Law Enforcement

Outstanding Burglary Warrants for St. Mary’s County

Outstanding Burglary Warrants for St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating suspects with Outstanding Burglary Warrants. Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts is asked to contact Deputy Hannah Smith at 301-475-4200, ext. *8123 or by email, at Hannah.Smith@stmarysmd.com. Anyone with information is asked to call CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333 or text a tip...
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Alexandria Man Arrested for Armed Robbery, Theft, and Destruction of Property

Alexandria Man Arrested for Armed Robbery, Theft, and Destruction of Property

During the months of January and February 2017, Calvert County experienced several commercial burglaries and one armed robbery of a commercial business. Calvert County Detectives discovered there were also similar crimes in Anne Arundel, Prince Georges, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties. The suspect information was the same in all of these cases. As a...
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Three Indicted and Arrested on Drug Charges in St. Mary’s County

Three Indicted and Arrested on Drug Charges in St. Mary’s County

Tina Marie Tippett, 28 of Lexington Park, was indicted and subsequently arrested by Deputy First Class Potter of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office for the possession of oxycodone, heroin, and cocaine. She was also charged with possession with intent to distribute oxycodone and cocaine. John Glen Olson, 33 of Lexington Park,  was indicted...
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Two Men Arrested for Armed Robbery and Assault in Lexington Park

Two Men Arrested for Armed Robbery and Assault in Lexington Park

On March 7, 2017, at approximately 12:03 p.m., officers from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported armed robbery in Lexington Park. The Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and continued the investigation. The investigation revealed the victim was held at gunpoint inside a shed in the 46000 block of...
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Wanted Man Captured and Charged with Concealment of a Dangerous Weapon

Wanted Man Captured and Charged with Concealment of a Dangerous Weapon

On March 3, 2017, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Smokey Joe’s restaurant located in the 22000 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park for a reported “hold up” alarm. The investigation revealed suspicious persons were in the parking lot with one of the suspects wearing what was described as a...
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Lusby Man Arrested for Possession of Cocaine

Lusby Man Arrested for Possession of Cocaine

On March 3, 2017, at approximately 9:30 p.m., Deputy A. Moschetto of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office observed a vehicle being driven erratically by crossing over the solid line multiple times, speeding up and slowing down. Moschetto conducted a traffic stop at Wood Acres Court/S. Solomon’s Island Road, in Prince Frederick. and made contact...
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Leonardtown Man Arrested for Assault

Leonardtown Man Arrested for Assault

On Monday, February 27, 2017, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the 40000 block of Juniors Court in Leonardtown for a reported argument where allegedly the suspect threatened to shoot the victim in the head. The suspect left a visible injury on the victim’s head from pushing the victim. The victim advised...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Possession of Cocaine

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Possession of Cocaine

On Monday, February 27, 2017, while on patrol in the 45000 block of Fox Chase Drive in Great Mills, Deputy D. Potter of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office made contact with two occupants in a motor vehicle backed into a parking space. While making contact, the occupants displayed signs of being under the...
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Graduates of Criminal Justice Academy Honored at Lunch

Graduates of Criminal Justice Academy Honored at Lunch

Just days before making the biggest job transition of their lives, the graduates of the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy took a break for lunch. This session at the academy, Session 43, has 13 students who will work for local police department and fire agencies. On Wednesday, March 1, just two days before their...
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St. Mary’s County Man Charged with Assault at Detention Center

St. Mary’s County Man Charged with Assault at Detention Center

On Saturday, February 25, 2017, Deputy D. Potter from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for a reported assault. The victim alleged the suspect, Tavon Mariando Thompson, 20, of Chaptico, assaulted the victim by strangling, punching, and kicking the victim. The victim displayed visible injuries and...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Participates in “Read Across America” with Girl Scout Troop #6756

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Participates in “Read Across America” with Girl Scout Troop #6756

Local Girl Scout Troop #6756 hosted a “Read Across America” event at Mother Catherine Academy last Thursday, March 2, 2017, to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss. As part of the festivities, the troop invited Corporal Angela Delozier to read books to impressionable youth. “I chose to read ‘Oh, the Places You’ll Go’ by...
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Hollywood Woman Wanted on Drug Distribution Charges Arrested in Owings for Possession of Crack Cocaine

Hollywood Woman Wanted on Drug Distribution Charges Arrested in Owings for Possession of Crack Cocaine

On Thursday, March 2, 2017, at approximately 9:00 p.m., Deputy C. Fox of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was alerted by his license plate scanner that a owner/driver of a passing vehicle had an outstanding warrant. Deputy Fox made confirmation with the Control Center and conducted a traffic stop at East Chesapeake Beach Road/Limerick...
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Fake Cop Arrested in Calvert County on Gun and Other Charges

Fake Cop Arrested in Calvert County on Gun and Other Charges

On Monday, March 6, 2017 at approximately 2:30pm units from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Suppression Team attempted to stop a black Crown Vic on Dorsey Road in Prince Frederick for several equipment violations.  The vehicle did not immediately stop, but instead continued to a driveway further down Dorsey Road.  The driver, identified...
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UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Attack on Woman

UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Attack on Woman

UPDATE:  Donald Leo Parks, 23, of  Lexington Park was sentenced to 10 years in prison following his guilty plea to a charge of second-degree assault, that occurred on December 10, 2015. 12/30/2015: On December 10, 2015, an adult female was approached by an unknown male on the 21000 block of Sheriff Miedzinski Way in...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Death of Lexington Park Teen

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Death of Lexington Park Teen

On March 5, 2017, at 5:49 p.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a medical emergency in Lexington Park with a CPR in progress. Hugo Morales, 13, was transported to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The investigation continues. The follow statement was released from the St. Mary’s County...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Suspended After Facebook Post

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Suspended After Facebook Post

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Deputy,  Rob Glover who posted a comment on Facebook about the fatal accidents involving teenagers in Waldorf has been suspended pending further administrative actions. Statement from Sheriff Troy D. Berry Regarding Inappropriate Remark Made on Officer’s Social Media Page: “Friday, March 3, 2017, was a horrific day in Charles County. Three...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested on Drug Charges

Lexington Park Man Arrested on Drug Charges

On Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 7:32 pm, Trooper First Class S. Ditoto of the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle, on Route 5, south of Route 235 for a traffic violation. A probable cause search was conducted, which revealed; suspected marijuana, suspected Percocet and drug paraphernalia. The...
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Waldorf Man Sentenced to 28 Years for his Role in Shooting at Graduation Party

Waldorf Man Sentenced to 28 Years for his Role in Shooting at Graduation Party

On Thursday, March 2, 2017, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced Akeem Rashad Harrington, 22 of Waldorf, to 48 years with all but 28 years suspended for 12 Counts of Reckless Endangerment, Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Assault, Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Production Equipment, and 2 counts of...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested After Stabbing Mother in Knife Assault

Lexington Park Man Arrested After Stabbing Mother in Knife Assault

On Friday, February 24, 2017, Deputy J. Bare of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 46000 block of Thoroughbred Way in Lexington Park for a reported assault. The victim alleged the suspect, Reynard Lewis Cox, 27, of Lexington Park, stabbed the victim in the arm with a knife causing a visible...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 3/6/2017 to 3/10/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 3/6/2017 to 3/10/2017

During the week of March 6, to March 10, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary Marshall Corner Road at McDonough High School Leonardtown Road at Grace Christian Academy Piney Church Road at St. Charles High School Cameras are activated Monday through Friday, all...
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Police Release Name of Teen Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident on St. Peters Church Road in Waldorf

Police Release Name of Teen Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident on St. Peters Church Road in Waldorf

UPDATE 3/4/2017 @1:00 p.m.: The driver killed on St. Peters Church Road in Waldorf has been identified as Kendull B. Proctor, 18, of Waldorf. The Traffic Operations Unit is investigating. 3/4/2017: On Friday, March 3, 2017, at 11:54 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3200 block of St. Peters Church...
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Police Release Names of Two Teens Killed in Waldorf Motor Vehicle Accident

Police Release Names of Two Teens Killed in Waldorf Motor Vehicle Accident

UPDATE 3/3/2017 @ 6:00 p.m.: On March 3, 2017, at approximately 12:35 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Smallwood Drive at St. Nicholas Drive, in Waldorf  for the report of a single vehicle crash. A preliminary investigation revealed that a silver passenger car was travelling east on...
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La Plata Woman Dies from Injuries Sustained in Waldorf Motor Vehicle Accident

La Plata Woman Dies from Injuries Sustained in Waldorf Motor Vehicle Accident

UPDATE 3/4/20117 @3:00 p.m.: The Charles County woman involved in the early evening crash on Friday, March 3, 2017 has succumbed to her injuries. The deceased is identified as Akeema Perry, 25, of La Plata, Maryland. Perry was receiving medical treatment at Medstar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. where she succumbed to her injuries....
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Police Investigating Armed Robbery of Green Turtle in La Plata

Police Investigating Armed Robbery of Green Turtle in La Plata

On March 2, 2017, at approximately 2:12 a.m., three males wearing masks and dark clothing entered an unlocked door of the Green Turtle on St. Mary’s Avenue in La Plata and approached an employee. One of the suspects was armed with a knife and ordered the employee to give them cash. After obtaining money,...
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Police Make Arson Arrest for Two Commercial Building Fires

Police Make Arson Arrest for Two Commercial Building Fires

An ongoing investigation has lead to an arrest for two fires at a commercial building in Charles County. Investigators from the State Fire Marshal’s Office have charged a 16 year old juvenile in reference to the fires. The fires occurred on October 3rd and 5th of 2016 at the Westpark Professional Building located at...
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