Southern Maryland crime report

October 30, 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

Christianna Parran Rd., Oct. 12 to Oct. 18. Jewelry was stolen from a home, which was also damaged.

Willows Rd., Oct. 7 to Oct. 14. A window and a safe were damaged at a home, and checking account documents were stolen.

10th St., 7:07 p.m. Oct. 16. Parts were stolen from an air conditioner.

VANDALISM

Beaudet Lane, 4:12 p.m. Oct. 16. A brick was used to break a window at a home.

DUNKIRK AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Elsie Lane, Oct. 18 to Oct. 19. A vehicle was rummaged through.

Hickory Ridge Rd., Oct. 18 to Oct. 19. Two vehicles parked in a driveway at a residence were rummaged through, and coins were stolen.

Hickory Ridge Rd., Oct. 18 to Oct. 19. A vehicle window was shattered, and a Global Positioning System device, a purse and a wallet were stolen from inside.

Lancer Ct., Oct. 18 to Oct. 19. Cash was stolen from an unlocked vehicle

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

Hickory Ridge Rd., Oct. 18 to Oct. 19. A 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer was stolen.

Palisades Dr., Oct. 18 to Oct. 19. A 2000 Land Rover Discovery and a 2005 Nissan Quest were stolen from a driveway overnight. A third vehicle was searched.

HUNTINGTOWN AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Huntingtown Rd., 5:45 a.m. to 4:50 p.m. Oct. 15. Laptop computers, guns, hunting knives, cash and jewelry were among property stolen from a home.

Huntingtown Rd., 11:45 p.m. Oct. 20. An elementary school was broken into. Nothing was reported missing.

Leesburg Ct., Oct. 14. Property, including a safe, coins, jewelry and a credit card, was stolen from a home.

OWINGS AREA

Griffith Way, Oct. 20. A homeowner found an intruder in his home. The intruder fled out a back door and into woods. Nothing was reported missing.

PRINCE FREDERICK AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Route 2/4, 2:13 p.m. Oct. 19. A wallet and a backpack were stolen from a vehicle parked at a store.

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, www.ccso.us, has news releases, neighborhood crime statistics, community services, crime prevention programs and career opportunities.

BEL ALTON AREA
ASSAULTS

Bel Alton, 5:36 a.m. Oct. 18. An off-duty sheriff’s officer confronted a man who was attempting to steal an all-terrain vehicle from his home. The officer struggled with the man, and the officer’s firearm fell to the ground. The man grabbed it, but the officer was able to get back the firearm, firing it once and wounding the man’s leg. The man fled. A Waldorf man, 29, was charged in connection with 18 incidents involving first-degree assault, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, burglary and theft.

HUGHESVILLE AREA
ARSON

Helen Fowler Pl., 12000 block, 2 p.m. Oct. 18. A Hughesville man, 42, was arrested in connection with an Oct. 11 fire at a single-family house. He was charged with first-degree arson, third-degree burglary and malicious destruction of property.

PORT TOBACCO AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Port Tobacco Rd., 7900 block, Oct. 15 to Oct. 16. Piping was stolen from a vacant house.

WALDORF AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Crain Hwy., 2000 block, 11:27 p.m. Oct. 20. A gas station was broken into; cigars and cigarettes were stolen.

ARSON

Brightwell Ct., 1700 block, 7 p.m. Oct. 20. After an argument with an acquaintance, someone set a fire at a residence. A man, 52, was charged with first-degree arson, malicious burning, first-degree reckless endangerment and malicious destruction of property.

Manning Ct., 4:13 a.m. Oct. 19. A 1991 Mercedes-Benz was set on fire.

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
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Shady Mile Dr., Oct. 23. A man who might have been using a shed at a foreclosed residence allegedly took a police vehicle after he was told to leave the area. A man, 31, was charged with theft, malicious destruction of property, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, driving while intoxicated and driving with a suspended license.

CHARLOTTE HALL AREA
ASSAULTS

Charlotte Hall, 9:29 p.m. Oct. 5. Two people were stabbed in the parking lot of a convenience store. A third person was taken to a shock trauma center for treatment of a head injury. On Oct. 25, a Brandywine man, 37, was arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree assault, three counts of second-degree assault and one count of reckless endangerment.

GREAT MILLS AREA
SEXUAL ASSAULTS

Great Mills, Oct. 21. A student at a high school was allegedly sexually assaulted by two male students, one of whom reportedly forced the student into a bathroom. Two boys, 16, were charged with fourth-degree sexual offense, second-degree assault and false imprisonment.

ASSAULTS

Great Mills, Oct. 21. During a fight at a high school, two students assaulted each other. Two girls, 15 and 17, were charged with second-degree assault and disruption of school activities.

HOLLYWOOD AREA
ASSAULTS

Steve Uhler Rd., 9:42 a.m. Oct. 15. During an altercation, a woman assaulted an acquaintance. A Hollywood woman, 19, was charged with second-degree assault.

LEONARDTOWN AREA
ASSAULTS

Leonardtown, Oct. 17. During an argument at a detention center, an inmate hit another inmate in the face. A Waldorf man, 53, was charged with second-degree assault.

LEXINGTON PARK AREA
ASSAULTS

Bristol Ave., 6:30 a.m. Oct. 21. During an argument, a man assaulted a woman and a 5-year-old child with a knife. He also threatened the woman with gun. When officers arrived, they ordered the man to stop the assault. He reportedly refused, and an officer shot the man. He was treated at a hospital and released. A Lexington Park man, 24, was charged with three counts of first- and second-degree assault.

Lexington Park, Oct. 18. A man entered a home and threatened a resident at knifepoint. A Hollywood man, 30, was charged with first-degree burglary and first-degree assault.

SPRING RIDGE AREA
ASSAULTS

Spring Ridge, Oct. 21. A middle school student hit a staff member in the face as he was being escorted to class. A male youth, 13, was charged with second-degree assault.

PARK HALL AREA
ASSAULTS

Park Hall, Oct. 19. During an argument, a man assaulted an acquaintance. A Park Hall man, 22, was charged with second-degree assault.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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