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Three Hundred Ten Pound Shark Caught off Cedar Point in St. Mary’s County

Three Hundred Ten Pound Shark Caught off Cedar Point in St. Mary’s County

Southern Marylander’s have been sharing a photo of a 310 pound bull shark on Facebook for the past 24 hours. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources confirmed that Larry”Boo” Powley accidentally caught a 310-pound, 8.6-foot long bull shark off Cedar Point in St. Mary’s County. The bull shark, known to consume fish, sharks and...
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La Plata Man Steals Thousands of Dollars Worth of Lottery Tickets and Liquor from Employer

La Plata Man Steals Thousands of Dollars Worth of Lottery Tickets and Liquor from Employer

On July 26, 2018, at approximately 8:45 p.m., a deputy from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office went to Ollie’s Bar and Liquor at 6970 Hawthorne Road, La Plata, for the report of a theft. Police made contact with the owner who reported that employee James Travis Breiner, 34, of La Plata, had been stealing...
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Police Respond to Pegg Road Shell and Find Two Overdose Victims in Vehicle

Police Respond to Pegg Road Shell and Find Two Overdose Victims in Vehicle

On Monday, August 13, 2018, at approximately 9:45 p.m., police, fire and emergency medical personnel responded to the Lexington Park Shell Station on Three Notch Road and Pegg Road, for the report of a female unconscious in a vehicle. Personnel arrived on scene and found two subjects unresponsive in the vehicle, suffering from apparent...
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House Fire Reported in Lusby

House Fire Reported in Lusby

On Saturday, August 11, 2018, at approximately 6:35 a.m., Firefighters from Solomons, St. Leonard, Bay District, Hollywood, Leonardtown and surrounding companies responded to 13042 Mill Creek Road, in Lusby, for the reported house fire. Prior to firefighters arriving on scene, dispatchers advised they had multiple callers stating the rear of the house was on...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 8/12/2018 to 8/18/2018

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 8/12/2018 to 8/18/2018

During the week of August 12, to August 18, 2018, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Middletown Road at Westlake High School Piney Church Road at St. Charles High School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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Police and Owners of Liquor Stores in St. Mary’s County Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Bottle Thieves

Police and Owners of Liquor Stores in St. Mary’s County Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Bottle Thieves

The three females in the video below were caught stealing from ABC Liquors and HV Liquors in California, and are suspects in a theft and property damage at 2000 Liquors in Lexington Park. They were also identified by two other stores as coming into their stores attempting to steal bottles of liquor. In the...
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Vehicle Fire Under Investigation in Lexington Park

Vehicle Fire Under Investigation in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at approximately 7:10 p.m., firefighters from Bay District Volunteer Fire Department responded to North Essex Drive in the area of Hancock Road, for the reported vehicle fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a Ford Focus with light smoke coming from the back seat, the fire was extinguished by...
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Wednesday’s Pet is MAY

Wednesday’s Pet is MAY

Wednesdays Pet for 08-08-18 MAY Featured Pet: May Rescue Group: Second Hope Rescue Breed: Chihuahua Mix Sex: Female Size: Small Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 May is a young Chihuahua Mix. She is super sweet and loving. May is playful, fun but also loves to relax. She does great...
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Landover Man Sentenced to Over 20 Years in Federal Prison For Charges Related to the Firebombing of His Girlfriend’s Apartment

Landover Man Sentenced to Over 20 Years in Federal Prison For Charges Related to the Firebombing of His Girlfriend’s Apartment

U.S. District Judge Paul W. Grimm sentenced Richard Butler III, age 36, of Landover, Maryland today to 243 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for being a felon in possession of an explosive; malicious use of explosive materials; and transportation of explosive materials with intent to kill, injure, or intimidate,...
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Maryland Casinos Generate $146.5 Million in Revenue During July

Maryland Casinos Generate $146.5 Million in Revenue During July

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced that July 2018 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos totaled $146,498,031, an increase of 5.6% compared to the July 2017 total of $138,756,987. Contributions to the State of Maryland from July 2018 casino gaming revenue totaled $60,564,399, including $45,415,176 for the Education Trust Fund. Casino gaming revenues...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Chief of Staff

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Chief of Staff

Marvin Butler has been named as the new Chief of Staff for the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. Butler has more than 30 years of law enforcement experience with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, where he reached the rank of Major, as Assistant Sheriff of Operations. As Chief of Staff for the St. Mary’s...
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“Keno Captain” Wins $12,506.00 at a Tequila Grill & Cantina in Charlotte Hall

“Keno Captain” Wins $12,506.00 at a Tequila Grill & Cantina in Charlotte Hall

A U.S. Marine veteran from Mechanicsville who is enjoying boating and playing Keno in retirement set course to win the largest Keno prize of his life and arrived — $12,506 richer — at his destination. The 65-year-old found Lottery luck by changing from a 5-spot to a 7-spot bet and switching one of his...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 8/5/2018 to 8/11/2018

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 8/5/2018 to 8/11/2018

During the week of August 5, to August 11, 2018, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Middletown Road at Westlake High School Piney Church Road at St. Charles High School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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Police Arrest 26-Year-Old Woman for Arson of Upper Marlboro Restaurant

Police Arrest 26-Year-Old Woman for Arson of Upper Marlboro Restaurant

A  fire significantly damaged an Upper Marlboro building this morning on Thursday, August 2, 2018, at approximately 1:30 a.m., Prince George’s County Firefighters were alerted to a building fire at 14703 Main Street in the Town of Upper Marlboro. Firefighters arrived within 3 minutes of dispatch to find fire coming from a restaurant at...
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Police Locate Body of Missing Clements Man

Police Locate Body of Missing Clements Man

UPDATE: On August 2, 2018, at approximately 3:00 p.m., James Francis Morgan, of Clements, was located deceased. Morgan was located in the water of McIntosh Run, in Leonardtown, after an extensive search. At this time there are no signs of foul play. Morgan will be transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner...
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Two Suspects in Custody For Sunday’s Homicide in Fort Washington

Two Suspects in Custody For Sunday’s Homicide in Fort Washington

Homicide Unit detectives from the Prince George’s County Police Department charged two suspects in connection with a fatal shooting in Fort Washington on Sunday. The suspects are 25-year-old Irving Silva of the 1700 block of Euclid Street in Northwest Washington and 17-year-old Jelani Edwards of the 4300 block of 40th Street in Brentwood. Edwards is charged...
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Wednesday’s Pet for 8-1-18 is FANCY

Wednesday’s Pet for 8-1-18 is FANCY

Wednesday’s Pet for 8-1-18 is FANCY Featured Pet: Fancy Rescue Group: Calvert Animal Welfare League (CAWL) Breed: Rat/Fox Terrier Mix Sex: Female Size: Small Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Fancy is a 1-year-old rat/fox terrier mixed girl. She is 200% ball of energy. She will need a fenced in...
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Hughesville House Fire Ruled Accidental

Hughesville House Fire Ruled Accidental

On Monday, July 30, 2018, at approximately 10:15 p.m., firefighters from the Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and the surrounding area responded to 6150 Nubian Place, in Hughesville for the report of a house fire. Firefighters arrived on scene and discovered heavy fire and smoke coming from the one story single family home with attached covered...
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Chesapeake Beach Woman Arrested for Possession of Crack Cocaine

Chesapeake Beach Woman Arrested for Possession of Crack Cocaine

On July 24, 2018 Deputy Bowlan received a complaint at the Rod N Reel, Chesapeake Beach for a female stumbling in the parking lot. Deputy Bowlan made contact with the subject, identified as Carol Lyn Ortman, 52, of Chesapeake Beach, who was sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle with an open beer...
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58-Year-Old St. Mary’s County Man killed Sunday Afternoon at Leonardtown Wharf Summer Regatta

58-Year-Old St. Mary’s County Man killed Sunday Afternoon at Leonardtown Wharf Summer Regatta

A single boat accident occurred on Sunday, July 29, 2018, during the Summer Regatta at Leonardtown Wharf. Boat 5 from the Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department immediately responded to the accident scene and one crew member entered the water. The crew utilized the floating stokes basket and hoisted the patient into Boat 5. CPR was...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Information on Wanted Individual

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Information on Wanted Individual

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of William Justin Gray, age 38, with no fixed address. Gray currently has an open warrant for unlawful taking of a motor vehicle and is wanted by the Maryland Parole Commission for parole violations. Gray is also wanted for questioning by the St. Mary’s...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Dead Body Found at Nicolet Park Find No Signs of Foul Play

UPDATE: Police Investigating Dead Body Found at Nicolet Park Find No Signs of Foul Play

UPDATE 7/27/2018: On July 23, 2018, Corporal Michael Worrey was patrolling the area of Nicolet Park in Lexington Park at 4:27 a.m. when he found a subject underneath the park’s pavilion. Willie Sheldon Miller, 51, of no fixed address was found to be deceased on a park bench. The St. Mary’s County Criminal Investigations...
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Wednesday’s Pet is ABBY

Wednesday’s Pet is ABBY

Wednesday’s Pet for 7-25-18 ABBY Featured Pet: Abby Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Lab/Hound Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: Contact group for donation fee Abby is a beautiful 5-year-old girl.  She is new at HSCC, but everyone can already tell she has...
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Police Investigating Break-Ins at Subway and Popeye’s on Great Mills Road

Police Investigating Break-Ins at Subway and Popeye’s on Great Mills Road

On Thursday, July 19, 2018, at approximately 6:50 a.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and Maryland State Police responded to Subway, on Great Mills Road and North Shangri-La Drive, in Lexington Park, for the reported burglary. Police arrived on scene to find the front door of the business broken, it is unknown what time the...
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No Injuries Reported in Leonardtown Motor Vehicle Accident

No Injuries Reported in Leonardtown Motor Vehicle Accident

On Saturday, July 21, 2018, at approximately 8:50 p.m., police fire and rescue responded to the PNC Bank on Point Lookout Road, in Leonardtown, for the reported serious motor vehicle accident with the single vehicle overturned with people trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find a single SUV overturned in the roadway with one...
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