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

On January 20, 2020, Deputy Anderson and Corporal Denton responded to Walmart in Prince Frederick for the report of a disorderly subject. Upon arrival, Deputies observed Philip Holladay Dew III (44) lying on the ground in front of the store and appeared to be heavily intoxicated.

The complainant advised that Dew was in the vestibule area of the store refusing to leave, and attempting to fight another employee. Dew was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with Disorderly Conduct.


On January 22, 2020, Deputy N. Buckler conducted a patrol check at the Fastop in Chesapeake Beach. Deputy Buckler observed Derwin Montel Jones (24), who had an active arrest warrant through the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office.

Jones was detained and a search was conducted which resulted in a plastic bag containing suspected crack cocaine, two white pills suspected to be Oxycodone, and a small bag of marijuana. Jones was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was served with his warrant, and charged with CDS: Possession- Not Marijuana.


On January 23, 2020, Deputy Aranda conducted a traffic stop on Burr Oak Court in Prince Frederick. The driver, Kris Montell Collins (48), exited the vehicle and ignored multiple commands from law enforcement to get back in the vehicle.

After briefly resisting, Collins was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with Failure to Obey a Reasonable/ Lawful Order, Disorderly Conduct, and Resisting/Interfering with Arrest.


On January 24, 2020, Deputy Aranda conducted a traffic stop on South Solomons Island Road at Rousby Hall Road in Lusby. The driver, Michael Gene Newkirk (30), advised he had an airsoft pistol in the backseat, as well as prescribed medication and syringes. Newkirk was removed from the vehicle and a search was conducted with resulted in two spoons, both with white and brown residue on them, as well as three used syringes, a cut straw, and a rolled monetary bill.

A search of Newkirk’s person resulted in a tourniquet, as well as a prescription bottle containing Newkirk’s prescribed medication, and pieces of an unknown orange-colored pill. Newkirk was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with CDS: Possession- Not Marijuana and CDS: Possession of Paraphernalia.


On January 25, 2020, Deputy Deleon responded to the area of CVS in Dunkirk for the report of an intoxicated person. Calvert County Emergency Communications advised that a female was seen stumbling along the road and falling into the grass. Upon arrival, Deputy Deleon observed Chloe Kaitlin Hitt (18), who appeared to be intoxicated, walking along Southern Maryland Boulevard.

Upon making contact with Hitt, Deputy Deleon detected the odor of alcohol emanating from her breath and observed Hitt to have a difficult time standing without stumbling. Hitt was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where she was charged with Intoxicated Public Disturbance, Disorderly Conduct, Indecent Exposure, and Intoxicated Endangerment.


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...