Calvert CountyThese were 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.
Lusby AreaTHEFTS/BREAK-INSGOLDEN WEST WAY, Feb. 12. A sign was stolen from a yard. LUSBY, Feb. 15. Cash was stolen from Cove Point Automotive.
Owings AreaTHEFTS/BREAK-INSOLD SOLOMONS ISLAND RD., Feb. 16. An electric generator was stolen in front of a residence. St. Leonard AreaTHEFTS/BREAK-INSBROOMES ISLAND RD., 11:28 p.m. Feb. 16. The drive-through window at Mom and Pop's convenience store was broken. A vehicle was seen leaving the area at a high rate of speed. Two men, 23 and 25, were charged with second-degree burglary and destruction of property. Charles CountyThe 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 866-411-8477. Callers may remain anonymous. The Charles County Sheriff's Office Web site is:
Faulkner AreaTHEFTS/BREAK-INSCRAIN HWY., 10000 block, 3:46 a.m. Feb. 22. Twenty-eight pieces of lawn equipment were stolen from Hugh C. Gardiner Inc. Entry was gained by smashing a window. Two men, 34 and 36, were charged with second-degree burglary, theft over $500 and destruction of property. Waldorf AreaASSAULTSROBINSON PL., 2500 block, 4:18 p.m. Feb. 19. During an argument, a man, 47, was stabbed with a steak knife. A woman, 19, was charged with first- and second-degree assault. ROBBERIESHADLEY DR., 2:45 p.m. Feb. 16. A boy, 16, was robbed of his wallet and punched, knocked to the ground and stomped on by four male suspects.
WESTDALE DR., 9:58 p.m. Feb. 18. A man, 19, was robbed of cash after another man entered his vehicle and demanded a ride. A man, 26, was charged with robbery, theft and assault.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTYBENSVILLE RD., 11 a.m. Feb. 15 to 7 a.m. Feb. 16. Six excavators and two bulldozers at a construction site were damaged. ARSONSRUNNING DEER PL., Feb. 18. Two boys, 14 and 15, set a vehicle on fire. They were charged with second-degree arson.
St. Mary's CountyThe 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.
California AreaROBBERIESTHREE NOTCH RD., Feb. 16. Two men, 19 and 20, were arrested in connection with a robbery at a Checkers restaurant in December. They were charged with first-degree assault and theft. The man, 20, was an employee of the restaurant, and the 19-year-old was a former employee. Callaway AreaROBBERIESCALLAWAY, 9:35 p.m. Feb. 22. An employee at Food Lion was grabbed by a man with a knife and ordered to open a safe. The employee complied, and the man fled with cash. The employee received a slight laceration. Charlotte Hall AreaROBBERIESCHARLOTTE HALL, Feb. 16. Three men, ages 19, 19 and 18, were arrested in connection with a robbery at a McDonald's in November. One man, 19, who was an employee, was charged with theft over $500 and falsely reporting a crime. The other two men were charged with theft over $500. Leonardtown AreaDESTRUCTION OF PROPERTYBRETON ST., 10:48 p.m. Feb. 15. The interior of a shed was set on fire. Lexington Park AreaROBBERIESLEXINGTON PARK, Feb. 17. A boy, 16, armed with a gun, robbed a Wawa store. He was charged with armed robbery, first-degree assault and theft. THREE NOTCH RD., 5 p.m. Feb. 22. Two men entered the Tackle Box store with a gun and a bat. One man pointed the gun at an employee, and the other man smashed a display case with the bat and stole a handgun. A third man was waiting outside. All three men fled on foot.
Mechanicsville AreaASSAULTSMECHANICSVILLE, Feb. 19. A woman was grabbed by the throat and face and choked. A man, 34, was charged with first- and second-degree assault. -- Compiled by BONNIE SMITH