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Maryland One of Three States Most Targeted by Russian Ads in 2016

Maryland One of Three States Most Targeted by Russian Ads in 2016

Heavily Democratic Maryland was one of the three states most targeted by Russian ads during the 2016 presidential election, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Wednesday. Sen. Richard Burr, R-North Carolina, used the example in an apparent effort to diminish the perception that Russian ads may have had an impact on the...
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Amazon to Open New Distribution Center in Maryland, Add 1,500 New Jobs

Amazon to Open New Distribution Center in Maryland, Add 1,500 New Jobs

On November 8, 2017, Amazon officially announced plans to construct an 855,000 square-foot fulfillment center at Tradepoint Atlantic in Baltimore County and bring 1,500 new jobs to the region. The company currently employs more than 5,000 full-time associates at three existing facilities in Baltimore City and Cecil County. Associates at the new facility will...
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Maryland State Police Continue Hit-And-Run Investigation In Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police Continue Hit-And-Run Investigation In Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police are continuing to investigate a hit-and-run reported Monday night in College Park. Shortly after 9:45 p.m. on Monday, November 6, 2017, troopers from the College Park Barrack responded to a hit-and-run collision involving a pedestrian on southbound I-495/95 south of Goodluck Road in Lanham. A witness on the scene said that...
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Waldorf Man Arrested for Carjacking After Attempting to Steal Car Occupied by Driver and 6-Year-Old Girl

Waldorf Man Arrested for Carjacking After Attempting to Steal Car Occupied by Driver and 6-Year-Old Girl

On Saturday, November 4, 2017,  at approximately 9:05 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a business in the 2800 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a carjacking. Investigation revealed the victim was parked in front of the business, waiting for her daughter to finish work when...
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Fort Washington Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in Waldorf

Fort Washington Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in Waldorf

On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at approximately 1:05 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a motor vehicle crash near the intersection of Old Washington Road and Kaine Place in Waldorf. Investigation showed the driver of a passenger car was traveling south on Old Washington Road when he...
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Prince George’s County Man Arrested For Child Pornography

Prince George’s County Man Arrested For Child Pornography

A Prince George’s County man was arrested and charged this morning after a Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force investigation developed evidence supporting charges of distribution and possession of child pornography. The suspect is identified as Austin Whyte, 23, of Accokeek.  He is charged with three counts of distribution of child...
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SMO Energy To Donate Home Heating Fuel To Nine Organizations Participating In Safe Nights Program Across Charles County

SMO Energy To Donate Home Heating Fuel To Nine Organizations Participating In Safe Nights Program Across Charles County

SMO Energy, a Wills Group company headquartered in La Plata, MD, announced that it will provide fuel certificates to nine organizations participating in Safe Nights program. The certificates, each worth up to $500, will allow the organizations to secure home heating fuel for 17 locations across Charles County. Emmanuel Baptist Church, Free Gospel of...
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Waldorf Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison for Distribution of Cocaine

Waldorf Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison for Distribution of Cocaine

On Monday, November 6, 2017 United States District Judge George J. Hazel sentenced Darryl Michael Franklin, a/k/a “D”, age 43, of Waldorf, to 20 years in prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release for Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with Intent to Distribute Controlled Substances, and 10 years in prison, followed by three...
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Wednesday’s Pet is JILLIAN

Wednesday’s Pet is JILLIAN

Wednesday’s Pet for 11/8/17 JILLIAN Featured Pet: Jillian Rescue Group: Pets with Disabilities Disability: Blind Breed: Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Talk about divine intervention, Jillian was found lying on the roadside right next a church on a hot Sunday morning.  It was over...
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Recreation and Parks Announces Project to Replace the Great Mills Pool Bubble

Recreation and Parks Announces Project to Replace the Great Mills Pool Bubble

The Department of Recreation & Parks is set to replace the bubble at the Great Mills Pool. The project includes the total replacement of the inflatable bubble structure, new doors and supporting air handling units. New LED lighting will be installed to enhance visibility inside the replacement structure. Work is tentatively scheduled to be...
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Drug Bust in North Beach Results in Two Arrests

Drug Bust in North Beach Results in Two Arrests

During the month of October, members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit and the Special Operations Team executed a Search and Seizure warrant at 8929 Erie Avenue, North Beach. Emergency Medical Services personnel and Sheriff’s Office Deputies had responded to this residence several times in the recent past for opiate overdoses....
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UPDATE: Missing Juvenile Located – Calvert County

UPDATE: Missing Juvenile Located – Calvert County

UPDATE 11/7/[email protected] 9:15 p.m.: Tyler is home and safe. Thank you everyone for your help! 11/7/2017: Tyler Dufresne was last seen Monday, November, 6. 2017, at approximately 6:00 pm wearing a long sleeve gray shirt, black beanie, black jeans and black zip up sneakers. If seen please call the Calvert county sheriff’s office at 410-535-2800.
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Couple from Annapolis Arrested for Heroin Distribution in Calvert County

Couple from Annapolis Arrested for Heroin Distribution in Calvert County

On Friday, September 8, 2017 Deputy Ward of the Calvert County Sherriff Office was contacted by a Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit confidential informant who advised they could purchase a quantity of heroin from a subject known knows as, “J.J.”. The informant contacted, “J.J.” and arranged to purchase twelve half-gram folds of...
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High School Teacher Indicted on Sexual Abuse of a Minor Charges

High School Teacher Indicted on Sexual Abuse of a Minor Charges

On November 6, Charles County Sheriff’s officers arrested LaToya Niccole Parker, 40, of Waldorf, after a Charles County Grand Jury indicted her on charges of sexual abuse of a minor, displaying sexual material to a minor, and solicitation of a minor. The incidents occurred between the fall of 2016 and March 2017 while Parker...
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Lottery Scam Reported by Police

Lottery Scam Reported by Police

Recently, a citizen was mailed a letter indicating they had won 4.5 million dollars from a European PowerBall. The letter states there was a mix-up with the drawing of the PowerBall number, and tickets, as a result, the citizen has now won third place. The letter requested phone contact or email, to begin the...
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Missing Person – Calvert County – 81-Year-Old Male Suffers from Dementia

Missing Person – Calvert County – 81-Year-Old Male Suffers from Dementia

Ernest Cleo Tolley is a 81 year old white male who suffers from dementia. Tolley  was last seen on Tuesday, November 6, 2017, at a residence located on Holland Drive, in Huntingtown. He was last seen wearing glasses, brown pants, brown shoes, brown T-shirt with a deer emblem, light blue jacket and possibly wearing...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests and Warrants – 11/7/2017

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests and Warrants – 11/7/2017

The following is a sample of recent St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office arrests and investigations
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Community Work Team Cleans Up in St. Mary’s County

Community Work Team Cleans Up in St. Mary’s County

On October 16, 2017, the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center, (SMCDRC), had their first Community Work Team project. The Community Work Team is a new program where non-violent, sentenced inmates, incarcerated at the SMDRC participate in projects to better the community. This new initiative is also part of an on-going Community “Outside”...
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Stuff the Squad Event Scheduled in Lexington Park

Stuff the Squad Event Scheduled in Lexington Park

On Saturday, November 25, 2017, from 10am to 4pm, the Lexington Park COPs UNIT will host a “STUFF THE SQUAD” food drive at the COP’s office located at 21614 Great Mills Road. The public is invited to help the COPs UNIT load the trunk of a vintage SQUAD CAR! The goal is to stock...
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Press Release: St. Mary’s County Emergency Services Committee

Press Release: St. Mary’s County Emergency Services Committee

The role of the St. Mary’s County Emergency Services Committee in the emergency services system in St. Mary’s County is to act as a conduit between Fire and EMS volunteers and the county government. The following press release is distributed under the authority of Daniel Davis, Chair of the ESC. On November 1, 2017...
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Indian Head Man Arrested on Multiple Gun Charges After Traffic Stop

Indian Head Man Arrested on Multiple Gun Charges After Traffic Stop

On Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at approximately 9:45 p.m., Trooper First Class Jeans from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack stopped a white Chevy Camaro on northbound Route 210 at Route 227 in Indian Head, for an equipment violation. The vehicle made a u-turn and continued to drive thru the Burger King parking lot...
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Traffic Stop in Lexington Park Leads to Drug Charges for Two

Traffic Stop in Lexington Park Leads to Drug Charges for Two

On October 4, 2017 at approximately 9:45 a.m., while conducting speed enforcement in the area of MD RT 246 at Pacific Drive, Lexington Park, Trooper First Class B. Ditoto observed a green Isuzu exceeding the speed limit and conducted a traffic stop. TFC Ditoto observed the rear seat passenger acting in a suspicious manner. ...
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Mechanicsville Woman Arrested for DUI After Motor Vehicle Collision in Callaway

Mechanicsville Woman Arrested for DUI After Motor Vehicle Collision in Callaway

On Thursday, September 28, 2017, at approximately 7:00 a.m., Trooper First Class J. Mulhearn from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to a motor vehicle collision on MD Route 5, north of MD Route 249, in Callaway. Upon arrival TFC Mulhearn made contact with the driver of one of the vehicles, identified as...
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U.S. Navy, Royal Australian Air Force Solidify Radar System Collaboration

U.S. Navy, Royal Australian Air Force Solidify Radar System Collaboration

The U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly develop the latest jammer technology. The Airborne Electronic Attack Systems and EA-6B Program Office (PMA-234) and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) will cooperatively mature the AN/ALQ-249 Next Generation Jammer Mid-band (NGJ-MB) capability from here forward....
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McDonough graduate is in tune with Pentatonix

McDonough graduate is in tune with Pentatonix

As soon as he could talk, Matt Sallee was likely singing. The Maurice J. McDonough High School graduate can’t remember a time he wasn’t singing, and can’t imagine not doing it. “I sing all the time,” he said. “I don’t even realize I’m singing.” Sallee’s lifelong passion has landed him a spot with the...
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