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Chesapeake Beach Woman Arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Public Intoxication

Chesapeake Beach Woman Arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Public Intoxication

On November 9, 2021, Deputy Durnbaugh of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 900 block of N. Solomons Island Road in Prince Frederick, for report of a disorderly subject. A female subject, later identified as Jennifer Lorraine Woomer, 39 of Chesapeake Beach, was observed running into oncoming traffic, causing vehicles to slam...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Joins Charles County Public Schools in Launch of New School Bus Safety Program

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Joins Charles County Public Schools in Launch of New School Bus Safety Program

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) and Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) are launching a new school bus safety program this week, in partnership with a safety technology company, BusPatrol. The program will place 375 cameras on school buses to deter drivers from illegally passing stopped school buses. “Keeping our school children safe, especially...
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Oxon Hill Man Arrested After Setting Fire to Waldorf Home – Turned on Gas Before Fleeing

Oxon Hill Man Arrested After Setting Fire to Waldorf Home – Turned on Gas Before Fleeing

Deputy State Fire Marshals arrested a man after fleeing from a home he had set on fire while also turning on a gas stove. On Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at approximately 5:00 a.m., Deputy State Fire Marshals from the Office of the State Fire Marshal Southern Regional Office responded to the 3700 block of...
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Diggs Elementary School in Charles County School Releases Statement on Knife Brought to School and Threat Made by Student

Diggs Elementary School in Charles County School Releases Statement on Knife Brought to School and Threat Made by Student

The following letter was sent out by Debra Calvert, the Principal at Diggs Elementary School. November 16, 2021 Dear Parents, Guardians and Staff: This morning, school administrators learned that a student allegedly had a knife in his bookbag. Students reported to a teacher after the morning arrival that a classmate showed them a knife...
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Charles County States Attorney Office Launches “Drive Sober” Initiative, Partners with Mothers Against Drunk Driver for “Tie one on for safety” Campaign

Charles County States Attorney Office Launches “Drive Sober” Initiative, Partners with Mothers Against Drunk Driver for “Tie one on for safety” Campaign

The Charles County States Attorney Office launches “Drive Sober” initiative, partners with Mothers Against Drunk Driver for “Tie one on for safety” campaign. The following people will be in attendance: Anthony B. (Tony) Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County Robin Stimson, Manager of Victim Services, MADD Mid-Atlantic Region Tori Ruefly, victim/survivor of a drunk...
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MDOT ‘IncenTrip’ Mobile App Encourages Maryland Commuters to Earn Rewards by Using Transit, Ridesharing, Biking and Walking

MDOT ‘IncenTrip’ Mobile App Encourages Maryland Commuters to Earn Rewards by Using Transit, Ridesharing, Biking and Walking

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Commuter Choice Maryland is launching a program aimed at helping Maryland commuters save time and money, while also earning cash rewards when they take transit, rideshare or use other alternatives to single-occupancy vehicles in their rush hour commute. Through incenTrip, a trip planning and logging app available for...
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Charles County Board of Education to Hold Work Session on Monday, November 22, 2021

Charles County Board of Education to Hold Work Session on Monday, November 22, 2021

The Board of Education of Charles County is holding a 6:00 p.m., work session on Monday, November 22, 2021, in the boardroom at the Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building. The Starkey Building is located at 5980 Radio Station Road in La Plata. The meeting is open to the public....
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St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – November 16, 2021

St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – November 16, 2021

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s held their regular business meeting in the Chesapeake Building Tuesday, November 16, 2021. The Commissioners recognized several graduates of the 2021 Citizens Academy. The 2021 Citizens Academy featured a nine-week series of Tuesday evening sessions presented by St. Mary’s County Government departments and partner agencies focusing on policies and...
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Flying Frog Fitness Fundraiser Raises $300 for Calvert Hospice

Flying Frog Fitness Fundraiser Raises $300 for Calvert Hospice

During the month of August 2021, Flying Frog Fitness in Prince Frederick hosted a fundraiser for Calvert Hospice each Friday. Jonna Jones, owner of Flying Frog Fitness, donated in honor of Jesse Derec Baughman, a beloved friend gone too soon. Calvert Hospice is so appreciative of the generosity of Ms. Jones and her clients!...
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Lusby Man Sentenced to 17-Month Prison Term for Concealing Information During Application Process

Lusby Man Sentenced to 17-Month Prison Term for Concealing Information During Application Process

Chance Barrow, 32, of Lusby, Md., was sentenced to 17 months in prison for concealing material information when he successfully applied to become a federal law enforcement officer, U.S. Attorney Matthew M. Graves announced. Barrow was found guilty by a jury in June 2021 of two counts of wire fraud and one count of...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Vandalism Suspect in Leonardtown

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Vandalism Suspect in Leonardtown

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a vandalism investigation. On Friday, October 1, 2021, between 10:00 p.m., and 10:30 p.m., the suspect vandalized several vehicles in the 23600 block of Belmar Drive in Leonardtown by scribbling on them with a black marker. Anyone with information...
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No Injuries Reported After Early Morning House Fire in Waldorf

No Injuries Reported After Early Morning House Fire in Waldorf

On Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at approximately 1:31 a.m., firefighters from Waldorf and surrounding departments responded to the 1100 block of Bannister Circle in Waldorf, for the reported structure fire. 37 personnel responded and first arriving units found smoke showing from all sides of a 2-story single family residence. Firefighters found a fire was...
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Charles County Suffers the Loss of Former County Commissioner President Marland Deen

Charles County Suffers the Loss of Former County Commissioner President Marland Deen

Marland Deen, age 87, of Waldorf, Maryland, passed away on November 9, 2021. Marland was born on November 4, 1934 in Wright City, Oklahoma, son of the late Willie Lee Deen and the late Annie Marie (Scarborough) Deen. Marland graduated from Wright City High School. He then attended Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant...
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Sprinkler Systems Extinguish Fire on Third Floor Balcony in Lexington Park, No Injuries Reported

Sprinkler Systems Extinguish Fire on Third Floor Balcony in Lexington Park, No Injuries Reported

On Monday, November 15, 2021, at approximately 11:30 a.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, and Valley Lee were dispatched to 21070 Kala Lane in Lexington Park, for the reported structure fire. The St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications Center (ECC) advised they had received numerous 911 calls indicating it was a working fire...
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Police Investigating Teen Shot in Great Mills, Victim Flown to Area Trauma Center

Police Investigating Teen Shot in Great Mills, Victim Flown to Area Trauma Center

UPDATE: Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to contact Detective Carl Ball at (301) 475-4200 extension 78131 or by email at [email protected] Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637). Through the Crime Solvers Program tipsters are...
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AUDIO: 16-Year-Old Transported to Trauma Center After Stabbing at Patuxent High School in Calvert County

AUDIO: 16-Year-Old Transported to Trauma Center After Stabbing at Patuxent High School in Calvert County

On November 16, 2021 at 11:18 a.m., a School Resource Officer (SRO) assigned to Patuxent High School responded to report of a stabbing in the cafeteria area of the school. The SRO determined a physical altercation involving two juvenile males had ensued resulting in injury. Preliminary investigation revealed, a 15-year-old male suspect stabbed a...
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UPDATE: Police Charge Mechanicsville Man who Injured Maryland State Trooper in Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Collision

UPDATE: Police Charge Mechanicsville Man who Injured Maryland State Trooper in Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Collision

UPDATE 11/16/2021: On Saturday, November 13, 2021, at approximately 5:40 p.m., Trooper D. Black was driving his marked State Police vehicle in the area of Three Notch Road and South Sandgates Road, in Hollywood, when his vehicle was struck by another vehicle. The driver of the striking vehicle fled the scene but was later...
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Calvert County Government Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Schedules

Calvert County Government Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Schedules

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces county offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26, 2021 in observance of Thanksgiving. In addition, the county senior centers will be closed and Meals on Wheels will not be delivered Thursday, Nov. 25 or Friday, Nov. 26. However, homebound seniors are provided...
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Fire at Cooper D’s in Mechanicsville Deemed Accidental, Caused Over $100,000 in Damage

Fire at Cooper D’s in Mechanicsville Deemed Accidental, Caused Over $100,000 in Damage

UPDATE 11/15/2021: On November 12, 2021, at 10:45 p.m., firefighters from St. Mary’s and Charles County responded to 26511 Loveville Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported structure on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find fire showing from a 1-story commercial building. The owner is identified as Glenn Fenwick. The estimated loss of...
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No Injuries Reported After Firefighters Quickly Extinguished House Fire in Lexington Park

No Injuries Reported After Firefighters Quickly Extinguished House Fire in Lexington Park

On Monday, November 15, 2021, at approximately 3:35 p.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, and Valley Lee responded to the 21300 block of Windsor Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported bedroom on fire. Dispatchers advised to all responding units the 911 caller reported the bedroom was on fire and their was...
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Teen Transported to Hospital After Being Struck by Vehicle in Lexington Park

Teen Transported to Hospital After Being Struck by Vehicle in Lexington Park

On Monday, November 15, 2021, at approximately 4:30 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Great Mills Road and Midway Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. Police arrived on the scene and reported a 13-year-old had injuries to the lower body. The victim was conscious alert,...
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NAS Patuxent River Gate 1 Closed for Repairs from Thursday, November 18 to Sunday, November 21, 2021

NAS Patuxent River  Gate 1 Closed for Repairs from Thursday, November 18 to Sunday, November 21, 2021

Naval Air Station Patuxent River is scheduled to close NAS Patuxent River Gate 1 from Thursday, November 18, 2021, to Sunday, November 21, 2021 for repairs. Gate 2 will remain open for 24-7 operations for the duration of the closure period. Gate 3 will maintain normal hours of during this period.
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Police Investigating Hit and Run on Great Mills Road, No Injuries Reported

Police Investigating Hit and Run on Great Mills Road, No Injuries Reported

On Monday, November 15, 2021, at approximately 3:50 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Great Mills Road and Saratoga Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported hit and run motor vehicle collision with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle in the roadway. Multiple witnesses were able to...
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Anne Arundel County Police Chief Amal E. Awad Appoints Dave Morris as Chief of Staff

Anne Arundel County Police Chief Amal E. Awad Appoints Dave Morris as Chief of Staff

Anne Arundel County Police Chief Amal E. Awad announced a key appointment to her executive command staff. Dave Morris has been named to the civilian position of Chief of Staff. Mr. Morris, a lifelong resident of Anne Arundel County, will be an advisor to the Chief, supporting the daily activities of the Chief’s Office...
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One Injured, Police Searching for Operator After Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Collision in California

One Injured, Police Searching for Operator After Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Collision in California

On Sunday, November 14, 2021, at approximately 7:20 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the parking lot of Popeyes located at 45350 Alton Lane in California, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles involved in a head-on style collision in the parking...
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