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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Reports of White Van with “Calvert Wellness” Decals

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Reports of White Van with “Calvert Wellness” Decals

On January 15th, 2020, The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint that two white males in their mid 30’s, operating an older white van with “Calvert Wellness” decals on the side was attempting to call high school aged girls over to their van while they were getting off of the school bus in...
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Calvert County Hospice Looking for Volunteers, Training Starts March 1, 2020

Calvert Hospice announces its next Volunteer Training on Sunday, March 1 starting at 8:30 am. We are looking for volunteers to visit with patients and offer family members a break, help in the Calvert Hospice office, work at the Shoppe for Hospice, help facilitate the Journeys support group for grieving children, or assist at...
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The Optimist Club of Calvert Prince Frederick International Essay Contest Sets Deadline for February 14, 2020

The Optimist Club of Calvert Prince Frederick is encouraging Calvert County students to contemplate the phrase “Is Optimism the Key to Achieving the Dreams you iMagine?” as part of the Optimist International Essay Contest for the 2019/20 school year. In addition to developing skills for written expression, participants also have the opportunity to win...
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Stomp Out Stigma 5K for Suicide Awareness and Prevention A 2019 NASPA Outstanding Peer Education Program

A St. Mary’s College’s event, Stomp Out Stigma 5K for Suicide Awareness and Prevention, has been recognized as a 2019 NASPA Outstanding Peer Education Program. Each year, NASPA/Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education honor some of the best undergraduate peer educators addressing health, safety, and well-being issues on college and university campuses. The Outstanding...
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St. Clement’s Island Museum to Host Artist Reception for Pop-Up Art Show on February 1, 2020

The public is invited to St. Clement’s Island Museum for a reception to meet local artists Harriet Gossett, Jeanne Huett, Trish Clark and Angela M. Wathen during a Pop-Up Art Show featuring their artwork at the museum Feb. 1, 2020, from 1 p.m., to 4 p.m. Meet and mingle with the artists while enjoying...
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The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is Seeking the Identity of Vandalism Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person driving the vehicle pictured in a vandalism investigation. On Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 at 10:38 pm, the image of the suspect vehicle was captured at the same time a projectile pierced the window of the Five Below store in California. A...
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St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks Announces School Age Care Sites Awarded Maryland EXCELS Level 1

St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks Announces School Age Care Sites Awarded Maryland EXCELS Level 1

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County and the Department of Recreation and Parks are pleased to announce that the School Age Care sites operating in nine locations throughout the county have been awarded a Level 1 by Maryland EXCELS, a quality rating program for licensed Maryland child care centers. The programs have been evaluated...
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Governor Hogan Reports on 2019 Success of Maryland Criminal Intelligence Network

The day after officially introducing his crime bills in the General Assembly, Governor Larry Hogan today announced a successful year for the Maryland Criminal Intelligence Network (MCIN). MCIN, a criminal justice strategy announced by Governor Hogan in 2017 and funded through the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services, encourages local, state,...
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The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is Seeking Assistance in Identifying Theft Suspect in Lexington Park

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a theft that occurred on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 2:07 p.m., the suspect walked out of the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet in Lexington Park with a Chefman Air Fryer without paying for it. The suspect was last seen getting...
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Governor Hogan’s Violent Crime Bills Officially Introduced In General Assembly

Governor Larry Hogan’s legislative initiatives to address violent crime were introduced in the General Assembly this evening. His crime package, which he first announced last month at a press conference in Baltimore City, includes tougher sentences for violent offenders who commit crimes with guns, stronger penalties for those who intimidate witnesses, and more transparency...
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The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Assistance in Locating Hollywood Man Wanted for Escape

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Assistance in Locating Hollywood Man Wanted for Escape

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of James William Blackiston III, age 27 of Hollywood. Blackiston is currently wanted for Escape Second Degree after removing his tracking device while on pretrial release, for the charge of Possession with Intent to Distribute. Blackiston is a black male, 5’11” and weighs 170...
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Joy Lynn Foard, 73

Joy Lynn Foard, 73

Joy Lynn Foard, 73, of Benedict, Maryland passed away on January 18, 2020 at her daughters home in Mechanicsville, Maryland surrounded by her family. Joy was born on March 28, 1946 in Washington DC to the late Hooper R. and Dorothy Brown Kagle. She is proceeded in death by her husband Charles Rawlings “Ronnie”...
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No Injuries Reported After Working Smoke Detectors Alert Homeowner in Early Morning House Fire in Waldorf, Investigation Deems Fire Accidental

UPDATE 1/21/2020: On Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at approximately 4:43 a.m., firefighters responded to 10856 Maplewood Court in Waldorf, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find fire showing from the second floor. The owner is identified as Terri Daniels. No injuries were reported, and the estimated loss of structure...
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One Transported to Trauma Center After Four Vehicle Crash in California

On Monday, January 20, 2020, at approximately 2:40 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Patuxent Beach Road and South Patuxent Beach Road in California, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious, with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find three vehicles off the roadway, and one...
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Detectives Arrest 15 Suspects Connected to Vehicle Warm-Up Thefts

In the past week, detectives with our Washington Area Vehicle Enforcement team arrested 15 people in connection with multiple vehicle warm-up thefts. The suspects, both adult and juvenile, are linked to seven different cases. In addition to these arrests, the WAVE team also recovered 10 stolen cars – the vast majority were stolen when...
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Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Kitchen Fire in Lexington Park

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Kitchen Fire in Lexington Park

On Sunday, January 19, 2020, at approximately 12:20 p.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, and Ridge responded to Silver Slate Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported house fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a two-story residence with smoke showing. Firefighters immediately entered the residence and found an active kitchen...
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Five Injured, One Transported to Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Accident in Bryantown

On Friday, January 17, 2020, at 3:43 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to La Plata Road and Leonardtown Road in Bryantown, for the reported motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Crews arrived on the scene within minutes of dispatch and confirmed a two vehicle accident, with one subject pinned inside. Firefighters from Waldorf,...
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Minor Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Strikes Tree in St. Mary’s City

On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at approximately 3:55 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Pleasant Manor Road in St. Mary’s City, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle into a tree. One patient was...
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Debora Marie MacTaggart, 62

Debora Marie MacTaggart, 62

Debora Marie MacTaggart, 62, of Leonardtown, MD, passed away on January 14, 2020 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. She was born on December 26, 1957 to the late Joseph Gray Lumpkin and Helen Norma Helton. Debora married her beloved husband, Gavin MacTaggart before his passing in July 1994. Together they celebrated 14 wonderful years...
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Man Arrested for Domestic Assault, Steals Police Cruiser and Crashes After Pursuit in Prince George’s County

A man who had just been arrested for domestic assault is facing multiple new charges after he stole a police cruiser and crashed it after a short pursuit. He is 43-year-old Abdul Hakim of the 6100 block of Breezewood Court in Greenbelt. On January 18th, at approximately 7:15 am, our officers responded to the...
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Anne Arundel Man Arrested After Discharging Handgun Multiple Times

On January 15, 2020 at approximately 9:20 p.m., officers responded for a report of shots fired in the area of the 100 block of Mountain Road in Glen Burnie. A 42-year-old male victim was speaking with a suspect who was known to him. The suspect pointed a handgun at the victim and then fired...
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St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Ten New Deputies

Sheriff Tim Cameron and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office welcomed 10 new deputies to the agency this week. The deputies took the oath of office on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at the St. Mary’s County Circuit Courthouse and graduated in a class of 30 peace officers on Saturday from the Police Entrance Level...
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22-Year-Old Calvert Man Sentenced to 36-Month Prison Term After Causing Fatal Car Crash in North West Washington D.C.

Tyler S. Hurley, 22, of Port Republic, Maryland, was sentenced yesterday to a prison term of 36 months (3 years) for Voluntary Manslaughter, stemming from a traffic collision where he ran a red light and collided with another vehicle, killing the driver, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu and Gregory Monahan, Acting Chief of...
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Maryland Day at St. Clement’s Island Museum on Saturday, March 21, 2020

Celebrate the founding of Maryland at the state’s birthplace at St. Clement’s Island Museum with FREE admission to the museum ALL day (10AM – 5PM), FREE water taxi rides, activities, ceremony (2PM – 3PM) featuring guest speakers and program, and more. The museum and water taxi will be operating FREE for visitors prior to...
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The Jewelry Trunk Show is Coming to the Calvert County Marine Museum Friday, February 7 to Sunday, February 9, 2020

The Jewelry Trunk Show is back by popular demand at the Calvert Marine Museum Store. Treat yourself, or that special someone, Friday, February 7 – Sunday, February 9 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The show is presenting an exquisite selection of jewelry that highlights a variety of artists and their unique designs. Take...
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