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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Bomb Threat at Spring Ridge Middle School

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Bomb Threat at Spring Ridge Middle School

On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at approximately 7:30 a.m., the St. Mary’s County Public Schools Department of Safety and Security was notified of a bomb threat made via telephone stating, “You don’t know me, and I don’t know you, but there is a bomb in the school”. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office School...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance Identifying Theft Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance Identifying Theft Suspect

On Monday, September 26, 2016, at approximately 9:45 a.m., the suspect pictured below reached over the counter at the Wawa located at 30320 Three Notch Road, in Charlotte Hall, and stole a pack of Marlboro Menthol Cigarettes and then fled in a burgundy Mercury Mountaineer SUV with unknown tags. Anyone with information about the...
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UPDATE: Police Release Sketch of Home Invasion Suspect

UPDATE: Police Release Sketch of Home Invasion Suspect

UPDATE 10/7/2016: Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division are continuing their investigation into a home invasion burglary which occurred on Sunday, October 2, in California. They are asking citizens to please view the following composite sketch of the suspect, created with the assistance of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect is described as a...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Armed Robbery in Great Mills

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Armed Robbery in Great Mills

On Sunday, October 2, 2016, at approximately 8:55 p.m. St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Maryland State Police responded to the area of South Essex Drive behind the Burger King on Great Mills Road for a reported armed robbery. The victim advised the suspect approached his vehicle asking for a cigarette before producing...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Multiple Incidents Over the Past Few Weeks – 10/2/2016

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Multiple Incidents Over the Past Few Weeks – 10/2/2016

The following incidents occurred in St. Mary’s County between September 13, 2016 and September 30, 2016. The incidents below were selected by the Sheriff’s Office as crimes which they determined to be of interest to the residents of St. Mary’s County. Addresses shown indicate blocks and not specific locations. This report is not a comprehensive list of...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Seeking Identity of Skateboarders

Police in St. Mary’s County Seeking Identity of Skateboarders

On Saturday, August 27, 2016, at 3:20 p.m., the suspects were skateboarding on the loading dock, ramps and parking lot to the rear of the Good Earth Natural Food Company store in violation of the “No Skateboarding” signs that are posted there. The Good Natural Food Company store is located at 41675 Park Avenue,...
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Indecent Exposure Reported on Three Notch Trail

Indecent Exposure Reported on Three Notch Trail

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office received complaints of a male suspect who exposed himself to citizens along the Three Notch Trail near Laurel Grove Road in Mechanicsville, during the evening of Sept. 22, 2016. The suspect is described as a white male in his 20’s, shoulder length hair, wearing dark colored clothing. Anyone...
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Reward Offered – Police Investigating Multiple Vandalisms to Motor Vehicles

Reward Offered – Police Investigating Multiple Vandalisms to Motor Vehicles

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies responded to eleven calls involving the slashing of motor vehicle tires in the following neighborhoods: Southampton, Pembrooke, Greenview West, Barefoot Acres, Wildewood, Essex South, Town Creek, Abberly Crest, Cal Acres and Essex South, in the Lexington Park and California areas. The vandalisms occurred on Sept. 17 and...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Locating Missing Person

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Locating Missing Person

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Investigations Division, is searching for Darlyn Amarelmel Cambara, 17, of Lexington Park, who was last seen in the area of Pleasant Drive in Lexington Park on Aug. 6, 2016. Cambara was last seen wearing brown shorts, a white tank top, and brown flip flops. She has a...
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Maryland State Police Seeking Public’s Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

Maryland State Police Seeking Public’s Assistance Locating Missing Juvenile

Montae Lavon Brooks, Jr. was last seen operating a black spray painted bicycle on Herring Court on September 14, 2016 9/14/2016 at approximately, 5:00 pm.  He was believed to have been en route from San Souci to Nicolette Park to play basketball. Witnesses reported he was possibly in the Spring Valley area of Lexington...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Theft Suspects

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Theft Suspects

On Sunday, August 14, 2016, at 6:15 PM, the suspects made purchases using the victim’s stolen credit cards at the Target store; 45155 First Colony Way, California, Maryland. Anyone with information about the identity of the female suspects and/or about this incident is asked to contact Deputy Johnson at 301-475-4200, ext. *8007 or by...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Shoplifter

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Shoplifter

On Monday, August 22, 2016, at approximately 4:10 p.m., A female suspect entered the McKays Foodland store at 40845 Merchants Lane, in Leonardtown and selected three (3) bottles of vodka from the shelf and placed them in her large Chanel brand handbag while in the company of the older male and a child. The...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Burglary in Lexington Park

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Burglary in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, August 31, 2016, at approximately 5:40 a.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 45000 block of Valley Court in Lexington Park for a reported burglary. The initial investigation revealed a subject entered a residence and struck the victim causing injury. The suspect then fled from the residence. The victim...
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Police Need Help Identifying Suspect in Theft Case

Police Need Help Identifying Suspect in Theft Case

On the morning of Thursday, August 25, 2016, the suspect used the victim’s credit card to purchase food items from the Food Lion store located in St. Mary’s Square; 21600 Great Mills Rd, Lexington Park. The credit card was stolen the night before from the victim’s car which was parked in the 46900 block...
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Police Need Help Identifying Suspects in California Break in

Police Need Help Identifying Suspects in California Break in

On Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at 1:07 a.m., the suspects broke a side window of the China Café II, located at 22558 MacArthur Blvd in California. Once inside suspect #1 removed the tip cup and suspect #2 removed the cash register drawer; both of which contained cash. They both fled back out through the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Robbery and Sexual Assault

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Robbery and Sexual Assault

On August 23, 2016, at approximately 9:23 p.m., Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Nicolet Park in Lexington Park for the report of a robbery and sexual assault. A male and female victim were located by deputies and transported to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital for treatment of...
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Help Police Identity Male Suspect Who Robbed and Assaulted 84 Year-Old-Man

Help Police Identity Male Suspect Who Robbed and Assaulted 84 Year-Old-Man

On Thursday, August 18, 2016, at approximately 11:15 a.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies responded to the 22000 block of Duke Street in Leonardtown for a reported strong armed robbery. Preliminary investigation revealed the suspect approached an 84 year-old-victim, assaulted him, and then forcefully removed the victim’s wallet from him. The suspect...
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Mechanicsville Woman Arrested While Visiting County Jail

Mechanicsville Woman Arrested While Visiting County Jail

Catherine Elizabeth Barr, 27 of Mechanicsville, arrived at the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for a visitation session with co-conspirator William Harley Hephner. Barr had an open warrant as a result of a St. Mary’s County Grand Jury indictment and was placed under arrest. Barr was charged with “Conspiracy to Distribute Oxycodone” and placed...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Need Help Identifying Three Skateboarders

Police in St. Mary’s County Need Help Identifying Three Skateboarders

On Sunday, July 31, 2016, at approximately 6:50 PM, three suspects removed the picnic table from the rear of the Good Earth store located at 41765 Park Avenue, Leonardtown, and used it as a skateboarding ramp, damaging it. This was done in violation of a sign prohibiting skateboarding that was posted there. The complainant...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Detectives Investigating Armed Robbery in Lexington Park

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Detectives Investigating Armed Robbery in Lexington Park

On Sunday, August 7, 2016, at approximately 12:15 a.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the 46000 block of Rosewood Drive in the “Spring Valley” neighborhood of Lexington Park for the report of an armed robbery. A pizza delivery driver was approached by two males and one produced a handgun. The suspects fled on...
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Police Seek Identity of Shoplifter at Canopy Liquors

Police Seek Identity of Shoplifter at Canopy Liquors

On Monday, July 11, 2016 at 4:15 p.m., the suspect entered Canopy Liquors located at 21636 Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park. The suspect walked towards the beer cooler and after checking to see where the clerks were he grabbed a case of Budweiser beer and fled out the front door. He was last...
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SMCSO to Increase Presence at Elms Beach and Myrtle Point Park

SMCSO to Increase Presence at Elms Beach and Myrtle Point Park

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks, will increase patrols in the areas of Myrtle Point Park, located at 24050 Patuxent Boulevard, California, MD, and Elms Beach, located at 19350 Back Door Road, Lexington Park, MD. Both Myrtle Point Park and Elms Beach...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Missing Person

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Missing Person

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Kenneth Leslie Adkins. He was last seen on May 31, 2016, at approximately 6:00 p.m. in the area of St. Inigoes, Maryland. Adkins is known to drive an older model Chevrolet Malibu with an unknown Florida license plate. He is also known to...
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Lexington Park Man Charged with Murder

Lexington Park Man Charged with Murder

UPDATE 7/5/2016: Patrick Henry Bush, 51 of Lexington Park has been charged with First Degree Murder, Second Degree Murder, First Degree Assault, Second Degree Assault, and Unlawful Taking of a Motor Vehicle. UPDATE 7/5/2016 @ 2:45 p.m.: On July 5, 2016, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Patrol deputies responded to the 21000 block of Windsor Drive...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Seeking Identity of Assault Suspect

Police in St. Mary’s County Seeking Identity of Assault Suspect

On March 2, 2016, the victim walked into the Sheetz Gas Station, located at 22711 Three Notch Road, in California, with a friend for snacks and drinks. While checking out, the victim witnessed the suspect “degrading” a cashier. The victim and the victim’s friend intervened, and then the suspect assaulted them both. Anyone with...
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