News Release, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office

During the week of February 11 – February 17, deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,572 calls for service throughout the community.

Burglary: 19-8965On February 14th, 2019 Dfc. R. Evans responded to Sixes Rd in Prince Frederick for the report of a Burglary that had already occurred. The victim stated that sometime during the overnight hours of February 13th, an unknown suspect(s) entered the business and stole a Stihl Chainsaw and an Echo leaf blower. The approximate value of stolen items is $700.

ARRESTS:

On February 11th, 2019 Deputy E. Payne conducted a traffic stop in the area of Dalrymple Road and Ray Road in Sunderland. While speaking with the driver, Mark Scott Hurley (27), DFC V. Evans observed marijuana stems and flakes on the passenger side floorboard.

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Mark Scott Hurley

DFC Evans retrieved his K9 partner, Ceaser, for a scan of the vehicle which resulted in a positive alert. Dep. Sampson and Deputy E. Payne conducted a search of the vehicle where they located a bag containing 632.5 grams of suspected marijuana, suspected Psilocybin also known as “mushrooms,” an electronic scale, and two prescription bottles with a white powdery, dusty residue. Hurley also was found to have over $2,500 in cash on his person. Hurley was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with CDS: Possession- Not Marijuana, CDS: Possession Paraphernalia, and CDS: Possession with Intent to Distribute.


On February 11th, 2019 Deputy Bowlan responded to a check welfare in the area of Commanche Rd and Alamo Rd in Lusby. Deputy Bowlan observed an occupant asleep in the driver seat with the car in drive and his foot on the brake. Calvert Emergency Communications advised the registration to the vehicle was suspended and the driver, Cordell Tyrone Sollers (33), had an active arrest warrant.

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Cordell Tyrone Sollers

Sollers was immediately detained and a search of the vehicle revealed a small clear plastic bag containing suspected crack cocaine, a round orange pill, and a red and white cut straw. Sollers was arrested and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was served his warrant and also charged with CDS: Possession- Not Marijuana and CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia.


On February 12th, 2019 Dfc. Barger responded to a hit and run that occurred at S/B Route 4 and Sweetwater Rd in Lusby. The victim was following the suspect and led Dfc. Barger in the area of Tomahawk Trail W where the vehicle fled. With the help of Deputy Bowlan, they were able to locate the driver, identified as Denzel Akeem Watkins (25). Calvert Emergency Communications advised the registration from the suspect vehicle was registered to a different vehicle and stated Watkins also had a suspended license.

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Denzel Akeem Watkins

A strong odor of raw marijuana was emanating from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed a blue pill identified as Clonazepam and a slightly burnt copper brillo pad.  A search of Watkins’ person revealed a prescription bottle filled with 68 Tramadol, 23.5 Clonazepam, one penicillin and 10 aspirin. Dfc. Barger was also able to locate an additional Clonazepam and suspected marijuana less than 10 grams. Watkins was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with multiple traffic citations as well as CDS: Possession with intent to distribute narcotics, CDS: Possession- Not Marijuana, CDS: Possession Paraphernalia.


On February 15th, 2019 Deputy Sampson assisted Deputy E. Payne on a traffic stop that was being conducted at Kirksville Lane in Dunkirk. Deputy E. Payne had already made contact with the occupants, Malcom Shawn Fowler (41) and Rachael Heefner (34), and placed them into custody. A search of the vehicle revealed a glass crack pipe, a green cut straw with white residue, and a pill bottle containing urine.

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Malcom Shawn Fowler

A purse was located within the vehicle which contained a large pill bottle with (7) Hysingla ER pills and a partial strip of suspected Suboxone. Fowler and Heefner were arrested and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where they were charged with CDS: Possession- Not Marijuana, CDS: Possession Paraphernalia, and Alter Drug/Alcohol Test.


On February 16th, 2019 a lookout was broadcasted for a possible impaired driver near Broomes Island Rd headed toward Route 4. The vehicle was reported to have struck several mailboxes and almost struck a vehicle head on. The suspect vehicle also ran a red light and jumped the center median curb across Route 4 at Broomes Island Road. Cpl. Wilson was in the area and was able to locate the suspected vehicle, which had 3 flat tires and a cracked windshield.

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David Glenn Therres Jr.

The driver, identified as David Glenn Therres Jr. (39), was observed to have droopy eyes and his movements were slow and sluggish. Standardized Field Sobriety tests were conducted and Therres was believed to be under the influence of a drug and unable to safely operate a motor vehicle.  Therres was placed under arrest at which time Cpl. Wilson conducted a search of his person and located an orange in color pill identified as Amphetamine Dextroamphetamine. Therres was transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with CDS: Possession- Not Marijuana and several other traffic citations.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...