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Prince George’s County Man Arrested at BWI Airport After Attempting to Bring Loaded Handgun Past Security

Prince George’s County Man Arrested at BWI Airport After Attempting to Bring Loaded Handgun Past Security

A Prince George’s County, Md., man was arrested after Transportation Security Administration officers at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) caught him with a 9 mm handgun loaded with 11 bullets, including one in the chamber, on Thursday, July 9, 2020. A TSA officer spotted the gun in the man’s carry-on bag while it...
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Five Prince George’s County Officers Suspended After High Speed Chase Results in Double Fatal Collision

Five Prince George’s County Officers Suspended After High Speed Chase Results in Double Fatal Collision

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division and Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit are both conducting investigations into a fatal crash that occurred on Thursday in Clinton. The driver and passenger of an SUV were killed. PGPD officers pursued that SUV prior to it crashing. The deceased driver is 62-year-old Lynda Ann...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Two Theft Suspects in Prince Frederick

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Two Theft Suspects in Prince Frederick

UPDATE: The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of the suspects pictured below. The theft suspects have been identified as Nicole Michelle Cavins, 39 of Washington DC, and Anthony Eden Cavins, 61 of Washington DC. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of these suspects is asked to contact Det. J. Buck at...
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Suspicious Vehicle in a Parking Lot Leads to Drug Charges and Loaded Handgun Arrest

Suspicious Vehicle in a Parking Lot Leads to Drug Charges and Loaded Handgun Arrest

On Friday, July 3, 2020, Dep. Graves of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office observed a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot of a closed business in the 21800 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park. Dep. Graves made contact with a passenger, later identified as Ryan Michael Page, 35 of no fixed...
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Police Investigating Burglary at Boatman’s Mini Mart in Mechanicsville

Police Investigating Burglary at Boatman’s Mini Mart in Mechanicsville

On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at approximately 2:30 a.m., police responded to the Boatman’s Mini Mart on Oakville Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported burglary/intrusion alarm. Police arrived on the scene to find apparent evidence of a burglary with forced entry. K9 Officers responded and conducted an article search which yielded negative results. The...
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VIDEO: No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Fire in California, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating

VIDEO: No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Fire in California, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating

On Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at 10:55 a.m., firefighters from Bay District Volunteer Fire Department responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Oak Crest Drive in California, for the reported vehicle on fire. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find a Chevrolet Monte Carlo with fire showing from the engine and passenger...
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NAS Patuxent River NEX Barber Shop Now Open to Active Duty by Appointment

NAS Patuxent River NEX Barber Shop Now Open to Active Duty by Appointment

The Pax River Navy Exchange Barbershop has reopened to Active Duty by appointment only. Patrons must wear a face covering and use hand sanitizer prior to service, and will not be able to wait in the shop. Associates will be required to wear PPE including an apron for every customer, gloves, a face covering,...
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Anne Arundel Police Investigating Two 19-Year-Olds Killed in Separate Shootings, and Four Separate Shots Fired Calls

Anne Arundel Police Investigating Two 19-Year-Olds Killed in Separate Shootings, and Four Separate Shots Fired Calls

On July 2, 2020 at approximately 12:45 a.m. officers responded for a shooting in a parking lot in the 700 block of Hammond Branch Drive in Odenton. Upon arrival officers located a 19 year old male suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body. Officers rendered medical assistance until paramedics arrived. The victim...
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County Commissioners Recognize Sheriff Tim Cameron for 40-Years of Service to St. Mary’s County

County Commissioners Recognize Sheriff Tim Cameron for 40-Years of Service to St. Mary’s County

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County recognized Sheriff Timothy Cameron for 40 years of service to the county during their regular business meeting Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Sheriff Cameron received a commendation from the Commissioners that detailed his service record beginning in 1980 as a Patrolman in the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and...
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Prince George’s County Detectives Investigating Multiple Homicides Over July 4th Weekend

Prince George’s County Detectives Investigating Multiple Homicides Over July 4th Weekend

Homicide Unit detectives are actively working to identify and arrest the suspect(s) who killed a woman in College Park. The victim is 26-year-old Tyesha Henry of Greenbelt. On July 5th, at approximately 11:30 am, patrol officers responded to a hotel located in the 9100 block of Baltimore Avenue for the report of an unresponsive...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect at California Walmart

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect at California Walmart

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a theft investigation. On Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8:52 am, the suspect left the California Walmart store with a cart full of merchandise that he did not pay for. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect...
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Lightning Strike Causes Garage Fire in Avenue

Lightning Strike Causes Garage Fire in Avenue

On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at approximately 12:11 a.m., firefighters from Seventh District, Mechanicsville, Hollywood, Leonardtown and Charles County responded to 39049 Hodges Road in Avenue, for the reported structure on fire. While enroute, units were advised it was a detached garage with possible exposure issues to nearby homes. Crews arrived on scene to...
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St. Mary;s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Liquor Theft Suspect in Lexington Park

St. Mary;s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Liquor Theft Suspect in Lexington Park

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a theft investigation. On Monday, June 8, 2020 at 4:15 pm, the suspect placed a bottle of Crown Royal Apple in his pants and walked out of Lex Liquors in Lexington Park without paying for it. Anyone with information...
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Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Multiple Vehicles and Pedestrians in Temple Hills

Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Multiple Vehicles and Pedestrians in Temple Hills

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred Thursday afternoon in Temple Hills. The deceased pedestrian is 34-year-old Rosio Sanchez of Hyattsville. On Thursday, July 2, 2020, at approximately 2:20 p.m., patrol officers were called to the intersection of Old Branch Avenue and Allentown Road for a collision...
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Charles County Board of Education Holding Virtual Meeting to Discuss Reopening of Schools on Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Charles County Board of Education Holding Virtual Meeting to Discuss Reopening of Schools on Tuesday, July 7, 2020

The Board of Education’s next meeting is 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 7. The meeting will be held virtually using WebEx conferencing. There is no public access to the Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building on Radio Station Road in La Plata; however, the meeting will stream live on the Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) website,...
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Maryland State Police Warn of Online Frauds and Scams Involving Puppies

Maryland State Police Warn of Online Frauds and Scams Involving Puppies

We have seen a recent increase in online scams related to puppies (Yorkies & Pomeranians) for sale on various websites such as Facebook, Craigslist, etc., where the seller requests payment be sent via gift cards, cash apps, etc., but the buyer never receives the animal. DON’T BECOME A SCAM VICTIM! No legitimate seller should...
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St. Mary’s County Public Schools and Library Partnership to Announce Launch of S.M.A.R.T Cards

St. Mary’s County Public Schools and Library Partnership to Announce Launch of S.M.A.R.T Cards

St. Mary’s County Public Schools (SMCPS) and St. Mary’s County Library are excited to announce the launch of new student library cards called St. Mary’s Access to Research & Technology, or S.M.A.R.T cards.  S.M.A.R.T cards will be issued to all students currently enrolled in St. Mary’s County Public Schools. S.M.A.R.T cards are digital St....
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Southern Maryland Agriculture Development Commision Introduces Farmer Mini Grant Program

Southern Maryland Agriculture Development Commision Introduces Farmer Mini Grant Program

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic virus affecting all aspects of life, and certain agriculture/farm businesses severely, the SMADC board has committed a round of the Southern Maryland Farmer Mini-Grants specifically for pandemic relief. SMADC will begin accepting Mini-Grant applications on July 1, 2020. The Pandemic Relief Mini-Grant cycle will close on July 22, 2020, with awards announced...
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Historic Sotterley Reopens for 2020 Guided Tour Season

Historic Sotterley Reopens for 2020 Guided Tour Season

While the grounds of Historic Sotterley remained open during the pandemic for our community to enjoy, we are thrilled to now open our Visitor Center and Exhibits for the 2020 Guided Tour Season.  We look forward to sharing the site, its stories, and its history with you! Please note our new days of operation...
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MDOT MVA Offices Closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 in Observance of Independence Day

MDOT MVA Offices Closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 in Observance of Independence Day

The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) will close all branch offices on Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4, in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. All MDOT MVA offices except two – Oakland and Prince Frederick – will reopen Monday, July 6, by appointment only. Vehicle Emissions Inspection...
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Amazon Delivery Station Set to Open in Waldorf in 2020

Amazon Delivery Station Set to Open in Waldorf in 2020

Charles County, Maryland will be the site of a new Amazon Last Mile “Delivery Station” – one of seven such facilities slated to open in Maryland.  Amazon’s Charles County operation will be based in Waldorf’s St. Charles Industrial Park and open in time for the 2020 holiday season. Amazon’s Waldorf facilities will occupy three...
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St. Mary’s County Holiday Closures for COVID-19 Community Hotline and Testing Sites

St. Mary’s County Holiday Closures for COVID-19 Community Hotline and Testing Sites

Due to the Independence Day holiday, the following COVID-19 operations will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2020: Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Site at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital St. Mary’s County Health Department’s Harm Reduction Program Office (appointment-free COVID-19 testing and other services) COVID-19 Community Hotline Additionally, due to state laboratory closures on July 3,...
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NAS Patuxent River Transitions to Health Protection Condition Bravo

NAS Patuxent River Transitions to Health Protection Condition Bravo

NAS Patuxent River and other installations in Naval District Washington (NDW) transitioned from Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Charlie to Bravo on June 29. HPCONs are protocols for public health emergencies, such as a pandemic. Commanders review and update these HPCONs based on risk levels within a local community and in cooperation with local, state...
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Marylanders Urged to Keep COVID-19 Precautions in Mind During Fourth of July Weekend Travel

Marylanders Urged to Keep COVID-19 Precautions in Mind During Fourth of July Weekend Travel

The Fourth of July is traditionally a time of summer travel and family gatherings. As Marylanders plan for a long holiday weekend that may stretch from Friday, July 3, to Monday, July 6, the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) is urging everyone to travel with safety in mind, remembering not only rules of the...
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Safe and Ready: Outpatient Services Available at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital

Safe and Ready: Outpatient Services Available at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital

Whether you were scheduled for an X-ray or mammogram, need bloodwork or require physical therapy, many individuals are wondering how to receive the health care they need during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. “MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital continues to be open to serve our community,” said Stephen Michaels, MD, chief operating officer and chief medical...
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