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Lusby Man Sentenced to 17-Month Prison Term for Concealing Information During Application Process

Lusby Man Sentenced to 17-Month Prison Term for Concealing Information During Application Process

Chance Barrow, 32, of Lusby, Md., was sentenced to 17 months in prison for concealing material information when he successfully applied to become a federal law enforcement officer, U.S. Attorney Matthew M. Graves announced. Barrow was found guilty by a jury in June 2021 of two counts of wire fraud and one count of...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Vandalism Suspect in Leonardtown

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Vandalism Suspect in Leonardtown

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a vandalism investigation. On Friday, October 1, 2021, between 10:00 p.m., and 10:30 p.m., the suspect vandalized several vehicles in the 23600 block of Belmar Drive in Leonardtown by scribbling on them with a black marker. Anyone with information...
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No Injuries Reported After Early Morning House Fire in Waldorf

No Injuries Reported After Early Morning House Fire in Waldorf

On Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at approximately 1:31 a.m., firefighters from Waldorf and surrounding departments responded to the 1100 block of Bannister Circle in Waldorf, for the reported structure fire. 37 personnel responded and first arriving units found smoke showing from all sides of a 2-story single family residence. Firefighters found a fire was...
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Charles County Suffers the Loss of Former County Commissioner President Marland Deen

Charles County Suffers the Loss of Former County Commissioner President Marland Deen

Marland Deen, age 87, of Waldorf, Maryland, passed away on November 9, 2021. Marland was born on November 4, 1934 in Wright City, Oklahoma, son of the late Willie Lee Deen and the late Annie Marie (Scarborough) Deen. Marland graduated from Wright City High School. He then attended Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant...
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Sprinkler Systems Extinguish Fire on Third Floor Balcony in Lexington Park, No Injuries Reported

Sprinkler Systems Extinguish Fire on Third Floor Balcony in Lexington Park, No Injuries Reported

On Monday, November 15, 2021, at approximately 11:30 a.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, and Valley Lee were dispatched to 21070 Kala Lane in Lexington Park, for the reported structure fire. The St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications Center (ECC) advised they had received numerous 911 calls indicating it was a working fire...
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Police Investigating Teen Shot in Great Mills, Victim Flown to Area Trauma Center

Police Investigating Teen Shot in Great Mills, Victim Flown to Area Trauma Center

UPDATE: Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to contact Detective Carl Ball at (301) 475-4200 extension 78131 or by email at [email protected] Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637). Through the Crime Solvers Program tipsters are...
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AUDIO: 16-Year-Old Transported to Trauma Center After Stabbing at Patuxent High School in Calvert County

AUDIO: 16-Year-Old Transported to Trauma Center After Stabbing at Patuxent High School in Calvert County

On November 16, 2021 at 11:18 a.m., a School Resource Officer (SRO) assigned to Patuxent High School responded to report of a stabbing in the cafeteria area of the school. The SRO determined a physical altercation involving two juvenile males had ensued resulting in injury. Preliminary investigation revealed, a 15-year-old male suspect stabbed a...
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Calvert County Government Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Schedules

Calvert County Government Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Schedules

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces county offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26, 2021 in observance of Thanksgiving. In addition, the county senior centers will be closed and Meals on Wheels will not be delivered Thursday, Nov. 25 or Friday, Nov. 26. However, homebound seniors are provided...
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Fire at Cooper D’s in Mechanicsville Deemed Accidental, Caused Over $100,000 in Damage

Fire at Cooper D’s in Mechanicsville Deemed Accidental, Caused Over $100,000 in Damage

UPDATE 11/15/2021: On November 12, 2021, at 10:45 p.m., firefighters from St. Mary’s and Charles County responded to 26511 Loveville Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported structure on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find fire showing from a 1-story commercial building. The owner is identified as Glenn Fenwick. The estimated loss of...
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No Injuries Reported After Firefighters Quickly Extinguished House Fire in Lexington Park

No Injuries Reported After Firefighters Quickly Extinguished House Fire in Lexington Park

On Monday, November 15, 2021, at approximately 3:35 p.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, and Valley Lee responded to the 21300 block of Windsor Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported bedroom on fire. Dispatchers advised to all responding units the 911 caller reported the bedroom was on fire and their was...
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NAS Patuxent River Gate 1 Closed for Repairs from Thursday, November 18 to Sunday, November 21, 2021

NAS Patuxent River  Gate 1 Closed for Repairs from Thursday, November 18 to Sunday, November 21, 2021

Naval Air Station Patuxent River is scheduled to close NAS Patuxent River Gate 1 from Thursday, November 18, 2021, to Sunday, November 21, 2021 for repairs. Gate 2 will remain open for 24-7 operations for the duration of the closure period. Gate 3 will maintain normal hours of during this period.
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Anne Arundel County Police Chief Amal E. Awad Appoints Dave Morris as Chief of Staff

Anne Arundel County Police Chief Amal E. Awad Appoints Dave Morris as Chief of Staff

Anne Arundel County Police Chief Amal E. Awad announced a key appointment to her executive command staff. Dave Morris has been named to the civilian position of Chief of Staff. Mr. Morris, a lifelong resident of Anne Arundel County, will be an advisor to the Chief, supporting the daily activities of the Chief’s Office...
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Prince George’s County Police Investigating Off-Duty Officer’s Accidental Discharge of Duty Weapon

Prince George’s County Police Investigating Off-Duty Officer’s Accidental Discharge of Duty Weapon

The Prince George’s County Police Department continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding an off-duty officer’s accidental discharge of her duty weapon on Wednesday. The officer was struck and injured. She remains hospitalized and is in stable condition. No one else was hurt. The preliminary investigation reveals that on November 10, 2021, at approximately 12:40...
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Charges Pending, Maryland State Police Make One Arrest After Fatal Hit and Run in Prince George’s County

Charges Pending, Maryland State Police Make One Arrest After Fatal Hit and Run in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police are investigating an early morning hit and run fatal crash that claimed the life of a 26-year-old Prince George’s County man. The deceased is identified as John Alieu Ted Fofana, 26, of Landover Hills, Maryland. Fofana was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police believe Fofana was the sole occupant and operator...
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Police Investigating 14-Year-Old Shot in Beltsville

Police Investigating 14-Year-Old Shot in Beltsville

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Beltsville Division VI Investigative section is investigating a shooting that injured a 14-year-old boy last night in Beltsville. The victim remains hospitalized and is in stable condition. On October 11, 2021 at approximately 11:10 p.m., officers responded to the 4600 block of Marie Street in Beltsville for the...
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Suspect Who Shot and Injured Riverdale Park Police Officer and Shot at Greenbelt Police Officer Charged, Police Searching for Second Suspect

Suspect Who Shot and Injured Riverdale Park Police Officer and Shot at Greenbelt Police Officer Charged, Police Searching for Second Suspect

The Prince George’s County Police Department charged the suspect wanted for shooting and injuring a Riverdale Park Police Officer. The suspect is 20-year-old Josue Albarran-Dominguez of Riverdale. He is currently held on a no-bond status, and has been charged with the following. ASSAULT-FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT SEC DEG-LE/P&P/FIRE/EM ASSAULT-SEC DEGREE RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT LOADED HANDGUN ON...
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Six Displaced After House Fire in Helen, No Injuries Reported

Six Displaced After House Fire in Helen, No Injuries Reported

On Saturday, November 13, 2021, at approximately 11:45 p.m., firefighters from Seventh District, Mechanicsville, Leonardtown, Hollywood, and Charles County responded to the 38300 block of Chaptico Road in Helen, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 1-story single family residence with smoke showing from the attic/roof. Upon further...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Information on Suspect Vehicle Involved in Theft of Semi-Trailer

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Information on Suspect Vehicle Involved in Theft of Semi-Trailer

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance in identifying the operator/owner of the pictured vehicle. On Tuesday, November 2, 2021 between the hours of 3:00 a.m., to 2:30 p.m., the unknown suspect operating the pictured vehicle stole a white Fruehauf semi-trailer from the rear parking lot of 30050 Three Notch Road in...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Summons Served in October 2021

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Summons Served in October 2021

Criminal Summons Served-October 2021 10/01/21- Vicki Marie Curtis, age 44 of Lexington Park- Assault 2nd Degree by Cpl. D. Smith# 297. 10/03/21- Marco Morris Fenwick, age 29 of Lexington Park- Theft by Dep. Jerew# 372. 10/03/21- John Michael Ellsworth Jr., age 40 of Myrtle Beach- Theft by Sgt. Peacher# 130. 10/04/21- Donna Marie James,...
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Southern Maryland Welcomes 39 New Police Officers, 16 New Deputies in Charles, 13 in St. Mary’s, and 10 in Calvert

Southern Maryland Welcomes 39 New Police Officers, 16 New Deputies in Charles, 13 in St. Mary’s, and 10 in Calvert

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is proud to announce sixteen new officers will join the Charles County Sheriff’s Office after their graduation from the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy (SMCJA) Police Entrance Level Training Program. The officers were among a total of 39 candidates – ten with Calvert County and thirteen with St....
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Calvert County Health Department Releases Statement After the Wrong 6-Year-Old Child Mistakenly Vaccinated at Public School

Calvert County Health Department Releases Statement After the Wrong 6-Year-Old Child Mistakenly Vaccinated at Public School

On November 11, 2021, the Calvert County Health Department released the following statement: This week, the Calvert County Health Department, has been providing Covid vaccines to students in our county’s schools. The Health Department has teamed with Calvert County Public Schools to provide influenza vaccinations for well over a decade. During that time, protocols...
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Maryland Woman Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding Medicaid Out of Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars

Maryland Woman Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding Medicaid Out of Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars

Sikirat Adunni Brown, 60, of Upper Marlboro, Md., was sentenced today to 13 months in prison for defrauding the D.C. Medicaid program out of more than $340,000. The announcement was made by U.S. Attorney Matthew M. Graves, Wayne A. Jacobs, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Washington Field Office Criminal Division, Maureen R....
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Waldorf Retailer Sells $50,000 Winning Bonus Match 5 Ticket

Waldorf Retailer Sells $50,000 Winning Bonus Match 5 Ticket

We have a winner! A lucky Bonus Match 5 player is going into the holiday season with an unexpected $50,000 prize to enjoy, thanks to a winning ticket bought in the Tuesday, Nov. 9 drawing. Lottery retailer Foods In of Waldorf sold the ticket, which matches the five winning numbers of 7, 12, 15,...
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Maryland Reports Early Deer Hunting Season 2021 Results

Maryland Reports Early Deer Hunting Season 2021 Results

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reports that hunters harvested 16,281 deer during the early portion of the archery and muzzleloader seasons. The harvest was a 17% decrease from last year’s official harvest of 19,616 deer for the same period. The early season harvest decline was attributed to multiple factors, including warm weather during...
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Detectives Searching for 4-Month Old Puppy Stolen at Gunpoint in Brentwood

Detectives Searching for 4-Month Old Puppy Stolen at Gunpoint in Brentwood

Detectives are actively searching for a four-month-old puppy named Queen. The American Akita was stolen at gunpoint from her owner on Monday, October 8, 2021, in Brentwood. The robbery took place at 4:30 p.m., in the 4500 block of 37th Street. The victim was walking the dog when a car pulled up, a masked...
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