Fire & Rescue

UPDATE: Washington D.C. Man Pleads Guilty to 2nd Degree Murder of Prince Frederick Man

UPDATE: Washington D.C. Man Pleads Guilty to 2nd Degree Murder of Prince Frederick Man

UPDATE 4/1/2024: On March 28, 2024, Anthony Hill, 28 of Washington, DC, pleaded guilty in Calvert County Circuit Court to Second-Degree Murder, Use of a Handgun in a Crime of Violence, and Unlawful Possession of a Regulated Firearm. The charges resulted from the August 1, 2023, shooting death of Dakarai N. Milburn in the...
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UPDATE: Subject Has Been Located

UPDATE: Subject Has Been Located

UPDATE @ 4:47 P.M., Subject has been located and is being evaluated by EMS. Thank you for your assistance/shares. Police, fire and rescue personnel are currently searching for a critically missing Elsie Lee Elliott, a 76-year-old female last seen today’s date around 2:15 p.m., wearing a teal puffy jacket, jeans. She has silver hair...
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Three Washington D.C. Suspects Charged in Connection With Armed Robbery Prior to Non-Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

Three Washington D.C. Suspects Charged in Connection With Armed Robbery Prior to Non-Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit charged two suspects in connection with an armed robbery in District Heights on Thursday which preceded a non-fatal officer-involved shooting. The suspects are 24-year-old Edward Leroy Brown and 26-year-old Kanard Bishop. Detectives also obtained an arrest warrant for the third suspect who fled the scene. He...
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Virginia Woman Killed After Collision in Prince George’s County, Police Investigating

Virginia Woman Killed After Collision in Prince George’s County, Police Investigating

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal two-vehicle collision that occurred in the unincorporated section of Laurel on Sunday. The deceased passenger in one of the involved vehicles is 45-year-old Parbati Sharma of Herndon, Virginia. On March 24, 2024, at approximately 6:00 pm, officers responded to...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Shooting in Prince George’s County Involving Off-Duty MPD Lieutenant

Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Shooting in Prince George’s County Involving Off-Duty MPD Lieutenant

March 28th, 2024: Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Wednesday evening in Prince George’s County. Around 5 p.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police Forestville Barrack responded to the area of U.S. Route 301 (Crain Highway) at Village Drive for a report of a two-vehicle crash. The driver of a...
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UPDATE: Two Injured After Ambulance is Involved in Motor Vehicle Collision in Leonardtown

UPDATE: Two Injured After Ambulance is Involved in Motor Vehicle Collision in Leonardtown

On Thursday, March 28, 2024, at approximately 11:01 a.m., Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad Ambulance 796 advised they were involved in a head-on collision and needed fire and rescue. Police, fire and rescue personnel were dispatched to Point Lookout Road in Newtowne Neck Road in Leonardtown, for a motor vehicle collision involving an ambulance. The...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Collision in Waldorf That Killed 22-Year-Old Accokeek Man

UPDATE: Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Collision in Waldorf That Killed 22-Year-Old Accokeek Man

UPDATE – Charles County Sheriff’s Office Press Release – 3/28/2024: On March 27 at 11:17 p.m., officers responded to the area of St. Charles Parkway and Duncannon Road in Waldorf for the report of a motor vehicle crash. A preliminary investigation showed a passenger car was traveling southbound on St. Charles Parkway when it...
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One Injured After Motor Vehicle Collision in Great Mills

One Injured After Motor Vehicle Collision in Great Mills

On Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at approximately 4:52 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Flat Iron Road and Ryan Lane in Callaway, for the motor vehicle collision with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a pickup truck into a utility pole and a sedan off the roadway...
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VIDEO: Out of County News – Baltimore FS Key Bridge Completely Collapses After Ship Collides with Bridge Support

VIDEO: Out of County News – Baltimore FS Key Bridge Completely Collapses After Ship Collides with Bridge Support

On Tuesday, March 26, 2024, at 1:28 a.m., the Francis Scott Key Bridge (I-695) completely collapsed after a Singapore flagged container ship “Dali” collided with a support pillar. The collapse has cited a mass casualty incident resulting in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Howard County, Anne Arundel County, along with search and rescue teams from...
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Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Collision in Waldorf That Killed 33-Year-Old Bicyclist

Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Collision in Waldorf That Killed 33-Year-Old Bicyclist

On Sunday, March 24, 2024, at approximately 2:54 p.m., Troopers from Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to Maryland Route 5 (Mattawoman-Beantown Road) and Pinefield Road for a report of a serious motor vehicle collision. Due to the circumstances, a Collision Reconstruction Specialist (CRS) was requested and TFC. M. Posch of the MSP...
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Police in Charles County Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision That Claims Life of Indian Head Woman

Police in Charles County Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision That Claims Life of Indian Head Woman

On Saturday, March 23, 2024, at approximately 9:52 p.m., Troopers from Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to the 4800 block of Livingston Road for a report of a serious motor vehicle collision. Due to the circumstances, a Collision Reconstruction Specialist (CRS) was requested and TFC. J. Engleman of the MSP Leonardtown Barrack...
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No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Strikes Tree, Overturns and Strikes Pole in Chaptico

No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Strikes Tree, Overturns and Strikes Pole in Chaptico

On Saturday, March 23, 2024, at approximately 2:35 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Maddox Road and Rivendell Way in Chaptico, for a serious motor vehicle collision with entrapment and one overturned. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and into a pole...
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No Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Flips in California

No Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Flips in California

On Saturday, March 23, 2024, at approximately 2:15 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of St. Andrews Church Road at FDR Boulevard Road in California, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one overturned and one trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle on its...
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UPDATE: Suspect Suffers Serious Injuries After High Speed Crash During Pursuits Involving Suspects Wanted for Burglary of Gun Store in Charles County

UPDATE: Suspect Suffers Serious Injuries After High Speed Crash During Pursuits Involving Suspects Wanted for Burglary of Gun Store in Charles County

UPDATE 3/22/2024: On March 22 at 3:39 a.m., officers responded to the 2200 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a burglary in progress. The initial information indicated a vehicle rammed through the back door of a pawn shop and at least three suspects entered the store. Officers arrived and observed...
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No Injuries Reported After Shed Fire Mechanicsville

No Injuries Reported After Shed Fire Mechanicsville

On Thursday, March 21, 2024, at approximately 2:15 p.m., firefighters from Mechanicsville, Hollywood, Leonardtown, Newburg, and Hughesville responded to the 29000 block of Rollins Lane in Mechanicsville, for the reported shed on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to report an approximately 20 x 20 shed fully engulfed in flames and threatening a residence....
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Large Travel Trailer and Shed Destroyed by Fire in Mechanicsville

Large Travel Trailer and Shed Destroyed by Fire in Mechanicsville

On Friday, March 22, 2024, at approximately 1:20 a.m., firefighters from Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched to the 36000 block of Joan Drive in Mechanicsville, for the reported vehicle on fire. The 911 caller reporting waking up from an explosion and looked out of their residence window to see a camper on fire....
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Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Fire at Old Linda’s Cafe Building in Lexington Park

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Fire at Old Linda’s Cafe Building in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at 11:35 a.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, Second District and Hollywood responded to the Old Linda’s Cafe located at 21725 Tulagi Place in Lexington Park, for the reported structure fire. The 911 caller advised he arrived at the business for breakfast and observed the front window...
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Police Recover Replica Firearm, Investigating Second Degree Assault Involving Milton Somers Middle School Student

Police Recover Replica Firearm, Investigating Second Degree Assault Involving Milton Somers Middle School Student

On March 18, 2024, at 10:30 a.m., several students at Milton Somers Middle School were walking in the hallway with a school staff member, and they began pulling on locker doors causing some lockers to open. As they were directed to stop, the staff member observed what appeared to be a handgun protruding from...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Three Separate Fatal Motorcycle Crashes within 24 Hours in Charles, Anne Arundel and Queen Anne

Maryland State Police Investigating Three Separate Fatal Motorcycle Crashes within 24 Hours in Charles, Anne Arundel and Queen Anne

Maryland State Police over the weekend responded to three different fatal motorcycle crashes within 24 hours in Anne Arundel, Queen Anne’s and Charles counties. On Saturday, a motorcyclist died after crashing in Charles County. Markese Al-Kwonand Nelson, 44, of California, Maryland, was pronounced deceased at the scene by emergency medical services personnel. Troopers from...
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Maryland State Police Make 85 DUI Arrests and Issue Nearly 6,000 Citations/Warning Over St. Patrick’s Day Weekend 2024

Maryland State Police Make 85 DUI Arrests and Issue Nearly 6,000 Citations/Warning Over St. Patrick’s Day Weekend 2024

Maryland State Police Troopers were hard at work this St. Patrick’s Day weekend, ensuring the safety of Maryland roadways. The efforts of these Troopers, across the state, led to 85 DUI arrests, 5,923 citations and warnings, and 54 responses to crashes. The State Police Impaired Driving Reduction Effort (SPIDRE team) assisted in the team...
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Police Searching for Driver and Vehicle Involved in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Police Searching for Driver and Vehicle Involved in Fatal Hit-and-Run

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run that occurred on Sunday. The deceased pedestrian is 38-year-old Duane Lyons of Laurel. On March 17, 2024, at approximately 9:20 pm, patrol officers responded to the 13000 block of Laurel Bowie Road in the unincorporated section of Laurel for the report of...
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One Flown with Life-Threatening Injuries After Vehicle Strikes Tree in Newburg

One Flown with Life-Threatening Injuries After Vehicle Strikes Tree in Newburg

On Friday, March 15, 2024, at approximately 9:10 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Crain Highway and Branchville Road in Newburg, for the serious motor vehicle collision with one trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway, into a tree with tree limbs...
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No Injuries Reported After Apartment Fire in Waldorf, Investigation Ongoing

No Injuries Reported After Apartment Fire in Waldorf, Investigation Ongoing

On Sunday, March 17, 2024, at approximately 5:40 p.m., firefighters responded to the 3000 block Gallery Place in Waldorf, for the reported apartment on fire. Dispatchers advised they received multiple 911 callers reported a vacant apartment was on fire with smoke spreading to the hallway. Firefighters arrived on the scene within minutes to find...
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Man Flown to Trauma Center with Life-Threatening Injuries After Crash at St. Mary’s County Motorcross Park

Man Flown to Trauma Center with Life-Threatening Injuries After Crash at St. Mary’s County Motorcross Park

UPDATE 3/18/2024: The family has provided an update – along with a GoFundMe to assist in medical costs. The victim is in an induced coma and has suffered spinal injuries, a brain bleed, broken pelvis, broken ribs and a broken scapula. If you would like to assist the victim and family, click here. On...
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One Flown to Trauma Center After Vehicle Strikes Fire Hydrant and Rolls Over in Charlotte Hall

One Flown to Trauma Center After Vehicle Strikes Fire Hydrant and Rolls Over in Charlotte Hall

On Sunday, March 17, 2024, at approximately 4:31 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Traveled Lane in Charlotte Hall, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway with the operator still inside....
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