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AUDIO: 7-Year-Old Child Flown to Trauma Center with Serious Injuries After Dog Attack in California

AUDIO: 7-Year-Old Child Flown to Trauma Center with Serious Injuries After Dog Attack in California

On Thursday, July 9, 2020, at approximately 8:26 p.m., police and emergency medical services responded to the 24000 block of North Patuxent Beach Road in California, for the reported animal attack. The 911 caller reported a 7-year-old male was attacked by a pitbull and suffered injuries to his head and face. The caller reported...
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State Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in Indian Head, No Injuries Reported

State Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in Indian Head, No Injuries Reported

On Thursday, July 9, 2020, at approximately 2:15 a.m., firefighters responded 1011 Kenneth Court in Indian Head, for the reported house on fire with subjects possibly trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a two-story residence with fire showing from the roof. No injuries were reported. Two occupants arrived on the scene a...
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20-Year-Old LaPlata Woman Charged with Attempted Murder of Bel Alton Teen

20-Year-Old LaPlata Woman Charged with Attempted Murder of Bel Alton Teen

Arrest Made in Stabbing: On July 8, 2020, at approximately 5:46 p.m., officers from the La Plata Police Department responded to the 6700 block of Crain Highway for the report of a stabbing. Investigation revealed the suspect and the victim engaged in a verbal argument which escalated into a physical altercation including the stabbing...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Deputies Help Save the Lives of Two People in 48 Hours

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Deputies Help Save the Lives of Two People in 48 Hours

The deputies of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office are much more than just law enforcement officers. In responding to emergency calls, lives are often endangered and Sheriff’s Office deputies are extensively trained in CPR, AED and Naloxone use. During two back-to-back days in June, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies helped save the...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Suspects in Connection with Armed Robbery and Carjacking in Waldorf

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Suspects in Connection with Armed Robbery and Carjacking in Waldorf

UPDATE: Charles County Sheriff’s officers have arrested suspects in connection with an armed robbery and a carjacking, which took place on July 1 and July 6 in Waldorf. The details of the cases are as follows: On July 1 at approximately 11:15 a.m., the suspect exited a silver Ford Escape in front of a...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Drive-By Shooting in Waldorf, No Injuries Reported

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Drive-By Shooting in Waldorf, No Injuries Reported

On July 7 at approximately 2:28 p.m., officers responded to the area of Holly Tree Lane at Hollins Lane in Waldorf for the report of shots being fired. Initial investigation revealed the pictured vehicle, a white KIA Forte, was observed traveling on Holly Tree Lane towards Western Parkway. As the vehicle passed a residential...
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Two Liquor Stores in St. Mary’s County Caught Selling to Underage in Alcohol Compliance Checks

Two Liquor Stores in St. Mary’s County Caught Selling to Underage in Alcohol Compliance Checks

On Tuesday June 30, 2020, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Alcohol Enforcement Unit conducted 15 covert compliance checks within St. Mary’s County. Two businesses were found to be non-compliant. Police used a male confidential informant under the age of 21 with no identification on them to go into liquor stores in St. Mary’s...
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Firefighters Across Charles, Calvert, St. Mary’s and Prince George’s Counties Respond to Multiple Water Rescues Overnight

Firefighters Across Charles, Calvert, St. Mary’s and Prince George’s Counties Respond to Multiple Water Rescues Overnight

On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at approximately 1:22 a.m., a worker for the State Highway Administration called 911 to report a vehicle attempted to drive through rushing water on Brandywine Road at Swanson Creek. Fire/EMS units including “Swift Water Technicians” and assets from Charles, Prince George’s, Calvert, and St. Mary’s Counties responded to the...
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Detectives in Charles County Identify and Arrest 33-Year-Old Man in Connection with Multiple Shootings

Detectives in Charles County Identify and Arrest 33-Year-Old Man in Connection with Multiple Shootings

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division have arrested one suspect in connection with two shootings, which took place in December and June in Waldorf. The details of the cases are as follows: On December 3 at approximately 5:52 p.m., officers responded to the 12000 block of Ell Lane in Waldorf...
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Twenty One People Injured After Large Tree Falls Onto Detached Garage During Child’s Birthday Party in Pasadena

Twenty One People Injured After Large Tree Falls Onto Detached Garage During Child’s Birthday Party in Pasadena

On Sunday, July 5, 2020, at 5:22 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to 8376 Dunn Road in Pasadena, for the reported structure collapse with subjects trapped. 74 firefighters responded to the scene for a 911 call reporting a large tree had fallen onto a 30 foot by 30 foot detached garage that...
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Charles County Firefighters Quickly Respond to Structure Fire Caused by Child Playing with Candle

Charles County Firefighters Quickly Respond to Structure Fire Caused by Child Playing with Candle

On Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at 2:00 p.m., firefighters from La Plata, Waldorf and surrounding volunteer fire departments responded to the 6800 block of Glen Albin Road in La Plata, for the reported structure on fire. The Charles County 911 Center received a call stating the “bedroom of their home was on fire”. Crews...
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UPDATE: Eight Firefighters Injured After Structure Fire in Great Mills, Cause of Fire Remains Under Investigation

UPDATE: Eight Firefighters Injured After Structure Fire in Great Mills, Cause of Fire Remains Under Investigation

UPDATE 7/6/2020: On Saturday, July 4, 2020, at 3:19 p.m., 43 firefighters from St. Mary’s and Calvert Counties responded to 22360 Douglas Court in Great Mills, for the reported structure on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a two story single family dwelling with fire showing from the second floor, roof and...
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AUDIO: 11-Year-Old Male Saved with CPR After Drowning in Charles County

AUDIO: 11-Year-Old Male Saved with CPR After Drowning in Charles County

On Friday, July 3, 2020, at approximately 7:52 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 16000 block of Inheritance Drive in Brandywine, for the reported drowning in a pool. Dispatchers relayed information to all responding units that the 911 caller stated they had CPR in progress after an 11-year-old male was pulled...
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UPDATE: Piney Point Structure Fire Caused by Electrical Device Failure, No Injuries Reported

UPDATE: Piney Point Structure Fire Caused by Electrical Device Failure, No Injuries Reported

UPDATE 7/6/2020: On Friday, July 3, 2020, at 5:01 a.m., 31 firefighters in St. Mary’s County responded to 17276 Crab Pot Lane in Piney Point, for the reported structure on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a one story duplex with fire showing from the roof. The owner/occupants have been identified as...
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UPDATE: Lusby Man Killed and Port Republic Man Transported to Trauma Center After Head-on Collision on Thomas Johnson Bridge

UPDATE: Lusby Man Killed and Port Republic Man Transported to Trauma Center After Head-on Collision on Thomas Johnson Bridge

UPDATE 10:00 A.M: On July 3, 2020 at approximately 12:10 a.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team were dispatched to the Thomas Johnson Bridge in Solomons, MD for a head on collision. Preliminary investigation revealed, a 2006 Ford Taurus operated by James Owen Burnett, 62 of Lusby,...
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Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Bicyclist in Prince George’s County, Charges Pending

Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Bicyclist in Prince George’s County, Charges Pending

Troopers from the Maryland State Police Forestville Barrack are investigating a fatal crash that claimed the life of a bicyclist this morning in Prince George’s County. The deceased is identified as Karen Lee Towle Ackermann, 62, of Bowie. Ackermann was riding a bicycle at the time of the incident. EMS personnel pronounced her deceased...
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First Responders Across Maryland Get Boost in Wireless Communications with Public Safety Communications Enhancements

First Responders Across Maryland Get Boost in Wireless Communications with Public Safety Communications Enhancements

Maryland’s first responders are getting a major boost in their wireless communications with the addition of new, purpose-built FirstNet cell sites and other network enhancements statewide. This new infrastructure is a part of the FirstNet network expansion taking place across the state, bringing increased coverage, capacity and capabilities for public safety. “I am excited to see...
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Troopers To Continue Increased Enforcement Through The Fourth Of July Holiday Weekend

Troopers To Continue Increased Enforcement Through The Fourth Of July Holiday Weekend

Maryland state troopers will be extra vigilant looking for impaired, distracted and aggressive drivers this Independence Day weekend to ensure travelers get to their holiday destination safely. With the Fourth of July falling on a Saturday this year, the holiday will be a three-day weekend for many people. As a result, troopers will be...
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Maryland State Trooper Injured After Motor Vehicle Collision in California

Maryland State Trooper Injured After Motor Vehicle Collision in California

On Thursday, July 2, 2020, at approximately 8:48 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Chancellors Run Road in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a Maryland State Police vehicle. Dispatchers reported the call came from the Maryland State Police who advised an unmarked...
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AUDIO: No Injuries Reported After Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strike in Lexington Park

AUDIO: No Injuries Reported After Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strike in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at approximately 10:25 a.m., fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Helen Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported aircraft incident after an animal strike. Personnel from NAS Patuxent River reported a H-60 aircraft struck an animal, and landed somewhere in the Lexington...
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Drug Dealing Gun Carrying Corrections Officer from Prince George’s County Arrested in Mechanicsville

Drug Dealing Gun Carrying Corrections Officer from Prince George’s County Arrested in Mechanicsville

On Friday, June 26, 2020, Deputy Forinash, of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office conducted a vehicle stop on a black Chrysler 300 near the intersection of Three Notch Road and Mechanicsville Road, in Mechanicsville. The vehicle was stopped pursuant to a search and seizure warrant for the vehicle along with the owner and...
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26-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision Involving ATV in Prince George’s County

26-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision Involving ATV in Prince George’s County

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision involving an ATV that occurred in Landover on Monday. The operator of the ATV, 26-year-old Larnell Sinclair of Waldorf, was killed. On June 29th, at approximately 11:40 am, officers responded to the intersection of Landover Road and Matthew Henson Avenue for a collision...
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Detectives Conducting Death Investigation in Waldorf

Detectives Conducting Death Investigation in Waldorf

On Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at approximately 4:40 a.m., a woman heard a man yelling for help near a lake behind her house in the 11600 block of Fountain Head Court in Waldorf. She called 9-1-1 and pointed first responders to the area where she heard the man. Charles County Sheriff’s Deputies, along with...
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UPDATE: Pedestrian Succumbs to Injuries Sustained After Motor Vehicle Collision in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Pedestrian Succumbs to Injuries Sustained After Motor Vehicle Collision in Lexington Park

UPDATE: 7/05.2020: On July 3, 2020, Dwayne Scott Reece succumbed to the injuries sustained in the motor vehicle collision on June 29, 2020. The investigation is ongoing. UPDATE: On June 29, 2020 at approximately 9:02 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21000 block of Great Mills Road in Great...
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Firefighters Respond to Large Field Fires in St. Mary’s City, No Injuries Reported

Firefighters Respond to Large Field Fires in St. Mary’s City, No Injuries Reported

On Sunday, June 28, 2020, at 12:52 p.m., firefighters from Ridge and Bay District were alerted to the area of Point Lookout Road and Rosecroft Road in St. Mary’s City, for the large outside fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find large fires spreading in multiple fields from Rosecroft Road to Bauer Road...
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