Law Enforcement

St. Mary’s County College Student Arrested After Punching Two Public Safety Officers in Their Faces

St. Mary’s County College Student Arrested After Punching Two Public Safety Officers in Their Faces

On Sunday, November 24, 2018, Deputy A. Budd, from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, responded to the St. Mary’s County College, to assist College Public Safety Officers, after they had activated an emergency button on their radio. An Investigation determined officers Douglas Sprouse and Nicholas Landrum were assaulted by Corey James Squibb, 18,...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Man Shot in Waldorf

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Man Shot in Waldorf

On December 3, 2019, at approximately 5:50 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 12000 block of Ell Lane in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they located an adult male with a gunshot wound to his arm. He was transported to an area hospital where...
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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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UPDATE: State Police Investigating Daytime Home Invasion/Armed Robbery in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE: State Police Investigating Daytime Home Invasion/Armed Robbery in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE: The armed robbery is now being investigated as a home invasion. The suspects forced open front door of the complex and then a door to the residence before entering the apartment. Once inside the suspects demanded specific items from the home and stole a large amount of cash. It appears the suspects knew...
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D.C. Felon Sentenced to 33 Years in Federal Prison for Committing Two Armed Robberies in Prince George’s County

D.C. Felon Sentenced to 33 Years in Federal Prison for Committing Two Armed Robberies in Prince George’s County

U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel today sentenced Ronnell Francis Lewis, a/k/a Punkin, age 46, of Washington, D.C., to 33 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release on federal charged related to Lewis’s participation in two armed robberies. On July 3, 2019, after a seven-day trial, a federal jury convicted...
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UPDATE: Thomas William Unkle “Set Up” Female Victim in Home Invasion and Robbery in Waldorf

UPDATE: Thomas William Unkle “Set Up” Female Victim in Home Invasion and Robbery in Waldorf

UPDATE 12/3/2019: On November 25, 2019, police responded to a residence on Harrow Court in Waldorf for a home invasion. An adult female, had been confronted at the front door of her home, forced back inside, tied up with duct tape and severely beaten in her face by two unknown males. Once inside the...
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Prince George’s County Police Department Arrests High School Teacher for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Prince George’s County Police Department Arrests High School Teacher for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

A teacher at Bowie High School in Bowie is facing charges in connection with the sexual abuse of a female student at the school. The teacher is 29-year-old K Sean Donovan Jr. of the 3200 block of Winterbourne Drive in Upper Marlboro. On December 1st, the Prince George’s County Police Department launched an investigation...
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Hollywood Man Arrested for Drunk Driving Twice in One Week

Hollywood Man Arrested for Drunk Driving Twice in One Week

Luis Leon Alfaro-Ramirez, 39, of Hollywood, was arrested for driving a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol twice in one week in St. Mary’s County. Alfaro-Ramirez was first stopped by Trooper T. Howard on Three Notch Road in the area of Rescue Lane in Hollywood, on Thursday, November 21, 2019, at 12:25 a.m....
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography

In June 2019, the Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force received one Cybertip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) in reference to someone distributing child pornography. The cybcrtip, was reported by Tumblr and that the report was created in Tumblr’s system on 4-24-19. Police reviewed the...
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CRITICAL MISSING PERSON LOCATED in Charles County

CRITICAL MISSING PERSON LOCATED in Charles County

UPDATE: Mr Ford was found by relatives in the area of St. Anthony and Smallwood Drive. He is doing well! We thank you again. 12/1/2019: The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help locating Eugene Ford, 72, who was last seen at about 3 p.m., Friday, November 29, 2019, leaving his residential building...
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UPDATE: Washington DC Woman Charged with Murder After Stabbing a Man to Death in Chaptico

UPDATE: Washington DC Woman Charged with Murder After Stabbing a Man to Death in Chaptico

UPDATE 11/30/2019: Marlaena Rochelle Bethea, 46, of Washington DC,was ordered to be held without bond for a first degree murder case pending against her. State’s Attorney Richard Fritz and Senior Assistant State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling are prosecuting this case. UPDATE 5/27/2019 @ 11:55 p.m.: On May 26, 2019, at approximately 11:20 p.m. deputies from...
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UPDATE: Shot Fired by Police and Lexington Park Man Arrested After Fleeing Traffic Stop in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE: Shot Fired by Police and Lexington Park Man Arrested After Fleeing Traffic Stop in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE 11/30/2019: After consultation with the Office of the State’s Attorney for St. Mary’s County, charges have been filed against the suspect who fled a traffic stop in St. Mary’s County last night. The accused is identified as Dion Jamar Davis, 29, of Lexington Park. Davis is charged with second degree assault, resisting arrest,...
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VIDEO: Firefighters Respond to Vehicle Fire in Great Mills

VIDEO: Firefighters Respond to Vehicle Fire in Great Mills

On Friday, November 29, 2019, at approximately 10:40 a.m., firefighters from Bay District Volunteer Fire Department responded to Old Great Mills Road, in Great Mills for the report of a vehicle fire. Units arrived on scene to find a Ford Ranger pickup truck fully engulfed in fire. Firefighters extinguished the blaze and a Trooper...
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UPDATE: Maryland State Police Locate Suspect and Vehicle from Prince George’s County Hit and Run in North Carolina

UPDATE: Maryland State Police Locate Suspect and Vehicle from Prince George’s County Hit and Run in North Carolina

UPDATE 11/28/19 : Maryland State Police CRASH Team investigators have located the vehicle and the driver involved in the Prince George’s County hit and run fatal which occurred last week. The suspected driver, driving a white and green 2017 Freightliner Cascadia at the time of the crash, is not being identified at this time....
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VIDEO UPDATE: State’s Attorney Releases Statement on Case Where a 7-Year-Child was Struck by a Vehicle After Exiting School Bus

VIDEO UPDATE: State’s Attorney Releases Statement on Case Where a 7-Year-Child was Struck by a Vehicle After Exiting School Bus

UPDATE 11/27/2019:  State’s Attorney for Charles County, Tony Covington released a video about the case where Skyla Shirriel, a 7-year-old, T.C. Martin Elementary School first-grader was hit by a vehicle as she exited her school bus in November of 2018. Xiomara Yan Nativi Quintanilla, 35, of Accokeek, was sentenced to Probation Before Judgement and...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputy Vaughn Evans and K9 Partner Win Giveaway to New Vegas Police K-9 Conference and Vendor Show

Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputy Vaughn Evans and K9 Partner Win Giveaway to New Vegas Police K-9 Conference and Vendor Show

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office released a thank you to all citizens who voted. “Thank you ALL for your votes! Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Deputy V. Evans and K9 Caesar WON the contest for the 6th Annual International Police K-9 Conference & Vendor Show! Way to rally and represent Calvert! Police K-9 Magazine is...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Robbery Suspect in Lexington Park

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Robbery Suspect in Lexington Park

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a robbery case. On Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 12:15 a.m., the suspect went behind the counter of the Lexington Park Wawa store and put more than 30 packs of cigarettes into a plastic bag. Upon departing the store,...
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One Injured After Oil Tanker Truck Overturns in Mechanicsville

One Injured After Oil Tanker Truck Overturns in Mechanicsville

On Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at approximately 7:55 a.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Budds Creek Road and Mechanicsville Road in Chaptico, for the report of a motor vehicle accident involving an overturned semi-truck carrying hazardous materials with the driver trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a...
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VIDEO: Identity Needed for Burglary Suspect in Mechanicsville

VIDEO: Identity Needed for Burglary Suspect in Mechanicsville

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a burglary case. On Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019 at approximately 8:00 a.m., the suspect broke into the victim’s detached garage at the 21600 block of Mechanicsville Road in Mechanicsville and took a Stihl leaf blower, an Echo weed eater,...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Death at Solomons Boat Ramp

Maryland State Police Investigating Death at Solomons Boat Ramp

On Monday, November 25, 2019, at approximately 6:20 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the Solomons Island Boat Ramp on South Solomons Island Road in Solomons, for the reported open water rescue. Dispatchers advised the 911 caller stated a SUV went into the water at the boat ramp, with the occupant still...
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No Injuries Reported After Box Truck Rolls Over in Mechanicsville

No Injuries Reported After Box Truck Rolls Over in Mechanicsville

On Sunday, November 24, 2019, at approximately 5:45 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Chaptico Road and Token Oak Lane in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious, with one vehicle overturned with subjects possibly trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a box truck on its side in the...
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Driver Injured After Vehicle Strikes Tree and Crashes into McIntosh Run Creek in Leonardtown

Driver Injured After Vehicle Strikes Tree and Crashes into McIntosh Run Creek in Leonardtown

On Monday, November 25, 2019, at approximately 4:20 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Potato Hill Farm Lane in Leonardtown, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious, with one occupant trapped. Initial reports indicated a single vehicle into a tree, with the vehicle in the...
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Firefighters Respond to Garage Fire in Lexington Park

Firefighters Respond to Garage Fire in Lexington Park

On Monday, November 25, 2019, at approximately 4:25 p.m., firefighters from NAS Patuxent River and Bay District responded to the 48000 block of Compass Circle in Lexington Park, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 3-story townhouse with smoke showing from the garage. Firefighters extinguished a fire in...
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