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Lexington Park Man Arrested with Loaded Handgun

Lexington Park Man Arrested with Loaded Handgun

On August 11, 2022, Detective Forinash with the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, conducted a vehicle stop in the 22600 block of MacArthur Boulevard in California. The operator of the vehicle was identified as Malik Shavon Jordan, age 25 of Lexington Park. During the vehicle stop, a loaded handgun was located...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint Today

Charles County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint Today

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) Traffic Operations Unit is conducting an impaired driver checkpoint this Friday, August 19, 2022. Special patrols and enforcement focused on impaired and aggressive driving are conducted year round with the goal of educating the community and deterring these dangerous behaviors. The CCSO is reminding motorists to always designate...
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Waldorf Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Waldorf Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Friday, August 12, 2022, Charles County Circuit Court Judge William R. Greer, Jr. sentenced Clarence Henry Henderson, 30, of Waldorf, to 10 years in prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor. Upon release, Henderson will be on supervised probation for five years and must...
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NAS Patuxent River Abuzz Over Boy Scouts Bee House Project on Base

NAS Patuxent River Abuzz Over Boy Scouts Bee House Project on Base

Naval Air Station Patuxent River has long been a steward of the local flora and fauna of the Southern Maryland Landscape since its construction in 1943. With nearly 15,000 acres of land dedicated to the Test mission here, it’s no surprise that much of that land is covered in forest, grassy meadows, and marsh...
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New Maryland Dove to Arrive at Historic St. Mary’s City on August 27, 2022

New Maryland Dove to Arrive at Historic St. Mary’s City on August 27, 2022

The public is invited to help honor the arrival of the new Maryland Dove to St. Mary’s City, Maryland on August 27, 2022. In 2018, Historic St. Mary’s City announced that the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) had been selected to build a brand-new Maryland Dove. The ship, a representation of the late 17th-century...
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Bryans Road Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Announce Passing of Life Member Gary Curtis

Bryans Road Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Announce Passing of Life Member Gary Curtis

It is with great sadness that the Bryans Road Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc., announce the passing of Gary Curtis. Gary passed peacefully on Sunday August 14th after a long battle with cancer. Gary joined the department in 1989 and a life member who served our department of over 32 years. Gary...
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Maryland State Police Arrest Man On Child Pornography Charges In Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police Arrest Man On Child Pornography Charges In Prince George’s County

Troopers arrested a Prince George’s County man Friday morning after a Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Investigation developed evidence of distribution and possession of child pornography. The suspect is identified as Erlyn Matta Jimenez, 24, of Hyattsville, Maryland. Matta Jimenez is charged with seven counts of possession of child pornography...
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Lion Choi’s Taekwondo Studio Instructor Arrested and Charged for Sex Offense Involving a Minor

Lion Choi’s Taekwondo Studio Instructor Arrested and Charged for Sex Offense Involving a Minor

On September 8, 2021, the Anne Arundel County Police were notified by the Department of Social Services in reference to a sex offense involving a minor and an instructor of Lion Choi’s Taekwondo studio, which is located in the 2000 block of Annapolis Road in Hanover Maryland. The victim, who was 17 years old...
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Police in Prince Frederick Arrest Shady Side Man on Multiple Drug Charges

Police in Prince Frederick Arrest Shady Side Man on Multiple Drug Charges

On August 9, 2022, Senior Deputy Flynt of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was conducting a patrol check at the Wawa in Prince Frederick and observed a vehicle pull into the gas pumps with no lights on. Deputy Flynt proceeded to check the welfare of the driver, after being parked at the pumps for...
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Dr. Crystal Ricks Awarded Department of Defense STEM Ambassador for 2022-2023 School Year

Dr. Crystal Ricks Awarded Department of Defense STEM Ambassador for 2022-2023 School Year

Dr. Crystal Ricks, Coordinator of Advanced Learning for Calvert County Public Schools (CCPS), has been selected as a Department of Defense (DoD) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Ambassador for the 2022-2023 school year. As an educator recognized with the DoD STEM Ambassador award, Dr. Ricks will partner with the Defense STEM Education Consortium...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Field Sobriety Checkpoints

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Field Sobriety Checkpoints

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with MDOT’s Highway Safety Office and the Maryland State Police, will be conducting Impaired driving enforcement operations in the weeks leading up to and including Labor Day weekend. The primary purpose of checkpoints is not to make arrests, but to promote public safety by deterring drivers from...
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Two Men Charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack – Cocaine Following Traffic Stop in Charles County

Two Men Charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack – Cocaine Following Traffic Stop in Charles County

On August 9 at 9:16 a.m., an officer assigned to the Traffic Operations Unit observed a registration violation on a commercial vehicle in the area of Leonardtown Road and Bryantown Road and initiated a traffic stop. A check revealed the driver of vehicle had a suspended driver’s license. Through further investigation, the officer recovered...
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Police Investigating Single Vehicle Rollover in Ridge, Operator Flown to Trauma Center

Police Investigating Single Vehicle Rollover in Ridge, Operator Flown to Trauma Center

On Monday, August 15, 2022, at approximately 8:15 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of 48890 Curleys Road in Ridge, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway that had overturned with the operator still inside the...
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St. Mary’s County Back to School Shopping a Success!

St. Mary’s County Back to School Shopping a Success!

On Saturday, August 13, 2022, Troopers from the Leonardtown Barrack, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, and other law enforcement agencies and volunteers, took children from St. Mary’s County to Walmart to shop for back to school supplies! Thank you to our St. Mary’s County Optimist Club and the generous donations from...
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Maryland Humanities Kicks of Maryland Tour of Smithsonian Exhibition on Rural America in Charles County

Maryland Humanities Kicks of Maryland Tour of Smithsonian Exhibition on Rural America in Charles County

Crossroads: Change in Rural America, a traveling Smithsonian Institution exhibition, is opening at Serenity Farm in Benedict on September 8 at noon. The farm serves as the first venue of a five-stop tour of the state, presented through Maryland Humanities’ Museum on Main Street program. The Farm Heritage Conservancy partners with Maryland Humanities for...
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Governor Hogan Announces Expansion of Landmark SmartBuy Initiative To Help More Homebuyers

Governor Hogan Announces Expansion of Landmark SmartBuy Initiative To Help More Homebuyers

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has expanded the state’s landmark SmartBuy initiative to address rising housing market prices. To help manage purchase costs, homebuyers can now eliminate up to $50,000 in student loan debt—up from $30,000. The program has also added an additional down...
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Maryland Lottery, Casinos and Sports Wagering Contribute Record-Breaking $1.511 Billion to the State in FY2022

Maryland Lottery, Casinos and Sports Wagering Contribute Record-Breaking $1.511 Billion to the State in FY2022

Maryland Lottery and Gaming shattered records on all fronts in Fiscal Year 2022, generating an all-time high of $1.511 billion in contributions to support the state’s good causes. The new record for contributions to the state, which includes funds from the Lottery, casino gaming, sports wagering and fantasy competitions (daily fantasy sports), beat the...
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Charles County Public Schools Prepares to Think, Inspire and Grow During 2022-23 School Year

Charles County Public Schools Prepares to Think, Inspire and Grow During 2022-23 School Year

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) officially kicks off the 2022-2023 school year on Monday, Aug. 29 for students in kindergarten through Grade 12. Read below to learn more about preparing for the 2022-23 school year from how to pay for meals and school visiting procedures, to why it’s a good idea to test your...
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Anne Arundel County Fire and Explosive Investigation Unit Seeking Information on Suspects Who Used Explosive Device to Burglarize ATM

Anne Arundel County Fire and Explosive Investigation Unit Seeking Information on Suspects Who Used Explosive Device to Burglarize ATM

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department Fire & Explosives Investigation Unit is seeking information after suspects driving a black Jaguar XJ attempted to burglarize a drive-up ATM at the Shore United Bank in Crofton, MD. On Friday, August 12, 2022, around midnight, the suspects used an explosive device to compromise the ATM. If you...
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Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Office Announces Passing of Deputy Sheriff Scott C. McArdle #7284

Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Office Announces Passing of Deputy Sheriff Scott C. McArdle #7284

It is with profound sadness and tremendous regret we announce the passing of Deputy Sheriff Scott C. McArdle #7284. Deputy Sheriff McArdle reported for work this morning and began feeling ill around 7 a.m. He drove himself to the emergency room at Anne Arundel Medical Center and later passed during treatment. Deputy Sheriff McArdle...
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Annapolis Man Receives 15 Years for Fleeing Scene of Accident and Assaulting Anne Arundel County Police Officers, Additional Charges

Annapolis Man Receives 15 Years for Fleeing Scene of Accident and Assaulting Anne Arundel County Police Officers, Additional Charges

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced that Brandon Hardy, 26, of Annapolis was sentenced to 15 years of active incarceration and is subject to an additional five years which were suspended for 13 charges including two counts of second degree assault against Anne Arundel County Police Officers Saifedlin Hussain and James...
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Maryland Lottery Announces List of Big Winners Throughout Southern Maryland, with One Unclaimed Millionaire Ticket in Charlotte Hall!

Maryland Lottery Announces List of Big Winners Throughout Southern Maryland, with One Unclaimed Millionaire Ticket in Charlotte Hall!

Maryland has a new millionaire thanks to a FAST PLAY ticket sold Aug. 9 in Charlotte Hall. Meanwhile, three scratch-off players — one each in Brandywine, Lexington Park and Odenton — claimed $100,000 prizes last week. In all, 58 winning tickets worth $10,000 or more were sold or redeemed in the seven days ending...
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Prince George’s County Detectives Seeking Information in Murder of 16-Year-Old in Seat Pleasant

Prince George’s County Detectives Seeking Information in Murder of 16-Year-Old in Seat Pleasant

Detectives with our Homicide Unit are investigating a fatal shooting of a juvenile male that occurred Friday evening in Seat Pleasant. The victim is 16-year-old Antonio Parker, Jr of Seat Pleasant. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. On August 12,...
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29 Students from Class 161 Graduates from United States Naval Test Pilot School

29 Students from Class 161 Graduates from United States Naval Test Pilot School

NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, Patuxent River, MD.: The United States Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) held a graduation ceremony for Class 161 on Aug. 5. Twenty-nine students successfully completed the intense 11-month course of instruction and received their designations as Engineering Developmental Test Pilots, Test Flight Officers, and Test Engineers. The graduation...
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15-Year-Old and 12-Year-Old Arrested for Fatally Stabbing Gas Station Employee in Clinton

15-Year-Old and 12-Year-Old Arrested for Fatally Stabbing Gas Station Employee in Clinton

UPDATE 8/14/2022: The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit arrested and charged two juveniles in connection with the murder of a gas station employee on Wednesday in Clinton. One of the suspects is a 15-year-old male from Clinton. He is charged as an adult. The second suspect is a 12-year-old male from Clinton....
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