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Elderly Man Trapped in Well Rescued and Transported to Trauma Center

Elderly Man Trapped in Well Rescued and Transported to Trauma Center

On Monday, July 1, 2019, at approximately 9:20 a.m., fire, and rescue personnel responded to 1950 Scientists Cliffs Road in Port Republic, for the report of a person who fell in a well. Dispatchers advised units that a resident of Scientist Cliffs was walking along Scientist Cliffs Road and heard a faint call for...
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VIDEO: St. Mary’s County Car Dealer Offers $3,000 Reward in Stolen SUV Case

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured and the location of the Chevy Suburban. On Sunday, June 16, 2019, at 9:20 am, the suspect stole the black 2016 Chevrolet Suburban, VIN 1GNSKJKC6GR459031, from Tom Hodges Auto Sales in Hollywood. The vehicle was last seen traveling north on...
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Lusby Woman Arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Failure to Obey Lawful Order After Traffic Stop in Prince Frederick

Lusby Woman Arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Failure to Obey Lawful Order After Traffic Stop in Prince Frederick

On Thursday, June 27, 2019, Deputy Sampson of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the area of N. Solomons Island Road and Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick. A search of the vehicle revealed two marijuana cigarettes. The driver, Tina Louise Jackson, 40, of Lusby, began flailing her arms in...
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Armed Robbers Picked up at Own Home Before Robbing Cab Driver at Gunpoint

Armed Robbers Picked up at Own Home Before Robbing Cab Driver at Gunpoint

On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputies spoke with a taxi cab driver who advised that two males were picked up from a residence on Drayden Road, in Drayden and driven to the Columbia Commons subdivision, in Lexington Park. Once in the area, the males told the driver to take...
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Hollywood Woman Arrested for Assault

Hollywood Woman Arrested for Assault

On June 27, 2019, Cpl. Rozier Steinbach of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 23800 block of McIntosh Road in Hollywood for the report of a disturbance. The male adult victim advised that he and Barbara Marie Adams, 35, of Hollywood, were in an argument. The victim said Adams scratched and...
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Operation DryWater Underway to Keep Boaters Sober

Operation DryWater Underway to Keep Boaters Sober

Aiming to keep our waterways safe this holiday weekend, Maryland Natural Resources Police will again join the nationwide effort by local, state, and federal agencies in the tenth annual Operation DryWater. Officers will be on the water providing heightened enforcement and awareness about the dangers of drinking while boating. Boating under the influence continues to be...
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Pax River Supply Division Wins Supply Blue E

Pax River Supply Division Wins Supply Blue E

In its first year participating, Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk Detachment Patuxent River, has been awarded the Commander, Naval Air Forces’ Blue E Supply Excellence Award, presented to commands that provide exceptional supply management support. The award, based on a combination of monthly effectiveness reports and a multiple-day Supply Management Inspection...
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Independence Day Holiday Means Extra Safety Efforts Across The State Of Maryland

Independence Day Holiday Means Extra Safety Efforts Across The State Of Maryland

With extra traffic expected in the days before and after the Fourth of July which falls on a Thursday this year making a four-day weekend for some, additional Maryland state troopers will be on patrol, using a variety of initiatives to keep traffic moving, respond quickly to highway incidents and take appropriate enforcement action...
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Wanted – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – James Michael Bonds Jr.

Wanted – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – James Michael Bonds Jr.

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of James Michael Bonds Jr., 47 of Lexington Park. Bonds violated the terms of his pre-trial release on June 24, 2019, while awaiting his court date for violating probation on a DWI charge. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Bonds is asked to...
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State Fire Marshal Reminds Marylanders of Fire & Life Safety Tips During Power Outages

State Fire Marshal Reminds Marylanders of Fire & Life Safety Tips During Power Outages

With stormy weather in Maryland’s forecast, State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci is cautioning citizens when using alternative light and electrical sources during power outages. “Keeping these easy-to-follow rules in mind will help Marylanders enjoy a safe summer, even when electrical service is disrupted,” said State Fire Marshal Geraci. • Use flashlights during power...
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UPDATE: Man Arrested After Short Manhunt in Town Creek

UPDATE: Man Arrested After Short Manhunt in Town Creek

On June 30, 2019, at approximately 9:20 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 22900 block of Town Creek Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Investigation determined a Ford truck being operated by Zachary Allan Kiger, 30 of no fixed address, had been involved in...
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UPDATE: State Fire Marshals Office Investigating Commercial Building Fire in Leonardtown

UPDATE: State Fire Marshals Office Investigating Commercial Building Fire in Leonardtown

UPDATE 7/2/2019: On Monday, July 1, 2019, at approximately 1:25 p.m., firefighters responded to 22715 Duke Street, in Leonardtown, for the report of a building fire. Firefighters arrived on scene to find the building completely engulfed in flames upon their arrival. Over 35 firefighters responded and had the fire under control in 45 minutes....
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Initiative in Charles County Yields Nine DUI Arrests and Two Drug Violations

Initiative in Charles County Yields Nine DUI Arrests and Two Drug Violations

On Friday, June 28th, 2019, from 11:45 p.m. to 2:30 a.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack in conjunction with the Charles County Sheriffs Office and La Plata Town Police Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint and saturation patrol on Route 301 at Jefferson Farm Place, in Waldorf. During the operation, a...
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Health Department Offers Safety Tips for Extreme Heat

Health Department Offers Safety Tips for Extreme Heat

Extremely hot weather can cause sickness or even death, yet heat-related illness is preventable. Each year, extreme heat causes more deaths than tornadoes, hurricanes, floods and lightning combined. There are precautions you can take for you, your family and co-workers to prevent heat-related illness. Stay updated on local weather forecasts, and take steps to...
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One Injured After Single Vehicle Roll Over in Callaway

One Injured After Single Vehicle Roll Over in Callaway

On Sunday, June 30, 2019, at approximately 7:15 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of the Weis on Point Lookout Road in Callaway, for the reported motor vehicle accident with one overturned. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle in the roadway on its roof, with all occupants...
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VIDEO: Two Injured After Drunk Driver Crashes into SUV on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park

VIDEO: Two Injured After Drunk Driver Crashes into SUV on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park

On Sunday, June 30, 2019, at approximately 8:05 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of the St. Mary’s Square on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a rear-end style collision....
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Stove Fire at Stoney’s Seafood House Quickly Extinguished by Firefighters

Stove Fire at Stoney’s Seafood House Quickly Extinguished by Firefighters

On Friday, June 28, 2019, at approximately 3:00 p.m., firefighters from Hollywood, Leonardtown, Bay District, Callaway, Seventh District, and Calvert responded to 24580 Clarkes Landing Lane at the Stoney’s Seafood House for the reported structure fire. Dispatch advised the single 9-1-1 caller was the manager and reported an active stove fire in the kitchen...
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UPDATE: Charges Pending In Hit and Run Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Anne Arundel County

UPDATE: Charges Pending In Hit and Run Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Anne Arundel County

UPDATE: Following family notification, Maryland State Police are identifying the victim killed in a hit and run crash while repairing a passenger bus on Rt. 295 yesterday. The victim is identified as Stuart A. R. Johnson, Jr., 41, of Baltimore, Md. Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver involved is identified as...
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No Injuries Reported After Gas Leak Causes Strip Mall to Evacuate in California

No Injuries Reported After Gas Leak Causes Strip Mall to Evacuate in California

On Monday, June 24, 2019, at approximately 12:15 p.m., firefighters from Bay District and NAS Patuxent River responded to 46300 Lexington Village Way in California, for the reported commercial gas-leak. Units were advised the Family Care Pharmacy and My Eye Doctor reported smelling gas inside of the businesses. Firefighters arrived on scene and evacuated...
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UPDATE: Waldorf Woman Failed to Slow for Stopped Traffic in Crash That Killed Two-Year-Old Girl

UPDATE: Waldorf Woman Failed to Slow for Stopped Traffic in Crash That Killed Two-Year-Old Girl

6/29/2019 @ 2:35 p.m.: As the investigation continues into the fatal crash yesterday afternoon on the Capital Beltway in Prince George’s County, investigators are providing an update with the identifications of those involved. The deceased victim is identified as Leelete Andargie, 2, of Oxon Hill, She was transported from the scene by the Prince...
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What you Need to Know About Asian Longhorned Ticks – A new Tick in the United States

What you Need to Know About Asian Longhorned Ticks – A new Tick in the United States

What we know about Asian longhorned ticks Not normally found in the Western Hemisphere, these ticks were reported for the first time in the United States in 2017. Asian longhorned ticks have been found on pets, livestock, wildlife, and people. The female ticks can lay eggs and reproduce without mating. Up to thousands of...
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UPDATE: 18-Year-Old Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison After Shooting His Victim in Face and Back

UPDATE: 18-Year-Old Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison After Shooting His Victim in Face and Back

UPDATE 6/28/19: According to court documents, Elijah Miguel Miles, 18 of California, was sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree assault and possession of a firearm as a minor earlier this month. Miles will also be on supervised probation for five years after his release. UPDATE 6/14/19: Elijah Miguel Miles,...
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Missing Person: St. Mary’s County – 26-Year-Old Female

Missing Person: St. Mary’s County – 26-Year-Old Female

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the location of Kacey Grace Medeiros, 26 of St. Inigoes. Medeiros is a white female with black hair and brown eyes, 5’ 5” tall and 130 pounds. Anyone with information about Medeiros’ location is asked to contact Detective Cpl. Melissa Hulse at 301-475-4200, ext. *1996 or...
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Sheriff’s Office and State Police to Conduct Saturation Patrols Throughout Calvert County

Sheriff’s Office and State Police to Conduct Saturation Patrols Throughout Calvert County

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Maryland State Police, will be conducting saturation patrols throughout Calvert County on Saturday, June 29, 2019, and Saturday, July 6, 2019. This traffic safety initiative is an effort to crack down on impaired drivers and those driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol....
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State Police Say Barricade Incident in Calvert County Ends Peacefully

State Police Say Barricade Incident in Calvert County Ends Peacefully

UPDATE: The barricade incident in Calvert County has ended peacefully with the suspect in police custody. The suspect is not being identified at this time. He faces charges pending consultation with the Calvert County State’s Attorney. He was transported from the scene to Calvert Memorial Hospital for precautionary reasons. Today at 11:30 a.m., troopers...
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