UPDATE 10:50 a.m. via Calvert County Sheriff’s Office PIO: Detectives from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Bureau are investigating a commercial strong-armed robbery of the McDonald’s located in the 10800 block of Town Center Blvd. in Dunkirk, MD. Detectives have released surveillance photos of the suspect vehicle and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying possible suspects.

Suspect vehicle

On July 28 at 2:11 a.m.., deputies from the Calvert County Patrol Bureau responded to the McDonald’s in Dunkirk, MD, for the report of a commercial robbery.

A preliminary investigation revealed that a dark-colored passenger vehicle occupied by approximately 2 or 3 black males entered the drive-thru and placed an order. One suspect handed the employee cash to pay for the order and when the employee opened the register, the suspect reached through the drive-thru window and pushed the employee out of the way. The suspect then stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the register and fled the scene.

Detectives reviewed surveillance footage and obtained a physical description of the suspect vehicle. The vehicle is described as a dark-colored four-door Nissan passenger car with no fixed front registration plate. The suspects are described as black males clothed in all back, wearing masks, gloves, and knit caps.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Detective S. Jernigan at sarah.jernigan@calvertcountymd.gov or 410-535-2800 ext. 2772. Citizens may remain anonymous thru the ‘Submit a Tip’ feature on the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office mobile app. To download, visit https://apps.myocv.com/share/a39520678. Tipsters may also email ccsotips@calvertcountymd.gov.

The investigation is ongoing.


Dunkirk, MD- The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Bureau is investigating a reported strong-armed robbery at the McDonald’s in Dunkirk, located at 10850 Town Center BLVD. The incident occurred at approximately 2 am on July 28, 2022.

Information is very limited at this time, and Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Kristen Leitch has told The Southern Maryland Chronicle that she will provide more details as they become available.

This is a developing story.


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