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Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a Calvert County Police Car Under Investigation

Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a Calvert County Police Car Under Investigation

UPDATE: Sheriff Mike Evans Posted the following information on his Facebook page. Early this morning DFC Vaughn Evans was southbound on Rt 4 in Prince Frederick when another vehicle traveling north in the southbound lane struck his patrol vehicle. DFC Evans was flown to Shock Trauma and has since been released with non-life threatening...
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Heroin/Fentanyl Overdose at St. Mary’s County Detention Center Leads to Charges

Heroin/Fentanyl Overdose at St. Mary’s County Detention Center Leads to Charges

On Friday, June 9, 2017  an inmate housed in the work release section of the St. Mary’s County Detention Center was found unresponsive and transported to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital for treatment. The investigation determined the inmate had overdosed on heroin/fentanyl which had been brought into the facility by another inmate identified as Saeed...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure

On Saturday, August 26, 2017, Deputy J. Bush of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 46000 block of Chapman Drive in Lexington Park, for the report of an indecent exposure. The victim alleged Rodolfo Palacios Ramirez, 52, of Lexington Park, was banging on the her back door. She answered the door...
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Drunken Virginia Man Arrested for Loaded Shotgun on Passenger Seat of Truck

Drunken Virginia Man Arrested for Loaded Shotgun on Passenger Seat of Truck

On Thursday, July 20, 2017 Deputy Fennessey of the St. Mary’s County Sherriff’s Office responded to downtown Leonardtown for a reported traffic incident with a gun involved. Deputy Fennessey met with the victim who stated he observed a male operating a black pick-up truck, remove a shotgun from the rear of his vehicle and...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested on Gun Charges, Threatens to Kill Police

Mechanicsville Man Arrested on Gun Charges, Threatens to Kill Police

On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, Deputy Smith, from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Golden Beach Road, and Beach Drive, in Mechanicsville. Police were responding to a 911 call reporting a subject armed with a handgun and selling unknown drugs. The caller advised the suspect was a male and...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Asking for Public’s Help Identifying Wallet Theft Suspects

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Asking for Public’s Help Identifying Wallet Theft Suspects

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in identifying the suspects pictured below. On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at 11:45 a.m., both suspects were seen rummaging through the employee office area of the Rent-A-Center store located at 21600 Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park, Maryland. An employee later discovered her wallet had been stolen from her purse which was in the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Asking for Public’s Help Identifying Theft Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Asking for Public’s Help Identifying Theft Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in identifying the suspect pictured below. On Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 12:18 PM, the suspect used a stolen Target gift card at the Target store located at 45155 First Colony Blvd. in California, Maryland. The gift card had been inside a birthday...
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Sobriety Checkpoint to be Conducted in Charles County

Sobriety Checkpoint to be Conducted in Charles County

The Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack in partnership with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, La Plata Town Police Department, Department of Natural Resources, and Maryland Transportation Authority will be conducting a Sobriety Checkpoint on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, in Charles County, Maryland. Motorists are encouraged to appoint a designated driver or use public...
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California Men Arrested After Caught Stealing Two 55 Inch TVs from Walmart

California Men Arrested After Caught Stealing Two 55 Inch TVs from Walmart

On Monday, August 28, 2017, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Walmart located at Miramar Way, in California, after an off-duty police officer from the Marlow Heights Police Department contacted the Emergency Communication Center in reference to a theft in progress. The off-duty officer said he observed a black...
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Heroin Found on Couch During Welfare Check in North Beach

Heroin Found on Couch During Welfare Check in North Beach

On Friday, September 8, 2017 Deputy Migliaccio of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on 4th Street, in North Beach for a welfare check. Deputy Migliaccio made contact with Matthew Hutchinson, 27, of North Beach. Deputy Migliaccio observed Hutchinson to be possibly under the influence. An investigation found a freshly used...
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Trespasser Found Sleeping on Boat at Rod N Reel Marina

Trespasser Found Sleeping on Boat at Rod N Reel Marina

On Saturday, September 9, 2017 Deputy Migliaccio of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Rod N Reel Marina West located on Gordon Stinnett Ave, Chesapeake Beach for a trespassing complaint. The Rod-N-Reel Security stated that a boat appeared to have been tampered with. They have noticed this particular boat, for multiple nights...
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One Hundred Needles Found During Traffic Stop in Prince Frederick

One Hundred Needles Found During Traffic Stop in Prince Frederick

On Friday, September 8, 2017 Deputy Mohler of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop at Prince Frederick Boulevard and West Dares Beach Road, in Prince Frederick, for traveling above the properly posted speed limit. The driver was identified as James Johnson Jr., 28, of Mechanicsville. Deputy Mohler recorded Johnson to be...
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Police in Mechanicsville Arrest Trio for Theft of $15 Tire

Police in Mechanicsville Arrest Trio for Theft of $15 Tire

On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at approximately 12:35 p.m., the St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications Center (ECC) broadcasted a theft that occurred at from Seymour’s auto parts on Charlotte Hall Road, in Charlotte Hall. The caller stated two white females and a white male left the store after removing a used tire from the...
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Clements Man Tests Positive for Cocaine at Jail Using Daughters Urine

Clements Man Tests Positive for Cocaine at Jail Using Daughters Urine

On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, Deputy First Class Kirkner, from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to St. Mary’s County Detention Center for the report of a fraudulent urine specimen. Kirkner was provided a report written by Corrections Officer, Patrick Britt. Britt’s statement indicated on September 13, 2017 at approximately 7:30 a.m., he...
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UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Sentenced to Life Without Parole for Murder

UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Sentenced to Life Without Parole for Murder

UPDATE 9/16/2017: On Thursday, September 14, 2017, Patrick Henry Bush, 52 of Lexington Park, was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole on the charge of first degree murder. Bush was also sentenced to 20 years in prison on the charge of armed robbery and 15 years for theft over $10,000. UPDATE 6/29/2017: Patrick Henry Bush,...
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St. Mary’s County Oysterman Convicted Again and Again on Poaching Charges

St. Mary’s County Oysterman Convicted Again and Again on Poaching Charges

A St. Mary’s County man whose Maryland commercial waterman’s license was revoked in 2015 for oyster harvesting violations has been banned from any oystering activity on the Potomac River for the coming season. James Phillip Nelson, 41, of California, was convicted in St. Mary’s County District Court in February of harvesting oysters from a...
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Suspended Five Times and Revoked Once Didn’t Stop Waldorf Man from Driving to Get his Heroin

Suspended Five Times and Revoked Once Didn’t Stop Waldorf Man from Driving to Get his Heroin

On Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at approximately 6:00 p.m., Deputy Pickeral, from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office was on patrol in the area of Acton Lane, and Crain Highway, in Waldorf The Deputy observed a tan Nissan Maxima passenger car driving in an unsafe manor. A registration check on the vehicle revealed the tag...
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Reckless Driver Arrested for Possession of Crack in Prince Frederick

Reckless Driver Arrested for Possession of Crack in Prince Frederick

On Saturday, September 2, 2017 a lookout was broadcasted for a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed and reckless driving. Deputy Beisel of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office located the vehicle with the assistance of Deputy Yates. A traffic stop was conducted at Route 4 and Hallowing Point Road, in Prince Frederick,...
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M/Cpl. Shawn Gregory Named Correctional Officer of the Year By the Maryland Sheriffs’ Association

M/Cpl. Shawn Gregory Named Correctional Officer of the Year By the Maryland Sheriffs’ Association

On Monday, September 11, Master Corporal Shawn Gregory was named the Correctional Officer of the Year by the Maryland Sheriffs’ Association and Maryland Chiefs of Police Association at their annual conference held in Ocean City, MD. The award was presented by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Riverdale Park Police Chief David Morris, President of the...
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VIDEO: Charges Pending in Lexington Park Burglary

VIDEO: Charges Pending in Lexington Park Burglary

On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at approximately 2:05 p.m. Troopers from the Maryland State Police and Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 18000 block of Premier Lane in Lexington Park for a reported burglary. The homeowner advised an unknown subject was in their residence. An individual arrived to the...
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Crime Solvers Offers Reward for Information on Home Invasion Suspects

Crime Solvers Offers Reward for Information on Home Invasion Suspects

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the identities of three men responsible for a home invasion and robbery. On Sunday, September 3, 2017, at approximately 10:30 p.m., three suspects broke into a house in the 3500 block of Elsa Avenue in Waldorf. They bound two adult residents and stole money and guns. The suspects...
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La Plata Man Crashes Stolen SUV, Arrested on Gun and Theft Charges

La Plata Man Crashes Stolen SUV, Arrested on Gun and Theft Charges

On July 28, 2017, at approximately 4:15 a.m., Deputy Nauman from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office observed two vehicles make a U-Turn in the area of Berry Road and Middletown Road, in Waldorf, and continue east bound on Berry Road. While following the two vehicles, police saw the second vehicle had their flashing hazard...
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Waldorf Woman Arrested on Drug Charges After Traffic Stop in La Plata

Waldorf Woman Arrested on Drug Charges After Traffic Stop in La Plata

On Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at approximately 1:30 p.m., Deputy J. Wilson, from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office was traveling on Crain Highway in the area of Turkey Hill Road, in La Plata, When the license plate readers on the patrol vehicle indicated the registration of a Lincoln Navigator was suspended for Vehicle Emissions...
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Calvert Man Arrested for “Little Bit of Cocaine”

Calvert Man Arrested for “Little Bit of Cocaine”

On Thursday, August 31, 2017 Deputy R. Evans of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to St. Leonard Fastop in reference to a wanted subject. Eric Butler, 36, of Lusby. While issuing the felony assault warrant and arresting Butler, Deputy Evans discovered a white folded paper in Butlers’ hand. Butler informed Deputy Evans the...
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UPDATE: Women and Children Said to Be Involved in Fight that Killed 29-Year-Old Calvert Man

UPDATE: Women and Children Said to Be Involved in Fight that Killed 29-Year-Old Calvert Man

UPDATE 9/13/2017 @ 4:15 p.m.: On Monday, September 10, 2017, Deputy Gott of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Ropeknot Road, in Lusby for the report of an assault and stabbing. Upon arrival he discovered two victims. Deputy Gott discovered the incident occurred at the address of 11523 Rope knot Road, Lusby Jovante...
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