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During the week of June 25 – July 1, deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,330 calls for service throughout the community.

Damaged Property: 18-33786

On June 25, 2018 Deputy Flynt responded to Skinners Turn Road, Owings for the report of damaged property. The complainant advised when she arrived at the location, she noticed the glass on the basement slider door had been broken.

Damaged Property: 18-33914

On June 26, 2018 Dfc. Ostazeski responded to Piute Court, Lusby for the report of damaged property. One of the complainants advised sometime between 11:30 PM on June 25thand 5:30 AM on June 26ththree vehicles in the driveway had been entered, and two were damaged. Both vehicles had multiple scratches on them, one tire was punctured, and five knives were stolen.

Damaged Property: 18-34307 & 18-34335

On June 28, 2018 Deputy R. Shrawder responded to Pine Blvd, Lusby for the report of damaged property. Deputy Shrawder noticed the letters “BLR” spray painted on the side of the residence in black and gold spray paint. The estimated cost of the damaged property is less than $1,000. On the corner of Pine Blvd and Skyview Drive, the stop sign had an “X” spray painted on it as well as the word “Go”. Later that day Deputy Shrawder responded to Nautical Court, Lusby where the same letters, “BLR”, were spray painted on the victim’s mailbox and on the street outside her house. The value of her damaged mailbox is $30.

Theft: 18-33825

On June 25, 2018 Deputy Lorenzano responded to Harvey Road, Huntingtown for the report of a theft. The complainant advised sometime between June 23rdand June 24tha baby deer statue was stolen from her front yard. The value of stolen property is $150.

Theft: 18-33827

On June 25, 2018 Dfc. Fox responded to Buckingham Court, North Beach for the report of a theft. The complainant advised sometime between June 24that 9:00 AM and June 25that 9:00 AM his black and red mountain bike was stolen from Bayside Road, Chesapeake Beach.

Theft: 18-33966

On June 26, 2018 Deputy Flynt was in the area of the Dunkirk Walmart when he was flagged down by a citizen. The complainant advised his handicap placard that hangs from his rear view mirror was stolen from his vehicle.

Theft: 18-34401

On June 28, 2018 Deputy Spalding responded to Cougar Court, Lusby for the report of a theft. The complainant advised sometime between June 22ndand June 26thhis orange and grey Husqvarna lawn mower was stolen from his driveway. The value of the stolen property is $1,800.

Theft: 18-34350

On June 28, 2018 Dfc. Holt responded to Giant in Lusby for the report of a theft. The manager advised a black male entered the store, filled up a cart with goods and left without paying. When confronted, the suspect abandoned the cart with the goods in the parking lot and drove off in a green Chevy 4 door vehicle.

Theft: 18-34549

On June 29, 2018 Deputy Flynt responded to Mellomar Golf Park in Owings for the report of a

theft. The complainant advised that the #2 Fairway Sign had been stolen sometime between

close of business the night before and opening that morning.

Theft: 18-34717

On June 30, 2018 Dfc. Gott responded to Beech Drive, Lusby for the report of a theft. The victim advised sometime between May 28thand June 29than unknown suspect(s) stole her wooden sign attached to her cottage. The value of the stolen property is $40.

Theft: 18-34791

On June 30, 2018 Dfc. Hardesty responded to HG Trueman Road, Lusby for the report of a theft. The complainant advised sometime between June 28thand June 30ththe registration plate on her trailer was stolen.


Arrests:

On June 26, 2018 Dfc. Gott conducted a traffic stop in the area of Grays Road and Cypress Swamp. He made contact with the driver,Matthew Adam Ward (31), and the passenger,Julia Dee Ward (32). The driver was issued paperwork for driving with no insurance and driving on a suspended registration. Matthew exited the vehicle and showed Dfc. Gott a transdermal Fentanyl patch on his chest. A search of Matthew’s person revealed a plastic bag filled with controlled medication that he did not have prescriptions for. While searching the vehicle, the passenger’s purse was located which contained a prescription bottle of Vyvanse that was not prescribed to her. Both subjects were placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where they were charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana.


On June 30, 2018 Dfc. Hardesty responded to the Thomas Johnson Bridge in Solomons for the report of a subject walking across the bridge. Deputy Deleon exited his cruiser and made contact with the subject, later identified by his driver’s license asDevin Michael Gaffney (33), at the top of the bridge. Dfc. Hardesty detained the subject and placed him in his cruiser to safely get him off the bridge. Gaffney had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from his person. He remained quiet and refused to answer any questions, therefore he was arrested for Intoxicated Endangerment.

Devin Michael Gaffney

On June 30, 2018 Dfc. Y. Bortchevsky was conducting a patrol check at the Chesapeake Beach Fastop when he observedRichard Stuart McGrath (47), standing in front of the door. Once McGrath noticed the officer, he began to walk away, knowing that he is banned indefinitely from the Fastop property. Dfc. Bortchevsky detained McGrath in the parking lot of Kellam’s Field. McGrath was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with Trespassing.

Richard Stuart McGrath