Law Enforcement

Thousands of Citations and Multiple Arrests During Ongoing Indian Head Highway Traffic Initiative

Thousands of Citations and Multiple Arrests During Ongoing Indian Head Highway Traffic Initiative

As part of their ongoing efforts to reduce unsafe driving along Indian Head Highway, the Prince George’s County Police Department have partnered with the Maryland State Police to provide enhanced traffic enforcement. This initiative started in early September, 2017. In just 6 weeks, their combined efforts resulted in more than 3,100 traffic citations, along with...
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Police in Charles County Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Theft Suspect

Police in Charles County Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Theft Suspect

On Friday, October 27, 2017, between 8:30-8:55 a.m., a male entered a store in Waldorf, put a red Razor scooter in his cart, and walked out without paying. Anyone with information about the male’s identity is asked to contact PFC A. Coulby via e-mail at coulbya@ccso.us and refer to IR 17-10215.
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Bel Alton Man Wanted by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office

Bel Alton Man Wanted by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the whereabouts of Christopher Jonathan Ansell, 27, of Bel Alton, who has three open warrants relating to burglary and domestic violence. Ansell is 5’7” and weighs approximately 145 pounds. He has black hair, green eyes, and tattoos on both arms. Anyone with information is asked to call (301)...
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St. Mary’s County – Missing Person – Macy Jean Harim

St. Mary’s County – Missing Person – Macy Jean Harim

Macy Jean Harim, age 24, of Park Hall, was reported missing on October 30, 2017. Harim is 5’4 and weighs 190lbs, and has black hair. Harim has medical issues which may require medication. Anyone with information is asked to contact Corporal Reppel at (301) 475-4200 extension *8059, or the Sheriff’s Office at (301) 475-8008....
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County – Missing Person LOCATED

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County – Missing Person LOCATED

Miranda Joy Shipman, age 15, of Charlotte Hall, was reported missing on October 30, 2017. Shipman is 5’3 and weighs 100 lbs., and was last seen wearing blue jeans/pants and a gray sweater. At this time there are no critical factors known. Anyone with information is asked to contact Cpl. Flerlage at (301) 475-4200...
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Two Women Arrested for Ripping Off Bars and Restaurants in Calvert County

Two Women Arrested for Ripping Off Bars and Restaurants in Calvert County

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office received numerous calls from local businesses in reference to two women walking out without paying their bill. The two women would enter a local restaurant or bar, order food and drink for several hours.  They would then order take-out food and tell the server they are stepping out to...
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Waldorf Man Arrested for Possession with Intent to Distribute Drugs and Possession of a Firearm

Waldorf Man Arrested for Possession with Intent to Distribute Drugs and Possession of a Firearm

On October 26, 2017, at approximately 5:20 a.m., as a result of an ongoing investigation, members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Enforcement Section, Emergency Services Team, and the ATF served a search and seizure warrant in the 11800 block of Oak Manor Drive in Waldorf. During the search, a loaded .45 caliber...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 10/30/2017 to 11/3/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 10/30/2017 to 11/3/2017

During the week of October 30, to November 3, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Indian Head Highway at Smallwood Middle School Berry Road at Jenifer Elementary School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Piney Church Road at St. Charles High School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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VIDEO: Car Crashes into Brass Rail Sports Bar in Great Mills

VIDEO: Car Crashes into Brass Rail Sports Bar in Great Mills

On Saturday, October 28, 2017, at approximately 2:40 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Point Lookout Road in Great Mills Road for the report of a serious motor vehicle accident. Emergency personnel arrived on scene to find a passenger vehicle had driven into the Brass Rail Sports Bar. Witnesses reported the car traveling...
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Answers to Emergency Radio Failure and Allegations in St. Mary’s County, Still Unclear

Answers to Emergency Radio Failure and Allegations in St. Mary’s County, Still Unclear

On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 4:15 a.m., dispatchers at the St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications Center were made aware that Sheriff’s Office Deputies were unable to hear them. The computer system alerted dispatchers to several minor system alarms. Following protocol they then transitioned to their portable backup radios and said they were able to...
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Man Arrested for Masturbating Under Table in California Applebee’s

Man Arrested for Masturbating Under Table in California Applebee’s

On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, Deputy M. Beyer of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Applebee’s restaurant, on Miramar Way, in California, Maryland, for a report of an individual exposing himself in public. Contact was made with an employee who told police he witnessed an adult male, later identified as Jorge Oivares...
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Vehicle Crashes into Village Liquors in Chaptico

Vehicle Crashes into Village Liquors in Chaptico

On October 25, 2017, at approximately 2:05 p.m, police and emergency personnel responded to Village Liquors at  Budds Creek Road, in Chaptico for a motor vehicle accident. Firefighters arrived on scene to find a vehicle into the building. Two people were transported to an area hospital for minor injuries. The cause of the accident is unknown...
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Maryland State Police in Charles County to Conduct Operation S.O.L.O (Save Our Loved Ones)

Maryland State Police in Charles County  to Conduct Operation S.O.L.O (Save Our Loved Ones)

The Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack in conjunction with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and the Maryland Transportation Authority Police will be conducting high visibility DUI enforcement this upcoming weekend. Troopers and Officers will be spread out throughout the county conducting enforcement efforts to combat DUI and Impaired drivers on Charles County roads....
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State Approves Opioid Intervention Team Plans for All 24 Local Jurisdictions

State Approves Opioid Intervention Team Plans for All 24 Local Jurisdictions

In the months since Governor Larry Hogan declared a State of Emergency to combat the heroin and opioid crisis, Maryland’s Opioid Operational Command Center has been working with state agencies and local jurisdictions to address the epidemic, which is ravaging communities across the state. Today, the Maryland Department of Health released its overdose death report...
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State Police Arrest School Bus Driver for DUI In Queen Anne’s County

State Police Arrest School Bus Driver for DUI In Queen Anne’s County

State Police from the Centreville Barrack arrested a school bus driver for driving under the influence today in Queen Anne’s County. The accused is identified as Dale Clark, Jr., 54, of Chester, Md.  Clark was charged with DUI and related traffic charges. He was the sole occupant in the school bus. Police believe Clark was driving...
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Former District Heights Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Former District Heights Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, former District Heights Police Officer Clyde Douglas Parks, Jr., 48 of Waldorf, entered a guilty plea in front of Charles County Circuit Court Judge Amy J. Bragunier to the Sexual Abuse of a Minor. On May 24, 2017, the Charles...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspects

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspects

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the persons pictured above. On Sunday, October 15, 2017 at approximately 11:50 a.m., the suspects conspired and stole items from the Weis Market in California, Maryland. The Weis Market is located at 45315 Alton Lane, California. All four were last seen leaving in...
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Police Investigating Death of Infant in Lexington Park

Police Investigating Death of Infant in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at approximately 6:45 a.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 21000 block of Liberty Street, in Lexington Park, for a report of an infant not breathing. The infant was transported to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, where the infant was pronounced deceased....
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PG County Volunteer Fire Chief Arrested in Waldorf After Running from Police in Fire Department Vehicle

PG County Volunteer Fire Chief Arrested in Waldorf After Running from Police in Fire Department Vehicle

Correction 10/24/2017 at 7:45 p.m.: The original article indicated the suspect fled twice in a PGFD marked vehicle. While he did flee twice, the first time was in his personally owned truck (the Ford F-150). He switched vehicles at the Silver Hill Fire Department and returned to his house in the fire department’s marked...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Home Invasion in Mechanicsville

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Home Invasion in Mechanicsville

On Monday, October 23, 2017, at approximately 11:00 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 39000 block of Beach Drive in Mechanicsville for a reported home invasion/robbery. The victim advised several armed men wearing masks, forced entry into the residence, and stole property. Anyone with information about this incident...
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Let Troopers Dispose of Unwanted Prescription Drugs on National Drug Take Back Day

Let Troopers Dispose of Unwanted Prescription Drugs on National Drug Take Back Day

The Maryland State Police in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration are asking citizens dispose of unwanted prescription drugs during the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, October 28, 2017 from 10:00 am to 2:00 p.m. at state police barracks. State police barracks throughout Maryland will be participating in the National Drug Take Back...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Selling Fake Heroin and Gun Charges

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Selling Fake Heroin and Gun Charges

On Tuesday, October 3, 2017 Troopers from the Leonardtown Barrack conducted a search and seizure warrant at 27912 Budds Creek Road, in Mechanicsville and 46641 Wineberry Lane, in Lexington Park. Since early in 2017 the Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division (CED) central and south, began an investigation into the sale of heroin within...
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Carlos Bell Indicted With an Additional 206 Charges

Carlos Bell Indicted With an Additional 206 Charges

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, Maryland, in conjunction with Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry and Superintendent of Charles County Public Schools Dr. Kimberly Hill, advises that on Friday, October 20, 2017, the Grand Jury for Charles County returned a 206 count indictment for Carlos Deangelo Bell of Waldorf.  This third indictment against...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 10/23/2017 to 10/27/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 10/23/2017 to 10/27/2017

During the week of October 23, to October 27, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Marshall Corner Road at James Craik Elementary School Leonardtown Road at Grace Christian Academy Oliver’s Shop Road at T.C. Martin Elementary School Cameras are activated Monday through Friday,...
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Park Hall Women Arrested After Breaking Into Apartment in Lexington Park

Park Hall Women Arrested After Breaking Into Apartment in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Corporal Corcoran, of the St. Mary’s County Sherriff’s Office responded to the Three Notch Apartments at 22589 Three Notch Road, in Lexington Park, for a reported Trespassing. Responding Deputies received additional information that the suspect was out of control inside the residence and refusing to leave. Police had been...
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