December 12, 2012
Calvert County

These were among reports received by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and the Maryland State Police. Anyone with information about these crimes should call the Criminal Investigation Division, 410-535-2800 or 301-855-1194, or the Crime Solvers line, 410-535-2880. You can also call the Prince Frederick Barrack of the state police at 410-535-1400.

CHESAPEAKE BEACH
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Christiana Parran Rd., Nov. 16 to Nov. 21. Wheels were stolen from a residence.

Harbor Rd., Nov. 27 to Nov. 28. Cash was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked at a residence.

DUNKIRK AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Harley Dr., 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 27. A break-in was reported at a residence. There was no sign of forced entry, and nothing was reported missing.

HUNTINGTOWN AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Cecil Lane, 3:06 p.m. Nov. 26. Jewelry was stolen from a residence.

LUSBY AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Algonquin Trail, Nov. 27. Copper piping was stolen from a residence. An air conditioner was damaged in the incident.

Sagebrush Dr., Nov. 22 to Nov. 23. Cash and a paycheck were stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked at a residence.

Yosemite Lane, Nov. 27. Copper piping was stolen from a residence.

VANDALISM

Maple Way, Nov. 28 to Nov. 29. The finish was damaged on two vehicles.

NORTH BEACH AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Chesapeake Lighthouse Dr., Nov. 30 to Dec. 2. A catalytic converter was stolen from a vehicle.

SOLOMONS AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

H.G. Trueman Rd., 3:44 p.m. Dec. 1. Two men were arrested as they tried to leave a pharmacy with merchandise concealed in large gift bags. An investigation linked the men to thefts from pharmacies elsewhere in Maryland and in the District, Virginia and Delaware. Two D.C. men, both 45, were charged with multiple counts of theft. One was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and giving a false statement to an officer.

Charles County

These were among reports received by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and the Maryland State Police. For information, call 301-932-2222 or 301-870-3232. Crime Solvers will pay a reward for information leading to an arrest and an indictment in connection with these and other crimes. Call the 24-hour hotline at 866-411-8477. Callers may remain anonymous. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Web site is www.ccso.us. Included at the site are daily news releases, Crime Watch neighborhood statistics, community services, crime prevention programs and career opportunities.

HUGHESVILLE AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Scout Camp Rd., 15400 block, Nov. 18 to Dec. 1. A John Deere tractor was stolen.

INDIAN HEAD AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Beecher Ave., 100 block, 4:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Nov. 30. Electronic equipment was stolen from a residence.

LA PLATA AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Port Tobacco Rd., 5700 block, 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 4. An attempt was made to enter a residence by damaging a window.

PORT TOBACCO AREA
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Poorhouse Rd., 9700 block, Dec. 3. A 2009 Yamaha four-wheeler was stolen from a garage at a residence.

WALDORF AREA
ROBBERIES

Davis Rd., 2500 block, 3:10 p.m. Nov. 29. Two men threatened a male student in a hallway at a high school and took his sneakers. When confronted by a teacher, one of the men implied that he had a gun. A Waldorf man, 20, was charged with robbery. Charges against the other man are pending.

Smallwood Dr., 2000 block, 3:49 p.m. Dec. 1. A man robbed a convenience store at gunpoint.

ARSON

Berry Rd., 10100 block, noon Nov. 29. A fire was set in a trash can in a boys bathroom at a middle school. Two 13-year-old males were charged with first-degree arson and second-degree malicious burning.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Acton Lane, 11700 block, Dec. 4 to Dec. 5. Wheels and rims were stolen from a vehicle.

Bighorn Ct., 6200 block, 2:30 a.m. Dec. 3. Tools were among property stolen from the bed of a truck.

Cambridge Rd., 1100 block, 12:30 a.m. Nov. 29. An attempt was made to enter a residence by breaking a window.

Cottongrass Ct., 8900 block, Dec. 2 to Dec. 3. Several gallons of fuel were stolen from a shed entered by cutting a padlock.

Greystone Cir., 2200 block, Nov. 27 to Nov. 28. Electronic equipment was stolen from a residence.

Mustang Creek Ct., 11600 block, 12:50 p.m. Dec. 1. Property was stolen from a residence. There was no sign of forced entry.

Promenade Pl., 3500 block, Dec. 5. Four tires and rims were stolen from a vehicle.

University Dr., 400 block, 3:30 to 8:15 p.m. Dec. 5. Electronic equipment and shoes were stolen from a residence.

VANDALISM

Gillespie Cir., 12000 block, 4 to 4:30 a.m. Dec. 4. Racial slurs were spray-painted on a sign and a shed at a mobile home park.

St. Mary’s County

These were among reports received by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and the Maryland State Police. For information, call 301-475-8008, or the Crime Solvers line, 301-475-3333. The Leonardtown Barrack of the Maryland State Police operates a 24-hour tip line on which people may anonymously report information at 301-475-2936.

CALIFORNIA AREA
ASSAULTS

St. Andrews Church Rd., Nov. 29. During an argument, a woman bit and struck an acquaintance. A Leonardtown woman, 27, was charged with second-degree assault. No serious injuries were reported.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Miramar Way, Dec. 1. A woman in a department store concealed children’s clothes in a purse and fled in a vehicle. The vehicle was stopped, and an 18-year-old Leonardtown woman was charged with theft.

LEONARDTOWN AREA
ROBBERIES

Leonardtown, 6:12 p.m. Dec. 3. During what police said was a transaction involving illegal drugs, a man robbed a man of cash at gunpoint. A Leonardtown man, 26, was charged with robbery and second-degree assault.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Leonardtown, Nov. 28. A man left a bar without paying his tab and caused a disturbance at a nearby motel. A Talbot County man, 22, was charged with theft and disorderly conduct.

LEXINGTON PARK AREA
ASSAULTS

Columbus Dr., Dec. 4. During an argument, a man punched and choked an acquaintance. A Lexington Park man, 50, was charged with second-degree assault. No serious injuries were reported.

Searfoss Ct., Dec. 1. During an argument, a woman slapped and scratched an acquaintance. A Lexington Park woman, 29, was charged with second-degree assault.

Valley Ct., Nov. 29. During a fight, a man slapped and choked an acquaintance. A Lexington Park man, 40, was charged with second-degree assault.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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