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Charles County Sheriff’s Officers Seek Help Locating Man Connected to a Violent Domestic-Related Assault/ Attempted Murder

Charles County Sheriff’s Officers Seek Help Locating Man Connected to a Violent Domestic-Related Assault/ Attempted Murder

Charles County Sheriff’s officers assigned to the Warrants Unit are searching for Eric Benjamin Mitchell, 22, of Waldorf, who escaped from an in-patient substance abuse program after being remanded to that facility on July 2 by the Circuit Court for Charles County. Mitchell, who was being held without bond at the Charles County Detention...
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Solomons Woman Arrested on Drug Charges at Super 8 in Prince Frederick After Welfare Check

Solomons Woman Arrested on Drug Charges at Super 8 in Prince Frederick After Welfare Check

On July 7, 2020, Deputy Sturdivant, of the Calvert County County Sheriff’s Office, responded to Super 8 in Prince Frederick for a welfare check. The complainant advised a female guest at the hotel seemed out of it and needed to be checked on.  Deputy Sturdivant made contact with the female guest, Sandra Lee Pitcher,...
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Leonardtown Man Charged with Rape, Assault and Sex Abuse of a Minor

Leonardtown Man Charged with Rape, Assault and Sex Abuse of a Minor

On Thursday, July 9, 2020 the rape and sex abuse of a minor court case was forwarded to Circuit Court in St. Mary’s County. On Friday, March 6, 2020, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Point Lookout Road, in Leonardtown for a report of a sex offense....
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Suspicious Vehicle in a Parking Lot Leads to Drug Charges and Loaded Handgun Arrest

Suspicious Vehicle in a Parking Lot Leads to Drug Charges and Loaded Handgun Arrest

On Friday, July 3, 2020, Dep. Graves of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office observed a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot of a closed business in the 21800 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park. Dep. Graves made contact with a passenger, later identified as Ryan Michael Page, 35 of no fixed...
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20-Year-Old LaPlata Woman Charged with Attempted Murder of Bel Alton Teen

20-Year-Old LaPlata Woman Charged with Attempted Murder of Bel Alton Teen

Arrest Made in Stabbing: On July 8, 2020, at approximately 5:46 p.m., officers from the La Plata Police Department responded to the 6700 block of Crain Highway for the report of a stabbing. Investigation revealed the suspect and the victim engaged in a verbal argument which escalated into a physical altercation including the stabbing...
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Two Liquor Stores in St. Mary’s County Caught Selling to Underage in Alcohol Compliance Checks

Two Liquor Stores in St. Mary’s County Caught Selling to Underage in Alcohol Compliance Checks

On Tuesday June 30, 2020, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Alcohol Enforcement Unit conducted 15 covert compliance checks within St. Mary’s County. Two businesses were found to be non-compliant. Police used a male confidential informant under the age of 21 with no identification on them to go into liquor stores in St. Mary’s...
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Detectives in Charles County Identify and Arrest 33-Year-Old Man in Connection with Multiple Shootings

Detectives in Charles County Identify and Arrest 33-Year-Old Man in Connection with Multiple Shootings

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division have arrested one suspect in connection with two shootings, which took place in December and June in Waldorf. The details of the cases are as follows: On December 3 at approximately 5:52 p.m., officers responded to the 12000 block of Ell Lane in Waldorf...
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Drug Dealing Gun Carrying Corrections Officer from Prince George’s County Arrested in Mechanicsville

Drug Dealing Gun Carrying Corrections Officer from Prince George’s County Arrested in Mechanicsville

On Friday, June 26, 2020, Deputy Forinash, of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office conducted a vehicle stop on a black Chrysler 300 near the intersection of Three Notch Road and Mechanicsville Road, in Mechanicsville. The vehicle was stopped pursuant to a search and seizure warrant for the vehicle along with the owner and...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Roadside Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday evening in the Lexington Park Area

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Roadside Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday evening in the Lexington Park Area

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a roadside sobriety checkpoint on Friday evening, July 3, 2020. The sobriety checkpoint will be conducted on Three Notch Road/Route 235 in the Lexington Park area where law enforcement officers will evaluate drivers going through the checkpoint for signs of alcohol or drug impairment. The...
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Prince Frederick Man Charged In Multiple Hit-And-Run Crashes In Queen Anne’s County

Prince Frederick Man Charged In Multiple Hit-And-Run Crashes In Queen Anne’s County

Maryland State Police have formally charged a man who was arrested Thursday in connection with multiple hit-and-run crashes in just a matter of minutes in Queen Anne’s County. The suspect, Sean Michael Tettimer, 27, of Prince Frederick, is charged with driving under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance, driving while intoxicated, reckless driving,...
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EXCLUSIVE: Police in St. Mary’s County Make Arrest in Double Shooting at Lexington Park Car Wash

EXCLUSIVE: Police in St. Mary’s County Make Arrest in Double Shooting at Lexington Park Car Wash

Trevon Charles Brooks, 27, of Lusby, was arrested for the shooting of two people at at the Extreme Clean Car Wash on Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park. On Sunday, June 14, 2020, at approximately 10:25 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the Sheetz on Great Mills Road and Point Lookout Road...
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Charges Pending For Impaired Driver Who Passed Out in Lexington Park McDonald’s Drive Through

Charges Pending For Impaired Driver Who Passed Out in Lexington Park McDonald’s Drive Through

On Friday, June 5, 2020, at approximately 12:45 p.m., Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the McDonald’s drive-through in the St. Mary’s Square on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the report of an adult male driver of a vehicle who was unconscious behind the wheel. Employees were able...
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Wanted: Lifetime Registered Sex Offender – St. Mary’s County – Gary Ignatius Branson

Wanted: Lifetime Registered Sex Offender – St. Mary’s County – Gary Ignatius Branson

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Gary Ignatius Branson, 34 of Lexington Park. Branson, a lifetime registered sexual offender, is wanted on a warrant for failing to register as required by the sex offender registry and additional unrelated warrants. Branson is described as a black male with brown eyes...
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Community Message from Calvert County Sheriff Mike Evans

Community Message from Calvert County Sheriff Mike Evans

My first priority has always been and will continue to be the safety of all Calvert County citizens. I am appalled by the death of George Floyd by a law enforcement officer and my condolences go out to his family. I want to make it clear that the men and women of the Calvert...
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St. Mary’s County Woman Arrested for Theft After Caught Breaking into Automobiles in Great Mills

St. Mary’s County Woman Arrested for Theft After Caught Breaking into Automobiles in Great Mills

On May 28, 2020 at approximately 2:30 a.m., Deputy First Class Lawrence, of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 22080 block of St. Clements Circle in Great Mills for the reported suspicious incident. The witness reported receiving a security alert notification of an individual on her property as well as hearing...
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Huntington Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges in Prince Frederick

Huntington Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges in Prince Frederick

On May 21, 2020, Deputy Plant, of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Wawa in Prince Frederick for a welfare check. The complainant advised a vehicle was parked in the rear of the building near the dumpster. Upon arrival, Deputy Plant and Detective Rector made contact with the driver, Brian Joseph Morgan, 36,...
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St. Mary’s County Man Arrested After Breaking Drive Through Window at McDonald’s in Lexington Park

St. Mary’s County Man Arrested After Breaking Drive Through Window at McDonald’s in Lexington Park

On April 27, 2020 at approximately 6:00 a.m., Tpr E. Ruggles, from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barack responded to the McDonald’s restaurant, located at 21600 Great Mills Road, Lexington Park, for a reported malicious destruction of property. Investigation revealed a Rainier Nazal Dizon, 38, of Lexington Park, entered the McDonald’s lobby at 5:20...
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State Police Issue Hundreds of Citations on Capital Beltway During Enforcement Initiative

State Police Issue Hundreds of Citations on Capital Beltway During Enforcement Initiative

During a focused traffic safety enforcement initiative on May 21, 2020, around the Capital Beltway, troopers issued almost 400 traffic citations and warnings for a variety of offenses, including speeds that reached 110 mph. Throughout the afternoon, troopers from the Forestville, College Park and Rockville barracks teamed up with troopers from the Commercial Vehicle...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested After Dressing as a Woman to Have Sex with a Man at Lancaster Park

Lexington Park Man Arrested After Dressing as a Woman to Have Sex with a Man at Lancaster Park

Sean Lamont Brooks, 47, of Lexington Park, was arrested on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, and charged with a 4th degree sex offense and committing a perverted practice. Court documents say in the winter of 2019, Brooks engaged in sexual contact with an adult male victim without the victims consent and committed an unnatural and...
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UPDATE: Landover Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison After Armed Robberies in Calvert, Montgomery, and Prince George’s Counties

UPDATE: Landover Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison After Armed Robberies in Calvert, Montgomery, and Prince George’s Counties

UPDATE: 5/19/2020: U.S. District Judge Paul W. Grimm today sentenced Dante Tyler-El, age 54, of Landover, Maryland, to 150 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release for carjacking and for using, carrying and brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence. Tyler-El entered his guilty plea...
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Maryland State Police Arrest Callaway Man On Firearms Violations In St. Mary’s County

Maryland State Police Arrest Callaway Man On Firearms Violations In St. Mary’s County

Maryland State Police arrested a St. Mary’s County man on open warrants for firearms-related charges and a violation of probation charge. Colin Jacob Eaton, 26, of Callaway, was arrested Monday, May 11, 2020, by troopers from the Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division – Firearms Enforcement Unit. Eaton is charged with nine counts of...
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Speed Camera Program in Charles County Continues Despite School Closure

Speed Camera Program in Charles County Continues Despite School Closure

In light of school closures, Charles County Sheriff’s Office has withdrawn their Speed Camera Program from locations not being used for critical operations. The Speed Camera Program will continue to operate at school areas that are dispensing meals and educational supplies for our students. During the week of May 11, to May 15, 2020,...
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5-Year-Old Child Attacked by Family Dog in Lusby

5-Year-Old Child Attacked by Family Dog in Lusby

On Thursday, May 7, 2020 at approximately 12:15 p.m.., deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a residence on McMichael Drive in Lusby, for a reported animal bite. Preliminary investigation revealed a 5-year-old child was playing inside the residence, when the child was attacked by the family German Shepard. During the...
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Fire Marshals Arrest Charles County Man After Setting His Hughesville House on Fire

Fire Marshals Arrest Charles County Man After Setting His Hughesville House on Fire

Deputy State Fire Marshals charged a Charles County man yesterday after determining he was responsible for intentionally setting fire to a family-owned, single-family dwelling. The home was co-owned by the suspect, Paul Sherwood Swann, age 55, and his brother Wardell Swann. On April 24, 2020, at approximately 4:00 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded...
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45-Year-Old Lexington Park Babysitter Charged with Felony Child Abuse and Assault of Two Infant children

45-Year-Old Lexington Park Babysitter Charged with Felony Child Abuse and Assault of Two Infant children

On April 15, 2020 at approximately 1:00 p.m., Trooper First Class A. Opirhory and Master Trooper J. Preston from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to a residence on Ricky Drive, in Hollywood, for a reported child abuse. Upon arrival and making contact with the two complainants, both advised that their child care...
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