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Police in St. Mary’s County Arrest Two Men From New York on Drug Distribution Charges

Police in St. Mary’s County Arrest Two Men From New York on Drug Distribution Charges

On November 22, 2020 at approximately 7:00p.m., Trooper First Class E. Ruggles of the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack conducted a traffic stop on Three Notch Road in the area of Buck Hewitt Road, Lexington Park. A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed approximately 225 grams of suspected pure opium powder, approximately 135 grams...
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Detectives Charge Suspect in Domestic-Related Homicide in Langley Park

Detectives Charge Suspect in Domestic-Related Homicide in Langley Park

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit arrested and charged a suspect in connection with a domestic-related homicide in Langley Park on Saturday. The suspect is 24-year-old Marciano Lucas Ramos of the 1400 block of Kanawha Street. Ramos is charged with fatally injuring 48-year-old Gumercinda Juarez-Vasquez of Langley Park. The suspect and victim were...
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UPDATE: DC Homicide Detective Shot & Killed by Wife in Charles County

UPDATE: DC Homicide Detective Shot & Killed by Wife in Charles County

UPDATE: In a statement issued Saturday afternoon, the DC Police Department said: It is with heavy hearts that the Metropolitan Police Department announces that MPD Detective Timothy Francis, most recently assigned to the Homicide Unit’s Natural Squad, tragically passed away. Francis was shot and killed in a domestic-related homicide yesterday in Charles County, Maryland....
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Final Defendant and Drug Supplier in Anne Arundel and Calvert County Drug Conspiracy Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

Final Defendant and Drug Supplier in Anne Arundel and Calvert County Drug Conspiracy Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

Larry Michael Brown, age 62, of Baltimore, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to three counts of using a telephone to facilitate a drug trafficking conspiracy.  Three co-defendants previously pleaded guilty to their roles in the drug conspiracy. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur; Special...
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UPDATE: Pasadena Man Pleads Guilty to First Degree Murder, and Attempted First Degree Murder in Shooting of Two Anne Arundel County Detectives

UPDATE: Pasadena Man Pleads Guilty to First Degree Murder, and Attempted First Degree Murder in Shooting of Two Anne Arundel County Detectives

UPDATE 11/25/2020: Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced today that Joseph Willis, 22, of Pasadena entered a guilty plea to one count of first degree murder in the death of Christopher Jones and two counts of attempted first degree murder of Anne Arundel County Detectives William S. Ballard and Ian Preece....
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Serial Bank Robber Pleads Guilty in Federal Court in Maryland for Robbing Nine Banks Over Four Months

Serial Bank Robber Pleads Guilty in Federal Court in Maryland for Robbing Nine Banks Over Four Months

Fletcher M. Dorsett, Jr., age 52, pleaded guilty to bank robbery, in connection with nine bank robberies and attempted robberies committed while on escape status from a halfway house and after his release, while he was on supervised release for a previous federal bank robbery conviction. The guilty plea was announced by United States...
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Officer Involved Shooting in Prince George’s County Leaves Montgomery County Officer Injured and Wanted Murder Suspect Dead

Officer Involved Shooting in Prince George’s County Leaves Montgomery County Officer Injured and Wanted Murder Suspect Dead

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting that took place in Laurel on Tuesday. The decedent is 37-year-old Shawn Lequin Braddy of Jacksonville, Florida. Authorities in Florida had an arrest warrant for Braddy for a homicide that happened in Clay County, Florida. On November 17, 2020, Prince...
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AUDIO: Police Arrest Assault Suspect After Victim is Stabbed Multiple Times in Avenue

AUDIO: Police Arrest Assault Suspect After Victim is Stabbed Multiple Times in Avenue

On Sunday, November 22, 2020, at approximately 2:05 a.m., police and emergency medical personnel responded to the 20700 block of Golden Thompson Road in Avenue, for the reported stabbing. Dispatchers advised all responding units the 911 caller reported the victim was a 56-year-old male with two stab wounds. Deputies from the St. Mary’s County...
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St. Mary’s County Man Arrested In New Jersey After High-Speed Chase

St. Mary’s County Man Arrested In New Jersey After High-Speed Chase

Bayonne Police in New Jersey, arrested Michael Hemi Fischer 23, of Chaptico Road in Mechanicsville, on charges of eluding and resisting arrest by flight. Officers arrested Fischer on Saturday, November 14, 2020, after they attempted to stop his vehicle near 37th Street and JFK Boulevard, Fischer disregarded their attempts and proceeded to flee on...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Officers Receive Maryland Retailers Association Award

Charles County Sheriff’s Officers Receive Maryland Retailers Association Award

Detective Christina Gilroy and Police Officer First Class Jack Austin of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office were recently awarded the 2020 Law Enforcement Award by the Maryland Retailers Association. The officers were recognized during a virtual ceremony held on October 29. In 2019, Detective Gilroy and PFC Austin investigated an increase in thefts from...
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Maryland State Police Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect in Leonardtown

Maryland State Police Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect in Leonardtown

The Leonardtown Barrack is requesting assistance from the public in identifying the person in the picture below in reference to a theft from McKays, Leonardtown on November 12, 2020. If you can identify this person, or have information related to the crime, please contact Tpr Jordan Pope at (301) 475-8955 and refer to case...
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Calvert County Detectives Arrest Two Charles County Men Wanted in Assault, Strong-Armed Robbery Case

Calvert County Detectives Arrest Two Charles County Men Wanted in Assault, Strong-Armed Robbery Case

Detectives with the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office- Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) have arrested two men wanted in connection with an assault and strong-armed robbery that occurred on October 24, 2020 in Prince Frederick, MD. In that case, the victim advised the two suspects agreed to provide him with a ride to his residence. During...
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Prince George’s County Police Charge Adelphi Man in Connection with Officer-Involved Shooting

Prince George’s County Police Charge Adelphi Man in Connection with Officer-Involved Shooting

The Prince George’s County Police Department has charged a suspect in connection with an officer-involved shooting in Langley Park, MD. The suspect is identified as 47-year-old Vicente Gutierrez of the 8100 block of 15th Avenue, Adelphi, MD. On November 15, 2020 at about 6:45 pm, officers responded to a local liquor store located in...
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Virginia Man Sentenced to 12½ Years in Prison for Kidnapping Calvert County Woman and Later Attempting to Have Her Killed

Virginia Man Sentenced to 12½ Years in Prison for Kidnapping Calvert County Woman and Later Attempting to Have Her Killed

On Tuesday, November 17, 2020, U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel sentenced Henry Lee Kenner II, age 43, of Alexandria, Virginia, to 150 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for kidnapping and witness tampering. The sentence was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K....
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Leonardtown Man Sentenced to 12½ Years in Federal Prison for Fentanyl Distribution

Leonardtown Man Sentenced to 12½ Years in Federal Prison for Fentanyl Distribution

U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel today sentenced Steven Jerome, age 33, of Leonardtown, today to 150 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for the federal charge of distribution of fentanyl. Jerome acknowledged that his distribution of fentanyl resulted in the death of two victims. The sentence was announced...
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Photos Updated: Charles County Police Still Searching for Charles Daniel Springston Jr, 66, of Indian Head

11/25/2020:UPDATE / PHOTO Added – In continuing our efforts to try locating missing person Charles Daniel Springston, Jr., 66, of Indian Head, family members have provided us a new photo of “Danny” as he’s known to them. Danny left his house on Abell Lane on November 13 to take a walk and never returned....
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspects in Lexington Park

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspects in Lexington Park

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identities of the persons shown in a theft investigation. On Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 2:12 p.m., the suspects rang the doorbell at a home in the 46300 block of Creeping Primrose Lane in Lexington Park. The suspects told the homeowner they were there to...
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Crime Solvers Offering Reward in Multiple Drive-by Paintball Assault Cases in Charles County

Crime Solvers Offering Reward in Multiple Drive-by Paintball Assault Cases in Charles County

Charles County Sheriff’s officers are seeking information about the suspects involved in several recent incidents in which they shot people with paintballs. On October 30, 2020, and then again on November 6, 2020, officers responded to various locations throughout Waldorf after people reported being shot by suspects who were firing paintballs at them. One...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff Tim Cameron Congratulates Numerous Employees for Excellence During First Quarter of 2020

St. Mary’s County Sheriff Tim Cameron Congratulates Numerous Employees for Excellence During First Quarter of 2020

Sheriff Tim Cameron congratulated numerous employees of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday for excellence during the First Quarter of 2020. Deputy of the Quarter: Patrol Deputy Dianne Hersh was named as the Deputy of the Quarter for her professionalism on duty. “Deputy Hersh is attentive to the needs and goals of...
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Maryland State Police Aviation Command To Host Virtual Open House for Potential Trooper Flight Paramedics

Maryland State Police Aviation Command To Host Virtual Open House for Potential Trooper Flight Paramedics

Paramedics interested in pursuing a rewarding career will have an opportunity to get a glimpse into the everyday life of a Trooper Flight Paramedic from the safety of their computer screens. On December 2, 2020, from 5:00 p.m., to 6:30 p.m., tuning into the Maryland State Police Aviation Command virtual open house will provide...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Any Information in 40-Year-Old Unsolved Murder of 17-Year-Old in Waldorf

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Any Information in 40-Year-Old Unsolved Murder of 17-Year-Old in Waldorf

Friday, November 13th marked the 40th anniversary of the homicide of Deborah Brooks, a 17-year old Washington D.C resident who was located in Waldorf in 1980. Despite continued efforts, her case remains unsolved. Your assistance can help us bring justice to Deborah and her family. On the evening of November 13, 1980, Deborah Brooks...
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UPDATE: Waldorf Man Sentenced to More Than Five Years in Federal Prison for Dealing Fentanyl, Heroin, and Cocaine

UPDATE: Waldorf Man Sentenced to More Than Five Years in Federal Prison for Dealing Fentanyl, Heroin, and Cocaine

UPDATE: U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel today sentenced Marvin Windell Gray, a/k/a Marv, age 45, of Waldorf, Maryland to 66 months in federal prison, followed by four years of supervised release, on the federal charges of: conspiracy to distribute 40 grams or more of fentanyl; distribution of fentanyl; and being a felon in...
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Two Dead and One Officer Injured After Officer Involved Shooting and Domestic-Related Murder in Lanham

Two Dead and One Officer Injured After Officer Involved Shooting and Domestic-Related Murder in Lanham

The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a domestic-related murder. PGPD officers responded to a call for help in Lanham early this morning. After the suspect initially fired upon police and struck multiple police cars, both PGPD and New Carrollton Police officers returned fire. At some point, the suspect was struck by the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect in California Famous Footwear Store

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect in California Famous Footwear Store

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a theft investigation. On Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2020 at 10:30 am, the suspect entered the Famous Footwear store in California and took two pairs of Nike shoes in boxes, size 10 1/2, as well as an Adidas crossbody bag...
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Police in Anne Arundel County Arrest Annapolis Man After Being Caught On Tape Abusing Dog

Police in Anne Arundel County Arrest Annapolis Man After Being Caught On Tape Abusing Dog

Police say Jeffrey Keith Donohue, 39, of Annapolis, was seen on home surveillance video, abusing the 3-year-old Polish Sheepdog he shared with his girlfriend. On November 6, 2020 at approximately 10:50 p.m. officers from the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Carriage Hill Court in Annapolis for a report...
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