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Lexington Park Man Continues to Terrorize the Streets of St. Mary’s County

Lexington Park Man Continues to Terrorize the Streets of St. Mary’s County

On Thursday, March 16, 2017, at approximately 1:55 p.m., Terry Lee Kent Jr., Kent, 26, of California, crashed into a US Postal mail truck, on Midway Drive at the intersection of Enterprise Road, in Lexington Park. At the time of the crash Kent was riding an unregistered and uninsured off road motorcycle on public...
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Cpl. Clagett of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Laid to Rest

Cpl. Clagett of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Laid to Rest

Cpl. Jamel L. Clagett, a Charles County Sheriff’s officer who died on Dec. 21, 2014 in a car crash was laid to rest on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Waldorf. Cpl. Clagett was a ten-year decorated veteran of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. He is survived by his mother, two brothers...
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UPDATE: Names Released in Hollywood Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

UPDATE: Names Released in Hollywood Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

UPDATE: On July 7, 2013 at approximately 8:18pm, Cpl. J. Pilkerton, responded to the 25000 block of Three Notch Road and Hugh Drive, Hollywood, for the report of a single motor vehicle collision.  The preliminary investigation revealed a dark colored passenger vehicle was traveling northbound on Maryland Route 235 when the vehicle left the...
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MSP 17th Annual “Polar Bear Plunge” Supports Special Olympics

MSP 17th Annual “Polar Bear Plunge” Supports Special Olympics

On Saturday, January 26,  Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis hosted the 17th Annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge.   Thousands of people from around the area to braved the  frigid waters for a good cause. Each participant  solicited  pledges from friends, family and associates to raise awareness and help support  Special Olympics across Maryland. Preceding Saturday’s...
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Rice Sentenced for Crash that Left Two St. Mary’s Women Dead

Rice Sentenced for Crash that Left Two St. Mary’s Women Dead

UPDATE: Nov. 14 – Sentencing of Robert Rice for Fatal Collision On Wednesday, Nov. 14, Circuit Court Judge Maureen Lamasney sentenced Robert Rice, Jr., 35 of Great Mills to 10 years with 5 years suspended for the fatal collision on August 4, 2011 on Point Lookout Rd in the area of Camp Cosoma Rd....
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The Hogettes Honor Memory of Navy SEAL Aaron Vaughn

The Hogettes Honor Memory of Navy SEAL Aaron Vaughn

Thursday night, a select group of retired football players, cheerleaders, The Hogettes and special guests were invited to have cocktails and dinner at Isaac’s in The Holiday Inn Solomons to meet and greet. Charming hosts for the evening were Spiggy Hogette and his wife Debby. After dinner, the group adjourned and pledged to meet...
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Parade Pictures and More, Day Three at the Fair

Parade Pictures and More, Day Three at the Fair

On Saturday, Sept. 22, the St. Mary’s County Fair –  with perfect weather except for a brief shower which cleared up fast – thousands came and enjoyed the balmy weather, the parade, great food, entertainment and more. For the third day in a row, fans and businesses stopped by the Southern Maryland News Net...
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“Big & Rich” Rocked St. Leonard Fire House

“Big & Rich” Rocked  St. Leonard Fire House

St. Leonard, MD – With temperatures at 87 degrees and the threat of rain, summer came to an end Saturday night at St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department. Frank Dawson of WKIK gave opening remarks and greetings, followed by Tiffany Kralle with the National Anthem. Tiffany has performed at each concert this season. Closing out...
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Another Walk Off, Another WIN for the Blue Crabs

Another Walk Off, Another WIN for the Blue Crabs

Friday, August 3, 2012 By: Brian Radle The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (12-7, 42-47) took down the Long Island Ducks (6-14, 45-44) with another walk off win in the 13th inning Thursday night. It’s their second walk off win in the past three games, both coming in extra innings. To say this series had...
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Commercial Vehicle Fire in California

Commercial Vehicle Fire in California

 On Friday, July 6, at 1:40 p.m., Bay District VFD were dispatched to report of a commercial vehicle fire on Rt 235 in the area of Wildewood Blvd. Crews arrived on scene to discover heavy fire coming from an International sewage truck on the side of Rt 235 Once on scene, firefighters quickly extinguished...
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Dungey’s Winning Streak Grows to Three at Budds Creek Motocross Championship

Dungey’s Winning Streak Grows to Three at Budds Creek Motocross Championship

MECHANICSVILLE. (June 16, 2012) – Southern Maryland’s Budds Creek MX Park hosted the fifth round of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, on Saturday, as each of the series’ points leaders added to his respective championship advantage. Red Bull KTM’s Ryan Dungey, of Belle Plaine, Minn., raced to his...
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USCT Civil War Memorial Monument ‘Unique in the Nation!’

USCT Civil War Memorial Monument ‘Unique in the Nation!’

On Saturday, June 16 at 10 a.m., dignitaries and citizens from around Maryland gathered to dedicate the United States Colored Troops Civil War Memorial Monument in Lancaster Park in Lexington Park. As one of the speakers and as one who was involved with the project Maryland  Sen. Roy Dyson exclaimed to the crowd from...
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SUV Crashes into Liquor Store

SUV Crashes into Liquor Store

Authorities in St. Mary’s County are investigating a crash in Lexington Park that has left a commercial building structurally damaged. On Saturday, June 16 around 8:37 a.m., fire and rescue crews responded to report of a motor vehicle collision with a car into a building along the 21300 block of Great Mills Road in...
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Three Arrested for Car Theft

Three Arrested for Car Theft

On June 5, 2012, Dexter A. Gantt, 25 of Lexington Park, Jamarr S. Mackall, 22 of Lexington Park and James W. Blackiston, 19 of Lexington Park, were arrested in California, Md on Laurel Glen Road in the area of Keyport Court. At approximately 9PM the Emergency Communications Center put out a broadcast for a...
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Man Cut with Razor in Argument with Girlfriend

Man Cut with Razor in Argument with Girlfriend

On June 5, at approximately 8 p.m., St. Mary’s County Deputy B. Foor responded to Great Mills Road for the report of a male being stabbed or cut at the Great Mills Pool. Upon arrival, police made contact with a male victim who stated his ex-girlfriend, Lakisha Douglas, 30 of Great Mills, had cut...
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The Chief of Country Music Eric Church Rocks St. Leonard

The Chief of Country Music Eric Church Rocks St. Leonard

From the opening riff of Clutch’s “Electric Worry” (which Church always comes on stage to) until the last piano key on the night’s final song “Springsteen” the largest paid crowd in the history of St. Leonard’s Bayside Pavilion understood why Eric Church is country music’s “Chief”. Many of the fans in attendance had been...
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D.C. Generals Help Kick Off Police Week

D.C. Generals Help Kick Off Police Week

Each year Police from all over the nation gather in Washington D.C. for National Police Week. The kick-off this year was a National Public Safety Football League Jamboree featuring two games at Eastern High School. Game one pitted the Philadelphia Blue Flame and the Atlanta Defenders. A hard fought battle in which the Defenders...
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Woman Exposing Herself in Public Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

Woman Exposing Herself in Public Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

On April 27, 2012, St. Mary’s County deputies responded to the area of Missouri Avenue and Rogers Drive in Lexington Park, Maryland to check the welfare of an intoxicated female who was disregarding vehicle traffic and walking in the roadway causing a traffic hazard. Deputies located the female, identified as Lisa Marie Tippett, 46 of...
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Cocaine Distribution Arrest in St. Mary’s County

Cocaine Distribution Arrest in St. Mary’s County

 Kenneth Edward Miller, 46 of Lexington Park was indicted and subsequently arrested by Vice Narcotics Detectives for “Possession of Cocaine with the Intent to Distribute”. He was originally arrested on Wednesday, Dec. 21 at approximately 6:45 p.m., by St. Mary’s County deputies while on patrol in the 21600 block Great Mills Road in Lexington...
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UPDATE: La Plata Home Destroyed by Fire

UPDATE: La Plata Home Destroyed by Fire

On Monday, April 9, around 12:45 p.m., over 60 firefighters from both Charles and Prince George’s Counties responded to a townhouse fire in the 100 blk of Charleston Ct. in La Plata. The two alarm blaze completely destroyed a three level town home. Investigation revealed a neighbor was alerted to the exterior fire when she...
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Join the Party Today at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet in the Square

Join the Party Today at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet in the Square

On Wednesday, March 28 join Southern Maryland News Net live from the scene of a grand opening celebration like no other in the region. Join us in Great Mills at St. Mary’s Square as Ollie’s Bargain Outlet cuts the ribbon on its first bargain superstore in Southern Maryland. The festivities get underway at 9...
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Prescription Drug Network Brought Down by SMCSO Vice Narcotics Division

Prescription Drug Network Brought Down by SMCSO Vice Narcotics Division

Vice Narcotics Detectives conducted a several month long investigation into the prescription drug network that was being conducted by Suspect Robert Anthony Mister, age 42 of Chesapeake Beach, Md., his wife Jennifer Lynn Mister, age 38 of Chesapeake Beach, Md. and others. The investigation revealed that a large amount of prescription medication was being...
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Sobriety Checkpoints Result in Three Arrests

Sobriety Checkpoints Result in Three Arrests

On March 17th 2012, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office conducted two separate Sobriety Check Points. The first one was in the area of Route 235 Hollywood MD. Three hundred sixty two vehicles passed through the Check Point during its operation. Three drivers were cited for having suspended vehicle registrations, one was cited for...
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Motorcyclist Injured in Lexington Park Crash

Motorcyclist Injured in Lexington Park Crash

On Sunday, March 11 around 5:23 p.m., rescue crews were alerted to report of a serious accident along the 22100 block of Three Notch Road near the intersection of Pegg Road in Lexington Park. Crews arrived on scene to discover a black Harley Davidson motorcycle and a male motorcyclist lying on the ground needing medical attention. The motorcyclist was transported...
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Third Time Car Thief Flees Police

Third Time Car Thief Flees Police

On February 22 at approximately 1:39 a.m., Deputy Glenn Knott of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office observed a green Nissan Frontier travelling at a high rate of speed southbound on Rt. 235 in the area of MacArthur Blvd. in California, MD. As Deputy Knott attempted to conduct a traffic stop, the suspect vehicle...
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