St. Mary’s News

VIDEO: Male Victim Stabbed Several Times in Back at St. Mary’s Square in Lexington Park

VIDEO: Male Victim Stabbed Several Times in Back at St. Mary’s Square in Lexington Park

On Saturday, December 8, 2018 at approximately 3:30 p.m., police and emergency medical services responded to 21600 Great Mills Road, at the Weis Markets for the reported stabbing. Crews arrived on scene to find a male victim in his 20’s suffering from multiple stab wounds to his back. The patient was transported to Millison...
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Leonardtown Woman Driving on Suspended License Arrested for Indecent Exposure, Drunk Driving and More

Leonardtown Woman Driving on Suspended License Arrested for Indecent Exposure, Drunk Driving and More

On December 4, 2018 at approximately 1:35 p.m., a witness called the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and reported a possible intoxicated driver. The witness advised a tan Toyota Camry was driving erratically on Leonardtown Road and Oliver Shop Road. The vehicle was speeding up, slowing down, slamming on its breaks. The driver was also...
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Saw Mill in Mechanicsville Destroyed by Fire Ruled Accidental

Saw Mill in Mechanicsville Destroyed by Fire Ruled Accidental

On December 7, 2018, at approximately 1:45 a.m., Volunteer Firefighters from Mechanicsville, Hollywood, Seventh District, Calvert and Charles County responded to 37500 Anderson Drive, and Thompson Corner Road in Mechanicsville for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a structure approximately 100 x 40 feet with heavy fire and smoke showing. The...
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UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Charged with Attempted Murder After Shooting Victim in Face and Back

UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Charged with Attempted Murder After Shooting Victim in Face and Back

UPDATE 12/7/2018: On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at approximately 3:45 p.m., police units responded to the report of a subject shot near 22666 Athlone Drive in Great Mills. The 19-year-old male victim, who sustained multiple gunshot wounds, was able to report to police that Elijah Miguel Miles, 17 of California, shot him during an altercation...
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Firefighters Respond to Boat Fire in Drayden

Firefighters Respond to Boat Fire in Drayden

On December 6, 2018 at approximately 1:25 p.m., Volunteer Firefighters from Second District, Seventh District, Ridge, and Bay District responded to  Cherryfield Road, in Drayden for the reported boat fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a boat fully engulfed in fire floating away from the pier. Maryland Natural Resources Police responded to the...
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Great Mill Teen Arrested and Charged as an Adult for Armed Robbery in California

Great Mill Teen Arrested and Charged as an Adult for Armed Robbery in California

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 22800 block of Three Notch Road in California, for the reported robbery. Investigation determined the victim was outside when confronted by the suspect, later identified as Moises Andreas Ardon, 17 of Great Mills. Ardon indicated he had a...
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Man Injured After Struck by Vehicle on Point Lookout Road in Great Mills

Man Injured After Struck by Vehicle on Point Lookout Road in Great Mills

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Point Lookout Road – and On December 5, 2018 at approximately 6:50 a.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road, and Adkins Road, in Great Mills for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. Crews arrived on scene to find a male...
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Police Request Public’s Assistance in Identifying Package Thief in Lexington Park

Police Request Public’s Assistance in Identifying Package Thief in Lexington Park

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at 10:45 a.m., the suspect took a package that had been delivered to the victim’s home on Creeping Primrose Lane in Lexington Park. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect or this incident...
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Gratitude, Thanks Extended to Student Veterans at College of Southern Maryland

Gratitude, Thanks Extended to Student Veterans at College of Southern Maryland

The panorama was reverent and festive as guests at the College of Southern Maryland’s (CSM) Annual Veterans Brunch drove one by one under a 20-by-30 American flag draped between the extended ladders of two local firetrucks. It was a fitting community welcome for the college’s veterans arriving to the Prince Frederick Campus to share...
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UPDATE: Great Mills High Will be Dismissing Early Today

UPDATE: Great Mills High Will be Dismissing Early Today

Great Mills High School will be dismissing early today at 12:45 and students will take their normal buses home. Great Mills High School has been placed on lockdown. Reported sightings of a possibly armed individual in the area have been made. No one is permitted to enter or leave the facility until law enforcement...
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75-Year-Old-Man Flown to Trauma Center After Falling Off Scaffolding at Maryland Intentional Raceway

75-Year-Old-Man Flown to Trauma Center After Falling Off Scaffolding at Maryland Intentional Raceway

On Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at approximately 4:10 p.m., emergency medical services responded to Maryland International Raceway, located at 27861 Budds Creek Rd, Mechanicsville, for the reported injuries after a fall. Crews arrived on scene to find a 75 year-old male that fell approximately 30 feet off of scaffolding. The single patient was flown by...
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Trailer Completely Destroyed After Fire in Avenue

Trailer Completely Destroyed After Fire in Avenue

On December 4, 2018 at approximately 12:15 p.m., volunteer firefighters from Seventh District, Leonardtown, Mechanicsville and Hollywood responded to 38231 Hatchet Thicket Road, and Olen Mattingly Road, in Avenue for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a single wide trailer on the ground and fully engulfed in fire. Firefighter controlled...
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Minor Injuries Reported After Motor Vehicle Accident on Great Mills Road

Minor Injuries Reported After Motor Vehicle Accident on Great Mills Road

On December 4, 2018 at approximately 6:55 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of the Wendy’s on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find one vehicle in the roadway, and one vehicle in the Wendy’s parking lot. One patient...
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Drug House in Clements Declared a Nuisance

Drug House in Clements Declared a Nuisance

The County Attorney’s Office for St. Mary’s County and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office announce the successful civil prosecution to have the property located at 24550 Horse Shoe Road in Clements declared a Nuisance. A Nuisance means a property that is used by persons for the specific purpose of illegally administering a controlled dangerous substance; for...
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FDR Boulevard Extension to Open to Traffic December 5

FDR Boulevard Extension to Open to Traffic December 5

The FDR Boulevard extension (0.72 mile), between Frist Colony Boulevard and the roundabout at Old Rolling Road, is scheduled to open to traffic on Wednesday, December 5. The left southbound lane on FDR Boulevard, approaching First Colony Boulevard, will become a “Left Turn Only” lane for motorists heading to the First Colony Shopping Center....
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Sheriff Cameron Sworn In to Fourth Straight Term

Sheriff Cameron Sworn In to Fourth Straight Term

St. Mary’s County Sheriff Tim Cameron took the oath of office on Monday, December 3, 2018, along with other local elected officials. The Sheriff was elected last month to a historic fourth consecutive term. Only one other man served four terms as St. Mary’s County Sheriff in the office’s 381-year history, but those were...
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AUDIO: Death Investigation Underway at Mechanicsville Park and Ride

AUDIO: Death Investigation Underway at Mechanicsville Park and Ride

On Monday, December 3, 2018, at approximately 6:35 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the Park and Ride, located at 37750 Golden Beach Road, and Triangle Drive, in Mechanicsville for the reported one possibly not breathing. The initial dispatch advised a male was laying on the ground and looked to be not...
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No Injuries Reported After Truck Crashes in Leonardtown

No Injuries Reported After Truck Crashes in Leonardtown

On Monday, December 3, 2018 at approximately 11:40 a.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Fairgrounds Road, in the area of Cartwright Road, in Leonardtown for the reported motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle in the roadway on its roof, with the single...
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Inmate Convicted of Attempted Murder, Breaking and Entering, and Theft, Wanted After Escaping from Prison

Inmate Convicted of Attempted Murder, Breaking and Entering, and Theft, Wanted After Escaping from Prison

On December 1, 2018 at approximately 10:30 a.m., Trooper Posch responded to the 45000 block of Take It Easy Ranch Road, in Callaway, for a suspicious vehicle. The complainant reported the vehicle, a blue and tan Chevrolet 1500 Z71 bearing VA registration, had been parked in the woods behind the campground for approximately six...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested For Assault

Mechanicsville Man Arrested For Assault

On Sunday, November 18, 2018, Cpl. Seyfried of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, responded to 25926 Chaffee Court in Mechanicsville, for the reported domestic assault in progress. According to court documents, Joseph Michael Bowles, 32 of Mechanicsville, assaulted his mother by striking her in the arm, causing visible injury. Bowles and his mother...
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Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Sirens to be Tested

Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Sirens to be Tested

A full-cycle test of the alert and notification sirens throughout St. Mary’s, Calvert and Dorchester counties will take place on Monday, December 3 at noon. The test includes a three-minute activation of all sirens within the 10-mile area around the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant. Citizens are asked to remember the scheduled testing and relay...
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Theft Suspects’ Identities Needed in St. Mary’s County

Theft Suspects’ Identities Needed in St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the persons pictured. On Friday, November 16, 2018, at 4:38 p.m., the suspects took two phone chargers from the display and left the Kohl’s store in Lexington Park without paying for them. They were seen leaving the parking lot on bicycles and traveling down Buck Hewitt...
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MedStar St. Mary’s offers foot care awareness for National Diabetes Month

MedStar St. Mary’s offers foot care awareness for National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and the Wound Care Center at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital would like to remind patients living with diabetes how important it is to take care of themselves from head to toe. “Approximately a quarter of individuals living with diabetes will develop a foot ulcer,” said Lisa Nelson, RN,...
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COPs Unit Hosting Food Drive Dec. 8, 2018

COPs Unit Hosting Food Drive Dec. 8, 2018

The Lexington Park Community Oriented Policing (COPs) Unit is hosting its Second Annual Food Drive on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in St. Mary’s Square between Ollie’s and Weis Market in Lexington Park. Along with collecting non-perishable food items for the Lexington Park food pantries, the COPs Unit will...
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Statement From Governor Larry Hogan on the Passing of President George H.W. Bush

Statement From Governor Larry Hogan on the Passing of President George H.W. Bush

Governor Larry Hogan today released the following statement on the death of President George H.W. Bush: “It is with incredible sadness that we learn of the passing of President George H.W. Bush, a true patriot and statesman who embodied the decency and selfless service of America’s Greatest Generation. “As a decorated World War II...
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