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UPDATE: The Missing Person Has Been Located * Charles County – MISSING PERSON ALERT

UPDATE: The Missing Person Has Been Located * Charles County – MISSING PERSON ALERT

UPDATE: According to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, Mr. Henley has been located. __ 10/18/15: A Maryland Silver Alert  has been Activated Please be on the lookout for Edward Henley, 91 year old male that was last seen on Sunday, 10/18/15 at 7:30 a.m. in White Plains. Edward has white hair, and is 5’10”...
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UPDATE: Police Asking for Public’s Help in Identifying Charlotte Hall Bank Robbery Suspect

UPDATE: Police Asking for Public’s Help in Identifying  Charlotte Hall Bank Robbery Suspect

UPDATE: On October 15, 2015, at 9:10 a.m., St. Mary’s County Control Center simulcast a bank robbery at PNC Bank, located at 37650 Oak Station Rd., in Charlotte Hall. Troopers from the Leonardtown Barrack and Deputies from St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office arrived and secured the scene. Investigators from Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement...
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UPDATE: Name Released in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a Motorcycle

UPDATE: Name Released in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a Motorcycle

UPDATE 10/14/15 @ 8:45 a.m.: On Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 2:50 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Rue Purchase Road for the report of a serious motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle. The operator of the motorcycle was determined to be...
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Governor Larry Hogan Signs Executive Order Declaring State of Emergency in Maryland

Governor Larry Hogan Signs Executive Order Declaring State of Emergency in Maryland

Governor Larry Hogan today signed an Executive Order declaring a state of emergency in Maryland in anticipation of heavy rains, potential flooding, and the possibility that Hurricane Joaquin may affect Maryland. “While the path of Hurricane Joaquin remains uncertain, taking proactive measures is the first step in preparing for extreme weather and will ensure...
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Heavy Rain in the Forecast for Maryland

Heavy Rain in the Forecast for Maryland

The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting heavy rain throughout the end of this week for the State of Maryland. Rainfall is likely to begin on Thursday and continue at least through the weekend, with the potential of 5 to 10 inches of total precipitation throughout much of the State. Some areas will receive...
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Sandbags Available for Calvert County Residents

Sandbags Available for Calvert County Residents

With up to 10 inches of rain predicted for the region over the next three days, the Calvert County Department of Public Safety is urging county residents to be prepared for the potential for coastal and inland flooding. The county is making sand and sand bags available for residents who need them to protect...
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Sandbags Available for St. Mary’s County Residents as Part of Storm Preparations

Sandbags Available for St. Mary’s County Residents as Part of Storm Preparations

The St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works & Transportation advises residents of the following: As a part of the readiness and pre-emergency phase, the County is making sandbags available for use by residents. This is a self-serve process and staff will be on-site to monitor, but will have limited availability to assist in the filling or...
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Sandbag Distribution Scheduled for Charles County Residents

Sandbag Distribution Scheduled for Charles County Residents

Due to the National Weather Service forecast, the Charles County Department of Emergency Services is providing sandbags to county residents who need them to protect property. Sandbags and sand will be available on Thursday, Oct. 1 from noon to 8 p.m.  Residents are responsible for picking up empty sandbags at the Department of Emergency...
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SMECO Reminds Customers to Prepare for Weather-Related Outages

Southern Maryland faces potential heavy rains and high winds this weekend. Area residents are urged to take steps to prepare for possible weather-related power outages. Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) is monitoring weather forecasts, and co-op crews are prepared to restore power if outages occur. According to SMECO spokesperson Tom Dennison, “As always, SMECO...
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UPDATE: Sheriff Cameron Home Resting After Being Struck by a Fire Truck in Clements

UPDATE: Sheriff Cameron Home Resting After Being Struck by a Fire Truck in Clements

Update 12:15 p.m.: Sheriff Cameron has been released from MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. UPDATE – Official Press Release from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – 11:32: a.m.: According to Assistant Sheriff, Major John Horne on the condition of Sheriff Timothy K. Cameron – The Sheriff does not have any broken bones. He does have abrasions...
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UPDATE: Three Children Injured After Boat Explosion in Lusby

UPDATE: Three Children Injured After Boat Explosion in Lusby

UPDATE: On Saturday, September 19, 2015 at approximately 11:30 a.m., two adults and three children (ages three, eight and nine) were aboard a 20-foot recreational boat when eyewitnesses say the vessel suddenly exploded. All five victims managed to get to the shoreline where bystanders called 911. The boat, engulfed in flames, and sank in Mill Creek in...
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Armed Robbery Reported at Residence on Heather Street in Great Mills

Armed Robbery Reported at Residence on Heather Street in Great Mills

On Sunday, September 20th, 2015 at approximately 3:45 a.m., two victims arrived at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital for non-life threatening injuries from an assault. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office was contacted, and an investigation revealed an armed robbery took place at a residence on Heather Street in Great Mills. The victims reported they...
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Prince George’s County Police Department Asking for Public’s help Searching for Missing Man

Prince George’s County Police Department Asking for Public’s help Searching for Missing Man

The Prince George’s County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in searching for a missing man. He is 45-year-old Harold James Walker. Walker was last seen in the 10200 block of Prince Place in Upper Marlboro on September 8, 2015, at about 1:00 pm. Walker is described as an African American male,...
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UPDATE – Booking Photo Added: La Plata Woman Indicted for Death of her Three-Year-Old Son

UPDATE – Booking Photo Added: La Plata Woman Indicted for Death of her Three-Year-Old Son

UPDATE 9/14/15 @ 9:00 a.m.: A Charles County Grand Jury has indicted Romechia Marie Simms, 24 of La Plata for her actions involving the death of her three-year-old son Ji’Aire Donnell Lee. Simms, 24, has been charged with, First Degree Child Abuse, Manslaughter and Child Neglect. Simms was arrested on Saturday, September 12, 2015 and...
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UPDATE – Video Added: Arrest Made in Threats Against the Citizens of La Plata

UPDATE – Video Added: Arrest Made in Threats Against the Citizens of La Plata

UPDATE 9/3/15 @ 5:50 a.m.: Hollins went before a District Court Commissioner and bail was set at $250,000. UPDATE 9/3/15 @ 2:30 a.m.: Uploaded video and photos (VIDEO CONTAIN STRONG AND OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE) UPDATE 9/2/15 @ 9:30 p.m.: At 8:47 p.m., Carlos Anthony Hollins, 20 of Waldorf was taken into custody without incident by the Charles County...
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UPDATE : Names Released in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident on Route 4 in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE : Names Released in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident on Route 4 in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE 8/27/15 @ 10:00 a.m. – On Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at approximately 1:30 p.m members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported serious motor vehicle collision on Patuxent Beach Road in the area of North Patuxent Beach Road. Deputies arrived on scene to discover a head-on, two vehicle collision....
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UPDATE: Ernest Courtland Freeman Has Been Located

UPDATE:  Ernest Courtland Freeman Has Been Located

UPDATE:  Ernest Courtland Freeman has been located. According to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office – This evening, at about 9:30 p.m., Ernest Freeman, Jr., 78, missing from Swan Point, was found safe and unharmed at Dahlgren Naval Base. The officer on duty at front gate realized Freeman was lost and a computer checked showed...
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UPDATE – Second Body Recovered in Cove Point Drownings

UPDATE – Second Body Recovered in Cove Point Drownings

UPDATE 7/27/15 @ 5:25 p.m.: The body of a deceased person, believed to be the second missing swimmer from Cove Point Friday evening, was located in the Chesapeake Bay east of Breezy Point at approximately 1:18p.m. on Monday, July 27,2015. A charter boat captain out of the Rod N Reel located the body east of...
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UPDATE: Officer Involved Shooting in Charles County

UPDATE: Officer Involved Shooting in Charles County

UPDATE 7/24/15: Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have obtained an arrest warrant charging Lavon DeWayne Chisley, 49 of Bryans Road with two counts of first-degree assault, two counts of second-degree assault, malicious destruction of property and carrying a deadly weapon with intent to injure in connection with a domestic-related assault that occurred on July 22 in...
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Second Suspect Indicted for Murder in Connection with the Disappearance of Crystal Keyona Anderson

Second Suspect Indicted for Murder in Connection with the Disappearance of Crystal Keyona Anderson

On July 14, Charles County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Darrayl John Wilson, 24, of Nanjemoy, in connection with the 2011 murder of Crystal Keyona Anderson. Anderson was reported missing in Prince George’s County in August 2011, and her remains were found near Purse State Park in January 2012. Wilson has 11 charges against him, including...
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Armed Robbery Reported in Lexington Park

Armed Robbery Reported in Lexington Park

UPDATE – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office have released the following information: Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division are on the scene of an ARMED ROBBERY Lexington Park. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for a BLACK possibly older model MAZDA, model 626. Vehicle is wanted in connection with this robbery. The...
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UPDATE: Serious Motorcycle Accident Involving a Farm Vehicle in Callaway

UPDATE: Serious Motorcycle Accident Involving a Farm Vehicle in Callaway

UPDATE – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Official Statement on 7/6/15: 7-3-15 Motor Vehicle Crash (fly out) – Deputies responded to Point Lookout Road in the area of Camp Cosoma Road for a vehicle crash involving a motorcycle. Preliminary investigation revealed the male driver and sole occupant of a motorcycle was northbound on Point Lookout Road when...
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UPDATE: Thirteen Victims Recovering From Injuries After Flash Fire On A Boat

UPDATE: Thirteen Victims Recovering From Injuries After Flash Fire On A Boat

UPDATE 7/5/15 @ 4:00 p.m.: On July 4th the Office of the State Fire Marshal and the Natural Resources Police responded to the Spring Cove Marina located at 455 Lore Road in Solomons for a reported explosion on a boat with multiple victims. The 6:40 p.m. accidental flash fire was determined to be the result...
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Homicide Victim Found in Lothian Identified

Homicide Victim Found in Lothian Identified

On Friday, July 3, 2015 at approximately 9:22 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to a wooded area near the intersection of Margarita Street and Tequila Straight Drive, Lothian, Maryland for a sick/injured subject. Upon arrival officers located an unresponsive adult male lying on a path. Fire Department personnel arrived on scene...
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Storms Cause Damage in Maddox Area

Storms Cause Damage in Maddox Area

A suspected tornado has left damage in the Maddox section of the county. Chief J.A. Nelson with the Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department reports about 50 trees are down in the area at this time along with power lines. 13 structures, ranging from the roofs of 3 homes to 10 barns and other farming...
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