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UPDATE: Police Investigating Robbery and Firebombing of Mechanicsville 7-Eleven, No Injuries Reported

UPDATE: Police Investigating Robbery and Firebombing of Mechanicsville 7-Eleven, No Injuries Reported

UPDATE – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: On July 25, 2021, at approximately 4:39 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 28200 block of Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville, for a hold-up alarm activation. Deputies arrived on scene and located the employee/victim outside and heavy smoke inside...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Youth Gun Violence Task Force Make Multiple Arrests on July 22, 2021

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Youth Gun Violence Task Force Make Multiple Arrests on July 22, 2021

On July 22, 2021, members of the Youth Gun Violence Task Force were in the 21800 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, to serve an outstanding warrant on Jamaze Jovan Wood, age 22, of no fixed address. As members of the task force approached Wood, he fled on foot and was subsequently...
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Waldorf Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Multiple Robberies

Waldorf Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Multiple Robberies

UPDATE 7/27/2021: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Monday, July 26, 2021, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced Dashawn Fitzgerald Thomason, 19, of Waldorf, to 15 years in prison for Armed Robbery, Use of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime of Violence, Robbery, and two...
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Police in Calvert County Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash in Huntingtown

Police in Calvert County Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash in Huntingtown

On Monday, July 26, 2021, at approximately 6:42 p.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau responded to a serious motor vehicle accident along Rt. 4 near the intersection of Huntingtown High School in Huntingtown. Upon arrival, units located a single vehicle, a Chevy Equinox that had crashed into the guardrail on...
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UPDATE: Maryland State Police Investigating 56-Year-Old Charles County Man Struck and Killed in Waldorf

UPDATE: Maryland State Police Investigating 56-Year-Old Charles County Man Struck and Killed in Waldorf

UPDATE 7/25/2021: On Saturday, July 24, 2021, at approximately 10:02 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded for a report of a serious motor vehicle collision on United States Route 301 (Crain Hwy) in the area of Smallwood Drive in Waldorf, Maryland. Due to the seriousness of the collision, the...
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AUDIO: Police Investigating Motorcycle Collision in La Plata, Operator Transported to Hospital with Life-Threatening Injuries

AUDIO: Police Investigating Motorcycle Collision in La Plata, Operator Transported to Hospital with Life-Threatening Injuries

On Friday, July 23, 2021, at approximately 7:45 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Crain Highway and Fairgrounds Road in La Plata, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle. Police arrived on the scene in under 3 minutes from dispatch and found a male unconscious in the...
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11-Year-Old Female Flown to Area Trauma Center After Being Run Over by Vehicle in California

11-Year-Old Female Flown to Area Trauma Center After Being Run Over by Vehicle in California

On Friday, July 23, 2021, at approximately 8:35 p.m., police, fire and rescue  personnel responded to the area of Myrtle Point Park located at 24050 Patuxent Boulevard in California, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. The 911 caller reported a 12-year-old female fell out of the vehicle and was then run...
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Man Sentenced to Two Life Sentences for Rape and Solicitation to Kill Victim and Witness

Man Sentenced to Two Life Sentences for Rape and Solicitation to Kill Victim and Witness

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Friday, July 23, 2021, Charles County Circuit Court Judge William R. Greer, Jr. sentenced Daniel Jonathan Felts, 38, to two life sentences in prison for Second Degree Rape, Possession of Child Pornography, and two counts of Solicitation to Commit Murder. On April 21, 2021,...
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St. Leonard Woman Accidently Shot During Burglary

St. Leonard Woman Accidently Shot During Burglary

On Thursday, July 22, 2021, at approximately 3:30am, Patrol Deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 7764 Patuxent Drive in  St. Leonard, for a report of a residential burglary and a shooting. Upon arrival, the investigation revealed that Sean Tayman, 42, of St. Leonard forcefully entered the home of his in-laws and...
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Youth Gun Violence Task Force Continue to Make Arrests in St. Mary’s County

Youth Gun Violence Task Force Continue to Make Arrests in St. Mary’s County

On July 21, 2021, members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Youth Gun Violence Task Force executed a search and seizure warrant in the 46400 block of Munley Lane in Lexington Park. The subject of the warrant, Jamal Kedrick Davis, age 24 of Lexington Park, was located in his vehicle. Found in the...
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Lightning Strikes Steeple of Church in Waldorf

Lightning Strikes Steeple of Church in Waldorf

On Wednesday, July 21, 2021, thirty three fire and EMS personnel responded to the Calvary Gospel Church, on Berry Road in Waldorf, just after 2:00 P.M. Firefighters arrived on scene in minutes, and reported fire showing from the roof, they stretched a line to the attic area and extinguished all fire. There were no...
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Remembering Retired St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Corporal Margaret “Peggy” Smolarsky

Remembering Retired St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Corporal Margaret “Peggy” Smolarsky

It is with profound grief and sadness that we announce the passing of retired Corporal Margaret “Peggy” Ann Smolarsky, of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, who passed away on July 20, 2021 after a hard-fought battle against cancer. Peggy was born in March of 1958, in Cheverly, Maryland and grew up in Prince...
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Maryland Emergency Management Agency Awards $4 Million to Fire, EMS, and Rescue Departments

Maryland Emergency Management Agency Awards $4 Million to Fire, EMS, and Rescue Departments

The Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) announced awards of $4 million in federal funding made available through the Recovery for the Economy, Livelihoods, Industries, Entrepreneurs, and Families Act (RELIEF) of 2021. MEMA will distribute these funds to 181 volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue departments throughout the State of Maryland to assist with hardship relief...
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St. Mary’s County Man Wanted for Sex Offender Violation

St. Mary’s County Man Wanted for Sex Offender Violation

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Richard Howard Tucker Jr., who is wanted on an outstanding warrant for a Sex Offender Violation. Tucker is 36 years old with an address in California, MD. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Cpl. Taylore Nauman at 301-475-4200,...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Motorcycle Collision in Lexington Park, 24-Year-Old Washington Man Flown to Trauma Center with Life-Threatening Injuries

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Motorcycle Collision in Lexington Park, 24-Year-Old Washington Man Flown to Trauma Center with Life-Threatening Injuries

UPDATE 7/19/2021: On Saturday, July 17, 2021 at around 12:30 a.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a motorcycle crash in the area of Point Lookout Road and Thompson Orchard Lane in Lexington Park. Deputies and EMS arrived on the scene to find a single motorcycle had left...
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Firefighters Recover Missing Man’s Body from Water at Point Lookout Marina in Ridge, Police Investigating

Firefighters Recover Missing Man’s Body from Water at Point Lookout Marina in Ridge, Police Investigating

On Sunday, July 18, 2021, at approximately 4:03 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the Point Lookout Marina located at 16244 Millers Wharf Road in Ridge, for an open water rescue. The 911 caller was an employee of the marina who advised an elderly man at the marina was not seen in...
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Five Injured After Three Vehicle Collision in California, One Child and One Adult Flown to Area Trauma Centers

Five Injured After Three Vehicle Collision in California, One Child and One Adult Flown to Area Trauma Centers

On Sunday, July 18, 2021, at approximately 12:00 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of St. Andrews Church Road and Johnson Pond Lane in California, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find three vehicles in the roadway. Witnesses told First Responders one...
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Youth Gun Violence Task Force Arrest Drug Dealer in Lexington Park

Youth Gun Violence Task Force Arrest Drug Dealer in Lexington Park

On July 14, 2021, members of the Youth Gun Violence Task Force with assistance from the Emergency Services Team, executed a search and seizure warrant in the 21800 block of Primrose Place in Lexington Park. Located at the residence was Keyonte Tarez Robinson, age 28 of Lexington Park. A loaded handgun, suspected cocaine and...
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St. Mary’s County Youth Gun Violence Task Force Makes Two Additional Arrests 7/14/2021

St. Mary’s County Youth Gun Violence Task Force Makes Two Additional Arrests 7/14/2021

On July 14, 2021, members of the Youth Gun Violence Task Force received information that Terrence Andre Milburn, age 27 of Great Mills, was in possession of a handgun at a business located in the 21600 block of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park. Milburn was observed in a carwash bay with a vehicle...
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Three Motorcyclists Arrested After Fleeing And Eluding Police In Calvert County

Three Motorcyclists Arrested After Fleeing And Eluding Police In Calvert County

On July 5, 2021, Cpl. Robshaw of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office attempted to conduct a traffic stop in the area of Rt. 4 and Rt. 260 on three motorcycles detected travelling at a speed of 110 MPH in a 55 MPH zone. Deputies in the area activated lights and sirens in an attempt...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Invites County Residents to Participate in 2021 Citizens Police Academy

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Invites County Residents to Participate in 2021 Citizens Police Academy

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for its 2021 Citizens Police Academy (CPA) class, set to begin in September. This 12-week program will begin on September 15, 2021, and will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. through December 8, 2021, with the exception of Wednesday, November...
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U.S. Government Launches First One-Stop Ransomware Resource at StopRansomware.gov

U.S. Government Launches First One-Stop Ransomware Resource at StopRansomware.gov

As part of the ongoing response, agencies across the U.S. government announced new resources and initiatives to protect American businesses and communities from ransomware attacks. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), together with federal partners, have launched a new website to combat the threat of ransomware....
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NDW Indian Head Firefighters/EMTs Recognized for Lifesaving Incidents

NDW Indian Head Firefighters/EMTs Recognized for Lifesaving Incidents

Members of Naval District Washington (NDW) Fire and Emergency Services Indian Head Company were recognized for lifesaving during a July 13, 2021, ceremony at the fire house with Naval District Washington Commandant Rear Adm. Michael Steffen and Naval Support Activity South Potomac (NSASP) Commanding Officer CAPT Todd Copeland. The awards covered an astonishing four...
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UPDATE: Dunkirk Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter After Causing Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision That Killed 50-Year-Old Chesapeake Beach Woman

UPDATE: Dunkirk Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter After Causing Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision That Killed 50-Year-Old Chesapeake Beach Woman

UPDATE 7/15/2021: Calvert County State’s Attorney Robert Harvey announced that Christopher Fuller, 35, of Dunkirk, MD has pleaded guilty to Manslaughter by Motor Vehicle, Causing Life-Threatening Injury While Under the Influence of Alcohol, and two counts of Second Degree Assault. He will be sentenced August 16, 2021. On December 23, 2020, members of the...
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UPDATE: Youth Gun Violence Task Force Make More Arrests on Columbus Drive in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Youth Gun Violence Task Force Make More Arrests on Columbus Drive in Lexington Park

UPDATE 7/14/2021: On July 9, 2021, members of the Youth Gun Violence Task Force responded to the 46300 block of Columbus Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported shots fired. Upon arrival deputies made contact with the victim who advised an individual named Rejon Markee Barnhill and several other individuals, had approached her vehicle...
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