The following are among reports received recently 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


CHESAPEAKE BEACH RD., 5:30 p.m. July 3. A book of scratch-off lottery tickets was stolen from a display case at the Peking Restaurant and Liquor store.

Huntingtown Area


ROUTE 2/4, 1:37 a.m. July 9. Someone entered Hudson's Sunoco through the roof. The alarm activated, and the person fled, leaving through the garage door.

SOLOMONS ISLAND RD., July 5. A generator was stolen from a side yard at a residence.

Lusby Area


CATALINA DR., 2:30 p.m. July 2. A mailbox was destroyed at a residence.

Prince Frederick Area


HIGHLAND TERRANCE, 4 p.m. July 6. A vehicle's tire was punctured.

SOLOMONS ISLAND RD., July 7. A front window was broken at A Perfect Tan tanning salon.

Solomons Area


ALDERSGATE DR., 10 p.m. July 8. A 16-foot canoe was stolen from a residence.

St. Leonard Area


MACKALL RD., 2:16 a.m. July 5. A man, 29, assaulted another man with a machete. The victim received a four-inch cut across his neck. The man with the machete was charged with first-degree assault and reckless endangerment.

Charles County

The following are among reports received recently by the Charles County Sheriff's Office and the Maryland State Police. For further 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 any other felony crimes. Call the 24-hour hotline at 800-673-2777. Callers may remain anonymous. The Charles County Sheriff's Office Web site is at: Included at the site are daily news releases, Crime Watch neighborhood statistics, community services, crime prevention programs and career opportunities.

Pomfret Area


ARTHURS CT., 8000 block, 9:05 a.m. July 14. Six boys, ages 14 to 16, attempted to break into a residence. The youths fled in two vans. One of the vehicles hit an embankment in the subdivision and became disabled. The four youths in that van fled on foot. The other van fled and later was involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle. One of the suspects and the driver of the other vehicle were killed. Three of the youths -- ages 14, 16 and 16 -- were charged with first-degree murder, second-degree burglary and motor vehicle theft. A search continues for two of the suspects.

BENSVILLE RD., 6500 block, 3:13 a.m. July 9. Two suspects forced entry into Hunts Tavern, stole cigarettes and fled.

Waldorf Area


TANGLEWOOD DR., 2000 block, 3 p.m. July 9. A man, 22, stabbed another man, 21. He was charged with first- and second-degree assault.

QUEEN CT., 4200 block, 8:30 p.m. July 1. A man, 49, and a woman, 47, assaulted each other at a residence. They were charged with second-degree assault.


WESTERN PRKWY., 11000 block, 3:10 p.m. July 6. The WaWa was robbed by someone with a weapon.


BENSVILLE RD., 7400 block, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 7. Three shotguns and a muzzle-loading rifle were stolen from a residence.

BENSVILLE RD., 7800 block, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 7. Jewelry and coins were stolen from a residence.

BERRY RD., 10100 block, 9 p.m. July 7 to 5:20 a.m. July 8. Property was stolen from Mattawoman Middle School. The school was also damaged.

CRAIN HIGHWAY AND HOLLY TREE LANE, 6:30 p.m. June 27. A man, 23, was operating a vehicle with a stolen license plate. He was charged with theft less than $500, driving an uninsured vehicle and driving an unregistered vehicle.

MATTAWOMAN DR., 7:48 p.m. July 4. A man, 41, was operating a vehicle with a stolen license plate. He was charged with theft less than $500.

SPRUCE ST., 1000 block, 4 p.m. July 6. Three suspects forced entry into a residence. They fled when they discovered a girl, 13, was inside. No property was stolen.


CRAIN HWY., 4600 block, 11:44 p.m. June 29. A man, 21, damaged a door inside Tailgates Sports Cafe. He was charged with malicious destruction of property.

QUILLBACK ST., 2:20 p.m. July 11. A swastika was painted on an entrance sign to Dorchester Greens subdivision.


CRAIN HIGHWAY AND SMALLWOOD DRIVE, 12:57 a.m. June 26. Five boys, ages 13 to 15, stole a vehicle. The driver, 14, refused to stop for a traffic stop. He proceeded through a red light and struck another vehicle. A man, 25, in the other vehicle received minor injuries. Two of the youths received serious injuries and were flown to Children's Hospital. They were charged with theft of a motor vehicle, theft more than $500 and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

St. Mary's County

The following are among reports received recently by the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office and the Maryland State Police. For further 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 crime tip line on which people may anonymously report information about crimes and related matters at 301-475-2936.

Avenue Area


OLEN MATTINGLY RD., 8:02 p.m. July 10. A man, 28, assaulted a woman, 27, at a residence. He was charged with second-degree assault.

California Area


ALTON LANE, 6:30 to 10 p.m. July 12. A 1999 Honda Civic was stolen from the parking lot at Kmart.

Leonardtown Area


LEONARDTOWN, July 13. Three dozen eggs were thrown at a residence.

Lexington Park Area


ESSEX DR., 1:30-11:45 p.m. July 8. License plates were stolen from a vehicle parked at a residence.

LEXINGTON PARK, 1 p.m. July 8. A boy, 14, stole items from a residence. He was charged with theft less than $500.


BRIDGETT LANE, 2-2:30 a.m. July 10. Two vehicles, parked at a residence, were damaged.


LEXINGTON PARK, July 13. A customer failed to return a rented vehicle to Avis Rent-a-Car.

-- Compiled by BONNIE SMITH