Law Enforcement

Woman Stabbed with Fork: Suspect Jailed

Woman Stabbed with Fork: Suspect Jailed

On March 24 at 5:45 a.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Heathcote Road in Waldorf for the report of a stabbing. Investigation showed the suspect, Jueston Kyle Dorsey, 31, of Waldorf, stabbed the victim, 20, with a fork during an argument. The victim had a significant laceration to her face and wounds...
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Popeye’s Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

Popeye’s Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

On March 25 at 10:19 p.m., officers responded to Popeye’s in the 2400 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of an attempted robbery that just occurred. According to witnesses, the suspect, Daniel Thomas Newman, 45, of no fixed address, entered the Popeye’s, approached an employee,  implied he had a weapon, and...
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US Marshals, Local Police Apprehend St. Mary’s Fugitive

US Marshals, Local Police Apprehend St. Mary’s Fugitive

On March 23 at 5:46 a.m., officers assigned to the CCSO Warrant Squad located and arrested Michael Scott Burke, 28, of Ridge, in connection with five outstanding warrants including charges of violation of probation, theft over $500, theft under $500, two counts of child support violations and theft under $100. Sgt. D. Bacon and...
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Bench Warrant Arrests

Bench Warrant Arrests

Maryland State Police in Leonardtown have picked up the following people on Bench Warrant Arrests: Warrant Service – On Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 11:10am, Tpr. W. A.  Couter served a Circuit Court Warrant (T3-15428) on Charles Rodger Wathen, 31, of Hollywood. The warrant was issued for Mr. Wathen’s arrest on March 14, 2012...
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Trooper Being Investigated for Actions at Local Restaurant

Trooper Being Investigated for Actions at Local Restaurant

Maryland State Police are investigating an incident involving one of their own troopers who allegedly assaulted a waitress at a local Ruby Tuesday Restaurant after his meal was under cooked. On Thursday, March 22, Cpl. Paul A. Trossbach, a Trooper with MSP- Leonardtown Barrack was dining at the Ruby Tuesday Restaurant in Prince Frederick,...
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Weekly DUI Arrests

Weekly DUI Arrests

Maryland State Police in Prince Frederick have arrested the following people for DUI: Mona A. Banik, 57 of Huntingtown, was arrested on March 19 at 5:14 p.m., by TFC K. Donaldson Betsy L. Logue, 57 of Prince Frederick, was arrested on March 21 at 8:12 a.m., by TPR. J. Oles Mary A. Lavin, 59...
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UPDATE: Missing Prince Frederick Teen Safe All Along

UPDATE: Missing Prince Frederick Teen Safe All Along

UPDATE March 26, 2012 Seventeen-year-old Jessica Leatherwood, who had been reported missing by family members to deputies at the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office on January 3 of this year, was found safe on January 26 in Baltimore.  Leatherwood’s mother called Det. Jason Ewig of the C.I.T. on the evening of January 26 and stated...
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Prescription Drug Network Brought Down by SMCSO Vice Narcotics Division

Prescription Drug Network Brought Down by SMCSO Vice Narcotics Division

Vice Narcotics Detectives conducted a several month long investigation into the prescription drug network that was being conducted by Suspect Robert Anthony Mister, age 42 of Chesapeake Beach, Md., his wife Jennifer Lynn Mister, age 38 of Chesapeake Beach, Md. and others. The investigation revealed that a large amount of prescription medication was being...
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Detectives Bust Local Dealers

Detectives Bust Local Dealers

St. Mary’s Vice Narcotics Detectives has arrested and indicted the following suspects on drug charges: L: Burch; R: Clarke William Edward Burch, 35 of Loveville, Md.,was arrested on a Grand Jury Indictment charging him with Felony drug charges to include “Distribution of Oxycodone”.  The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Division would like...
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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: DUI and Possession of Marijuana:  On 3/19/12 at 5:14 pm, Trooper First Class Donaldson stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Dalrymple Rd. at Karen Dr. in Chesapeake Beach. The driver, Mona A. Banik, 57 of Sunderland, was arrested for driving under the influence. ...
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Calvert County Police Blotter

Calvert County Police Blotter

During the week of March 19 through March 25 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,722 calls for service throughout the community.  The following incidents remain under investigation: Burglary Unknown suspect(s) stole $1260 worth of tools from an unlocked detached garage of a home in the 3800 block of Hallowing Point Road...
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Calvert Woman Arrested for Possessing Heroin

Calvert Woman Arrested for Possessing Heroin

On March 22 at 1:11 a.m., Calvert County DFC J. Norton responded to the area of eastbound Md. Rt. 260 and Old Solomons Island Road in Owings for the report of a vehicle driving erratically. Norton observed the subject vehicle and conducted a traffic stop on St. Andrews Drive at Waterford Way in Chesapeake Beach. ...
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North Beach Man Charged with Attempted Murder After Shooting Girlfriend

North Beach Man Charged with Attempted Murder After Shooting Girlfriend

A North Beach man is facing murder charges after he shot his girlfriend after an argument Friday in North Beach. Kenneth William Mitchell II, age 34, was arrested on March 23 around 2 a.m., when officers responded to the 7000 blk of Charleston Avenue for report of  a shooting. Upon arrival, Anne Arundel County Police...
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St. Mary’s County Police Blotter

St. Mary’s County Police Blotter

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following incidents: Warrant Service, First Degree Assault and Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance On March 23, 2012 deputies responded to a possible controlled dangerous substance complaint on Patuxent Road in Lexington Park, Maryland. As deputies were investigating the complaint they made contact with Turez Lydell...
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Fire at Future Home of First Missionary Baptist Church

Fire at Future Home of First Missionary Baptist Church

On Friday, March 23 at 8:15 p.m., firefighters from Bay District VFD were dispatched to a construction site in the 46300 block of Pegg Lane in Lexington Park for a report of a tractor on fire. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered a Pettibone Extendo 10056 construction forklift fully involved. The site of the fire was at a...
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Internet Ad Leads to Prostitution Arrest

Internet Ad Leads to Prostitution Arrest

On March 21, 2012, Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Division identified Laura Elizabeth Thomas, 19 of Prince Frederick, as the person advertising sexual contact on the Internet. Contact was made with the suspect via telephone and arrangements were made to meet the suspect at the Sleep Inn Hotel on Three...
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Third Suspect Charged in Southern Maryland Robberies

Third Suspect Charged in Southern Maryland Robberies

Darius Lamont Prigg, 18 of White Plains, MD was charged with one count of armed robbery for his part in the recent Charles and St. Mary’s County robberies of local convenience stores.  According to court documents, Prigg admitted to conspiring with Green and Hinnant while inside the car on their robbery spree. Prigg stated he never  got out...
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Wanted Suspect Detained: Responsible for Multiple Thefts Across Region

Wanted Suspect Detained: Responsible for Multiple Thefts Across Region

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have arrested the suspect responsible for stealing spare tires from vehicles parked at a local commuter parking lot and for breaking into numerous vending machines throughout the county. The suspect has also been linked to several thefts across the region including St. Mary’s County and King George, VA. The arrest...
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NRP Charge Recreational and Commercial Fishermen for Striped Bass Violations‏

NRP Charge Recreational and Commercial Fishermen for Striped Bass Violations‏

The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) charged four recreational anglers and one commercial angler with possession of striped bass during closed season in two separate incidences. On March 14, NRP Officers charged John Edward Smith III, 57 of Shadyside, with possession of striped bass during closed season, commercially possessing striped bass with out a...
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Charles County Crime Report

Charles County Crime Report

Charles County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following incidents: ROBBERY: On March 21 at 9:13 p.m., officers responded to Ultra Fuels in the 300 block of Smallwood Drive, Waldorf, for the report of a robbery. Investigation showed the suspect entered the store and picked up a bag of cookies as if he was going...
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Police Investigating Theft of Flags: Cash Reward

Police Investigating Theft of Flags: Cash Reward

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating thefts of American and Maryland State Flags. The thefts occurred in the town of Leonardtown, Maryland, sometime during the week of March 4 though March 10, 2012. Anyone with information regarding these crimes or any other crime is asked to call Crime Solvers at 301-475-3333.  Tipsters...
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Be One of “America’s First” Deputies

Be One of “America’s First” Deputies

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is testing for Deputy Sheriffs on Saturday, April 28, 2012.  Individuals interested in becoming a Deputy should visit the Sheriff’s Office website http://www.firstsheriff.com/ and download a Preliminary Screening Sheet. All Preliminary Screening Sheets must be completed and turned into the Sheriff’s Office Human Resources Division by April 6,...
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St. Patrick’s Day Checkpoint Results

St. Patrick’s Day Checkpoint Results

On Saturday, March 17, 2012 beginning at 7:00 p.m., ten Troopers from the La Plata Barrack participated in a Checkpoint Strickeforce DUI Saturation Patrol. The saturation was concentrated on the Waldorf areas of Route 301, Route 205, Route 228, Route 5 and Route 925.   This area was selected because of the high level of...
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UPDATE 3:45 p.m.: Two Arrested for Armed Robbery in Charles County

UPDATE 3:45 p.m.: Two Arrested for Armed Robbery in Charles County

UPDATE: March 22, OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE The Charles County Sheriff’s Office has charged two men in connection with the March 20 robbery of a 7-Eleven store in the 3300 block of Leonardtown Road in Waldorf. The suspects are also responsible for an armed robbery that occurred hours later at a store in St. Mary’s...
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Weekly DUI Arrests

Weekly DUI Arrests

Maryland State Police in Leonardtown have arrested the following suspects on DUI charges: Weekly DUI Status SheetMarch 15 thru March 21, 2012 Walter Green, Jr., 60, of Great Mills on 3/15/12 by TFC K. D. Lashley Antonio Derrell Washington, 23, of Lexington Park on 3/17/12 by TFC A. J. Malaspina Francis Osborne St.Clair, 65,...
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