Southern Maryland crime report

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.

LUSBY AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Adobe Dr., Nov. 28 to Nov. 29. Property was stolen from a home.

PORT REPUBLIC AREA
WEAPONS

Scenic Way, 10 to 10:13 a.m. Nov. 29. A dog in a residential yard was shot. The dog was taken to an animal hospital.

PRINCE FREDERICK AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Main St., 6:57 p.m. Nov. 25. A carport door was broken, and an attempt was made to open a door of the home.

VANDALISM

Clay Hammond Rd., Nov. 22 to Nov. 27. A barn door was broken. Nothing was reported missing.

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

LA PLATA AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Windsor Dr., 9200 block, noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 2. A heating, ventilation and air conditioning unit was stolen from a house.

NEWBURG AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Allens Fresh Rd., 3:30 p.m. Nov. 27. A side window at a house was open. A man was seen leaving the rear of the residence. He implied that he was doing work at the house and then sped away in a vehicle after being confronted by someone who was checking on the home.

WALDORF AREA
ROBBERIES

Crain Hwy., Nov. 26 and Dec. 6. Two men were arrested in connection with a decade-old robbery. In 2003, a customer was leaving a bank on Crain Highway when his vehicle was struck from behind by the driver of a stolen vehicle, and the driver of a second stolen vehicle stopped in front of him. When the customer got out, the two men robbed him of money and fled in the stolen vehicles, which were later recovered unoccupied. In September of this year, when an Accokeek man was arrested in connection with a recent burglary, police named him as a suspect in the 2003 robbery. A Waldorf man was subsequently also named as a suspect. The Waldorf man, 50, was arrested first, Nov. 26, in connection with the 2003 robbery. The Accokeek man, 49, was arrested Dec. 6. They were charged with armed robbery, first-degree assault, theft, destruction of property and traffic violations.

Shawne Lane, 2400 block, 10:30 p.m. Dec. 2. A woman was robbed at gunpoint.

Timberbrook Dr., 11500 block, 12:30 a.m. Nov. 30. Two men assaulted and robbed another man and a woman at gunpoint.

ASSAULTS

Crain Hwy., 2100 block, 12:40 a.m. Nov. 28. During a fight, a male repeatedly kicked another male while he was lying on the ground. A Waldorf male, 17, was charged with assault and disorderly conduct.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Pike Dr., 11700 block, 5 a.m. Nov. 26. Two people broke into the fenced area of a business and stole copper wire.

CARJACKING

Waldorf, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3. A Waldorf man agreed to buy a pair of tennis shoes advertised on a social media Web site from a 17-year-old. When the seller arrived in his vehicle, and the Waldorf man got into the vehicle, two masked males took the shoes and vehicle at gunpoint. The purported buyer, 19, and another Waldorf man, 18, were charged with armed robbery and carjacking.

WHITE PLAINS AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Sunridge Lane, Nov. 29 to Nov. 30. A heat pump was stolen from a construction site.

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

Three Notch Rd., Nov. 30. A man stole items from a bathroom at a business. A man of no fixed address, 29, was charged with theft, malicious destruction of property, disorderly conduct and failure to obey a lawful order.

CHARLOTTE HALL AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Charlotte Hall, Nov. 29. A vehicle was found with a stolen license plate at a closed business. A Mechanicsville man, 39, was charged with theft.

GREAT MILLS AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Great Mills, Nov. 25. A man bought bus tickets with a counterfeit bill. A Great Mills man, 25, was charged with theft, passing a forged public document and passing forged currency.

HOLLYWOOD AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Three Notch Rd., Dec. 2. The front door of a convenience store was broken and forced open, and merchandise was stolen. In the store, a lottery register was forced open. Later that night, an attempt was made to enter another convenience store in Mechanicsville. A Valley Lee man, 49, was charged with second-degree burglary and attempted second-degree burglary in connection with the cases.

LEONARDTOWN AREA
ASSAULTS

Church St., Nov. 30. A woman was allegedly seen hitting her children repeatedly. A woman of no fixed address was charged with two counts of second-degree child abuse, two counts of second-degree assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.

LEXINGTON PARK AREA
ASSAULTS

Lexington Park, Nov. 28. A man assaulted an acquaintance and dragged the acquaintance from a home. A Lexington Park man, 34, was charged with second-degree assault.

Lexington Park, Dec. 4. During an argument, a man tried to hit an acquaintance with his vehicle. A Park Hall man was charged with first-degree assault.

Rominger Ct., Dec. 2. A woman forced her way into a home and hit a resident in the face. When an attempt was made to push her out of the home and close a door, she forced the door open with her foot. Occupants forced her out of the home. A California woman, 40, was charged with first-degree burglary, second-degree assault and malicious destruction of property.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Midway Dr., Nov. 30. Three people were found in a vacant house. Two Lexington Park men, 23 and 59, and a Lexington Park woman, 22, were charged with fourth-degree burglary and possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

MECHANICSVILLE AREA
ASSAULTS

Mechanicsville, Dec. 1. A man grabbed an acquaintance by the throat and hit him on the thigh several times with a piece of door trim. A Mechanicsville man, 29, was charged with first-degree assault.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Three Notch Rd., Dec. 4. During a traffic stop, officers found a stolen video game unit. There were also five open warrants in the county for the arrest of the driver. A Great Mills man, 24, was charged with theft and numerous traffic violations.

MORGANZA AREA
ASSAULTS

Colton’s Point Rd., Nov. 15. A high school teacher was injured when a student poked the teacher in the back. A Mechanicsville boy, 17, was charged with second-degree assault.

VALLEY LEE AREA
ASSAULTS

Valley Lee, Dec. 3. A Leonardtown man was charged with attempted first-degree murder and first- and second-degree assault in connection with an assault of an acquaintance at her home.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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