News Release, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office

On March 4th, 2019 Deputy Wilder responded to the Calvert County Detention Center for the complaint of destruction of property. It was revealed that James Thomas Lanzi (27), broke a sprinkler head inside of his holding cell causing his jail issued items to be destroyed.

James Thomas Lanzi

The total value of damaged property is approximately $250. Lanzi was charged with Malicious Destruction of Property less than $1,000.

On March 4th, 2019 Deputy Parks responded to the area of Papa John’s in Prince Frederick for the report of a disorderly subject. Upon arrival, Deputy Parks made contact with a person in the area who stated a woman was walking around screaming, yelling, and talking to herself in the parking lot. Deputy Parks then found Colleen Marie Arnold (34), laying in the middle of the side parking lot of the BB&T Bank who appeared to be heavily intoxicated. Deputy Parks asked Arnold if she had any contraband on her person and she admitted to possessing Suboxone.  

Colleen Marie Arnold

Arnold then became disorderly and began to walk away from Deputy Parks during questioning. Deputy Parks attempted to detain Arnold and she resisted. Arnold was subsequently arrested and transported to the Emergency Room where she was cleared to be transported to the Calvert County Detention Center. Once arriving at the Detention Center, Arnold was formally charged with Disorderly Conduct and Intoxicated Public Disturbance. 

On March 5th, 2019 Detective McCourt conducted a traffic stop in the area of Traskers Blvd and Route 4. Dfc. Childress and his K9 partner responded to the traffic stop and performed a scan of the vehicle which resulted in a positive alert. A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed a small black glove with 14 small capsules containing suspected a heroin/fentanyl mixture.

Bryan Edward Seay

The driver, Bryan Edward Seay (29), was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with CDS: Possession- Not Marijuana, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Fentanyl/Heroin Mix.

On March 5th, 2019 Deputy Ward responded to the Giant in Prince Frederick for a report of a theft. Deputy Ward made contact with the manager who stated the suspect, Julie Williams (70), walked out of the grocery store with a cart full of unpaid items. Williams walked back into the store with employees after being questioned.

Julie Williams

Deputy Ward had the employee’s ring up the amount of stolen items from the store which totaled $164.53. Williams was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where she was charged with Theft $100 to $1,500.

On March 7th, 2019 Deputy Bowlan responded to Taos Trail and Redeye Road in Lusby for the report of an auto accident. The passenger of the vehicle, Daniel James Branham (18), appeared to be under the influence and admitted to taking some pills. A consented search of his person revealed 7 yellow round pills.

Daniel James Branham

Branham was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with CDS: Possession not Marijuana.

On March 8th, 2019 Deputy Mason and DFC Mohler initiated a traffic stop in the area of Hallowing Point Road and N. Solomons Island Road. During the traffic stop, Deputy Mason observed a black handgun case in the rear passenger side floorboard. After confirming the suspect, Jordan Tyler Parsons (24), did not possess a concealed carry permit, Parsons was asked to step out of the vehicle.

Jordan Tyler Parsons

Deputy Mason removed the gun from the case, which was fully loaded with two other loaded magazines.  Parsons was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with Loaded Handgun in Vehicle, Handgun in Vehicle, and Dangerous Weapon- Conceal.

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...