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Capitals to Host Development Camp Scrimmage at Capital One Arena on July 15, 2022

Capitals to Host Development Camp Scrimmage at Capital One Arena on July 15, 2022

The Washington Capitals will host a Development Camp Open House and Scrimmage at Capital One Arena on Friday, July 15. Doors open at 6 p.m., with Capitals prospects participating in a scrimmage at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the general public and offers fans the opportunity to test drive season...
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Chesapeake Freedom & Spirit H.O.G. Rally 2022 – Police Advise of Increased Motorcycle Presence in St. Mary’s, Calvert, and Charles County

Chesapeake Freedom & Spirit H.O.G. Rally 2022 – Police Advise of Increased Motorcycle Presence in St. Mary’s, Calvert, and Charles County

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office asks citizens to be aware of increased motorcycle traffic throughout the county as Harley Davidson has selected Solomons, MD as one of their Mid-Atlantic Regional HOG Rallies for 2022. The rally begins Thursday, June 23rd, and will run through Saturday, June 25th, 2022. Approximately 1,500 attendees are expected to...
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Maryland Man Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison for Murder After Shooting Woman Six Times In Front of Her Children

Maryland Man Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison for Murder After Shooting Woman Six Times In Front of Her Children

Joseph Fox, 28, of Capitol Heights, Maryland, was sentenced to 21 years in prison for killing a woman as she sat in her car earlier this year in Northwest Washington. Her two young children were in the back seat at the time of the slaying. The announcement was made by U.S. Attorney Matthew M....
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Former Special Police Officer Sentenced to 32 Years in Prison for Kidnapping and Sexually Assaulting a Child

Former Special Police Officer Sentenced to 32 Years in Prison for Kidnapping and Sexually Assaulting a Child

Jeremiah McCrimmon, 24, of Oxon Hill, Maryland, was sentenced to 32 years in prison for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a child who was 13 years old at the time of the incident, and for violating a court-issued protection order. The announcement was made by U.S. Attorney Matthew M. Graves, Wayne A. Jacobs, Special Agent...
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Inmate at Prince George’s County Department of Corrections Charged with Murder After Fatally Stabbing Another Inmate

Inmate at Prince George’s County Department of Corrections Charged with Murder After Fatally Stabbing Another Inmate

The Prince George’s County Police Department charged an inmate at the Department of Corrections for fatally stabbing another inmate on Monday. The suspect is 26-year-old Brandon Smothers. He’s charged with the fatal stabbing of 27-year-old Domonique Thurston. On Monday, June 20, 2022, at approximately 12:45 p.m., the Prince George’s County Police Homicide Unit responded...
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Police in Charles County Recover Loaded Handgun during Traffic Stop in Waldorf

Police in Charles County Recover Loaded Handgun during Traffic Stop in Waldorf

On June 13, 2022, at 2:00 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop in the area of Post Office Road and Catterton Place after learning the registration plates were suspended. During the course of the stop, officers observed marijuana inside the car and recovered it. The driver and passenger...
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Police in Charles County Recover Loaded Firearm During Traffic Stop in La Plata

Police in Charles County Recover Loaded Firearm During Traffic Stop in La Plata

On June 18, 2022, at 10:48 p.m., a patrol officer from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop in the 200 block of Kent Avenue in La Plata. During the stop, the officer recovered marijuana and a loaded firearm, which the driver is prohibited from possessing due to his age. The driver,...
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Calvert Man Charged with Indecent Exposure in Chesapeake Beach

Calvert Man Charged with Indecent Exposure in Chesapeake Beach

On June 17, 2022, Deputy Grierson of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Rt. 260 and Bayside Road in Chesapeake Beach, for the welfare check of an individual who appeared intoxicated and was walking around with his pants down. Deputies observed the suspect running on foot through several fenced-in backyards...
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Former Prince George’s County Police Department Lieutenant Pleads Guilty to Federal Tax Evasion Charge for Failing to Report More Than $1.3 Million in Income from His Security Business

Former Prince George’s County Police Department Lieutenant Pleads Guilty to Federal Tax Evasion Charge for Failing to Report More Than $1.3 Million in Income from His Security Business

UPDATE 6/22/2022: Edward Scott Finn, age 48, of Dunkirk, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to a federal tax evasion charge. Finn is a former Lieutenant with the Prince George’s County Police Department and owned and operated Edward Finn Inc. (EFI), a private company. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of...
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19-Year-Old Glen Burnie Man Sentenced to 22 Years for Second Degree Murder

19-Year-Old Glen Burnie Man Sentenced to 22 Years for Second Degree Murder

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced that Israel Thompson, 19, of Glen Burnie was sentenced to 22 years of active incarceration with the first five years to be served without parole and five years’ supervised probation upon his release in the shooting death of Marc Hill, 25. The defendant pled guilty...
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PMA-251, CNATT Partnership Improves Naval Aviation Training Through F-35 Asset Transfer

PMA-251, CNATT Partnership Improves Naval Aviation Training Through F-35 Asset Transfer

From PMA-251 & CNATT Public Affairs – NOTE: Kristin Beauchamp, PMA-251 communications specialist, and Jerron Barnett, CNATT public affairs officer, contributed to this report. About PMA-251 -The Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment Program Office (PMA-251) provides life-cycle acquisition management for Navy and Marine Corps systems and equipment utilized for the launch and recovery of...
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No Injuries Reported After Commercial Vehicle Overturns in Bryantown

No Injuries Reported After Commercial Vehicle Overturns in Bryantown

On Thursday, June 16, 2022, at 10:12 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 6300 block of Olivers Shop Road in Bryantown, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving an overturned commercial vehicle. Crews arrived on the scene and located a septic truck overturned with multiple fluids leaking from the vehicle. Investigation...
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UM Charles Regional Honored for High Standards in Stroke Care

UM Charles Regional Honored for High Standards in Stroke Care

For the fourth year in a row, the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center has been recognized for excellence in the area of cardiovascular care, specifically as it relates to heart disease and strokes. The hospital is designated a Primary Stroke Center. The American Heart Association uses its Get With the Guidelines program...
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – Snow Hill Master Plan – Meeting to be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 in Leonardtown

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – Snow Hill Master Plan – Meeting to be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 in Leonardtown

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County will hold a Public Hearing Tuesday June 28th, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. in the Chesapeake Building located at 41770 Baldridge Street in Leonardtown to consider public input on the Snow Hill Master Plan. The plan can be viewed at http://www.stmarysmd.com/publichearing.asp Those wishing to...
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Ashland Craft to Brothers Osborne at the Calvert Marine Museum’s PNC Waterside Pavilion on Saturday, July 16

Ashland Craft to Brothers Osborne at the Calvert Marine Museum’s PNC Waterside Pavilion on Saturday, July 16

South Carolina native Ashland Craft will open for Brothers Osborne at the Calvert Marine Museum’s PNC Waterside Pavilion on Saturday, July 16 at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com! Ashland Craft’s strong, personal songwriting is rapidly earning a dedicated fanbase with the release of her 2021 debut album, Travelin’ Kind. “There’s...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Invites Charles County Residents to Participate in 2022 Citizens Police Academy

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Invites Charles County Residents to Participate in 2022 Citizens Police Academy

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for its 2022 Citizens Police Academy (CPA) class, set to begin in September. This 12-week program will begin on September 14, 2022, and will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. through December 7, 2022, with the exception of Wednesday, November...
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CCPS Students, Governor’s Healthcare Heroes Poster Content Finalist Present Art to CalvertHealth

CCPS Students, Governor’s Healthcare Heroes Poster Content Finalist Present Art to CalvertHealth

Earlier this year, the Office of the Governor of Maryland and the Maryland State Department of Education presented the 2022 Governor’s Healthcare Heroes Poster Competition for Maryland school students in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. The competition encouraged Maryland students to submit poster designs that depicted the theme “Celebrating Maryland’s Healthcare Heroes.” A total of...
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Local Police Endorse Jaymi Sterling for St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney

Local Police Endorse Jaymi Sterling for St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney

Jaymi Sterling released the following! “I am humbled and honored to accept this endorsement from the brave men and women who work tirelessly day and night to protect our community. The endorsement from our police is the most important endorsement in this election for me, the residents of our County, and our community.” As...
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First Class of Calvert County High School Seniors also Graduate as Pre-Apprenticeship Electrical Helpers from CSM

First Class of Calvert County High School Seniors also Graduate as Pre-Apprenticeship Electrical Helpers from CSM

Five Calvert County Public School seniors who recently graduated from high school also graduated as Pre-Apprenticeship Electrical Helpers from the College of Southern Maryland’s (CSM) Regional Hughesville Campus Center for Trades and Energy Training June 14. The students’ accomplishments were a result of their hard work and a partnership between CSM, Calvert County Public...
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Charles County Public Schools Honors Outstanding Non-Certificated Staff at June Board of Education Meeting

Charles County Public Schools Honors Outstanding Non-Certificated Staff at June Board of Education Meeting

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) annually honors outstanding support services personnel in the areas of information technology, central office support, instructional assistant, food service, maintenance, secretary and building services. The awards program was established to recognize the roles support personnel have in maintaining the effective and efficient operations of the school system. Honorees for...
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18-Year-Old Pomfret Man Arrested After Traffic Stop, Police Recover Drugs and Loaded Handgun

18-Year-Old Pomfret Man Arrested After Traffic Stop, Police Recover Drugs and Loaded Handgun

On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at 4:45 p.m., officers assigned to the COPs Unit initiated a traffic stop in the area of Indian Head Highway and Cedar Lane after observing a speeding violation. During the course of the stop, officers recovered marijuana from inside the car and found the driver to be in possession...
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Inventors Solve Problems, Win Prizes at CSM’s First VelocityX Hackathon

Inventors Solve Problems, Win Prizes at CSM’s First VelocityX Hackathon

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Velocity Center recently challenged area scientists, inventors, and STEM students to solve real world problems in the center’s first-ever VelocityX Community Innovation Hackathon. Six teams vied for cash prizes from a $12,000 pool by working together to solve problems faced by CSM, the Town of Indian Head, and...
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Department of Public Works & Transportation to Perform Emergency Culvert Repair on Old Village Road in Mechanicsville

Department of Public Works & Transportation to Perform Emergency Culvert Repair on Old Village Road in Mechanicsville

The section of Old Village Road, between Old Flora Corner Road and Cedar Grove Street, at Hayden Run in Mechanicsville will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, June 21 and 22 between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. for culvert repairs. Access will be provided to residents only. Changeable message signs and posted signs will be...
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Five Boaters Rescued After Boat Capsizes Near Piney Point, Two Victims Transported to Hospital

Five Boaters Rescued After Boat Capsizes Near Piney Point, Two Victims Transported to Hospital

On Sunday, June 19, 2022, at approximately 9:40 a.m., a vessel with five occupants near Price Cove in the St. Mary’s River capsized. A few minutes later, the U.S. Coast Guard called 911 and reported they had all 5 victims aboard their vessel and requested an ambulance for a 14-year-old male. Fire and rescue...
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Brass Knuckles with Blade Recovered from McDonough High School Student

Brass Knuckles with Blade Recovered from McDonough High School Student

On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at approximately 8:15 a.m., a student from McDonough High School, who was previously suspended, showed up at the school and was asked to leave. He complied; however, he walked to Robert D. Stethem Educational Center where he was observed inside the gymnasium playing basketball. An administrator approached the student...
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