So. Md. Police News Briefs

Diabetic crash causes driver to lose control of vehicle in Calvert

PRINCE FREDERICK—On March 10, at approximately 7:55 a.m., the Calvert Control Center began receiving 911 calls for a green truck driving erratically northbound on Rt. 4 in the area of Cherry Hill Road. The callers reported the vehicle had struck street signs and a guardrail. Cpl. T. Smith was in the area and got behind the vehicle northbound Rt. 4 in the area of Cameleer Pass. Cpl. T. Smith observed the vehicle swerving all over the road and actually travelled into the grass median at one point. Cpl. Smith activated his emergency equipment in an effort to get the vehicle to stop. The vehicle continued north at approximately 25 to 30 miles per hour. Based upon the way the vehicle was being driven, Cpl. Smith made the decision to PIT the vehicle to force it off of the roadway in the area of Georgianna Lane. The vehicle struck the guardrail after over correcting and continued driving off of the road in the grass adjacent to the shoulder. Cpl. Smith again made contact with the vehicle on the driver's side pinning the vehicle in the grassy area to prevent it from getting back into the travel portion of Rt. 4.

Once the vehicle was stopped, Cpl. Smith approached the driver's side of the vehicle and observed an older white male operator that was incoherent and appeared to be suffering from a medical condition. Cpl. Smith asked the subject if he was diabetic and he said that he was. EMS personnel from Dunkirk VFRS responded to the scene and rendered care to the subject. The subject's blood sugar had dropped to dangerously low levels, causing him to be unaware of his actions. The subject was transported to Calvert Memorial Hospital where he was evaluated and later released to family members.

Due to this incident being declared a medical emergency, the driver will not be charged in this case. A request for reexamination of the operator's privilege to drive was completed and forwarded to the Motor Vehicle Administration.

Sex Offender Registry Failure

LEONARDTOWN—On February 25, Det./Cpl. William Raddatz of the Criminal Investigations Division, Sex Offender Compliance Unit, initiated an address verification check at the listed residence of Michael R. Anthony. A check of the residence revealed Anthony had not been at the residence since February 23, 2015. Subsequent checks of the residence revealed Anthony was not living at the address he provided and had not notified the registry of his current residence.

On March 4, Michael R. Anthony, 48, of no fixed address was arrested by Det./Cpl. Raddatz and charged with failing to provide notice as required by law to the registry. Anthony was transported to the Detention Center for processing and an appearance before the District Court Commissioner.

Man goes berserk in Prince Frederick Walmart

PRINCE FREDERICK—On March 3, at approximately 7:00 p.m., deputies responded to the Prince Frederick Walmart for the report of an assault in progress. A black male reportedly pulled a knife and chased a female acquaintance into the Walmart store. Once in the store the subject was pushing employees and customers causing at least one subject to fall to the ground.

Detective Wells was the first deputy on scene and apprehended the subject upon his arrival with the assistance of an off duty law enforcement officer from another jurisdiction. Once the suspect was in custody deputies obtained written statements from numerous patrons and employees that corroborated the alleged actions of the suspect. One customer advised she saw what was going on and attempted to leave the store with her small child when the man approached her, began cursing her and pushed her across the floor. A store employee stepped between the suspect and a patron he was trying to go after. The suspect threw a cart at the employee which struck her hand. The suspect was believed to be under the influence of alcohol.

Deputy Rector was awaiting the arrival of a jail van for transport when the subject kicked Deputy Rector in the shin. When Deputy Rector searched the suspect he located the knife that was used in the assault against the initial victim in the suspect's left coat pocket. The suspect was identified as Andre Devon Dickens, 31, of Lexington Park. Dickens was arrested for first degree assault with a knife, three counts of second degree assault, disorderly conduct, and second degree assault on a law enforcement officer.

Crack Cocaine deal breaks bad; seller murdered by buyer because of "Hello Beautiful" comment to wife

PRINCE FREDERICK—On March 3, at approximately 12:40 p.m., the Calvert Control Center received a 911 call from a citizen reporting a male subject was lying unconscious along Sixes Road in Prince Frederick. Deputies responded to the area and located a black male in the shared driveway of 1707 Sixes Road. The male subject appeared to have extensive head injuries and was bleeding profusely. EMS personnel responded and transported the subject to Calvert Memorial Hospital.

The subject was identified as Rodney Vincent Mackall of Sixes Road in Prince Frederick. Mackall was suffering from severe cerebral bleeding and skull fractures. He was unconscious and unresponsive. Mackall's injuries were consistent with injuries caused by a blunt object. Mackall was said to be in grave condition upon his arrival at Calvert Memorial Hospital. Mackall was transported to the University of Maryland in Baltimore for further treatment.

Through investigation It was determined that Nicole Dalrymple was driven to 1707 Sixes Road by Melvin Johnson. Dalrymple's husband, Gary Mason, accompanied her to the Sixes Road address where the assault took place. Allegedly the purpose of the trip was to purchase crack cocaine.

Mason, Dalrymple, and Johnson were located and taken to the Calvert County Sheriff's Office for questioning. Mason advised Criminal Investigation Bureau personnel that he went to Mackall's residence with Dalrymple to purchase crack cocaine. Mason said when they contacted Mackall he said "Hello Beautiful" to his wife and that made him "furious." Mason said he struck Mackall in the head with a mallet and he fell to the ground. Mason said he struck Mackall several more times with the mallet and with his fist. Mason said he and Dalrymple left the area and began to walk towards Rt. 4 where they were picked up by Johnson. Mason said Dalrymple went through Mackall's pockets and took crack cocaine and his wallet.

Dalrymple was also interviewed by detectives and gave similar statements of the events that occurred on March 3, . Nicole Danielle Dalrymple, 27, of Port Republic and Gary Sylvester Mason, 35, of Port Republic, were charged with attempted 1st degree murder, 1st and 2nd degree assault, and armed robbery for their involvement.

Rodney Vincent Mackall, 52, of Prince Frederick succumbed to his injuries during the afternoon hours on March 4. Charges on Mason and Dalrymple will be amended as a result of Mackall's death.

Driver who fled car loaded with drugs after crash identified, arrested

PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY—On Wednesday, August 13, 2014, Maryland State Police patrol troopers from the Forestville Barrack responded to the inner loop of I-495 @ D'Ardy Road, Prince Georges County, Maryland for a reported motor vehicle crash involving a Gray Nissan Maxima.

Investigation revealed that the driver of the vehicle fled the scene. Additionally, the Nissan was stolen from a car dealership located in Waldorf, Charles County, Md. Further search of the vehicle revealed a large quantity of suspected Heroin, cocaine and Marijuana.

Investigators from Maryland State Police, Criminal Enforcement Division, Central South Region were requested to assume the investigation.

Investigators were able to identify Khalil Abdel Salahuddin, 26, from Fredericksburg, Va. as the driver of the Nissan. Through a collaborative effort with Fredericksburg City Police Department, Salahuddin was located and incarcerated in Virginia.

On February 27, members from Criminal Enforcement Division extradited Salahuddin to Maryland. Salahuddin was charged with Unauthorized Removal of Property, 2 counts of CDS Possession -Not Marijuana and CDS Possession with Intent to Distribute Narcotics. He was incarcerated at Prince Georges County Detention Center, pending a hearing with the District Court Commissioner.

The investigation was conducted in collaboration with the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Fredericksburg City Police Department, Maryland State Police Forensic Science Division and Prince Georges County States Attorney's Office.

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