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Patuxent River Appreciation Days 2017

Patuxent River Appreciation Days 2017

Patuxent River Appreciation Days (PRAD), one of Southern Maryland’s longest running festivals, celebrates its 40th year on October 7 and 8 at the Calvert Marine Museum. All members of the family can enjoy the fun from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Museum admission is free. The arts and craft show with over twenty five...
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Trespasser Found Sleeping on Boat at Rod N Reel Marina

Trespasser Found Sleeping on Boat at Rod N Reel Marina

On Saturday, September 9, 2017 Deputy Migliaccio of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Rod N Reel Marina West located on Gordon Stinnett Ave, Chesapeake Beach for a trespassing complaint. The Rod-N-Reel Security stated that a boat appeared to have been tampered with. They have noticed this particular boat, for multiple nights...
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One Hundred Needles Found During Traffic Stop in Prince Frederick

One Hundred Needles Found During Traffic Stop in Prince Frederick

On Friday, September 8, 2017 Deputy Mohler of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop at Prince Frederick Boulevard and West Dares Beach Road, in Prince Frederick, for traveling above the properly posted speed limit. The driver was identified as James Johnson Jr., 28, of Mechanicsville. Deputy Mohler recorded Johnson to be...
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Prince George’s County Photographer Wins 2017 DNR Photo Contest

Prince George’s County Photographer Wins 2017 DNR Photo Contest

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has announced the winners of the 2017 Natural Resources Photo Contest, with the grand prize going to Nikunj Patel of Laurel for his stunning photo of an American Wigeon spreading its wings in wintry blue waters. This year’s grand prize package includes $500, a 2018 Maryland State Park and Trail Passport, a...
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UPDATE: Lexington Park Woman Gets Four Years in Prison for Vehicular Manslaughter

UPDATE: Lexington Park Woman Gets Four Years in Prison for Vehicular Manslaughter

UPDATE 9/17/2017: On Friday, September 15, 2017, Lindsay Leanne Canter, 33 of Lexington Park, appeared in Calvert County Circuit Court for sentencing. Canter was sentenced to 15 years in state prison with all but four years suspended. Canter will be on probation for five years following her release, and will be have to perform 100...
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Reckless Driver Arrested for Possession of Crack in Prince Frederick

Reckless Driver Arrested for Possession of Crack in Prince Frederick

On Saturday, September 2, 2017 a lookout was broadcasted for a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed and reckless driving. Deputy Beisel of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office located the vehicle with the assistance of Deputy Yates. A traffic stop was conducted at Route 4 and Hallowing Point Road, in Prince Frederick,...
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What if Your Car Accident Injuries Don’t Appear Immediately?

Any accident involving cars or other motor vehicles can be a traumatic experience and can leave lasting injury, both psychological and physical. In addition, some injuries may not become noticeable until the time following the accident. As such, it’s important that your injuries following the accident are closely observed, as will be explained in...
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Calvert Man Arrested for “Little Bit of Cocaine”

Calvert Man Arrested for “Little Bit of Cocaine”

On Thursday, August 31, 2017 Deputy R. Evans of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to St. Leonard Fastop in reference to a wanted subject. Eric Butler, 36, of Lusby. While issuing the felony assault warrant and arresting Butler, Deputy Evans discovered a white folded paper in Butlers’ hand. Butler informed Deputy Evans the...
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UPDATE: Women and Children Said to Be Involved in Fight that Killed 29-Year-Old Calvert Man

UPDATE: Women and Children Said to Be Involved in Fight that Killed 29-Year-Old Calvert Man

UPDATE 9/13/2017 @ 4:15 p.m.: On Monday, September 10, 2017, Deputy Gott of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Ropeknot Road, in Lusby for the report of an assault and stabbing. Upon arrival he discovered two victims. Deputy Gott discovered the incident occurred at the address of 11523 Rope knot Road, Lusby Jovante...
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Naval Air Station Patuxent River’s Noise Advisory’s for Sep. 14th – 22nd

Naval Air Station Patuxent River’s Noise Advisory’s for Sep. 14th – 22nd

Communities surrounding the naval air station are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place September 15- 22, 2017 between the hours of 08:00 AM – 10:00AM. Pilots at NAS PAX will be conducting Field Carrier Landing Practices (FCLPs). FCLPs are simulated carrier landings conducted to prepare the pilot to land safely...
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Lusby Man Charged with Possession of Oxycodone at Jail

Lusby Man Charged with Possession of Oxycodone at Jail

On Saturday, August 26, 2017 Deputy First Class Ostazeski of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office met with Deputy Molitor from St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office who was transporting a prisoner who was arrested in St. Mary’s County. Deputy Ostazeski, took custody of Tavaughn Weeks, 24, of Lusby, in Solomons. Dep. Molitor showed police a...
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Donors Warned of Charity Scams in the Wake of Irma

Donors Warned of Charity Scams in the Wake of Irma

Appeals for charitable donations will surge as the East Coast reels from the effects of Category 4 Hurricane Irma. To add insult to injury, Hurricanes Jose and Katia are on the heels of Irma. Generous Marylanders will donate to provide relief for those impacted by these horrific disasters. “Donors need to be vigilant and...
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Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, September 16

Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, September 16

Hundreds of Southern Maryland residents will unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions at the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® on Saturday, September 16 at Asbury Solomons. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for...
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Wednesday’s Pet is GRACIE

Wednesday’s Pet is GRACIE

Wednesday’s Pet for 9/13/17 is GRACIE Featured Pet: Gracie Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Beagle Sex: Female Size: Small Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: Contact group for donation fee Gracie is new to the Humane Society of Calvert.  Although they are still getting to know her, it...
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Calvert County Crime Report – 9/13/2017

Calvert County Crime Report – 9/13/2017

During the weeks of August 21, 2017, to September 10, 2017, Deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 3,729 calls for service throughout the community Damage Property: On August 21, 2017 Deputy First Class Weems responded to the Harbor Island Marina Gas dock, Lusby, for a report of damaged property. The complainant...
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Huntingtown Man Found Passed Out at Gas Station Arrested for Possession of Heroin

Huntingtown Man Found Passed Out at Gas Station Arrested for Possession of Heroin

On Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at approximately 3:25 a.m., Deputy N. Buckler of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office observed a vehicle with a driver passed out and slumped over the steering wheel in the parking lot of the 2&4 Liquor Store located at 6200 N Solomons Island Road, in Huntingtown. The driver was later...
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Statement from Attorney General Frosh on Equifax Data Breach

Statement from Attorney General Frosh on Equifax Data Breach

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh today issued the following statement regarding the Equifax data breach, affecting approximately 143 million Americans. “This data breach is one of the most alarming we’ve seen. The number of Americans impacted is enormous. I am deeply concerned that Equifax seems to be charging victims for services to identify...
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UPDATE: Stabbing Reported in the Chesapeake Ranch Estates

UPDATE: Stabbing Reported in the Chesapeake Ranch Estates

UPDATE from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office on 9/11/2017 @10:15 a.m.:  On Sunday, September 10, 2017 units from the Sheriff’s Office responded to Ropeknot Road in Lusby for a report of a stabbing. When the deputies arrived they located two male victims with stab wounds and began immediate lifesaving efforts.  One of the victims...
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Calvert County Businesses Invited to Participate in Annual Job Fair

Calvert County Businesses Invited to Participate in Annual Job Fair

Calvert County businesses have the opportunity to reach qualified, motivated local job seekers at the 2017 Calvert County Job Fair. This annual event will be held Thursday, Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the College of Southern Maryland Prince Frederick Campus, Building B. The job fair is cosponsored by the Calvert County Department of...
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Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Celebrates 11th Anniversary

Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Celebrates 11th Anniversary

Lighthouse lovers are invited to take the challenge and visit ten lighthouses in two days! Plans are underway for the 11th Annual Maryland Lighthouse Challenge on September 16 and 17 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Visit www.cheslights.org for directions and complete details. The Drum Point Lighthouse will close at 4 p.m. on Saturday,...
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Maritime Performance Series Announced for Calvert Marine Museum

Maritime Performance Series Announced for Calvert Marine Museum

The 8th Annual Maritime Performance Series at the Calvert Marine Museum begins on Friday, September 15 and continues through spring, 2018. This series promises an eclectic mix of traditional music ranging from sweet harmonies to foot stomping jigs. Performances begin at 7 p.m. in the Harms Gallery. Doors open at 6 p.m. with beer...
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Chesapeake Beach Man Arrested for Possession of Drugs

Chesapeake Beach Man Arrested for Possession of Drugs

On August 25, 2017 at approximately 7:20 a.m., Deputy Parks of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was on routine patrol in the area of North Rout 4 and Plum Point Road. At the intersection of Plum Point Road Deputy Parks witnessed at red two door passenger car drive through the intersection while the traffic...
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UPDATE: Parents Located for Child Found in Lusby

UPDATE: Parents Located for Child Found in Lusby

UPDATE 9/7/2017 @ 10:15 a.m.: Parents Located for Child Found in Lusby 9/7/2017 @ 10:02 a.m.: Child found in Lusby. If anyone can ID this child please contact Det. Wells at 443-684-1340 ASAP.
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Wednesdays Pet: Help our Local Pet Rescues as they Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Wednesdays Pet: Help our Local Pet Rescues as they Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Many local rescues have stepped in, to help with pets that were affected by Hurricane Harvey. These are animals that were already in shelters or foster care. The help from our rescues will allow displaced pets in the affected areas to have the best chance possible to remain local. Dozens of volunteers in our...
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Calvert County Public Safety Department Offers Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Calvert County Public Safety Department Offers Hurricane Preparedness Tips

While the impact from Hurricane Irma on Calvert County and the state of Maryland is still uncertain, the Calvert County Department of Public Safety Division of Emergency Management reminds residents the time to prepare for the storm is now. The Atlantic hurricane season lasts through November and residents can be “weather ready” by considering...
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