County

Lusby Man Arrested at Buckets Sports Bar for Disorderly Conduct

Lusby Man Arrested at Buckets Sports Bar for Disorderly Conduct

On Friiday, May 19, 2017, at approximately, 12:30 a.m,. Deputy R. Shrawder of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office observed a patron in the Buckets Sports Bar, in Lusby, become highly intoxicated after consuming numerous drinks throughout the night. Edwin Foote, Jr., 27, of Lusby, was loud, belligerent and became disrespectful towards the bartenders when...
Read More »

Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Possession of Heroin

Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Possession of Heroin

On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, Deputy First Class D. Potter from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office observed a  passenger vehicle occupied by two subjects parked on the side of the road. The deputy was passing back through the community when he saw the subjects  still inside of the vehicle.  A check of the...
Read More »

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Excel Maryland Initiative to Grow Life Sciences and Cyber Startups

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Excel Maryland Initiative to Grow Life Sciences and Cyber Startups

Governor Larry Hogan today opened Maryland’s inaugural Governor’s Business Summit before a crowd of more than 700 business, education, and community leaders at the Hilton Baltimore. The day-long economic development conference hosted by the Maryland Marketing Partnership highlights the issues and industries driving Maryland’s economy, including developing workforce through innovation training, protecting businesses from...
Read More »

22 Year-Old Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Rape of a Minor

22 Year-Old Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Rape of a Minor

On Friday, May 19, 2017, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into a report of a sex offense involving a juvenile female, after initially responding to a private residence in Mechanicsville for a reported disturbance. Detectives and Crime Lab Technicians from the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) were contacted and...
Read More »

Maryland State Police to Conduct DUI Checkpoint in P.G County

Maryland State Police to Conduct DUI Checkpoint in P.G County

The Maryland State Police College Park Barrack in Prince George’s County, Md will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint. The operation will be held on Friday May 26th, 2017 starting at 9:00 pm in the area of Maryland Route 1 just south of Ammendale road in Beltsville. The sobriety checkpoint will be conduct under the...
Read More »

Keep Maryland Beautiful Program Awards $160,000 in Grants

Keep Maryland Beautiful Program Awards $160,000 in Grants

Parks & People Foundation’s paid internship program, Branches, received a grant for its work engaging low-income high school students in cleaning neighborhoods, creating green spaces and maintaining parks. The Maryland Environmental Trust has awarded 49 Keep Maryland Beautiful grants totaling over $160,000 to municipalities, nonprofits and schools for beautification projects, community cleanup activities and environmental education programs throughout the state....
Read More »

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Cracking Down on Motorists Not Wearing Seat Belts

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Cracking Down on Motorists Not Wearing Seat Belts

From May 22 to June 4, officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office will be out in full force, cracking down on motorists who are not wearing their seat belts.It’s all part of the 2017 National Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic...
Read More »

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 5/22/2017 to 5/26/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 5/22/2017 to 5/26/2017

During the week of May 22, to May 26, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Berry Road at Jenifer Elementary School Marshall Corner Road at James Craik Elementary School Piney Church Road at St. Charles High School Cameras are activated Monday through...
Read More »

UPDATE – Exclusive Video/Audio: Early Morning Fire Truck Accident in Leonardtown

UPDATE – Exclusive Video/Audio: Early Morning Fire Truck Accident in Leonardtown

UPDATE 5/22/2017: One firefighter suffered 7 broken ribs, a fractured collarbone, a fractured arm and 8 stitches in his leg and lots of road rash!! He will be ok and more importantly the guys that we’re in that fire truck are all ok . Audio from St. Mary’s County fire & rescue radio transmissions...
Read More »

2016 Charles County Preservation Award Winners Announced

2016 Charles County Preservation Award Winners Announced

The Charles County Historic Preservation Commission hosted a Preservation Reception and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 18, at Smallwood State Park (2750 Sweden Point Road, Marbury). As part of this event, the commission announced the 2016 Charles County Preservation Award winners. Pat Turner, Derek and Beth Turner, Tina and Steve Lohr, Grayden Hays, and...
Read More »

Hogan Administration Launches “Before It’s Too Late” Web Portal to Provide Resources, Raise Awareness of Opioid Crisis

Hogan Administration Launches “Before It’s Too Late” Web Portal to Provide Resources, Raise Awareness of Opioid Crisis

The Hogan-Rutherford administration today launched “Before It’s Too Late,” a new web portal designed to provide resources and raise public awareness of the rapid escalation of the evolving heroin, opioid, and fentanyl crisis in Maryland. “For nearly three years, our administration has been focused on combating the heroin and opioid crisis from every angle, including prevention,...
Read More »

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Participates in Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Participates in Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, the St. Mary’s County Department of Aging & Human Services, along with Triad/SALT (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together), held their annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center in Hollywood, MD. The  St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office presented the colors, followed by the National Anthem,...
Read More »

Prince George’s County Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Clinton

Prince George’s County Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Clinton

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a crash involving several vehicles and a motorcycle. The operator of the motorcycle was killed in the collision. He’s 52-year-old Julian Anthony of Trowbridge Drive in Fort Washington. The collision occurred on May 18th, shortly before 9:00 pm, in the 9800...
Read More »

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On Sunday May 14, 2017, at 4:26 a.m., while inside the Lexington Park Wawa, the night manager confronted the suspect after observing her place food items into a backpack. While at the front counter, the suspect then assaulted a victim...
Read More »

Hoyer Statement on Action to Protect Affordable Health Care for Thousands of Marylanders

Hoyer Statement on Action to Protect Affordable Health Care for Thousands of Marylanders

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement today after Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh joined with Attorneys General from more than a dozen states in moving to intervene in a lawsuit filed by House Republicans that undercuts the Affordable Care Act: “I am pleased that Attorney General Frosh joined with his fellow Attorneys...
Read More »

VIDEO: Prince George’s County Police Officer Found Guilty Of Second Degree Assault

VIDEO: Prince George’s County Police Officer Found Guilty Of Second Degree Assault

Today, a Prince George’s County jury found Officer Juan Hernandez guilty of striking a 22-year-old man with his police cruiser during a call for a fight and armed suspect. Officer Hernandez was found guilty of 2nd Degree Assault, but found not guilty of Misconduct in Office. “The conduct at issue today was immediately reported...
Read More »

A Day 4 Heroes – May 20th, from 12 – 4pm

A Day 4 Heroes – May 20th, from 12 – 4pm

On May 20th, 2017, from 12 – 4pm, Foundation 4 Heroes is having their first annual “A Day 4 Heroes” at the 5 South Event Center in Callaway, Md. A Day 4 Heroes was created as a great way to bring the community together to recognize and show appreciation to our local heroes –...
Read More »

Governor Larry Hogan Announces $83 Million in Student Need-Based Scholarships for 2017-18

Governor Larry Hogan Announces $83 Million in Student Need-Based Scholarships for 2017-18

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that 49,200 Maryland students will receive scholarships totaling $82,764,420 through the Maryland Higher Education Commission. These scholarships represent the 2017-18 initial awarding of the Howard P. Rawlings Education Excellence Award Program, the state’s largest need-based student financial aid program. “Access to higher education is more important now than ever...
Read More »

UPDATE: Maryland State Police College Park Barrack investigating fatal accident.

UPDATE: Maryland State Police College Park Barrack investigating fatal accident.

Troopers of the Maryland State Police College Park Barrack continue investigating fatal accident. The occupants of the Nissan passenger vehicle have been identified. The driver was identified as Damon Walker Richardson Jr., 20 , of Bowie, Maryland. The front passenger was identified as Ahniya Muhammad, 21, of Lanham, Maryland. The deceased was identified as...
Read More »

IGNITE Charles County Business Resource Fair Inspires and Connects Local Entrepreneurs

IGNITE Charles County Business Resource Fair Inspires and Connects Local Entrepreneurs

The Economic Development Department, in partnership with College of Southern Maryland’s Entrepreneur and Innovation Institute, hosted the first IGNITE Charles County Business Resource Fair on Friday, May 12. More than 70 current and potential entrepreneurs had the opportunity to meet and network with 20 exhibiting business resource partners, and learn from six entrepreneur speakers...
Read More »

Next Gen Jammer Increment 1 on track

Next Gen Jammer Increment 1 on track

The Airborne Electronic Attack Systems and EA-6B program office (PMA-234) completed a critical design review (CDR) for the AN/ALQ-249 Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) Increment (Inc) 1 Mid-band program at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, in late April. During CDR, it was determined that the design and development are on track to meet crucial...
Read More »

Read the Charging Documents from the Waldorf Home Invasion/Murder

Read the Charging Documents from the Waldorf Home Invasion/Murder

UPDATE 5/18/2017 @12:00 p.m. – Below is the District Court of Maryland, Statement of Probable Cause. UPDATE 5/18/2017 @12:00 p.m. – Official Press Release from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office: Detectives assigned to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division have charged six suspects in connection with the fatal shooting of Samuel Keith Gemeny, 35,...
Read More »

St. Mary’s County Man Wins $100,000 on Scratch-Off at Corner Liquors

St. Mary’s County Man Wins $100,000 on Scratch-Off at Corner Liquors

Keeping a $100,000 top-prize Maximum Money scratch-off safe and sound until he could bring it to Maryland Lottery headquarters was of maximum concern for a lucky Lexington Park man. After scratching off the $10 game he bought at Corner Liquors in Lexington Park, the loyal scratch-off player immediately signed the winning instant ticket. “I...
Read More »

UPDATE: Six Arrests Made in Waldorf Home Invasion Murder

UPDATE: Six Arrests Made in Waldorf Home Invasion Murder

UPDATE 5/18/2017 @12:00 p.m. – Official Press Release from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office: Detectives assigned to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division have charged six suspects in connection with the fatal shooting of Samuel Keith Gemeny, 35, of Waldorf. The homicide occurred on May 16 in the 3400 block of Promenade Place...
Read More »

UPDATE: Second Victim In Fatal Anne Arundel County Crash Succumbs To Injuries

UPDATE: Second Victim In Fatal Anne Arundel County Crash Succumbs To Injuries

A second victim involved in the Anne Arundel County fatal crash today has succumbed to his injuries after being hit head-on while traveling Route 50 earlier today. The second deceased victim is identified as Robert Skidmore, 66, of Cape St. Clair, Maryland. He was pronounced deceased by hospital personnel at Shock Trauma. Skidmore was...
Read More »