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Anne Arundel County Patrolman Charged With Child Solicitation And Possessing Child Pornography

Anne Arundel County Patrolman Charged With Child Solicitation And Possessing Child Pornography

On March 23, 2020, the Anne Arundel County Child Abuse Unit initiated an investigation of possible sexual child solicitation as information was received from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The information received was that on February 26, 2020, a FBI Task Force Officer was working in an undercover capacity inside a specific pornographic website...
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State Police Enforcement Of Governor’s Executive Orders Continues

State Police Enforcement Of Governor’s Executive Orders Continues

Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Woodrow Jones III has directed troopers to continue their public education and enforcement efforts regarding the Governor’s Executive Orders and last night issued specific instructions regarding the stay-at-home order. Those instructions are as follows: Enforcement of the expanded Governor’s Executive Order will be conducted by Maryland state troopers.  However,...
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UPDATE: Details Released in Murder of 13-Month Old Baby Girl by Father

UPDATE:  Details Released in Murder of 13-Month Old Baby Girl by Father

UPDATE 4/2/2020: On March 28, 2020, officers responded to an apartment on St. Thomas Drive, in Waldorf, for the reported subject not breathing, Upon arrival, EMS and officers arrived on scene and located the 13-month-old inside the residence having trouble breathing, EMS began CPR and transported the victim to Charles Regional Medical Center. McKay,...
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State Police Press Release on Enforcement of Governor’s Executive Orders

State Police Press Release on Enforcement of Governor’s Executive Orders

Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Woodrow Jones III has directed troopers to continue their public education and enforcement efforts regarding the Governor’s Executive Orders and last night issued specific instructions regarding the stay-at-home order. Those instructions are as follows: Enforcement of the expanded Governor’s Executive Order will be conducted by Maryland state troopers. However,...
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Hughesville Man Arrested After Hosting Party with Over 50 People, Charged with Violating Emergency Order Prohibiting Gatherings Over 10 People

Hughesville Man Arrested After Hosting Party with Over 50 People, Charged with Violating Emergency Order Prohibiting Gatherings Over 10 People

On March 27, 2020, at approximately 10:55 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 15000 block of Lukes Lane in Hughesville for the report of a large group of people at a single location in violation of Governor Hogan’s emergency order which prohibits planned gatherings of more than 10 people...
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Calvert County Man Charged with Arson After Lighting Chesapeake Beach Home on Fire

Calvert County Man Charged with Arson After Lighting Chesapeake Beach Home on Fire

Deputy State Fire Marshals charged a Calvert County man after determining he was responsible for intentionally setting a fire in the basement of a Chesapeake Beach home yesterday, causing an estimated $80,000.00 in damages. On March 24, 2020, at approximately 4:00 p.m., firefighters with North Beach, Dunkirk, and Huntington Volunteer Fire Departments responded to...
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Mechanicsville Man Sentenced to 42 Years in Prison for Assault, Intimidating a Witness, Stalking and Sex Offense

Mechanicsville Man Sentenced to 42 Years in Prison for Assault, Intimidating a Witness, Stalking and Sex Offense

UPDATE 3/11/2020: Trevis Lemar Butler, 38, of Mechanicsville, was sentenced to seventy-five years in prison suspended to forty-two years in prison for stalking, fourth degree sex offense, first degree assault and intimidating a witness. State’s Attorney Richard Fritz would like to thank Senior Assistant State’s Attorney Buffy Giddens and Detective Skyler LeFave from the...
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Drug Dealer in St. Mary’s County Sentenced to Sixteen 16 Years in Prison

Drug Dealer in St. Mary’s County Sentenced to Sixteen 16 Years in Prison

Deon Lamont Jones, 29, was convicted of possession with intent to distribute heroin and sentenced to sixteen 16 years in prison. State’s Attorney Richard Fritz prosecuted the Defendant and would like to thank Maryland State Police Master Trooper J. Preston for his investigation of this case. Jones was found in possession of over forty...
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Driver Involved In Pursuit Charged In Fatal Crash In Anne Arundel Co.

Driver Involved In Pursuit Charged In Fatal Crash In Anne Arundel Co.

A driver has been charged in connection with a crash in Anne Arundel County last evening that allegedly occurred after the suspect in a hit and run crash attempted to elude that driver who was pursuing him. The deceased is identified as Mark A. Wieland, 43, of Severn. He was driving a Chevrolet Silverado...
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Lexington Park Drug Dealer Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Involuntary Manslaughter of 34-Year-Old Valley Lee Man

Lexington Park Drug Dealer Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Involuntary Manslaughter of 34-Year-Old Valley Lee Man

UPDATE 3/2/2020: William Joseph Leo Brown, 41 of Lexington Park, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and sentenced to the maximum penalty of ten years in prison for the distribution of fentanyl that caused the overdose and death of Robert Bryan Clements Jr., 34 of Valley Lee. State’s Attorney Richard Fritz prosecuted the case and...
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Maryland House Delegate Arrested for Drunk Driving in Waldorf

Maryland House Delegate Arrested for Drunk Driving in Waldorf

On Sunday, March 1, 2020, at 12:50 a.m., a Charles County Sheriff’s officer was operating a marked police car northbound in the 2700 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf when a vehicle exited the parking lot of a business and failed to yield the right of way causing the officer to take evasive action...
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UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Sentenced to 50 Years After Armed Robbery and Assault

UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Sentenced to 50 Years After Armed Robbery and Assault

UPDATE 3/2/2020: Jonathan McLain Barnes, 28, of Lexington Park, was sentenced to twenty years in prison, the maximum penalty, for his involvement in an armed robbery with the use of a handgun. Deputy State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling prosecuted the case. State’s Attorney Richard Fritz would like to thank Deputy SA Sterling, Detective Austin Schultz and...
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UPDATE: Waldorf Man Convicted After One-Week Trial on Federal Fentanyl Distribution Conspiracy Charges, Including Distribution of Fentanyl Resulting in Death

UPDATE: Waldorf Man Convicted After One-Week Trial on Federal Fentanyl Distribution Conspiracy Charges, Including Distribution of Fentanyl Resulting in Death

UPDATE 2/28/2020: A federal jury today convicted Rodney Mondell Coby, a/k/a “Cuz,” age 31, of Waldorf, Maryland, on the federal charges of distribution of fentanyl resulting in death, Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute controlled substances, possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Investigating Two More Armed Robberies in Lexington Park

Police in St. Mary’s County Investigating Two More Armed Robberies in Lexington Park

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division is seeking the identities of individuals involved in two recent robberies in Lexington Park. On Friday evening, Feb. 21, 2020, two males entered the Island Sushi business in Millison Plaza in Lexington Park, brandished a weapon and demanded money. The two men left with an...
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Police in Charles County Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash that Killed 24-Year-Old Nanjemoy Man

Police in Charles County Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash that Killed 24-Year-Old Nanjemoy Man

On February 23, 2020, at approximately 7:20 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit responded to the 8100 block of Annapolis Woods Road in Welcome, for the report of a single vehicle crash. When officers arrived, they found the driver of a pick-up truck deceased. A preliminary investigation revealed Emory...
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Police Arrest One Suspect After Stabbing Teen in the Face at St. Charles Town Center / Search Continues for Second Suspect:

Police Arrest One Suspect After Stabbing Teen in the Face at St. Charles Town Center / Search Continues for Second Suspect:

On Sunday, February 16, 2020, at approximately 4:55 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St Charles Towne Center in Waldorf for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival they located a 16-year-old male with a stab wound to his face. A preliminary investigation revealed the victim and suspects had...
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Calvert Woman Who Robbed Two Banks in St. Mary’s County Arrested – She did it Before in Virginia

Calvert Woman Who Robbed Two Banks in St. Mary’s County Arrested – She did it Before in Virginia

Angela Marie Roselee Fitzhugh-Hill, 41, of St. Leonard, was arrested and charged with the following: Robbery (2 Counts) Armed Robbery (2 Counts) Threat of Arson (2 Counts) Theft: $1,500 to Under $25,000 (2 Counts) Assault – Second Degree (2 Counts) On Thursday, February 13, 2020, at approximately 10:10 a.m., police responded to the M&T...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Investigating Second Bank Robbery in 5 Days

Police in St. Mary’s County Investigating Second Bank Robbery in 5 Days

On Thursday, February 13, 2020, at approximately 10:10 a.m., police responded to the M&T Bank located on Mohawk Drive, in Charlotte Hall, for the reported silent alarm activation. Police arrived on the scene to confirm a robbery had taken place. At this time, no suspect(s) information has been given and the incident is currently...
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UPDATE: Police Make 3 More Arrests Related to Homicide / Shooting of Anne Arundel County Police Detectives

UPDATE: Police Make 3 More Arrests Related to Homicide / Shooting of Anne Arundel County Police Detectives

On Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at approximately 4:50 p.m., officers responded to a residence located in the 600 block of Newfield Road in Glen Burnie for a death investigation. Upon arrival officers discovered 44 year old Christopher Lawrence Jones deceased in the residence. Mr. Jones suffered significant trauma to the upper body. Anne Arundel...
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La Plata Sex Offender Given 8 Years of Backup Time After Involvement with Another Juvenile Victim

La Plata Sex Offender Given 8 Years of Backup Time After Involvement with Another Juvenile Victim

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Friday, February 7, 2020, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced Bryan Frederick Simanton, 39 of La Plata, to 8 years in prison for violating the probation of a 2016 case, in which he entered a guilty plea to the Production of...
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Handgun Recovered During Vehicle Stop in Lexington Park

Handgun Recovered During Vehicle Stop in Lexington Park

On February 4, 2020, at approximately 11:15 a.m. Deputy First Class Beyer conducted a vehicle stop in the 21800 block of Pegg Road in Lexington Park. The passenger in the vehicle was identified as Melvin Royce Jones Jr., 24 of Virginia. During the vehicle stop Jones fled on foot and was pursued by deputies....
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Maryland State Police Target Criminal Activity, Drug Use In St. Mary’s County

Maryland State Police Target Criminal Activity, Drug Use In St. Mary’s County

As part of a multi-unit operation, Maryland State Police targeted criminal activity and drug use in St. Mary’s County, which led to several arrests and the recovery of weapons in the community. The operation took place between Jan. 30 and Feb. 1, 2020, as the Maryland State Police Firearms Enforcement Unit implemented direct enforcement...
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WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office – 2/4/2020

WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office – 2/4/2020

The following persons are wanted by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit is responsible for the service of criminal and child support warrants as well as criminal summonses issued by the courts. They are also responsible for coordinating extraditions of suspects out of state. If you have information...
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UPDATE: Man who Shot and Killed Wife was “Frustrated with the way his Life was Going”

UPDATE: Man who Shot and Killed Wife was “Frustrated with the way his Life was Going”

2/3/2020 UPDATE: On Sunday, February 2, 2020 at approximately 8:05 p.m., police responded to a residence on Jo Marie Way, in Callaway, after a male called the 911 center and told the operator he had just killed his wife and the gun was lying on the couch. The male caller refused to identify himself but...
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State Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash that Killed 21-Year-Old Waldorf Man

State Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash that Killed 21-Year-Old Waldorf Man

Maryland State Police continue their investigation into a fatal two-vehicle crash in Prince George’s County, shortly after 11 pm on Thursday, January 30, 2020. The victim has tentatively been identified as Jose Daniel Aguilar Echeverria, 21, of Waldorf, Maryland. He was the driver and sole occupant of a Dodge Charger. The victim’s body has...
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