VIDEO: Police Seeking Identity of Suspect Who Defecated in Lexington Park Laundromat

VIDEO: Police Seeking Identity of Suspect Who Defecated in Lexington Park Laundromat

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Cpl. R. Maloy from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a laundromat on Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park, for the report of a suspicious incident/destruction of property. Upon arriving contact was made with the owner who said an unknown white male had entered the business and defecated on the floor. The cost to clean the store and replace items that had to be thrown away was valued at over $200.00. The St....
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Intoxicated Man Causing Disturbance Arrested for Disorderly Conduct at Trinity United Methodist Church in Prince Frederick

Intoxicated Man Causing Disturbance Arrested for Disorderly Conduct at Trinity United Methodist Church in Prince Frederick

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018 Deputy First Class Rediker of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Trinity United Methodist Church in Prince Frederick for the report of a disorderly subject. The complainant advised Philip Holladay Dew III, 43, was acting disorderly, confrontational and appeared to be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. Dfc. Rediker and Trooper Matthews of the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack made contact with Dew and told him he needed to leave the facility....
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Neighbors Concerned About Convicted Killer of 13-Year-Old St. Mary’s County Girl Living Next to Elementary School

Neighbors Concerned About Convicted Killer of 13-Year-Old St. Mary’s County Girl Living Next to Elementary School

Keith Allen Green, 54, is living in a Sober living house with a backyard that backs up to the grounds of Dr. Gustavus Brown Elementary School, in St. Charles. Green was convicted of killing Claudia Pickeral, 13, as she was walking home from her school bus stop on February 19, 1997. Green was her next-door neighbor at the time. A jury convicted Green of second degree murder in 1999, and he was sentenced to the maximum 30 years in...
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Police Arrest Man in Waldorf for Rape and Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Police Arrest Man in Waldorf for Rape and Sexual Abuse of a Minor

On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, Deputy Matthew Kelly, from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to J.P. Ryon Elementary School, in Waldorf, for the report of a sexual assault of a minor. Once at the school, the officer and an employee from the Department of Social Services spoke to an 8-year-old female student who described a specific sexual assault that had occurred the night before. During the interview, the child complained of pain and discomfort and was taken to...
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Gunfire at Cemetery in Waldorf Leads to Gun and Drug Charges for Two

Gunfire at Cemetery in Waldorf Leads to Gun and Drug Charges for Two

On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, deputies from the the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Heritage Memorial Cemetery, on Popular Hill Road, in Waldorf, for the report of gun shots. Officers arrived on scene and found a U-Haul Truck leaving the cemetery occupied multiple times. Several marked uniformed patrol officers made loud verbal commands telling the driver of the vehicle to stop as they exited onto Popular Hill Road from the Cemetery. Officers pursued the vehicle in marked...
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16-Year-Old Charles County Student Charged With Making Threats of Mass Violence

16-Year-Old Charles County Student Charged With Making Threats of Mass Violence

On Friday, December 7 at approximately 6:00 a.m., a Charles County Sheriff’s school resource officer was notified of a social media post containing a threat to North Point High School later that day. Officers were able to quickly identify the person who posted the message and made contact with him and a parent. The suspect, a 16-year-old male, indicated the post was a joke. He was charged with making threats of mass violence and school disturbance. The Charles County...
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Fatal Motel Fire in Charles County Under Investigation

Fatal Motel Fire in Charles County Under Investigation

Deputy State Fire Marshals are conducting an origin and cause investigation of late night fire that occurred on December 9, 2018, in a one story commercial building. The property is South Winds Motel, located at 6365 Crain Highway in La Plata. The owner of the property is Timothy Hart. The 911 call was received at approximately 11:21 p.m from a neighbor. Approximately 60 Fire personnel from La Plata Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding fire departments responded to the one...
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UPDATE: Man who Stabbed Victim Several Times in Back at St. Mary’s Square Still at Large

UPDATE 12/10/2018: On Saturday, December 8, 2018 at approximately 3:35 pm, Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to the parking lot of the Weis in Lexington Park, for the report of an assault. Upon arrival, it was revealed the victim, Zachary M. Sawyer (28) suffered two stab wounds to his back after an altercation with the suspect, Charles H. Thompson Jr. (24). Thompson Jr. fled the scene prior to police arrival. Sawyer was transported to Prince George’s...
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Survey Shows Marylanders Support Deer Hunting

Survey Shows Marylanders Support Deer Hunting

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced the results of a public opinion survey, done in cooperation with the University of Delaware and Responsive Management on white-tailed deer. The telephone survey covered a range of topics and will be used to support revision of the department’s deer management plan. The survey, taken by more than 2,200 individuals representing the general population, landowners and hunters, found that a majority like deer, but a significant proportion of the population are concerned with the negative impacts deer...
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SMECO Employees Raise $55,650 for Hospice

SMECO Employees Raise $55,650 for Hospice

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) employees held two fund-raising events and recently donated $55,650 to the hospice organizations in Southern Maryland. SMECO employees raised the money through the SMECO 75 Bike Ride held in June and the SMECO Annual Charity Golf Outing in October. The events are supported by a group of employee volunteers, vendors, and the SMECO executive team. “We’re fortunate to be able to make a substantial contribution to groups that help make Southern Maryland a great place to call home....
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Leonardtown Woman Driving on Suspended License Arrested for Indecent Exposure, Drunk Driving and More

Leonardtown Woman Driving on Suspended License Arrested for Indecent Exposure, Drunk Driving and More

On December 4, 2018 at approximately 1:35 p.m., a witness called the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and reported a possible intoxicated driver. The witness advised a tan Toyota Camry was driving erratically on Leonardtown Road and Oliver Shop Road. The vehicle was speeding up, slowing down, slamming on its brakes. The driver was also yelling at people and she almost struck a guardrail. A deputy from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office located the vehicle at a traffic light on...
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UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Charged with Attempted Murder After Shooting Victim in Face and Back

UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Charged with Attempted Murder After Shooting Victim in Face and Back

UPDATE 12/7/2018: On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at approximately 3:45 p.m., police units responded to the report of a subject shot near 22666 Athlone Drive in Great Mills. The 19-year-old male victim, who sustained multiple gunshot wounds, was able to report to police that Elijah Miguel Miles, 17 of California, shot him during an altercation with a firearm and then fled on foot in the area. The victim drove away from the location of the shooting and impacted the residence...
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Lusby Man Seriously Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident in Prince Frederick

Lusby Man Seriously Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident in Prince Frederick

On December 5, 2018 at approximately 3:25 p.m. members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and the Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the area of MD Route 4 just south of Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad Company 4 for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles. Upon arrival, units located a Nissan pick-up truck, driven by Richard Lowe 68 of Sunderland, on the northbound shoulder on MD Route 4. The vehicle had damage to...
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Great Mill Teen Arrested and Charged as an Adult for Armed Robbery in California

Great Mill Teen Arrested and Charged as an Adult for Armed Robbery in California

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 22800 block of Three Notch Road in California, for the reported robbery. Investigation determined the victim was outside when confronted by the suspect, later identified as Moises Andreas Ardon, 17 of Great Mills. Ardon indicated he had a gun, and demanded money from the victim. Ardon ultimately retrieved money from the victim, and fled the scene. Deputies arrived on scene and quickly established...
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Police Request Public’s Assistance in Identifying Package Thief in Lexington Park

Police Request Public’s Assistance in Identifying Package Thief in Lexington Park

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at 10:45 a.m., the suspect took a package that had been delivered to the victim’s home on Creeping Primrose Lane in Lexington Park. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect or this incident is asked to call Cpl. Gray Maloy at 301-475-4200, ext. *8035 or email Gray.Maloy@stmarysmd.com. CASE# 65384-18
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Theft Suspect

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Theft Suspect

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in identifying the females pictured above. On November 29, 2019, Deputy Sampson with the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, took a theft report in the 100 block of Hospital Rd, Prince Frederick. The victim states her wallet was stolen from her purse while working at her place of employment....
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Motor Vehicle Accident in California Sends Two to Area Hospital

Motor Vehicle Accident in California Sends Two to Area Hospital

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at approximately 6:20 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road, and Old Rolling Road in California for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles involved in a rear-end style collision. Two patients were transported from the scene to...
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One Injured After Vehicle Overturns in St. Mary’s City

One Injured After Vehicle Overturns in St. Mary’s City

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at approximately 4:30 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Rosecroft Road in St. Mary’s City, for the reported serious motor vehicle accident, with one occupant trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and on its roof, with the female occupant out...
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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Over $3.5 Billion “Building Opportunity Fund” School Construction Initiative

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Over $3.5 Billion “Building Opportunity Fund” School Construction Initiative

Governor Larry Hogan announced a major initiative to make a historic investment in school construction projects across the state. Called the Building Opportunity Fund, the governor unveiled plans to submit legislation during the 2019 session of the Maryland General Assembly to provide $1.9 billion in new school construction funding over five years. This proposed new funding...
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CalvertHealth Foundation raises more than $30,000 for the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care

CalvertHealth Foundation raises more than $30,000 for the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care

The 9th Annual CalvertHealth Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk was a huge success thanks to the 700 runners/walkers/survivors and extraordinary support from the community and corporate sponsors that helped raise more than $41,500 toward the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care. Foundation board trustee Ramona Crowley Goldberg said, ”The 5k participants lit up Solomons! I felt so...
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Charles County public School Board Honors Exemplary Staff for Commitment to Children

Charles County public School Board Honors Exemplary Staff for Commitment to Children

The Board of Education at its December 11 meeting honored five Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) staff members for their dedication and commitment to teaching and learning, and for making a difference in the lives of students. Honored were Maggie Fitzgerald, a Spanish teacher at Piccowaxen Middle School; Eileen Holden, a third-grade teacher at...
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Calvert Library Celebrates Inspiring African American Men of Calvert County

Calvert Library Celebrates Inspiring African American Men of Calvert County

Calvert Library Prince Frederick is celebrating the release of a new book Inspiring African American Men of Calvert County on Wednesday, December 19 at 6:30pm.  In 2017, Darlene Harrod, a remarkable woman herself, spent many hours compiling biographies for a book published by Calvert Library entitled Inspiring African American Women of Calvert County. When she was asked whether...
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MSP Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for November 2018 is TFC Jason Mulhearn

MSP Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for November 2018 is TFC Jason Mulhearn

Congratulations to Trooper First Class Jason Mulhearn who was named the Leonardtown Barrack Trooper of the Month for November 2018. Trooper First Class Mulhearn performance for November included: 134 Total Stops 130 Citations 91 Warnings 11 DUI’s 6 Criminal Investigation Reports 6 Adult/CDS arrests 2 Warrants Trooper First Class Mulhearn demonstrates a high level...
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Outbreak of Dryer Fires in Southern Maryland Sparks Concern

Outbreak of Dryer Fires in Southern Maryland Sparks Concern

Winter brings an increase in the number of house fires every year, and that includes fires caused by dryers. There have been 20 dryer fires over the past ten days in Prince George’s County alone. Facts about home clothes dryer fires 2,900 home clothes dryer fires are reported each year and cause an estimated...
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Police ask for Public’s Help in Identifying Mechanicsville Thief

Police ask for Public’s Help in Identifying Mechanicsville Thief

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On November 7, 2018, the suspect used a stolen credit card to make purchases at the Giant store, located on Crain Highway in Waldorf, Maryland. The credit card utilized had been stolen earlier on November 7, 2018, from a locker at World Gym,...
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St. Mary’s County Government Holiday Season Schedule

St. Mary’s County Government Holiday Season Schedule

All St. Mary’s County Government administrative offices will be closed Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday. Offices will reopen Wednesday, December 26. Offices will also be closed Monday, December 31 and Tuesday, January 1, 2019 for the New Year’s holiday. Offices reopen Wednesday, January 2. The St. Andrews Landfill,...
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Lottery Looking for $1 Million Winner, Ticket Expires Christmas Day

Lottery Looking for $1 Million Winner, Ticket Expires Christmas Day

Are you the lucky holder of a $1 Million Mega Millions ticket? If so, the Maryland Lottery is looking for you before the winning ticket expires on Christmas Day, Dec. 25. No one has stepped forward yet to claim the prize from the June 26 drawing. The winning numbers were 17, 25, 29, 39 and 60;...
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Bay District Volunteer Fire Department receives Class 2 ISO Rating

Bay District Volunteer Fire Department receives Class 2 ISO Rating

The Bay District Volunteer Fire Department is proud to announce that we have received notification of our Public Protection Classification (PPC®) (ISO classification) changed from a Class 3 to a Class 2. Insurance Services Office (ISO), has a system for determining the price of fire insurance in a community through a 1 to 10...
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Patuxent Small Craft Guild Announces Canoe Raffle Winner

Patuxent Small Craft Guild Announces Canoe Raffle Winner

The Calvert Marine Museum Patuxent Small Craft Guild maintains the historic boats in the museum’s collection, and preserves the art and skills of wooden boat building. These volunteers build and raffle a canoe each year to benefit ongoing activities of the Guild. The Guild is pleased to announce Brian and Leslie Holloway of Huntingtown,...
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Pain Reliever Purchase Puts Glen Burnie Lottery Player in Winner’s Circle

Pain Reliever Purchase Puts Glen Burnie Lottery Player in Winner’s Circle

His wife’s need to restock her supply of pain reliever put a Glen Burnie man in the right place at the right time to scoop up both her medicine and a $50,000-winning Holiday Cash scratch-off. His journey to good fortune began when the pair were shopping and his wife mentioned running out of her pain reliever....
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Port Tobacco River Park Hosts Live Stream Bald Eagle Cam

Port Tobacco River Park Hosts Live Stream Bald Eagle Cam

The Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism recently launched a live streaming eagle cam at the Port Tobacco River Park (7685 Chapel Point Rd, Port Tobacco). This is in partnership with Wild Streaming, the Southern Maryland Audubon Society, and Port Tobacco River Conservancy. According to the Audubon Society this is the first live streaming...
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Boy Scout Eagle Scout Project: Railway Museum Benches

Boy Scout Eagle Scout Project: Railway Museum Benches

The Friends of the Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum would like to publicly thank Life Scout Vincent Ascosi, Troop 91, for recently refurbishing and repainting six benches for the Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum. This was his required public service project needed to reach his goal of earning Eagle Scout rank. Generous donations for the project...
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