VIDEO: Bicyclist Flown from Scene After Striking Maryland State Police SUV in Hollywood

VIDEO: Bicyclist Flown from Scene After Striking Maryland State Police SUV in Hollywood

On Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at approximately 7:15 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel  responded to Three Notch Road, in Hollywood, in the area of Clover Hill Road for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a bicyclist. Prior to the accident a Maryland State Police marked SUV was stationary on the shoulder of Three Notch Road conducting a traffic Stop when a bicyclist traveling northbound on Three Notch Road stuck the rear of the Trooper’s SUV. It is believed that poor...
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Smoking Ban in All Public Housing Goes into Effect Aug 3, 2018

Smoking Ban in All Public Housing Goes into Effect Aug 3, 2018

Smoke-free housing is not a new concept for HUD. Over the last decade or so, HUD has encouraged both public housing authorities and multifamily housing owners to establish smoke-free communities and has even issued a 63-page toolkit to aid in the process. So what is different now? With its Final Rule published last month, HUD is mandating for the first time that public housing authorities go smoke-free to “improve indoor air quality, benefit the health of public housing residents...
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UPDATE : Bottle Thief Returns to Liquor Store Arrested for Trespassing

UPDATE : Bottle Thief Returns to Liquor Store Arrested for Trespassing

UPDATE: 7/17/2018: On Friday, July 13, 2018, Deputy Tyler Payne of St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to ABC Liquors and Lounge for Todd Matthew Evans, 41 of Glen Burnie, returning to the store after being issued a notice not to trespass.. He was arrested and charged with Trespassing on Private Property. On Monday, July 16 2018, Deputy Sheena Tirpak issued Evans a criminal summons for Trespassing on Private Property and Consumption of Alcohol Beveridge in Public, which occurred...
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Clerk at Bob’s Sunoco Charged with Making Underage Sale During Compliance Check

Clerk at Bob’s Sunoco Charged with Making Underage Sale During Compliance Check

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office conducted alcohol compliance checks at multiple retail establishments within the Callaway and Lexington Park areas, to ensure and encourage the prohibition of illegal alcohol sales to minors under the age of 21. These compliance checks were completed at random businesses who hold alcohol licenses within St. Mary’s County. With the assistance of a 19-year-old, confidential informant (Cl) and St. Mary’s County Deputy G. Muschette, a compliance check was conducted on Sunday, July 8,...
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Seven Additional Arrests Made And More Pending As Police Continue To Dismantle Heroin/Fentanyl Distribution Operation In Maryland

Seven Additional Arrests Made And More Pending As Police Continue To Dismantle Heroin/Fentanyl Distribution Operation In Maryland

A cooperative cross-jurisdictional and multi-state drug investigation has led to seven additional arrests with more expected as police continue to dismantle a drug trafficking organization they believe was responsible for the distribution of heroin and fentanyl throughout Maryland. The seven additional arrests include two juveniles.  The remaining five arrests are adults, all of whom were transported to the Jennifer Road Detention Center in Annapolis. They are identified as: Sterling Nugen, 36, of Lusby, charged with conspiracy to distribute narcotics...
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Hyattsville Woman Arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Trespassing at Abner’s Crab House

Hyattsville Woman Arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Trespassing at Abner’s Crab House

On Saturday, July 14, 2018, Deputy Rzepkowski from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Abner’s Crab House in Chesapeake Beach for a disorderly subject. Upon his arrival, Deputy Hicks had the disorderly subject, Gina Marie Hodge, 24, of Hyattsville, in handcuffs. Prior to handcuffing her, Hodge was yelling profanities and was asked to leave multiple times, but refused. She was transported to the Calvert County Detention Center and charged with Disorderly Conduct as well as Trespassing on Private...
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Leonardtown Man Arrested for Assault, Indecent Exposure, Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct

Leonardtown Man Arrested for Assault, Indecent Exposure, Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct

On Friday, July 6, 2018, at approximately 9:40 p.m., Corporal Handy observed what appeared to be a disabled vehicle in the 26000 block of Sandgates Road in Mechanicsville. Once Cpl. Handy stopped to provide assistance, he realized the vehicle had been involved in an accident. Cpl. Handy made contact with the driver, James Stephen Gass, 26 of Leonardtown. Gass was uncooperative and refused to remain at the scene of the accident. Gass attempted to walk away from Cpl. Handy,...
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Waldorf Man Arrested After Police Recover Loaded Handgun and Drugs During Traffic Stop

Waldorf Man Arrested After Police Recover Loaded Handgun and Drugs During Traffic Stop

On Monday, July 16, 2018,  at approximately 1:05 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 3000 block of Leonardtown Road in Waldorf. During the stop, officers detected the odor of marijuana coming from the car. Further investigation revealed the driver had a loaded handgun, ammunition, and marijuana inside the vehicle. The driver, Elijah Daniel Young, 23, of Waldorf, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and illegal possession of a firearm....
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Overworked Clerk Charged with Selling Alcohol to a Minor at DJ’s One Stop

Overworked Clerk Charged with Selling Alcohol to a Minor at DJ’s One Stop

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office conducted alcohol compliance checks at multiple retail establishments within the Charlotte Hall and Mechanicsville areas, to ensure and encourage the prohibition of illegal alcohol sales to minors under the age of 21. These compliance checks were completed at random businesses who hold alcohol licenses within St. Mary’s County. With the assistance of a 19-year-old, confidential informant (Cl) and St. Mary’s County Deputy G. Muschette, a compliance check was conducted on Sunday, June 24,...
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Virginia Man Indicted in St. Mary’s County Liquor Store Robbery

Virginia Man Indicted in St. Mary’s County Liquor Store Robbery

A St. Mary’s County Grand Jury has indicted a Virginia man on several charges stemming from a liquor store robbery in February. Markeith Devon Wills, 40 of Alexandria, Va., has been charged with Armed Robbery, First-Degree Assault and Theft after the facts of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office’s investigation were presented to the Grand Jury on July 11, 2018. On the evening of Feb. 13, 2018, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Officers responded to Lighthouse Liquors in...
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Back to Back Motor Vehicle Accidents on Three Notch Road in Loveville

Back to Back Motor Vehicle Accidents on Three Notch Road in Loveville

On Monday, July 16, 2018 at approximately 8:30 a.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Loveville Road and Three Notch Road, in Mechanicsville, for a reported serious motor vehicle accident with one trapped. Units already on scene advised the occupant that was pinned and trapped was no longer trapped in the vehicle, and that all occupants were out of their vehicles. While on scene of the first motor vehicle accident, a Ford SUV went off the roadway and...
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St. Leonard Man Arrested for Stabbing on Yorktown Place in Lexington Park

St. Leonard Man Arrested for Stabbing on Yorktown Place in Lexington Park

On Thursday, July 12, 2018 at approximately 8:35 p.m., Trooper Opirhory, from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to Yorktown Road, in Lexington Park, for a reported stabbing. Upon his arrival, he noticed an adult male victim, in the middle of the street, his left upper arm sustained an open bloody wound. A male witness had used his belt as a tourniquet around the victim’s left upper arm to help control the bleeding. Police requested an ambulance to...
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Criminal Summons Issued for Lexinton Park Man Who Assaulted 72-Year-Old Woman

Criminal Summons Issued for Lexinton Park Man Who Assaulted 72-Year-Old Woman

A criminal summons was issued for Anfernee Trevaughn Milburn, 23, of  Lexington Park, on Thursday, July 12, 2018, for assault. According to court documents, Anfernee Trevaughn Milburn, was identified by a witness at the scene as a person who assaulted Linda Glaser, 72, of Lexington Park. The document states Milburn “did assault the victim by pushing her down twice, causing her to break her pelvic bone” Milburn has a preliminary court date scheduled for August 31, 2018, in St. Mary’s County...
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UPDATE: Speed and Alcohol Not a Factor in Accident Involving 10-Year-Old Child in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Speed and Alcohol Not a Factor in Accident Involving 10-Year-Old Child in Lexington Park

UPDATE – 7/12/2018 : According to the St.Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in the motor vehicle collision. A family member of the child involved in the motor vehicle accident told SMNEWSNET that they were expected to be released from the hospital later today. SMNEWSNET has also learned that criminal charges are expected to be filed on a 23-year-old male from Lexington Park today for the assault of Linda Glaser, 72, of Lexington Park....
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VIDEO: Two Hit and Runs While Drunk Sends Hollywood Woman to Jail

VIDEO: Two Hit and Runs While Drunk Sends Hollywood Woman to Jail

On Thursday June 28, 2018 at approximately 7:50 p.m., police responded to the WaWa at Three Notch Road and St. Andrews Church Road, in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident and hit & run. The first motor vehicle accident had occurred in the area of the WaWa, when a white female driving a Grey Honda Sedan had struck a vehicle and fled the scene. One witness who saw the suspect hit the first victim was also hit in...
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Vehicle Fire Next to Garage in Mechanicsville

Vehicle Fire Next to Garage in Mechanicsville

On Saturday, July 14 2018, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Volunteer Firefighters from Mechanicsville, Leonardtown, Hollywood, Seventh District and surrounding companies responded to 39535 Jacobs Lane, in Mechanicsville for the reported garage fire. Units arrived on scene to find a vehicle that had been extinguished in-front of a detached garage with no extensions to the...
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Sheriff’s Deputy Saves Fawn Hit by Vehicle in Dameron

Sheriff’s Deputy Saves Fawn Hit by Vehicle in Dameron

On Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at approximately 2:30 Corporal O’Connor from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded for the report of an motor vehicle accident involving a deer in the 17000 block of Three Notch Road in Dameron O’Connor located the fawn in the grass on the side of the road. The fawn...
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Two Construction Workers Shot with Paint Balls in Charles County

Two Construction Workers Shot with Paint Balls in Charles County

On Wednesday, July 11 at approximately 9:25 p.m., two construction workers were repaving St. Patrick’s Drive near Western Parkway in Waldorf, when the driver of an older model dark blue Hyundai Accent with at least four males inside approached them and stopped across the median. One of the occupants began shooting paint balls out...
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Wednesday’s Pet is BUTTONS

Wednesday’s Pet is BUTTONS

Wednesday,s Pet for 7/18/2018 BUTTONS Featured Pet: Buttons Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Chihuahua/Terrier Mix Sex: Female Size: Small (8 lbs) Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $325.00  (See Procedures on Rescue’s site) http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/doodledawgs.html Buttons is a gorgeous 2-year-old 8 1/2-pound mix of maybe Chihuahua and Terrier.  Stunning...
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Charles County Man Wins $20,000 Keno Prize

Charles County Man Wins $20,000 Keno Prize

A 61-year-old Bel Alton resident played a 7-spot Keno ticket for one game at Lady’s Liquors in La Plata. In the end, the Charles County man matched all seven numbers, typically paying $2,500. The lucky winner, though, had placed a $2 wager on the game, and added the Super Bonus feature, which produced a four times...
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Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on State Board of Elections Vendor

Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on State Board of Elections Vendor

Governor Larry Hogan today released the following statement following an announcement from the Maryland State Board of Elections regarding one of its vendors: “It was with concern that I learned that information provided to the Maryland State Board of Elections by federal law enforcement this week indicates that a vendor contracted by the Board...
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Police Arrest 14 Impaired Boaters During Independence Day Holiday

Police Arrest 14 Impaired Boaters During Independence Day Holiday

The extended Independence Day holiday resulted in the arrest of 14 people on charges of operating a boat while impaired by alcohol or drugs. The largest number of arrests – 10 – occurred on the first holiday weekend, which coincided with Operation Dry Water, a nationwide campaign against impaired boating. The highest blood alcohol...
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Charles County Implements New Tow Program Tow Companies Requested to Submit Application for Tow Service Permit

Charles County Implements New Tow Program Tow Companies Requested to Submit Application for Tow Service Permit

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office has begun the process of implementing legislation that was signed into law regarding tow services in Charles County. House Bill 1320, which passed in March 2017 and was initiated by Sergeant Jon Burroughs of the CCSO Traffic Operations Unit, ensures oversight and regulation of towing operations within Charles County....
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 7/16/2018 to 7/20/2018

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 7/16/2018 to 7/20/2018

During the week of July 9, to July 13, 2018, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Indian Head Hwy. at Smallwood Middle School Leonardtown Rd. at Thomas Stone High School Berry Rd. at Jenifer Elementary School Poplar Hill Rd. at Malcolm Elementary School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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Dead Dolphin Found on Calvert County Beach

Dead Dolphin Found on Calvert County Beach

Department of Natural Resources officials received reports of a dolphin floating in the bay off Shadyside, earlier this week. The dolphin was found on the Beach at Bayfront Park, in Chesapeake Beach. Dolphin experts from the Calvert Marine Museum will conduct a morphometric assessment of the animal’s length and weight. After data collection is completed the...
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Wednesday’s Pet is SID AND SALLY

Wednesday’s Pet is SID AND SALLY

Wednesday’s Pet for 7-4-18 SID AND SALLY Featured Pet: SID AND SALLY Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Hound Mix Sex: MALE AND FEMALE Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: Contact group for donation fee Sid and Sally are a bonded pair that would love...
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Two Injured in Solomons Motor Vehicle Accident

Two Injured in Solomons Motor Vehicle Accident

On Thursday, July 5 2018 at approximately 6:55 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Coster Road Solomons Island Road, for the reported serious motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a t-bone style collision with one patient trapped. One patient was flown by Maryland...
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Minor Damage Reported After Semi Truck Hits Building in Lexington Park

Minor Damage Reported After Semi Truck Hits Building in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, July 11 2018, at approximately 8:30 a.m., police and fire personnel responded to St. Mary’s Square on Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a structure with no injuries. Crews arrive on scene to find a Semi-Truck and Trailer had struck the Weis grocery store, damaging...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioners Commemorate Signing of Americans with Disabilities Act

St. Mary’s County Commissioners Commemorate Signing of Americans with Disabilities Act

It was on July 26, 1990, when then President George H. W. Bush signed Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law. ADA was enacted to ensure the civil rights of people with disabilities, one of the most compassionate and successful civil rights laws in American history. The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County marked ADA’s...
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Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Threat of Arson

Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Threat of Arson

On Monday, July 2, 2018, Deputy Rediker of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Cassell Blvd, in Prince Frederick in regards to a mental subject. The victim advised police that her grandson, Darkari Nivek Milburn, 18, of Prince Frederick, has been acting extremely disorderly and damaged all of her belongings within the residence....
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UPDATE: Fire Marshals Determine House fire in Valley Lee to be Accidental

UPDATE: Fire Marshals Determine House fire in Valley Lee to be Accidental

UPDATE: On Monday July 9, 2018 at 10:01 a.m., Volunteer Firefighters from Second District Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding companies responded to 19022 Russell Road, in Valley Lee for a structure fire The two story single family home owned by Kelly Moore is estimated to be a loss of structure of $50,000 and additional...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Beer Thief

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Beer Thief

On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at approximately 8:50 p.m. the suspect took two 30-packs of beer out of the Stop N Shop liquor store on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park without paying for them. The suspect was last seen heading into the parking lot of the Great Mills Swimming Pool. Anyone with information...
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