UPDATE: College of Southern Maryland in Leonardtown Resumes Normal Activity After Lockdown

October 10, 2019

UPDATE: Police search has ended. No threat to campus safety. Resume normal activity.

10/10/2019: On Thursday, October 10, 2019, at approximately 12:50 p.m., police located a wanted subject in Leonardtown, the subject fled on foot towards the College of Southern Maryland and witnesses reported he may have entered the building.

A spokesperson from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office told SMNEWSNET.com that police were in the area of Hollywood Road and Point Lookout Road when police located a wanted subject, the subject fled the area on foot and witnesses reported seeing him enter the campus of the College of Southern Maryland.

Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack are currently on the scene searching the area along with assistance from K9 units.

  • College of Southern Maryland released the following statement: Leonardtown Campus is currently on lockdown due to the police activity on campus, LEON campus is currently in lockdown. Shelter in place until further notice