Drugs, bottle of urine found at traffic stop
A Prince Frederick man was charged with obstructing and hindering on New Year’s Day after police allegedly found him eating raw marijuana after a traffic stop. When Dfc. Timothy Mohler conducted the stop in the area of Deanne Avenue and Cassell Boulevard in Prince Frederick on Jan. 1, the officer reportedly smelled marijuana from the breath of Walter Gary Radtke, 29.
“Inside his mouth was a large amount of green chunks of marijuana,” police said. Radtke reportedly admitted to eating the marijuana because he saw the deputy and “panicked.”
A Benedict man was arrested Jan. 6 after he allegedly caused a scene at 7-Eleven in Prince Frederick and refused to follow police orders. Brian Anthony Hill, 38, was issued a trespass citation by Deputy Stephen Bowlan for causing a scene and refusing to pay for his coffee at the convenience store. Hill reportedly “crushed the citation and dropped
A Lusby man was arrested Jan. 6 after police saw him reportedly hunched over an ATM, “screaming that he was God,” at the Giant grocery store in Lusby. Bruce Craig Bluteau, 49, reportedly continued to act disorderly after Deputy William Freeland arrived at the scene and detained him.
Police reportedly found nine Suboxone strips, three small bags with white powder residue and a bottle with urine Jan. 5 after a traffic stop by Southern Maryland Boulevard and Ward Road in Dunkirk.
Deputy James Flynt said he smelled marijuana from the car when he approached the driver, Jose Luis Ortiz Velazquez, 35. After Velazquez was arrested and taken to the detention center, police said they found a razor and two small bags with white powdery residue, likely heroin, on his person. He was charged with several counts, including possession of narcotics and trying to alter a drug test.
Two men were arrested Dec. 31 after police allegedly found two bags containing more than 60 grams of marijuana and a grinder in their car. Eric Scott Shanholtz, 27, of Lusby reportedly refused to provide Cpl. Richard Wilson, who conducted the traffic stop by the Gov. Thomas Johnson Bridge, his license and registration. Shanholtz and a passenger, William Ambrose Fenwick, 29, of Lexington Park, were charged with possessing more than 10 grams of marijuana.
On Jan. 4, Deputy Andrew Ridgely responded to Bayside Road in Chesapeake Beach for a burglary report. The victim said sometime between 7:25 a.m. and 7:15 p.m., someone smashed her window-paned door and stole multiple items from her home. The value of damaged and stolen property is about $1,070.
On New Year’s Day, Deputy Shane Naughton responded to Daryl Drive in Lusby for the report of damaged property. The complainant said sometime between 4 p.m. Dec. 31 and 7:50 a.m. Jan. 1, someone busted out the back window of her vehicle. Estimated damage is $500.
On New Year’s Day, Deputy Brady Wilson responded to Poplar Road in St. Leonard for a theft report. The complainant said sometime between Dec. 30 and Jan. 1, someone stole her 2016 Ford F-150 pickup truck from the driveway. The next day, the truck was found at Allens Fresh Run on Budds Creek Road in Charles County.
On Dec. 31, Deputy Bruce Sampson responded to Plum Point Road in Huntingtown, where the complainant said sometime between 9 p.m. Dec. 27 and 4:20 p.m. Dec. 31, someone scratched her car and stole a dog kennel from the front porch.
On New Year’s Day, Deputy Ryan Spalding responded to area of Olivet Road and Rousby Hall Road in Lusby, where the victim advised sometime between 4 p.m. Dec. 31 and 11:30 a.m. Jan. 1, someone stole from a pile of asphalt millings on his property. The value of stolen property is about $60.
Dfc. Christopher McDonough responded Jan. 4 to the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, where a victim said sometime between Dec. 24 and Jan. 3, someone stole her medication from her car on Doewood Road in Lusby. The prescription had about 30 capsules of Adderall.