18088:

A homeowner entered his house on April 2 at about 11:48 a.m. and heard someone in the home when no one should have been there.  He saw a white male inside so he returned to his vehicle and called police.  Dep. J. Buck responded and searched the home but no one was located.  The homeowner advised that nothing appeared to missing.  The investigation is continuing.

Destruction of Property Case #14-18228:

A victim advised Dep. C. Idol that at 10:00 p.m. on April 2 he observed someone standing on a ladder looking into his shed.  The subject heard the victim at the window and fled the scene on foot.  Nothing was taken but the window had been damaged.  The ladder belonged to the victim and had been at the front of the house but was apparently moved by the suspect.  The investigation continues.

Theft from Vehicle Case #14-18283:

Someone stole a blue hard case wallet with pink flowers on it from a vehicle parked outside a home in the 300 block of Red Cloud Road in Lusby between 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. on April 2.  Dep. L. Kelly is investigating.

Burglary Case #14-18295:

A woman in the 1100 block of Regency Drive in St. Leonard looked out her window on April 3 at 10:14 a.m. and saw a black male standing just outside her garage.  The male saw her and ran off.  A second male came running out from around the corner, near the door to the garage.  The victim went into her garage and found that cash and a credit card were missing from her vehicle.  Dep. C. Ward is investigating.

Theft Case #14-18527:

On April 4 at 11:34 a.m. Dep. A. Curtin responded to the Dunkirk Walmart for the report of a shoplifter in custody.  Two store employees reported that Robert Samuel Buckmaster, 33, of Owings, left the store wearing a pair of boots and carrying a Sprint Android, neither that had been paid for.  After making contact with Buckmaster, Curtin discovered him to be in possession of suspected drugs.  Curtin also found two large knives inside Buckmaster’s vehicle.  He was arrested and charged with possession of a schedule II drug; Percocet, possession of a schedule IV drug; Xanax, theft less than $1,000 and carrying two concealed weapons.


CDS Violation Case #14-18655:

Dep. W. Rector responded to the parking lot of 31 Duke Street in Prince Frederick to assist DFC J. Denton with a suspicious vehicle on April 4 just before midnight.  He made contact with the two occupants of the vehicle.  A search revealed suspected drugs.  The passenger, Daniel Ryan Wentz, 20 of Prince Frederick, was arrested and charged with possession of a schedule I drug; synthetic marijuana (K2).


Theft Case #14-18735:

A K-Mart employee observed a man putting items into a backpack and into his pocket and leave the store without paying on April 5 at 9:57 a.m.  DFC J. Livingston charged the man, Wilfred Alfred Fowler, 49, of Sunderland, on a criminal citation with theft less than $100.  Fowler was also instructed not to return to the K-Mart.

Destruction of Property Case #14-18783:

Someone scratched a single, solid line down the driver’s side of a vehicle on April 4 between 7:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.  The vehicle was parked in the upper K-Mart parking lot near Rt. 4.  The damage is estimated at $300 and is being investigated by DFC P. Wood.

DUI, Destruction of Property Case #14-18829:

On April 5 at 7:35 p.m. DFC R. Wilson observed a vehicle cross the center yellow line several times and performed a traffic stop in the area of Main Street at Old Field Lane in Prince Frederick.  After instructing the driver, identified as John Richard Saunders, 44, of Prince Frederick, to perform field sobriety tests, he found him to be under the influence of alcohol.  Saunders was placed in Wilson’s patrol vehicle where he refused to keep his feet on the floor and eventually broke the in-car computer printer, valued at $200.  Saunders was charged with DUI and destruction of property.


Burglary Case #14-18911:

Unknown suspect(s) burglarized a home in the 1600 block of Calvert Avenue in St. Leonard sometime around April 5 and stole copper piping valued at $1,000.  DFC J. Livingston is investigating.

Destruction of Property Case #14-18938:

Someone threw several dozen eggs at a home on Huntsman Drive in Huntingtown between midnight and 1:00 a.m. on April 6.  DFC J. Livingston is continuing the investigation.

CDS Violation Case #14-18952:

Dep. A. Curtin conducted a traffic stop on April 6 at 1:57 p.m. after it was reported that a vehicle in the drive-through of the Dunkirk McDonald’s had been driving erratically.  Curtin located the vehicle and observed it turn onto Md. Rt. 4 southbound.  He followed the vehicle and saw it cross the yellow lines several times and increase and decrease speed drastically.  He was able to get the vehicle to stop near Mt. Harmony Road.  After making contact with the driver, Scott Michael Richards, 53, of Chesapeake Beach, Curtin detected a strong odor of alcohol.  He also found suspected drugs in the vehicle.  Richards was arrested and charged with DUI and possession of a schedule I drug; marijuana less than 10 grams and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a green prescription bottle.


Theft Case #14-18966:

Two Heritage kayaks, one 10 feet long and red and the other 12 feet long and green, were stolen from behind a home in the 11300 block of Bay Front Avenue in Lusby between March 16 and April 5.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Dep. S. Moran at 410-535-2800

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