Calvert Investigative Team Blotter

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Calvert Investigative Team Blotter

Prince Frederick, MD - 11/7/2012

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During the week of October 29 through November 4 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,400 calls for service throughout the community. 

Citizens with information on the following crimes or any criminal activity in Calvert County who wish to report it anonymously can now access the Calvert County Crime Solvers link through the Sheriff’s Office website.  

Go to and click on the Crime Solvers link to leave an anonymous tip on-line.  Information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect could result in a $1,000 reward.

Theft from Vehicle - Someone stole a portable grill and a wallet from an unlocked vehicle in the 7300 block of Bayside Road in Chesapeake Beach overnight between October 29 and 30.  DFC C. Johnson is investigating.

Burglary - Unknown suspect(s) stole a red Craftsman air compressor, a silver and black gas-powered Craftsman lawn edger and a green Craftsman pressure washer, together valued at $750, from the shed of a home on Cecil Lane in Huntingtown overnight between October 29 and 30.  Dep. A. Mohler is investigating.

Burglary - Someone stole $700 worth of copper piping from a home’s A/C unit and inside the residence on Beaumont Court in Lusby.  The theft was discovered on October 30.  DFC J. Harms is investigating.  DFC W. Wells is investigating a burglary to a home on Clubhouse Drive in Lusby that occurred sometime prior to October 27 where someone stole $2500 worth of copper piping.

Destruction of Property - Someone fired a 9mm round into the window of a home on Deerfield Lane in Chesapeake Beach.  No one was injured.  It is unknown when the incident occurred.  DFC J. Denton is investigating.

Disorderly Conduct - On October 31 at 12:45 a.m. DFC J. Harms observed two people in the roadway on Barreda Boulevard in Lusby.  After stopping to advise the two to get out of the roadway and be careful, the male became disorderly by yelling obscenities at Harms.  Residents of homes and occupants of passing vehicles stopped and came outside watching the man, who was later identified as Nicholas Wade Kovacs, 35 of Lusby.  Kovacs was advised to stop numerous times or he would be charged with disorderly.  Kovacs did not desist and after a short scuffle, was taken into custody and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

CDS Violation - On October 31 at 2:17 a.m. DFC J. Norton conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Md. Rt. 260 near Cox Road in Chesapeake Beach and found the driver and passenger to both be in possession of drug paraphernalia.  Kevin Douglas Sauer, 18 of Crofton and Jessica Faye Kirkpatrick, 18 of Chesapeake Beach, were each cited for possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, a plastic baggie used to store marijuana.  Sauer, the driver, was also found to be driving on a suspended license.

Theft from Vehicle - A victim advised Dep. J. Cutchin that on Halloween night she parked and locked her vehicle along Prince Frederick Boulevard to take her children trick-or-treating at nearby homes.  When she returned to the vehicle she observed two men inside it who fled when they saw her approaching.  She advised that ID cards and an ATM card were taken.  Cutchin conducted a canvas of the area but no suspects were located and no other vehicles were damaged.  No one in the area reported to have seen or heard anything.  The investigation is continuing.

Theft from Vehicle - Someone stole a Garmin GPS valued at $200 from a vehicle parked outside a home on Cavalcade Drive in Chesapeake Beach overnight between October 30 and 31.  The owner advised that the vehicle had been locked.  Dep. C. Fox is investigating.

CDS Violation - On November 1 shortly after midnight DFC J. Norton conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on North Side Drive and 5th Street in Owings.  He arrested the driver, Justin Warren Cox, 20 of Dunkirk, and charged him with possession of alcohol under the age of twenty-one, possession of marijuana in sufficient quantity to indicate an intent to distribute, possession of marijuana in the amount of 10 grams or more, possession of marijuana and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a black digital scale.

Counterfeit Bills - An employee of the Dunkirk Home Center advised DFC N. Funchion that sometime on October 31 someone passed two twenty dollar counterfeit bills as payment.  An employee of the Dunkirk 7-11 Convenience store on W. Chesapeake Beach Road advised DFC P. Aurich that on November 2 a patron passed a counterfeit fifty dollar bill and that a counterfeit $10 bill was also discovered in the nights’ receipts.  All incidents are being investigated.

CDS Violation - On November 1 at 8:56 p.m. Dep. C. Fox responded to the area of Chesapeake Avenue and 1st Street in North Beach for the report of a vehicle being driven erratically.  Fox observed the vehicle sitting with the headlights on at the end of Chesapeake Avenue near 9th Street. He made contact with the driver, identified as James Thomas Walker, Jr., 51 of Prince Frederick.  Walker was found to be in possession of suspected drugs and was arrested and charged with possession of crack cocaine and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia; a glass smoking device.

CDS Violation - On November 1 at 10:55 p.m. after conducting a traffic stop at Md. Rt. 4 and Steeple Chase Drive in Prince Frederick, Dep. G. Gott arrested the driver, James Michael Stanton, 22 of Fairfax, Va., and charged him with driving on a suspended license, possession of a schedule IV drug; Zolpidem Tartrate, and possession of a schedule II drug; Methylin.

Burglary - Someone burglarized a home on Prince Frederick Boulevard on November 2 between 10:45 a.m. and 11:20 a.m. and stole over $600 worth of Xboxes, games, DVD’s and coins.  The victim had left the door unlocked.  Cpl. M. Naecker is investigating.

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