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Police in Calvert County Investigating the Rape of a Elderly Resident at Assisted Living Center

Police in Calvert County Investigating the Rape of a Elderly Resident at Assisted Living Center

On February 18, 2024, a deputy from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Caribbean Breeze Assisted Living Center, on Hall Creek Lane in Owings for the report of a sexual assault. After speaking with staff, it was determined that Michael Allen Hasker, 79, of Upper Marlboro, had sexually assaulted an 84-year-old female...
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UPDATE: Investigation Continues Into Avenue Shed Fire That Killed 26-Year-Old St. Mary’s County Man

UPDATE: Investigation Continues Into Avenue Shed Fire That Killed 26-Year-Old St. Mary’s County Man

UPDATE 2/20/2024: The victim of last Friday night’s shed fire in Avenue has been identified as 26-year-old Joseph Williams Bowles, Jr. Deputy State Fire Marshals have concluded the fire originated within an 8′ x 10 shed in his parents’ backyard. While the fire remains under investigation, they have not recovered evidence that it was...
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UPDATE: 30-Year-Old Bicyclist Succumbs to Injuries After Collision in La Plata

UPDATE: 30-Year-Old Bicyclist Succumbs to Injuries After Collision in La Plata

UPDATE 2/20/2024: On Sunday, February 18, 2024, at approximately 3:55 p.m., Troopers from Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to Maryland Route 6 (Charles Street) at Applegrove Court for a report of a serious motor vehicle collision. Due to the circumstances, the Maryland State Police CRASH Team responded to assume the investigation. A...
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Mechanicsville Man Who Shot Up an Occupied House in Leonardtown Arrested After Almost Three Months on the Run

Mechanicsville Man Who Shot Up an Occupied House in Leonardtown Arrested After Almost Three Months on the Run

It took the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office two and a half months to finally arrest Charles Vernon Russell, 26, of Mechanicsville, and although we hear about shootings in St. Mary’s County almost every week, they are usually not in Leonardtown, which could be why the Sheriff’s Office never mentioned the Leonardtown shooting in...
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78-Year-Old Man Flown Out with Serious Burns After Fire in Helen, Fire Marshal Investigating

78-Year-Old Man Flown Out with Serious Burns After Fire in Helen, Fire Marshal Investigating

On Monday, February 19, 2024, at approximately 12:40 p.m., firefighters from the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department responded to a residence in Helen, for the reported outside fire with one burn victim Crews arrived on the scene to find a large woods fire with extensions to a nearby shed and one adult male suffering from...
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UPDATE: First Suspect Charged for Murder of 17-Year-Old is Sentenced to 50 Years

UPDATE: First Suspect Charged for Murder of 17-Year-Old is Sentenced to 50 Years

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Friday, February 16, 2024, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced Anthony Edward Small, 24, to Life in prison with all but 50 years suspended for First-Degree Murder and the Use of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime of Violence....
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Three Injured After House Fire in Huntingtown, Investigation Ongoing

Three Injured After House Fire in Huntingtown, Investigation Ongoing

On Saturday, January 16, 2024, at approximately 12:35 p.m., firefighters from Calvert and Anne Arundel County Responded to the 800 block of Pat Lane in Huntingtown, for the reported house on fire with possible entrapment. Dispatchers advised to all responding units the 911 caller reported their special needs child set a fire in the...
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UPDATE: Prince Frederick Man Charged With Murdering His Girlfriend’s Ex-Boyfriend After Argument Over Child Visitation

UPDATE: Prince Frederick Man Charged With Murdering His Girlfriend’s Ex-Boyfriend After Argument Over Child Visitation

UPDATE 2/19/2024 – charging documents added: On Thursday, February 15, 2024, at approximately 10:22 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 200 block of Fairground Road in Prince Frederick, for the reported one not breathing. The 911 center advised that an unknown subject had been severely beaten and was located laying in a...
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91-Year-Old Man Flown to Area Trauma Center After German Shepherd Attack in La Plata

91-Year-Old Man Flown to Area Trauma Center After German Shepherd Attack in La Plata

On Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at approximately 5:57 p.m., police and emergency medical personnel responded to the 10000 block of Norfolk Drive in La Plata, for the reported animal bite. 911 callers reported a 91-year-old male that was conscious, alert and breathing after being attacked by a German Shepherd. EMS arrived on the scene...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Head-on Collision in St. Mary’s County That Killed 27-Year-Old Mechanicsville Woman

UPDATE: Police Investigating Head-on Collision in St. Mary’s County That Killed 27-Year-Old Mechanicsville Woman

UPDATE 2/14/2024: On Sunday, February 4, 2024, at approximately 8:25am, Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to Mechanicsville Road and Red Oak Lane, Mechanicsville, for the report of a motor vehicle accident with injuries involving two vehicles. Troopers and other emergency services personnel arrived to find the driver of the at-fault...
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Man who was Wandering Hallways of Great Mills High School with a Handgun Arrested for Two Day Time Armend Robberies

Man who was Wandering Hallways of Great Mills High School with a Handgun Arrested for Two Day Time Armend Robberies

On Thursday, February 1, 2024, at approximately 3:00 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed robbery at the Tacos Hernandez Authentic Mexican Restaurant on Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park. The St. Mary’s County Emergency Communication Center (ECC) received a call advising an African American male wearing a...
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Up To $14,000 Offered For Information Relating To Infant Sex Abuse Case

Up To $14,000 Offered For Information Relating To Infant Sex Abuse Case

Reward money of up to $14,000 is being offered to anyone who can provide the identity of a woman with critical knowledge in a sexual child exploitation investigation. Police are asking for assistance in identifying the woman captured in video screenshots from 2020. The photos show an adult woman with distinctive tattoos including a...
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VIDEO: Wanted Lexington Park Man Arrested on Gun and Drug Charges After Traffic Stop in St. Mary’s County

VIDEO: Wanted Lexington Park Man Arrested on Gun and Drug Charges After Traffic Stop in St. Mary’s County

On Saturday, February 10, 2024, Deputies from the S. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on an orange Ford Escape after running a stop sign. The traffic stop was initiated at the Taco bell located on Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park. Police made contact with a passenger who was later identified...
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Two of Four Subjects Wandering The Halls of Great Mills High School with Handgun Identified

Two of Four Subjects Wandering The Halls of Great Mills High School with Handgun Identified

The St. Mary’s County Board of Education informed police that four suspects entered Great Mills High School in Lexington Park, at approximately 12:11 p.m., on January 17, 2024. The suspects entered the school via the exterior doors located on the backside of the school near the JROTC trailer. The suspects were able to make...
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Pedestrian Struck After Mattress Falls Out of Truck Bed in Lexington Park

Pedestrian Struck After Mattress Falls Out of Truck Bed in Lexington Park

On Saturday, February 10, 2024, at approximately 6:05 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Copeland Lane in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single patient laying in the roadway with injuries. Multiple...
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Oxon Hill Man Arrested for Armed Robbery of Ledo Pizza and Sunoco Gas Mart in Waldorf

Oxon Hill Man Arrested for Armed Robbery of Ledo Pizza and Sunoco Gas Mart in Waldorf

On January 9, 2024 at approximately 3:00 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s Office Detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division responded to the Sunoco Gas Mart on Crain Highway in Waldorf, for the reported armed robbery. While on the scene, they made contact with a male victim, a store employee, who told police he was...
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LaPlata Man Faces Ten Charges of Disorderly Conduct, and 50 Traffic Violations for Riding Off-Road Vehicles on Public Streets and Sidewalks

LaPlata Man Faces Ten Charges of Disorderly Conduct, and 50 Traffic Violations for Riding Off-Road Vehicles on Public Streets and Sidewalks

In May of 2023, the La Plata Police Department was informed of a complaint of unregistered off-road / ATV’s operating on Llano Drive in the Agricopia neighborhood in La Plata. Police obtained multiple videos from various dates and times which captured off-road vehicles, also known as three wheelers, four wheelers, ATV’s, minibikes, and dirt...
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Virginia Beach Man Sentenced to 78 Months in Prison for Abusive Sexual Contact with a Minor at Patuxent River Naval Air Station

Virginia Beach Man Sentenced to 78 Months in Prison for Abusive Sexual Contact with a Minor at  Patuxent River Naval Air Station

U.S. District Judge Deborah L. Boardman sentenced Delvon Lashawn Redd, age 30, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, yesterday to 78 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for abusive sexual contact with a minor.  Judge Boardman also ordered that, upon his release from prison, Redd must continue to register as a...
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Calvert County Drug Enforcement Unit Recovers Drugs, Guns and Make One Arrest

Calvert County Drug Enforcement Unit Recovers Drugs, Guns and Make One Arrest

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) Criminal Investigations Bureau (CIB) Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) has arrested a Prince Frederick man upon execution of a search warrant resulting in several CDS and Firearm charges. In January 2024, detectives began an investigation involving the distribution of Controlled Dangerous Substances in the 100 block of Alton Court...
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UPDATE: D.C Man Sentenced to 32 Years for Involvement in Dunkirk Bank Robbery, High Speed Chase and Serious Crash

UPDATE: D.C Man Sentenced to 32 Years for Involvement in Dunkirk Bank Robbery, High Speed Chase and Serious Crash

UPDATE 2/9/2024: On February 8, 2024, Jemel Anthony Brown, 32 of Washington, DC, was sentenced to 32 years of active incarceration to be served at the Department of Corrections for his role in the May 2023 robbery of the M&T Bank in Dunkirk. The sentence was imposed by Calvert County Circuit Court Judge Mark...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Emergency Services Vehicle Involved in a Serious Motor Vehicle Accident in Hollywood

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Emergency Services Vehicle Involved in a Serious Motor Vehicle Accident in Hollywood

UPDATE: On Thursday, February 8, 2024, at approximately 1:15 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Hollywood Road and McIntosh Road in Hollywood, for a serious motor vehicle collision with a vehicle on fire. A Maryland State Trooper came across the crash and reportedly removed at least one occupant from...
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Police in Calvert County Investigating Motor Vehicle Collision That Killed 59-Year-Old Chesapeake Beach Man

Police in Calvert County Investigating Motor Vehicle Collision That Killed 59-Year-Old Chesapeake Beach Man

UPDATE 2/8/2024 : On February 7, 2024, around 6:58 p.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Unit responded to a report of a serious motor vehicle crash in the area of Maryland Rt. 261 (Bayside Road) and 13th Street in Chesapeake Beach. Preliminary Investigation revealed a 2017 Range Rover...
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High Speed Chase Involving Stolen Vehicle Results in 3 Arrests, Drugs and Loaded Firearm Recovered

High Speed Chase Involving Stolen Vehicle Results in 3 Arrests, Drugs and Loaded Firearm Recovered

On Sunday, February 4, 2024, at 9:11 pm., patrol officers initiated a traffic stop near Crain Highway and Talbot Street in La Plata after a computer check revealed the registration plates on the vehicle belonged to a different car. The driver refused to stop and instead fled. The vehicle had also been reported stolen...
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Mechanicsville Man Charged With Animal Cruelty After Shooting a Cat in The Head

Mechanicsville Man Charged With Animal Cruelty After Shooting a Cat in The Head

On Sunday, February 4, 2024, police responded to the intersection of Golden Beach Road and Coolidge Drive in Mechanicsville, for the report of an animal complaint which was later to be determined animal cruelty occurring on Coolidge Drive. Police made contact with a witness outside of his residence on Coolidge Drive who told police...
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Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation’s Annual Gala Set on April 6th, 2024

Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation’s Annual Gala Set on April 6th, 2024

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Gala benefiting the UM Charles Regional Medical Center, a member organization of the University of Maryland Medical System. The prestigious annual event is dedicated to enhancing health care services for Charles County. Set in the elegant ambiance of the Swan Point Yacht & Country Club on...
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