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.

Dunkirk Area


TOWN CENTER BLVD., 10:35 a.m. Aug. 11. An attempt was made to pry open an office door at the Dunkirk Amoco.

Lusby Area


WEST TOMAHAWK TRAIL, 7:12 p.m. Aug. 12. Cash and a guitar were stolen from a residence.

Owings Area


NANA RUSSELL RD., 7:56 p.m. Aug. 11. A pet bird was stolen from a residence.


BOYD'S TURN RD., 8:45 a.m. Aug. 12. Several mailboxes in a neighborhood were smashed.

Port Republic Area


MILES WAY, 5:08 p.m. Aug. 12. A power washer and two toolboxes were stolen from a shed at a residence. The shed had been forced open.

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: Included at the site are daily news releases, Crime Watch neighborhood statistics, community services, crime prevention programs and career opportunities.

Bryans Road Area


ROUTE 210 AND DOWNS DR., 11:40 a.m. Aug. 17. A man, 43, refused to stop at a traffic stop, drove into a neighborhood, exited the vehicle with an 11-year-old passenger and attempted to flee into a wooded area. Police learned the vehicle and its license plates were stolen. The man was charged with theft.

Indian Head Area


EMMA LANE, 5300 block, 8:30 p.m. Aug. 10 to 6:30 a.m. Aug. 11. A 1993 green Jeep Cherokee was stolen from a residence.

Marbury Area

CHICAMUXEN RD., 6100 block, Aug. 9-12. Construction materials were stolen from a construction site.

Nanjemoy Area


MARYLAND POINT RD., 11400 block, 2:15 a.m. Aug. 15. A burglar forced his way into a residence and attempted to break into a locked closet. When a resident confronted the burglar, he fled.

Waldorf Area


MIDDLETON RD., 200 block, 9:07 p.m. Aug. 15. Two males entered a residence and demanded money from a man, 24. A struggle ensued and the man fled. He attempted to re-enter the residence and was shot. The two males then fled. The man is listed in stable condition at Prince George's Hospital Center.


CRAIN HWY., 3300 block, 5:54 p.m. Aug. 8. Two men, 41 and 43, stole a GPS/PDA device (global positioning system/personal digital assistant) from the Radio Shack store and fled. They were charged with theft over $500.

HERITAGE PL., 1100 block, 10:03 a.m. Aug. 13. An object was thrown through the window of a residence in an attempt to gain entry.

SMALLWOOD DR. W., 1100 block, 12:50 a.m. Aug. 10. Money, pet supplies and a bulldog were stolen from Pups-N-Stuff.


GOUGH DR., 3400 block, 9:30 a.m. Aug. 12. A 1991 white Honda Accord was stolen.


LARKSPUR CT., 800 block, 9 p.m. Aug. 11 to 6 a.m. Aug. 12. Two vehicles in a parking lot were vandalized.

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 Solver's line, 301-475-3333. The Leonardtown Barrack of the Maryland State Police operates a 24-hour crime tip line, 301-475-2936, on which people may anonymously report information about crimes and related matters .

Leonardtown Area


POINT LOOKOUT RD., Aug. 17. An explosive device was used to damage a mailbox.

Lexington Park Area


FLEETWOOD CIR., 6 p.m. July 28 to 4:30 p.m. July 29. A riding lawn mower was stolen from a yard at a residence.

-- Compiled by BONNIE SMITH