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The Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack Installs New Signs to Highlight Southern Maryland Impaired Driving, and Opioid Crisis

The Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack Installs New Signs to Highlight Southern Maryland Impaired Driving, and Opioid Crisis

The Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack unveiled a pair of signs to help bring attention to two important community issues: the opioid epidemic and drinking and driving. Allied law enforcement members, health officials and community members joined the state police Thursday for an unveiling ceremony outside the Leonardtown Barrack for the two newly installed...
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Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program is Currently Seeking Applicants

Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program is Currently Seeking Applicants

The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs’ Bureau of Justice Assistance is pleased to announce that it is seeking applications for funding under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. This program furthers the Department’s mission by assisting state, local and tribal efforts to prevent or reduce crime and violence....
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UPDATE: 83-Year-Old Male Succumbs to Injuries After Car Crash in Chaptico

UPDATE: 83-Year-Old Male Succumbs to Injuries After Car Crash in Chaptico

UPDATE 8/16/2019: On August 15, 2019, at approximately 8:50 p.m. Garland Lawson Coleman succumbed to his injuries sustained in the collision. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing the investigation. Anyone who witnessed the collision or events leading up to the collision is asked to contact Deputy Matthew Beyer at...
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UPDATE: Great Mills Man Sentenced to 50 Years After Armed Robbery and Assault

UPDATE: Great Mills Man Sentenced to 50 Years After Armed Robbery and Assault

UPDATE 8/15/2019: Wayne Aloysius Jordan, Jr., 29, of Great Mills, was sentenced to a total of 71 years, suspended down to 50 years of active incarceration in prison. State’s Attorney Richard Fritz thanks Detective Austin Schultz and Senior Assistant State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling for the successful investigation and prosecution of this case. A St. Mary’s...
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Dr. Jay Lipoff Makes $500 Donation to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit

Dr. Jay Lipoff Makes $500 Donation to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit

Sheriff Tim Cameron and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office received a generous donation on Monday, August 12, 2019, toward the agency’s K9 Unit. Dr. Jay Lipoff of Back at Your Best Chiropractic and Physical Therapy in California, donated $500 to go toward supplies for the Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit. “I appreciate all that...
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State Fire Marshals Office Investigating Camper Fire in Coltons Point

State Fire Marshals Office Investigating Camper Fire in Coltons Point

On Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at approximately 2:55 p.m., firefighters from Seventh District, Leonardtown, Mechanicsville, Hollywood, and Charles County responded to 38095 Graves Road in Coltons Point, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a small pull behind camper fully engulfed in fire with no threat to nearby structures. Firefighters...
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Sobriety Checkpoint to be Conducted in St. Mary’s County on Saturday

Sobriety Checkpoint to be Conducted in St. Mary’s County on Saturday

The Maryland State Police and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, will be conducting a Sobriety Checkpoint on Saturday, August 17, 2019, in St. Mary’s County. Motorists are encouraged to appoint a designated driver or use public or other alternative transportation if you are planning on consuming alcohol. If you do drink, you are...
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Maryland State Police Reminding Motorcycle Riders To Take Safety Precautions Following Recent Fatal Crashes

Maryland State Police Reminding Motorcycle Riders To Take Safety Precautions Following Recent Fatal Crashes

Recent motorcycle crashes are prompting Maryland State Police to issue a reminder for both motorcyclists and other drivers to take precautions, especially during the remaining warm weather months. Since July 28, troopers have responded to six fatal crashes across the state that have involved motorcycle riders. The crashes represent reminders to take extra precautions...
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State Fire Marshals Office Investigating House Fire in North Beach

State Fire Marshals Office Investigating House Fire in North Beach

On Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at approximately 6:35 p.m., firefighters from North Beach and surrounding departments responded to 9204 Atlantic Avenue, in North Beach, for the reported shed on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a shed on fire with extensions into a 2-story single family dwelling. The owner/occupant was identified as...
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Previously Convicted Lexington Park Drug Dealer Sentenced to Over 15 Years in Federal Prison After Distributing Drugs that Resulted in Victims Death

Previously Convicted Lexington Park Drug Dealer Sentenced to Over 15 Years in Federal Prison After Distributing Drugs that Resulted in Victims Death

U.S. District Judge Paul W. Grimm sentenced Keino Ferrez Dorsey, a/k/a B, 46, of Lexington Park, to 186 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for distribution of heroin, fentanyl, and carfentanil, resulting in the death of a victim, and possession with intent to distribute heroin, fentanyl, para-fluoroisobutyryl fentanyl, and...
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Waldorf Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Sexually Assaulting Pre-Teen Girls

Waldorf Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Sexually Assaulting Pre-Teen Girls

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Thursday, August 8, 2019, Claude William Brown, Jr., 69 of Waldorf, entered a guilty plea in Charles County Circuit Court, in front of the Honorable Judge Amy J. Bragunier, to two counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor. Following his guilty plea, Judge Bragunier...
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UPDATE: Fire Marshal Investigating 2-Alarm Fire that Destroyed Home in Great Mills

UPDATE: Fire Marshal Investigating 2-Alarm Fire that Destroyed Home in Great Mills

8/13/19: On Saturday, August 10, 2019, at approximately 5:32 a.m., firefighters from Bay District and surrounding departments responded to 45514 Finnea Way, in Great Mills, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a 2-story single family residence with fire showing from the first and second floor, garage and roof. The...
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UPDATE: State Fire Marshals Office Still Investigating Shed Fire in Leonardtown

UPDATE: State Fire Marshals Office Still Investigating Shed Fire in Leonardtown

UPDATE: 8/13/19: On August 10, 2019, at approximately 3:00 a.m., firefighters from Leonardtown and surrounding departments responded to 22745 Longmore Street, Leonardtown, for the reported shed on fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a shed on fire with extensions to the backyard, neighbors yard and shed, and a two story residence. The owner...
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UPDATE: Police Release Name of 34-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Hit and Run

UPDATE: Police Release Name of 34-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Hit and Run

UPDATE – 8/13/2019 @ 9:35 a.m.: On Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at approximately 03:54 hours, Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded for a report of a hit and run motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on southbound Maryland Route 5 in the area of Montgomery Lane in Waldorf. Due to...
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No Injuries Reported After Woman Reportedly Texting and Driving Flips Her Car in Great Mills

No Injuries Reported After Woman Reportedly Texting and Driving Flips Her Car in Great Mills

On Sunday, August 11, 2019, at approximately 4:05 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Indian Bridge Road and Point Lookout Road in Great Mills, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle in the roadway and on its roof with the single...
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UPDATE: CRITICAL MISSING PERSON LOCATED – Charles County

UPDATE: CRITICAL MISSING PERSON LOCATED – Charles County

UPDATE from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office: Mr. Knott has been located in Issue, He’s safe and unharmed. We thank ALL OF YOU on social media because you led us right to him! There was simply a little miscommunication between him and his family. ALL IS GOOD! Thank you again Charles County! 8/11/2019: The...
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The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Information in Burglary at Bowen’s Grocery Store in Huntingtown

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Information in Burglary at Bowen’s Grocery Store in Huntingtown

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is requesting any information into the burglary of Bowen’s Grocery Store on July 26, 2019, at approximately 4:48 a.m. The Bowen’s Grocery Store, located at 4300 Hunting Creek Rd, Huntingtown, MD, was entered through a broken front window. The suspect is described as a light-skinned male, wearing a gray...
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The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance in Identifying Theft Subject in St. Leonard

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance in Identifying Theft Subject in St. Leonard

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the subject pictured above. On August 2, 2019, the subject entered the business Chesapeake’s Bounty, located at 6415 Saint Leonard Rd, St. Leonard, MD. The subject was seen carrying large quantities of soft shell crabs, 2 baskets of green beans and...
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WANTED – Charles County Sheriff’s Office – Jerrell Antwaun Johnson

WANTED – Charles County Sheriff’s Office – Jerrell Antwaun Johnson

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for the tip that leads to the apprehension and arrest of Jerrell Antwaun Johnson, 22 of Port Tobacco. Johnson has four outstanding arrest warrants charging him with attempted rape, felony assault, robbery, theft and failure to appear. Johnson is currently out of jail after being...
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UPDATE Great Mills Woman Arrested After Stealing Three Motorized Shopping Carts from Walmart

UPDATE Great Mills Woman Arrested After Stealing Three Motorized Shopping Carts from Walmart

UPDATE: On August 7, 2019, at approximately 4:40 a.m., a 911 caller who wished to remain anonymous reported three subjects riding motorized shopping carts they believed were from Walmart on Chancellors Run Road in the area of Greenview Parkway in Great Mills. Sgt. C. Grumbles from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office located the...
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EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: Barricade Situation in California Ends Peacefully

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: Barricade Situation in California Ends Peacefully

On August 8, 2019, at approximately 1:55 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, and troopers from the Maryland State Police responded to the reported armed suicidal subject, located in the 44700 block of Locust Ridge Court in California. Initially, contact was unable to be made with the individual and a barricade...
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Leonardtown Man Sentenced to 10 Days in Jail for Arrest at Drag Queen Story Hour at Lexington Park Library

Leonardtown Man Sentenced to 10 Days in Jail for Arrest at Drag Queen Story Hour at Lexington Park Library

UPDATE 8/9/2019:  Ashley K Morgan 42, of Leonardtown, who was arrested at the Lexington Park Library on Sunday, June 23, 2019, appeared in St. Mary’s County District Court on Thursday, August 8, 2019. Morgan pled guilty to trespassing at a public agency, and the state dropped the remaining four charges. District Court Judge Robyn...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Robbery of Pizza Delivery Man in Indian Head on August 5, 2019

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Robbery of Pizza Delivery Man in Indian Head on August 5, 2019

On Monday, August 5, 2019, at 12:05 a.m., officers responded to the area of Travers Road in Indian Head, for the report of a robbery. Investigation showed the victim was making a delivery when he was confronted by several suspects who threatened him and demanded money. The victim complied and the suspects fled with...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Armed Robbery in Waldorf on August 1, 2019

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Armed Robbery in Waldorf on August 1, 2019

On Thursday, August 1, 2019, at approximately 6:15 p.m., officers responded to Fillmore Road in Waldorf, for the report of an armed robbery. Investigation showed the victim and a friend were approached by the suspect who implied he had a handgun and demanded the victims’ property. The victims complied and the suspect fled. The...
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AUDIO: One Transported to Trauma Center After Rollover Crash in Waldorf

AUDIO: One Transported to Trauma Center After Rollover Crash in Waldorf

On Thursday, August 8, at approximately 7:20 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Mattawoman Beantown Road and Nike Drive in Waldorf, for a motor vehicle accident reported serious with one trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle overturned and confirmed one patient was trapped in the vehicle. Firefighters...
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