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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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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Suspect Involved in Burglary to Motor Vehicle in California

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Suspect Involved in Burglary to Motor Vehicle in California

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a burglary-to-a-motor-vehicle investigation. On Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 4 pm, the victim came back out of the California Walmart store to find the victim’s vehicle window had been smashed and a wallet had been stolen from the vehicle....
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Charles County Detectives Investigating Reckless Endangerment After Multiple Houses in Waldorf Are Struck by Gunfire

Charles County Detectives Investigating Reckless Endangerment After Multiple Houses in Waldorf Are Struck by Gunfire

On Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at 9:30 a.m., officers responded to the area of Jackson Court in Waldorf, for the report of the sound of gunshots. Several citizens reported seeing people running from the area. Officers arrived on the scene and observed shell casings on Jackson Court and on Brightwell Court. A house on...
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St. Mary’s County Man Arrested by Deputy State Fire Marshals After Apartment Fire in March 2022

St. Mary’s County Man Arrested by Deputy State Fire Marshals After Apartment Fire in March 2022

A sprinkler system and pawned items stolen after a Lexington Park apartment fire are credited with leading investigators to their suspect. Deputy State Fire Marshals charged Terrell Anthony Duckett, 26, yesterday with burglary, theft, and arson charges stemming from the March 2022 fire. On March 21, 2022, at around 3:00 p.m., Bay District Volunteer...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Conduct Traffic Safety and Speed Enforcement Operation on Budds Creek Road

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Conduct Traffic Safety and Speed Enforcement Operation on Budds Creek Road

In a continuing commitment to address traffic complaints throughout the county, officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit and Patrol conducted a traffic enforcement assignment on July 23 geared toward safety and speeding violations in the area of Budds Creek Road. During the operation, 58 vehicles were stopped resulting in citations...
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Police in Charles County Arrest Fugitive and Recover Handgun in Bryans Road, Judge Releases Suspect Less Than 48 Hours Later

Police in Charles County Arrest Fugitive and Recover Handgun in Bryans Road, Judge Releases Suspect Less Than 48 Hours Later

On July 30, 2022, at 4:00 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3000 block of Livingston Road in Bryans Road, MD in reference to a person with an open arrest warrant at the location; the suspect was possibly armed with a gun and had a warrant for first-degree assault....
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UPDATE: Waldorf Man Sentenced to Life Without Parole After Killing White Plains Woman During Armed Robbery

UPDATE: Waldorf Man Sentenced to Life Without Parole After Killing White Plains Woman During Armed Robbery

UPDATE 8/2/2022: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced Gregory Deshawn Collins, 23, of Waldorf, to life without parole plus 20 years in prison for the First- Degree Felony Murder of Lynn Maher, Armed Robbery, and related charges....
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Patrol Officers Arrest Two Juveniles Involved in Armed Robbery at St. Charles Towne Center Mall

Patrol Officers Arrest Two Juveniles Involved in Armed Robbery at St. Charles Towne Center Mall

On August 1, 2022, at 8:00 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to Mall Circle for the report of a citizen robbery. The victim, a juvenile, reported the suspects approached him in a hallway near the food court, displayed a firearm and stole his jacket and shoes. The suspects fled on...
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La Plata Police Department Maintains National Law Enforcement Accreditation by CALEA

La Plata Police Department Maintains National Law Enforcement Accreditation by CALEA

The La Plata (MD) Police Department was awarded national accreditation on July 23, 2022, by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) in the law enforcement program(s). The agency was first accredited in July 2018. Following a multi-year self-assessment phase and a meticulous site-based assessment of community engagement, policy, procedures, equipment...
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Four Restaurants in St. Mary’s County Pass Alcohol Compliance Checks, Three Do Not

Four Restaurants in St. Mary’s County Pass Alcohol Compliance Checks, Three Do Not

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Alcohol Enforcement Unit recently conducted a series of alcohol compliance checks at seven restaurants in St. Mary’s County. Four of the restaurants were found to be compliant, while three businesses failed to ask an underage cadet for identification. The covert compliance checks were conducted on Tuesday, July 26,...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Double Stabbing in Lexington Park That Sends Man to Trauma Center

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Double Stabbing in Lexington Park That Sends Man to Trauma Center

On Sunday, July 31, 2022, at approximately 10:30 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 21600 block of Enterprise Road in Lexington Park, for the report of two stabbing victims. Crews arrived on the scene to find one adult male suffering from stab wound to the upper body, and one female victim...
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Charles County Officers Continue to Address Complaints of Off-Road Vehicles Being Operated Recklessly on Roadways

Charles County Officers Continue to Address Complaints of Off-Road Vehicles Being Operated Recklessly on Roadways

In response to numerous citizen complaints regarding off-road vehicles (ATVs & dirt bikes) operating recklessly in the roadways, the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Unit conducted a special enforcement effort on July 27, 2022. Officers were in the 3300 block of Leonardtown Road in Waldorf when they observed a male driving an ATV in...
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Calvert County Detectives Investigating Strong-Armed Robbery at Dunkirk McDonalds

Calvert County Detectives Investigating Strong-Armed Robbery at Dunkirk McDonalds

Detectives from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Bureau are investigating a commercial strong-armed robbery of the McDonald’s located in the 10800 block of Town Center Blvd. in Dunkirk, MD. Detectives have released surveillance photos of the suspect vehicle and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying possible suspects. On Thursday, July...
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Charles County Detectives Arrest 22-Year-Old Waldorf Man for Drug Trafficking and Recover 5 Loaded Handguns – Released by Judge 24 Hours Later

Charles County Detectives Arrest 22-Year-Old Waldorf Man for Drug Trafficking and Recover 5 Loaded Handguns – Released by Judge 24 Hours Later

On Wednesday, July 20, 2022, members of the Narcotics Enforcement Section, along with CCSO’s Emergency Services Team, served a search warrant at a house in the 5400 block of Harvest Fish Place in Waldorf after receiving information about alleged drug dealing at the residence. During the search, over 600 grams of marijuana, a quantity...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Harley David Frost, 33 – Wanted for 1st Degree Assault

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Harley David Frost, 33 – Wanted for 1st Degree Assault

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Harley David Frost, age 33. Frost is wanted for First-Degree Assault. Anyone with information in regards to Frost, is asked to please contact the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office at (410) 535-2800, Sgt. Phillip Foote (443) 624-7137, DFC J. Murphy (410) 474-4413 and/or DFC Chip...
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UPDATE: Two St. Mary’s County Men Charged With Attempted First Degree Murder of 21-Year-Old Lexington Park Man

UPDATE: Two St. Mary’s County Men Charged With Attempted First Degree Murder of 21-Year-Old Lexington Park Man

UPDATE 7/27/2022: On April 28, 2022, at 4:57 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 46700 block of Marshall Boulevard in Lexington Park, for the reported shooting. Deputies arrived on scene and located the victim, Danicco Theodore Hall, age 21 of Lexington Park, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The...
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Former Private School Employee Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

Former Private School Employee Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

Jay Gordon, age 55, of Crofton, Maryland, pleaded guilty yesterday to possession of child pornography.  Gordon was identified as a suspect in the trafficking of child sexual abuse material (“CSAM”), also called child pornography, during a nationwide investigation involving the receipt and distribution of CSAM via Dark Web sites and forum. The guilty plea...
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Maryland State Police Licensing Division Portal Update – To Wear, Carry, or Transport a Handgun

Maryland State Police Licensing Division Portal Update – To Wear, Carry, or Transport a Handgun

As applications for Maryland Wear and Carry Permits continue to be received in unprecedented numbers, the Maryland Department of State Police (MDSP) Licensing Division is issuing the following information to help applicants navigate through the online application process on the Licensing Portal. Pursuant to the recent Supreme Court ruling, on July 5, 2022 Governor...
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Police in Charles County Arrest Man Prohibited from Possessing Firearm

Police in Charles County Arrest Man Prohibited from Possessing Firearm

On July 22, 2022 at 2:33 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop in the 2900 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf. During the stop, a passenger in the car jumped out, grabbed a handgun that was in his waistband, and threw it before fleeing on foot. He was...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Anti-Semitic Propaganda Throughout the County.

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Anti-Semitic Propaganda Throughout the County.

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the littering of anti-Semitic propaganda in several neighborhoods throughout Calvert County. The flyers are contained in plastic zipper bags and are thrown from cars onto lawns or placed in mailboxes. Deputies have responded and removed materials when the problem is reported. Similar flyers have been reported in...
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