Law Enforcement

Inmate at Calvert County Jail Charged with Possession of Narcotics

Inmate at Calvert County Jail Charged with Possession of Narcotics

On Monday, May 8, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m., Deputy J. Livingston of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office  responded to the Detention Center for the report of a Controlled Dangerous Drug violation by an inmate. Upon arrival he was informed by Correctional Officer, J. Ashley, that inmate, Franklin Burkman, 43, of Lusby, was found...
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Traffic Stop in Chesapeake Beach Results in Two Arrests

Traffic Stop in Chesapeake Beach Results in Two Arrests

On Sunday, May 14, 2017, at approximately 3:30pm, Deputy Y. Bortchevsky of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at the intersection of Bayside Road, in Chesapeake Beach. After making contact with the driver, Amelia Dorwart, 26, of Hughesville, he discovered two (2) used syringes under Dorwart’s seat and...
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Free Car Seat Checkup Event at Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

Free Car Seat Checkup Event at Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department

Do you know if your child’s car seat is safe? Find out at a free car seat checkup event! The checkup will be held on June 15, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department at 3170 West Ward Road. At the checkup event, you will learn if the...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 5/15/2017

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 5/15/2017

During the week of May 8 through May 14, 2017, Deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,280 calls for service throughout the community. Burglary: On May 15, 2017, at approximately 8:00 p.m., Deputy N. Barger responded to W. Chesapeake Beach Road, in Owings, for a reported burglary. Upon arrival the victim...
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Fort Washington Man Arrested for Intent to Distribute Marijuana

Fort Washington Man Arrested for Intent to Distribute Marijuana

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at approximately 11:40 a.m., Trooper D. Phillips, from the Maryland State Police, La Plata Barrack was dispatched to a motor vehicle collision at Route 227 and Strawberry Drive, in Bryans Road. Prior to Trooper Phillips arrival a passenger from one of the vehicles was seen fleeing the scene on foot....
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Leonardtown Man Arrested for Escape

Leonardtown Man Arrested for Escape

On Sunday, April 30, 2017, Deputy A. Budd from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for the report of an Escape. The investigation revealed the suspect Louis Ignatius Berry, 49 of Leonardtown, was ordered by St. Mary’s County Circuit Court Judge Michael Stamm, to report to...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Lexington Park

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Lexington Park

On Sunday, April 30, 2017, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21000 block of Ronald Dr, Lexington Park, for a reported Disturbance. Deputies located the suspect Diamante Raquan Butler, 19 of Mechanicsville, standing outside yelling at a group of individuals in front of the residence. Deputies attempted to gain...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Warns Residents of Increased Theft from Unlocked Motor Vehicles

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Warns Residents of Increased Theft from Unlocked Motor Vehicles

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office has identified a trend of increased thefts from unlocked motor vehicles. In these crimes, suspects prey on citizens who fail to secure their vehicles, stealing what they can from their victims. Valuables left in plain view leaves citizens vulnerable to becoming targets of crime. Fortunately, these crimes are...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 5/15/2017 to 5/19/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 5/15/2017 to 5/19/2017

During the week of May 15, to May 19, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Berry Road at Jenifer Elementary School Marshall Corner Road at James Craik Elementary School Piney Church Road at St. Charles High School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Rape

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Rape

On Friday, May 12, 2017, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Cabot Place, in Lexington Park, for the report of a rape. According to court documents, a woman called police to report the rape of a family member that occurred late night on Thursday May 11, 2017. Police arrested Rainier Nazal Dizon, 35,...
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UPDATE: Names Released in Double Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Names Released in Double Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

UPDATE 5/13/2017 @ 10:00 a.m.: On Friday, May 12, 2017, at approximately 10:40 pm, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Thomas Rowe Lane for the report of a head-on, motor vehicle collision. Officers arrived on scene and discovered both involved operators deceased. The St....
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Two Teens Arrested After Noose Hung Outside Crofton Middle School

Two Teens Arrested After Noose Hung Outside Crofton Middle School

UPDATE 5/12/2017: Investigators from the Western District Detective Unit continued to work on this case throughout the day. As a result, Conner Prout, 19, and John Havermann, 19, both of Crofton, were identified as having involvement in this case. After reviewing the case with the State’s Attorney’s Office, the following criminal charges were applied...
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ALERT: St. Mary’s County – Critical Missing Person

ALERT: St. Mary’s County – Critical Missing Person

UPDATE 5/13/2017: The missing person alert for John Allen Frey has been cancelled. He was located deceased. There are no suspicious factors and the investigation is being continued by the Criminal Investigations Division. 5/12/2017: The critically missing person, Josh Allen Frey, was last seen in Leonardtown, on Thursday, April 11, 2017, at approximately 8:00...
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Drayden Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

Drayden Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

On wednesday, May 10, 2017, John Edward Hall, 72, of Drayden, was arrested and charged with multiple counts of possession of child pornography. The investigation was initially started last year when the Center for Missing and Exploited Children became aware of an unknown person downloading child pornography in the Charles County area. They contacted...
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VIDEO: Two Arrested in Smoking Truck in Lexington Park

VIDEO: Two Arrested in Smoking Truck in Lexington Park

On Thursday, May 11, 2017, at approximately 3:50 p.m., firefighters from Bay District, responded to the Comfort Inn & Suites on Three Notch Road, in Lexington Park for the report of a vehicle fire with occupants trapped. Firefighters arrived on scene and discovered an occupied pickup truck in the parking lot with light smoke/mist coming...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for for DUI and Burglaries

Lexington Park Man Arrested for for DUI and Burglaries

On Sunday, April 23, 2017 at approximately 6:00 a.m., Trooper Krenik of the from the Maryland State Police, Leonardtown Barrack responded to the Indian Bridge Kennels, located at 21325 Indian Bridge Road, in California, for a reported burglar alarm. Investigation revealed that one of the front windows of the building had been broken from...
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Waldorf Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Upper Marlboro

Waldorf Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Upper Marlboro

On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at approximately 2143 hours Troopers from the Maryland State Police, Forestville Barrack were dispatched to the area of US 301 at Black Stone Avenue, in Upper Marlboro, for a report of a two vehicle collision. Upon arrival, they found that a 2006 Honda Civic had collided into the side...
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Corporal Angela Delozier receives Sam Walker Lifetime Achievement Award

Corporal Angela Delozier receives Sam Walker Lifetime Achievement Award

On Wednesday, April 12, Corporal Angela M. Delozier received the prestigious Sam Walker Lifetime Achievement Award at the Maryland State D.A.R.E. conference and in-service training in Ocean City. A 13-year veteran of the sheriff’s office, Delozier has been a D.A.R.E. instructor for the last decade and teaches new D.A.R.E. instructors in Maryland and Virginia....
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Thank an Officer, It’s National Correctional Officer and Employees Week

Thank an Officer, It’s National Correctional Officer and Employees Week

Please join us in recognizing and congratulating the St. Mary’s County Adult Detention Center Correctional Officers and staff for the demanding work they do each day. Working in the detention center is demanding, and correctional officers are in a heightened state of vigilance all the time. We extend our most genuine gratitude for your...
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Piney Point Man Arrested for Assault in Family Argument

Piney Point Man Arrested for Assault in Family Argument

On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 16000 block of Sayre Point Lane in Piney Point, for a reported assault. The investigation revealed the suspect and a family member became engaged in a verbal fight. Another family member attempted to intervene in an attempt to...
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California Couple Arrested for Shoplifting at Walmart with Children

California Couple Arrested for Shoplifting at Walmart with Children

On Monday, May 8, 2017, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Walmart in California, for a reported theft in progress. Prior to deputies arrival, the two suspects fled the store.  Loss prevention personnel followed the suspects and provided location updates to the responding units. Deputies located and detained both suspects...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Violation of a Protective Order

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Violation of a Protective Order

Violation of a Protective Order – On Sunday, April 30, 2017, Deputy A. Budd of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 22000 block of Upland Dr., Bushwood, for an alleged violation of a protective order. The investigation revealed Robert Lee Jupiter III, 34 of Lexington Park, contacted the...
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Governor Larry Hogan, Governor Terry McAuliffe, Mayor Muriel Bowser Participate in Regional Opioid and Substance Abuse Summit

Governor Larry Hogan, Governor Terry McAuliffe, Mayor Muriel Bowser Participate in Regional Opioid and Substance Abuse Summit

Governor Larry Hogan today was joined by District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe as featured speakers at the Regional Opioid and Substance Abuse Summit. The summit, organized by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, is an opportunity for hundreds of area policymakers and public health and safety professionals from...
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Police and the Dept of Aging & Human Services to collect to Medication from Homebound and Caregivers for the Fourth Year

Police and the Dept of Aging & Human Services to collect to Medication from Homebound and Caregivers for the Fourth Year

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Aging & Human Services collaborate to offer medication collection to homebound and caregivers for the fourth year Each year, communities across the country offer to collect residents’ unused medications as part of the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Initiative, sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration...
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UPDATE: Missing Juvenile LOCATED

UPDATE: Missing Juvenile LOCATED

The Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing juvenile: Tashiya Freniqua Thompson (DOB: 09/13/2000) Thompson was last seen at Great Mills High School. She has long, straight, black hair and brown eyes. Her hair, in length, comes just below her shoulders. She may possibly have a blue drawstring...
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