CHESAPEAKE BEACH AREA
Old Bayside Rd., July 17 to July 21. Gasoline was stolen from two vehicles at a home. A five-gallon gas can was stolen from a front porch at a different home.
Zack’s Pl., 3:46 a.m. July 17. Several movie DVDs were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS
Big Bear Lane, 10:09 a.m. July 16. A girl drove a male relative’s vehicle without permission and collided with a boat on a trailer at a residence. The boat fell, landing upside down on the street. A Lusby girl, 16, was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident and driving without a license.
NORTH BEACH AREA
Fifth St., July 14 to July 15. The finish on the hoods of two vehicles parked at a residence were damaged.
PRINCE FREDERICK AREA
Oliver Dr., July 12 to July 15. Someone broke into a residence; nothing was reported stolen.
West Ave., July 22. Someone broke into a residence and destroyed drywall, appliances and countertops.
PRINCE FREDERICK AREA
Central Dr., 10:47 a.m. July 17. A registration sticker was stolen from a license plate on a vehicle parked at a residence.
Dares Beach Rd., 2:53 p.m. July 16. A registration sticker was stolen from a license plate on a vehicle parked at a grocery store.
Route 231, 2:15 a.m. July 17. During a police stop of a motorist in connection with traffic violations, it was discovered that the license plate on the vehicle had been stolen. A Bushwood woman, 34, and a Waldorf man, 30, were charged with theft.
ROSE HAVEN AREA
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS
Friendship Rd., 2:26 a.m. July 15. An unlocked vehicle left with an ignition key inside was stolen in the North Beach area. It was driven to the Rose Haven area, where it crashed into a fence. A man and three youths were found inside. An injured Odenton girl, 16, was taken to Baltimore Shock Trauma Center. A North Beach man, 18, fled but was arrested a short time later at his home and charged with motor vehicle theft. The two other passengers fled.
Solomons, 11 p.m. July 16 to 1:45 a.m. July 17. A burglary was reported at a restaurant. A Riverdale man, 45, was charged with burglary and theft.
ST. LEONARD AREA
Garrison St., July 3 to July 20. Coins were stolen from a residence.
Hickory Rd., midnight to 4 a.m. July 16. Property was stolen from two unlocked vehicles parked at 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, www.ccso.us, has daily news releases, neighborhood crime statistics, community services, crime prevention programs and career opportunities.
INDIAN HEAD AREA
Indian Head Ave., midnight, July 19. An 18-year-old man was robbed by three male youths at gunpoint.
Wollaston Cir., 11800 block, 9:03 p.m. July 22. Three 16-year-old youths were found inside a vacant residence. They were charged with burglary.
LA PLATA AREA
Seven R Pl., 10700 block, July 24. A four-wheeler was stolen from an unlocked shed.
Norwood Ct., 3500 block, 11:56 a.m. July 22. A woman heard a loud noise at the front door of her residence and then saw two women. They fled when they saw her. The door had been damaged.
Copely Ave., 1100 block, 7:10 p.m. July 21. A male pedestrian, 15, was assaulted by three males and robbed of his cellphone and cash. The robbers fled on bicycles.
Crain Hwy., 2800 block, 2:30 a.m. July 18. A clerk at a convenience store was robbed of cash and cigarettes at gunpoint.
St. Thomas Dr., 3:30 a.m. July 21. A woman, 20, was robbed by two males at gunpoint.
Bradford Ct., 10600 block, 2:15 a.m. July 19. After a report of an alarm at a residence, a front door was found unlocked, and a back window was open. Nothing was reported missing.
WHITE PLAINS AREA
Burberry St., 100 block, July 22 to July 23. Copper wire was stolen from a vacant residence.
Esprit Pl., 10700 block, 6:30 p.m. July 17. A sliding-glass door was broken at a residence, and a shotgun was stolen. The gun was found partially hidden under a duffle bag in woods near the residence.
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 that people can use anonymously to report information at 301-475-2936.
Calla Way, July 17. A man was found asleep in a vehicle at a residence. An investigation revealed he had opened packages that had been delivered to the residence and eaten the contents. The vehicle had been stolen the day before. A Ridge man, 46, was charged with theft, making a false statement to a police officer, opening a letter without permission and unlawful taking of motor vehicle.
CHARLOTTE HALL AREA
Charlotte Hall, July 17. A man broke into a jewelry store and took several pieces of jewelry. A Hughesville man, 26, was charged with second-degree burglary and theft.
LEXINGTON PARK AREA
Poplar Ridge Rd., 7:01 a.m. July 20. During a police investigation of an intoxicated driver of a vehicle, a passenger in the vehicle assaulted another passenger. A Lexington Park woman, 20, was charged with second-degree assault. While police were waiting for a sober driver to arrive, another passenger in the vehicle was assaulted. A Lexington Park man, 18, was charged with second-degree assault.
Loveville, July 23. A woman at a business was approached by an acquaintance, who then showed a knife and demanded that she drive him to a parking lot. After they arrived, the man stabbed the woman several times. She fled from the vehicle. The man fled in the vehicle. A Mechanicsville man, 49, was located and taken into police custody.
Golden Beach Rd., 5:40 a.m. July 20. Combustible material was set on fire in a garage at a vacant residence. The fire destroyed the residence.
— Compiled by Bonnie Smith