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AUDIO: Family Members Save Child from Drowning After He Falls Into Pool

AUDIO: Family Members Save Child from Drowning After He Falls Into Pool

On Sunday, July 19, 2020, at approximately 8:33 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 8600 block of Solomons Island Road North, and Honeysuckle Lane in Owings, for the reported child drowning. Crews arrived on the scene to find the child out of the pool, and reported him to be conscious and...
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Public Cooling Centers Available in St. Mary’s, Charles, and Calvert Counties

Public Cooling Centers Available in St. Mary’s, Charles, and Calvert Counties

St. Mary’s County Three Oaks Center – 46905 Lei Drive, Lexington Park, MD 20653, open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m., to 4:30 p.m The Mission – 21015 Great Mills Rd, Lexington Park, MD 20653 , open Monday-Friday from 7:00 a.m., to 2:00 p.m. In order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, those who use...
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Two Injured, One Flown to Trauma Center After Dump Truck Overturns Into Multiple Vehicles in Mechanicsville

Two Injured, One Flown to Trauma Center After Dump Truck Overturns Into Multiple Vehicles in Mechanicsville

On Monday, July 20, 2020, at 10:50 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Three Notch Road and Mechanicsville Road in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious, involving a dump truck overturned onto vehicles. Crews arrived on the scene to find a fully loaded dump truck overturned in...
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One Adult, Two Children Flown to Trauma Centers After Head-on Collision in Mechanicsville

One Adult, Two Children Flown to Trauma Centers After Head-on Collision in Mechanicsville

On Sunday, July 19, 2020, at approximately 6:28 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Golden Beach Road and Donna Drive in Mechanicsville, for the head-on collision reported serious, with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles involved in a head-on collision with no subjects...
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UPDATE: Nanjemoy Man Killed in Single Vehicle Motorcycle Crash in Welcome

UPDATE: Nanjemoy Man Killed in Single Vehicle Motorcycle Crash in Welcome

UPDATE: On July 19 at 8:13 a.m., officers responded to the area of Annapolis Woods Road near Fire Tower Road in Welcome for the report of a motorcycle crash. A passing motorist observed parts of the motorcycle on the roadway and then observed the driver, who was deceased, in the wooded area. Investigators from the...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Lusby

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Lusby

On July 18, 2020 at approximately 3:30 p.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team were dispatched to Solomons Island Road and Coster Road in Lusby, MD for a single vehicle collision. Preliminary investigation revealed, a 2010 Lexus was traveling southbound on Solomons Island Road approaching Coster Road....
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VIDEO: Impaired Hollywood Woman Arrested at the Scene of Three Car Accident in California

VIDEO: Impaired Hollywood Woman Arrested at the Scene of Three Car Accident in California

On Thursday, July 16, 2020 at approximately 1:55 p.m., Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Three Notch Road in the area of Town Creek Drive, in California, for a motor vehicle accident. Deputies arrived on scene to find three vehicles involved, police identified the at fault driver as Linda Marie...
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VIDEO: Homeless Man Back on Streets, Released Again and Again After Causing Thousands of Dollars in Damage to Cars in St. Mary’s County

VIDEO: Homeless Man Back on Streets, Released Again and Again After Causing Thousands of Dollars in Damage to Cars in St. Mary’s County

On Friday, June 19, 2020, Dep. Fenwick, of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s Square on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the reported property destruction. Police met with the owner of Southern Maryland News Net who told deputies he had video evidence of Michael Tyree Mitchell, 37,...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Identify Tyreke Kenyatta Cutchember as Drug Dealer who Sold Drugs That Lead to a Fatal Overdose in June

Police in St. Mary’s County Identify Tyreke Kenyatta Cutchember as Drug Dealer who Sold Drugs That Lead to a Fatal Overdose in June

In June of 2020, detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Division responded to the scene of a death investigation in which the victim’s primary cause of death was the result of an overdose of a controlled dangerous substance. Investigation determined Tyreke Kenyatta Cutchember, 44 of Lexington Park, to be a...
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Governor Hogan Presses Local Leaders to Enforce Public Health Requirements In Bars and Restaurants

Governor Hogan Presses Local Leaders to Enforce Public Health Requirements In Bars and Restaurants

Governor Larry Hogan today directed local leaders to step up enforcement of public health requirements in bars and restaurants across the state. State health officials have connected an increasing number of COVID-19 cases to non-compliance with face covering and physical distancing rules. “The vast majority of bars and restaurants in our state are in...
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St. Mary’s County Public Schools Meeting for Fall 2020 Safe Return to School Planning

St. Mary’s County Public Schools Meeting for Fall 2020 Safe Return to School Planning

St. Mary’s County Public Schools will host a virtual town hall on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. to discuss the planning process for the return to school in Fall 2020. Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent, will share information with the community about how St. Mary’s County Public Schools will be addressing the...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Impaired Driving After Rollover Collision in Mechanicsville, His Second Impaired Driving Arrest in Nine Days

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Impaired Driving After Rollover Collision in Mechanicsville, His Second Impaired Driving Arrest in Nine Days

On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at approximately 2:33 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of 27171 Baptist Church Road and Burning Oaks Lane in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one vehicle overturned. Firefighters arrived on the scene to report one vehicle off the roadway and overturned,...
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VIDEO: No Injuries Reported After Child on Bicycle is Struck on Three Notch Road in California

VIDEO: No Injuries Reported After Child on Bicycle is Struck on Three Notch Road in California

On Friday, July 10, 2020, at 7:45 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Three Notch Road and Chancellors Run Road in California, for the motor vehicle accident involving a bicyclist. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single bicyclist struck a vehicle in the Northbound lanes of Three...
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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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