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UPDATE: Second Defendant in 2019 Lusby Shooting Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

UPDATE: Second Defendant in 2019 Lusby Shooting Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

UPDATE 7/28/2021: Calvert County State’s Attorney Robert Harvey announced that John Michael Anderson Wood, 21, of Lusby, has been sentenced for his role in a 2019 shooting that left a woman seriously injured. Wood received a total of 14 years active incarceration for felony first degree assault, use of a handgun, and related charges. He...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Youth Gun Violence Task Force Make Multiple Arrests on July 22, 2021

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Youth Gun Violence Task Force Make Multiple Arrests on July 22, 2021

On July 22, 2021, members of the Youth Gun Violence Task Force were in the 21800 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, to serve an outstanding warrant on Jamaze Jovan Wood, age 22, of no fixed address. As members of the task force approached Wood, he fled on foot and was subsequently...
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Waldorf Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Multiple Robberies

Waldorf Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Multiple Robberies

UPDATE 7/27/2021: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Monday, July 26, 2021, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced Dashawn Fitzgerald Thomason, 19, of Waldorf, to 15 years in prison for Armed Robbery, Use of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime of Violence, Robbery, and two...
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Police in Calvert County Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash in Huntingtown

Police in Calvert County Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash in Huntingtown

On Monday, July 26, 2021, at approximately 6:42 p.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau responded to a serious motor vehicle accident along Rt. 4 near the intersection of Huntingtown High School in Huntingtown. Upon arrival, units located a single vehicle, a Chevy Equinox that had crashed into the guardrail on...
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UPDATE: Maryland State Police Investigating 56-Year-Old Charles County Man Struck and Killed in Waldorf

UPDATE: Maryland State Police Investigating 56-Year-Old Charles County Man Struck and Killed in Waldorf

UPDATE 7/25/2021: On Saturday, July 24, 2021, at approximately 10:02 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded for a report of a serious motor vehicle collision on United States Route 301 (Crain Hwy) in the area of Smallwood Drive in Waldorf, Maryland. Due to the seriousness of the collision, the...
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One Flown to Area Trauma Center After 170 MPH Motorcycle Crash at Maryland International Raceway

One Flown to Area Trauma Center After 170 MPH Motorcycle Crash at Maryland International Raceway

On Friday, July 23, 2021, at approximately 10:05 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the Maryland International Raceway located at 27861 Budds Creek Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported high speed collision involving a motorcycle. The 911 caller/EMT on the scene requested a helicopter for an adult male after an approximately 170...
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Minor Injuries Reported After Motorcycle Crash at Maryland International Raceway

Minor Injuries Reported After Motorcycle Crash at Maryland International Raceway

On Friday, July 23, 2021, at approximately 6:30 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the Maryland International Raceway located at 27861 Budds Creek Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 61-year-old male with minor injuries. The operator of the...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Motorcycle Collision in Lexington Park, 24-Year-Old Washington Man Flown to Trauma Center with Life-Threatening Injuries

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Motorcycle Collision in Lexington Park, 24-Year-Old Washington Man Flown to Trauma Center with Life-Threatening Injuries

UPDATE 7/19/2021: On Saturday, July 17, 2021 at around 12:30 a.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a motorcycle crash in the area of Point Lookout Road and Thompson Orchard Lane in Lexington Park. Deputies and EMS arrived on the scene to find a single motorcycle had left...
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Five Injured After Three Vehicle Collision in California, One Child and One Adult Flown to Area Trauma Centers

Five Injured After Three Vehicle Collision in California, One Child and One Adult Flown to Area Trauma Centers

On Sunday, July 18, 2021, at approximately 12:00 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of St. Andrews Church Road and Johnson Pond Lane in California, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find three vehicles in the roadway. Witnesses told First Responders one...
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Suspected Street Racing Leads to Serious Collision in California That Injures Five and Sends One to Trauma Center

Suspected Street Racing Leads to Serious Collision in California That Injures Five and Sends One to Trauma Center

On Saturday, July 10, 2021, at approximately 4:55 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road and Miramar Way in California, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find three vehicles in the roadway. Witnesses reported the Acura sedan and a white Ford Mustang...
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Lusby Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Lusby Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor

UPDATE: On July 6, 2021, Donald Allen Hayes, 31, of Lusby, pleaded guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor, Fourth Degree Sexual Offense, Display of Obscene Item to a Minor, and Solicitation of Child Pornography. He will be sentenced October 1, 2021. In December 2020, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office received a report of...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Conducting Roadside Sobriety Checkpoint on Saturday Evening

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Conducting Roadside Sobriety Checkpoint on Saturday Evening

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Maryland State Police, will be conducting a roadside sobriety checkpoint on Saturday evening, July 10, 2021. The sobriety checkpoint will be conducted on Three Notch Road/Route 235 in the Lexington Park area where law enforcement officers will evaluate drivers passing through the checkpoint for signs...
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Youth Gun Violence Task Force Arrest Lexington Park Man on Handgun Charges

Youth Gun Violence Task Force Arrest Lexington Park Man on Handgun Charges

On June 6, 2021, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21600 block of Eric Road in Lexington Park, for the reported shots fired. Deputies did not locate any victims, but several shell casings were located on scene. The Youth Gun Violence Task Force continued the investigation and on July...
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Police Make Arrest in Shooting of 41-Year-Old Man at Pax River Inn in Lexington Park

Police Make Arrest in Shooting of 41-Year-Old Man at Pax River Inn in Lexington Park

On Saturday, July 3, 2021, police arrested De’Quan Savien Gantt Sr., 20, of Lexington Park. Gantt was arrested and charged with First-Degree Assault Second-Degree Assault Loaded Handgun On Person Handgun On Person charge Firearm Use/Fel-Viol Crime Poss Of Firearm Minor Illegal Poss Ammo Reg Firearm:Illegal Possession Reckless Endangerment According to court documents Gantt was...
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Two Transported to Trauma Centers After Motor Vehicle Collision in Valley Lee

Two Transported to Trauma Centers After Motor Vehicle Collision in Valley Lee

On Saturday, July 3, 2021, at approximately 2:12 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Piney Point Road and Drayden Road in Valley Lee, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with subjects possibly trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway and confirmed one...
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VIDEO: Two Flown to Area Trauma Center After Single Vehicle Rollover in Lexington Park

VIDEO: Two Flown to Area Trauma Center After Single Vehicle Rollover in Lexington Park

On Saturday, July 3, 2021, at approximately 12:28 a.m., fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Cullison Lane in Lexington Park, for a motor vehicle collision reported serious with multiple subjects trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and overturned in...
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Police Arrest Two Suspects in Murder at Birthday Party in Bryans Road

Police Arrest Two Suspects in Murder at Birthday Party in Bryans Road

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified and arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of Leon Nathaniel Inabinett, Jr., 25, who was shot and killed on June 20 in the parking lot of a firehouse banquet hall at 3099 Livingston Road in Bryans Road. Inabinett was in the back parking lot when two...
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UPDATE: Malachi Aaron Banks, 19, Pleads Guilty to Murder in Lexington Man

UPDATE:  Malachi Aaron Banks, 19, Pleads Guilty to Murder in Lexington Man

  UPDATE 7/2/2021: Malachi Aaron Banks, 19,  of Lexington Park, has tendered a plea of guilty to Second Degree Murder in connection with the homicide of Dyante Lee Battle, 32, which occurred in Lexington Park, Maryland, during the evening hours of August 22, 2020 in a wooded path at the end of Enterprise Road....
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Maryland State Police Investigating Mechanicsville Woman Struck and Killed in Waldorf

Maryland State Police Investigating Mechanicsville Woman Struck and Killed in Waldorf

UPDATE 7/1/2021: On Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at approximately 10:26 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded for a report of a serious motor vehicle collision on United States Route 301 (Crain Hwy) in the area of Smallwood Drive in Waldorf, Maryland. Due to the seriousness of the collision, the...
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One Injured After Single Vehicle Collision in Great Mills

One Injured After Single Vehicle Collision in Great Mills

On Thursday, July 1, 2021, at approximately 1:30 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Great Mills Road in Great Mills, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one occupant possibly unconscious. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle in the roadway...
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UPDATE: Prince Frederick Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Assault

UPDATE: Prince Frederick Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Assault

UPDATE 6/8/2021: Calvert County State’s Attorney Robert Harvey today announced that Anthony Wayne Crusoe, II, 26, of Prince Frederick, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit first degree assault. The charge carries a maximum punishment of 25 years imprisonment. The incident occurred on November 1, 2020, at the Park and Ride located on Fairgrounds Road...
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Youth Gun Violence Task Force Continues to Make Arrests

Youth Gun Violence Task Force Continues to Make Arrests

On Friday, May 21, 2021, the Youth Gun Violence Task Force attempted to serve an arrest warrant on De’Quan Savien Gantt Sr., 20, of Lexington Park, for Malicious Destruction of Property. Task force personnel located Gantt at the Patuxent River Hotel in Lexington Park. When deputies attempted to place Gantt under arrest as he...
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UPDATE: Four of Five Suspects Charged with Hate Crime in Calvert High School Vandalism Incident Plead Guilty

UPDATE: Four of Five Suspects Charged with Hate Crime in Calvert High School Vandalism Incident Plead Guilty

UPDATE 3/9/2021:  On Monday, March 8, 2021, 4 out of the 5 Defendants in the Calvert High School hate crime/vandalism incident plead guilty to their charges of committing a hate crime. Anthony Sellers, Kyle Hill, Cade Meredith and Augustine Aufderheide were each Court ordered to pay $1,300 in restitution. Additionally, each Defendant was sentenced...
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Maryland State Police Investigating String of Commercial Burglaries in Leonardtown, Seeking Any Security Footage of Downtown Leonardtown Area

Maryland State Police Investigating String of Commercial Burglaries in Leonardtown, Seeking Any Security Footage of Downtown Leonardtown Area

The Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack is investigating a string of commercial burglaries that occurred in downtown Leonardtown on Saturday, February 27, 2021 between the hours of 1:00 a.m., and 2:00 a.m. Anyone living in the area of Fenwick Street, Washington Street, Lawrence Avenue, or Duke Street that may have security camera systems or...
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UPDATE: Subject Found Safe and Unharmed – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Searching for Missing 81-Year-Old Robert Merkle

UPDATE: Subject Found Safe and Unharmed – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Searching for Missing 81-Year-Old Robert Merkle

UPDATE: Mr. Merkle has been located safely. Thank you all for the assistance. The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking assistance in locating missing person Robert Merkle, 81. Merkle was last seen wearing blue pants, blue jacket and gray hat with “602” on it, operating a white 2016 GMC Sierra Truck with a...
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