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Snow Emergency Plans go Into Effect at Noon Today for all of Maryland

Snow Emergency Plans go Into Effect at Noon Today for all of Maryland

The Maryland State Police and Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) are proactively announcing that snow emergency plans will go into effect at noon Friday in advance of the predicted severe storm expected Friday and Saturday. The Statewide Snow Emergency requires vehicles restricts traveling on all highways designated as snow emergency routes...
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Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration Warning Truck Drivers of Weekend Storm

Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration Warning Truck Drivers of Weekend Storm

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is warning professional truck drivers to keep an eye on the weather forecast for travel this weekend.  If the current predictions are correct, trucking companies and truck drivers should consider altering travel plans to avoid Maryland this weekend due to potential snow-related hazardous driving conditions....
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Maryland Man Indicted for Conspiring to Provide and for Providing Material Support to ISIL

Maryland Man Indicted for Conspiring to Provide and for Providing Material Support to ISIL

A federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Mohamed Elshinawy, age 30, of Edgewood, Maryland, with conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a designated foreign terrorist organization; providing and attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization; terrorism financing; and making false statements...
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St. Mary’s County Alcohol Board Suspends Brass Rail Liquor License for 30 Days

St. Mary’s County Alcohol Board Suspends Brass Rail Liquor License for 30 Days

Charles Benedict “Dickie” Gatton appeared before the St. Mary’s County Alcohol Board on Thursday, January 14, 2016 for a violation of allowing the Brass Rail to be used for the purpose of gambling. The board suspended the license for 30 days and fined them $1,000.  Gatton has 10 days to pay the fine, and the ruling can be...
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UPDATE: No Charges yet in Fatal Hit and Run Accident

UPDATE: No Charges yet in Fatal Hit and Run Accident

UPDATE 1/7/2016 @ 8:30 a.m.: Police served a search warrant at a home on Town Creek Drive in connection to the the hit and run that killed Darrell Fredrick Weatherly, age 50 of Great Mills. A 19-year-old woman is thought to be the operator of the Hyundai Santa Fe that the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office...
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St. Mary’s County Loses a Legend

St. Mary’s County Loses a Legend

St. Mary’s County has lost a legend, Charlie Thompson. Charlie was known and loved by everyone especially his bluegrass family and fans, he will be dearly missed. Charles was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County, MD, and worked as a Mechanic. He was also a Disc Jockey, Musician, and was a member of the...
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UPDATE: Police Standoff in Lusby Ends in Arrest

UPDATE: Police Standoff in Lusby Ends in Arrest

UPDATE 12/30/15 @ 2:45 P.M.: On Wednesday, December 30, 2015, at approximately 6:00 a.m., Calvert Deputies were called to a residence on Rudolph Lane in Lusby for the report of a burglary in progress. A male had entered the victim’s home and fled upon setting off an audible alarm. The occupants were able to...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Missing K9 has Been Located

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Missing K9 has Been Located

12/27/15 @ 3:55 p.m.: K9 Noro has been located. 12/27/15: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office K9 (Noro) is running loose in the Hollywood area near Joy Chapel Road. He is a cinnamon red Shepard mix, if found call 301-475-8008. He has a Teal Miami Dolphins collar with his owners information. He is friendly unless...
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UPDATE: Huntingtown Mother Charged After Confessing to Placing Needles in Her Children’s Halloween Candy

UPDATE: Huntingtown Mother Charged After Confessing to Placing Needles in Her Children’s Halloween Candy

12/18/2015: Holly Waters, 30 of Huntingtown was charged by Trooper J. Jones from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack with making a false statement to a police officer. 12/1/2015: The mother who claimed she found sewing needles found in Halloween candy has been identified as Holly Waters. There is a pending misdemeanor charge against Waters. 12/1/2015:...
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Drunk Driver Failed to Yield the Right of Way – Leaves Motorcyclist in Critical Condition

Drunk Driver Failed to Yield the Right of Way – Leaves Motorcyclist in Critical Condition

On Monday, December 14, 2015, at approximately 8:50 p.m patrol units from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Three Notch Road in the area of Baptist Church Road. Deputies arrived on scene and found a 1994 Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck and a 2004 Suzuki Hayabusa motorcycle...
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14-Year-Old Girl Critically Injured After Being Struck by Car in Prince Frederick

14-Year-Old Girl Critically Injured After Being Struck by Car in Prince Frederick

On December 15, 2015 at approximately 1458 hours members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the area of Radio Drive and South Solomons Island Road, Prince Frederick, for the report of a serious motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. Preliminary investigation revealed a 2013 Chevy Sonic...
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Names Released in Double Fatal Budds Creek Motor Vehicle Accident

Names Released in Double Fatal Budds Creek Motor Vehicle Accident

UPDATE 12/7/2015@ 1:30 p.m.: On December 5, 2015 at 7:51 pm, Trooper Manning responded to the intersection of Route 234 and Route 238 in Chaptico for a reported motor vehicle collision. Investigation revealed a red Dodge truck, had been traveling eastbound on Route 238, just past Hurry Road. The driver, Mark Anthony Briscoe, 42, of...
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Waterman Continues to Violate Oyster Harvesting Laws Again and Again

Waterman Continues to Violate Oyster Harvesting Laws Again and Again

A waterman already prohibited from harvesting wild oysters was charged Wednesday with violating that order by Maryland Natural Resources Police. Officers on saturation patrol on the Patuxent River near Broomes Island stopped a work boat to check 30 bushels of oysters. A man who identified himself as Brian Thomas told officers he was measuring...
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UPDATE: Four Dead and Fourteen Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident in Hyattsville

UPDATE: Four Dead and Fourteen Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident in Hyattsville

UPDATE 11/9/15: Transported 6 children (4 Critical) and 8 adults (4 Critical) to area hospitals. 11/8/15: Police are on location at the 2100 block of Chillum Rd in Hyattsville for a Motor Vehicle Accident. Early reports indicate a horrific crash involving a passenger van, with multiple fatalities and injuries. As of now, 4 dead are reported...
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UPDATE – Names Released: Pedestrian Killed in Clements

UPDATE – Names Released: Pedestrian Killed in Clements

UPDATE 11/7/2015: On November 6, 2015 at 9:13 p.m., Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Colton Point Road and Jenny Lynn Lane for the report of a serious motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. Units arrived on scene and discovered the pedestrian had succumbed to his injuries. The...
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Police Make Second Arrest in Leonardtown CVS Armed Robbery

Police Make Second Arrest in Leonardtown CVS Armed Robbery

On October 28, 2015, at 10:02 p.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the CVS located at 26020 Point Lookout Road in Leonardtown, for the report of an armed robbery. A black male suspect entered the business armed with a handgun and demanded cash and other items from the victim, an employee...
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Missing Person LOCATED – St. Mary’s County

Missing Person LOCATED – St. Mary’s County

Donell Maurice Wills, age 13 has returned home. Thank you for helping us share his bulletin.  Wills was last seen in the area of Mission BBQ on October 30, 2015, wearing a black “York” hat, black North Face jacket, gray jogging pants, and Adidas slippers. Age: 13 Height: 5’04” Weight: 107 lbs. Brown Hair Brown...
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UPDATE – VIDEO ADDED: One Arrest Made in Leonardtown CVS Armed Robbery

UPDATE – VIDEO ADDED: One Arrest Made in Leonardtown CVS Armed Robbery

UPDATE – Sheriff’s Office Press Release – 10/29/15 @ 12:00 p.m.:  On October 28, 2015, at 10:02 p.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the CVS located at 26020 Point Lookout Road in Leonardtown, for the report of an armed robbery. A black male suspect entered the business armed with a handgun...
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UPDATE: Critically Missing Person LOCATED – St. Mary’s County

UPDATE: Critically Missing Person LOCATED – St. Mary’s County

UPDATE 10/27/15 @ 7:30 p.m.: Christopher has been located unharmed. Thank you for all the reshares! 10/27/15: Critically Missing Person: Christopher Brian Gibson, age 22, last seen in the area of Pegg Road in Lexington Park. Gibson was last seen in the area of Pegg Road in Lexington Park. He is believed to be...
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Maryland State Police Make Arrest in Charlotte Hall Bank Robbery

Maryland State Police Make Arrest in Charlotte Hall Bank Robbery

On October 15, 2015, at 9:10 a.m., Investigators from Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division, Central South Region assumed a bank robbery investigation that occurred at PNC Bank, located at 37650 Oak Station Rd., Charlotte Hall. With the public’s assistance, the suspect was identified as Troy T. Wertz, 40 of Washington D.C. After a...
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Update On Shooting Near St Paul’s Drive/Composite Sketch Released

Update On Shooting Near St Paul’s Drive/Composite Sketch Released

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help identifying the suspects responsible for a shooting that occurred on October 6 at 3 p.m. on a dirt path near Saint Paul’s Drive and Allward Drive in Waldorf. A sketch of one of the suspects was obtained and detectives would like to hear from anyone...
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Police Investigating Armed Robbery at Lexington Park Liquor Store

Police Investigating Armed Robbery at Lexington Park Liquor Store

On Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at approximately 11:20 p.m., police responded to the Sign of the Whale liquor store, located at 21899 Three Notch Road in Lexington Park for a report of an armed robbery. Troopers from the Leonardtown Barrack and Deputies from St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office arrived and secured the scene. Investigation...
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UPDATE: Overloaded Extension Cord to Blame in Double Fatal Fire in Waldorf

UPDATE: Overloaded Extension Cord to Blame in Double Fatal Fire in Waldorf

UPDATE: The Office of the State Fire has determined the origin and cause of a double fatal fire that claimed the life of two Waldorf family members. Investigators determined the fire originated within a hallway which separated the victims’ bedrooms and concluded the cause was an electrical failure due to an overloaded extension cord. The...
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ALERT: MISSING PERSON – Charles County

ALERT: MISSING PERSON – Charles County

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating Steven Michael Coltman, 18, who is missing from his home in Indian Head. Coltman was last seen at his residence by a relative on October 11. It does not appear that Coltman is driving a vehicle. Coltman is 5’ 10” , 140...
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Freeze Warning in Effect for all of Southern Maryland Maryland

Freeze Warning in Effect for all of Southern Maryland Maryland

A Freeze Warning remains in effect from Midnight Tonight to 9:00 a.m., Monday 10/19/15. Temperatures: lows in the mid 20s to around 30. Impacts: unprotected vegetation sensitive to freezing temperatures could be killed or damaged. Recommended actions A Freeze Warning means Sub-freezing temperatures are expected. These conditions will kill sensitive crops and other vegetation.
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