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Huntingtown Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin

Huntingtown Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, Deputy R. Kreps of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Roland’s, in Chesapeake Beach, for the complaint of a disorderly subject. Upon arrival a witness explained they observed a black male repeatedly pulling his pants down. He located the male subject, later identified as Keith Lucombe, III, 28,...
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Leonardtown Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct at Solomon’s Island Taco Bell

Leonardtown Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct at Solomon’s Island Taco Bell

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, Deputy R. Wilson of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Solomon’s Island Taco Bell parking lot to assist Deputy D. Naughton with a vehicle chase that ended in the Taco Bell parking lot. While conducting their investigation, another male arrived on the scene who claimed to...
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Calvert Meals on Wheels Accepts Check from Waldorf Subaru

Calvert Meals on Wheels Accepts Check from Waldorf Subaru

Calvert Meals on Wheels (CMOW) accepted a check for $6,419, on April 19, 2017, from Waldorf Subaru as part of Subaru’s Share the Love Event. Pictured from left to right are: Tayler Moore, A. J. Cuffee, Barbara Harris, CMOW President, and Marcello Grimaldi, General Sales Manager. At the end of each year, Subaru’s Share...
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National Weather Service Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook

National Weather Service Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook

National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC, issued the following: There is an enhanced risk of severe thunderstorms across the entire area late this afternoon into this evening. Scattered severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and a few tornadoes are possible. The best chance for severe weather is between 4:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m....
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Lusby Man Charged with Altering a Drug/Alcohol Test at St. Mary’s County Jail

Lusby Man Charged with Altering a Drug/Alcohol Test at St. Mary’s County Jail

On Thursday, April 20, 2017, Deputy J. Davis from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center in Leonardtown, for the report of an inmate who allegedly altered a urinalysis test. The investigation revealed Nicholas Kelson, 22 of Lusby, was observed via video surveillance altering a drug screening...
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Tri-County Animal Shelter Announces May Promotions

Tri-County Animal Shelter Announces May Promotions

The Tri-County Animal Shelter is pleased to announce the following May monthly promotions and reminders: National Chip Your Pet Month (Monday, May 1- Wednesday, May 31) All pets should wear a collar and tags, but a microchip is permanent identification that cannot fall off or be removed. Identification may be your pet’s ticket home....
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Underwater Grasses in Maryland’s Portion of Chesapeake Bay Expand 10 Percent in 2016

Underwater Grasses in Maryland’s Portion of Chesapeake Bay Expand 10 Percent in 2016

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported today that underwater grass abundance – a key indicator of improving water clarity and quality – increased for the fourth straight year in the state’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay, reaching a record of 59,277 acres. This represents a 10 percent increase from 2015, and also surpasses...
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UPDATE: Lusby Man Charged with Murder of Wife

UPDATE: Lusby Man Charged with Murder of Wife

UPDATE 4/30/2017: According to court documents, James W. Harley Jr., 38, of Lusby, was charged with murder, second-degree assault and use of a firearm in a felony/violent crime. Harley is currently being held at the Calvert County Detention Center without bond. Harley is scheduled to appear in District Court on May 24, 2017. UPDATE 4/29/2017...
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Prince Frederick Woman Arrested for Possession of Diazepam

Prince Frederick Woman Arrested for Possession of Diazepam

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at approximately 4:05 p.m., Trooper First Class Barlow from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack stopped a vehicle on Armory Rd. near Main St., in Prince Frederick for traffic violations. Shelley R. Bailey 35 of Prince Frederick, gave several criminal indicators and a K-9 scan was requested. The...
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Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Owings

Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Owings

On Saturday, April 29, 2017 at approximately 5:50 am, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Maryland Route 4 and Lower Marlboro Road, in Owings, for a Motor Vehicle Collision. A preliminary investigation revealed that a 2005 Toyota Highlander, being operated by Tania Hernandez of Baltimore, was traveling north on Maryland Route 4. Witnesses...
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Serious Motor Vehicle Accident Reported in Owings

Serious Motor Vehicle Accident Reported in Owings

On Friday, April 28, 2017 at approximately 6:05 p.m., the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the intersection of Maryland Route 4 and Mt Harmony Road, in Owings, for a motor vehicle collision. A preliminary investigation revealed that a 2002 Honda Accord, being operated by a subject from Landover, was attempting to make a...
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Governor Hogan Proclaims April 23-29 Zika Virus Awareness Week

Governor Hogan Proclaims April 23-29 Zika Virus Awareness Week

As mosquito season approaches, Governor Larry Hogan has issued a proclamation declaring April 23-29 “Zika Virus Disease Awareness Week” in Maryland – a time for residents to take simple but critically important steps to prevent the spread of the mosquitoes that may carry the Zika virus. It is imperative that Maryland residents survey their...
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Maryland Releases Total Roadway Death Numbers for 2016

Maryland Releases Total Roadway Death Numbers for 2016

Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Secretary Pete K. Rahn today joined top law enforcement officials and traffic-safety advocates to issue a call-to-action to eliminate highway fatalities in Maryland.  Preliminary data collected by MDOT indicates that in 2016, 523 people died in traffic crashes on the state’s roads, up from the 521 who died in...
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New Waterfront Park and Regional Headquarters Slated for Calvert County

New Waterfront Park and Regional Headquarters Slated for Calvert County

The Board of Public Works today unanimously approved a Maryland Department of Natural Resources acquisition of 1.83 acres in Calvert County that will consolidate department properties along the Patuxent River for the development of a new waterfront park and regional headquarters. The Program Open Space purchase of the Wildman property rounds out recent department...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Needs Help Identifying Armed Robbery Suspects

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Needs Help Identifying Armed Robbery Suspects

On Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at approximately 10:30 pm deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the BP gas station at 2975 West Chesapeake Beach Road, Dunkirk, for a report of a robbery in progress. When deputies arrived the suspects were already gone. The investigation revealed a total of four suspects,...
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SMECO Warns Customers About Scams

SMECO Warns Customers About Scams

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) was recently contacted by customer-members who received phone calls from scammers targeting the Southern Maryland area. Scammers may identify themselves as SMECO employees and demand prepaid debit cards in order to avoid having electric service cut off. According to Tom Dennison, managing director of government and public affairs at...
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Lusby Man Arrested for DUI and Possession of Heroin

Lusby Man Arrested for DUI and Possession of Heroin

On Friday, April 21, 2017, at approximately 3:55 pm, Trooper First Class Costello, of the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack  stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on H. G. Trueman Road, in Lusby. Paul Arthur McGinty Jr, 30, of Lusby, was operating the vehicle on a suspended license. The Standardized Field Sobriety Tests were...
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St. Leonard Man Arrested for Theft of a Go-Kart and Destruction of Property

St. Leonard Man Arrested for Theft of a Go-Kart and Destruction of Property

On Thursday, April 20, 2017,  at approximately 11:32 pm, Trooper First Class Costello, from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack,  responded to the 1400 block of Woods Rd. in St. Leonard for a reported theft. The victim reported a Go-Kart had been taken from the residence and damage to the rear door had occurred...
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Wednesday’s Pet is LUCY AND RICKY

Wednesday’s Pet is LUCY AND RICKY

Wednesday’s Pet for 4/26/17 LUCY AND RICKY Featured Pet: Lucy and Ricky Rescue Group: Pets with Disabilities Disability: Congenital hip abnormalities, No surgery is needed per the groups orthopedic Veterinarian Breed: Hound Mix Sex: Female and Male Size: Medium (45 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 per...
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Calvert County’s Margaret Dunkle Named One of Maryland’s Top Women

Calvert County’s Margaret Dunkle Named One of Maryland’s Top Women

Calvert County’s own Margaret Dunkle has been selected as one of Maryland’s 100 Top Women for 2017. She was honored at an April 24th gala in the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore. As Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, publisher of The Daily Record, which sponsors this award, stated: “To be honored as a Top 100 Woman...
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Shoppe for Hospice Announces One-Year Anniversary Celebration

Shoppe for Hospice Announces One-Year Anniversary Celebration

Calvert Hospice and the Shoppe for Hospice are pleased to announce our One-Year Anniversary Celebration at the Shoppe for Hospice, located at 92 Central Square Drive behind Outback Steakhouse. The celebration will be held Tuesday, May 9 at 3 pm. Refreshments will be donated by Dream Weaver Events & Catering. The public is welcome...
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Glen Dale Woman Arrested for DUI, DWI, Possession of Drugs & Paraphernalia and Multiple Traffic Offenses

Glen Dale Woman Arrested for DUI, DWI, Possession of Drugs & Paraphernalia and Multiple Traffic Offenses

On Sunday, April 23, 2017, at approximately 2:30 p.m., Deputy N. Buckler of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was able to locate and conduct a traffic stop, at Northbound Route 4/Sheckells Road, in Huntingtown, on a vehicle that was broadcast as being driven all over the road. As he approached the vehicle from the...
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Deputies in Calvert County Investigating Serious Motor Vehicle Accident in Lusby

Deputies in Calvert County Investigating Serious Motor Vehicle Accident in Lusby

On Sunday, April 23, 2017, at approximately 8:05 p.m., units from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and the Maryland State Police responded to the area of northbound Maryland Route 2/4 and White Sands Drive, in Lusby, in reference to a serious single vehicle crash. A preliminary investigation revealed an unknown truck towing a trailer...
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Late Night Fire at Locust Inn, in Solomons Ruled Arson

Late Night Fire at Locust Inn, in Solomons Ruled Arson

Update: Unknown suspect(s) entered the vacant structure and intentionally set the fire. Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Office of the State Fire Marshal, Southern Regional Office, at 543-550-6831. 4/242017: On Sunday, April 23, 2017 at approximately 11:15 p.m., firefighters responded to a commercial building fire on Solomons...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Saturation Patrols this Weekend

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Saturation Patrols this Weekend

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, partnering with the Maryland State Police and Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, will conduct enhanced impaired driving initiatives surrounding the Tiki Bar opening, extending from Friday, April 21, 2017, through Sunday, April 23, 2017. The efforts include saturation patrols throughout the weekend. Officers will evaluate drivers for signs of...
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