Calvert News

Troopers Recover Seven Guns During Weekend Traffic Incidents

Troopers Recover Seven Guns During Weekend Traffic Incidents

On the morning of April 2nd, troopers from the Glen Burnie Barrack responded to the area of I-695 and Rt. 295 for the report of a crash.  The driver was seen walking away from the site.  Troopers caught up to him on Rt. 259 near Nursery Road and noticed signs of impairment.  He was...
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Prince Frederick Ambulance Involved in Single Vehicle Collision in Prince Frederick, Two Patients Flown to Area Trauma Centers

Prince Frederick Ambulance Involved in Single Vehicle Collision in Prince Frederick, Two Patients Flown to Area Trauma Centers

On Saturday, April 3, 2021, at approximately 3:10 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Clay Hammond Road and Lottie Fowler Road in Prince Frederick, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving an ambulance. Crews arrived on the scene to find the Prince Frederick Ambulance off the roadway and into...
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UPDATE: One Year After Devastating Fire, Captain Pat’s Seafood New Restaurant is Now Open

UPDATE: One Year After Devastating Fire, Captain Pat’s Seafood New Restaurant is Now Open

UPDATE 4/3/2021: The new Captain Pat’s Seafood restaurant is located at the Dennis Point Marina & Campground, at 46555 Dennis Point Way in Drayden. The new location has a beautiful waterfront view, outdoors seating, picnic area seating, along with boat ramp access, and two bars. The new eatery has a liquor board meeting next...
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Governor Hogan Announces 75% of Marylanders 65 and Over Have Received COVID-19 Vaccines

Governor Hogan Announces 75% of Marylanders 65 and Over Have Received COVID-19 Vaccines

Governor Larry Hogan announced that, according to CDC data, Maryland has surpassed 75% of Marylanders 65 and older receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Maryland has arrived at this milestone at a faster rate than 30 other states. “We have placed Maryland’s seniors at the forefront of our statewide vaccination strategy,...
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Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office and FBI Baltimore Field Office Condemn Acts of Violence and Discrimination Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Urge Reporting of Hate Crimes

Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office and FBI Baltimore Field Office Condemn Acts of Violence and Discrimination Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Urge Reporting of Hate Crimes

Acting United States Attorney Jonathan F. Lenzner and Special Agent in Charge Jennifer C. Boone of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Baltimore Field Office today condemned bigotry and hatred against the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, and encouraged members of the public to report to law enforcement incidents of violence, threats and harassment....
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NAS Patuxent River Noise Advisory – FCLP Training Flights Scheduled for April 1, 2021, to April 30, 2021

NAS Patuxent River Noise Advisory – FCLP Training Flights Scheduled for April 1, 2021, to April 30, 2021

Communities surrounding the naval air station are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place April 1, 2021, to April 30, 2021 from 8:00 a.m., to 6:00 p.m. Pilots at NAS PAX will be conducting Field Carrier Landing Practices (FCLPs). FCLPs are simulated carrier landings conducted to prepare the pilot to land...
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Maryland State Police, Department Of Labor Warn Public Of Unemployment Insurance, Other Monetary Scams

Maryland State Police, Department Of Labor Warn Public Of Unemployment Insurance, Other Monetary Scams

The Maryland Department of State Police and the Maryland Department of Labor are warning the public of an increase in unemployment insurance related fraud cases and other scams being reported in the region. In recent months, investigators have been contacted regarding a wide variety of schemes targeting individuals, vulnerable populations, charities and local, state...
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Police in Calvert County Searching for Robbery Suspect

Police in Calvert County Searching for Robbery Suspect

On Tuesday, March 30, 2021 around 2:45 p.m., Detectives from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Bureau responded to report of a robbery along the Chesapeake Beach Railway Trail in Chesapeake Beach. Investigation revealed an adult female was walking alone on the Chesapeake Beach Railway trail near the Richfield Station entrance. A male...
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Maryland Receives Highest Honor in Emergency Management, Becoming One of Three Jurisdictions to Earn Honor in 2021

Maryland Receives Highest Honor in Emergency Management, Becoming One of Three Jurisdictions to Earn Honor in 2021

The State of Maryland joins Arkansas and Washoe County, NV. as the three jurisdictions to have earned the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP) distinction in 2021. “We are thrilled and extremely proud of this accomplishment,” said Russ Strickland, Executive Director of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA). “This accreditation shows our commitment to our...
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CSM’s Business Administration Degree and Allied Health Program Earn Top Ranking in the U.S.

CSM’s Business Administration Degree and Allied Health Program Earn Top Ranking in the U.S.

College of Southern Maryland (CSM) has been awarded top ranking status for its Associate of Science in Business Administration Degree and Allied Health programs by Intelligent.com. CSM was listed among thousands of public institutions in the nation, and the comprehensive research guide is based on an assessment of 2,277 accredited colleges and universities. Each...
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Governor Hogan Announces More Than 2.5 Million COVID-19 Vaccinations In Maryland

Governor Hogan Announces More Than 2.5 Million COVID-19 Vaccinations In Maryland

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the State of Maryland has officially surpassed the milestone of 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccines administered. A total of 2,532,863 vaccines have been administered across the state’s distribution network. With 347,991 doses administered over the last seven days, the state’s seven-day average is a record 49,713 shots per day. According to...
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Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Effect for Southern Maryland

Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Effect for Southern Maryland

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Anne Arundel County, St. Mary’s County, Calvert County, Southeastern Prince George’s, and Eastern Charles County until 8:00 p.m. Severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Waldorf to near Colonial Beach, moving east at 45 mph. HAZARD…60 mph...
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Former Southern Maryland Settlement Agents Facing Federal Charges for Embezzling Funds from Unsuspecting Clients

Former Southern Maryland Settlement Agents Facing Federal Charges for Embezzling Funds from Unsuspecting Clients

A federal criminal complaint has been filed charging Brian Edward Steuart, age 52, of Huntingtown, Maryland, and Jamie Lynn Alford (formerly known as Jamie Lynn Steuart), age 44, of Port Republic, Maryland, with conspiracy to commit wire fraud affecting a financial institution, in connection with an alleged scheme to siphon off a portion of...
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Justice Department Takes Action Against COVID-19 Fraud

Justice Department Takes Action Against COVID-19 Fraud

The Department of Justice announced an update today on criminal and civil enforcement efforts to combat COVID-19 related fraud, including schemes targeting the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program and Unemployment Insurance (UI) programs. As of today, the Department of Justice has publicly charged 474 defendants with criminal offenses based...
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Calvert County Lawyer who Stole $40,000 Sentenced in Felony Theft Case

Calvert County Lawyer who Stole $40,000 Sentenced in Felony Theft Case

Craig Langrall, 41, of Tracys Landing, was sentenced on March 12, 2021, to 10 years’ incarceration, with all but 6 months suspended, for the crime of Felony Theft over $25,000. Judge Mark S. Chandlee also required Langrall to complete 5 years of probation. Langrall was a practicing attorney in Calvert County when he was...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Rachel Ann Boutaugh

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Rachel Ann Boutaugh

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Rachel Ann Boutaugh. Boutaugh is wanted for Theft Scheme. Anyone with information in regards to Boutaugh, is asked to please contact the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office at (410) 535-2800 and/or DFC Chip Ward at (443) 532-0603 or Sgt. Phillip Foote at (443) 624-7137.
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UPDATE: Second Defendant in 2019 Lusby Shooting Pleads Guilty, First Defendant Also Guilty and Sentenced to 17 Years

UPDATE: Second Defendant in 2019 Lusby Shooting Pleads Guilty, First Defendant Also Guilty and Sentenced to 17 Years

UPDATE 3/24/2021: John Michael Anderson Wood, 19, of Lusby, pleaded guilty on March 22, 2021, to 5 charges in connection with an October, 2019, shooting incident.  The charges were first degree assault, use of a handgun in a crime of violence, possession of a regulated firearm under age 21, and 2 counts of reckless...
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Cherry Hill Park Celebrates 100 Years of Camping

Cherry Hill Park Celebrates 100 Years of Camping

This year, Cherry Hill Park, a top-rated campground serving the Washington, DC, region, is celebrating 100 years of camping and 5 generations of family ownership with special offers, activities, events, gifts, and more. In 1921, Jacob & Rose Gurevich founded Cherry Hill Poultry Farm, where the family’s first campers set up tents behind the...
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Calvert Hospice Joins National Program Dedicated to Improving Care Quality

Calvert Hospice Joins National Program Dedicated to Improving Care Quality

Calvert Hospice has enrolled in Quality Connections, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). Quality Connections is a new program designed to enhance the knowledge base, skills, and competency of hospice and palliative care providers through new tools and opportunities for engagement and interaction with other providers. Calvert Hospice is...
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Maryland Enters Phase 2A of Vaccine Distribution Plan, Hogan Announces Six More Mass Vaccination Sites In Maryland

Maryland Enters Phase 2A of Vaccine Distribution Plan, Hogan Announces Six More Mass Vaccination Sites In Maryland

UPDATE: Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the State of Maryland will open six more mass vaccination sites beginning in early April, doubling the number to 12 as the state prepares for a significant increase in vaccine supply from the federal government. “We have over 2,500 points of distribution and will grow by hundreds more...
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2021 Keep Maryland Beautiful Grants Total $312,500

2021 Keep Maryland Beautiful Grants Total $312,500

The State of Maryland and the Forever Maryland Foundation are proud to announce that 91 Keep Maryland Beautiful grants totaling $312,500 have been awarded toward environmental education, community cleanup, and beautification projects through the Keep Maryland Beautiful program. These annual grants are funded by Maryland Environmental Trust, a unit of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR); the Forever Maryland Foundation; the Maryland Department of Housing...
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Federal Law Requiring Boats to Have Engine Cut-Off Switches Go in Effect Starting Thursday, April 1, 2021

Federal Law Requiring Boats to Have Engine Cut-Off Switches Go in Effect Starting Thursday, April 1, 2021

On April 1, 2021 a new federal law goes into effect that requires the operator of a boat with an installed Engine Cut-Off Switch (ECOS) to use the ECOS link. The link is usually a coiled bungee cord lanyard clipped onto the operator’s person, Personal Floatation Device (PFD) or clothing and the other end...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Hosting Week Long Crisis Intervention Training

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Hosting Week Long Crisis Intervention Training

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a week long Crisis Intervention Team training. Police and corrections officers from Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s County along with troopers from the Maryland State Police are all in attendance. Calvert’s Cpl. DeFelice, Capt. Payne and Sheriff Evans are on hand to start the week as Sheriff...
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Maryland State Police: Reinstatement of Legal Time Authorizations for Licenses, Permits, Registrations and Authorizations

Maryland State Police: Reinstatement of Legal Time Authorizations for Licenses, Permits, Registrations and Authorizations

On March 12, 2020, Governor Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr. issued an Executive Order suspending the legal time authorizations of certain State issued licenses, permits, registrations and authorizations due to the proclaimed state-of-emergency and catastrophic health emergency pandemic related to COVID-19. This Executive Order applied to all licenses, permits and registrations issued or required by...
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Senator Reilly Introduces Bill to Allow Virtual Public School in Maryland

Senator Reilly Introduces Bill to Allow Virtual Public School in Maryland

Senator Edward R. Reilly (R-Anne Arundel) has introduced Primary and Secondary Education – Virtual Schools – Alterations (S.B. 941), a bill that would provide Maryland families with the opportunity to choose a tuition-free, full-time online public school option for their children. “COVID-19 has disrupted all of our lives in innumerable ways over the past...
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