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Man Flown to Trauma Center After Shooting in Lexington Park

Man Flown to Trauma Center After Shooting in Lexington Park

On Saturday, October 12, 2019, at approximately 3:35 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the 48000 block of Castaway Circle and Windward Circle in Lexington Park, for the reported shooting. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 40-year-old male with a single gunshot wound to the upper body, police advised the...
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VIDEO: Three Injured After Suspected Impaired Driver Slams into The Green Door Tavern in Park Hall

VIDEO: Three Injured After Suspected Impaired Driver Slams into The Green Door Tavern in Park Hall

On Friday, October 11, 2019, at approximately 9:15 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the Green Door Tavern in Park Hall, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a structure with one person trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle halfway into the building, with the single occupant...
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Police in Charles County Arrest Three Men for Armed Robbery

Police in Charles County Arrest Three Men for Armed Robbery

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives arrested three men wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, in Waldorf. In that case, a suspect entered a market in the 10900 block of Berry Road, displayed a gun and demanded money. During the robbery, the suspect fired a round, which struck...
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UPDATE: College of Southern Maryland in Leonardtown Resumes Normal Activity After Lockdown

UPDATE: College of Southern Maryland in Leonardtown Resumes Normal Activity After Lockdown

UPDATE: Police search has ended. No threat to campus safety. Resume normal activity. 10/10/2019: On Thursday, October 10, 2019, at approximately 12:50 p.m., police located a wanted subject in Leonardtown, the subject fled on foot towards the College of Southern Maryland and witnesses reported he may have entered the building. A spokesperson from the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Information in Recent Home Invasion

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Information in Recent Home Invasion

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the community’s assistance in a recent home invasion incident. On Oct. 5, 2019 at approximately 7:30 p.m., a home-invasion robbery occurred on Columbus Drive in Lexington Park. Two unknown male suspects arrived on foot and entered the victim’s residence, demanding money. The victim was assaulted, and...
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27-Year-Old Lusby Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

27-Year-Old Lusby Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

On Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at approximately 9:05 a.m., deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the area of northbound MD Route 4 just south of MD Route 765 (HG Trueman Road north entrance) in Lusby, for a report of a single vehicle collision. Upon arrival,...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Death at Power Substation

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Death at Power Substation

On Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at approximately 2:00 a.m., the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department responded to a SMECO power substation located at the 12000 block of Substation Road in Waldorf for the report of an explosion and fire. Representatives from SMECO responded and assisted first responders with entering...
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UPDATE: Fire Marshal Investigating Trailer Fire in Waldorf, Dog Perishes and Three Adults Displaced

UPDATE: Fire Marshal Investigating Trailer Fire in Waldorf, Dog Perishes and Three Adults Displaced

UPDATE 10/09/19: On Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at approximately 11:30 p.m., firefighters in Waldorf responded to 2621 Shult Place in Waldorf, for the reported mobile home on fire. The owner is identified as Alice Recinos. The estimated loss of structure and contents is valued at over $40,000.00 The home was occupied by 3 adults...
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Attorney General Releases Statement on Charging Library for Police Presence at Drag Queen Stories Event

Attorney General Releases Statement on Charging Library for Police Presence at Drag Queen Stories Event

Kathryn M. Rowe, Assistant Attorney form the Office of the Attorney General of Maryland sent the following letter to Brian M. Crosby. Dear Delegate Crosby: You have asked for advice concerning a Drag Queen Stories event at the Lexington Park Library in St. Mary’s County (“the library”). Specifically, you have asked about the First...
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Drunk Driver that Killed 3-Month-Old in Waldorf Convicted of Negligent Homicide by Motor Vehicle

Drunk Driver that Killed 3-Month-Old in Waldorf Convicted of Negligent Homicide by Motor Vehicle

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on October 7, 2019, a Charles County jury, after a 6 day trial, convicted Michael Maurice Ford, 50, of the Grossly Negligent Manslaughter of infant Ethan Ruefly, Negligent Homicide by Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol, and related charges. Covington, commenting on the verdict,...
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Charges Pending in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Involving Ice Cream Truck, SUV, and Two Motorcycles

Charges Pending in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Involving Ice Cream Truck, SUV, and Two Motorcycles

UPDATE 10/6/2019@ 5:00 p.m.: On October 5, 2019, at approximately 3:54 p.m., officers responded to the area of Radio Station Road near Laurel Springs Park in La Plata for the report of a crash. A preliminary investigation revealed the driver of a Honda SUV crossed the center line on Radio Station Road and struck...
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UPDATE: State Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in Waldorf That Injured Eleven Fire Fighters

UPDATE: State Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in Waldorf That Injured Eleven Fire Fighters

UPDATE 10/5/2019 @ 3:30 A.M.: On Friday, October 4, 2019, at approximately 4:50 p.m, firefighters from Waldorf and surrounding departments responded to 10386 Chamberlin Court East in Waldorf, for the reported structure fire. The incident is not suspicious in nature, and the cause is under investigation by the Office of the State Fire Marshal. The...
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Authorities Recover Body of Adult Male that Jumped From Thomas Johnson Bridge

Authorities Recover Body of Adult Male that Jumped From Thomas Johnson Bridge

On Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at approximately 3:10 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel from St. Mary’s County and Calvert County responded to the Thomas Johnson Bridge, for a water rescue. At approximately 3:00 a.m., NAS Patuxent River called Maryland State Police in Calvert County advising they found a vehicle running on the top...
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Newburg Man Arrested After Attempting to Rape Employee at St. Mary’s Hospital

Newburg Man Arrested After Attempting to Rape Employee at St. Mary’s Hospital

On Monday, September 30, 2019, detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division responded to the MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital on Point Lookout Road in Leonardtown, for the reported sex offense. The investigation determined Ezekiel Jedidiah Thomas, 22 of Newburg, assaulted a 19-year-old female employee, in a supply closet. The victim...
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UPDATE: 24-Year-Old Man Charged with Attempted Murder Turned Himself into Police

UPDATE: 24-Year-Old Man Charged with Attempted Murder Turned Himself into Police

UPDATE 10/2/2019 @ 10:45 p.m.: The Charles County Sheriff’s Office released the following statement. “The suspect, Deon Johnson, turned himself into authorities just a short time ago. He is now in custody and will be charged with attempted first-degree murder. Thank you for your help.” UPDATE 10/2/2019 @ 6:00 p.m.: On October 2, 2019,...
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Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack to Host Open House

Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack to Host Open House

The Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack, in conjunction with the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and Department of Emergency Services will host a Public Safety Open House from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on October 19, 2019 Members of the community are invited to attend this free event, which will take place at the...
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Fire at Running Hare Vineyard Causes More Than 2.5 Million in Damages in Prince Frederick, Cause Still Under Investigation

Fire at Running Hare Vineyard Causes More Than 2.5 Million in Damages in Prince Frederick, Cause Still Under Investigation

UPDATE: On Monday, September 30, 2019, at approximately 6:05 a.m., firefighters responded to 150 Adelina Road in Prince Frederick, for the reported smoke investigation. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 1-story structure fully engulfed. The owner is Michael Scarborough. The estimated loss of structure is deemed to be $200,000 and contents over...
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St. Mary’s County Drug Dealer Charged with Murder

St. Mary’s County Drug Dealer Charged with Murder

In May of 2018, Christian Scott Ellis, 25 of Leonardtown, died of a Fentanyl overdose. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Division conducted an investigation into Ellis’ death, and identified Andrew Gordon Duncanson, 24 of California, as the distributor of the fatal dose to the decedent. The investigation determined the distribution of...
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Reckless Driving Sends Driver to Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

Reckless Driving Sends Driver to Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

On Monday, September 30, 2019, at approximately 11:40 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Hermanville Road in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find one vehicle off the roadway, and one vehicle...
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UPDATE: Charles County Sheriff’s Office Offering Reward in Shooting of 34-Year-Old Man in Waldorf

UPDATE: Charles County Sheriff’s Office Offering Reward in Shooting of 34-Year-Old Man in Waldorf

UPDATE 9/30/19: On September 27 at approximately 12:15 p.m., officers responded to the area of Medinah Street and Mesquite Court in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, a 34-year-old male, who was transported for serious but non-life-threatening injuries. This shooting does not appear to be a random incident....
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Medic Unit Involved in Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

Medic Unit Involved in Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

On Saturday, September 28, 2019, at approximately 1:00 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Great Mills Road and South Shangri-La Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving an emergency apparatus. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway involving a Mercedes...
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Alcohol Contributing Factor in Head-on Collision on Thomas Johnson Bridge

Alcohol Contributing Factor in Head-on Collision on Thomas Johnson Bridge

On September 27, 2019 at approximately 7:50 p.m., deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported head-on collision involving three vehicles on top of the Thomas Johnson Bridge in Solomons. Preliminary investigation revealed, a 1989 Volvo operated by Raymond Jones Sr., 51 of Lexington Park, was traveling South on Route 4...
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Driver Transported to Area Trauma Center After Single Vehicle Rollover in Chaptico

Driver Transported to Area Trauma Center After Single Vehicle Rollover in Chaptico

On Friday, September 27, 2019, at approximately 12:05 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Hurry Road and Jean’s Way in Chaptico, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one vehicle overturned and one subject ejected. Crews arrived on the scene to confirm a single vehicle off the roadway...
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St. Mary’s County Woman Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Armed Robbery in Lexington Park

St. Mary’s County Woman Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Armed Robbery in Lexington Park

UPDATE 9/27/2019: Samantha Ann Somerville, 30, was sentenced to the maximum of 20 years in prison for her involvement with an Armed Robbery in Lexington Park.  Samantha Somerville and her co-defendant, husband Wayne Darnell Somerville, Jr., 31, snatched an innocent victim’s purse after assaulting the victim by spraying mace into her face. State’s Attorney...
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VIDEO: Police Investigating Serious Motor Vehicle Accident in Ridge That Sent Driver to Trauma Center

VIDEO: Police Investigating Serious Motor Vehicle Accident in Ridge That Sent Driver to Trauma Center

UPDATE 9/27/2019 @ 11:40 a.m.: On Sept. 27, 2019 at approximately 12:19 a.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 13000 block of Point Lookout Road in Ridge for the report of a single motor vehicle collision. The operator of the vehicle was located at the scene trapped inside with...
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