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Robbery and Shootings Reported in St. Mary’s County

Robbery and Shootings Reported in St. Mary’s County

The following information was provided by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. No further information is available at this time. 8-18-2017 Robbery – Unknown suspect(s) stole a victim’s wallet in the 22000 block of MacArthur Boulevard in California. Deputy First Class Tirpak is investigating the case. CASE# 43804-17 8-19-2017 Reckless Endangerment – A bullet...
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House Fire in California Ruled Incendiary

House Fire in California Ruled Incendiary

On Tuesday, August 22. 2017, at approximately 12:05 a.m., firefighters responded to the 23000 block of North Patuxent Beach Road, in California for the report of a house fire. Firefighters arrived on scene to find a story, single family home on fire with heavy smoke showing. It took approximately 30 minutes for firefighters to...
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Eight Charles County Students Receive $1000 Toward College Tuition

Eight Charles County Students Receive $1000 Toward College Tuition

For over seventeen years, the Charles County Arts Alliance (CCAA) has offered arts scholarships to one qualifying graduating senior from each Charles County public high school. These individual $1,000 scholarships will help students continue their visual, performing or literary arts college education. The scholarship recipients are Charles County residents and have each earned a...
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‘How Does Your Garden Grow?’

‘How Does Your Garden Grow?’

Students at the St. Charles Children’s Learning Center (CLC) at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) are learning how plants grow and how they provide us with both food and beautiful flowers. In a joint effort between the center’s before- and after-care students and all three preschool classrooms, students planted seeds and seedlings in...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Suspects Whereabouts

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Suspects Whereabouts

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office has Identified Toney Martin Thomas in three theft cases. Mr. Thomas’s  method of operation is to target female senior citizens in a commercial establishment, steal their wallet and to go to a nearby store and use the victim’s credit cards before the victim knows they have been stolen. In all...
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Safety Tips for Today’s Solar Eclipse

Safety Tips for Today’s Solar Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights – a total solar eclipse. This path, where the moon will completely cover the sun and the sun’s tenuous atmosphere –...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 8/21/2017 to 8/25/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 8/21/2017 to 8/25/2017

During the week of August 14, to August 18, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Leonardtown Road at Thomas Stone High School Indian Head Highway at Smallwood Middle School Berry Road at Berry Elementary School Oliver’s Shop Road at T.C. Martin Elementary School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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Three Lucky Winners Take Home $10,000 Prizes

Three Lucky Winners Take Home $10,000 Prizes

Three lucky players visited the Maryland Lottery’s Baltimore headquarters office in the past week to claim $10,000 scratch-off prizes: A Suitland man was a $10,000 winner on the $10 Super Crossword ticket, claiming his prize on Aug. 14. The Prince George’s County resident bought the lucky ticket at Best One Convenience, located at 4523 Silver Hill...
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Police Arrest Man For Murder of Three Children in Clinton

Police Arrest Man For Murder of Three Children in Clinton

Homicide Unit detectives from the Prince George’s County Police Department arrested and charged a suspect for the murder of three young girls at a home in Clinton on Friday, August 18, 2017. The suspect is 25-year-old Antonio Williams of the 6400 block of Brooke Jane Drive, on Clinton . He’s charged in connection with...
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Police in Charles County Identify Suspects in Multiple Thefts from Autos

Police in Charles County Identify Suspects in Multiple Thefts from Autos

Recently, a large number of thefts from motor vehicles occurred in the LaPlata area. A joint investigation between the La Plata Police Department and the CCSO resulted in the arrests of several suspects. Search and seizure warrants were served, and evidence linking the suspects to the crimes was recovered. Kemonte Fleet, 18, of La...
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Can You Identify These Liquor Store Shoplifters in California?

Can You Identify These Liquor Store Shoplifters in California?

On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at approximately 10:45 p.m., The male and female seen in the video below entered the ABC Liquor Store in California. The male stayed at the front counter of the store and asked the clerk for prices of high end liquors located behind the counter to distract him, while the...
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Back-to-School Community Fiesta Draws Large Crowd

Back-to-School Community Fiesta Draws Large Crowd

A special thank you to all the sponsors, community partners, businesses, non-profit organizations, partnering agencies, and Mattawoman Middle School for your participation and assistance in making this event successful. More photos from the event can be seen HERE.
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Waldorf Native Helps Keep One of the Navy’s Newest, Most Advanced Aircraft Flying

Waldorf Native Helps Keep One of the Navy’s Newest, Most Advanced Aircraft Flying

A 2003 Thomas Stone High School graduate and Waldorf, Maryland native is serving with a U.S. Navy electronic attack squadron that flies one of the Navy’s newest and most technologically-advanced aircraft, the EA-18G Growler. Petty Officer 2nd Class Diane Sandoval is a legalman with the Commander, Electronic Attack Wing, U.S. Pacific Fleet, the command...
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St. Mary’s County Native Serves with the U.S. Navy Half a World Away in Japan

St. Mary’s County Native Serves with the U.S. Navy Half a World Away in Japan

A Great Mills High School graduate and St. Mary’s County, Maryland native is serving in the U.S. Navy with the forward deployed unit, Naval Beach Unit 7. Seaman Joshua Hall is operating forward in Sasebo, Japan. A Navy seaman performs many essential functions to run a ship, including serving as a helmsman and lookout,...
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Tomahawk Production Team Delivers 4,000th Missile

Tomahawk Production Team Delivers 4,000th Missile

The U.S. Navy and Tomahawk manufacturer Raytheon Missile Systems Company celebrated the  delivery of the 4,000th Block IV cruise missile to the fleet in August. “Tomahawk is known as the ‘nation’s weapon of choice’ and delivery of 4,000 missiles is significant,” said Capt. Mark Johnson, Tomahawk Weapons System program manager. “Each member of the Tomahawk...
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Lusby Teen Sentenced to 14 Years for January Shooting

Lusby Teen Sentenced to 14 Years for January Shooting

On Thursday, August 17, 2017, Daquan Edward Holloway, 17 of Lusby, pleaded guilty to first-degree assault and firearm use in a felony violent crime. Holloway was in Calvert County Circuit Court when Judge E. Gregory Wells sentenced Holloway to 25 years on the assault charge, suspending all but nine years. Holloway was also sentenced to...
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Help Win $25,000 to Expand Anti-Bullying Program for Teen Girls

Help Win $25,000 to Expand Anti-Bullying Program for Teen Girls

The Dream Queen Foundation’s signature teen girl program Gals Lead is helping Southern Maryland combat bullying by providing female middle and high school students a safe place to share, get to know themselves, celebrate successes, overcome obstacles, learn from role models, pursue their dreams and ultimately, embrace their value and worth.  State Farm has...
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St. Charles Towne Center Announces Openings of Nana’s Rotisserie Chicken & Seafood, Love Culture and Furniture Hub

St. Charles Towne Center Announces Openings of Nana’s Rotisserie Chicken & Seafood, Love Culture and Furniture Hub

Simon, a global leader in premier shopping, dining and entertainment destinations, announced today three new additions to St. Charles Towne Center Nana’s Rotisserie Chicken & Seafood is slated to open at the center in August, just in time for back to school meals! Love Culture and Furniture Hub also opened at the center earlier...
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Deputies in Charles County Recover Stolen Car and Other Items

Deputies in Charles County Recover Stolen Car and Other Items

On August 15, 2017, officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 8200 block of Melody Acres Drive, in Welcome for the report of a stolen Toyota Tacoma. While on the scene, officers observed an abandoned black Chevy Impala with the keys in the ignition. A check of the registration plates revealed the...
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Join the Maryland Lottery at the Maryland State Fair

Join the Maryland Lottery at the Maryland State Fair

Lottery Booth located in the lobby of the Exhibition Hall Friday, Aug. 25 – Monday, Sept. 4 Monday – Friday                    Noon – 10 p.m. Saturday & Sunday               10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Labor Day          ...
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Former Bail Bondsman Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Conspiring to Obstruct Justice

Former Bail Bondsman Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Conspiring to Obstruct Justice

Anthony Evans Owings Seen, a/k/a “Tony”, age 31, of Glen Burnie, Maryland, pleaded guilty today in federal court to conspiring to obstruct of justice and obstruction of justice, in connection with concealing violations by both pretrial and supervised release defendants from United States Probation and Pretrial Services and Federal Judges. The guilty plea was...
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Summer Internship Program Immerses Students in Naval Research, Engineering, Innovation

Summer Internship Program Immerses Students in Naval Research, Engineering, Innovation

“Young minds find innovation first,” said Dr. James Sheehy, Naval Aviation Enterprise chief technology officer, as he kicked off the Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) Presentation Days here July 26 and 27. The presentations were the culmination of the summer internship work of 27 undergraduate and graduate students and Ph.D. candidates who, under...
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Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Prince Frederick 8/17/2017

Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Prince Frederick 8/17/2017

Maryland State Police from the Prince Frederick Barrack are investigating the following incidents: Possession of Heroin: On 7/24/17 at 4:27 pm, Trooper First Class Costello stopped a vehicle on Dares Beach Rd. near Fairground Rd. for traffic violations. Several possible drug indicators were noted. Susan Furr, 30 of Prince Frederick was found to be...
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Professor of Anthropology Julia King Awarded $240,000 Grant for Native American Study

Professor of Anthropology Julia King Awarded $240,000 Grant for Native American Study

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Professor of Anthropology Julia King, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR), Chesapeake Conservancy, and the state-recognized Rappahannock Tribe of Virginia, have been awarded a $240,000 grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities to trace the history and development of the Rappahannock Indians in early...
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State Police Investigating Armed Burglary in Owings

State Police Investigating Armed Burglary in Owings

Maryland State Police Troopers from the Prince Frederick Barrack and the Criminal Enforcement Division – Central South Region are investigating an armed residential burglary in the Owings area on August 14, 2017. During the course of the investigation investigators determined that three unidentified African-American males wearing face masks and black clothing entered the residence...
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