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

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

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person shown in a theft investigation. On Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 between 7 and 7:30 pm, the suspect removed numerous Casio wristwatches from their packaging and put them into his pockets. He then left the California Walmart store without paying for the...
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Prince George’s County Man Sentenced to Four Years in Federal Prison for 2019 Oxon Hill Bank Robbery

Prince George’s County Man Sentenced to Four Years in Federal Prison for 2019 Oxon Hill Bank Robbery

U.S. District Judge Theodore D. Chuang sentenced Saleem Abdul Muhammad, age 55, of Prince George’s County, Maryland, to four years in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for bank robbery. The sentence was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur Special Agent in Charge Jennifer...
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Detectives Charge Suspect in Domestic-Related Homicide in Langley Park

Detectives Charge Suspect in Domestic-Related Homicide in Langley Park

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit arrested and charged a suspect in connection with a domestic-related homicide in Langley Park on Saturday. The suspect is 24-year-old Marciano Lucas Ramos of the 1400 block of Kanawha Street. Ramos is charged with fatally injuring 48-year-old Gumercinda Juarez-Vasquez of Langley Park. The suspect and victim were...
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Governor Hogan Lays Out Maryland Priorities in Letter to Biden-Harris Transition Team

Governor Hogan Lays Out Maryland Priorities in Letter to Biden-Harris Transition Team

In a letter to the Biden-Harris transition team, Governor Larry Hogan is urging the president-elect to prioritize a new stimulus relief package for states and small businesses struggling to weather the COVID-19 crisis. Read the letter here. “My first priority for the citizens of Maryland continues to be a Phase 4 COVID-19 relief package...
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December 2020 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

December 2020 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Thursday, December 3 – Sea Squirts – This program invites children 18 months to 3 years, with an adult, to discover the museum together through music, stories, and special activities. Join us for story time and a carryout craft, available while supplies last. Sessions are 15-20 minutes. Capacity limited to 12 people per session....
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Planting the Seeds of Hope Campaign Aims to Raise $250,000 for Behavioral Health Services in Southern Maryland

Planting the Seeds of Hope Campaign Aims to Raise $250,000 for Behavioral Health Services in Southern Maryland

The CalvertHealth Foundation is excited to announce the launch of its Planting the Seeds of Hope Campaign. In lieu of a formal gala this year (due to COVID-19 restrictions), the CalvertHealth Foundation Gala Committee has challenged our community to help raise $250,000 toward the behavioral health renovation and expansion project at CalvertHealth Medical Center....
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No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Strikes Building in Mechanicsville

No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Strikes Building in Mechanicsville

On Saturday, November 28, 2020, at approximately 4:35 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the Woody’s Barber Shop located at 27185 Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a structure. Crews arrived on the scene to confirm a single vehicle partially into the building. No injuries were...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Implement Maximum Deployment Initiative for 2020 Holiday Season

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Implement Maximum Deployment Initiative for 2020 Holiday Season

For the ninth year in a row, Sheriff Tim Cameron is implementing Maximum Deployment of Sheriff’s Office personnel throughout St. Mary’s County this holiday season beginning on November 27, 2020. Maximum Deployment is an initiative designed for high visibility patrols and provides increased presence around shopping centers, roadways, and neighboring communities to ensure safety...
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Local Museums Offer Free Family Events and Special Exhibits During Holiday Season

Local Museums Offer Free Family Events and Special Exhibits During Holiday Season

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division, which oversees St. Clement’s Island Museum, the Old Jail Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum, presents events and exhibits during the holiday season at each historic site. St. Clement’s Island Museum will host its annual Christmas Doll & Train Exhibit daily, Dec. 1, 2020, to Jan. 3, 2021,...
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Final Defendant and Drug Supplier in Anne Arundel and Calvert County Drug Conspiracy Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

Final Defendant and Drug Supplier in Anne Arundel and Calvert County Drug Conspiracy Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

Larry Michael Brown, age 62, of Baltimore, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to three counts of using a telephone to facilitate a drug trafficking conspiracy.  Three co-defendants previously pleaded guilty to their roles in the drug conspiracy. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur; Special...
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St. Mary’s County Museum Division Partners with Local History Enthusiast for Temporary War of 1812 Model Ship Exhibit at Old Jail Museum

St. Mary’s County Museum Division Partners with Local History Enthusiast for Temporary War of 1812 Model Ship Exhibit at Old Jail Museum

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division, has partnered with a local model ship aficionado and builder to install a temporary exhibit at the Old Jail Museum about the HMS Albion, the flagship of the flotilla of British ships that raided Leonardtown and St. Mary’s County during the War of 1812 Chesapeake Campaign in 1814....
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Breast Cancer Supporters from 13 States Raise Over $18,000 for CalvertHealth Foundation’s Virtual 5K

Breast Cancer Supporters from 13 States Raise Over $18,000 for CalvertHealth Foundation’s Virtual 5K

The 11th Annual CalvertHealth Breast Cancer Virtual 5K was a huge success thanks to supporters all over the country who raised more than $18,000 in support of local breast cancer patients seeking care at the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care. Despite being unable to run together, the outpouring of community support was...
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Two Injured After Motor Vehicle Collision in Marbury

Two Injured After Motor Vehicle Collision in Marbury

On Tuesday, November 24, 2020, at approximately 6:55 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Chicamuxen Road and Sweetmans Road in Marbury, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles involved in a t-bone style collision with one subject trapped. Firefighters...
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No Injuries Reported, State Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in Marbury

No Injuries Reported, State Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in Marbury

On Monday, November 23, 2020, at approximately 10:40 p.m., 37 firefighters from the Tenth District Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding departments responded to the 4300 block of Mattawoman Creek Road in Marbury, for the reported house on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to reported fire showing from a one story single family residence....
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UPDATE: Prince George’s County Officer Involved in Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Langley Park

UPDATE: Prince George’s County Officer Involved in Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Langley Park

UPDATE 11/25/2020: The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal pedestrian collision in Langley Park. The name of the deceased pedestrian will be released once his family has been notified. The striking driver was an on-duty PGPD officer driving an unmarked police vehicle. The...
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One Transported to Trauma Center After Dump Truck Overturns in Avenue

One Transported to Trauma Center After Dump Truck Overturns in Avenue

On Monday, November 23, 2020, at approximately 5:37 p.m., fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of 22800 Oakley Road in Avenue, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single dump truck off the roadway and overturned with the single occupant/operator out of the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Summons Served in October, 2020

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Summons Served in October, 2020

10/01/20- Regina Ann Davies-Bolden, age 40 of Lexington Park- Assault 2nd Degree and Malicious Destruction of Property by Dep. Rycyzyn# 350. CASE# 57650-20 10/01/20- Elysia Renee Samuels, age 21 of Nottingham- CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana by DFC. Budd# 325. CASE# 61608-19 10/02/20- James Thomas Tawney Jr., age 57 of Lexington Park- Assault 2nd Degree by...
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Testing of Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Sirens On Monday, December 7, 2020

Testing of Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Sirens On Monday, December 7, 2020

There will be a full-cycle test of the alert and notification sirens throughout St. Mary’s, Calvert and Dorchester counties on Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, at noon. This test includes a three-minute activation of all sirens within the 10-mile area around Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant. All citizens are asked to remember the scheduled testing...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Patrol Deputy

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Patrol Deputy

Sheriff Tim Cameron and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office welcomed Dylan Glenn as a new Patrol Deputy on Monday as he took the Oath of Office, sworn in by Debra Burch, Clerk of the St. Mary’s County Circuit Court. Deputy Glenn transferred to the St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Office from the Chester Township in...
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Police Investigating Multiple Dirt Bikes Stolen Throughout St. Mary’s County

Police Investigating Multiple Dirt Bikes Stolen Throughout St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating three separate theft incidents with five dirt bikes stolen in Hollywood, California, and Scotland in St. Mary’s County. One dirt bike was stolen on Tuesday , November 17, 2020, in Scotland, near Point Lookout State Park. One dirt bike, a 2008 RMZ 450 was stolen...
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COVID-19 Testing Site & Agency Holiday Closures

COVID-19 Testing Site & Agency Holiday Closures

Due to Thanksgiving Day holidays, the St. Mary’s County Health Department (SMCHD) offices and SMCHD COVID-19 testing sites will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27, 2020. “We are asking our community to be extra cautious this Thanksgiving and to follow guidance from the CDC on ways to safely celebrate,” said...
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Charles County Speed Camera Program Week of November 23, to November 30, 2020

Charles County Speed Camera Program Week of November 23, to November 30, 2020

The Speed Camera Program will operate at schools that are open and or for those dispensing meals and educational supplies for our students. Please drive responsibly, especially when traveling in the area of these schools. During the week of November 22, speed cameras will be in the following locations: Leonardtown Road at Thomas Stone...
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Serial Bank Robber Pleads Guilty in Federal Court in Maryland for Robbing Nine Banks Over Four Months

Serial Bank Robber Pleads Guilty in Federal Court in Maryland for Robbing Nine Banks Over Four Months

Fletcher M. Dorsett, Jr., age 52, pleaded guilty to bank robbery, in connection with nine bank robberies and attempted robberies committed while on escape status from a halfway house and after his release, while he was on supervised release for a previous federal bank robbery conviction. The guilty plea was announced by United States...
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Officer Involved Shooting in Prince George’s County Leaves Montgomery County Officer Injured and Wanted Murder Suspect Dead

Officer Involved Shooting in Prince George’s County Leaves Montgomery County Officer Injured and Wanted Murder Suspect Dead

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting that took place in Laurel on Tuesday. The decedent is 37-year-old Shawn Lequin Braddy of Jacksonville, Florida. Authorities in Florida had an arrest warrant for Braddy for a homicide that happened in Clay County, Florida. On November 17, 2020, Prince...
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TFC E. Ruggles Congratulated as Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for October, 2020

TFC E. Ruggles Congratulated as Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for October, 2020

Please join us as we congratulate TFC Evan Ruggles as the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for October 2020. TFC Ruggles demonstrates a high level of motivation, dedication, and professionalism in his job as a Trooper. He is consistently conscientious in the performance of his duties and is dedicated to...
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