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UPDATE: Police Identify Person of interest in the Murder Investigation of Lexington Park Woman

UPDATE: Police Identify Person of interest in the Murder Investigation of Lexington Park Woman

UPDATE: Charles County Sheriff’s investigators have identified the woman, and it has been determined she was not involved in the homicide. Detectives are still seeking the whereabouts of both suspects. 2/8/2017: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the identity of a woman who is a person of interest in the homicide investigation of Miaquita...
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UPDATE: Great Mills Man Found Guilty After Pointing Gun at Deputy

UPDATE: Great Mills Man Found Guilty After Pointing Gun at Deputy

UPDATE 1/7/2017: After a two day jury trial, on Thursday February 4, 2017, the jurors found Pekka Robert Heinonen, of Great Mills guilty of both counts of first degree assault and use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence. States Attorney Richard D. Fritz would like to thank the prosecutor...
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Former commissioner Kelley dies at 74

Former commissioner Kelley dies at 74

Linda passed peacefully to her reward surrounded by family at home. Linda was a Wife, Mom, Grandmom and Gigi, a friend, a mentor and a leader among her peers. Linda Lee Kelley, 74, of Owings, MD passed away February 1, 2017 at her residence. She was born October 9, 1942 in Washington DC to...
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Governor Larry Hogan Delivers 2017 State of the State Address

Governor Larry Hogan Delivers 2017 State of the State Address

On Wednesday, February 1, 2017, Governor Larry Hogan emphasized bipartisan achievement and outlined his plans to reform redistricting, foster economic growth and fight Maryland’s heroin and opioid crisis in his third State of the State address Wednesday… Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, members of the General Assembly, distinguished guests, and my fellow Marylanders: It is...
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Two Arrested for Thefts from Motor Vehicles in Great Mills

Two Arrested for Thefts from Motor Vehicles in Great Mills

On Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at 2:02 a.m., Trooper Mulhearn from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to the area of Upper Kells Lane, in Great Mills, for the report of breaking and entering to motor vehicles. Tpr. Mulhearn made contact with a witness, who advised they had seen two males searching inside...
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Wanted Lexington Park Man Arrested on Drug Charges

Wanted Lexington Park Man Arrested on Drug Charges

On Saturday, January 21, 2017, Corporal J. Stone of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 22000 block of Valley Estate Drive in Lexington Park to assist another deputy with a conservator. During the investigation, the suspect, David Eric Strain, age 30, of Lexington Park was located in the residence. Deputies confirmed...
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Fire Destroys Family Home on North Sandgates Road

Fire Destroys Family Home on North Sandgates Road

On Friday, January 27, 2017, at approximately 11:25 a.m. firefighters from Mechanicsville, Hollywood, Bay District, Leonardtown, Seventh District and Hughesville were alerted to report of a house fire at 26600 N Sandgates Road, in Mechanicsville. Crews arrived on scene to discover a two story single family home with fire and smoke showing. It took over...
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UPDATE: Names Released Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

UPDATE:  Names Released Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

UPDATE 1/28/2017: On January 27, 2017, at approximately 8:18 p.m. patrol units from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Poplar Ridge Road in Lexington Park for the report of a serious motor vehicle collision. Deputies arrived on scene with emergency medical personnel to discover two vehicles...
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UPDATE: Details Released in Prince Frederick Armed Robbery and More

UPDATE: Details Released in Prince Frederick Armed Robbery and More

On January 12, 2017 the male victim, referred to as “Matt” was a victim of a robbery that occurred on German Chapel Road, in Prince Frederick. Matt advised police in Calvert County that he was struck in the head with a pistol and punched and kicked by four black males. These same individuals stole drugs,...
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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...
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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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Sheriff’s Deputies from Charles County Sworn in as Deputy U.S. Marshals

Sheriff’s Deputies from Charles County Sworn in as Deputy U.S. Marshals

It’s Friday, January 20, 2017, Inauguration Day, and 25 Charles County Sheriff’s officers will be on the front lines as well as patrolling waterways to help provide security and protection during the Inauguration. On Thursday, January 19, 2017, 25 Charles County Sheriff’s officers, along with law enforcement officers from other agencies, were sworn in...
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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...
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Outstanding DUI Warrants for St. Mary’s County

Outstanding DUI 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 DUI 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...
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Two Charged with Assault at Detention Center in St. Mary’s County

Two Charged with Assault at Detention Center in St. Mary’s County

On Sunday, January 8, 2017, Deputy S. Kerby of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for a reported disturbance. Inmate Antonio George Queen, 23, of Park Hall, put salt and pepper packets down the back of Derrick Justin Connolly, 30, of St. Inigoes, while he was...
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Sheriff Berry Meets with Members of Inspired Millennials

Sheriff Berry Meets with Members of Inspired Millennials

On Saturday, January 14, 2017, Sheriff Berry met with members of Inspired Millennials – a local group of youth and adults seeking to build strong communities and strong leaders in Charles County. The founders of the group – Carl Barnett and his wife, Diedra Barnett – volunteer their time to mentor young adults about...
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Safety Seat Checks Scheduled for January 19th in St. Mary’s County

Safety Seat Checks Scheduled for January 19th in St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office will host safety seat checks on Thursday, January 19, 2017, from 3 pm until 6 pm at the Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad, located at 21685 FDR Blvd in Lexington Park, MD. Certified technicians will check your child’s car seat for proper installation and car seat use. To...
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Governor Larry Hogan Declares January 9 Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Governor Larry Hogan Declares January 9 Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Governor Larry Hogan today issued a statewide proclamation declaring Monday, January 9, 2017 as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in Maryland. National Law Enforcement Day is acknowledged annually on January 9, when states and organizations across the country show their support for our nation’s law enforcement officers. Government House will also be lit blue on...
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St. Mary’s County Public Schools Will be Closed on Monday, January 9

St. Mary’s County Public Schools Will be Closed on Monday, January 9

St. Mary’s County Public Schools will be closed on Monday, January 9, 2017 with a Code 2 for employees.
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WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 1/1/2017

WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 1/1/2017

The following persons are wanted by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit is responsible for the service of criminal and child support warrants as well as criminal summonses issued by the courts. They are also responsible for coordinating extraditions of suspects out of state. If you have information...
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Leonardtown Home Destroyed by Fire

Leonardtown Home Destroyed by Fire

On Friday, December 30, 2016, at approximately 2:53 a.m., Firefighters responded to 41436 Challedon Way, Leonardtown, for the report of a house fire. Units arrived on scene and discovered a two story wood framed single family dwelling fully involved It took over 40 minutes for the 45 firefighters to bring the fire under control. The...
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Defense Contractor Agrees to $4.535 Million Settlement for Alleged False Claim Act Violations

Defense Contractor Agrees to $4.535 Million Settlement for Alleged False Claim Act Violations

Advanced C4 Solutions, Inc. agreed today to pay $4.535 million to the United States to settle allegations that it submitted inflated invoices to the government for work performed at Joint Base Andrews. The settlement was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein; Brigadier General Keith M. Givens, Commander...
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Driver Crashes Vehicle in Waldorf After Fleeing Traffic Stop

Driver Crashes Vehicle in Waldorf After Fleeing Traffic Stop

On Monday, December 26, 2016, at approximately 6:10 p.m., an officer of from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle with expired tags in the area of Crain Highway at St. Patrick’s Drive in Waldorf. Instead of stopping, the vehicle accelerated and fled northbound on Crain Highway. The driver...
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Fire Destroys Home in Coltons Point

Fire Destroys Home in Coltons Point

On Thursday, December 22, 2016 at approximately 5:25 a.m., firefighters from the Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding departments responded to a house fire at 20171 Windy Lane, in Coltons Point. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find a 2wo story wood framed single family dwelling with heavy fire showing. The total damages to...
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TRACK SANTA – LIVE

TRACK SANTA For 60 years, NORAD and its predecessor, the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) have tracked Santa’s flight. The tradition began in 1955 after a Colorado Springs-based Sears Roebuck & Co. advertisement misprinted the telephone number for children to call Santa. Instead of reaching Santa, the phone number put kids through to the...
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