Law Enforcement

Four Men Arrested for Armed Robbery at Dash-In in White Plains

Four Men Arrested for Armed Robbery at Dash-In in White Plains

On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at approximately 5:10 a.m., four masked men entered the Dash-In in White Plains and demanded money from the clerk. After obtaining the cash register, one of the suspects fired two shots from a shotgun, striking the ceiling and a display case. The suspects fled in a minivan, which was...
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Great Mills Man Charged After Caught Faking Court Ordered Urinalysis Test

Great Mills Man Charged After Caught Faking Court Ordered Urinalysis Test

On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, Deputy E. Edwards from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for a reported CDS Violation. Steven Rene Tharpe, 26, of Great Mills, was ordered by the District Court Judge to take a urinalysis test prior to sentencing. During the test, something...
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Lexington Park Man Uses Small Child to Steal from Walmart

Lexington Park Man Uses Small Child to Steal from Walmart

On Friday, June 2, 2017, Deputy D. Sidorowicz from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported theft at the Walmart in California. The investigation revealed, Daniel Holly Dement, 50, of Lexington Park, filled a shopping cart with items and utilized a small child to push the cart past all points of...
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Nanjemoy Man Arrested in Stabbing at Birthday Party

Nanjemoy Man Arrested in Stabbing at Birthday Party

On Sunday, June 18, 2017, at 10:28 p.m., officers from thr Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 4000 block of Tims Place in Nanjemoy for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located a 22-year-old male with a stab wound to the abdomen. He was flown to a hospital where his injuries...
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Maryland State Police Continue Fatal Collision Investigation In Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police Continue Fatal Collision Investigation In Prince George’s County

Shortly after 7:30 p.m. on June 21, 2017, the Maryland State Police, College Park Barrack responded to a fatal collision on the outer loop of the Washington Beltway, northbound I-495/I-95 south of Kenilworth Avenue Route 201, Greenbelt, Maryland. There were two vehicles involved in this collision and one passenger was pronounced deceased at the...
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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO of 7-Year-Old Urinating on Neighbors Steak While Cooking Out

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO of 7-Year-Old Urinating on Neighbors Steak While Cooking Out

6/22/2017: SMNEWSNET.COM was contacted by a neighbor of the juvenile offender who provided us with an edited video of the reported incident, we then blurred the entire video to conceal the juveniles face. They also provided us with a surveillance video of the same juvenile stealing from a neighborhood house. They told SMNEWSNET.COM that the police...
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Suspects Linked to 10 Robberies Facing Charges

Suspects Linked to 10 Robberies Facing Charges

Four suspects are charged in connection with armed robberies in Prince George’s County and are believed to be linked to several other such crimes in the region. Over the span of just four weeks, detectives believe these same suspects targeted 10 separate 7-Elevens in three counties. The convenience stores are in Prince George’s County,...
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Thefts from Automobiles Reported in Charles County

Thefts from Automobiles Reported in Charles County

On June 13, 2017, between midnight and 5:00 a.m., unknown suspect(s) broke into three unlocked cars in the area of Helen Court in Indian Head. Clothing and headphones were stolen. Officer S. Griffith is investigating. On June 12, 2017, at 4:10 a.m., four males were observed trying to break into cars in the area...
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Police in Charles County Arrest Two Men Immediately After CVS Armed Robbery

Police in Charles County Arrest Two Men Immediately After CVS Armed Robbery

On Friday, June 9, 2017, at approximately 1:00 a.m., an officer from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office was parked in the parking lot of a business in the 6200 block of Crain Highway in La Plata when he observed two males entering the CVS Pharmacy. The males had their hoods up, wrapped tightly around their...
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Solomons Island Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure

Solomons Island Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure

Between May 14 and June 3, 2017, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office received calls for a black male, in his early 50’s, with a beard sitting in a white Lexus exposing himself to passersby in the CVS, in the Solomons Island parking lot. Deputies were able to locate the subject in the area of...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Armed Robbery and Assault

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Armed Robbery and Assault

On Friday, June 19, 2017 Deputy First Class J. Kirkner from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Primrose Court, in Lexington Park, for the report of a robbery. Police contacted the male victim who reported the right two tires of his Toyota Camry had been deflated by a sharp object, he also...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies recognized for roles in schools

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies recognized for roles in schools

On Wednesday, St. Mary’s County Public Schools expressed their appreciation for the support of law enforcement at their schools and on their safety teams. During a ceremony, they recognized Safety and Security Assistants, Maryland State Police, and deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office for their public safety efforts in the public school...
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News Report of Stabbing in Patuxent Homes Subdivision is FALSE

News Report of Stabbing in Patuxent Homes Subdivision is FALSE

Another online newspaper is reporting that a stabbing had been reported on Friday on North Essex Drive in the area of Hancock Road, in Lexington Park. They then updated the article to say that “Police and EMT are on the scene with a 25 year old male with stab wounds in the face area....
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit Handlers Earn Certifications

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit Handlers Earn Certifications

On May 31, Deputy First Class Lacey Johnson from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and K-9 Brix finished the Basic Canine Handler Course and were certified at their K-9 Center by Master Canine Trainer Todd Fleenor. Master Canine Trainer Brian Fleig from the Anne Arundel County Police and Rene Cuyler from the Charles...
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ALERT: Phone Scam in Reference to Jury Duty

ALERT: Phone Scam in Reference to Jury Duty

Phone scam in reference to you missing jury duty or that you need to pay money to satisfy a warrant is completely false. There is currently a phone scam being conducted by a subject who claims to be from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office & advises that there is a warrant for your arrest...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 6/19/2017 to 6/23/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 6/19/2017 to 6/23/2017

During the week of June 19, to June 23, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Leonardtown Road at Thomas Stone High School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Piney Church Road at St. Charles High School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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Georgia Woman Arrested After Assaulting a Deputy

Georgia Woman Arrested After Assaulting a Deputy

On Saturday, June 10, 2017, at approximately 11:20 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2900 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a disorderly female. When officers arrived they learned it was the same woman who had been banned from the business the day before. As...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Arrests and Apprehensions for May 2017

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Arrests and Apprehensions for May 2017

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office released the following information regarding  Juvenile Apprehensions for the Month of May 2017. No further information is available at this time. 5/26/17: A 13 year old male juvenile of Lexington Park was arrested for Second Degree Assault at Esperanza Middle School.  The juvenile was arrested and charged by...
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Virginia Woman Arrested in Waldorf for Assaulting an Officer After a Hit and Run

Virginia Woman Arrested in Waldorf for Assaulting an Officer After a Hit and Run

On Friday, June 2, 2017.  at approximately  6:30 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Mall Circle in Waldorf for the report of a hit-and-run crash. The victim advised a woman hit her car and took off. The victim used her cellphone and recorded the suspect’s car as...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Police Report for 6/15/2017

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Police Report for 6/15/2017

During the three week period between May 15 through June 4, 2017 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 3,985 calls for service throughout the community. Burglary Case: On May 15, 2017, at approximately 8:15pm, Deputy K. Parks responded to a reported burglary on Serenity Court, in Prince Frederick. Upon arriving the...
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Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Stealing Old Bay and Fireworks

Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Stealing Old Bay and Fireworks

On Saturday, May 27, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m., Deputy W. Beisel from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Prince Frederick Safeway for the report of a shoplifting. The complainant advised that a white male attempted to purchase fireworks with food stamps and after being denied, took off running towards the...
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Warrick Charged with Assault on an Inmate

Warrick Charged with Assault on an Inmate

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Deputy J. Smith from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for an assault between inmates. The investigation revealed the suspect, Javone Lawrence Warrick, 25, of California, stood up and utilizing his food tray, struck the victim in the back of his...
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Bushwood Woman Arrested for Assault and Destruction of Property

Bushwood Woman Arrested for Assault and Destruction of Property

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 22000 block of Mill Creek Drive in Bushwood, for an alleged assault. The investigation revealed the suspect, Amber Nicole Queen, 22, of Bushwood, became enraged during a verbal altercation with the victim that led to the suspect slamming...
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Historian Charged In Federal Court With Theft Of Government Records From The National Archives

Historian Charged In Federal Court With Theft Of Government Records From The National Archives

Antonin DeHays, age 32, of College Park, Maryland, a historian, was charged by federal criminal complaint on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, with theft of government records from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). The complaint was announced by Acting United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Stephen M. Schenning and Assistant Inspector...
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Two Troopers Injured in Crash in Prince George’s County

Two Troopers Injured in Crash in Prince George’s County

Two troopers were injured late last night as they responded to a call for an impaired driver driving southbound in the northbound lanes of Rt. 4 and collided with each other. Trooper Warren Thompson and Trooper Kamil Kozoil, both assigned to road patrol duties at the Forestville Barrack, were injured. Trooper Kozoil was taken...
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