On October 31, 2018 at approximately 8:28 p.m. units from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area of Route 4 and the Prince Frederick Rescue Squad, Prince Frederick, Maryland for a report of an accident with injuries. Prior to the arrival of the deputies, one of the drivers advised the Calvert Control Center that one of the parties might be on a controlled dangerous substance and was attempting to fight with bystanders.

Once deputies arrived on the scene they observed a male, later identified as the at fault driver, Steven Curtis Marlowe DOB 11/13/86, rolling around on the ground yelling uncontrollably. Marlowe had to be detained during the investigation of the accident. It was learned during the investigation that a white Nissan driven by Marlow was traveling North in the southbound lanes when a head-on collision occurred with a dark Nissan truck driven by Hector Aleman DOB 06/09/63, of Port Republic. It was also learned that just prior to this accident Mr. Marlowe forced another vehicle driven by Bradley Krolczyk, DOB 02/13/73 of Prince Frederick, off of the roadway.

Mr. Aleman and a Passenger identified as Maria Elena Arias, DOB 11/02/49 of Port Republic, were both transported to CalvertHealth Medical Center via ambulance for treatment for minor injuries. A passenger in the vehicle with Mr. Marlow, Christopher DeSousa, DOB 01/01/94 of Chesapeake Beach, was arrested for possession of PCP and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center. A second passenger in the vehicle, Anthony Wimer, DOB 7/13/91 of North Beach, is also pending charges for possession of PCP in this case. Mr. Marlow was also charged with the possession of PCP, and DUI charges are pending blood results. Mr. Marlowe was transported to Prince Georges Hospital Center via Trooper 7 with unknown injuries.

This accident is still under investigation. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Dep. Sampson at 410-535-2800 orBruce.Sampson@calvertcountymd.gov.