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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Asks for Help Locating Sex Offender

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Asks for Help Locating Sex Offender

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 42-year-old Calvin Parker Broxson, Jr. Broxson has an active arrest warrant stemming from a violation involving his sex offender registry status. He is a TIER III registered sexual offender, meaning he will remain on the registry for life. Anyone with information...
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Motorcycle Collides with Tractor Trailer in Oxon Hill, One Dead

Motorcycle Collides with Tractor Trailer in Oxon Hill, One Dead

On Sunday, June 11, 2017, approximately 9:00 p.m., the Maryland State Police Forestville Barrack received a 911 Call in reference to a vehicle collision involving a Motorcycle into the back of a Tractor Trailer, in the area of the Inner Loop, I 495, north of Rt. 414, St. Barnabas Road, in Oxon Hill. Troopers...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 6/12/2017 to 6/16/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 6/12/2017 to 6/16/2017

During the week of June 12, to June 16, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Leonardtown Road at Thomas Stone High School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Piney Church Road at St. Charles High School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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Troopers Remind Motorists to ‘Move Over’

Troopers Remind Motorists to ‘Move Over’

After one trooper was struck and injured on Sunday, June 11, 2017, it is clear to Maryland State Police that drivers need to be reminded about the state’s ‘move over’ law, which is intended to increase safety for police officers, firefighters and EMS personnel when they are working along Maryland roads. The intent of...
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Trooper Injured in Prince George’s County Crash

Trooper Injured in Prince George’s County Crash

A Maryland state trooper is hospitalized for injuries he sustained early this morning when his patrol car was struck by an alleged impaired driver, while the trooper was parked at the scene of a traffic crash in Prince George’s County. The trooper is identified as Trooper Solomon Flash, who is assigned to road patrol...
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UPDATE: Missing Teenaged Girls From Calvert County Located in West Virginia

UPDATE: Missing Teenaged Girls From Calvert County Located in West Virginia

UPDATE 6/10/2017: The two 14-year-old girls reported missing from Calvert County have been located by police in West Virginia. They were unharmed and were with their male companions. Their parents have been notified by Maryland State Police. 6/9/2017: The Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack are searching for two teenaged girls from Calvert County,...
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Ocean City Is Not a Topless Beach & Will Not Become A Topless Beach

Ocean City Is Not a Topless Beach & Will Not Become A Topless Beach

Despite many reports and social media posts, the Town of Ocean City is not a topless beach and will not become a topless beach, town officials pledge. The intent of the policy that is being reported on was strictly for our Beach Patrol employees. Lifeguards in Ocean City are expected to have their eyes...
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Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on 2016 Heroin and Opioid Overdose Statistics

Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on 2016 Heroin and Opioid Overdose Statistics

Governor Larry Hogan issued the following statement regarding the 2016 Drug- and Alcohol-Related Intoxication Deaths in Maryland Report, released by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: “Since before taking office, Lt. Governor Rutherford and I have been laser-focused on addressing the heroin and opioid epidemic, and these deeply troubling numbers show that this...
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Charles County Corrections Staff Participate in Christmas in April

Charles County Corrections Staff Participate in Christmas in April

On Saturday, April 29 during the annual Christmas in April program, employees from the Charles County Detention Center (CCDC) along with their family members gave a makeover to the home of an 80-year-old Charles County widow. The woman, Mrs. Mary Rose Coates, cares for her two young great-grandchildren full time while their mother works...
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Waldorf Man Seriously Injured in Motorcycle in Crash Lothian

Waldorf Man Seriously Injured in Motorcycle in Crash Lothian

On June 7, 2017 at approximately 8:25 p.m., officers responded to the area of Sands Road and Whittington Drive in Lothian for a motorcycle accident. Investigation showed that Antonio Omeekco Hall, 39, of Waldorf, was operating a 2009 Suzuki motorcycle, and traveling south on Sands Road when he failed to negotiate a turn, was...
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Stolen & Illegal Guns Located at Mechanicsville Drug House

Stolen & Illegal Guns Located at Mechanicsville Drug House

In April of 2017, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Division began an investigation into the illegal distribution of prescription narcotics by John Kevin Fitzgerald Reed, 52, of Mechanicsville. As a result of the investigation, search and seizure warrants were obtained for his residence located on Delabrooke Road in Mechanicsville. On June 3,...
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State Police Barracks Become 24-hr Drop-off Locations For Unused Prescription Meds

State Police Barracks Become 24-hr Drop-off Locations For Unused Prescription Meds

As part of Maryland’s combined effort to reduce opioid abuse, Maryland State Police barracks across the state have become around-the-clock drop-off locations for unused prescription medications. Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel William Pallozzi directed that all barracks be ready any time to accept unused medications.  “The Maryland State Police is a full partner in...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office announces 34th Annual National Night Out celebration

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office announces 34th Annual National Night Out celebration

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is excited to announce that on Tuesday, August 1, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., neighborhoods across St. Mary’s County can join in the celebration of National Night Out. “You don’t have to have a lot of money, if any, to organize a National Night Out celebration in...
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Passed Out and Drunk Driving with Two Unsecured Children in the Car

Passed Out and Drunk Driving with Two Unsecured Children in the Car

On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at approximately 10:15 a.m., the St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications Center was contacted by a store employee in California, who stated, a man was passed out in a running vehicle, in their parking lot and had two small children in the vehicle. They described the man to be under...
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Maryland Acquires Lowest Cost in History for Electricity Rates for State Buildings and Facilities

Maryland Acquires Lowest Cost in History for Electricity Rates for State Buildings and Facilities

The Hogan-Rutherford Administration today announced the Department of General Services’ successful implementation of a reverse auction for energy purchases, which will save Maryland taxpayers $25 million over the next four years through 2021. The commodities procurement will provide a significant portion of the state’s electricity supply to state-owned facilities. “By pooling the state’s future...
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Bowie Man Delays Claiming Scratch-off Prize to Savor Big Win

Bowie Man Delays Claiming Scratch-off Prize to Savor Big Win

A Prince George’s County man who claimed a $10,000 scratch-off prize on the $20 Diamond Spectacular game had to think back pretty far to fill Maryland Lottery officials in on the how and when of his encounter with Lady Luck. His big score happened more than two months ago. “I had so much fun...
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Arrest Video: Acused Child Pornogropher Found Hiding in an Attic in Lexington Park

Arrest Video: Acused Child Pornogropher Found Hiding in an Attic in Lexington Park

SMNEWSNET.COM featured Trayquan Marqueze Lee, in our article, WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 5/31/2017 and Facebooked his photo, and information again a day later. On Wednesday, June 8, 2017, at 1:30 p,m., Deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit, located and arrested Trayquan Marqueze Lee, 22 of Lusby. Police found Lee...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Summer Interns

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Summer Interns

This week marks the beginning of the 2017 summer internship program for four college students, all residents of St. Mary’s County, who have aspirations of a career in law enforcement. Sheriff Tim Cameron and Civilian Administrator, Pam McKay, kicked off the intern orientation by welcoming the new interns to the Sheriff’s Office, prior to...
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Two La Plata Burglars Caught After Getting Stuck in the Mud

Two La Plata Burglars Caught After Getting Stuck in the Mud

On Saturday, May 27, 2017,  at approximately 8:30 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 9000 block of Penns Hill Road in La Plata for the report of trespassing. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who had received a telephone call from a friend who stated...
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Exclusive Video: Charges Pending Against Upper Marlboro Woman in Bar Assault

Exclusive Video: Charges Pending Against Upper Marlboro Woman in Bar Assault

On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at approximately 1:15 a.m, Angela Hope Allen, 24 of Crystal Pond Court in Upper Marlboro, got into a verbal argument with the staff at the ABC Lounge in California, after her credit card was declined. The argument became physical when Allen started hitting an employee, Allen then threw a...
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Wednesday’s Pet is RIO GEORGE

Wednesday’s Pet is RIO GEORGE

Wednesday’s Pet for 6/7/17 is RIO GEORGE Featured Pet: GEORGE Rescue Group: Beagle Rescue of Southern Maryland Breed: Beagle Sex: Male Size: Medium (44 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Donation George is a 2-year-old all-around great guy. He found himself in the shelter when his owner gave him...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Nine New Correctional Officers

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Nine New Correctional Officers

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is proud to announce the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy (SMCJA) celebrated the graduation of fifteen correctional officers – nine from Charles County – from the 57th Corrections Entrance Level Training Program (CELTP) at a ceremony held May 19 at La Plata High School in La Plata, MD....
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Facebook Post Leads to Charges for Prince Frederick Turkey Hunter

Facebook Post Leads to Charges for Prince Frederick Turkey Hunter

A Calvert County man was charged with hunting violations after officers saw posts and photos on social media that indicate illegal activity. Thomas James Walker, 32, of Prince Frederick, was charged with exceeding the wild turkey bag limit and failing to check in his kills. Acting on tips, officers learned that Walker killed a...
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Charles County Man Arrested for Firing on Anglers

Charles County Man Arrested for Firing on Anglers

A Charles County man was arrested on criminal assault charges after anglers on Middletown Branch complained that he fired on them. The victims told Maryland Natural Resources Police officers that they were bowfishing at about 10:30 p.m. May 13, when a man began yelling obscenities at them and shining a light on them. They...
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Two Lexington Park Men Arrested for Auto Theft and Gun Store Burglary

Two Lexington Park Men Arrested for Auto Theft and Gun Store Burglary

Between March 27, 2017 and March 30, 2017, two motor vehicles were stolen; one from California, and the other from Lexington Park. One of the stolen vehicles was later used during an attempted burglary at the Tackle Box business located in Lexington Park. The second vehicle was located in possession of a witness. Detectives...
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