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Cobb Island Mother Arrested for Murder of Her 18-Year-Old Daughter

Cobb Island Mother Arrested for Murder of Her 18-Year-Old Daughter

On September 30, 2020, officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 17400 block of Audrey Road in Cobb Island for the report of a person not breathing. Upon arrival, officers discovered Elizabeth Marie Evening Star Stone, 18, on her bed; she was deceased. Detectives responded and the girl’s mother indicated her...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested with Loaded Handgun

Lexington Park Man Arrested with Loaded Handgun

On August 11, 2022, Detective Forinash with the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, conducted a vehicle stop in the 22600 block of MacArthur Boulevard in California. The operator of the vehicle was identified as Malik Shavon Jordan, age 25 of Lexington Park. During the vehicle stop, a loaded handgun was located...
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Waldorf Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Waldorf Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Friday, August 12, 2022, Charles County Circuit Court Judge William R. Greer, Jr. sentenced Clarence Henry Henderson, 30, of Waldorf, to 10 years in prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor. Upon release, Henderson will be on supervised probation for five years and must...
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Lexington Park Woman Convicted for Her Participation in a Conspiracy to Fraudulently Obtain Military Disability Benefits

Lexington Park Woman Convicted for Her Participation in a Conspiracy to Fraudulently Obtain Military Disability Benefits

A federal jury convicted Mary Francis Biggs, age 65, of Lexington Park, Maryland, late on August 15, 2022, for conspiracy to commit theft of government property and for theft of government property in connection with a scheme to fraudulently obtain additional military disability benefits for her husband from the United States Department of Veterans...
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Maryland State Police Arrest Man On Child Pornography Charges In Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police Arrest Man On Child Pornography Charges In Prince George’s County

Troopers arrested a Prince George’s County man Friday 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 Erlyn Matta Jimenez, 24, of Hyattsville, Maryland. Matta Jimenez is charged with seven counts of possession of child pornography...
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Police in Prince Frederick Arrest Shady Side Man on Multiple Drug Charges

Police in Prince Frederick Arrest Shady Side Man on Multiple Drug Charges

On August 9, 2022, Senior Deputy Flynt of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was conducting a patrol check at the Wawa in Prince Frederick and observed a vehicle pull into the gas pumps with no lights on. Deputy Flynt proceeded to check the welfare of the driver, after being parked at the pumps for...
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UPDATE: Brandywine Man Sentenced to Life Plus 30 Years in Prison for Murder During Robbery at Waldorf Hotel

UPDATE: Brandywine Man Sentenced to Life Plus 30 Years in Prison for Murder During Robbery at Waldorf Hotel

UPDATE 8/17/2022: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Monday, August 15, 2022, Charles County Circuit Court Judge William R. Greer, Jr. sentenced Marc Carlyle McLaughlin, Jr., 33, to Life in Prison plus 30 years for the First-Degree Felony Murder of Kenneth Brawner, Attempted Armed Robbery, and related charges. On May...
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Police Seeking Identify of Suspect Involved with Burglary of ATM, and Attempted Burglary of JMJ Firearms in Mechanicsville

Police Seeking Identify of Suspect Involved with Burglary of ATM, and Attempted Burglary of JMJ Firearms in Mechanicsville

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in two burglary investigations. On Monday, August 15, 2022 at 3:16 a.m., the suspect broke into the Mechanicsville Bank of America ATM in an attempt to steal cash. Prior to this incident, the same suspect attempted to break into JMJ...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Field Sobriety Checkpoints

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Field Sobriety Checkpoints

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with MDOT’s Highway Safety Office and the Maryland State Police, will be conducting Impaired driving enforcement operations in the weeks leading up to and including Labor Day weekend. The primary purpose of checkpoints is not to make arrests, but to promote public safety by deterring drivers from...
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Two Men Charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack – Cocaine Following Traffic Stop in Charles County

Two Men Charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack – Cocaine Following Traffic Stop in Charles County

On August 9 at 9:16 a.m., an officer assigned to the Traffic Operations Unit observed a registration violation on a commercial vehicle in the area of Leonardtown Road and Bryantown Road and initiated a traffic stop. A check revealed the driver of vehicle had a suspended driver’s license. Through further investigation, the officer recovered...
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Annapolis Man Receives 15 Years for Fleeing Scene of Accident and Assaulting Anne Arundel County Police Officers, Additional Charges

Annapolis Man Receives 15 Years for Fleeing Scene of Accident and Assaulting Anne Arundel County Police Officers, Additional Charges

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced that Brandon Hardy, 26, of Annapolis was sentenced to 15 years of active incarceration and is subject to an additional five years which were suspended for 13 charges including two counts of second degree assault against Anne Arundel County Police Officers Saifedlin Hussain and James...
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Prince George’s County Detectives Seeking Information in Murder of 16-Year-Old in Seat Pleasant

Prince George’s County Detectives Seeking Information in Murder of 16-Year-Old in Seat Pleasant

Detectives with our Homicide Unit are investigating a fatal shooting of a juvenile male that occurred Friday evening in Seat Pleasant. The victim is 16-year-old Antonio Parker, Jr of Seat Pleasant. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. On August 12,...
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15-Year-Old and 12-Year-Old Arrested for Fatally Stabbing Gas Station Employee in Clinton

15-Year-Old and 12-Year-Old Arrested for Fatally Stabbing Gas Station Employee in Clinton

UPDATE 8/14/2022: The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit arrested and charged two juveniles in connection with the murder of a gas station employee on Wednesday in Clinton. One of the suspects is a 15-year-old male from Clinton. He is charged as an adult. The second suspect is a 12-year-old male from Clinton....
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Police Investigating Shooting in Lexington Park, No Injuries Reported After Occupied Vehicle is Struck Multiple Times

Police Investigating Shooting in Lexington Park, No Injuries Reported After Occupied Vehicle is Struck Multiple Times

On Thursday, August 11, 2022, at approximately 10:20 p.m., police responded to the area of South Shangri-La Drive and Missouri Avenue in Lexington Park, for multiple reports of shots fired. Police arrived on the scene to find nothing evident in the area. A short time later, a 911 caller reported their vehicle was shot...
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21-Year-Old Anne Arundel County Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

21-Year-Old Anne Arundel County Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

Raymond Martin Shamer, III, age 21, of Pasadena, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to possession of child pornography.  Shamer admitted that he also distributed child pornography. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Erek L. Barron and Special Agent in Charge James C. Harris of Homeland Security Investigations...
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Six Charles County Sheriff’s Officers Graduate from Northwestern University Program

Six Charles County Sheriff’s Officers Graduate from Northwestern University Program

Sheriff Troy D. Berry is pleased to announce the graduation of Charles County Sheriff’s Officers Lt. Jonathan Palmer, Sgt. Dustin Hendricks, D/Sgt. Kristen Clark, Lt. Ashley Burroughs, Lt. John Dodge, and Sgt. Travis Yates from Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety School of Police Staff and Command. The School of Police Staff and Command...
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UPDATE: Police Arrest Forestville Man for Murder of 53-Year-Old Great Mills Man

UPDATE: Police Arrest Forestville Man for Murder of 53-Year-Old Great Mills Man

UPDATE 8/10/2022: Deputies arrived on scene within minutes of the shooting call and identified the suspect as Malcolm Carl Young, age 46 of Forestville. Young was quickly taken into custody and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown and charged with the following in the death of Anthony Charles...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office and Charles County Circuit Court to Apply for Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant

Charles County Sheriff’s Office and Charles County Circuit Court to Apply for Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office and Charles County Circuit Court announce they will apply for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Formula Program through the United States Department of Justice. The JAG Program provides states and units of local governments with critical funding necessary to support a range of program areas including...
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Lusby Man Sentenced to 14-Years for Second-Degree Rape of Step-Daughter

Lusby Man Sentenced to 14-Years for Second-Degree Rape of Step-Daughter

Calvert County State’s Attorney Robert Harvey announced today that Ryan Christopher Carpenter, 37, of Lusby, has been sentenced to 14 years of active incarceration following his conviction for second degree rape. The sentence was imposed by Judge Mark S. Chandlee of the Calvert County Circuit Court. Carpenter was sentenced to 20 years with 6...
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UPDATE: Brandywine Man Arrested in Connection with Attempted Murder Case in Hughesville

UPDATE: Brandywine Man Arrested in Connection with Attempted Murder Case in Hughesville

UPDATE: On August 4, 2022, at 5:24 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 15700 block of Cloverleaf Court in Hughesville for the report of a stabbing. A preliminary investigation revealed the victim heard a noise in a spare bedroom of his residence. As he went to investigate, the victim...
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Brandywine Man Charged with Attempted Murder and Home Invasion After Stabbing Victim Multiple Times in Hughesville

Brandywine Man Charged with Attempted Murder and Home Invasion After Stabbing Victim Multiple Times in Hughesville

On Thursday, August 4, 2022, at approximately 5:27 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 15700 block of Cloverleaf Court in Hughesville, for the reported stabbing. Police arrived at the residence and found the adult male victim suffering from multiple stab wounds/lacerations to the upperbody and face. The victim was conscious and...
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Detectives Charge 18-Year-Old with Manslaughter in Connection of Fatal Shooting of 16-Year-Old

Detectives Charge 18-Year-Old with Manslaughter in Connection of Fatal Shooting of 16-Year-Old

Detectives with the Homicide Unit arrested and charged Demetrius Clarke, age 18 of Oxon Hill with manslaughter and related charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old male from Oxon Hill. On Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at approximately 1:40 p.m., officers responded to the Oxon Hill Volunteer Fire Department on Marcy Avenue...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Assault and Theft in Mechanicsville, Officers Make Two Arrests

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Assault and Theft in Mechanicsville, Officers Make Two Arrests

UPDATE 8/5/2022: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Release – On August 3, 2022, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office made contact with the victim who advised while traveling on Chaptico Road in the area of Route 234, the victim observed a vehicle stopped with occupants outside. Another female occupant of the vehicle...
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Student at Westlake High School Charged with First-Degree Assault and Theft

Student at Westlake High School Charged with First-Degree Assault and Theft

On August 4, 2022, at 12:15 p.m., the victim and suspect, who are students in the summer program at Westlake High School, were involved in an altercation in the stairwell inside the school when the victim’s phone fell out of his pocket. The suspect grabbed the phone and fled. The victim followed the suspect...
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Sheriff’s Office Make Arrest in Domestic-Related Shooting on Holly Springs Drive in Waldorf

Sheriff’s Office Make Arrest in Domestic-Related Shooting on Holly Springs Drive in Waldorf

On August 3, 2022, at 9:50 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 13300 block of Holly Springs Drive in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. A preliminary investigation revealed a man went to a house where he thought a female acquaintance was. He knocked on the front door...
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