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Police Investigating Bullet Hole in Waldorf Residence

Police Investigating Bullet Hole in Waldorf Residence

On January 27, 2018 at approximately 1:00 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2800 block of Hackney Lane in Waldorf for the report of what appeared to be a bullet hole in the bathroom wall of the residence. Upon arrival, officers confirmed the homeowner’s suspicion and recovered a bullet...
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Sewer Pipe Replacement Work Complete, Main Street Reopens

Sewer Pipe Replacement Work Complete, Main Street Reopens

The Calvert County Department of Public Works reports Main Street in Prince Frederick has reopened and the sewer main pipe replacement work is complete. “We thank our local customers for their continued support and understanding during this emergency pipe replacement and thank commuters for their caution near our construction site and on the detours,”...
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Homeless California Man Steals Almost $1,000 Worth of Nike Apparel from Kohl’s

Homeless California Man Steals Almost $1,000 Worth of Nike Apparel from Kohl’s

On Thursday, January 11, 2018 at approximately 4:20 p.m., Deputy First Class Vincent Pontorno of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Kohl’s department store in Lexington Park for the report of a theft in progress. When Pontorno arrived, Michael I. Harrison, 31 of California, was in the men’s changing room with...
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Heroin and Opioid Overdose Awareness Signs Installed in Calvert County

Heroin and Opioid Overdose Awareness Signs Installed in Calvert County

The Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse, Inc. (CAASA) in partnership with local law enforcement, Calvert County Government, Calvert Health Department, Calvert Opioid Intervention Team, Twin Beach Opioid Abuse Awareness Committee, and local fire and rescue squads installed three (3) heroin/opioid awareness signs. The signs are located at the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department, North...
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California Man Wanted by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office for Escape

California Man Wanted by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office for Escape

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Michael Issiah Harrison, 31, of California, is asked to contact Det. Hulse of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office at (301) 475-4200 extension *1996 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...
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50-Year-Old Huntingtown Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident After Deer Runs into Road

50-Year-Old Huntingtown Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident After Deer Runs into Road

The Prince George’s County Police Department Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal crash in Upper Marlboro Tuesday morning. The victim is 50-year-old David Diamond of Carroll Road in Huntingtown. On January 30th, at approximately 5:40 am, patrol officers were called to the 2900 block of Ritchie Marlboro Road for the report...
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Wednesday’s Pet is MILLIE

Wednesday’s Pet is MILLIE

Wednesday’s Pet for 1/31/18 is MILLIE Featured Pet: Millie Rescue Group: Pets with Disabilities Disability: No physical disabilities Breed: Pit Bull Sex: Female Size: Medium (50 lbs) Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Millie is a 6-year-old loving Pit Bull. Her owners were probably using her for breeding purposes and...
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North Beach Woman Overdoses on Heroin, Charged with Neglect of Minor After Seven-Year-Old Son Discovers Her Passed Out in Bathroom

North Beach Woman Overdoses on Heroin, Charged with Neglect of Minor After Seven-Year-Old Son Discovers Her Passed Out in Bathroom

On December 23, 2017 at approximately 5:45 p.m., Deputy Buckler of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 4007 3rd St, North Beach, MD for the report of an unconscious person at a residence. Buckler arrived on the scene and was greeted by a 7-year-old boy who said his mom, Heatherlaura Louise Marenco, 41 of...
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Anti-Opioid Initiatives Focus of Annapolis Attention

Anti-Opioid Initiatives Focus of Annapolis Attention

Gov. Larry Hogan and Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford Tuesday unveiled their “2018 Anti-Opioid Initiatives” in Maryland’s campaign against a staggering opioid crisis that shows no signs of slowing. The announcement from the Republican governor immediately produced another tiff with Democratic Attorney General Brian Frosh. But there was broad bipartisan cooperation in evidence in Annapolis...
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23 Year-Old Mechanicsville Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Rape of 12-Year-Old Girl

23 Year-Old Mechanicsville Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Rape of 12-Year-Old Girl

UPDATE 1/31/2018: On Tuesday, January 30, 2018, Anton Cortez Queen, 23, of Mechanicsville, was sentenced in Circuit Court by Judge David W. Densford to 20 years in prison, with 10 years suspended. Queen will also have five years of supervised probation upon release. Queen was originally charged with three counts of rape and sex abuse of a...
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$40,000 Mega Millions Win Sparks Celebration for Upper Marlboro Resident

$40,000 Mega Millions Win Sparks Celebration for Upper Marlboro Resident

A loyal fan of Mega Millions and Powerball who enjoys playing his games at two Maryland Lottery retailers in Upper Marlboro got quite a jolt when he checked his Mega Millions quick-pick ticket from the Jan. 26 drawing. Instead of telling the military retiree how much his ticket was worth, the ticket scanner directed him to see a store employee....
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Citadel Shield/Solid Curtain 2018 Underway at NAS Patuxent River

Citadel Shield/Solid Curtain 2018 Underway at NAS Patuxent River

The Navy’s anti-terrorism, force protection (ATFP) exercise known as Citadel Shield-Solid Curtain (CS-SC) is underway Navywide – including at NAS Patuxent River – Jan. 29 through Feb. 9. Conducted by Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command and Commander, Navy Installations Command, the two-week, two-part exercise uses realistic drills and scenarios to enhance the readiness of...
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Hoyer Statement on President Trump’s State of the Union Address

Hoyer Statement on President Trump’s State of the Union Address

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) released the following statement tonight on President Trump’s first State of the Union Address: “Tonight, the President spoke of building a ‘safe, strong, and proud America’ but neither his words tonight nor his actions over the past year are accomplishing any of those goals. Instead, he has made Americans...
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“Backpacks of Love” to Assist Victims of Child Abuse and Neglect

“Backpacks of Love” to Assist Victims of Child Abuse and Neglect

During the month of February, Charles County Government, in partnership with the La Plata Police Department, is supporting The Blue Ribbon Project’s Backpacks of Love program with several Charles County drop-off locations. The Backpacks of Love program supports victims of child abuse and neglect by providing children with a backpack of essential necessities to...
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CSM’s Tri-County Job and Career Fair Set for April 10

CSM’s Tri-County Job and Career Fair Set for April 10

A job fair is a way for applicants and potential employers to meet and talk … in person. It is an opportunity to cut through the mass of electronic communication that usually accompanies a modern job search or the search for that perfect applicant. The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will host the 2018...
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Delegates from Southern Maryland File for Re-Election Together, Receive Hogan’s Endorsement

Delegates from Southern Maryland File for Re-Election Together, Receive Hogan’s Endorsement

On Tuesday, January 30, 2018, the District 29 House Delegation representing St. Mary’s and Southern Calvert, Delegates Matt Morgan, Deb Rey, and Jerry Clark officially filed for re-election for the House of Delegates. Delegate Matt Morgan represents District 29A North St. Mary’s, Delegate Deb Rey represents District 29B South St. Mary’s and Delegate Gerald...
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Waldorf Man Arrested for Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana

Waldorf Man Arrested for Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana

On January 29, 2018, at approximately 11:00 p.m., an officer from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office was conducting a patrol check at a convenience store on St. Ignatius Drive in Waldorf when he observed two subjects loitering at the corner of the building. The subjects left the area abruptly, after which another officer responded...
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WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 1/31/2018

WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 1/31/2018

The following persons are wanted by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit is responsible for the service of criminal and child support warrants as well as criminal summonses issued by the courts. They are also responsible for coordinating extraditions of suspects out of state. If you have information...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 1/30/2018

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 1/30/2018

The following is a sample of recent St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office arrests and investigations Assault- On January 25, 2018, DFC. Schultz responded to the 21000 block of Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park, for a reported assault.  Upon arrival contact was made with the victim who advised the suspect Joseph Xavier Young, age...
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REMINDER – NAS Patuxent River: Integrated Security Exercise Jan. 30, Buse Road to be closed in the vicinity of Bldg. 468, Bldg. 469

REMINDER – NAS Patuxent River: Integrated Security Exercise Jan. 30, Buse Road to be closed in the vicinity of Bldg. 468, Bldg. 469

NAS Patuxent River will conduct an integrated security exercise between 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Jan. 30 in the vicinity of Buildings 468 and 469. Buse road will be closed to through traffic between Fortin Rd (F-14) and Keane Rd (Drill Hall). Fortin Circle will remain open; Keane Road access to the Drill Hall...
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Driver Attempts to Flee Maryland State Police, Catches Four Charges Instead

Driver Attempts to Flee Maryland State Police, Catches Four Charges Instead

On January 2, 2018 at approximately 10:40 p.m., Trooper C. Ruth of the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack was operating an unmarked Maryland State Police vehicle in the area of southbound Route 245 at Mount Pleasant Road in Hollywood. While at this location, Ruth observed a vehicle traveling southbound on Route 245, approaching from...
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Mother Accused of Pulling a Knife on Child After Beating her with a Spatula, Belt, Extension Cord, Broom and Fists

Mother Accused of Pulling a Knife on Child After Beating her with a Spatula, Belt, Extension Cord, Broom and Fists

On Thursday, January 25, 2018 at approximately 5:15 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to Krefeld Lane in Waldorf for the report of an assault in progress. Upon arrival, officers located the 12-year-old victim who had injuries consistent with being struck by several different objects, including a belt and an electrical...
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Ponti Named PIO Communications Coordinator for St. Mary’s County

Ponti Named PIO Communications Coordinator for St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Public Information Office is pleased to welcome Andrew Ponti as the new Communications Coordinator. He replaces Cheri Noffsinger who is the new Administrative Assistant to the County Administrator. Mr. Ponti is well known throughout the county, serving as Tourism Coordinator since 2014. His work includes collaborating with numerous travel and...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 1/29/2018 to 2/2/2018

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 1/29/2018 to 2/2/2018

During the week of January, 29 to February 2, 2018, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Indian Head Highway at Smallwood Middle School Berry Road at Berry Elementary School Marshall Corner Road at James Craik Elementary School Oliver’s Shop Road at T.C. Martin Elementary School Cameras are activated...
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St. Mary’s County Construction Worker Builds Path to $100,000 Bingo Scratch-off Win

St. Mary’s County Construction Worker Builds Path to $100,000 Bingo Scratch-off Win

Hunting for a big Maryland Lottery scratch-off prize gave a St. Mary’s County construction worker and his wife the tools to hunt for another big-ticket item – a new home! He won $100,000 playing the Big Money Bingo game. The 45-year-old scratch-off fan favors extended-play games such as bingo instant tickets because he enjoys building his...
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