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Outstanding Assault Warrants for St. Mary’s County

Outstanding Assault Warrants for St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating suspects with Outstanding Assault Warrants. Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts is asked to contact Deputy Hannah Smith at 301-475-4200, ext. *8123 or by email, at [email protected] Anyone with information is asked to call CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333 or text a tip...
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Hoyer: Repealing the Affordable Care Act Would Have Immediate Consequences for all Marylanders

Hoyer: Repealing the Affordable Care Act Would Have Immediate Consequences for all Marylanders

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) joined Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Reps. Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and John Sarbanes (MD-03) at a media availability this afternoon following a Maryland delegation meeting to discuss how Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act will severely impact Marylanders. Below is a transcript...
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Maryland Natural Resources Annual Photo Contest Begins

Maryland Natural Resources Annual Photo Contest Begins

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is accepting entries for its annual photo contest now through Aug. 31, 2017. Photographers – from novice to professional – can  enter online or by mail for the chance to win cash and other prizes. Winning entries will be posted online and featured in an issue of the quarterly Maryland Natural Resource magazine and adorn the...
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Maryland Lottery and Gaming Supports Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Maryland Lottery and Gaming Supports Problem Gambling Awareness Month

As Maryland Lottery and Gaming continues its deepening commitment to responsible gambling programs, the agency is proud to support a national effort to raise awareness of problem gambling. Maryland Lottery and Gaming is again participating in the National Council on Problem Gambling’s annual effort to promote March as Problem Gambling Awareness Month. “Reinforcing the...
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Maryland #8 in U.S. News & World Report “Best States” Rankings

Maryland #8 in U.S. News & World Report “Best States” Rankings

Maryland has been recognized as one of the best states in the nation to live in by U.S. News & World Report in their inaugural “Best States” ranking, which analyzed data in seven key areas – education, health care, infrastructure, economy, government, opportunity, and crime and corrections – to determine the state’s composite score....
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Partying on a Boat Leads to Burglary & Trespassing Arrests for 6 Teens

Partying on a Boat Leads to Burglary & Trespassing Arrests for 6 Teens

On Sunday, February 26, 2017, at approximately 10:10 a.m., Trooper First Class Barlow from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack  responded to the Spring Cove Marina in Solomons for a trespassing complaint. A boat at the dock had been broken into and there were six subjects having a party. Investigation determined that the subjects...
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State Fire Marshal Reminds all Marylanders of Fire and Life Safety Issues During Power Outages

State Fire Marshal Reminds all Marylanders of Fire and Life Safety Issues During Power Outages

Severe storms are threatening Maryland. These storms may cause disruption in electrical service to our homes. State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci is cautioning citizens when using alternative light and electrical sources during power outages. “These easy to follow tips will help all Marylanders avoid injury or death during power outages,” said the State...
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Eighth Annual St. Charles Running Festival Set For April 1st, 2017

Eighth Annual St. Charles Running Festival Set For April 1st, 2017

The community of St. Charles, MD will once again join with Blue Point Timing and the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center to host the annual St. Charles Running Festival. The event, which features a 10-miler, 5K and the Chick-fil-A Kids Hero Fun Run, is open to runners of all abilities and will...
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North Point High School Criminal Justice Students Stand Out at Regional SkillsUSA Competition

North Point High School Criminal Justice Students Stand Out at Regional SkillsUSA Competition

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to recognize the Criminal Justice Students at North Point High School for their outstanding efforts during the first stages of the 2017 SkillsUSA competitions, in which they performed well enough to advance to state competitions later this year.  On February 4, sixteen students from North Point competed...
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Students Learn About Civil Rights Movement from Freedom Rider

Students Learn About Civil Rights Movement from Freedom Rider

Rev. Reginald Green talked about riots, mobs and being arrested. He was a Freedom Rider and shared his firsthand experiences from more than 50 years ago with Theodore G. Davis Middle School students. Davis social studies teacher Duania Darby invited Green to Davis on Feb. 24 after her seventh graders completed a unit for...
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La Plata It’s Academic team to compete in semifinals this weekend

La Plata It’s Academic team to compete in semifinals this weekend

The La Plata High School It’s Academic team advances to a semifinals playoff match, set for this Saturday, March 4, as winners of a regional competition recently held at NBC4 studios in Washington, D.C. The team of Captain Justin Cortez, Michael Gill and James Hume earned a total of 580 points in a match...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Zoey

Wednesday’s Pet is Zoey

Wednesday’s Pet for 3/01/2017 Zoey Featured Pet: Zoey Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Boxer/Rottweiler Mix Sex: Female Size: Large Adoption Fee: Contact group for fee Zoey is a 1-year-old Boxer mix. She is a smart girl that loves people. Zoey is a giant love bug. She is great with other dogs....
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Grasonville Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin in Prince Frederick

Grasonville Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin in Prince Frederick

On Wednesday, February 24, 2017, at approximately 5:30 a.m., Trooper First Class Matthews from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack stopped a vehicle on Church St. in Prince Frederick following a broadcast to lookout for a black Pontiac. A K-9 Scan was requested and resulted in a positive alert. A search was conducted...
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Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Trespassing at Senior Center

Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Trespassing at Senior Center

On Wednesday, February 24, 2017, at approximately 9:10 am, Trooper First Class Barlow from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to the Calvert Pines Senior Center for a trespassing complaint. Michael D. Welch, 51 of Prince Frederick, previously had been issued a no trespass order and was found in front of the...
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Charles County Crime Report – 2/28/2017

Charles County Crime Report – 2/28/2017

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. ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: Sometime between Feb. 27 – Feb. 28, unknown suspect(s) tried to break into an office building in the 10600...
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Hollywood Man Arrested on Burglary and Drug Charges

Hollywood Man Arrested on Burglary and Drug Charges

On Monday, February 13, 2017, Deputy A. Budd of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 46000 block of Lynch Lane in Lexington Park for the report of a burglary in progress. The victim stated the suspect, Carlonte Antoine Knott, 25, of Hollywood, entered the residence without permission. A probable cause search...
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Texting While Driving Leads to Drug Charges for Lusby Woman

Texting While Driving Leads to Drug Charges for Lusby Woman

On February 21, 2017, Deputy T. Mohler of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office witnessed a female driver texting on her cell phone, causing her vehicle to drift into Deputy Mohler’s lane of travel.  He pulled into the shoulder to avoid a collision and then was able to conduct a traffic stop at the intersection...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 2/28/2017

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 2/28/2017

During the week of February 21 through February 26 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,257 calls for service throughout the community. CDS Violation Case #17-9680: On February 23, 2017, Deputy D. Naughton initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Solomon’s Island Road/Patuxent Point Parkway, in Solomon’s,...
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Foundation 4 Heroes Raises Spirits as Johns Hopkins’ Radiothon Raises Over $1 Million

Foundation 4 Heroes Raises Spirits as Johns Hopkins’ Radiothon Raises Over $1 Million

Johns Hopkins Children’s Center is one of the premier hospitals in the country and has been able to raise over $20 million since their first Radiothon in 1989. At the helm again was The Mix 106.5. With volunteers answering phones, they broadcasted from the lobby, appealing to the airwaves for help and the community...
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Lusby Woman Arrested on Drug Charges After Traffic Stop

Lusby Woman Arrested on Drug Charges After Traffic Stop

On February 22, 2017, at approximately 7:15 p.m., Deputy D. Naughton of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop, at the intersection of Chisholm/Dalton Trail, in Lusby, on a vehicle operating with inadequate lighting of their rear registration plate. When he made contact with the driver, Marisa Ramos, 23, of Lusby, he...
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Hughesville Man Dies in Weekend Boating Accident

Hughesville Man Dies in Weekend Boating Accident

The Maryland Natural Resources Police is investigating the death of a Calvert County man whose body was recovered late Sunday afternoon near his capsized boat south of the Patuxent River Bridge. Scott Lawson Suder, 41, of Hughesville, was last seen Saturday at about noon, prior to a violent storm that raced through the area....
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Investigation Into Death Of A St. Mary’s County Man Continues

Investigation Into Death Of A St. Mary’s County Man Continues

Maryland State Police investigators at the Leonardtown Barrack identified a St. Mary’s County man found in a pond behind his home on Saturday afternoon and continue their investigation into his death. The deceased is identified as James O’Grady, 53, of Mechanicsville. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. The cause and manner of death...
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National Weather Service Confirms Tornado in Charles County

National Weather Service Confirms Tornado in Charles County

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington DC has confirmed a tornado near La Plata and Waldorf in Charles County MD on February 25 2017. National Weather Service personnel completed a ground survey along with radar analysis and concluded a tornado that peaked at low-end EF1 intensity with winds of 90 MPH produced damage...
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Charlotte Hall Woman Arrested for Shoplifting at Walmart

Charlotte Hall Woman Arrested for Shoplifting at Walmart

On Wednesday, February 15, 2107, Deputy D. Potter of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Walmart in California for a reported theft. The suspect, Jessica Nicole Michael, 26, of Charlotte Hall, attempted to conceal merchandise and exit the store, but was stopped by an asset protection employee. While being arrested, it...
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Lexington Park Man who Slapped Juvenile Arrested for Child Abuse

Lexington Park Man who Slapped Juvenile Arrested for Child Abuse

On Monday, February 20, 2017, Deputy G. Muschette of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 20000 block of Poplar Ridge Road in Lexington Park for the report of an assault. The victim alleged the suspect, Ralph Nicholas Lafollete, 37, of Lexington Park, slapped the juvenile victim in the face with an...
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