St. Mary’s News

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County – Critical Missing Person, Michael Anthony Terrell LOCATED

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County – Critical Missing Person, Michael Anthony Terrell LOCATED

UPDATE: Michael Anthony Terrell was located safe by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. The critically missing person, Michael Anthony Terrell was last seen Last seen in the area of Golden Beach Road and Jarrell Drive, on Wednesday, May 17,2017, at approximately 4:05 p.m. He is 23 years old, and described as  : Height: 5’10”...
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Wednesday’s Pet is KRANK

Wednesday’s Pet is KRANK

Wednesday’s Pet for 5/17/17 KRANK Featured Pet: Krank Rescue Group: Last Chance Animal Rescue Breed: Lab Mix Sex: Male Size: Puppy will get to about 50 lbs Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: Contact Rescue for fee Krank along with many other puppies, dogs, cats and kittens will be available in...
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VIDEO: Sheriff’s Office Investigating Two Armed Robberies In Lexington Park

VIDEO: Sheriff’s Office Investigating Two Armed Robberies In Lexington Park

Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects believed to be responsible for armed robberies in the Lexington Park area. On Saturday, May 6, 2017, at approximately 8:00 p.m., Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office patrol division responded to Niko’s...
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Vehicle Arson, A Cause for Concern in St. Mary’s County?

Vehicle Arson, A Cause for Concern in St. Mary’s County?

Gov. Larry Hogan has declared May 7 to May 13 as Arson Awareness Week. With that in mind, the Southern Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal spoke about the incidence of arson in St. Mary’s County. “There have been 24 investigations initiated in St. Mary’s County since Jan. 1, 2017,” said Commander Duane...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Possession of Ecstasy in Lusby

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Possession of Ecstasy in Lusby

On Sunday, May 14, 2017, at approximately 10:25 p.m., Trooper First Class Davis, from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack, stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Route 4 near HG Trueman Road in Lusby. While talking to the driver, several criminal indicators were observed and a K-9 scan was requested. The...
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Waldorf Man Arrested for Assault at St. Mary’s County Park and Ride

Waldorf Man Arrested for Assault at St. Mary’s County Park and Ride

On Monday, May 8, 2017, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the St. Mary’s County Park and Ride located on Airport Road in California, for a third party reported assault in progress. Deputies were advised by the Emergency Communication Dispatchers that citizens were calling in the assault and advised the subjects engaged...
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Waldorf Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography and Weapons Charges

Waldorf Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography and Weapons Charges

Caleb Andrew Bailey, 31, of Waldorf, pleaded guilty in federal court Monday, May 15, 2017, to illegal possession of unregistered machine guns, unregistered short-barreled rifles, unregistered destructive devices, and possession of child pornography charges. At the time of his arrest, Caleb Andrew Bailey was a Maryland Delegate, selected by Donald Trump’s presidential campaign for...
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New Wastewater Treatment Plant Opens at Charlotte Hall

New Wastewater Treatment Plant Opens at Charlotte Hall

Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford joined Maryland Environmental Service (MES) Director/CEO Roy McGrath, Maryland Secretary for Veterans Affairs George Owings, State Delegate Deborah Rey, and St. Mary’s County Commissioners President Randy Guy, on behalf of Governor Larry Hogan’s Administration, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 11, 2017 to dedicate a new, state-of-the-art wastewater treatment...
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Leonardtown Man Arrested for Escape

Leonardtown Man Arrested for Escape

On Sunday, April 30, 2017, Deputy A. Budd from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for the report of an Escape. The investigation revealed the suspect Louis Ignatius Berry, 49 of Leonardtown, was ordered by St. Mary’s County Circuit Court Judge Michael Stamm, to report to...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Lexington Park

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Lexington Park

On Sunday, April 30, 2017, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21000 block of Ronald Dr, Lexington Park, for a reported Disturbance. Deputies located the suspect Diamante Raquan Butler, 19 of Mechanicsville, standing outside yelling at a group of individuals in front of the residence. Deputies attempted to gain...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Warns Residents of Increased Theft from Unlocked Motor Vehicles

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Warns Residents of Increased Theft from Unlocked Motor Vehicles

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office has identified a trend of increased thefts from unlocked motor vehicles. In these crimes, suspects prey on citizens who fail to secure their vehicles, stealing what they can from their victims. Valuables left in plain view leaves citizens vulnerable to becoming targets of crime. Fortunately, these crimes are...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Rape

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Rape

On Friday, May 12, 2017, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Cabot Place, in Lexington Park, for the report of a rape. According to court documents, a woman called police to report the rape of a family member that occurred late night on Thursday May 11, 2017. Police arrested Rainier Nazal Dizon, 35,...
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UPDATE: Names Released in Double Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Names Released in Double Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

UPDATE 5/13/2017 @ 10:00 a.m.: On Friday, May 12, 2017, at approximately 10:40 pm, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Thomas Rowe Lane for the report of a head-on, motor vehicle collision. Officers arrived on scene and discovered both involved operators deceased. The St....
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ALERT: St. Mary’s County – Critical Missing Person

ALERT: St. Mary’s County – Critical Missing Person

UPDATE 5/13/2017: The missing person alert for John Allen Frey has been cancelled. He was located deceased. There are no suspicious factors and the investigation is being continued by the Criminal Investigations Division. 5/12/2017: The critically missing person, Josh Allen Frey, was last seen in Leonardtown, on Thursday, April 11, 2017, at approximately 8:00...
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Drayden Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

Drayden Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

On wednesday, May 10, 2017, John Edward Hall, 72, of Drayden, was arrested and charged with multiple counts of possession of child pornography. The investigation was initially started last year when the Center for Missing and Exploited Children became aware of an unknown person downloading child pornography in the Charles County area. They contacted...
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St. Mary’s County Government Launches Animal Shelter Survey

St. Mary’s County Government Launches Animal Shelter Survey

St. Mary’s County Government is seeking input from citizens in Charles and St. Mary’s counties to determine options regarding a proposed animal shelter. Citizens and interested stakeholders can go to www.stmarysmd.com/shelter to take part in a special online animal shelter survey. Responses will be used to develop plans and decide next steps in the...
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VIDEO: Two Arrested in Smoking Truck in Lexington Park

VIDEO: Two Arrested in Smoking Truck in Lexington Park

On Thursday, May 11, 2017, at approximately 3:50 p.m., firefighters from Bay District, responded to the Comfort Inn & Suites on Three Notch Road, in Lexington Park for the report of a vehicle fire with occupants trapped. Firefighters arrived on scene and discovered an occupied pickup truck in the parking lot with light smoke/mist coming...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for for DUI and Burglaries

Lexington Park Man Arrested for for DUI and Burglaries

On Sunday, April 23, 2017 at approximately 6:00 a.m., Trooper Krenik of the from the Maryland State Police, Leonardtown Barrack responded to the Indian Bridge Kennels, located at 21325 Indian Bridge Road, in California, for a reported burglar alarm. Investigation revealed that one of the front windows of the building had been broken from...
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Corporal Angela Delozier receives Sam Walker Lifetime Achievement Award

Corporal Angela Delozier receives Sam Walker Lifetime Achievement Award

On Wednesday, April 12, Corporal Angela M. Delozier received the prestigious Sam Walker Lifetime Achievement Award at the Maryland State D.A.R.E. conference and in-service training in Ocean City. A 13-year veteran of the sheriff’s office, Delozier has been a D.A.R.E. instructor for the last decade and teaches new D.A.R.E. instructors in Maryland and Virginia....
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Thank an Officer, It’s National Correctional Officer and Employees Week

Thank an Officer, It’s National Correctional Officer and Employees Week

Please join us in recognizing and congratulating the St. Mary’s County Adult Detention Center Correctional Officers and staff for the demanding work they do each day. Working in the detention center is demanding, and correctional officers are in a heightened state of vigilance all the time. We extend our most genuine gratitude for your...
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Piney Point Man Arrested for Assault in Family Argument

Piney Point Man Arrested for Assault in Family Argument

On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 16000 block of Sayre Point Lane in Piney Point, for a reported assault. The investigation revealed the suspect and a family member became engaged in a verbal fight. Another family member attempted to intervene in an attempt to...
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California Couple Arrested for Shoplifting at Walmart with Children

California Couple Arrested for Shoplifting at Walmart with Children

On Monday, May 8, 2017, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Walmart in California, for a reported theft in progress. Prior to deputies arrival, the two suspects fled the store.  Loss prevention personnel followed the suspects and provided location updates to the responding units. Deputies located and detained both suspects...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Violation of a Protective Order

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Violation of a Protective Order

Violation of a Protective Order – On Sunday, April 30, 2017, Deputy A. Budd of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 22000 block of Upland Dr., Bushwood, for an alleged violation of a protective order. The investigation revealed Robert Lee Jupiter III, 34 of Lexington Park, contacted the...
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Hit Singer & Songwriter, Colt Ford to Play SOMD Musicfest with Joe Diffie

Hit Singer & Songwriter, Colt Ford to Play SOMD Musicfest with Joe Diffie

Country artist and hit songwriter, Colt Ford, is bringing his rockin’ country music to SoMD Music Festival at Bowles Farm in Clements, MD Saturday, June 10. Fans can expect a powerful, high-energy show with many of his hits like “Crank It Up,” “Dirt Road Anthem,” and “Cut ‘Em All” featuring Duck Dynasty’s Willie Robertson....
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CSM to Close for Memorial Day Weekend, Observe Early Friday Closings During Summer

CSM to Close for Memorial Day Weekend, Observe Early Friday Closings During Summer

In observance of Memorial Day, the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will be closed Saturday, May 27, through Monday, May 29. The college will resume normal operations on Tuesday, May 30. In addition, starting May 26 and continuing every Friday in July except for July 7, all CSM campuses will observe early closing for...
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