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North Carolina Man Arrested in Huntingtown for Possession of a Firearm After a Felony Conviction

North Carolina Man Arrested in Huntingtown for Possession of a Firearm After a Felony Conviction

On December 20, 2017 Deputy Trigg of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was conducting a random commercial motor vehicle safety inspection in the parking lot of Lord Calvert Bowling, Huntingtown. While making contact with the driver later identified as Richard Stevens, 40, of North Carolina, Deputy Trigg observed a large hunting knife near the...
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Prince Frederick Woman Arrested on Drug Charges After Found Passed Out in Vehicle

Prince Frederick Woman Arrested on Drug Charges After Found Passed Out in Vehicle

On Thursday, December 21, 2017 Deputy Trigg of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Calvert County Health Department, in Prince Frederick for the report of a check welfare for a female in a vehicle who appeared to be passed out. Other deputies on scene with the female who was later identified as...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Cell Phone Thief

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Cell Phone Thief

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On December 9, 2017, at approximately 12:10 p.m., the suspect stole the victim’s cell phone from the counter while at the Charlotte Hall Motel, located on Three Notch Road, in Charlotte Hall. Anyone with information about this incident/and or the...
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Prince George’s County Man Charged in Waldorf Townhouse Garage Fire

Prince George’s County Man Charged in Waldorf Townhouse Garage Fire

A Deputy State Fire Marshal has arrested a Prince George’s County man after he set fire to his ex-girlfriend’s garage during a domestic issue. On January 1, 2018, at approximately 2:00 pm, Tiffany Aursby contacted 911 as her ex-boyfriend was banging on the door of her townhouse located at 4554 Ryan Place, Unit B,...
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Police Investigate Fatal Crash That Killed Pedestrian in Prince George’s County

Police Investigate Fatal Crash That Killed Pedestrian in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal Prince George’s County crash that occurred when a law enforcement vehicle struck a pedestrian. The identification of the pedestrian is unknown at this time. Prince George’s County EMS responded and pronounced the pedestrian deceased at the scene. The unknown pedestrian did not have any identification with him...
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The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Looks Back at 2017 While Looking Forward to the New Year

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Looks Back at 2017 While Looking Forward to the New Year

As 2017 winds down and a new year is on the horizon, Sheriff Troy Berry and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office reflect on the events of the past year and look forward to 2018. Looking back at the past 12 months, several themes emerge: crime and incident response, agency-wide efforts to raise awareness, community...
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Video Visitation Now Online at St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center

Video Visitation Now Online at St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center

On December 12, 2017, the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center, (SMCDRC), video visitation technology went “live” with ICSolutions  Visitor visitation system. This new technology provides family members, friends, and professionals control to schedule and conduct a visit at a time convenient for them, without having to travel to the facility. On-site visitation...
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Clinton Retailer Sells $50,000 Winning Bonus Match 5 Ticket

Clinton Retailer Sells $50,000 Winning Bonus Match 5 Ticket

Bonus Match 5 has another top-prize winner! For the third time in a week, a lucky player bought a $50,000 winning ticket in this daily game. The new winner found Lottery luck in the Thursday, Dec. 28 drawing with a ticket bought at Clinton Crossings Exxon located at 8915 Woodyard Road in Clinton. The two...
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SMECO Receives Approval to Reduce Distribution Rates

SMECO Receives Approval to Reduce Distribution Rates

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) received approval from the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) on December 28, 2017, to reduce its Distribution Service charges for customers. The lower rates are the result of a redistribution of SMECO’s transmission costs, which will save SMECO customers $10 million per year. The new rates are scheduled to...
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With Cold Temperatures Arriving Citizens are Encouraged to Prepare

With Cold Temperatures Arriving Citizens are Encouraged to Prepare

The coldest air of the season will arrive this weekend with bitterly cold wind chills of 5 below zero late Sunday into Monday and forecasted below 32 degrees all next week. The Department of Emergency Services would like to remind citizens to prepare for the unseasonably cold weather. During Extreme Cold: Check on your...
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Temple Hills Man Wanted by St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office for Attempted Murder

Temple Hills Man Wanted by St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office for Attempted Murder

UPDATE: The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking the whereabouts of James Reginald Flanagan, 21, of Temple Hills. On November, 11, 2017, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of River Bay Townhomes, in Lexington Park, for the report of a shooting. Through the course of the...
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St. Leonard Man Arrested for Illegal Possession of Firearm After Traffic Stop

St. Leonard Man Arrested for Illegal Possession of Firearm After Traffic Stop

On Friday, December 22, 2017, at approximately 5:45 p.m., Trooper Stull from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack stopped a vehicle on Route 4 south of Broomes Island Rd. in Port Republic for traffic violations. A strong odor of burnt marijuana was emitting from inside the vehicle.  A probable cause search was conducted...
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VIDEO: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Requests Public’s Help in Identifying Burglary Suspect

VIDEO: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Requests Public’s Help in Identifying Burglary Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On December 22, 2017, at approximately 4:50 PM, the female suspect burglarized the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds Office, located in Leonardtown.   During the time of the burglary, the pictured silver colored SUV was in the area driving in a suspicious...
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IRS Has Tips for What to Do Before the Tax Year Ends on December 31

IRS Has Tips for What to Do Before the Tax Year Ends on December 31

As tax filing season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers that there are things they should do now to get ready for filing season. Here are some tips to get ready: For most taxpayers, Dec. 31 is the last day to take actions that will affect their 2017 tax returns. For example,...
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35-Year-Old Indian Head Woman Struck and Killed in Newburg

35-Year-Old Indian Head Woman Struck and Killed in Newburg

On Thursday, December 28, 2017 at approximately 9:30 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to a single vehicle collision in which a pedestrian was struck in the area of northbound Route 301 / South of Branchville Road, in Newburg. A preliminary investigation conducted by Troopers indicates that a 1998 Lincoln...
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Mechanicsville Couple Arrested in Mugging of 77-Year-Old Lady

Mechanicsville Couple Arrested in Mugging of 77-Year-Old Lady

On Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at approximately 9:15 p.m., the victim, a 77-year-old woman, was in the parking lot of Dollar General, located in Charlotte Hall, when she was approached by a white female. The female, later identified as Karen Anne Granville, 28, of Mechanicsville approached the victim while she getting into her car...
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Mechanicsville Man Flees Scene After Hitting Horse and Carriage, Leaving Horse Dead

Mechanicsville Man Flees Scene After Hitting Horse and Carriage, Leaving Horse Dead

Robert Edward Lawrence, 32 of Mechanicsville, was arrested and charged in connection with a hit-and-run crash that left a man injured and a horse dead on Christmas in Mechanicsville. Lawrence was charged with failure to immediately stop his vehicle at the scene of an accident involving bodily injury, failure to stop after an accident...
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St. Mary’s County Treasurer Accepting Overpayments for 2017 Real Estate Taxes

St. Mary’s County Treasurer Accepting Overpayments for 2017 Real Estate Taxes

Due to increasing requests from citizens, the St. Mary’s County Treasurer is accepting overpayments for 2017 real estate taxes to be applied to future tax liabilities. Overpayments are being accepted in the treasurer’s office and by mail. Requirements: Property owners understand that the St. Mary’s County Treasurer and staff are not providing tax advice...
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TC Hejl Announces Run For Second Term as County Commissioner on Facebook

TC Hejl Announces Run For Second Term as County Commissioner on Facebook

TC Hejl made the following announcement on Facebook: I have been asked by many people if I were going to seek the Office of County Commissioner for a second term. The photo should dispel any rumors and assure people that I am in fact seeking a second term. Although this board has accomplished much,...
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Upper Marlboro Man and Two Teens from Lusby Arrested for Armed Robberies in Lothian

Upper Marlboro Man and Two Teens from Lusby Arrested for Armed Robberies in Lothian

UPDATE 12/28/2017: During the course of this investigation Robbery Detectives from the Anne Arundel County Police Department were able to identify three of the four individuals involved in these robberies. On December 24, 2017 detectives located and arrested Daniel Shane McDonald, 49, of Upper Marlboro, and two juveniles, a 13 year-old male and a 16...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 12/28/2017

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 12/28/2017

The following is a sample of recent Charles County Sheriff’s Office investigations. For information about crimes not included in this report, visit CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address. THEFTS FROM AUTOS: On December 22, during the overnight hours, unknown suspect(s) broke out the windows of several cars parked on...
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Clinton Drug Dealer Arrested in Charles County with Stolen Handgun

Clinton Drug Dealer Arrested in Charles County with Stolen Handgun

On December 16, 2017 at approximately 1:55 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office  responded to a car crash in the 1200 block of Bannister Circle in Waldorf. Upon arrival, Pfc. P. Sadie observed a man running from one of the vehicles involved in the crash. A look out was broadcast and Officer...
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Three Establishments Caught Selling Tobacco to Minors During Compliance Check in St. Mary’s County

Three Establishments Caught Selling Tobacco to Minors During Compliance Check in St. Mary’s County

During the months of November and December 2017, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office conducted several Tobacco Compliance Checks. During this operation, an underage confidential informant, (CI), entered the businesses and attempted to purchase tobacco products. Tobacco Compliance Checks were conducted at thirty-five establishments; the following establishments passed their compliance checks: A&B Liquors Abell’s...
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A&B Liquor Caught Selling Liquor to Minor During Alcohol Compliance Check

A&B Liquor Caught Selling Liquor to Minor During Alcohol Compliance Check

On December 22, 2017, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office conducted alcohol compliance checks countywide. During this operation an underage confidential informant, (CI), entered the businesses and attempted to purchase alcoholic beverages. Alcohol compliance checks were conducted on twenty licensed alcohol retailers; the following retailers passed their compliance checks: ABC Liquors California Fine Wine...
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Maryland State Trooper Breaks Record For Number Of DUI Arrests

Maryland State Trooper Breaks Record For Number Of DUI Arrests

A trooper has made Maryland State Police history by breaking the record for the number of DUI arrests made in a year. For the past four years, Trooper First Class Anthony Wallace has made at least 100 DUI arrests each year, thus breaking a statewide record for the Maryland State Police. Prior to 2017,...
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