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Maryland State Police Arrest Bowie Man on Child Pornography Charges in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police Arrest Bowie Man on Child Pornography Charges in Prince George’s County

October 27, 2022 – Troopers arrested a Prince George’s County man this morning after a Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Investigation developed evidence of distribution and possession of child pornography. The suspect is identified as Joshua Ramsey, 25, of Bowie, Maryland. Ramsey is charged with two counts of possession with...
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Waldorf Man Arrested for Murder of 60-Year-Old Man on Old Washington Road

Waldorf Man Arrested for Murder of 60-Year-Old Man on Old Washington Road

On October 25, 2022, at approximately 7:30 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2500 block of Old Washington Road in Waldorf for the reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, Michael Anthony Dodson, Sr., 60 of Waldorf, who had been shot. Dodson was pronounced deceased. Detectives from the...
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Officers in Charles County Arrest Wanted Newburg Man for Breaking Into Cars at Dealership

Officers in Charles County Arrest Wanted Newburg Man for Breaking Into Cars at Dealership

On October 20 at approximately 10:41 p.m., officers from the harles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a car dealership in the 2900 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a subject breaking into vehicles. Upon arrival, the officers found that numerous cars belonging to customers had been broken into, but the...
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Wanted Prince Frederick Man Arrested on Drug Charges After Traffic Stop

Wanted Prince Frederick Man Arrested on Drug Charges After Traffic Stop

On October 19, 2022, Deputy Strong of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of NB Rt. 4 and Wood Acres Court in Prince Frederick, to assist Maryland State Police with a traffic stop involving a wanted subject. Contact was made with the operator, Montez Xavier Brasher, 25 of Prince Frederick, who...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking the Whereabouts of Wanted Individual – Heather Ann Thompson

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking the Whereabouts of Wanted Individual – Heather Ann Thompson

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Heather Ann Thompson, age 29 of Waldorf. Thompson is wanted for escape for failing to report to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center, to serve a court ordered sentence for the charge of driving without a license. Thompson is a white...
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Maryland State Police – Impaired And Distracted Driving Enforcement Planned Through Halloween

Maryland State Police – Impaired And Distracted Driving Enforcement Planned Through Halloween

As children get their costumes ready, Maryland State Police remind drivers of the dangers of distracted and impaired driving, particularly throughout the Halloween weekend. Additional troopers will be deployed throughout the state to concentrate enforcement efforts on impaired driving and other dangerous driving behaviors including speed, aggressive and distracted driving. Extra enforcement efforts are...
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St. Mary’s County Drug Dealer Arrested After Police Search Warrants Recover Nearly 1,000 Pills and 5 Firearms

St. Mary’s County Drug Dealer Arrested After Police Search Warrants Recover Nearly 1,000 Pills and 5 Firearms

On Wednesday, October 26, 2022, detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Division, along with assistance from the Emergency Services Team (EST) and the Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit, executed a search and seizure warrant in the 45800 block of Jay Dee Court in Lexington Park. Dominick NMN Mackall, age 34 of Lexington...
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Charles County Detectives Investigating 60-Year-Old Waldorf Man Shot and Killed in Waldorf

Charles County Detectives Investigating 60-Year-Old Waldorf Man Shot and Killed in Waldorf

On Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at approximately 7:30 p.m., officers responded to the 2500 block of Old Washington Road in Waldorf for the reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, who had been shot, deceased. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division responded and are investigating. The victim was identified as Michael Anthony Dodson,...
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Detectives in Charles County Investigating Murder of 19-Year-Old Waldorf Man

Detectives in Charles County Investigating Murder of 19-Year-Old Waldorf Man

On October 23, 2022, at approximately 2:17 p.m, the Prince George’s County Police Department (PGPD) received a 911 call reporting a shooting. PGPD made contact with the caller, who was in his vehicle with the victim, and determined the victim was suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. Further investigation revealed the...
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19-Year-Old Prince George’s County Teen Charged with 5 Counts of Possession of Child Pornography Following Search Warrants

19-Year-Old Prince George’s County Teen Charged with 5 Counts of Possession of Child Pornography Following Search Warrants

Troopers arrested a Prince George’s County man Thursday morning after a Maryland State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Investigation developed evidence of child pornography. The suspect is identified as Paul David, 19, of, Fort Washington, Maryland. Allen is charged with five counts of possession of child pornography. He was transported to the...
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Nelson Brothers Arrested Again After Police Execute Multiple Search Warrants, Pair Charged with Felony Drug Charges and Theft

Nelson Brothers Arrested Again After Police Execute Multiple Search Warrants, Pair Charged with Felony Drug Charges and Theft

On Friday, October 21, 2022, detectives with the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division served search warrants at 44025 Sandy Bottom Road in Hollywood. During the execution of the warrant, a large quantity (more than 10 grams) of raw marijuana was located within the bedroom of Justin Phillip Nelson, age 21 of...
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Maryland State Police Reminds Motorists of Steps to Reduce Vehicle Thefts As Winter Season Approaches

Maryland State Police Reminds Motorists of Steps to Reduce Vehicle Thefts As Winter Season Approaches

As we near the winter holiday season, motorists need to remember to take the proper precautions to reduce the chances of their vehicles being stolen. This is especially true right now for owners of Hyundai and Kia vehicles, which have been stolen at increased rates both in Maryland and nationwide, according to the National...
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Accokeek Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Armed Robbery in Waldorf

Accokeek Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Armed Robbery in Waldorf

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, Charles County Circuit Court Judge William R. Greer, Jr. sentenced Arron William Saunders, 25, of Accokeek, to 30 years, with all but 15 years suspended in prison for Armed Robbery, Use of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime...
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Leonardtown Man Charged with Impaired Driving and Other Charges After 911 Callers Follow Vehicle for Nearly 20 Miles

Leonardtown Man Charged with Impaired Driving and Other Charges After 911 Callers Follow Vehicle for Nearly 20 Miles

On Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at approximately 2:00 p.m., police responded to the area of Old Village Road and Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville, for a possible impaired driver. The 911 caller reported a blue jeep bearing Maryland registration “6EY3021” was driving recklessly, swerving all over the roadway and nearly struck multiple vehicles. A...
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Maryland State Troopers Arrest 16-Year-Old and 17-Year-Old for Firearm Charges and Recover Two Loaded Handguns

Maryland State Troopers Arrest 16-Year-Old and 17-Year-Old for Firearm Charges and Recover Two Loaded Handguns

Two teenagers prohibited from possessing firearms were arrested on gun charges after a state trooper stopped to assist a disabled vehicle last night in Prince George’s County. The first suspect is identified as Kamari Dameone Smith 17, of District Heights, Maryland. Smith is charged as an adult with loaded handgun on person, possession of...
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Largo High School Charged with Sex Abuse of a Minor and Other Related Charges.

Largo High School Charged with Sex Abuse of a Minor and Other Related Charges.

On Friday September 30, 2022, the Prince George’s County Police Special Crimes Division Child and Vulnerable Adult Abuse Unit (CVAA) was notified by an adult female of a sexual assault that occurred from 2015-2017 when she was a student at Largo High School. The defendant is 44-year-old Lonnie Elias, Jr. was the Victim’s teacher....
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Police in St. Mary’s County Arrest North Beach Man for Attempted Murder, Assault and Gun Charges

Police in St. Mary’s County Arrest North Beach Man for Attempted Murder, Assault and Gun Charges

On October 19, 2022, Trooper T. Eckrich of the Maryland Department of State Police Leonardtown Barrack conducted a traffic stop on Pegg Road at Westbury Boulevard, Lexington Park. A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted which revealed suspected Marijuana and a loaded gun with an obliterated serial number. The passenger, and owner...
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Two Replica Firearms Recovered from Students at Robert D. Stethem Educational Center – Cases are Unrelated

Two Replica Firearms Recovered from Students at Robert D. Stethem Educational Center – Cases are Unrelated

On October 19, 2022,  at 9:51 a.m., school administrators at Robert D. Stethem Educational Center detected the odor of marijuana on a 14-year-old student. Further investigation by the administrators revealed the student was in possession of baggies containing residue of marijuana and a replica firearm / BB gun, which was recovered from his waistband....
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Lexington Park Drug Dealer Charged with Multiple Gun and Drug Charges After Police Execute Search Warrants

Lexington Park Drug Dealer Charged with Multiple Gun and Drug Charges After Police Execute Search Warrants

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office’s Vice/Narcotics Division executed a series of search warrants at First Road in Lexington Park. The subject of the investigation, Thomas Donnell Evans, age 42 of Lexington Park, was located and apprehended with the assistance of K-9 Dyno. As uniformed deputies attempted...
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Police Seeking Identity of Six Suspects Who Burglarized Vape Jungle in August of 2022

Police Seeking Identity of Six Suspects Who Burglarized Vape Jungle in August of 2022

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the persons pictured in a burglary investigation. On Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at 10:55 p.m., the suspects used a chunk of concrete to break the glass and enter the Vape Jungle business in Millison Plaza in Lexington Park. Once inside, the suspects removed...
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Charles County Police Officers Investigate Report of Firearm on Elementary School Property

Charles County Police Officers Investigate Report of Firearm on Elementary School Property

On Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at 3:16 p.m., school authorities at J.P. Ryon Elementary School notified the school resource officer about a juvenile male in the parking lot with what appeared to be a gun. A parent who was waiting in the car rider line saw the juvenile place the gun in his backpack...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Shooting at California Shopping Center, One Gunshot Victim Transported with Non-Life-Threatening Injuries

UPDATE: Police Investigating Shooting at California Shopping Center, One Gunshot Victim Transported with Non-Life-Threatening Injuries

UPDATE: On October 18, 2022, at 12:47 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 22500 block of MacArthur Boulevard in California, for the reported shots fired into a business. Deputies arrived on scene within two minutes and located two businesses struck by projectiles. The businesses and surrounding establishments were...
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Department of Justice Announces New Active Shooter Training Award for First Responders

Department of Justice Announces New Active Shooter Training Award for First Responders

The Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) announced a new $9.8 million award under the Preparing for Active Shooter Situations (PASS) program to the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) Center at Texas State University to provide multi-disciplinary, scenario-based active shooter training to first responders. The PASS program...
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Three Leonardtown Teens Charged After Deploying Fire Extinguishers in Leonardtown Trailer

Three Leonardtown Teens Charged After Deploying Fire Extinguishers in Leonardtown Trailer

On Sunday, October 16, 2022, firefighters from Leonardtown, Hollywood, Valley Lee, Bay District and Seventh District responded to 21475 Abells Wharf Road in Leonardtown, for the reported trailer fire. The 911 caller reported multiple kids were trespassing and had entered the structure and believed they set it on fire, the caller reported smoke was...
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Frederick County Man Arrested in St. Mary’s County on Multiple Firearm Offenses, Drug Distribution

Frederick County Man Arrested in St. Mary’s County on Multiple Firearm Offenses, Drug Distribution

On Wednesday, October 12, 2022, Deputy Dixon conducted a traffic stop in the 29500 block of Three Notch Road in Charlotte Hall. The vehicle’s operator was identified as Juwan Matthew Favors, age 24 of Frederick. A probable cause search was conducted and located in the driver’s side door was a loaded handgun, and several...
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