Law Enforcement

Three Injured in Rollover Accident on Great Mills Road

Three Injured in Rollover Accident on Great Mills Road

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at approximately 1:40 p.m, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and firefighters from Hollywood and Bay District responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Great Mills Road, at the intersection of Chancellors Run Road, in Great Mills. First Responders arrived on scene and discovered a two...
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VIDEO: Woman Flown from Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a Tractor-Trailer

VIDEO: Woman Flown from Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a Tractor-Trailer

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at approximately 10:15 a.m., police, fire and rescue crews responded to a motor vehicle accident, reported to be serious in Hollywood. Crews arrived on scene to discover t-bone style accident involving a passenger vehicle and a tractor-trailer. The occupant of the passenger vehicle was trapped under the trailer. The...
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Car Fire in Chaptico Under Investigation

Car Fire in Chaptico Under Investigation

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at approximately 2:45 a.m., St. Mary’s County dispatch received a call for a vehicle fully engulfed with fire along Lacey Family Lane, in Chaptico. The owner of the vehicle has been contacted in regards to the fire. Anyone with further information is asked to call the Office of the State...
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Maryland Open Air Burning and Burn Ban Questions Answered

Maryland Open Air Burning and Burn Ban Questions Answered

Marylanders are reminded of safety and jurisdictional requirements when burning outdoors.  Open air burning is defined as a fire where any material is burned in the open or in a receptacle other than a furnace, incinerator, or other equipment connected to a stack or chimney.  It also includes other fires such as campfires.      ...
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New Law Expands Naloxone Access to All Marylanders

New Law Expands Naloxone Access to All Marylanders

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene recently announced that Dr. Howard Haft, the agency’s Deputy Secretary for Public Health, issued a new statewide standing order that allows pharmacies to dispense naloxone, the non-addictive lifesaving drug that can reverse an opioid overdose, to all Maryland citizens. The order follows legislation passed by the Maryland General...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Robbery in Charlotte Hall

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Robbery in Charlotte Hall

On Sunday, June 11, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m., Deputy M. McCuen from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7-Eleven convenience store in Charlotte Hall for a reported robbery. The Emergency Communications Center broadcasted a description of the suspect and advised he fled to a semi truck behind a local restaurant....
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Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Package in La Plata

Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Package in La Plata

On Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at approximately 4:45 a.m., Bomb Technicians from the State Fire Marshal’s Bomb Squad responded to 500 Charles Street, in La Plata for a Suspicious package. A cleaning crew discovered a small plastic bag outside the main door of the UM Charles Regional Urgent Care Clinic during the early morning hours....
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Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack Receives a Little Gardening

Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack Receives a Little Gardening

On Thursday, June 8, 2017, Criminal Secretary Michelle Roberts, Lieutenant White and First Sergeant Trossbach stumbled across their green thumbs and spent the day gardening and ensuring the Leonardtown Barrack exterior appearance catches the attention of our community! When asked what prompted the desire to beautify the exterior of the Leonardtown Barrack, Roberts stated,...
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Murder Trial for Lexington Park Man Scheduled for this Month

Murder Trial for Lexington Park Man Scheduled for this Month

UPDATE 6/12/2017: According to court documents, the murder trial for Patrick Henry Bush, 52, of Lexington Park, is scheduled  to begin June 26, 2017. Bush has been charged with First Degree Murder, in the death of Cecilia Darlene Stubbs, 50, of Lexington Park. He is also charged with Second Degree Murder, First Degree Assault, Second...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Asks for Help Locating Sex Offender

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Asks for Help Locating Sex Offender

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 42-year-old Calvin Parker Broxson, Jr. Broxson has an active arrest warrant stemming from a violation involving his sex offender registry status. He is a TIER III registered sexual offender, meaning he will remain on the registry for life. Anyone with information...
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Motorcycle Collides with Tractor Trailer in Oxon Hill, One Dead

Motorcycle Collides with Tractor Trailer in Oxon Hill, One Dead

On Sunday, June 11, 2017, approximately 9:00 p.m., the Maryland State Police Forestville Barrack received a 911 Call in reference to a vehicle collision involving a Motorcycle into the back of a Tractor Trailer, in the area of the Inner Loop, I 495, north of Rt. 414, St. Barnabas Road, in Oxon Hill. Troopers...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 6/12/2017 to 6/16/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 6/12/2017 to 6/16/2017

During the week of June 12, to June 16, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Leonardtown Road at Thomas Stone High School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Piney Church Road at St. Charles High School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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Troopers Remind Motorists to ‘Move Over’

Troopers Remind Motorists to ‘Move Over’

After one trooper was struck and injured on Sunday, June 11, 2017, it is clear to Maryland State Police that drivers need to be reminded about the state’s ‘move over’ law, which is intended to increase safety for police officers, firefighters and EMS personnel when they are working along Maryland roads. The intent of...
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Trooper Injured in Prince George’s County Crash

Trooper Injured in Prince George’s County Crash

A Maryland state trooper is hospitalized for injuries he sustained early this morning when his patrol car was struck by an alleged impaired driver, while the trooper was parked at the scene of a traffic crash in Prince George’s County. The trooper is identified as Trooper Solomon Flash, who is assigned to road patrol...
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UPDATE: Missing Teenaged Girls From Calvert County Located in West Virginia

UPDATE: Missing Teenaged Girls From Calvert County Located in West Virginia

UPDATE 6/10/2017: The two 14-year-old girls reported missing from Calvert County have been located by police in West Virginia. They were unharmed and were with their male companions. Their parents have been notified by Maryland State Police. 6/9/2017: The Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack are searching for two teenaged girls from Calvert County,...
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Charles County Corrections Staff Participate in Christmas in April

Charles County Corrections Staff Participate in Christmas in April

On Saturday, April 29 during the annual Christmas in April program, employees from the Charles County Detention Center (CCDC) along with their family members gave a makeover to the home of an 80-year-old Charles County widow. The woman, Mrs. Mary Rose Coates, cares for her two young great-grandchildren full time while their mother works...
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Waldorf Man Seriously Injured in Motorcycle in Crash Lothian

Waldorf Man Seriously Injured in Motorcycle in Crash Lothian

On June 7, 2017 at approximately 8:25 p.m., officers responded to the area of Sands Road and Whittington Drive in Lothian for a motorcycle accident. Investigation showed that Antonio Omeekco Hall, 39, of Waldorf, was operating a 2009 Suzuki motorcycle, and traveling south on Sands Road when he failed to negotiate a turn, was...
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Stolen & Illegal Guns Located at Mechanicsville Drug House

Stolen & Illegal Guns Located at Mechanicsville Drug House

In April of 2017, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Division began an investigation into the illegal distribution of prescription narcotics by John Kevin Fitzgerald Reed, 52, of Mechanicsville. As a result of the investigation, search and seizure warrants were obtained for his residence located on Delabrooke Road in Mechanicsville. On June 3,...
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State Police Barracks Become 24-hr Drop-off Locations For Unused Prescription Meds

State Police Barracks Become 24-hr Drop-off Locations For Unused Prescription Meds

As part of Maryland’s combined effort to reduce opioid abuse, Maryland State Police barracks across the state have become around-the-clock drop-off locations for unused prescription medications. Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel William Pallozzi directed that all barracks be ready any time to accept unused medications.  “The Maryland State Police is a full partner in...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office announces 34th Annual National Night Out celebration

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office announces 34th Annual National Night Out celebration

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is excited to announce that on Tuesday, August 1, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., neighborhoods across St. Mary’s County can join in the celebration of National Night Out. “You don’t have to have a lot of money, if any, to organize a National Night Out celebration in...
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Passed Out and Drunk Driving with Two Unsecured Children in the Car

Passed Out and Drunk Driving with Two Unsecured Children in the Car

On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at approximately 10:15 a.m., the St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications Center was contacted by a store employee in California, who stated, a man was passed out in a running vehicle, in their parking lot and had two small children in the vehicle. They described the man to be under...
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Arrest Video: Acused Child Pornogropher Found Hiding in an Attic in Lexington Park

Arrest Video: Acused Child Pornogropher Found Hiding in an Attic in Lexington Park

SMNEWSNET.COM featured Trayquan Marqueze Lee, in our article, WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 5/31/2017 and Facebooked his photo, and information again a day later. On Wednesday, June 8, 2017, at 1:30 p,m., Deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit, located and arrested Trayquan Marqueze Lee, 22 of Lusby. Police found Lee...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Summer Interns

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Summer Interns

This week marks the beginning of the 2017 summer internship program for four college students, all residents of St. Mary’s County, who have aspirations of a career in law enforcement. Sheriff Tim Cameron and Civilian Administrator, Pam McKay, kicked off the intern orientation by welcoming the new interns to the Sheriff’s Office, prior to...
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Two La Plata Burglars Caught After Getting Stuck in the Mud

Two La Plata Burglars Caught After Getting Stuck in the Mud

On Saturday, May 27, 2017,  at approximately 8:30 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 9000 block of Penns Hill Road in La Plata for the report of trespassing. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who had received a telephone call from a friend who stated...
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Exclusive Video: Charges Pending Against Upper Marlboro Woman in Bar Assault

Exclusive Video: Charges Pending Against Upper Marlboro Woman in Bar Assault

On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at approximately 1:15 a.m, Angela Hope Allen, 24 of Crystal Pond Court in Upper Marlboro, got into a verbal argument with the staff at the ABC Lounge in California, after her credit card was declined. The argument became physical when Allen started hitting an employee, Allen then threw a...
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