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UPDATE VIDEO & PHOTOS RELEASED: Second Daytime Armed Robbery in Four Days Reported in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE VIDEO & PHOTOS RELEASED: Second Daytime Armed Robbery in Four Days Reported in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE 6/24/14 1:00p.m. – On June 22, 2014 at 4:47 PM, deputies responded to the New Market Pharmacy located at 29015 Three Notch Road for a reported armed robbery. The initial investigation revealed two black male suspects entered the pharmacy demanding drugs and US currency from the sole employee operating the business. One of...
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One Arrest Made in California Armed Robbery

One Arrest Made in California Armed Robbery

On May 9, 2014, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the La Quinta Inn located in California, for the report of an armed robbery which occurred outside the business. The initial investigation by patrol deputies determined two victims were approached by a suspect armed with a handgun who demanded the...
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UPDATE: Daytime Armed Robbery Reported in Charlotte Hall

UPDATE: Daytime Armed Robbery Reported in Charlotte Hall

UPDATE: On June 18, 2014 at approximately 11:06 a.m., St Mary’s County Emergency Operations Center broadcasted an armed robbery at T.C. Martins, Jewelers, located at 30105 Three Notch Rd, Charlotte Hall. Corporal Murphy from the Maryland State Police, Leonardtown Barrack arrived on the scene and learned that two black males entered the store and brandished...
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Suspect Wanted in St. Mary’s County Counterfeiting Case

Suspect Wanted in St. Mary’s County Counterfeiting Case

On May 3, 2014 deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the McKay’s Foodland for the report of two suspects passing counterfeit $100 bills while making purchases. The investigation was forwarded to the Criminal Investigations Division. Detectives were able to determine two suspects entered the business and each presented the clerk...
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Subjects Attempt to Lure Child Into Vehicle in Mechanicsville

Subjects Attempt to Lure Child Into Vehicle in Mechanicsville

On Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 2:16 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a private residence located on Four Seasons Drive for a suspicious incident. The Investigation revealed unidentified subjects attempted to lure a 6 year old boy into a vehicle while he was playing in the front yard...
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Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Identifying McKay’s Shoplifter

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Identifying McKay’s Shoplifter

On Wednesday, May 4, 2014 at approximately 3:30 p.m., the suspect pictured stole 2 bottles of alcohol from the McKay’s Food store located on Mohawk Drive, in Charlotte Hall. The suspect left the store in a dark green Acura with obstructed registration plate. The operator was a white female and the vehicle traveled north...
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Abandoned Home Destroyed by Fire in Great Mills

Abandoned Home Destroyed by Fire in Great Mills

On Friday, June 6, 2014 at 9:55 p.m., firefighters were alerted to the report of a house fire on Great Mills Road. Crews arrived on scene to discover  an abandoned single story residence fully engulfed in flames. No injuries were reported. Witnesses reported seeing two male teenagers hanging around the residence moments before the fire...
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Suspected Rapist Found Hiding in Lexington Park

Suspected Rapist Found Hiding in Lexington Park

UPDATE: On Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 5:05 p.m., members of the Lexington Park COPs UNIT received information sexual assault suspect Michael Jahrome Powell, 19 was at a residence on Midway Drive, in Lexington Park. Deputies responded to the residence and located Powell hiding in the basement. Powell was taken into custody without incident and...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Ask for Public’s Help in Locating Stolen ATV & Motorcycle

Police in St. Mary’s County Ask for Public’s Help in Locating Stolen ATV & Motorcycle

On May 25, 2014 between 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m., suspect(s) stole a red Honda TRX 300 EX all-terrain vehicle ATV and a yellow Suzuki 125 dirt bike from the yard of a residence in the Longview Beach subdivision located in Bushwood. St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office offers rewards of up to $1,000 for...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Incident Briefs for 6/2/14

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Incident Briefs for 6/2/14

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the following incidents. 5-30-14 ARMED ROBBERY – at 9:35 PM, deputies responded to the Blue Moon Café located on Gunston Drive in Lexington Park, for a reported armed robbery. Employees reported 2 black male suspects with handguns entered the restaurant and demanded money. Suspects then fled...
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Rash of Armed Robberies Continue in St. Mary’s County

Rash of Armed Robberies Continue in St. Mary’s County

On Friday, May 30 2014, at approximately 9:40 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police and St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Blue Wind Gourmet Cafe on Three Notch Road in California, for a report of an armed robbery. Early reports indicate that two employees were in front of the store when...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Burglary, Theft and Property Destruction

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Burglary, Theft and Property Destruction

On May 21, 2014 at 1:00 PM, the Emergency Communications Center dispatched a burglary in progress to a vacant residence in the 26000 block of Yowaiski Mill Road in Mechanicsville. A witness observed a gold vehicle parked in front of the residence and a male suspect exit the vehicle and go to the back...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Seek Public’s Help in Graffiti Incidents

Police in St. Mary’s County Seek Public’s Help in Graffiti Incidents

On May 17, 2014 at 10:39 a.m., staff at the Ruby Tuesday restaurant reported graffiti had been spray painted on dumpsters behind the building. While conducting the investigation, Deputy Schultz of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office also discovered the Petco, Dick’s Sporting Goods, old Blockbuster, and the SAIC building had been spray painted with...
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Man Injured in Lexington Park Robbery Flown to Area Trauma Center

Man Injured in Lexington Park Robbery Flown to Area Trauma Center

On Thursday, May 22, at 10:50 p.m., a male victim, from Lexington Park, was found sitting inside Jerry’s Carryout on Great Mills Road bleeding from the forehead. The victim alleged he was robbed of his money by two unidentified black male suspects. He appeared to be severely intoxicated and had active warrants for his...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identification of Fraud Suspects

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identification of Fraud Suspects

On May 11, 2014 at 9:16 p.m. and 10:55 p.m., the suspects pictured fraudulently used a victim’s credit card to make two separate purchases at the Walmart in California, Maryland. The total amount of the theft was over $150.00. Anyone with information regarding the identity of these two suspects or about these crimes in...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Armed Robbery Suspect

UPDATE: St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Armed Robbery Suspect

UPDATE: The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office has released a composite drawing of the suspect. 5/14/14 – Between Friday May, 9 and Saturday, May 10, 2014 three armed robberies occurred in the parking lot of commercial businesses, (hotels and restaurants), in the Lexington Park and California area. During the robberies, the suspect approached the victims,...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identification of Theft Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identification of Theft Suspect

On March 11, 2014 at 6:10 AM, the suspect pictured entered the Sheetz convenience store located on Old Great Mills Road in Great Mills. The suspect went behind the counter and grabbed several packs of cigarettes before fleeing back out of the store. He was wearing a green hooded sweatshirt with an unknown emblem...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identification of Fraud Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identification of Fraud Suspect

On April 8, 2014, the suspect pictured used a victim’s credit card to purchase over $50.00 worth of merchandise from the McKay’s Foodland located on Merchants Lane in Leonardtown. Anyone with information regarding the suspect’s identity or about the crime in general, is asked to call Corporal D. Snyder at 301.475.4200 X 9070 or...
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Police Ask for Public’s Assistance Identifying Possible Suspect

Police Ask for Public’s Assistance Identifying Possible Suspect

On Monday, May 5, 2014, the suspect pictured in this article used a counterfeit $100 bill to purchase a roll of toilet paper from Boatman’s Minimart located on Oakville Road in Mechanicsville. Anyone with information regarding the suspect’s identity or about the crime in general, is asked to call Deputy Flerlage at 301.475.4200 X...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is Asking for the Public’s Assistance in Locating Subject

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is Asking for the Public’s Assistance in Locating Subject

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Edwin Robert Moser, age 38, of Lexington Park. The Sheriff’s Office has multiple arrest warrants for Moser for forgery and violation of a protective order. Anyone with information regarding the location of Edwin Robert Moser is asked to call CRIME SOLVERS...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Incident Briefs for 5/12/14

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Incident Briefs for 5/12/14

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the following incidents. 5-9-14 CHILD NEGLECT – A complainant reported finding a 2 year old walking unattended on Heather Street in Great Mills. The toddler was not injured and the family was located. Department of Social Services responded. Deputy Potter is assigned the investigation. 5-9-14 ROBBERY...
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Fourth Armed Robbery Reported in St. Mary’s County in Less Than 48 Hours

On Saturday, May 10 2014, at approximately 9:15 p.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Texas Roadhouse on Three Notch Road in California, for a report of an armed robbery. Early reports indicate that an employee was walking to his vehicle in the restaurant parking lot when a black male wearing a...
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Back to Back Armed Robberies Reported in Lexington Park

Back to Back Armed Robberies Reported in Lexington Park

On Friday, May 9, at approximately 10:45 p.m., police responded to the La Quinta Inn & Suites on Three Notch Road in Lexington Park for a report of an attempted armed robbery. Early reports indicate a  black male wearing a  black hooded sweatshirt and jeans came up behind the male victim and displayed a handgun....
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Incident Briefs from 5/1/14 to 5/8/14

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Incident Briefs from 5/1/14 to 5/8/14

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the following incidents. 5-1-14 BURGLARY – A victim, who resides on Hillside Drive in Lexington Park, reported unknown suspect(s) entered the residence and stole property. Case remains open and is assigned to Deputy Pontorno. Case #23392-14 5-1-14 BURGLARY – A victim, who resides on Secretariat Drive...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Bike Theft and Destruction of Property

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Bike Theft and Destruction of Property

On April 24, 2014, Deputy S. Cameron made contact with a complainant regarding a bicycle which had been stolen from his girlfriend. The complainant had just seen a subject riding the stolen bicycle. Later, the same day Deputy Cameron spotted a subject sitting on a bicycle in the area of St. Clements Crossing. The...
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