Law Enforcement

VIDEO: Police in St. Mary’s County Investigating Robbery of California Liquor Store

VIDEO: Police in St. Mary’s County Investigating Robbery of California Liquor Store

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the persons pictured. On Saturday, October 14, 2017 at approximately 9:00 p.m., the suspects entered the Lexington Villiage Wine & Spirits store located at 46400 Lexington Way #103, California, and split up. Suspect #2 gained the clerks attention when he dropped a bottle...
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64 Arrested in Calvert County Sheriff’s Department Warrant Sweep

64 Arrested in Calvert County Sheriff’s Department Warrant Sweep

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted its Annual Warrant Initiative from October 9th-12th, 2017. During this Initiative, the CCSO was assisted by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, the Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Office, the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office, the Maryland State Police, the Calvert County Detention Center,...
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St. Mary’s County Man Sentenced to 23 Years in Federal Prison for Multiple Robberies

St. Mary’s County Man Sentenced to 23 Years in Federal Prison for Multiple Robberies

Quantaz Lamar Shields, 30, of Leonardtown, was sentenced on October 18, 2017, by the United States District Judge Paul W. Grimm to 23 years of imprisonment for committing four armed robberies in St. Mary’s County, and brandishing a firearm during and in relation to those robberies. The sentence was announced by Acting United States Attorney...
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Bowie Man Found Guilty of Murder in Killing of Government Witness

Bowie Man Found Guilty of Murder in Killing of Government Witness

Stanley Moghalu, 30, of Bowie, Md., was found guilty by a jury today of first-degree murder while armed with aggravating circumstances, assault with intent to kill, conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and other charges in an attack that killed one man, who was a government witness, and wounded another man in Northeast Washington. The verdict...
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WANTED – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Escape

WANTED – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Escape

On October 16, 2017, inmate David Logan Scopin, 32 of Waldorf, left a treatment facility, in violation of his pre-trial commitment. Scopin, was last seen operating a black 2003, Pontiac Sunbird. Scopin’s last known address is in Waldorf, and he also has family in Baltimore. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Det....
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St. Mary’s County – Missing Juvenile – Elver Bentura Paniagua-Castellanos

St. Mary’s County – Missing Juvenile – Elver Bentura Paniagua-Castellanos

Elver Bentura Paniagua-Castellanos, age 17, was last seen in the Great Mills area. The missing juvenile is 5’8 and weighs 125lbs. At this time no critical factors are known, and Paniagua-Castellanos may be traveling to Georgia, where he has family. Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Hulse at (301) 475-4200 ext *1996...
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La Plata Man Violating Protective Order Six Times Leads to Arrest for Motorcycle Theft

La Plata Man Violating Protective Order Six Times Leads to Arrest for Motorcycle Theft

On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, a female victim contacted the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and reported to Detective D. Savoy, that she received a phone call from Fredrick Stephen Foote, 51, of La Plata. Foote told her, he wanted to come to her home and pick up his motorcycles from her shed, and told...
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Opioid Education and Prevention Event

Opioid Education and Prevention Event

Don’t forget to come to the Opioid Education and Prevention Event on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at North Point High School (2500 Davis Road, Waldorf) from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This event hosted by Charles County Government, in partnership with Charles County Public Schools, offers treatment and prevention resources to the community and those...
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Chesapeake Beach Man Arrested at Abner’s Crab House

Chesapeake Beach Man Arrested at Abner’s Crab House

On October 8, 2017 at approximately 9:45 p.m., Deputy Livingston of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was working part time security at Abner’s Crab House in Chesapeake Beach and was made aware of a disorderly subject near the bar. Deputy Livingston observed the male, later identified as Tony Reynolds, 46, of Chesapeake Beach, walking...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested at Wedding Party

Mechanicsville Man Arrested at Wedding Party

On Saturday, October 14, 2017, Cpl. Carberry from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 27000 block of Cox Drive, in Mechanicsville, for a report of a disturbance. When police arrived at the address they determined a wedding party being held at the residence. They were notified that a person was causing...
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North Carolina Sex Offender to be Charged After Entering High Schools in Southern Maryland

North Carolina Sex Offender to be Charged After Entering High Schools in Southern Maryland

On Monday, October 02, 2017, Detective R. Williams, of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, received information from an anonymous tip that Christopher Daniel Lee, 52, of Salemburg, North Carolina, was a registered Sex Offender in the Stale of North Carolina. The tip further stated that Lee had been seen at a High School band...
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Multiple Suspects Charged in Robbery and Assault Case

Multiple Suspects Charged in Robbery and Assault Case

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified nine suspects involved in a case in which four victims, ages 16-19, were robbed and assaulted during the same incident. On October 5, 2017, at 4:30 p.m., the victims were in the 1000 block of Bannister Circle in Waldorf when a group of suspects approached them. The suspects...
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Stoney’s Seafood Break-In by Heroin User

Stoney’s Seafood Break-In by Heroin User

On Saturday, September 9, 2017 at approximately 1:20 a.m. Trooper Pitcher from the Leonardtown Barrack responded to Stoney’s Seafood House in Hollywood for a reported burglar alarm. Upon arrival, Troopers observed a male laying on the floor, in front of the front door, inside the establishment. The subject appeared to be asleep. The suspect...
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Mississippi Man Uses Screwdriver in Lexington Park Assault

Mississippi Man Uses Screwdriver in Lexington Park Assault

On Friday, August 25, 2017 Deputy Foor of the St. Mary’s County Sherriff Office responded to Liberty Street, in Lexington Park for a reported assault involving a knife. Upon Deputy Foor’s arrival he observed two male subjects actively involved in a physical and verbal altercation. Deputies ordered both parties to separate and get onto...
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Lexington Park Man Assaults Girlfriend Then Crashes Into Car

Lexington Park Man Assaults Girlfriend Then Crashes Into Car

On Friday, August 18, 2017 Deputy Tirpak of the St. Mary’s County Sherriff Office responded to Winters Lane, in Leonardtown, for the reported domestic assault. Upon arrival, the victim advised police her live-in boyfriend, Conrad Olander Robinson, 36, of Leonardtown, had an argument because he had another female in his vehicle the day before, and...
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Police Investigating Late Night Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

Police Investigating Late Night Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

On Sunday, October 15, 2017, at approximately 10:30 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to a motor vehicle collision on Three Notch Road at the intersection of Pegg Road, in Lexington Park. The crash involved three vehicles. Two patients were transported to an area trauma center by a Maryland State Police helicopter. Deputies...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 10/16/2017 to 10/20/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 10/16/2017 to 10/20/2017

During the week of October 16, to October 20, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Marshall Corner Road at James Craik Elementary School Leonardtown Road at Grace Christian Academy Oliver’s Shop Road at T.C. Martin Elementary School Cameras are activated Monday through Friday, all...
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North Carolina Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin

North Carolina Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin

On Monday, October 2, 2017, Deputy Wood of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7-11 located at 35 Dalrymple Road, in Sunderland, for a check welfare on a subject in the store possibly under the influence of drugs. Upon arrival, Deputy Wood made contact with a male subject later identified as Bryan...
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Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Possession of a Stolen Handgun

Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Possession of a Stolen Handgun

On Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at 2:05 am, Corporal Esnes and Trooper Foley from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack while attempting to locate a suicidal person in the Prince Frederick area observed two males outside of Safeway. One of the subjects clothing matched that of the person they were attempting to locate....
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St. Mary’s County Detention Center Inmates Charged After Fight Over Phone

St. Mary’s County Detention Center Inmates Charged After Fight Over Phone

On Wednesday, September 6, 2017 Deputy Budd of the St. Mary’s County Sherriff Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for report of an assault. Upon arrival Budd interviewed the victim who reported, she was physically assaulted by Nicole Middleton, 31, of California. The victim was identified as Sheila Wagner, 24, of...
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St. Mary’s County MetCom Warns Customers to Avoid Phone Scams

St. Mary’s County MetCom Warns Customers to Avoid Phone Scams

MetCom has been alerted that some of our customers may have been the target of phone scams. Scammers may identify themselves as MetCom employees and demand prepaid debit cards in order to avoid having water service cut off. These phone scammers can make MetCom’s name appear on a customer’s caller ID. MetCom does not...
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Prince George’s County Man Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

Prince George’s County Man Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

Maryland State Police computer crimes investigators have arrested and charged a Prince George’s County man with the possession and distribution of child pornography. The suspect is identified as Ronald Williams II, 37, of Suitland.  He is charged with five counts of distribution and six counts of possession of child pornography.  Subsequent to his arrest...
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Police Arrest Ridge Man on Animal Cruelty Charges After Short Barricade

Police Arrest Ridge Man on Animal Cruelty Charges After Short Barricade

On Wednesday, October 11, 2017, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 16000 block of Three Notch Rd. in Ridge, to attempt to serve an arrest warrant on Devone Articis Hall, 29 of Ridge. Deputies observed Hall inside the residence however he refused to come out. A barricade was declared...
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VIDEO: Multiple Arrests Made in St. Mary’s County Warrant Sweep

VIDEO: Multiple Arrests Made in St. Mary’s County Warrant Sweep

On October 10, 2017, members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police, and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, participated in a joint warrant sweep. The warrant sweep took place in St. Mary’s County, with the focus on locating those with warrants from other jurisdictions who are residing...
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Family Requests Public’s Help in Getting Back Deceased Son’s Stolen Photographs

Family Requests Public’s Help in Getting Back Deceased Son’s Stolen Photographs

On Sunday, October 8, 2017, in the 47000 block of Janet Lane, in Lexington Park, unknown suspect(s) made entry into a residence. Property was stolen to include devices containing photographs of the victims’ deceased son. The victims in this case have requested this incident be released onto social media with the hopes someone will...
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