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Maryland State Police Arrest Pennsylvania Man After Brandishing Stolen Firearm In Alleged Road Rage Incident in Anne Arundel County

Maryland State Police Arrest Pennsylvania Man After Brandishing Stolen Firearm In Alleged Road Rage Incident in Anne Arundel County

Maryland State Police arrested a Pennsylvania man for brandishing a stolen firearm in an alleged road rage incident that occurred Saturday, une 18, 2022, in Anne Arundel County. The accused is identified as Decoste Albes, Jr., 21, of Hatfield, Pennsylvania. Albes is charged with first degree assault, possession of a stolen firearm, use of...
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CDC & Maryland Department of Health Identify Maryland’s First Presumed Human Monkeypox Virus Infection

CDC & Maryland Department of Health Identify Maryland’s First Presumed Human Monkeypox Virus Infection

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH), in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), identified the first presumed case of human monkeypox virus infection in an adult Maryland resident from the National Capital Region on Thursday, June 16, 2022. The individual is currently recovering in isolation and is not hospitalized. The...
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Prince George’s County Police Officer Arrested After Off-Duty Incident in New York City

Prince George’s County Police Officer Arrested After Off-Duty Incident in New York City

A Prince George’s County Police officer is suspended without pay following his arrest in New York City. Police Officer First Class Aaron Holliday was off-duty at the time of the incident. Holliday was arrested Tuesday night, June 14, 2022, in Manhattan following an altercation at a nightclub. No one was injured during the incident....
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Conducting Roadside Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday Evening

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Conducting Roadside Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday Evening

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) Traffic Operations Unit is conducting an impaired driver checkpoint tonight, Friday, June 17, 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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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Invites Residents to Participate in National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Invites Residents to Participate in National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Attention Charles County residents: On Tuesday, August 2, 2022, neighborhoods throughout Charles County are invited to team up with thousands of communities across the country for the 38th Annual National Night Out (NNO). Sheriff Troy Berry and members of the CCSO will join residents to celebrate and promote police and community partnerships as well...
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Charles County Narcotics Enforcement Charge Suspect with Drug Distribution and Possession of a Stolen Gun After Executing Search Warrants

Charles County Narcotics Enforcement Charge Suspect with Drug Distribution and Possession of a Stolen Gun After Executing Search Warrants

On Thursday, June 9, 2022, at 7:52 p.m., members of the Narcotics Enforcement Section served a search warrant at a home in the 1000 block of Dorset Drive in Waldorf. The warrants were issued as part of an investigation into complaints of drug activity involving Trevon Akeem Allen, 27, of Waldorf. During the search,...
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Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Collision in College Park That Killed 19-Year-Old

Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Collision in College Park That Killed 19-Year-Old

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred early June in College Park. The deceased driver is 19-year-old Fernando Gonzalez y Gonzales of Beltsville. On June 3, 2022, at approximately 8:45 p.m., officers responded to Cherry Hill Road and Park Drive for a collision involving a motorcycle and...
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VIDEO: Rollover Motor Vehicle Collision in Charlotte Hall Caught on Video – No Injuries Reported

VIDEO:  Rollover Motor Vehicle Collision in Charlotte Hall Caught on Video – No Injuries Reported

On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at approximately 12:10 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road and Oaks Road in Charlotte Hall, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one vehicle overturned. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles involved, with one in the median overturned with the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Staff Awarded at Maryland Correctional Conference

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Staff Awarded at Maryland Correctional Conference

Staff from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office attended the 45th annual Maryland Correctional Administrators Association Conference from June 5-7, 2022. There, CFC Brianna Edelen, Lt. Jeffrey Knight (not pictured) and Francis Gunn (not pictured) were awarded as Officers and Employees of the Year for St. Mary’s County for 2019 and Cpl. Earl Young...
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Impaired Driving Suspected After Vehicle Strikes Utility Pole in Colton’s Point, Sending One to Hospital and One to Trauma Center

Impaired Driving Suspected After Vehicle Strikes Utility Pole in Colton’s Point, Sending One to Hospital and One to Trauma Center

On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at approximately 12:40 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Colton Point Road and Point Breeze Road in Coltons Point, for the motor vehicle collision with entrapment. While fire and rescue personnel responded to the scene, dispatchers advised the 911 caller reported a single vehicle...
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Officer Involved Shooting Under Investigation After Homicide Suspect Aims Shotgun at Officers Serving Warrant in Capitol Heights

Officer Involved Shooting Under Investigation After Homicide Suspect Aims Shotgun at Officers Serving Warrant in Capitol Heights

The suspect wanted in connection with a 2021 murder is now charged with assaulting two officers who were serving an arrest warrant at his Capitol Heights home Monday morning. The suspect is 47-year-old Reginald Hawkins. Hawkins is charged with murdering his girlfriend, 45-year-old Nakisha McMillian of Capitol Heights. McMillian was found deceased in her...
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Comptroller Franchot Reminds Marylanders of Extended July 15, 2022 Deadline for State Income Taxes

Comptroller Franchot Reminds Marylanders of Extended July 15, 2022 Deadline for State Income Taxes

Comptroller Peter Franchot reminds Marylanders that they have one month remaining to file and pay their state individual income taxes for tax year 2021. In January, Comptroller Franchot extended the individual income tax filing and payment due date by three months to Friday, July 15, 2022. He also pushed back the deadline for first...
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One Flown to Trauma Center After Dirt Bike is Struck by Vehicle on Three Notch Road in Lexington Park

One Flown to Trauma Center After Dirt Bike is Struck by Vehicle on Three Notch Road in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at approximately 8:18 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road and Rue Purchase Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a dirt bike. Crews arrived on the scene and found a dirt bike had been struck by a vehicle in the...
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House Fire in Indian Head Quickly Extinguished by Firefighters, Fire Deemed Accidental Due to Improperly Extinguished Candle

House Fire in Indian Head Quickly Extinguished by Firefighters, Fire Deemed Accidental Due to Improperly Extinguished Candle

On Tuesday, June 13, 2022, at approximately 10:00 a.m., 46 fire and rescue personnel responded to a reported house on fire in on Mattingly Court in Indian Head. Crews arrived on the scene and found smoke showing from the rear of the 2-story residence. Firefighters extinguished the fire locate on the exterior of the...
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National Weather Service Confirms EF-0 Tornado in Mechanicsville on Wednesday, June 8, 2022

National Weather Service Confirms EF-0 Tornado in Mechanicsville on Wednesday, June 8, 2022

NWS damage survey for Mechanicsville, MD – Tornado event on June 8, 2022. Rating: EF-0 Estimated peak wind: 85 mph Path length /statute/: 3.3 miles Path width /maximum/: 75 yards Fatalities: 0 Injuries: 0 Start date: Wednesday, June 8 2022 at 8:42 p.m., start location: 2 SE Mechanicsville in St. Mary’s County, end time...
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Officer and Deceased Driver Identified After Fatal Crash in Prince George’s County, Investigating Ongoing Due to Delayed Fire/EMS Response Time

Officer and Deceased Driver Identified After Fatal Crash in Prince George’s County, Investigating Ongoing Due to Delayed Fire/EMS Response Time

UPDATE 6/13/2022: The Independent Investigations Division of the Office of the Attorney General has identified the deceased driver and involved officer in the fatal crash following an attempted traffic stop and police pursuit in Prince George’s County on June 8, 2022. The decedent has been identified as 66-year-old Jonny Morris, of Brandywine, Maryland. The...
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Prince George’s County Detectives Investigating Triple Shooting in District Heights, 20-Year-Old Victim Killed

Prince George’s County Detectives Investigating Triple Shooting in District Heights, 20-Year-Old Victim Killed

Detectives with our Homicide Unit are investigating a fatal shooting in District Heights early Monday morning. The victim is 20-year-old Daniel James Harris of Lanham. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. On Monday, June 13, 2022, at approximately 1:30 a.m.,...
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Maryland Waterway Improvement Fund Awards $13.5 Million for FY2023

Maryland Waterway Improvement Fund Awards $13.5 Million for FY2023

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is providing $13.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants to enhance and improve public boating access, facilities, and navigation throughout the state. This funding is awarded to 45 applicants statewide, supporting efforts that include new public boating access, amenities, and facilities; dredging of navigable waterways; emergency vessels and equipment for...
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UM Charles Regional’s Center for Wound Healing Earns High Accolades

UM Charles Regional’s Center for Wound Healing Earns High Accolades

The Center for Wound Healing at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center has once again earned recognition from Healogics, a leading wound care provider, for exceptional care. This spring, Healogics awarded the Center for Wound Healing with two prestigious titles. The Southern Maryland hospital now boasts the honor of being both a...
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Department of Recreation & Parks’ Museum Division and the Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions Offer Public Open Houses for Juneteenth Weekend at the Drayden African American Schoolhouse

Department of Recreation & Parks’ Museum Division and the Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions Offer Public Open Houses for Juneteenth Weekend at the Drayden African American Schoolhouse

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division, in partnership with the Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions (UCAC), will be offering free special Open Houses for visitors and the community at the Drayden African American Schoolhouse in Drayden, during Juneteenth Weekend, Saturday, June 18, 2022; Sunday, June 19, 2022; and Monday, June 20, 2022, from 11...
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Detectives Seeking Identities of Suspects Wanted for Triple Shooting at Temple Hills Mall

Detectives Seeking Identities of Suspects Wanted for Triple Shooting at Temple Hills Mall

Prince George’s County Police investigators released surveillance photos of two suspects wanted in a shooting at The Shops at Iverson on Friday. Both suspects fled the scene following the shooting where three people were injured. Two of the victims have been treated and released. One victim remains hospitalized. At this time, that victim is...
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Cora White Named Marine Corps Aviation Association Acquisition Civilian of the Year

Cora White Named Marine Corps Aviation Association Acquisition Civilian of the Year

Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, MD – Local Marine Corps Aviation Association (MCAA) John Glenn squadron presented Cora White with the first-ever Thomas E. Laux Acquisition Civilian-of-the-Year award for 2020 during the annual banquet, held June 2, in Solomons Island, Maryland. The MCAA squadron honored White for her strong initiative and sustained professional...
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Police Investigating Possible Drowning at Waldorf Hotel, Victim Transported to Hospital with CPR in Progress

Police Investigating Possible Drowning at Waldorf Hotel, Victim Transported to Hospital with CPR in Progress

On Sunday, June 12, 2022, at approximately 6:40 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the Hilton Garden Inn, located at 10385 O’Donnell Place in Waldorf, for the reported drowning. Police arrived on the scene and found an unknown aged male unconscious in a hot tub. Officers pulled the victim from the water...
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Police Recover Knife and Stun Gun from Thomas Stone High School Student

Police Recover Knife and Stun Gun from Thomas Stone High School Student

On Thursday, June 9, 2022, at 1:00 p.m., a school administrator at Thomas Stone High School was advised that a student was in possession of a knife and a stun gun, which were recovered. The school resource officer is conducting an investigation and, upon completion, will review the case with the State’s Attorney’s Office...
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Charles County Detention Center Receives Perfect Score During Maryland Commission on Correctional Standards Audit

Charles County Detention Center Receives Perfect Score During Maryland Commission on Correctional Standards Audit

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is proud to announce the Charles County Detention Center (CCDC) achieved a 100 percent compliance rating, marked with excellence, during an audit conducted by the Maryland Commission on Correctional Standards (MCCS) in January. The MCCS created standards to ensure correctional facilities in Maryland operate as safely, efficiently and...
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