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VIDEO: State Fire Marshal Investigating Abandoned House Fire in Great Mills, No Injuries Reported

VIDEO: State Fire Marshal Investigating Abandoned House Fire in Great Mills, No Injuries Reported

On Monday, March 29, 2021, at approximately 10:38 a.m., firefighters from Valley Lee, Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, Leonardtown and Hollywood responded to 20637 Flat Iron Road in Great Mills, for the reported house on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a two story residence fully engulfed in flames with multiples nearby...
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VIDEO: Detectives Seeking Assistance in Identifying and Finding Suspects Involved in Shooting and Armed Carjacking at Gas Station

VIDEO: Detectives Seeking Assistance in Identifying and Finding Suspects Involved in Shooting and Armed Carjacking at Gas Station

Detectives are asking for the community’s assistance in finding the suspects who shot at a driver filling up his car at a gas station before stealing his car. The victim stopped at a gas station in the 5400 block of Annapolis Road in Bladensburg on March 17, 2021, at approximately 1:30 a.m. On the...
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No Injuries Reported After Tractor-Trailer Leaves Roadway and Strikes Tree in Hollywood

No Injuries Reported After Tractor-Trailer Leaves Roadway and Strikes Tree in Hollywood

On Saturday,. March 27, 2021, at approximately 6:15 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Tom Hodges Drive in Hollywood, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a commercial vehicle. Crews arrived on the scene to find a tractor-trailer off the roadway and into a wooded...
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Former Southern Maryland Settlement Agents Facing Federal Charges for Embezzling Funds from Unsuspecting Clients

Former Southern Maryland Settlement Agents Facing Federal Charges for Embezzling Funds from Unsuspecting Clients

A federal criminal complaint has been filed charging Brian Edward Steuart, age 52, of Huntingtown, Maryland, and Jamie Lynn Alford (formerly known as Jamie Lynn Steuart), age 44, of Port Republic, Maryland, with conspiracy to commit wire fraud affecting a financial institution, in connection with an alleged scheme to siphon off a portion of...
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Impaired Driving Suspected After Single Vehicle Collision in St. Mary’s City, Operator Flown to Trauma Center

Impaired Driving Suspected After Single Vehicle Collision in St. Mary’s City, Operator Flown to Trauma Center

On Friday, March 26, 2021, at approximately 10:25 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of College Drive and Mattapany Road in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle in the roadway  after striking a...
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Police Arrest Two Suspects in Connection with Murder Case on Amber Leaf Place

Police Arrest Two Suspects in Connection with Murder Case on Amber Leaf Place

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified two suspects in connection with the murder of Daniel McClellan-Givens, 17, who was shot and killed on November 3, 2020 in the 2000 block of Amber Leaf Place in Waldorf. An arrest warrant was obtained for Anthony Edward Small, 21, of Capitol Heights charging him with first-degree murder,...
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Calvert County Lawyer who Stole $40,000 Sentenced in Felony Theft Case

Calvert County Lawyer who Stole $40,000 Sentenced in Felony Theft Case

Craig Langrall, 41, of Tracys Landing, was sentenced on March 12, 2021, to 10 years’ incarceration, with all but 6 months suspended, for the crime of Felony Theft over $25,000. Judge Mark S. Chandlee also required Langrall to complete 5 years of probation. Langrall was a practicing attorney in Calvert County when he was...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Lexington Park Drug Dealer After Search Warrant

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Lexington Park Drug Dealer After Search Warrant

On March 12, 2021, detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Division, with assistance from the Emergency Services Team (EST), and Vice Narcotics Support Team executed a search and seizure warrant in the 21600 block of Liberty Street in Lexington Park. On March 12, 2021, detectives from the St. Mary’s County...
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UPDATE: Second Defendant in 2019 Lusby Shooting Pleads Guilty, First Defendant Also Guilty and Sentenced to 17 Years

UPDATE: Second Defendant in 2019 Lusby Shooting Pleads Guilty, First Defendant Also Guilty and Sentenced to 17 Years

UPDATE 3/24/2021: John Michael Anderson Wood, 19, of Lusby, pleaded guilty on March 22, 2021, to 5 charges in connection with an October, 2019, shooting incident.  The charges were first degree assault, use of a handgun in a crime of violence, possession of a regulated firearm under age 21, and 2 counts of reckless...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Man Stabbed Multiple Times in Lexington Park

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Man Stabbed Multiple Times in Lexington Park

On Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at 1:50 a.m., police and emergency medical personnel responded to the area of Eric Road and Marshall Boulevard in Lexington Park, for the reported stabbing. First Responders arrived on the scene to find a 29-year-old male with multiple stab wounds to the upper body, he was reportedly conscious, alert...
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No Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Rollover in Lexington Park

No Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Rollover in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at approximately 11:15 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Mattapany Road in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one vehicle overturned. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and overturned...
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Historic St. Mary’s City Archaeologist Discovers Location Of 1634 St. Mary’s Fort, Maryland’s Original English Settlement, and the Fourth Oldest English Colony in North America

Historic St. Mary’s City Archaeologist Discovers Location Of 1634 St. Mary’s Fort, Maryland’s Original English Settlement, and the Fourth Oldest English Colony in North America

Historic St. Mary’s City announces that Dr. Travis Parno, Director of Research and Collections for Historic St. Mary’s City and his team have located the site of the original St. Mary’s Fort, the 1634 palisaded fort erected by the first wave of European settlers who founded Maryland. The site, which spans an area approximately...
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Federal Law Requiring Boats to Have Engine Cut-Off Switches Go in Effect Starting Thursday, April 1, 2021

Federal Law Requiring Boats to Have Engine Cut-Off Switches Go in Effect Starting Thursday, April 1, 2021

On April 1, 2021 a new federal law goes into effect that requires the operator of a boat with an installed Engine Cut-Off Switch (ECOS) to use the ECOS link. The link is usually a coiled bungee cord lanyard clipped onto the operator’s person, Personal Floatation Device (PFD) or clothing and the other end...
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UPDATE: Police Arrest Man They Say Killed 28-Year-Old St. Mary’s County Man at Gold Mine Saloon in Waldorf

UPDATE: Police Arrest Man They Say Killed 28-Year-Old St. Mary’s County Man at Gold Mine Saloon in Waldorf

UPDATE 3/22/2021: Detectives from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division have identified the suspect wanted in connection with the shooting death of Tre Thomas Wilburn, 28, who was shot and killed during an altercation on March 11 in the parking lot of the Gold Mine Saloon in Waldorf. Through investigation, Maurice Alexander...
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UPDATE: Man Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for Multiple Robberies in Charles County; Co-Defendants Also Sentenced

UPDATE: Man Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for Multiple Robberies in Charles County; Co-Defendants Also Sentenced

UPDATE: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Thursday, March 18, 2021, Charles County Circuit Court Judge William R. Greer, Jr. sentenced Quintel Tyriq Lancaster, 21 of Indian Head, to 18 years in prison for five counts of Robbery, four counts of Attempted Robbery, and three counts of Wear/Carry and Transport...
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Garage Fire in Leonardtown Under Investigation, No Injuries Reported

Garage Fire in Leonardtown Under Investigation, No Injuries Reported

On Sunday, March 21, 2021, at approximately 4:35 p.m., firefighters from Valley Lee, Bay District, Leonardtown, NAS Patuxent River, and Hollywood responded to 20190 Tower Hill Road in Leonardtown, for the reported structure on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find an approximate 30 x 30 garage fully engulfed in flames with extensions...
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Police in Charles County Arrest Virginia Man Wanted for Shooting Victim Multiple Times in January

Police in Charles County Arrest Virginia Man Wanted for Shooting Victim Multiple Times in January

On Saturday, January 23, 2021, at approximately 9:25 p.m., Officers from the Prince Williams County Police Department responded to the Babylon Woodbridge Sports Bar / Hookah Lounge located at 3081 Golansky Boulevard in Woodbridge, VA., for the report of shots fired. Officers arrived on the scene to find a 27-year-old male suffering from multiple...
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Wanted Convicted Felon From Calvert County Arrested on Multiple Gun Charges in Leonardtown

Wanted Convicted Felon From Calvert County Arrested on Multiple Gun Charges in Leonardtown

On March 17, 2021, detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Division received information an armed and wanted individual, Ambrose Matthew Kyler, 44 of Prince Frederick, was a passenger in a vehicle that was in the area of Sheriff’s Office Headquarters in Leonardtown. The vehicle was located and approached by detectives,...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shots Fired in Lexington Park, No Injuries Reported

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shots Fired in Lexington Park, No Injuries Reported

On Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at approximately 7:00 p.m., police responded to the area of Pegg Road and Pegg Lane in Lexington Park, for the reported drive-by shooting. Officers arrived in the area of Pegg Road and Pegg Lane and found at least one shell casing in the roadway. Upon making contact with the...
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Lexington Park Woman Arrested After Committing Home Invasion and Leading Police on Low Speed Chase

Lexington Park Woman Arrested After Committing Home Invasion and Leading Police on Low Speed Chase

On Sunday, March 14, 2021, at approximately 7:00 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 report of a disturbance. The victim and a witness advised that Krista Renee Barnes, 43 of Lexington Park, knocked on the door of an...
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UPDATE: Convicted La Plata Sex Offender Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography While Serving Prison Sentence

UPDATE: Convicted La Plata Sex Offender Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography While Serving Prison Sentence

3/18/2021: A booking photo of Christopher Lee Dubry, age 25, of La Plata has been added to the article. 3/10/2021: Christopher Lee Dubry, age 25, of La Plata, pleaded guilty on March 9, 2021, to possession of child pornography. The guilty plea was announced by Acting United States Attorney for the District of Maryland...
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Lusby Couple Arrested on Heroin Charges After Traffic Stop in Dunkirk

Lusby Couple Arrested on Heroin Charges After Traffic Stop in Dunkirk

On Thursday, March 18, 2021, Trooper White of the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack conducted a traffic stop at Rt. 4 and Drury Lane in Dunkirk. During the traffic stop a K-9 scan was conducted of the vehicle which revealed CDS and CDS paraphernalia. Both the driver, Nichole Ward, 31, of Lusby and...
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Prince Frederick Woman Arrested for Assault, Disorderly Conduct, and Public Intoxication

Prince Frederick Woman Arrested for Assault, Disorderly Conduct, and Public Intoxication

On Monday, March 15, 2021, Trooper White of the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to the 3100 block of Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick for a report of a woman running in traffic. Tpr. White located the female, who was identified as Jordan Miller, a 20-year-old female who resides in Prince...
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UPDATE: Police Say Speed is a Factor in Serious Motor Vehicle Collision in California

UPDATE: Police Say Speed is a Factor in Serious Motor Vehicle Collision in California

UPDATE 3/17/2021 @ 10:00 A.M.: On Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at approximately 8:30 pm, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to a serious motor vehicle collision in the area of Three Notch Road and Oak Crest Drive in California. Deputies arrived on the scene of a rear-end collision involving three vehicles, with...
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Expanded Eligibility for Local St. Mary’s County Health Department Vaccination Clinics

Expanded Eligibility for Local St. Mary’s County Health Department Vaccination Clinics

The St. Mary’s County Health Department (SMCHD) has expanded the eligibility criteria for local SMCHD COVID-19 vaccination clinics to include: St. Mary’s County residents aged 16 and older with qualifying medical conditions (requires written verification of eligibility from a health care provider, such as a letter or medical record brought to vaccine appointment) Current cancer Chronic kidney...
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