BROOMES ISLAND AREA
Broomes Island Rd., Jan. 6. Ten boat motors that had been stolen from a marina over the past six months were found at a scrap yard. A suspect in the thefts has been identified.
CHESAPEAKE BEACH AREA
Brookside Dr., 12:12 a.m. Jan. 12. A shotgun was stolen from a residence.
Lakeview Dr., 11 p.m. Jan. 7 to 7 a.m. Jan. 8. A laptop computer and cash were stolen from two vehicles parked at a residence.
Lancer Ct., 11:30 p.m. Jan. 10 to 6 a.m. Jan. 11. A 2004 Harley-Davidson motorcycle was stolen from a residential garage.
Southern Maryland Blvd., 9 p.m. Jan. 11 to 6 a.m. Jan. 12. An athletic field, a lawn and a fence were damaged at a park by a municipal truck that had been stolen from a locked area there. The truck was damaged in the incident; it was abandoned after being driven up a small hill and allowed to roll back down.
Side Saddle Lane, 12:30 p.m. Jan. 10. Cash was stolen from an unlocked vehicle. Two males were seen fleeing the area.
PRINCE FREDERICK AREA
Fairgrounds Rd., 8:17 p.m. Jan. 13. Coins and two knives were stolen from a vehicle.
Hallowing Point Rd., Jan. 7 to Jan. 9. A stereo and speakers were stolen from a vehicle entered by breaking a window.
Solomons Island Rd., 3 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13. Electronic items were stolen from a vehicle parked in a shopping center parking lot.
Solomons Island Rd., 8:49 a.m. Jan. 12. Responding to a report of a man in a shopping center parking lot looking into vehicles and pulling on door handles, police arrested Prince Frederick man, 32.
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.
INDIAN HEAD AREA
Butterfly Pl., 2600 block, 8:15 a.m. Jan. 15. A DVD player, a video game system, a purse and cash were among property stolen from a home.
Dick Simmons Pl., 3000 block, 12:22 a.m. Jan. 16. A woman returning to her home saw a man sitting on a couch in the living room. Property had been stolen, food had been eaten and personal items had been used. An Indian Head man, 48, was charged with burglary.
LA PLATA AREA
Clark’s Run, 9 p.m. Jan. 12 to 6 a.m. Jan. 13. Doors of several vehicles were damaged by being kicked.
King’s Grant, 9 p.m. Jan. 12 to 6 a.m. Jan. 13. A vehicle was damaged.
Riverside Rd., 12300 block, Jan. 14 to Jan. 15. Electronic items and sunglasses were stolen from an unlocked vehicle. A headlight bulb, a charger and a tennis racket were among property stolen from another vehicle in the driveway, which was entered by use of a spare key.
PORT TOBACCO AREA
Shirley Blvd., 7600 block, Dec. 15 to Jan. 16. A television, a DVD player and fishing poles were stolen from a boat.
Bannister Cir., 1000 block, 3:52 p.m. Jan. 15. A man driving in the area was grazed by gunshot that shattered a vehicle window.
Brookside Pl., 100 block, Jan. 6 to 13. Copper piping was stolen from a vacant residence.
Ell Lane, 12100 block, 7 a.m. Jan. 16. A vacant apartment was entered by forcing a door. A man seen coming out of a window of the apartment was arrested. An Accokeek man, 25, was charged with burglary, destruction of property and trespassing.
Mattawoman Dr., 12500 block, 2:20 a.m. Jan. 15. Responding to a report of a break-in at a liquor store, police saw a white van driving away from the area. The van was later seen in the parking lot of a liquor store on Crain Highway. Three men fled from the vehicle when police officers approached it. Two were arrested after a brief foot chase. A West Virginia man, 33, and a D.C. man, 27, were charged with attempted burglary.
Mattawoman-Beantown Rd., 3100 block, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 15. An air bag was stolen from a vehicle entered by breaking a window.
Montgomery Lane, 11900 block, 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Jan. 16. A video game system and a knife made from a deer antler were stolen from a residence.
Old Washington Rd., 2700 block, 11 p.m. Jan. 11 to 6 a.m. Jan. 12. Four wheels and a battery were stolen from a vehicle. Windows of two other vehicles were shattered, but nothing was reported missing.
Red Lion Pl., 2700 block, Dec. 18 to Jan. 16. An HVAC unit was stolen from a vacant residence.
Terri Dr., 1700 block, 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 14. A muzzle loader, a tree stand, hunting gear and a bowling ball were stolen from a truck.
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.
LEXINGTON PARK AREA
Rodine Way, Jan. 12. During an argument, a man struck an acquaintance. A Lexington Park man, 27, was charged with second-degree assault. No serious injuries were reported.
Mary Valinda Lane, Jan. 10. During an argument, a woman hit an acquaintance in the mouth. A Mechanicsville woman, 39, was charged with second-degree assault.
— Compiled by Bonnie Smith