On December 26, 2011 at approximately 1:00 a.m. DFC J. Smith and Deputy P. Mosely of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a patrol check of the Holiday Inn located in Solomons. During the patrol check the deputies located a suspicious vehicle and made contact with the occupant, Daniel Weems, 19, of Lusby. A search of the vehicle revealed four weapons concealed in the trunk. A computer check revealed one of the weapons, a Remington 12 gauge shotgun, was stolen on December 12, 2011 from a residential burglary on South Flint Hill Road in Dunkirk. TFC Roy of the Maryland State Police was the on-call investigator for the Calvert Investigative Team. TFC Roy conducted a follow-up investigation which revealed that Weems and another suspect, later identified as Anthony Ford, 27, of Lusby, burglarized five residences in the northern part of Calvert County. Search and seizure warrants were executed by members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and the Maryland State Police at two residences in Lusby. Eleven additional weapons were recovered and seized. These weapons included shotguns, rifles, and muzzle-loaders. Weems and Ford are currently awaiting charges for multiple burglaries.
The investigation is continuing.
If you are a victim of a similar crime or you have further information on these cases you are encouraged to call the Calvert Investigative Team at 410-535-1600 and contact TFC M. Roy on extension 2597 or Det. H. Rich on extension 2765. Any caller with information about these cases can remain anonymous.