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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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Five-Year-Old Boy Shows Support for Law Enforcement Officers

Five-Year-Old Boy Shows Support for Law Enforcement Officers

With a series of small gestures, Brady hopes to make one BIG impact in his community. According to Brady’s mom, “He doesn’t like it when his friends say cops are bad or that they are scared of them. He wants everyone to know that police are amazing and here to help keep us safe.”...
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Holiday Cheer: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office hosts 13th Annual “Shop with a Cop”

Holiday Cheer: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office hosts 13th Annual “Shop with a Cop”

This past Saturday, as they have for the past 13 years, members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office volunteered their time to take disadvantaged children shopping for Christmas, but the children in the “Shop With a Cop” program weren’t looking for gifts for themselves. Each year, the staff at St. Mary’s County Public...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Adds Mental Health Component to Maximum Deployment

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Adds Mental Health Component to Maximum Deployment

The holidays can be a particularly stressful time for individuals at risk for mental health issues. Parties, large family gatherings, and other seasonal events can exacerbate raw feelings and create negative situations. If feelings of discontent are combined with alcohol or drugs used to self-medicate, a hostile environment may result. As first responders to...
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Shop with a Cop Becomes a Family Tradition for Father and Son

Shop with a Cop Becomes a Family Tradition for Father and Son

Captain Daniel Alioto, Commander, of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Division, and his son Nicholas Alioto, Corrections Officer participated in the 13th Annual Christmas “Shop with a Cop” event at the California, Walmart on Saturday, December 17, 2016. Be sure to Check out the videos below. The “Shop with a Cop” program...
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UPDATE – VIDEO: Fire That Destroyed Home in Medleys Neck Ruled Accidental

UPDATE – VIDEO: Fire That  Destroyed Home in Medleys Neck Ruled Accidental

UPDATE 12/21/2016: The owner of the home, Mr. D. Triantos, turned on the oil furnace for the first time this winter and within seconds he heard sounds from the furnace and noticed thick soot on the floor near the base. A short time later, flames emitted from the furnace and quickly spread. The occupant was...
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Mechanicsville Man Continues to Drive While Impaired Over and Over Throughout Southern Maryland

Mechanicsville Man Continues to Drive While Impaired Over and Over Throughout Southern Maryland

On Friday, December 16, 2016, at approximately 5:00 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office were notified of a hit-and-run car crash on Marshall Corner Road at Bumpy Oak Road in Pomfret. The driver fled and, according to witnesses, was driving erratically. Officers observed the vehicle near Crain Highway and Charles Street in La Plata,...
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UPDATE: Lexington Park Woman Charged with Homicide and DUI

UPDATE: Lexington Park Woman Charged with Homicide and DUI

UPDATE 12/16/2016 @ 8:30 a.m.: On December 15, 2016, at approximately 1:30 a.m., units from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the area near the intersection of Maryland Route 4 and Rousby Hall Road in Lusby, Maryland for a report of a motor vehicle collision. Preliminary investigation revealed...
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Lexington Park Apartment Fire Ruled as Arson by Investigators

Lexington Park Apartment Fire Ruled as Arson by Investigators

The State Fire Marshal’s Office was requested to respond for a fire investigation at Queen Anne Park Apartment Complex located at 46759 Marshal Blvd in Lexington Park. The Bay District and local volunteer fire departments were alerted to the fire on Thursday, December 15, 2016, at approximately 9:30 a.m. The two alarm fire was extinguished...
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UPDATE – 5 Videos Added: 2 Alarm Fire Destroys Apartments in Lexington Park

UPDATE – 5 Videos Added: 2 Alarm Fire Destroys Apartments in Lexington Park

On Thursday, December 15, 2016 at approximately 9:30 a.m. a fire was reported at the Queen Anne Apartments on Marshall Boulevard, in Lexington Park. Units arrived on scene and reported heavy smoke showing. Use caution if you are traveling in this area, portions of Great Mills Road are blocked off.
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Chesapeake Church Provides Free Firewood to Needy Families

Chesapeake Church Provides Free Firewood to Needy Families

Winter weather is upon us and for too many families in Calvert County, winter weather brings a slew of concerns – a major one, how are they going to heat their home? For the 10th year, Chesapeake Church’s Summit Men Ministry stepped up to be a solution and meet this need for many local...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office DUI Arrests for November 2016

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office DUI Arrests for November 2016

The following persons were arrested for DUI by deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office during the month of November 2016.   11-1-2016 – James Patrick Yates, age 54, of Leonardtown, by Deputy First Class C. Beyer 11-2-2016 – Ronald Phillip Pinkney, age 59, of Prince Frederick, by Deputy A. Shelko 11-2-2016 –...
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Governor Larry Hogan Attends Grand Opening of MGM National Harbor

Governor Larry Hogan Attends Grand Opening of MGM National Harbor

Governor Larry Hogan today joined MGM National Harbor President Lorenzo Creighton, as well as top MGM officials and Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker, to celebrate the grand opening of MGM National Harbor, a new destination resort located in the National Harbor waterfront development in Prince George’s County. “It is exciting to see a...
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Bloodhound “K9 Cooper” Retires from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

Bloodhound “K9 Cooper” Retires from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

On November 22, 2016, Sheriff Tim Cameron officially announced the retirement of a respected member of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, a bloodhound affectionately known as “K9 Cooper”. “K9 Cooper” faithfully served the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and the citizens of St. Mary’s County for nine years. He was well-known in the...
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