Southern Maryland crime report

September 19, 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 state police at 410-535-1400.

CHESAPEAKE BEACH AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Chesapeake Beach, Aug. 21 to Sept. 7. A motor was stolen from a boat at a marina.

Recker Rd., Aug. 24 to Sept. 2. Tools were stolen from a shed at a residence.

DUNKIRK AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Jones Rd., Sept. 6. Someone took mail from a mailbox, opened it and threw it under a bush. It was unknown whether anything was taken.

LUSBY AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

H.G. Trueman Rd., Aug. 23 to Sept. 6. Power tools were stolen from an unlocked garage.

NORTH BEACH AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Sixth St., Aug. 30 to Sept. 3. Jewelry was stolen from a residence.

OWINGS AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Stevens Rd., 9-10:45 a.m. Sept. 3. Four cases of oil were stolen from a barn.

VANDALISM

Boyds Turn Rd., Sept. 4 to Sept. 5. A window of a vehicle was shot, possibly with a .22-caliber handgun.

SOLOMONS AREA
ASSAULTS

Solomons Island Rd., 1:31 a.m. Sept. 8. A man in a bus became disorderly and refused to pay the fare. The man kicked the bus door and cracked a window. The man also punched a man who had identified himself as a Naval Air Station police officer after the officer had attempted to persuade him to pay. A Hollywood man, 43, was charged with destruction of property and second-degree assault.

ST. LEONARD AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Bayberry Rd., Sept. 5 and Sept. 6. Packages were removed from a mailbox on Sept. 5 and 6, and a bracelet was stolen from each package. The packages were left in the mailbox.

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, featuring daily news releases, neighborhood crime statistics, community services, crime prevention programs and career opportunities.

BEL ALTON AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Wills Rd., 9200 block, Sept. 7. A TV was stolen from a residence.

CHARLOTTE HALL AREA
ARSON

Allens Fresh Rd., 10:30 a.m. Sept. 9. A 2008 Dodge Caravan, stolen from Georgia, was set on fire and destroyed.

HUGHESVILLE AREA
VANDALISM

Hughesville, Sept. 5 to Sept. 7. Two panels at a solar farm were damaged.

LA PLATA AREA
HOMICIDES

Pomonkey Way, 600 block, 11:50 p.m. Sept. 7. An Indian Head man, 31, was found between two vehicles with a gunshot wound. Melvin Wayne Brown was pronounced dead at the scene.

NANJEMOY AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Baptist Church Rd., Sept. 2 to Sept. 6. Two air conditioners were stolen.

POMFRET AREA
ROBBERIES

Pomfret, Sept. 6. A Pomfret man, 21, was arrested in connection with four armed robberies of partygoers throughout the county last month. He was charged with robbery.

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.

LEXINGTON PARK AREA
ASSAULTS

Millison Plaza, Sept. 7. After a man had been issued a notice prohibiting him from trespassing at a shopping center, he returned with an open box cutter-style knife and approached a police officer. A Lexington Park man, 56, was charged with assault and trespassing.

Westbury, Sept. 7. During a domestic assault involving a man and a woman, a child was injured. A Lexington Park woman, 30, was charged with two counts of second-degree assault, second-degree child abuse and violating a protective order.

LITTERING

Sheriff Miedzinski Way, 10 a.m. Sept. 8. Two men threw beer bottles at a police vehicle and fled. Two Lexington Park men were charged with alcohol violations and littering.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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