Oxon Hill Man Arrested in Waldorf for Carjacking, Assault and Drug Distribution

Oxon Hill Man Arrested in Waldorf for Carjacking, Assault and Drug Distribution

On Sunday, October 14, 2018, at approximately 5:29 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a hotel in the 11300 block of Days Court in Waldorf for the report of a carjacking involving a black sport utility vehicle. While en route to the hotel, officers were notified of another caller reporting that a woman attempted to flee a black Ford Explorer at the intersection of Crain Highway and Route 5, but a man got out of...
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Mother of 5-Year-Old Arrested After Child Said he was Zip-Tied and Duct Taped

Mother of 5-Year-Old Arrested After Child Said he was Zip-Tied and Duct Taped

On Sunday, September 30, 2018, a deputy from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office made contact with the complainant, an adult male, in regard to the abuse of his 5-year-old son. The complainant received a phone call at 4:00 p.m., hours from Kimberly Dawn Stone, 25, of Great Mills, advising him to come and pick up the victim due to his behavior. The complainant and a female witness arrived at the Stone’s address in Great Mills. The complainant and...
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18-Year-Old Waldorf Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Port Tobacco, Six Injured

18-Year-Old Waldorf Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Port Tobacco, Six Injured

On Sunday, October 14, 2018, at approximately 2:15 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack and Deputies from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded for a report of a motor vehicle collision on Maryland Route 6 east of Burch Road in Port Tobacco. Due to the circumstances, the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack requested the Maryland State Police CRASH Team to assume the investigation. A preliminary investigation revealed that the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze operated by...
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Good Samaritan Rescues Baby from Burning Vehicle in Dunkirk

Good Samaritan Rescues Baby from Burning Vehicle in Dunkirk

On Saturday October 13, 2018, at approximately 10:25 p.m., volunteers from the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched for the serious head-on accident with fire at Route 4 & 260, in Dunkirk. Multiple units responded and found a two-vehicle accident with a minivan fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters made quick work extinguishing the fire while the ambulance crew began assessing the victims. Four patients were transported to local trauma centers. The Dunkirk Volunteers operated on the scene for 60 minutes....
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Lusby Woman Caught on Video Stealing Halloween Decorations Facing 22 Counts of Theft

Lusby Woman Caught on Video Stealing Halloween Decorations Facing 22 Counts of Theft

On Saturday, October 6, 2018, multiple deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the neighborhood of Challenger Estates, in California, for reported thefts of Halloween decorations and other items. There were numerous victims who reported multiple Halloween decorations had been stolen during the overnight hours between 10/5/18 and 10/6/18. Ashley Michelle Zorn, 34, of Lusby, was identified as the thief, after she was captured on video surveillance via a Ring Doorbell camera and it was posted...
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No Injuries Reported in Serious Crash That Sends Vehicle Airborne in Great Mills

No Injuries Reported in Serious Crash That Sends Vehicle Airborne in Great Mills

On Friday, October 12, 2018, at approximately 9:55 a.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Jay Dee Court, and Great Mills Road, in Great Mills, for the reported serious motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway, and one vehicle off the roadway overturned resting against a tree line on its side. Multiple witnesses reported the small 2-door sedan was on Great Mills Road, making...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the individual pictured. On October 1, 2018, the individual pictured utilized a counterfeit $10.00 bill to purchase items from the Dollar Tree Store, located on MacArthur Boulevard in California. Anyone with information on the identity of the person pictured is asked to contact Deputy Matthew Beyer at (301) 475-4200 extension *8004, or by email at Matthew.Beyer@stmarysmd.com. Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239”...
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Police Investigating Armed Robbery of a Citizen Reported in Great Mills

Police Investigating Armed Robbery of a Citizen Reported in Great Mills

On Thursday, October 11, 2018 at approximately 9:00 a.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police and Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriffs Office responded to a residence in the 45700 block of Oregon Way, and Winding Way, in Great Mills, for the reported armed robbery. Police arrived on scene to find a male victim who reported a white male, wearing a dark colored coat armed with a handgun, kicked in the door to his residence, pointed the gun...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Arrests for Warrants – 10/11/2018

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Arrests for Warrants – 10/11/2018

The following information was provided by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. 9/29/18- Kenneth John Wathen, age 28 of Lexington Park, was arrested on an outstanding Child Support warrant by DFC. Davis# 269. CASE# 52048-18 9/29/18- Dale William Poe Jr., age 30 with no fixed address, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for 2 counts of Violation of Protective Order by DFC. Steinbach# 268. CASE# 46235-18 9/28/18- Jonathan McLain Barnes, age 26 of Lexington Park, was arrested on an outstanding...
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Owings Man Arrested for Shooting Handgun at Two Adults and a Child in Parking Lot of the Dash-In

Owings Man Arrested for Shooting Handgun at Two Adults and a Child in Parking Lot of the Dash-In

On October 07, 2018 at approximately 8:50 p.m., units from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Dash-In in Owings, located at 136 East Chesapeake Beach Road, Maryland for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with three witnesses who stated a heavy set white male approached them while they were in the parking lot of the Dash-In. They were in the parking lot exchanging custody of a young child as previously arranged. While...
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California Woman Arrested in Prince Frederick After Traffic Stop for Possession of Heroin

California Woman Arrested in Prince Frederick After Traffic Stop for Possession of Heroin

On October 3, 2018 Deputy Sampson of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop near the Southern Maryland Community Network, in Prince Frederick. The driver, Toni Malinda Davis, 41, of California, was asked to perform standardized field sobriety tests due to her slurred speech and extremely small pupil size. A search of the vehicle revealed a clear cut straw with suspected heroin residue and a plastic baggie of suspected heroin. Davis was placed under arrest and transported...
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Owings Man Arrested Twice in Three Days After Found Passed Out Behind the Wheel of His vehicle

Owings Man Arrested Twice in Three Days After Found Passed Out Behind the Wheel of His vehicle

On October 1, 2018 Deputy Rzepkowski, of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Plaza Drive, Dunkirk for the report of a male passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle. Kevin Mchale Daley, 28, of Owings, was awoken by officers on scene and asked to exit the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed an open Suboxone film wrapper with a piece of Suboxone inside, as well as two more opened Suboxone wrappers. Daley was...
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Child on Bicycle Injured After Being Struck by Vehicle in Lexington Park

Child on Bicycle Injured After Being Struck by Vehicle in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at approximately 5:45 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Prather Drive, and Kent Drive, in Lexington Park, for the reported pedestrian struck by a vehicle. Crews arrived on scene to find a child lying in the roadway  that was struck by a mini van. The patient was transported by ambulance to an area hospital for his injuries Police continue to investigate the incident, and updates will be provided when they become available.
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Two Injured in Lexington Park Motor Vehicle Accident

Two Injured in Lexington Park Motor Vehicle Accident

On Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at approximately 7:20 a.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Three Notch Road, and Hermanville Road, in Lexington Park for the reported serious motor vehicle accident with subjects trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find one vehicle off the roadway into a pole, and the other vehicle in the roadway with the single occupant/operator trapped. Crews extricated the patient of the minivan after approximately 5 minutes. The driver of the...
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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Woman Arrested for Child Neglect After Fleeing Police with Two Children in Vehicle

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Woman Arrested for Child Neglect After Fleeing Police with Two Children in Vehicle

On October 4, 2018, Cpl. O’Connor of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office was in the 22700 block of Three Notch Road in California, when she observed traffic was at a standstill at a green light, and heard numerous car horns. Cpl. O’Connor observed a 2008 Nissan passenger vehicle sitting stationary in lane 1, with its hazard lights activated. Cpl. O’Connor approached the vehicle, at which point she observed the operator of the vehicle on her cell phone, and...
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Cows Reported Missing From Historic St. Mary’s City

Cows Reported Missing From Historic St. Mary’s City

Cows from the Historic St. Mary’s City plantation were reported to be missing this morning. After hours of searching, their staff is fearing the worst. If you know any information regarding their whereabouts, contact the plantation staff at (301) 247-2205 as soon as possible. They are heritage breed red devons, one male and one female....
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Police in Prince Frederick Investigating Motor Vehicle Accident

Police in Prince Frederick Investigating Motor Vehicle Accident

On Monday, October 15, 2018, at approximately 7:50 a.m., police, firefighters and emergency personnel responded to Route 4 at German Chapel Road, in Prince Frederick for a motor vehicle accident. First arriving units found a Corvette in the roadway and a pick up truck on it’s side with subjects trapped in both vehicles. Details...
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Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital Center Recognized Nationally for Promoting Organ, Eye, and Tissue Donation

Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital Center Recognized Nationally for Promoting Organ, Eye, and Tissue Donation

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center (MSMHC) was among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized for promoting enrollment in state organ donor registries in a national campaign sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The campaign has added more than 443,000 donor enrollments to state...
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Classical Pianists Brian Ganz and Beverly Babcock Perform Mozart Together in a Free Concert on Tuesday, October 16 at SMCM

Classical Pianists Brian Ganz and Beverly Babcock Perform Mozart Together in a Free Concert on Tuesday, October 16 at SMCM

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Musician-in-Residence Brian Ganz and fellow music department faculty member Beverly Babcock will continue their popular noon concert series on Tuesday, October 16 in the Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall on the college campus. They will offer a discussion and performance of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466. The program is free and open...
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St. Mary’s County Teachers to Receive Free Admission to County-Operated Museums

St. Mary’s County Teachers to Receive Free Admission to County-Operated Museums

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division will offer teachers from any educational institution free admission into St. Clement’s Island Museum or the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park when presenting a valid teacher ID at admission. While taking advantage of this opportunity to visit and learn more about these museums and historic sites,...
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Letter to the Editor: Endorsement of Sheriff Tim Cameron by Richard Fritz, State’s Attorney for St. Mary’s County

Letter to the Editor: Endorsement of Sheriff Tim Cameron by Richard Fritz, State’s Attorney for St. Mary’s County

As State’s Attorney for St. Mary’s County, I fully support and endorse Sheriff Tim Cameron’s reelection bid for Sheriff of St. Mary’s County. Over the past twelve years, as State’s Attorney, I have had the opportunity to work closely with Sheriff Cameron and the men and women of the Sheriff’s Department, and I highly...
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Strong Armed Robbery in Lexington Park Under Investigation

Strong Armed Robbery in Lexington Park Under Investigation

On Wednesday, October 10, at approximately 11:00 p.m., police responded to the area of A&E motel for the reported strong armed robbery. Police arrived on scene to find a male victim had been assaulted and robbed of an unknown amount of U.S currency. The suspect was described as a black male wearing jeans. The...
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All Faith Church Annual Fall Dinner Scheduled

All Faith Church Annual Fall Dinner Scheduled

All Faith Episcopal Church will be hosting its Annual Fall Dinner on Saturday, November 3, from noon until 5 p.m. at the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department social hall located at 28165 Hills Club Road, Mechanicsville. The meal features fried oysters, Southern Maryland stuffed ham, fried chicken, side dishes, and drinks. The dinner is $25 for adults and $12...
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Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot for the 2018 Gubernatorial General Election is Approaching

Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot for the 2018 Gubernatorial General Election is Approaching

The deadline to request a 2018 Gubernatorial General Election absentee ballot for mail delivery is Tuesday, October 30.  The deadline to request an absentee ballot for the general election for internet delivery is Friday, November 2. Any registered voter in Maryland may request and vote by absentee ballot. A voter who wishes to vote by absentee ballot may request an absentee ballot...
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Former Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputy Saves Lives of Those He Once Arrested

Former Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputy Saves Lives of Those He Once Arrested

Bernie Fowler Jr. swore that if he ever met the man who got his daughter addicted for years by selling her heroin, he would put a bullet in his head. The former Calvert County deputy sheriff, who now runs the Farming 4 Hunger program for the poor at his Benedict, MD Serenity Farm, got...
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Serious Motor Vehicle in Waldorf Reported

Serious Motor Vehicle in Waldorf Reported

On October 11, 2018, at approximately 3:50 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of St. Patricks Drive, and Redhorse Court, in Waldorf, for the reported serious motor vehicle accident with subjects trapped.
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Foundation 4 Heroes will host Race 4 Heros October 20th on Solomons Island

Foundation 4 Heroes will host Race 4 Heros October 20th on Solomons Island

On Saturday morning, October 20th 2018, Foundation 4 Heroes will host their inaugural “RACE 4 HEROES” event for the community on Solomons Island. Participants can register on www.Active.com. If you sign up before September 30th the cost is $25. After that it is $30. Participants will receive a Race 4 Heroes moisture-wicking, bullet stopping,...
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Hollywood Man Wanted on Arrest Warrant

Hollywood Man Wanted on Arrest Warrant

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of a man wanted on an open arrest warrant. Rodney Delray Taylor, a 52-year-old black male, is wanted on an open arrest warrant for unauthorized removal of property. Taylor’s last known address is in Hollywood. Taylor has brown eyes, is bald, weighs 167 pounds...
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Fall Brings Heightened Risk of Wildfire

Fall Brings Heightened Risk of Wildfire

Fire Prevention Week begins October 7, coinciding with the beginning of the fall wildfire season in Maryland. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources urges residents throughout the state to take precautions as the changing foliage increases the risks of wildland fires spreading through brush and forests. Wildfires occur every month in Maryland, but peak in the spring and...
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Training Exercise to be Held at Margaret Brent Middle School

Training Exercise to be Held at Margaret Brent Middle School

The St. Mary’s County Volunteer Rescue Squads, in partnership with the St. Mary’s County Department of Emergency Services, volunteer fire departments, St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police and St. Mary’s County Public Schools, will participate in a scenario-based training exercise at Margaret Brent Middle School. The event will occur on Saturday, October 13, from 8 a.m. until...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Back Two Retired Employees

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Back Two Retired Employees

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is happy to welcome back two retired employees; Background Investigator Jack Payne, and Correctional Officer Richard Deml. John “Jack” Payne, retired as a Lieutenant from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office in September of 2015, with over twenty-seven years of exemplary service to the citizens of St. Mary’s...
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Officers in Charles County Receive Aggressive Driving Prevention Awards

Officers in Charles County Receive Aggressive Driving Prevention Awards

On September 26, four members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit were among approximately 140 officers honored at the Maryland Department of Transportation’s ADAPT (Aggressive Drivers Are Public Threats) Aggressive Driving Prevention Awards Luncheon. Sgt. Jon Burroughs, Pfc. Patrick McPherson, Cpl. Kris Syvertsen, and Cpl. Ray Brooks received awards for their...
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