13-Year-Old Child Flown to Trauma Center After Crash in Mechanicsville

13-Year-Old Child Flown to Trauma Center After Crash in Mechanicsville

On Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at approximately 8:00 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Aviation Yacht Club Road and Mechanicsville Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway. Witnesses on the scene reported the driver of one of the vehicles was walking away from the scene wearing a red t-shirt and carrying a backpack. Firefighters requested a helicopter and medic for a teenage male that...
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Shooter Who Murdered Former Roommate Over a Mattress Sentenced to Life, Co-Defendant Sentenced to 40 Years

Shooter Who Murdered Former Roommate Over a Mattress Sentenced to Life, Co-Defendant Sentenced to 40 Years

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Amy J. Bragunier sentenced Dominic Xavier Daniel, 26 of Waldorf, to life in prison for the First-Degree Murder of Samuel Gemeny, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Crime of Violence in relation to the murder of Samuel Gemeny, and the First-Degree Assault of Allison Hofman. Daniel previously entered a guilty plea to the aforementioned charges on February...
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Prince Frederick Man Charged with Stealing Over $17,000 from Nonprofit Youth Organization

Prince Frederick Man Charged with Stealing Over $17,000 from Nonprofit Youth Organization

Corey Nevell Sollers, 41, of  Prince Frederick, was indicted in the Circuit Court for Calvert County on June 20, 2019, on two criminal counts. Court documents state in count one, that between August 1, 2018, and December 31, 2018, Sollers stole $17,370.48 from the Prince Frederick Eagles. Count two states Sollers misappropriated/embezzled money from the Prince Frederick Eagles. Sollers was the Vice President of the Prince Frederick Eagles at the time of the theft. The Prince Frederick Eagles Organization...
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Police Arrest Man for Urinating on a Vehicle and Destruction of Property

Police Arrest Man for Urinating on a Vehicle and Destruction of Property

On June 17, 2019, at approximately 1:00 p.m., Deputy Holt of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 26th Street, Chesapeake Beach for the report of a disorderly subject. The complainant advised the subject urinated on a Chevy Camaro then began striking the vehicle with plastic furniture that was nearby. Deputy Holt found the subject walking down the road and witnessed him remove a for sale sign from a yard and throw it into another. Police made contact with...
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VIDEO: Leonardtown Man Arrested at Drag Queen Story Hour being Held at Lexington Park Library

VIDEO: Leonardtown Man Arrested at Drag Queen Story Hour being Held at Lexington Park Library

On Sunday, June 23, 2019, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office arrested Ashley K Morgan 42, of Leonardtown, at the Lexington Park Library. According to court documents Morgan preregistered for the “Drag Queen Makeup Session” that was being held in a private meeting room at the Lexington Park Library and attempted to check in for the event at 1:40 p.m, however, he was informed that the event did not start until 3:00 p.m. Morgan was told by...
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VIDEO: Impaired Driver Arrested at Scene of Four Car Accident After Crashing into Minivan in Hollywood

VIDEO: Impaired Driver Arrested at Scene of Four Car Accident After Crashing into Minivan in Hollywood

On Sunday, June 23, 2019, at approximately 4:45 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road in the area of Airport View Road in Hollywood, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on scene to find 3 vehicles in the roadway, and one vehicle off the roadway. St. Mary’s County Sheriffs Office conducted field sobriety testing on the driver of the white Ford SUV. He was placed under arrest on the scene. One...
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Police Investigating Another House in Lexington Park Shot up by Bullets

Police Investigating Another House in Lexington Park Shot up by Bullets

On Saturday, June 22, 2019, at approximately 9:35 a.m., Sheriff’s Deputies and Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division investigated the report of shots fired in the 47400 block of Lincoln Avenue in Lexington Park. While several shots were fired, there were no injuries reported. At least one house was struck by bullets. Witnesses reported the shots were fired around midnight Friday night or early Saturday Morning. Updates will be provided when they become available.
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State Police Arrest Suspect Wanted For Fatal DUI Crash That Killed 18-Year-Old Waldorf Woman

State Police Arrest Suspect Wanted For Fatal DUI Crash That Killed 18-Year-Old Waldorf Woman

UPDATE 6/21/2019: Maryland State Police arrested a man on Friday in Virginia who has been indicted in connection with the death of a woman following a crash last October in Charles County. James Christian, 43, of Bryans Road, was indicted May 31 with negligent manslaughter by auto, homicide by auto under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance, homicide by auto under the influence of drugs, three counts of second-degree assault, driving while impaired by drugs, driving while impaired...
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Three Arrests Made in Shooting Incidents

Three Arrests Made in Shooting Incidents

On Thursday, June 20, 2019, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office detectives developed information that two suspects in recent shootings on Ronald Drive in Lexington Park and Mojave Drive in Great Mills and an armed robbery in Lexington Park were in possession of firearms. The suspects were approached in Lexington Park, and a foot chase ensued. One of the suspects fled to the area of St. Mary’s Square and ran through the Weis Market. Both suspects were eventually caught, and...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Distribution and Possession of Child Pornography

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Distribution and Possession of Child Pornography

In October 2018, the Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children received a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in reference to someone distributing child pornography. According to the cyber tip, which was reported by Dropbox, someone uploaded possible child pornography to the website on September 14, 2018. Dropbox provided an email account: marsloveless@gmail.com, that was owned by Rae-Kwaughn Milburn, 22, of Lexington Park, and it was linked to the Dropbox account. Police reviewed...
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UPDATE: Motorcyclist Seriously Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident in Waldorf

UPDATE: Motorcyclist Seriously Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident in Waldorf

UPDATE: Maryland State Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash in which one person was injured on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in Charles County. At about 4:30 p.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to westbound Maryland Route 228 at Buttonbush Drive in Waldorf, for a report of a serious vehicle crash. According to a preliminary investigation by troopers from the La Plata Barrack and the Crash Team, the driver of a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500...
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Two Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges After Police Investigate Another Report of Shots Fired in Lexington Park

Two Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges After Police Investigate Another Report of Shots Fired in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Rodine Way, in Lexington Park, for the report of a female screaming and gunshots fired. A gray passenger vehicle was reported to be leaving the area after the disturbance. Police responding to the shots fired saw a gray Hyundai passenger vehicle matching the description of the vehicle involved in the disturbance and gunshots, and made contact with the vehicle. Seqouia Nicole...
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Police Release Little Information in Two Separate Shooting Incidents on Tuesday, June 18th

Police Release Little Information in Two Separate Shooting Incidents on Tuesday, June 18th

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division is investigating two shooting incidents that occurred this week. On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at 12:43 p.m. Sheriff’s Deputies and the Criminal Investigations Division investigated the report of shots fired at the 21800 block of Ronald Drive in Lexington Park. While several shots were fired, there were no reported injuries. On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at 6:30 pm the Sheriff’s Office and CID investigated another report of shots fired at...
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IBM Agrees to Pay $14.8 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Related to Maryland Health Benefit Exchange

IBM Agrees to Pay $14.8 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Related to Maryland Health Benefit Exchange

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) and Cúram Software have agreed to pay $14.8 million to settle alleged violations of the False Claims Act arising from material misrepresentations to the State of Maryland during the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) contract award process for the development of Maryland’s Health Insurance Exchange (HIX) website and IT platform, the Department of Justice announced today. “Making misleading statements to win contract awards violates fundamental tenets of government contracting and harms the government and...
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VIDEO: Second Shooting Reported in St. Mary’s County in Under Seven Hours

VIDEO: Second Shooting Reported in St. Mary’s County in Under Seven Hours

On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and a Trooper from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to Mojave Drive in Great Mills, for the report of shots fired. Witnesses reported a vehicle fleeing the area around the time the shooting happened. When officers arrived on the scene they found at least 6 casings on the ground, and a house was struck by bullets. Detectives from the St....
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Minor Injuries Reported After Motor Vehicle Accident on Point Lookout Road in Callaway

Minor Injuries Reported After Motor Vehicle Accident on Point Lookout Road in Callaway

On Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at approximately 6:10 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of the Dyson Building Center on Point Lookout Road in Callaway, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a t-bone style collision, with...
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Minor Injuries Reported After Vehicle and Motor Scooter Collide in Lexington Park

Minor Injuries Reported After Vehicle and Motor Scooter Collide in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at approximately 3:35 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Pegg Road and Lexington Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a motorcyclist. Crews arrived on scene to find one vehicle and one motor scooter in the roadway. One patient was...
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MSP Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for May 2019 is TFC DiToto

MSP Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for May 2019 is TFC DiToto

Please join us as we congratulate Trooper First Class Christopher DiToto as the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for May 2019. TFC DiToto demonstrates a high level of motivation, dedication, and professionalism in his job as a Trooper. He continuously applies himself and is consistently conscientious in the performance of...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Conducting Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday, June 28

Police in St. Mary’s County Conducting Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday, June 28

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Maryland State Police, will be conducting a roadside sobriety checkpoint during the evening of Friday, June 28, 2019, on Route 235 in the Hollywood area. At Friday’s checkpoint, law enforcement officers will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol or drug impairment. Drivers will...
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Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park Injures One

Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park Injures One

On Monday, June 17, 2019, at approximately 3:45 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Rue Purchase Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway, with one patient trapped in the vehicle. Firefighters...
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Police in Charles County Conducting Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday, June 28

Police in Charles County Conducting Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday, June 28

The Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack in partnership with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and the La Plata Town Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint on Friday, June 28, 2019, in Charles County. Motorists are encouraged to appoint a designated driver or use public or other alternative transportation if you are planning...
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Two Teenagers Injured After Golf Cart Overturns in Anne Arundel County

Two Teenagers Injured After Golf Cart Overturns in Anne Arundel County

On Sunday, June 23, 2019, at approximately 6:30 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the Southern Senior High School at 4400 Solomons Island Road in Harwood, for the reported an injured person in the parking lot of the school. While crews were responding, dispatch advised they gathered more information from the 9-1-1...
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Hollywood Fireworks on Saturday, June 29, to Impact Traffic

Hollywood Fireworks on Saturday, June 29, to Impact Traffic

Motorists should expect traffic congestion in Hollywood on Saturday, June 29, 2019, from 4 to 11 pm for the Independence Day Celebration at the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department. Traffic movements in the area will be limited during that time and drivers are asked to exercise caution. Eastbound traffic coming from Hollywood Road will only...
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Bethesda Man Arrested After Taking “Magic Mushrooms” at Point Lookout State Park

Bethesda Man Arrested After Taking “Magic Mushrooms” at Point Lookout State Park

On Saturday, June 22, 2019, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Officer L Santerre of the Maryland Natural Resources Police responded to Point Lookout State Park, in Scotland for a check the welfare call. The officer made contact with Mitchell P. Goheen, 27, of Bethesda, who was walking around the public beach of the state park....
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Greenwell Foundation Receives Generous Gift from St. Mary’s County Elks Lodge

Greenwell Foundation Receives Generous Gift from  St. Mary’s County Elks Lodge

Waverley Manson, Exalted Ruler of St. Mary’s County Elks Lodge 2092 and Dolly Broom, Past Exalted Ruler and ENF Committee Chair announced the awarding of a grant of $4,500 to Greenwell Foundation Board member Anita Laird at a celebration at the Elks Lodge last week. “This wonderful gift will help to underwrite Greenwell’s Field...
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UPDATE: House Fire in Bryans Road Deemed Accidental Due to Electrical Event

UPDATE: House Fire in Bryans Road Deemed Accidental Due to Electrical Event

UPDATE: On June 12, 2019, at approximately 11:58 a.m., firefighters from Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding companies responded to 394 Lox Street, Indian Head, for the reported house fire. Firefighters arrived on scene to find a two story single family dwelling with fire showing from the second floor. The fire was placed...
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UPDATE: Vacant House Fire in Hughesville Deemed Accidental Due to Carpenter Fan Left on

UPDATE: Vacant House Fire in Hughesville Deemed Accidental Due to Carpenter Fan Left on

UPDATE: On Thursday, June 13, 2019, at approximately 7:25 p.m., firefighters from the Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding departments responded to 6120 Openfield Place in Hughesville, for the reported house fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a two story single family dwelling with fire showing from the basement, with extensions to the...
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VIDEO: State Police Worked Crime Suppression Initiative in Lexington Park

VIDEO: State Police Worked Crime Suppression Initiative in Lexington Park

On Thursday, June 20, 2019, Troopers from the Leonardtown Barrack and investigators from the Maryland State Police Gun Enforcement Unit and MSP K-9 team worked a crime suppression initiative in Lexington Park. The initiative focused on Lexington Park due to a recent increase in criminal activity and was supported by the Governor’s Office of...
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Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Information of Suspects Throwing Bricks at Cars in Waldorf

Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Information of Suspects Throwing Bricks at Cars in Waldorf

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the identity of the suspect(s) wanted in connection with throwing bricks at two, possibly three cars on the morning of Thursday, June 20, 2019. A preliminary investigation showed unknown suspect(s) threw bricks and or pieces of concrete at motorists traveling on...
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VIDEO: Bear Caught on Home Security Video Walking Around Waldorf Neighborhood

VIDEO: Bear Caught on Home Security Video Walking Around Waldorf Neighborhood

A black bear, which a state wildlife expert says appears to be male and a little over a year old, was captured on a home security video walking through a Waldorf neighborhood on Monday, June 17, 2019, at approximately 9:40 p.m. Jane Burgess, the wildlife technician with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, says...
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Lexington Park Woman Charged with Assault After Striking Ex-Boyfriend with Car Several Times

Lexington Park Woman Charged with Assault After Striking Ex-Boyfriend with Car Several Times

On Monday, June 17, 2019, at approximately 10:50 p.m., Cpl. Alvin Beishline from the St. May’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Liberty Street in Lexington Park for the report of a disturbance. Shonita Nicole Somerville, 38 of Lexington Park, was located in the parking lot of St. Mary’s Landing and the victim was located...
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Single Vehicle Into Pole in Lexington Park Sends Three to Hospital

Single Vehicle Into Pole in Lexington Park Sends Three to Hospital

On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at approximately 10:00 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road and Kessler Way in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and into a pole. Two children and one adult patient were...
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