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On January 31, 2018 Deputy Rediker conducted a traffic stop in the area of Sixes Road and Grays Road, Prince Frederick. Deputy Rediker made contact with the driver, later identified as Paul David Parker Jr (36), when he smelled a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. Parker admitted to having marijuana oil that was 85% THC. He handed over two vials containing 750 ML of the oil, one with 500 ML and the other with 250 ML, as well as a smoking device with marijuana oil residue. According to the Drug Enforcement Unit and the State’s Attorney’s Office 1 ML of oil is equal to 1 gram of marijuana. Parker was placed into custody and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with CDS: Possession of Marijuana 10+ grams.
On January 31, 2018 Deputy Trigg conducted a traffic stop in the area of Old Solomons Island Road and East Chesapeake Beach Road in Owings. Deputy Trigg made contact with the driver and passengers when he noticed the ignition of the vehicle had been tampered with. Deputy Trigg requested a CDS canine who scanned the car and gave a positive alert. Deputy Jacobs and his canine partner located a hypodermic needle syringe and a metal spoon under Jennifer Marie Modlin’s (41) seat. Deputy Trigg asked who the spoon and syringe belonged to and Modlin admitted it was hers and that it was for heroin use. Modlin was transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where she was searched a second time and additional CDS was located. Modlin was charged with CDS: Possession Not Marijuana, CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia, CDS: Administer Equipment Possession/Distribute and Possession of CDS While Confined.
On February 1, 2018 Deputy Kreps was working at Abners in Chesapeake Beach. A patron, later identified as Frederick Robert Abner II (28), walked behind the bar and grabbed a bottle of liquor. Deputy Kreps took the bottle which caused Abner to become irate. He approached Deputy Kreps, screaming and cursing in his face, therefore, Deputy Kreps placed him under arrest. Deputy Kreps placed him in the patrol car and requested another unit to assist with transport. Deputy Rzepkowski arrived on scene to transport Abner, however he was still extremely combative. Once in the back of Deputy Rzepkowski’s vehicle, Abner kicked his leg up and made contact with the officer’s vest and chin, then while securing his seatbelt, Abner head butted Deputy Rzepkowski on the left side of his head. While driving to the detention center, Abner continued to make threatening comments to the officer, unsecured his seatbelt, and was standing up moving around in the back seat. Deputy Rzepkowski pulled off on the shoulder of Route 4 to secure Abner in his seat, when Abner jumped out of the vehicle head first, striking Rzepkowski in the face. Rzepkowski got Abner back into the vehicle, where he continued resisting and head butted the officer again. Abner was taken to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with Disorderly Conduct, Resisting/Interfering with Arrest and Second Degree Assault.
On February 2, 2018 Deputy Yates responded to Cassell Boulevard, Prince Frederick to check the welfare of a female behaving abnormally. As Deputy Yates investigated the area, Deputy Mitchell located the female, later identified as Lorin Megan Somers (34). As Somers looked for an ID, she attempted to conceal the contents of her bag. Deputy Yates questioned her about what drugs or medications she had taken, as she was clearly impaired, and she advised she had taken Suboxone. Somers removed a black glove from her bag and handed it to the officer. Inside the glove were 26 Suboxone film strips inside of their packaging. Somers was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center, where another search was conducted by a female officer, and an oval orange pill fell from her pants onto the floor which was identified as Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine. Somers was charged with two counts of CDS: Possession Not Marijuana.
On February 2, 2018 Detective Livingston was in the area of Briscoe Turn Road in Owings when he conducted a traffic stop. The driver, later identified as Jared Brian Maites (34), appeared to be falling asleep while driving. After making contact with Maites, Detective Livingston observed a large amount of green powdery substance along with several green leaf like pieces of what he believed to be marijuana. Maites was removed from the vehicle when Detective Livingston observed a marijuana bowl on the floorboard along with a small oval pill. He was placed under arrest. A search of his person and his vehicle revealed several syringes, a spoon, and over 350 pills. The Calvert Control Center advised Detective Livingston that Maites had an open warrant from the state of California. Maites was transported to the Calvert County Detention Center. Once back at the Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Kreps located a Suboxone strip package and a plastic bag containing a piece of Suboxone strip in Maites’ wallet. Maites was served his warrant and charged with CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia, CDS: Possession Not Marijuana and CDS: Possession with Intent to Distribute.
On February 3, 2018 Deputy Barger conducted a traffic stop on Route 260 in the area of Cornwall Road in Owings. The driver stated he was Anthony Joseph Walton Sr (44), but did not have his driver’s license. The Calvert County Control Center advised there was an active warrant for Walton, so Deputy Barger had him exit the vehicle. While speaking with Walton, Deputy Fox observed pieces of copper brillo pad strands in the vehicle. Deputy Fox and Deputy Callison conducted a search of the vehicle where they located a cigarette box containing two pipes used for crack cocaine, a piece of a pipe used for crack cocaine, aluminum foil with a burnt substance, and a plastic stick with residue on the end and sides. Walton was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center. He was served his warrant and charged with Person Driving Motor Vehicle on Highway on Suspended License and Privilege as well as two counts of CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia.
On February 3, 2018 Deputy Yates responded to Calvert Towne Drive in Prince Frederick for the report of two males fighting. Upon his arrival, Deputy Yates observed a male, later identified as Carlos Leon Baker (29), outside of the residence in a loud verbal argument with several other individuals. Baker began walking away from the residence, but kept turning back to reengage in the argument after being told to leave. Deputy Yates placed Baker under arrest for disorderly conduct. During a search Deputy Yates discovered two baggies containing marijuana, two empty baggies containing marijuana residue, and empty Suboxone packaging. Baker was transported to the Calvert County Detention Center and charged with Disorderly Conduct.