News Release, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office

On January 23, 2019 Deputy Ridgely conducted a traffic stop on Route 4 at W Dares Beach Road, Prince Frederick. A search of the vehicle revealed two concealed wooden bats and a Suboxone strip. A search of the driver, Linda Jean Sior (51), revealed 19 Carisoprodol (Soma) pills in her pocket. Sior was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where she was charged with Concealing a Dangerous Weapon and CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana.

Linda Jean Sior (51)


On January 24, 2019 Deputy Ridgely responded to World Gym in Prince Frederick for the report of a theft. The complainant advised while he was taking a shower Dru Maguire (19) stole his black Apple iPhone 8 from his gym bag. Deputy Ridgely made contact with Maguire at Safeway and searched his belongings where he recovered the stolen iPhone and found a small amount of marijuana in his wallet. Maguire was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office where he was served a Criminal Summons. From there he was transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with Theft: $100 to Under $1,500 and banned from the gym. 

Dru Maguire

On January 26, 2019 Deputy J. Ward conducted a traffic stop on Route 4 at Skinners Turn Road, Owings. While making contact with the driver, Tyron Anthony Dukes (44), Deputy Ward detected a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. Dukes admitted to having marijuana in the vehicle and advised he did not possess a valid driver’s license. The Calvert County Control Center advised Deputy Ward that Dukes was not licensed in any state and had a warrant through Virginia. Dukes was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with CDS: Possession of Marijuana > 10 grams. 

Tyron Anthony Dukes

On January 27, 2019 Deputy Crum conducted a traffic stop at West Ward Road and Southern Maryland Blvd, Dunkirk. The driver, Jennifer Sue Perricone (30), was removed from the vehicle and a K9 scan was conducted which resulted in a positive alert. A search of the vehicle revealed 114 clear and purple capsules containing suspected heroin, 5 Adderall tablets, 11 Suboxone tablets, 17 full Xanax bars as well as 5 additional pieces from bars, and 45 Alprazolam tablets. Perricone was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where she was charged with CDS: Possession with Intent to Distribute Narcotics, CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana and CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia.

Jennifer Sue Perricone

On January 27, 2019 Deputy Lewis responded to Walmart in Prince Frederick for the report of a person with a weapon. The subject, Ronald Lee Russey-Thyes (19), was located walking in the parking lot with an open bottle of Budweiser and a large knife strapped to his right leg. Russey-Thyes was immediately restrained. A search of his person revealed a Tylenol bottle containing a white powdery substance, which he admitted to being Alprazolam, a large machete, and a BB gun. Russey-Thyes was transported to the Calvert County Detention Center and charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana, Concealing a Dangerous Weapon, Consuming an Alcoholic Beverage in Public and Intoxicated Public Disturbance. 

Ronald Lee Russey-Thyes

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