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Missing Hughesville Man Found Deceased in St. Mary’s County, Police Investigating

Missing Hughesville Man Found Deceased in St. Mary’s County, Police Investigating

UPDATE 7/20/2019: Ronnie David Tippett, 29, of Hughesville, was found deceased in St. Mary’s County on July 19, 2019, at approximately 7:00 p.m. A Forensic Investigator and Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division (CID) responded to the scene and are conducting an investigation which is ongoing. 7/16/2019: The Charles County...
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UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office Still Looking for Owners of Two Black Labrador Retrievers Found Decapitated in Mechanicsville

UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office Still Looking for Owners of Two Black Labrador Retrievers Found Decapitated in Mechanicsville

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Press Release – UPDATE 7/19/2019 @ 3:45 p.m.: Necropsies were completed on both dogs at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University and valuable investigative information was obtained. Results of the necropsies will not be released due to the sensitive nature of the information and adverse effects on the...
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State Alerts Residents to follow Safety Tips and Take Precautions to Avoid Heat-Related Illness Amid Excessive Heat

State Alerts Residents to follow Safety Tips and Take Precautions to Avoid Heat-Related Illness Amid Excessive Heat

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) is alerting residents of an excessive heat watch forecast through Sunday evening, July 21 for central Maryland and parts of eastern Maryland. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures are expected to reach the high 90s and may exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit in some places, with heat index...
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White Plains Man Wins $50,000 on Scratch-Off at Beacon Liquors in Callaway

White Plains Man Wins $50,000 on Scratch-Off at Beacon Liquors in Callaway

Shoaibur Qureshi of White Plains recently started commuting to the Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Lexington Park. The route led the loyal scratch-off player to a lucky Maryland Lottery retailer in St. Mary’s County, where he bought a $5 instant ticket that delivered a $50,000 top prize. The Charles County resident found his...
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We Share our Condolences Upon Hearing Retired Charles County Sheriff’s Office K9, Atos, passed away

We Share our Condolences Upon Hearing Retired Charles County Sheriff’s Office K9, Atos, passed away

Today we share our condolences with Master Cpl. Renee Cuyler, K9 Unit, upon hearing her beloved retired Charles County Sheriff’s Office K9, Atos, passed away after an illness. Atos was 14.5 years old and served the sheriff’s office from 2007 until his retirement in 2015. While he served our county, Atos worked in patrol...
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Demolition Begins to Make way for new Medstar Shah Medical Group Building in Waldorf

Demolition Begins to Make way for new Medstar Shah Medical Group Building in Waldorf

The building at the intersection of Route 301 and St. Patrick’s Drive in Waldorf is often overlooked by passersby. A wall of trees along southbound 301 limits the view of the structure from the tens of thousands of cars that go by every day, and the tan adobe exterior and simple lines blend into...
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Heat Advisory Will be in Effect Today for all of Southern Maryland

Heat Advisory Will be in Effect Today for all of Southern Maryland

A heat advisory will be in effect from 11 am to 8 pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019, for the following counties: Anne Arundel Calvert Charles Prince Georges St. Mary’s The national weather service in Baltimore MD/Washington has issued a heat advisory, which is in effect from 11 am to 8 pm Wednesday. Heat index...
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Charles County Man’s $20,080 Prize is His Second Win in Five Weeks Using Same Lucky Keno Numbers

Charles County Man’s $20,080 Prize is His Second Win in Five Weeks Using Same Lucky Keno Numbers

An Indian Head man’s lucky Keno numbers hit again last week, earning the 53-year-old his second major win in weeks. The Indian Head resident played the same series of lucky birth dates and matched several numbers, including eight on a single game, for a $20,080 prize. The federal government worker found his fortune at...
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Prince Frederick Man Wins $50,000 on Big Bingo Scratch-Off

Prince Frederick Man Wins $50,000 on Big Bingo Scratch-Off

Last Friday was just a regular day for a 74-year-old Prince Frederick man until he sent his grandson into a nearby Wawa for snacks and a scratch-off. That one $5 instant ticket, a Gold Bar Bingo game, contained a $50,000 top-prize win. The grandfather of 17 waited in the car while his grandson made the purchases...
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One Injured After Serious Rollover Crash in Prince Frederick

One Injured After Serious Rollover Crash in Prince Frederick

On Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at approximately 9:35 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of 485 Main Street in Prince Frederick, motor vehicle accident reported serious with one vehicle overturned. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle on its side and one occupant trapped. One patient was extricated...
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Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Kitchen Fire in Waldorf

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Kitchen Fire in Waldorf

On Thursday, July 11, 2019, at approximately 1:20 p.m., firefighters from Waldorf and surrounding departments responded to 1605 Boarman Court in Waldorf, for the reported house on fire. Police arrived on the scene and advised they had smoke showing from the residence, with one female occupant suffering from burns to the hands. Firefighters arrived...
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Serious Late Night Crash in California Sends Two to Hospital

Serious Late Night Crash in California Sends Two to Hospital

On Friday, July 12, 2019, at approximately 11:00 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road and St. Andrew’s Church Road in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a T-bone style collision with one person trapped....
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VIDEO: Man Arrested After Hitting Stopped Vehicles on Three Notch Road in California

VIDEO: Man Arrested After Hitting Stopped Vehicles on Three Notch Road in California

On Saturday, July 13, 2019, at approximately 5:35 p.m., police responded to the intersection of Three Notch Road and St. Andrew’s Church Road in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Police arrived on the scene to find three vehicles in the roadway in a rear-end style collision. St. Mary’s County Sheriffs Office deputies...
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One Transported to Trauma Center After Serious Crash in Clements

One Transported to Trauma Center After Serious Crash in Clements

On Sunday, July 7, 2019, at approximately 10:20 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Budds Creek Road and Horseshoe Road in Clements, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one person trapped and unconscious. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles involved in a T-bone style collision...
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Fourth of July Weekend Sees Boating Incidents Decrease

Fourth of July Weekend Sees Boating Incidents Decrease

Maryland Natural Resources Police stayed busy with heightened vigilance during the holiday weekend July 4-7, and are pleased to report a significant reduction of serious boating incidents. During one of Maryland’s busiest times on the waterways, officers were out to prevent unsafe boating, conducting 1,860 boat safety inspections. Officers made nine arrests for boating under...
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Yacht Destroyed After Early Morning Fire in Lusby

Yacht Destroyed After Early Morning Fire in Lusby

On Thursday, July 11, 2019, at approximately 4:18 a.m., firefighters from the St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding departments from Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s County responded to the Vera’s White Sands Beach Club at 1200 White Sands Drive in Lusby, for the reported marina and boat fire. A citizen on the scene...
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Jeff McLane Thanked for 41 Years of Service at St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

Jeff McLane Thanked for 41 Years of Service at St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

Jeff McLane, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Armorer, was congratulated on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, by the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County for 41 years of public service with the Sheriff’s Office. McLane, who served as a sworn law-enforcement officer for 27 1/2 years, was joined by his family and his Sheriff’s Office family...
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One Injured After Rear-end Collision in Lexington Park

One Injured After Rear-end Collision in Lexington Park

On Monday, July 8, 2019, at approximately 1:50 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the Hermanville Road and Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a rear-end style collision. One patient was transported...
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Motor Vehicle Accident on Great Mills Road Sends Two to Hospital

Motor Vehicle Accident on Great Mills Road Sends Two to Hospital

On Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at approximately 12:50 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Great Mills Road and Susan Lane in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one person trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a T-bone style...
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UPDATE: Spare Change Turns into a Multi-Match Fortune for Calvert County Woman

UPDATE: Spare Change Turns into a Multi-Match Fortune for Calvert County Woman

UPDATE 7/10/2019: The emotions a Calvert County woman experienced on Tuesday, July 9, ran the gamut from excited to nervous to calm and around again to excited. Being surprised at work with news that you won the $800,000 Multi-Match jackpot in the previous night’s drawing will do that to a person! “I like Multi-Match...
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CCSO Project Lifesaver Program Receives Donation From La Plata Lions Club

CCSO Project Lifesaver Program Receives Donation From La Plata Lions Club

“We Serve” is the motto of the La Plata Lions Club, which is a nonprofit organization located in Charles County, Maryland. On Thursday, June 20, the La Plata Lions Club served their community by donating $2,000 to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office’s Project Lifesaver Program. Master Corporal Rhett Calloway and Lieutenant Bill Edge attended...
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Naval Aviation Training Systems and Ranges Program Office Welcomes New Program Manager

Naval Aviation Training Systems and Ranges Program Office Welcomes New Program Manager

The Naval Aviation Training Systems and Ranges program office (PMA-205) welcomed a new program manager during a ceremony held June 5, 2019 in Patuxent River. Vice Adm. Michael T. Moran, principal military deputy assistant secretary of the Navy (research, development, and acquisition), served as guest speaker and Mr. Gary Kurtz, Director, Common and Commercial...
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VIDEO: 6-Year-Old Girl Flown to Trauma Center After Serious Motor Vehicle Crash in California

VIDEO: 6-Year-Old Girl Flown to Trauma Center After Serious Motor Vehicle Crash in California

On Thursday, July 4, 2019, at approximately 7:55 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and FDR Boulevard in California, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one person trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a T-bone style collision...
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James Howard Ogden, Jr., 95

James Howard Ogden, Jr., 95

James Howard Ogden, Jr., 95, of Huntingtown, MD, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Burnett Calvert Hospice House. He was born in Prince Frederick, MD on November 20, 1923 to Mary and James H. Ogden, Sr., the oldest of four children. After graduating from Calvert High School in 1942, Howard attended St. John’s...
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25-Year-Old Man Flown to Area Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Accident in Avenue

25-Year-Old Man Flown to Area Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Accident in Avenue

On Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at approximately 8:54 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Abell Road in Avenue, for the reported motor vehicle collision with entrapment. The operator of the vehicle, later identified as Daniel Edward Haynie, 25 of Abell, was extricated from the vehicle and flown to an...
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