CRIME TIME CALVERT: Starring the thugs of the Ranch Club and Bar Brawling Bozos of Solomon’s
SOLOMON’S ISLAND & LUSBY, MD. — A special element of criminal resides in the corrals and Wild West setting of the infamous Chesapeake Ranch Estates or “Ranch Club” as it is commonly known. The bars and saloons of Solomon’s Island often are visited by those who want trouble instead of a pleasant day or evening with good food and friends. The cleanup squad of local cops from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Department shuttles these characters off to the slammer.
Here are a few incidents from the NAKED COUNTRY.
1000 Block SIDE SADDLE TRL
Breaking & Entering
600 Block RED ROCK RD
12600 Block MILL CREEK DR
400 Block LORE RD
100 Block CHARLES ST
14400 Block SOLOMONS ISLAND RD
SOUTHERN CONNECTOR BLVD & HG TRUEMAN RD
Theft of Vehicle
800 Block LAZY LN.
Cops say Shelby had crack and Brillo pad for cleaning up after smoking
LUSBY, MD. — Calvert County Sheriff Mike Evans reports that on May 26 at 3:03 a.m. Dep. S. Moran assisted Sgt. C. Kontra with a traffic stop on a vehicle on Md. Rt. 4 near Cove Point Road in Lusby. They found the driver, Shelby R. McDonald, 34, of Lothian, to be in possession of suspected drugs. McDonald was arrested and taken to the Calvert County Detention Center, where a glass smoking device was located on her person. McDonald has been charged with two counts of possession of CDS; Alprazolam and Crack Cocaine, two counts of CDS paraphernalia; a small scale and a Brillo pad, and, possession of contraband in a place of confinement.
Burglars like stuff in unlocked vehicles
DUNKIRK, MD. — Two unlocked vehicles were entered overnight between May 24 and 25 in the 2200 block of Harley Drive in Dunkirk. A JVC car stereo system and a For Real Friend toy dog were stolen. DFC P. Aurich is investigating.
Ranch Club Boosters Snatch Snow Blower
LUSBY, MD. — This item will be showing up on Craigslist soon. Someone stole a green snow blower from under the porch of a home in the 600 block of Gunsmoke Circle in Lusby between May 23 and 24. Dep. T. Holt is continuing the investigation.
Local hellions strike sports field
NORTH BEACH, MD. — Two soccer nets at the Boys and Girls Club of Southern Maryland on Dayton Avenue in North Beach were found burned on May 26. The nets had been left on May 22 between the building and the shed on May 22. The nets were found burned and leaning against the back of the building. DFC P. Mosely is investigating.
Silberstein’s Day Off
LUSBY, MD. — A community park is just the place for druggies to drive in and go for an overdose in the parking lot. Police say that on May 26 at 8:42 p.m. Dep. M. Trigg observed a vehicle parked in the White Sands community center parking lot on Sycamore Road in Lusby. He saw an occupant in the driver seat asleep and tapped on the window. The man eventually awoke and when questioned, said he had been tired and wanted to sleep but would leave now and go home. Trigg advised the man, identified as Robert A. Silberstein, 30, of Prince Frederick, that his movements and speech were sluggish and he needed to administer a field sobriety test on him before he would allow him to drive. Silberstein was then found to be in possession of suspected drugs. He was arrested and charged with two counts of CDS possession; Oxycodone and Alprazolam and possession of drug paraphernalia; a bottle.
The ranch is alive with prowling thieves
LUSBY, MD. — LOCK UP, LIGHT UP AND LOAD UP! The thieves are coming to take away your stuff when you go to sleep or go to work! Approximately $300 worth of copper being stored in a barrel in the back yard of a home in the 600 block of Carlsbad Court in Lusby was stolen on May 27 at around 1:30 a.m. DFC M. Velasquez is investigating.
Burglar takes a note
LUSBY, MD. — A homeowner in the 600 block of Red Rock Trail in Lusby advised Dep. S. Moran that on May 31 between 3:30 p.m. and 9:08 p.m. someone entered his home and stole a Sager Notebook computer, valued at $1,500, from the living room. The investigation is continuing.