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 of the state police at 410-535-1400.

CHESAPEAKE BEACH AREA

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY

Old Bayside Rd., March 31 to April 1. A window screen was cut at a home and a tire cover on a recreational vehicle was damaged.

HUNTINGTOWN AREA

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Holland Cliffs Rd., March 13 to April 2. Copper pipe, wire and an air conditioner were stolen from a home.

LUSBY AREA

ASSAULTS

Beacon Way, 1 a.m. April 6. Police investigated a report of a loud party. A man kicked a deputy while the officer was arresting another partygoer. A St. Leonard man, 19, was charged with second-degree assault. A North Beach man, 18, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and failure to obey a lawful order.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Cayuse Cir., 5:17 a.m. March 30. A man broke down a door at a residence, went inside and went to sleep on a sofa. When officers arrived, the man said he had been chased into the residence by rabid dogs. A Lusby man, 22, was charged with burglary and destruction of property.

H.G. Trueman Rd., Copper wire was stolen from a business in March.

OWINGS AREA

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY

Old Solomons Island Rd., April 4 to April 5. A wooden fence was broken and a case of empty beer cans was dumped at a residence.

PRINCE FREDERICK AREA

ROBBERIES

Commerce Lane, 11:55 p.m. April 9. A man and woman were robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot of a restaurant.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Solomons Island Rd., April 4 to April 5. Four wheels, rims and lug nuts were stolen from a vehicle at a car dealership.

ST. LEONARD AREA

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Flag Harbor, April 3 to April 4. A glass case was broken and two five-pound fire extinguishers were stolen from a marina.

St. Leonard Rd., April 3. Someone left a convenience store without paying for gasoline.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY

D Ave., April 3 to April 4. A vehicle was sprayed with a dust that could have been from a fire extinguisher.

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.

CHARLOTTE HALL AREA

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Allens Fresh Rd., 10800 block, midnight- 2:15 p.m. April 7. Someone forcibly entered a residence, threw a television out of a large bay window, went through the residence and broke several doors and punched holes in walls. A large bonfire was set outside the residence and alcoholic beverage containers were found outside.

INDIAN HEAD AREA

ROBBERIES

Heather Lane, 11:23 p.m. April 10. A pizza delivery worker was robbed of pizza and assaulted at knifepoint.

ARSONS

Milburn Rd., 4100 block, 8 a.m. April 6. A boat shed was set on fire.

LA PLATA AREA

ARSONS

Jennie Run Dr., 300 block, 2:30 a.m. April 7. The front porch at a two-story townhouse was set on fire.

NEWBURG AREA

ARSONS

Cedar Lane, 16000 block, 7:30 a.m. April 7. A vacant structure was set on fire.

WALDORF AREA

ROBBERIES

Crain Hwy., 3200 block, 12:09 a.m. April 9. Two armed and masked men approached a clerk at a liquor store. The clerk fled into a back room, and the men fled.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Dorset Dr., 1000 block, April 8 to April 10. An air conditioner was stolen from a vacant house.

Weymouth Ct., Millbrook Ct. and Lancaster Dr., April 7 to April 8. Property was stolen from unlocked vehicles.

ARSON

Crain Hwy., 9200 block, 1:30 a.m. April 7. Material near an apartment’s kitchen window was set on fire.

Holyoke Ct., 12:27 p.m. April 6. A single-family dwelling was set on fire.

Tanglewood Dr., 6:01 p.m. April 8. A metal storage shed was set on fire.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY

Dowitcher and Breakwater Courts, April 5 to April 6. Two vehicles were damaged by BB gun pellets.

Westdale Ct., 3200 block, April 9 to April 10. Wheels and rims were stolen from a vehicle.

Wildmeadows St., April 5 to April 6. A residence was shot with BB gun pellets.

VANDALISM

Mill Hill Rd., 2300 block, April 4 to April 8. Construction equipment was spray-painted with graffiti.

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

California, April 6. During an argument at a hotel, a man hit an acquaintance in the head with a hotel telephone. A Clinton man, 46, was charged with second-degree assault, destruction of property and theft.

GREAT MILLS AREA

VANDALISM

Green’s Crossing Ct., April 2. Construction equipment was spray-painted.

LEXINGTON PARK AREA

ASSAULTS

Lexwood Dr., April 6. During an argument, a man pushed an acquaintance through a door and hit a bystander in the chest. A Lexington Park man, 41, was charged with burglary and second-degree assault.

Liberty St., April 4. During an argument, a man assaulted a woman at a residence. When officers arrived, the man and woman refused to open the door. A Lexington Park man, 26, was charged with second-degree assault and obstruction and hindering. A Lexington Park woman, 31, was charged with obstruction and hindering.

MECHANICSVILLE AREA

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Mechanicsville, April. A Mechanicsville man, 32, was arrested in connection with house break-ins in the area. He was charged with two counts of theft, $1,000 to $10,000, and four counts of first-degree burglary and theft, $10,000 to $100,000.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

 
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