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Exclusive Video: Can You Identify This Thief in Lexington Park?

Exclusive Video: Can You Identify This Thief in Lexington Park?

On Friday, June 23, 2017, at approximately 12:20 a.m., a white male used a crowbar to gain access to the dollar bill acceptor of a Coke machine at the Lexwood Apartments, in Lexington Park. Anyone with information as to the identity of the person or additional information is asked to leave a comment below...
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First Carfentanil Death in St. Mary’s County Confirmed

First Carfentanil Death in St. Mary’s County Confirmed

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office investigated what turned out to be the first death reported in St.Mary’s County due to a powerful opioid that is 5,000 times more powerful than heroin. On June 5th, 2017, police were called to investigate the death of a male subject. SMNEWSNET contacted the Chief Medical Examiner Office and...
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John Glenn scholarship winners Awarded $30,000

John Glenn scholarship winners Awarded $30,000

During a June 13 ceremony, seven local high school graduates received a total of $30,000 from the John Glenn Squadron Scholarship Program to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. “For 11 years, the John Glenn Squadron Scholarship Program has given out close to $400,000 to 91 men and women from [St. Mary’s,...
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Four Men Arrested for Armed Robbery at Dash-In in White Plains

Four Men Arrested for Armed Robbery at Dash-In in White Plains

On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at approximately 5:10 a.m., four masked men entered the Dash-In in White Plains and demanded money from the clerk. After obtaining the cash register, one of the suspects fired two shots from a shotgun, striking the ceiling and a display case. The suspects fled in a minivan, which was...
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Great Mills Man Charged After Caught Faking Court Ordered Urinalysis Test

Great Mills Man Charged After Caught Faking Court Ordered Urinalysis Test

On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, Deputy E. Edwards from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for a reported CDS Violation. Steven Rene Tharpe, 26, of Great Mills, was ordered by the District Court Judge to take a urinalysis test prior to sentencing. During the test, something...
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Lexington Park Man Uses Small Child to Steal from Walmart

Lexington Park Man Uses Small Child to Steal from Walmart

On Friday, June 2, 2017, Deputy D. Sidorowicz from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported theft at the Walmart in California. The investigation revealed, Daniel Holly Dement, 50, of Lexington Park, filled a shopping cart with items and utilized a small child to push the cart past all points of...
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Nanjemoy Man Arrested in Stabbing at Birthday Party

Nanjemoy Man Arrested in Stabbing at Birthday Party

On Sunday, June 18, 2017, at 10:28 p.m., officers from thr Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 4000 block of Tims Place in Nanjemoy for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located a 22-year-old male with a stab wound to the abdomen. He was flown to a hospital where his injuries...
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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO of 7-Year-Old Urinating on Neighbors Steak While Cooking Out

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO of 7-Year-Old Urinating on Neighbors Steak While Cooking Out

6/22/2017: SMNEWSNET.COM was contacted by a neighbor of the juvenile offender who provided us with an edited video of the reported incident, we then blurred the entire video to conceal the juveniles face. They also provided us with a surveillance video of the same juvenile stealing from a neighborhood house. They told SMNEWSNET.COM that the police...
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Police in Charles County Arrest Two Men Immediately After CVS Armed Robbery

Police in Charles County Arrest Two Men Immediately After CVS Armed Robbery

On Friday, June 9, 2017, at approximately 1:00 a.m., an officer from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office was parked in the parking lot of a business in the 6200 block of Crain Highway in La Plata when he observed two males entering the CVS Pharmacy. The males had their hoods up, wrapped tightly around their...
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Solomons Island Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure

Solomons Island Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure

Between May 14 and June 3, 2017, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office received calls for a black male, in his early 50’s, with a beard sitting in a white Lexus exposing himself to passersby in the CVS, in the Solomons Island parking lot. Deputies were able to locate the subject in the area of...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Armed Robbery and Assault

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Armed Robbery and Assault

On Friday, June 19, 2017 Deputy First Class J. Kirkner from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Primrose Court, in Lexington Park, for the report of a robbery. Police contacted the male victim who reported the right two tires of his Toyota Camry had been deflated by a sharp object, he also...
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Georgia Woman Arrested After Assaulting a Deputy

Georgia Woman Arrested After Assaulting a Deputy

On Saturday, June 10, 2017, at approximately 11:20 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2900 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a disorderly female. When officers arrived they learned it was the same woman who had been banned from the business the day before. As...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Arrests and Apprehensions for May 2017

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Arrests and Apprehensions for May 2017

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office released the following information regarding  Juvenile Apprehensions for the Month of May 2017. No further information is available at this time. 5/26/17: A 13 year old male juvenile of Lexington Park was arrested for Second Degree Assault at Esperanza Middle School.  The juvenile was arrested and charged by...
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Virginia Woman Arrested in Waldorf for Assaulting an Officer After a Hit and Run

Virginia Woman Arrested in Waldorf for Assaulting an Officer After a Hit and Run

On Friday, June 2, 2017.  at approximately  6:30 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Mall Circle in Waldorf for the report of a hit-and-run crash. The victim advised a woman hit her car and took off. The victim used her cellphone and recorded the suspect’s car as...
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UPDATE: Mechanicsville Burn Victim Succumbs to Injuries

UPDATE: Mechanicsville Burn Victim Succumbs to Injuries

UPDATE 6/15/2017: the victim of a fire which occurred on June 8, 2017 at 41340 Riverview Road in Mechanicsville of St. Mary’s County has succumbed due to his injuries. Joseph L. Williams, 70, passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017, at Washington Hospital Center Burn Unit and the D.C. Medical Examiner’s Office determined his...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Police Report for 6/15/2017

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Police Report for 6/15/2017

During the three week period between May 15 through June 4, 2017 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 3,985 calls for service throughout the community. Burglary Case: On May 15, 2017, at approximately 8:15pm, Deputy K. Parks responded to a reported burglary on Serenity Court, in Prince Frederick. Upon arriving the...
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Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Stealing Old Bay and Fireworks

Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Stealing Old Bay and Fireworks

On Saturday, May 27, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m., Deputy W. Beisel from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Prince Frederick Safeway for the report of a shoplifting. The complainant advised that a white male attempted to purchase fireworks with food stamps and after being denied, took off running towards the...
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Warrick Charged with Assault on an Inmate

Warrick Charged with Assault on an Inmate

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Deputy J. Smith from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for an assault between inmates. The investigation revealed the suspect, Javone Lawrence Warrick, 25, of California, stood up and utilizing his food tray, struck the victim in the back of his...
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Bushwood Woman Arrested for Assault and Destruction of Property

Bushwood Woman Arrested for Assault and Destruction of Property

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 22000 block of Mill Creek Drive in Bushwood, for an alleged assault. The investigation revealed the suspect, Amber Nicole Queen, 22, of Bushwood, became enraged during a verbal altercation with the victim that led to the suspect slamming...
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Two Troopers Injured in Crash in Prince George’s County

Two Troopers Injured in Crash in Prince George’s County

Two troopers were injured late last night as they responded to a call for an impaired driver driving southbound in the northbound lanes of Rt. 4 and collided with each other. Trooper Warren Thompson and Trooper Kamil Kozoil, both assigned to road patrol duties at the Forestville Barrack, were injured. Trooper Kozoil was taken...
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Three Injured in Rollover Accident on Great Mills Road

Three Injured in Rollover Accident on Great Mills Road

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at approximately 1:40 p.m, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and firefighters from Hollywood and Bay District responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Great Mills Road, at the intersection of Chancellors Run Road, in Great Mills. First Responders arrived on scene and discovered a two...
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VIDEO: Woman Flown from Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a Tractor-Trailer

VIDEO: Woman Flown from Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a Tractor-Trailer

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at approximately 10:15 a.m., police, fire and rescue crews responded to a motor vehicle accident, reported to be serious in Hollywood. Crews arrived on scene to discover t-bone style accident involving a passenger vehicle and a tractor-trailer. The occupant of the passenger vehicle was trapped under the trailer. The...
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Car Fire in Chaptico Under Investigation

Car Fire in Chaptico Under Investigation

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at approximately 2:45 a.m., St. Mary’s County dispatch received a call for a vehicle fully engulfed with fire along Lacey Family Lane, in Chaptico. The owner of the vehicle has been contacted in regards to the fire. Anyone with further information is asked to call the Office of the State...
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Klein Enterprises Announces National Tenants at St. Mary’s Marketplace

Klein Enterprises Announces National Tenants at St. Mary’s Marketplace

Baltimore-based developer Klein Enterprises announced today that national chains, Café Rio, Great Clips, Mod Pizza and Nail Trix, as well as Maryland-based Bay Country Liquors, have signed leases at St. Mary’s Marketplace in California. “We’re excited to bring these prominent brands to St. Mary’s County in the newest, premiere shopping center in this market,”...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Robbery in Charlotte Hall

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Robbery in Charlotte Hall

On Sunday, June 11, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m., Deputy M. McCuen from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7-Eleven convenience store in Charlotte Hall for a reported robbery. The Emergency Communications Center broadcasted a description of the suspect and advised he fled to a semi truck behind a local restaurant....
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