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No Injuries Reported After Early Morning House Fire in Leonardtown, State Fire Marshal Investigating

No Injuries Reported After Early Morning House Fire in Leonardtown, State Fire Marshal Investigating

On Tuesday, June 18, 2024, at approximately 4:02 a.m., firefighters from Leonardtown, Hollywood, Bay District, Seventh District, and Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the 23000 block of North Montague Drive in Leonardtown, for the reported house on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a two-story residence with fire showing from the...
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One Adult Killed and Child Injured After Shooting During Football Event, Police Seeking Information

One Adult Killed and Child Injured After Shooting During Football Event, Police Seeking Information

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Saturday at a football event in Oxon Hill. The victim is 33-year-old Christopher Mozee of District Heights. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. On...
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Motorcyclist Flown to Trauma Center After Striking Deer in Mechanicsville

Motorcyclist Flown to Trauma Center After Striking Deer in Mechanicsville

On Monday, June 17, 2024, at approximately 10:02 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Flora Corner Road in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle collision involving a motorcyclist with one reportedly unconscious. Crews arrived on the scene to find a motorcyclist off the roadway after striking...
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California Woman Arrested After Assaulting Boyfriend and Two Police Officers

California Woman Arrested After Assaulting Boyfriend and Two Police Officers

On Friday, June 7, 2024, police responded to a residence in California for the report of a domestic assault. When police arrived, they contacted the adult male victim, who stated his girlfriend of two and a half years assaulted him. The victim said he came home from work, and Laryssa J Wall, 28, of...
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Police Investigating Utility Worker Struck by Vehicle by Suspected Impaired Driver in Lexington Park

Police Investigating Utility Worker Struck by Vehicle by Suspected Impaired Driver in Lexington Park

On Saturday, June 15, 2024, at approximately 12:08 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road and St. James Church Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. Crews arrived on the scene to find a BMW sedan was travelling on Mattapany Road when the operator...
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2nd Alarm Sounded for Apartment Fire with Entrapment in Waldorf

2nd Alarm Sounded for Apartment Fire with Entrapment in Waldorf

On Sunday, June 16, 2024, at approximately 4:03 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to the Morningside Apartments located at 70 Village Street in Waldorf, for the reported commercial structure fire with multiple subjects trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 4-story apartment complex with nothing evident from multiple sides. Upon entering the structure,...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Motorcycle Crash That Killed 51-Year-Old La Plata Man

Maryland State Police Investigating Motorcycle Crash That Killed 51-Year-Old La Plata Man

On Friday, June 14, 2024, at approximately 1:03 a.m., Troopers from Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to United States Route 301 in the area of Billingsley Road for a report of a serious motor vehicle collision. Due to the circumstances, the Maryland State Police CRASH Team was requested to assume the investigation....
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Greenbelt Man Convicted of Attempted First Degree Murder of Calvert County Deputy

Greenbelt Man Convicted of Attempted First Degree Murder of Calvert County Deputy

A Calvert County jury has convicted Brandon Alexander Turner, 22, of Greenbelt, with attempted first degree murder of Master Deputy Sheriff James Flynt. The jury also convicted Turner of first degree assault on Deputies Anthony Aranda and Tyler Bowen, as well as illegal use of a firearm in connection with these offenses. The verdicts...
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Drug Trafficking Organization Dismantled in Charles County: Successful Joint Operation Nets Multiple Arrests and Seizures

Drug Trafficking Organization Dismantled in Charles County: Successful Joint Operation Nets Multiple Arrests and Seizures

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Enforcement Section (NES), in collaboration with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration,  and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, has successfully dismantled a major drug ring operating across Charles County. This year-long investigation culminated in a coordinated operation that resulted in several arrests and the recovery of significant amounts of...
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Message From Sheriff Ricky Cox Regarding Prosecution of Man who Shot Deputy in Calvert County

Message From Sheriff Ricky Cox Regarding Prosecution of Man who Shot Deputy in Calvert County

Message from Sheriff Ricky Cox I just wanted to take a moment and thank everyone involved in the prosecution of the evil perpetrator who decided to come to Calvert County and shoot at your deputies. On December 17th 2022, at around 9:30 P.M., Mr. Brandon Turner of Greenbelt was stopped for a traffic violation....
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Police Identify Body of 52-Year-Old Woman Found in Lexington Park

Police Identify Body of 52-Year-Old Woman Found in Lexington Park

UPDATE 6/14/2024: On Thursday, June 13, 2024, police responded to a 911 report of a subject not breathing. Upon arriving at the scene at the 21000 block of FDR Boulevard in Lexington Park, the deceased body of a woman, identified as Erica Christina Drinks, 52, was found in a shed on the property. Detectives...
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La Plata Police Officers Seize Handgun, Methamphetamine, Phencyclidine (PCP), Cocaine, Marijuana, and Suspected Drug Proceeds

La Plata Police Officers Seize Handgun, Methamphetamine, Phencyclidine (PCP), Cocaine, Marijuana, and Suspected Drug Proceeds

On June 4, 2024, at approximately 5:29 p.m., officers responded to check the welfare of two individuals sitting at a traffic light in a vehicle on Crain Highway at Heritage Green Parkway. Upon arrival, officers located two individuals suffering from a phencyclidine (PCP) overdose. The two were transported to the hospital for medical intervention....
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UPDATE: DC Man Charged with Falsely Reporting Armed Robbery at Dunkirk Safeway Gas Pumps

UPDATE: DC Man Charged with Falsely Reporting Armed Robbery at Dunkirk Safeway Gas Pumps

UPDATE: On June 6, 2024, Brian Arnell Hall, 35 of Washington D.C., was charged with three counts of Making a False Statement to a Law Enforcement Officer On June 4, 2024, Hall contacted 911 to report a robbery at gunpoint. Dispatch records indicate that Hall spoke a dispatcher, who noted Hall’s apparent frustration and...
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UPDATE: Three Men Charged After Maryland State Trooper is Struck After Theft and Pursuit in Calvert County

UPDATE: Three Men Charged After Maryland State Trooper is Struck After Theft and Pursuit in Calvert County

UPDATE 6/12/2024 @1:15 p.m.:  The injured Trooper was flown by Maryland State Police Aviation Trooper 2 to R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he was evaluated, treated, and has since been released. Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact Det. Mudd with the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office at...
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Neighbors Save Two Trapped Residents in Mechanicsville Fire, State Fire Marshal Investigating

Neighbors Save Two Trapped Residents in Mechanicsville Fire, State Fire Marshal Investigating

UPDATE 6/11/2024: Neighbors used ladders to rescue both trapped occupants from the second floor prior to the arrival of firefighters. Three cats were also removed, one is missing. No injuries were reported. The American Red Cross was not requested, family and friends are assisting the displaced residents. Firefighters placed the fire under control within...
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14-Year-Old Succumbs to Injuries After Triple Shooting, Police Seeking Leads and Information

14-Year-Old Succumbs to Injuries After Triple Shooting, Police Seeking Leads and Information

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is now leading the investigation into a recent shooting that occurred in the city of District Heights. One of the victims has died of her injuries. She is 14-year-old Khamya Ferrell of Suitland. Two adults were also injured in the shooting. Their injuries are not considered...
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Police in Calvert County Investigating Pedestrian Crash in Chesapeake Beach That Killed Owings Man

Police in Calvert County Investigating Pedestrian Crash in Chesapeake Beach That Killed Owings Man

On June 4, 2024, at 9:23 p.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Patrol Bureau responded to the area of Maryland Rt. 260 and Paris Pines Court in Chesapeake Beach, for the report of a serious motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. Due to the circumstances, the Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the scene...
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UPDATE: Deputies Recover Stolen Gun and Drugs from Stolen Vehicle That Crashed After High Speed Chase

UPDATE: Deputies Recover Stolen Gun and Drugs from Stolen Vehicle That Crashed After High Speed Chase

UPDATE 6/10/2024: On May 27, 2024, at 1:02 a.m., Calvert County Patrol Bureau deputies were alerted to a tag reader referencing a stolen vehicle traveling eastbound on Route 260 from Rt. 4 in Dunkirk. The vehicle, a blue Audi A7 was confirmed to be stolen and was located by DFC Idol travelling over 100...
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Police Investigating Armed Carjacking at Waldorf Food Lion, Officers Searching for black 2019 Toyota Camry

Police Investigating Armed Carjacking at Waldorf Food Lion, Officers Searching for black 2019 Toyota Camry

On Sunday, June 9, 2024, at approximately 10:20 a.m., police responded to the Food Lion located at 3200 Old Washington Road in Waldorf, for the reported carjacking. Officers from Charles and St. Mary’s County were notified of the stolen vehicle, tag number and direction of travel and began searching for the suspects. The victim,...
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Bowie Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges in Prince Frederick

Bowie Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges in Prince Frederick

On May 23, 2024, Deputy Morrison of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Wawa in Prince Frederick, after receiving a complaint of two subjects asleep in a vehicle. Upon arrival, the vehicle was observed traveling northbound on Route 4. Deputy Morrison observed multiple traffic violations and initiated a traffic stop at Ward...
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Police in Calvert County Arrest Wanted Waldorf Man After Traffic Stop in Prince Frederick

Police in Calvert County Arrest Wanted Waldorf Man After Traffic Stop in Prince Frederick

On May 22, 2024,  Deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate in the area of Route 231 and JW Williams Road in Prince Frederick. A traffic stop was initiated and revealed the driver, Travon Aronde Berry, 26 of Waldorf, had an open warrant for his arrest....
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Man Flown to Trauma Center with Life-Threatening Injuries After 55-Gallon Barrel Explodes in Waldorf Residence

Man Flown to Trauma Center with Life-Threatening Injuries After 55-Gallon Barrel Explodes in Waldorf Residence

On Friday, June 7, 2024, at approximately 2:45 p.m., fire and rescue personnel responded to the 2800 block of Starling Drive in Waldorf, for the reported explosion with injuries. Multiple 911 callers reported a loud explosion with an unknown aged male laying in the garage barely moving. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find...
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UPDATE: Indian Head Man Convicted for Murder of 29-Year-old La Plata Woman

UPDATE: Indian Head Man Convicted for Murder of 29-Year-old La Plata Woman

UPDATE 6/7/2024: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Thursday, June 6, 2024, a Charles County jury, after a 4-day trial and approximately two hours of deliberation, convicted Deanthony Lamont Warrick, 35, of Indian Head, of the First-Degree Murder of Jasmine Lakesha Hicks and related charges. On April 12, 2023, officers...
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UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Sentenced to 30-Years for Murder of Robbery and Abduction Victim

UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Sentenced to 30-Years for Murder of Robbery and Abduction Victim

UPDATE 6/7/2024: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Thursday, June 6, 2024, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Makeba Gibbs sentenced Nijuan Wilson, 17, to Life in prison with all but 30 years suspended for the First-Degree Murder of Deangelo Beale. Wilson will be on supervised probation for five years upon...
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Future Challenges, Opportunities Discussed at Naval Aviation 3-Star Summit

Future Challenges, Opportunities Discussed at Naval Aviation 3-Star Summit

The stars were out for over 200 attendees May 29 at the Naval Aviation 3-Star Summit in Lexington Park, Maryland. The evening’s theme was “Advancing Naval Aviation Readiness for the High-End Fight.” The event marked the first-time leaders of the Naval Aviation Enterprise, including NAVAIR Commander, Vice Adm. Carl “Chebs” Chebi; Commander, Naval Air...
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