Law Enforcement

UPDATE: Hollywood Man Arrested for Driving While Impaired Again and Again

UPDATE: Hollywood Man Arrested for Driving While Impaired Again and Again

UPDATE 4/6/2017 @ 6:00 p.m.: On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at approximately 10:34 p.m., Corporal J. Stone of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle accident in the area of Patuxent Beach Road, in California. The preliminary investigation revealed the operator of a vehicle, identified as Richard Casey Quade, age...
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Bryantown Woman Charged with Assault After Car Chase

Bryantown Woman Charged with Assault After Car Chase

On On Friday, March 31, 2017, at approximately 3:10 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 1100 block of Princeton Lane in Waldorf for the report of a domestic-related assault possibly involving a weapon. When officers arrived, they attempted to make contact with a woman who was inside a car....
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Piney Point Man Arrested on Drug Charges

Piney Point Man Arrested on Drug Charges

In March of 2017, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Division began an investigation into the illegal distribution of marijuana by Christopher Ryan Rhodes, 20, of Piney Point. As a result of the investigation, search, and seizures warrants were obtained for Rhodes, his vehicle, and his residence located in Piney Point. On Friday,...
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Crash Involving Natural Resources Police Officer Under Investigation

Crash Involving Natural Resources Police Officer Under Investigation

The investigation is continuing into a crash yesterday that injured three people and involved a police officer responding to an emergency call in Anne Arundel County. The crash occurred shortly after 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at the intersection of Rt. 2 and Jones Station Road. The crash involved a marked Maryland...
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St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney’s Office Announce Promotion of Joseph Stanalonis

St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney’s Office Announce Promotion of Joseph Stanalonis

St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney’s office is honored to announce the promotion of Senior State’s Attorney Joseph Stanalonis to Deputy State’s Attorney. Mr. Stanalonis will serve as Deputy State’s Attorney for administration, along with Deputy State’s Attorney Ted Weiner who is in charge of operations of the State’s Attorney’s Office. Mr. Stanalonis has served...
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Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward in Armed Robbery Case

Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward in Armed Robbery Case

On Friday, March 31, 2017, at approximately 9:45 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a gas station in the 2800 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of an armed robbery. Investigation showed a lone male suspect entered the business and attempted to purchase a pack of cigarettes....
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Attempted Sale of Stolen Cell Phone Leads to Suspect’s Arrest

Attempted Sale of Stolen Cell Phone Leads to Suspect’s Arrest

On Monday, April 3, 2017, at approximately 2:45 p.m., a woman was attempting to sell an iPhone after agreeing to meet with a potential buyer on Glenview Place in Waldorf. The woman coordinated the sale with the use of a cell phone app. During the sale, the buyer suddenly grabbed the woman’s phone and fled. The...
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Police Investigating Two Dead Bodies Found in Waldorf

Police Investigating Two Dead Bodies Found in Waldorf

On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at approximately 4:00 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a wooded area in the 11100 block of Billingsley Road in Waldorf for the report of two people found deceased inside a tent. A preliminary investigation showed a family member went to check on the two people...
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UPDATE: One Dead After High Speed Police Chase in Calvert and St. Mary’s Counties

UPDATE: One Dead After High Speed Police Chase in Calvert and St. Mary’s Counties

UPDATE 4/4/2017 – Official MSP Release: One wanted individual has died and another was injured following a crash that occurred in St. Mary’s County early this morning after they refused to stop for a trooper. The deceased is identified as Tabais L. Robinson, 24, and the injured man is Andre T. Gross, 23, both...
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Lexington Park Man Continues to Terrorize the Streets of St. Mary’s County

Lexington Park Man Continues to Terrorize the Streets of St. Mary’s County

On Thursday, March 16, 2017, at approximately 1:55 p.m., Terry Lee Kent Jr., Kent, 26, of California, crashed into a US Postal mail truck, on Midway Drive at the intersection of Enterprise Road, in Lexington Park. At the time of the crash Kent was riding an unregistered and uninsured off road motorcycle on public...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Violation of Peace Order

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Violation of Peace Order

On Sunday, March 26, 2017, Deputy J. Bush from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Lancaster Park in Lexington Park, for a reported harassment. The investigation revealed the suspect, Mark Eugene Johnson, 57, of Lexington Park, began recording and following the victim in the park causing the victim alarm. Deputy Bush determined...
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Colton’s Point Man Arrested for Possession of Marijuana

Colton’s Point Man Arrested for Possession of Marijuana

On Sunday, March 26, 2017, Corporal J. Stone from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office was conducting a premise check in the area of the Clements softball field and parking lot when he observed a motor vehicle with the driver slouched down into the driver side seat. Cpl. Stone made contact with the driver...
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Callaway Woman Arrested for Assault and Drug Possession

Callaway Woman Arrested for Assault and Drug Possession

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, Deputy J. Bare of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Take It Easy Ranch in Callaway, for a reported domestic assault. Deputy Bare made contact with the victim who indicated the suspect, Shenandoah Dornell Benton, 40, of Callaway, started an unprovoked verbal fight with him. The...
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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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