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La Plata Police Department Announce Operation Prevent Porch Piracy

La Plata Police Department Announce Operation Prevent Porch Piracy

A staggering 11 million homeowners have had a package stolen in 2020, according to August Home and a study produced by research firm Edelman Intelligence. In the same report, it was also revealed that 74% of packages are stolen from homes during the day when homeowners are at work and that the average value...
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Police Offering Reward, Seeking Information in Murder of 19-Year-Old That Occurred in November 2022

Police Offering Reward, Seeking Information in Murder of 19-Year-Old That Occurred in November 2022

Detectives with the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit have assumed the investigation into a stabbing that occurred in November in the city of Hyattsville. The victim is 19-year-old Therry Buhdeng of Bladensburg. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case....
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Prince George’s County Felon Sentenced to More Than Seven Years in Federal Prison for Armed Robberies of Convenience Stores

Prince George’s County Felon Sentenced to More Than Seven Years in Federal Prison for Armed Robberies of Convenience Stores

U.S. District Judge Paul W. Grimm sentenced Tiffany Renea Edmundson, age 34, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, to 94 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for three armed commercial robberies and for violating her supervised release for a previous federal conviction on the same commercial robbery charge.  Judge Grimm also...
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Sheriff Cameron Bids Agency Staff and St. Mary’s Farewell After 42 Years of Service

Sheriff Cameron Bids Agency Staff and St. Mary’s Farewell After 42 Years of Service

Friends, family and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office convened Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, as Sheriff Tim Cameron received his Final Salute on his last day after more than 42 years of service to St. Mary’s County. Sheriff Tim Cameron joined the Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy under Sheriff Joseph Lee Somerville Sr. on...
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Senator Van Hollen Highlights Civil Rights Leaders’ Support for Relocating FBI Headquarters to Prince George’s County, Maryland

Senator Van Hollen Highlights Civil Rights Leaders’ Support for Relocating FBI Headquarters to Prince George’s County, Maryland

U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) highlighted civil rights leaders’ support for relocating the FBI headquarters to one of the two potential sites in Prince George’s County, Maryland, on the grounds that these sites are in the best position to advance President Biden’s stated equity goals, which he announced via Executive Order during his...
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Threat of Mass Violence at Milton Somers Middle School Being Investigated

Threat of Mass Violence at Milton Somers Middle School Being Investigated

On Thursday, December 1, 2022, during the lunch hour, a student at Milton Somers Middle School made statements in the presence of several other students of bringing a gun to school and causing harm to others. One of the students that overheard the comments reported it to a school administrator. The School Resource Officer...
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NO ACTIVE THREAT: Police Investigating Reports of Subject with Gun Near Green Holly Elementary School in Lexington Park

NO ACTIVE THREAT: Police Investigating Reports of Subject with Gun Near Green Holly Elementary School in Lexington Park

On Thursday, December 1, 2022, at approximately 4:00 p.m., police responded to Green Holly Elementary School located at 46060 Millstone Landing Rd, Lexington Park, for the reported subject with a firearm. 911 callers reported children on the playground stated they observed a man near the fence line holding a firearm. Troopers from the Maryland State...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Suspects Who Stole Fire Extinguisher at Mechanicsville Wawa

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Suspects Who Stole Fire Extinguisher at Mechanicsville Wawa

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the persons pictured in a theft investigation. On Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022, at 1:30 am, the individuals pictured arrived at the Wawa in Mechanicsville in a white four-door sedan. The person shown in the black hat removed a fire extinguisher from a gas...
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Student in Custody for Being in Possession of Gun at Frederick Douglass High School

Student in Custody for Being in Possession of Gun at Frederick Douglass High School

The Prince George’s County Police Department arrested a student on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, morning at Frederick Douglass High School for being in possession of a handgun on school property. The school is located in the 8000 block of Croom Road in the unincorporated section of Upper Marlboro. At approximately 8:40 am, a student...
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PG County Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Medicaid of More than $700,000 in Scheme Involving Personal Care Services

PG County Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Medicaid of More than $700,000 in Scheme Involving Personal Care Services

Joseph Tamjong, 51, of Lanham, Maryland, pleaded guilty to defrauding the D.C. Medicaid program out of $733,405. The announcement was made by U.S. Attorney Matthew M. Graves, Wayne A. Jacobs, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Washington Field Office’s Criminal Division, Maureen R. Dixon, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Department of...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Theft of Two Dirt Bikes in St. Leonard

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Theft of Two Dirt Bikes in St. Leonard

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of two dirt bikes that occurred in the 2100 block of Timeless Drive in St. Leonard, on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022, at approximately 2:38 a.m. Preliminary investigation revealed unknown suspects stole two dirt bikes: a 2023 Honda CRF-450R (valued at $9,599.00) and a 2022 Honda...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a theft investigation. On Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022, at 6:00 a.m., the suspect entered the California Walmart, removed a computer from the shelf and walked out of the store without paying. The suspect was wearing a Space Jam jacket....
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Detectives Investigating Murder of 17-Year-Old in Takoma Park

Detectives Investigating Murder of 17-Year-Old in Takoma Park

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is working to identify and arrest the suspect(s) who killed a teenage girl in Takoma Park. The victim is 17-year-old Rosa Diaz-Santos of Greenbelt. On November 15, 2022, at approximately 12:30 pm, skeletal remains were discovered in a wooded area near the 1600 block Drexel Street....
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Police Recover Stolen U-Haul from Pennsylvania and Arrest Owings Woman and Lexington Park Man

Police Recover Stolen U-Haul from Pennsylvania and Arrest Owings Woman and Lexington Park Man

On Sunday, November 20, 2022, Deputy Grierson responded to the Rod N Reel parking lot located at 4160 Mears Ave. in Chesapeake Beach, for the report of a stolen vehicle. Deputy Grierson arrived on the scene and observed a U-Haul that had been reported stolen from the Shamokin Police Department. Contact was made with...
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Police Advising Against Sending Checks through the Mail

Police Advising Against Sending Checks through the Mail

Due to the excessive number of intercepted checks in the US Mail in recent months in Southern Maryland, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office at this time advises residents to refrain from sending checks through the US Postal Service, if possible. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office continues to forward numerous reports of local...
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Police in Charles County Recover Drugs and Three Firearms During Traffic Stop – All Suspects Released on Personal Recognizance

Police in Charles County Recover Drugs and Three Firearms During Traffic Stop – All Suspects Released on Personal Recognizance

On November 16, 2022, at approximately 9:50 p.m., a patrol officer from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Bannister Circle and Hamilton Place, in Waldorf after observing it fail to stop at a stop sign. Upon approaching the vehicle, the officer smelled the odor...
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Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Launch Annual Tie One On for Safety Holiday Campaign

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Launch Annual Tie One On for Safety Holiday Campaign

Some of the most dangerous days of the year on our nation’s roadways are between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. The Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) has launched the annual Tie One On for Safety® red ribbon holiday campaign by asking drivers to display a red ribbon on their vehicles as a reminder to...
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Detectives Seeking Assistance in Locating Suspect Wanted for Murder of 19-Year-Old Waldorf Teen

Detectives Seeking Assistance in Locating Suspect Wanted for Murder of 19-Year-Old Waldorf Teen

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating the suspect wanted in connection with a shooting / homicide that occurred last month. On October 23, the victim, Aden Christopher Garcia, 19, of Waldorf, was a passenger inside a car in the 2700 block of Albemarle Place in Waldorf when he was...
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Police in Charles County Arrest Waldorf Man for Attempted Burglary

Police in Charles County Arrest Waldorf Man for Attempted Burglary

On November 12, 2022, at approximately 7:47 p.m., patrol officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a business in the 2500 block of Old Washington Avenue in Waldorf for the report of a burglary in progress. The business owner had received an alert from the security system and was able to use...
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Charles County Woman Charged with Attempted Murder After Stabbing in Waldorf

Charles County Woman Charged with Attempted Murder After Stabbing in Waldorf

On November 13, 2022, at approximately 7:46 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 12100 block of Ell Lane in Waldorf for the report of a stabbing. When officers arrived, they located a male victim in the hallway of an apartment building with a stab wound to his back. Officers...
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Patrol Officers in Charles County Recover Stolen Loaded Hand Gun in Waldorf

Patrol Officers in Charles County Recover Stolen Loaded Hand Gun in Waldorf

On November 14, 2022, at 1:18 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office were investigating a suspicious vehicle in the area of Post Office Road and October Place, in Waldorf. During the investigation, the occupants were asked to exit the car, at which time a passenger fled on foot. The passenger was apprehended...
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Two Lexington Park Men Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges

Two Lexington Park Men Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division arrested two Lexington Park men this week upon execution of a search warrant resulting in CDS and firearm charges. In October 2022, detectives began an investigation involving the distribution of Controlled Dangerous Substances at the 21200 block of Winding Way in Lexington Park. Over the...
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Police Investigating Shots Fired in Waldorf, No Injuries Reported and Two Vehicles Struck

Police Investigating Shots Fired in Waldorf, No Injuries Reported and Two Vehicles Struck

On Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at 3:04 p.m., officers responded to the area of Barksdale Avenue near Waddell Road for the report of the sound of gunshots. When officers arrived, a witness indicated unknown suspects discharged a firearm from a white vehicle at their car while they were parking. It is not clear if...
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Calvert County Drug Dealer Sentenced to 5 Years without Possibility of Parole for Possession of Fentanyl in a Large Quantity

Calvert County Drug Dealer Sentenced to 5 Years without Possibility of Parole for Possession of Fentanyl in a Large Quantity

On Monday, November 14, 2022, Harold Bernard Gross, of Owings, entered a guilty plea in Calvert County Circuit Court to possession of fentanyl in large volume. He received a mandatory prison sentence of 5 years without the possibility of parole. The conviction resulted from the execution of a search warrant at Gross’ residence on...
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Great Mills Man Arrested for First Degree Assault and Other Charges, Victim Flown to Trauma Center

Great Mills Man Arrested for First Degree Assault and Other Charges, Victim Flown to Trauma Center

On Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at approximately 8:15 a.m., police responded to a residence located in the 21300 block of Chancellors Run Road in Great Mills, for a possible disturbance. The 911 caller reported a friend texted her stating a Dylan subject was attempting to fight the victim and was causing a disturbance. Police...
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