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Police Make Arson Arrest for Two Commercial Building Fires

Police Make Arson Arrest for Two Commercial Building Fires

An ongoing investigation has lead to an arrest for two fires at a commercial building in Charles County. Investigators from the State Fire Marshal’s Office have charged a 16 year old juvenile in reference to the fires. The fires occurred on October 3rd and 5th of 2016 at the Westpark Professional Building located at...
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Outstanding Assault Warrants for St. Mary’s County

Outstanding Assault Warrants for St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating suspects with Outstanding Assault Warrants. Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts is asked to contact Deputy Hannah Smith at 301-475-4200, ext. *8123 or by email, at [email protected] Anyone with information is asked to call CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333 or text a tip...
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Partying on a Boat Leads to Burglary & Trespassing Arrests for 6 Teens

Partying on a Boat Leads to Burglary & Trespassing Arrests for 6 Teens

On Sunday, February 26, 2017, at approximately 10:10 a.m., Trooper First Class Barlow from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack  responded to the Spring Cove Marina in Solomons for a trespassing complaint. A boat at the dock had been broken into and there were six subjects having a party. Investigation determined that the subjects...
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Grasonville Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin in Prince Frederick

Grasonville Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin in Prince Frederick

On Wednesday, February 24, 2017, at approximately 5:30 a.m., Trooper First Class Matthews from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack stopped a vehicle on Church St. in Prince Frederick following a broadcast to lookout for a black Pontiac. A K-9 Scan was requested and resulted in a positive alert. A search was conducted...
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Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Trespassing at Senior Center

Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Trespassing at Senior Center

On Wednesday, February 24, 2017, at approximately 9:10 am, Trooper First Class Barlow from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to the Calvert Pines Senior Center for a trespassing complaint. Michael D. Welch, 51 of Prince Frederick, previously had been issued a no trespass order and was found in front of the...
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Charles County Crime Report – 2/28/2017

Charles County Crime Report – 2/28/2017

The following is a sample of recent Charles County Sheriff’s Office investigations. For information about crimes not included in this report, visit CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address. ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: Sometime between Feb. 27 – Feb. 28, unknown suspect(s) tried to break into an office building in the 10600...
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Hollywood Man Arrested on Burglary and Drug Charges

Hollywood Man Arrested on Burglary and Drug Charges

On Monday, February 13, 2017, Deputy A. Budd of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 46000 block of Lynch Lane in Lexington Park for the report of a burglary in progress. The victim stated the suspect, Carlonte Antoine Knott, 25, of Hollywood, entered the residence without permission. A probable cause search...
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Texting While Driving Leads to Drug Charges for Lusby Woman

Texting While Driving Leads to Drug Charges for Lusby Woman

On February 21, 2017, Deputy T. Mohler of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office witnessed a female driver texting on her cell phone, causing her vehicle to drift into Deputy Mohler’s lane of travel.  He pulled into the shoulder to avoid a collision and then was able to conduct a traffic stop at the intersection...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 2/28/2017

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 2/28/2017

During the week of February 21 through February 26 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,257 calls for service throughout the community. CDS Violation Case #17-9680: On February 23, 2017, Deputy D. Naughton initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Solomon’s Island Road/Patuxent Point Parkway, in Solomon’s,...
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Lusby Woman Arrested on Drug Charges After Traffic Stop

Lusby Woman Arrested on Drug Charges After Traffic Stop

On February 22, 2017, at approximately 7:15 p.m., Deputy D. Naughton of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop, at the intersection of Chisholm/Dalton Trail, in Lusby, on a vehicle operating with inadequate lighting of their rear registration plate. When he made contact with the driver, Marisa Ramos, 23, of Lusby, he...
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Investigation Into Death Of A St. Mary’s County Man Continues

Investigation Into Death Of A St. Mary’s County Man Continues

Maryland State Police investigators at the Leonardtown Barrack identified a St. Mary’s County man found in a pond behind his home on Saturday afternoon and continue their investigation into his death. The deceased is identified as James O’Grady, 53, of Mechanicsville. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. The cause and manner of death...
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Charlotte Hall Woman Arrested for Shoplifting at Walmart

Charlotte Hall Woman Arrested for Shoplifting at Walmart

On Wednesday, February 15, 2107, Deputy D. Potter of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Walmart in California for a reported theft. The suspect, Jessica Nicole Michael, 26, of Charlotte Hall, attempted to conceal merchandise and exit the store, but was stopped by an asset protection employee. While being arrested, it...
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Lexington Park Man who Slapped Juvenile Arrested for Child Abuse

Lexington Park Man who Slapped Juvenile Arrested for Child Abuse

On Monday, February 20, 2017, Deputy G. Muschette of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 20000 block of Poplar Ridge Road in Lexington Park for the report of an assault. The victim alleged the suspect, Ralph Nicholas Lafollete, 37, of Lexington Park, slapped the juvenile victim in the face with an...
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Kent County Man Convicted of Poaching 17-Point Buck

Kent County Man Convicted of Poaching 17-Point Buck

A Kent County man convicted Tuesday of illegally killing a potential state record white-tailed deer was ordered to pay a fine, make restitution to the state and perform community service. Ronald Wayne Roe, 28, of Worton, was found guilty on all counts of trespassing and poaching stemming from the shooting of a 17-point buck...
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Police Arrest 3 People in Lusby for Disorderly Conduct

Police Arrest 3 People in Lusby for Disorderly Conduct

On Tuesday, February 7, 2017, Deputy R. Weems and Deputy J. Hardesty of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, were dispatched to Pinecrest Court, in Lusby, for the report of disorderly subjects in the area. Upon arrival they located a male and female standing in Pinecrest Court and several residents outside looking to see what...
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Police Arrest Shoplifter After County Commissioner Posts Video on Facebook

Police Arrest Shoplifter After County Commissioner Posts Video on Facebook

Calvert County Commissioner Mike Hart, and owner of Patuxent Wine and Spirits in Lusby shared a video on Facebook of a person stealing a bottle of liquor on Friday, February 24, 2017. According to the time stamp on the video the theft occurred around 6:22 Friday night. “You guys are awesome I’m heading to...
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Two Women Indicted in Multi-County Heroin Distribution Case

Two Women Indicted in Multi-County Heroin Distribution Case

Maryland State Troopers from the Criminal Enforcement Division, Central South Region charged two women on indictments for distribution of heroin in Calvert County. The accused are identified as Latece Greer, 28, of Leonardtown, and Shauquetta Dotson, 26, of Prince Frederick. They are charged with multiple counts of possession with the intent to distribute heroin...
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UPDATE: Police Make Arrest in Lexington Park Stabbing

UPDATE: Police Make Arrest in Lexington Park Stabbing

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office detectives worked throughout the evening to develop a suspect identified as Joseph Charles Swales, age 55, of Lexington Park. He was taken into custody and is being held at the St. Mary’s County Detention Center on a no-bond status. The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries. 2/23/2017:...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report 2/23/2017

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report 2/23/2017

Theft: On February 15, 2017, Deputy S. Rediker responded to the Prince Frederick Walmart for a shoplifting complaint. The shoplifter, later identified as Justin Holt, 22, of Owings, was observed by security personnel taking two (2) Xbox controllers and placing them in his pocket and clothing. He was observed at the check-out register failing...
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Callaway Man Arrested for Sexually Abusing 10-Year-Old Girl

Callaway Man Arrested for Sexually Abusing 10-Year-Old Girl

On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a ten-year-old female who was being sexually abused by a family member. The Criminal Investigations Division in partnership with Child Protective Services continued the investigation. The suspect was identified as Jay Thomas Martin, age 60, of Callaway. On February...
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Upper Marlboro Woman Arrested Breaking Car Window with Baseball Bat at Burger King

Upper Marlboro Woman Arrested Breaking Car Window with Baseball Bat at Burger King

On Friday, February 17, 2017, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Deputy K. Williamson of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was on patrol in the Dunkirk area and witnessed a subject wearing a black jacket and ski mask, swinging an object and striking a vehicle parked in the Burger King parking lot. He then observed the...
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Outstanding CDS (Controlled Dangerous Substance) Warrants in St. Mary’s County

Outstanding CDS (Controlled Dangerous Substance) Warrants in St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating suspects with outstanding CDS (Controlled Dangerous Substance) Warrants. Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts is asked to contact Deputy Hannah Smith at 301-475-4200, ext. *8123 or by email, at [email protected] Anyone with information is asked to call CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333 or text...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested with 45 Bags of Crack Cocaine

Mechanicsville Man Arrested with 45 Bags of Crack Cocaine

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics detectives identified Gregory Trmyne Shingles AKA “6-9”, 31 of Mechanicsville, as a distributor of cocaine in the King Kennedy Estates neighborhood. Undercover purchases of cocaine were conducted by detectives and suspect Shingles was indicted. Detectives observed suspect Shingles conducting a drug transaction on Independence Drive in Mechanicsville, before being...
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Maryland State Police Arrests, Warrant Services, and DUI Report for Leonardtown 2/22/2017

Maryland State Police from the Leonardtown Barrack are investigating the following incidents: Drug Arrest On Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 10:03 am, TFC C. Ditoto initiated a traffic stop on a passenger car on Route 235 at Chaffe Court, Hollywood. TFC Ditoto made contact with the driver, Gervan Piere Wade, 33, of Suitland, and...
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Police Arrest Wanted Sex Offender in St. Mary’s County

Police Arrest Wanted Sex Offender in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE 2/21/2107 @ 10:25 p.m.: Steven Wayne Goldsmith, 27, of Lexington Park. was arrested on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, and is currently being held at the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. 2/21/2017: The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division is seeking the public’s assistance in locating registered sex offender, Steven Wayne Goldsmith, 27, of...
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