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Lexington Park Man Sentenced to 15 years in Prison for Child Abuse

Lexington Park Man Sentenced to 15 years in Prison for Child Abuse

UPDATE: Elijah Holmes Jr., 21 of Lexington Park, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for Assault Second Degree and Child Abuse 2nd Degree, by Maryland Circuit Court Judge David Densford . The three-year-old victim is scheduled for brain surgery next month, is relearning how to walk, talk, and eat. 2/16/2017: On February 10, 2017, Detective...
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US Marshals Arrest Man in Temple Hills, Wanted for Murder in New Jersey

US Marshals Arrest Man in Temple Hills, Wanted for Murder in New Jersey

On August 22, 2017, members of the U.S. Marshal’s Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force located and arrested Lisandro P Ortiz-Landaverde, 20, at an address in the 5200 block of Temple Hill Road in the Temple Hills community in Prince George’s County. Ortiz-Landaverde was wanted on an open warrant through New Jersey for Homicide....
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Waldorf Man Charged with Reckless Endangerment After Shooting

Waldorf Man Charged with Reckless Endangerment After Shooting

On Saturday, August 19, 2017, at approximately 1:35 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office  responded to the area of Leonardtown Road at St. Charles Parkway, in Waldorf, for the report of a subject firing a handgun into the air. Officers observed a subject matching the description, as well as a handgun on...
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Missing Person – St. Mary’s County – 18-Year-Old Female

Missing Person – St. Mary’s County – 18-Year-Old Female

Maria Esther Ortiz Garay was last seen July 15, 2017 in the Lexington Park area. She has a scar on her right cheek and left arm, in addition to three earrings in each year. Age: 18 Height: 4’09” Weight: 125 lbs. Black Hair Brown Eyes Anyone with information is asked to contact Corporal Ruest...
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Wednesday’s Pet is HENRY

Wednesday’s Pet is HENRY

Wednesday’s Pet for 8-16-17 HENRY Featured Pet: Henry Rescue Group: Second Hope Rescue Breed: Golden Retriever Sex: Male Size: Large Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Henry is a 7-year-old Golden Retriever that still acts like a puppy. He loves the water, even mud puddles. Henry walks great on a...
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Aerial Inspirations – Fine Art and Flight at the Pax Museum

Aerial Inspirations – Fine Art and Flight at the Pax Museum

The Patuxent River Naval Air Museum is proud to announce the opening of its first art exhibition: Aerial Inspirations. The exhibit will feature the work of Mary Edna Fraser, a Charleston-based artist. Large scale installations of silk fabric dyed in batik fashion and inspired directly by Fraser’s aerial photography of land and sea will...
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All Faith Church Celebrates 325th Anniversary

All Faith Church Celebrates 325th Anniversary

All Faith Episcopal Church, located at 38885 New Market Turner Road, Mechanicsville, Maryland, will be hosting an open house and homecoming service on September 24 at 4 p.m. The church is commemorating the 325th anniversary of the founding of All Faith Parish, which dates back to 1692. All Faith Church has been located at...
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September Events at College of Southern Maryland

September Events at College of Southern Maryland

CSM Closed for Labor Day. Sept. 2-4, College of Southern Maryland, all campuses. CSM will be closed for Labor Day. Visit http://www.csmd.edu/calendar/. CSM Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery: Un-easement, Recent Works by Rachel Schechtman. Sept. 5-28, College of Southern Maryland, Fine Arts Center, Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The gallery...
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Back to School Anti-Bullying/Drug Prevention Event to be Held

Back to School Anti-Bullying/Drug Prevention Event to be Held

On September 3, 2017 the 1st Annual Back to School Anti-Bullying/Drug Prevention Kick-Off! will be held at Chancellors Run Regional Park, in Great Mills. We will have the following: Free food and supplies for the kids (While it last) 3 on 3 basketball games Lots of activities/games for the kids Free giveaways (shoes for...
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MDOT MVA Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Mobile Bus with “New Way to MVA” Design

MDOT MVA Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Mobile Bus with “New Way to MVA” Design

Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Secretary Pete K. Rahn today joined MDOT Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) Administrator Christine E. Nizer at Leisure World to celebrate the 20th anniversary and new design of the MDOT MVA Mobile Bus. “The MDOT MVA Mobile Bus truly delivers on Governor Hogan’s promise to provide premier customer service to...
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Kids Fishing Tournament Scheduled for September

Kids Fishing Tournament Scheduled for September

The Golden Beach/Patuxent Knolls Civic Association is holding its annual Kids Fishing Tournament on Sunday, September 17, 2017. at Long Point on Waterview Drive, subdivision of Golden Beach in Mechanicsville. Registration is at 9:30 am. The tournament is from 10 am – 12:30 pm. Entry fee is $5 per child. Age categories are: up...
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Prince Frederick KFC Location to Soon Feature Bold Colonel Inspired Look

Prince Frederick KFC Location to Soon Feature Bold Colonel Inspired Look

Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise KBP Foods is remodeling its Prince Frederick, Maryland restaurant as part of a multi-million dollar nationwide KFC brand revamp effort. Barry Dubin, Chief Development Officer of KBP Foods, said the company expects to invest over $40 million renovating about 200 KFCs, including their location in Prince Frederick. The new KFC...
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Jurisdictional Medical Director Appointed

Jurisdictional Medical Director Appointed

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County have appointed Daniel Geary, MD FACEP, Jurisdictional Medical Director (JMD). In the role of JMD, Dr. Geary will oversee the quality of patient care provided by the Emergency Medical Services Operational Program (EMSOP.) He will participate in and provide medical expertise in all aspects of the service which...
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Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $650 Million, Four Win $50,000 Prizes

Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $650 Million, Four Win $50,000 Prizes

Happy days are here for four Maryland Powerball players! Check your tickets closely because even though no one in Maryland hit the jackpot in the Saturday, Aug. 19 drawing, we had four $50,000 winners and 101,950 winners statewide of prizes of $4 and up. Meanwhile, players are already lining up at Lottery retailers in hopes of...
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20-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

20-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

On Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at approximately 9:50 p.m., deputies from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to Billingsley Road and St. Patrick’s Drive intersection, in Waldorf for the report of a motor vehicle accident . A motorcycle operated by Jonathan Hall, 20 of Waldorf, was traveling westbound on Billingsley when an eastbound vehicle...
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Dangers of Not Replacing Your Oil Tank

Dangers of Not Replacing Your Oil Tank

Heating oil storage tanks are home equipment that often get forgotten about, and can cause serious damage to the environment and to a homeowner’s wallet if not properly maintained. If you are a homeowner that uses heating oil to warm your home, there is something you can do to protect yourself. The Maryland Department...
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Look Up! Look Out! It’s Back-to-School Time!

Look Up! Look Out! It’s Back-to-School Time!

As families across Maryland prepare for the start of the school year, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) joined AAA Mid-Atlantic, Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) and Baltimore County Police at Timber Grove Elementary School to remind drivers and pedestrians that everyone has a role in keeping Maryland’s youngest commuters...
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Former Aide At Prince George’s County Elementary School Sentenced To 75 Years In Federal Prison For Production Of Child Pornography

Former Aide At Prince George’s County Elementary School Sentenced To 75 Years In Federal Prison For Production Of Child Pornography

US District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow sentenced Deonte Carraway, age 23, of Glenarden, Maryland, to 75 years in federal prison followed by a lifetime of supervised release for 15 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor to produce child pornography, involving 12 minor victims ranging in age from nine to 13 years old. According...
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Chesapeake Beach Man Assaults 88-Year-Old Woman During Home Invasion

Chesapeake Beach Man Assaults 88-Year-Old Woman During Home Invasion

On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at approximately 5:20 pm, Trooper First Class Warrick from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded 3600 block of 10th Street, in North Beach for a reported theft. The victim, an 88-year-old female reported answering her door for a man she knew as “Tony”. Anthony Dale Norris, 30 of Chesapeake...
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Two Men Charged with Alcohol Violations in Lexington Park

Two Men Charged with Alcohol Violations in Lexington Park

On Wednesday. July 12, 2017, Corporal W. Ray and Corporal T. Snyder of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office were in the area of Shangri-La Drive in Lexington Park when they observed Joseph W. Young, 62, of Lexington Park and James A. Courtney, 59, of no fixed address, consuming alcoholic beverages in a public...
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Missing Person – St. Mary’s County

Missing Person – St. Mary’s County

Bejamin Jamal Washington was last seen on August 21, 2017, at approximately noon, in the 23000 block of Watervale Drive in Leonardtown. Age: 17 Height: 5’07” Weight: 130 lbs. Black Hair Brown Eyes Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office Duty Officer at 301-475-4041.
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Leonardtown Woman Arrested for Stealing Crab Legs from Grocery Store

Leonardtown Woman Arrested for Stealing Crab Legs from Grocery Store

On Monday, July 17, 2017, Corporal T. Seyfried from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Leonardtown McKay’s Foodland for a reported theft. The investigation revealed the suspect, Taneesha Shantel Washington, 25, of Leonardtown, had failed to pay for crab legs. She paid for other items, but not the two packages of...
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Robbery and Shootings Reported in St. Mary’s County

Robbery and Shootings Reported in St. Mary’s County

The following information was provided by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. No further information is available at this time. 8-18-2017 Robbery – Unknown suspect(s) stole a victim’s wallet in the 22000 block of MacArthur Boulevard in California. Deputy First Class Tirpak is investigating the case. CASE# 43804-17 8-19-2017 Reckless Endangerment – A bullet...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested After Providing False Name During Traffic Stop

Lexington Park Man Arrested After Providing False Name During Traffic Stop

On Thursday, July 20, 2017, Deputy First Class D. Potter from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in the area of Pegg Road and Westbury Blvd in Lexington Park. The operator, later identified as, Joseph William Smith, 24, of Lexington Park, gave a false name. Potter was...
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Stolen Vehicle Set on Fire in Charlotte Hall

Stolen Vehicle Set on Fire in Charlotte Hall

On Saturday, August 19, 2017, at approximately 10:40 a.m., police responded to a wooded area behind 29890 Three Notch Road, in Charlotte Hall, to investigate a burned out vehicle. The 2008 Chevrolet Impala was reported stolen from Charles County and intentionally burned. The vehicle was destroyed and the fire had self-extinguished before the vehicle...
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