Lexington Park Man Arrested for Rape at Three Oaks Center

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Rape at Three Oaks Center

On Wednesday, September 19, 2018, police and emergency medical services responded to the area of  Tulagi Place, and Coral Drive, for the reported injuries after an assault. Police arrived on scene and made contact with a 29-year old female and her sister, who had called 911 after finding a male nude, inappropriately touching the 29-year-old in her sleep when they were at the Three Oaks Center, on Lei Drive in Lexington Park. A 29-year-old female was transported by ambulance...
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UPDATE: Police in Charles County Investigating Body Found by Middle School Students

UPDATE: Police in Charles County Investigating Body Found by Middle School Students

UPDATE 9/21/2018 @11:20 P.M.: On September 21, 2018, at 7:47 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a wooded area in the 2000 block of St. Thomas Drive in Waldorf for the report of a subject not breathing. Upon arrival, officers located the person, a male, and determined that he was deceased. This appears to be an isolated incident. The body was found by students walking to Benjamin Stoddert Middle School. A crisis team was sent to...
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Two Teens Charged as Adults in Armed Robbery and Beating of Fast Food Delivery Man in Waldorf

Two Teens Charged as Adults in Armed Robbery and Beating of Fast Food Delivery Man in Waldorf

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified and arrested two suspects in connection with the assault and armed robbery of a food delivery man. On September 18, 2018 at approximately 6:40 p.m., the victim, a delivery man for a fast food restaurant made a delivery to an address in the 2600 block of Hamilton Place in Waldorf. Once inside the breezeway of the building he was confronted by a masked black male who appeared from behind a staircase. The victim...
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UPDATE: 35-Year-Old Newburg Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in Waldorf

UPDATE: 35-Year-Old Newburg Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in Waldorf

UPDATE: On Thursday, September 20, 2018, at approximately 0502 hours, Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on southbound Maryland Route 5 south of Renner Road in Waldorf. 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 conducted by Troopers from the La Plata Barrack and the MSP CRASH...
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Two Officers Shot in Prince Georges County

Two Officers Shot in Prince Georges County

On Wednesday, September 19, 2018., at approximately 10:30 p.m., the Prince Georges County Police Department Special Operations Divisions were in the process of executing a search warrant on behalf of the Narcotics Enforcement Division on the 2700 block of Lorring Drive, in a multi-story apartment building. Shortly after knocking on the door and presenting them self as police, they received no answer. They utilized a mechanical device to break the door down and get inside. Once the device succeeded, a...
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UPDATE: 31-Year-Old Nanjemoy Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in White Plains

UPDATE: 31-Year-Old Nanjemoy Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in White Plains

UPDATE 9/19/2018 @ 10:35 a.m.: On Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at approximately 1846 hours, Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on southbound United States Route 301 south of Maryland Route 227 in White Plains. 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 conducted by Troopers from the La...
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Strong Arm Robbery in Waldorf Under Investigation

Strong Arm Robbery in Waldorf Under Investigation

On Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at approximately 6:40 p.m., police responded to the area of 2600 block of Hamilton Place, and Bannister Circle for the reported assault and possible strong arm robbery. Police arrived on scene to find a 41-year-old male subject was assaulted, and robbed for an undisclosed amount of cash. An ambulance was requested for victim who had multiple injuries to his face and other locations, it is unknown if he was transported to a hospital. The...
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Chaptico Man Arrested for Distribution of Fentanyl, Heroin and Cocaine

Chaptico Man Arrested for Distribution of Fentanyl, Heroin and Cocaine

In august of 2018 the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office began to investigate Devone Hall, 30, of Chaptico, and his involvement in the distribution of fentanyl, heroin and cocaine. As a result of the investigation, a search and seizure warrant was obtained for Hall’s person. On September 13, 2018, members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Division were conducting surveillance on Hall. On the same date, it was confirmed that Hall was wanted on an open...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash Involving Charles County Police Car

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash Involving Charles County Police Car

On September 16, 2018, at approximately 6:34 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle collision in the 27000 block of Three Notch Road, in Mechanicsville. Upon arrival, a vehicle was located on the shoulder of the road, with the operator still inside. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Collision Reconstruction Unit responded to the scene and continued the investigation. Preliminary investigation determined a 2009 Ford Crown Victoria, operated by Charles County Sheriff’s...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Assistance Identifying Robbery Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Assistance Identifying Robbery Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On September 11, 2018, the suspect entered the Quik Shop, located in the 21000 block of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, and pretended to purchase items. Once the register was open, the suspect threw an article of clothing at the clerk and proceeded to steal an undisclosed amount of money from the register. The suspect then fled the area on foot. Anyone with information...
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La Plata Man Sentenced to 25 years for Sexually Abusing Vulnerable Teen

La Plata Man Sentenced to 25 years for Sexually Abusing Vulnerable Teen

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Amy J. Bragunier sentenced Calvin Julius Burgess, 35, formerly of La Plata, to 25 years for Sex Abuse of a Minor. Covington, commenting on the Court’s sentence said, “The Court’s sentence puts a predator behind bars where he should be. I firmly believe that no one in our great County will find fault with the Court’s sentence. This predator, by...
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UPDATE: Details Released in Dunkirk Fastop Armed Robbery

UPDATE: Details Released in Dunkirk Fastop Armed Robbery

UPDATE 9/13/2018: On Friday, August 31, 2018, at approximately 9:35 p.m., Deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Fastop Convenience Store, located at on Southern Maryland Blvd, in Dunkirk, for the report of an armed robbery at the establishment. Deputy Flynt located the store clerk who said he was robbed at gunpoint. The clerk reported he was at the lottery register when a white male wearing a black mask ran into the store brandishing a handgun....
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UPDATE: Third Man Arrested for Armed Robbery in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Third Man Arrested for Armed Robbery in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Justin Antoine Parker, 28, whose current address is listed as the St. Mary’s County Detention Center, in Leonardtown was arrested on September 6, 2018. Parker is charged with armed robbery, three counts each of assault first degree, three counts each of assault-sec degree, use of a firearm during a felony or violent crime and illegally possessing a handgun. Parker was located in the rear passenger seat of the Chrysler Pacifica when Barnes and Jordan were arrested. Park resembled the description given by the victims...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Sex Offender

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Sex Offender

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Tavares Antoine Sherman, a wanted sex offender. Sherman is described as: Sex: Male Date of Birth: 06/03/1974 (44-year-old) Current Age: 44 Height: 6’01” Weight: 230 lbs Race: Black Skin Tone: Medium Eye Color: Hazel Hair Color: Black Sherman’s last known residence is 46440 Munley Lane, Lexington Park, and his employment address was 20845 Callaway Village Way, in Callaway. Sherman, a tier III offender and lifetime registrant, is wanted for failing to register and provide information required by the registry....
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Three Injured After Crash in Lexington Park

Three Injured After Crash in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at approximately 2:30 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Willows Road and Abberly Crest Lane for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles off the roadway, in a rear-end style collision Three patients were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police continue to investigate the crash.
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Sheriff’s Office Investigating Attempted Burglary at Village Liquors in Chaptico

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Attempted Burglary at Village Liquors in Chaptico

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on an attempted burglary.  On August 22, 2018, three suspects attempted to break into Village Liquors located on Budds Creek Road in Chaptico, Maryland.  The three suspects were last seen leaving the area in a light colored Honda Accord.  Two of the suspects are white...
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Calvert Hospice Recipient Of Generous Donation From Hell’s Angels MD Bike & Car Show

Calvert Hospice Recipient Of Generous Donation From Hell’s Angels MD Bike & Car Show

Calvert Hospice received a generous donation of $1,000 from the Hell’s Angels MD Bike & Car Show held on July 14, 2018 at the Calvert Fairgrounds in Barstow. The Hell’s Angels Nomads MD chapter organized the family friendly event, which featured a car and bike show, local entertainment, special visitors from out of town,...
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$20,000 Keno Win Brightens St. Mary’s County Couples Bad Day

$20,000 Keno Win Brightens St. Mary’s County Couples Bad Day

Heather Stephens of Saint Mary’s County ended an emotional roller-coaster of a day in the Maryland Lottery Winner’s Circle, celebrating a $20,000 Keno win. Earlier in the day, Heather and her husband Charles got bad news about a big expense when they visited an auto parts store. The Lexington Park pair needed to replace...
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Pork Donut to play La Plata Concert Series TONIGHT at 7:00 p.m.

Pork Donut to play La Plata Concert Series TONIGHT at 7:00 p.m.

Pork Donut is a five piece band made up of local police officers.  They play classic rock and country hits.  Pork Donut has been rocking Southern Maryland’s acoustic scene for 10 years and has been a full band for two years.  Concert goers are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs for sitting. Coolers...
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Things to do this Weekend in and Around Leonardtown

Things to do this Weekend in and Around Leonardtown

Friday, September 21st (9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.), Saturday, September 22nd (9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.), Sunday, September 23rd (9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.) – St Marys County Fair at the St Mary’s County Fairgrounds – The annual fair features carnival rides, games, animal exhibits, a farm museum, horse pulls, shows, food and more. Leonardtown Town Council Members...
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The Fair’s is Here – St. Mary’s County

The Fair’s is Here – St. Mary’s County

The County Fair is underway in St. Mary’s County.
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St. Mary’s County Commissioners Honor U.S. Constitution

St. Mary’s County Commissioners Honor U.S. Constitution

The Constitution of the United States is recognized as the guardian of civil liberties. It embodies the principles of government in a Republic dedicated to rule by law.  September 17 marked the 231st anniversary of the drafting of the U.S. Constitution by the Constitutional Convention. The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County have issued a proclamation...
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Kids Day at the St. Mary’s County Fair to be Smoke and Vape Free

Kids Day at the St. Mary’s County Fair to be Smoke and Vape Free

The St. Mary’s County Health Department (SMCHD) and the St. Mary’s County Fair Association are proud to announce that for the first time, Kids Day at the St. Mary’s County Fair, held on Friday September 21st, will be entirely smoke and vape free. “This is the first phase of our eventual plans for the fairgrounds to become completely smoke and vape free,” said John Richards, President of the St. Mary’s County Fair Association....
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Go Fund Me Started for Injured Retired St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputy

Go Fund Me Started for Injured Retired St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputy

Tim was involved in an unfortunate cycling accident that left him severely injured.  As a result, he was flown to Baltimore Shock Trauma Center /  intensive Care Unit in Baltimore for emergency treatment. 
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State Officials Hear Benefits of Pretrial Services

State Officials Hear Benefits of Pretrial Services

Rather than sitting in jail awaiting a day in court, a qualified offender has the opportunity to obtain medical or addiction services and can still work to provide for their family through the Pretrial Services offered at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center. Following a visit by criminal justice officials from Armenia...
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WANTED by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Chester Termain Jones

WANTED by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Chester Termain Jones

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Chester Termain Jones, wanted for violating the terms of Pretrial Release from the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center. Jones is also wanted on a warrant for Second-Degree Escape. Jones is a 39-year-old black male with black hair and brown eyes. Height:...
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Notice of Public Hearing – Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad Zoning Map Amendment

Notice of Public Hearing – Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad Zoning Map Amendment

Regarding Proposed Amendment to the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance Official Zoning Maps NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County will conduct a public hearing, in the Commissioners Meeting Room in the St. Mary’s County Chesapeake Building, located at 41770 Baldridge Street, Leonardtown, Md. on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 beginning at 11:00...
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Senate Passes Cardin Measures to Fight Opioid Epidemic

Senate Passes Cardin Measures to Fight Opioid Epidemic

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin lauded Senate passage today of a package of bills to tackle the opioid epidemic facing the country. Included in the package are Cardin provisions that would expand the use of telehealth services for the treatment of opioid use, bundle payments for medication-assisted treatment under Medicare, study the expansion of successful peer support services and...
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St. Mary’s College Student Gregory ’19 Interns with GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco

St. Mary’s College Student Gregory ’19 Interns with GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco

St. Mary’s College Student Jenna Gregory ’19 (art history) was the fifth St. Mary’s College recipient for an internship scholarship created by alumnus and SMCM Board of Trustees member John Bell ’95 that provides funds for students to intern with the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco, California. Elisabeth Cornu, museum adviser for GLBTHS, remarked...
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Dr. Mary Schweitzer to Speak at the Calvert Marine Museum

Dr. Mary Schweitzer to Speak at the Calvert Marine Museum

Dr. Mary Schweitzer will speak on “Tyrannosaurus rex Under the Microscope” on Saturday, September 22nd at 2:30 in the Harms Gallery at the Calvert Marine Museum. Soft tissues, like connective tissue and muscle, are exceedingly rare in the fossil record. This presentation is about finding soft tissues preserved in Tyrannosaurus rex fossils. FREE and open to the public. Dr. Schweitzer...
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Hogan Administration Announces $12 Million in Highway Safety Grants

Hogan Administration Announces $12 Million in Highway Safety Grants

As part of ongoing efforts to prevent traffic crashes and save lives on Maryland roads, Governor Larry Hogan today announced that $12 million in federal highway safety funds will be granted to approximately 90 agencies and organizations across the state with the goal of reducing crashes and related injuries and deaths. “The safety of our...
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2018 Photo Contest Winners Selected from 4,300 Entries

2018 Photo Contest Winners Selected from 4,300 Entries

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has announced the winners of the 2018 Natural Resources Photo Contest, with the grand prize going to Kevin Moore of Perry Hall for his colorful autumn photo of a small blue heron. This year’s grand prize package includes $500, a 2019 Maryland State Park and Trail Passport, a five-year subscription to Maryland Natural...
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