Law Enforcement

Maryland State Police Heroin Investigative Unit Arrests Large Scale Distributors of Illegal Opioids in Five Counties

Maryland State Police Heroin Investigative Unit Arrests Large Scale Distributors of Illegal Opioids in Five Counties

A combined law enforcement effort led to the arrests of 18 residents in four Maryland counties and one Delaware county, one of whom is believed to have been heavily involved in a large scale distribution of opioids in the region. After consultation with the Queen Anne’s County State’s Attorney’s Office, 22 residential search warrants...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Correctional Officers

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Correctional Officers

On Friday, May 19, 2017, fifteen correctional officers graduated from the 57th Corrections Officer Entrance Level Training Program held at the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy. The program requires each Correctional Officer to complete an eight-week, 320 hour Basic Corrections Academy, which exceeds the state minimum for all Correctional Officers working in local Correctional...
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Sheriff’s Office Invites Charles County Residents to National Night Out

Sheriff’s Office Invites Charles County Residents to National Night Out

On August 1, 2017, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., neighborhoods throughout Charles County are invited to team up with thousands of communities across the country for the 34th Annual National Night Out (NNO). Sheriff Troy Berry and members of the CCSO will join residents to celebrate the community’s alliance against crime, drugs and...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office DUI Arrests for April 2017

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office DUI Arrests for April 2017

The following persons were arrested for DUI by deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office during the month of April 2017 Robinson, Malcolm Jamal 41 of Lexington Park, MD Arrested on 04/04/17 by Deputy J. Smith Quade, Richard Casey 28 of Hollywood, MD Arrested on 04/05/17 by Corporal J. Stone Kiernan, Cathryn P. 26...
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Kitten Thrown From Car? – Sheriff’s Office Investigating Animal Cruelty Case

Kitten Thrown From Car? – Sheriff’s Office Investigating Animal Cruelty Case

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office  is investigating a reported incident where a complainant saw a social media post circulating on Facebook describing an incident that took place on May 19 near La Quinta Inn in California. According to the post, an individual witnessed a subject causing harm to a kitten. The case is being...
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St. Leonard Woman Arrested After Found Passed Out with a Pocket Full of Pills

St. Leonard Woman Arrested After Found Passed Out with a Pocket Full of Pills

On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at approximately 3:00 p.m., Deputy T. Rzepkowski of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to a check welfare call on several persons passed out inside of a vehicle that was parked at the Park Place Medical Building, in Prince Frederick. Upon investigating Heather Davis, 34, of St. Leonard, was...
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Mechanicsville Man Found Hiding Behind Bush Arrested for Burglary, Theft, Destruction of Property and Violation of Probation

Mechanicsville Man Found Hiding Behind Bush Arrested for Burglary, Theft, Destruction of Property and Violation of Probation

On Sunday, May 21, 2017, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 27000 block of Mill Seat Drive, in Mechanicsville, in an attempt to locate the suspect, Devin Eric Webb, 30 of Mechanicsville. Deputies located the suspect hiding behind a bush at the rear of the residence....
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Mechanicsville Woman Caught Shooting Up Heroin in Burger King Parking Lot

Mechanicsville Woman Caught Shooting Up Heroin in Burger King Parking Lot

On Saturday, May 20, 2017, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office  responded to the Burger King located in the 21000 block of Great Mills Rd., Lexington Park, in an attempt to locate a reported missing person. Deputy First Class B. Gaskill found the missing person and Jessica Helen Reed, 22 of Mechanicsville, inside...
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Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 7 – Police Week Memorial Service

Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 7 – Police Week Memorial Service

On Thursday, May 18, the beautiful sound of bagpipes could be heard at the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 7, in Great Mills, as law enforcement officers and lodge members gathered to honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice. FOP Vice President, Scott Ruest began the ceremony with opening remarks and the introduction...
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Lexington Park Man Issued a Criminal Citation for Trespassing in Lexington Park

Lexington Park Man Issued a Criminal Citation for Trespassing in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, Deputy First Class V. Pontorno of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office observed Keon Williams Sanders, 29, of Lexington Park, on the property of Millison Plaza after being duly notified not to do so via a “No Trespass” notice issued by Deputy First Class V. Pontorno. The suspect was...
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Police Investigating Fatal Collision in Clinton That Killed 17-Year-Old

Police Investigating Fatal Collision in Clinton That Killed 17-Year-Old

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is working to determine the cause of a fatal crash in Clinton. The victim is 17-year-old Norman White of Livingston Road in Clinton. On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at about 10:15 pm, patrol officers were called to Temple Hill Road at Woodelves Way...
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Waldorf Man Arrested for Possession of a Handgun and Drugs

Waldorf Man Arrested for Possession of a Handgun and Drugs

On Wednesday, May 17 at approximately 7:10 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office  initiated a traffic stop in the area of Hunt Place and Bannister Circle in Waldorf. As officers approached the car, an odor of marijuana was detected. Further investigation showed the driver was in possession of a loaded handgun, seven...
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Tractor Trailer Accident in Prince Frederick Under Investigation

Tractor Trailer Accident in Prince Frederick Under Investigation

On Monday, May 23, 2017, at approximately 1:52 p.m. a tractor trailer with a load of water, driven by James Bryan of Lexington Park, was traveling eastbound on Maryland Route 231 in the area of Barstow Road, in Prince Frederick. At the same time a 2016 GMC, driven by Patricia Mento of Waldorf, was traveling...
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12-Year-Old Bicyclist Struck by a Motor Vehicle in Prince Frederick

12-Year-Old Bicyclist Struck by a Motor Vehicle in Prince Frederick

On Monday, May 23, 2017, at approximately 4:07 p.m., deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched  to the area of Calvert Towne Way and Calvert Towne Drive in Prince Frederick for a report of a juvenile bicyclist struck by a motor vehicle. A detailed investigation revealed a vehicle being driven by Robert...
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22 Year-Old Bryans Road Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

22 Year-Old Bryans Road Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

On Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9:48 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to Olivers Shop Road between Route 6 and Wheatley Road for the report of a crash. A preliminary investigation revealed the driver of a Nissan sedan was travelling south on Olivers Shop Road when she lost control and...
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North Beach Man Driving While Suspended Arrested on Drug Charges

North Beach Man Driving While Suspended Arrested on Drug Charges

On May 10, 2017, at approximately 10:30am, Deputy K. Williamson, of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office  conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Skinners Turn Road and Investment Court, in Owings, on a vehicle being driven by Rodney Ward Jr, 34, of North Beach. The Control Center advised that Ward, Jr. has a total...
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Owings Woman Arrested for Shoplifting at Dunkirk Walmart

Owings Woman Arrested for Shoplifting at Dunkirk Walmart

On Friday, May 12, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m., Deputy N. Barger of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Dunkirk Walmart for a reported shoplifting that had just occurred. Upon arrival the store Asset Protection Manager stated that he witnessed a customer, Rachel Boutaugh, 27, of Owings, placing items into her purse...
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Community Spirit and Superheroes Unite for A Day 4 Heroes

Community Spirit and Superheroes Unite for A Day 4 Heroes

Foundation 4 Heroes had their first fundraiser Saturday called, “A Day 4 Heroes” and the community embraced their idea and showed some wonderful support. Heroes from far and wide gathered for the event honoring our community’s real heroes who make a difference in St. Mary’s County. The weather was perfect, the food was good,...
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Dunkirk Man Arrested for Possession or Heroin in North Beach

Dunkirk Man Arrested for Possession or Heroin in North Beach

On Saturday, May 13, 2017, at approximately 4:00 p.m., Deputy B. Pounsberry of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office  was alerted that a vehicle traveling northbound on Bayside Road/1st Street, in North Beach, was driving recklessly and nearly caused an accident. He conducted a traffic stop and identified the driver as Nicholas Catucci, 47, of...
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Lusby Woman Arrested for Possession of Prescription Drugs After Traffic Stop

Lusby Woman Arrested for Possession of Prescription Drugs After Traffic Stop

On May 11, 2017, at approximately 12:30 a.m., Deputy G. Gott of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop, in the area of MD Route 4 and Pardoe Road, in St. Leonard, on a vehicle traveling with a driver’s side headlight out. When speaking with the driver, Collette Jones, 47, of Lusby, he...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance in Identifying Suspicious Person

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance in Identifying Suspicious Person

On Monday, April 17, 2017, patrol deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspicious incident in the Willow Woods subdivision of Lexington Park. The preliminary investigation revealed a juvenile in the neighborhood was approached by an adult female in a dark sedan, who was unknown to her. The juvenile became...
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Bowie Woman Charged with Trespassing at Lexington Park Library

Bowie Woman Charged with Trespassing at Lexington Park Library

On May 21, 2017, Kathleen K. Crank, 55, of Bowie, was arrested by St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies at the Lexington Park Library. The investigation revealed, Crank registered for a class being held at the library as a teenager. When she arrived, she was denied entry into the class. Crank refused requests to...
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Lusby Man Arrested at Buckets Sports Bar for Disorderly Conduct

Lusby Man Arrested at Buckets Sports Bar for Disorderly Conduct

On Friiday, May 19, 2017, at approximately, 12:30 a.m,. Deputy R. Shrawder of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office observed a patron in the Buckets Sports Bar, in Lusby, become highly intoxicated after consuming numerous drinks throughout the night. Edwin Foote, Jr., 27, of Lusby, was loud, belligerent and became disrespectful towards the bartenders when...
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Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Possession of Heroin

Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Possession of Heroin

On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, Deputy First Class D. Potter from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office observed a  passenger vehicle occupied by two subjects parked on the side of the road. The deputy was passing back through the community when he saw the subjects  still inside of the vehicle.  A check of the...
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22 Year-Old Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Rape of a Minor

22 Year-Old Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Rape of a Minor

On Friday, May 19, 2017, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into a report of a sex offense involving a juvenile female, after initially responding to a private residence in Mechanicsville for a reported disturbance. Detectives and Crime Lab Technicians from the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) were contacted and...
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