News Release, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office
On August 30, 2019, Deputy R. Shrawder responded to 7-Eleven in Solomons for a warrant service. While transferring the subject, Brittany Vega (26), from one police cruiser to another, a white Oxycodone Hydrochloride pill fell from her lap onto the ground. Vega was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where she was served with two warrants and charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana.
On August 30, 2019, Deputy T. Buckler responded to 7th Street in North Beach for the report of a trespasser. Upon arrival, Deputy Buckler made contact with the trespasser, Jason Emory Moreland (46), who was found asleep on the front porch of the residence. Moreland was heavily under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol, and a search of his cigarette pack revealed a single cigarette that had been dipped in PCP. Moreland was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana.
On August 30, 2019, Deputy Bowlan conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of N. Solomons Island Road and W. Mount Harmony Road in Owings. A K9 scan was conducted on the vehicle which resulted in a positive alert. A search of the vehicle revealed a plastic baggie with suspected heroin and a small, white pill. The driver, William Calvin Shores Jr. (37), was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana.
On August 31, 2019, Deputy Bowlan responded to Breezy Point Beach and Campground in Chesapeake Beach for the report of an intoxicated female on the beach after hours. Upon making contact with the female, later identified as Sarantuya Altansan (34), deputies detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on her breath. Altansan was disrespectful and uncooperative the entire time, therefore, she was placed under arrest for Disorderly Conduct. Altansan was transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where she was charged with Disorderly Conduct, Trespassing on Private Property and Failure to Obey Lawful Order.
On September 2, 2019, Deputy Mason conducted a traffic stop at Chips Transport in Huntingtown. The occupants were asked to step out of the vehicle and a search was conducted which resulted in rubber gloves, blackface masks, two BB guns, a headlamp, and an Echo leaf blower. The occupants advised all of that was for work, but could not provide an employer’s name.
One of the occupants, later identified as Tyler Albert Richardson (18), was uncooperative and refused to give any of his information. Richardson was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center where he was charged with Obstructing and Hindering. Earlier that night a complainant called the Sheriff’s Office to report a burglary.
The complainant advised someone broke into his shed and stole 4 extension cords, a tool bag with multiple tools inside, a table saw, a drill, a Sawzall and a 5-gallon gas can. Detective Yates called the driver of the vehicle from the traffic stop, Michael Lewis Tipton (19), and asked him to come to the Sheriff’s Office so he could speak with him.
Tipton showed up in the same truck from the traffic stop with all of the above-listed items, as well as the Echo leaf blower, in plain view in the bed of the truck. Tipton was placed under arrest and transported to the Calvert County Detention Center. Tipton and Richardson were both charged with 2nd Degree Burglary, 3rd Degree Burglary, 4th Degree Burglary, Theft Under $1,500, Possession of Burglary Tools and Destruction of Property.