SOLOMONS, Md. – On March 23 at 12:13 a.m., Trooper First Class Palumbo responded to the Holiday Inn in Solomons for a reported burglary and destruction of property. 

An off-duty trooper working secondary employment reported observing Joseph A. Watson, 26 of Huntingtown, attempt to remove an outboard engine from a boat. TFC Palumbo continued the investigation and found while attempting to remove the engine, Watson had caused scratches to the engine. 

Watson was arrested for the attempted burglary and destruction of property.  He was transported for incarceration at the Calvert County Detention Center.  A secondary search at the Detention Center revealed possession of Suboxone.