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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Youth Gun Violence Task Force Adds the Federal Bureau of Investigation to List of Partners

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Youth Gun Violence Task Force Adds the Federal Bureau of Investigation to List of Partners

UPDATE 7/27/2021: Sheriff Tim Cameron is pleased to welcome the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) as a collaborative community partner in the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Youth Gun Violence Task Force. “FBI Baltimore is proud to partner with the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and assist the Youth Gun Violence Task Force that...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating One Shot in Great Mills

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating One Shot in Great Mills

On Monday, July 26, 2021, at approximately 10:15 a.m., police responded to the 45000 block of Chancellors Run Court in Great Mills, for the report of shots fired. Officers arrived in the area and found shell casings in the roadway. No victim was found, however, a short time later, police responded to the MedStar...
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Waldorf Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Multiple Robberies

Waldorf Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Multiple Robberies

UPDATE 7/27/2021: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Monday, July 26, 2021, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced Dashawn Fitzgerald Thomason, 19, of Waldorf, to 15 years in prison for Armed Robbery, Use of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime of Violence, Robbery, and two...
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Police and Maryland State Fire Marshal Investigating Stolen Vehicle Found Ablaze in Accokeek

Police and Maryland State Fire Marshal Investigating Stolen Vehicle Found Ablaze in Accokeek

On Friday, July 23, 2021, at approximately 9:40 p.m., police and firefighters responded to the area of 8564 Barry’s Hill Road in Accokeek, for the reported vehicle fire. Four firefighters from the Bryans Road Volunteer Fire Department arrived on the scene to find a Ford Explorer Sport Trac fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters extinguished...
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One Killed After Two Suspects Shoot Five Victims in Adelphi

One Killed After Two Suspects Shoot Five Victims in Adelphi

Homicide Unit detectives are working to make an arrest in a fatal shooting early Wednesday morning in Adelphi. The victim is 21-year-old Juan Agudelo Maldonado of Lanham. Four additional victims were also shot in this incident. They are all adult males. Three of the victims remain hospitalized, the fourth was treated and released. Preliminarily,...
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St. Mary’s County Man Wanted for Sex Offender Violation

St. Mary’s County Man Wanted for Sex Offender Violation

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Richard Howard Tucker Jr., who is wanted on an outstanding warrant for a Sex Offender Violation. Tucker is 36 years old with an address in California, MD. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Cpl. Taylore Nauman at 301-475-4200,...
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Maryland State Police and Fire Marshal Investigating Vehicle Fire in Lexington Park

Maryland State Police and Fire Marshal Investigating Vehicle Fire in Lexington Park

UPDATE 7/19/2021: On Saturday, July 17, 2021, at 6:50 a.m., firefighters from Bay District Volunteer Fire Department responded to Quatman Road in Lexington Park, for the reported vehicle fire. Four firefighters from Bay District responded and found a vehicle smoldering on the side of Quatman Road. The owner is unknown at this time. The...
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St. Mary’s County Youth Gun Violence Task Force Makes Two Additional Arrests 7/14/2021

St. Mary’s County Youth Gun Violence Task Force Makes Two Additional Arrests 7/14/2021

On July 14, 2021, members of the Youth Gun Violence Task Force received information that Terrence Andre Milburn, age 27 of Great Mills, was in possession of a handgun at a business located in the 21600 block of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park. Milburn was observed in a carwash bay with a vehicle...
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Baltimore Police Officer Charged with First and Second Degree Murder After Anne Arundel County Police Find His 15-Year-Olds Step-sons Body in Wall

Baltimore Police Officer Charged with First and Second Degree Murder After Anne Arundel County Police Find His 15-Year-Olds Step-sons Body in Wall

UPDATE 7/15/2021: On Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at approximately 4:42 p.m., Anne Arundel County Police responded to the 1400 block of Stoney Point Way, Curtis Bay, Maryland for a child custody dispute. A mother was in the area to pick up her teenage son who had been with the stepfather. Initially officers were told...
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UPDATE: Youth Gun Violence Task Force Make More Arrests on Columbus Drive in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Youth Gun Violence Task Force Make More Arrests on Columbus Drive in Lexington Park

UPDATE 7/14/2021: On July 9, 2021, members of the Youth Gun Violence Task Force responded to the 46300 block of Columbus Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported shots fired. Upon arrival deputies made contact with the victim who advised an individual named Rejon Markee Barnhill and several other individuals, had approached her vehicle...
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VIDEO: Police Investigating Assault in Mechanicsville in Which Two Victims and Two Suspects Are Flown to Trauma Centers

VIDEO: Police Investigating Assault in Mechanicsville in Which Two Victims and Two Suspects Are Flown to Trauma Centers

UPDATE 7/13/2021: On July 11, 2021, at approximately 8:03 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 40400 block of Kavanagh Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported hit-and-run collision involving injury. Preliminary investigation determined numerous suspects blocked a roadway and assaulted five victims who were in two separate vehicles, with baseball...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Golf Carts Stolen from Breton Bay Golf Course in Leonardtown

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Golf Carts Stolen from Breton Bay Golf Course in Leonardtown

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the location of two stolen Yamaha golf carts, numbered 12 and 23. The carts were noticed missing from the Breton Bay Golf Course in Leonardtown between July 4 and July 6, 2021. Anyone with information about the location of the golf carts, or the identity of...
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Waldorf Air Force Lieutenant Facing Federal Charges for Using a Hidden Camera to Produce Child Pornography

Waldorf Air Force Lieutenant Facing Federal Charges for Using a Hidden Camera to Produce Child Pornography

A federal criminal complaint has been filed charging U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Jason Daniel Ort, 36, of Waldorf, Maryland, with possession and production of child pornography.  The criminal complaint was filed on June 16, 2021 and unsealed on July 7, 2021 after Ort’s arrest and initial appearance in U.S District Court in Greenbelt, Maryland....
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UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Assaulted with Bats and Machete During Home Invasion

UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Assaulted with Bats and Machete During Home Invasion

UPDATE – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: On July 10, 2021, at approximately 6:20 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 20100 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for the reported assault. Upon arrival deputies located a male victim, age 32 of Lexington Park, injured...
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UPDATE: Police Still Investigating Horse Shot and Killed in Leonardtown, Cash Reward Offered for Information

UPDATE: Police Still Investigating Horse Shot and Killed in Leonardtown, Cash Reward Offered for Information

UPDATE: The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in an animal cruelty investigation. On Sunday, June 20, 2021, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 43100 block of Moll Dyer Road in Leonardtown for the report of animal cruelty. Initial investigation determined that an unknown suspect(s) shot and...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation in Piney Point

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Conducting Death Investigation in Piney Point

On Monday, July 12, 2021, at approximately 12:20 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 17800 block of St. George’s Park Road in Piney Point, for the reported one not breathing. The 911 caller reported someone dropped off a deceased subject at the residence, dispatchers began giving CPR instructions to the caller....
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Maryland State Police Investigating Shots Fired at Tractor Trailer on Capital Beltway in Prince George’s County, No Injuries Reported

Maryland State Police Investigating Shots Fired at Tractor Trailer on Capital Beltway in Prince George’s County, No Injuries Reported

State police are actively investigating an incident that occurred early this morning involving shots fired at a tractor trailer on the Capital Beltway in Prince George’s County. Shortly before 1:00 a.m., on Sunday, July 11, 2021, troopers from the Forestville Barrack were dispatched to northbound 495, north of Ritchie Marlboro Road for the report...
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No Injuries Reported After Man Shoots Occupied Vehicle Multiple Times During Apparent Road Rage in Prince George’s County

No Injuries Reported After Man Shoots Occupied Vehicle Multiple Times During Apparent Road Rage in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police are searching for the person who fired shots into a family’s vehicle in Prince George’s County this afternoon during an apparent road rage incident. The suspect is described as an African American male driving a silver Honda Civic with Maryland temporary registration. An African American female was a front seat passenger...
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Woman Flown to Trauma Center After Being Assaulted, Jumping from Second Story of Residence in Lexington Park

Woman Flown to Trauma Center After Being Assaulted, Jumping from Second Story of Residence in Lexington Park

On Saturday, July 10, 2021, at approximately 3:30 a.m., police and emergency medical personnel responded to the 20000 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for the reported injuries after an assault and fall. Emergency medical personnel arrived on the scene to find an adult female with injuries to the head and upperbody....
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identities of Burglary Suspects

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identities of Burglary Suspects

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identities of the persons pictured in a burglary investigation. On Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 3:32 am, two suspects broke into the store at Camp Merryelande at St. George Island and stole the safe. The suspects also carried an AR-15 rifle. The suspects arrived and...
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Lusby Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Lusby Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor

UPDATE: On July 6, 2021, Donald Allen Hayes, 31, of Lusby, pleaded guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor, Fourth Degree Sexual Offense, Display of Obscene Item to a Minor, and Solicitation of Child Pornography. He will be sentenced October 1, 2021. In December 2020, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office received a report of...
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AUDIO: Police Investigating Man Shot Multiple Times in Waldorf

AUDIO: Police Investigating Man Shot Multiple Times in Waldorf

UPDATE @ 11:30 p.m., audio of dispatch added. 7/6/2021 @ 10:45 p.m : On Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at approximately 10:27 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to a residence in the 2400 block of Hanover Court in Waldorf, for a reported gunshot victim. The 911 caller reported the victim was shot five...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Stabbing in Lexington Park, Victim Transported to Area Hospital

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Stabbing in Lexington Park, Victim Transported to Area Hospital

On Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at approximately 3:30 a.m., police and emergency medical personnel responded to the 47700 block of Devin Circle in Lexington Park, for the reported stabbing victim. Police arrived on the scene to find an unknown aged male with a stab wound to the arm, Deputies applied a tourniquet at approximately...
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State Fire Marshal Investigating Two Arsons in Charles County

State Fire Marshal Investigating Two Arsons in Charles County

The State Police Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating two fires in Charles County. On Thursday, July 1, 2021, at approximately 8:20 p.m., neighboring residents extinguished a fire at a community gazebo on Sandhurst Place, in Waldorf. The cause of the fire was the result of juveniles intentionally igniting garbage in the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Mini-Bike in Mechanicsville

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Mini-Bike in Mechanicsville

On Saturday, July 3, 2021, at 8:34 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 39800 block of Golden Beach Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported single vehicle collision. Upon arrival deputies observed a minibike into a guardrail, and the operator of the minibike had sustained incapacitating injuries. Members of...
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