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Detectives in Charles County Arrest Two Men in Connection with Murder of Walter Thomas on Fairchild Court

Detectives in Charles County Arrest Two Men in Connection with Murder of Walter Thomas on Fairchild Court

Detectives assigned to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division have charged Michael Rashid Moore, 22, of Waldorf and Darren Earl Miller, 24, of Washington, D.C., in connection with the murder of Walter Eugene Thomas, 18, who was shot and killed on March 4, 2019, in the 2100 block of Fairchild Court in...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint This Weekend

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint This Weekend

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office will Conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint and DUI Saturation Patrols this holiday weekend. Sheriff Mike Evans asks that “If you consume any alcoholic beverages, please find a sober driver and help reduce the number of fatal and serious crashes on the roadways of Calvert County. If you drink, please do...
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VIDEO: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect

VIDEO: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On Friday, May 10, 2019, at 3:15 pm, the suspect took a debit card that the victim had left on the counter of Abell’s Tavern in Callaway. The suspect then went to the Callaway Shell gas station and attempted to...
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UPDATE: Machiavelli Tyzhae Savoy Charged with Murder in Death of 87-Year-Old Leonardtown Woman

UPDATE: Machiavelli Tyzhae Savoy Charged with Murder in Death of 87-Year-Old Leonardtown Woman

UPDATE: On May 21, 2019, Machiavelli Tyzhae Savoy, 21, of Lexington Park, was charged via indictment with the following crimes resulting from the March 3, 2019 pursuit. Murder Second Degree Negligent Manslaughter Criminally Negligent Manslaughter Manslaughter CDS: Possession with Intent to Distribute Firearm/Drug Trafficking Crime CDS Distribution-With Firearm 2 Counts-Regulated Firearm: Illegal Possession Firearm...
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Lexington Park Felon Pleads Guilty to Stealing 11 Handguns from Tackle Box Gun Store

Lexington Park Felon Pleads Guilty to Stealing 11 Handguns from Tackle Box Gun Store

UPDATE 5/21/2019: Robert Jacob Eberle, 30, of Lexington Park, Maryland, pleaded guilty to the federal charge of theft of firearms, which Eberle admitted he stole from the Tackle Box Gun Store located at 22000 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District...
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VIDEO: Lexington Park Man Arrested for Driving While Impaired by Alcohol and Assault

VIDEO: Lexington Park Man Arrested for Driving While Impaired by Alcohol and Assault

On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, Deputy Wynnyk from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 46900 block of South Shangri La Drive in Lexington Park for the reported motor vehicle accident and fight in progress. An investigation determined the victims drove around Joshua Bruce Hildreth, 38 of Lexington Park, while Hildreth’s vehicle...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of 3 Theft Suspects

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of 3 Theft Suspects

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the persons pictured. On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at 8:00 p.m., three suspects entered the Dollar General store in Charlotte Hall and loaded bars of Dove soap, containers of Arm & Hammer detergent, Dove liquid body wash and Gain detergent pods into a...
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New Tag Readers and Good Old Fashioned Police Work Lead to Arrest of PNC Bank Robber

New Tag Readers and Good Old Fashioned Police Work Lead to Arrest of PNC Bank Robber

On Thursday, May 9, 2019, the Calvert County Control Center dispatched deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office to the PNC Bank on Jennifer Lane in Owings for a bank robbery in progress. Deputies arrived on scene and made contact with three female employees who told police that at approximately 10:05 am.., a white...
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Waldorf Man Arrested After Traffic Stop in North Beach

Waldorf Man Arrested After Traffic Stop in North Beach

On Friday, May 17, 2019, Deputy Holt, of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, conducted a traffic stop in the area of 5th street and Greenwood Ave. in North Beach. Upon making contact with the vehicle occupants, Deputy Holt detected a moderate odor of burnt marijuana emanating from the vehicle. The driver, Nicholas Allan Thomas,...
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Intoxicated Prince Frederick Man Arrested at Carnival

Intoxicated Prince Frederick Man Arrested at Carnival

On Sunday, May 19, 2019, Deputy Bradley, of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office while working security for a carnival being held in the Fox Run Shopping Center located in Prince Frederick, was contacted by the owner/manager for the report of an intoxicated person causing a problem with the staff. The owner asked that the...
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Waldorf Man Killed in Early Morning Pedestrian Accident on Crain Highway

Waldorf Man Killed in Early Morning Pedestrian Accident on Crain Highway

The Maryland State Police have identified a Waldorf man who was struck and killed in an early morning, pedestrian collision that occurred on Maryland Route 301 (Crain Highway) at Rosaryville Road in Prince George’s County on Sunday. On scene investigation with troopers from the Forestville Barrack, members of the Maryland State Police CRASH Team,...
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UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Wanted for Sexual Abuse of a Minor Arrested for Bank Robbery in Calvert County

UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Wanted for Sexual Abuse of a Minor Arrested for Bank Robbery in Calvert County

UPDATE 5/19/2019 @10:00 a.m.: Donald Edward Rankin, 63, of Lexington Park was was apprehended and arrested on Saturday, May 18, 2019, by Calvert County Sheriff’s Office detectives. In the robbery, Rankin was charged with the following ARMED ROBBERY ASSAULT-FIRST DEGREE ROBBERY ASSAULT-SEC DEGREE THEFT: $1,500 TO UNDER $25, HANDGUN IN VEHICLE HANDGUN ON PERSON...
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Prince George’s County Police Department Arrest Three Suspects for Murder of 14-Year-Old Girl

Prince George’s County Police Department Arrest Three Suspects for Murder of 14-Year-Old Girl

The Prince George’s County Police Department Homicide Unit identified and charged three suspects in connection with the murder of a teenage girl. The victim is 14-year-old Ariana Funes-Diaz of Adelphi. The suspects are 16-year-old Josue Fuentes-Ponce of Bladensburg, 17-year-old Joel Escobar of Northeast Washington, DC, and 14-year-old Cynthia Hernandez-Nucamendi of Lothian. Detectives are working...
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Wanted for Escape – Brandon Lee Bates – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

Wanted for Escape – Brandon Lee Bates – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Brandon Lee Bates, 26 of Charlotte Hall. Bates has an active warrant for the charge of escape second degree for violating the conditions of his pretrial release. Bates was previously arrested on theft charges. Bates is 5’10” in height, weighs 175 pounds, and...
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Officers Apprehend Four Robbery Suspects in Charles County

Officers Apprehend Four Robbery Suspects in Charles County

On May 8 at 11:36 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motel in the 11000 block of Crain Highway in Glasva for the report of a citizen armed robbery. The victim reported two suspects, one who was armed with a gun, approached him as he was sitting outside his...
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Great Mills Woman Wanted by Police in St. Mary’s County for Escape

Great Mills Woman Wanted by Police in St. Mary’s County for Escape

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Serenity Faith Byrd, 27 of Great Mills, who is wanted on warrants for first- and second-degree escape. Byrd left an inpatient treatment center in Hagerstown without approval. Anyone with information about Byrd’s location is asked to contact Detective First Class James Bare at...
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15-Year-Old Boy Struck by a Vehicle on Pegg Road After Running into Traffic

15-Year-Old Boy Struck by a Vehicle on Pegg Road After Running into Traffic

On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at approximately 5:25 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Pegg Road and West Westbury Boulevard in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle in the roadway and a 15-year-old male patient off...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On Sunday, May 12, 2019, at 12:30 p.m. at the California Walmart store, the suspect fraudulently used the self-checkout system to take dozens of items that were not paid for. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect or...
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Maryland State Police Arrest Prince George’s County Man On Child Pornography Charges

Maryland State Police Arrest Prince George’s County Man On Child Pornography Charges

A Prince George’s County man was arrested and charged today after a Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force investigation developed evidence supporting charges of distribution and possession of child pornography. The suspect is identified as James Garrison, 51, of District Heights. He is charged with two counts of distribution of child...
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Woman Charged After Leaving Seven Children All Under the Age of Five Unattended in Hot Car While Shopping

Woman Charged After Leaving Seven Children All Under the Age of Five Unattended in Hot Car While Shopping

On May 10, 2019, at approximately 1:05 p.m., Charles County 911 received a call from a child indicating he and six other children were inside a car unattended and hot. The child was not sure where they were, but through GPS and other mechanisms, the call-taker was able to pinpoint the location of the...
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Sheriff’s Office Investigating Drive-By Shooting of 16-Year-Old in Valley Lee

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Drive-By Shooting of 16-Year-Old in Valley Lee

On Friday, May 10, 2019, at approximately 9:00 p.m., the St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications Center received a call from a female stating her brother was shot while in the area of Boothe Farm Lane in Valley Lee. The victim said a vehicle had driven past him when he heard a gunshot. The gunshot...
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Man Sentenced 15 Years for Child Abuse of 5-Month-Old, Resulting in a Skull Fracture

Man Sentenced 15 Years for Child Abuse of 5-Month-Old, Resulting in a Skull Fracture

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Thursday, May 9, 2019, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Amy J. Bragunier sentenced Delontre James Austin, 23, to 15 years in prison and an additional 5 years of suspended time for Second Degree Child Abuse and Neglect of a Minor. Upon release, Austin will...
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Charges Pending for 50-Year-Old Huntingtown Woman After High Speed Chase Ends in Crash

Charges Pending for 50-Year-Old Huntingtown Woman After High Speed Chase Ends in Crash

On May 09, 2019 at approximately 10:29 p.m., Deputy B. Wilson, of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop a red GMC Sierra pick-up truck on Maryland Route 260, in Owings. The vehicle briefly pulled over, but then sped off as the deputy approached the vehicle.  The vehicle, operated by Michelle Booth, 50,...
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La Plata Man Arrested on Assault Charges After Brutal Beating at Smallwood Drive Park and Ride

La Plata Man Arrested on Assault Charges After Brutal Beating at Smallwood Drive Park and Ride

On April 12, 2019, at approximately 1:00 p.m., deputies from the Charles County Sheriff‘s Office responded to the Smallwood Drive Park and Ride on Smallwood Drive West, for the report of an assault. Police arrived on the scene and observed the victim, a 21-year-old male lying on the grass adjacent to the parking lot....
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Waldorf Man Faces Attempted Murder Charges After Argument Over Text Messages

Waldorf Man Faces Attempted Murder Charges After Argument Over Text Messages

On Saturday, April 17, 2019, a deputy from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office arrested Stephen Ware Jr., 20, of Waldorf, and charged him with attempted first-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, assault first-degree, assault second-degree, and reckless endangerment. On April 13, 2019, police responded to a residence in Waldorf and spoke to an adult female...
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