News Release, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office

On May 21, 2019 Deputy Anderson conducted a traffic stop in the area of Main Street and Wilson Court in Prince Frederick. While making contact with the driver, Daniel Joel James Buckmire (21), Deputy Anderson noticed a strong odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle.

Daniel Joel James Buckmire (21)

A search of the vehicle revealed a baggie of suspected marijuana in the driver’s side rear door panel as well as a cut straw with a white powdery residue inside, which the driver stated was Oxymorphone. Buckmire was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with CDS: Possession of Marijuana > 10 grams, CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana and CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia.


On May 21, 2019 Deputy Payne responded to Marcellas Drive, Owings for the report of a disorderly subject. Complainants advised that they came home to find items destroyed and Louis Edward Harrod (24) alone in the house.

Louis Edward Harrod (24)

Harrod damaged a bay window, a TV, a bedroom door, a kitchen table and chairs, adding up to approximately $2,200. Harrod was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with Malicious Destruction of Property > $1,000.


On May 22, 2019 Dfc. Mohler conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of Griffin’s Flooring America in Prince Frederick. The driver, Dawn Marie Abner (55), admitted to being under the influence of Percocet and was placed under arrest for impaired driving. A search of her person revealed a cut straw with a tan powdery residue inside.

Dawn Marie Abner (55)

A search of the vehicle revealed two more cut straws, Oxycodone, Xanax, Suboxone and a large amount of suspected heroin. Abner was transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where she was charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana, CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia and multiple traffic citations for driving under the influence.


On May 24, 2019 Deputy Flynt conducted a traffic stop on Southern Maryland Blvd at Cortland Lane in Dunkirk. While making contact with the driver, Ollie Rupert Collier (75), Deputy Flynt noticed the odor of raw marijuana emanating from the vehicle. As Deputy Flynt opened the driver’s door, Collier stepped out and kept his hand behind his back as if he was concealing something.

Ollie Rupert Collier (75)

Collier pulled away from Deputy Flynt and continued to resist until he was placed in handcuffs. Collier was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with Resisting/Interfering with Arrest as well as Obstructing & Hindering.

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