Southern Maryland crime report

August 14, 2013
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 Maryland State Police.

CHESAPEAKE BEACH AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Pinewood Ct., 6:30 to 9 p.m. July 30. A residence was entered, and a window screen was stolen.

VEHICLE THEFTS

26th St., 1:27 p.m. Aug. 3. A man reported that his daughter had taken his vehicle without his permission.

DUNKIRK AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Perrywood Lane, 1:30 to 7 a.m. Aug. 4. A window was broken on a vehicle, and a wallet was stolen.

HUNTINGTOWN AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Holland Cliffs Rd., 7:14 p.m. July 29. A man who was seen attempting to steal tools from a shed at a residence fled when confronted by a witness. During the investigation, officers discovered that the home had been entered and that jewelry had been stolen.

LUSBY AREA

Parran Dr., Aug. 1 to Aug. 2. Cash, a watch and credit card were stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked at a residence.

PRINCE FREDERICK AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Homeland Ct., 2:29 p.m. Aug. 2. Tools and a container of coins were stolen from an outbuilding.

Leitches Wharf Rd., July 30 to 31. A mailbox was stolen

Main St., 9:48 a.m. Aug. 2. During a traffic stop, a woman had a stolen registration sticker on a license plate. A Lusby woman, 42, admitted to stealing the sticker.

Sark Ct., 8:35 p.m. Aug. 1. A man stole $74 worth of body wash from a grocery store and fled. A Prince Frederick man, 45, was charged with theft of less than $100, possession of marijuana, negligent driving, driving on a suspended license and driving while under the influence of alcohol.

VANDALISM

Mallard Point Rd., July 30 to 31. Several mailboxes were damaged.

SUNDERLAND AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Route 2, 2:49 P.M. July 30. Property was stolen from several vehicles at the park and ride.

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.

LA PLATA AREA
ASSAULTS

Little Creek Lane, 7 p.m. Aug. 5. A woman threatened two women at knifepoint. A La Plata woman, 19, was charged with two counts of first- and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment.

Route 301, 3:30 p.m. Aug. 8. During a traffic stop, officers arrested a man in connection with the abduction of a 5-year-old boy from Greensboro, N.C. A warrant was issued for the Greensboro man, 42, charging him with first- and second-degree child abduction and assault by strangulation. North Carolina officials have initiated extradition proceedings.

ROBBERIES

Crain Hwy., 6200 block, 9:47 p.m. July 28. A man at a convenience store asked a clerk for change for a dollar and then jumped over the counter, stole cash and fled. A man of no fixed address, 50, was charged with robbery.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Crain Hwy., 3:45 a.m. Aug. 2. Officers saw a man pushing a trash can down a roadway. When they approached the man, he fled into the woods. The trash can contained auto parts that may have been stolen.

POMFRET AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Arthurs Ct., 4 p.m. July 28. Two men attempted to break into a shed at a residence The men fled after the homeowner yelled at them. Nothing was reported missing.

PORT TOBACCO AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Rose Hill Rd., July 25 to July 30. A riding lawn mower was stolen from an unlocked shed.

WALDORF AREA
ASSAULTS

Crain Hwy., 2100 block, 1:15 a.m. Aug. 3. During a fight at a club between a security guard and a group of patrons, the security guard was stabled multiple times. A District man, 21, was charged with attempted first-degree murder, first- and second-degree assault, wearing and carrying a dangerous weapon with intent to injure, and concealing a dangerous weapon. The security guard was flown to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Gallery Pl., 3000 block, 1:33 a.m. July 29. A woman heard a loud noise at the door of her home and saw a man trying to break in. The man fled when he saw the woman on the phone. A Waldorf man, 45, was charged with fourth-degree burglary.

Leonardtown Rd., 3000 block, 7:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. July 31. A window on a vehicle was broken, and a duffel bag was stolen.

Manning Ct., 3200 block, 10:06 p.m. Aug. 4. A homeowner found a window at her residence had been damaged and a door was open. When she entered the home, she found a man hiding in an upstairs room. A man, 20, of no fixed address, was charged with third- and fourth-degree burglary and destruction of property.

Post Office Rd., 1 to 4 p.m. July 31. A window on a vehicle was broken; two purses were stolen.

Prestancia Pl., 4600 block, July 31 to Aug. 1. Four bicycles were stolen. Helmets and one of the bicycles were found in the area.

WHITE PLAINS AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Theodore Green Blvd., 9 to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 2. Four windows on vehicles were shattered, and purses, wallets and cellphone were stolen.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY

Londonberry Lane, 4700 block, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 4. An object was shot through a front door at a residence. The door and an interior wall were damaged.

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

Church Dr., Aug. 6. During an argument, a man assaulted an acquaintance because she shoved him and damaged property. A California man, 23, was charged with second-degree assault.

Iverson Dr., Aug. 2. During an argument, a man assaulted an acquaintance. A California man, 28, was charged with second-degree assault.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Barringer Ct., Aug. 2. A man was found inside a vacant residence without permission. A California man, 48, was charged with fourth-degree burglary.

DAMERON AREA
VEHICLE THEFTS

Three Notch Rd., 3 p.m. Aug. 4. A 2012 Hyundai Sonata, that had been stolen between Aug. 1 and Aug. 2 was found. Investigation revealed a credit card in the vehicle had been used at an ATM. On Aug. 6, a St. Inigoes man, 43, was charged with unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, theft of less than $1,000 and credit card theft.

LEXINGTON PARK AREA
ASSAULTS

Ritz Dr., Aug. 1. During an argument, a man stabbed an acquaintance in the wrist with a screwdriver. A Lexington Park man, 28, was charged with first- and second-degree assault.

MECHANICSVILLE AREA
ASSAULTS

Mechanicsville Rd., Aug. 3. During an argument, a man attempted to force an acquaintance back into a vehicle, causing injury to the acquaintance. A Forestville man, 30, was charged with second-degree assault.

RIDGE AREA
ASSAULTS

Three Notch Rd., Aug. 6. During an argument, a man assaulted an acquaintance. A Ridge man, 33, was charged with second-degree assault.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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