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Serious Motor Vehicle Collision in Hollywood Under Investigation

Serious Motor Vehicle Collision in Hollywood Under Investigation

On Thursday, February 1, 2024, at approximately 9:10 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel were dispatched to the area of Three Notch Road and Clover Hill Road in Hollywood, for a serious motor vehicle collision with one or more vehicles on fire. 911 callers reported the driver of a black Nissan sedan was possibly...
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17-Year-Old PG County Teen Arrested for Armed Robbery in Hughesville

17-Year-Old PG County Teen Arrested for Armed Robbery in Hughesville

Detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division have identified and charged a juvenile in connection with a robbery. The robbery occurred on December 28, 2023, at a convenience store located in the 7700 block of Leonardtown Road in Hughesville. In this case, the suspect entered the store, produced a firearm, and stole money from...
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Chopticon High School and Community Rally Behind and Seek Support for Sebastian Roldán-Ramos, A Junior Who is Fighting Leukemia

Chopticon High School and Community Rally Behind and Seek Support for Sebastian Roldán-Ramos, A Junior Who is Fighting Leukemia

Sharing news on our very own BRAVE, Sebastian Roldán-Ramos! Sebastian is a charismatic 11th grader pursuing a career to become a pilot. While excelling academically, he is also a scholar athlete as a member of the Chopticon Soccer team. As many know, Sebastian was diagnosed with Leukemia in 2020 and was declared “cancer free”...
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St. Mary’s County Jury Convicts Callaway Man in Domestic Violence Case

St. Mary’s County Jury Convicts Callaway Man in Domestic Violence Case

State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling announced today that a St. Mary’s County jury convicted Charles Ray Reid, IV, 35, of Callaway, Maryland of charges stemming from a domestic violence incident that occurred on May 26, 2023. Following a two-day jury trial, Reid was found guilty of all charges: Fourth degree burglary; Second degree assault; Second...
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Two Arrested Following Assault and Robbery in Lexington Park

Two Arrested Following Assault and Robbery in Lexington Park

On Saturday, January 27, 2024, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Sue Drive in Lexington Park  for the report of an assault and robbery. According to the victim, the incident occurred at approximately 4:50 p.m., in the rear of the St. Mary’s Square shopping center near the...
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UPDATE: Mechanicsville Man Sentenced to Life for Killing His Wife Loses Bid for Reduction of Sentence

UPDATE: Mechanicsville Man Sentenced to Life for Killing His Wife Loses Bid for Reduction of Sentence

UPDATE 1/29/2024: James Walter Harley, Jr., convicted of First-Degree premeditated murder in Calvert County in 2018, has lost his bid to have his sentence reduced. Circuit Court Judge Mark S. Chandlee denied Harley’s motion for reconsideration of sentence on January 26, 2024, stating that he has “serious concerns for the safety and well-being of...
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Leonardtown Man Charged with Sex Offenses Involving a Minor

Leonardtown Man Charged with Sex Offenses Involving a Minor

Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office charged Crosby Jay Dawson, 40, of Leonardtown, on Friday, January 26, 2024, with Rape Second Degree, Sex Offense Third Degree, Sex Offense Fourth Degree, and Sex Abuse of a Minor. The charges stem from an ongoing investigation initiated by Child Protective Services and medical professionals following...
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UPDATE: Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward After Woman Shot at Waldorf Mall During Attempted Robbery

UPDATE: Charles County Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward After Woman Shot at Waldorf Mall During Attempted Robbery

UPDATE 1/28/2024: On January 25, 2024, at approximately 8:00 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to Mall Circle for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a woman with a gunshot wound to her arm. She was transported to a hospital with injuries that were not life threatening. A...
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Police Investigating Attempted Murder in White Plains, Multiple Residences Struck by Gunfire

Police Investigating Attempted Murder in White Plains, Multiple Residences Struck by Gunfire

On Friday, January 26, 2024, at approximately 8:30 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 3000 block of Amberton Court in White Plains, for a possible shooting. The 911 caller was hysterical and could not provide much information other than a male subject was shot and actively being driven to an area...
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Huntingtown School Instructional Assistant Sentenced to Seven Years in Federal Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

Huntingtown School Instructional Assistant Sentenced to Seven Years in Federal Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

U.S. District Judge Theodore D. Chuang sentenced Tyler Edward Perkins, age 30, of Huntingtown, Maryland, today to seven years in federal prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release, for possession of child pornography.  The statement of facts also established that Perkins distributed child sexual abuse material to others and Judge Chuang took that...
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One Injured After Head-on Collision Involving Semi-Truck and SUV in Clements

One Injured After Head-on Collision Involving Semi-Truck and SUV in Clements

On Thursday, January 25, 2024, at approximately 12:18 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the Budds Creek Road and Colton Point Road traffic circle in Clements, for a motor vehicle collision involving a commercial vehicle. Crews arrived on the scene to find a head-on collision involving a semi-truck and an SUV with...
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Two Charged After Failing Tobacco Compliance Checks in St. Mary’s County

Two Charged After Failing Tobacco Compliance Checks in St. Mary’s County

According to court documents filed in St. Mary’s County District Court, on Thursday, January 18, 2024, employees at two St. Mary’s County businesses failed to ask for identification for the sale of tobacco products to an underage person on December 28, 2023. Holly Bailey, 49, of Charlotte Hall was working at Race-In Inn in...
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Detectives Recover Nearly 14,000 Fentanyl Pills, 3 Firearms and Make 9 Arrests

Detectives Recover Nearly 14,000 Fentanyl Pills, 3 Firearms and Make 9 Arrests

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Gang Unit arrested and charged nine suspects in connection with the recovery of nearly 14,000 fentanyl pills and multiple firearms from an apartment in Riverdale. Following an extensive investigation, detectives obtained a search warrant for a residence in the 5400 block of Hamilton Street. During the execution of...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested for First Degree Assault After Pointing Handgun at Victims

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for First Degree Assault After Pointing Handgun at Victims

On Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at approximately 6:00 p.m., police responded to Broken Arrow Lane, in Mechanicsville for the report of a domestic assault with a firearm. While enroute the victim told dispatchers that a male had pointed a firearm at her. Upon arrival, police made contact with the female victim, who advised her...
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Five Marylanders Facing Federal Charges for a Fraud Scheme Involving the Theft of Checks From the Mail

Five Marylanders Facing Federal Charges for a Fraud Scheme Involving the Theft of Checks From the Mail

A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging five Marylanders with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and bank fraud and related charges in connection with a fraud scheme involving more than 600 stolen checks with a face value of over $5 million.  The indictment was returned on December 7, 2023, and unsealed late...
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Naval Special Warfare Releases Names of Navy SEAL Teammates Lost at Sea

Naval Special Warfare Releases Names of Navy SEAL Teammates Lost at Sea

U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command Release: On January 11, 2024,  U.S. Navy SEALs operating from U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command Expeditionary Sea Base USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB 3) conducted a nighttime seizure of a dhow conducting illegal transport of advanced lethal aid from Iran to resupply Houthi forces in Yemen as part of...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Proudly Introduces New K9 Team DFC Hendrickson and K-9 Atlas

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Proudly Introduces New K9 Team DFC Hendrickson and K-9 Atlas

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce the graduation and deployment of one new K-9 team. After an extensive 26-week training program, DFC Sean Hendrickson and his four-legged partner are ready to assist in the mission of protecting and serving the citizens of Calvert County. Canines are a vital tool for law...
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Two Suspects Charged with Attempted Murder of Officer After Police Involved Shooting and 30 Minute Pursuit

Two Suspects Charged with Attempted Murder of Officer After Police Involved Shooting and 30 Minute Pursuit

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division charged two suspects with the attempted murder of a police officer following an officer-involved shooting in the unincorporated section of Upper Marlboro on Sunday. The suspects are 51-year-old Dennis Burkett of Brandywine and 50-year-old Robert Burkett Jr. of Temple Hills. On January 21, 2024, at...
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Commissioners of St. Mary’s County Agenda Meeting Tuesday, January 23rd, 2024 to Discuss Leonard Hall Junior Naval Academy and County Fire Tax Increases

Commissioners of St. Mary’s County Agenda Meeting Tuesday, January 23rd, 2024 to Discuss Leonard Hall Junior Naval Academy and County Fire Tax Increases

Commissioners of St. Mary’s County Meeting – THIS AGENDA IS TENTATIVE AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE. Meeting of: Commissioners of St. Mary’s County in the Commissioners Meeting Room, Chesapeake Building, 41770 Baldridge Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650 on Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. Meeting agenda includes the following; 9:00...
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Two Flown to Trauma Centers, One Child Transported After Head-on Collision in Park Hall

Two Flown to Trauma Centers, One Child Transported After Head-on Collision in Park Hall

On Saturday, January 20, 2024, at approximately 10:28 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of 47851 Park Hall Road in Park Hall, for an automated 911 call from an Apple device reporting a serious collision. Crews arrived in the area to find a head-on collision involving a pickup truck and...
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House Fire in Indian Head Under Investigation, No Injuries Reported

House Fire in Indian Head Under Investigation, No Injuries Reported

On Thursday, January 18, 2024, at approximately 11:20 p.m., firefighters from Teneth District, Potomac Heights, NDW Indian Head, NDW Stump Neck, Bryans Road and additional area departments responded to 6157 Mason Springs Road in Indian Head, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a two-story residence with smoke showing...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Port Republic That Killed 36-Year-Old Lusby Man

UPDATE: Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Port Republic That Killed 36-Year-Old Lusby Man

UPDATE 1/20/2024: On January 19, 2024, at approximately 8:00 p.m., deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol bureau responded to the area of southbound Solomons Island Road (Rt. 4) and Broomes Island Road in Port Republic, for the report of a serious motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. Upon arrival, deputies located an...
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Arrest Made After Juveniles Discovered Roaming Halls of Great Mills High School With a Handgun

Arrest Made After Juveniles Discovered Roaming Halls of Great Mills High School With a Handgun

On Saturday, January 20, 2024, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office (SMCSO)  Criminal Intelligence and Vice Narcotics Units, in collaboration with personnel from the Criminal Investigations Division and the Patrol Division, conducted a search and seizure warrant service on a residence in the 46000 block of Radford Lane, Lexington Park, for purposes of locating...
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Convicted Murderer With Loaded Handgun Arrested in Charles County After Brief Foot Chase

Convicted Murderer With Loaded Handgun Arrested in Charles County After Brief Foot Chase

On Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at approximately 1:30 p.m. Police Officer First Class, K. Kerere, from the La Plata Police Department was in the area of the police station parking lot on La Grange Avenue in La Plata, when a Charles County Sheriff’s Deputy advised over the radio that he was being flagged down...
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Man Charged in Connection with the Murder of His 81-Year-Old Mother

Man Charged in Connection with the Murder of His 81-Year-Old Mother

Prince George’s County Police Homicide Unit detectives arrested a man for killing his mother inside of their home. The suspect is 45-year-old Mark Terry of District Heights. He is charged in connection with the murder of his mother, 81-year-old Madia Terry. On January 14, 2024, at approximately 8:00 am, officers responded to their home...
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