Law Enforcement

Calvert County Shop with a Cop Gearing Up

Calvert County Shop with a Cop Gearing Up

The Calvert County Shop with a Cop is gearing up for another great event to help the families and children in our community who may be struggling financially for unforeseen reasons. It is our desire to help those who are most in need and are seeking assistance. We are in the process of obtaining...
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St. Mary’s Man Killed in Charles County Crash

St. Mary’s Man Killed in Charles County Crash

On Nov. 11 at 12:39 a.m., officers were dispatched to the American Legion in the 4300 block of Livingston Road in Indian Head for the report of a large fight. When officers arrived, a Volkswagen Jetta was observed fleeing the parking lot at a high rate of speed. A lookout was broadcast and officers...
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Rice Sentenced for Crash that Left Two St. Mary’s Women Dead

Rice Sentenced for Crash that Left Two St. Mary’s Women Dead

UPDATE: Nov. 14 – Sentencing of Robert Rice for Fatal Collision On Wednesday, Nov. 14, Circuit Court Judge Maureen Lamasney sentenced Robert Rice, Jr., 35 of Great Mills to 10 years with 5 years suspended for the fatal collision on August 4, 2011 on Point Lookout Rd in the area of Camp Cosoma Rd....
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CCSO Honors Excellence, Career Service at Awards and Retirement Banquet

CCSO Honors Excellence, Career Service at Awards and Retirement Banquet

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office honored exceptional service and dedicated careers at its annual Awards and Retirement Banquet held Nov. 2 at the Waldorf Jaycees Community Center. Sheriff Rex W. Coffey presented awards to 86 sworn officers, correctional officers, civilian employees and community members and acknowledged the retirements of seven CCSO personnel. Silver medals...
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UPDATE: Charles County Sheriff’s Office Obtain Arrest Warrant for Murder Suspect

UPDATE: Charles County Sheriff’s Office Obtain Arrest Warrant for Murder Suspect

UPDATE: On Tuesday, Nov. 13 in a 4:30 press conference, Charles County Sheriff’s Office announced to the media that they had arrested, Joshua Terrell Mebane, 17, as a suspect in the Nov. 7 death of a taxicab driver in D.C. Mebane is also being charged in the death of a Waldorf woman, Teresa Bass, last...
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UPDATE: Ex-Metro Transit Police Officer Arrested on FBI Warrant

UPDATE: Ex-Metro Transit Police Officer Arrested on FBI Warrant

UPDATE 11/13/12: In a phone conversation with the FBI Washington DC Field Office, media relations personnel stated that Tally would have his first court appearance at 2:15 on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at the Federal Courthouse in Greenbelt. The spokesperson stated that no other U.S. Attorney media statement is available at this time. However, she...
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St. Mary’s Police Blotter

St. Mary’s Police Blotter

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following incidents: Theft & Driving While Suspended On November 10, 2012 the St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications Center broadcast a lookout for a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was described as a blue, Ford F-150 with Virginia registration. The driver of the truck was seen in the...
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Calvert County to Showcase GIS Capabilities

Calvert County to Showcase GIS Capabilities

The powerful combination of data and mapping in Calvert County’s Geographic Information System (GIS) holds a wealth of information on population, county amenities, the Chesapeake Bay Critical Area and much more. Residents can sample this treasure trove Wednesday, Nov. 14, during GIS Day, an international event that celebrates all the things the system can...
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State Police Blotter – Leonardtown

State Police Blotter – Leonardtown

Maryland State Police in Leonardtown served warrants for the following incidents: Warrant Service: On Thursday, Oct. 25 at 8:20 a.m., Tpr. S. Ditoto served a Bench Warrant on Rodney Wade Wright, 42, of Lexington Park. The warrant was issued by the District Court of St. Mary’s County with an original charge of Second Degree Assault...
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Calvert Head-on Collision Leaves Two Injured

Calvert Head-on Collision Leaves Two Injured

At approximately 5:45 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12,  the Dunkirk Fire Department responded to report of a serious auto accident at Md. Rt. 2 and Skinner’s Turn Road in Sunderland. Units arrived on scene to discover two vehicles involved in a head-on-collision to include a Ford F-150 and a Nissan pick-up truck. The Nissan pick...
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Calvert County Crime Report

Calvert County Crime Report

During the week of November 5 through November 11 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,542 calls for service throughout the community. The following incidents are being investigated: Destruction of Property  Someone caused $250 in damage when they shattered the driver’s side window of a vehicle parked outside a home on...
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Calvert Drug Arrests

Calvert Drug Arrests

Calvert County Sheriff’s have arrested the following suspects on drug charges: CDS Violation One adult and four teens were all charged with possession of marijuana in the amount of 10 grams or more after Dep. C. Fox, while conducting a patrol check, observed them in a parked vehicle in the area of Crest View...
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Woman Caught Shoplifting from Giant

Woman Caught Shoplifting from Giant

On November 7 at 3:57 p.m., Calvert County Dep. M. Quinn responded to the Prince Frederick Giant food store for a check welfare complaint.  A woman standing outside the store was located and appeared to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs.  She was found to be in possession of approximately $40 worth...
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Solomons Island Charter Boat Captain was One of Five indicted on Federal Charges

Solomons Island Charter Boat Captain was One of Five indicted on Federal Charges

WASHINGTON – Five charter fishing boat captains operating out of Rudee Inlet in Virginia Beach, Va. – Jeffery S. Adams, Raymond Carroll Webb, David Dwayne Scott, William W. “Duby” Lowery, IV and Nolan L. Agner – were indicted today for violating the Lacey Act by selling illegally harvested Striped Bass, the Department of Justice...
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MSP Continues Deployment – Additional Troopers Head Out

MSP Continues Deployment – Additional Troopers Head Out

Maryland State Police will continue to assist law enforcement in New Jersey along the coastline hit by Hurricane Sandy as a new team of troopers prepares to depart for the region tomorrow. Eleven Maryland state troopers will depart tomorrow evening for duty in Monmouth and Ocean counties in New Jersey. They will replace members...
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Two Suspects Wanted in Connection with Multiple Burglaries

Two Suspects Wanted in Connection with Multiple Burglaries

Charles County Sheriff Rex W. Coffey said good police work and a thorough investigation led detectives to the identities of two suspects wanted in connection with multiple burglaries. Arrest warrants have been issued for Jonathan Jamal Warren, 23, and William David Harper, 22, both of Waldorf. Investigators are seeking their whereabouts and Crime Solvers...
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UPDATE: Charles County Hit & Run was Intentional

UPDATE: Charles County Hit & Run was Intentional

UPDATE: Police Charge Man in Hit and Run Crash Charles County Sheriff’s officers assigned to the Traffic Operations Unit have charged Dominque Akeem Hayes, 23, of Brandywine, in connection with a hit and run crash. On Nov. 4 at 10:45 p.m., a 52-year-old male was found unconscious on the side of Poplar Hill Road...
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Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in La Plata

Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in La Plata

On Wednesday, November 07, 2012 at approximately 8:30 p.m. , the Maryland State police responded to Hawthorne Road West of Ripley Road in La Plata for a serious motor vehicle collision. The investigation revealed vehicle a 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer driven by Michael Leonard Ford, 31 of La Plata was operating at a high rate of speed, eastbound...
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State Police Blotter- Prince Frederick

State Police Blotter- Prince Frederick

Maryland State Police in Prince Frederick are investigating the following incidents: Theft: On 10/29/12 at 9:09 am, Trooper Oles responded to the 11400 block of HG Trueman Rd. in Lusby for a reported theft. A Sun-L 125 red & white dirt bike was stolen from the victim’s garage. Investigation continues. Possession of Alprazolam: On...
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Charles County Crime Report

Charles County Crime Report

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following incidents: BURGLARY: On Nov. 5 at 9:25 p.m., officers responded to the 2500 block of Lisa Drive in Waldorf for the report of a burglary. The homeowner indicated an unknown person entered his house through an unlocked window and stole property. A short time later,...
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Man Arrested for False Kidnapping Report, Extortion

Man Arrested for False Kidnapping Report, Extortion

On Nov. 4 at 12:30 p.m., officers received a call from a Waldorf man who reported his adult son may have been kidnapped. The man said he received a text message from his son’s cell phone number which indicated his son had been kidnapped and that the kidnappers wanted $2500 in ransom. The message...
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One Arrested in Halloween Car Chase

One Arrested in Halloween Car Chase

On October 31, 2012 Deputy Potter was patrolling Chancellors Run Road in Lexington Park, when he observed a Jeep Cherokee displaying a mud spattered, obstructed license plate.  Deputy Potter initiated a traffic stop. The driver, later identified as Shawn Hill Justice, 24 of Lexington Park, failed to stop the vehicle; began driving erratically, weaving...
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UPDATE: Photos and Court Documents Added – Man Flips Car Running From Police

UPDATE: Photos and Court Documents Added – Man Flips Car Running From Police

On Wednesday, November 7 at approximately 12 am, Patrol Deputies were called to Wal-Mart to check the welfare of a 15 year old reported to be left alone. While on the scene, several employees alerted the deputies to a theft occurring. A female and male were seen leaving the store with carts full of...
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CAASA 5K Run/Walk Draws All Ages

CAASA 5K Run/Walk Draws All Ages

On a very windy and chilly morning in Solomons, approximately 110 participants showed at the Calvert Marine Museum to run or walk the 5K course for Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse. There were runners and walkers of every age, size and fitness. Some were young, some were old, some skinny and some overweight but...
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St. Marys County Drug Arrests

Vice/Narcotics detectives charged Brandi Marie Beckett, 29 and Crystal Lynn Quade 22, both who are inmates in the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for their part in smuggling prescription medication (Methadone) into the secured facility. A third suspect also has related pending charges. Lekuarius Clifford Plater, 30 of Lexington Park, was arrested after Vice/Narcotics...
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