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Charles County Detectives Make Arrest in Assault Case, Recover Multiple Firearms

Charles County Detectives Make Arrest in Assault Case, Recover Multiple Firearms

On Monday, September 13, 2021, a patrol officer responded to the area of Hope Circle in Waldorf for a call about a dispute. The victim reported the suspect, who was not known to him, brandished a firearm and threatened to shoot and kill him after the victim asked the suspect’s family member not to...
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UPDATE: Police Arrest 16-Year-Old Girl Involved in Shooting of Woman in Great Mills

UPDATE: Police Arrest 16-Year-Old Girl Involved in Shooting of  Woman in Great Mills

UPDATE: On Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, a 16-year-old female was arrested in connection with the shooting that occurred on Sept. 15, 2021. Further investigation determined prior to the shooting, the juvenile suspect was arguing with a group of individuals and was observed walking to the vehicle where the victim and passenger were later injured...
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Join Calvert County Parks & Recreation for the 30th Annual Golf Classic on Friday, October 1, 2021 in Lusby

Join Calvert County Parks & Recreation for the 30th Annual Golf Classic on Friday, October 1, 2021 in Lusby

The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation invites citizens to participate in the 30th Annual Golf Classic tournament Friday, Oct. 1, 2021. The tournament begins at 9 a.m. at the Chesapeake Hills Golf Course located at 11352 HG Trueman Road in Lusby. The entry fee is $80 per person and includes green fees,...
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Calvert County Community Resource Fair on Friday, October 15, 2021

Calvert County Community Resource Fair on Friday, October 15, 2021

When: Friday, October 15. 10 am – 1 pm Where: St. John Vianney Family Life Center – 105 Vianney Lane, Prince Frederick, MD 20678 Join us for a FREE event showcasing local resources and programs available to Calvert County residents and families. Financial Assistance | Family-Based Resources | Food Resources | Evictions and Homelessness...
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Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Brandywine

Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Brandywine

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating the circumstances of a fatal crash in Brandywine. The deceased driver when be identified once his family is notified. On Friday, September 17, 2021, at approximately 01:23 a.m., patrol officers responded to Floral Park Road near Arya Drive for a single-vehicle crash. The driver was pronounced...
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Coordinated Law Enforcement Effort Aimed at Reducing Fatalities Yields Impressive Results

Coordinated Law Enforcement Effort Aimed at Reducing Fatalities Yields Impressive Results

A coordinated law enforcement initiative to remove impaired, distracted and aggressive drivers from the roadway this weekend yields impressive results. Troopers and officers concentrated their enforcement efforts on behaviors most likely to injure or kill others such as impaired driving, aggressive and distracted driving and speeding. During the course of this operation 291 traffic...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Shooting in Lexington Park

Maryland State Police Investigating Shooting in Lexington Park

On Sunday, September 19, 2021 at approximately 12:25 p.m., police responded to 21000 block of Hancock Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported gunshot victim. One 911 caller reported hearing at least four gunshots in the area of Hancock Drive and Midway Drive. A short time later, a second 911 caller reported a 17-year-old...
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Police Investigating Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash on Route 301 That killed 35-Year-Old Hyattsville Man

Police Investigating Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash on Route 301 That killed 35-Year-Old Hyattsville Man

Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 7:40 p.m. on Saturday, September 18, 2021 in Prince George’s County. Troopers from the Maryland State Police Forestville Barrack responded to a two-vehicle crash in the area of northbound Route 301 at Trumps Hill Road. According to a preliminary investigation, a...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Three Suspects and Vehicle After Theft from Huntingtown Tractor Supply

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Three Suspects and Vehicle After Theft from Huntingtown Tractor Supply

On Thursday, September 16, 2021, DFC. Mason responded to Tractor Supply, located at 3150 N Solomons Island Road in Huntingtown, for a reported theft. Investigation revealed on Saturday, September 4, 2021, three suspects removed merchandise from the business without paying. The items included two Champion generators, a Simpson power washer, and a lithium jump...
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Detective/PFC David Roys Selected as La Plata Police Department’s Officer of the Year for 2020

Detective/PFC David Roys Selected as La Plata Police Department’s Officer of the Year for 2020

On April 22, 2020, at approximately 6:42 p.m., La Plata Police Officer First Class David Roys and Charles County Sheriff’s Officer Gregory Champaign along with other members of the La Plata Police Department (LPPD) and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) responded to the 5900 block of Crain Highway where a Maryland State trooper...
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REMINDER! MDOT SHA Performing Routine Maintenance on Gov. Thomas Johnson Bridge on Sunday, September 19, 2021

REMINDER! MDOT SHA Performing Routine Maintenance on Gov. Thomas Johnson Bridge on Sunday, September 19, 2021

MDOT SHA will perform routine maintenance along the MD 4 Governor Thomas Johnson Bridge over the Patuxent River at the Calvert/St. Mary’s County line on Sunday, September 19, 2021. Beginning at 6 a.m. Sunday, one of the bridge’s two lanes will be closed to allow crews to safely replace a weather sensor. Crews will...
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Maryland State Police Investigating One Shot in Lexington Park

Maryland State Police Investigating One Shot in Lexington Park

On Thursday, September 16, 2021, at approximately 6:36 p.m., police responded to the 20000 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for the report of shots fired. 12 minutes later, at 6:48 p.m., emergency medical personnel were dispatched to the area of Point Lookout Road and St. Andrew’s Church Road in Leonardtown, for...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Searching for Missing Lexington Park Teen That is Possibly Armed with Shotgun

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Searching for Missing Lexington Park Teen That is Possibly Armed with Shotgun

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Malachi Alexander Steele, age 19 of Lexington Park. Steele is a black male, 5’8” and weighs 156 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Steele is possibly in possession of a firearm and the circumstances are still under investigation. Anyone with information on...
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Attempted Armed Robbery on Poplar Lane in Lexington Park Under Investigation

Attempted Armed Robbery on Poplar Lane in Lexington Park Under Investigation

On Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at 5:07 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 45500 block of Poplar Lane in Lexington Park for the reported attempted robbery. The victim advised deputies an unknown male approached him at his residence with his face concealed. The victim advised the suspect was...
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UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office Releases Statement on Tragic Death of 9-Year-Old Girl in La Plata

UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office Releases Statement on Tragic Death of 9-Year-Old  Girl in La Plata

UPDATE: On September 16, 2021, at approximately 4:15 pm., patrol officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 6300 block of Grant Chapman Drive in La Plata for the report of a motor vehicle collision involving a child. Upon arrival, officers located a child who had been struck by a vehicle, driven...
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UPDATE: Charges Against Driver Dropped in Incident Involving Crossing Guard in Anne Arundel County – Still No Comment From Police

UPDATE: Charges Against Driver Dropped in Incident Involving Crossing Guard in Anne Arundel County – Still No Comment From Police

The following statement is from Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney,  Anne Colt Leitess on Incident Involving Crossing Guard in Glen Burnie: After a thorough review of the video and multiple body worn camera footage from tile scene, there is evidence that there may have been contact between the vehicle and crossing guard. Not only...
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UPDATE: Avery Leslie Stokes Sentenced to 10 years in Prison After Killing Hitchhiker in Mechanicsville

UPDATE: Avery Leslie Stokes Sentenced to 10 years in Prison After Killing Hitchhiker in Mechanicsville

9/17/2021: Avery Leslie Stokes, 20, of Indian Head, was sentenced to 10 years in prison on September 10, 2021. Judge Joe Stanalonis sentenced Stokes and he was given credit for the 393 days he had served prior to the sentencing. 8/16/2021: Avery Leslie Stokes, 20, of Indian Head, was found guilty of Negligent Vehicular...
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UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Armed Robbery Suspect at Great Mills Sheetz

UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Armed Robbery Suspect at Great Mills Sheetz

UPDATE 9/17/2021 : Photos of the suspect were released by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. UPDATE: The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the suspect involved in an armed robbery investigation. On Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 at 5:52 am, the suspect, described as a black male wearing dark blue...
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Trooper John Engleman Named as the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month

Trooper John Engleman Named as the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month

Please join us as we congratulate Trooper John Engleman as the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Months for May, June & July 2021. Tpr. Engleman continues to demonstrate a high level of motivation, dedication, and professionalism in his job as a Trooper. He is consistently conscientious in the performance of his...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New K9 Zeus!

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New K9 Zeus!

Meet the newest member of our ‘Paw Patrol’/K9 Unit 🐾 Calvert Counties Canine Unit’s newest member is Zeus, an 11 month old Dutch Shepherd. DFC Dru Crum, a member of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit and Special Operations Team was chosen to be Zeus’s handler. The pair have been training together for...
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Prince George’s Community College Forgives $2.87 Million in Debt for Students Enrolled during COVID-19 Pandemic

Prince George’s Community College Forgives $2.87 Million in Debt for Students Enrolled during COVID-19 Pandemic

Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) announced that it will forgive more than $2.87 million in outstanding account eligible balances from the 2020-2021 academic year for students enrolled during the COVID-19 pandemic impact period. Debt relief from the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund will assist approximately 3,893 credit and continuing education students at...
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UPDATE: Police Make Three Arrests for the Murder of 8-Year-Old After Drive-by Shooting in Landover

UPDATE: Police Make Three Arrests for the Murder of 8-Year-Old After Drive-by Shooting in Landover

UPDATE 9/16/2021: The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit has charged an arrested three suspects in connection with the fatal shooting of an 8-year-old in August. They are 21-year-old Desmond Nkwocha of the 9800 block of Good Luck Road, 23-year-old Mark Nkwocha also of the 9800 block of Good Luck Road and 23-year-old...
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Southern Maryland Holiday Farm Guide 2021 Edition – Now Accepting Listings!

Southern Maryland Holiday Farm Guide 2021 Edition – Now Accepting Listings!

The Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission (SMADC), a division of the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, is now accepting listings for the 2021 edition of the ‘Holiday Farm Guide’. SMADC’s Holiday Farm Guide connects consumers with regional farms and producers, as well as stores and restaurants that offer Southern Maryland grown and produced farm products and services during...
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REMINDER! The 97th Annual Charles County Fair Starts Thursday, September 16, 2021

REMINDER! The 97th Annual Charles County Fair Starts Thursday, September 16, 2021

The 97th Annual Charles County Fair kicks off Thursday, September 16! Please review the traffic pattern, and consider parking at the courthouse and riding the free shuttle to avoid traffic delays on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We are looking forward to another great year at the fair! All traffic for the fair will move...
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Officers Recover Stolen Firearm after Suspect Flees during Attempted Traffic Stop 

Officers Recover Stolen Firearm after Suspect Flees during Attempted Traffic Stop 

On September 14 at 1:30 a.m., a patrol officer was in the area of Smallwood Drive at St. Charles Parkway when a computer check alerted him that the registration plate on a Nissan sedan that was being operated in front of him did not belong on that car and was actually registered to a...
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