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Fatal Motorcycle Accident Reported in Hughesville

Fatal Motorcycle Accident Reported in Hughesville

On Sunday, February 19, 2017, at approximately 7:15 p.m., a motorcyclist crashed in Hughesville. The crash happened in the southbound lanes of Route 5 near Cracklingtown Road. One fatality has been reported. Police report the motorcyclist was the only vehicle involved in the crash. Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded...
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Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Reported in La Plata

Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Reported in La Plata

On Saturday, February 18, 2017, at approximately 4:30 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle and car in La Plata. The accident occurred on Route 301 in the area of Sadie Lane and Fairgrounds Road. One fatality has been reported. Troopers from the Maryland State Police La...
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VIDEO: Two Construction Workers Flown Out After Wall Collapses in Lexington Park

VIDEO: Two Construction Workers Flown Out After Wall Collapses in Lexington Park

On Saturday, February 18, 2017, at approximately 10:35 a.m., Emergency personnel responded to the AMC Loews movie theater on FDR Blvd, in Lexington Park, for a report of people trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find two male construction workers trapped under debris after an interior wall collapsed on them. Firefighters worked for over an...
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Drugs and Counterfeit Money Seized in Port Tobacco Drug Bust

Drugs and Counterfeit Money Seized in Port Tobacco Drug Bust

On Sunday, February 12, 2017, at approximately 10:30 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 8700 block of Plenty Highlands Place in La Plata for the report of suspicious activity. A witness observed people moving things from a vacant house. Upon approach, officers observed a large quantity of marijuana on...
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Firefighters From Patuxent River Respond to SUV Fire in Great Mills

Firefighters From Patuxent River Respond to SUV Fire in Great Mills

  On Thursday, February 16, 2017, at approximately 9:25 p.m., firefighters from the Naval District Patuxent River Fire Department were alerted to the report of a vehicle fire on Greenview Pkwy, in Great Mills. Crews arrived on scene to discover a SUV fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters worked quickly to extinguish the fire. No injuries...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Charge Suspect with Child Abuse

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Charge Suspect with Child Abuse

On February 10, 2017, Detective M. Hulse of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Charles Regional Medical Center located in La Plata, Maryland for the report of child abuse. The investigation revealed a three-year-old juvenile victim received serious injuries while in the care and custody of Elijah Holmes Jr, 21, of...
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State Police Arrest Great Mills Man for Home Invasion & Burglary

State Police Arrest Great Mills Man for Home Invasion & Burglary

On December 7, 2016 at approximately 3:52 a.m., Troopers responded to the 21000 block of Great Mills Road, Lexington Park, Maryland for the report of a home invasion/assault. Investigation revealed the suspect, Durez Lindell Creek, 28, of Great Mills, broke into the victim’s home and assaulted one of the occupants with a crowbar. Creek...
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House Set to Approve Broad New Powers for Attorney General

House Set to Approve Broad New Powers for Attorney General

The first items on the agenda for the Maryland House of Delegates Monday are House and Senate resolutions that will give Attorney General Brian Frosh sole discretion to sue the Trump administration to protect the “state’s interest as well as the health and welfare of Maryland residents.” The House Rules Committee Friday afternoon voted...
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Natural Resources Police Handle Fisheries and Wildlife Cases

Natural Resources Police Handle Fisheries and Wildlife Cases

Three Somerset County men were charged Sunday with multiple counts of illegal harvesting from state waters and falsifying records to hide their activity. Paul Franklin Tyler III, 31, Mark Nelson Sneade, 39, and Rodney William Burke, 37, all of Crisfield, face prison time and thousands of dollars in fines on charges they harvested oysters...
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Bicyclist Critically Injured in Crash in Waldorf

Bicyclist Critically Injured in Crash in Waldorf

On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at approximately 5:35 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Smallwood Drive West near Thoroughbred Court in Waldorf for the report of a crash involving a bicyclist. Investigation revealed the cyclist was traveling in the right travel lane of Smallwood Drive West when he...
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Hughesville Man Arrested for Possession of Narcotics in Prince Frederick

Hughesville Man Arrested for Possession of Narcotics in Prince Frederick

On Saturday, February 11, 2017, at approximately 12:00 p.m., Deputy G. Gott of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office observed a vehicle traveling on Market Square Drive, in Prince Frederick, with a broken brake light. He conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Joseph Thompson, III, 52, of Hughesville. Deputy C. Childress...
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Woman Charged with Burglary After Breaking Into Family Members Home

Woman Charged with Burglary After Breaking Into Family Members Home

On Sunday, February 12, 2017, Deputy S. Rediker of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to St. Leonard Road, in St. Leonard, for the report of a burglary. The owner of the residence explained that a family member, later identified as Olivia Hefter, 23, with no fixed address, had asked if she could move...
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Dameron Man Arrested for Distribution of Heroin

Dameron Man Arrested for Distribution of Heroin

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics detectives identified Joseph Allen Milburn Jr., 28 of Dameron, as a distributor of heroin. Undercover purchases by detectives resulted in suspect Milburn’s indictment and was subsequently arrested for “Distribution of Heroin”. He was originally held without bond.
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Pomfret Man Arrested on Drug Distribution Charges After Traffic Stop

Pomfret Man Arrested on Drug Distribution Charges After Traffic Stop

On Saturday, February 11, 2017, at approximately 9:25 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop in the area of Lombard Drive and Lexington Drive in Waldorf after observing a violation. Upon approaching the car, officers detected the odor of marijuana. Officers recovered 15 bags of marijuana and a variety...
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Details Released in Poisoning of 17-Month-Old Grandchild in Lusby

Details Released in Poisoning of 17-Month-Old Grandchild in Lusby

On Thursday, February 9, 2017, the mother of the poisoned 17-month-old received several text messages from her mother, Judith Anne Tetrealt, 55 of Lusby, stating “(the child) would not stop crying”, “his stomach was hard”, “don’t be mad at me” and “I did not drug him.”. When the child’s mother arrived at the residence...
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Second Suspect in Murder of Lexington Park Woman in Custody

Second Suspect in Murder of Lexington Park Woman in Custody

Homicide suspect, Charles Leon Thompson, Jr., 33, of Waldorf, turned himself into Charles County sheriff’s detectives late Monday, February 13, 2017, evening. He was charged with first degree murder in connection with the shooting death of Miaquita Gray who was shot and killed on February 4, 2017. He is being held at the Charles...
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Suspect in the Murder of Lexington Park Woman Located in Emporia Virginia

Suspect in the Murder of Lexington Park Woman Located in Emporia Virginia

Charles County Sheriff’s investigators have located Anthony Dangelo Wilkins, 33, who was wanted in connection with the murder of Miaquita Gray, of Lexington Park. Gray was shot and killed on February 4 at the sports bar, Beer 4 U, in Waldorf. According to Virginia law enforcement authorities, Wilkins was involved in a shooting with...
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UPDATE: Grandmother in Lusby Held Without Bond in Poisoning 1-Year-Old Grandson

UPDATE: Grandmother in Lusby Held Without Bond in Poisoning 1-Year-Old Grandson

UPDATE: A booking photo has been added. UPDATE: According to court documents, Judith Anne Tetrealt, 55 of Lusby was arrested and charged with with: Child Abuse 1st Degree Child Abuse 2nd Degree Assault 1st Degree Poison/Attempt to Poison Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance Neglect of a Minor Tetrealt appeared before a District Court Commissioner and is...
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UPDATE: Body of Missing Boater Found in Virginia

UPDATE: Body of Missing Boater Found in Virginia

UPDATE 2/12/2017 @ 11:55 a.m.: The Body of Roger Grissom Sr., 52 of Hughesville, was recovered Saturday evening, February 11, 2017. Grissom was killed in a boating accident in November of last year, on Potomac River. His body was found near Hacksneck, Virginia, 63 mi from scene. His body has been transported to Norfolk,...
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Aquasco Woman Struck and Killed on Hallowing Point Road in Prince Frederick

Aquasco Woman Struck and Killed on Hallowing Point Road in Prince Frederick

On Saturday, February 11, 2017 at approximately 6:20 p.m. deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. The accident occurred on Hallowing Point Road in the area of Stafford Road. The Preliminary investigation revealed the pedestrian, identified as Brenda Lee Hill a 52-year-old female of...
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Great Mills Man Indicted on Gun and Drug Charges

Great Mills Man Indicted on Gun and Drug Charges

Antwaun Marquis Somerville, 27, of Great Mills, was indicted and subsequently arrested pursuant to an investigation that occurred on November 27, 2016. During the incident, Antwaun Somerville reportedly pointed a handgun at a female acquaintance while he was following her in a separate vehicle as she was attempting to elude him. Deputies from the...
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WANTED: Calvert County Sheriff’s Office

WANTED: Calvert County Sheriff’s Office

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s assistance in identifying the person or persons responsible for crimes against commercial businesses, to include gas stations and liquor stores, located in Calvert County. If anyone has any additional information, please contact Det. Sarah Jernigan at the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Bureau, 410-535-2800...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

On February 9, 2017, at approximately 11:23 AM, patrol officers from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Radio Station Way for the report of a serious motor vehicle collision. Deputies arrived on scene and discovered a single vehicle off the roadway and into a tree....
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UPDATE: Police Identify Person of interest in the Murder Investigation of Lexington Park Woman

UPDATE: Police Identify Person of interest in the Murder Investigation of Lexington Park Woman

UPDATE: Charles County Sheriff’s investigators have identified the woman, and it has been determined she was not involved in the homicide. Detectives are still seeking the whereabouts of both suspects. 2/8/2017: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the identity of a woman who is a person of interest in the homicide investigation of Miaquita...
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Police in Charles County Make Quick Arrest in Yesterday’s Bank Robbery

Police in Charles County Make Quick Arrest in Yesterday’s Bank Robbery

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have charged Mortimer Mumpford Wade, 20, of Accokeek, with armed robbery, assault, and theft in connection with the bank robbery that occurred on February 7, 2017, at the Old Line Bank in Waldorf. Through investigation, Wade was identified as the suspect. Investigators served a search warrant at Wade’s residence and...
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