Law Enforcement

One Person Shot in Waldorf, Suspect Still at Large

One Person Shot in Waldorf, Suspect Still at Large

On Saturday, February 17, 2018 at approximately 8:55 p.m., Deputies from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to 12157 Ell Lane, in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Police arrived on scene to find a victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Witnesses reported...
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Police and School Address Allegations Made Against Chaperone at Leonardtown Middle School Dannce

Police and School Address Allegations Made Against Chaperone at Leonardtown Middle School Dannce

On February 16, 2018, an allegation of inappropriate touching was made by a female student who was attending a school sponsored dance at Leonardtown Middle School, located on Pt. Lookout Road, in Leonardtown, Maryland. The student stated a male chaperone, who is not employed with St. Mary’s County Public Schools, touched her and made...
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32-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in La Plata

32-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in La Plata

On Friday, February 16, 2018, at approximately 11:10 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to a reported motor vehicle collision in the area of westbound Route 6 (Charles Street) east of Prince Charles Drive, in La Plata. Upon arrival, Troopers observed a  2004 Pontiac Grand Prix with the driver,...
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UPDATE: Two St. Mary’s County Men Shot in Waldorf During Drug Deal

UPDATE: Two St. Mary’s County Men Shot in Waldorf During Drug Deal

UPDATE 2/17/2018: On Friday, February 9, 2018, at approximately 2:25 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to St. Patrick’s Drive in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and located two adult males; one had two gunshot wounds to his leg, and the other was grazed on the...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Sexualy Abusing 7-Year-Old

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Sexualy Abusing 7-Year-Old

On February 14, 2018, an adult female reported a possible sex offense to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, involving an adult male and a seven year old juvenile. Based on the information provided by the complainant, the investigation was continued by the Criminal Investigations Division (CID). The investigation revealed Zachary Lee Thomas, 23,...
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Waldorf Man Arrested After Pointing Gun at Police

Waldorf Man Arrested After Pointing Gun at Police

On Sunday, February 11, 2018, at approximately 9:25 p.m., Deputies from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Michael Road, in Waldorf, to serve a temporary peace order on Richards Madden, 82, of Waldorf. Prior to arriving at the residence police were informed that Madden had made threats of mass destruction...
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Former Police Drug Lab Director Sentenced For Stealing Over 15,000 Pills

Former Police Drug Lab Director Sentenced For Stealing Over 15,000 Pills

Circuit Court Judge Judge Michele D. Jaklitsch sentenced Annette Box, 49, of Pasadena, to six months of active incarceration for misconduct in office and other charges related to the theft of controlled dangerous substances from county facilities. “It is uniquely distressing when a person who is placed in a position of trust, who works...
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Indian Head Man Convicted of Armed Robbery and Related Charges

Indian Head Man Convicted of Armed Robbery and Related Charges

On Wednesday, February 14, 2018 a Charles County jury convicted Tyrel Javonte Adams, 21 of Indian Head, of Armed Robbery and related charges. On April 18, 2017, officers responded to the Dash In in White Plains for the report of an Armed Robbery. An initial investigation revealed that four masked suspects wearing blue gloves,...
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UPDATE: Police in St. Mary’s County Investigating Armed Robbery at Lighthouse Liquors in Charlotte Hall

UPDATE: Police in St. Mary’s County Investigating Armed Robbery at Lighthouse Liquors in Charlotte Hall

UPDATE – Official St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: On February 13, 2018, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Lighthouse Liquors located on Three Notch Road, in Charlotte Hall, for the report of an armed robbery. Contact was made with an employee/victim who advised an unknown suspect entered the business...
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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...
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Police in Charles County Make Quick Arrest After Armed Robbery at Dollar General in Waldorf

Police in Charles County Make Quick Arrest After Armed Robbery at Dollar General in Waldorf

On Sunday, February 11 at approximately 9:3o p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Dollar General on Crain Highway, in Waldorf, for the report of an armed robbery. Cpl. S. Stanley was in the area and quickly responded. He stopped a car near the store and located three males inside. Police...
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Mechanicsville Man Charged with Burglary, Theft and Attempted Arson

Mechanicsville Man Charged with Burglary, Theft and Attempted Arson

A Deputy State Fire Marshal has arrested a St. Mary’s County man after he attempted to set fire to a one-story single family dwelling in La Plata owned by his girlfriend. On February 11, 2018, at approximately 6:25 pm, Amanda Marie Evans 30, of 209 Del Ray Circle, in La Plata arrived home with...
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UPDATE: Four Students from St. Mary’s College of Maryland Arrested for Armed Robbery at College Dorm Room

UPDATE: Four Students from St. Mary’s College of Maryland Arrested for Armed Robbery at College Dorm Room

UPDATE 2/14/2018 @ 12:21 p.m.: Kyndle Joshua Terrell-Jones, 18, of Owings Mills, Kevin Louis Makle, 18, of Finksburg, Judge Clifford Payne, 18, of Laurel were members of the 2017-18 St. Mary’s College of Maryland Seahawk Men’s Basketball team. 2/14/2018 @ 11:00 a.m.: On Friday, February 9, 2018, at approximately 3:30 p.m., four men entered a college...
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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...
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$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...
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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...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Make Arrest in Multiple Burglaries

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Make Arrest in Multiple Burglaries

Throughout the month of January 2018, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to multiple reports of residential burglaries and burglaries to motor vehicles, in the Lexington Park area.  Neighborhood canvasses were conducted and images of the suspect were captured with the use of residential security cameras. The investigations were continued by...
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Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Fatal Hit-and-Run Involving Pedestrian in Oxon Hill

Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Fatal Hit-and-Run Involving Pedestrian in Oxon Hill

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run in Oxon Hill. The victim is identified as 27-year-old Kenard Hawkins of no fixed address. Investigators are still working to locate the striking vehicle. It’s described as a white pickup truck that had a ladder on the top or side. On February...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 2/12/2018 to 2/16/2018

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 2/12/2018 to 2/16/2018

During the week of February 12, to February 16, 2018, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Berry Road at Jenifer Elementary School Leonardtown Road at Grace Christian Academy Piney Church Road at St. Charles High School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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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...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is Presenting a Safety and Security for Places of Worship Training Seminar

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is Presenting a Safety and Security for Places of Worship Training Seminar

Safety and security is becoming increasingly important for places of worship and faith based service providers. From acts of violence and vandalism, to disruption of services, threats to places of worship have increased. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is presenting an eleven hour training seminar, beginning on February 26, 2018, and concluding the...
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Roll Over Crash Ruins Thieves Night After Burglarizing Farm House

Roll Over Crash Ruins Thieves Night After Burglarizing Farm House

On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, Deputy D. Sidorowicz of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Boothe Farm Lane, in Great Mills, for a report of a burglary. Ten minutes after the dispatch for the burglary, a motor vehicle accident was reported a few miles away. Deputy Sidorowicz responded to the accident and...
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Valley Lee Mailman Caught Stealing $100 Gift Card from Birthday Card

Valley Lee Mailman Caught Stealing $100 Gift Card from Birthday Card

Special Agent, Juli Bythrow, from the the United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General, was notified of a stolen gift card out of Valley Lee. The card was used at several locations throughout Charles and St. Mary’s Counties on August 9 and 10th, 2016. A postal customer mailed a $100 gift card to...
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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...
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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...
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