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St. Mary’s County College Student Arrested After Punching Two Public Safety Officers in Their Faces

St. Mary’s County College Student Arrested After Punching Two Public Safety Officers in Their Faces

On Sunday, November 24, 2018, Deputy A. Budd, from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, responded to the St. Mary’s County College, to assist College Public Safety Officers, after they had activated an emergency button on their radio. An Investigation determined officers Douglas Sprouse and Nicholas Landrum were assaulted by Corey James Squibb, 18,...
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Commissioners of St. Mary’s County Sign Memorandum of Cooperation with Pärnu to Form Sister Counties

Commissioners of St. Mary’s County Sign Memorandum of Cooperation with Pärnu to Form Sister Counties

On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, during their regular business meeting, the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Chairman of the Maryland Estonia Exchange Council, Tovi Tagamets, to enter into a partnership of sister counties between St. Mary’s County and the Association of Local Authority Pärnu County, Estonia. According...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Man Shot in Waldorf

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Man Shot in Waldorf

On December 3, 2019, at approximately 5:50 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 12000 block of Ell Lane in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they located an adult male with a gunshot wound to his arm. He was transported to an area hospital where...
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Concerts, Auditions and a Scholarship Resource Fair Mark a Busy December for College of Southern Maryland

Concerts, Auditions and a Scholarship Resource Fair Mark a Busy December for College of Southern Maryland

CSM Chorale and Barbershop Concert. 8 p.m., Dec. 5. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center (FA Building), Brad and Linda Gottfried Theater, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The CSM Chorale and Chamber Choir with the Southern Mix Barbershop Chorus will perform. $10 adults, $8 seniors/military with ID/youth of high school...
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Notice of Public Meeting: St. Clement’s Shores Water System Replacement Project

Notice of Public Meeting: St. Clement’s Shores Water System Replacement Project

In accordance with Section 113-5 of the Code of St. Mary’s County, the St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission (MetCom) will hold a Public Meeting to notify and inform the community regarding the proposed St. Clements Shores Water System Replacement Phase 2 Project No.: 2151WL. This project is MetCom’s second phase of the St. Clements...
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Volunteers Respond to Shed Fire in Mechanicsville

Volunteers Respond to Shed Fire in Mechanicsville

On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at approximately 2:50 p.m., firefighters from Mechanicsville, Seventh District, Leonardtown, and Hollywood responded to the 27000 block of Erin Drive in Mechanicsville, for the reported structure on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a small shed fully engulfed in flames with the surrounding area and woods on...
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Call for Nominations: Women’s History Month Banquet Awards 2020

Call for Nominations: Women’s History Month Banquet Awards 2020

The St. Mary’s County Commission for Women (CFW) is excited to announce that nominations are open for the 2020 Woman of the Year and Tomorrow’s Woman Awards. All nominees will be honored at the Women’s History Month Banquet Thursday, March 19, 2020, at the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall in Lexington Park,...
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Noise Advisory – Low-Level Aircraft Testing Scheduled at Webster Field from December 5 to 6, and December 9 to December 13

Noise Advisory – Low-Level Aircraft Testing Scheduled at Webster Field from December 5 to 6, and December 9 to December 13

Communities surrounding Webster Outlying Field are advised that fixed wing aircraft testing events involving low-level approaches to the airfield are scheduled to occur December 5 and 6, and December 9 through December 13, 2019 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. As with all operations, NAS Patuxent River takes precautions to lessen...
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Two Injured After Two Motor Vehicle Accidents in California

Two Injured After Two Motor Vehicle Accidents in California

On Sunday, December 1, 2019, at approximately 8:25 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Chancellors Run Road and Military Lane in Great Mills, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one vehicle overturned. Crews arrived on the scene to find two motor vehicles accidents in the area of...
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No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Strikes House in Chaptico

No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Strikes House in Chaptico

On Monday, December 2, 2019, at approximately 10:45 p.m., firefighters and police responded to 24900 Maddox Road in Chaptico, for the motor vehicle accident involving a structure. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and into a residence. The residence is vacant, and no injuries were reported. All...
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One Injured After Vehicle Strikes Park Hall Post Office

One Injured After Vehicle Strikes Park Hall Post Office

On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at approximately 3:05 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the Park Hall Post Office located at 18400 Point Lookout Road in Park Hall, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a structure. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle in the parking lot, with...
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UPDATE: Police Believe Alcohol to be a Factor in Motor Vehicle Accident That Killed 50-Year-Old Morganza Man

UPDATE: Police Believe Alcohol to be a Factor in Motor Vehicle Accident That Killed 50-Year-Old Morganza Man

UPDATE 12/3/2019 – MSP Press Release: Kyle Nelson, 32, of Mechanicsville, was flown by Trooper 7 to Prince George’s Hospital. Charges are pending the outcome of the investigation. The preliminary investigation indicates Nelson, who was operating a 2010 Chevrolet Express, crossed the center line into oncoming traffic. Police believe that shortly before 11:00 p.m,...
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UPDATE: State Police Investigating Daytime Home Invasion/Armed Robbery in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE: State Police Investigating Daytime Home Invasion/Armed Robbery in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE: The armed robbery is now being investigated as a home invasion. The suspects forced open front door of the complex and then a door to the residence before entering the apartment. Once inside the suspects demanded specific items from the home and stole a large amount of cash. It appears the suspects knew...
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D.C. Felon Sentenced to 33 Years in Federal Prison for Committing Two Armed Robberies in Prince George’s County

D.C. Felon Sentenced to 33 Years in Federal Prison for Committing Two Armed Robberies in Prince George’s County

U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel today sentenced Ronnell Francis Lewis, a/k/a Punkin, age 46, of Washington, D.C., to 33 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release on federal charged related to Lewis’s participation in two armed robberies. On July 3, 2019, after a seven-day trial, a federal jury convicted...
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MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Hosts Annual Gala to Help Fund MedStar St. Mary’s Women’s Health & Family Birthing Center

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Hosts Annual Gala to Help Fund MedStar St. Mary’s Women’s Health & Family Birthing Center

Irish eyes were smiling on November 22, 2019, as guests enjoyed the 2019 MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Gala, a Date in Dublin, at the Hollywood Social Hall. Sponsored by the hospital and MedStar Shah Medical Group, the annual black-tie affair featured a gourmet dinner and dessert by Ken’s Creative Kitchen of Annapolis with live...
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St. Mary’s County Regional Airport Receiving Expression of Interest for Food Truck Services

St. Mary’s County Regional Airport Receiving Expression of Interest for Food Truck Services

The St. Mary’s County Government is interested in receiving expressions of interest from Food Truck Vendors to establish food service at the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport Terminal located at 44200 Airport Road, California, MD. Food Service would include daily operations Monday-Friday under a schedule mutually agreed upon by the vendor and the County....
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UPDATE: Thomas William Unkle “Set Up” Female Victim in Home Invasion and Robbery in Waldorf

UPDATE: Thomas William Unkle “Set Up” Female Victim in Home Invasion and Robbery in Waldorf

UPDATE 12/3/2019: On November 25, 2019, police responded to a residence on Harrow Court in Waldorf for a home invasion. An adult female, had been confronted at the front door of her home, forced back inside, tied up with duct tape and severely beaten in her face by two unknown males. Once inside the...
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Prince George’s County Police Department Arrests High School Teacher for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Prince George’s County Police Department Arrests High School Teacher for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

A teacher at Bowie High School in Bowie is facing charges in connection with the sexual abuse of a female student at the school. The teacher is 29-year-old K Sean Donovan Jr. of the 3200 block of Winterbourne Drive in Upper Marlboro. On December 1st, the Prince George’s County Police Department launched an investigation...
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Hollywood Man Arrested for Drunk Driving Twice in One Week

Hollywood Man Arrested for Drunk Driving Twice in One Week

Luis Leon Alfaro-Ramirez, 39, of Hollywood, was arrested for driving a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol twice in one week in St. Mary’s County. Alfaro-Ramirez was first stopped by Trooper T. Howard on Three Notch Road in the area of Rescue Lane in Hollywood, on Thursday, November 21, 2019, at 12:25 a.m....
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography

In June 2019, the Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force received one Cybertip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) in reference to someone distributing child pornography. The cybcrtip, was reported by Tumblr and that the report was created in Tumblr’s system on 4-24-19. Police reviewed the...
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CRITICAL MISSING PERSON LOCATED in Charles County

CRITICAL MISSING PERSON LOCATED in Charles County

UPDATE: Mr Ford was found by relatives in the area of St. Anthony and Smallwood Drive. He is doing well! We thank you again. 12/1/2019: The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help locating Eugene Ford, 72, who was last seen at about 3 p.m., Friday, November 29, 2019, leaving his residential building...
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UPDATE: Washington DC Woman Charged with Murder After Stabbing a Man to Death in Chaptico

UPDATE: Washington DC Woman Charged with Murder After Stabbing a Man to Death in Chaptico

UPDATE 11/30/2019: Marlaena Rochelle Bethea, 46, of Washington DC,was ordered to be held without bond for a first degree murder case pending against her. State’s Attorney Richard Fritz and Senior Assistant State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling are prosecuting this case. UPDATE 5/27/2019 @ 11:55 p.m.: On May 26, 2019, at approximately 11:20 p.m. deputies from...
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UPDATE: Shot Fired by Police and Lexington Park Man Arrested After Fleeing Traffic Stop in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE: Shot Fired by Police and Lexington Park Man Arrested After Fleeing Traffic Stop in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE 11/30/2019: After consultation with the Office of the State’s Attorney for St. Mary’s County, charges have been filed against the suspect who fled a traffic stop in St. Mary’s County last night. The accused is identified as Dion Jamar Davis, 29, of Lexington Park. Davis is charged with second degree assault, resisting arrest,...
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VIDEO: Firefighters Respond to Vehicle Fire in Great Mills

VIDEO: Firefighters Respond to Vehicle Fire in Great Mills

On Friday, November 29, 2019, at approximately 10:40 a.m., firefighters from Bay District Volunteer Fire Department responded to Old Great Mills Road, in Great Mills for the report of a vehicle fire. Units arrived on scene to find a Ford Ranger pickup truck fully engulfed in fire. Firefighters extinguished the blaze and a Trooper...
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Four Charles County Public School Students Selected to Serve as General Assembly Pages

Four Charles County Public School Students Selected to Serve as General Assembly Pages

In January, four Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) students will learn first-hand how bills and laws are passed by Maryland legislators. Seniors Jake Burgess, Jamarr Joshua Johnson, Kathleen Martinez, and Natalie Yeager were recently chosen to represent CCPS in the 2020 Maryland Student Page Program. The program is part of the annual legislative session...
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