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Officers in Charles County Searching for Man Wanted in Violent Domestic Assault Case

Officers in Charles County Searching for Man Wanted in Violent Domestic Assault Case

Charles County Sheriff’s officers are seeking the public’s help locating Will Cassell Gross, 41, of Waldorf. On Sunday, September 13, 2020, Gross struck a female acquaintance several times with a closed fist, ripped portions of her hair out, and threw paint on her. He also broke out several windows of their house, shattered car...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested After Carving “Lucifer” Into Woman’s Body – Arrested & Released 2 Days Later After Violating Protective Order

Lexington Park Man Arrested After Carving “Lucifer” Into Woman’s Body – Arrested & Released 2 Days Later After Violating Protective Order

On Sunday, August 27, 2020, deputies from that. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to residence off Willows Road, in Lexington Park, to check the welfare of an adult female victim. Family members of the victim who live out of state contacted the police because they were concerned for the victim’s welfare. The victim...
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UPDATE: Police Make Arrest in Shooting of 20-Year-Old Shot in Bryans Road

UPDATE: Police Make Arrest in Shooting of 20-Year-Old Shot in Bryans Road

UPDATE 9/11/2020: On September 10, 2020, Charles County Sheriff’s detectives and a US Marshals Service Task Force, in which a CCSO detective is assigned, located and arrested Chase Dylan Green, 18, of Bryans Road, who was wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred last week. Green was located at a house in Prince...
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Corrina Savoy Arrested for Home Invasion in Lexington Park

Corrina Savoy Arrested for Home Invasion in Lexington Park

On Monday, August 17, 2020 at approximately 2:50 p.m., police responded to a residence on Franklin Road, in Lexington Park, in regard to a disturbance. Upon arrival, a deputy from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office made contact with a female victim who advised she got into an argument with her roommate, Carla Blanton...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Loaded Handgun in Vehicle

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Loaded Handgun in Vehicle

On Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at approximately 3:00 p.m. Deputy Fenwick of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 45100 block of First Colony Way in California, for the report of an individual in a vehicle with a handgun. The operator of the vehicle, later identified to be Nathan Javon Allen, 19...
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Police in Charles County Release Name of 18-Year-Old Murdered in Indian Head

Police in Charles County Release Name of 18-Year-Old Murdered in Indian Head

UPDATE 9/7/2020: The victim in this case has been identified as Leonte Omarr Harvey, 18, of Nanjemoy. Detectives are continuing to pursue leads and additional information will be given as it is received. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective J. Riffle at (301) 609-6501. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles...
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St. Mary’s County – Missing Person – 15-Year-Old Female

St. Mary’s County – Missing Person – 15-Year-Old Female

The St Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate Nalani Ulece Greenwell Greenwell is described by police as a black female, with black hair and brown eyes, she is 4 foot 8 inches tall and weighing 100 pounds She was last seen on Old Hewitt Road, Lexington Park Maryland on on Saturday, September...
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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

Troopers arrested and charged a Prince George’s County man early Friday morning 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 Neri Celio Fernandez, 30, of Lanham. Fernandez is charged with three counts of distribution...
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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

Troopers arrested and charged a Prince George’s County man early Wednesday morning 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 Rafael E. Mancia-Hernandez, 26, of Fort Washington. Mancia-Hernandez is charged with three counts of...
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Lexington Park Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Sexual Abuse of a 7-Year-Old

Lexington Park Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Sexual Abuse of a 7-Year-Old

UPDATE 9/1/2020: Zachary Lee Thomas, 25, of Lexington Park, was sentenced to twenty-five (25) years in prison, suspend all but fifteen (15) years of active incarceration to serve in prison for his involvement in a sex abuse of a minor. Thomas must register as a Tier 3 offender on the sex offender registry for life....
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Arrest Made and Another Stolen Handgun Recovered After Police Execute Search Warrant in Lexington Park

Arrest Made and Another Stolen Handgun Recovered After Police Execute Search Warrant in Lexington Park

On Monday, August 31, 2020, Vice/Narcotics Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office were conducting covert surveillance in the area of Columbus Drive, regarding narcotics and firearm violations. During the investigation police observed Joequan Dimario Bush, 18, of Lexington Park walking in the area of Columbus drive. Bush was walking with a juvenile...
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Police in Lexington Park Arrest 16-Year-Old Boy with Loaded Handgun After Foot Chase

Police in Lexington Park Arrest 16-Year-Old Boy with Loaded Handgun After Foot Chase

Deputies from the St. Mary’s County arrested 16 year-old, Kyreek Adams, of Lexington Park, on Thursday, August 27, 2020, on multiple gun charges. Adams was charged as an adult with the following: POSS OF FIREARM MINOR KNOW ALTER FIREARM ID NUMBER HANDGUN ON PERSON LOADED HANDGUN ON PERSON Police Arrested Adams after a short...
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Calvert Woman Who Robbed Two Banks in St. Mary’s Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison

Calvert Woman Who Robbed Two Banks in St. Mary’s Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison

UPDATE 8/26/2020: Defendant Angela Marie Roselee Fitzhugh-Hill, 41, of St. Leonard, was found guilty of two counts of armed robbery for her participation in two separate February 2020 bank robberies in Charlotte Hall, and California. Fitzhugh-Hill was sentenced to serve twelve (12) years of active incarceration in prison for her involvement in the bank...
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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Family of Murder Suspect Malachi Aaron Banks Speaks Out to SMNEWSNET.COM

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Family of Murder Suspect Malachi Aaron Banks Speaks Out to SMNEWSNET.COM

Malachi Aaron Banks, 18, of Lexington Park, was arrested and charged with first- and second-degree murder. Banks is currently incarcerated at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown, on a no bond status. He is accused of murdering Dyante Lee Battle, 32, of Capitol Heights. Read the full article HERE After...
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UPDATE: As Many as Four Others Could be Involved in Saturday Night Murder in Lexington Park

UPDATE: As Many as Four Others Could be Involved in Saturday Night Murder in Lexington Park

UPDATE 8/25/2020 @ 9:45 A.M.: A press release issued by the Maryland State Police says a motive for the murder of Dyante Lee Battle, 32, remains under investigation, and that additional charges are possible. It goes on to say that, State Police investigators have not ruled out the possibility that others may be involved....
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Sunderland

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Sunderland

On Saturday, August 22, 2020 at approximately 5:30 a.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the intersection of Maryland Route 2 and Kent Road in Sunderland, MD for a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. Preliminary investigation determined that a 2019 Chevrolet...
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California Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Armed Robbery of Abell’s Tavern in Callaway

California Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Armed Robbery of Abell’s Tavern in Callaway

UPDATE: Rex Douglas Reece, 48, of California, was sentenced to serve twenty (20) years in prison for attempted armed robbery. State’s Attorney Richard Fritz would like thank Deputy State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling and Detective Daniel Sidorowicz for the successful investigation and prosecution of this case. On December 13, 2019, the Defendant committed an attempted...
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Calvert Fugitive Arrested in Florida After Eight Years on the Run

Calvert Fugitive Arrested in Florida After Eight Years on the Run

On August 19, 2020, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit received an anonymous tip that 30-year-old wanted suspect Ryan James Watson was currently residing in St Johns County, Florida under alias name ‘ Sean Riley’. Based on the tips and a collaborative effort between the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit and...
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Police Looking to Charge Great Mills Man who Continues to be Released Again and Again after Multiple Arrests

Police Looking to Charge Great Mills Man who Continues to be Released Again and Again after Multiple Arrests

On Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at approximately 7:40 p.m.,  Michael Tyree Mitchell, 37, of Great Mills, stole a bicycle valued at $600.00 from the sidewalk in front of Target located at First Colony Way, in California. The stolen bicycle was parked on the sidewalk at 7:30 p.m., and discovered stolen at 7:50 p.m.. Michael...
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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Police Seeking Identity of Man who Urinated Inside California Liquor Store

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Police Seeking Identity of Man who Urinated Inside California Liquor Store

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a vandalism investigation. On Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020 at approximately 8:00 a.m., the suspect entered HV Liquors in San Souci Plaza in California. The suspect then went to the back of the store and urinated on over $200 worth...
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19-Year-Old Waldorf Man Arrested After Raping a Woman and Luring Men Through Dating App to Commit Armed Carjackings

19-Year-Old Waldorf Man Arrested After Raping a Woman and Luring Men Through Dating App to Commit Armed Carjackings

On Tuesday, August 11, 2020, detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division arrested Erion Vann Burton, 19, of Waldorf, in connection with a carjacking that occurred on Monday, May 18, 2020. The victim and the suspect, who the victim knew as “Kris” met through the social media site “Tagged”, with the victim and suspect...
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UPDATE: Five Suspects Charged in Calvert High School Racial Graffiti Vandalism Incident

UPDATE: Five Suspects Charged in Calvert High School Racial Graffiti Vandalism Incident

UPDATE 8/12/2020 @ 4:50 p.m.: Five individuals have been officially charged in the recent Calvert High School graffiti and malicious destruction of property case from Aug. 9, 2020. Andrew Edge, 18, of Huntingtown, Cade Allen Meredith, 18, of St. Leonard, Kyle Edward Hill, 19, of Prince Frederick, Augustine Robert Aufderheide, 18, of Prince Frederick...
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VIDEO: Guns Recovered and Arrest Made After Fight Leads to Shots Fired at Wawa in Lexington Park

VIDEO: Guns Recovered and Arrest Made After Fight Leads to Shots Fired at Wawa in Lexington Park

UPDATE: On August 9, 2020, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Wawa located at 22530 Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for the reported shooting complaint. Preliminary investigation determined a verbal argument took place in the parking lot between the suspect and the victim. During the argument Reginald Elijah...
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Details Released: Huntingtown High School Teacher Arrested – Accused of Having Sex with Student at School

Details Released: Huntingtown High School Teacher Arrested – Accused of Having Sex with Student at School

On Friday, July 31, 2020, an 18-year-old female, who is a 2020 Huntingtown High School graduate reported to a school administrator that a teacher had engaged in an inappropriate relationship with her during the 2019-2020 school year. She told authorities, she was 17 years old when the sexual relationship began. The student identified the...
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Police Re-Arrest Man Connected to a Violent Domestic-Related Assault/ Attempted Murder

Police Re-Arrest Man Connected to a Violent Domestic-Related Assault/ Attempted Murder

UPDATE 8/4/2020: Charles County Sheriff’s officers assigned to the Warrant/Fugitive Unit located Eric Benjamin Mitchell, 22, of Waldorf who was wanted for leaving a rehab facility the courts had ordered him to after being charged with the attempted murder of his girlfriend.  On February 9, officers responded to a 9-1-1 call in the 3300...
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