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Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputy T. Strong Recognized as Deputy of the Quarter

Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputy T. Strong Recognized as Deputy of the Quarter

Sheriff Mike Evans and the men and women of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office would like to recognize and congratulate Deputy Sheriff Taylor Strong for receiving the honor of 2021 Deputy of the 3rd Quarter. Deputy T. Strong currently serves our Patrol Bureau. Congratulations Deputy T. Strong and thank you for your service!
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UPDATE: Patrol Officers in Charles County Locate Man Threatening to Harm Himself

UPDATE: Patrol Officers in Charles County Locate Man Threatening to Harm Himself

UPDATE: On October 21, 2021, at approximately 2:04 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in Welcome for a person threatening to harm himself. Prior to officers’ arrival, the individual fled the residence in his vehicle, armed with a shotgun. A lookout was broadcast to responding officers. Cpl. B....
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Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Onions

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Onions

Contaminated Food Fresh whole red, white, and yellow onions imported from the State of Chihuahua, Mexico and distributed by ProSource Produce LLC and Keeler Family Farms These onions were sold to restaurants and grocery stores throughout the United States. The onions were last imported on August 31, but they may last up to three...
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One Flown to Area Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Accident in Huntingtown

One Flown to Area Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Accident in Huntingtown

On Thursday, October 21, 2021, at approximately 5:28 p.m., First Responders were alerted to the area of Route 4 and Sun Park Lane in Huntingtown, for a motor vehicle collision with injuries. A short time later, the assignment was upgraded to a serious motor vehicle collision with entrapment. Crews arrived on the scene to...
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Two Transported to Trauma Centers After Vehicle Strikes Parked/Unoccupied School Bus in Hollywood

Two Transported to Trauma Centers After Vehicle Strikes Parked/Unoccupied School Bus in Hollywood

On Thursday, October 21, 2021, at approximately 3:25 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Mervell Dean Road and Mosher Lane in Hollywood, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one vehicle overturned and one victim possibly trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off...
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One Transported to Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Collision in Lexington Park

One Transported to Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Collision in Lexington Park

On Thursday, October 21, 2021, at approximately 8:25 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Adkins Road in Great Mills, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one subject possibly trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway involved in...
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Detectives Make Quick Arrest After Armed Robbery in North Beach

Detectives Make Quick Arrest After Armed Robbery in North Beach

On Tuesday, October 19, 2021, around 4:51 a.m., deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Patrol Bureau responded to the Fastop located at 8834 Chesapeake Avenue in North Beach, MD for the report of armed robbery. Investigation revealed a black male, wearing all black with a mask entered the North Beach Fastop and approached the...
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One Injured After Motor Vehicle Collision in Leonardtown

One Injured After Motor Vehicle Collision in Leonardtown

On Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at approximately 7:15 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Point Lookout Road and Hollywood Road in Leonardtown, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one trapped. Crews arrived on the scene and found two vehicles in the roadway in a T-Bone style collision with one victim...
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Lusby Man Arrested After Pointing Fake Gun at Victims and Assaulting His Girlfriend in California

Lusby Man Arrested After Pointing Fake Gun at Victims and Assaulting His Girlfriend in California

On Thursday, October 14, 2021, at approximately 7:28 p.m., police responded to the area of 45315 Alton Lane in California, for the reported assault. The 911 caller reported an individual was being held in a vehicle at gunpoint by another individual, the suspect was described as a white male wearing a white t-shirt, dark...
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Detectives Investigating Burglary of Two Pharmacies in Calvert County, Police Seeking Identity of Suspects

Detectives Investigating Burglary of Two Pharmacies in Calvert County, Police Seeking Identity of Suspects

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating two commercial burglaries of pharmacies that occurred on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, between the hours of 2:45 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. The location of the incidents: Lusby Pharmacy – 11870 HG Trueman Road, Lusby, MD 20657 Lex Pharmacy – 36 S Solomons Island Road, Prince Frederick,...
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Police Investigating Female Shot in Wildewood, Victim Flown to Area Trauma Center

Police Investigating Female Shot in Wildewood, Victim Flown to Area Trauma Center

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office released the following: “The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an investigation in the area of Beechwood Court in California. This is an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public.” On Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at approximately 11:02 a.m., police and emergency medical personnel responded...
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Lexington Park Man Indicted on Multiple Gun Charges

Lexington Park Man Indicted on Multiple Gun Charges

On October 4, 2021, Robert Lee Jupiter III, 39, of Lexington Park, was indicted on five charges in St. Mary’s County Circuit Court. Jupiter is scheduled to appear in court on November 8, 2021, on the following charges: ASSAULT-FIRST DEGREE FIREARM USE/FEL-VIOL CRIME ASSAULT-SEC DEGREE RIFLE/SHOTGUN-POSSESSION W/FELONY CONVICTION ILLEGAL POSS AMMO On September 2,...
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Lekuarius Clifford Plater Wanted for Escape by St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

Lekuarius Clifford Plater Wanted for Escape by St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Lekuarius Clifford Plater, age 39 of Lexington Park, on a warrant for Second-Degree Escape from the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown. Plater is a black male with brown eyes, 5’ 10” tall, weighing 200 lbs. Anyone with information about...
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Maryland State Police To Participate In National Drug Take Back Day

Maryland State Police To Participate In National Drug Take Back Day

The Maryland State Police, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, are asking citizens to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, set for Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at state police barracks. State police barracks throughout Maryland will be participating in National Drug...
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Deer Muzzleloader Season Set to Open Thursday, October 21, 2021

Deer Muzzleloader Season Set to Open Thursday, October 21, 2021

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced that the first segment of Maryland’s muzzleloader deer season runs from Oct. 21-23 statewide. Hunters in Region B — the state’s central, southern, and eastern regions — can also use muzzleloaders from Oct. 25-30 for antlerless deer only. The popular season typically coincides with pleasant fall weather and...
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Two Flown to Area Trauma Center with Serious Injuries After Mechanicsville Motor Vehicle Collision

Two Flown to Area Trauma Center with Serious Injuries After Mechanicsville Motor Vehicle Collision

On Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at approximately 3:50 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of 28760 Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville, for a motor vehicle collision reported serious with entrapment. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway with one victim trapped. A helicopter was requested...
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Magic Tunnel Car Wash in Prince Frederick Transforms Into Tunnel of Terror This Halloween for a Spooktacular Time!

Magic Tunnel Car Wash in Prince Frederick Transforms Into Tunnel of Terror This Halloween for a Spooktacular Time!

A popular attraction is returning this Halloween. The Magic Tunnel Car Wash located at 410 Solomons Island Rd., Prince Frederick, MD 20678 will transform into a Magic Tunnel of Terror from 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM Thursday, October 28th through Saturday, October 30th, and 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM on Sunday, October 31st. The...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity Theft Suspect at Great Mills Sheetz

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity Theft Suspect at Great Mills Sheetz

On Monday, September 27, 2021 at 10:49 p.m., the suspect left the Sheetz convenience store in Great Mills with several items of merchandise that he did not pay for. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect or this incident is asked to call Deputy Casey Hill at 301-475-4200, ext. 78112 or email...
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Two Prince George’s County Men Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for 2017 Killing of Man During Robbery in Southeast Washington

Two Prince George’s County Men Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for 2017 Killing of Man During Robbery in Southeast Washington

Two Maryland men were sentenced today to decades in prison for first-degree felony murder while armed and other charges in the 2017 killing of a man in Southeast Washington, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Channing D. Phillips and Robert J. Contee III, Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD). Nyekemia Everett, 36, of Greenbelt, was...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – October 19, 2021

St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – October 19, 2021

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County held their regular business meeting Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, in the Chesapeake Building in Leonardtown and opened their meeting by presenting  Proclamations in recognition of White Cane Day, Red Ribbon Week – Young Marines, Red Ribbon Week – Health Department and Economic Development Week. The Commissioners then convened...
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Police Recover BB Gun from 14-Year-Old Student at Old Mill High School

Police Recover BB Gun from 14-Year-Old Student at Old Mill High School

On Monday, October 18, 2021, at approximately 1:50 p.m., a student at Old Mill High School notified the administration and the SRO (School Resource Officer) that they may have seen a student armed with a gun a few hours prior. Officers and administration immediately began an investigation and identified the person of interest. A...
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New Southern Maryland Autonomous Research and Technology Building Opens in St. Mary’s County

New Southern Maryland Autonomous Research and Technology Building Opens in St. Mary’s County

A major new academic and research building opened by the University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland located at Airport Road in California, will emphasize autonomous systems and robotics innovation in concert with faculty and staff from the University of Maryland. State of Maryland leaders joined University System of Maryland (USM) Chancellor Jay A....
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Lexington Park Woman Arrested After Stabbing Boyfriend Multiple Times

Lexington Park Woman Arrested After Stabbing Boyfriend Multiple Times

On Monday, October 18, 2021, at approximately 1:00 a.m., a Deputy from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Ridge Road, in Lexington Park for a reported stabbing. Upon arrival police learned that a male victim had been stabbed multiple times by his girlfriend, who was later identified as Kimberly Renee Freeman, 31,...
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Prince Frederick Man Charged with Six Counts of Animal Cruelty After Throwing Kittens in River

Prince Frederick Man Charged with Six Counts of Animal Cruelty After Throwing Kittens in River

On Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at approximately 1:10 p.m., Calvert County Animal Control dispatch received a call in regard to two kittens having been thrown into the river by a white male with a beard in a maroon in color Buick SUV. An Animal Control Officer arrived on scene at approximately 1:25 p.m. and...
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65 Acre Flora Corner Road Property in St. Mary’s County Gets Conservation Protection

65 Acre Flora Corner Road Property in St. Mary’s County Gets Conservation Protection

On October 7, 2021, the Patuxent Tidewater Land Trust acquired a conservation easement on a 65.88-acre property in the Mechanicsville, Md., area owned by Nellie Catherine Kurzmann. The transaction was made possible by funds provided by the Rural Legacy Program of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), which will co-hold the easement with...
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