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Chesapeake Beach Man Charged with Indecent Exposure, Intoxicated Public Disturbance, and Disorderly Conduct

Chesapeake Beach Man Charged with Indecent Exposure, Intoxicated Public Disturbance, and Disorderly Conduct

On June 15, 2018 Deputy Fox of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Peking Inn, Chesapeake Beach for the report of a disorderly subject. Upon arrival, Deputy Fox made contact the male subject later identified as Richard McGrath, 47,  of Chesapeake Beach who was extremely intoxicated and yelling profanities at...
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School’s Out for Summer MDOT SHA Promotes Pedestrian Safety and Safe Summer Travel

School’s Out for Summer MDOT SHA Promotes Pedestrian Safety and Safe Summer Travel

With thousands of children starting their summer break this week, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) urges everyone to Look Up, Look Out, stay alert and review the rules of the road. When driving through residential neighborhoods and near places children frequent such as area parks and recreation centers, be...
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CDC Reported Flu Deaths in Children Exceeds Seasonal High

CDC Reported Flu Deaths in Children Exceeds Seasonal High

The CDC is reporting an additional pediatric flu-related death this week, bringing the total number this season to 172. This number exceeds the 2012-2013 season, which previously set the record for the highest number of flu-related deaths in children reported during a single flu season (excluding pandemics). Approximately 80% of these deaths occurred in...
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Suspect Sought In St. Mary’s County Shooting

Suspect Sought In St. Mary’s County Shooting

Maryland State Police are searching for the suspect wanted in connection with a St. Mary’s County shooting yesterday evening that wounded a Calvert County man. The suspect has not yet been identified. Police believe he/she may be driving a white, Chevrolet Silverado-style pickup truck. The victim is identified as Raymond Aontonia Robinson, 29, of...
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Bailey Receives Endorsement from Delegate Mark Fisher

Bailey Receives Endorsement from Delegate Mark Fisher

From Delegate Mark Fisher (R -District 27C) I am pleased to join Governor Larry Hogan and offer my endorsement of Jack Bailey for State Senate in District 29. We need a proven leader in Annapolis who will work with our delegation and with our governor. Jack has served the State of Maryland for 30...
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Lusby Woman Caught Shoplifting at Payless in Prince Frederick

Lusby Woman Caught Shoplifting at Payless in Prince Frederick

On June 10, 2018 Deputy S. Naughton of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Payless, in Prince Frederick for the report of a theft. Emergency Communications broadcasted a lookout for a female who had just stole items from the store and the vehicle the female was occupying. Deputy Naughton arrived on scene and...
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Virginia Woman Arrested in Prince Frederick with Possession with Intent to Distribute CDS

Virginia Woman Arrested in Prince Frederick with Possession with Intent to Distribute CDS

On June 5, 2018 Deputy Ridgely of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office observed a driver on their cell phone and conducted a traffic stop in the area of N. Solomons Island Road and Hospital Road, in Prince Frederick. When Deputy Ridgley approached the vehicle he could immediately detect the strong odor of marijuana. Deputy...
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Shooting at Stop Sign With Slingshot Ends in Drug Arrest for St. Leonard Man

Shooting at Stop Sign With Slingshot Ends in Drug Arrest for St. Leonard Man

On June 6, 2018 Calvert County Emergency Communications broadcasted a look out for a vehicle with two male subjects inside that were seen shooting a stop sign with possibly some type of slingshot or paintball gun in the area of Catalina Drive and Thunderbird Drive, in Lusby. Deputy Gott of the Calvert County Sheriff’s...
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‘Operation Broken Heart’ Yields 56 Arrests In Maryland

‘Operation Broken Heart’ Yields 56 Arrests In Maryland

Maryland’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force yields 56 arrests in Maryland, 21 of which were arrested by Maryland State Police investigators, while participating in “Operation Broken Heart,” a nationwide, three-month initiative targeting offenders of child sexual exploitation. The Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) was one of 61 task forces included...
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UPDATE: Prince Frederick Woman Enters Plea for Child Abuse and Assault

UPDATE: Prince Frederick Woman Enters Plea for Child Abuse and Assault

UPDATE 6/13/2018: On June 11, 2018, Rocia Aceneth Tovar Calderon, 40, of Prince Frederick, entered an Alford plea to second-degree child abuse. An Alford plea is a plea under which a defendant may choose to plead guilty, not because of an admission to the crime, but because the prosecutor has sufficient evidence to place a charge...
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Prince Frederick Woman Flown to Burn Center After Grease Fire

Prince Frederick Woman Flown to Burn Center After Grease Fire

On June 6, 2018, at approximately 7:50 p.m., firefighters from the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department responded to Fawn Court, in Prince Frederick, for a house fire. The female occupant sustained burns to her arms and legs as a result of attempting to extinguish a grease fire, and was flown to Washington Burn Center by...
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Comptroller Franchot Alerts Marylanders to Social Media Scam

Comptroller Franchot Alerts Marylanders to Social Media Scam

Reinforcing his commitment to protect Marylanders, Comptroller Peter Franchot today warned Maryland residents about a scam in which cyber thieves contact citizens via social media using an official-looking certificate about a large sum of money for a fee. The scammers send messages using the Comptroller of Maryland and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) logos on...
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Wednesday’s Pet is MADISON

Wednesday’s Pet is MADISON

Wednesday’s Pet for 6/6/18 is MADISON Featured Pet: Madison Rescue Group: Last Chance Animal Rescue Breed: Feist Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $375.00 Madison is a 3-year-old female, Feist mix. She is very sweet but shy. She is learning to walk on a leash, she...
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Bailey Receives Endorsement from National Rifle Association

Bailey Receives Endorsement from National Rifle Association

Jack Bailey, Senate candidate for District 29 (Calvert and St. Mary’s), has received the endorsement from the National Rifle Association. In addition, Jack Bailey received an AQ rating from the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF). This rating is reserved for a pro-gun candidate based on responses to a candidate questionnaire. It is...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit Makes Multiple Arrests

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit Makes Multiple Arrests

On March 29th, 2018, search and seizure warrants for the body of Gregorik Brent Collington (DOB- 05/05/1986), Collington’s 2017 Jeep Renegade, and Collington’s residence, located at 12558 Santa Rosa Road, Lusby, MD 20657. These search warrants were in reference to a CDS investigation being conducted by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit....
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Maryland Conservation Corps Now Recruiting Young Adults

Maryland Conservation Corps Now Recruiting Young Adults

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now recruiting members for the Maryland Conservation Corps, an award-winning AmeriCorps program that engages young adults aged 17-25 in extensive conservation, environmental and natural resources management projects across the state. The department seeks to hire 35 full-time members who will work on five to seven teams for an 11-month period, beginning in...
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Maryland Casinos Generate Record $156.5 Million in Revenue During May

Maryland Casinos Generate Record $156.5 Million in Revenue During May

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced that May 2018 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos set a new single-month record of $156,555,593, an increase of 14.7% compared to the May 2017 total of $136,464,277. Maryland has six privately owned casinos: MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County; Live! Casino & Hotel in Anne...
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Governor Larry Hogan Announces $80 Million in Higher Education Scholarships for 2018-2019 Academic Award Year

Governor Larry Hogan Announces $80 Million in Higher Education Scholarships for 2018-2019 Academic Award Year

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) has awarded more than $80 million to nearly 38,000 students to attend one of Maryland’s post-secondary institutions. “Working to make higher education affordable and accessible for as many Maryland students as possible is one of our...
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Deputy Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident While Conducting Traffic Control for Funeral Procession

Deputy Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident While Conducting Traffic Control for Funeral Procession

On May 31, 2018, at approximately 10:43 a.m., Deputy First Class Curtin of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was conducting traffic control for a large funeral in one lane of the roadway on Maryland Route 260 near Paris Pines Court, in Owings. DFC Curtin was stopping the traffic with a marked Sheriff’s Office vehicle...
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Wednesday’s Pet is TYRA

Wednesday’s Pet is TYRA

Wednesday’s Pet for 5/30/18 is TYRA Featured Pet: Tyra Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Weimaraner Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: Contact group for donation fee Tyra is a 5-year-old girl that is new at HSCC, but she’s already stole everyone’s heart. She...
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Frederick Man Arrested After Traffic Stop in Owings

Frederick Man Arrested After Traffic Stop in Owings

On Friday, May 25, 2018 Emergency Communications broadcasted a lookout for a vehicle that was all over the roadway. Corporal Moschetto of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop in the area of Southern Maryland Boulevard and Doris Drive, in Owings. Deputy Freeland arrived on scene and identified...
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Spring Turkey Hunters Harvest 3,861 Gobblers

Spring Turkey Hunters Harvest 3,861 Gobblers

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today that hunters reported harvesting 3,861 wild turkeys during the 2018 regular spring and junior hunt turkey seasons. This year’s harvest was 8 percent lower than the record 2017 harvest, but well above the 10-year average of 3,406. “Turkey populations continue to grow in a few areas of the...
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Traffic Stop in Prince Frederick Results in Arrest for Possession of Cocaine & Marijuana

Traffic Stop in Prince Frederick Results in Arrest for Possession of Cocaine & Marijuana

On Saturday, May 19, 2018 at approximately 11:20 pm, Corporal Esnes from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack initiated a traffic stop on Shore Acres Way in Prince Frederick for traffic violations. Several criminal indicators were observed while speaking with the driver and a K-9 scan was requested. A positive alert was given...
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Troopers Urge Safety And Sobriety As Enforcement Increases During Memorial Day Weekend

Troopers Urge Safety And Sobriety As Enforcement Increases During Memorial Day Weekend

With extra traffic expected this Memorial Day weekend, additional Maryland State Police troopers will be on patrol and using a variety of initiatives to keep traffic moving, respond quickly to highway incidents and take appropriate enforcement action when violations are observed that threaten the safety of travelers. Beginning Friday, troopers from each of the...
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Memorial Day: A Day to Remember the Fallen

Memorial Day: A Day to Remember the Fallen

May 28, 2018, is Memorial Day. This day is a national holiday, for remembering and honoring men and women, who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country. Waterloo, New York, was declared the official birthplace of Memorial Day by President Lyndon Johnson in May 1966. The holiday had many origins, and...
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