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IGNITE Charles County Business Resource Fair Inspires and Connects Local Entrepreneurs

IGNITE Charles County Business Resource Fair Inspires and Connects Local Entrepreneurs

The Economic Development Department, in partnership with College of Southern Maryland’s Entrepreneur and Innovation Institute, hosted the first IGNITE Charles County Business Resource Fair on Friday, May 12. More than 70 current and potential entrepreneurs had the opportunity to meet and network with 20 exhibiting business resource partners, and learn from six entrepreneur speakers...
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Next Gen Jammer Increment 1 on track

Next Gen Jammer Increment 1 on track

The Airborne Electronic Attack Systems and EA-6B program office (PMA-234) completed a critical design review (CDR) for the AN/ALQ-249 Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) Increment (Inc) 1 Mid-band program at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, in late April. During CDR, it was determined that the design and development are on track to meet crucial...
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Read the Charging Documents from the Waldorf Home Invasion/Murder

Read the Charging Documents from the Waldorf Home Invasion/Murder

UPDATE 5/18/2017 @12:00 p.m. – Below is the District Court of Maryland, Statement of Probable Cause. UPDATE 5/18/2017 @12:00 p.m. – Official Press Release from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office: Detectives assigned to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division have charged six suspects in connection with the fatal shooting of Samuel Keith Gemeny, 35,...
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St. Mary’s County Man Wins $100,000 on Scratch-Off at Corner Liquors

St. Mary’s County Man Wins $100,000 on Scratch-Off at Corner Liquors

Keeping a $100,000 top-prize Maximum Money scratch-off safe and sound until he could bring it to Maryland Lottery headquarters was of maximum concern for a lucky Lexington Park man. After scratching off the $10 game he bought at Corner Liquors in Lexington Park, the loyal scratch-off player immediately signed the winning instant ticket. “I...
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UPDATE: Second Victim In Fatal Anne Arundel County Crash Succumbs To Injuries

UPDATE: Second Victim In Fatal Anne Arundel County Crash Succumbs To Injuries

A second victim involved in the Anne Arundel County fatal crash today has succumbed to his injuries after being hit head-on while traveling Route 50 earlier today. The second deceased victim is identified as Robert Skidmore, 66, of Cape St. Clair, Maryland. He was pronounced deceased by hospital personnel at Shock Trauma. Skidmore was...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County – Critical Missing Person, Michael Anthony Terrell LOCATED

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County – Critical Missing Person, Michael Anthony Terrell LOCATED

UPDATE: Michael Anthony Terrell was located safe by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. The critically missing person, Michael Anthony Terrell was last seen Last seen in the area of Golden Beach Road and Jarrell Drive, on Wednesday, May 17,2017, at approximately 4:05 p.m. He is 23 years old, and described as  : Height: 5’10”...
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Wednesday’s Pet is KRANK

Wednesday’s Pet is KRANK

Wednesday’s Pet for 5/17/17 KRANK Featured Pet: Krank Rescue Group: Last Chance Animal Rescue Breed: Lab Mix Sex: Male Size: Puppy will get to about 50 lbs Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: Contact Rescue for fee Krank along with many other puppies, dogs, cats and kittens will be available in...
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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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Vehicle Arson, A Cause for Concern in St. Mary’s County?

Vehicle Arson, A Cause for Concern in St. Mary’s County?

Gov. Larry Hogan has declared May 7 to May 13 as Arson Awareness Week. With that in mind, the Southern Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal spoke about the incidence of arson in St. Mary’s County. “There have been 24 investigations initiated in St. Mary’s County since Jan. 1, 2017,” said Commander Duane...
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Waldorf Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography and Weapons Charges

Waldorf Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography and Weapons Charges

Caleb Andrew Bailey, 31, of Waldorf, pleaded guilty in federal court Monday, May 15, 2017, to illegal possession of unregistered machine guns, unregistered short-barreled rifles, unregistered destructive devices, and possession of child pornography charges. At the time of his arrest, Caleb Andrew Bailey was a Maryland Delegate, selected by Donald Trump’s presidential campaign for...
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Construction Supervisor Builds Up to Big Scratch-off Win

Construction Supervisor Builds Up to Big Scratch-off Win

You won’t ever find Alejandro Rodriguez Estrada of Fort Washington rushing to complete a task at the job site or hurrying to scratch off instant tickets in his living room. The construction supervisor and avid Maryland Lottery fan believes that taking his time pays off, whether it’s at work to prevent mistakes or playing...
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New Wastewater Treatment Plant Opens at Charlotte Hall

New Wastewater Treatment Plant Opens at Charlotte Hall

Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford joined Maryland Environmental Service (MES) Director/CEO Roy McGrath, Maryland Secretary for Veterans Affairs George Owings, State Delegate Deborah Rey, and St. Mary’s County Commissioners President Randy Guy, on behalf of Governor Larry Hogan’s Administration, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 11, 2017 to dedicate a new, state-of-the-art wastewater treatment...
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Free Car Seat Checkup Event at Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

Free Car Seat Checkup Event at Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

Do you know if your child’s car seat is safe? Find out at a free car seat checkup event! The checkup will be held on June 15, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department at 3170 West Ward Road. At the checkup event, you will learn if the...
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Nuclear Regulatory Commission to Hold Open House to Discuss 2016 Performance of Calvert Cliffs

Nuclear Regulatory Commission to Hold Open House to Discuss 2016 Performance of Calvert Cliffs

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will be available to discuss the 2016 safety performance of the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant, operated by Exelon Generation Co., during an open house on April 25 in Prince Frederick. The open house will run from 5-7 p.m. at the SpringHill Suites, at 75 Sherry Lane. Agency employees...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 5/15/2017

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 5/15/2017

During the week of May 8 through May 14, 2017, Deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,280 calls for service throughout the community. Burglary: On May 15, 2017, at approximately 8:00 p.m., Deputy N. Barger responded to W. Chesapeake Beach Road, in Owings, for a reported burglary. Upon arrival the victim...
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Leonardtown Man Arrested for Escape

Leonardtown Man Arrested for Escape

On Sunday, April 30, 2017, Deputy A. Budd from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for the report of an Escape. The investigation revealed the suspect Louis Ignatius Berry, 49 of Leonardtown, was ordered by St. Mary’s County Circuit Court Judge Michael Stamm, to report to...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Lexington Park

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Lexington Park

On Sunday, April 30, 2017, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21000 block of Ronald Dr, Lexington Park, for a reported Disturbance. Deputies located the suspect Diamante Raquan Butler, 19 of Mechanicsville, standing outside yelling at a group of individuals in front of the residence. Deputies attempted to gain...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Warns Residents of Increased Theft from Unlocked Motor Vehicles

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Warns Residents of Increased Theft from Unlocked Motor Vehicles

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office has identified a trend of increased thefts from unlocked motor vehicles. In these crimes, suspects prey on citizens who fail to secure their vehicles, stealing what they can from their victims. Valuables left in plain view leaves citizens vulnerable to becoming targets of crime. Fortunately, these crimes are...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 5/15/2017 to 5/19/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 5/15/2017 to 5/19/2017

During the week of May 15, to May 19, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Berry Road at Jenifer Elementary School Marshall Corner Road at James Craik Elementary School Piney Church Road at St. Charles High School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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Two Teens Arrested After Noose Hung Outside Crofton Middle School

Two Teens Arrested After Noose Hung Outside Crofton Middle School

UPDATE 5/12/2017: Investigators from the Western District Detective Unit continued to work on this case throughout the day. As a result, Conner Prout, 19, and John Havermann, 19, both of Crofton, were identified as having involvement in this case. After reviewing the case with the State’s Attorney’s Office, the following criminal charges were applied...
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ALERT: St. Mary’s County – Critical Missing Person

ALERT: St. Mary’s County – Critical Missing Person

UPDATE 5/13/2017: The missing person alert for John Allen Frey has been cancelled. He was located deceased. There are no suspicious factors and the investigation is being continued by the Criminal Investigations Division. 5/12/2017: The critically missing person, Josh Allen Frey, was last seen in Leonardtown, on Thursday, April 11, 2017, at approximately 8:00...
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Drayden Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

Drayden Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

On wednesday, May 10, 2017, John Edward Hall, 72, of Drayden, was arrested and charged with multiple counts of possession of child pornography. The investigation was initially started last year when the Center for Missing and Exploited Children became aware of an unknown person downloading child pornography in the Charles County area. They contacted...
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St. Mary’s County Government Launches Animal Shelter Survey

St. Mary’s County Government Launches Animal Shelter Survey

St. Mary’s County Government is seeking input from citizens in Charles and St. Mary’s counties to determine options regarding a proposed animal shelter. Citizens and interested stakeholders can go to www.stmarysmd.com/shelter to take part in a special online animal shelter survey. Responses will be used to develop plans and decide next steps in the...
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Corporal Angela Delozier receives Sam Walker Lifetime Achievement Award

Corporal Angela Delozier receives Sam Walker Lifetime Achievement Award

On Wednesday, April 12, Corporal Angela M. Delozier received the prestigious Sam Walker Lifetime Achievement Award at the Maryland State D.A.R.E. conference and in-service training in Ocean City. A 13-year veteran of the sheriff’s office, Delozier has been a D.A.R.E. instructor for the last decade and teaches new D.A.R.E. instructors in Maryland and Virginia....
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Thank an Officer, It’s National Correctional Officer and Employees Week

Thank an Officer, It’s National Correctional Officer and Employees Week

Please join us in recognizing and congratulating the St. Mary’s County Adult Detention Center Correctional Officers and staff for the demanding work they do each day. Working in the detention center is demanding, and correctional officers are in a heightened state of vigilance all the time. We extend our most genuine gratitude for your...
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