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North Carolina Man Stopped by Maryland Transportation Authority Police Found with Loaded Stolen Handgun

North Carolina Man Stopped by Maryland Transportation Authority Police Found with Loaded Stolen Handgun

On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at approximately 4:55 p.m., Officer Philius of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police Department was in a marked patrol vehicle, on US Route 301 observing traffic, when they observed the driver of a white Hyundai Sonata following the vehicle closer than reasonable and prudent. The officer initiated a traffic stop...
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Husband and Wife Arrested for Armed Robbery in Lexington Park

Husband and Wife Arrested for Armed Robbery in Lexington Park

On February 20, 2019, at approximately 11:40 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21800 block of North Shangri La Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported robbery. Investigation determined the female victim exited a business and was confronted by a female, later identified as Samantha Ann Somerville, 30...
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Wanted for Escape by St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – James Mark Kimble

Wanted for Escape by St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – James Mark Kimble

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of James Mark Kimble, 33 of California, Maryland. Kimble was on pretrial release for the charge of burglary, and removed his GPS tracking device. Kimble is 6’4” in height and weighs 175 pounds; he has brown hair and brown eyes. Kimble is currently wanted...
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Pax River Receives Leadership Training ‘From the Fleet, for the Fleet’

Pax River Receives Leadership Training ‘From the Fleet, for the Fleet’

A group of 72 chief petty officers (CPOs) from across Naval Air Station Patuxent River gathered, Feb. 5, for Fleet CPO Training, a one-day seminar designed to re-energize individual Chiefs Messes to become more effective leaders. Conducted by two facilitators from U.S. Fleet Forces Command, the training – which is interactive and geared toward group...
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Maryland Drivers Facing Longer Lines, Frustration on License Renewal to Comply with Federal Law

Maryland Drivers Facing Longer Lines, Frustration on License Renewal to Comply with Federal Law

Maryland drivers are facing longer lines and frustrating revisits to state offices over the next year when they renew their licenses due to tougher requirements for licenses that comply with the federal REAL ID law, legislators heard last week. Sixty percent of Maryland’s almost 3 million licensed drivers must submit new documentation to prove...
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CDC Reports Teenage Tobacco Use Has Soared

CDC Reports Teenage Tobacco Use Has Soared

The CDC, NCI, and FDA released findings from the 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey. The findings include current use of seven tobacco products, including cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, pipe tobacco, hookah tobacco, and bidi, as well as findings on use of multiple products and frequency of use. The results show that there were...
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Over 1,000 Workers Expected to Travel to Calvert County During Calvert Cliffs Refueling Outage

Over 1,000 Workers Expected to Travel to Calvert County During Calvert Cliffs Refueling Outage

Operators at Exelon Generation’s Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant removed Unit 2 from service just after midnight Sunday, February 17, 2019, to begin a planned refueling outage, capping a best-ever run of 715 consecutive days of power generation. Work completed during the refueling outage will help the unit deliver zero-emission, reliable power to almost...
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Maryland State Police Arrest Prince George’s County Man On Child Pornography Charges

Maryland State Police Arrest Prince George’s County Man On Child Pornography Charges

A Prince George’s County man was arrested and charged early this morning after a Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force investigation developed evidence supporting charges of distribution and possession of child pornography. The suspect is identified as Vincent Herrara Paris, 23, of Suitland. He is charged with four counts of distribution...
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UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Charged with Vehicular Manslaughter After Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Leonardtown

UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Charged with Vehicular Manslaughter After Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Leonardtown

UPDATE 2/20/2019:  Roberto Mejia-Lopez, 36, of Lexington Park, was charged with vehicular manslaughter. A preliminary investigation determined a 2006 Toyota Tacoma, operated by Roberto Mejia-Lopez, age 36, of Lexington Park, was traveling east on Budds Creek Road when Mejia-Lopez failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Budds Creek Road, and...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Make Quick Arrest in Armed Robbery of Donut Connection in Lexington Park

Police in St. Mary’s County Make Quick Arrest in Armed Robbery of Donut Connection in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Anthony Martise Barnes, 38 of no fixed address, has been arrested and charged with Armed Robbery, Robbery and Theft: $100-$1,500. Anyone with further information on this case may call Det. Cpl. Hulse. 2/16/2019: On February 16, 2019, deputies of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Donut Connection at 21801 North...
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59-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

59-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit are investigating a fatal collision in Accokeek late Monday night. The victim is 59-year-old Juan Menedez Castillo of Altenburg Court in Waldorf. On Monday, February 18, 2019, at approximately 9:55 p.m., patrol officers were called to the area of Indian Head Highway and...
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UPDATE: A Sixth Person Has Died As a Result of a Traffic Crash In Prince George’s County

UPDATE: A Sixth Person Has Died As a Result of a Traffic Crash In Prince George’s County

2/18/2019: A sixth person has died as a result of a single vehicle crash that occurred earlier this month in Prince George’s County. The sixth victim is identified as Cornell D. Simon, 23, of Oxon Hill, Md. Maryland State Police Crash Team investigators were notified that Simon succumbed to his injuries on February 15,...
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Check Out Frankie’s Weather Forecast for Today (and leave him some positive comments)

Check Out Frankie’s Weather Forecast for Today (and leave him some positive comments)

Frankie MacDonald is a young man from Sydney, Nova Scotia, in Canada who loves to make his own videos of weather reports for the USA and Canada. Frankie Joined YouTube on  Jun 13, 2011. Frankie also loves to get positive comments on his videos. See his “Be Prepared – the Weatherman Song” video HERE so you can leave him...
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Weather Related Closings, Delays, and Information for Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Weather Related Closings, Delays, and Information for Wednesday, February 20, 2019

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 1 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. Two to four inches of snow expected to overspread the area early Wednesday morning and mix and change to freezing rain and sleet during the late morning hours on Wednesday. Precipitation will change to plain rain...
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Firefighters Respond to Vehicle Fire on Flat Iron Road

Firefighters Respond to Vehicle Fire on Flat Iron Road

On Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at approximately at 1:10 p.m., firefighters from Valley Lee Volunteer Fire Department responded to Flat Iron Road, Great Mills for the report of a vehicle fire. Upon arrival firefighters found a Ford pick up truck engulfed in flames.
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VIDEO: Convicted Lexington Park Felon Found with Loaded Stolen Handgun After Crashing Car

VIDEO: Convicted Lexington Park Felon Found with Loaded Stolen Handgun After Crashing Car

On Saturday, February 16, 2019, at approximately 1:50 a.m., Deputy T. Westphal, of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office observed a silver Chevrolet Malibu traveling at an extremely high rate of speed southbound on Three Notch Road in the area of Great Mills Road. The deputy attempted to follow the vehicle and paced the vehicle at...
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Kitchen Fire Quickly Extinguished by Firefighters at Foxchase Village Apartments in Great Mills

Kitchen Fire Quickly Extinguished by Firefighters at Foxchase Village Apartments in Great Mills

On Saturday, February 16, 2019, at approximately 4:45 p.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, and Valley Lee responded to 45985 Foxchase Drive in Great Mills, for the reported apartment fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a three-story apartment complex with light smoke showing from a basement floor apartment staircase. Firefighters found a...
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UPDATE: Alleged Arundel Mills Mall Shooter Turns Himself Into Police

UPDATE: Alleged Arundel Mills Mall Shooter Turns Himself Into Police

UPDATE 2/19/2019: On February 19, 2019, at approximately 10:30 a.m., Jamari Marquese Hammond, of Severn turned himself in at the Western District station accompanied by his mother. He was taken into custody without incident. 2/18/2019: On February 16, 2019, at approximately 7:45 PM Anne Arundel County Police Officers were dispatched to the entrance 3 portion...
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UPDATE: 20-Year-Old Mechanicsville Man Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Motor Vehicle Accident

UPDATE: 20-Year-Old Mechanicsville Man Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Motor Vehicle Accident

UPDATE: February 18, 2019: The driver of a vehicle in a collision on Feb. 7, 2019, passed away yesterday, Feb. 17, 2019. The parents of Kyle Andrew Capps, 20 of Mechanicsville, would like to share with the public that several of his organs were successfully harvested and donated so that others may continue to...
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UPDATE: Firefighters from Four Companies Respond to Single Vehicle Crash in California

UPDATE: Firefighters from Four Companies Respond to Single Vehicle Crash in California

UPDATE 2/18/19 @ 3:45 p.m.: On February 18, 2019, at approximately 4:46 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a single vehicle collision in the 22800 block of Three Notch Road, in the area of Miramar Way, in California, Maryland. Upon arrival, officers located the vehicle, with the...
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Maryland Hunters Harvest 77,000 Deer during 2018-2019 Season

Maryland Hunters Harvest 77,000 Deer during 2018-2019 Season

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported today that deer hunters harvested 77,382 deer during the combined archery, firearms and muzzleloader seasons, from Sept. 7, 2018, through Jan. 31, 2019. The statewide harvest included 29,699 antlered and 44,249 antlerless white-tailed deer; and 1,609 antlered and 1,825 antlerless sika deer. The harvest was 11 percent lower than...
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Rockfish Population in Trouble, New Study Finds; Catch Limits Likely

Rockfish Population in Trouble, New Study Finds; Catch Limits Likely

Striped bass or rockfish, one of the most prized species in the Chesapeake Bay and along the Atlantic Coast, are being overfished according to a new assessment of the stock’s health — a finding that will likely trigger catch reductions for a species long touted as a fisheries management success. The bleak preliminary findings...
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Townhouse Kitchen Fire Quickly Extinguished by Firefighters in Waldorf

Townhouse Kitchen Fire Quickly Extinguished by Firefighters in Waldorf

On Thursday, February 14, 2019, at approximately 12:00 p.m., firefighters from Charles County, and Prince Georges County responded to 3405 Ryon Court in Waldorf, for the reported structure fire. Units arrived on scene to find a 2-story middle of the row town-home with light smoke showing. Once inside, firefighters reported a fire in the...
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Vehicle Fire in Mechanicsville Quickly Extinguished by Firefighters

Vehicle Fire in Mechanicsville Quickly Extinguished by Firefighters

On Saturday, February 16, 2019, at approximately 12:30 p.m., firefighters from Mechanicsville, Hollywood, Seventh District, Charles County, and Prince Georges County responded to 29890 Chickasaw Place in Mechanicsville, for the reported vehicle fire threatening a residence. Crews arrived on scene to find a vehicle in the driveway fully engulfed in fire. Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department put...
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MSP Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for January 2019 is TFC Marcus Manning

MSP Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for January 2019 is TFC Marcus Manning

Please join us as we congratulate Trooper First Class Marcus Manning as the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for January 2019. Trooper First Class Manning demonstrates a high level of professionalism in his job as a Trooper. He continuously applies himself and is consistently conscientious in the performance of his...
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