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Grand Reopening of Calvert Marine Museum May 3

Grand Reopening of Calvert Marine Museum May 3

Grand reopening of the Calvert Marine Museum serves up Southern Maryland Traditions at the Solomons Maritime Festival. Celebrate Southern Maryland heritage on Saturday, May 3 at the Calvert Marine Museum’s Ninth Annual Solomons Maritime Festival. Antique boats and motors, master maritime carvers, crafts and cooking demonstrations, traditional music, and boat rides offer something for...
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Two Month Old in Intensive Care, Lexington Park Father Charged With Child Abuse

Two Month Old in Intensive Care, Lexington Park Father Charged With Child Abuse

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, emergency room staff at Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, reported a two month old female had been brought in with substantial injuries. Specifically, the infant had fractures to her left tibia and right femur, several broken ribs, and internal abdominal and spinal trauma. Medical staff determined the injuries...
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Kelly Crosby Receives People’s Choice Award for St. Mary’s County Government

Kelly Crosby Receives People’s Choice Award for St. Mary’s County Government

On January 29, 2014, Corporal Kevin Meyer of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office submitted the following in support of his recommendation for Kelly Crosby to receive the People’s Choice Award for St. Mary’s County Government. As a result, Kelly was selected. Following Corporal Meyer’s recommendation are comments from deputies and Sheriff’s Office employees who...
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California Man Arrested for Assault and False Imprisonment

California Man Arrested for Assault and False Imprisonment

On April 12, 2014, Deputy Fennessey of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Town Creek Drive for a reported assault. The victim alleged Darius Devaughn Gross, 21, of California, struck the victim in the head with a glass container and strangled the victim with his hands during an argument....
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Fugitive Friday – Sponsored by Charles County Crime Solvers – 4/18/14

Nicole Marie Fant, 28, of St. Leonard

This week the Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Nicole Marie Fant, 28, of St. Leonard. Fant currently has an outstanding warrant charging her with failing to appear in court in November on a theft charge. She is 5’5” 160 lbs., and has brown hair...
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Missing Person – Calvert County

Missing Person – Calvert County

On April 14 at approximately 3:00 p.m. the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was contacted regarding a missing person, thirty-five year old Kathleen Marie Conroy, a white female, 5 feet three inches tall, weighing 140 pounds of Prince Frederick. Initial investigation revealed Conroy was last seen at the Burger King in Dunkirk on March 31...
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Toddler Starts Accidental Fire in Lexington Park

Toddler Starts Accidental Fire in Lexington Park

A three year old toddler started a fire that engulfed a bedroom in a Lexington Park home late Tuesday morning, Maryland State Fire Marshal, Melissa Bean reported. Firefighters from Bay District, Second District Volunteer Fire Departments and NDW Patuxent River Fire Department responded to one alarm blaze at the 21700 block of Handcock Road in the Patuxent...
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Homeless Woman Arrested for Assault

Homeless Woman Arrested for Assault

On April 10, 2014, Deputy McCuen of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Goddards Lane in Piney Point for an assault. The victim reported he had several people over to visit including Maisha Javonn Peeples, 27 of no fixed address. Peeples and the victim began to argue over money at...
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Inmates Charged with Assault at St. Mary’s County Detention Center

Inmates Charged with Assault at St. Mary’s County Detention Center

On April 9, 2014, Deputy Gaskill of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for a fight between inmates. The investigation revealed suspect Lance Allen Jones, 25, of Mechanicsville, entered the victim inmate’s cell and began to assault him. The victim ran from his cell and was followed...
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Lexington Park Woman Charged With Assault

Lexington Park Woman Charged With Assault

On April 9, 2014, Deputy Lloyd of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Pleasant Drive in Lexington Park, for a reported assault.  The victim alleged suspect Peggy Lynn Jones, 40 of Lexington Park, was intoxicated and began to assault the victim with her fists. Deputy Lloyd observed fresh evidence...
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Man Charged in Jailhouse Fight Over Chess Game

Man Charged in Jailhouse Fight Over Chess Game

On April 8, 2014, Corporal E. Johnson of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for a fight between inmates. The investigation revealed John Otha Dickens, Jr., 24, of no fixed address, was playing chess with Antwaun Somerville, in the day room. Dickens, Jr. became angry and struck Somerville...
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Several Reports of Copper Thefts Reported in Charles County

Several Reports of Copper Thefts Reported in Charles County

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several reports of copper thefts in which suspects stole copper wiring from large light poles. The most recent theft occurred at a school. On April 16 at about 3:30 a.m., a patrol officer was conducting a building check at Westlake High School, 3300 Middletown Road in Waldorf,...
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UPDATE: Fatal House Fire Reported in St. James

UPDATE: Fatal House Fire Reported in St. James

UPDATE – Official Press release from the State Fire Marshal 4/16/14 @ 6:30p.m. The Office of the State Fire Marshal and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office are conducting an investigation into a fatal fire that claimed the life of, Marion W. Gatton (81) and injured two adults during a fire at 19555 Three Notch...
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Infants Death Being Investigated by St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

Infants Death Being Investigated by St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 4:44AM, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to a residence on Fox Chase Drive in Great Mills for the report of a 3 month old female not breathing. CPR was immediately initiated and the infant was transported to Medstar St....
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Third Armed Home Invasion Reported in St. Mary’s Coutny in Less Than a Month

Third Armed Home Invasion Reported in St. Mary’s Coutny in Less Than a Month

On Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at approximately 6:00 P.M. St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Office patrol units responded to the 41000 block of Norris Court in Leonardtown for the report of a home invasion. Deputies determined two suspects entered the unsecure residence, armed with handguns and demanded money from the occupants. The Criminal Investigations Division was...
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And the winners of the Southern Maryland Dream Wedding Giveaway are …

And the winners of the Southern Maryland Dream Wedding Giveaway are …

We’re happy to announce that the winners of the Southern Maryland Dream Wedding Giveaway are … (drumroll please) Angela Stalcup and Chris Kalnasy! Angela and Chris were couple No. 1 in our voting. They’ve won a dream wedding valued at more than $28,000 and featuring the work of Southern Maryland’s best wedding service providers....
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Calvert County Crime Solvers Case of the Week

Calvert County Crime Solvers Case of the Week

Calvert County Crime Solvers and the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the person or persons responsible for the recent series of thefts from automobiles that occurred in the Lusby area in the early morning hours of April 13. Electronic equipment and cash was stolen out of numerous vehicles...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Rudy

Wednesday’s Pet is Rudy

Wednesday’s Pet for 4/16/14 is Rudy Featured Pet: Rudy Rescue Group: Beagle Rescue of Southern Maryland Breed: Beagle Sex: Male Size: Medium Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Donation Rudy is a 7-year-old sweet male beagle that is in need of a forever home. He was lucky enough at the...
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Virginia Man Arrested for Possession of Methamphetamines

Virginia Man Arrested for Possession of Methamphetamines

On April 12 at 9:15 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office received information that Charles Innis Garber, 35, of Virginia was at a house in the 13000 block of Hill Road in Cobb Island and was possibly in possession of a gun. Officers also learned Garber had an open warrant for failing...
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Huntingtown Teen Headed to National Fifrefighter Competition in Missouri

Huntingtown Teen Headed to National Fifrefighter Competition in Missouri

On Saturday April 5, 2014 Huntingtown VFD member, Gabriel Robinson participated in a state-wide firefighting competition in Anne Arundel County. Gabriel has been a junior member of the Huntingtown department for the past year and is currently a student in the Calvert County High School cadet program. Students in this curriculum leave school early every...
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UPDATE: Shots Fired Being Investigated in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Shots Fired Being Investigated in Lexington Park

UPDATE – Official Statement from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office: Deputies responded to the area of Columbus Drive for the report of shots fired. On arrival, Corporal Corcoran located several spent shell casings. A suspect was developed during the investigation. Case remains open. ___ This is the third report of shots fried in...
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Car Fire in Morganza

Car Fire in Morganza

On Friday, April 11, 2014, at approximately 5:30p.m., firefighters from the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department were alerted for an auto fire on Point Lookout Road in the area of St. Josephs Church in Morganza. Crews arrived on scene to find a car fully involved in flames on the shoulder of Point Lookout Road. Units...
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Tractor Trailer Fire in California

Tractor Trailer Fire in California

On April 12, 2014 units from the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department responded to the 21600 block of Bean Family Lane, in California for the report of a tractor trailer on fire. Once on the scene firefighters were able to control the blaze within five minutes. The fire began in the engine compartment of...
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Accident in Huntingtown Sends Three People to Area Hospital

Accident in Huntingtown Sends Three People to Area Hospital

On Monday April 14, 2014 at approximately  8:45a.m., members from the Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad were alerted for the auto accident at Lower Marlboro Road & Lower Marlboro Court, in Huntingtown. The Huntingtown Volunteers arrived on location of a 3 vehicle accident with one patient trapped. Rescue workers were able to remove...
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Early Morning Fire in Waldorf Destroys Family Home

Early Morning Fire in Waldorf Destroys Family Home

Remnants from a charcoal grill started a fire that engulfed a Waldorf home early Monday morning, Maryland Stat Fire Marshal, Melissa Bean reported. Firefighters from multiple Charles County fire companies responded to the 2900 block of Henry Court in the Constitution Hills subdivision, in Waldorf. Five units from Prince George’s County also responded. Once the fire...
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