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Sobriety Checkpoint to be Held in Charles County on Saturday, September 21

Sobriety Checkpoint to be Held in Charles County on Saturday, September 21

The Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack in partnership with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and the Maryland Transportation Authority Police will be conducting a Sobriety Checkpoint on Saturday, September 21, 2019, in Charles County. Motorists are encouraged to appoint a designated driver or use public or other alternative transportation if you are planning...
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Police Investigating Hit and Run that Killed 29-Year-Old Waldorf Man

Police Investigating Hit and Run that Killed 29-Year-Old Waldorf Man

On September 17 at 1:52 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to Piney Church Road at Poston Drive in Waldorf for the report of a man lying on the side of the street. When officers arrived, they discovered the man was deceased and had apparently been struck by a vehicle. A...
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Co-Defendants Sentenced for First-Degree Assault After Brutal Attack on Victim in Waldorf

Co-Defendants Sentenced for First-Degree Assault After Brutal Attack on Victim in Waldorf

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Amy J. Bragunier sentenced Emanuel Malik Anthony Nugent, 22 of Waldorf, to 25 years with all but 18 years suspended to be served at the Division of Corrections for the First-Degree Assault of Timothy Dalton....
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MISSING PERSON – 16-Year-Old Male – St. Mary’s County

MISSING PERSON – 16-Year-Old Male – St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate missing person, Ishaan Javon Young, 16-years-old. He is described as a black male 5-07 tall, weighing 115 lbs, with black hair, and brown eyes. He was last seen on 9-12-19 and was wearing a blue and gray jacket, white V neck tee shirt, blue...
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Three Lexington Park Men Arrested on Gun and Drug Charges

Three Lexington Park Men Arrested on Gun and Drug Charges

Maryland State Police arrested three men on Tuesday after a traffic stop in St. Mary’s County. The three were identified as Keenan Berry, 23, Deamonte Lacey, 20 and Gavin Jones, 17, all of Lexington Park. On September 10, 2019 at approximately 9:45 a.m., Trooper First Class C. Ditoto from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown...
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Leonardtown Man Arrested for Rape and Sexual Assault of 8-Year-Old Girl

Leonardtown Man Arrested for Rape and Sexual Assault of 8-Year-Old Girl

On September 11, 2019, detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, along with investigators from Child Protective Services (CPS), began an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse involving an eight-year-old victim and an adult male. During an interview the child (who was seven-years-old at the time), gave police detailed information...
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Two Motorcyclists Apprehended After High Speed Chase in Calvert County

Two Motorcyclists Apprehended After High Speed Chase in Calvert County

On Sunday, September 8, 2019, at approximately 11:40 a.m., Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputy Ostazeski was on patrol in his marked patrol vehicle traveling southbound on Route 4 in the area of Western Shores Blvd. and observed two sport style motorcycles traveling at a high rate of speed. Deputy Ostazeski conducted a traffic stop, activated...
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St. Mary’s County Man Charged with Attempted Murder After Beating Victim Unconscious

St. Mary’s County Man Charged with Attempted Murder After Beating Victim Unconscious

On September 3, 2019, at approximately 9:00 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 46200 block of Mako Way in Lexington Park, for the reported injured/unconscious subject. A 31-year-old male victim, from Lexington Park, was discovered in a residential parking lot with blood coming from his mouth and ears....
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Charges Pending After Caller Falsely Reported Active Shooter at Matthew Henson Middle School

Charges Pending After Caller Falsely Reported Active Shooter at Matthew Henson Middle School

On September 10 at 9:56 a.m., 911 dispatchers received a call stating that there was an active shooter inside Matthew Henson Middle School. Officers responded and determined that there was no active threat. An investigation revealed that two students, who are both 14 years old, had taken another student’s phone and called in the...
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Maryland Wear And Carry Permit Application Process Goes Online Beginning October 1, 2019

Maryland Wear And Carry Permit Application Process Goes Online Beginning October 1, 2019

As part of our ongoing efforts to improve customer service, the Maryland State Police is proud to announce that the application process for a Maryland Wear and Carry Permit will be transitioned from a hand-written paper application to the online Licensing Portal. Beginning Oct. 1, 2019, those applying for a Maryland Wear and Carry...
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St. Mary’s County Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Armed Robbery in Lexington Park

St. Mary’s County Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Armed Robbery in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Wayne Darnell Somerville, Jr. 31, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his involvement with an Armed Robbery in Lexington Park. Somerville and his co-defendant, wife-Samantha Ann Somerville 30, snatched an innocent victim’s purse after assaulting the victim by spraying mace into her face. sentencing for Samantha Ann Somerville is scheduled for...
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Hughesville Man Arrested After Driving Stolen Truck in Multi-State High Speed Police Chase

Hughesville Man Arrested After Driving Stolen Truck in Multi-State High Speed Police Chase

The suspect who drove a stolen vehicle at a police officer attempting to arrest him in Cecil County on Friday, September 6, 2019, has been arrested in Virginia. The suspect is identified as William H. Galvin, Jr., 29, of Hughesville. He was arrested at a trailer owned by his mother in Front Royal, Va.,...
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UPDATE: Waldorf Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for the Murder of Father-in-Law

UPDATE: Waldorf Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for the Murder of Father-in-Law

UPDATE 9/5/2019: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Thursday, September 5, 2019, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Amy J. Bragunier sentenced Deangelo Hemsley, 42 of Waldorf, to life in prison for the First-Degree Murder of John Yates and related charges. On June 14, 2019, Hemsley was found criminally responsible by...
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AUDIO: No Transports After First Responders Respond to Reported Overdose with Five Patients in Waldorf

AUDIO: No Transports After First Responders Respond to Reported Overdose with Five Patients in Waldorf

On Saturday, August 31, 2019, at approximately 6:50 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church located at 305 Smallwood Drive in Waldorf, for the reported multiple overdoses with subjects unconscious. Police arrived on the scene to find five subjects in front of the church with one unconscious,...
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31-Year-Old Saint Leonard Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

31-Year-Old Saint Leonard Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

On Saturday, August 31, 2019 at approximately 12:35 p.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the area of Route 4 south of Parran Road in Saint Leonard, for a report of a motor vehicle crash involving a single motorcycle. Upon arrival, units located a 2016...
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Maryland State Police Prepare For Labor Day and Will Have Additional Troopers on Patrol

Maryland State Police Prepare For Labor Day and Will Have Additional Troopers on Patrol

Maryland State Police are gearing up for the Labor Day holiday, Maryland State Police will have additional troopers on patrol who will be using a variety of initiatives to keep traffic moving, respond quickly to highway incidents and take appropriate enforcement action when violations are observed that threaten the safety of travelers. Beginning today,...
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Two Sobriety Checkpoints to be Held in St. Mary’s County Over Labor Day Weekend

Two Sobriety Checkpoints to be Held in St. Mary’s County Over Labor Day Weekend

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Maryland State Police and the Maryland State Highway Administration, will be conducting two roadside sobriety checkpoints on two nights over the Labor Day weekend. A sobriety checkpoint will be conducted on Route 235 on Friday evening in the Lexington Park area, followed by...
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A School Resource Officer to be at Every Public Middle and High Schools in St. Mary’s County this Year

A School Resource Officer to be at Every Public Middle and High Schools in St. Mary’s County this Year

Sheriff Tim Cameron and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office are pleased to announce that for the first time there will be a dedicated School Resource Officer at each of the public middle and high schools in St. Mary’s. The Sheriff’s Office has seven School Resource Officers in place for the 2019-2020 school year,...
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Lexington Park Woman Arrested at Courthouse for Disorderly Conduct

Lexington Park Woman Arrested at Courthouse for Disorderly Conduct

On Friday, August 23, 2019, Deputy K. Molitor, from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrested Corrina Lyevette Savoy, 24, of Lexington Park. Deputies responded to the St. Mary’s County Circuit Courthouse in Leonardtown after courthouse security called for assistance with a disorderly subject. According to court documents, Savoy was standing in front of...
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UPDATE: Man who Robbed Liquor Store in Lexington Park Also Robbed SunTrust Bank in California

UPDATE: Man who Robbed Liquor Store in Lexington Park Also Robbed SunTrust Bank in California

After searching the home of Corey Scott Angstadt, 51, of California, who was arrested earlier this week for the armed robbery of the Twist Wine and Spirits Store, in Lexington Park, police found evidence connecting him to another armed robbery. Police found items used in the robbery of the SunTrust Bank located on First...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 8/22/2019

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 8/22/2019

The following is a sample of recent arrests, crimes, and investigations handled by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office. On August 14, 2019 Deputy Rzepkowski conducted a traffic stop on Southern Maryland Boulevard at Doris Drive in Owings. Calvert Emergency Communications advised the driver, Carlton Eugene Baldwin (35), had an active warrant through the Harford...
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Former Correctional Officer Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Attempted First-Degree Murder After Ruthless Attack on Wife

Former Correctional Officer Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Attempted First-Degree Murder After Ruthless Attack on Wife

UPDATE 8/22/2019: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on August 21, 2019, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Amy J. Bragunier sentenced Armando Quispe Rodriguez, 46 of Bryans Road, to life suspend all but 30 years for the Attempted First-Degree Murder of Keyia Rodriguez. After completion of his sentence, Rodriguez will be...
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Exclusive Video: Police in St. Mary’s County Conducted a DUI Checkpoint in California, See the Results Here

Exclusive Video: Police in St. Mary’s County Conducted a DUI Checkpoint in California, See the Results Here

On Saturday, August 17, 2019, at 11:20 p.m., the Maryland State Police, Leonardtown Barrack conducted a sobriety checkpoint assisted by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office on southbound Maryland Route 235 (Three Notch Road) at First Colony Boulevard, in California. Personnel from the Maryland State Police Chemical Test for Alcohol Unit, La Plata and...
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VIDEO: Call to 911 from Teen Saying He Shot His Mother and Would Shoot Police Ends up Being a “Swatting”

VIDEO: Call to 911 from Teen Saying He Shot His Mother and Would Shoot Police Ends up Being a “Swatting”

On August 17, 2019, at approximately 5:28 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the reported shooting/barricade in the 21300 block of Carmen Woods Drive in Lexington Park. A caller to 911 reported that he had shot his mother and would shoot any law enforcement officers who came to the...
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Three from Waldorf Federally Charged for Dealing Fentanyl, Heroin, and Cocaine

Three from Waldorf Federally Charged for Dealing Fentanyl, Heroin, and Cocaine

Five individuals have been charged by a federal criminal complaint with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances and possession with intent to distribute and distribution of controlled substances, in connection with an alleged drug distribution organization operating in Prince George’s and Charles Counties, that sold heroin, fentanyl, and cocaine. The criminal complaint was filed on...
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