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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Sweep – 11/18/2017

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Sweep – 11/18/2017

On November 9, 2017, members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police, and Parole and Probation, participated in a joint warrant sweep. The warrant sweep took place in St. Mary’s County, and as a result of the combined efforts, the following thirteen individuals were arrested: Mary Alice Alexander, age 46, of...
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Drive By Shooting Reported in Chesapeake Ranch Estates

Drive By Shooting Reported in Chesapeake Ranch Estates

On Saturday, November 18, 2017 at approximately 4:30 p.m., Deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to residence on Big Bear Lane, in Lusby. Witnesses told police a drive by shooting had taken place. First responders treated a male subject in his late teen for a gunshot injury. The patient was transported by...
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Temple Hills Man Wanted by St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office for Attempted Murder

Temple Hills Man Wanted by St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office for Attempted Murder

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking the whereabouts of James Reginald Flanagan, 21, of Temple Hills. On November, 11, 2017, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of River Bay Townhomes, in Lexington Park, for the report of a shooting. Through the course of the investigation,...
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Arrest Made in Great Mills Road Armed Robberies

Arrest Made in Great Mills Road Armed Robberies

During the month of November, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to three separate incidents where a robbery was reported.  Deputies made contact with victims and witnesses who confirmed an unknown African American male brandished a handgun while demanding money; the suspect subsequently fled the scenes on foot.  Based on information...
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Woman Passed Out in Car With Toddler, Heroin Found Hidden in Candy Wrapper

Woman Passed Out in Car With Toddler, Heroin Found Hidden in Candy Wrapper

On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, Deputy Walker from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the parking lot of Family Dollar at Smallwood Village Center in Waldorf, for the report of an adult female passed out in a vehicle. Police learned later the adult female was Crystal Lynn Demarr, 39, of Mechanicsville, and the child...
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Troopers Statewide Prepare For This Thanksgiving Holiday

Troopers Statewide Prepare For This Thanksgiving Holiday

With extra traffic expected this Thanksgiving holiday, Maryland State Police will have additional troopers on patrol who will be using a variety of initiatives to keep traffic moving, respond quickly to highway incidents and take appropriate enforcement action when violations are observed that threaten the safety of travelers. Beginning  next Thursday, troopers from each...
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Repeat Drunk Driver Sentenced for Homicide by Motor Vehicle

Repeat Drunk Driver Sentenced for Homicide by Motor Vehicle

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on November 14, 2017, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced Arthur Christopher Edelen, 54 of White Plains, to 42 months in prison for the killing of Ernest Young III. On March 24, 2016, troopers from the Maryland State Police responded to the...
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26-Year-Old Man Struck and Killed by Car in Indian Head

26-Year-Old Man Struck and Killed by Car in Indian Head

On Thursday, November 16, 2017, at approximately 10:00 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to a single vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on MD Route 225 (Hawthorne Road) west of MD Route 224 (Chicamuxen Road), in Indian Head. Preliminary investigation revealed a black 2005 Cadillac STS, being operated by...
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Drug Dealing at Dollar Tree Results in Robbery Charge for Lexington Park Man

Drug Dealing at Dollar Tree Results in Robbery Charge for Lexington Park Man

On August 18, 2017, Deputy Tirpak, from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the California, Dollar Tree for a reported burglary. Police made contact with the adult male victim who was an employee of the store and working at the time of the incident. The victim advised he was stocking the store’s shelves...
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Authorities Investigating Death of Woman in Waldorf Trailer Fire

Authorities Investigating Death of Woman in Waldorf Trailer Fire

On Wednesday, November 16, 2017, Deputy State Fire Marshals responded to 11950 Goldie Farm Place, in Waldorf, to conduct an investigation to determine the origin and cause of a late afternoon fire. The initial 911 call was received from a medical alert device at approximately 3:21 p.m and was subsequently upgraded to an undetermined...
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NAVAIR Hosts First Orientation Flight in a CH-53K King Stallion

NAVAIR Hosts First Orientation Flight in a CH-53K King Stallion

Naval Air Systems Command and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, hosted a ‘first of its kind’ orientation flight in the CH-53K King Stallion for Brig. Gen. Nir Nin-Nun, Israeli Air Force, Commander, Air Support and Helicopter Division, during a test flight Nov. 7. The 90-minute orientation flight included various operational maneuvers, landings and takeoffs,...
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Thirteen-Year-Old Student Flown to Medical Center After Fight at Esperanza Middle School

Thirteen-Year-Old Student Flown to Medical Center After Fight at Esperanza Middle School

On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at approximately 11:40 a.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Esperanza Middle School located in Lexington Park, in reference to a student leaving school grounds. During the investigation, it was determined a fight had occurred resulting in injury to a juvenile student who was kicked...
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Fatal Fire in Bryans Road Under Investigation

Fatal Fire in Bryans Road Under Investigation

On Wednesday, November 15, 2017  at approximately 5:40 a.m., firefighters from Bryans Road Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding Volunteer Fire Departments were dispatched to 1775 Marshal Hall Road in Bryans Road for a house fire. The first 911 call was received at 5:40 a.m by a passerby. Subsequent calls to 911 indicated possible entrapment. Upon...
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16th Annual Silent Angel Memorial Scheduled for December 3

16th Annual Silent Angel Memorial Scheduled for December 3

The Silent Angel Memorial was established to provide support and comfort to the survivors of homicide by gathering with others who understand their grief. The memorial was founded by Eileen Bildman and dedicated to the memory of all Silent Angels. With the loss of her son came this opportunity to give back to the...
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State Trooper Hit By Drunk Driver In Prince George’s County

State Trooper Hit By Drunk Driver In Prince George’s County

A Maryland State Trooper was hit by a drunk driver while working in his patrol vehicle on I-495 in Prince George’s County early this morning. The trooper identified as TFC Angel Ortiz is a 7 year veteran of the Maryland State Police and is assigned to Forestville Barrack. He was transported to Prince George’s...
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Kidde Recalls almost 38 Million Fire Extinguishers

Kidde Recalls almost 38 Million Fire Extinguishers

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office is sharing this information in an effort to provide the public with a life threatening concern about a recent recall of portable fire extinguishers manufactured by the Kidde Corporation. The extinguishers listed in the recall are revealed in the link within this article. Please take a moment to...
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Maryland State Police Arrests and DUIs for Calvert County 11/15/2017

Maryland State Police Arrests and DUIs for Calvert County 11/15/2017

Maryland State Police in Prince Frederick are investigating the following incidents: Possession of Marijuana:  On 11/6/17 at 1:06 am, Trooper First Class Jones stopped a vehicle on Rt. 4 near Ward Rd. in Dunkirk for traffic violations.  The odor of marijuana was emitting from inside the vehicle.  A probable cause search revealed over 10...
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Maryland State Police Conduct Warrant Sweep in Charles County

Maryland State Police Conduct Warrant Sweep in Charles County

On Monday, November 13, 2017, Troopers from Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack, partnered with Southern Maryland Information Center and a Deputy from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office conducted a countywide warrant sweep. A total of 28 warrant attempts were made in Charles County, which resulted in 6 subjects who were arrested on traffic...
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CSM Student, Veteran Thanks Scholarship Donors for Financial Assistance

CSM Student, Veteran Thanks Scholarship Donors for Financial Assistance

College of Southern Maryland student Scott Teed, 43, of Lexington Park is pursuing two associate degrees — one in electrical engineering and another in math and physical sciences. A veteran, Teed brings to his studies a particularly rich set of skills and experiences. “I served as a fire controlman, a weapons control systems technician,...
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Nineteen New Rangers Join the Ranks of the Maryland Park Service

Nineteen New Rangers Join the Ranks of the Maryland Park Service

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is pleased to welcome a new group of Maryland Park Service rangers. The 19 graduated Nov. 10, 2017, from Maryland Park Service Ranger School, which took place at New Germany State Park in Garrett County. During the four-week training, the students learned educational techniques, interpretive skills, management procedures and public safety tactics while mastering...
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Wednesday’s Pet is PIXIE

Wednesday’s Pet is PIXIE

Wednesday’s Pet for 11/15/17 is PIXIE Featured Pet: Pixie Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Hound Mix Sex: Female Size: Small Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee:  Has been paid by Prince Frederick Chrysler Pixie is a one-year-old beautiful hound mix.  She found herself in a rescue to no...
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St, Mary’s County: Burglary/Theft Suspects Need Identified

St, Mary’s County: Burglary/Theft Suspects Need Identified

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the persons pictured. During the time frame of Friday, September 29, 2017, to Sunday, October 15, 2017, a burglary occurred to a home in the 27000 block of Queen Tree Road, in Mechanicsville. Among the items stolen in the burglary were numerous Lowe’s...
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Two More Armed Robberies on Great Mills Road Last Night

Two More Armed Robberies on Great Mills Road Last Night

On Monday, November 13, 2017, at approximately 7:35 p.m., Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to the El Rinconcito Mexican Restaurant, at 21703 Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park, for the report of an armed robbery. Employees said a black male in a grey hoodie...
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MDOT SHA Is Ready and Prepared for Winter 2017/2018

MDOT SHA Is Ready and Prepared for Winter 2017/2018

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) today held its annual “Snow Show” events today at the Statewide Operations Center in Anne Arundel County and its Fairland Maintenance Facility in Silver Spring, Montgomery County. MDOT SHA is fully stocked with material and equipment is ready to keep Maryland’s roads and bridges...
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Gift of Trees Offers a Lifetime of Appreciation

Gift of Trees Offers a Lifetime of Appreciation

For a gift that will give back for years to come, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources offers the Gift of Trees, a program that allows individual and organizations to purchase native trees for planting in honor of a celebration, commemoration or observation. Trees provide ecological, economic and quality of life benefits, including enhancing air and water...
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