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One Injured After Single Vehicle Collision in Piney Point

One Injured After Single Vehicle Collision in Piney Point

On Friday, April 8, 2022, at approximately 2:30 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Piney Point Road and Clarke Road in Piney Point, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway with the single...
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UPDATE: Suspect Arrested in Connection of Fatal Fire That Killed Woman and 1-Year-Old Daughter in 2-Alarm Fire in Waldorf

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested in Connection of Fatal Fire That Killed Woman and 1-Year-Old Daughter in 2-Alarm Fire in Waldorf

UPDATE 4/8/2022: On Thursday, March 31, 2022, at approximately 10:30 p.m., officers and local fire departments and EMS responded to the 3000 block of Heathcote Road in Waldorf for the report of an altercation and a fire. After the fire was extinguished, investigators located Rashawn Cline, 27, and her daughter, Dashawn Cline, 1, inside...
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Front Royal Police Department in Virginia Arrest Lexington Park Man for Solicitation of a Minor

Front Royal Police Department in Virginia Arrest Lexington Park Man for Solicitation of a Minor

UPDATE 4/8/2022: FRONT ROYAL, VA: On Tuesday, March 29, 2022, Front Royal Police Detectives initiated an investigation regarding the solicitation of minors in the Warren County/Front Royal area. Detectives started a proactive approach to apprehend individuals soliciting underage victims for sexual purposes. An undercover operation ensued, and an adult male began soliciting one of...
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Mary Ann Thompson Promoted to Warden of St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center

Mary Ann Thompson Promoted to Warden of St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center

Sheriff Tim Cameron and the men and women of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office congratulate Mary Ann Thompson for her promotion to Warden of the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center. Serving as the facility’s Deputy Warden since January 2019, Thompson was promoted to Warden on April 1, 2022. Major Deborah Diedrich...
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Police Searching for Four Suspects Who Assaulted Senior Citizen During Attempted Carjacking

Police Searching for Four Suspects Who Assaulted Senior Citizen During Attempted Carjacking

The Prince George’s County Police Department is asking the community for assistance as we actively work to identify and arrest the four suspects who assaulted a senior citizen in an attempt to steal her car. The crime was caught on camera. On March 29, 2022, at approximately 6:40 p.m., the four suspects approached the...
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UPDATE: Woman Succumbs to Injuries After House Fire in Hughesville, Man Remains Hospitalized in Stable Condition

UPDATE: Woman Succumbs to Injuries After House Fire in Hughesville, Man Remains Hospitalized in Stable Condition

UPDATE 4/7/2022: Officials from Medstar Washington Hospital Center reported that Barbara Sue Thompson, 75, succumbed to the injuries she had received during a fire inside her home yesterday, April 6, 2022, in Hughesville. The Office of the State Fire Marshal and Charles County Sheriff’s Office are continuing to investigate the cause of the fire...
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St. Mary’s County Board of Education Appoint BeeJay Dothard as Principal at Great Mills High School

St. Mary’s County Board of Education Appoint BeeJay Dothard as Principal at Great Mills High School

Superintendent of Schools, Dr. J. Scott Smith, announces the administrative appointment made by the Board of Education at its meeting of Wednesday, April 6, 2022. The Board appointed Mr. BeeJay Dothard as Principal of Great Mills High School. Mr. Dothard holds a Master’s Degree from Notre Dame of Maryland University and a Bachelor’s Degree...
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No Injuries Reported After Shed Fire in Golden Beach

No Injuries Reported After Shed Fire in Golden Beach

On Thursday, April 7, 2022, at approximately 12:52 p.m., firefighters from Mechanicsville, Hollywood, and Hughesville responded to the 29000 block of Grant Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a small 10×10 shed fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters extinguished the fire in under 15 minutes. No...
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NAS Patuxent River Transitions Back to Health Protection Condition Alpha, Effective Thursday, April 7, 2022

NAS Patuxent River Transitions Back to Health Protection Condition Alpha, Effective Thursday, April 7, 2022

NAS Patuxent River transitioned from Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Bravo to HPCON Alpha as of April 7, 2022 as a result of falling COVID cases within the surrounding counties of Southern Maryland. HPCONs are protocols for health protection during public health emergencies, such as a pandemic. Commanders review and update these HPCONs based on...
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Island Music Company Partners with Martin’s Service Station to Present “The Martin Guitar Experience” on Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Island Music Company Partners with Martin’s Service Station to Present “The Martin Guitar Experience” on Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Calling all guitar enthusiasts! Mark your calendars NOW and make sure to attend the MARTIN GUITAR EXPERIENCE, brought to you by Island Music Company in La, Plata, MD on Wednesday, April 20th, 2022 from 2:00 p.m., to 6:00 p.m. For one day only, Island Music Company will have sales representative Brenden Hackett from Martin...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – April 5, 2022

St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – April 5, 2022

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County held their regular business meeting in the Chesapeake Building Tuesday, April 5, 2022, with the invocation and pledge followed by approval of the consent agenda. The Commissioners then presented Proclamations in honor of National Public Health Week, Week of the Young Child, Fair Housing Month and National Library...
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St. Mary’s County Government Operations for Good Friday, April 15, 2022

St. Mary’s County Government Operations for Good Friday, April 15, 2022

In observance of Good Friday, all St. Mary’s County Government administrative offices will be closed Friday, April 15, 2022. Offices will reopen with regular operating schedules Monday, April 18, 2022. The St. Andrews Landfill and the six (6) Convenience Centers will be open normal hours Friday, April 15, 2022. However, the St. Andrews Landfill...
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Calvert Hospice Announce Two Specialized Grief Support Programs Starting in April 2022

Calvert Hospice Announce Two Specialized Grief Support Programs Starting in April 2022

Healing Hearts is a 4-week program for those who have lost their mothers. The group will be held on Tuesdays starting April 16, and ending May 17 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., at Trinity United Methodist Church (90 Church Street, Prince Frederick). There is a $35 supply fee for the group, but scholarships are...
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Prince George’s County Man Sentenced to 39 Years in Prison for Sexual Attacks Targeting Men, Attacked and Raped Three Victims in 2016 During Home Invasions

Prince George’s County Man Sentenced to 39 Years in Prison for Sexual Attacks Targeting Men, Attacked and Raped Three Victims in 2016 During Home Invasions

Bryant Webster, 38, of Suitland, Maryland, was sentenced today to 39 years in prison for a series of home invasions carried out over a 50-day period in 2016 in which he sexually assaulted three men, announced U.S. Attorney Matthew M. Graves and Robert J. Contee III, Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD). Webster...
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Diggs Elementary School Science Teacher Michael Johnson is One of Six State Finalists for Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Diggs Elementary School Science Teacher Michael Johnson is One of Six State Finalists for Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

When his principal asked if he was interested in moving from teaching fifth grade to taking over as the school’s science teacher, Michael Johnson experienced a brief moment of doubt. Science wasn’t his favorite subject when he was in high school, but he was excited for the challenge. And he quickly developed an appreciation...
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Calvert County Government Announces Good Friday Schedule, Friday, April 15, 2022

Calvert County Government Announces Good Friday Schedule, Friday, April 15, 2022

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces county offices will be closed on Friday, April 15, 2022, in observance of Good Friday. In addition: The Appeal Solid Waste Facility, which includes the landfill and transfer station, and all county customer convenience centers will be open with normal operating hours Friday, April 15. The...
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Two Injured, One Transported to Trauma Center After Three Vehicle Collision in California

Two Injured, One Transported to Trauma Center After Three Vehicle Collision in California

On Thursday, April 7, 2022, at approximately 7:35 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Patuxent Beach Road and South Patuxent Beach Road in California, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. As firefighters from Bay District responded to the scene, 911 Dispatchers upgraded the assignment to a motor...
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UPDATE: Officials Release Name of Victim in Fatal House Fire in Lusby

UPDATE: Officials Release Name of Victim in Fatal House Fire in Lusby

UPDATE 4/6/2022: The victim of Sunday’s afternoon house fire in Lusby has been positively identified as 58-year-old Paul Alan Pinkowski. At around 3:00 p.m., firefighters from Calvert and St. Mary’s County responded to the 12100 block of DoubleTree Lane for a reported house fire with possible entrapment. 911 dispatchers reported the subject was able to...
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Police in Charles County Arrest Suspect in Connection with Armed Robbery Case and a Theft from Auto Case

Police in Charles County Arrest Suspect in Connection with Armed Robbery Case and a Theft from Auto Case

Detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office have identified and arrested a suspect in connection with an armed robbery of a citizen and a theft from auto. Anthony Kavon Brown, 21, of Waldorf, was developed as a suspect in a robbery that occurred in December 2021. Further, detectives...
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24-Year-Old Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Stabbing Man, Released from Jail Same Day

24-Year-Old Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Stabbing Man, Released from Jail Same Day

On Monday, April 4, 2022, at approximately 11:26 p.m., police responded to the 46800 block of Hilton Drive in Lexington Park, for the check the welfare. A witness advised deputies a loud disturbance was heard in an apartment and deputies discovered blood outside the residence. No one would answer the door at the residence,...
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No Injuries Reported After Basement Fire in California, State Fire Marshal Investigating

No Injuries Reported After Basement Fire in California, State Fire Marshal Investigating

On Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at approximately 11:05 a.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, Hollywood, Leonardtown, and Valley Lee responded to the 46000 block of Dean Court in California, for the reported smoke coming from a residence. Crews arrived on the scene to find a two-story residence with smoke showing. After further...
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Newburg Man Sentenced to Maximum of 10 Years for Having Sexual Contact With a Minor

Newburg Man Sentenced to Maximum of 10 Years for Having Sexual Contact With a Minor

St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney Richard Fritz announces that on October 15, 2021, Charles Kenny, 48 of Newburg, entered a plea to Third Degree Sexual Offense for having sexual contact with a minor. On March 23, 2022, Judge Stanalonis sentenced the Defendant to the maximum penalty of 10 years in the Department of Corrections....
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NO INJURIES – Student in Custody After Incident at Green Holly Elementary

NO INJURIES – Student in Custody After Incident at Green Holly Elementary

On Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at approximately 11:30 a.m., police responded to the Green Holly Elementary School located at 46060 Millstone Landing Road in Lexington Park, for the reported disturbance. The 911 caller reported a male student broke a glass mirror and was threatening to harm himself and staff with the glass. The student...
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St. Mary’s County Jury Finds Lexington Park Man Guilty of Sexual Abuse of a Minor and 3rd Degree Sex Offense

St. Mary’s County Jury Finds Lexington Park Man Guilty of Sexual Abuse of a Minor and 3rd Degree Sex Offense

St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney Richard Fritz announces that on March 29, 2022, a jury found Clayton “Tommy” Williams, 38 of Lexington Park, guilty of Sexual Abuse of a Minor and Sexual Offense in the 3rd Degree after two days in trial. Upon finding of guilt by the jury, Judge Nichols remanded the Defendant...
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Police in Charles County Arrest Man After Machete Attack in Waldorf

Police in Charles County Arrest Man After Machete Attack in Waldorf

On April 3, 2022, at 7:10 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 12500 block of Mattawoman Drive in Waldorf for the report of an assault. Upon arrival, officers observed a male victim who had several lacerations. A preliminary investigation revealed the suspect, Coby Elliott Stewart, Jr., 31, of no...
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