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Mother of 5-Year-Old Arrested After Child Said he was Zip-Tied and Duct Taped

Mother of 5-Year-Old Arrested After Child Said he was Zip-Tied and Duct Taped

On Sunday, September 30, 2018, a deputy from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office made contact with the complainant, an adult male, in regard to the abuse of his 5-year-old son. The complainant received a phone call at 4:00 p.m., hours from Kimberly Dawn Stone, 25, of Great Mills, advising him to come and...
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Letter to the Editor: Endorsement of Sheriff Tim Cameron by Richard Fritz, State’s Attorney for St. Mary’s County

Letter to the Editor: Endorsement of Sheriff Tim Cameron by Richard Fritz, State’s Attorney for St. Mary’s County

As State’s Attorney for St. Mary’s County, I fully support and endorse Sheriff Tim Cameron’s reelection bid for Sheriff of St. Mary’s County. Over the past twelve years, as State’s Attorney, I have had the opportunity to work closely with Sheriff Cameron and the men and women of the Sheriff’s Department, and I highly...
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18-Year-Old Waldorf Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Port Tobacco, Six Injured

18-Year-Old Waldorf Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Port Tobacco, Six Injured

On Sunday, October 14, 2018, at approximately 2:15 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack and Deputies from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded for a report of a motor vehicle collision on Maryland Route 6 east of Burch Road in Port Tobacco. Due to the circumstances, the Maryland State Police...
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Good Samaritan Rescues Baby from Burning Vehicle in Dunkirk

Good Samaritan Rescues Baby from Burning Vehicle in Dunkirk

On Saturday October 13, 2018, at approximately 10:25 p.m., volunteers from the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched for the serious head-on accident with fire at Route 4 & 260, in Dunkirk. Multiple units responded and found a two-vehicle accident with a minivan fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters made quick work extinguishing the fire while...
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Strong Armed Robbery in Lexington Park Under Investigation

Strong Armed Robbery in Lexington Park Under Investigation

On Wednesday, October 10, at approximately 11:00 p.m., police responded to the area of A&E motel for the reported strong armed robbery. Police arrived on scene to find a male victim had been assaulted and robbed of an unknown amount of U.S currency. The suspect was described as a black male wearing jeans. The...
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All Faith Church Annual Fall Dinner Scheduled

All Faith Church Annual Fall Dinner Scheduled

All Faith Episcopal Church will be hosting its Annual Fall Dinner on Saturday, November 3, from noon until 5 p.m. at the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department social hall located at 28165 Hills Club Road, Mechanicsville. The meal features fried oysters, Southern Maryland stuffed ham, fried chicken, side dishes, and drinks. The dinner is $25 for adults and $12...
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Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot for the 2018 Gubernatorial General Election is Approaching

Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot for the 2018 Gubernatorial General Election is Approaching

The deadline to request a 2018 Gubernatorial General Election absentee ballot for mail delivery is Tuesday, October 30.  The deadline to request an absentee ballot for the general election for internet delivery is Friday, November 2. Any registered voter in Maryland may request and vote by absentee ballot. A voter who wishes to vote by absentee ballot may request an absentee ballot...
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Former Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputy Saves Lives of Those He Once Arrested

Former Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputy Saves Lives of Those He Once Arrested

Bernie Fowler Jr. swore that if he ever met the man who got his daughter addicted for years by selling her heroin, he would put a bullet in his head. The former Calvert County deputy sheriff, who now runs the Farming 4 Hunger program for the poor at his Benedict, MD Serenity Farm, got...
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Serious Motor Vehicle in Waldorf Reported

Serious Motor Vehicle in Waldorf Reported

On October 11, 2018, at approximately 3:50 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of St. Patricks Drive, and Redhorse Court, in Waldorf, for the reported serious motor vehicle accident with subjects trapped.
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Lusby Woman Caught on Video Stealing Halloween Decorations Facing 22 Counts of Theft

Lusby Woman Caught on Video Stealing Halloween Decorations Facing 22 Counts of Theft

On Saturday, October 6, 2018, multiple deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the neighborhood of Challenger Estates, in California, for reported thefts of Halloween decorations and other items. There were numerous victims who reported multiple Halloween decorations had been stolen during the overnight hours between 10/5/18 and 10/6/18. Ashley Michelle...
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No Injuries Reported in Serious Crash That Sends Vehicle Airborne in Great Mills

No Injuries Reported in Serious Crash That Sends Vehicle Airborne in Great Mills

On Friday, October 12, 2018, at approximately 9:55 a.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Jay Dee Court, and Great Mills Road, in Great Mills, for the reported serious motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway, and one vehicle...
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Foundation 4 Heroes will host Race 4 Heros October 20th on Solomons Island

Foundation 4 Heroes will host Race 4 Heros October 20th on Solomons Island

On Saturday morning, October 20th 2018, Foundation 4 Heroes will host their inaugural “RACE 4 HEROES” event for the community on Solomons Island. Participants can register on www.Active.com. If you sign up before September 30th the cost is $25. After that it is $30. Participants will receive a Race 4 Heroes moisture-wicking, bullet stopping,...
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Hollywood Man Wanted on Arrest Warrant

Hollywood Man Wanted on Arrest Warrant

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of a man wanted on an open arrest warrant. Rodney Delray Taylor, a 52-year-old black male, is wanted on an open arrest warrant for unauthorized removal of property. Taylor’s last known address is in Hollywood. Taylor has brown eyes, is bald, weighs 167 pounds...
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Fall Brings Heightened Risk of Wildfire

Fall Brings Heightened Risk of Wildfire

Fire Prevention Week begins October 7, coinciding with the beginning of the fall wildfire season in Maryland. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources urges residents throughout the state to take precautions as the changing foliage increases the risks of wildland fires spreading through brush and forests. Wildfires occur every month in Maryland, but peak in the spring and...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the individual pictured. On October 1, 2018, the individual pictured utilized a counterfeit $10.00 bill to purchase items from the Dollar Tree Store, located on MacArthur Boulevard in California. Anyone with information on the identity of the person pictured is asked to contact Deputy Matthew Beyer...
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Training Exercise to be Held at Margaret Brent Middle School

Training Exercise to be Held at Margaret Brent Middle School

The St. Mary’s County Volunteer Rescue Squads, in partnership with the St. Mary’s County Department of Emergency Services, volunteer fire departments, St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police and St. Mary’s County Public Schools, will participate in a scenario-based training exercise at Margaret Brent Middle School. The event will occur on Saturday, October 13, from 8 a.m. until...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Back Two Retired Employees

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Back Two Retired Employees

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is happy to welcome back two retired employees; Background Investigator Jack Payne, and Correctional Officer Richard Deml. John “Jack” Payne, retired as a Lieutenant from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office in September of 2015, with over twenty-seven years of exemplary service to the citizens of St. Mary’s...
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Officers in Charles County Receive Aggressive Driving Prevention Awards

Officers in Charles County Receive Aggressive Driving Prevention Awards

On September 26, four members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit were among approximately 140 officers honored at the Maryland Department of Transportation’s ADAPT (Aggressive Drivers Are Public Threats) Aggressive Driving Prevention Awards Luncheon. Sgt. Jon Burroughs, Pfc. Patrick McPherson, Cpl. Kris Syvertsen, and Cpl. Ray Brooks received awards for their...
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Maryland Awarded Grant to Track Wildlife with Nanotags

Maryland Awarded Grant to Track Wildlife with Nanotags

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, in partnership with the Willistown Conservation Trust, Pennsylvania Game Commission and neighboring states, received funding from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to dramatically expand a revolutionary new migration tracking system across a five-state area. The competitive grant, totaling about $500,000, has been awarded to a consortium of conservation...
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Police Investigating Armed Robbery of a Citizen Reported in Great Mills

Police Investigating Armed Robbery of a Citizen Reported in Great Mills

On Thursday, October 11, 2018 at approximately 9:00 a.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police and Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriffs Office responded to a residence in the 45700 block of Oregon Way, and Winding Way, in Great Mills, for the reported armed robbery. Police arrived on scene to find a male...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Arrests for Warrants – 10/11/2018

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Arrests for Warrants – 10/11/2018

The following information was provided by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. 9/29/18- Kenneth John Wathen, age 28 of Lexington Park, was arrested on an outstanding Child Support warrant by DFC. Davis# 269. CASE# 52048-18 9/29/18- Dale William Poe Jr., age 30 with no fixed address, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for 2 counts...
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Owings Man Arrested for Shooting Handgun at Two Adults and a Child in Parking Lot of the Dash-In

Owings Man Arrested for Shooting Handgun at Two Adults and a Child in Parking Lot of the Dash-In

On October 07, 2018 at approximately 8:50 p.m., units from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Dash-In in Owings, located at 136 East Chesapeake Beach Road, Maryland for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with three witnesses who stated a heavy set white male approached them while...
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California Woman Arrested in Prince Frederick After Traffic Stop for Possession of Heroin

California Woman Arrested in Prince Frederick After Traffic Stop for Possession of Heroin

On October 3, 2018 Deputy Sampson of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop near the Southern Maryland Community Network, in Prince Frederick. The driver, Toni Malinda Davis, 41, of California, was asked to perform standardized field sobriety tests due to her slurred speech and extremely small pupil size. A search of...
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Owings Man Arrested Twice in Three Days After Found Passed Out Behind the Wheel of His vehicle

Owings Man Arrested Twice in Three Days After Found Passed Out Behind the Wheel of His vehicle

On October 1, 2018 Deputy Rzepkowski, of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Plaza Drive, Dunkirk for the report of a male passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle. Kevin Mchale Daley, 28, of Owings, was awoken by officers on scene and asked to exit the vehicle. A search...
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Child on Bicycle Injured After Being Struck by Vehicle in Lexington Park

Child on Bicycle Injured After Being Struck by Vehicle in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at approximately 5:45 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Prather Drive, and Kent Drive, in Lexington Park, for the reported pedestrian struck by a vehicle. Crews arrived on scene to find a child lying in the roadway  that was struck by a mini van. The patient was...
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