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UPDATE: 63-Year-Old Man Dies After Two Lexington Park Men Drag Him from Vehicle and Beat Him Unconscious

UPDATE: 63-Year-Old Man Dies After Two Lexington Park Men Drag Him from Vehicle and Beat Him Unconscious

UPDATE 9/22/2020: The victim, 63-year-old Twain Belafonte Harrod Sr. of Callaway, died of his injuries on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is conferring with the St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney Office this week to discuss updating criminal charges. 9/14/2020: On Sunday, September 13, 2020, at approximately 12:20 a.m., police...
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UPDATE: Police in Charles County Investigating Murder at Master Suites Hotel in Waldorf

UPDATE: Police in Charles County Investigating Murder at Master Suites Hotel in Waldorf

UPDATE: On Monday, September 21, 2020, at 6:21 p.m., police responded to the area of White Oak Drive and Oak Drive in Waldorf, for the possible shooting. Dispatchers advised they received one 911 call who reported two black males came out of the woods saying they shot someone. First arriving Officers arrived on the...
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UPDATE: Five Suspects Charged with Hate Crime in Calvert High School Racial Graffiti Vandalism Incident

UPDATE: Five Suspects Charged with Hate Crime in Calvert High School Racial Graffiti Vandalism Incident

UPDATE 9/21/2020 @ 1:35 p.m.: A Grand Jury today indicted five individuals in connection with the vandalism incident that occurred at Calvert High School on August 9, 2020. Augustine Aufderheide, 18, of Prince Frederick; Cade Meredith, 18, of Saint Leonard; Andrew Edge, 18, of Huntingtown; Kyle Hill, 18, of Prince Frederick; and Anthony Sellers,...
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Congratulations to St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Office Corrections Graduates

Congratulations to St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Office Corrections Graduates

Congratulations to the graduates of CELTP Session 64 of the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy which held their completion ceremony on Sept. 4, 2020, which was closed to the public due to COVID19 restrictions. Sheriff Tim Cameron and the men and women of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office congratulate its four graduates from...
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Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Dump Truck in Waldorf

Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Dump Truck in Waldorf

On Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at approximately 7:32 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Mattawoman Beantown Road and Idlewood Park Road in Waldorf, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. Dispatchers advised all responding units the 911 caller reported the motor vehicle collision involved a dump truck and...
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UPDATE: Charles County Middle School Employee Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Child Sexual Abuse

UPDATE: Charles County Middle School Employee Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Child Sexual Abuse

UPDATE 9/18/2020: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Friday, September 18, 2020, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced Anthony Tyrone Williams, Jr., 25 of Waldorf, to 25 years with all but 12 years suspended in prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor. On January 9, 2020, Williams...
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Anne Arundel County Police Warn of Multiple Apps Attempting to Solicit Child Pornography from Children

Anne Arundel County Police Warn of Multiple Apps Attempting to Solicit Child Pornography from Children

On September 16, 2020 officers responded to an Anne Arundel County residence for a social media trolling cellphone App that solicits child pornography. Officers learned a five-year-old child had several apps “Talking Angela”, “Talking Angela 2”, Talking Tom 2”, and “Talking Ben 2” on their cell phone. The apps told the child to take...
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U.S. Navy Veteran Wounded in Afghanistan Gifted Mortgage Free Home in Lusby by Building Homes for Heroes, SAIC, and JP Morgan

U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman Second Class Isaac Francois received the keys to his beautiful, mortgage-free forever home in Lusby, thanks to the support of our wonderful sponsors on September 11, 2020. A big THANK YOU to Chase, Advance Auto Parts, Lowe’s Home Improvement, SAIC, York Home Comfort, Kwikset Door Hardware, Truck Hero, Victra — Verizon Authorized Retailer, Legrand, Buildertrend, LIXIL, Mazda USA, Duracell and New York City Fire...
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Father and Son Arrested for Arson in Lexington Park

Lawrence Dwayne Nelson, 43, and his son, Daeshaun Dwayne Nelson, 21, both of Lexington Park, were charged with 1st and 2nd Degree Arson

UPDATE 9/16/2020: With the assistance of Troopers assigned to the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack, Deputy State Fire Marshals arrested a father and son today on charges of arson. Lawrence Dwayne Nelson, 43, and his son, Daeshaun Dwayne Nelson, 21, both of Lexington Park, were charged with 1st and 2nd Degree Arson. On September...
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Virginia Man in Charles County Detention Center Indicted with Solicitation to Commit Murder

Virginia Man in Charles County Detention Center Indicted with Solicitation to Commit Murder

In August 2020, detectives from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office received information about an inmate at the Charles County Detention Center trying to solicit someone to murder two people. Daniel Felts, 37, of Virginia, was being held at the Charles County Detention Center for sexually abusing a minor that occurred in Charles County. While...
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UPDATE: Maryland State Police Investigating Multi-Vehicle Crash In Calvert County

UPDATE: Maryland State Police Investigating Multi-Vehicle Crash In Calvert County

On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at 6:27 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Hallowing Point Road in the area of Adelina Road in Prince Frederick, for the reported motor vehicle collision with multiple injured and subjects possibly trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find multiple vehicles in the...
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Officers in Charles County Searching for Man Wanted in Violent Domestic Assault Case

Officers in Charles County Searching for Man Wanted in Violent Domestic Assault Case

Charles County Sheriff’s officers are seeking the public’s help locating Will Cassell Gross, 41, of Waldorf. On Sunday, September 13, 2020, Gross struck a female acquaintance several times with a closed fist, ripped portions of her hair out, and threw paint on her. He also broke out several windows of their house, shattered car...
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AUDIO: Two Children Flown to Trauma Center After ATV Accident in Charlotte Hall

AUDIO: Two Children Flown to Trauma Center After ATV Accident in Charlotte Hall

On Sunday, September 13, 2020, at approximately 10:07 a.m., fire and rescue personnel responded to the parking lot of the Prompt Care on Market Drive in Charlotte Hall, for the reported traumatic injuries. Dispatchers reported the 911 caller was in the parking lot of the Prompt Care with two victims involved in an ATV...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested After Carving “Lucifer” Into Woman’s Body – Arrested & Released 2 Days Later After Violating Protective Order

Lexington Park Man Arrested After Carving “Lucifer” Into Woman’s Body – Arrested & Released 2 Days Later After Violating Protective Order

On Sunday, August 27, 2020, deputies from that. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to residence off Willows Road, in Lexington Park, to check the welfare of an adult female victim. Family members of the victim who live out of state contacted the police because they were concerned for the victim’s welfare. The victim...
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UPDATE: Police Make Arrest in Shooting of 20-Year-Old Shot in Bryans Road

UPDATE: Police Make Arrest in Shooting of 20-Year-Old Shot in Bryans Road

UPDATE 9/11/2020: On September 10, 2020, Charles County Sheriff’s detectives and a US Marshals Service Task Force, in which a CCSO detective is assigned, located and arrested Chase Dylan Green, 18, of Bryans Road, who was wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred last week. Green was located at a house in Prince...
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Remembering September 11, 2001

Remembering September 11, 2001

Today, we remember the horrific attacks of September 11, 2001, we mourn the innocent lives lost. We pay tribute, and extend a heartfelt thank you to all our selfless First Responders, our Veterans, and all of their families for their service and the sacrifices they make to protect us and our country. And although...
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Grand Jury Indicts Two Prince George’s County Officers in Two Separate 2019 Incidents

Grand Jury Indicts Two Prince George’s County Officers in Two Separate 2019 Incidents

First Class Bryan Strong: A grand jury indicted a Prince George’s County Police Officer. Police Officer First Class Bryant Strong faces second-degree assault, misconduct in office, and reckless endangerment charges stemming from a 2019 traffic stop in Oxon Hill. On October 17, 2019, POFC Strong responded to the traffic stop in the 4700 block...
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State Fire Marshal Introduce Four New Officers, Including the First Female Latino Fire Marshal in the 56-Years of The Agency

State Fire Marshal Introduce Four New Officers, Including the First Female Latino Fire Marshal in the 56-Years of The Agency

The Office of the State Fire Marshal added experienced police officers to their ranks after being appointed as Deputy State Fire Marshals. In a physically distanced ceremony in Pikesville, four new deputies, including the first Latino female, were welcomed by State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci. The four newest Deputy State Fire Marshals are...
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UPDATE: Two 20-Year-Old Men Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Waldorf

UPDATE: Two 20-Year-Old Men Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Waldorf

UPDATE 9/10/2020 @ 11:00 a.m.: On Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at approximately 12:54 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Poplar Hill Road near Dr. Samuel Mudd Road in Waldorf for the report of a motor vehicle crash involving two vehicles. A preliminary investigation showed the driver of...
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Barricade Situation in Lexington Park Ends Peacefully

Barricade Situation in Lexington Park Ends Peacefully

On September 8, 2020, at approximately 9:04 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 46300 block of Columbus Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported assault. The investigation determined Marcus Isaiah Peterson, 31 of Lexington Park, assaulted a female victim by striking her in the face several times. Deputies...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Loaded Handgun in Vehicle

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Loaded Handgun in Vehicle

On Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at approximately 3:00 p.m. Deputy Fenwick of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 45100 block of First Colony Way in California, for the report of an individual in a vehicle with a handgun. The operator of the vehicle, later identified to be Nathan Javon Allen, 19...
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Two Injured, One Flown to Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Collision in Lexington Park

Two Injured, One Flown to Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Collision in Lexington Park

On Saturday, September 5, 2020, at approximately 6:50 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Gate One on Three Notch Road and Pegg Road in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with multiple trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles involved in a t-bone...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Death in Lexington Park

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Death in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, September 8, 2020, police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of FDR Boulevard and Millison Plaza near Nicolet Park in Lexington Park, for the reported overdose with an unknown breathing status. The 911 caller reported an unknown aged subject was found near the given location and reported the subject was...
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Audio: Two Die in Labor Day Drowning at Greenwell State Park in Hollywood

Audio: Two Die in Labor Day Drowning at Greenwell State Park in Hollywood

UPDATE 9/7/2020 @8:30 P.M.: A spokesperson from the Maryland Natural Resources police, identified the victims as a 37-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy from Montgomery Village, who were family members. It is believed that the teen and his uncle may have dropped off of an offshore ledge and drowned. 9/7/2020: On Monday, September 7,...
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Police in Charles County Release Name of 18-Year-Old Murdered in Indian Head

Police in Charles County Release Name of 18-Year-Old Murdered in Indian Head

UPDATE 9/7/2020: The victim in this case has been identified as Leonte Omarr Harvey, 18, of Nanjemoy. Detectives are continuing to pursue leads and additional information will be given as it is received. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective J. Riffle at (301) 609-6501. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles...
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