Calvert News

Illegal Pet Coyote Euthanized After Caught By Police

Illegal Pet Coyote Euthanized After Caught By Police

On August 26, 2015, at approximately 8:09 a.m. the Calvert Control Center received a call from a citizen advising that there was a coyote running loose with a leash in the area of Neptune’s restaurant in North Beach. Sheriff’s Deputies and Animal Control Officer (ACO) Tom Guy responded to the call. They were able...
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UPDATE : Names Released in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident on Route 4 in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE : Names Released in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident on Route 4 in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE 8/27/15 @ 10:00 a.m. – On Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at approximately 1:30 p.m members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported serious motor vehicle collision on Patuxent Beach Road in the area of North Patuxent Beach Road. Deputies arrived on scene to discover a head-on, two vehicle collision....
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Calvert County New School Year ~ Squad 2 PSA Community Activity Project

Calvert County New School Year ~ Squad 2 PSA Community Activity Project

The men and women of Squad Two of the Patrol Bureau of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office want to remind everyone that school is about to start. Please drive carefully and use extra caution. Also be aware of school buses and children at bus stops. Slow down for school zones and be mindful of...
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SMECO Exceeds Reliability Standards

SMECO Exceeds Reliability Standards

At a hearing held on August 24, 2015, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) was the only electric utility in the state to have met or exceeded all of the Maryland Public Service Commission’s 2014 service quality and reliability standards. In 2012, the Commission established standards in the areas of outage frequency and duration, service...
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Special Thursday Edition of Wednesday’s Pet is Homer

Special Thursday Edition of Wednesday’s Pet is Homer

Wednesday’s Pet for 8/26/15 is Homer Featured Pet: Homer Rescue Group: Beagle Rescue of Southern Maryland Breed: Beagle Sex: Male Size: Medium (26 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Donation Homer is a handsome 5-year-old beagle that is in need of a forever home. The rescue has little history...
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Jake Owen Performs at St. Leonard Fire House

Jake Owen Performs at St. Leonard Fire House

As the sunset Friday evening, the night lit up with country music star Jake Owen as he took the stage to bright lights, an LED large screen backdrop with various beach scenes and a stage presence like no other. Barefoot, wearing faded blue jeans and black t-shirt, Owens opened his show with “Beachin’” followed...
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Late Night Motor Vehicle Accident in St. Leonard Injuries Four Teens

Late Night Motor Vehicle Accident in St. Leonard Injuries Four Teens

On August 24, 2015 at approximately 11:13 p.m., the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Calvert Beach Road and Forest Trail, in St. Leonard, for a single vehicle crash. A 1999 Jeep Cherokee ran off the road and struck a tree. The Jeep was traveling west on Calvert Beach Rd. when it failed to negotiate...
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Eighteenth Century Shipwreck Discovered In the Nanticoke River

Eighteenth Century Shipwreck Discovered In the Nanticoke River

During the repair of the US 50 Bridge over the Nanticoke River, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) discovered an 18th century shipwreck in the water. SHA was removing debris from under the bridge when workers realized some of the wood may be ship timbers. The crew notified SHA’s archaeologists who...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report 8/25/15

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report 8/25/15

During the week of August 17 through August 23 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,442 calls for service throughout the community. Citizens with information on the following crimes or any criminal activity in Calvert County who wish to report it anonymously can now access the Calvert County Crime Solvers link...
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Put on Your Dancing Shoes, Head to CSM

Put on Your Dancing Shoes, Head to CSM

This fall, the College of Southern Maryland will offer a variety of dance courses as part of its continuing education program. The courses, for beginners through advanced, individuals and couples, start Sept. 2 on the La Plata and Leonardtown campuses. Among the styles offered this fall include ballet, ballroom, Latin, hand and swing dancing....
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UPDATE: Ernest Courtland Freeman Has Been Located

UPDATE:  Ernest Courtland Freeman Has Been Located

UPDATE:  Ernest Courtland Freeman has been located. According to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office – This evening, at about 9:30 p.m., Ernest Freeman, Jr., 78, missing from Swan Point, was found safe and unharmed at Dahlgren Naval Base. The officer on duty at front gate realized Freeman was lost and a computer checked showed...
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Calvert Memorial Hospital’s 6th Annual 5K Run/Walk October 3rd

Calvert Memorial Hospital’s 6th Annual 5K Run/Walk October 3rd

Calvert Memorial Hospital will host their 6th annual 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, October 3. Participants can run or walk around beautiful Solomons Island and help raise funds for the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care. Kasia Sweeney, associate vice president of corporate communication and client service, says, “Last year, close to 1,000 people...
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Physician Admits Writing Prescriptions in the Names of Patients to Obtain Drugs for His Own Use

Physician Admits Writing Prescriptions in the Names of Patients to Obtain Drugs for His Own Use

Peter Wisniewski, age 52, of Huntingtown, Maryland, a physician in a Calvert County medical group, pleaded guilty today to three counts of possession of a controlled substance. Wisniewski admitted that he wrote prescriptions in the names of three of his patients for Oxycodone and Adderall that he then kept for his own use. The...
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Annapolis Police Arrest Third Suspect in 2013 Murder of Huntingtown Man

Annapolis Police Arrest Third Suspect in 2013 Murder of Huntingtown Man

On August 20th Annapolis Police detectives with the help of the Maryland State Police Fugitive Task Force and the U.S. Marshals Service arrested a third suspect, Tyrus Brown, 27 of Annapolis in the 2013 killing of John Ray. On March 16th and 18th of 2014 Tahzay Brown, 24, of Glen Burnie and Todd Brown,...
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Mid Atlantic Motocross Association Will be Hosting the 3rd Annual Kevin Crine Memorial Race at Budds Creek

Mid Atlantic Motocross Association Will be Hosting the 3rd Annual Kevin Crine Memorial Race at Budds Creek

Mid Atlantic Motocross Association (M.A.M.A.) will be hosting the 3rd Annual KEVIN CRINE MEMORIAL RACE at Budds Creek Motocross Park, on September 19 and 20, 2015. We are very pleased to announce and extend an invitation to the 3rd Annual KEVIN CRINE MEMORIAL RACE. Kevin was an extremely talented racer from Southern Maryland who started racing in...
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Chesapeake Garden Tractor Pullers Benefit ~ Pull for Pop & Emily Thomas

Chesapeake Garden Tractor Pullers Benefit ~ Pull for Pop & Emily Thomas

  On August 13th, Pop and Ms. Emily’s home was destroyed due to a house fire. We would like to help them rebuild their lives, so please come out and join us in a day of tractor pulling and fun! All proceeds will go directly to the family. They have spent years putting tractor...
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Foundation 4 Heroes to Honor Maryland’s Original Batman with Three Hospital Visits on Friday

Foundation 4 Heroes to Honor Maryland’s Original Batman with Three Hospital Visits on Friday

Everyone was deeply saddened after hearing the news that “Batman” was killed last weekend. For years Mr. Lenny Robinson had been taking his own money to purchase realistic Batmobiles and costumes and then would go visit children for fun, and to bring smiles. He would travel up and down the East Coast and had...
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Hoyer, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce Federal Funding To Combat Heroin Trafficking

Hoyer, Maryland Congressional Delegation Announce Federal Funding To Combat Heroin Trafficking

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer, U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin, and U.S. Representatives Elijah E. Cummings, Chris Van Hollen, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Donna F. Edwards and John Delaney (all D-MD)announced that $2.5 million in federal funding has been awarded to the Washington/Baltimore region together with regional partners to combat...
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Body Recovered in Fishing Creek Identified as Missing Chesapeake Beach Man

Body Recovered in Fishing Creek Identified as Missing Chesapeake Beach Man

On Wednesday, August 19th 2015 Deputy First Class Beisel of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 3746 Harbor Road, in Chesapeake Beach, for the report of a missing person. Upon arrival he made contact with the complainant Paul Frank Bowen Jr. Bowen Jr advised that he had not seen or heard from his...
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Wednesday’s Pet is MELLIE

Wednesday’s Pet is MELLIE

Wednesday’s Pet for 8/19/15 MELLIE Featured Pet: Mellie Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Maltese/Shih Tzu Mix Sex: Female Size: Small Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $295.00 (See Procedures on Rescue’s site HERE) Mellie is a super sweet Maltese Shih Tzu Mix. She is affectionate, sociable, happy and...
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Prince George’s County Police Officer Suspended After Domestic-Related Arrest in Prince Frederick

Prince George’s County Police Officer Suspended After Domestic-Related Arrest in Prince Frederick

On August 17, 2015 Sgt. Goldsmith and Cpl. McCarroll of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Gray Inn Court in Prince Frederick for the report of a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival Cpl. McCarroll made contact with Margaret Whitehead and two young children while Sgt. Goldsmith contacted Steven Moure.  Deputies interviewed all of the...
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Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 8/18/15

Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 8/18/15

Maryland State Police from the Prince Frederick Barrack are investigating the following incidents. Possession of Suboxone: On 8/11/15 at 4:14 pm, Trooper First Class Lewis stopped a vehicle on Rt. 4 near Camaleer Pass in Owings. While speaking with the driver, TFC Lewis observed a pill bottle with no label affixed, underneath the radio....
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Maryland Announces Early Migratory Game Bird Seasons

Maryland Announces Early Migratory Game Bird Seasons

The Department of Natural Resources today announced the 2015-2016 early migratory game bird hunting seasons, which mark the traditional start of hunting activity each year in Maryland. Dove, split season First Season: September 1 – October 10, 2015 Second: October 31 – November 27, 2015 Third: December 25, 2015 – January 15, 2016 Woodcock,...
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Calvert Hospice Announces a New Session of “Understanding Your Grief”

Calvert Hospice Announces a New Session of “Understanding Your Grief”

Understanding Your Grief is an 8-week course designed to help adults who are grieving the loss of a loved one. The course combines education and support in a group setting. Students will use the book Understanding Your Grief and the accompanying journal each week. The course is designed for those who have experienced the death of a...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report 8/17/15

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report 8/17/15

During the weeks of August 3 through August 16 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 2,629 calls for service throughout the community. Citizens with information on the following crimes or any criminal activity in Calvert County who wish to report it anonymously can now access the Calvert County Crime Solvers link...
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