Calvert News

House Fire Reported in Lusby

House Fire Reported in Lusby

On Saturday, August 11, 2018, at approximately 6:35 a.m., Firefighters from Solomons, St. Leonard, Bay District, Hollywood, Leonardtown and surrounding companies responded to 13042 Mill Creek Road, in Lusby, for the reported house fire. Prior to firefighters arriving on scene, dispatchers advised they had multiple callers stating the rear of the house was on...
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Wednesday’s Pet is MAY

Wednesday’s Pet is MAY

Wednesdays Pet for 08-08-18 MAY Featured Pet: May Rescue Group: Second Hope Rescue Breed: Chihuahua Mix Sex: Female Size: Small Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 May is a young Chihuahua Mix. She is super sweet and loving. May is playful, fun but also loves to relax. She does great...
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First Confirmed Longhorned Tick Found in Maryland

First Confirmed Longhorned Tick Found in Maryland

A National Veterinary Services Laboratory test has confirmed the presence of the Haemaphysalis longicornis tick, also known as the East Asian tick, the longhorned tick, and the bush tick, in Maryland. This is the first confirmed sighting of this tick species in the state. The longhorned tick was found on a white-tailed deer in...
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Maryland Casinos Generate $146.5 Million in Revenue During July

Maryland Casinos Generate $146.5 Million in Revenue During July

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced that July 2018 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos totaled $146,498,031, an increase of 5.6% compared to the July 2017 total of $138,756,987. Contributions to the State of Maryland from July 2018 casino gaming revenue totaled $60,564,399, including $45,415,176 for the Education Trust Fund. Casino gaming revenues...
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National Night Out 2018

National Night Out 2018

The public is encouraged to participate in local National Night Out events to show both community and law enforcement support. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. Communities from Southern Maryland have a variety of events...
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WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 8/6/2018

WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 8/6/2018

The following persons are wanted by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit is responsible for the service of criminal and child support warrants as well as criminal summonses issued by the courts. They are also responsible for coordinating extraditions of suspects out of state. If you have information...
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Wednesday’s Pet for 8-1-18 is FANCY

Wednesday’s Pet for 8-1-18 is FANCY

Wednesday’s Pet for 8-1-18 is FANCY Featured Pet: Fancy Rescue Group: Calvert Animal Welfare League (CAWL) Breed: Rat/Fox Terrier Mix Sex: Female Size: Small Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Fancy is a 1-year-old rat/fox terrier mixed girl. She is 200% ball of energy. She will need a fenced in...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 8/1/2018

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 8/1/2018

The following is a sample of recent arrests, crimes and investigations handled by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office. On June 26, 2018 Deputy Gott conducted a traffic stop in the area of Grays Road and Cypress Swamp. He made contact with the driver, Matthew Adam Ward (31), and the passenger, Julia Dee Ward (32)....
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Chesapeake Beach Woman Arrested for Possession of Crack Cocaine

Chesapeake Beach Woman Arrested for Possession of Crack Cocaine

On July 24, 2018 Deputy Bowlan received a complaint at the Rod N Reel, Chesapeake Beach for a female stumbling in the parking lot. Deputy Bowlan made contact with the subject, identified as Carol Lyn Ortman, 52, of Chesapeake Beach, who was sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle with an open beer...
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Wednesday’s Pet is ABBY

Wednesday’s Pet is ABBY

Wednesday’s Pet for 7-25-18 ABBY Featured Pet: Abby Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Lab/Hound Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: Contact group for donation fee Abby is a beautiful 5-year-old girl.  She is new at HSCC, but everyone can already tell she has...
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Police in Calvert County Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Armed Robbers

Police in Calvert County Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Armed Robbers

On Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at approximately 2:07 p.m., the Calvert Control Center was notified of a robbery at the Discount Liquor Store located at 5005 Solomons Island Road, in Huntingtown. The caller advised the store was robbed at gunpoint by two suspects. The first suspect was described as a black male wearing a...
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California Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges and Driving While Impaired

California Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges and Driving While Impaired

On Thursday, July 5, 2018, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Deputy Sidorowicz of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to 25580 Three Notch Road, in Hollywood, for the report of a traffic complaint. A witness observed a silver 2004 Nissan Xterra traveling North on Three Notch Road, in the area of Old Three Notch...
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Smoking Ban in All Public Housing Goes into Effect Aug 3, 2018

Smoking Ban in All Public Housing Goes into Effect Aug 3, 2018

Smoke-free housing is not a new concept for HUD. Over the last decade or so, HUD has encouraged both public housing authorities and multifamily housing owners to establish smoke-free communities and has even issued a 63-page toolkit to aid in the process. So what is different now? With its Final Rule published last month,...
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Wednesday’s Pet is BUTTONS

Wednesday’s Pet is BUTTONS

Wednesday,s Pet for 7/18/2018 BUTTONS Featured Pet: Buttons Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Chihuahua/Terrier Mix Sex: Female Size: Small (8 lbs) Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $325.00  (See Procedures on Rescue’s site) http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/doodledawgs.html Buttons is a gorgeous 2-year-old 8 1/2-pound mix of maybe Chihuahua and Terrier.  Stunning...
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Seven Additional Arrests Made And More Pending As Police Continue To Dismantle Heroin/Fentanyl Distribution Operation In Maryland

Seven Additional Arrests Made And More Pending As Police Continue To Dismantle Heroin/Fentanyl Distribution Operation In Maryland

A cooperative cross-jurisdictional and multi-state drug investigation has led to seven additional arrests with more expected as police continue to dismantle a drug trafficking organization they believe was responsible for the distribution of heroin and fentanyl throughout Maryland. The seven additional arrests include two juveniles.  The remaining five arrests are adults, all of whom...
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Hyattsville Woman Arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Trespassing at Abner’s Crab House

Hyattsville Woman Arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Trespassing at Abner’s Crab House

On Saturday, July 14, 2018, Deputy Rzepkowski from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Abner’s Crab House in Chesapeake Beach for a disorderly subject. Upon his arrival, Deputy Hicks had the disorderly subject, Gina Marie Hodge, 24, of Hyattsville, in handcuffs. Prior to handcuffing her, Hodge was yelling profanities and was asked to...
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Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on State Board of Elections Vendor

Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on State Board of Elections Vendor

Governor Larry Hogan today released the following statement following an announcement from the Maryland State Board of Elections regarding one of its vendors: “It was with concern that I learned that information provided to the Maryland State Board of Elections by federal law enforcement this week indicates that a vendor contracted by the Board...
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Police Arrest 14 Impaired Boaters During Independence Day Holiday

Police Arrest 14 Impaired Boaters During Independence Day Holiday

The extended Independence Day holiday resulted in the arrest of 14 people on charges of operating a boat while impaired by alcohol or drugs. The largest number of arrests – 10 – occurred on the first holiday weekend, which coincided with Operation Dry Water, a nationwide campaign against impaired boating. The highest blood alcohol...
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Dead Dolphin Found on Calvert County Beach

Dead Dolphin Found on Calvert County Beach

Department of Natural Resources officials received reports of a dolphin floating in the bay off Shadyside, earlier this week. The dolphin was found on the Beach at Bayfront Park, in Chesapeake Beach. Dolphin experts from the Calvert Marine Museum will conduct a morphometric assessment of the animal’s length and weight. After data collection is completed the...
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Wednesday’s Pet is SID AND SALLY

Wednesday’s Pet is SID AND SALLY

Wednesday’s Pet for 7-4-18 SID AND SALLY Featured Pet: SID AND SALLY Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Hound Mix Sex: MALE AND FEMALE Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: Contact group for donation fee Sid and Sally are a bonded pair that would love...
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Two Injured in Solomons Motor Vehicle Accident

Two Injured in Solomons Motor Vehicle Accident

On Thursday, July 5 2018 at approximately 6:55 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Coster Road Solomons Island Road, for the reported serious motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a t-bone style collision with one patient trapped. One patient was flown by Maryland...
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Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Threat of Arson

Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Threat of Arson

On Monday, July 2, 2018, Deputy Rediker of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Cassell Blvd, in Prince Frederick in regards to a mental subject. The victim advised police that her grandson, Darkari Nivek Milburn, 18, of Prince Frederick, has been acting extremely disorderly and damaged all of her belongings within the residence....
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Huntingtown Woman is All Smiles in Booking Photo After Drug Arrest

Huntingtown Woman is All Smiles in Booking Photo After Drug Arrest

On Friday, July 6, 2018, Deputy Sampson, of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop at Traskers Blvd and Route 4, in Prince Frederick. The driver, Francesca Santini, 27, of Huntingtown, gave consent to search the vehicle. Deputy Sampson located burnt copper in the passenger side door, a glass pipe with burn marks...
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Maryland State Police, Vehicle Theft Prevention Council Offer Tips To Secure Cars

Maryland State Police, Vehicle Theft Prevention Council Offer Tips To Secure Cars

The Maryland State Police, along with the Maryland Vehicle Theft Prevention Council, are reminding motorists to take simple steps to avoid having their vehicles stolen. The warnings come as July is National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month. In Maryland, a car is stolen every 40 minutes, while one is stolen every 45 seconds in the United States....
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Maryland Casinos Generate $148.9 Million in Revenue During June

Maryland Casinos Generate $148.9 Million in Revenue During June

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced that June 2018 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos totaled $148,904,017, an increase of 14.1% compared to the June 2017 total of $130,480,062. Maryland has six privately owned casinos: MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County; Live! Casino & Hotel in Anne Arundel County; Horseshoe Casino Baltimore...
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