MSP Reports for Calvert Co.

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. (June 8, 2015)—The Prince Frederick Barrack of the Maryland State Police (MSP) today released the following incident and arrest reports.

THEFT, SHOPLIFTING, DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On 6/2/2015 @ at 1:27 pm, Trooper Rucker responded to the Walmart in Dunkirk for a theft in progress. Anthony J. Pessagno, 26 of Owings, was observed opening and removing movie DVD's from displays and taking them to other locations in the store. He was again observed carrying a doll and other movie DVD's to the checkout area and then placing them on a shelf prior to attempting to exit the store. Charges are pending against Pessagno for theft and destruction of property.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: On 6/2/2015 at 3:51 pm, Trooper Jones responded to the 2000 block of Solomons Island Rd. in Huntingtown for a reported malicious destruction of property to mailboxes. Unknown suspect(s) had damaged mailboxes for several of the neighborhood residences. It was determined that a vehicle was not involved in damaging the mailboxes. Investigation continues.

THEFT, SHOPLIFTING: On 6/2/2015 at 7:45 pm, Trooper First Class Costello was off duty shopping in the GNC store in Prince Frederick when he observed a theft in progress. Shane P. Dwyer, 20 of Huntingtown, removed Niacin from the store without paying for the item. TFC Costello responded to the MSP Barrack and called Dwyer at his home telling him he had been the other customer in the store and asked him to bring the item to the MSP Barrack immediately. Theft charges are pending.

DWI, POSSESSION OF CLONAZEPAM: On 6/3/2015 at 5:41 pm, Trooper First Class Wiesemann responded to a motor vehicle crash on Old Solomons Island Rd. in Owings. The driver, Joseph D. Smith, 48 of North Beach, demonstrated several signs of impairment while speaking with TFC Wiesemann. Smith was transported to the hospital due to injuries. Clonazepam was found in the vehicle and in Smith's pants pocket. Charges are pending while waiting for the results of the blood kit.

POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: On 6/5/2015 at 11:46 pm, Trooper Greathouse stopped a vehicle on Rt. 4 near Rt. 231 in Prince Frederick for traffic violations. The driver, Malik R. Williams, 19 of Hyattsville, displayed several criminal indicators. A probable cause search revealed less than 10 grams of marijuana. Williams was issued a Civil Citation for the possession charge and was released.

POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA: On 6/6/2015 at 12:21 am, Trooper First Class Wiesemann stopped a vehicle on Rt. 4 north of Langley Rd. in Solomons for traffic violations. The odor of burnt marijuana was emitting from inside the vehicle. A probable cause search revealed a large amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Thomas A. Briscoe, 22 of Park Hall, MD, was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.

POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE MARIJUANA: On 6/8/2015 at 12:15 am, Corporal West stopped a vehicle on Plum Point Rd near Bayside Dr. in Huntingtown for traffic violations. The odor of fresh marijuana was coming from inside the vehicle. TFC Matthews and Tpr. Greathouse responded to the scene to assist. A search incident to arrest was conducted and marijuana was found in a large mason jar and several small plastic baggies. A digital scale and other drug paraphernalia were located in the vehicle. Bryson J. Curtis, 19 of Huntingtown was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.

DUI Arrests

Edward M. Cramer, 30, of North Beach, arrested on 06/02/2015 @ 02:12 am by TFC S. Lewis

Joseph D. Smith, 48, of North Beach, arrested on 06/03/2015 @ 05:40 pm by TFC B. Wiesemann

Tuere R. Reid, 31, of Lusby, arrested on 06/06/2015 @ 01:02 am by TFC S. Matthews

Tracy L. Norris, 40, of St. Leonard, arrested on 06/06/2015 @ 09:41 pm by TFC B. Wiesemann

Michael S. Philip, 53, of Lusby, arrested on 06/07/2015 @ 01:31 am Lusby by TFC B. Wiesemann

Ki Ya L. Hawkins, 23, of Charlotte Hall, arrested on 06/07/2015 @ 03:16 am by TFC S. Matthews

Disclaimer: In the U.S.A., all persons accused of a crime by the State are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. See: Additionally, all of the information provided above is solely from the perspective of the respective law enforcement agency and does not provide any direct input from the accused or persons otherwise mentioned. You can find additional information about the case by searching the Maryland Judiciary Case Search Database using the accused's name and date of birth. The database is online at . Persons named who have been found innocent or not guilty of all charges in the respective case, and/or have had the case ordered expunged by the court can have their name, age, and city redacted by following the process defined at .

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