Man Arrested on Assault, Gun Charges in Wicomico County, Maryland

SALISBURY, MD – Maryland State Police arrested and charged a man Tuesday, August 24, 2021 with assault and weapon charges involving juvenile victims last month in Wicomico County.

The suspect, Cameron Joseph Calvert, 33, of Salisbury, Maryland, is charged with first- and second-degree assault, the use of a firearm in a felony, illegal possession of a handgun, illegal possession of a handgun in a vehicle and reckless endangerment. Calvert is being held without bond at the Wicomico County Detention Center.

Shortly after 7 p.m. on July 30, troopers from the Maryland State Police Salisbury Barrack with investigators from Criminal Enforcement Division responded to the 300 block of Brewington Drive in Salisbury, Maryland in reference to a first-degree assault with a firearm.

According to a preliminary investigation, two juveniles reported finding money while traveling north on Emerson Road. A short time later, the victims returned to the location when a man, later identified as Calvert, who was armed with a handgun, approached them. He demanded the suspects return the money to him. The victims told investigators that Calvert also robbed them of a cellphone, money and additional items before driving away.

Further investigation identified Calvert as a suspect in the case. Tuesday, investigators from the Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division Eastern Region and members of the MSP STATE Team served a search and seizure warrant at Calvert’s residence. Calvert was placed under arrest and transported to the Salisbury Barrack for processing before being taken before a Wicomico County District Court Commissioner

The case remains under investigation…


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