Law Enforcement

PGPD Investigates Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Oxon Hill

PGPD Investigates Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Oxon Hill

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in Oxon Hill. The victim is 55-year-old Willie Bracey of Rosecroft Court in Oxon Hill. On April 1, 2017, at approximately 8:15 p.m., patrol officers from the Prince George’s County Police Department were called to the intersection...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Possession of Cocaine

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Possession of Cocaine

On Monday, March 27, 2017, Cpl. J. Stone from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 40000 block of King Drive, in Mechanicsville, for a reported noise complaint coming from a vehicle parked on the roadway in the community. Witnesses identified the driver as Romaine Antonio Bailey 26, of Mechanicsville. Cpl. Stone...
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California Man Arrested for Burglary in Lexington Park

California Man Arrested for Burglary in Lexington Park

On Monday, March 27, 2017, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 21000 block of Elegant Court, in Lexington Park, for the report of a subject exiting the vacant residence. Upon arrival, deputies met with an agent who advised he had contact with a subject exiting the...
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Alabama Man Arrested for Theft in Mechanicsville

Alabama Man Arrested for Theft in Mechanicsville

On Sunday, March 19, 2017, Deputy B. Fennessey of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop in the area of Three Notch Rd., and Old Flora Corner Rd., in Mechanicsville, for an equipment violation on a motor vehicle displaying Alabama registration plates. Deputy Fennessey made contact with the driver, William Spencer...
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Maryland Natural Resources Police Celebrates Anniversary

Maryland Natural Resources Police Celebrates Anniversary

March 30, 2017, marks the 149th anniversary of the Maryland Natural Resources Police, the oldest state police force and the nation’s fifth-oldest conservation law enforcement agency. The day is being marked with the unveiling of the 150th anniversary badge, which may be worn by officers next year, and a “Maryland’s First” commemorative logo, which...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 4/3/2017 to 4/7/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 4/3/2017 to 4/7/2017

During the week of April 3 to April 7, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Berry Road at Berry Elementary School Indian Head Highway at Smallwood Middle School Marshall Corner Road at McDonough High School Oliver’s Shop Road at T.C. Martin Elementary School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Warns Citizens of IRS Tax Scams

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Warns Citizens of IRS Tax Scams

With the 2016 tax season deadline quickly approaching, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is receiving calls from concerned citizens regarding two IRS scams trending in St. Mary’s County. Scam #1 – Scammers are claiming to represent the IRS. They tell intended victims they owe taxes and must pay using an iTunes card, pre-paid...
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Maryland State Police, Crash Investigation in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police, Crash Investigation in Prince George’s County

The Maryland State Police, College Park Barrack continue to investigate a tractor trailer collision that occurred in Prince George’s County . On April 1, 2017, the Barrack received a call in reference to a two vehicle collision involving an overturned tractor trailer on westbound I-495 at Riggs Road in College Park. Preliminary investigation revealed a...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Seeking Suspects Identity

Police in St. Mary’s County Seeking Suspects Identity

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the person pictured. Anyone with information is asked to contact Corporal Brian Connelly at 301-863-4816, ext. 1456.
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UPDATE: Driver in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a Dump Truck Identified

UPDATE: Driver in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a Dump Truck Identified

UPDATE 3/31/2017 @ 1:40 p.m. – Official Police Statement : On March 30, 2017, at noon, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Patuxent Beach Road in the area of South Patuxent Beach Road in California, Maryland. When deputies arrived, they found two vehicles engulfed in flames. The investigation revealed,...
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Lexington Park Man Charged with Assault at Detention Center

Lexington Park Man Charged with Assault at Detention Center

On Saturday, March 18, 2017, Deputy Ball of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for a reported assault between inmates. The investigation revealed the suspect David Eric Strain, 30, of Lexington Park, entered the victim’s cell to confront him over earlier lude comments. The confrontation turned...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested After Shooting Gun Into Air

Lexington Park Man Arrested After Shooting Gun Into Air

On Saturday, March 18, 2017, Deputy S. Bowie and Sergeant R. Merritt of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of North Essex Road, and Ranger Road, in Lexington Park, for the report of a weapons violation. The Emergency Communications Center received several calls alerting responding deputies that the suspect, later...
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High Speed Police Chase Ends with Crash in Calvert County

High Speed Police Chase Ends with Crash in Calvert County

On March 30, 2017 at approximately 5:35 p.m. deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s office were conducting radar speed enforcement on Adelina Road in Prince Frederick. Cpl. Morder observed a small Honda SUV travelling 53mph in a 30mph zone. He activated his emergency equipment and attempted to stop the vehicle. However, the vehicle sped...
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Mechanicsville Woman Arrested for Assault with TV Remote

Mechanicsville Woman Arrested for Assault with TV Remote

On Friday, March 17, 2017, Corporal P. Handy of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 27000 block of Danville St., in Mechanicsville, for an alleged assault. The investigation revealed the victim and suspect, Melinda Danele Clontz, 48 of Mechanicsville, were both under the influence of alcoholic beverages and advised they had...
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Traffic Advisory – Calvert County:

Traffic Advisory – Calvert County:

Route 231/Prince Frederick Blvd is shut down due to an auto accident. Expect delays on Route 4 as well.
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Traffic Stop on Great Mills Road Leads to Two Crack Cocaine Arrests

Traffic Stop on Great Mills Road Leads to Two Crack Cocaine Arrests

On Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 8:05 pm, Trooper First Class C. Ditoto from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack initiated a traffic stop on a passenger car in the 21000 block of Great Mills Road. A K9 scan was conducted, resulting in a positive alert. TFC C. Ditoto conducted a search of the...
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Virginia Man Arrested After Pulling Knife on Troopers During Traffic Stop

Virginia Man Arrested After Pulling Knife on Troopers During Traffic Stop

On Sunday, March 5, 2017 at approximately 5:40 p.m., Trooper First Class B. Ditoto and Trooper Manning, from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack were conducting a stationary radar foot stopping team on St. John’s Road at Narrow Way, in Hollywood.  The Troopers observed a vehicle traveling above the posted speed limit and flagged...
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UPDATE: Critically Missing Person Has Been Located

UPDATE: Critically Missing Person Has Been Located

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a critically missing person, Edwin Parran Johnson III. Johnson was last seen operating a navy blue 2000 Chevrolet S10 bearing MD registration—08H020. A silver alert has been issued for Edwin Parran Johnson III. He was last seen in the 26000 block...
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Hollywood Woman Arrested for Possessing Counterfeit Currency

Hollywood Woman Arrested for Possessing Counterfeit Currency

On Thursday, March 2, 2017 at approximately 1:35 a.m., Trooper Mulhearn from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack initiated a traffic stop on a passenger car for a traffic violation. The driver, Sandra King, 39, of Hollywood, was placed under arrest for driving on a suspended license. During a search incident to arrest, Tpr. Mulhearn...
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Police Make Quick Arrests in Lexington Park Liquor Store Burglary

On Friday, March 17, 2017, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to International Beverage (Cadillac Jacks) in Lexington Park for a burglary. The investigation revealed two subjects attempted to break through the front door but were unsuccessful. The suspects returned a second time, forced entry into the business, and stole property. The Criminal...
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UPDATE: One Killed In Crash On Rt. 301 In Prince George’s Co.

UPDATE: One Killed In Crash On Rt. 301 In Prince George’s Co.

UPDATE: The victim is an adult male. He was identified as Collin Elroy King (79 years old) of Beltsville, MD. His family has been notified of the incident. 3/28/2017: A driver who was involved in a minor crash on Rt. 301 and exited his vehicle was struck and killed by a passing motorist tonight...
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Hollywood Man Accused of Killing Pedestrian in White Plains

Hollywood Man Accused of Killing Pedestrian in White Plains

UPDATE 3/29/2017 @ 8:00 a.m.: On Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at approximately 7:23 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to a personal injury motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on southbound U.S. Route 301 north of Billingsley Rd. A preliminary investigation conducted by Troopers indicates that a 2001 Nissan Frontier...
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Interested in Becoming a Member of the Maryland State Police?

Interested in Becoming a Member of the Maryland State Police?

Are you interested in becoming a member of the Maryland State Police? Do you have questions and don’t know who to ask or where to start? On April 5, 2017 at 6:30 pm, members of College Park, Forestville and Rockville Barracks will be hosting a “Speak to a Trooper” recruitment event at 10100 Rhode...
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Waldorf Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Federal Prison for Committing Two Bank Robberies in Less Than a Week

Waldorf Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Federal Prison for Committing Two Bank Robberies in Less Than a Week

U.S. District Judge Theodore D. Chuang sentenced Joshua Francisco Miranda, age 29, of Waldorf, on Monday, March 27, 2017, to eight years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for committing two bank robberies in March 2016. Judge Chuang also entered an order requiring Miranda to pay restitution of $7,800. The sentence...
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Leonardtown Woman Arrested for Violation of Protective Order

Leonardtown Woman Arrested for Violation of Protective Order

On Friday, March, 10, 2017, Corporal J. Stone of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 20000 block of Shadrick Street in Leonardtown, for a reported disturbance. Cpl. Stone’s investigation revealed the suspect, Nicole Corine Underwood, 26 of Leonardtown, entered the victim’s home in violation of a final protective order issued by...
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