Arrest briefs and mugshots are provided courtesy of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

On December 24, 2019 Deputy Wilson was notified by Calvert County Emergency Communications of a vehicle entering Calvert County displaying a stolen Maryland registration.

Deputies located the vehicle at the BP Gas Station in Dunkirk and made contact with the driver, Jon Robert Letcher (55), who was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with Theft Less Than $100.


On December 27, 2019, Deputy Crum responded to Dad’s Garage in Owings for the report of a motor vehicle theft. The complainant advised that a female subject entered the rear business lot and attempted to enter a vehicle without authorization. Upon arrival, deputies made contact and detained the female subject, Taesha Selena Johnson (19).

Johnson used bolt cutters to remove a steering wheel lock in an attempt to drive the vehicle off the lot. Johnson was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where she was charged with Unlawful Taking of a Motor Vehicle, Theft: $25,000 to under $100,000, 4th Degree Burglary, and Malicious Destruction of Property Valued < $1,000.


On December 28, 2019 Deputy Crum conducted a traffic stop on Southern Maryland Boulevard at Lyons Creek Road in Dunkirk. The occupants were removed from the vehicle and a search was conducted which resulted in a syringe and a blue bottle cap with suspected Heroin residue. A search of the passenger, Charles Melvin Gross (65), was conducted which resulted in a syringe containing suspected Heroin, a bottle cap with burn residue, a small plastic bag containing suspected Heroin and two Q-tips with burnt residue on the ends.

Gross was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with CDS: Possession- Not Marijuana, CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia, and CDS Possess/Distribute Administer Equipment.


On December 28, 2019 Deputy Rzepkowski responded to the 7-Eleven on Old Town Road in Huntingtown for a suspicious vehicle and possible CDS activity. Upon arrival the subjects, Crystal Kay Sweeney (38) and Nathan Oliver White (38), were standing outside the vehicle and a search was conducted which resulted in a copper wool pad and a glass vile with suspected PCP inside. A search of White resulted in glass smoking pipe with suspected crack cocaine residue, three white rock-like substances suspected to be crack cocaine and a glass vile containing suspected PCP.

White was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center. Prior to entering the facility, Correctional Deputy Windsor conducted a second search of White which resulted in a plastic baggie containing suspected crack cocaine.

White was charged with CDS: Possession- Not Marijuana, CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia, and Possession of Contraband in a Place of Confinement. Sweeney was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where she was charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana and CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia.


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...