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Nanjemoy Man Arrested After Stealing Dog and Attempting to Disarm Police Officer

Nanjemoy Man Arrested After Stealing Dog and Attempting to Disarm Police Officer

On June 4, 2022, at 1:34 p.m., officers responded to the area of Riverside Run Drive in Indian Head for the report of a theft. A preliminary investigation revealed the suspect, Depaul Carroll, 49, of Nanjemoy, entered the victim’s fenced-in yard and picked up her small dog, and walked away. The victim observed the...
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Maryland State Police Warn Public of Online Scam Involving The Sexual Extortion Of Minors

Maryland State Police Warn Public of Online Scam Involving The Sexual Extortion Of Minors

Maryland State Police remind parents of online safety and to be aware of online scams involving the sexual extortion of minors. The Maryland State Police have received numerous reports of minors being contacted by other social media users who begin chatting with them via messaging services such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat. Social media platforms...
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UPDATE: Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Find Missing Chesapeake Beach Woman Deceased, Death Investigation Ongoing

UPDATE: Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Find Missing Chesapeake Beach Woman Deceased, Death Investigation Ongoing

UPDATE 6/8/2022: Police announced D’Angelo was located deceased on June 7, 2022. There are no signs of foul play at this time. This investigation is ongoing. 6/6/2022: The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Denise Diane D’Angelo, age 50. D’Angelo is described as a white female with blue eyes, blonde/strawberry colored...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Assault, Altercation Inside Thomas Stone High School That Resulted in Teacher Being Flown to Trauma Center

UPDATE: Police Investigating Assault, Altercation Inside Thomas Stone High School That Resulted in Teacher Being Flown to Trauma Center

UPDATE 6/8/2022: On June 7, 2022, at 1:25 p.m., a school resource officer and administrators at Thomas Stone High School were notified of a student who was struck in the head by a book that was thrown by another student while inside a classroom. A group of students arrived to confront the person who...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Fatal Accident in Charlotte Hall, Victim Identified as 81-Year-Old Mechanicsville Woman

UPDATE: Police Investigating Fatal Accident in Charlotte Hall, Victim Identified as 81-Year-Old Mechanicsville Woman

UPDATE 6/7/2022: On Monday, June 6, 2022 at 5:23 pm, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 30343 Triangle Drive in Charlotte Hall for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. Upon arrival, the driver was pronounced deceased due to sustained injuries and the Sheriff’s Office’s Collision Reconstruction Unit was requested. Preliminary...
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Hughesville Man Arrested After Serious Motor Vehicle Collision in Mechanicsville, 8-Year-Old and One Adult Flown to Trauma Centers

Hughesville Man Arrested After Serious Motor Vehicle Collision in Mechanicsville, 8-Year-Old and One Adult Flown to Trauma Centers

On Saturday, May 4, 2022, at approximately 6:00 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel from St. Mary’s and Charles County responded to the area of New Market Road (Rt.6) and Whalen Road in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one trapped. Firefighters from Charles County arrived on the scene and found...
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Police Investigating Adult Male Found Deceased in the Potomac River in Coltons Point

Police Investigating Adult Male Found Deceased in the Potomac River in Coltons Point

On Monday, June 6, 2022, at approximately 7:38 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the Cather Marine located at 38270 Palmer Road in Coltons Point, for the reported deceased subject in the water. Fire and rescue personnel located an adult male in the water along the shoreline and confirmed the victim was...
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Washington D.C. Sports Team Up on National Gun Violence Awareness Day and Commit More Than $85,000 to Everytown for Gun Safety’s Community Safety Fund

Washington D.C. Sports Team Up on National Gun Violence Awareness Day and Commit More Than $85,000 to Everytown for Gun Safety’s Community Safety Fund

Local professional sports teams the Washington Capitals, Commanders, Mystics, Nationals, Spirit, Wizards and D.C. Shadow announced a combined donation of more than $85,000 to gun violence prevention nonprofit Everytown for Gun Safety. Funds will support Everytown’s Community Safety Fund, providing a direct investment in community-based violence intervention, grassroots programs and advocacy operating in the...
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Anne Arundel Police Investigating Homicide, Victim Identified as 22-Year-Old Glen Burnie Man

Anne Arundel Police Investigating Homicide, Victim Identified as 22-Year-Old Glen Burnie Man

On Thursday, June 2, 2022, at approximately 6:55 p.m., Anne Arundel County Police Officers responded to the 600 block of Millwright Court in Millersville, Maryland for a reported motor vehicle collision. Upon arrival, they discovered a black four-door sedan struck two parked (unoccupied) vehicles. The driver of the sedan had apparent upper body trauma...
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UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Charged in Connection of Officer Involved Shooting in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Charged in Connection of Officer Involved Shooting in Lexington Park

UPDATE 6/3/2022 @ 4:00 p.m., The suspect has been identified as Lance Richard Zuniga, age 37 of Lexington Park. Zuniga has been charged with the following below. He is currently held on a no bond status. 7 counts of ASSAULT-FIRST DEGREE 7 counts of ASSAULT-SECOND DEGREE 2 counts of RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT 1 count of...
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Charles County Police Investigating Threat of Mass Violence at Robert D. Stethem Educational Center

Charles County Police Investigating Threat of Mass Violence at Robert D. Stethem Educational Center

On June 1, 2022, after students at Robert D. Stethem Educational Center were dismissed for the day, a student told a parent that they heard about another student who made a threat to commit mass violence at the Center. The parent contacted school administrators who notified a school resource officer (SRO). The SRO initiated...
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Replica Firearm Recovered from St. Charles High School Student

Replica Firearm Recovered from St. Charles High School Student

On June 1, 2022, at approximately 1:40 p.m., a student at St. Charles High School reported to a school administrator that another student was in possession of a handgun. The student was located and a replica handgun, which turned out to be a pellet gun, was recovered from the student’s backpack. The Charles County...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit Announces 2022 Youth Summer Sports Camps

Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit Announces 2022 Youth Summer Sports Camps

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit has announced the dates for the 2022 youth summer sports camps: Football Camp will be held at St. Charles High School, located at 5305 Piney Church Road in Waldorf, from July 6-8 from 7:45 a.m. until 1 p.m. The program is being offered to youths currently in...
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Police Investigating Armed Robbery at Nicolet Park in Lexington Park, No Injuries Reported

Police Investigating Armed Robbery at Nicolet Park in Lexington Park, No Injuries Reported

On Saturday, May 28, 2022, at approximately 4:05 p.m., police responded to Nicolet Park in Lexington Park, for the reported theft. Police arrived on the scene and made contact with multiple victims who stated a black male wearing a ski mask approached them near the basketball court, implied he had a weapon and demanded...
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Police Investigating Large Fight with Shots Fired at Mechanicsville Recreation Center, One Assault Victim Flown to Trauma Center

Police Investigating Large Fight with Shots Fired at Mechanicsville Recreation Center, One Assault Victim Flown to Trauma Center

On Monday, May 30, 2022, at approximately 1:30 a.m., police responded to the St Joseph’s Recreation Center located at 40610 Kavanagh Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported large active disturbance. The 911 caller advised approximately 100 subjects were in an active fight/disturbance with one subject spraying mace, and multiple subjects firing weapons. Police arrived...
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Prince George’s County High School Student Arrested for Bringing Ghost Gun Parts to School, Police Announce Increase Patrols at Schools

Prince George’s County High School Student Arrested for Bringing Ghost Gun Parts to School, Police Announce Increase Patrols at Schools

The Prince George’s County Police Department today arrested a Fairmont Heights High School student for bringing parts of a ghost gun (un-serialized weapon) onto school property. On Thursday, May 26, 2022, at approximately 12:00 p.m., police were called to the school in the 6500 block of Columbia Park Road in Landover for the report...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Suspicious Person/Incident at Waldorf Bus Stop

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Suspicious Person/Incident at Waldorf Bus Stop

This morning, officers were made aware of a possible suspicious person at a school bus stop in the Millbrook neighborhood of Waldorf. Several young students from C. Paul Barnhart Elementary School who were at a bus stop said they observed a male, possibly white, in his teens, wearing black clothing and a black mask...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Increase Patrol Checks at Schools

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Increase Patrol Checks at Schools

For a number of years, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office has provided School Resource Officers at the three public high schools and in 2019 officers were added to the four public middle schools in St. Mary’s County. In addition, the Sheriff’s Office’s Adopt-a-School program provides for deputies to “adopt” a particular elementary school...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Two Suspects Who Stole from Charlotte Hall Ace Hardware

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Two Suspects Who Stole from Charlotte Hall Ace Hardware

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the persons pictured in a theft investigation. On Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 7:10 p.m., the suspects entered the Charlotte Hall Ace Hardware store together. One of the suspects then placed a spool of wire in his jacket as the other suspect kept...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Suspect/Information in Theft of Catalytic Converter in Owings

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Suspect/Information in Theft of Catalytic Converter in Owings

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on a catalytic converter theft that occurred on Monday, May 9, 2022, in Owings, MD. Investigation revealed an unknown subject removed a catalytic converter from a Ford work van and damaged another in a removal attempt. The suspect is noticeably short, approximately between 5 feet and...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Locate Lexington Park Sex Offender Who Made Multiple Threats of Mass Violence

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Locate Lexington Park Sex Offender Who Made Multiple Threats of Mass Violence

UPDATE 5/25/2022: Officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office located Earl Benjamin Washington, Jr., 46, in St. Mary’s County today. Emergency medical personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Town Creek Drive in California, for the reported male suspect being unresponsive and vomiting blood. As medical personnel were responding to the...
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Police Recover Replica Handgun from Thomas Stone High School Student

Police Recover Replica Handgun from Thomas Stone High School Student

On Friday, May 20, 2022, at 8:53 a.m., school administrators at Thomas Stone High School were made aware that a student was possibly in possession of what appeared to be a handgun. The school resource officer located the student and found a replica 9mm airsoft gun, which resembles a semi-automatic firearm. The gun was...
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AUDIO: Police Investigating Shooting in White Plains, One Victim Flown to Trauma Center with Gunshot Wound

AUDIO: Police Investigating Shooting in White Plains, One Victim Flown to Trauma Center with Gunshot Wound

On Saturday, May 21, 2022, at approximately 4:25 p.m., police responded to the area of 3695 Prince Edward Drive in White Plains, for multiple 911 callers reporting shots fired. Dispatchers advised to all responding units, multiple 911 callers reported 10 to 20 shots were fired and advised one subject was possibly shot. Police arrived...
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Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack Conduct Increased Enforcement Initiatives Due to Increase in Violent Crime

Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack Conduct Increased Enforcement Initiatives Due to Increase in Violent Crime

Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack have conducted several criminal enforcement initiatives over the past month as a proactive response to an increase in violent crime in St. Mary’s County. Between April 5 and May 13, 2022, troopers have participated in multiple criminal enforcement initiatives, where they have specifically targeted those areas...
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Police Searching for Operator of Vehicle After Striking Two Pedestrians in Piney Point, One Victim Flown to Trauma Center

Police Searching for Operator of Vehicle After Striking Two Pedestrians in Piney Point, One Victim Flown to Trauma Center

Update: Additional photos added on 5/22/2022 5/21/2022: On Thursday, May 19, 2022, at approximately 4:00 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Piney Point Road and Thomas Road in Piney Point, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving multiple pedestrians. Crews arrived on the scene to find two victims in...
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