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Charles County Middle School Instructional Assistant Charged with Sex Offenses

Charles County Middle School Instructional Assistant Charged with Sex Offenses

On Thursday, April 18, 2019, detectives from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division arrested a former instructional assistant at Mattawoman Middle School in connection with making inappropriate comments to a female student and having inappropriate contact with another female student. Anthony Tyrone Williams, Jr., 23, of Waldorf, was arrested at his residence...
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11-Year-Old Girl Killed in Go-Kart Accident in Dunkirk

11-Year-Old Girl Killed in Go-Kart Accident in Dunkirk

On Sunday, April 21, 2019, at approximately 11:15 a.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2300 block of Golf Club Drive, in Dunkirk, for a report of a crash involving a motorized go-kart. Upon arrival, deputies and rescue personnel discovered an overturned go-kart with multiple patients on the scene. A...
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Serious Head-on Crash on Easter in Lexington Park Sends Four Patients to Area Hospitals and Trauma Centers

Serious Head-on Crash on Easter in Lexington Park Sends Four Patients to Area Hospitals and Trauma Centers

On Sunday, April 21, 2019, at approximately 2:30 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Poplar Ridge Road and Sivak Way, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a head-on style collision, with multiple patients trapped. The incident was...
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Missing Boater Found Deceased Identified as Calvert County Businessman Randy Barrett

Missing Boater Found Deceased Identified as Calvert County Businessman Randy Barrett

On Friday, April 19, 2019, at approximately 2:00 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the Patuxent River in the area of Broomes Island for the reported open water rescue. Crews were advised an unoccupied boat was found drifting in the Patuxent River. Firefighters, emergency medical services, the U.S. Coast Guard, Maryland Department...
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Two Waldorf Men Arrested for Armed Robbery of Delivery Truck Driver

Two Waldorf Men Arrested for Armed Robbery of Delivery Truck Driver

On Thursday, April 4, 2019, at approximately 2:45 p.m., a delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint by two masked males in the 11800 block of Edmont Place in Waldorf. The males stole packages from the delivery truck and fled on foot. Officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office established a perimeter and K9 officer...
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Suitland Man Arrested for Armed Robbery of Subway in Bryan’s Road

Suitland Man Arrested for Armed Robbery of Subway in Bryan’s Road

On April 9, 2019, at 9:30 p.m., a lone male suspect entered the Subway in Bryan’s Road, implied he had a gun and demanded money. The suspect stole money and fled on foot. An investigation revealed the suspect had previously committed two armed robberies at convenience stores in King George County, VA in March....
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UPDATE: Lexington Park Woman who Defecated on Convenience Store Floor Pleads Guilty to Destruction of Property

UPDATE: Lexington Park Woman who Defecated on Convenience Store Floor Pleads Guilty to Destruction of Property

UPDATE 4/18/2019: On Thursday, April 18, 2019, Raneisha Shantanrio Jones, 31, of Lexington Park, pleaded guilty to a destruction of property charge, after being caught on video defecating on the carpet in a convenience store in July of last year. Jones was sentenced to 60 days in jail with 58 days suspended. Jones was...
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UPDATE: Substitute Middle School Teacher Found Guilty of Child Sexual Abuse

UPDATE: Substitute Middle School Teacher Found Guilty of Child Sexual Abuse

UPDATE 4/17/2019: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, after five days of trial, a Charles County jury convicted Keith Allan Krikstan, 31 of Waldorf, of Sexual Abuse of a Minor. On January 11, 2018, a detective with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office met with the then...
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UPDATE: Ridge Man Pleads Guilty in Armed Robbery of Woman at ATM in Ridge

UPDATE: Ridge Man Pleads Guilty in Armed Robbery of Woman at ATM in Ridge

UPDATE 4/17/2019: On Friday, April 12, 2019, Victor John Lee Scottland, 30, of Ridge pleaded guilty to the armed robbery that occurred in December of 2018 at an ATM in Ridge. Scottland could face a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison. A pre-sentence investigation has been ordered and details of Scottland’s sentence will...
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Former Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty to Attempted First-Degree Murder After Ruthless Attack on Wife

Former Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty to Attempted First-Degree Murder After Ruthless Attack on Wife

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on April 15, 2019, Armando Quispe Rodriguez, 46 of Bryans Road, entered a guilty plea in Charles County Circuit Court, in front of the Honorable Judge Amy J. Bragunier, to the Attempted First-Degree Murder of Keyia Rodriguez. On March 23, 2018, officers responded to a...
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STS Bus Involved in Motor Vehicle Accident in Leonardtown

STS Bus Involved in Motor Vehicle Accident in Leonardtown

On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at approximately 12:35 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Budds Creek Road in Leonardtown, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find an STS Bus and a pick-up truck involved in a t-bone style collision. Firefighters...
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WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 4/16/2019

WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 4/16/2019

The following persons are wanted by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit is responsible for the service of criminal and child support warrants as well as criminal summonses issued by the courts. They are also responsible for coordinating extraditions of suspects out of state. If you have information...
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Motorists and Farmers Urged to Share the Road During Planting Season

Motorists and Farmers Urged to Share the Road During Planting Season

Spring is here and the planting season is underway throughout much of Maryland. That means motorists traveling Maryland highways and rural roads may find themselves sharing the road with the large, slow-moving farm equipment from one of Maryland’s 12,300 farms. Planting season usually extends from early April through May. “Farmers are legally allowed to...
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Two Flown to Trauma Center After Vehicle Strikes Pole in Lexington Park

Two Flown to Trauma Center After Vehicle Strikes Pole in Lexington Park

On Monday, April 15, 2019, at approximately 6:30 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Mattapany Road in the area of Kohut Way in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one vehicle overturned. Crews arrived on scene to find a Honda Civic on its side into a utility pole,...
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VIDEO: Maryland State Police Arrest Man Passed Out in Vehicle at Lexington Park McDonald’s

VIDEO: Maryland State Police Arrest Man Passed Out in Vehicle at Lexington Park McDonald’s

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, at approximately 10:15 a.m., Trooper First Class, C. Ditoto of the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to the St. Marys Square Shopping Center for the report of an unconscious male in a vehicle. Ditoto made contact with the driver of a Jeep Renegade that was parked in a...
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VIDEO: Intoxicated Callaway Man Sits in Lawn Chair, Drinking Beers and Watching Camper Burn as Firefighters Arrive

VIDEO: Intoxicated Callaway Man Sits in Lawn Chair, Drinking Beers and Watching Camper Burn as Firefighters Arrive

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, at approximately 5:00 p.m., firefighters from Valley Lee, and Bay District responded to the area of the Callaway Post Office on Piney Point Road and Quiet Acre Lane in Callaway, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a camper fully engulfed on fire. When the...
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Two Good Samaritans Save Woman From Burning Car After Motor Vehicle Accident in Sunderland

Two Good Samaritans Save Woman From Burning Car After Motor Vehicle Accident in Sunderland

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, at approximately 7:30 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Maryland Route 260 and Jewell Road in Sunderland, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one vehicle on fire, and one person unconscious. Dispatch further advised one vehicle was on fire with the occupant...
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UPDATE: One Cast Member and Two Audience Members Injured During School Play at Patuxent High

UPDATE: One Cast Member and  Two Audience Members Injured During School Play at Patuxent High

UPDATE: During the performance of the Phantom of the Opera, at Patuxent High School, a rolling set piece with the student playing the Phantom inside of it was pushed down the aisle, tipped over, and fell on two audience members. Emergency services were called. The student playing the Phantom and two audience members were...
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Two Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident in California

Two Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident in California

On Friday, April 12. 2019, at approximately 4:15 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Old Rolling Road and Settlers Lane in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a head-on style collision. Emergency medical personnel requested two...
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ARREST VIDEO: Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputies Recover Loaded Hand Gun After DWI Arrest of Clinton Man

ARREST VIDEO: Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputies Recover Loaded Hand Gun After DWI Arrest of Clinton Man

On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at approximately 6:20 p.m., the Calvert County Control Center broadcasted a lookout for a blue Ford work van with Virginia tags that was all over the roadway. The van was being followed by a citizen who was providing updates of the vehicle’s location to the control center. Deputies from...
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17-Year-Old La Plata High School Student Charged with Disruption of School Activities

17-Year-Old La Plata High School Student Charged with Disruption of School Activities

On April 11, 2019, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of a social media post relating to a possible school shooting that was going to happen on the next day on April 12. Officers identified the person who initiated the post as a student at La Plata High School. Contact was made...
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UPDATE: 36-Year-Old Upper Marlboro Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident in Waldorf

UPDATE: 36-Year-Old Upper Marlboro Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident in Waldorf

UPDATE: On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at approximately 10:00 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles on northbound Route 301 in the area of Central Avenue in Waldorf. A preliminary investigation conducted by Troopers indicates a 2014 Suzuki Hayabusa...
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14-Year-Old Student Arrested with Loaded Handgun at La Plata High School

14-Year-Old Student Arrested with Loaded Handgun at La Plata High School

On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at approximately 10:40 a.m., it was brought to a La Plata High School administrator’s attention that a student had revealed he had a bullet in his possession. The administrator brought the student to the office and found him to be in possession of a handgun and bullets. A school...
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Donate Life Month Celebrated with Flag-Raising at MedStar St. Mary’s

Donate Life Month Celebrated with Flag-Raising at MedStar St. Mary’s

In celebration of National Donate Life Month, MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital recently held its first flag-raising ceremony as part of The Living Legacy Foundation’s “Flags Across Maryland” initiative. The April 8 gathering honored past, present, and future organ, eye, and tissue donors, as well as donors in spirit. “‘Flags Across Maryland’ is an opportunity...
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33-Year-Old Charlotte Hall Woman Killed in Motorcycle Accident

33-Year-Old Charlotte Hall Woman Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal crash in St. Mary’s County. The deceased is identified as Chrystal Rae Rounds, 33, of Charlotte Hall. She was transported to University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center where she was later pronounced deceased. Chrystal Rae Rounds was the rear passenger of a 2018 Honda MSX 125...
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