Fire & Rescue

UPDATE: State Police Release Name of 18-Year-Old Shot at Sheetz in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE: State Police Release Name of 18-Year-Old Shot at Sheetz in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE 12/27/2019 @ 4:20 p.m.: Maryland State Police are searching for a suspect involved in a reported shooting in St. Mary’s County. The suspect is identified as an African American male. He reportedly fled the scene in an SUV with Virginia plates. The victim is identified as Ea’sen Lee Mackall, 18, of St. Mary’s...
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Bay District Volunteer Fire Department Continues 20 Year Tradition to Visit Chesapeake Shores for Christmas

Bay District Volunteer Fire Department Continues 20 Year Tradition to Visit Chesapeake Shores for Christmas

On Christmas Eve, Santa and all of his helpers from Bay District loaded up on apparatus and took a trip to Chesapeake Shores to visit with the residents. Santa came prepared with gift bags full of goodies for ALL. Our first stop was the recreation area where the staff had a large number of...
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UPDATE: Police Ticket Lexington Park Man They Say Crashed Car Into Great Mills Post Office

UPDATE: Police Ticket Lexington Park Man They Say Crashed Car Into Great Mills Post Office

UPDATE 12/26/2019: On May 18, 2019, at approximately 11:30 a.m., Delante Montario Butler, 27, of Lexington Park, was stopped by Deputy Muschette, of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office on Pegg Road in the area of Pacific Drive driving a brown Mercury Marquis with Virginia tags. On that day Butler was issued two traffic...
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Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park Sends Four to Hospital

Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park Sends Four to Hospital

On Friday, December 20, 2019, at approximately 3:00 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Exploration Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find three SUVs in the parking lot on Quality Way, and one...
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State Police Investigating Death of Mechanicsville Man After Motor Vehicle Crash in Charlotte Hall

State Police Investigating Death of Mechanicsville Man After Motor Vehicle Crash in Charlotte Hall

On Monday, December 23, 2019, at approximately 11:25 a.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a single vehicle on Maryland Route 234 (Budds Creek Road) in the area of Jenkins Road in Charlotte Hall. Due to the circumstances, the Maryland State...
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Firefighters Respond to Small Fire at Giant Food in California

Firefighters Respond to Small Fire at Giant Food in California

On Friday, December 20, 2019, at approximately 6:10 p.m., firefighters from Bay District, Hollywood, and NAS Patuxent River responded to the Giant, located at 45101 First Colony Boulevard in California, for the reported commercial structure fire. Units arrived on the scene to report a one-story commercial building with fire showing and in under 5...
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Fire and Rescue Personnel Rescue Three Patients and One Dog After Boat Overturns Early Friday Morning

Fire and Rescue Personnel Rescue Three Patients and One Dog After Boat Overturns Early Friday Morning

On Friday, December 20, 2019, at approximately 6:15 a.m., fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Allens Fresh Run on Allens Fresh Road and Route 234 in Charles County, for the reported open water rescue. Dispatchers received a 911 call from a male reporting his boat capsized sending all three occupants and...
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40-Year-Old Pasadena Man Charged with Second Degree Murder After Shooting Unarmed Man

40-Year-Old Pasadena Man Charged with Second Degree Murder After Shooting Unarmed Man

On Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at approximately 9:30 a.m., Officers responded to the 1400 block of Orr Court, Pasadena, Maryland for a threats complaint. The homeowner, Gregory Richard Korwek, a forty year old male, advised that an acquaintance, identified as Jeffrey Thomas Dickinson, a forty four year old male, called him, made threats to...
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Death Investigation Currently Underway in Charlotte Hall

Death Investigation Currently Underway in Charlotte Hall

On Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at approximately 4:10 p.m., police, fire and emergency medical services personnel responded to the 37000 block of Mohawk Drive in Charlotte Hall, for the reported unknown aged patient not breathing. Emergency medical personnel from Charles County arrived on the scene and reported CPR in progress. Less than 10 minutes...
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Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Passing of Past Fire Chief and Life Member Vernon Delmar Horsmon, Sr., 93

Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Passing of Past Fire Chief and Life Member Vernon Delmar Horsmon, Sr., 93

Vernon Delmar Horsmon, Sr., 93, of Solomons passed away December 12, 2019. He was born November 9, 1926 in Prince Fredrick to Tony and Helen (Jones) Horsmon. Vernon was raised in Calvert County and was one of ten children. He joined the United States Army in 1945 and was honorably discharged in 1946 after...
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Three Injured, One Transported to Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Accident in Mechanicsville

Three Injured, One Transported to Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Accident in Mechanicsville

On Sunday, December 15, 2019, at approximately 10:50 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Mechanicsville Road and Asher Road in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious, with one vehicle overturned and one patient trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in a t-bone style...
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UPDATE: 28-Year-Old Calvert County Man in Critical Condition After Being Struck by Vehicle in Lexington Park

UPDATE: 28-Year-Old Calvert County Man in Critical Condition After Being Struck by Vehicle in Lexington Park

UPDATE: On December 14, 2019, at 6:15 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Pegg Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. Upon arrival deputies determined a single vehicle had struck a pedestrian causing injury. The St....
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UPDATE: 49-Year-Old Callaway Man Charged After Slamming Into Another Vehicle While Impaired in Great Mills

UPDATE: 49-Year-Old Callaway Man Charged After Slamming Into Another Vehicle While Impaired in Great Mills

UPDATE: 12/12/19 – Luis Alonzo Sedillo, age 49 of Callaway was charged with the following: FAILURE TO CONTROL VEH. SPEED ON HWY. TO AVOID COLLISION RECKLESS DRIVING (DRIVING, ATTEMPTING TO DRIVE) VEH. WHILE IMPAIRED BY ALCOHOL (DRIVING, ATTEMPTING TO DRIVE) VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL PER SE (DRIVING, ATTEMPTING TO DRIVE) VEHICLE...
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UPDATE: Impaired Driving Leads to One Injured After Vehicle Goes Up Utility Pole in Bushwood

UPDATE: Impaired Driving Leads to One Injured After Vehicle Goes Up Utility Pole in Bushwood

On Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at approximately 3:15 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Colton Point Road and Bushwood Wharf Road in Bushwood, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with multiple patients injured and trapped.
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One Injured After Single Vehicle Rollover in Dunkirk

One Injured After Single Vehicle Rollover in Dunkirk

On Monday, December 9, 2019, at approximately 10:10 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Route 4 & Route 260 in Dunkirk, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle overturned in the roadway. The single trapped occupant had been...
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State Fire Marshal Currently Investigating Arson at Vacant House in Mechanicsville

State Fire Marshal Currently Investigating Arson at Vacant House in Mechanicsville

On Monday, December 9, 2019, at approximately 4:25 p.m., firefighters from Mechanicsville, Seventh District, Hollywood, and Charles County responded to Grant Road and Golden Beach Road in Mechanicsville for the reported vacant house on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single story residence with fire showing from the front of the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Serious Crash in Charlotte Hall That Sends Two to Trauma Centers

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Serious Crash in Charlotte Hall That Sends Two to Trauma Centers

On December 7, 2019, at approximately 11:08 a.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 38100 block of Golden Beach Road in Charlotte Hall, for the reported motor vehicle collision. Deputies arrived on scene and located a Ford F-150 and a Chevrolet Cobalt in the roadway with two patients unconscious...
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Maryland State Police Continue Fatal Collision Investigation in Prince George’s County After Two Pedestrians Are Struck

Maryland State Police Continue Fatal Collision Investigation in Prince George’s County After Two Pedestrians Are Struck

On December 7, 2019, shortly after midnight, the Maryland State Police, College Park Barrack received a 911 call reference a collision involving two pedestrians struck on northbound US-1 (Baltimore Ave.) just north of Mulberry St, Laurel, Prince George’s County, MD. The two pedestrians struck were identified as Daniel Benzinger, 26 of Laurel, MD and...
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No Injuries Reported After Garbage Truck Overturns in Leonardtown

No Injuries Reported After Garbage Truck Overturns in Leonardtown

On Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at approximately 8:00 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Beaver Lane and Point Lookout Road in Leonardtown, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious, involving a trash truck overturned. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle accident involving a garbage truck,...
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Anne Arundel County Mother and Grandmother Charged After 9-Month-Old Infant Ingests Heroin/Fentanyl and Dies

Anne Arundel County Mother and Grandmother Charged After 9-Month-Old Infant Ingests Heroin/Fentanyl and Dies

On Saturday, July 27, 2019 at approximately 9:28 a.m., the Anne Arundel County Police and Fire Departments responded to the 7900 block of Chesapeake Drive, Orchard Beach, Maryland for a nine month old male infant in medical distress. The infant was transported to the Baltimore Washington Medical Center for further medical treatment. Life saving...
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Volunteers Respond to Shed Fire in Mechanicsville

Volunteers Respond to Shed Fire in Mechanicsville

On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at approximately 2:50 p.m., firefighters from Mechanicsville, Seventh District, Leonardtown, and Hollywood responded to the 27000 block of Erin Drive in Mechanicsville, for the reported structure on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a small shed fully engulfed in flames with the surrounding area and woods on...
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Call for Nominations: Women’s History Month Banquet Awards 2020

Call for Nominations: Women’s History Month Banquet Awards 2020

The St. Mary’s County Commission for Women (CFW) is excited to announce that nominations are open for the 2020 Woman of the Year and Tomorrow’s Woman Awards. All nominees will be honored at the Women’s History Month Banquet Thursday, March 19, 2020, at the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall in Lexington Park,...
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Two Injured After Two Motor Vehicle Accidents in California

Two Injured After Two Motor Vehicle Accidents in California

On Sunday, December 1, 2019, at approximately 8:25 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Chancellors Run Road and Military Lane in Great Mills, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one vehicle overturned. Crews arrived on the scene to find two motor vehicles accidents in the area of...
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No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Strikes House in Chaptico

No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Strikes House in Chaptico

On Monday, December 2, 2019, at approximately 10:45 p.m., firefighters and police responded to 24900 Maddox Road in Chaptico, for the motor vehicle accident involving a structure. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and into a residence. The residence is vacant, and no injuries were reported. All...
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One Injured After Vehicle Strikes Park Hall Post Office

One Injured After Vehicle Strikes Park Hall Post Office

On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at approximately 3:05 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the Park Hall Post Office located at 18400 Point Lookout Road in Park Hall, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a structure. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle in the parking lot, with...
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