CHESAPEAKE BEACH AREA
Bayside Rd., 2:39 p.m. Nov. 19. A woman entered a business and asked to use a phone, after which she stole a purse and fled. A Huntingtown woman, 26, was charged with theft of less than $1,000 and possession of controlled paraphernalia: four hypodermic needles.
Bayview Dr., 10:35 a.m. Nov. 21. A vacant house was entered. Nothing was reported missing.
Dalrymple Rd., 7:45 p.m. Nov. 12. Jewelry, an MP3 player and coins were among items stolen from a home.
Old Bayside Rd., 5:20 p.m. Nov. 13. After jewelry was stolen from a residence, numerous pieces were found at JW Jewelers in Prince Frederick. Charges were pending.
Route 4, Nov. 25. Police reported that a North Beach boy, 15, stole a cellphone case from a store and fled. A short time later, the youth called the store’s loss prevention officer and threatened to blow up the store. An officer spoke with the youth and advised him to turn himself in at the store. The boy was charged on a youth report with theft of less than $100, telephone misuse and threats.
H.G. Trueman Rd., from August to Nov. 23. A home was broken into and damaged; nothing was reported missing.
NORTH BEACH AREA
Third St., midnight, Nov. 21. A large North Beach town holiday decoration was uprooted and stolen.
Boyds Turn Rd., 6-9 p.m. Nov. 22. A stereo was stolen from a vehicle parked at a middle school.
PORT REPUBLIC AREA
Long Cove Lane, Nov. 11 to Nov. 23. Items were stolen from a yard and an unlocked garage at a home.
PRINCE FREDERICK AREA
Main St., 4:44 p.m. Nov. 19. During a traffic stop, it was discovered that a license plate was stolen. A Lexington Park man, 26, was charged with theft. A Prince Frederick woman, 32, who had a child with her was released but was issued a criminal summons.
Route 2/4, 8 a.m. Nov. 19. A purse was stolen from a vehicle parked at a store.
South Shore Terr., 12:31 p.m. Nov. 15. Tools were stolen from a vehicle.
Mason Rd., 2:30-6:39 p.m. Nov. 18. The side of a recreational vehicle was spray-painted.
Solomons, 1:57 p.m. Nov. 18. A license plate was stolen from a boat trailer parked at a boat ramp.
ST. LEONARD AREA
Bayside Rd., Nov. 9 to Nov. 19. A house was broken into and damaged. Liquor was stolen.
Route 2, 2:35 a.m. Nov. 16. A convenience store was robbed at gunpoint.
Dalrymple Rd., 6:45 p.m. Nov. 19. A counterfeit $100 bill was used to make a purchase at a liquor store.
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.
BEL ALTON AREA
Bel Alton, 11 a.m. Nov. 22. While serving another man an arrest warrant at a motel for robbery, a man left the motel room with a gunshot wound to is upper body. The investigation was ongoing.
INDIAN HEAD AREA
Indian Head Hwy., 4500 block, Nov. 21. A woman was sexually assaulted in a wooded area behind a liquor store.
LA PLATA AREA
Hawkins Gate Rd., 6600 block, Nov. 16 to Nov. 23. Firearms, tools and cash were stolen from a vacant house.
Kentucky Ave., Nov. 18 to Nov. 26. Wiring was stolen from a vacant house.
Crain Hwy., 11:30 a.m. Nov. 26. Someone grabbed a bank deposit bag from a customer standing in line at a bank and fled on foot.
Crain Hwy., 3300 block, 2:18 a.m. Nov. 27. A store window was broken, and several items were stolen.
Keepsake Pl., 7:22 p.m. Nov. 25. A group of males assaulted a youth and robbed him of his cellphone, bag and articles of clothing.
Shawe Pl., 5100 block, 7 p.m. Nov. 25. After a man got into his vehicle, another man used a handgun to tap on the window. He told the man to get out of the vehicle and empty his pockets. After the man complied, several other people went through his vehicle and then fled on foot.
St. Patrick’s Dr., 2:03 p.m. Nov. 19. A dry cleaning store was robbed at gunpoint by two men.
Mall Cir., 5 p.m. Nov. 19. A man attempted to use a counterfeit $100 bill at a mall to make a purchase. A D.C. man, 19, was charged with theft and resisting arrest. The man also allegedly used a counterfeit bill at another store.
Harwich Dr., 4600 block, Nov. 22. A boulder was thrown through a vehicle’s windshield.
PEEPING TOM INCIDENT
Lichfield Pl., 4800 block, 6:07 a.m. Nov. 26. A man was seen at an apartment complex looking into bedroom and bathroom windows. Earlier in the month, two sexually explicit notes were found on a vehicle. One of the notes was written on the back of a court summons for the alleged peeping tom. A Waldorf man, 25, was charged with peeping tom, peeping tom with prurient intent, possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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., Nov. 22. During an attempt to stop a woman who was suspected of stealing merchandise, the woman shoved an employee with her shoulder. A Lexington Park woman, 40, was charged with second-degree assault and theft of less than $1,000.
Knott’s Dr., Nov. 22. A man woke up in his home to find a woman going through the pockets of his clothes. A Camp Hill, Pa., woman, 26, was charged with fourth-degree burglary.
Route 235, 12:36 a.m. Nov. 15. During a stop for a disabled vehicle, a man fled from the vehicle. When an officer caught the man, a struggled ensued, and the man punched and kicked the officer and attempted to remove his gun from his holster. A Chesapeake Beach man, 43, was charged with second-degree assault of a law enforcement officer, failure to obey a lawful order, attempt to disarm a police officer, resisting arrest and malicious destruction of property worth less than $1,000.
Leonardtown, Nov. 25. An officer responded to a hospital for a report of an assault. An investigation revealed that during an argument, a man assaulted an acquaintance. A Mechanicsville man, 21, was charged with second-degree assault.
Leonardtown, Nov. 26. During an argument over a TV remote control, an inmate at a detention center assaulted another inmate. A man, 33, was charged with second-degree assault.
— Compiled by Bonnie Smith