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Police Identify Suspect Involved in 1970 Cold Case Homicide of 16-Year-Old

Police Identify Suspect Involved in 1970 Cold Case Homicide of 16-Year-Old

On March 10, 2023, the Anne Arundel County Police Department announced at a press conference the identification of a suspect in the 1970 homicide of 16-year-old Pamela Lynn Conyers. On October 16, 1970, Conyers’ family reported her missing to the Anne Arundel County Police Department. Investigation indicated Conyers ran an errand at the Harundale...
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Police Recover Gun and Stolen Vehicle After Suspect Flees Traffic Stop

Police Recover Gun and Stolen Vehicle After Suspect Flees Traffic Stop

On Friday, March 15, 2024, at approximately 12:40 a.m., officers initiated a traffic stop of a white 2011 Infinity G37 on Route 3 near Defense Highway in Crofton. The suspect vehicle fled, passed through a red traffic signal, and crashed into another vehicle. The driver was detained, and officers found a loaded .38 caliber...
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No Injuries Reported After Apartment Fire in Waldorf, Investigation Ongoing

No Injuries Reported After Apartment Fire in Waldorf, Investigation Ongoing

On Sunday, March 17, 2024, at approximately 5:40 p.m., firefighters responded to the 3000 block Gallery Place in Waldorf, for the reported apartment on fire. Dispatchers advised they received multiple 911 callers reported a vacant apartment was on fire with smoke spreading to the hallway. Firefighters arrived on the scene within minutes to find...
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Two Flown Out and One Transported to Hospital After Vehicle Strikes Parked Car in Lexington Park Neighborhood

Two Flown Out and One Transported to Hospital After Vehicle Strikes Parked Car in Lexington Park Neighborhood

On Sunday, March 17, 2024, at approximately 1:37 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of West Westbury Boulevard and Wilcutt Street in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle had struck a parked/unoccupied vehicle, with the operator...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating a Murder of 18-Year-Old During Suspected Drug Deal in Waldorf

UPDATE: Police Investigating a Murder of 18-Year-Old During Suspected Drug Deal in Waldorf

UPDATE 3/17/2024: On March 16 at 8:37 p.m., officers responded to the 11300 block of Snow Owl Place in Waldorf for the report of gunshots. When officers arrived, they located a male with gunshot wounds inside a vehicle. As EMS was providing care to the male, he succumbed to his injuries. A preliminary investigation...
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Celebrating Women’s History Month Spotlight: Susan Scott

Celebrating Women’s History Month Spotlight: Susan Scott

In honor of Women’s History Month, we are shining a spotlight on an incredible woman who has dedicated her career to serving our community with professionalism, empathy, and an unwavering commitment to making a difference. Meet Susan Scott, Judicial Specialist III with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office‼ Since joining the CCSO in 1999 as...
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MedStar Health Celebrates Four-Year Anniversary of Prince George’s County Cancer Center

MedStar Health Celebrates Four-Year Anniversary of Prince George’s County Cancer Center

MedStar Health is celebrating the four-year anniversary of MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center. Opening shortly before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the newly renovated and updated cancer center has provided Prince George’s County and the southern Maryland region with unprecedented access to state-of-the-art cancer treatment and clinical trials...
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April 2024 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

April 2024 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Spring is in full bloom at the Calvert Marine Museum! Join us as we celebrate the season with guided bird walks, an exclusive Jewelry Trunk Show, live music, and more! Visit us at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com for all your springtime fun! Monday, April 1 – Guided Bird Walks With fields, woodlots, thickets, a saltmarsh, and Back...
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Previously Convicted Sex Offender Found Guilty After Three-Day Trial for Production of Child Pornography and Coercion and Enticement of a Minor

Previously Convicted Sex Offender Found Guilty After Three-Day Trial for Production of Child Pornography and Coercion and Enticement of a Minor

A federal jury yesterday convicted Brian Patrick Werth, age 39, of Beltsville, Maryland, for two counts of production of child pornography and for coercion and enticement of a minor to engage in sexual activity.  Werth was also convicted of committing a crime involving a minor by a registered sex offender. The guilty verdict was...
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Firefighters Respond to Large Woods Fire in Hollywood During High Winds

Firefighters Respond to Large Woods Fire in Hollywood During High Winds

On Wednesday, March 13, 2024, at approximately 8:00 p.m., firefighters from Hollywood and Bay District Volunteer Fire Departments were alerted for a large brush fire in the area of Vista Road in Hollywood. Engine 72, Tanker 74, Jeep 7, Chief 7A, Chief 7, Brush 9, and Brush 3 responded on the run with 18...
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Charles County Public Schools Announce New Director of Student Services, Appointment Effective July 1, 2024

Charles County Public Schools Announce New Director of Student Services, Appointment Effective July 1, 2024

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) today announces the administrative appointment of Michael Blanchard, Psy.D., as the new Director of Student Services. The Board of Education of Charles County at its March 12 meeting approved the appointment of Blanchard to the role effective July 1. Blanchard currently serves as the Supervising School Psychologist for CCPS...
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No Transports Made After Two Vehicle T-Bone in Lexington Park

No Transports Made After Two Vehicle T-Bone in Lexington Park

On Thursday, March 14, 2024, at approximately 3:55 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Hermanville Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a two vehicles in the roadway involved in a T-bone style...
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VIDEO: 61-Year-Old Impaired Owings Man Arrested After Police Chase in Dunkirk, Released Less Than 24 Hours Later

VIDEO: 61-Year-Old Impaired Owings Man Arrested After Police Chase in Dunkirk, Released Less Than 24 Hours Later

On Wednesday, March 13, 2024, at approximately 5:30 p.m., multiple 911 callers reported a white Chevrolet pickup truck with a roof rack bearing Maryland registration “6DZ2352” was possibly impaired and all over the roadway. One 911 caller reported they were behind the vehicle since Anne Arundel County and advised the vehicle left the roadway...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Conducting Sobriety Checkpoint Friday, March 15th, 2024

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Conducting Sobriety Checkpoint Friday, March 15th, 2024

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office (SMCSO) will conduct a roadside sobriety checkpoint on Friday evening, March 15, 2024, along Route 235 near Tom Hodges Drive in Hollywood, MD. Deputies will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol or drug impairment. SMCSO recognizes that roadside sobriety checkpoints are highly visible and effective tools to combat...
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UPDATE: Police Arrest Man in Connection to Eight “Jaws of Life” ATM Robberies

UPDATE: Police Arrest Man in Connection to Eight “Jaws of Life” ATM Robberies

UPDATE 3/14/2024: The Prince George’s County Police arrested a suspect wanted in connection with multiple robberies as part of the “Jaws of Life” ATM string. The suspect is 31-year-old Stefon Janey of Upper Marlboro. He was taken into custody Wednesday evening after leading detectives, patrol officers and the Aviation Section on a pursuit in...
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UPDATE: Otter Found Dead in Calvert County Creek Tests Positive for Rabies

UPDATE: Otter Found Dead in Calvert County Creek Tests Positive for Rabies

UPDATE 3/14/2024: Earlier this week, a dead otter was found in the creek near Skinners Turn Road. The otter tested positive for rabies. Rabies infections in otters are rare. It was likely infected by a raccoon when it went on land. This is a reminder that the rabies virus is endemic in the raccoon...
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Police in Charles County Recover Over Six Pounds of cannabis and a Loaded Handgun / Suspect Wearing Ankle Monitor When Arrested

Police in Charles County Recover Over Six Pounds of cannabis and a Loaded Handgun / Suspect Wearing Ankle Monitor When Arrested

On March 8, 2024, members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Firearms Investigations Unit, along with detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division, Southern Maryland Information Center, and Emergency Services Team served a search warrant in the 3100 block of Heathcote Road in Waldorf relating to an ongoing investigation into firearms violations and drug...
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Sports Wagering Contributes $4.2 Million to the State of Maryland During February 2024

Sports Wagering Contributes $4.2 Million to the State of Maryland During February 2024

Maryland’s sports wagering market generated $4,210,511 in contributions to the state from a handle of $442,557,658 during February 2024. Sports wagering contributions go to the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Fund, which supports public education programs. The $4.2 million contribution to the state last month was a 50.5% increase compared to the $2.8 million total...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – March 12, 2024

St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – March 12, 2024

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County (CSMC) began their business meeting with an invocation and the pledge, followed by approval of the consent agenda. The CSMC then presented proclamations for National Social Work Month and Equal Pay Day. The Commissioners then held a recognition ceremony for volunteer members of our local Boards, Committees, and...
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Calvert County Animal Control and Police Officers Save Bald Eagle Trapped in Vehicles Grill

Calvert County Animal Control and Police Officers Save Bald Eagle Trapped in Vehicles Grill

An unexpected call recently had Calvert County Animal Control Officer (ACO) Neel rush into action to save a bald eagle! Early Saturday morning on March 9, 2024, Animal Control received a call that a driver on Route 4 had accidentally collided with an eagle. When the driver stopped, they realized that the eagle was...
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AUDIO: 19-Year-Old Flown to Trauma Center from Detention Center Due to Injuries of Previous Gunshot Wound

AUDIO: 19-Year-Old Flown to Trauma Center from Detention Center Due to Injuries of Previous Gunshot Wound

On Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at approximately 11:25 a.m., emergency medical personnel responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center located at on Baldridge Street in Leonardtown, for the reported injuries from an old gunshot wound. The patient, a 19-year-old male, was reportedly bleeding from an old gunshot wound which occurred approximately one week...
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Water Taxi Operations at St. Clement’s Island Museum Resume March 25, 2024

Water Taxi Operations at St. Clement’s Island Museum Resume March 25, 2024

The St. Clement’s Island Museum water taxi will resume seasonal operations on Maryland Day, March 25, 2023. The water taxi, which provides rides for visitors from St. Clement’s Island Museum to St. Clements Island State Park, will be cruising daily through October 31, 2024. Interested guests should always call the museum at (301) 769-2222...
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Maryland Catfish Tournaments Offer Invasive Species Angling

Maryland Catfish Tournaments Offer Invasive Species Angling

With record catches around the country tipping the scales at more than a hundred pounds, blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) have become quite the draw for anglers in the Chesapeake Bay. Introduced in the 1970s as a recreational fishing target species in Virginia, invasive blue catfish populations have grown rapidly in Maryland waters. As commercial...
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$50,000 Powerball Winning Tickets Sold in St. Mary’s and Prince George’s County

$50,000 Powerball Winning Tickets Sold in St. Mary’s and Prince George’s County

Jackpot rolls to $559 million for March 13 drawing Two lucky Powerball players are $50,000 richer after buying tickets for the Monday, March 11 drawing. Although no one hit the jackpot, there were plenty of winners statewide. The numbers to match were 1, 3, 7, 16 and 66; the Powerball was 5 and the...
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Calvert County to Conduct Controlled Burns in Prince Frederick Today, March 12th

Calvert County to Conduct Controlled Burns in Prince Frederick Today, March 12th

The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation, Natural Resources Division, advises citizens the Maryland Forest Service will be conducting controlled burns, weather dependent, at the following locations: Battle Creek Cypress Swamp (2880 Grays Road, Prince Frederick) Gatewood Preserve (2880 Grays Road, Prince Frederick) Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm (2695 Grays Road, Prince Frederick) Kings...
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