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Maryland State Police, Crash Investigation in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police, Crash Investigation in Prince George’s County

The Maryland State Police, College Park Barrack continue to investigate a tractor trailer collision that occurred in Prince George’s County . On April 1, 2017, the Barrack received a call in reference to a two vehicle collision involving an overturned tractor trailer on westbound I-495 at Riggs Road in College Park. Preliminary investigation revealed a...
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UPDATE: Driver in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a Dump Truck Identified

UPDATE: Driver in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a Dump Truck Identified

UPDATE 3/31/2017 @ 1:40 p.m. – Official Police Statement : On March 30, 2017, at noon, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Patuxent Beach Road in the area of South Patuxent Beach Road in California, Maryland. When deputies arrived, they found two vehicles engulfed in flames. The investigation revealed,...
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Traffic Advisory – Calvert County:

Traffic Advisory – Calvert County:

Route 231/Prince Frederick Blvd is shut down due to an auto accident. Expect delays on Route 4 as well.
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Hollywood Man Accused of Killing Pedestrian in White Plains

Hollywood Man Accused of Killing Pedestrian in White Plains

UPDATE 3/29/2017 @ 8:00 a.m.: On Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at approximately 7:23 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to a personal injury motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on southbound U.S. Route 301 north of Billingsley Rd. A preliminary investigation conducted by Troopers indicates that a 2001 Nissan Frontier...
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Two Dogs Perish in Friday Evening Camper Fire in Drayden

Two Dogs Perish in Friday Evening Camper Fire in Drayden

On Friday, March 24, 2017, firefighters from Second District Volunteer Fire Department, and neighboring departments were alerted to report of a travel trailer fire on Dennis Point Way, in Drayden. Crews arrived on scene to discover a 33 foot camper at Dennis Point Marina with heavy fire showing. The fire was determined to be accidental...
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UPDATE: Loveville Man Killed in Early Morning Accident

UPDATE: Loveville Man Killed in Early Morning Accident

UPDATE 3/25/2017 @11:45 a.m.: On March 25, 2017, at approximately 2:18 am, patrol units from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Loveville Road in the area of Lenny Penny Lane in Loveville. Deputies located a 1999 Ford F-350 pickup truck in the roadway. The operator, Franklin...
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Five Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident in Newburg

Five Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident in Newburg

On March 24, 2017, at approximately 4:15 a.m., officers with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit responded to the 11400 block of Edge Hill Road in Newburg for the report of a single-vehicle accident. Upon arrival, officers located the vehicle, which had gone down an embankment and overturned. The vehicle had five...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in La Plata

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in La Plata

On Thursday, March 23, 2017, at approximately 9:00 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Radio Station Road and Audie Lane in La Plata for the report of a motor vehicle crash involving a passenger car and an unloaded school bus. A preliminary investigation revealed the bus was traveling...
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UPDATE: Dunkirk Fire Truck Involved in Motor Vehicle Accidenti n Huntingtown

UPDATE: Dunkirk Fire Truck Involved in Motor Vehicle Accidenti n Huntingtown

UPDATE : On March 18, 2017 at approximately 8:10 a.m. members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to Robinson Road in Huntingtown, Maryland for a report of an overturned fire department tanker truck. It was learned that Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department Tanker 5 overturned while responding to 3725 Robinson Road...
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Two Waldorf Residents Charged with Arson

Two Waldorf Residents Charged with Arson

On Friday, March 10, 2017, Deputy State Fire Marshals served Christopher Law, 26, and Tyra Bell, 25, both of Waldorf, criminal summons’ for Arson in the 2nd Degree. Law and Bell were developed as suspects in a June 27th fire that completely destroyed a 2007 PT Cruiser owned by Bell’s father, Frederick Bell. Deputy...
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You’re Invited: Mother Catherine Academy Challenges Local Law Enforcement to a Basketball Game to Benefit NolanStrong

You’re Invited: Mother Catherine Academy Challenges Local Law Enforcement to a Basketball Game to Benefit NolanStrong

Mother Catherine Academy students challenged local state and county police departments to a game of basketball, and the officers accepted! You’re invited to watch the game on Sunday, March 19, from noon to 4 p.m. in the school gymnasium. The event, which includes a host of other activities in addition to the game, will...
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UPDATE: Name Released in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Indian Head

UPDATE: Name Released in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Indian Head

UPDATE 3/12/2017: The operator of a vehicle who was killed in a single vehicle collision in Charles County Saturday morning has been identified as 26-year old Derrick McCall from Washington D.C. On Saturday, March 11, 2017 at approximately 7:22 a.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to a single vehicle collision...
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La Plata Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in Welcome

La Plata Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in Welcome

On Friday, March 10, 2017, at approximately 2:15 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 8200 block of Blossom Point Road in Welcome for the report of a single vehicle crash. A preliminary investigation revealed the driver of a Mazda pick-up truck was traveling north when he left the roadway...
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Police Release Name of Teen Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident on St. Peters Church Road in Waldorf

Police Release Name of Teen Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident on St. Peters Church Road in Waldorf

UPDATE 3/4/2017 @1:00 p.m.: The driver killed on St. Peters Church Road in Waldorf has been identified as Kendull B. Proctor, 18, of Waldorf. The Traffic Operations Unit is investigating. 3/4/2017: On Friday, March 3, 2017, at 11:54 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3200 block of St. Peters Church...
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Police Release Names of Two Teens Killed in Waldorf Motor Vehicle Accident

Police Release Names of Two Teens Killed in Waldorf Motor Vehicle Accident

UPDATE 3/3/2017 @ 6:00 p.m.: On March 3, 2017, at approximately 12:35 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Smallwood Drive at St. Nicholas Drive, in Waldorf  for the report of a single vehicle crash. A preliminary investigation revealed that a silver passenger car was travelling east on...
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La Plata Woman Dies from Injuries Sustained in Waldorf Motor Vehicle Accident

La Plata Woman Dies from Injuries Sustained in Waldorf Motor Vehicle Accident

UPDATE 3/4/20117 @3:00 p.m.: The Charles County woman involved in the early evening crash on Friday, March 3, 2017 has succumbed to her injuries. The deceased is identified as Akeema Perry, 25, of La Plata, Maryland. Perry was receiving medical treatment at Medstar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. where she succumbed to her injuries....
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Accokeek Bingo Player Thanks Crew That Saved Her Life

Accokeek Bingo Player Thanks Crew That Saved Her Life

Prince George’s County Firefighters, EMT’s and Medics were recognized for saving a life during a presentation at the Accokeek Volunteer Fire Department on Tuesday, February 28. The ceremony included Prince George’s County Fire Chief Benjamin Barksdale, Deputy Fire Chief (Volunteer Services) Jim McClelland, Assistant Fire Chief (EMS Commander) Brian Frankel and the career and...
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Police Make Arson Arrest for Two Commercial Building Fires

Police Make Arson Arrest for Two Commercial Building Fires

An ongoing investigation has lead to an arrest for two fires at a commercial building in Charles County. Investigators from the State Fire Marshal’s Office have charged a 16 year old juvenile in reference to the fires. The fires occurred on October 3rd and 5th of 2016 at the Westpark Professional Building located at...
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State Fire Marshal Reminds all Marylanders of Fire and Life Safety Issues During Power Outages

State Fire Marshal Reminds all Marylanders of Fire and Life Safety Issues During Power Outages

Severe storms are threatening Maryland. These storms may cause disruption in electrical service to our homes. State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci is cautioning citizens when using alternative light and electrical sources during power outages. “These easy to follow tips will help all Marylanders avoid injury or death during power outages,” said the State...
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UPDATE: Bicyclist Dies From Injuries Sustained in Waldorf Motor Vehicle Crash

UPDATE: Bicyclist Dies From Injuries Sustained in Waldorf Motor Vehicle Crash

UPDATE: The bicyclist, George Ernest McNab, 59, of Waldorf, was pronounced deceased on February 17. The investigation is ongoing. 2/15/17: On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at approximately 5:35 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Smallwood Drive West near Thoroughbred Court in Waldorf for the report of a crash...
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VIDEO: Two Construction Workers Flown Out After Wall Collapses in Lexington Park

VIDEO: Two Construction Workers Flown Out After Wall Collapses in Lexington Park

On Saturday, February 18, 2017, at approximately 10:35 a.m., Emergency personnel responded to the AMC Loews movie theater on FDR Blvd, in Lexington Park, for a report of people trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find two male construction workers trapped under debris after an interior wall collapsed on them. Firefighters worked for over an...
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Firefighters From Patuxent River Respond to SUV Fire in Great Mills

Firefighters From Patuxent River Respond to SUV Fire in Great Mills

  On Thursday, February 16, 2017, at approximately 9:25 p.m., firefighters from the Naval District Patuxent River Fire Department were alerted to the report of a vehicle fire on Greenview Pkwy, in Great Mills. Crews arrived on scene to discover a SUV fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters worked quickly to extinguish the fire. No injuries...
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UPDATE: Body of Missing Boater Found in Virginia

UPDATE: Body of Missing Boater Found in Virginia

UPDATE 2/12/2017 @ 11:55 a.m.: The Body of Roger Grissom Sr., 52 of Hughesville, was recovered Saturday evening, February 11, 2017. Grissom was killed in a boating accident in November of last year, on Potomac River. His body was found near Hacksneck, Virginia, 63 mi from scene. His body has been transported to Norfolk,...
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Aquasco Woman Struck and Killed on Hallowing Point Road in Prince Frederick

Aquasco Woman Struck and Killed on Hallowing Point Road in Prince Frederick

On Saturday, February 11, 2017 at approximately 6:20 p.m. deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. The accident occurred on Hallowing Point Road in the area of Stafford Road. The Preliminary investigation revealed the pedestrian, identified as Brenda Lee Hill a 52-year-old female of...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

On February 9, 2017, at approximately 11:23 AM, patrol officers from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Radio Station Way for the report of a serious motor vehicle collision. Deputies arrived on scene and discovered a single vehicle off the roadway and into a tree....
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