Crime Scene: Calvert


Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 12/23/2011

Lusby man dies in motorcycle crash

Authorities found Eugene M. Smith near his motorcycle. He died later at a hospital.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  08:46 AM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  David P. Marino-Nachison, Calvert, Traffic Accidents

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 10/27/2011

Md. man who shot skateboarder pleads guilty

A Calvert County man fed up with skateboarders in his condominium complex pleaded guilty to first-degree assault Monday, admitting he fired his shotgun at fleeing teens

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  11:30 AM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, Mary Pat Flaherty, From the Courthouse

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Police: ATM skimmer drains bank accounts in Md.

A man allegedly drained thousands of dollars from accounts at a Dunkirk bank after placing a “skimmer” device on an ATM, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  10:44 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 07/25/2011

2 dead in separate Calvert County crashes

Single-vehicle crashes in Huntingtown claimed the lives of two Maryland men in recent days, Calvert County authorities said Monday.

By David Marino-Nachison  |  05:05 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, David P. Marino-Nachison, The District

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 05/17/2011

Solomons man shoots skateboarder, sheriffs charge

A Calvert County man fed up with skateboarders in his condominium complex allegedly used pepper spray and a shotgun to chase them off Monday, hitting one in the kneecap, the county Sheriff’s department said.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  02:09 PM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, Mary Pat Flaherty | Tags:  calvert county, solomons island, shooting

Posted at 06:34 PM ET, 01/04/2011

Domestic assault at Calvert hospital

Maryland State Troopers responded to a domestic assault in the parking lot of Calvert Memorial Hospital in Calvert County about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday and found two damaged vehicles, kicking off a manhunt through Prince Frederick. A 29-year-old woman who works...

By Christy Goodman  |  06:34 PM ET, 01/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 10/22/2010

Skeleton found in Calvert woods

A juvenile running through the woods behind the Fox Run Shopping Plaza in Prince Frederick found a gruesome discovery Thursday around 4:45 p.m. -- a partially clothed, mummified skeleton, said Lt. Steve Jones of the Calvert County Sheriff's Office. "There...

By Washington Post Editors  |  02:26 PM ET, 10/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 10/15/2010

900 grams of cocaine seized in Calvert

The Calvert County Sheriff's Office Drug Enforcement Unit seized 900 grams of cocaine, with an estimated street value of $90,000, and arrested one adult male at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Prince Frederick.

By Christy Goodman  |  03:41 PM ET, 10/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, Calvert

Posted at 07:50 AM ET, 08/31/2010

Md. bank robbery suspect sought

Calvert County detectives are looking for a suspect in connection with a bank robbery just after noon Monday. Detectives say the man walked in to a Maryland Bank & Trust branch, 691 Prince Frederick Boulevard, in Prince Frederick, and handed...

By Dan Morse  |  07:50 AM ET, 08/31/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, Calvert, Calvert

Posted at 09:11 PM ET, 07/14/2010

5 arrested in Waldorf prostitution probe

An underage girl was arrested in Waldorf on Friday along with two women - one of whom recently turned 18 - and all were charged with prostitution. They were taken into custody along with a man and a woman who Charles County sheriff's officials say were running a prostitution ring out of a large Victorian home.

By Michael Bolden  |  09:11 PM ET, 07/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, Calvert

Posted at 09:00 PM ET, 07/14/2010

Alert issued for missing Calvert man

Maryland State Police issued a silver alert Wednesday evening shortly after 8 p.m., notifying drivers throughout the state and police throughout the country that a 72-year-old Calvert County man with cognitive impairment has been missing since Tuesday at 4 p.m.

By Michael Bolden  |  09:00 PM ET, 07/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert

Posted at 07:53 AM ET, 07/08/2010

Split custody of dog in Calvert divorce

Call it the Calvert County Canine Custody Case. As they headed toward divorce, Gayle and Craig Myers had only one bone of contention: Who would have the right to keep Lucky, their 16-pound gray-black Lhasa apso....

By Washington Post Editors  |  07:53 AM ET, 07/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, Calvert

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 05/05/2010

Motorcyclist, 21, killed in Calvert crash

A 21-year-old motorcyclist was killed Monday after he collided with a pickup truck on Broomes Island Road in Calvert County, authorities said. John Alton Stratchko, of Broomes Island, was riding a motorcycle south on Broomes Island Road near Island Creek...

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:45 PM ET, 05/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, Calvert, Calvert

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 04/19/2010

Man dies after Calvert motorcycle crash

A 53-year-old St. Leonard man who walked away from a motorcycle crash and seemingly escaped serious injury died hours later, Calvert County Sheriff's officials said. Gerry W. Hance was riding a blue 2006 Harley Davidson Softail motorcycle east on Long...

By Maria Glod  |  12:51 PM ET, 04/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, Calvert, Calvert

Posted at 07:46 AM ET, 04/12/2010

Wanted Md. man charged with making fake distress call

A former Calvert County man man who disappeared two days before a scheduled court appearance in Maryland is charged with making a false distress signal to the Coast Guard. A federal grand jury in Norfolk indicted 58-year-old Larry Deffenbaugh last...

By Washington Post Editors  |  07:46 AM ET, 04/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, Calvert

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 04/09/2010

2 teens injured in Dunkirk crash

Two Calvert County teenagers were injured Friday morning, one seriously, when a green 2003 Ford Explorer they were riding in hit a tree in Dunkirk. Ryan J. Brown, 18, of Owings was driving the Explorer at high speed on...

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:46 PM ET, 04/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, Calvert | Tags:  2 teens hurt in crash, dunkirk crash injures 2, teens injured in crash

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 03/29/2010

Md. boy, 16, dies in Sunday Prince Frederick motorcycle accident

A Lexington Park teenager was killed Sunday after he crashed a motorcycle into a tree in Prince Frederick, authorities said. Quamaine Shavazz Harris, 16, was riding a 2000 Yamaha YZ80 off-road motorcycle south on the gravel portion of Mason Road...

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:12 AM ET, 03/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, Calvert, Calvert

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 03/11/2010

Two teens shot in Calvert gang fight

Two teenagers were shot and seriously injured Wednesday in Calvert County after an argument between rival gang members became violent, police said. The argument turned to rock throwing, which turned to a 2 a.m. game of chicken on Bowie Trail...

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:30 PM ET, 03/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, Calvert, Calvert

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 02/22/2010

Mother convicted of killing daughters, stuffing them in freezer

A Montgomery County jury convicted Renee Bowman of two counts of first-degree murder and three counts of child abuse on Monday for the beating of her three adopted girls. Two of the girls died and Bowman stuffed their bodies into...

By Washington Post editors  |  02:38 PM ET, 02/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, Calvert, Calvert, Calvert, Calvert, Calvert

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 02/22/2010

Jury deliberating the fate of mom charged with freezer deaths

A Montgomery County jury now is deliberating the fate of Renee Bowman, the adoptive mother charged with killing two of her three daughters and stuffing their bodies into a freezer. Bowman, 44, is accused of killing two girls she adopted,...

By Washington Post editors  |  12:29 PM ET, 02/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, Calvert, Calvert, Calvert, Calvert, Calvert, Calvert

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 01/19/2010

Man claims snake in car; Calvert deputies find only cocaine

In rural Calvert County, the man’s explanation as to why he stopped his vehicle in the middle of the road might have seemed plausible: He thought he had spotted a snake inside and had to egress immediately. But neither passersby...

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:10 PM ET, 01/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, Calvert

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 01/19/2010

Calvert man flags down deputy, gets charged with DUI

Stephen D. Banik couldn't get his car started, so he did what a lot of people might do: He flagged down a sherrif's deputy for help. Banik got a lot more than a jump start, Calvert County sheriff's deputies said....

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:58 AM ET, 01/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 01/08/2010

Bowman gets 25 years for child abuse, still faces murder trial

A Maryland woman accused of killing two of her adopted daughters and keeping their bodies in a freezer has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for the abuse of a third daughter after the girl confronted her in court....

By Washington Post Editors  |  03:30 PM ET, 01/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, Calvert, Calvert

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 01/08/2010

Two stabbed during Calvert restaurant 'melee'

Two men were stabbed and two others were assaulted during an early morning fight in Solomons. "It was a melee," said Lt. Steve Jones, a Calvert County Sheriff's Office spokesman, who said there was a large crowd, but did not...

By Washington Post Editors  |  02:17 PM ET, 01/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 01/08/2010

Abuse sentencing for Md. murder suspect scheduled for today

A Maryland woman accused of killing two of her adopted daughters and keeping their bodies in a freezer for months is scheduled to be sentenced Friday in Calvert County for the abuse of a third girl. Forty-four-year-old Renee Bowman pleaded...

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:26 AM ET, 01/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, Calvert, Calvert

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 11/30/2009

Armed robbers hit Calvert funeral home, bank

Why try to rob a funeral home? Here's a possible explanation out of Calvert County in Maryland from Monday, where two men apparently attempted to hold up Lee Funeral Home, in Owings. "We believe that they thought it was a...

By Washington Post editors  |  05:35 PM ET, 11/30/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Calvert, Calvert