Southern Maryland crime report
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.
Hewitt Ct., Feb. 3. Cash, prescription medication and a gas can were stolen from a residence.
Old Jones Rd., Feb. 2. Two MP3 players and a laptop computer were among property stolen from two unlocked vehicles parked at a residence.
Old Jones Rd., Feb. 2 to 3. A purse was stolen from a vehicle entered by breaking a window.
Palisades Dr., 1 p.m. Jan. 28. An attempt was made to enter a residence by forcing a window. Nothing was reported missing.
Shields Dr., Jan. 30 to Feb. 1. An attempt was made to enter a residence by forcing a window.
Marley Run, Feb. 1. A Global Positioning System device and a hat were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
Prospect Lane, Jan. 27 to 28. Property was stolen from a vehicle. A motor home also was broken into; nothing was reported missing.
Smoky Rd., Feb. 1. A Honda four-wheeler was stolen from a garage at a residence.
Solomons Island R., 5 p.m. Jan. 28. A gas station was entered by force. Property was damaged, but nothing was reported missing.
San Jose Lane, Jan. 12. A 27-year-old woman was killed during a domestic dispute. On Feb. 1, an acquaintance, a 25-year-old Lusby man, was arrested. During a missing-person investigation, the man at first denied any knowledge of the woman’s whereabouts but then led police to her body, which had been placed in a trash receptacle in a wooded area near Leonardtown.
H.G. Trueman Rd., 8:10 a.m. Jan. 28. A real estate office was damaged during a break-in. Nothing was reported missing.
Lazy River Rd., 1:25 p.m. Feb. 2. A motorcycle and a handgun were stolen from a residence.
PRINCE FREDERICK AREA
Calvert Towne Rd., Jan. 28 to 31. A clothes dryer was stolen from a residence.
Clay Hammond Rd., Feb. 2. An attempt was made to steal a van owned by a church.
Dares Beach Rd., 9:11 a.m. Jan. 28. Nine dirt bikes were stolen from a shed at a residence. Five of the bikes were recovered in a wooded area nearby.
Skip Jack Rd., Feb. 1. Three copper grounding boards were stolen from a communications junction facility.
Sharon Rd., 4:26 p.m. Feb. 1. A television was stolen from a residence.
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.
Woodland Drive area, 4:47 p.m. Feb. 6. A man robbed another man of cash at gunpoint. An Accokeek man, 26, was charged with robbery.
BEL ALTON AREA
Crain Hwy., 9200 block, 10:34 p.m. Feb. 6. An attempt was made to enter a liquor store by breaking glass in a front door. A Welcome man, 30, was charged with attempted burglary.
Meadowview Dr., 9800 block, Feb. 1 to 4. Crystal glassware and tools were stolen from a shed at a residence.
Wilson Rd., 15800 block, Jan. 27 to 31. Televisions, a video game system, a CD player and two containers of orange juice were stolen from a residence.
St. Thomas Dr., 2000 block, 11:05 a.m. Jan. 31. A man robbed a man of cash and his coat at gunpoint.
Bluebird Dr., 4100 block, Feb. 2 to 3. Wheels and rims were stolen from a vehicle.
Congressional Pl., 4800 block, Feb. 1 to 4. A video game system, video games and jewelry were stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked rear window.
Gateview Pl., 3800 block, 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Feb. 6. Cellphones and electronic items were stolen from a residence.
Laquinta Ct., 11700 block, Feb. 2 to 4. A video game system and games were stolen from a residence.
Mattawoman-Beantown Rd., 3200 block, 4:25 a.m. to 3:25 p.m. Jan. 31. A catalytic converter was stolen from a vehicle in a commuter parking lot.
Northgate Pl., 3900 block, 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Feb. 6. A video game system, games and cash were stolen from a residence.
October Pl., 3000 block, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 6. China was stolen.
Otter Sq., 3000 block, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 6. Video game systems were stolen from an apartment.
Plaza Way, 3300 block, Jan. 30 to Feb. 5. Wallets, credit cards, purses and electronic items were stolen from vehicles parked at a fitness center. A credit card was used during an unsuccessful attempt to make a large purchase at a store.
Vidalia Ct., 2400 block, 6:05 a.m. to 9:05 p.m. Feb. 6. Jewelry, a handgun and a video game system were stolen from a residence.
Westdale Ct., 3100 block, 9:13 p.m. Feb. 6. An residence was entered through a balcony accessed with a ladder. An attempt was made to steal a television, but the intruder fled empty-handed.
WHITE PLAINS AREA
Bensville Rd., 7400 block, Feb. 1 to 5. A snow blower was stolen from a garage.
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.
ST. INIGOES AREA
St. Inigoes, 9:25 p.m. Feb. 7. Robert L. McDowney, 37, was found inside a residence, the victim of a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene. An investigation determined that two men had forced their way inside the home at gunpoint and announced a robbery. After a struggle that led to the shooting, the intruders fled in a silver Ford Fusion.
— Compiled by Bonnie Smith