All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Mugshots and arrests briefs provided by the Public Information Officer of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, Prince Frederick, MD. 

On December 17, 2018 Cpl. Kreps conducted a traffic stop in the area of Southern Maryland Blvd and Ward Road in Dunkirk. The driver, Brian Joel Cedano Aquino(33), had an open warrant through the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack. A search of the vehicle revealed a large machete. Aquino was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with Concealing a Dangerous Weapon and served his warrant.


Cardell Rashaun Della

Brian Joel Cedano Aquino

On December 17, 2018 Deputy Crum conducted a traffic stop on Southern Maryland Boulevard at Doris Drive, Owings. While approaching the driver, Cardell Rashaun Della (31), Deputy Crum smelled the odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. Della was extremely uncooperative and would not comply with any orders. He was removed from the vehicle and placed under arrest. A search of the vehicle revealed an envelope with marijuana inside, a partially smoked marijuana joint and paraphernalia. Della was transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with Failure to Obey Reasonable/Lawful Order, Resisting/Interfering with Arrest and Obstructing/Hindering.


Melissa Anne Clark 

Cardell Rashaun Della

On December 18, 2018 Deputy Sampson conducted a traffic stop in the area of South Solomons Island Road and Industry Lane, Prince Frederick. The driver, Melissa Anne Clark (35), had slurred speech, glassy eyes and a white powdery substance on her nose. A search of the vehicle revealed burnt copper, cut straws, crack pipes, suspected cocaine and various glass and plastic vials used to hold different drugs. Clark informed officers that she snorted 2-3 capsules of heroin with fentanyl during the traffic stop, and was rushed to the hospital. From the hospital she was transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where she was charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana, CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia, Altering Physical Evidence During a Criminal Procedure, Obstructing and Hindering, along with multiple traffic citations.


Ray Anthony Kennedy

Melissa Anne Clark 

On December 18, 2018 Deputy Ridgely conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of Safeway in Dunkirk. The vehicle was missing its front passenger side wheel and the driver, Ray Anthony Kennedy (56), had no idea it was gone. A search of the vehicle revealed multiple baggies of suspected cocaine and cut straws with CDS residue. Kennedy was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana and CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia, along with multiple traffic citations.

Ray Anthony Kennedy

On December 21, 2018 Dfc. R. Shrawder responded to a disorderly subject at the Fastop in St. Leonard.  Upon arrival, Trooper McCombs and Deputy R. Shrawder made contact with the complainant who indicated there was a male subject identified as Joseph Avram Bryan (36)  inside of the restroom.  Mr. Bryan made threats that he was going to stab one of the employees.  Mr. Bryan had a strong odor of alcohol as he stumbled out of the restroom at which time Trooper McCombs attempted to grab Mr. Bryan when a knife went flying through the air.  Mr. Bryan failed to obey a lawful order.  Several other units arrived on the scene to assist.  After further investigation, there was noticeable damage to the restroom caused by Mr. Bryan.  Mr. Bryan was placed under arrest and charged with Obstruct/Hinder, Resist Lawful arrest, Disorderly, Fail obey reasonable lawful order, and maliciously destroy.

Joseph Avram Bryan

On December 21, 2018, Deputy Ridgely was dispatched to a shoplifting call at the Giant – Prince Frederick.  Lt. Colonel McDowell was first on the scene. Lt. Colonel McDowell approached the male subject identified as Sean Joseph Shaw (34)   Mr. Shaw then struck Lt. Colonel McDowell in the chest.  Deputy Ridgely arrived on the scene and after further investigation; the complainant stated that Mr. Shaw consumed a beverage without paying for it.   Mr. Shaw was placed under arrest and taken to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with theft and assault on a law enforcement officer.

Sean Joseph Shaw

On December 23, 2018, Deputy Rzepowski was alerted to a possible fight outside of Buckets Sports Bar and Grill.  Deputy Rzepowski could hear yelling from the rear of the building.  Deputy Rzepowski identified Datavious Lamar Thomas (24) from his Maryland Driver’s License.  Mr. Thomas was yelling and pushing other customers.  Mr. Thomas was placed under arrest, taken to the Calvert County Detention Center, and charged with Disorderly Conduct.

Datavious Lamar Thomas

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