Law Enforcement

California Man Charged After Found with Cocaine at St. Mary’s Detention Center

California Man Charged After Found with Cocaine at St. Mary’s Detention Center

On June 11, 2018, Cpl. Potter responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center for a reported found contraband. Investigation determined Antonio George Queen, age 24, of California, was discovered to have suspected cocaine in his possession while confined at the detention center. Queen was charged with Possession of CDS-Not Marijuana and...
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Single Vehicle Motor Vehicle Accident Injures One in California

Single Vehicle Motor Vehicle Accident Injures One in California

On Thursday, June 14, 2018, at approximately 10:45 a.m., Police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Patuxent Beach Road, in the area Patuxent Boulevard, in California, for the reported serious motor vehicle accident with possible entrapment. Crews arrived on scene to discover a single vehicle off the roadway and down an embankment with the...
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Lusby Woman Caught Shoplifting at Payless in Prince Frederick

Lusby Woman Caught Shoplifting at Payless in Prince Frederick

On June 10, 2018 Deputy S. Naughton of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Payless, in Prince Frederick for the report of a theft. Emergency Communications broadcasted a lookout for a female who had just stole items from the store and the vehicle the female was occupying. Deputy Naughton arrived on scene and...
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St. Mary’s Board of Education Awards Officers Presented

St. Mary’s Board of Education Awards Officers Presented

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and other Southern Maryland law enforcement officers were recognized on June 13, 2018 by the St. Mary’s County Board of Education for helping to keep the school environment safe, especially after a trying school year. Following a fatal student shooting in March at Great Mills High School, “There...
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Virginia Woman Arrested in Prince Frederick with Possession with Intent to Distribute CDS

Virginia Woman Arrested in Prince Frederick with Possession with Intent to Distribute CDS

On June 5, 2018 Deputy Ridgely of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office observed a driver on their cell phone and conducted a traffic stop in the area of N. Solomons Island Road and Hospital Road, in Prince Frederick. When Deputy Ridgley approached the vehicle he could immediately detect the strong odor of marijuana. Deputy...
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Shooting at Stop Sign With Slingshot Ends in Drug Arrest for St. Leonard Man

Shooting at Stop Sign With Slingshot Ends in Drug Arrest for St. Leonard Man

On June 6, 2018 Calvert County Emergency Communications broadcasted a look out for a vehicle with two male subjects inside that were seen shooting a stop sign with possibly some type of slingshot or paintball gun in the area of Catalina Drive and Thunderbird Drive, in Lusby. Deputy Gott of the Calvert County Sheriff’s...
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UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Sex Offenses Involving a Minor

UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Sex Offenses Involving a Minor

UPDATE: Steven Michael Myers, 34, of Lexington Park has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexual child abuse, and  second-degree sexual offense. Myers was sentenced to 18 years in prison for each offense, suspended down to two consecutive 10-year sentences. Myers will be on five years of supervised probation upon release and...
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UPDATE: No Charges to be Filed in Shooting that Killed 29-Year-Old Lexington Park Man

UPDATE: No Charges to be Filed in Shooting that Killed 29-Year-Old Lexington Park Man

UPDATE 6/13/2018: A St. Mary’s grand jury found that there wasn’t any probable cause to indict the homeowner/shooter for any sort of homicide in the case. St. Mary’s State’s Attorney Richard Fritz said, his office will take no further unilateral action on the matter. UPDATE 4/19/2018 @ 5:20 p.m.: Evidence indicates the victim, Britain Jeremy Gill, age...
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‘Operation Broken Heart’ Yields 56 Arrests In Maryland

‘Operation Broken Heart’ Yields 56 Arrests In Maryland

Maryland’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force yields 56 arrests in Maryland, 21 of which were arrested by Maryland State Police investigators, while participating in “Operation Broken Heart,” a nationwide, three-month initiative targeting offenders of child sexual exploitation. The Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) was one of 61 task forces included...
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UPDATE: Prince Frederick Woman Enters Plea for Child Abuse and Assault

UPDATE: Prince Frederick Woman Enters Plea for Child Abuse and Assault

UPDATE 6/13/2018: On June 11, 2018, Rocia Aceneth Tovar Calderon, 40, of Prince Frederick, entered an Alford plea to second-degree child abuse. An Alford plea is a plea under which a defendant may choose to plead guilty, not because of an admission to the crime, but because the prosecutor has sufficient evidence to place a charge...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested After Roommate Found Severely Beaten

Lexington Park Man Arrested After Roommate Found Severely Beaten

On June 10, 2018, at approximately 3:00 a.m., Corporal James Stone of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Rosewood Drive in Lexington Park for a reported assault. Prior to entering the residence, police observed a Hispanic male exit from behind a shed in the corner of the yard that leads to the...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Child Abuse

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Child Abuse

On Sunday, June 10, 2018, Deputy First Class Sheena Tirpak responded to a check the welfare investigation involving a juvenile. The victim advised that Joshua Menasse Bohbot, 34, of Lexington Park struck the victim’s head and thigh, which left a handprint through jeans. Bohbot said he didn’t think he hit the victim hard enough...
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Indian Head Man Dies from Injuries Sustained in Car Crash

Indian Head Man Dies from Injuries Sustained in Car Crash

On Thursday, May 24, 2018, at approximately 11:52 a.m., Trooper First Class K. Burroughs of the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to southbound United States Route 301 north of South Faulkner Road in Faulkner for a single vehicle collision. On scene investigation revealed, Russell Wayne Oroian , 70, of Indian Head, was...
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Prince George’s County Police Arrests School Bus Aide For Assaulting 1st Grader on School Bus

Prince George’s County Police Arrests School Bus Aide For Assaulting 1st Grader on School Bus

  On the evening of Friday, June 8th, Prince George’s County Public School Security provided our agency with video of Brooks, a bus aide, on a school bus with students en route to the Foundation School in Largo. Brooks is seen on in-bus surveillance video sitting in a seat next to a 7 year-old...
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Two Inmates Charged with Assault Over TV

Two Inmates Charged with Assault Over TV

On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, Deputy D Hersh of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center for the report of an assault between inmates. Amanda Maria Stewart, 31, of Mechanicsville and Aliciana Christina Rangel, 28, of No Fixed Address were observed by a Corrections Officer...
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No Injuries Reported in Single Vehicle Rollover Crash in Park Hall

No Injuries Reported in Single Vehicle Rollover Crash in Park Hall

On Sunday, June 10, 2018., at approximately 7:50 p.m., police and rescue personnel responded to Point Lookout Road, in the area of Willows Road, in Park Hall, for the reported serious motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned. Units arrived on scene to find a single vehicle overturned off the roadway, in a driveway,...
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Four Seriously Injured After Head-on Collision in Leonardtown

Four Seriously Injured After Head-on Collision in Leonardtown

On Saturday, June 9, 2018, at approximately 12:12 p.m., Police, fire and rescue responded to Budds Creek Road, in the area of Bayside Road, in Leonardtown, for the reported serious motor vehicle accident with multiple people trapped. Units arrived on scene to find two pick-up trucks in the roadway, in a head-on style collision,...
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St. Marys Sheriffs Office Seeking Information on Stolen Trailer

St. Marys Sheriffs Office Seeking Information on Stolen Trailer

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on a stolen trailer. The trailer was stolen between the timeframe of May 20, 2018 to May 27, 2018, from the 42000 block of Greenwell’s Hill Lane, in Leonardtown. The trailer has a weld bead fashioned in the name “Sergio”, and at the time of...
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Drunk Driver that Killed 3-Month-Old in Waldorf Charged with Negligent Homicide

Drunk Driver that Killed 3-Month-Old in Waldorf Charged with Negligent Homicide

On Friday, June 01, 2018, Corporal J. Zimmerman of the Maryland State Police CRASH Team presented the facts of the investigation for the fatal collision that occurred on May 07, 2018, in Charles County, Maryland to the Grand Jury for Charles County, Maryland. On Monday, June 04, 2018, the Grand Jury for Charles County...
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Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Information in Robbery at CVS

Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Information in Robbery at CVS

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspects involved in a commercial robbery that occurred on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at CVS, 6260 Crain Highway in La Plata. A preliminary investigation showed that shortly after 5:00 a.m., three male suspects, possibly in their late...
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Comptroller Franchot Alerts Marylanders to Social Media Scam

Comptroller Franchot Alerts Marylanders to Social Media Scam

Reinforcing his commitment to protect Marylanders, Comptroller Peter Franchot today warned Maryland residents about a scam in which cyber thieves contact citizens via social media using an official-looking certificate about a large sum of money for a fee. The scammers send messages using the Comptroller of Maryland and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) logos on...
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Man Who Slit Family Puppy’s Throat Found Guilty a Second Time

Man Who Slit Family Puppy’s Throat Found Guilty a Second Time

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, a Charles County jury, after a 2 day trial, convicted Stephen Eugene Paysinger, 39 of Waldorf, of Aggravated Animal Cruelty. Paysinger was previously tried and convicted for the stated charge, but the case was overturned due to a legal technicality....
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Threat to “Shoot up Mechanicsville Elementary School” Under Investigation

Threat to “Shoot up Mechanicsville Elementary School” Under Investigation

On Monday, June 4, 2018, at approximately 11:15 a.m. a student reported to a staff member a threat was made to Mechanicsville Elementary School on Saturday June 2, 2018 during a live chat Xbox game. The student reported the offender stated, ”I am going to shoot up Mechanicsville Elementary School.” Once reported, the Board...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit Makes Multiple Arrests

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit Makes Multiple Arrests

On March 29th, 2018, search and seizure warrants for the body of Gregorik Brent Collington (DOB- 05/05/1986), Collington’s 2017 Jeep Renegade, and Collington’s residence, located at 12558 Santa Rosa Road, Lusby, MD 20657. These search warrants were in reference to a CDS investigation being conducted by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit....
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UPDATE: Video Added – Family Displaced After House Fire in Sandgates

UPDATE: Video Added – Family Displaced After House Fire in Sandgates

UPDATE 6/6/2018: The Office of the State Fire Marshal reports one adult sustained an injury as a result of the incident. The fire started in the interior living area and remains under investigation at this time. Two adults and two children were displaced and are being assisted by the American Red Cross. The estimated damage to...
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