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UPDATE: 34-Year-Old Upper Marlboro Man Killed After Shooting at Waldorf Bar/Lounge

UPDATE: 34-Year-Old Upper Marlboro Man Killed After Shooting at Waldorf Bar/Lounge

UPDATE 10/31/2020 @ 3:30 p.m: Detectives from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are Investigating a Quadruple Shooting at the Room 301 Lounge in Waldorf. On October 30, 2020, at approximately 9:00 p.m., officers responded to Room 301 Lounge/Bar located at 2175 Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived,...
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UPDATE: No Threat Determined Following Investigation of Incident at Webster Field

UPDATE: No Threat Determined Following Investigation of Incident at Webster Field

UPDATE 10/28/2020 @ 4:30 p.m.: Following reports of an individual with a weapon at Webster Field Oct. 28, 2020, an investigation by Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) has determined that the suspect taken in to custody had no weapon and had not made any threats. The individual has since been released without charge. NCIS...
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UPDATE: Detectives Investigating Murder at Waldorf Hotel, Police Identify Victim as 29-Year-Old Waldorf Man

UPDATE: Detectives Investigating Murder at Waldorf Hotel, Police Identify Victim as 29-Year-Old Waldorf Man

UPDATE: On September 21, at approximately 6:18 p.m., patrol officers responded to the Master Suites Hotel located in the 2200 block of Old Washington Road in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers found the victim, Kenneth Dionel Brawner, 29, of Waldorf, inside a room; he had a gunshot wound and...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Investigating Shooting Death of 12-Year-Old Indian Head Boy

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Investigating Shooting Death of 12-Year-Old Indian Head Boy

UPDATE: The Sheriff’s Office released the following statement: The victim is 12-years-old, not 10. We apologize – we were given the wrong year of birth. 8-1-2020: On July 31, 2020, at approximately 11:15 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 100 block of Riverwatch Drive in Indian Head for the...
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Confirmed COVID-19 Case in St. Mary’s County Resident

Confirmed COVID-19 Case in St. Mary’s County Resident

The St. Mary’s County Health Department has been notified that a St. Mary’s County resident has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual is a woman in her 20s who had known exposure to a person diagnosed with COVID-19. She is in good condition, has been isolating at home, and is being...
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VIDEO: Governor Shuts Down Bars, Restaurants, Movie Theaters and Gyms Across the State

VIDEO: Governor Shuts Down Bars, Restaurants, Movie Theaters and Gyms Across the State

UPDATE: Governor Larry Hogan today ordered the closure of bars and restaurants, and expanded the prohibition on gatherings to those of more than 50 people—the latest in a series of unprecedented actions to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor also announced a public health surge to combat this crisis and ensure...
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VIDEO: Governor Hogan Announces Major Actions to Protect Public Health, Limit Spread of COVID-19 Pandemic

VIDEO: Governor Hogan Announces Major Actions to Protect Public Health, Limit Spread of COVID-19 Pandemic

Governor Larry Hogan today announced a series of major actions to protect public health and safety and limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Maryland. Earlier today, the state reported its first case of community transmission. “This problem continues to evolve and will escalate rapidly and dramatically,” said Governor Hogan. “For Marylanders, the...
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Amanda Eller Found Alive After Missing for 17 Days in Makawao Forest – A Miracle Happened for a Local Family & Their Friends

Amanda Eller Found Alive After Missing for 17 Days in Makawao Forest – A Miracle Happened for a Local Family & Their Friends

Amanda Eller was found by a search team on Friday, May 25, 2019. They spotted her from a helicopter and at the same time she saw them and waved them down. Amanda was located deep in a creek bed between two waterfalls. Amanda is doing great and spoke to her father from the helicopter....
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at 9:38 p.m., the suspect walked out of the California Walmart store with two “hoverboards” without paying for them. The suspect was last seen getting into a gold-colored SUV operated by a white female with...
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Leadership Southern Maryland Welcomes Incoming Board President Samuel C. P. Baldwin, Jr.

Leadership Southern Maryland Welcomes Incoming Board President Samuel C. P. Baldwin, Jr.

Samuel C.P. Baldwin, Jr.  hails from Baltimore but has called Hollywood, Maryland home for 35 years.  He is a managing partner at The Law Offices of Baldwin, Briscoe & Steinmetz where he has a full-time practice concentrated in family law.  Baldwin also oversees the development of the firm’s practice areas which include family matters,...
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UPDATE: Great Mills High Will be Dismissing Early Today

UPDATE: Great Mills High Will be Dismissing Early Today

Great Mills High School will be dismissing early today at 12:45 and students will take their normal buses home. Great Mills High School has been placed on lockdown. Reported sightings of a possibly armed individual in the area have been made. No one is permitted to enter or leave the facility until law enforcement...
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UPDATE: Jaelynn Willey, Victim of Great Mills High School has Succumbed to her Injuries

UPDATE: Jaelynn Willey, Victim of Great Mills High School has Succumbed to her Injuries

UPDATE: The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, on behalf of the Willey family, advises that on March 22, 2018, at 11:34 pm, Jaelynn Rose Willey died, surrounded by her family. It is with heavy hearts and great sadness we provide this update. 3/22/2018: The family of Jaelynn Willey contacted the media so they could deliver...
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HIV Positive Charles County Track Coach & Instructional Assistant Pleads Guilty to Sex Abuse Charges

HIV Positive Charles County Track Coach & Instructional Assistant Pleads Guilty to Sex Abuse Charges

Carlos Deangelo Bell, 30, of Waldorf, pleaded guilty Friday, January, 5, 2018, to sexually abusing students and filming child pornography, prosecutors said. Bell, signed a plea agreement admitting guilt on 27 counts, including sexual abuse of a minor, porn charges and attempted transmission of HIV, the state’s attorney for Charles County, Tony Covington, said....
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Weather Related Closings, Delays, and Information for Friday, January 5, 2018

Weather Related Closings, Delays, and Information for Friday, January 5, 2018

St. Mary’s County: St. Mary’s County Public Schools: are closed for Friday, January 5, 2018, with a Code 3 for employees. No employees should report to work. Administrative leave will be provided for twelve month employees. Operations and Maintenance Emergency personnel will follow the established protocol. St. Mary’s County Government: Administrative Offices will open at...
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Exclusive Video: Pilot Uninjured in Emergency Landing at St. Mary’s County Airport

Exclusive Video: Pilot Uninjured in Emergency Landing at St. Mary’s County Airport

On Monday, November 20, 2017, at approximately 2:45 p.m., firefighters and emergency personnel were dispatched to the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport on Airport Road, in Hollywood, for the report of a airplane in distress. The pilot reported he was experiencing a problem with his landing gear. The pilot circled the area to burn off...
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Heroin Found on Couch During Welfare Check in North Beach

Heroin Found on Couch During Welfare Check in North Beach

On Friday, September 8, 2017 Deputy Migliaccio of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on 4th Street, in North Beach for a welfare check. Deputy Migliaccio made contact with Matthew Hutchinson, 27, of North Beach. Deputy Migliaccio observed Hutchinson to be possibly under the influence. An investigation found a freshly used...
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UPDATE: Mechanicsville Drunk Driver Sentenced to a Year in Jail for Striking a Deputy

UPDATE: Mechanicsville Drunk Driver Sentenced to a Year in Jail for Striking a Deputy

UPDATE 5/31/2017: Michael Austin Mattingly, 21, of Mechanicsville, was found guilty of causing a life-threatening injury to another as a result of the person’s negligently driving a motor vehicle while the person is under the influence of alcohol. Mattingly was sentenced to 3 years in jail with 2 of them suspended, and is currently incarcerated in the...
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VIDEO: Sheriff’s Office Investigating Two Armed Robberies In Lexington Park

VIDEO: Sheriff’s Office Investigating Two Armed Robberies In Lexington Park

Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects believed to be responsible for armed robberies in the Lexington Park area. On Saturday, May 6, 2017, at approximately 8:00 p.m., Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office patrol division responded to Niko’s...
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VIDEO: Natural Resources Police Investigating Boat Fire at Solomons Yacht Club

VIDEO: Natural Resources Police Investigating Boat Fire at Solomons Yacht Club

On Thursday, April 20, 2017, at approximately 7:20 p.m., a boat fire was reported at the fuel station of the Solomons Island Yacht Club According to a tweets by the Natural Resources Police: 1 man was uninjured, and one was taken to MedStar DC. W/2nd degree burns on legs. Burn victim: Michael Shawn Franz, 38,...
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No Injuries Reported in Leonardtown School Bus Fire

No Injuries Reported in Leonardtown School Bus Fire

On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at approximately 7:45 a.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Fairgrounds Road for the report of a school bus on fire. The preliminary investigation revealed school bus #639, was in the process of transporting a bus full of students to...
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UPDATE: 8 Month Old Baby Boy Killed in Dog Attack in Lusby

UPDATE: 8 Month Old Baby Boy Killed in Dog Attack in Lusby

UPDATE: 3/24/2017 @ 3:30 p.m.: The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office has conducted a thorough investigation and have determined there will be no criminal charges. The “pit-bull” type dog and 8-month-old baby boy were being cared for at the residence by a family friend at the time of the attack. The family friend was in...
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UPDATE: Names Released in Domestic-Related Quadruple Shooting in Waldorf

UPDATE: Names Released in Domestic-Related Quadruple Shooting in Waldorf

UPDATE 3/23/2017 @ 10:25 a.m.: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have released additional information relating to the domestic-related quadruple shooting that occurred on March 23, 2017. At 8:07 p.m., officers responded to 3305 Westdale Court in Waldorf for multiple calls for the sound of gunshots and a shooting. When officers arrived, they found a woman,...
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National Weather Service Confirms Tornado in Charles County

National Weather Service Confirms Tornado in Charles County

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington DC has confirmed a tornado near La Plata and Waldorf in Charles County MD on February 25 2017. National Weather Service personnel completed a ground survey along with radar analysis and concluded a tornado that peaked at low-end EF1 intensity with winds of 90 MPH produced damage...
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