St. Mary’s News

Commissioners Invite Public to Flag Day Event in Leonardtown

Commissioners Invite Public to Flag Day Event in Leonardtown

Flag Day 2017 festivities, co-sponsored by the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County and the Leonardtown Commissioners, will take place on Wednesday, June 14 at 6 p.m. The event will take place on the Governmental Center Lawn in Leonardtown. If inclement weather should occur, the ceremony will be moved inside the Leonard Hall Recreation Center,...
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Wednesday’s Pet is BABY GIRL

Wednesday’s Pet is BABY GIRL

Wednesday’s Pet for 6/14/17 BABY GIRL Featured Pet: Baby Girl Rescue Group: Last Chance Animal Rescue Breed: Fox Hound Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $375.00 Baby girl is a 5-year-old Foxhound Mix.  She came into rescue with 8 puppies and was heartworm positive.  All her...
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Klein Enterprises Announces National Tenants at St. Mary’s Marketplace

Klein Enterprises Announces National Tenants at St. Mary’s Marketplace

Baltimore-based developer Klein Enterprises announced today that national chains, Café Rio, Great Clips, Mod Pizza and Nail Trix, as well as Maryland-based Bay Country Liquors, have signed leases at St. Mary’s Marketplace in California. “We’re excited to bring these prominent brands to St. Mary’s County in the newest, premiere shopping center in this market,”...
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Maryland Open Air Burning and Burn Ban Questions Answered

Maryland Open Air Burning and Burn Ban Questions Answered

Marylanders are reminded of safety and jurisdictional requirements when burning outdoors.  Open air burning is defined as a fire where any material is burned in the open or in a receptacle other than a furnace, incinerator, or other equipment connected to a stack or chimney.  It also includes other fires such as campfires.      ...
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New Law Expands Naloxone Access to All Marylanders

New Law Expands Naloxone Access to All Marylanders

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene recently announced that Dr. Howard Haft, the agency’s Deputy Secretary for Public Health, issued a new statewide standing order that allows pharmacies to dispense naloxone, the non-addictive lifesaving drug that can reverse an opioid overdose, to all Maryland citizens. The order follows legislation passed by the Maryland General...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Robbery in Charlotte Hall

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Robbery in Charlotte Hall

On Sunday, June 11, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m., Deputy M. McCuen from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7-Eleven convenience store in Charlotte Hall for a reported robbery. The Emergency Communications Center broadcasted a description of the suspect and advised he fled to a semi truck behind a local restaurant....
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McDowell assumes command of Air Combat Electronics program office

McDowell assumes command of Air Combat Electronics program office

Navy Capt. Christopher McDowell, the former deputy program manager for the Air Combat Electronics Program Office (PMA-209), assumed the role of program manager during a May 25 change of command ceremony at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. As PMA-209’s program manager, McDowell will be responsible for the Navy’s development, integration and cradle-to-grave sustainment for common...
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Home Healthy Checklist for this Summer

Did you know there are easy steps you can take to help eliminate hazards within your home? It can be as simple as checking, replacing, or cleaning an area in your home to prevent an accident or illness. SMO Energy is helping homeowners like you identify a few areas in the home to check...
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Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack Receives a Little Gardening

Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack Receives a Little Gardening

On Thursday, June 8, 2017, Criminal Secretary Michelle Roberts, Lieutenant White and First Sergeant Trossbach stumbled across their green thumbs and spent the day gardening and ensuring the Leonardtown Barrack exterior appearance catches the attention of our community! When asked what prompted the desire to beautify the exterior of the Leonardtown Barrack, Roberts stated,...
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Stay Safe and Healthy During High Heat!!!

Stay Safe and Healthy During High Heat!!!

From our National Weather Service: Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 94. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Monday: Sunny, with a high near 93. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Tuesday: Sunny, with a...
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Hoyer Delivers Remarks at Bernie Fowler’s 30th Annual Patuxent River Wade In

Hoyer Delivers Remarks at Bernie Fowler’s 30th Annual Patuxent River Wade In

On Sunday, June 11, 2017, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) delivered remarks at former Maryland State Senator Bernie Fowler’s 30th annual Patuxent River Wade In. Each year, Bernie Fowler walks into the Patuxent River to assess how far he can wade until he can no longer see his white sneakers. The “Sneaker Index,” a...
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Murder Trial for Lexington Park Man Scheduled for this Month

Murder Trial for Lexington Park Man Scheduled for this Month

UPDATE 6/12/2017: According to court documents, the murder trial for Patrick Henry Bush, 52, of Lexington Park, is scheduled  to begin June 26, 2017. Bush has been charged with First Degree Murder, in the death of Cecilia Darlene Stubbs, 50, of Lexington Park. He is also charged with Second Degree Murder, First Degree Assault, Second...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Asks for Help Locating Sex Offender

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Asks for Help Locating Sex Offender

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 42-year-old Calvin Parker Broxson, Jr. Broxson has an active arrest warrant stemming from a violation involving his sex offender registry status. He is a TIER III registered sexual offender, meaning he will remain on the registry for life. Anyone with information...
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Troopers Remind Motorists to ‘Move Over’

Troopers Remind Motorists to ‘Move Over’

After one trooper was struck and injured on Sunday, June 11, 2017, it is clear to Maryland State Police that drivers need to be reminded about the state’s ‘move over’ law, which is intended to increase safety for police officers, firefighters and EMS personnel when they are working along Maryland roads. The intent of...
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UPDATE: Missing Teenaged Girls From Calvert County Located in West Virginia

UPDATE: Missing Teenaged Girls From Calvert County Located in West Virginia

UPDATE 6/10/2017: The two 14-year-old girls reported missing from Calvert County have been located by police in West Virginia. They were unharmed and were with their male companions. Their parents have been notified by Maryland State Police. 6/9/2017: The Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack are searching for two teenaged girls from Calvert County,...
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Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on 2016 Heroin and Opioid Overdose Statistics

Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on 2016 Heroin and Opioid Overdose Statistics

Governor Larry Hogan issued the following statement regarding the 2016 Drug- and Alcohol-Related Intoxication Deaths in Maryland Report, released by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: “Since before taking office, Lt. Governor Rutherford and I have been laser-focused on addressing the heroin and opioid epidemic, and these deeply troubling numbers show that this...
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Stolen & Illegal Guns Located at Mechanicsville Drug House

Stolen & Illegal Guns Located at Mechanicsville Drug House

In April of 2017, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Division began an investigation into the illegal distribution of prescription narcotics by John Kevin Fitzgerald Reed, 52, of Mechanicsville. As a result of the investigation, search and seizure warrants were obtained for his residence located on Delabrooke Road in Mechanicsville. On June 3,...
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State Police Barracks Become 24-hr Drop-off Locations For Unused Prescription Meds

State Police Barracks Become 24-hr Drop-off Locations For Unused Prescription Meds

As part of Maryland’s combined effort to reduce opioid abuse, Maryland State Police barracks across the state have become around-the-clock drop-off locations for unused prescription medications. Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel William Pallozzi directed that all barracks be ready any time to accept unused medications.  “The Maryland State Police is a full partner in...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office announces 34th Annual National Night Out celebration

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office announces 34th Annual National Night Out celebration

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is excited to announce that on Tuesday, August 1, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., neighborhoods across St. Mary’s County can join in the celebration of National Night Out. “You don’t have to have a lot of money, if any, to organize a National Night Out celebration in...
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Passed Out and Drunk Driving with Two Unsecured Children in the Car

Passed Out and Drunk Driving with Two Unsecured Children in the Car

On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at approximately 10:15 a.m., the St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications Center was contacted by a store employee in California, who stated, a man was passed out in a running vehicle, in their parking lot and had two small children in the vehicle. They described the man to be under...
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Maryland Acquires Lowest Cost in History for Electricity Rates for State Buildings and Facilities

Maryland Acquires Lowest Cost in History for Electricity Rates for State Buildings and Facilities

The Hogan-Rutherford Administration today announced the Department of General Services’ successful implementation of a reverse auction for energy purchases, which will save Maryland taxpayers $25 million over the next four years through 2021. The commodities procurement will provide a significant portion of the state’s electricity supply to state-owned facilities. “By pooling the state’s future...
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Arrest Video: Acused Child Pornogropher Found Hiding in an Attic in Lexington Park

Arrest Video: Acused Child Pornogropher Found Hiding in an Attic in Lexington Park

SMNEWSNET.COM featured Trayquan Marqueze Lee, in our article, WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 5/31/2017 and Facebooked his photo, and information again a day later. On Wednesday, June 8, 2017, at 1:30 p,m., Deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit, located and arrested Trayquan Marqueze Lee, 22 of Lusby. Police found Lee...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Summer Interns

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Summer Interns

This week marks the beginning of the 2017 summer internship program for four college students, all residents of St. Mary’s County, who have aspirations of a career in law enforcement. Sheriff Tim Cameron and Civilian Administrator, Pam McKay, kicked off the intern orientation by welcoming the new interns to the Sheriff’s Office, prior to...
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Exclusive Video: Charges Pending Against Upper Marlboro Woman in Bar Assault

Exclusive Video: Charges Pending Against Upper Marlboro Woman in Bar Assault

On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at approximately 1:15 a.m, Angela Hope Allen, 24 of Crystal Pond Court in Upper Marlboro, got into a verbal argument with the staff at the ABC Lounge in California, after her credit card was declined. The argument became physical when Allen started hitting an employee, Allen then threw a...
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Wednesday’s Pet is RIO GEORGE

Wednesday’s Pet is RIO GEORGE

Wednesday’s Pet for 6/7/17 is RIO GEORGE Featured Pet: GEORGE Rescue Group: Beagle Rescue of Southern Maryland Breed: Beagle Sex: Male Size: Medium (44 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Donation George is a 2-year-old all-around great guy. He found himself in the shelter when his owner gave him...
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