Detectives Investigate Homicide in Waldorf

Detectives Investigate Homicide in Waldorf

Detectives from the Prince George’s County Police Department are investigating a homicide in Waldorf Saturday evening. The victim is 34-year-old Juan Gonzalez-Mejia of Old Washington Road in Waldorf. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. On January 21st, at about 3:00 pm, a concerned citizen flagged down a Charles County Sheriff’s Deputy after spotting a man lying in a wooded area in the 16900 block of...
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Waldorf Man Arrested After Cutting Victim with Knife During Struggle

Waldorf Man Arrested After Cutting Victim with Knife During Struggle

On Saturday, January 14, 2017 at approximately 1:45 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 4400 block of Quillen Circle in Waldorf for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, they learned that Keon Andre Mozon, 38, of Waldorf, attempted to stab the victim during a struggle. The victim grabbed the knife and cut his hand in the process. Mozon was arrested and charged with first-degree assault.
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Cheltenham Man Arrested in St. Mary’s County on Drug Charges

Cheltenham Man Arrested in St. Mary’s County on Drug Charges

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics detectives conducted an investigation into a drug distribution location in Lexington Park. The location was operated by suspect James Richard Nelson Jr. aka “Face, 35, of Cheltenham. Suspect Nelson Jr. would arrive at a location in the 48000 block of Hillside Drive and sell cocaine and heroin from that location with the assistance of a second individual. Two search and seizure warrants were obtained for suspect Nelson’s residence, which was a short distance away,...
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UPDATE: Lusby Teen Shot Dealer Over Three Grams of Marijuana

UPDATE: Lusby Teen Shot Dealer Over Three Grams of Marijuana

On January 13, 2017 Deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Calvert Town Road and Calvert Town Drive, in Prince Frederick for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, a male victim was located. He was found to be suffering from a single gunshot wound to his upper chest. The victim was identified as a 30-year-old black male from Prince Frederick The victim was flown to the Baltimore shock trauma center by the Maryland State Police. Located...
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WANTED – St. Mary’s County: Can You Identify the Purse Thief in This Video?

WANTED – St. Mary’s County: Can You Identify the Purse Thief in This Video?

On Monday, January 16, 2017, at approximately 11:45 p.m., the man seen in the videos below came into the ABC Liquors and Lounge located on Three Notch Road in California, and stole a purse hanging on the back of a woman’s bar stool. In the first video the man can be seen entering the bar from outside, he enters the bar at 11:42:27. The man can be seen in the second video concealing the purse at 11:44:46 and taking it...
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Hit and Run in Callaway Sends Woman to Hospital and Man to Jail

Hit and Run in Callaway Sends Woman to Hospital and Man to Jail

On Sunday, January 22, 2017, at approximately 1:55 p.m., police, fire and rescue crews responded to a report on of a motor vehicle accident on Piney Point Road at the intersection of Take It Easy Ranch Road, in Callaway. Crews arrived on scene to discover a white Hyundai SUV in a ditch. Witnesses told police that a a second white SUV was involved in the accident and the driver fled the scene traveling on Take It Easy Ranch Road. The female driver,...
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Stolen Handgun Recovered During Traffic Stop in Waldorf

Stolen Handgun Recovered During Traffic Stop in Waldorf

On Saturday, January 14, 2017, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Officer L. Hamilton of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office was on patrol in the area of Crain Highway and Mall Circle, in Waldorf. He conducted a vehicle registration check on a passenger car and learned that the tags were expired and did not belong to the vehicle they were attached to. The officer initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle, and upon approaching the car, he smelled a strong odor of...
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Theft of Candy Leads to Possession of Cocaine Arrest for La Plata Man

Theft of Candy Leads to Possession of Cocaine Arrest for La Plata Man

On Monday, January 16, 2017, at approximately 10:45 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office were notified of a theft in progress at a gas station in the 5900 block of Crain Highway in La Plata. The suspect stole candy and fled. The clerk flagged down an officer who was nearby, and he observed the suspect flee in a blue car. Other officers responded and located the suspect’s vehicle in the parking lot of a hotel. Further investigation...
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Accident Involving School Bus in Charles County

Accident Involving School Bus in Charles County

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit is investigating an accident on Poplar Hill Road which involved a school bus and two other vehicles. The call came in on Friday, January 20, 2017, at approximately 2:30 p.m. regarding an accident involving a school bus. Preliminary investigation reveals a vehicle, which was occupied by only the driver, reportedly struck the side of the school bus, went on to strike another car, and then became disabled. There were 8 occupants...
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Police Arrest Five Suspects Related to Shooting that Occurred in Prince Frederick

Police Arrest Five Suspects Related to Shooting that Occurred in Prince Frederick

On January 18, 2017, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office made 5 arrests related to the shooting that took place January 13th on Tranquil Court in Prince Frederick. The arrests were the result of tireless work of the Calvert Investigative Bureau, with the assistance of the Maryland State Police. Several leads were developed and investigated thoroughly. It was learned during the investigation the same group of suspects were involved in an armed robbery and assault that took place January 12,...
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Attempted Car Jacker Still on the Loose in Calvert County

Attempted Car Jacker Still on the Loose in Calvert County

On January 17, 2017, at approximately 9:20 a.m. deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Dalyrmple Road at Hardesty Road, in Sunderland for a report of an attempted carjacking. The female victim had left the area, but reported that while she was driving near that intersection she noticed a white male who appeared to be in distress. The victim had to stop the vehicle in order to avoid hitting the male. Once the vehicle...
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St.Mary’s County MSP and Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 1/19/2017

St.Mary’s County MSP and Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 1/19/2017

The following information was provided by the of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack. On January 17, 2017, Deputy First Class J. Stone of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 47000 block of Greenleaf Road in Lexington Park for the report of a domestic disturbance. The victim alleged the suspect, Katwinis Shariko Faxon, age 31, of Lexington Park, scratched the victim with her fingernails and then obtained a sword and chased...
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La Plata Man Caught Stealing Trail Camera

La Plata Man Caught Stealing Trail Camera

A trail camera that was stolen from private land in Charles County transmitted pictures of the suspect that led officers right to the man’s front door. Paul Anthony Triola, 42, of La Plata was charged Tuesday, January 17, 2017, with theft, trespassing and intentionally interfering with a hunter. A hunter called officers December 10, 2016, to report that a trail camera was stolen from property he has leased for about five years. Before it was turned off, the camera...
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UPDATE: Traffic Stop After Home Invasion Leads to Gun and Drug Charges for Lexington Park Man

UPDATE: Traffic Stop After Home Invasion Leads to Gun and Drug Charges for Lexington Park Man

UPDATE 1/19/2017: Savoy was released after posting the established bond ($25,000) pending further action by judicial authorities. Charging Documents for this arrest have been uploaded to our site, CLICK HERE to read them. 1/18/2017: On Thursday, January 12, 2017, Sgt. K. Moritz of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office observed a motor vehicle in the area of Route 235 and Pegg Road suspected of being involved in an armed robbery/home invasion investigation. A vehicle stop was performed, and a strong...
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Outstanding Theft Warrants for St. Mary’s County

Outstanding Theft Warrants for St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating suspects with Outstanding Theft Warrants. Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts is asked to contact Deputy Hannah Smith at 301-475-4200, ext. *8123 or by email, at Hannah.Smith@stmarysmd.com. Anyone with information is asked to call CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333 or text a tip to “TIP239” plus your message to “CRIMES” (274637). Or call the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Duty Officer at 301-475-8008 St. Mary’s County CRIME SOLVERS offers...
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Retired Nurse Still Numb Over $50,000 Scratch-off Win

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After years of playing Maryland Lottery scratch-offs and other games, a retired nurse from Glen Burnie found an instant ticket that delivered a real treat – a $50,000 top prize! “It’s a miracle,” said the happy grandmother of five. “You don’t know how to feel. I still feel kind of numb, kind of otherworldly....
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 1/23/2017 to 1/27/2017

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During the week of January 23 to January 27 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Leonardtown Road at Thomas Stone High School Marshall Corner Road at McDonough High School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Cameras are activated Monday through Friday,...
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Nammo to Bring More Than 130 New Manufacturing Jobs to Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head

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The Nammo Group, based in Norway, will bring more than 130 new manufacturing jobs to Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Indian Head in Southern Maryland over the next five years. As part of an agreement signed today, Nammo Energetics Indian Head, a Maryland corporation, will partner with the installation’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division...
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When William Bailey walked into the package goods section of the Sunset Restaurant in Glen Burnie this week to check his Powerball tickets, he was hoping he could cash them for enough money to buy a few more tickets. Instead, he got the surprise of a lifetime: One of the 58-year-old’s tickets was worth...
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Late Night Crash in Lexington Park Sends Three to Area Hospitals

Late Night Crash in Lexington Park Sends Three to Area Hospitals

On Saturday, January 21, 2017, at approximately 11:25 p.m., police, fire and rescue crews responded to a report of a serious accident on Three Notch Road in the area of Mattapany Road, in Lexington Park. Crews arrived on scene to discover a two vehicle collision, with both vehicles off the roadway. The male driver of...
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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Integrity in Government Initiative

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Standing on the steps of the historic Maryland State House, Governor Larry Hogan unveiled a series of sweeping ethics reform proposals to target conflicts of interest and corruption among state officials, increase transparency and public access to state government, and reform the county liquor board nominating process following a string of fraud and bribery...
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Vicious Dog Attack Reported in Indian Head

Vicious Dog Attack Reported in Indian Head

On Monday, January 16, 2017, at approximately 1:35 p.m. officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office were called to the area of Raymond Avenue in Indian Head for the report of a man being attacked by a dog. When officers arrived, they observed a pit bull dog viciously attacking a man. Both officers attempted...
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Maryland Casinos Generate Record-Breaking $133.5 Million in Revenue During December 2016

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Highlighted by the opening of MGM National Harbor, Maryland’s six casinos combined for a record-setting month in December 2016, generating $133,477,706 million in statewide gaming revenue. December surpassed the previous revenue record set in May 2016, when five casinos totaled $104,351,219 million. MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County, which held its grand opening...
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Hoyer Attends Signing Ceremony at Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head

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On Thursday, January 19, 2017, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer joined Ambassador Kåre R. Aas of Norway at a signing ceremony marking the new public-private-partnership between NAMMO and the United States Navy’s Explosive Ordinance Disposal Division at Indian Head. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “Good morning. I’m honored to be here at...
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Sheriff’s Deputies from Charles County Sworn in as Deputy U.S. Marshals

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Troopers Investigate Shooting At Vehicle on Route 301 In Prince George’s County

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PGPD Seeks Community’s Help to Identify Homicide Victim

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