Purse Snatching Sends Elderly Woman to Hospital, Female Suspect at Large

Purse Snatching Sends Elderly Woman to Hospital, Female Suspect at Large

On Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at approximately 9:15 p.m., the victim, an elderly female was in the parking lot of Dollar General, located in Charlotte Hall, when she was approached by a white female. The female suspect then attempted to take the victim’s purse; after a brief struggle the suspect was able to obtain the purse and fled on foot. The victim was transported from the scene to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital for routine medical observation. The suspect was...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Shooting in Pinefield

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Shooting in Pinefield

On Thursday, December 14, 2017, at approximately 8:27 p.m., Deputies from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Holly Avenue, off Country Lane, in Waldorf, for a report of shots fired, with one subject down. The suspect vehicle was described as black in color, and was last seen fleeing the scene. Witnesses reported hearing 3 to 4 shots, and said there was a male victim lying in roadway at the the corner of Spruce Street and Holly Avenue....
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Two Women Dead After Motor Vehicle Crash in Huntingtown

Two Women Dead After Motor Vehicle Crash in Huntingtown

On Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at approximately 11:55 a.m. deputies with the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area of Plum Point Road and Cecil Lane, in Huntingtown, for a report of a motor vehicle collision. Upon arrival deputies requested members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Team (CRT) respond. Reconstruction units arrived on scene and determined that a 2017 Ford Fusion was traveling eastbound on Plum Point Road and Cecil Lane. At the same time...
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Suspect Charged for Making Bomb Threat at Power Plant

Suspect Charged for Making Bomb Threat at Power Plant

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homeland Security Division charged a man for making a bomb threat against the Keys Energy Plant in Brandywine. The suspect is 22-year-old Raekwon Dixon of the 2900 block of Brinkley Road in Temple Hills. Dixon is an employee of a construction company currently building the power plant. On December 8th, at approximately 7:30 pm, a bomb threat was reported at the facility on North Keys Road. Plant management ordered an evacuation. A search...
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Kansas City Man Arrested at Buckets Sports Bar in Lusby for Disorderly Contact

Kansas City Man Arrested at Buckets Sports Bar in Lusby for Disorderly Contact

On Friday, December 8, 2017 Deputy Boerum of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Buckets Sports Bar, in Lusby to assist Deputy Livingston with a disorderly subject. Deputy Livingston made contact with a male later identified as Mustafa Abdualla, 43, of Kansas City being disorderly in the bar. Deputy Livingston asked the male several items to leave, and helped place him in his sober driver’s vehicle. Abdualla got back out of the vehicle, walked over to Deputy Livingston...
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Peeping Tom Arrested in Waldorf Found with Knife, Taser and Pepper Spray

Peeping Tom Arrested in Waldorf Found with Knife, Taser and Pepper Spray

On Thursday, December 7,2017, at approximately 10:20 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3200 block of Mattawoman Beantown Road in Waldorf for the report of someone turning doorknobs and peering in windows of a single family home. PFC C. Caywood arrived and spotted a male looking into the window of the house. The man saw the officer and fled through the woods. PFC Caywood provided a lookout, and the suspect was located by Officer...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shooting/Home Invasion in Bushwood

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shooting/Home Invasion in Bushwood

12/12/2017 – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Press Release:  On Friday, December 8, 2017, at approximately 10:18 p.m., deputies form the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, in Leonardtown, for a report of a shooting. A male victim, age 37, from Chaptico, arrived at the hospital to seek treatment for a non-life threatening gunshot wound. At this time it does not appear this was a random event. Anyone with information on this incident is...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is Seeking Identity of Hit and Run Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is Seeking Identity of Hit and Run Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On December 10, 2017, at approximately 3:10 a.m., at the Mechanicsville Wawa, the suspect pictured, backed into a VW Jetta in the parking lot and then left the scene. The suspect was operating a silver Chevrolet Tahoe at the time of this incident. Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Deputy Ball at (301) 475-4200 extension...
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Wanted Lusby Man Arrested on Drug and Theft Charges

Wanted Lusby Man Arrested on Drug and Theft Charges

On December 6, 2017 Deputy Ostazeski of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Peace Pipe Court, Lusby for the report of a theft and a subject with multiple warrants. While responding to the residence it was confirmed through Emergency Communications that the subject at the residence had warrants through two different counties. Deputy Ostazski arrived on scene and made contact with the suspect later identified as Andrew Hood, 28, of Lusby. Deputy Ostazski placed Andrew under arrest for...
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Chesapeake Beach Woman Arrested After Giving Fake Name on Traffic Stop

Chesapeake Beach Woman Arrested After Giving Fake Name on Traffic Stop

False Statement (Fraud): On Friday, December 8, 2017, at approximately 5:20 p.m., Trooper First Class Harrod from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack stopped a vehicle on Route 2 near Aspen Woods Dive in Sunderland, for traffic violations. In an attempt to avoid arrest from driving on a suspended license, the driver gave the name and birth date of a relative. After checking the MVA photo of the owner of the vehicle, Claire K. Larsen, 29 of Chesapeake...
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Traffic Stop in Lusby Leads to Arrest of Wanted North Beach Woman

Traffic Stop in Lusby Leads to Arrest of Wanted North Beach Woman

On Monday, December 4, 2017, at approximately 11:40 p.m., Corporal Wiesemann and Trooper Keyser from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack stopped a vehicle on Route 4 near HG Trueman Road, in Lusby for traffic violations. Allison R. Beyer, 31 of North Beach, was found to have an open warrant through Prince George’s County. She was placed under arrest. Beyer was found to be driving on a suspended license. A search incident to the arrest revealed both marijuana...
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Motor Vehicle Accident Involving an Unoccupied School Bus in Mechanicsville

Motor Vehicle Accident Involving an Unoccupied School Bus in Mechanicsville

On Monday, December 11, 2017, at approximately 3:00 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Queen Tree Road in the area of Widow Lane, in Mechanicsville for a motor vehicle accident involving a school bus. First responders arrived on scene to discover a head on crash involving a unoccupied school bus and a F-150 Ford pick up truck. The bus, #608, is owned by Gainer Bus Service, out of Mechanicsville. One patient was transported by a Maryland State Police...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 12/11/2017

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 12/11/2017

The following information was provided by the of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack.   Drug Arrest– On 12/1/17, Dep. M. Beyer responded to the 22000 block of Three Notch Road, in California, for a report of suspicious activity in a parking lot. Upon arrival contact was made with Ashley Nicole Hyde, age 32, of Charlotte Hall.  In plain view was CDS and CDS paraphernalia.  Suspect Hyde was arrested for CDS Possession-Not...
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Juvenile Arrests for St. Mary’s County – 12/11/2017

Juvenile Arrests for St. Mary’s County – 12/11/2017

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office released the following information regarding Juvenile Arrests. No further information is available at this time. 10/10/17- Two juvenile females, age 15, from Lexington Park, were arrested for Assault 2nd Degree by DFC. Gaskill# 274. 10/11/17- Juvenile male, age 15, from Leonardtown, was arrested for Assault 2nd Degree by Cpl. Maloy# 137. 11/3/17- Juvenile male, age 13, from Lexington Park, was arrested for Theft by Cpl. Worrey# 152. 11/3/17- Two juvenile males, age 17,...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 12/11/2017

Tyrelle Lamar Sherman, 20, of Waldorf

The following is a sample of recent Charles County Sheriff’s Office investigations. For information about crimes not included in this report, visit CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address. FIRST-DEGREE ASSAULT: On December 6 at 2:26 a.m., officers responded to the 2100 block of Bell Tree Lane in Waldorf for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers learned a physical altercation had occurred at the intersection of Holly Tree Lane and Hollins Lane, which resulted...
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Missing Person by Request – Christopher Hicks – 17-Years-Old – St. Mary’s County

Missing Person by Request – Christopher Hicks – 17-Years-Old – St. Mary’s County

The family of 17 year old Christopher Hicks is asking for the public’s assistance in locating him, he is missing out of the Lexington Park area. Christopher was last seen in Baltimore County on November 13, 2017. He has been reported missing to the following Counties: St. Mary’s, Montgomery and Baltimore. If you have...
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IRS Warns Taxpayers of Email Scam Targeting Hotmail Users

IRS Warns Taxpayers of Email Scam Targeting Hotmail Users

The Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers and tax professionals of a new email scam targeting Hotmail users that is being used to steal personal and financial information. The phishing email subject line reads: “Internal Revenue Service Email No. XXXX | We’re processing your request soon | TXXXXXX-XXXXXXXX.” The email leads taxpayers to sign...
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WARM Program Seeks Volunteer Drivers

WARM Program Seeks Volunteer Drivers

As the cold weather sets in, The St. Mary’s County Department of Aging & Human Services is in search of additional volunteer drivers for Wrapping Arms ‘Round Many (WARM). The program provides emergency shelter for homeless individuals during the winter in St. Mary’s County. Wondering how you can make a difference regarding homeless individuals...
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Maryland Hunters Harvest 34,000 Deer during Firearm Season

Maryland Hunters Harvest 34,000 Deer during Firearm Season

Maryland hunters reported taking 34,412 deer during the state’s most popular hunt, the two-week firearm season. The total was similar to last year’s official harvest of 35,002. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported that more than 4,000 deer were taken on the two Sundays during the season, more than 10 percent of the total take during...
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Dr. Richard Fleming Retires asVice President at CSM’s Prince Frederick Campus; Barbara Ives Appointed asInterim

Dr. Richard Fleming Retires asVice President at CSM’s Prince Frederick Campus; Barbara Ives Appointed asInterim

After nearly nine years at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM), Dr. Richard Fleming, vice president and dean of the Prince Frederick Campus at the College of Southern Maryland, has announced his retirement from CSM effective the end of December. Barbara Ives, who serves as director of CSM’s Office of Strategic Partnerships, which includes...
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Lottery Luck Arrives While Player Waits for Pizza in Lusby

Lottery Luck Arrives While Player Waits for Pizza in Lusby

A Maryland Lottery scratch-off fan who took a chance on Keno landed a $10,000 prize just in time for the holidays! The St. Mary’s County resident won his holiday cash following a long day at work. After coming home, the winner and his uncle set out to visit their favorite pizza place in Lusby. They ordered...
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Governor Larry Hogan Announces 2018 Jobs and Economic Development Initiatives

Governor Larry Hogan Announces 2018 Jobs and Economic Development Initiatives

Governor Larry Hogan today announced a series of new initiatives to spur job creation and economic growth in Maryland and further establish the state’s leadership in key STEM-related (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) industries. The governor was joined by Commerce Secretary Mike Gill, Labor Secretary Kelly Schulz, University System of Maryland Chancellor Robert Caret, Wicomico...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Pixie

Wednesday’s Pet is Pixie

Wednesday’s Pet for 12/13/17 is Pixie Featured Pet: Pixie Rescue Group: Calvert Animal Welfare League (CAWL) Breed: Cattle Dog/Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Pixie was found at a dumpster along with her brother. She was taken in by a rescue in Virginia. She is...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision In Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision In Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision from Monday, December 11, 2017,  in which one person died and another was injured in Prince George’s County. At approximately 9:15 p.m., troopers from the Forestville Barrack responded to the outer loop of I-495 south of MD 202 regarding a reported collision. According to investigators’ preliminary...
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Comptroller Launches Petition to Rally Support for Craft Beer Legislation

Comptroller Launches Petition to Rally Support for Craft Beer Legislation

As a statewide coalition of brewers, consumers and stakeholders gear up for the effort to modernize Maryland’s antiquated and dysfunctional beer laws, Comptroller Peter Franchot today launched a petition drive in support of his proposed Reform on Tap Act of 2018. Comptroller Franchot announces this new petition drive with the goal of collecting a...
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Culinary Specialist Named Pax River’s Junior Sailor of the Year

Culinary Specialist Named Pax River’s Junior Sailor of the Year

Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Iesha Jolly was named the NAS Patuxent River 2017 Junior Sailor of the Year (JSOY) – not bad for someone who was certain in high school that she was joining the Army. “I was in JROTC in high school and I planned to go into the Army,” said Jolly, who...
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Maryland Boaters Can Now Renew Their Vessels Online

Maryland Boaters Can Now Renew Their Vessels Online

As part of Governor Larry Hogan’s Customer Service Promise to provide government services in an accessible and convenient manner, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today that Maryland boat owners can now renew their vessel registration online. The new digital platform can be accessed through the department’s online licensing and registration service or through the Maryland Department...
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St. Mary’s County Government Holiday Schedule

St. Mary’s County Government Holiday Schedule

All St. Mary’s County Government administrative offices will be closed Monday, December 25 and Tuesday, December 26 for the Christmas holiday. Offices will reopen Wednesday, December 27. Offices will also be closed Monday, January 1, 2018 for the New Years holiday and reopen Tuesday, January 2. The St. Andrews Landfill, six (6) Convenience Centers...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 12/11/2017 to 12/15/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 12/11/2017 to 12/15/2017

During the week of December 4, to December 8, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Leonardtown Road at Thomas Stone High School Marshall Corner Road at James Craik Elementary School Piney Church Road at St. Charles High School Cameras are activated Monday...
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NAS Pax River Names Senior Sailor of the Year

NAS Pax River Names Senior Sailor of the Year

Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 1st Class John Kurack was named the Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River 2017 Senior Sailor of the Year due to his deckplate leadership and commitment to excellence for both Pax River and the Search and Rescue (SAR) division. As the Leading Petty Officer for SAR, Kurack leads and mentors...
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Muzzleloader Deer Hunting Season Reopens Dec. 16

Muzzleloader Deer Hunting Season Reopens Dec. 16

The second portion of Maryland’s muzzleloader deer hunting season is set to open Dec. 16. Hunters who possess a valid hunting license and a muzzleloader stamp from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources may use muzzleloading firearms to hunt white-tailed and sika deer during the season, which concludes Dec. 30. “Muzzleloader hunting is a great opportunity for hunters to enjoy more...
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St. Mary’s County Government Operational Status for December 8 – 9

St. Mary’s County Government Operational Status for December 8 – 9

Due to the potential impact of the approaching winter storm, the St. Mary’s County Public Schools’ evening activities on Friday, December 8, beginning or ongoing after 6 p.m. are cancelled. All activities and events scheduled to occur on Saturday, December 9 and Sunday, December 10, are cancelled. All schools and facilities will be closed....
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