Calvert News

Police Make Second Arrest in Murder of 25-Year-Old Dunkirk Man

Police Make Second Arrest in Murder of 25-Year-Old Dunkirk Man

UPDATE: On September 22, 2016 at 10:54 p.m. officers from the Annapolis Police Department arrested Demari Crowdy, 18, of Arnold for the murder of Davon Jones. Crowdy was arrested in Annapolis. Crowdy is the second suspect arrested and has been identified as the shooter in the homicide of Davon Jones. Brandon Johnson was the first...
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MD PROUD License Plate to Hit Streets on Monday

MD PROUD License Plate to Hit Streets on Monday

Beginning Monday, September 26, 2016, Marylanders can display their pride in their home state as the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) rolls out the new Maryland Proud license plate. Governor Larry Hogan unveiled the new design last month, which prominently features the state flag. The new standard-issue plate is available for...
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DEA Issues Carfentanil Warning to Police and Public

DEA Issues Carfentanil Warning to Police and Public

The DEA has issued a public warning to the public and law enforcement nationwide about the health and safety risks of carfentanil. Carfentanil is a synthetic opioid that is 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times more potent than fentanyl, which itself is 50 times more potent than heroin. DEA, local law...
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Visit the Calvert County Virtual Job Fair

Visit the Calvert County Virtual Job Fair

Did you miss the Calvert County Job Fair earlier this month? The fair continues virtually online with links to more than 30 employers that are actively seeking employees. Here is your chance to learn more about the remaining job openings and the businesses that exhibited at the event. Click on each business name to...
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Lusby Man Sentenced to 17 Years in Federal Prison for Production of Child Pornography

Lusby Man Sentenced to 17 Years in Federal Prison for Production of Child Pornography

On Wednesday, September 21, 2016, U.S. District Judge Paul W. Grimm sentenced Jose Antonio Jaramillo, age 55, of Lusby, to 17 years in federal prison, followed by 15 years years of supervised release, for production of child pornography. Judge Grimm also ordered that upon his release from prison, Jaramillo must register as a sex...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested on a Variety of Charges

Lexington Park Man Arrested on a Variety of Charges

On Monday, September 12, 2016, at approximately 2:00 am, Trooper First Class E. Krenik from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to a lookout for a silver Toyota passenger car coming into St. Mary’s County from Calvert County. The operator of the vehicle was allegedly involved in an assault in Calvert County and fled the...
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Wednesday’s Pet is TAVEE

Wednesday’s Pet is TAVEE

Wednesday’s Pet for 9/21/2016 TAVEE Featured Pet: Tavee Rescue Group: Golden Retriever Rescue of Southern Maryland Breed: Golden Retriever Sex: Female Size: Large (under 80 lbs) Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $100.00 Tavee is an 11-year-old sweet golden oldie looking for a loving, forever home. She has been given up...
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Blue Angels Won’t Perform at the Patuxent River Air Expo This Year

Blue Angels Won’t Perform at the Patuxent River Air Expo This Year

The Blue Angels recently announced they will not be performing at the NAS Patuxent River Air Expo Oct. 29 and 30. Following the mishap involving Blue Angel #6 in June of this year, Commander, Naval Air Forces Pacific (CNAP) decided the team would need to take off one weekend every eight weeks during their...
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Flagging Operations on Thomas Johnson Bridge To Occur Tuesday, September 27

Flagging Operations on Thomas Johnson Bridge To Occur Tuesday, September 27

Next week, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) will close one of two lanes and alternate traffic using a flagging operation on the Thomas Johnson Bridge (MD 4 over the Patuxent River). Crews will work between 9 p.m. Monday, September 26 and 5 a.m. Tuesday, September 27. Crews will be repairing...
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Huntingtown Woman with an Infant in Her Car Arrested for Possession of Drugs

Huntingtown Woman with an Infant in Her Car Arrested for Possession of Drugs

On Sunday, September 18, 2016, at approximately 10:00 am, Deputy W. Durner from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle he observed to be driven unsafely. Upon contact with the driver, Melissa Kagle, 37, of Huntingtown, he discovered she was in possession of an illegal substance. Kagle was arrested...
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Maryland Announces More Than $12 Million in Highway Safety Grants

Maryland Announces More Than $12 Million in Highway Safety Grants

On September 19, 2016, Governor Larry Hogan announced over $12.5 million in federal highway safety funds granted to more than 80 agencies and organizations across Maryland to help strengthen and expand the state’s efforts to save lives on Maryland roads. The funds will be distributed by the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Office...
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Prince Frederick Man Arrested on Weapons Charge

Prince Frederick Man Arrested on Weapons Charge

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, at approximately 12:30 a.m., Deputy R. Evans of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office observed a vehicle at Wilson Court & Main Street, in Prince Frederick, drive through a stop sign without making the required stop. He was able to make contact with the driver, Raymond Williams, 21, of Prince Frederick, at...
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Owings Man Arrested on Drug Charges at Prince Frederick 7-11

Owings Man Arrested on Drug Charges at Prince Frederick 7-11

On Thursday, September 8, 2016, at approximately 11:00 p.m., Deputy J. Livingston of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7-11 on Hallowing Point Road, in Prince Frederick, for the report of a possible drunk driver. Upon arrival police observed a vehicle parked in the parking lot, with the engine running and the driver’s...
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Governor Larry Hogan Reaffirms State’s Commitment to Fighting Cancer, Hosts Blood Drive

Governor Larry Hogan Reaffirms State’s Commitment to Fighting Cancer, Hosts Blood Drive

On September 15, 2016 Governor Larry Hogan reaffirmed the state’s commitment to fighting cancer by highlighting the recently updated Maryland Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan and by signing an Executive Order that renews the Council on Cancer Control. The governor made today’s announcement outside of the State House, where he is hosting a blood drive...
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TRAFFIC ALERT: for Calvert County – Monday Night, Sept. 19

TRAFFIC ALERT: for Calvert County – Monday Night, Sept. 19

Motorists should be prepared for the possibility of brief traffic delays on Monday night, Sept. 19, 2016, between 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. Troopers from the Maryland State Police will control traffic while escorting wide load transports of material from Maryland Route 2/4 to the Dominion Cove Point LNG terminal. The State Highway Administration...
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Maryland Department of Natural Resources Announce Winners in Annual Photo Contest

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Announce Winners in Annual Photo Contest

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has announced the winners of the 2016 Natural Resources Photo Contest, with the grand prize going to Mitch Adolph of Lutherville for his excellent action photo of sparring egrets on Assateague Island. This year’s grand prize package includes $500, a 2017 Maryland State Park and Trail Passport, a five-year subscription...
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Prince Frederick Woman Arrested for Possession with Intent to Distribute Prescription Drugs

Prince Frederick Woman Arrested for Possession with Intent to Distribute Prescription Drugs

On September 2, 2016, at approximately 4:45 p.m., Deputy C. Childress of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle he observed being driven unsafely. He determined Gina Krouse-Boswell, 32, of Prince Frederick, to be driving on a suspended license and in possession of a large quantity of prescription medications....
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Weis Markets Announces Plans to Convert Food Lion Locations

Weis Markets Announces Plans to Convert Food Lion Locations

Weis Markets, Inc., a Mid-Atlantic food retailer, announced on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016, plans to convert 38 Food Lion supermarket locations to Weis Markets stores. The Company has completed the purchase of these locations operating in the states of Maryland, Virginia and Delaware, and plans to complete the conversion process by the end of...
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WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 9/15/2016

WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 9/15/2016

The following persons are wanted by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office. Individuals with information concerning these cases should take no action themselves, but instead immediately contact the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office or a local law enforcement agency.
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Owings Woman Found Passed Out Behind the Wheel, Arrested for Possession of Heroin

Owings Woman Found Passed Out Behind the Wheel, Arrested for Possession of Heroin

On Sunday, September 11, 2016, at approximately 7:00pm, Deputy N. Buckler of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7-11, on Dalrymple Road, in Sunderland for the report of a female passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle parked at the gas pumps. police made contact with Amber Stoneman, 20, of Owings, and...
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Lusby Man Charged with Possession of Heroin

Lusby Man Charged with Possession of Heroin

On Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Deputy S. Moran of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Crazy Horse Trail, in Lusby, for the report of a trespassing and possible destruction of property. After speaking with the complainant, he was able to locate the suspect, Gary Wommack, 32, of Lusby,...
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Wednesday’s Pet is GLORI

Wednesday’s Pet is GLORI

Wednesday’s Pet for 9/14/16 is GLORI Featured Pet: Glori Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Pomeranian Mix Sex: Female Size: Small (10 lbs) Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $295.00 See Procedures on Rescue’s site HERE. Glori is a lovely senior. Glori is gentle, quiet, social, and a delightful...
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The Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department Regrets to Announce the Passing of a Dear Friend and Brother

The Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department Regrets to Announce the Passing of a Dear Friend and Brother

The Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department regrets to announce the passing of William “Bill” Keefe. Brother Keefe was a lifetime member of the department who joined Solomons to serve his community as a public servant in 1961. He held the ranks of Fire Lieutenant, Chief Engineer and was an intricate piece of our...
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Be Aware of Deer This Fall Season

Be Aware of Deer This Fall Season

Drivers traveling along county roads are reminded to heighten their awareness of deer during the fall breeding “rutting” season. Collisions between deer and automobiles result in a substantial cost, including damage to vehicles, the loss of a valuable wildlife resource and human injuries or fatalities. As our population continues to grow, this danger becomes...
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Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, September 17

Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, September 17

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 17. Walks are being held in La Plata and Solomons. The goal for the two Walks is $137,000. Last year, the two Walks raised $119,219, contributing to...
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