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Southern Maryland crime report

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 office of the state police at 410-535-1400.

CHESAPEAKE BEACH

VANDALISM

Dalyrymple Rd., Jan. 19 to Jan. 20. Vehicle windows were broken.

DUNKIRK

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

King Dr., 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Jan. 22. Jewelry was stolen from a home entered by breaking a window.

HUNTINGTOWN

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Plum Point Rd., Oct. 12 to Jan. 23. Cash and a gold coin were stolen from a residence.

Route 2, 4:47 p.m. Jan. 23. A license plate was stolen from a vehicle parked at a commuter lot.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Solomons Island Rd., 9:25 p.m. Jan. 27. A man drove a vehicle without its owner’s permission and made an unauthorized withdrawal with a debit card. A Pasadena man, 27, was charged with theft and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

LUSBY

ROBBERIES

H.G. Trueman Rd., 9:24 p.m. Jan. 29. A male robbed a gas station cashier at knifepoint.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Catalina Dr., January. An attempt was made to enter a residence by cutting a screen and breaking a window.

San Mateo Trail, 8 to 11 a.m. Jan. 23. Electronic items were stolen from a residence.

Tomahawk Trail, 6 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Jan. 24. An attempt was made to enter a residence by breaking a window.

NORTH BEACH

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Seventh St., 6:54 a.m. Jan. 22. A vacant residence was broken into. Two men were arrested at the scene. A Chesapeake Beach man, 20, and an Upper Marlboro man, 23, were charged with burglary.

Seventh St., Jan. 21 to Jan. 24. A backpack, tools, a book and prescription drugs were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

VANDALISM

North Beach, Jan. 23 to Jan. 25. Tires on several dozen vehicles were slashed or punctured.

PORT REPUBLIC

VANDALISM

Port Republic area, Jan. 26 to Jan. 27. Graffiti were spray-painted on the walls of houses, mailboxes, street signs and a fence.

PRINCE FREDERICK

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Skipjack Rd., 6 p.m. Jan. 25 to 10 a.m. Jan. 26. A door at a business was damaged, and it appeared an attempt was made to open a deadbolt lock inside the business.

ST. LEONARD

VANDALISM

St. Leonard area, Jan. 26 to Jan. 27. Offensive graffiti were spray-painted on the walls of homes, mailboxes, street signs and a fence.

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

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Swan Harbor Lane, 12:01 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Jan. 26. Attempts were made to break into several vehicles.

Teagues Point Rd., 12:01 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Jan. 26. During a series of vehicle break-ins in the area, a container of coins was stolen from an open garage. An MP3 player was among property stolen from the vehicles.

LA PLATA

ASSAULTS

Hawthorne Rd., 7200 block, 12:50 a.m. Jan. 27. A man at a residence fired several rounds from a shotgun before going inside the home. He did not immediately respond to police attempts at contact. Officers eventually entered the house and took the 43-year-old man into custody. Three shotguns, three rifles and two handguns were recovered. Charges against the man included illegal possession of a deadly weapon.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Truman Manor Lane, 15000 block, 1:17 p.m. Jan. 28. A man was seen removing metal from an HVAC unit and leaving the area in a work van. Police stopped the vehicle and arrested the motorist. A La Plata man, 27, was charged with fourth-degree burglary and theft.

WALDORF

HOMICIDES

Heartleaf Lane, 3100 block, 8:21 p.m. Jan. 29. During a dispute at a residence, a woman shot a man and then herself. The man was flown to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries. A Waldorf woman, 64, was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident is being investigated as an attempted murder and suicide.

ASSAULTS

Berry Rd., 9400 block, 8:45 p.m. Jan. 26. During a party at a restaurant, shots were fired toward the building from a vehicle. A man was struck by a bullet but did not require medical attention. No other injuries were reported.

WEAPONS OFFENSES

Robinwood Ct., 11200 block, 2 a.m. Jan. 25. Shots were fired into a home. No injuries were reported.

ROBBERIES

Milstead Ct. and Osborne Ct., 8:11 p.m. Jan. 29. A man was robbed of his wallet at gunpoint.

St. Thomas Dr., 3:15 p.m. Jan. 30. A man threatened a man and robbed him of an MP3 player.

Westdale Dr., 2:50 p.m. Jan. 29. Two males demanded a coat from a pedestrian at gunpoint. The victim said that he thought the weapon was a pellet gun, so he refused and started to walk away. The assailants then struggled with him and fled with his coat.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Eagle Ct., 4400 block, 9 p.m. Jan. 30. Jewelry and a television were stolen from a residence.

Rivermonth Dr., 300 block, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 28. Cash, a video game system and food were stolen from a residence entered by kicking in a back door. from a residence.

St. Mary’s County

No report was received from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office or the Maryland State Police for this edition of Local Living. For information, call 301-475-8008.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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