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St. Charles Residential Land Sold to Lennar Corporation

St. Charles Residential Land Sold to Lennar Corporation

In one of the largest acquisitions in the State of Maryland in recent history, Lennar Corporation, d/b/a Lennar purchased the membership interest in St. Charles Community, LLC, an entity that owns the St. Charles Planned Unit Development (PUD) in Waldorf, Maryland. The acquisition of the 2,400-acre development, which includes residential, commercial, and industrial properties,...
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Wednesday’s Pet is ETHEL

Wednesday’s Pet is ETHEL

Wednesday’s Pet for 8/9/2017 ETHEL Featured Pet: Ethel Rescue Group: Beagle Rescue of Southern Maryland Breed: Beagle Sex: Female Size: Small Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Donation Ethel is between 6 and 9 years old. She is a gentle dog that has thrived since her rescue from the shelter...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Request Public’s Help in Identifying Theft Suspects

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Request Public’s Help in Identifying Theft Suspects

On Friday August 4, 2017 at 2:15 p.m., the suspects loaded a cart full of merchandise and pushed it out the exit of the California, Walmart without paying for any of the items. The California, Walmart is located at 45485 Miramar Way. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspects and/or about this...
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Maryland Lottery and Casinos Break Multiple All-Time Records in Fiscal Year 2017

Maryland Lottery and Casinos Break Multiple All-Time Records in Fiscal Year 2017

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced numerous record-breaking figures for Fiscal Year 2017. The Maryland Lottery set new all-time marks for total sales, prizes to players, retailer commissions and instant ticket (scratch-off) sales. Meanwhile, the opening of the state’s sixth casino predictably spurred record casino gaming revenues. For the second consecutive year, combined Lottery and casino gaming contributions...
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Six Suspects Indicted on Murder Charges in Connection to Drug Overdose Deaths in St. Mary’s County

Six Suspects Indicted on Murder Charges in Connection to Drug Overdose Deaths in St. Mary’s County

Pursuant to a long term investigation conducted by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, the St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney’s Office and the Maryland State Police Identified certain drug dealers who caused the death of six citizens throughout the distribution of illicit drugs in St. Mary’s County. As a result, State’s Attorney Richard Fritz...
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Leonardtown Woman Indicted for Murder in Death of Mary Nell Miller

Leonardtown Woman Indicted for Murder in Death of Mary Nell Miller

Christina Granados McCauley, 58, of Breton Bay Farm Road, in Leonardtown, was indicted on the following charges COUNT I (POSSESSION OF CARFENTANIL) For that on or about the 23rd day of June, 2017, in Leonardtown, St. Mary’s County, Maryland, the Defendant, CHRISTINA GRANADOS MCCAULEY, did unlawfully possess a controlled dangerous substance of Schedule II, to...
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UPDATE: Name Released in Fatal ATV Accident in Leonardtown

UPDATE: Name Released in Fatal ATV Accident in Leonardtown

UPDATE 8/8/2017 @ 1:oo p.m.: On Monday, August 7, 2017 at approximately 5:35 p.m., Troopers from the Leonardtown Barrack responded to a wooded area in the 22,000 block of Newtowne Neck Road, in Leonardtown, for a subject not breathing. Investigation revealed Kristopher B. Gray, 30, had been operating an ATV (4 wheeler) on private...
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California Man Indicted for Murder in Death of Colleen Marie Cord

California Man Indicted for Murder in Death of Colleen Marie Cord

Geoffrey Walter Uhall, 30, of Bethson Street, in California, was indicted on the following charges COUNT I (POSSESSION OF HEROIN) For that on or about April 19, 2017 through April 20, 2017, in Lexington Park, St. Mary’s County, Maryland, the Defendant, GEOFFREY WALTER UHALL, did unlawfully possess a controlled dangerous substance of Schedule I,...
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Lexington Park Man Indicted for Murder in Death of Jonathan Elkins

Lexington Park Man Indicted for Murder in Death of Jonathan Elkins

Tyreise Divron Nelson, 24, of Wolftrap Street, in Lexington Park, was indicted on the following charges COUNT I (POSSESSION OF CARFENTANIL) For that on or about the 5th day of June, 2017, in Callaway, St. Mary’s County, Maryland, the Defendant, TYREISE DIVRON NELSON, did unlawfully possess a controlled dangerous substance of Schedule II, to...
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Six Separate Indictments for Second-Degree Murder – Press Conference to be Held Tomorrow

Six Separate Indictments for Second-Degree Murder – Press Conference to be Held Tomorrow

Governor Larry Hogan, St. Mary’s County Sheriff Timothy Cameron, St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney Richard Fritz, Colonel William Palozzi, of the Maryland State Police and Captain Eric Sweeney, of the St. Mary’s County Sheriffs Office Vice/Narcotics unit, will be holding a press conference tomorrow, August 9, at 10:00 am., to announce  the Indictments off drug...
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Calvert County Dog Parks Temporarily Closed to Prevent the Spread of K-9 Disease

Calvert County Dog Parks Temporarily Closed to Prevent the Spread of K-9 Disease

The Calvert County Department of Parks and Recreation announces that it is temporarily closing its two dog parks effective immediately to mitigate the spread of a reported K-9 disease within the county. Department officials were notified Friday of the presence of Mycoplasma cynos within Calvert County. Mycoplasma cynos is a contagious infection in dogs...
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Leonardtown Woman Arrested for Selling Deadly Carfentanil in St. Mary’s County

Leonardtown Woman Arrested for Selling Deadly Carfentanil in St. Mary’s County

During the month of June 2017, the Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division Central South Narcotics Unit (CED) began an investigation on the sale of heroin/carfentanil in the St. Mary’s county area. As the investigation progressed, investigators were able to identify a main supplier of heroin as Christina Granados McCauley, 58, of Breton Bay...
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Re-Creating Yourself, One Beat at a Time

Re-Creating Yourself, One Beat at a Time

First, there is a steady beat coming from a single drum. Boom — boom, boom, boom. Other drummers gradually join in, each on differently sized and toned drums, as they match the beat created by the leader. Participants in the drum circle focus their eyes on the floor or the ceiling to concentrate on...
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Calvert County Crime Report – 8/8/2017

Calvert County Crime Report – 8/8/2017

During the week of July 31 – August 6 – deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1, 418 calls for service throughout the community.  Arrests:  7/31/17 – Tykee Dallas  36 of Baltimore, CDS Possession not marijuana & possession of paraphernalia  8/1/17 – James Zalovick 30 of Prince Frederick, Trespassing, Fraud and Obstruct/Hinder.  8/1/17...
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Calvert Hospice Announces Educational Seminar

Calvert Hospice Announces Educational Seminar

Calvert Hospice is partnering with Calvert Memorial Hospital to provide educational seminars to our community. Attendees will learn about topics that impact end-of-life care for patients and their families. Sessions are designed to encourage group discussion. Our next seminar is entitled “Mind & Matter: Aging and the Brain” and will be held on September...
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UPDATE: VIDEO ADDED – Anne Arundel County Police Officer Suspended After Violating Citizens First Amendment to Record Him

UPDATE: VIDEO ADDED – Anne Arundel County Police Officer Suspended After Violating Citizens First Amendment to Record Him

On Saturday, August 5, 2017 at approximately 4:15 p.m., Corporal Wolford, ID #1740, of the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to a customer dispute call in the 8200 block of Sebring Court in Severn. While the officer was discussing the matter with one of the involved parties, his interactions were being video recorded...
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National Weather Service has Issued a Tornado Warning for Parts of Southern St. Mary’s County

National Weather Service has Issued a Tornado Warning for Parts of Southern St. Mary’s County

A Tornado Warning has been issued for parts of St. Mary’s County, including Saint George Island MD, Scotland MD until 3:45 p.m.
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Death Investigation Underway at Point Lookout State Park

Death Investigation Underway at Point Lookout State Park

On Monday, August 7, 2017, at approximately 2:30 p.m., police and emergency medical services personnel responded to a pier at Point Lookout State Park, in Scotland, for the report of a male suffering from a gunshot wound. The male was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene. The victim will be transported to the Office...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Serious Motorcycle Accident

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Serious Motorcycle Accident

On Sunday, August 6, 2017 at approximately 11:58 a.m., deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to a serious personal injury accident at the intersection of Maryland Route 261 and Ponds Wood Road in Huntingtown. A preliminary investigation revealed that a 2009 Ford Flex, operated by Roxana Elizabeth Villatoro, 26 , of Washington,...
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International Overdose Awareness Day Goes Local in St. Mary’s County

International Overdose Awareness Day Goes Local in St. Mary’s County

In response to the increasing number of Southern Maryland families impacted by opiate addiction, Walden and the St. Mary’s County Health Department are sponsoring a special event on August 31st to mark International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD). This local event, “A Time to Remember, A Time to Act” combines the opportunity for participants to...
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Aircraft Division Scientists, Engineers Win Top Department of the Navy Awards

Aircraft Division Scientists, Engineers Win Top Department of the Navy Awards

Three of Aircraft Division’s best scientists and engineers earned the Department of the Navy’s 2016 Assistant Secretary of Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition Dr. Delores M. Etter Top Scientists and Engineers of the Year Awards. Acting Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisition) Allison Stiller presented the awards during a recent...
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Fire Marshal Investigating Attempted Vehicle Arson in Waldorf

Fire Marshal Investigating Attempted Vehicle Arson in Waldorf

On Sunday, August 6, 2017, police responded to Dorset Drive, in Waldorf, after the owner of a black, Chevrolet Camaro SS reported a fire was set to the driver’s side floorboard. Between the evening hours of 8/3/17 and the afternoon hours of 8/6/17, unknown suspect(s) made entry into the vehicle and attempted to set...
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Motor Vehicle Accident Sends Scooter Operator to Trauma Center

Motor Vehicle Accident Sends Scooter Operator to Trauma Center

On Monday, August 7, 2017, at approximately 11:20 a.m., police and emergency personnel were dispatched to Great Mills Road, in the area of Lexwood Drive, in Lexington Park for the report of a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle. Crews arrived on scene and discover a two vehicle collision involving a SUV and a...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Addition to K9 Unit

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Addition to K9 Unit

Sheriff Troy D. Berry and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are pleased to announce the arrival of Copper, the newest addition to the K9 Unit. Copper is a 10-week-old bloodhound from Lietchfield, KY, and will soon begin training to work alongside his partner, Pfc. Darin Behm. Pfc. Behm, a K9 Officer with the CCSO,...
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VIDEO – Police Still Investigating Armed Robbery of Green Turtle in La Plata

VIDEO – Police Still Investigating Armed Robbery of Green Turtle in La Plata

On March 2, 2017, at approximately 2:12 a.m., three males wearing masks and dark clothing entered an unlocked door of the Green Turtle on St. Mary’s Avenue in La Plata and approached an employee. One of the suspects was armed with a gun and ordered the employee to give them cash. After obtaining money,...
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