St. Mary’s News

Minor Injuries Reported After Motor Vehicle Accident on Point Lookout Road in Callaway

Minor Injuries Reported After Motor Vehicle Accident on Point Lookout Road in Callaway

On Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at approximately 6:10 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of the Dyson Building Center on Point Lookout Road in Callaway, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a t-bone style collision, with...
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13-Year-Old Child Flown to Trauma Center After Crash in Mechanicsville

13-Year-Old Child Flown to Trauma Center After Crash in Mechanicsville

On Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at approximately 8:00 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Aviation Yacht Club Road and Mechanicsville Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway. Witnesses on the scene reported the driver of one of the vehicles...
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Minor Injuries Reported After Vehicle and Motor Scooter Collide in Lexington Park

Minor Injuries Reported After Vehicle and Motor Scooter Collide in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at approximately 3:35 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Pegg Road and Lexington Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a motorcyclist. Crews arrived on scene to find one vehicle and one motor scooter in the roadway. One patient was...
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MSP Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for May 2019 is TFC DiToto

MSP Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for May 2019 is TFC DiToto

Please join us as we congratulate Trooper First Class Christopher DiToto as the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for May 2019. TFC DiToto demonstrates a high level of motivation, dedication, and professionalism in his job as a Trooper. He continuously applies himself and is consistently conscientious in the performance of...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Conducting Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday, June 28

Police in St. Mary’s County Conducting Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday, June 28

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Maryland State Police, will be conducting a roadside sobriety checkpoint during the evening of Friday, June 28, 2019, on Route 235 in the Hollywood area. At Friday’s checkpoint, law enforcement officers will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol or drug impairment. Drivers will...
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Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park Injures One

Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park Injures One

On Monday, June 17, 2019, at approximately 3:45 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Rue Purchase Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway, with one patient trapped in the vehicle. Firefighters...
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Hollywood Fireworks on Saturday, June 29, to Impact Traffic

Hollywood Fireworks on Saturday, June 29, to Impact Traffic

Motorists should expect traffic congestion in Hollywood on Saturday, June 29, 2019, from 4 to 11 pm for the Independence Day Celebration at the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department. Traffic movements in the area will be limited during that time and drivers are asked to exercise caution. Eastbound traffic coming from Hollywood Road will only...
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Bethesda Man Arrested After Taking “Magic Mushrooms” at Point Lookout State Park

Bethesda Man Arrested After Taking “Magic Mushrooms” at Point Lookout State Park

On Saturday, June 22, 2019, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Officer L Santerre of the Maryland Natural Resources Police responded to Point Lookout State Park, in Scotland for a check the welfare call. The officer made contact with Mitchell P. Goheen, 27, of Bethesda, who was walking around the public beach of the state park....
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Greenwell Foundation Receives Generous Gift from St. Mary’s County Elks Lodge

Greenwell Foundation Receives Generous Gift from  St. Mary’s County Elks Lodge

Waverley Manson, Exalted Ruler of St. Mary’s County Elks Lodge 2092 and Dolly Broom, Past Exalted Ruler and ENF Committee Chair announced the awarding of a grant of $4,500 to Greenwell Foundation Board member Anita Laird at a celebration at the Elks Lodge last week. “This wonderful gift will help to underwrite Greenwell’s Field...
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VIDEO: Leonardtown Man Arrested at Drag Queen Story Hour being Held at Lexington Park Library

VIDEO: Leonardtown Man Arrested at Drag Queen Story Hour being Held at Lexington Park Library

On Sunday, June 23, 2019, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office arrested Ashley K Morgan 42, of Leonardtown, at the Lexington Park Library. According to court documents Morgan preregistered for the “Drag Queen Makeup Session” that was being held in a private meeting room at the Lexington Park Library and attempted to...
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UPDATE: Vacant House Fire in Hughesville Deemed Accidental Due to Carpenter Fan Left on

UPDATE: Vacant House Fire in Hughesville Deemed Accidental Due to Carpenter Fan Left on

UPDATE: On Thursday, June 13, 2019, at approximately 7:25 p.m., firefighters from the Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding departments responded to 6120 Openfield Place in Hughesville, for the reported house fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a two story single family dwelling with fire showing from the basement, with extensions to the...
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VIDEO: Impaired Driver Arrested at Scene of Four Car Accident After Crashing into Minivan in Hollywood

VIDEO: Impaired Driver Arrested at Scene of Four Car Accident After Crashing into Minivan in Hollywood

On Sunday, June 23, 2019, at approximately 4:45 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road in the area of Airport View Road in Hollywood, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on scene to find 3 vehicles in the roadway, and one vehicle off the roadway. St....
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Police Investigating Another House in Lexington Park Shot up by Bullets

Police Investigating Another House in Lexington Park Shot up by Bullets

On Saturday, June 22, 2019, at approximately 9:35 a.m., Sheriff’s Deputies and Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division investigated the report of shots fired in the 47400 block of Lincoln Avenue in Lexington Park. While several shots were fired, there were no injuries reported. At least one house was struck by bullets. Witnesses reported...
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VIDEO: State Police Worked Crime Suppression Initiative in Lexington Park

VIDEO: State Police Worked Crime Suppression Initiative in Lexington Park

On Thursday, June 20, 2019, Troopers from the Leonardtown Barrack and investigators from the Maryland State Police Gun Enforcement Unit and MSP K-9 team worked a crime suppression initiative in Lexington Park. The initiative focused on Lexington Park due to a recent increase in criminal activity and was supported by the Governor’s Office of...
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Three Arrests Made in Shooting Incidents

Three Arrests Made in Shooting Incidents

On Thursday, June 20, 2019, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office detectives developed information that two suspects in recent shootings on Ronald Drive in Lexington Park and Mojave Drive in Great Mills and an armed robbery in Lexington Park were in possession of firearms. The suspects were approached in Lexington Park, and a foot chase...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Distribution and Possession of Child Pornography

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Distribution and Possession of Child Pornography

In October 2018, the Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children received a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in reference to someone distributing child pornography. According to the cyber tip, which was reported by Dropbox, someone uploaded possible child pornography to the website on September 14, 2018. Dropbox...
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Lexington Park Woman Charged with Assault After Striking Ex-Boyfriend with Car Several Times

Lexington Park Woman Charged with Assault After Striking Ex-Boyfriend with Car Several Times

On Monday, June 17, 2019, at approximately 10:50 p.m., Cpl. Alvin Beishline from the St. May’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Liberty Street in Lexington Park for the report of a disturbance. Shonita Nicole Somerville, 38 of Lexington Park, was located in the parking lot of St. Mary’s Landing and the victim was located...
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Two Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges After Police Investigate Another Report of Shots Fired in Lexington Park

Two Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges After Police Investigate Another Report of Shots Fired in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Rodine Way, in Lexington Park, for the report of a female screaming and gunshots fired. A gray passenger vehicle was reported to be leaving the area after the disturbance. Police responding to the shots fired saw...
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Police Release Little Information in Two Separate Shooting Incidents on Tuesday, June 18th

Police Release Little Information in Two Separate Shooting Incidents on Tuesday, June 18th

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division is investigating two shooting incidents that occurred this week. On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at 12:43 p.m. Sheriff’s Deputies and the Criminal Investigations Division investigated the report of shots fired at the 21800 block of Ronald Drive in Lexington Park. While several shots were fired,...
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IBM Agrees to Pay $14.8 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Related to Maryland Health Benefit Exchange

IBM Agrees to Pay $14.8 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Related to Maryland Health Benefit Exchange

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) and Cúram Software have agreed to pay $14.8 million to settle alleged violations of the False Claims Act arising from material misrepresentations to the State of Maryland during the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) contract award process for the development of Maryland’s Health Insurance Exchange (HIX) website and IT...
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Single Vehicle Into Pole in Lexington Park Sends Three to Hospital

Single Vehicle Into Pole in Lexington Park Sends Three to Hospital

On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at approximately 10:00 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road and Kessler Way in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and into a pole. Two children and one adult patient were...
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Elderly Male Transported to Hospital After Motor Vehicle Accident in California

Elderly Male Transported to Hospital After Motor Vehicle Accident in California

On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at approximately 10:00 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road and Town Creek Drive in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident with one person unresponsive. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle into multiple traffic road signs and on the median in...
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No Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Rolls Over in Great Mills

No Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Rolls Over in Great Mills

On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at approximately 7:50 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Flat Iron Road and Fairfax Lane in Great Mills, for the reported single vehicle rollover with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find one vehicle in the roadway on its roof with both occupants...
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Maryland Testing Digital License Plates

Maryland Testing Digital License Plates

The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) is launching a two-year pilot program to test new digital license plate technology. The state is one of the first on the East Coast to test the new digital plates, which are similar in size to traditional metal plates but have an electronic display....
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VIDEO: Second Shooting Reported in St. Mary’s County in Under Seven Hours

VIDEO: Second Shooting Reported in St. Mary’s County in Under Seven Hours

On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and a Trooper from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to Mojave Drive in Great Mills, for the report of shots fired. Witnesses reported a vehicle fleeing the area around the time the shooting happened. When...
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