Law Enforcement

Police Investigating Altercation at Lackey High School , One Transported to Hospital

Police Investigating Altercation at Lackey High School , One Transported to Hospital

On January 25 at 10:50 a.m., two students, who are siblings, entered a bathroom at Henry E. Lackey High School to fight another student. The school resource officer was made aware of the fight and he and a school staff member responded. At that point, the students were already engaged in a physical altercation....
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Police Arrest 17-Year-Old and Recover Stolen Dirt Bike and Stolen Vehicle

Police Arrest 17-Year-Old and Recover Stolen Dirt Bike and Stolen Vehicle

On Monday, January 23, 2023, at 12:32 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a victim of a theft who reported a dirt bike, that was previously stolen from his house, was being advertised for sale on an online social media site. Officers from the Neighborhood Enforcement Team investigated and learned the suspect was...
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Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct, Indecent Exposure and Other Charges After Stripping in Safeway Parking Lot

Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct, Indecent Exposure and Other Charges After Stripping in Safeway Parking Lot

On Wednesday, January 18, 2023, Deputy McCourt responded to the Safeway located at 80 West Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick, for a 911 hang-up. Upon arrival, Deputy McCourt observed Lionell Mackall Jr., 41 of Prince Frederick, in the parking to be heavily intoxicated as he was unable to walk straight and had extremely...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – January 24, 2023

St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – January 24, 2023

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County (CSMC) hosted a joint meeting with the St. Mary’s County Board of Education on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. After the joint meeting, the Commissioners held their regular business meeting, beginning with the invocation and pledge, followed by approval of the consent agenda. The Commissioners then presented a proclamation...
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Suspect Charged with Assault, Firearms Offenses Following Officer-Involved Shooting

Suspect Charged with Assault, Firearms Offenses Following Officer-Involved Shooting

The Prince George’s County Police Department arrested and charged a Lanham man in connection with a non-contact officer-involved shooting on Monday. The suspect is 20-year-old Tyler Clendenen. He’s charged with assaulting two PGPD officers as well as multiple firearms offenses. On January 23, 2023, at approximately 8:40 am, a resident called 911 about a...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Collision That Killed a 24-Year-Old Huntingtown Woman – Second Calvert Fatal in Two Days

UPDATE: Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Collision That Killed a 24-Year-Old Huntingtown Woman – Second Calvert Fatal in Two Days

UPDATE 1/24/2023: On Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at approximately 12:45 a.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to the 1800 block of Hallowing Point Road in Prince Frederick, to investigate a report of a motor vehicle crash. According to a preliminary investigation, a 2007 Nissan Maxima was traveling east on...
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Police in Calvert County Investigating Single Vehicle Crash That Killed a Prince Frederick Man

Police in Calvert County Investigating Single Vehicle Crash That Killed a Prince Frederick Man

Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash the occurred Monday evening in Calvert County. On Monday, January 23, 2023, at approximately 6:45 p.m., troopers from the Prince Frederick Barrack responded to the 200 block of Steeple Chase Drive in Prince Frederick, for a report of a vehicle that struck a building. According...
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Anne Arundel County Police Regret to Announce Passing of Retired Police K9 Maximus

Anne Arundel County Police Regret to Announce Passing of Retired Police K9 Maximus

We are saddened by the loss of Retired Police K9 Maximus. K9 Maximus retired on October 12, 2022, and passed unexpectedly. K9 Maximus started serving the citizens of Anne Arundel County as a dual-purpose patrol dog, certified in narcotics detection and patrol operations. During his time patrolling the streets from 2014 to 2020, K9...
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Lexington Park Pair Arrested for Intent to Distribute Narcotics

Lexington Park Pair Arrested for Intent to Distribute Narcotics

A traffic stop Tuesday morning by St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies resulted in several Controlled Dangerous Substance charges including Possession with Intent to Distribute Narcotics for a Lexington Park man and woman. Amber Nicole Queen, age 28 of Lexington Park, and Barry Nathaniel Booker, age 61 of Lexington Park, were both charged with...
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One Injured After T-bone Collision in Leonardtown

One Injured After T-bone Collision in Leonardtown

On Monday, January 23, 2023, at approximately 8:40 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Washington Street in Leonardtown, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles involved in a T-bone style collision. Emergency medical personnel evaluated...
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Police Seeking Identity of Two Suspects Who Burglarized and Damaged Ridge Elementary School Building

Police Seeking Identity of Two Suspects Who Burglarized and Damaged Ridge Elementary School Building

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identities of the two pictured individuals in a burglary investigation, including malicious destruction of property. On Saturday, January 14, 2023, at 10:00 p.m., the two suspects broke into a classroom trailer at Ridge Elementary School, caused damage inside of the classroom, stole a fire extinguisher...
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State Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in St. Leonard, No Injuries Reported

State Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in St. Leonard, No Injuries Reported

UPDATE 1/23/2023: According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal, the fire started in the basement of the residence. The cause of the fire remains under investigation at this time. As a result of the fire, the occupants were displaced and are being assisted by the American Red Cross. 1/23/2023: On Sunday, January 22, 2023,...
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13-Year-Old Flown to Trauma Center with Serious Injuries After ATV Crash in Newburg

13-Year-Old Flown to Trauma Center with Serious Injuries After ATV Crash in Newburg

On January 22, 2023, at approximately 12:40 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel from Charles and St. Mary’s County responded to the area of 16650 Rock Point Road in Newburg, for an inaccessible rescue. The 911 caller reported a 13-year-old male fell off an ATV and was unconscious and unresponsive. Maryland State Police Helicopter...
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Police in Charles County Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash That Killed a Man and Women from Waldorf

Police in Charles County Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash That Killed a Man and Women from Waldorf

On Saturday, January 21, 2023, at approximately 12:53 a.m., Troopers from Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to United States Route 301 (Crain Hwy) in the area of St. Patrick’s Drive for a report of a serious motor vehicle collision. Due to the circumstances, the Maryland State Police CRASH Team responded to assume...
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UPDATE: Man Who Killed Couple in Charlotte Hall Car Crash Found Guilty of Criminally Negligent Manslaughter

UPDATE: Man Who Killed Couple in Charlotte Hall Car Crash Found Guilty of Criminally Negligent Manslaughter

UPDATE  1/20/2023: State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling announced today that a St. Mary’s County Jury found Defendant Aleksander A. Ivanchev, 40, of Lexington Park, guilty of two counts of criminally negligent manslaughter for the deaths of Melody Russell and Shawn Bailey following a July 2021 collision in Charlotte Hall. Sterling thanked members of the St....
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Hundreds in Piney Point Without Power After Single Vehicle Collision Takes Out Utility Pole

Hundreds in Piney Point Without Power After Single Vehicle Collision Takes Out Utility Pole

On Friday, January 20, 2023, at approximately 7:50 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area Piney Point Road and Denton Road in Piney Point, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and into a utility...
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UPDATE: Missing Woman Located Safe and Unharmed

UPDATE: Missing Woman Located Safe and Unharmed

UPDATE 9:20 p.m.: Ms. Dement was located. She’s safe and with family. Thank you everyone. Missing person: Officers are searching for Teri Dement, 62, who went for a walk earlier today and hasn’t returned home. Last seen on Council Oak Dr. in Waldorf at 3:30 p.m., on Friday, January 20, 2023. Family is concerned...
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Charles County Detectives Identify and Arrest Rockville Man Wanted for Armed Robbery at Waldorf Hotel

Charles County Detectives Identify and Arrest Rockville Man Wanted for Armed Robbery at Waldorf Hotel

Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division have identified and arrested a suspect wanted in connection with a citizen armed robbery that occurred last month. On December 12, 2022, at 3:31 a.m., the suspect knocked on the door of a hotel room in the 11700 block of Business Park Drive in Waldorf. The victim opened...
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State Fire Marshal investigating Abandoned House Fire in Valley Lee, No Injuries Reported

State Fire Marshal investigating Abandoned House Fire in Valley Lee, No Injuries Reported

On Friday, January 20, 2023, at approximately 12:38 p.m., firefighters from Valley Lee, Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, Leonardtown, and Hollywood responded to 45357 Drayden Road in Valley Lee, for the reported house on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find smoke and fire showing from an abandoned 1-story residence. Firefighters extinguished the...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Arrest Marbury Man on Drug Distribution Charges

Police in St. Mary’s County Arrest Marbury Man on Drug Distribution Charges

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged a 36-year-old Marbury man with several Controlled Dangerous Substance and Intent to Distribute charges on Thursday, January 19, 2023. Sgt. Christopher Beyer conducted a vehicle stop in the area of 18700 Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville for a circuit court search and seizure warrant. A...
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Governor Moore Releases $69 Million in Previously-Withheld Funding

Governor Moore Releases $69 Million in Previously-Withheld Funding

Governor Wes Moore announced the release of $69 million in previously-withheld funding in the Fiscal Year 2023 budget. These funds were authorized by the legislature last year, and Governor Moore is proudly standing with the legislature by directing these investments toward critical programs and services throughout the state. “The investments impact every community in...
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Police Arrest 14-Year-Old and 15-Year-Old After Committing Armed Carjacking and Leading Police on High Speed Pursuit

Police Arrest 14-Year-Old and 15-Year-Old After Committing Armed Carjacking and Leading Police on High Speed Pursuit

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Carjacking Interdiction Unit charged two juveniles, a 14-year-old male and a 15-year-old male, with an armed carjacking that occurred Wednesday night. The 14-year-old suspect is from District Heights. The 15-year-old suspect is from Suitland. They are currently in custody in Washington, DC. On January 17, 2023, at approximately...
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Woman Flown to Trauma Center After Being Run Over by Own Vehicle in Sunderland

Woman Flown to Trauma Center After Being Run Over by Own Vehicle in Sunderland

On Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at approximately 2:47 p.m., police, fire, and rescue personnel responded to the 1300 block of Trouble Lane in Sunderland, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. The 911 caller reported she was ran over by her own vehicle when she got out of it. Crews arrived on...
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Neighborhood Enforcement Team Recovers Firearm and Large Quantity of Narcotics After Traffic Stop in Waldorf

Neighborhood Enforcement Team Recovers Firearm and Large Quantity of Narcotics After Traffic Stop in Waldorf

On Thursday, January 12, 2023, at 3:48 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office assigned to the Neighborhood Enforcement Team conducted a traffic stop in the area of Smallwood Drive and Old Washington Road, in Waldorf. Further investigation revealed marijuana inside the car as well as a loaded firearm and a large amount...
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Detectives in Charles County Seek Public’s Help in Search for Fugitive / Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward

Detectives in Charles County Seek Public’s Help in Search for Fugitive / Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division are seeking the whereabouts of Wayne Joseph Brooks, 30, of Leonardtown. Brooks has open warrants charging him with violating an out-of-state protective order, telephone misuse, and electronic mail harassment. He also has an open warrant in another county for stalking. Brooks is 6’4”, 180...
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