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Two St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Deputies Involved in Motor Vehicle Collision While Responding to Medical Call

Two St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Deputies Involved in Motor Vehicle Collision While Responding to Medical Call

On Friday, February 3, 2023, at approximately 3:30 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 19900 block of Piney Point Road in Piney Point, for the reported overdose. While First Responders responded to the scene, two St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputies operating with lights and sirens in their agency issued marked...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit Seeking Assistance in Locating Two Wanted Subjects

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit Seeking Assistance in Locating Two Wanted Subjects

Officers assigned to the CCSO’s Warrant Unit are seeking the public’s help locating two people who have open warrants. The cases are not related. Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for the tip that leads to their arrest. Officers are trying to locate Brooke Lynn Edmonds, 27,...
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Two Lexington Park Men Arrested After Police Execute Search and Seizure Warrant in Patuxent Homes

Two Lexington Park Men Arrested After Police Execute Search and Seizure Warrant in Patuxent Homes

A 19-year-old Lexington Park man was arrested by St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office detectives on Thursday for CDS Possession with Intent to Distribute and two counts of Possession of a Firearm by a Minor. On Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division executed a residential search and seizure...
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“Remember. Celebrate. Act. A Day On, Not A Day Off” the Theme of NAWCAD Patuxent River Virtual Martin Luther King Jr. Event

“Remember. Celebrate. Act. A Day On, Not A Day Off” the Theme of NAWCAD Patuxent River Virtual Martin Luther King Jr. Event

HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md.: On Tuesday, January 31, 2023, the virtual event, “Remember. Celebrate. Act. A Day On, Not A Day Off,” took place in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day. “Today, we honor Dr. King, remembering the strength of his leadership, the power of his words, and...
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MDOT SHA Advises Portion of MD 506/Sixes Road to Be Closed February 6th to 7th

MDOT SHA Advises Portion of MD 506/Sixes Road to Be Closed February 6th to 7th

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will temporarily close a section of MD 506/Sixes Road Monday, Feb. 6, and Tuesday Feb. 7, to replace a culvert. Starting at 8 a.m. each morning, MD 506/Sixes Road will be closed between Grays Road to Harvest Lane. Local residential access will be maintained....
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Calvert Director of Public Safety Jacqueline Vaughan Retires After 42 Years of Service

Calvert Director of Public Safety Jacqueline Vaughan Retires After 42 Years of Service

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) celebrated the retirement of Jacqueline “Jackie” Vaughan, director of Public Safety. Jackie retired after dedicating 42 years of faithful and loyal service to the citizens of Calvert County. Jackie started her career as a police communications officer with the Maryland State Police and transferred to Calvert...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Collision After Red Light Runner Kills Pedestrian in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Collision After Red Light Runner Kills Pedestrian in Prince George’s County

February 3, 2023: Maryland State Police are continuing to investigate a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred Thursday evening in Prince George’s County. Shortly before 7:45 p.m. on Thursday, troopers from the Maryland State Police Forestville Barrack responded to the area of Central Avenue at Campus Way in Kettering, Maryland for a report of a...
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Police Recover Loaded Handgun from 13-Year-Old William Wirt Middle School Student

Police Recover Loaded Handgun from 13-Year-Old William Wirt Middle School Student

The Prince George’s County Police Department is actively investigating a 13-year-old student at William Wirt Middle School in the unincorporated section of Hyattsville for bringing a loaded gun onto school property. At approximately 11:40 am, a student alerted School Security that the 13-year-old was in possession of the gun while on school property. School...
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12 of 15 Businesses Pass Alcohol Compliance Checks in St. Mary’s County

12 of 15 Businesses Pass Alcohol Compliance Checks in St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Alcohol Enforcement Unit recently conducted a series of alcohol compliance checks at 15 businesses in St. Mary’s County. Twelve of the 15 establishments were found to be compliant, while three businesses failed to ask an underage Sheriff’s Office employee for identification. The covert compliance checks were conducted on...
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UPDATE: Maryland State Police Investigating Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle in Prince George’s County

UPDATE: Maryland State Police Investigating Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle in Prince George’s County

UPDATE 2/3/2023: The injured pedestrian has been identified and family has been notified. Thank you to everyone for assisting us in this case. Maryland State Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a male pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle Tuesday evening in Prince George’s County. The male is described as...
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Chesapeake Life Center Brings Back It’s Weekend Summer Grief Camp for Kids and Teens

Chesapeake Life Center Brings Back It’s Weekend Summer Grief Camp for Kids and Teens

Chesapeake Life Center is excited to announce that it is bringing back Camp Nabi, its summer overnight camp program for grieving children and teens. The weekend-long camp is for children ages 6 to 18 and will be held Aug. 4 to 6. Chesapeake Life Center Director Brian Berger said the camp program will be...
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NYC Housing Executive, Simone Ross to Lead Housing Authority of St. Mary’s County

NYC Housing Executive, Simone Ross to Lead Housing Authority of St. Mary’s County

The Housing Authority of St. Mary’s County (HASMC) announces Simone Ross, MPA as the new Executive Director for the organization. Ross comes to HASMC with more than 20 years of housing, medical, and mental health experience. “It is an honor and a privilege to serve as the second Executive Director in the history of...
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Maryland’s Multi-Match Drawings Moving to Earlier Time Starting March 2, 2023

Maryland’s Multi-Match Drawings Moving to Earlier Time Starting March 2, 2023

The Maryland Lottery’s twice-weekly drawings of Multi-Match are shifting to a new time: Beginning on Thursday, March 2, Multi-Match drawings will be held at approximately 7:56 p.m., the same time that the Lottery conducts the Evening Drawings of Pick 3, Pick 4, Pick 5 and Bonus Match 5. The last Multi-Match drawing in the...
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Police Seeking Assistance Identifying Man Who Stole Cash from Victims Wallet at Harris Teeter in California

Police Seeking Assistance Identifying Man Who Stole Cash from Victims Wallet at Harris Teeter in California

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a theft investigation. On Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at 12:30 pm, the pictured subject removed a wallet from a customer’s purse in a shopping cart at the California Harris Teeter store. The suspect removed the cash from the wallet,...
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Calvert County Locations Provide Refuge as Warming Centers During Cold Temperatures

Calvert County Locations Provide Refuge as Warming Centers During Cold Temperatures

The Calvert County Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Management, reminds citizens that locations throughout the county are open for people who need a warm, dry place to take temporary refuge from the cold. County community centers and library locations are available during regular operating hours: Calvert Library (Main Branch) 850 Costley Way,...
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Charles County Students Compete and Place in VEX Robotics Southern Maryland Showdown

Charles County Students Compete and Place in VEX Robotics Southern Maryland Showdown

The Eagles — a VEX Robotics team from North Point High School — was named a tournament champion at the Jan. 21 VEX Robotics Southern Maryland Showdown competition. Lucky Duckies, a community team made up of Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) students in the Southern Maryland Robotics Club, shares the title of tournament champions...
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Prince George’s County Police Investigating Fatal Single Vehicle Collision

Prince George’s County Police Investigating Fatal Single Vehicle Collision

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Wednesday evening in the town of Bladensburg. The deceased driver is 22-year-old Michelle Hernandez of Bladensburg. On February 1, 2023, at approximately 8:15 pm, officers responded to the 5400 block of Annapolis Road for a single-vehicle collision. The preliminary investigation revealed...
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Charles County Students Can Register for 2023 Winter Chess Tournament, Deadline is Feb 22, 2023

Charles County Students Can Register for 2023 Winter Chess Tournament, Deadline is Feb 22, 2023

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is hosting its annual winter chess tournament in person at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Henry E. Lackey High School. The tournament is open to chess players in Grades kindergarten-12 with spectators allowed to view the event. Players must register in advance to participate. The registration form...
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CSM Nursing Students Revel in Accomplishments, Prove Hard Work Pays Off

CSM Nursing Students Revel in Accomplishments, Prove Hard Work Pays Off

“YOUR DREAM MAY HAVE SEEMED IMPOSSIBLE, BUT YOU MET AND EXCEEDED THE STANDARDS” Fifty-seven new nurses received their nursing pins during a Nursing Recognition Ceremony Jan. 12 as part of the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) 2023 Winter Commencement. The graduates chose the Nelson Mandela quote “it always seems impossible until it is done”...
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Two 14-Year-Olds and 15-Year-Old Arrested After Stealing Kia and Joyriding

Two 14-Year-Olds and 15-Year-Old Arrested After Stealing Kia and Joyriding

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Washington Area Vehicle Enforcement Team arrested three juveniles for stealing a Kia. The suspects are two 14-year-old males and one 15-year-old male who all live in Bowie. On January 31, 2023, at approximately 10:45 pm, WAVE detectives stopped the stolen Kia in the 2800 block of Curtis Drive...
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Charles County Police Investigating Possible Overdose After 14-Year-Old Middle School Student Eats Edibles

Charles County Police Investigating Possible Overdose After 14-Year-Old Middle School Student Eats Edibles

On February 1, 2023, at 12:34 p.m., Charles County Emergency Medical Services responded to a home in Waldorf for the report of an overdose. Responders discovered a 14-year-old complaining of feeling ill after eating edibles that may have contained THC while at Benjamin Stoddert Middle School. A subsequent investigation revealed the student, along with...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Intent to Distribute Narcotics, Released by Court Commissioner Same Day

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Intent to Distribute Narcotics, Released by Court Commissioner Same Day

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023, detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Unit, with the assistance of the Patrol Division, Emergency Services Team and K-9 Unit, executed search and seizure warrants at the 46000 block of Sue Drive in Lexington Park, as part of an ongoing narcotics distribution investigation. The residence has...
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Charles County Commissioners Meeting Round-up – January 31, 2023

Charles County Commissioners Meeting Round-up – January 31, 2023

On Tuesday, Jan. 31, Associate County Attorney Danielle Mitchell provided a legislative update for the 2023 Maryland General Assembly Session. Updates included that a draft for LR1963 has been forwarded to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office for review; the Revenue Authority proposal and the bill to add a citizen member to the Tri-County Council for Southern...
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UPDATE: Police Seeking Animal Cruelty Suspect After Cat is Found Alive in Dumpster Tied in Plastic Bag

UPDATE: Police Seeking Animal Cruelty Suspect After Cat is Found Alive in Dumpster Tied in Plastic Bag

UPDATE 2/3/2023: Victory smiles all around: a calico rescued from a Chesapeake Beach dumpster is safe at the Linda L. Kelley Shelter! Staff and Commissioner Hart got to meet, greet and snuggle the shelter’s newest feline resident. Despite her ordeal, the cat has nothing but love to share. Another reason to smile! Anyone with...
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Maryland State Police Arrest Man Following Barricade Situation In St. Mary’s County

Maryland State Police Arrest Man Following Barricade Situation In St. Mary’s County

Maryland State Police arrested a man following a barricade situation on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, in St. Mary’s County. The suspect, identified as Dennis Andrew Gibson, 40, of California, is charged with first- and second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and numerous firearms violations. He is being held without bail at the St. Mary’s County Detention...
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