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Wednesday’s Pet is Mouse in the House

Wednesday’s Pet is Mouse in the House

Wednesday’s Pet for 4-5-2017 Featured Pet: Mouse in the House Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Dachshund/Chihuahua Mix Sex: Female Size: Small (9 lbs) Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $325.00 (See Procedures on Rescue’s site) http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/doodledawgs.html Mouse in the House is a 4-year-old Dachshund/Chihuahua Mix. She is a...
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St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney’s Office Announce Promotion of Joseph Stanalonis

St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney’s Office Announce Promotion of Joseph Stanalonis

St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney’s office is honored to announce the promotion of Senior State’s Attorney Joseph Stanalonis to Deputy State’s Attorney. Mr. Stanalonis will serve as Deputy State’s Attorney for administration, along with Deputy State’s Attorney Ted Weiner who is in charge of operations of the State’s Attorney’s Office. Mr. Stanalonis has served...
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Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward in Armed Robbery Case

Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward in Armed Robbery Case

On Friday, March 31, 2017, at approximately 9:45 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a gas station in the 2800 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of an armed robbery. Investigation showed a lone male suspect entered the business and attempted to purchase a pack of cigarettes....
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Attempted Sale of Stolen Cell Phone Leads to Suspect’s Arrest

Attempted Sale of Stolen Cell Phone Leads to Suspect’s Arrest

On Monday, April 3, 2017, at approximately 2:45 p.m., a woman was attempting to sell an iPhone after agreeing to meet with a potential buyer on Glenview Place in Waldorf. The woman coordinated the sale with the use of a cell phone app. During the sale, the buyer suddenly grabbed the woman’s phone and fled. The...
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Police Investigating Two Dead Bodies Found in Waldorf

Police Investigating Two Dead Bodies Found in Waldorf

On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at approximately 4:00 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a wooded area in the 11100 block of Billingsley Road in Waldorf for the report of two people found deceased inside a tent. A preliminary investigation showed a family member went to check on the two people...
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Governor Larry Hogan Signs Seven Bills Into Law

Governor Larry Hogan Signs Seven Bills Into Law

On April 4, 2017, Governor Larry Hogan was joined by Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller and Speaker of the House Mike Busch for a bill signing ceremony at the Maryland State House in Annapolis. Among the seven bills signed was HB 1325, which bans hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” in the State of Maryland. The...
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UPDATE: One Dead After High Speed Police Chase in Calvert and St. Mary’s Counties

UPDATE: One Dead After High Speed Police Chase in Calvert and St. Mary’s Counties

UPDATE 4/4/2017 – Official MSP Release: One wanted individual has died and another was injured following a crash that occurred in St. Mary’s County early this morning after they refused to stop for a trooper. The deceased is identified as Tabais L. Robinson, 24, and the injured man is Andre T. Gross, 23, both...
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Slave Cabin Exhibit Dedication Weekend

Slave Cabin Exhibit Dedication Weekend

Historic Sotterley Plantation looks back over hundreds of years to tell our story, but occasionally defining moments can still occur as we continue to make history. Sotterley currently faces a milestone in its site interpretation – the opening of our Slave Cabin, made possible because of one woman’s decades of dedication. This new Slave...
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Lexington Park Man Continues to Terrorize the Streets of St. Mary’s County

Lexington Park Man Continues to Terrorize the Streets of St. Mary’s County

On Thursday, March 16, 2017, at approximately 1:55 p.m., Terry Lee Kent Jr., Kent, 26, of California, crashed into a US Postal mail truck, on Midway Drive at the intersection of Enterprise Road, in Lexington Park. At the time of the crash Kent was riding an unregistered and uninsured off road motorcycle on public...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Violation of Peace Order

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Violation of Peace Order

On Sunday, March 26, 2017, Deputy J. Bush from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Lancaster Park in Lexington Park, for a reported harassment. The investigation revealed the suspect, Mark Eugene Johnson, 57, of Lexington Park, began recording and following the victim in the park causing the victim alarm. Deputy Bush determined...
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Colton’s Point Man Arrested for Possession of Marijuana

Colton’s Point Man Arrested for Possession of Marijuana

On Sunday, March 26, 2017, Corporal J. Stone from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office was conducting a premise check in the area of the Clements softball field and parking lot when he observed a motor vehicle with the driver slouched down into the driver side seat. Cpl. Stone made contact with the driver...
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Callaway Woman Arrested for Assault and Drug Possession

Callaway Woman Arrested for Assault and Drug Possession

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, Deputy J. Bare of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Take It Easy Ranch in Callaway, for a reported domestic assault. Deputy Bare made contact with the victim who indicated the suspect, Shenandoah Dornell Benton, 40, of Callaway, started an unprovoked verbal fight with him. The...
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Eighth Annual Port Tobacco Market Day Set for May 6

Eighth Annual Port Tobacco Market Day Set for May 6

The Charles County Commissioners and the Society for the Restoration of Port Tobacco invite residents and visitors to attend the eighth annual Port Tobacco Market Day event on Saturday, May 6 from 9 a.m.to 2 p.m. at the historic Port Tobacco Courthouse (Chapel Point Road, Port Tobacco). This event will showcase some of Southern...
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PGPD Investigates Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Oxon Hill

PGPD Investigates Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Oxon Hill

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in Oxon Hill. The victim is 55-year-old Willie Bracey of Rosecroft Court in Oxon Hill. On April 1, 2017, at approximately 8:15 p.m., patrol officers from the Prince George’s County Police Department were called to the intersection...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Possession of Cocaine

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Possession of Cocaine

On Monday, March 27, 2017, Cpl. J. Stone from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 40000 block of King Drive, in Mechanicsville, for a reported noise complaint coming from a vehicle parked on the roadway in the community. Witnesses identified the driver as Romaine Antonio Bailey 26, of Mechanicsville. Cpl. Stone...
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California Man Arrested for Burglary in Lexington Park

California Man Arrested for Burglary in Lexington Park

On Monday, March 27, 2017, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 21000 block of Elegant Court, in Lexington Park, for the report of a subject exiting the vacant residence. Upon arrival, deputies met with an agent who advised he had contact with a subject exiting the...
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Alabama Man Arrested for Theft in Mechanicsville

Alabama Man Arrested for Theft in Mechanicsville

On Sunday, March 19, 2017, Deputy B. Fennessey of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop in the area of Three Notch Rd., and Old Flora Corner Rd., in Mechanicsville, for an equipment violation on a motor vehicle displaying Alabama registration plates. Deputy Fennessey made contact with the driver, William Spencer...
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Maryland Natural Resources Police Celebrates Anniversary

Maryland Natural Resources Police Celebrates Anniversary

March 30, 2017, marks the 149th anniversary of the Maryland Natural Resources Police, the oldest state police force and the nation’s fifth-oldest conservation law enforcement agency. The day is being marked with the unveiling of the 150th anniversary badge, which may be worn by officers next year, and a “Maryland’s First” commemorative logo, which...
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Governor Larry Hogan Signs Fiscal Responsibility Bill into Law

Governor Larry Hogan Signs Fiscal Responsibility Bill into Law

Governor Larry Hogan today was joined by Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller and Speaker of the House Mike Busch for the second bill signing ceremony at the State House in Annapolis. “Today, I am proud to sign legislation that will help ensure Maryland’s fiscal stability in years when revenues are less than projected,”...
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Weekly Fishing Report 4/3/2017

Weekly Fishing Report 4/3/2017

Spring conditions throughout Maryland are presenting wonderful fishing opportunities as water temperatures steadily warm up and all manner of fish become more active. Except for some low-flow conditions in a few areas, the opening day of the traditional trout season was a big success with beautiful weather and plenty of trout. Parents and children...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 4/3/2017 to 4/7/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 4/3/2017 to 4/7/2017

During the week of April 3 to April 7, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Berry Road at Berry Elementary School Indian Head Highway at Smallwood Middle School Marshall Corner Road at McDonough High School Oliver’s Shop Road at T.C. Martin Elementary School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Warns Citizens of IRS Tax Scams

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Warns Citizens of IRS Tax Scams

With the 2016 tax season deadline quickly approaching, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is receiving calls from concerned citizens regarding two IRS scams trending in St. Mary’s County. Scam #1 – Scammers are claiming to represent the IRS. They tell intended victims they owe taxes and must pay using an iTunes card, pre-paid...
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Maryland State Police, Crash Investigation in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police, Crash Investigation in Prince George’s County

The Maryland State Police, College Park Barrack continue to investigate a tractor trailer collision that occurred in Prince George’s County . On April 1, 2017, the Barrack received a call in reference to a two vehicle collision involving an overturned tractor trailer on westbound I-495 at Riggs Road in College Park. Preliminary investigation revealed a...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Seeking Suspects Identity

Police in St. Mary’s County Seeking Suspects Identity

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the person pictured. Anyone with information is asked to contact Corporal Brian Connelly at 301-863-4816, ext. 1456.
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UPDATE: Driver in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a Dump Truck Identified

UPDATE: Driver in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a Dump Truck Identified

UPDATE 3/31/2017 @ 1:40 p.m. – Official Police Statement : On March 30, 2017, at noon, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Patuxent Beach Road in the area of South Patuxent Beach Road in California, Maryland. When deputies arrived, they found two vehicles engulfed in flames. The investigation revealed,...
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