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Mallows Bay Trash Clean-up Day Scheduled for Oct. 7

Mallows Bay Trash Clean-up Day Scheduled for Oct. 7

Charles County Government is partnering with the Alice Ferguson Foundation, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for the fourth annual trash clean-up day at Mallows Bay Park (1440 Wilson Landing Road, Nanjemoy) on Saturday, Oct. 7 from noon to 6 p.m. (rain date: Sunday, Oct. 8). Volunteers can walk the shoreline of Mallows Bay...
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9/11, From the Eyes of a Third Grader

9/11, From the Eyes of a Third Grader

As a third grader on Sept. 11, 2001, Kenny Levy of the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department watched the firefighters running into the twin towers on television. Their courage inspired him and changed his life. Watch Kenny’s story here:
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Hobby Lobby to Host Hiring Event in Lexington Park

Hobby Lobby to Host Hiring Event in Lexington Park

At this time, Hobby Lobby does not accept online applications for hourly personnel, so all applications must be made in person at Southern Maryland JobSource at 21795 – F N. Shangri – La Drive, Lexington Park, MD 20653, between Monday, March 20 – Saturday, March 25, 2017 – Applications will be accepted from 9:00...
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WANTED for Escape – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

WANTED for Escape – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

Deborah Ann Barnaby, 51 of Lexington Park,  has an active arrest warrant for escape. Age: 51 Height:  5’04” Weight: 120 lbs. Hair: Blonde Eyes: Blue Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Deborah Ann Barnaby is asked to contact Detective Melissa Hulse at 301-475-4200, ext. *1996 or by e-mail, Melissa.Hulse@stmarysmd.com. Anyone with information is...
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Minnie Williams

Minnie Williams entered into eternal rest on Sunday, August 14, 2016. Family and friends will unite on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 11:00am until time of service 12noon at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD. Interment immediately following at Maryland Veteran Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD
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Prince Frederick Motor Vehicle Accident Under Investigation

Prince Frederick Motor Vehicle Accident Under Investigation

On July 3, 2015, at approximately 9:09 a.m., the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and Maryland State Police units were dispatched to an overturned single vehicle automobile crash on Sixes Road, in Prince Frederick just west of Route 2/4. Upon arrival, units observed a blue 2015 Subaru station wagon, lying on its driver’s side partially supported...
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Pedestrian Struck in California

Pedestrian Struck in California

On May 22, 2015, at 7:04 a.m., Deputies from St. Mary’s County responded to Three Notch Road at the intersection of Chancellors Run Road, in California for a serious motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. Deputies found a pedestrian, identified as Portia Gantt, 23 of California, lying unresponsive in the center lane of Three...
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Operation Border2Border Kicks off Click it or Ticket Campaign

Operation Border2Border Kicks off Click it or Ticket Campaign

On May 19th, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and troopers from the Leonardtown and Prince Frederick Barracks of the Maryland State Police, conducted seatbelt compliance checks on both sides of the Thomas Johnson Bridge as part of the Border2Border Seat Belt Compliance Initiative. During the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Saturation Patrols and a Sobriety Checkpoint

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Saturation Patrols and a Sobriety Checkpoint

Members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Patrol, Special Operations Divisions and the Lexington Park COPs UNIT will be out in force on Tuesday, March 17th, for the St. Patrick’s Day holiday. Deputies will be aggressively enforcing impaired driving laws with saturation patrols and a sobriety checkpoint which will be conducted in the...
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Charles County Students Earn Essay Awards, Three Advance to State Level

Charles County Students Earn Essay Awards, Three Advance to State Level

Six Charles County Public Schools students were recently named winners in the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution American History Essay Contest. The contest was open to students in grades five through eight and featured the theme of, “A Child’s Journey Through Ellis Island” to highlight the upcoming 125th anniversary of Ellis Island...
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Two Car Accident in California

Two Car Accident in California

On Saturday, January 3, 2015 at approximately 3:45 p.m., police, fire and rescue personal responded to a report of an motor vehicle accident with injuries and one victim possibly trapped, along First Colony Blvd, in California. Crews arrived on scene to discover a two vehicle collision with one vehicle off the roadway and down...
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Five Transported from Mechanicsville Accident

Five Transported from Mechanicsville Accident

On Monday, December 8, 2014 at 9:54 a.m., Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Maryland Route 5 at Flora Corner Road in Mechanicsville, for a motor vehicle collision. An Oldsmobile Cutlass Sierra driven by Nicole Middleton, age 28, was northbound on Route 5 when a Chevrolet truck, operated by Nellie...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office to add new Site to Automated Speed Enforcement Camera Program

Charles County Sheriff’s Office to add new Site to Automated Speed Enforcement Camera Program

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Automated Speed Enforcement Unit will be adding Berry Middle School, 10100 Berry Road in Waldorf, to the list of school zones in which automated speed enforcement cameras can be activated. The new site will be added into rotation in the next several weeks. The CCSO has a total of three...
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Motor Vehicle Accident in Hollywood Ends in Arrest and Fly Out

Motor Vehicle Accident in Hollywood Ends in Arrest and Fly Out

On Monday, July 14 at 12:13 a.m., Deputy Gaskill of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office observed a vehicle accident on Jone’s Warf Road and Sunny Ridge Lane in Hollywood. The driver of a Mini Cooper, identified as Joshua Matthew Grogan, age 29, lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree. A male...
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High Speed Chase in Mechanicsville Ends in Crash and DUI

High Speed Chase in Mechanicsville Ends in Crash and DUI

On Friday, July 4, 2014 Corporal Watters of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office observed a truck traveling in the Country Lakes neighborhood in an erratic manner and attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the truck. Corporal Watters activated his emergency lights and siren and the operator of the truck refused to stop...
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UPDATE: Child Flown Out After Being Struck by a Car in California

UPDATE: Child Flown Out After Being Struck by a Car in California

UPDATE – Police Press Release: On July 7, 2014 at 7:51 p.m., Deputy Lawrence of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Church Drive in Great Mills, for a motor vehicle accident involving a bicyclist. The bicyclist, a 8 year old male sustained minor injuries and was flown to Children’s Hospital...
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High Speed Chase in St. Mary’s County Ends in Arrest

High Speed Chase in St. Mary’s County Ends in Arrest

On Thursday, June 19, 2014, at 6:48p.m., Deputy Lawrence of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the area of Wainwright Road and Thompson Corner Road to check the welfare of a suspicious white male subject operating a white Ford Ranger pick-up truck. Deputy Lawrence arrived in the area and...
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Shed Fire in Lexington Park Ruled Arson

Shed Fire in Lexington Park Ruled Arson

On Tuesday June 17, 2014 at 5:10 p.m. Firefighters from the Bay District and Patuxent River Fire Departments responded to the 21700 block of North Essex Drive in Patuxent Homes for the report of a shed on fire. It took the 24 fire fighters a total of 10 minutes to control the blaze. The resident...
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Two Flown From Motorcycle Accident in Charlotte Hall

Two Flown From Motorcycle Accident in Charlotte Hall

On Saturday, June 14, 2014, at 8:52 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Three Notch Road in the area of the Charlotte Hall Motel for an accident involving a motorcycle. The investigation revealed the 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle struck the back of a 2001 BMW passenger car. The driver...
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Early Morning Roll Over in California Sends one to the Hospital

Early Morning Roll Over in California Sends one to the Hospital

On Monday, May, 26 at 1:25 a.m., police, fire and rescue crews responded to a report of an accident with injuries along route 235 in California. Crews arrived on scene to discover a Mercury Mountaineer overturned on Route 235 in front of the Super 8 Hotel. The single occupant, was out of the vehicle...
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Vehicle Fire in Charlotte Hall

Vehicle Fire in Charlotte Hall

On May 24, 2014 12:00 p.m., the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department was alerted for a vehicle fire on Route 5 in the area of the McDonald’s in Charlotte Hall. Firefighters arrived on scene to find the engine compartment of a PT Cruiser on fire. The crew stretched the front bumper line and made quick...
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‘Drive To Save Lives’ Blitz Results In Hundreds Stopped

‘Drive To Save Lives’ Blitz Results In Hundreds Stopped

Troopers along I-95 stopped hundreds of vehicles during ‘Operation Blitz’ in cooperation with the Maine to Florida traffic initiative ‘Drive to Save Lives’ on Saturday. On May 17, 2014, Maryland State Police installations along I-95 participated in a multi-jurisdictional traffic enforcement effort. Troopers, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., made over...
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Maryland Troopers Join East Coast “Drive to Save Lives”

Maryland Troopers Join East Coast “Drive to Save Lives”

Regardless of where I-95 drivers are headed this Saturday, they can expect to see state police traffic enforcement efforts underway from Maine to Florida as part of the cooperative ‘Drive to Save Lives’ campaign. May 17, 2014, Maryland State Police installations along I-95 will be participating in a multi-jurisdictional traffic enforcement effort. Each state...
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Crime Report for St. Mary’s County – 3/6/14

On March 1, 2014, Deputy Flerlage responded to a residence on Cherryfield Road in Drayden for reported violation of a protective order. The victim alleged suspect Crystal Marie Moore, 32, of Lexington Park, entered onto the victim’s property and knocked at the door of the residence in violation of an active protective order. Moore...
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