Calvert News

Traffic Stop in Prince Frederick Leads to Gun and Cocaine Arrests

Traffic Stop in Prince Frederick Leads to Gun and Cocaine Arrests

On Thursday, February 25, 2017 at approximately  12:55 am, Trooper ones from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack stopped a vehicle on Route 4 near Whispering Drive in Prince Frederick for traffic violations. Anthony R. Waul, 45 of Waldorf, was given a field sobriety test and completed it successfully. A K-9 scan was...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Zoey

Wednesday’s Pet is Zoey

Wednesday’s Pet for 3/01/2017 Zoey Featured Pet: Zoey Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Boxer/Rottweiler Mix Sex: Female Size: Large Adoption Fee: Contact group for fee Zoey is a 1-year-old Boxer mix. She is a smart girl that loves people. Zoey is a giant love bug. She is great with other dogs....
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Grasonville Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin in Prince Frederick

Grasonville Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin in Prince Frederick

Possession of Heroin: On Wednesday, February 24, 2017, at approximately 5:30 a.m., Trooper First Class Matthews from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack stopped a vehicle on Church St. in Prince Frederick following a broadcast to lookout for a black Pontiac. A K-9 Scan was requested and resulted in a positive alert. A...
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Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Trespassing at Senior Center

Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Trespassing at Senior Center

On Wednesday, February 24, 2017, at approximately 9:10 am, Trooper First Class Barlow from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to the Calvert Pines Senior Center for a trespassing complaint. Michael D. Welch, 51 of Prince Frederick, previously had been issued a no trespass order and was found in front of the...
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Texting While Driving Leads to Drug Charges for Lusby Woman

Texting While Driving Leads to Drug Charges for Lusby Woman

On February 21, 2017, Deputy T. Mohler of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office witnessed a female driver texting on her cell phone, causing her vehicle to drift into Deputy Mohler’s lane of travel.  He pulled into the shoulder to avoid a collision and then was able to conduct a traffic stop at the intersection...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 2/28/2017

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 2/28/2017

During the week of February 21 through February 26 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,257 calls for service throughout the community. CDS Violation Case #17-9680: On February 23, 2017, Deputy D. Naughton initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Solomon’s Island Road/Patuxent Point Parkway, in Solomon’s,...
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Lusby Woman Arrested on Drug Charges After Traffic Stop

Lusby Woman Arrested on Drug Charges After Traffic Stop

On February 22, 2017, at approximately 7:15 p.m., Deputy D. Naughton of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop, at the intersection of Chisholm/Dalton Trail, in Lusby, on a vehicle operating with inadequate lighting of their rear registration plate. When he made contact with the driver, Marisa Ramos, 23, of Lusby, he...
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Hughesville Man Dies in Weekend Boating Accident

Hughesville Man Dies in Weekend Boating Accident

The Maryland Natural Resources Police is investigating the death of a Calvert County man whose body was recovered late Sunday afternoon near his capsized boat south of the Patuxent River Bridge. Scott Lawson Suder, 41, of Hughesville, was last seen Saturday at about noon, prior to a violent storm that raced through the area....
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SMECO Offers Scholarships for the 2017-2018 School Year

SMECO Offers Scholarships for the 2017-2018 School Year

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) is offering college scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year. Four high school seniors will be awarded $1,500 each. Students are eligible to apply if they live with parents or guardians who are SMECO customer-members. Seniors must be enrolled or plan to enroll full-time in an accredited college, university, or...
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CSM’s Connections Series March 3 to Feature Author Sunil Yapa, His Debut Novel

CSM’s Connections Series March 3 to Feature Author Sunil Yapa, His Debut Novel

When College of Southern Maryland Associate Professor Krista Keyes heard Sunil Yapa present at a conference in 2016, she knew the author would be the perfect addition to CSM’s Connections Literary Reading Series. The annual series highlights artists who exemplify the purpose of Connections – to bring art and literature to life for the...
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NAVAIR Veteran Seeks to Make a Difference for Other Vets

NAVAIR Veteran Seeks to Make a Difference for Other Vets

It took a few minutes for Ryan Daniels to realize what had happened. The former Marine Corps Staff Sergeant was traveling with a convoy in May 2011 in a restive part of southwestern Afghanistan that had seen plenty of combat action. His mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle, or MRAP, had just hit a large, improvised...
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Police Arrest 3 People in Lusby for Disorderly Conduct

Police Arrest 3 People in Lusby for Disorderly Conduct

On Tuesday, February 7, 2017, Deputy R. Weems and Deputy J. Hardesty of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, were dispatched to Pinecrest Court, in Lusby, for the report of disorderly subjects in the area. Upon arrival they located a male and female standing in Pinecrest Court and several residents outside looking to see what...
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Police Arrest Shoplifter After County Commissioner Posts Video on Facebook

Police Arrest Shoplifter After County Commissioner Posts Video on Facebook

Calvert County Commissioner Mike Hart, and owner of Patuxent Wine and Spirits in Lusby shared a video on Facebook of a person stealing a bottle of liquor on Friday, February 24, 2017. According to the time stamp on the video the theft occurred around 6:22 Friday night. “You guys are awesome I’m heading to...
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Dine Out During Calvert County’s Fifth Annual Restaurant Week

Dine Out During Calvert County’s Fifth Annual Restaurant Week

Calvert County’s eclectic restaurants will showcase their creative cookery and offer delicious and budget-friendly deals during the fifth annual Restaurant Week Feb. 17-26. Coordinated by the Calvert County Department of Economic Development, Calvert County Restaurant Week will feature restaurants that draw on the region’s bounty to offer unique dining experiences. Whether your favorite fare...
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Two Women Indicted in Multi-County Heroin Distribution Case

Two Women Indicted in Multi-County Heroin Distribution Case

Maryland State Troopers from the Criminal Enforcement Division, Central South Region charged two women on indictments for distribution of heroin in Calvert County. The accused are identified as Latece Greer, 28, of Leonardtown, and Shauquetta Dotson, 26, of Prince Frederick. They are charged with multiple counts of possession with the intent to distribute heroin...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report 2/23/2017

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report 2/23/2017

Theft: On February 15, 2017, Deputy S. Rediker responded to the Prince Frederick Walmart for a shoplifting complaint. The shoplifter, later identified as Justin Holt, 22, of Owings, was observed by security personnel taking two (2) Xbox controllers and placing them in his pocket and clothing. He was observed at the check-out register failing...
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Upper Marlboro Woman Arrested Breaking Car Window with Baseball Bat at Burger King

Upper Marlboro Woman Arrested Breaking Car Window with Baseball Bat at Burger King

On Friday, February 17, 2017, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Deputy K. Williamson of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was on patrol in the Dunkirk area and witnessed a subject wearing a black jacket and ski mask, swinging an object and striking a vehicle parked in the Burger King parking lot. He then observed the...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Nigel

Wednesday’s Pet is Nigel

Wednesday’s Pet for 2/22/2017 is Nigel Featured Pet: Nigel Rescue Group: Calvert Animal Welfare League (CAWL) Breed: Chihuahua Mix Sex: Male Size: Small Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $200.00 Nigel is a handsome 2-year-old Chihuahua Mix. He is an adorable, sweet, loveable boy looking for his forever home. He gets...
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Lusby Grandmother Wins $10,000 Scratch-off Prize

Lusby Grandmother Wins $10,000 Scratch-off Prize

An unusual thirst for a soda put Judy Lilley of Lusby in the path of Lottery luck and a $10,000 top-prize win on a 10x Cash scratch-off. The mother of two grown children and two grandsons, Judy said she craved a soda last Sunday and headed to the community store, Mimi’s Station in Lusby,...
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85,193 Deer Harvested During 2016-2017 Hunting Season

85,193 Deer Harvested During 2016-2017 Hunting Season

Maryland hunters harvested 85,193 deer during the combined archery, muzzleloader and firearm seasons (Sept. 9, 2016-Jan. 31, 2017), according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. The harvest exceeded the 2015-2016 total by more than 1,000 deer. Included in the statewide total were 7,684 deer taken on Sundays open for deer hunting, representing an increase...
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Charlotte Hall Veterans Home Now Accepting Online Donations

Charlotte Hall Veterans Home Now Accepting Online Donations

The Charlotte Hall Veterans Home is excited to announce they now accept ONLINE donations! All donations go to their Veterans Assistance Fund, which is used to assist the residents as their needs arise such as dental and optometry costs, Final Honors arrangements, personal care items, various sponsorship projects, and activities in and outside the home....
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House Set to Approve Broad New Powers for Attorney General

House Set to Approve Broad New Powers for Attorney General

The first items on the agenda for the Maryland House of Delegates Monday are House and Senate resolutions that will give Attorney General Brian Frosh sole discretion to sue the Trump administration to protect the “state’s interest as well as the health and welfare of Maryland residents.” The House Rules Committee Friday afternoon voted...
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Calvert County Announces Presidents Day Schedule

Calvert County Announces Presidents Day Schedule

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces county offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 20, in recognition of Presidents Day. In addition: • The three county senior centers will close and Meals on Wheels will not be delivered. • There will be no county bus service Feb. 20. • Calvert Library locations will...
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Job Fairs Help Those Looking for Summer and Seasonal Jobs

Job Fairs Help Those Looking for Summer and Seasonal Jobs

The Calvert County Parks and Recreation Division announced today it is expanding its annual Student Job Fairs to include anyone looking for summer or seasonal employment. In addition, Parks and Recreation is adding a third fair in southern Calvert County. Mark your calendar for the following three Parks and Recreation Summer Job Fairs: •...
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Wednesday’s Pet is JOEY

Wednesday’s Pet is JOEY

Wednesday’s Pet for 02-15-17 JOEY Featured Pet: Joey Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Chihuahua Mix Sex: Male Size: Small (14 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $325.00 (See Procedures on Rescue’s site) http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/doodledawgs.html Joey is beautiful red 3-year-old Chihuahua Mix.  This adorable boy is loveable, affectionate and...
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