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Governor Hogan Announces Heroin and Opioid Prevention, Treatment, and Enforcement Initiative

Governor Hogan Announces Heroin and Opioid Prevention, Treatment, and Enforcement Initiative

Governor Larry Hogan and Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford today joined with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Secretary Dennis Schrader, Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention Executive Director Glenn Fueston, Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh, Anne Arundel State’s Attorney Wes Adams, and Anne Arundel Medical Center President Victoria Bayless at the...
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Hoyer Remarks on Executive Order Targeting Federal Employees

Hoyer Remarks on Executive Order Targeting Federal Employees

“Yesterday, President Trump issued an Executive Order. He imposed a hiring freeze on the federal workforce. It was not only a freeze, but an attack on those serving our country and a misguided action that will achieve the opposite of what is intended. “For those who are listening in the chamber, Mr. Speaker, let...
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UPDATE: Details Released in Prince Frederick Armed Robbery and More

UPDATE: Details Released in Prince Frederick Armed Robbery and More

On January 12, 2017 the male victim, referred to as “Matt” was a victim of a robbery that occurred on German Chapel Road, in Prince Frederick. Matt advised police in Calvert County that he was struck in the head with a pistol and punched and kicked by four black males. These same individuals stole drugs,...
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CSM Announces Tri-County Job and Career Fair

CSM Announces Tri-County Job and Career Fair

Looking for a job? Plan to attend the 2017 Tri-County Job and Career Fair on March 28 at the College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus. “The college holds the annual fair as both a service to our students and the community as a whole,” said Lisa Warren, Senior Associate Director of Career Services...
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Advanced Arresting Gear Remains Navy’s Choice for Next-Gen Recovery System

Advanced Arresting Gear Remains Navy’s Choice for Next-Gen Recovery System

On the heels of continued progress of the Advanced Arresting Gear’s test program, to include completion of the 350th trap of an F/A-18E Super Hornet in December, senior Navy officials announced the decision to continue with AAG as its choice of recovery system aboard the future USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79). The determination...
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Tri-County Animal Shelter Announces February Promotions

Tri-County Animal Shelter Announces February Promotions

The Tri-County Animal Shelter is pleased to announce the following February monthly promotions and reminders: National Spay/Neuter Awareness Month (Wednesday, Feb. 1- Tuesday, Feb. 28) February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month. When your pet is spayed or neutered, it will improve your pet’s health, reduce unruly behavior, and help you save on the cost of...
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Retired Nurse Still Numb Over $50,000 Scratch-off Win

Retired Nurse Still Numb Over $50,000 Scratch-off Win

After years of playing Maryland Lottery scratch-offs and other games, a retired nurse from Glen Burnie found an instant ticket that delivered a real treat – a $50,000 top prize! “It’s a miracle,” said the happy grandmother of five. “You don’t know how to feel. I still feel kind of numb, kind of otherworldly....
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Detectives Investigate Homicide in Waldorf

Detectives Investigate Homicide in Waldorf

Detectives from the Prince George’s County Police Department are investigating a homicide in Waldorf Saturday evening. The victim is 34-year-old Juan Gonzalez-Mejia of Old Washington Road in Waldorf. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. On January 21st, at about 3:00...
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Waldorf Man Arrested After Cutting Victim with Knife During Struggle

Waldorf Man Arrested After Cutting Victim with Knife During Struggle

On Saturday, January 14, 2017 at approximately 1:45 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 4400 block of Quillen Circle in Waldorf for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, they learned that Keon Andre Mozon, 38, of Waldorf, attempted to stab the victim during a struggle. The victim grabbed the...
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Cheltenham Man Arrested in St. Mary’s County on Drug Charges

Cheltenham Man Arrested in St. Mary’s County on Drug Charges

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics detectives conducted an investigation into a drug distribution location in Lexington Park. The location was operated by suspect James Richard Nelson Jr. aka “Face, 35, of Cheltenham. Suspect Nelson Jr. would arrive at a location in the 48000 block of Hillside Drive and sell cocaine and heroin from that...
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UPDATE: Lusby Teen Shot Dealer Over Three Grams of Marijuana

UPDATE: Lusby Teen Shot Dealer Over Three Grams of Marijuana

On January 13, 2017 Deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Calvert Town Road and Calvert Town Drive, in Prince Frederick for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, a male victim was located. He was found to be suffering from a single gunshot wound to his upper chest. The victim was...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 1/23/2017 to 1/27/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 1/23/2017 to 1/27/2017

During the week of January 23 to January 27 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Leonardtown Road at Thomas Stone High School Marshall Corner Road at McDonough High School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Cameras are activated Monday through Friday,...
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Nammo to Bring More Than 130 New Manufacturing Jobs to Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head

Nammo to Bring More Than 130 New Manufacturing Jobs to Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head

The Nammo Group, based in Norway, will bring more than 130 new manufacturing jobs to Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Indian Head in Southern Maryland over the next five years. As part of an agreement signed today, Nammo Energetics Indian Head, a Maryland corporation, will partner with the installation’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division...
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Envelope Factory Supervisor Stuffs Pockets With Cash

Envelope Factory Supervisor Stuffs Pockets With Cash

When William Bailey walked into the package goods section of the Sunset Restaurant in Glen Burnie this week to check his Powerball tickets, he was hoping he could cash them for enough money to buy a few more tickets. Instead, he got the surprise of a lifetime: One of the 58-year-old’s tickets was worth...
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Theft of Candy Leads to Possession of Cocaine Arrest for La Plata Man

Theft of Candy Leads to Possession of Cocaine Arrest for La Plata Man

On Monday, January 16, 2017, at approximately 10:45 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office were notified of a theft in progress at a gas station in the 5900 block of Crain Highway in La Plata. The suspect stole candy and fled. The clerk flagged down an officer who was nearby, and he...
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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Integrity in Government Initiative

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Integrity in Government Initiative

Standing on the steps of the historic Maryland State House, Governor Larry Hogan unveiled a series of sweeping ethics reform proposals to target conflicts of interest and corruption among state officials, increase transparency and public access to state government, and reform the county liquor board nominating process following a string of fraud and bribery...
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Vicious Dog Attack Reported in Indian Head

Vicious Dog Attack Reported in Indian Head

On Monday, January 16, 2017, at approximately 1:35 p.m. officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office were called to the area of Raymond Avenue in Indian Head for the report of a man being attacked by a dog. When officers arrived, they observed a pit bull dog viciously attacking a man. Both officers attempted...
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Maryland Casinos Generate Record-Breaking $133.5 Million in Revenue During December 2016

Maryland Casinos Generate Record-Breaking $133.5 Million in Revenue During December 2016

Highlighted by the opening of MGM National Harbor, Maryland’s six casinos combined for a record-setting month in December 2016, generating $133,477,706 million in statewide gaming revenue. December surpassed the previous revenue record set in May 2016, when five casinos totaled $104,351,219 million. MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County, which held its grand opening...
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Hoyer Attends Signing Ceremony at Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head

Hoyer Attends Signing Ceremony at Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head

On Thursday, January 19, 2017, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer joined Ambassador Kåre R. Aas of Norway at a signing ceremony marking the new public-private-partnership between NAMMO and the United States Navy’s Explosive Ordinance Disposal Division at Indian Head. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “Good morning. I’m honored to be here at...
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Accident Involving School Bus in Charles County

Accident Involving School Bus in Charles County

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit is investigating an accident on Poplar Hill Road which involved a school bus and two other vehicles. The call came in on Friday, January 20, 2017, at approximately 2:30 p.m. regarding an accident involving a school bus. Preliminary investigation reveals a vehicle, which was occupied by...
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Sheriff’s Deputies from Charles County Sworn in as Deputy U.S. Marshals

Sheriff’s Deputies from Charles County Sworn in as Deputy U.S. Marshals

It’s Friday, January 20, 2017, Inauguration Day, and 25 Charles County Sheriff’s officers will be on the front lines as well as patrolling waterways to help provide security and protection during the Inauguration. On Thursday, January 19, 2017, 25 Charles County Sheriff’s officers, along with law enforcement officers from other agencies, were sworn in...
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Police Arrest Five Suspects Related to Shooting that Occurred in Prince Frederick

Police Arrest Five Suspects Related to Shooting that Occurred in Prince Frederick

On January 18, 2017, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office made 5 arrests related to the shooting that took place January 13th on Tranquil Court in Prince Frederick. The arrests were the result of tireless work of the Calvert Investigative Bureau, with the assistance of the Maryland State Police. Several leads were developed and investigated...
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Attempted Car Jacker Still on the Loose in Calvert County

Attempted Car Jacker Still on the Loose in Calvert County

On January 17, 2017, at approximately 9:20 a.m. deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Dalyrmple Road at Hardesty Road, in Sunderland for a report of an attempted carjacking. The female victim had left the area, but reported that while she was driving near that intersection she noticed a...
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St.Mary’s County MSP and Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 1/19/2017

St.Mary’s County MSP and Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 1/19/2017

The following information was provided by the of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack. On January 17, 2017, Deputy First Class J. Stone of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 47000 block of Greenleaf Road in Lexington Park for the report of a domestic disturbance. The...
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La Plata Man Caught Stealing Trail Camera

La Plata Man Caught Stealing Trail Camera

A trail camera that was stolen from private land in Charles County transmitted pictures of the suspect that led officers right to the man’s front door. Paul Anthony Triola, 42, of La Plata was charged Tuesday, January 17, 2017, with theft, trespassing and intentionally interfering with a hunter. A hunter called officers December 10,...
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