Calvert News

Waldorf Woman Arrested in Murder of 37-Year-Old Boyfriend

Waldorf Woman Arrested in Murder of 37-Year-Old Boyfriend

On Sunday, February 18, 2018, at approximately 11:25 a.m., Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to the 11700 block of Oak Manor Drive in Waldorf for a medical emergency. While treating the victim, EMS noted the victim had what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the torso. Officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office...
Read More »

Maryland Hunters Harvest 86,542 Deer in 2017-2018 Season

Maryland Hunters Harvest 86,542 Deer in 2017-2018 Season

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today that hunters harvested 86,542 deer during the combined archery, firearms and muzzleloader seasons, from Sept. 8, 2017, through Jan. 31, 2018. The harvest exceeded the 2016-2017 total by more than 1,000 deer. Included in the statewide total were 7,204 deer taken on Sundays. “Sunday hunting continues to be...
Read More »

Calvert County Animal Control Division to Move to Barstow Location

Calvert County Animal Control Division to Move to Barstow Location

The Calvert County Department of Public Safety Animal Control Division will move operations from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office into the Department of Public Safety building at 315 Stafford Road in Barstow Friday, Feb. 16. The move is part of Calvert County Government’s reorganization which began last July. In the restructure, the Animal Control...
Read More »

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Two Men for Dash In Robbery

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Two Men for Dash In Robbery

On February 12, 2018 at approximately 8:50 A.M.,  deputies with the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Dash In, located at 875 North Solomons Island Road, in Prince Frederick, for a report of a Strong Armed Robbery. Contact was made with employees from the Dash In who stated; “Two men came into the...
Read More »

Police in Calvert County Continue Investigate Rash of Robberies

Police in Calvert County Continue Investigate Rash of Robberies

On February 12, 2018 at approximately 8:50 a.m. Deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Dash In, located in Prince Frederick, for a report of a Strong Armed Robbery. The suspect fled the scene prior to the arrival of the deputies. Calvert Sheriff’s Detectives are actively working this case. If anyone...
Read More »

$35,000 pay raise proposed for all 313 Maryland judges

$35,000 pay raise proposed for all 313 Maryland judges

A proposal to give all 313 Maryland judges a $35,000 raise over the next four years faces a hearing today in the House Appropriations Committee. The recommendations of the Judicial Compensation Commission will take effect automatically if the legislature does not reject or amend them by March 15 — and lawmakers have not been...
Read More »

Career Criminal Arrested in Mechanicsville After Customers Stop Robbery in Progress

Career Criminal Arrested in Mechanicsville After Customers Stop Robbery in Progress

On Friday, February 9, 2018, at approximately 6:05 p.m., Deputy R. Roszell, of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Mechanicsville Burchmart/Subway, on Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville, for the report of a robbery in progress. Before arriving to the scene police received information that an employee and three customers had a...
Read More »

Maryland Records First Influenza-Associated Pediatric Death

Maryland Records First Influenza-Associated Pediatric Death

On February 6, 2018, the Maryland Department of Health confirmed the first influenza-associated pediatric death in the state for this flu season. Influenza-associated pediatric deaths are required to be reported to the Department, but the Department cannot discuss the specifics of individual cases. Maryland public health officials have detected a marked increase in influenza...
Read More »

Governor Larry Hogan Issues Executive Order on Juvenile Offenders Serving Life Sentences

Governor Larry Hogan Issues Executive Order on Juvenile Offenders Serving Life Sentences

Governor Larry Hogan today signed Executive Order 01.01.2018.06, which confirms and requires that the governor weigh certain factors when considering a decision regarding parole for a juvenile offender serving a life sentence to ensure that these offenders have a meaningful opportunity for release. “Since taking office, our administration has sought to bring balance to...
Read More »

Abner Arrested at Abner’s Crab House in Chesapeake Beach

Abner Arrested at Abner’s Crab House in Chesapeake Beach

On Thursday, February 1, 2018, at approximately 1:00 a.m., Deputy Rzepkowski of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Abner’s Crab House & Marina in Chesapeake Beach, to assist an off duty deputy working at the establishment. Rzepkowski made contact with Deputy Kreps, who was working security at the bar. Kreps had Frederick Robert Abner...
Read More »

Detectives in Calvert County Investigating Armed Robbery in Dunkirk

Detectives in Calvert County Investigating Armed Robbery in Dunkirk

On February 7, 2018, at approximately 6:00 p.m., Deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s  Office were dispatched to the Subway in Dunkirk, for a report of an armed robbery. Deputies responded within minutes, but the suspect had already fled. The suspect was described as a black male, 20 to 25 years of age, between...
Read More »

Detectives in Calvert County Investigating Armed Robbery in Prince Frederick

Detectives in Calvert County Investigating Armed Robbery in Prince Frederick

On February 6, 2018, at approximately 9:35 p.m., Deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Shell gas station in Prince Frederick for a report of an armed robbery. Units were on the scene within seconds of the broadcast. However, the suspect had already fled the business.  The suspect is described...
Read More »

Wednesday’s Pet is LOKI

Wednesday’s Pet is LOKI

Wednesday’s Pet for 2/7/18 LOKI Featured Pet: Diamond Rescue Group: Calvert Animal Welfare League (CAWL) Breed: Doberman Mix Sex: Male Size: Large Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Loki is a large, young, and loving Doberman pinscher mix.  Sadly, he was bounced around from home to home ending up at...
Read More »

Proposed Constitutional Amendment for Allocation of Gaming Proceeds

Proposed Constitutional Amendment for Allocation of Gaming Proceeds

State House democratic leaders and the Maryland State Education Association say more money is needed to meet the needs of the state’s public school system. They’re asking the General Assembly to support a constitutional amendment that would require all of the state’s proceeds from gambling to go to funding public education. By: STEVEN DILSIZIAN
Read More »

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 2/7/2018

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 2/7/2018

The following is a sample of recent arrests, crimes and investigations handled by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office. On January 9, 2018 Deputy Mohler responded to the Walmart, Prince Frederick for the report of a CDS violation. Upon arrival to the Walmart, Deputy Mohler located the vehicle matching the description given by Emergency Communications....
Read More »

Paid Paramedics Coming to Calvert County

Paid Paramedics Coming to Calvert County

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) voted last week to begin a phased-in approach to hiring paramedics to supplement the staff of Calvert County’s all-volunteer Advanced Life Support (ALS) and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) teams. The board also approved the initial hiring of an EMS supervisor in Fiscal Year 2019 to oversee...
Read More »

Calvert County Schools Opening Two Hours Late Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018

Calvert County Schools Opening Two Hours Late Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018

Calvert County Public Schools will be opening 2 hours late on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 • 12-month employees, including emergency personnel, report on time. • There will be no a.m. Pre-Kindergarten. • No Child Nutrition Workers are to report prior to 8:00 a.m.  • The workday for 10- and 11-month employees will begin 2...
Read More »

Saint Leonard Man Arrested for Possession of THC Oil (Marijuana)

Saint Leonard Man Arrested for Possession of THC Oil (Marijuana)

On January 31, 2018 Deputy Rediker of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, conducted a traffic stop in the area of Sixes Road and Grays Road, Prince Frederick. Deputy Rediker made contact with the driver, later identified as Paul David Parker Jr., 36, of Saint Leonard, when he smelled a strong odor of marijuana emitting...
Read More »

Maryland Casinos Generate $127.8 Million in Revenue During January

Maryland Casinos Generate $127.8 Million in Revenue During January

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced January 2018 revenue numbers for the state’s six casinos: Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore in Baltimore City, Ocean Downs Casino in Worcester County, Live! Casino in Anne Arundel County, Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County and MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County....
Read More »

Maryland State Police Super Bowl Enforcement Efforts

Maryland State Police Super Bowl Enforcement Efforts

This year’s Super Bowl enforcement efforts of the Maryland State Police were on the defense keeping the public safe. Traffic enforcement efforts by Maryland state troopers during the Super Bowl weekend resulted in more than 3,900 traffic stops that led to 131 arrests, of which more than 60 were arrested for driving while impaired....
Read More »

Calvert County Public Schools Opening Two Hours Late Today, Monday, Feb, 5, 2018

Calvert County Public Schools Opening Two Hours Late Today, Monday, Feb, 5, 2018

Calvert County Public Schools will be opening 2 hours late on Monday, February 5, 2018. Code 1 for 12 month employees. • There will be no a.m. Pre-Kindergarten. • All emergency personnel report on time. • No Child Nutrition Workers, including Child Nutrition Drivers, are to report prior to 8:00 a.m.  • 12-month personnel...
Read More »

Warming Centers Available in Southern Maryland

Warming Centers Available in Southern Maryland

The following Warming Centers are open in Southern Maryland during hours of operation if needed.
Read More »

Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Trespassing and Burglary

Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Trespassing and Burglary

On Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Deputy R. Shrawder of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Clay Hammond Road, Prince Frederick for the report of a burglary. Because of previous burglaries at his home, the homeowner set up trail cameras around his house. After watching the trail camera footage, Deputy Ward and Trooper Rucker...
Read More »

Calvert County Couple Win $50,000 Scratch-off Prize

Calvert County Couple Win $50,000 Scratch-off Prize

A happy Calvert County flooring employee is house hunting after receiving a $50,000 taxes paid Payday Doubler scratch-off prize. Paul McKoy had stopped at Discount Liquors in Huntingtown to purchase gas when he decided to pick up a $5 Payday Doubler scratch-off ticket, too. What a lucky day it turned out to be! The...
Read More »

WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 2/5/2018

WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 2/5/2018

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...
Read More »