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Three Flown to Area Trauma Centers After Motor Vehicle Collision in Ridge, Police Investigating

Three Flown to Area Trauma Centers After Motor Vehicle Collision in Ridge, Police Investigating

On Saturday, December 4, 2021, at approximately 5:53 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of 16561 Three Notch Road and Portneys Overlook Road in Ridge, for a reported motor vehicle accident with multiple trapped. Crews arrived on the scene in under 4 minutes and found four vehicles in the roadway...
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Charles County Buys Gilligan’s Pier, a 17.54-Acre Site Along Popes Creek for $1,791,875

Charles County Buys Gilligan’s Pier, a 17.54-Acre Site Along Popes Creek for $1,791,875

The Charles County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that the State of Maryland Board of Public Works has approved $1,791,875 Program Open Space funding towards the land acquisition of Gilligan’s Pier, a 17.54-acre site located along Popes Creek. These funds will be used to create a waterfront park for recreational use and...
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Detectives Arrest Man Wanted for Attempted Second-Degree Murder and First-Degree Assault in La Plata

Detectives Arrest Man Wanted for Attempted Second-Degree Murder and First-Degree Assault in La Plata

On November 29, officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshals Service located Ezra Charles Calloway, Jr., 41, of Suitland who had a warrant for his arrest in connection with an attempted murder and assault case that occurred in La Plata. Calloway was located in Washington, D.C. and is being detained...
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Police Investigating Serious Single Vehicle Collision in Mechanicsville, One Flown to Trauma Center

Police Investigating Serious Single Vehicle Collision in Mechanicsville, One Flown to Trauma Center

On Thursday, December 2, 2021, at approximately 12:25 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Golden Beach Road and Oak Acres Drive in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and into a utility pole with...
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Motorcyclist Flown to Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Collision in Lexington Park

Motorcyclist Flown to Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Collision in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at approximately 3:55 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of the Spring Ridge Middle School in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle. Crews arrived on the scene to find a van and motorcycle involved. Firefighters requested a helicopter for the...
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UPDATE: Owings Man Pleads Guilty to Stabbing at Fastop in Chesapeake Beach

UPDATE: Owings Man Pleads Guilty to Stabbing at Fastop in Chesapeake Beach

UPDATE 12/1/2021: Calvert County State’s Attorney Robert Harvey announced that, Donte Terrell Jones, 39, of Owings, entered a guilty plea to First Degree Assault and Carrying a Dangerous Weapon Openly with Intent to Injure. Sentencing is set for February 28, 2022, before the Honorable Mark W. Carmean of the Calvert County Circuit Court. Jones...
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AUDIO: Wanted Man Struck by Vehicle Seconds After Fleeing Traffic Stop in Calvert County

AUDIO: Wanted Man Struck by Vehicle Seconds After Fleeing Traffic Stop in Calvert County

12/2/2021 UPDATE: Charging documents added. 12/1/2021: On Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at approximately 5:40 p.m., police conducted a traffic stop in the area of Rt. 260 and Limerick Lane in Owings. As a Deputy was parked in his marked agency issued patrol vehicle in the area of Rt.260 and Wesley Stinnett Blvd., he observed...
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ARREST VIDEO: Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Shoplifting at California Walmart

ARREST VIDEO: Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Shoplifting at California Walmart

On Sunday, November 21, 2021, Trooper J. Engleman from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to the Walmart at 45485 Miramar Way, in California, for the report of a theft in progress. Police determined that Shamiya Shawnte Taylor, 21 of Lexington Park, stole items with a combined value over $250.00. The investigation revealed...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – November 30, 2021

St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – November 30, 2021

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s hosted a joint meeting with the Board of Education in the Chesapeake Building Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. During the meeting, the superintendent, the CIP project manager, the Director of Facility Coordination Health and Physical Education, Athletics, and the Chief Strategic Officer provided briefs to the Commissioners. Following the joint...
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One Injured After Vehicle Strikes Utility Pole and NAS Webster Field Security Fence

One Injured After Vehicle Strikes Utility Pole and NAS Webster Field Security Fence

On Monday, November 29, 2021, at approximately 11:20 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Gum Landing Road and Beachville Road in St. Inigoes, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. 911 callers reported that a vehicle had went through the security fence that surrounds the NAS Webster Field Annex....
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Maryland State Police Warns Motorists of Dangers of Leaving Vehicles Running Unattended

Maryland State Police Warns Motorists of Dangers of Leaving Vehicles Running Unattended

As the temperature begins to decrease, the chances of your vehicle being stolen increases, if you do not take the proper precautions, a case from over the weekend in Harford County highlights. Shortly before 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, a trooper from the Maryland State Police Bel Air Barrack attempted to conduct a traffic stop...
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Construction Worker Wins $100,000 After Scratch-Off Purchase at Waldorf Liquors

Construction Worker Wins $100,000 After Scratch-Off Purchase at Waldorf Liquors

With a little bit of Lottery luck, a Prince George’s County construction worker saw his payday get a whole lot bigger. Brandywine resident Jemmelle Murphy won a $100,000 top prize playing the Lottery’s $100,000 Lucky game. His Lottery win came while visiting an area store to cash his paycheck. The 33-year-old then purchased a...
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Noise Advisory – FCLP Training Flights Scheduled Nov. 30-Dec. 10, 2021

Noise Advisory – FCLP Training Flights Scheduled Nov. 30-Dec. 10, 2021

Communities surrounding the naval air station are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place Tuesday, Nov. 30 to Friday, Dec. 10, 2021 from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. Pilots at NAS PAX will be conducting Field Carrier Landing Practices (FCLPs). FCLPs are simulated carrier landings conducted to prepare the pilot to...
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VIDEO: Police Arrest Two Juveniles and Recover Stolen Vehicle in Lexington Park

VIDEO: Police Arrest Two Juveniles and Recover Stolen Vehicle in Lexington Park

On Sunday, November 28, 2021, at approximately 6:45 p.m., police responded to the Great Mills Quik Stop located at 21265 Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the reported vehicle theft. The 911 caller reported she left her vehicle running outside of the Quik Stop and came out of the store to find the...
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Wanted North Carolina Man Arrested After Traffic Stop in Hollywood, Police Recover Loaded Handgun

Wanted North Carolina Man Arrested After Traffic Stop in Hollywood, Police Recover Loaded Handgun

On Sunday, November 28, 2021, Trooper First Class M. Posch conducted a traffic stop on Three Notch Road at Airport View Drive in Hollywood. A check of the driver, identified as Isaiah Thomas Shields, 21 of Greensboro, NC, revealed that he was wanted through Washington County, MD for failure to appear, as well as...
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Michael Sheldon Cahall, 62

Michael Sheldon Cahall, 62

Michael Sheldon Cahall, 62, of Lexington Park, MD, formerly of Annapolis, MD, passed away on November 18, 2021 in Koh Samui, Thailand. He was born on Christmas Eve, 1958 to the late Richard Sewell Cahall and Mary Lorna Borsodi Cahall at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, MD. He grew up in Beltsville...
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Firefighters Responding to Smoke Investigation Find Large Outside Fire in Hollywood, No Injuries Reported

Firefighters Responding to Smoke Investigation Find Large Outside Fire in Hollywood, No Injuries Reported

On Monday, November 29, 2021, at approximately 11:15 a.m., firefighters from Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department were alerted to the area of Three Notch Road and Ricky Drive in Hollywood, for the smoke investigation. Engine 73 responded with 4 volunteers and arrived in the area a short time later to find a large brush fire...
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Walk-up COVID-19 Testing Site to Open Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at Dunkirk District Park

Walk-up COVID-19 Testing Site to Open Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at Dunkirk District Park

A new COVID-19 testing site will open at Dunkirk District Park, located at 10750 Southern Maryland Blvd. in Dunkirk, beginning Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. The testing site is independently operated by First Call Medical Center and will provide same-day, walk-up COVID-19 rapid, PCR and antigen testing in Calvert County. Testing will be available at...
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PLEASE SHARE: Family of Murder Victims Asks for Your Help in Raising Money for Funerals of Mother & Daughter

PLEASE SHARE: Family of Murder Victims Asks for Your Help in Raising Money for Funerals of Mother & Daughter

SMNEWSNET.COM is asking our readers to help raise the funds needed to pay for the funerals of Martina Lynn Patterson, and her daughter, Lyneasha Justice Greenwell. Martina had just celebrated her 37th birthday, and her daughter was about to celebrate her 7th birthday in December. On November 24, the day before Thanksgiving, Martina and...
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District Heights Woman Sentenced to 9-Years After Causing Serious Crash While Driving Impaired with Her 2-Year-Old Daughter in the Vehicle

District Heights Woman Sentenced to 9-Years After Causing Serious Crash While Driving Impaired with Her 2-Year-Old Daughter in the Vehicle

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced today that Kanicsha Leona Johnson, 35, of District Heights was sentenced to nine years of active incarceration and five years of supervised probation for two counts of causing life threatening injuries while under the influence of alcohol for injuring Andrew Oles and his wife, Amanda...
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Calvert County’s Safe Nights Program to Open Sunday, December 19; Registration Begins Friday, December 3

Calvert County’s Safe Nights Program to Open Sunday, December 19; Registration Begins Friday, December 3

Calvert County’s annual Safe Nights program providing winter shelter for people without housing will run Dec. 19, 2021 through Feb. 27, 2022. Safe Nights provides winter protection for Calvert County’s homeless population by offering shelter in a clean and safe environment. Host shelters will provide a warm bed and breakfast, a bag of lunch...
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Police Make Arrest After a Triple Shooting and Murder of 18-Year-Old That Occurred in 2020

Police Make Arrest After a Triple Shooting and Murder of 18-Year-Old That Occurred in 2020

The Homicide Unit identified and arrested a suspect in connection with a fatal shooting in District Heights in May of 2020. The suspect is 25-year-old Javon Hines of no fixed address. He’s charged in connection with the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Deniro Monts of District Heights. On May 17, 2020, at approximately 4:00 p.m.,...
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Police Seeking Identities of Two Counterfeit Suspects in California

Police Seeking Identities of Two Counterfeit Suspects in California

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the two suspects pictured in a counterfeit money investigation. On Friday, November 13, 2021 between 3:20 p.m., and 3:31 p.m., the suspects purchased inexpensive items with three counterfeit $100 bills at the California Walmart store and received genuine cash as change. Anyone with...
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Police Investigating Double Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Capitol Heights

Police Investigating Double Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Capitol Heights

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision in Capitol Heights on early Sunday morning. The victims are 28-year-old Tijuan Shaw of District Heights and 25-year-old Devon Cook also of District Heights. On Sunday, November 28. 2021, at approximately 2:00 a.m., officers responded to the 1400 block of Ritchie Road for...
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Governor Hogan Statement on COVID-19 Omicron Variant

Governor Hogan Statement on COVID-19 Omicron Variant

Governor Larry Hogan issued the following statement: “This morning, I received a briefing from the state’s COVID-19 Response Team regarding the new variant of concern identified by global health officials. We are closely monitoring the situation, and we will provide further public health updates to Marylanders as more information becomes available. “While there is...
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