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Burglary: 18-23961
On May 8, 2018 Deputy Holt responded to San Rafael Road, Lusby for the report of a burglary. The victim stated that sometime between May 4th and May 6th an unknown suspect(s) entered their residence and stole US currency from the bedroom. The value of stolen property is $500. 
 
Burglary: 18-24252
On May 8, 2018 Deputy S. Naughton responded to Patuxent Court, Prince Frederick for the report of a burglary. The victim stated that an unknown suspect(s) entered the residence leaving multiple boot prints throughout the residence. It was determined no items were stolen from the residence and there was no damaged property. 
 
Damaged Property: 18-24615
On May 10, 2018 Deputy Lorenzano responded to Almost There Court, Owings for the report of damaged property that occurred on Lower Marlboro Road. The victim stated that their Caterpillar mini excavator window had been damaged by an unknown suspect(s). The estimated value of damaged property is $1,200.
 
Damaged Property: 18-25033
On May 11, 2018 Deputy McDonough responded to Mills Pond Drive, Port Republic for the report of damaged property. The victim stated that an unknown suspect(s) had banged on the door hard enough to leave three dents in the door. 
 
Theft: 18-23894
On May 7, 2018 Deputy Bowlan responded to Mount Harmony Road, Owings for the report of a theft. The victim stated that sometime between May 6th at 9:00pm and May 7th at 5:15am an unknown suspect(s) stole three cellphones and a disposable camera. The value of stolen property is $140.
 
Theft: 18-24702
On May 10, 2018 Deputy R. Evans responded to Timber View Lane, St. Leonard for the report of a theft. The victim stated that sometime between May 5th at 11:30am and 1:30pm an unknown suspect(s) stole their package from their driveway containing a surveillance camera. The value of the stolen property is $35.
 
Theft: 18-24739
On May 10, 2018 Deputy Deleon-Suero responded to the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office for the report of a theft that occurred on Mears Avenue. The victim stated that an unknown suspect(s) had stolen their boat trailer registration plate. The value of stolen property is $50.
 
Theft: 18-24768
On May 10, 2018 Deputy Crum responded to Fowler Road, Owings for the report of a theft. The victim stated that an unknown suspect(s) had removed their registration plate to their motorcycle. The value of the stolen property is $75.
 
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On May 7, 2018 Deputy Ridgely responded to District Court for the report of a subject altering a drug test. The Correctional Deputy advised while watching the subject later identified as Brian Melkus (32) of Catonsville take the court ordered drug test, he observed Melkus attempting to shield his body in an attempt to hide what he was doing. It was determined Melkus had someone else’s urine attached to his body in an attempt to alter the test. Once Melkus was transported back to the jail and searched again, it was determined he had cocaine concealed on his persons. Melkus was charged with Alter Drug/Alcohol Test, CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana (Cocaine), Possession Contraband- Place of Confinement, and CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia. 
 
On May 11, 2018 Deputy Boerum conducted a traffic stop in the area of S Solomons Island Road and Broomes Island Road. Deputy Boerum made contact with the driver later identified as Bryan Gatton Jr (32) of Prince Frederick and advised him of the reason for being stopped. A check through Emergency Communications revealed Gatton was driving on a suspended license. Deputy Boerum conducted a search of the vehicle and his persons, and located paraphernalia inside the vehicle. Gatton was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center and charged with two counts of CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia. 
 
On May 11, 2018 Deputy Ridgely was patrolling the area of N. Solomons Island Road and W. Dares Beach Road, Prince Frederick when he was given a lookout for a female subject that possibly had a knife. Deputy Ridgely made contact with the female later identified as Jessica Hawk (20) of St. Leonard walking down the side of the road. While making contact with Hawk it was determined she had a butterfly knife concealed in her left hand. Hawk was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center and charged with Dangerous Weapon-Conceal. 
 
On May 12, 2018 Deputy Yates conducted a traffic stop at the WaWa, Prince Frederick. Deputy Yates made contact with the driver later identified as Darren Hopkins (33) of Prince Frederick for the reason he was being stopped. While speaking with Hopkins, Deputy Yates could smell the odor of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle. Hopkins was asked to exit the vehicle for a search to be conducted. A search of the vehicle was positive for narcotics. Hopkins was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center and charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana (Oxycodone). 
 
On May 13, 2018 multiple deputies responded to the Holiday Inn, Prince Frederick for the report of a fight in progress. As units were arriving on scene Sergeant G. Shrawder observed two vehicles attempting to leave from the scene. Corporal Harms stopped one of the vehicles with three occupants inside that were being disorderly. While trying to make contact with the occupants of the vehicle Deputy Yates could smell the odor of burnt marijuana and alcohol coming from inside of the vehicle. All occupants were removed from the vehicle and later identified as Larawnn Dicks (31) of Upper Marlboro, Nerissa Snyder (31) of Upper Marlboro, and Quentin Wilbert (31) of Colorado. While trying to place Dicks into handcuffs he continued to resist and fight with deputies. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center and charged with Disorderly Conduct and Assault-Second Degree. Snyder was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center and charged with Disorderly Conduct and Fail Obey Resonable/Lawful Order of Law Enforcement Officer. Wilbert was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center and charged with Disorderly Conduct.