Law Enforcement

Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Collision Involving a 28-Year-Old Pedestrian in Hughesville

Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Collision Involving a 28-Year-Old Pedestrian in Hughesville

On Saturday, April 13, 2024, at approximately 12:01 a.m., Troopers from Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to Maryland Route 5 in the area of Wolfe Drive, in Hughesville, for a report of a serious motor vehicle collision. Due to the circumstances, a Collision Reconstruction Specialist (CRS) was requested and TFC. J. Engleman,...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Arrest Suspect in Connection with Burglary at Waldorf Firehouse

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Arrest Suspect in Connection with Burglary at Waldorf Firehouse

On April 11, 2024, detectives assigned to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit, along with members of the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Emergency Services Team, and detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C., served search warrants at two locations in Prince George’s County relating to an investigation of a...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Suspect Who Attempted to Enter Residence

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Suspect Who Attempted to Enter Residence

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office seeks assistance identifying and locating the individual in this picture. The individual is wanted in connection with an attempted residential burglary. If you know who this individual is, please contact Deputy Michael Walker at [email protected] or 301-475-4200, ext. 8092. Please reference case number 18747-24. Tipsters can also call...
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Police Investigating Multiple Vehicles Stolen from Waldorf Neighborhood

Police Investigating Multiple Vehicles Stolen from Waldorf Neighborhood

On Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 7 a.m., patrol officers responded to a call for two stolen vehicles on Bancroft Drive. A Nissan Maxima and a Dodge Charger were stolen from one residence during the overnight hours. Further, patrol officers took reports of thefts from vehicles on Windon Court that may be related. The...
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Police Seeking Identity of Suspects Wanted for Murder of Trash Removal Employee

Police Seeking Identity of Suspects Wanted for Murder of Trash Removal Employee

Homicide Unit detectives released images of the suspects and video of the car used in the recent murder of a trash removal company employee in the unincorporated section of Hyattsville. The victim is 30-year-old Idongesit Udosen of Lanham. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and...
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Hollywood Man Arrested for Impaired Drive and Drug Possession

Hollywood Man Arrested for Impaired Drive and Drug Possession

On Thursday, April 11, 2024, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were called to the 24000 block of Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown, MD, for the report of a vehicle blocking the northbound lane. Deputies arrived to find the driver and sole occupant asleep in the running vehicle. The operator, identified as Jeffrey Neil Shade,...
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Federal Funds Available for Outdoor Recreation Space in Maryland Communities

Federal Funds Available for Outdoor Recreation Space in Maryland Communities

The Maryland Department of the Natural Resources is now accepting preliminary applications for the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund grant program. Through this program, local governments with qualifying projects may apply for $50,000 to $1.5 million to create new outdoor recreation spaces, reinvigorate existing parks, and create connections between people and the outdoors. The department is...
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Two Teens in Stolen Vehicle Arrested After Shooting at Police Officer Sitting in His Unmarked Police Car

Two Teens in Stolen Vehicle Arrested After Shooting at Police Officer Sitting in His Unmarked Police Car

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Gun Crimes Unit charged two suspects in connection with a non-contact shooting in the unincorporated section of Upper Marlboro on Wednesday. The suspects fired at a PGPD officer who was not injured. The suspects are 19-year-old Xavier Stewart of Clinton and 19-year-old Noreon Moody of Bowie. The preliminary...
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Charles County Drug Task Force Recovers Firearms and Large Quantities of Drugs

Charles County Drug Task Force Recovers Firearms and Large Quantities of Drugs

On April 9, 2024, detectives assigned to the Charles County Drug Task Force (CCDTF), with assistance from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Neighborhood Enforcement Team, K9, and Animal Control, served a search warrant relating to a drug investigation at an address in the 2600 block of Academic Court in Waldorf, and at a business...
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April is Autism Awareness Month – Join us at the Rev’d Up for Autism Car Show and Autism Awareness Event

April is Autism Awareness Month – Join us at the Rev’d Up for Autism Car Show and Autism Awareness Event

Did you know autism now affects 1 in 36 children? Boys are four times more likely to have autism than girls. About 40% of children with autism do not speak. Additionally, the rate of autism has steadily grown over the last twenty years. Our friends and neighbors with autism and other intellectual & developmental...
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Police in Waldorf Investigating an Adult Male Shot at Apartment Complex

Police in Waldorf Investigating an Adult Male Shot at Apartment Complex

UPDATE 4/11/2024: On April 10 at 7:15 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 2100 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. A preliminary investigation revealed an adult male shot another adult male, both of whom are...
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Maryland State Police Vehicle and a Motorcycle Involved in a Motor Vehicle Collision in Lexington Park

Maryland State Police Vehicle and a Motorcycle Involved in a Motor Vehicle Collision in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at approximately 10:25 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Buck Hewitt Road in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle collision involving a Maryland State Police vehicle and a motorcycle. Crews arrived on the scene to find both vehicles in the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Another Occupied Residence Shot Up in Lexington Park

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Another Occupied Residence Shot Up in Lexington Park

At approximately 11:05 p.m., on Monday, April 8, 2024, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21000 block of Wilcutt Street in Lexington Park, for a report of shots fired into a residence. Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division (CID) responded, and the subsequent investigation revealed an unknown individual or...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Wrong-Way Crash That Killed Two People in Waldorf

UPDATE: Police Investigating Wrong-Way Crash That Killed Two People in Waldorf

UPDATE 4/10/2024: Mr. David Ross, 47, of Swan Point, succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at MEDSTAR/Washington Hospital Center. UPDATE 4/2/2024: On Monday, April 1st, 2024, at approximately 11:03 p.m., Troopers from Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to Maryland Route 228 (Berry Road) at Sharpersville Road for a report...
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23-Year-Old Waldorf Man Found Deceased in Talbot County

23-Year-Old Waldorf Man Found Deceased in Talbot County

The Talbot County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division is investigating the death of a man found in his vehicle yesterday morning along Maryland Route 328 in Easton, Maryland. On Monday, April 8, 2024, at about 9 a.m., a uniformed deputy with the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office was on patrol in the area of Maryland...
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State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling Announces Plans for 40th Annual Project Graduation

State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling Announces Plans for 40th Annual Project Graduation

State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling proudly announces plans for the 40th Annual Project Graduation to celebrate the St. Mary’s County Class of 2024 high school graduates. In 1984, then State’s Attorney Walter Dorsey first established Project Graduation to provide students with a safe and fun way to recognize graduates’ achievements, while also abstaining from alcohol...
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62-Year-Old Man Arrested After Armed Carjacking and High Speed Pursuit Through PG and Charles County

62-Year-Old Man Arrested After Armed Carjacking and High Speed Pursuit Through PG and Charles County

On Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at approximately 8:55 a.m., police responded to the Exxon Gas Station located at 15797 Livingston Road in Accokeek, for the report of a carjacking. Police made contact with the victim on scene who advised that she was pumping gas when an unknown suspect arrived on foot at the next pump...
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Maryland’s Spring Turkey Season Set to Open April 18th, 2024

Maryland’s Spring Turkey Season Set to Open April 18th, 2024

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announces that the statewide spring wild turkey season will kick off April 13 with Junior Turkey Hunt Day. All hunters can hunt during the regular spring turkey season, which begins April 18 and continues through May 23. “Wild turkeys remain abundant throughout most of Maryland,” Wildlife and Heritage Service Director Karina Stonesifer...
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UPDATE: Chaptico Man Arrested for Murder of 26-Year-Old Man at Sheetz in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE: Chaptico Man Arrested for Murder of 26-Year-Old Man at Sheetz in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE 4/9/2024: Police in St. Mary’s County arrested Tavion Kelly Sommerville, 18, on Monday, April 1, 2024, on an open warrant for First-Degree Murder, firearm use during a violent crime, and related charges in connection with the April 4, 2023, murder of Marcus Anthony Day that took place in Great Mills. Sommerville is incarcerated...
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VIDEO: Police Arrest Suspect Linked to Multiple Residential Robberies, Home Invasion

VIDEO: Police Arrest Suspect Linked to Multiple Residential Robberies, Home Invasion

UPDATE 4/9/2024: The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Robbery Unit identified and charged the suspect wanted in connection with a residential robbery at an apartment in Lanham. The suspect is 22-year-old Augustine Koroma of Lanham. Koroma is charged with a residential robbery at a home in the 9900 block of Good Luck Road which...
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Roadside Solicitation Ban Enacted in Calvert County

Roadside Solicitation Ban Enacted in Calvert County

A law that would prohibit the roadside solicitation of money in Calvert County was passed by the Maryland General Assembly on Friday, April 5, 2024. If signed by the Governor, the law will take effect on October 1, 2024. The legislation makes it unlawful for any person to stand in a roadway, median, or...
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Maryland Natural Resources Police Honors Officers at Annual Awards Ceremony

Maryland Natural Resources Police Honors Officers at Annual Awards Ceremony

The Maryland Natural Resources Police held its annual award ceremony to recognize the achievements made by conservation law enforcement officers and civilians in 2023. The officers were presented honors by Maryland Department of Natural Resources Sec. Josh Kurtz and Natural Resources Police Acting Lt. Col. Brian Rathgeb. The annual event was held April 3...
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St. Mary’s County Health Department Partners With Sheriff’s Office to Prevent Underage Tobacco Sales

St. Mary’s County Health Department Partners With Sheriff’s Office to Prevent Underage Tobacco Sales

The St. Mary’s County Health Department (SMCHD) has partnered with the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office (SMCSO) to prevent underage tobacco sales in the County. This partnership works with local businesses to ensure their staff consistently inspect IDs and refuse sales to underage customers. The majority (47 out of 57) of compliance checks completed...
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Join the Hunt: How to Catch a Blue Catfish in Maryland!

Join the Hunt: How to Catch a Blue Catfish in Maryland!

The bad news: Blue catfish can be easily found in a majority of Maryland’s rivers, both tidal and non-tidal and out in the Bay itself, and they eat almost anything. The good news: Blue catfish can be easily found in a majority of Maryland’s rivers, both tidal and non-tidal and in the Bay itself,...
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Dump Truck Suffers Tire Blowout Resulting in Fiery Rollover Crash That Injures Two Adults and Two Children

Dump Truck Suffers Tire Blowout Resulting in Fiery Rollover Crash That Injures Two Adults and Two Children

Maryland State Police are investigating a crash that occurred in Prince George’s County this morning. Shortly before 11 a.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police Forestville Barrack responded to the area of northbound Interstate 495, near Maryland Route 4 for a report of a vehicle fire. According to a preliminary investigation, a dump truck...
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