CHESAPEAKE BEACH AREA
Chesapeake Beach, 1 a.m. July 14. Someone was punched in the face at a convenience store.
King Dr., 9:32 a.m. July 11. A gold bracelet, cash and credit cards were stolen from a vehicle.
Vanous Rd., 6-9 p.m. July 11. A storage building door was forced open. Nothing was reported missing.
Old Town Rd., July 10. A camera was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked at an animal hospital.
Plum Point Rd., 1:37 p.m. July 12. Copper pipe was stolen from a garage and a shed.
San Mateo Trail, 9:44 p.m. July 10. During an argument, a woman assaulted a 14-year-old. A Lusby woman, 18, was charged with assault.
Hg Trueman Rd., 3:12 p.m. July 9. A pair of athletic shoes was stolen from an employee locker room at a food store.
Route 2/4, July 12 to July 13. A mini-bike was stolen from a business.
PRINCE FREDERICK AREA
Main St., 5:26 p.m. July 9. During an attempt to stop a motorcycle without a registration plate, the driver refused to stop, and a pursuit ensued. The man drove the motorcycle into a farm and damaged fields before crashing on a farm road. An investigation revealed that the motorcycle was stolen from Prince George’s County. The investigation was continuing.
Solomons, 1:34 a.m. July 14. During a large-scale fight at a business, a man received a large laceration but declined treatment at the scene. Everyone present was uncooperative; no further action was taken.
ST. LEONARD AREA
Eucalyptus Dr., July 9 to July 10. A home was burglarized twice. Cash was stolen.
Eucalyptus Dr., July 9. About $200 in coins was stolen from a residence.
St. Leonard, July 12. A St. Leonard man, 28, was arrested in connection with numerous thefts from vehicles and residences in the Calvert Beach and Long Beach areas in May, June and July. He was charged with first- and fourth-degree burglary, theft of less than $100 and two counts of malicious destruction of property.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY
Boothhaven Lane, 5:30 a.m. July 13. A homeowner reported that a man, wearing only underwear, had been banging on the doors, trying to get in. The man broke a slide on a playground set, became disorderly and shouted profanities. A Prince Frederick man, 40, was charged with destruction of property worth less than $500, disorderly conduct and intoxication, and endangering the safety of the victim.
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
Budds Creek Rd., 13300 block, July 1-July 12. An air conditioner was stolen from a vacant house.
Leonardtown Rd., June 24. A gas station employee was robbed at gunpoint. An employee followed several people out of the station, and a shot was fired before they fled the scene. A tip from Crime Solvers led the sheriff’s office to an arrest. Three Mechanicsville men, ages 20, 21 and 25, were charged with robbery.
James Lee Dr., 12-1 a.m. July 12. Several mailboxes were destroyed.
Pale Morning Ct., 12-1 a.m. July 12. Several mailboxes were destroyed.
Copley Ave., 1:15 p.m. July 9. During an investigation of a man allegedly hit by a vehicle, it was discovered that he was not hit. The man and an acquaintance filed a bogus report to obtain prescription medication to sell. A man and woman, both 44, we charged with filing a false statement.
Crain Hwy., 3100 block, July 13. A laptop computer, headphones and a webcam were stolen from a vehicle.
Leonardtown Rd., 3300 block, 1:45-2:45 a.m. July 12. Electronic items, a green dirt bike and other property were stolen from two tow trucks.
Snow Hill Ct., 2500 block, 12:20 p.m. July 13. Items were stolen from a home between July 6 and July 13.
WHITE PLAINS AREA
Crain Hwy., 4500 block, 9-9:30 a.m. July 13. A purse was stolen from a vehicle.
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.
Three Notch Rd., 2:24 p.m. July 14. Two women at a department store took merchandise from the shelves and returned them to customer service to obtain gift cards. Two Prince Frederick women, 23 and 24, were charged with theft of less than $1,000.
CHARLOTTE HALL AREA
Charlotte Hall, July 12. A man at a motel assaulted an acquaintance. A Mechanicsville man, 30, was charged with second-degree assault.
GREAT MILLS AREA
Flat Iron Rd., July 17. A man at a residence, who was found rummaging through a bedroom, assaulted three acquaintances. A California man, 22, was charged with first-degree burglary, four counts of second-degree assault, possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of paraphernalia for a controlled dangerous substance.
Route 5, 1:15 a.m. July 13. While on patrol, an officer saw two men within the gates of the county fairgrounds. A Lusby man, 45, and a Mechanicsville man, 43, were charged with fourth-degree burglary and trespassing.
LEXINGTON PARK AREA
Three Notch Rd., July 11. Two women and a girl placed merchandise in their shopping cart and exited a store without paying. Two Lexington Park women, 18 and 48, and a girl, 12, were charged with theft of less than $1,000.
Mechanicsville, July 12. A woman reported she had been assaulted by a man. Investigation revealed the woman was not assaulted and only wanted the man arrested. A Mechanicsville woman, 25, was charged with making a false statement to a police officer.
Reeves Rd., 10 p.m. July 14. During an argument, a woman smacked and bit an acquaintance. She also assaulted a third person who attempted to assist. A Mechanicsville woman, 46, was charged with two counts of second-degree assault.
— Compiled by Bonnie Smith