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.

CHESAPEAKE BEACH AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Bayside Rd., Nov. 16 to Nov. 17. A log splitter was stolen from outside a home.

DUNKIRK AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Solomons Island Rd., 2 p.m. Nov. 13. Counterfeit money was used for purchases at a pet store.

HUNTINGTOWN AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Llewelyn Lane, Nov. 12 to Nov. 14. A motor and a propeller were taken from a boat outside a home.

LUSBY AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Bullwhip Trail, 9:49 a.m. Nov. 12. Jewelry was stolen from a home. A warrant was issued for the arrest of a Lusby man, 30.

H.G. Trueman Rd., 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 12. Prescription drugs were stolen from a home.

OWINGS AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Skinners Turn Rd., 12:30 p.m. Nov. 9. A 1999 Plymouth Voyager was stolen. It was later found in a parking lot in Upper Marlboro.

PRINCE FREDERICK AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Augustus Dr., Nov. 14 to Nov. 15. A vehicle transmission was stolen.

Church St., 12:30 to 2 p.m. Nov. 14. A box containing cash donations was stolen from a historic property.

Route 231, Nov. 10 to Nov. 13. Six golf carts were stolen from a farm center, and property was damaged. An Upper Marlboro man, 46, was charged with burglary, malicious destruction of property and drug possession.

Solomons Island Rd., 7 p.m. Nov. 15. A counterfeit bill was used at a fast-food drive-through.

ST. LEONARD AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Oakcrest Dr., 10:32 a.m. Nov. 6. Prescription drugs were stolen from a home.

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

LA PLATA AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Poorhouse Rd., 7700 block, Nov. 13 to Nov. 14. An air conditioner was stolen at a church.

WALDORF AREA
ASSAULTS

Floyd Ave., 1000 block, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 15. As officers attempted to serve a man with an arrest warrant, he pulled out two swords and took an aggressive stance. The man’s mother grabbed the swords and refused to drop the weapons. When officers tried to apprehend woman, an officer’s firearm discharged. No injuries were reported. A man was charged with first- and second-degree assault, possession of a dangerous weapon, resisting arrest and violation of a probation for DWI. His mother was charged with assault and failure to obey a lawful order.

Mall Cir., 9:34 p.m. Nov. 16. A group of men assaulted four male youths at a shopping center. The attackers, in their late teens to early 20s, punched the youths through a partially opened window in a vehicle, causing the window to break.

Old Washington Rd., 3200 block, 1:54 p.m. Nov. 17. Police investigated a fight in a parking lot at a club. A man struggled during an arrest and hit an officer. A Brandywine man, 27, was charged with trespassing, disorderly conduct, failure to obey a lawful order, resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Crain Hwy., 2000 block, 12:45 a.m. Nov. 14. Investigating a report of burglary at a welding business, police stopped the driver of a vehicle. Officers found marijuana, bolt cutters and welding extensions in the vehicle. A California man, 23, and two Brandywine residents, a man, 26, and woman, 24, were charged with burglary, possession of burglary tools, theft, destruction of property, possession with intent to distribute drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Dartmouth Rd., 1000 block, Nov. 12 to Nov. 13. Wheels and rims were stolen from a vehicle.

Mattawoman Dr., 11:33 a.m. Nov. 13. A man stole money from a cash register at a store and then got into a vehicle. The thief drove the vehicle while the owner was holding on to it. The owner was dragged a short distance. No injuries were reported. A man, 44, of no fixed address was charged with theft, assault and drug violations.

ROBBERIES

Jefferson Farm Pl., 12000 block, 9:13 p.m. Nov. 14. A man in front of a home improvement store grabbed a woman’s purse and fled.

Waldorf Market Pl., 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14. A man at a restaurant grabbed a woman’s purse and fled after a brief struggle.

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
ROBBERIES

Three Notch Rd., 1:38 a.m. Nov. 10. A restaurant manager was robbed at gunpoint. On Nov. 22, police arrested a Dunkirk man, 24, and a Lusby man, 23, and charged them with armed robbery, assault, use of a firearm during the commission of a felony and theft.

CHARLOTTE HALL AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Charlotte Hall, Nov. 17. A restaurant employee allegedly stole cash from a safe at the business and was found in a hotel room with three acquaintances, reportedly with an illegal drug. The employee, a Mechanicsville woman, 26; a Hughesville woman, 24; a Cincinnati man, 26; and a Mechanicsville man, 25, were charged with theft, possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

GREAT MILLS AREA
ASSAULTS

Great Mills, Nov. 17. During an argument, a man assaulted an acquaintance. A Great Mills man, 41, was charged with second-degree assault and resisting arrest.

Sayre Dr., 5:21 p.m. Nov. 7. During an altercation, a woman assaulted an acquaintance. A Great Mills woman, 23, was charged with second-degree assault.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Route 236, Nov. 14. Two men attempted to steal an air conditioner from a vacant gas station. An Abell man, 55, and an Avenue man, 32, were charged with theft, fourth-degree burglary and possession of drug paraphernalia. The Abell man was also charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

HOLLYWOOD AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Three Notch Rd., Nov. 19. An officer stopped to assist a motorist changing a flat tire on a vehicle. A check of the license plate revealed the vehicle had been stolen in Baltimore. A D.C. man, 23, was charged with theft and driving an uninsured vehicle.

LEXINGTON PARK AREA
ASSAULTS

Hawkins Lane, Nov. 21. During an argument, a woman assaulted an acquaintance. A Lexington Park woman, 32, was charged with second-degree assault, possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of paraphernalia.

Lexington Park, Nov. 17. During an argument, a woman bit an acquaintance. A Lexington Park woman, 29, was charged with assault and violation of a protective order.

Lexington Park, Nov. 18. During an argument, a man assaulted an acquaintance. A Waldorf man, 27, was charged with second-degree assault.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Lexington Park, Nov. 20. A man put ribs and shrimp into a plastic bag at a grocery store and left. The man was detained after a brief struggle. A Lexington Park man, 20, was charged with theft, failure to obey a lawful order, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. He was also served with an outstanding warrant in connection with third-degree burglary.

Winding Way, Nov. 16. An all-terrain vehicle was stolen from a shed. A Great Mills man, 20, was charged with second-degree burglary and theft.

MECHANICSVILLE AREA
THEFTS/BREAK-INS

Tin Top School Rd., Nov. 18. A television was stolen from a home. A Mechanicsville man, 29, was charged with first- and fourth-degree burglary and theft.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith