St. Mary’s News

Early Muzzleloader Deer Hunting Season Set to Begin

Early Muzzleloader Deer Hunting Season Set to Begin

The first segment of Maryland’s muzzleloader deer season opens statewide Oct. 19. This is one of several deer hunting opportunities offered in the state and typically coincides with pleasant fall weather. The early muzzleloader season runs from Oct. 19-21 in Deer Management Regions A and B. Region A consists of Garrett, Allegany and western...
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Pax River SAR Dogs Take to the Water

Pax River SAR Dogs Take to the Water

Five NAS Patuxent River Search and Rescue (SAR) swimmers, also known as, the SAR Dogs, hit the water Sept. 29 for their annual 1.7 mile swim across the Patuxent River. Following a mandatory safety briefing that covered topics such as water and air temperature, wave height, marine life, the hazards of recreational boats in...
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Police Arrest Ridge Man on Animal Cruelty Charges After Short Barricade

Police Arrest Ridge Man on Animal Cruelty Charges After Short Barricade

On Wednesday, October 11, 2017, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 16000 block of Three Notch Rd. in Ridge, to attempt to serve an arrest warrant on Devone Articis Hall, 29 of Ridge. Deputies observed Hall inside the residence however he refused to come out. A barricade was declared...
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VIDEO: Multiple Arrests Made in St. Mary’s County Warrant Sweep

VIDEO: Multiple Arrests Made in St. Mary’s County Warrant Sweep

On October 10, 2017, members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police, and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, participated in a joint warrant sweep. The warrant sweep took place in St. Mary’s County, with the focus on locating those with warrants from other jurisdictions who are residing...
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Family Requests Public’s Help in Getting Back Deceased Son’s Stolen Photographs

Family Requests Public’s Help in Getting Back Deceased Son’s Stolen Photographs

On Sunday, October 8, 2017, in the 47000 block of Janet Lane, in Lexington Park, unknown suspect(s) made entry into a residence. Property was stolen to include devices containing photographs of the victims’ deceased son. The victims in this case have requested this incident be released onto social media with the hopes someone will...
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Wednesday’s Pet is SNICKERS

Wednesday’s Pet is SNICKERS

Wednesday’s Pet for 10/10/2017 is SNICKERS Featured Pet: Snickers Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Pomeranian Mix Sex: Male Size: Small (9 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $325.00 CLICK HERE to see Procedures on Rescue’s site. Snickers is a beautiful 8-year-old Pomeranian Mix.  He is sociable, fun...
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Exclusive Video: SUV Destroyed by Fire in California

Exclusive Video: SUV Destroyed by Fire in California

On Sunday, October 8, 2017, at approximately 4:35 a.m., firefighters from the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on Three Notch Road, in the area of Gunston Drive, in California. Firefighters arrived on scene to find a Toyota Rav4 fully engulfed in flames. All occupants were able to evacuate the vehicle...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 10/11/2017

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 10/11/2017

The following is a sample of recent St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office arrests and investigations Assault- On 10/6/17, DFC. Beishline #252, responded to the 21000 block of Ranger Road in Lexington Park for a reported assault.  The victim alleged the Suspect Kristen Nicole Call, age 28, of Lexington Park had assaulted him. DFC. Beishline...
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UPDATE: Juawan Valentino Johnson Arrested for Sex Offender Registry Violation

UPDATE: Juawan Valentino Johnson Arrested for Sex Offender Registry Violation

10/10/2017: Juawan Valentino Johnson, 22, of California, was charged with Sex Offender Registration-Failure to Notify, by Deputy Muschette of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. 10/6/2017: Juawan Valentino Johnson, 22, of California, is a Tier I registered sexual offender, meaning he will remain on the registry for 15 years. There is an active warrant...
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St. Mary’s County – Missing Juvenile – Desiree Richardson

St. Mary’s County – Missing Juvenile – Desiree Richardson

Desiree Ronique Richardson, age 14, of Lexington Park, was reported missing on 10/10/17. Richardson is 5’0 and weighs 125; no clothing description available. The missing juvenile is believed to be in the Lexington Park area; at this time there are no critical factors known. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Sheriff’s...
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Juvenile Arrests for St. Mary’s County

Juvenile Arrests for St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office released the following information regarding Juvenile Arrests. No further information is available at this time.
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Crime Solvers Seeking Information on Latest Lexington Park Armed Robbery

Crime Solvers Seeking Information on Latest Lexington Park Armed Robbery

10/10/2017: On Sunday, October 1, 2017, at approximately 1:45 a.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported armed robbery. Preliminary investigation indicated a pizza delivery driver was making a delivery in the 21000 block of Liberty Street, in Great Mills. The delivery driver reported he was approached by two black males,...
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Majors joins CCPS as Executive Director of Human Resources

Majors joins CCPS as Executive Director of Human Resources

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) has a new executive director of human resources. Joining the school system with more than 20 years of human resources experience is Nikial Majors. The Board of Education of Charles County approved Majors’ appointment last month and she began in her position last week. Prior to joining CCPS, Majors...
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Speed & Alcohol Blamed in Double Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash in Mechanicsville

Speed & Alcohol Blamed in Double Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash in Mechanicsville

UPDATE 10/9/2017 @ 12:15 p.m.: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision On October 8, 2017 at approximately 9:07 p.m., patrol officers from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the serious motor vehicle collision in the area of Three Notch Road and Friendship School Road. Arriving officers discovered two...
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Former Maryland State Trooper Accused of Pulling Gun on “Kids” at Gas Station for Loud Music

Former Maryland State Trooper Accused of Pulling Gun on “Kids” at Gas Station for Loud Music

Joseph Linehan Greenwell, 38, of Dameron, was indicted by the Grand Jury for Saint Mary’s County, on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. Greenwell, was a Maryland State Trooper stationed at the Leonardtown Barrack from 2001 to 2004. Greenwell is accused of pulling a handgun on three individuals (age 16,17 & 21) at the Rod and...
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Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention Receives Grant to Combat Gun Crime

Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention Receives Grant to Combat Gun Crime

Thursday, October 5, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced several Department of Justice actions to reduce the rising tide of violent crime in America. Foremost of those actions is the reinvigoration of “Project Safe Neighborhoods,” a program that has been historically successful in bringing together all levels of law enforcement to reduce violent crime and...
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Mechanicsville Woman Charged with Stealing Over $500 Worth of Crab Meat, Shrimp and More

Mechanicsville Woman Charged with Stealing Over $500 Worth of Crab Meat, Shrimp and More

On Saturday, September 9, 2017, at 11:40 a.m., a woman pushed a cart with several hundred dollars worth of food and other items directly out the exit of the California, Maryland, Weis Markets store without paying. The Weis Markets store is located at 45315 Alton Lane in California. The thief was last seen getting...
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Mother Charged After Leaving 8-Month-Old Baby Alone While She Overdosed on Drugs

Mother Charged After Leaving 8-Month-Old Baby Alone While She Overdosed on Drugs

On Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Deputy G. Knott, of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Mechanicsville Road, in Mechanicsville, for the report of an overdose. Police located Leslie Anne Alvey, 26, of California, inside a vehicle in the driveway of the residence. Alvey was suffering from an overdose of K2...
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Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division Celebrates 50 Years And Maintains Number One Ranking Nationwide for Safety Inspections

Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division Celebrates 50 Years And Maintains Number One Ranking Nationwide for Safety Inspections

The Maryland State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division (CVED) celebrates a fifty year anniversary of providing safety and service to citizens throughout Maryland, while being recognized as number one in the nation for having the most commercial vehicle safety inspections per lane mile for the fourth consecutive year. Due to the dedication and commitment...
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Wednesday’s Pet is DIAMOND

Wednesday’s Pet is DIAMOND

Wednesday’s Pet for 10/4/17 is DIAMOND Featured Pet: Diamond Rescue Group: Calvert Animal Welfare League (CAWL) Breed: Whippet/Pit Bull Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $200.00 Diamond is a sweet and friendly 6-year-old Whippet/Pit bull mix who found herself abandoned by her owner at the local...
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Virginia Man Arrested in Great Mills for Possession with Intent to Distribute

Virginia Man Arrested in Great Mills for Possession with Intent to Distribute

On Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at approximately 1:20 a.m., Trooper First Class Meurrens, from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack, conducted a traffic stop in the area of Old Great Mills Road and Point Lookout Road, in Great Mills. Upon making contact with the occupants, a strong odor of marijuana was detected. During a probable...
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NAVAIR Wins Human Resources Community Award for Excellence

NAVAIR Wins Human Resources Community Award for Excellence

NAVAIR’s Total Force Strategy and Management Department recently won the 2016 Department of the Navy Civilian Human Resources (HR) Community Award for Excellence for making data analysis faster, more efficient and interactive. Specifically, the team created a series of workforce graphs and tools, known as data marts and dashboards, to help analyze workforce trends...
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State Police Arrest California Man for Drug Possession and Firearm Violations

State Police Arrest California Man for Drug Possession and Firearm Violations

On September 5, 2017 at approximately 6:00 p.m., Trooper First Class, A. Oyler of the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack, responded to South Springsteen Court, in California, for a reported disturbance. Upon arrival, she located a male subject who was yelling and appeared to be under the influence of alcohol and some sort of...
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California Man Awaiting Trial Eats Marijuana During Traffic Stop in Owings

California Man Awaiting Trial Eats Marijuana During Traffic Stop in Owings

On Friday, September 1, 2017 Deputy Mohler of the Calvert County Sherriff Office while participating in a traffic enforcement assignment received information from a fellow Deputy operating a laser speed detection device on Southern Maryland Boulevard in the area of Briscoe Turn Road, in Owings regarding a speeding vehicle. Deputy Mohler was advised a...
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Lexington Park Women Arrested for Oxycodone After Traffic Stop in Lusby

Katina Willieast Jenkins, 40, of Lexington Park (booking photo from a 2013 arrest)

On Thursday, August 31, 2017 at approximately 7:00 p.m. Deputy Gott of the Calvert County Sherriff Office was patrolling in the area of Rousby Hall Road and Clubhouse Drive, in Lusby when his license plate reader system advised that a silver Pontiac was being driven with a suspended registration. Depututy Gott confirmed the suspended...
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