Portzen Convicted of Firearms Possession

Following a 2-day jury trial in Calvert County Circuit Court, Patrick Allan Portzen, Jr., of Lusby, was convicted of felony firearms possession and related weapons charges.  The jury returned its […]

Spence Sentenced for Pharmacy Robbery

On March 6, 2023, Samuel Alston Spence, 28, of District Heights, Maryland, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in a 2022 robbery of the Walgreen’s Pharmacy […]

Gantt Sentenced for Rape and Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Joshua Ryan Gantt, convicted by a Calvert County jury in July 2022, of rape and sexual abuse of a minor, was sentenced on January 30, 2023, to 25 years, suspended […]

Redmon Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

On January 9, 2023, Alvin Lee Redmon of Lusby was sentenced to 50 years incarceration for 2 counts of sexual abuse of a minor.  Calvert County Circuit Court Judge Mark […]

Millsap Sentenced for Assault and Weapon Charge

On April 22, 2022, Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the report of an individual who had brandished a firearm at another individual in the parking lot of the Church […]

Calvert County State’s Attorney’s Office – 2022 Year in Review

CALVERT COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE (SAO) 2022 ACCOMPLISHMENTS Significant Prosecutions   Harold Bernard Gross was convicted of possession of fentanyl in large volume and, on November 14, 2022, was sentenced […]

Drug Offender Receives 5 Years Without Parole

On November 14, 2022, Harold Bernard Gross, of Owings, entered a guilty plea in Calvert County Circuit Court to possession of fentanyl in large volume.  He received a mandatory prison […]

Ridgely Sentenced for Murder

On November 14, 2022, Travis Benjamin Ridgely, 35, of Lusby, MD, was sentenced for the first degree premeditated murder of Selena Noel Persinger.  The sentence, imposed by Judge Mark S. […]

Hamrick Loses Bid to Reduce Sentence

Ancil Tony Hamrick, convicted in 2001 of a brutal Calvert County murder, has lost his bid to have his sentence reduced.  Hamrick had argued that his sentence was illegal because […]

2022 Warrant Initiative

From October 24-27, 2022, the Calvert County Sheriff’s office conducted its annual warrant initiative with assistance from the State’s Attorney’s Office and other agencies.  This initiative resulted in the arrest […]