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Medical Emergency Leads to Six Vehicles Damaged in Great Mills

Medical Emergency Leads to Six Vehicles Damaged in Great Mills

On Saturday, May 8, 2021, at approximately 1:10 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Longfields Boulevard and Nicolas Court in Great Mills, for a reported motor vehicle accident with one unresponsive. Upon arrival, units located a Ford pickup truck that had hit five parked vehicles. The Ford F-150 was operated by an...
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Police Make Arrest After Woman Shot at Big Dogs Paradise in Mechanicsville

Police Make Arrest After Woman Shot at Big Dogs Paradise in Mechanicsville

On May 7, 2021, at approximately 1:00 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 28700 block of Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville, for the report of a disturbance with shots fired. Deputies arrived on scene and no victim or evidence of a shooting was located at that time. At...
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Blue Crabs Announce 2021 Fan Fest, Scheduled for Saturday, May 22, 2021

Blue Crabs Announce 2021 Fan Fest, Scheduled for Saturday, May 22, 2021

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs have announced their 2021 Fan Fest, scheduled for Saturday, May 22, 2021, at Regency Furniture Stadium, running from 12:00 p.m., to 3:00 p.m. For the first time in 600 days, the Blue Crabs will be inviting fans into Regency Furniture Stadium. Fan Fest is a free, socially distanced pre-season...
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MS-13 Member Pleads Guilty to Racketeering Conspiracy Involving Murder and Attempted Murder

MS-13 Member Pleads Guilty to Racketeering Conspiracy Involving Murder and Attempted Murder

A Maryland man pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to participate in a racketeering enterprise by murdering a suspected rival gang member and attempting to murder two other victims, in connection with his MS-13 gang activities. According to his plea agreement and other court documents, from March 2016, Moises Alexis Reyes-Canales, aka Sicopita, 23, of...
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Historic Sotterley to Hosts Free 2021 Common Ground Event Virtually on Wednesday, May 19, 2021,

Historic Sotterley to Hosts Free 2021 Common Ground Event Virtually on Wednesday, May 19, 2021,

On Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 7:00 p.m., Sotterley continues its virtual Common Ground programming with Kent Randell as he presents More than Ahnentafel Charts: A personal story of genealogy informing a career, interdisciplinary research, and social activism.  Kent shares his inspiring personal journey of how genealogy shaped his life and career and promotes...
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Kidde Recalls TruSense Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire

Kidde Recalls TruSense Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire

Name of product: Kidde TruSense Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms Hazard: The smoke alarm and the combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarm can fail to alert consumers to a fire. Remedy: Replace Recall date: May 6, 2021 Units: About 226,000 This recall involves Kidde TruSense Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms.  The...
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One in Custody, Police Department Investigating Two Armed Robberies and Motor Vehicle Collision in Prince George’s County

One in Custody, Police Department Investigating Two Armed Robberies and Motor Vehicle Collision in Prince George’s County

The Laurel Police Department is currently investigating two armed robberies and a personal injury collision, in the area of the 14600 block of Baltimore Avenue in Laurel. All three incidents are related, a suspect is in custody and there is no current danger to the community. If anyone has any information please contact us...
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Upper Marlboro Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing Nearly $323,000 in Social Security Benefits to Which She Was Not Entitled

Upper Marlboro Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing Nearly $323,000 in Social Security Benefits to Which She Was Not Entitled

Sonya Bannister Burford, age 53, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, pleaded guilty on May 5, 2021, to the federal charge of theft of government property, for stealing $322,938 in Social Security benefits to which she was not entitled. The guilty plea was announced by Acting United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Jonathan F....
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Clements Man Arrested After Robbery in St. Mary’s Square, Released Within 24-Hours

Clements Man Arrested After Robbery in St. Mary’s Square, Released Within 24-Hours

On Monday, May 3, 2021, at approximately 3:40 p.m., police responded to the St. Mary’s Square in Lexington Park, for the reported robbery. Police arrived on the scene to find a female victim stating a male suspect stole a wallet from her purse as she was exiting her vehicle. Prior to the arrival of...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Three New K-9s

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Three New K-9s

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is proud to welcome K-9 Jade, K-9 Havok and K-9 Maja into our K-9 Unit. All three canines have recently been certified through the International Police Work Dog Association (IPWDA). K-9 Jade came to the attention of the Sheriff’s Office when she was the victim of an animal...
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Investigators Working to Identify Driver Found Deceased in SUV

Investigators Working to Identify Driver Found Deceased in SUV

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit, in conjunction with Prince George’s County Fire investigators, are investigating the death of a man in Landover this week. Efforts are underway to identify him so his family can be notified. On May 1, 2021, at approximately 5:55 p.m., first responders were called to the 6500 block of...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Patrolling for Aggressive Driving

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Patrolling for Aggressive Driving

Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office are out patrolling this month for aggressive drivers and drivers who fail to move over for emergency vehicles, work vehicles and tow trucks. Buckle up. Obey the posted speed limits. Do not follow other vehicles too closely or make unsafe lane changes. And slow down and...
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Gentle Hands Wildlife Services Rescue Osprey in St. Mary’s County

Gentle Hands Wildlife Services Rescue Osprey in St. Mary’s County

Gentle Hands Wildlife Services Posted the following information about an osprey rescue on their Facebook page. The post stated the osprey that was hanging upside down from the tree tangled in fishing line last night has been safely rescued. The final stages of the rescue operation took place first thing this morning (5/5/2021). Tri-County...
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May Is Motorcycle Safety Month Maryland State Police Urge Extra Caution

May Is Motorcycle Safety Month Maryland State Police Urge Extra Caution

The Maryland State Police are urging drivers to keep safety in mind during “Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month” being observed in May. As the weather gets warmer, more motorcycles are on the roads, and more traffic crashes are reported between vehicles and motorcycles. About 15% of all fatal crashes in Maryland involve motorcycles according to...
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VIDEO: Peloton Recalls Tread and Tread+ Treadmills After One Child Dies and More Than 70 Incidents Reported

VIDEO: Peloton Recalls Tread and Tread+ Treadmills After One Child Dies and More Than 70 Incidents Reported

Today, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Peloton are announcing two separate voluntary recalls of Peloton’s Tread+ and Tread treadmills. Consumers who have purchased either treadmill should immediately stop using it and contact Peloton for a full refund or other qualified remedy as described in the press releases below. Peloton has also...
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Greenwell Foundation Unicorns and Goats Spread Joy at May Open Barn

Greenwell Foundation Unicorns and Goats Spread Joy at May Open Barn

It was a beautiful spring day, and Greenwell Foundation welcomed over 100 young and young-at-heart members of our community to our May Open Barn celebrating Unicorns last week. Costumes abounded, many photos were taken, and everyone enjoyed themselves safely, maintaining state and local guidelines as we emerge from the pandemic. Executive Director Jolanda Campbell...
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Community Shred and Medication Collection Day on Saturday, May 15, 2021

Community Shred and Medication Collection Day on Saturday, May 15, 2021

Do you have paper documents with personal information that you’d like to purge? Or do you have unused, unwanted, or expired medications in your cabinets? This is your chance to dispose of them safely at the Community Shred & Medication Collection Day! This event will be held Saturday, May 15, from 9:00 a.m., to...
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VIDEO: Emergency Medical Services Billing Now in Effect for St. Mary’s County

VIDEO: Emergency Medical Services Billing Now in Effect for St. Mary’s County

Effective May 1, 2021, the St. Mary’s County Government will begin recouping costs of emergency services through a system of billing insurance carriers. County residents are not responsible for paying for services, insurance carriers, Medicare and Medicaid are billed. Fees will be based on services rendered and have been set by the Commissioners of...
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Maryland State Police Increasing Patrols for Cinco de Mayo

Maryland State Police Increasing Patrols for Cinco de Mayo

With an increase in impaired drivers expected on Wednesday and the next few days for Cinco de Mayo, Maryland State Police are urging those who plan to celebrate with alcohol to be safe and avoid impaired and distracted driving. To address this concern, troopers will be conducting saturation patrols at each of the 23...
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Glen Burnie Man Facing Federal Indictment for Impersonating a U.S. Marshal and Possession of a Fraudulently Made Government Seal

Glen Burnie Man Facing Federal Indictment for Impersonating a U.S. Marshal and Possession of a Fraudulently Made Government Seal

A federal grand jury has indicted Renul Barnet Forbes, a/k/a “Michael Renul,” “Breion Jones,” and “Bree Jones,” age 32, of Glen Burnie, Maryland, on the federal charges of false personation of a federal officer and possession of a fraudulently made government seal. The indictment was returned on March 25, 2021 and was unsealed at...
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Detectives Arrest Father in Connection with Death of Two-Month Old Son

Detectives Arrest Father in Connection with Death of Two-Month Old Son

Prince George’s County Police Homicide Unit detectives arrested and charged a man in connection with the homicide of his two-month-old infant son. The suspect is 31-year-old Rodriquez Holeman of the 8000 block of Murray Hill Road in Fort Washington. The victim is Rodriquez Holeman Jr. On April 23, 2021, police officers and emergency medical...
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Prince George’s County Police Investigating Two Seperate Fatal Collisions Involving Motorcycles

Prince George’s County Police Investigating Two Seperate Fatal Collisions Involving Motorcycles

4/30/2021: The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Friday afternoon in New Carrollton. The deceased driver is 44-year-old John Steele III of Davidsonville. On April 30, 2021, at approximately 3:00 p.m., patrol officers were called to the 5000 block of Ellin Road for...
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CalvertHealth Partners with Sheppard Pratt to Provide Behavioral Health Services

CalvertHealth Partners with Sheppard Pratt to Provide Behavioral Health Services

As of May 1, 2021. CalvertHealth has partnered with Sheppard Pratt to support its expansion of behavioral health services to best meet the growing demands of its community. Through the partnership, Sheppard Pratt will provide clinical services and leadership at CalvertHealth to enhance behavioral health programs and services across CalvertHealth and the community it...
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U.S. Navy Receives Production Approval for Next-Generation Air Combat Training System

U.S. Navy Receives Production Approval for Next-Generation Air Combat Training System

The Naval Aviation Training Systems and Ranges program office (PMA-205) received Milestone C approval for its next-generation air combat training system, the Tactical Combat Training System Increment II (TCTS II) on April 27, 2021. Approved by Program Executive Officer for Aviation Common Systems and Commercial Services (PEO(CS)), Gary Kurtz, Milestone C clears the way...
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MDOT SHA Performing Routine Maintenance on 231/Benedict Bridge on Friday, May 7, 2021

MDOT SHA Performing Routine Maintenance on 231/Benedict Bridge on Friday, May 7, 2021

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will perform routine maintenance on the MD 231/Benedict Bridge over the Patuxent River in Calvert and Charles counties on Friday, May 7. MDOT SHA contractor Covington Machine and Welding of Annapolis will perform the work between 6 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Motorists should expect periodic openings of the two-lane bridge during...
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