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California Woman Arrested After Assaulting Boyfriend and Two Police Officers

California Woman Arrested After Assaulting Boyfriend and Two Police Officers

On Friday, June 7, 2024, police responded to a residence in California for the report of a domestic assault. When police arrived, they contacted the adult male victim, who stated his girlfriend of two and a half years assaulted him. The victim said he came home from work, and Laryssa J Wall, 28, of...
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Police Investigating Two Southern Maryland Men Killed at a Car Meet in Accokeek

Police Investigating Two Southern Maryland Men Killed at a Car Meet in Accokeek

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating a double fatal shooting at a car meet in Accokeek. The victims are 48-year-old Sheldon Proctor of Waldorf and 55-year-old Patrick Savoy of Charlotte Hall. A third victim, an adult male, was also shot. His injuries are not considered life-threatening. A reward of up...
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Greenbelt Man Convicted of Attempted First Degree Murder of Calvert County Deputy

Greenbelt Man Convicted of Attempted First Degree Murder of Calvert County Deputy

A Calvert County jury has convicted Brandon Alexander Turner, 22, of Greenbelt, with attempted first degree murder of Master Deputy Sheriff James Flynt. The jury also convicted Turner of first degree assault on Deputies Anthony Aranda and Tyler Bowen, as well as illegal use of a firearm in connection with these offenses. The verdicts...
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Drug Trafficking Organization Dismantled in Charles County: Successful Joint Operation Nets Multiple Arrests and Seizures

Drug Trafficking Organization Dismantled in Charles County: Successful Joint Operation Nets Multiple Arrests and Seizures

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Enforcement Section (NES), in collaboration with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration,  and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, has successfully dismantled a major drug ring operating across Charles County. This year-long investigation culminated in a coordinated operation that resulted in several arrests and the recovery of significant amounts of...
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La Plata Police Department Arrest PG County Man Involved in 52 Separate Theft Events from Target

La Plata Police Department Arrest PG County Man Involved in 52 Separate Theft Events from Target

On June 12, 2024, La Plata Police Department officers responded to the Target, in La Plata, for the report of a theft in progress. Working with the loss prevention manager, officers apprehended the individual without incident in the parking lot. The arrest was part of an ongoing investigation that identified the suspect in 52...
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Maryland State Police Arrest Great Mills Man on Drug Charges After Stealing a Bicycle in Lexington Park

Maryland State Police Arrest Great Mills Man on Drug Charges After Stealing a Bicycle in Lexington Park

On Monday, June 10, 2024, Cpl DiToto of the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to the report of a male subject stealing a Fuji bike valued at approximately $850 from the Quick Shop on Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park. Upon further investigation it was determined the male subject Kiger, Zachary Alan, 35...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Hosts Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New South Patrol District One Station

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Hosts Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New South Patrol District One Station

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly renovated South Patrol District One Station at 6845 Crain Highway in La Plata. Sheriff Troy D. Berry, Captain Andrew Schwab – the current South Patrol Division Commander – and Captain Charly Baker delivered remarks to commemorate the opening of the new...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Warrant/Fugitive Unit Seeking Whereabouts of Wanted Waldorf Man, Eric William Broome age 26

Charles County Sheriff’s Warrant/Fugitive Unit Seeking Whereabouts of Wanted Waldorf Man, Eric William Broome age 26

The Charles County Sheriff’s Warrant/Fugitive Unit is actively seeking the public’s assistance in locating Eric William Broome, age 26, from Waldorf, who is wanted in connection with multiple charges including failing to appear in court for first-degree assault, false imprisonment, and violation of probation. Incident Summary: On August 1, 2023, Broome was arrested by...
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Police Identify Body of 52-Year-Old Woman Found in Lexington Park

Police Identify Body of 52-Year-Old Woman Found in Lexington Park

UPDATE 6/14/2024: On Thursday, June 13, 2024, police responded to a 911 report of a subject not breathing. Upon arriving at the scene at the 21000 block of FDR Boulevard in Lexington Park, the deceased body of a woman, identified as Erica Christina Drinks, 52, was found in a shed on the property. Detectives...
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La Plata Police Officers Seize Handgun, Methamphetamine, Phencyclidine (PCP), Cocaine, Marijuana, and Suspected Drug Proceeds

La Plata Police Officers Seize Handgun, Methamphetamine, Phencyclidine (PCP), Cocaine, Marijuana, and Suspected Drug Proceeds

On June 4, 2024, at approximately 5:29 p.m., officers responded to check the welfare of two individuals sitting at a traffic light in a vehicle on Crain Highway at Heritage Green Parkway. Upon arrival, officers located two individuals suffering from a phencyclidine (PCP) overdose. The two were transported to the hospital for medical intervention....
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UPDATE: DC Man Charged with Falsely Reporting Armed Robbery at Dunkirk Safeway Gas Pumps

UPDATE: DC Man Charged with Falsely Reporting Armed Robbery at Dunkirk Safeway Gas Pumps

UPDATE: On June 6, 2024, Brian Arnell Hall, 35 of Washington D.C., was charged with three counts of Making a False Statement to a Law Enforcement Officer On June 4, 2024, Hall contacted 911 to report a robbery at gunpoint. Dispatch records indicate that Hall spoke a dispatcher, who noted Hall’s apparent frustration and...
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Washington D.C. Man Arrested After False Report of Armed Robbery in Dunkirk

Washington D.C. Man Arrested After False Report of Armed Robbery in Dunkirk

On Tuesday, June 4, 2024, around 10:30 a.m., the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an alleged armed robbery at the Safeway Gas Pumps located at 10276 Southern MD Blvd in Dunkirk. The report was filed by Brian Arnell Hall, 35 of Washington D.C., who claimed that an unknown suspect had approached...
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Father Charged in Connection to Death of His 2-Year-Old Son

Father Charged in Connection to Death of His 2-Year-Old Son

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit charged a father in connection with the death of his two-year-old son. The victim is Kayceson Barkley of Oxon Hill. His father, 32-year-old Lance Harrison of Oxon Hill, is charged with child abuse resulting in death, child abuse 1st and 2nd degree, assault 1st and 2nd...
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14-Year-Old Succumbs to Injuries After Triple Shooting, Police Seeking Leads and Information

14-Year-Old Succumbs to Injuries After Triple Shooting, Police Seeking Leads and Information

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is now leading the investigation into a recent shooting that occurred in the city of District Heights. One of the victims has died of her injuries. She is 14-year-old Khamya Ferrell of Suitland. Two adults were also injured in the shooting. Their injuries are not considered...
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Two Lexington Park Men Arrested After Traffic Stop in Calvert – Police Find Drugs and Loaded Gun

Two Lexington Park Men Arrested After Traffic Stop in Calvert – Police Find Drugs and Loaded Gun

On May 29, 2024, at approximately 10:50 PM, Deputy DeSantis of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation along S. Solomons Island Road in the area of Flag Ponds Parkway in Lusby. Contact was made with the driver, Leroy Robert White, 67 of Lexington Park,...
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UPDATE: Deputies Recover Stolen Gun and Drugs from Stolen Vehicle That Crashed After High Speed Chase

UPDATE: Deputies Recover Stolen Gun and Drugs from Stolen Vehicle That Crashed After High Speed Chase

UPDATE 6/10/2024: On May 27, 2024, at 1:02 a.m., Calvert County Patrol Bureau deputies were alerted to a tag reader referencing a stolen vehicle traveling eastbound on Route 260 from Rt. 4 in Dunkirk. The vehicle, a blue Audi A7 was confirmed to be stolen and was located by DFC Idol travelling over 100...
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Police Investigating Armed Carjacking at Waldorf Food Lion, Officers Searching for black 2019 Toyota Camry

Police Investigating Armed Carjacking at Waldorf Food Lion, Officers Searching for black 2019 Toyota Camry

On Sunday, June 9, 2024, at approximately 10:20 a.m., police responded to the Food Lion located at 3200 Old Washington Road in Waldorf, for the reported carjacking. Officers from Charles and St. Mary’s County were notified of the stolen vehicle, tag number and direction of travel and began searching for the suspects. The victim,...
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UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Sentenced to 30-Years for Murder of Robbery and Abduction Victim

UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Sentenced to 30-Years for Murder of Robbery and Abduction Victim

UPDATE 6/7/2024: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Thursday, June 6, 2024, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Makeba Gibbs sentenced Nijuan Wilson, 17, to Life in prison with all but 30 years suspended for the First-Degree Murder of Deangelo Beale. Wilson will be on supervised probation for five years upon...
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Haitian Man Residing in PG County Sentenced to 37 Months for Conspiring to Ship Stolen Vehicles to West Africa

Haitian Man Residing in PG County Sentenced to 37 Months for Conspiring to Ship Stolen Vehicles to West Africa

U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte sentenced Rodley Balthazar, age 30, a Haitian citizen residing in Laurel, Maryland, to 37 months in federal prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, for conspiracy to commit transportation of stolen motor vehicles and receipt and possession of stolen motor vehicles. The sentence was announced by United...
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Nanjemoy Man Arrested And Charged With Attempted Murder After Shotting His Father in the Face

Nanjemoy Man Arrested And Charged With Attempted Murder After Shotting His Father in the Face

On June 5, 2024, officers assigned to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit and members of the U.S. Marshals Service Capital Area Regional Task Force arrested Tehran Lebrons Butler, age 18, of Nanjemoy, who was wanted in connection with a non-fatal shooting that occurred in May. On May 27, at 1:30 a.m., patrol...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Stalking, After Threatening a Correction Officer and his Family

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Stalking, After Threatening a Correction Officer and his Family

On Saturday, June 1, 2024, at approximately 2:00 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in Mechanicsville, for the report of a threat. Upon arrival, contact was made with an adult male victim who is actively employed as a Correctional Officer at the St. Mary’s County Detention and...
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UPDATE: Mechanicsville Man Convicted of First-Degree Murder Outside Great Mills Liquor Store

UPDATE: Mechanicsville Man Convicted of First-Degree Murder Outside Great Mills Liquor Store

UPDATE 6/5/2024: State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling announced today that Leroy Christopher Neal, 48, of Mechanicsville, was found guilty of first-degree murder and related firearm charges for the killing of a 46-year-old man that occurred on November 4, 2023. Following a three-day trial, Neal was convicted by a St. Mary’s County jury of first-degree murder,...
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UPDATE: Owner of Animal Clinic of La Plata Identified as Victim Killed in Accident Involving Tractor

UPDATE: Owner of Animal Clinic of La Plata Identified as Victim Killed in Accident Involving Tractor

UPDATE 6/5/2024: We regret to announce the passing of Dr. Kenneth Ivan Cunningham, M.R.C.V.S. age 72, of La Plata, Maryland. Cunningham was a long time Veterinarian who owned and operated the Animal Clinic of La Plata. He attended Trinity College, Dublin Ireland where he received his membership into the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons....
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Man Charged After Child Finds Loaded Gun and Accidentally Shoots Herself While Playing Hide and Seek

Man Charged After Child Finds Loaded Gun and Accidentally Shoots Herself While Playing Hide and Seek

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Gun Crimes Unit charged a suspect with multiple firearms offenses after a child accessed a loaded firearm and suffered a gunshot wound. This incident occurred in the town of Cheverly on Sunday night. The victim, a female under the age of five, suffered injuries not considered life-threatening. The...
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Hollywood Man Arrested After Pointing a Gun at a Group of People at George B. Cecil Park in Valley Lee

Hollywood Man Arrested After Pointing a Gun at a Group of People at George B. Cecil Park in Valley Lee

On Saturday, June 1, 2024, police responded to multiple 911 calls reporting a man with a gun at George B. Cecil Park in Valley Lee. Witnesses stated that following an altercation, a male subject pointed a firearm at a group of people gathered at a pavilion in the park. The suspect, identified as Javonte...
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