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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Serious Motor Vehicle Collision in Leonardtown

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Serious Motor Vehicle Collision in Leonardtown

UPDATE: On Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022 at 12:11 pm, patrol deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle collision in the intersection of Hollywood Road and Route 5 in Leonardtown. Deputies arrived on scene and observed an offset head-on style motor vehicle collision with one operator unresponsive. The St....
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Police Seeking Identify of Suspect Involved with Burglary of ATM, and Attempted Burglary of JMJ Firearms in Mechanicsville

Police Seeking Identify of Suspect Involved with Burglary of ATM, and Attempted Burglary of JMJ Firearms in Mechanicsville

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in two burglary investigations. On Monday, August 15, 2022 at 3:16 a.m., the suspect broke into the Mechanicsville Bank of America ATM in an attempt to steal cash. Prior to this incident, the same suspect attempted to break into JMJ...
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Police Investigating Shooting in Lexington Park, No Injuries Reported After Occupied Vehicle is Struck Multiple Times

Police Investigating Shooting in Lexington Park, No Injuries Reported After Occupied Vehicle is Struck Multiple Times

On Thursday, August 11, 2022, at approximately 10:20 p.m., police responded to the area of South Shangri-La Drive and Missouri Avenue in Lexington Park, for multiple reports of shots fired. Police arrived on the scene to find nothing evident in the area. A short time later, a 911 caller reported their vehicle was shot...
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UPDATE: Police Arrest Forestville Man for Murder of 53-Year-Old Great Mills Man

UPDATE: Police Arrest Forestville Man for Murder of 53-Year-Old Great Mills Man

UPDATE 8/10/2022: Deputies arrived on scene within minutes of the shooting call and identified the suspect as Malcolm Carl Young, age 46 of Forestville. Young was quickly taken into custody and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown and charged with the following in the death of Anthony Charles...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Assault and Theft in Mechanicsville, Officers Make Two Arrests

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Assault and Theft in Mechanicsville, Officers Make Two Arrests

UPDATE 8/5/2022: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Release – On August 3, 2022, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office made contact with the victim who advised while traveling on Chaptico Road in the area of Route 234, the victim observed a vehicle stopped with occupants outside. Another female occupant of the vehicle...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Suspect Involved in Burglary to Motor Vehicle in California

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Suspect Involved in Burglary to Motor Vehicle in California

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a burglary-to-a-motor-vehicle investigation. On Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 4 pm, the victim came back out of the California Walmart store to find the victim’s vehicle window had been smashed and a wallet had been stolen from the vehicle....
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Double Stabbing in Lexington Park That Sends Man to Trauma Center

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Double Stabbing in Lexington Park That Sends Man to Trauma Center

On Sunday, July 31, 2022, at approximately 10:30 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 21600 block of Enterprise Road in Lexington Park, for the report of two stabbing victims. Crews arrived on the scene to find one adult male suffering from stab wound to the upper body, and one female victim...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating 42-Year-Old Leonardtown Man Struck and Killed by Vehicle

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating 42-Year-Old Leonardtown Man Struck and Killed by Vehicle

UPDATE: On Friday, July 29, 2022, at 3:18 pm, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the area of Route 5 and Cedar Lane Road in Leonardtown for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. Deputies arrived on scene to find the pedestrian suffering from serious injuries and the St. Mary’s County...
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UPDATE: Three Suspects Travel from Washington D.C., to St. Mary’s and Calvert County to Rob Pharmacies for Cough Syrup

UPDATE: Three Suspects Travel from Washington D.C., to St. Mary’s and Calvert County to Rob Pharmacies for Cough Syrup

UPDATE 7/18/2022: Charging documents added: On Thursday, July 14, 2022, at 12:48 p.m., police responded to the Giant Pharmacy located at First Colony Way in California, St. Mary’s County. As the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office investigated, they learned one suspect, later identified as Malik Rivers, jumped over the pharmacy counter and threatened employees...
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Sheriff’s Office Seeking Videos in Homicide Investigation

Sheriff’s Office Seeking Videos in Homicide Investigation

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office has activated an online portal and is seeking additional information related to a homicide investigation on Friday, July 15, 2022, at the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Carnival. Anyone who has video of the incident, prior, during or after the shooting is asked to share the digital file with...
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Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Cancels Carnival for Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17, 2022

Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Cancels Carnival for Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17, 2022

The Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department has released the following statement over the shooting incident that occurred on Friday night, July 15, 2022. “Due to an incident that occurred on Friday evening in our Parking Lot, the Carnival has been cancelled for Saturday July 16th and Sunday July 17th. On Friday evening at approximately 11:00pm,...
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19-Year-Old Lexington Park Man Arrested for Murder of 16-Year-Old at Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Carnival

19-Year-Old Lexington Park Man Arrested for Murder of 16-Year-Old at Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Carnival

SMCSO UPDATE @ 10:50 a.m.: A 19-year-old Lexington Park man has been arrested and charged by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office in a fatal shooting at the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department’s annual carnival on Friday evening. Devron Ny’Quez Murray, age 19 of Lexington Park, is being held at the St. Mary’s County Detention...
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Police Investigating Multiple Burglaries to Lexington Park Businesses

Police Investigating Multiple Burglaries to Lexington Park Businesses

On Thursday, July 14, 2022, at approximately 11:15 p.m., police responded to the Tobacco Hub located at 46925 South Shangri-La Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported burglary alarm. Police arrived on the scene and found broken windows and an open door. Deputies cleared the building and found no-one inside. A police K9 conducted...
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UPDATE: Police Make Arrest in Lexington Park Dollar General Robbery

UPDATE: Police Make Arrest in Lexington Park Dollar General Robbery

UPDATE 7/12/2022: On July 4, 2022, Cpl. Muschette responded to the Dollar General on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park for the reported robbery in progress. A store employee advised that a man entered the store, pushed an employee and took currency from a cash register. As the suspect fled, he also knocked over...
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Police Investigating Afternoon Shooting in Lexington Park with Four Residences Struck, No Injuries Reported

Police Investigating Afternoon Shooting in Lexington Park with Four Residences Struck, No Injuries Reported

On Sunday, July 10, 2022, at approximately 12:45 p.m., police responded to Missouri Avenue in Lexington Park, for the reported shooting. Dispatchers advised they had received multiple 911 calls reporting at least 30 shots were fired. Police arrived on the scene and located numerous shell casings in the roadway. Upon further investigation, officers located...
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Lexington Park Man Charged After 18-Year-Old Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Motor Vehicle Collision

Lexington Park Man Charged After 18-Year-Old Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Motor Vehicle Collision

UPDATE 7/10/2022: On Saturday, July 9, 2022, at approximately 3:35 am, patrol deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision in the area of Willows Road and Abberly Crest Lane in Lexington Park. Deputies arrived on scene and observed a rear-end style motor vehicle collision with one...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Make Arrest After Stabbing in Leonardtown at La Grande Estates

Police in St. Mary’s County Make Arrest After Stabbing in Leonardtown at La Grande Estates

UPDATE 7/8/2022: The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division has arrested and charged a Leonardtown man with assault from a stabbing incident that occurred on July 5, 2022 in Leonardtown. Robert Alan Mandley Jr., age 32 of Leonardtown, was charged on July 8, 2022 with First-Degree Assault, Second-Degree Assault and Malicious Destruction...
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Police in St. Mary’s, Calvert and Charles County Investigating Anti-Semitism Propaganda

Police in St. Mary’s, Calvert and Charles County Investigating Anti-Semitism Propaganda

On Sunday, June 26, 2022, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Persimmon Creek Road in Mechanicsville, after a resident found anti-Semitism items in their mailbox. A resident in Charles County posted the following photo below, stating they found it in their yard on Sunday morning. Numerous SMNEWSNET readers have contacted...
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Two Men Arrested for Shooting of Lexington Park Man

Two Men Arrested for Shooting of Lexington Park Man

UPDATE 7/2/2022: The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division has arrested and charged two men with numerous firearms offenses stemming from a shooting that occurred on June 24, 2022 in Lexington Park. Arrested and charged were Daitoine Vincent Payne, age 21, and Joshua Alexander Mason, age 38 both of Lexington Park, in...
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UPDATE: Police Continue Investigation After 18-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots Himself in Hollywood, Victim Flown to Trauma Center

UPDATE: Police Continue Investigation After 18-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots Himself in Hollywood, Victim Flown to Trauma Center

UPDATE 6/28/2022: On Saturday, June 25, 2022, at 10:46 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 24400 block of Mervell Dean Road in Hollywood, for the reported shooting. Upon arrival, an 18-year-old male victim was located suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg. The victim was transported by helicopter...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect and Person of Interest

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a theft investigation. On Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 1:40 p.m., the suspect placed three items in her purse at the Optimal Vapor store in Lexington Park and left the establishment without paying. The suspect and other person of...
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Police Investigating Attempted Arson in Lexington Park, No Injuries Reported

Police Investigating Attempted Arson in Lexington Park, No Injuries Reported

On Sunday, June 26, 2022, at approximately 1:25 a.m., police and firefighters responded to the 21500 block of Forest Run Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported outside fire. The 911 caller reported someone threw a firebomb at the residence. Firefighters from Bay District Volunteer Fire Department responded and located a small fire near...
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Great Mills Drug Dealer Arrested After Armed Robbery in Lexington Park

Great Mills Drug Dealer Arrested After Armed Robbery in Lexington Park

On Monday, June 13, 2022, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21200 block of Mayfaire Lane in Lexington Park, for the reported robbery. The victim advised she met the suspect in the parking lot and got into his vehicle to purchase Marijuana, and stated she has bought from the...
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Wanted Lexington Park Drug Dealer Arrested After St. Mary’s County Sheriffs Office Executes Search Warrant

Wanted Lexington Park Drug Dealer Arrested After St. Mary’s County Sheriffs Office Executes Search Warrant

On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Division along with detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division and members of the Emergency Services Team, executed a search and seizure warrant in the 47000 block of Festival Way in Lexington Park. Antonio George Queen, age 28 of Lexington...
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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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