Southern Md. Police Beat: Calvert Cops say District Duo Dug Pricey Shades


Reginald Ray Williams and Lee-Bey charged with felony shade theft Calvert Sheriff 021715District Thieves Nabbed for Cleaning Out Calvert Shop of Goods Have Been on Spree Throughout Metro Area

PRINCE FREDERICK, MD. — Calvert Sheriff Mike Evans reports that on February 9, 2015, shortly after 9:00 p.m. Dep. J. Buck responded to the T.J. Maxx store in Prince Frederick for the report of a theft.  A store employee advised that two men grabbed over $1,400 worth of Coach and Michael Kors purses and fled the store without paying. 

Police say that a store loss prevention investigator provided the name of two suspects in similar shopliftings currently being investigated in Anne Arundel, Prince George’s and Montgomery counties. 

Store surveillance tapes were reviewed by Dep. Buck who identified one of the suspects as Reginald Ray Williams, 50, of Washington, D.C.   On February 11, Cpl. J. Wahlgren responded to Doctors on Sight in Prince Frederick, for the report of a theft of numerous eye glass frames valued at over $2,800.  Wahlgren made contact with a store employee who advised that two subjects had entered the store and stolen the frames.  The employee chased one of the suspects out of the store and was able to retrieve seven pairs of frames.  The employee then called police and provided a description of each suspect as well as the vehicle they had fled in. The vehicle was located shortly thereafter and the two suspects were arrested. 

One of the suspects was found to be Reginald Ray Williams, already wanted for theft from T.J. Maxx.  The second suspect was identified as 36-year-old Mecca Jamal Lee-Bey, also of Washington, D.C.  Both men were charged with theft $1,000 to under $10,000.  A warrant has been issued for the second suspect in the theft from T.J. Maxx.

Undocumented Walmart Shoppers  Haul Free Stuff Away with No Pay

PRINCE FREDERICK, MD. — Instead of greeting customers when they come in, perhaps Walmart should frisk them upon leaving the store.  Police report that approximately $1,000 worth of merchandise was stolen from the Prince Frederick Walmart on February 10 at about 8:45 p.m.  A store employee advised that two men walked out of Walmart with two shopping carts full of merchandise that they did not pay for.  Video surveillance shows the subjects taking items from the electronics department, clothing and home goods.  The investigation continues by Dep. J. Buck.

Cocaine Collar

FOSTERJAMESPAULOWINGS, MD. — Police report that on February 10 at 10:14 p.m. Cpl. M. Naecker conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Cornwall Road in Owings.  He found the driver, identified as James Paul Foster, 54, of North Beach, to be in possession of suspected cocaine. Foster was arrested and charged.

Copper Caper Culprit Sought by Cop

ST. LEONARD, MD. Calvert Sheriff’s deputies are looking for the dirtbag who robbed a new home under construction. Copper wire was stolen from a home under construction on Fountain Lane in St. Leonard sometime between February 10 and 11.  Dep. N. Gilmore is investigating.

Joshua Scott Reese

Joshua Scott Reese

Joshua Scott Reese busted with concealed deadly weapon and drug paraphernalia

LUSBY, MD.  — It was that old smell of whacky tobaccy that clued a deputy into what may be illegal activity afoot when he made a traffic stop.

Police say that on February 13, 2015, shortly after midnight, Dep. D. Naughton initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Coster Road at Mill Bridge Road in Lusby.  Upon making contact with the driver, he detected a strong odor of raw marijuana emitting from inside the vehicle.

A metallic grinder was located inside the vehicle as well as a pair of brass knuckles.  The driver, identified as Joshua Scott Reese, 25, of Lusby, was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and concealed deadly weapon.


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