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Buying Marijuana at the Mall Leads to Attempted Murder, Kidnapping, Armed Robbery, Assault and Gun Charges

Buying Marijuana at the Mall Leads to Attempted Murder, Kidnapping, Armed Robbery, Assault and Gun Charges

On Saturday, November 10, 2018 at approximately 8:15 p.m., officers of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Mall Circle, in Waldorf, for the report of shots fired. Upon officer’s arrival, they found four 40. caliber spent shell casings on the ground, on the access road between Buffalo Wild Wings and...
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Woman Transported to Trauma Center After Vehicle Flips Multiple Times in Lexington Park

Woman Transported to Trauma Center After Vehicle Flips Multiple Times in Lexington Park

On Saturday, December 15, 2018, at approximately 6:00 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Gate two of the Naval Air Station Patuxent River on Three Notch Road, in Lexington Park for the reported serious motor vehicle accident with subjects trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle on its side...
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Hollywood Woman High on Cocaine Sentenced for Homicide by Motor Vehicle

Hollywood Woman High on Cocaine Sentenced for Homicide by Motor Vehicle

On Thursday, December 13, 2018, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced Kelly Yvonn Young, 61, of Hollywood, to 5 years in prison for the vehicular killing of Robert Maguire. Following her time in prison, Young will have 5 years of supervised probation. On July 30, 2018, Young entered a guilty plea...
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Police Make Quick Arrest in Armed Robbery of Woman at ATM in Ridge

Police Make Quick Arrest in Armed Robbery of Woman at ATM in Ridge

UPDATE: On Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Officers made contact with an adult female who advised she had been using an ATM located at the 13000 block of Point Lookout Road in Ridge. As the female completed the transaction and was walking back to her vehicle, she was confronted...
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VIDEO: Police Seeking Identity of Suspect Who Defecated in Lexington Park Laundromat

VIDEO: Police Seeking Identity of Suspect Who Defecated in Lexington Park Laundromat

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Cpl. R. Maloy from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a laundromat on Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park, for the report of a suspicious incident/destruction of property. Upon arriving contact was made with the owner who said an unknown white male had entered the business and defecated...
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Intoxicated Man Causing Disturbance Arrested for Disorderly Conduct at Trinity United Methodist Church in Prince Frederick

Intoxicated Man Causing Disturbance Arrested for Disorderly Conduct at Trinity United Methodist Church in Prince Frederick

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018 Deputy First Class Rediker of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Trinity United Methodist Church in Prince Frederick for the report of a disorderly subject. The complainant advised Philip Holladay Dew III, 43, was acting disorderly, confrontational and appeared to be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. Dfc....
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Neighbors Concerned About Convicted Killer of 13-Year-Old St. Mary’s County Girl Living Next to Elementary School

Neighbors Concerned About Convicted Killer of 13-Year-Old St. Mary’s County Girl Living Next to Elementary School

Keith Allen Green, 54, is living in a Sober living house with a backyard that backs up to the grounds of Dr. Gustavus Brown Elementary School, in St. Charles. Green was convicted of killing Claudia Pickeral, 13, as she was walking home from her school bus stop on February 19, 1997. Green was her...
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Police Arrest Man in Waldorf for Rape and Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Police Arrest Man in Waldorf for Rape and Sexual Abuse of a Minor

On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, Deputy Matthew Kelly, from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to J.P. Ryon Elementary School, in Waldorf, for the report of a sexual assault of a minor. Once at the school, the officer and an employee from the Department of Social Services spoke to an 8-year-old female student who...
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Gunfire at Cemetery in Waldorf Leads to Gun and Drug Charges for Two

Gunfire at Cemetery in Waldorf Leads to Gun and Drug Charges for Two

On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, deputies from the the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Heritage Memorial Cemetery, on Popular Hill Road, in Waldorf, for the report of gun shots. Officers arrived on scene and found a U-Haul Truck leaving the cemetery occupied multiple times. Several marked uniformed patrol officers made loud verbal...
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16-Year-Old Charles County Student Charged With Making Threats of Mass Violence

16-Year-Old Charles County Student Charged With Making Threats of Mass Violence

On Friday, December 7 at approximately 6:00 a.m., a Charles County Sheriff’s school resource officer was notified of a social media post containing a threat to North Point High School later that day. Officers were able to quickly identify the person who posted the message and made contact with him and a parent. The...
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Fatal Motel Fire in Charles County Under Investigation

Fatal Motel Fire in Charles County Under Investigation

Deputy State Fire Marshals are conducting an origin and cause investigation of late night fire that occurred on December 9, 2018, in a one story commercial building. The property is South Winds Motel, located at 6365 Crain Highway in La Plata. The owner of the property is Timothy Hart. The 911 call was received...
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UPDATE: Man who Stabbed Victim Several Times in Back at St. Mary’s Square Still at Large

UPDATE 12/10/2018: On Saturday, December 8, 2018 at approximately 3:35 pm, Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to the parking lot of the Weis in Lexington Park, for the report of an assault. Upon arrival, it was revealed the victim, Zachary M. Sawyer (28) suffered two stab wounds to his back after...
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Survey Shows Marylanders Support Deer Hunting

Survey Shows Marylanders Support Deer Hunting

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced the results of a public opinion survey, done in cooperation with the University of Delaware and Responsive Management on white-tailed deer. The telephone survey covered a range of topics and will be used to support revision of the department’s deer management plan. The survey, taken by more than 2,200 individuals representing...
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SMECO Employees Raise $55,650 for Hospice

SMECO Employees Raise $55,650 for Hospice

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) employees held two fund-raising events and recently donated $55,650 to the hospice organizations in Southern Maryland. SMECO employees raised the money through the SMECO 75 Bike Ride held in June and the SMECO Annual Charity Golf Outing in October. The events are supported by a group of employee volunteers, vendors, and the...
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Leonardtown Woman Driving on Suspended License Arrested for Indecent Exposure, Drunk Driving and More

Leonardtown Woman Driving on Suspended License Arrested for Indecent Exposure, Drunk Driving and More

On December 4, 2018 at approximately 1:35 p.m., a witness called the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and reported a possible intoxicated driver. The witness advised a tan Toyota Camry was driving erratically on Leonardtown Road and Oliver Shop Road. The vehicle was speeding up, slowing down, slamming on its brakes. The driver was also...
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UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Charged with Attempted Murder After Shooting Victim in Face and Back

UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Charged with Attempted Murder After Shooting Victim in Face and Back

UPDATE 12/7/2018: On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at approximately 3:45 p.m., police units responded to the report of a subject shot near 22666 Athlone Drive in Great Mills. The 19-year-old male victim, who sustained multiple gunshot wounds, was able to report to police that Elijah Miguel Miles, 17 of California, shot him during an altercation...
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Lusby Man Seriously Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident in Prince Frederick

Lusby Man Seriously Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident in Prince Frederick

On December 5, 2018 at approximately 3:25 p.m. members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and the Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the area of MD Route 4 just south of Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad Company 4 for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles. Upon arrival, units...
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Great Mill Teen Arrested and Charged as an Adult for Armed Robbery in California

Great Mill Teen Arrested and Charged as an Adult for Armed Robbery in California

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 22800 block of Three Notch Road in California, for the reported robbery. Investigation determined the victim was outside when confronted by the suspect, later identified as Moises Andreas Ardon, 17 of Great Mills. Ardon indicated he had a...
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Police Request Public’s Assistance in Identifying Package Thief in Lexington Park

Police Request Public’s Assistance in Identifying Package Thief in Lexington Park

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at 10:45 a.m., the suspect took a package that had been delivered to the victim’s home on Creeping Primrose Lane in Lexington Park. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect or this incident...
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UPDATE: Great Mills High Will be Dismissing Early Today

UPDATE: Great Mills High Will be Dismissing Early Today

Great Mills High School will be dismissing early today at 12:45 and students will take their normal buses home. Great Mills High School has been placed on lockdown. Reported sightings of a possibly armed individual in the area have been made. No one is permitted to enter or leave the facility until law enforcement...
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Drug House in Clements Declared a Nuisance

Drug House in Clements Declared a Nuisance

The County Attorney’s Office for St. Mary’s County and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office announce the successful civil prosecution to have the property located at 24550 Horse Shoe Road in Clements declared a Nuisance. A Nuisance means a property that is used by persons for the specific purpose of illegally administering a controlled dangerous substance; for...
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Police Investigating Murder of 25-Year-Old Waldorf Man

Police Investigating Murder of 25-Year-Old Waldorf Man

Homicide Unit detectives from the Prince George’s County Police Department were called to investigate a fatal shooting in Temple Hills on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The victim is 25-year-old Brian Crayton Jr. of Rock Lynn Circle in Waldorf. Detectives do not believe this was a random crime. On December 1st, at approximately 2:15 am,...
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Waldorf Man Arrested for Robbery, Theft, Assault and Home Invasion

Waldorf Man Arrested for Robbery, Theft, Assault and Home Invasion

On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to Yardley Court, in Waldorf, for the report of an assault. Upon arrival police made contact with the female victim, who was crying with red and swollen eyes. Her statement was obtained. An investigation revealed Darius Jamal Johnson, 27, of Waldorf, gave the...
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AUDIO: Death Investigation Underway at Mechanicsville Park and Ride

AUDIO: Death Investigation Underway at Mechanicsville Park and Ride

On Monday, December 3, 2018, at approximately 6:35 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the Park and Ride, located at 37750 Golden Beach Road, and Triangle Drive, in Mechanicsville for the reported one possibly not breathing. The initial dispatch advised a male was laying on the ground and looked to be not...
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50-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

50-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

On December 2, 2018, at approximately 12:51 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Poplar Hill Road near Bell Flower Place in Waldorf for the report of a motor vehicle crash. A preliminary investigation revealed the driver of a Mercury Mountaineer, operated by a 66-year-old male, was northbound...
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