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No Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Rollover in Bryantown

No Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Rollover in Bryantown

On Saturday, August 1, 2020, at approximately 6:45 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Olivers Shop Road and Fox Den Place, in Bryantown, for the motor vehicle accident with an occupant ejected from the vehicle. While Squad 2 was approaching the scene, Charles County Fire Dispatch advised the Charles...
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23-Year-Old Upper Marlboro Woman Killed After Head-on Collision in Prince George’s County

23-Year-Old Upper Marlboro Woman Killed After Head-on Collision in Prince George’s County

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Thursday evening in Clinton. The deceased driver is 23-year-old Tyra Dalton of Upper Marlboro. On July 30th, at approximately 9:00 pm, patrol officers were called to 7300 block of Old Alexandria Ferry Road for a collision involving two vehicles. The preliminary...
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Detectives Release Photos of Person of Interest in Fatal Shooting in Landover

Detectives Release Photos of Person of Interest in Fatal Shooting in Landover

Homicide Unit detectives are asking for the community to call with any information that could help identify the person of interest in a recent fatal shooting in Landover. Detectives would like to talk to the man in this newly-released pictures who we believe could have critical information into the murder of 30-year-old Ronald Henderson,...
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Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Cancellation of Annual Carnival

Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Cancellation of Annual Carnival

The Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department regrets to announce the cancellation of our annual carnival. We know this is a staple in our area and our supporters look forward to attending every year. This was not an easy decision, but in light of the current health crisis, we feel your safety is the number...
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Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce the Passing of Past Fire Chief Wayne Hardesty

Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce the Passing of Past Fire Chief Wayne Hardesty

The Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department regrets to announce the untimely passing of Past Fire Chief Wayne Hardesty (1999-2000). He was a life member of our department, served in many capacities and our hearts are hanging very heavily today. More background on Chief Hardesty and funeral arrangements will be announced soon. Please keep his...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shots Fired in Lexington Park

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shots Fired in Lexington Park

On Friday, July 31, 2020, at approximately 10:05 p.m., police responded to the area of Pacific Drive and Columbus Drive in Lexington Park, for the report of shots fired. Officers arrived on the scene and found multiple shell casings in the area. Witnesses told SMNEWSNET.COM they heard at least 10 shots fired and saw...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identify of Sheetz Strong Armed Robbery Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identify of Sheetz Strong Armed Robbery Suspect

On Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 3:55 a.m, the suspect asked for a carton of cigarettes at the Sheetz convenience store in Great Mills. The suspect attempted to take the carton of cigarettes from the cashier, but the cashier retained control of it. The suspect then tried to grab a pack of cigarette lighters,...
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Two Subjects Transported to Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Collision in front of Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department

Two Subjects Transported to Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Collision in front of Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department

On Friday, July 31, 2020, at approximately 10:45 a.m., firefighters at the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department heard a loud boom and ran outside to see a collision that had occurred at the intersection in front of the fire station. Rescue Squad 7, and Engine 73 immediately responded with 8 volunteers. Crews arrived on the...
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Family Roller Skating Fun to be Hosted Every Sunday in August at the Leonard Hall in Leonardtown

Family Roller Skating Fun to be Hosted Every Sunday in August at the Leonard Hall in Leonardtown

The St. Mary’s County Recreation & Parks Department is offering an afternoon of fun at Leonard Hall Recreation Center each Sunday in August from 2-4 p.m. for St. Mary’s County residents. Join us for Family Skate for just $5 per person. Skate rental is available for an additional $2.50 per person. Reservations are required...
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Maryland Reports 88,346 COVID-19 Cases and 3,362 Deaths. An Increase of 1,169 Cases and 5 Deaths

Maryland Reports 88,346 COVID-19 Cases and 3,362 Deaths. An Increase of 1,169 Cases and 5 Deaths

As of Friday, July 31, 2020, Maryland reports 88,346 COVID-19 cases and 3,362 deaths. An increase of 1,169 cases and 5 deaths, in 24 hours. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 88,346 Number of persons tested negative : 822,845 Total testing volume : 1,214,764 Number of confirmed deaths : 3,362 Number of probable deaths : 131...
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Maryland Comptroller Virtually Presents Charles County Schaefer Award to Founder of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing

Maryland Comptroller Virtually Presents Charles County Schaefer Award to Founder of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing

Comptroller Peter Franchot virtually presented the William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award for Charles County to retired United States Navy Capt. Ed Nicholson, founder of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF). Capt. Nicholson accepted the award on behalf of the program that has become a national model for the rehabilitation of disabled veterans and military personnel. After...
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First Gene Knockout in a Cephalopod is Achieved at Marine Biological Laboratory by Professor Karen Crawford and Team

First Gene Knockout in a Cephalopod is Achieved at Marine Biological Laboratory by Professor Karen Crawford and Team

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Professor of Biology Karen Crawford, who was the Whitman Scientist this summer on a team at Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, is first author of a milestone study reported in the July 30 issue of Current Biology. The team at MBL, led by MBL Senior Scientist Joshua Rosenthal...
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Prince George’s County Man Sentenced to 18 Months in Federal Prison for False Use of a Passport in Money Laundering Conspiracy

Prince George’s County Man Sentenced to 18 Months in Federal Prison for False Use of a Passport in Money Laundering Conspiracy

U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel, III, sentenced Arinze Michael Ozor, 37, of Bowie, Maryland, a dual citizen of the United States and Nigeria, to 18 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for forgery or false use of a passport, in connection with his use of false passports to...
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St. Mary’s County Health Department Abrupt Emergency Closure on Thursday, July 30, 2020

St. Mary’s County Health Department Abrupt Emergency Closure on Thursday, July 30, 2020

The closed all operations (main office and Harm Reduction Program office) at 12:00 p.m., this afternoon, on Thursday, July 30, 2020 for the remainder of the business day. Agency operations will resume on Friday, July 31, 2020. COVID-19 Testing at the Leonardtown Office was also cancelled for today, July 30, 2020. Testing will continue as scheduled...
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State Fire Marshal Investigating Shed Fire in North Beach, No Injuries Reported

State Fire Marshal Investigating Shed Fire in North Beach, No Injuries Reported

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at approximately 10:48 p.m., firefighters in Calvert County responded to 9210 Bay Avenue in North Beach, for the reported shed on fire threatening other structures. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find a detached shed with extension to neighboring house. The owner has been identified as RAR Assoc. Dev....
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Maryland Reports 87,177 COVID-19 Cases and 3,357 Deaths. An Increase of 892 Cases and 10 Deaths

Maryland Reports 87,177 COVID-19 Cases and 3,357 Deaths. An Increase of 892 Cases and 10 Deaths

As of Thursday, July 30, 2020, Maryland reports 87,177 COVID-19 cases and 3,357 deaths. An increase of 892 cases and 10 deaths, in 24 hours. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 87,177 Number of persons tested negative : 806,788 Total testing volume : 1,186,132 Number of confirmed deaths : 3,357 Number of probable deaths : 131...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Wanted Wednesday: Daniel Joseph Bliss

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Wanted Wednesday: Daniel Joseph Bliss

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Daniel Joseph Bliss, 37 of St. Leonard, MD. Bliss is wanted for Domestic Assault and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Anyone with information in regards to the whereabouts of Bliss is asked to please contact the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office at (410)...
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Maryland Reports 86,285 COVID-19 Cases and 3,347 Deaths. An Increase of 761 Cases and 20 Deaths

Maryland Reports 86,285 COVID-19 Cases and 3,347 Deaths. An Increase of 761 Cases and 20 Deaths

As of Wednesday, July 29, 2020, Maryland reports 86,285 COVID-19 cases and 3,347 deaths. An increase of 761 cases and 20 deaths, in 24 hours. Number of confirmed cases : 86,285 Number of persons tested negative : 792,674 Total testing volume : 1,160,443 Number of confirmed deaths : 3,347 Number of probable deaths : 131 Currently hospitalized : 571 Acute...
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Noise Advisory – NAS PAX RIVER Sets Noise Advisory for Field Carrier Landing Practice Flights July 29, 2020

Noise Advisory – NAS PAX RIVER Sets Noise Advisory for Field Carrier Landing Practice Flights July 29, 2020

Communities surrounding the naval air station are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place July 29, 2020 between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Pilots at NAS PAX will be conducting Field Carrier Landing Practices (FCLPs). FCLPs are simulated carrier landings conducted to prepare the pilot to land safely...
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Calvert County National Night Out Postponed to Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Due to COVID-19

Calvert County National Night Out Postponed to Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Due to COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, National Night Out (NNO) has been postponed until Tuesday, October 6, 2020. NNO usually culminates annually on the first Tuesday of August and is a community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. NNO enhances the relationship between...
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St. Mary’s County National Night Out Postponed to Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Due to COVID-19

St. Mary’s County National Night Out Postponed to Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Due to COVID-19

Due to COVID-19 National Night Out (NNO) has been postponed until October 6, 2020. National Night Out occurs annually on the first Tuesday of August and is a community-building campaign that promotes partnerships between neighbors, communities, and law enforcement. National Night Out provides opportunities for neighbors and police to interact in a fun and...
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Anne Arundel County Man Sentenced to Four Years in Federal Prison for Ruthless Cyberstalking Campaign Against Former Girlfriend

Anne Arundel County Man Sentenced to Four Years in Federal Prison for Ruthless Cyberstalking Campaign Against Former Girlfriend

Chief U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar today sentenced Ahmad Kazzelbach, age 26, of Pasadena, Maryland, to four years in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, on the federal charges of cyberstalking and intentional damage to a protected computer. The sentence was announced by United States Attorney for the District of...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Invites Citizens to Participate in Citizens Police Academy

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Invites Citizens to Participate in Citizens Police Academy

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the Citizens Police Academy (CPA), set to kick off in September. This 12-week program will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. through mid-December. “The Citizens Police Academy has been an invaluable program offered by the CCSO for the past...
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Maryland reports 84,876 COVID-19 Cases and 3,315 Deaths. An Increase of 3,110 Cases and 22 Deaths Over the Weekend

Maryland reports 84,876 COVID-19 Cases and 3,315 Deaths. An Increase of 3,110 Cases and 22 Deaths Over the Weekend

As of Monday, July 27, 2020, Maryland reports 84,876 COVID-19 cases and 3,315 deaths. An increase of 3,110 cases and 22 deaths, since Friday, July 24, 2020. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 84,876 Number of persons tested negative : 770,642 Total testing volume : 1,120,761 Number of confirmed deaths : 3,315 Number of probable...
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Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Vehicle Fires in Lexington Park

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Vehicle Fires in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at approximately 11:15 a.m., firefighters from Bay District and NAS Patuxent River responded to the Avis Car Rental on Valley Drive and Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for the reported vehicle on fire threatening other vehicles. Crews arrived on the scene to find two Jeep Gladiators well involved....
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