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Police Apprehend and Charge Two Suspects with Multiple Burglaries

Police Apprehend and Charge Two Suspects with Multiple Burglaries

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have charged two suspects in connection with 10 burglaries of local businesses. Taqon Wade Nelson, 18, of Waldorf, and a 17-year-old juvenile male were arrested on July 24, 2017, at approximately 1:00 a.m. shortly after they fled the scene of a burglary they just committed. Responding officers and detectives obtained...
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Maryland State Police Warn Motorists Of Possible Flooding Dangers

Maryland State Police Warn Motorists Of Possible Flooding Dangers

With the National Weather Service issuing a flash flood watch from 2 p.m. today through Saturday afternoon, Maryland State Police are warning motorists to be cautious while driving. Maryland State Police will be working in conjunction with the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration and the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to address any...
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Sandbag Distribution Available Today for Charles County Residents

Sandbag Distribution Available Today for Charles County Residents

Due to the National Weather Service forecast, the Charles County Department of Emergency Services is providing sandbags to county residents who need them to protect property. Sandbags and sand will be available today, Friday, July 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Residents can pick up empty sandbags at the Department of Emergency Services...
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Hogan Administration Announces New Reforms to Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program

Hogan Administration Announces New Reforms to Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program

Governor Larry Hogan today announced regulatory reforms that will save Maryland taxpayers time and money, as well as protect the health of our environment, through common sense changes to the Motor Vehicle Administration’s (MVA) Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program (VEIP). The changes include extending initial VEIP inspections for new vehicles by one year. This announcement...
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Maryland State Police To Support National Night Out Efforts

Maryland State Police To Support National Night Out Efforts

Maryland State Police will join communities and other law enforcement agencies across the state on Tuesday, August 1 in support of National Night Out. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. Communities from Western Maryland to...
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Lusby Man Arrested for Possession with Intent to Distribute Fentanyl and Gun Charges

Lusby Man Arrested for Possession with Intent to Distribute Fentanyl and Gun Charges

On Tuesday, July 25, 2017, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) and Special Operations Team (SOT) executed a search warrant at 1023 Gringo Ct. in Lusby. The target of the search warrant was 31 year old Desmond Lamont Sloan.  Desmond Sloan was suspected of distributing the controlled dangerous substance fentanyl. During...
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The Nicolet Basketball Association Brings Positivity to Nicolet Park

The Nicolet Basketball Association Brings Positivity to Nicolet Park

As the Nicolet Basketball Associations’ 2017 Summer League season approaches the end, we would like to take the time to reflect on the positivity at Nicolet Park located in Lexington Park, Md. The “NBA” players, staff and fans are anxiously awaiting our Playoffs, Championship, and Invitational games to bring the season to an end....
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Historic race boats will return to Breton Bay at Leonardtown Wharf This Weekend!

Historic race boats will return to Breton Bay at Leonardtown Wharf This Weekend!

The Southern Maryland Boat Club will be holding its Annual Summer Regatta July 29-30.  This exciting weekend will begin on The Square in Leonardtown Friday afternoon with race boats on display and live music beginning at 6 p.m. 30+ boats from multiple classes will be in attendance providing seat of the pants action! The...
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MDOT SHA Invests More Than $30 Million in Improving Southern Maryland Roadways

MDOT SHA Invests More Than $30 Million in Improving Southern Maryland Roadways

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is resurfacing roads in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties. The approximately $32.2 million in resurfacing projects will be completed over the next two years, weather permitting. Crews will patch, mill (remove the top layer of pavement), pave and restripe the roads.  MDOT SHA...
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MVA Marks One Year Anniversary of Secure Maryland Proud ID Cards

MVA Marks One Year Anniversary of Secure Maryland Proud ID Cards

One year after the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) introduced the new secure Maryland Proud driver’s license and ID card, 1,621,982 cards have been issued to new and renewing Maryland residents.  In addition to providing a state-of-the-art security features, veterans are now recognized for their service to our country with...
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St. Mary’s College of Maryland Named One of the 2017-18 Best Colleges by Money Magazine

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Named One of the 2017-18 Best Colleges by Money Magazine

St. Mary’s College of Maryland has been ranked among the “Best Colleges for Your Money” by Money magazine. According to Money, “St. Mary’s College of Maryland is the state’s public honors college. But with a liberal arts focus, a low student-faculty ratio of 10 to 1, and a high graduation rate, it could easily...
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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Staff Appointments

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Staff Appointments

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that former Communications Director Matthew Clark is returning to the administration as Chief of Staff, replacing Sam Malhotra effective August 15, 2017. Malhotra will return to the private sector, while continuing to serve the administration as a senior advisor to the governor on technology and innovation issues. Malhotra served...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Possession of CDS/Possession of Counterfeit Bills

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Possession of CDS/Possession of Counterfeit Bills

On Saturday. July 1. 2017. Deputy J. Smith from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office  responded to the 30000 block of Three Notch Road in Charlotte Hall for the reports of a suspicious person sleeping in a motor vehicle. The investigation revealed, Steven James Cave, 20, Mechanicsville, was in possession of suspected CDS Marijuana,...
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“Back to School Shop with a Cop” set for Saturday

“Back to School Shop with a Cop” set for Saturday

Our community recognizes that there are often students and families who do not have the financial means to cover the cost of supplies, such as clothing and book bags, needed to start the school year. In an effort to help these students start the school year on a positive note, the Optimist Club of...
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Waldorf Man Arrested for Burglary

Waldorf Man Arrested for Burglary

On Sunday, July 23, 2017, at approximately 9:55 p.m., Pfc. C. Gustafson of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office was patrolling Pinefield Road in Waldorf when he heard a man yelling from the front yard of a house. The man told the officer an unknown male had just been inside his residence and fled upon...
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Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Information Leading to Suspects’ Identities

Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Information Leading to Suspects’ Identities

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the identities and arrests of two suspects wanted in connection with a theft. On July 24 at 1:23 p.m., the suspects entered the Home Depot in Waldorf and loaded a shopping cart with drills. They walked out of the store without...
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3 Teens Charged in Laurel Shooting that Killed 17-Year-Old

3 Teens Charged in Laurel Shooting that Killed 17-Year-Old

Homicide Unit detectives arrested three suspects in connection with the fatal shooting of a 17 year old in Laurel. The suspects are 18-year-old Kalik Johnson of the 8700 block of Char Court in Laurel, 18-year-old Kylah Nettleton of the 1700 block of Blarney Court in Severn and 17-year-old Darius Tarik Johnson of the 3000...
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Maryland Gains 13,300 Jobs in June

Maryland Gains 13,300 Jobs in June

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released state jobs and unemployment data earlier today. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland added 13,300 total jobs over-the-month. The private sector added 9,400 jobs. Since January 2015, Maryland has gained 106,700 jobs. Maryland’s June unemployment rate dropped to 4.1 percent from the...
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Homeowners Dog Alerts Woman of Attempted Burglary in Newburg

Homeowners Dog Alerts Woman of Attempted Burglary in Newburg

On Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at approximately 6:0 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a house in the 15000 block of Matthews Manor Road in Newburg for the report of a burglary in progress. Investigation showed the victim was entering her house when she heard her dog barking more than...
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Waldorf Man Charged with Sex Offense After Groping Woman at Grocery Store

Waldorf Man Charged with Sex Offense After Groping Woman at Grocery Store

On Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at approximately 10:00 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3200 block of Plaza Way in Waldorf for an assault. Investigation showed the victim had just left a grocery store when a male approached and asked for her phone number. The woman continued walking and...
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Tri-County Animal Shelter Announces August 2017 Promotions

Tri-County Animal Shelter Announces August 2017 Promotions

The Tri-County Animal Shelter is pleased to announce the following August monthly promotions and reminders: Clear the Shelter Adoption Day (Saturday, Aug. 19)  The shelter is participating in the Clear the Shelter adoption event and will waive all adoption fees on this day. Clear the Shelter helps address overcrowding in shelters and offers local...
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August Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

August Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Beat the heat in August at the Calvert Marine Museum. Programs and activities are scheduled for all members of the family. Visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com for a complete listing. Tuesday, August 1 – Simon Spalding in Concert 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. The Road Scholar Summer Music Series presents Simon Spalding in the...
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Assault Between Inmates Leads to Sex Offense Charges for Mechanicsville Man

Assault Between Inmates Leads to Sex Offense Charges for Mechanicsville Man

On Tuesday, July 11, 2017, Deputy K. Molitor of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for a reported Assault. The investigation revealed, the suspect, Jonathan Albert Anderson, 27, of Lexington Park, had assaulted the victim, Devin Eric Webb,  30, of Mechanicsville. Webb then assaulted the suspect...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Need Help Identifying Theft & Fraud Suspects

Police in St. Mary’s County Need Help Identifying Theft & Fraud Suspects

On Wednesday, February 8, 2017, the suspects went to the FedEx Shipping Center located at 44 Industrial Park Drive in Waldorf, and signed for an Apple computer paid for with a stolen credit card. The credit card belonged to a corporation in Hollywood, Maryland. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspects and/or...
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CSM Athletes Honored for Academic Accomplishment

CSM Athletes Honored for Academic Accomplishment

More than a dozen student athletes at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) were honored for their performance beyond their sport during the 2016-17 school year. These CSM athletes were noted for their achievement in the classroom as well. “Congratulations to our CSM student athletes who are receiving awards for high academic achievement,” said...
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