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Weather Related Closings and Delays for Southern Maryland – 1/30/2017

Weather Related Closings and Delays for Southern Maryland – 1/30/2017

St. Mary’s County St. Mary’s County Public Schools will have a delayed opening of 2 hours for Monday, January 30, 2017, with a Code 1 for employees. St. Mary’s County Non-Public School transportation will operate on a two-hour delay. St. Mary’s County All Recreation and Parks programs operating in the Public Schools will operate...
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California Man Arrested for Possession After Short Vehicle Chase

California Man Arrested for Possession After Short Vehicle Chase

On Monday, January 16, 2017, Deputy First Class J. Maguire of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office was conducting traffic enforcement in the area of First Colony Boulevard and FDR Boulevard when he observed a motor vehicle run a stop sign. DFC Maguire initially stopped the vehicle; however, the vehicle then quickly sped off...
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UPDATE: Names Released Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

UPDATE:  Names Released Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

UPDATE 1/28/2017: On January 27, 2017, at approximately 8:18 p.m. patrol units from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Poplar Ridge Road in Lexington Park for the report of a serious motor vehicle collision. Deputies arrived on scene with emergency medical personnel to discover two vehicles...
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UPDATE: Malcolm X’s Daughter, Granddaughter Arrested in La Plata

UPDATE: Malcolm X’s Daughter, Granddaughter Arrested in La Plata

UPDATE: TMZ Reports Malikah Saban Shabazz, 51 of Stark, New Hampshire, and Bettih Bahiyah Shabazz, 19 are the daughter and granddaughter of Malcolm X. 1/27/2017: On January 25, 2017, a Prince George’s County police officer was on his way home from work when he ran a tag on a U-Haul truck. When he found that...
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Lexington Park Woman Arrested While Snorting Oxycodone with 2-Year-Old Child in Car

Lexington Park Woman Arrested While Snorting Oxycodone with 2-Year-Old Child in Car

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics detectives observed a female, later identified as Crystal Ann Hebb, 27, of Lexington Park, seated inside of her vehicle in the parking lot of a local gas station. Detectives watched as she crushed pills, rolled a dollar bill and quickly ingested the crushed “oxycodone”. She was preparing to...
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La Plata Man Convicted of Rape and Sexual Abuse of a Minor

La Plata Man Convicted of Rape and Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, a Charles County jury convicted Jaime Antonio Rivera, age 26, of La Plata, of First Degree Rape, two counts of Second Degree Rape, and Sexual Abuse of a Minor. During the week of June 6, 2016, the victim, who was...
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Chesapeake Beach Man Found Guilty of Failing to register as a Sex Offender

Chesapeake Beach Man Found Guilty of Failing to register as a Sex Offender

On Thursday, January 19, 2017 defendant Cleveland Dwight Hall III, 37, of Chesapeake Beach, was found guilty of failing to register on the Maryland Sex Offender Registry. Hall was ordered to register after being convicted in 2007 and 2011 of two separate sex offenses involving children. Hall is currently on probation for a third...
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Detectives Arrest Two Suspects in Waldorf Homicide

Detectives Arrest Two Suspects in Waldorf Homicide

Homicide Unit detectives from the Prince George’s County Police Department arrested and charged two suspects in the murder of Juan Gonzalez-Mejia last Saturday. The suspects are 25-year-old Byron Leon-Ramos of the 2200 block of Old Washington Road in Waldorf and 24-year-old Selvin Romero-Leon of the 3600 block of Old Washington Road in Waldorf. On...
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Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Accokeek

Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Accokeek

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in Accokeek. The victim’s name will be released once his family has been notified. On January 25, 2017, at approximately 7:40 p.m., patrol officers were called to Berry Road and Indian Head Highway for a collision involving a...
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Waldorf Man Arrested After Fleeing on Foot from Vehicle Crash

Waldorf Man Arrested After Fleeing on Foot from Vehicle Crash

On January 20 at approximately 4:10 p.m., Cpl. T. Lee of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office located a single vehicle crash on Woodville Road near O’Toole Place in Waldorf. Cpl. Lee, who was off duty, stopped to assist the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, who was identified as Leonel Rondon, 25, of...
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Outstanding Driving Without a License Warrants in St. Mary’s County

Outstanding Driving Without a License Warrants in St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating suspects with Driving Without a License Warrants. Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts is asked to contact Deputy Hannah Smith at 301-475-4200, ext. *8123 or by email, at Hannah.Smith@stmarysmd.com. Anyone with information is asked to call CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333 or text a...
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WANTED: Can You Identify the St. Mary’s County Purse Thief in This Video?

WANTED: Can You Identify the St. Mary’s County Purse Thief in This Video?

On Monday, January 16, 2017, at approximately 11:45 p.m., the man seen in the videos below came into the ABC Liquors and Lounge located on Three Notch Road in California, and stole a purse hanging on the back of a woman’s bar stool. In the first video the man can be seen entering the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shots Fired in Lexington Park

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

On January 25, 2017, at approximately 12:252 p.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 21000 block of Saratoga Drive for the report of shots fired. Deputies arrived on scene and found multiple shell casings. No was injured, and the suspect fled the scene before police arrival. The Criminal Investigations Division responded...
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St. Mary’s County – Critical Missing Person

St. Mary’s County – Critical Missing Person

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing juvenile, Devonte Twain Harrod. He was last seen in the Lexington Park area on January 8, 2017. Devonte Twain Harrod is described as Age: 17 Height: 5’11” Weight: 135 lbs. Hair: Black Eyes: Brown Anyone with information about his whereabouts...
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Waldorf Man Arrested for Armed Robbery of Liquor Store

Waldorf Man Arrested for Armed Robbery of Liquor Store

On November 14, 2016, at approximately 9:00 p.m., an unknown suspect entered the front door of a liquor store located in the 2100 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf. Once inside, the suspect, who was armed with a shotgun, locked the front door and then pointed the shotgun at the store clerk. The suspect...
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Wednesday’s Pet is WHITEY

Wednesday’s Pet is WHITEY

Wednesday’s Pet for 1-25-17 WHITEY Featured Pet: Whitey Rescue Group: Second Hope Rescue Breed: American Bully Sex: Male Size: Medium Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Whitey and two females were surrendered to a local shelter. While in rescue, we have learned Whitey walks great on a leash and is...
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Savoy Arrested and Released Again in St. Mary’s County

Savoy Arrested and Released Again in St. Mary’s County

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics detectives received information related to Machiavelli Tyzhae Savoy, 18, of Lexington Park and his drug sales from a home in the 21000 block of Hancock Road in Lexington Park. Search and seizure warrants were obtained and executed with the assistance of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Emergency...
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Governor Hogan Announces Heroin and Opioid Prevention, Treatment, and Enforcement Initiative

Governor Hogan Announces Heroin and Opioid Prevention, Treatment, and Enforcement Initiative

Governor Larry Hogan and Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford today joined with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Secretary Dennis Schrader, Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention Executive Director Glenn Fueston, Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh, Anne Arundel State’s Attorney Wes Adams, and Anne Arundel Medical Center President Victoria Bayless at the...
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UPDATE: Details Released in Prince Frederick Armed Robbery and More

UPDATE: Details Released in Prince Frederick Armed Robbery and More

On January 12, 2017 the male victim, referred to as “Matt” was a victim of a robbery that occurred on German Chapel Road, in Prince Frederick. Matt advised police in Calvert County that he was struck in the head with a pistol and punched and kicked by four black males. These same individuals stole drugs,...
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Leonardtown Man Charged with Assault and Destruction of Property

Leonardtown Man Charged with Assault and Destruction of Property

On Sunday, January 8, 2017, Deputy S. Kerby of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for the report of a disturbance. James Nicholas Trossbach, 21, of Leonardtown, ripped a fan off the wall and broke the knobs causing the fan to become non-operational. After the fan...
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Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin

Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin

On Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at approximately 11:45 p.m., Trooper First Class Costello from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack stopped a vehicle on Route 4 near Sixes Road in Prince Frederick for traffic violations. A strong odor of marijuana was emitting from inside the vehicle. A search was performed and Heroin and...
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Detectives Investigate Homicide in Waldorf

Detectives Investigate Homicide in Waldorf

Detectives from the Prince George’s County Police Department are investigating a homicide in Waldorf Saturday evening. The victim is 34-year-old Juan Gonzalez-Mejia of Old Washington Road in Waldorf. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. On January 21st, at about 3:00...
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Waldorf Man Arrested After Cutting Victim with Knife During Struggle

Waldorf Man Arrested After Cutting Victim with Knife During Struggle

On Saturday, January 14, 2017 at approximately 1:45 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 4400 block of Quillen Circle in Waldorf for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, they learned that Keon Andre Mozon, 38, of Waldorf, attempted to stab the victim during a struggle. The victim grabbed the...
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Cheltenham Man Arrested in St. Mary’s County on Drug Charges

Cheltenham Man Arrested in St. Mary’s County on Drug Charges

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics detectives conducted an investigation into a drug distribution location in Lexington Park. The location was operated by suspect James Richard Nelson Jr. aka “Face, 35, of Cheltenham. Suspect Nelson Jr. would arrive at a location in the 48000 block of Hillside Drive and sell cocaine and heroin from that...
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UPDATE: Lusby Teen Shot Dealer Over Three Grams of Marijuana

UPDATE: Lusby Teen Shot Dealer Over Three Grams of Marijuana

On January 13, 2017 Deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Calvert Town Road and Calvert Town Drive, in Prince Frederick for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, a male victim was located. He was found to be suffering from a single gunshot wound to his upper chest. The victim was...
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