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Jack Bailey Endorsed by County Commissioner O’Connor and Jarboe

Jack Bailey Endorsed by County Commissioner O’Connor and Jarboe

SMNEWSNET received the following press releases from County Commissioner John O’Connor and Tom Jarboe. ________ John O’Connor: As one of your County Commissioners I am pleased to offer my strongest endorsement of Jack Bailey for State Senate in District 29. St. Mary’s County needs a Senator who will understand the County Commissioners and the community. I...
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Driver Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident on Hermanville Road

Driver Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident on Hermanville Road

On Sunday, May 20, 2018, at approximately 11:10 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Hermanville Road, in the area of Green Leaf Road, in Lexington Park, for the report of a serious motor vehicle accident with one subject possibly ejected. Crews arrived on scene to find one vehicle in the roadway with...
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Intoxicated Callaway Man Arrested for Property Destruction

Intoxicated Callaway Man Arrested for Property Destruction

On May 12, 2018, Deputy Andrew Budd of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 13000 block of Point Lookout Road in Ridge for a reported disturbance. Budd made contact with Trey Dominic Barnes, 31, of Callaway who was extremely intoxicated. Barnes was told numerous times to leave the property, which he...
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Letter to the Editor: I do not Know who Exactly Jack Bailey is…

Letter to the Editor:  I do not Know who Exactly Jack Bailey is…

Dear Editor, I’m writing to express my concern that Governor Larry Hogan is promoting a no name politician out of the Governor’s Mansion of Maryland. I do not know who exactly Jack Bailey is but it alarmed me to see his political advertising signs posted about Saint Mary’s County with an added sign saying...
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Lexington Park Man Charged with Burglary and Escape

Lexington Park Man Charged with Burglary and Escape

Shawn Michael Clark, 26, of Lexington Park, violated a protective order on May 2, 2018 at a residence at the 16000 block of Three Notch Road in Ridge and returned the morning of May 3, 2018. The victim advised that Clark unlawfully forced entry into the residence, causing damage to the door frame and...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 5/21/2018 to 5/25/2018

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 5/21/2018 to 5/25/2018

During the week of May 21, to May 25, 2018, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Eastbound Berry Road at Jenifer Elementary School Northbound Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Northbound Leonardtown Road at Thomas Stone High School Northbound Marshall Corner Road at McDonough High School Cameras are...
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Governor Larry Hogan Reminds Marylanders to Prepare for Continued Rain, Storms throughout this Week

Governor Larry Hogan Reminds Marylanders to Prepare for Continued Rain, Storms throughout this Week

Rain is in the forecast for the remainder of this week and Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is reminding residents to be prepared for additional storms and flooding. “Much of the state has already experienced heavy rain and flooding and these conditions are predicted to continue for the next several days,” said Governor Larry Hogan....
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Three Fugitives Arrested at Raid on Drug House in Waldorf

Three Fugitives Arrested at Raid on Drug House in Waldorf

On Friday, May 4, 2018, at approximately 7:25 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at a house in the 10600 block of Quillback Street in Waldorf. Pursuant to the search, a quantity of crack cocaine, cocaine HCL, a digital scale, US currency and other drug distribution paraphernalia were...
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Indian Head Woman and Six Juveniles Charged with Assault

Indian Head Woman and Six Juveniles Charged with Assault

On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 5:15 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Poplar Lane in Indian Head for the report of a fight in progress involving juveniles. Officers learned some of the people involved in the fight had left with an adult, who also was engaged...
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Deputy in Charles County Recovers Stolen Handgun

Deputy in Charles County Recovers Stolen Handgun

On Friday, May 11, 2018, at 5:13 p.m., Officer L. Hamilton of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop in the area of Crain Highway at Route 5 in Waldorf. Upon making contact with the driver, Officer Hamilton learned there were firearms inside the car. Three firearms were located, two of which...
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ID Needed of Theft Suspect in St. Mary’s County

ID Needed of Theft Suspect in St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On May 1st, 7th, and 9th, of 2018, the individual pictured placed various items inside his backpack, at the McKays Store located on Merchants Lane, in Leonardtown, and proceeded to leave the business without purchasing the items. Anyone with information...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Remind Public There’s no Time Limit to Report a Missing Person

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Remind Public There’s no Time Limit to Report a Missing Person

There is a misconception among the general public that a certain amount of time has to elapse before reporting a missing person The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office reminds citizens that it has no waiting period to report a person missing. If you fear that someone is missing, do not hesitate to report it...
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Driver of Box Truck Injured in La Plata Motor Vehicle Accident

Driver of Box Truck Injured in La Plata Motor Vehicle Accident

On Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at approximately 8:25 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of 8555 Kentucky Avenue and Charles Street, in La Plata for the report of a serious motor vehicle accident involving a large vehicle. While en-route to the scene, dispatch advised first responders that 911 callers reported...
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Third Victim Identified In Charles County Triple Fatal Vehicle Crash

Third Victim Identified In Charles County Triple Fatal Vehicle Crash

UPDATE 5/16/2018 @ 4:15 p.m.: Maryland State Police have identified the third victim in a triple fatal crash that occurred yesterday in Charles County. Kayle Bodensteiner, 24, of Baltimore is identified as the third victim in yesterday’s fatal crash. She was the right rear passenger in a Lincoln MKX. EMS personnel pronounced her deceased...
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$5,000 Becomes $50,000 Win for Prince George’s County Scratch-off Fan

$5,000 Becomes $50,000 Win for Prince George’s County Scratch-off Fan

Sometimes, more is better and that’s true in the case of the prize tied to a winning Maryland Lottery scratch-off. Solomon Zewudie of Oxon Hill thought his Cash Craze Doubler instant ticket was a $5,000 winner until the lucky scratch-off slowly revealed its $50,000 top prize. Talk about lucky! “I still can’t believe it,”...
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Governor Larry Hogan Signs Tax Relief & Job Creation Legislation

Governor Larry Hogan Signs Tax Relief & Job Creation Legislation

Governor Larry Hogan was joined today by Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller and Speaker of the House Michael Busch to sign 229 bills into law at a signing ceremony at the Maryland State House in Annapolis. The governor and presiding officers signed House Bill 365/Senate Bill 184, which will save Marylanders from nearly...
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Prince George’s County Man Pleads Guilty To Production Of Child Pornography

Prince George’s County Man Pleads Guilty To Production Of Child Pornography

Jayron Khalil Foster, age 21, of Riverdale, Maryland, has pled guilty to production of child pornography. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur; Special Agent in Charge Andre R. Watson of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI); Colonel William M....
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Indecent Exposure Suspect-ID Needed

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Indecent Exposure Suspect-ID Needed

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the individual operating the pictured vehicle. On February 7, 2018, the individual operating a gold Hyundai Elantra, drove up alongside the victim, and exposed himself, in the parking lot of the Wildewood Shopping Center located on Three Notch Road, in California. The suspect...
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Three Dead in Motor Vehicle Crash in Newburg

Three Dead in Motor Vehicle Crash in Newburg

Maryland State Police are on the scene of a fatal crash in Charles County that has claimed the life of three people. Three people were pronounced deceased at the scene. They have not yet been identified and are pending next of kin notification. Two people were transported to the hospital by Maryland State Police...
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Motor Vehicle Accident Injures One in Great Mills

Motor Vehicle Accident Injures One in Great Mills

On Monday, May 14, at 4:06 p.m., police, fire and rescue were alerted to a motor vehicle accident on Chancellors Run Road, in the area of Horsehead Road in Great Mills. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles involved in a rear-end style collision, with one vehicle in the roadway, and the other...
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Routine Maintenance Requires Flagging Operation on Thomas Johnson, Bridge Sunday, May 20

Routine Maintenance Requires Flagging Operation on Thomas Johnson, Bridge Sunday, May 20

On Sunday, May 20, 2018, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will perform routine maintenance to the MD 4 (Patuxent Beach Road) Bridge over the Patuxent River (Governor Thomas Johnson Memorial Bridge) at the Calvert/St. Mary’s County. Crews will be clearing bridge drains between 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. Drivers...
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UPDATE: Hollywood Man Arrested for Arson After Lighting House on Fire

UPDATE: Hollywood Man Arrested for Arson After Lighting House on Fire

UPDATE 5/15/2018: A Deputy State Fire Marshal has arrested a Hollywood man who intentionally set fire to a two story single family dwelling in Hollywood. The residence is owned by Michael Nowotny. On May 9, 2018, at approximately 4:45 pm, approximately 50 firefighters from Hollywood, Bay District, Mechanicsville, Seventh District, Leonardtown, and Hughesville, responded to...
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Police Investigating Fiery Motor Vehicle Accident in Sunderland

Police Investigating Fiery Motor Vehicle Accident in Sunderland

On May 12, 2018, at approximately 3:00 p.m. deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Maryland Route 2 and Wayside Drive in Sunderland for a report of an accident involving three vehicles. The investigation revealed a 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier, driven by Mathew Austin Smith, 29 of Bushwood, was waiting to turn at...
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Juvenile Charged with Arson in Lexington Park

Juvenile Charged with Arson in Lexington Park

On Sunday, May 13, 2018, at approximately 11:35 a.m, firefighters from Patuxent River Naval Air Station and Bay District Volunteer Fire Department responded to a shed fire at 21549 Old Missouri Street, in Lexington Park. The fire was discovered by a neighbor and was contained to the interior of a 10 x 10 shed with...
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Harbor Freight Tools Coming to Waldorf

Harbor Freight Tools Coming to Waldorf

Harbor Freight Tools will be taking approximately 16,000 sf of retail space at the Waldorf Shoppers World. The space will  be located in part of the current Burlington Coat Factory. Construction will begin once Burlington has moved to its new location in the former Sports Authority space. Burlington should move in October of this...
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