z Police Ad Top

VIDEO: Charles County Sheriff’s Officers Rescue Man From Burning Vehicle

VIDEO: Charles County Sheriff’s Officers Rescue Man From Burning Vehicle

On Sunday, January 29, 2017, at approximately 3:30 a.m., M/Cpl. Don Kabala of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office was in the parking lot of an auto dealership in the 2900 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf assisting the Maryland State Police with a DWI arrest when he heard a collision nearby. M/Cpl. Kabala pulled...
Read More »

Prince George’s County Felon Sentenced To Over 9 Years In Federal Prison For Gun And Drug Charges

Prince George’s County Felon Sentenced To Over 9 Years In Federal Prison For Gun And Drug Charges

U.S. District Judge Roger W. Titus sentenced Tyrell Lamont Thompson, a/k/a Freak, age 24, of Forestville, to 110 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; and for being a felon in possession...
Read More »

Lexington Park Man Arrested After Intentionally Setting Fire to His Truck

Lexington Park Man Arrested After Intentionally Setting Fire to His Truck

Investigators from the State Fire Marshal’s Office responded for a vehicle fire on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, around 5:22 a.m., at 21262 Joe Baker Court in Lexington Park. A 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer was intentionally set on fire and subsequently destroyed by the fire. The Bay District Volunteer Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire...
Read More »

Police Investigating Stabbing in Great Mills

Police Investigating Stabbing in Great Mills

On February 5, 2017, at approximately 11:45 p.m, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division responded to a reported stabbing at the Villas at Greenview apartment complex in Great Mills. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and are continuing the investigation. The suspects, described as two white males in...
Read More »

Reward Offered in Waldorf Bank Robbery

Reward Offered in Waldorf Bank Robbery

On Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at approximately 10:55 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Old Line Bank at 2955 Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a bank robbery. A preliminary investigation revealed a male suspect entered the bank and handed a teller a note demanding money and...
Read More »

Police Obtain Second Arrest Warrant in Murder of Lexington Park Woman

Police Obtain Second Arrest Warrant in Murder of Lexington Park Woman

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division have identified a second suspect wanted in connection with the murder of Miaquita Gray, of Lexington Park, who was shot and killed last week. An arrest warrant has been obtained for Charles Leon Thompson, Jr., 33, of Waldorf. The other suspect, Anthony Dangelo Wilkins,...
Read More »

La Plata Man Arrested and Charged with Reckless Endangerment

La Plata Man Arrested and Charged with Reckless Endangerment

On Sunday, February 5, 2017, at approximately 1:25 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 10800 block of Hopewell Place in La Plata for the report of a subject possibly high on PCP and firing a handgun. Upon arrival, officers met with the complainant who stated an...
Read More »

Calvert County Teen in Roadway Struck and Killed

Calvert County Teen in Roadway Struck and Killed

Maryland State Police are continuing an investigation into a Calvert County fatal crash that occurred Saturday night when a teenager in the roadway was struck and killed. The victim is identified as Anthony G. Vidal, 15, of Saint Leonard. He was transported by a Maryland State Police helicopter to Children’s Hospital, where he later...
Read More »

UPDATE: Great Mills Man Found Guilty After Pointing Gun at Deputy

UPDATE: Great Mills Man Found Guilty After Pointing Gun at Deputy

UPDATE 1/7/2017: After a two day jury trial, on Thursday February 4, 2017, the jurors found Pekka Robert Heinonen, of Great Mills guilty of both counts of first degree assault and use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence. States Attorney Richard D. Fritz would like to thank the prosecutor...
Read More »

Wanted Great Mills Woman Arrested for Possession of Drugs

Wanted Great Mills Woman Arrested for Possession of Drugs

On Tuesday, January 17, 2017, Cpl. E. O’Connor of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspicious person incident in the 45000 block of Chancellor’s Run Court in Great Mills. The investigation revealed the suspect, Joy Marie Jackson, 41, of Great Mills, had active warrants for her arrest. Another deputy recognized her...
Read More »

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Saturation Patrols

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Saturation Patrols

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office wishes the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons luck in Super Bowl LI. For those attending Super Bowl parties or watching the Super Bowl at a local restaurant on February 5, 2017, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind everyone to celebrate responsibly. The Sheriff’s...
Read More »

Police in Waldorf Investigating Murder of Lexington Park Woman

Police in Waldorf Investigating Murder of Lexington Park Woman

On Saturday, February 4, 2017, at approximately 1:25 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a business, Beer 4 U, located at 2177 Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located two people with gunshot wounds. Miaquita Gray, 26, of Lexington Park, had a gunshot...
Read More »

Carroll County Man Charged with Arson at St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Carroll County Man Charged with Arson at St. Mary’s College of Maryland

A 19-year-old male student has been charged after determining he was responsible for setting a fire inside Dorchester Hall located on St. Mary’s College of Maryland campus in St. Mary’s City. On March 24, 2016 at approximately 3:00 p.m., a fire involving clothing inside the laundry room was discovered by staff and quickly extinguished....
Read More »

Waldorf Man Convicted of Assault and Sentenced to 9 years

Waldorf Man Convicted of Assault and Sentenced to 9 years

On Thursday, February 2, 2017, a Charles County jury convicted Kenny Earl Morris, 55, formerly of Waldorf, of First Degree Assault of Tyrone Jeter and Second Degree Assault of Tyrone Jeter. Morris was previously tried and convicted for the stated charges, but the case was overturned due to a legal technicality. On January 31,...
Read More »

Leonardtown Man Arrested for Possession of Crack Cocaine

Leonardtown Man Arrested for Possession of Crack Cocaine

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office detectives identified Joseph Tyrone Holton AKA”Cowboy”, 54, of Leonardtown, as a distributor of crack cocaine. A search and seizure warrant was obtained and was executed by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Services Team (EST), Vice/Narcotics support team members, and a K-9 deputies. As deputies approached the residence,...
Read More »

Two Arrested for Thefts from Motor Vehicles in Great Mills

Two Arrested for Thefts from Motor Vehicles in Great Mills

On Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at 2:02 a.m., Trooper Mulhearn from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to the area of Upper Kells Lane, in Great Mills, for the report of breaking and entering to motor vehicles. Tpr. Mulhearn made contact with a witness, who advised they had seen two males searching inside...
Read More »

Wanted Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Possession of Heroin

Wanted Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Possession of Heroin

On Friday, January 27, 2017 at approximately 7:00 p.m., Trooper First Class S. Ditoto and Trooper Powis from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to the 21000 block of Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park, for the report of a vehicle collision. A routine check revealed that an occupant of one of the...
Read More »

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Assualt

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Assualt

On Thursday, January 12, 2017 at approximately 4:55 a.m., Trooper Rutkoski from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to a residence on the 26000 block of Dixon Way, in Mechanicsville, for a reported assault. Investigation revealed that Terry Lee Phillips, 50, of Mechanicsville, had pointed a firearm at two subjects employed by a...
Read More »

Wanted Lexington Park Man Arrested on Drug Charges

Wanted Lexington Park Man Arrested on Drug Charges

On Saturday, January 21, 2017, Corporal J. Stone of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 22000 block of Valley Estate Drive in Lexington Park to assist another deputy with a conservator. During the investigation, the suspect, David Eric Strain, age 30, of Lexington Park was located in the residence. Deputies confirmed...
Read More »

St. Leonard Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Prince Frederick

St. Leonard Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Prince Frederick

On Saturday, January 14, 2017, at 3:45 pm, Corporal Esnes of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office stopped a vehicle on Route 4 near Route 231 in Prince Frederick for traffic violations. Upon approaching the vehicle, the driver, James A. Farrell, 28 of St. Leonard, became irate and argumentative. He was asked to exit the vehicle....
Read More »

Marbury Man Arrested for Selling Prescription Pills at Gas Station

Marbury Man Arrested for Selling Prescription Pills at Gas Station

On Sunday, January 29, 2017, at approximately 9:40 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a gas station in the 600 block of Charles Street in La Plata for the report of a subject attempting to sell prescription pills. Upon arrival, officers located the subject near the gas pumps. Based on...
Read More »

UPDATE: Waldorf Man to be Charged in Murder of his Father

UPDATE: Waldorf Man to be Charged in Murder of his Father

1/30/2017: Booking Photo Added. 1/28/2017: On January 27, 2017, at approximately 5:00 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 5400 block of Topsmelt Court in Waldorf for the check the welfare call. Upon arrival, officers entered the residence and located the victim, Carlton Bell Sr., 66, deceased with obvious signs...
Read More »

California Man Arrested for Possession After Short Vehicle Chase

California Man Arrested for Possession After Short Vehicle Chase

On Monday, January 16, 2017, Deputy First Class J. Maguire of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office was conducting traffic enforcement in the area of First Colony Boulevard and FDR Boulevard when he observed a motor vehicle run a stop sign. DFC Maguire initially stopped the vehicle; however, the vehicle then quickly sped off...
Read More »

Suspect in Bowie Double Homicide Injured by Apparent Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wounds

Suspect in Bowie Double Homicide Injured by Apparent Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wounds

The suspect in a double homicide on Sunday, January 29, 2017, in the city of Bowie is hospitalized with two apparent self-inflicted gunshot wounds. He is identified as 40-year-old Karlief Moye. His last known address is in the 1100 block of La Grande Place in Silver Spring. This morning, at around 2:15 am, officers...
Read More »

UPDATE: Malcolm X’s Daughter, Granddaughter Arrested in La Plata

UPDATE: Malcolm X’s Daughter, Granddaughter Arrested in La Plata

UPDATE: TMZ Reports Malikah Saban Shabazz, 51 of Stark, New Hampshire, and Bettih Bahiyah Shabazz, 19 are the daughter and granddaughter of Malcolm X. 1/27/2017: On January 25, 2017, a Prince George’s County police officer was on his way home from work when he ran a tag on a U-Haul truck. When he found that...
Read More »