Calvert County

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.

Huntingtown Area

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY

PONDS WOOD RD., 3:50 p.m. July 8. An explosive device was detonated in a mailbox.

North Beach Area

THEFT/BREAK-IN

NINTH ST., 6:03 p.m. July 7. A bicycle was stolen from the yard of a residence.

Owings Area

THEFT/BREAK-IN

MARCELLAS DR., 9100 block, 5:32 p.m. July 8. A car's license plates were not returned after it was sold.

Prince Frederick Area

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY

ROUTE 2/4, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. July 10. A vehicle parked at the Prince Frederick Shopping Center was scratched.

St. Leonard Area

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY

WEST END BLVD., July 5. Two youths, ages 14 and 15, threw rocks at passing vehicles. Four vehicles were damaged. The youths were charged with destruction of property.

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 other crimes. Call the 24-hour hotline at 800-673-2777. 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.

Bryans Road Area

THEFT/BREAK-IN

LANTANA DR., 6800 block, 4 p.m. July 7 to 8 a.m. July 8. Two fiberglass building columns, a set of French doors and a steel door were stolen from a house under construction.

Waldorf Area

CARJACKING

MATTAWOMAN-BEANTOWN AND PINEFIELD ROADS, 5:26 p.m. July 9. A man, 43, assaulted a man, 57, and stole his vehicle. He was arrested in Washington and is being held there.

ASSAULTS

LISA DR., 2500 block, 1 a.m. July 7. A man, 29, incited his dog to attack three officers. When the dog would not attack, the man aggressively approached the officers. After he refused to stop, the officers used a stun gun to stop him. He was charged with three counts of assault.

WALLEYE AND WINDOWPANE COURTS, 5:11 p.m. May 6. A woman, 30, assaulted a woman, 36, and fled. She was charged with second-degree assault.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY

FALCON PL., 4100 block, July 1 to 6. A vehicle's windshield was shot with a pellet gun.

TULSA CT., 9800 block, 1:30 p.m. July 4 to 6:30 p.m. July 6. A shed at a residence was spray painted.

THEFT/BREAK-IN

LEONARDTOWN RD., 9 p.m. June 29 to 6 a.m. June 30. Several tire rims and tires were stolen from vehicles parked at the Waldorf Sunoco.

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.

Leonardtown Area

SEXUAL ASSAULT

LEONARDTOWN, July 9. A man forced a woman, 43, to have sex with him. He was charged with second-degree rape and second-degree assault.

Lexington Park Area

ARSON

CORAL DR., 7 a.m. July 12. A 1997 Honda Accord was set on fire.

Piney Point Area

ASSAULT

PINEY POINT, 6:35 p.m. July 6. A man, 18, pointed a gun at a woman, pushed her down stairs and stole her purse. He was charged with assault and theft.

VEHICLE THEFT

LEXINGTON PARK, 2:50 a.m. July 11. A man, 45, stole a vehicle. He was charged with theft of a motor vehicle.

Ridge Area

ASSAULT

RIDGE, 5:35 p.m. June 22. A man, 49, pointed a rifle at another person and then fired it into the ground. He was charged with first-degree assault and reckless endangerment.

-- Compiled by BONNIE SMITH