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Three Hundred Ten Pound Shark Caught off Cedar Point in St. Mary’s County

Three Hundred Ten Pound Shark Caught off Cedar Point in St. Mary’s County

Southern Marylander’s have been sharing a photo of a 310 pound bull shark on Facebook for the past 24 hours. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources confirmed that Larry”Boo” Powley accidentally caught a 310-pound, 8.6-foot long bull shark off Cedar Point in St. Mary’s County. The bull shark, known to consume fish, sharks and...
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La Plata Man Steals Thousands of Dollars Worth of Lottery Tickets and Liquor from Employer

La Plata Man Steals Thousands of Dollars Worth of Lottery Tickets and Liquor from Employer

On July 26, 2018, at approximately 8:45 p.m., a deputy from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office went to Ollie’s Bar and Liquor at 6970 Hawthorne Road, La Plata, for the report of a theft. Police made contact with the owner who reported that employee James Travis Breiner, 34, of La Plata, had been stealing...
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Police Respond to Pegg Road Shell and Find Two Overdose Victims in Vehicle

Police Respond to Pegg Road Shell and Find Two Overdose Victims in Vehicle

On Monday, August 13, 2018, at approximately 9:45 p.m., police, fire and emergency medical personnel responded to the Lexington Park Shell Station on Three Notch Road and Pegg Road, for the report of a female unconscious in a vehicle. Personnel arrived on scene and found two subjects unresponsive in the vehicle, suffering from apparent...
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UPDATE: Police Identify 50-Year-Old Male Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Police Identify 50-Year-Old Male Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Lexington Park

UPDATE 8/14/2018: On August 13, 2018, at approximately 9:24 p.m. Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and emergency medical personnel responded to the 18000 block of Three Notch Road, in the area of Bay Forest Road in Lexington Park, for the report of a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. Upon arrival the...
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Drunk Driver who Hit Police Officer All Smiles for Booking Photo

Drunk Driver who Hit Police Officer All Smiles for Booking Photo

In May of 2017, Michael Austin Mattingly, of Mechanicsville, was found guilty of causing a life-threatening injury to another as a result of the person’s negligently driving a motor vehicle while the person is under the influence of alcohol. Mattingly was sentenced to 3 years in jail with 2 of them suspended. Mattingly requested an appeal...
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Search Warrant Leads to Arrest of Waldorf Man and Recovery of Illegal Drugs

Search Warrant Leads to Arrest of Waldorf Man and Recovery of Illegal Drugs

On Tuesday, August 7 at approximately 6:05 a.m., detectives from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Enforcement Section and officers assigned to the Emergency Services Team served a search warrant in the 2300 block of Alava Court in Waldorf. Officers located a quantity of marijuana, heroin, methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (molly), three digital scales, and other distribution-related...
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Man Found on Beach at Point Lookout State Park Flown to Area Trauma Center

Man Found on Beach at Point Lookout State Park Flown to Area Trauma Center

On Saturday, August 11, 2018, at approximately 6:45 a.m., police, fire and rescue responded to Point Lookout Road, at Point Lookout State Park, for the reported unknown medical problem, possibly a subject not breathing. Dispatches advised there was a male on the beach with a severe head injuries and no other details available. Emergency...
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House Fire Reported in Lusby

House Fire Reported in Lusby

On Saturday, August 11, 2018, at approximately 6:35 a.m., Firefighters from Solomons, St. Leonard, Bay District, Hollywood, Leonardtown and surrounding companies responded to 13042 Mill Creek Road, in Lusby, for the reported house fire. Prior to firefighters arriving on scene, dispatchers advised they had multiple callers stating the rear of the house was on...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 8/12/2018 to 8/18/2018

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 8/12/2018 to 8/18/2018

During the week of August 12, to August 18, 2018, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Middletown Road at Westlake High School Piney Church Road at St. Charles High School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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Romayne Helen Osborn, 90

Romayne Helen Osborn, 90

Our beloved Mom, Romayne Helen Osborn (a.k.a. Mommom), of La Plata, MD, passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at the age of 90. Romayne was born to William and Olga Lubitz on August 16, 1927 in Perham, MN. She grew up as the youngest of five and attended Perham High School. After high...
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Robert Margerum “Bob” Kirk, 72

Robert Margerum “Bob” Kirk, 72

Robert Margerum “Bob” Kirk passed away at the Hospice House of St. Mary’s on August 3, 2018 in Callaway, Maryland at the age of 72. He was born on September 13, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to David Baldwin Kirk and Dorothy Lorraine (Rickert) Kirk. He graduated from Susquehanna University with a degree in Biology....
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Police and Owners of Liquor Stores in St. Mary’s County Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Bottle Thieves

Police and Owners of Liquor Stores in St. Mary’s County Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Bottle Thieves

The three females in the video below were caught stealing from ABC Liquors and HV Liquors in California, and are suspects in a theft and property damage at 2000 Liquors in Lexington Park. They were also identified by two other stores as coming into their stores attempting to steal bottles of liquor. In the...
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Virgil Ellis Pool, Sr. 94

Virgil Ellis Pool, Sr. 94

Virgil Ellis Pool, Sr. 94, of Leonardtown, MD (formerly of Miami, FL) passed away on Monday, August 6, 2018 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD with his family at his side. He was born on October 10, 1923 in Chambersburg, IL to the late Archie and Helen Metz Pool. In 1941 Virgil...
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Karen Yvonne Shipley, 63

Karen Yvonne Shipley, 63

Karen Yvonne Shipley, 63, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on August 3, 2018, lovingly surrounded by her family. Karen was born to Thomas C. Shipley and Geraldine E. Jesse Shipley, in Baltimore, MD, on March 26, 1955. Karen graduated from Thomas Stone High School in 1973 and went directly to work with the C&P...
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Joseph “Joe” Charles Jackson, Sr., 64

Joseph “Joe” Charles Jackson, Sr., 64

Joseph “Joe” Charles Jackson, Sr., 64 of St. Inigoes, MD passed away on August 7, 2018 in Baltimore, MD. Born May 16, 1954 in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Louise Alice Jackson and Robert Lee Jackson. Joe is survived by his son Joe (Julie) Jackson, Jr., of Hollywood, MD, his...
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Michael Anthony Lee Sr., 52

Michael Anthony Lee Sr., 52

Michael Anthony Lee Sr. was born August 21st, 1965 in Leonardtown, MD. He unexpectedly passed on August 6th, 2018 at the age of 52. Michael was employed by Jimmy Richards and Sons Excavating Inc. for many years as a heavy equipment operator and pipe layer. He occasionally worked at Ye Old Town Cafe doing...
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Robert “Bobby” Aloysius Hill, 77

Robert “Bobby” Aloysius Hill, 77

Robert “Bobby” Aloysius Hill, 77, of Avenue, MD passed away on August 5, 2018. Bobby was born January 29, 1941 in Maddox, MD. He was the son of the late Zachary Joseph Hill Sr and Mary Edith Hill. Bobby was the loving husband of Catherine Norma Hill and is survived by their four children:...
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Timothy Andrew Quade, “Timmy Bone”, 39

Timothy Andrew Quade, “Timmy Bone”, 39

Timothy Andrew Quade, “Timmy Bone”, 39, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on August 4, 2018. Born on November 18, 1978, he was the son of Carol Quade and Franklin Quade, Sr. of Mechanicsville, MD. Timmy is survived by his finance M. Dawn Delozier of Mechanicsville, MD. As well as his children; Jayden Quade, Gabriel...
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Shirley Butler

Shirley Butler

Shirley Butler went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 10:00 am until time of service 11:00 am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD. Interment immediately following at Trinity Memorial Gardens, Waldorf, MD. In lieu...
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Florence Bland

Florence Bland departed this earthly life on Thursday, August 2, 2018. Family and friends will unite 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 11, 2018, with an 11:00 a.m service at Zion Baptist Church, 225 Byrne Street, Petersburg, VA 23803. Interment immediately following at Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, VA.
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UPDATE: Police Release Name of Shooter in Attempted Murder/Suicide on Gallery Place

UPDATE: Police Release Name of Shooter in Attempted Murder/Suicide on Gallery Place

UPDATE 8/10/2018: Detectives from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office have identified the suspect in the attempted murder on Gallery Place as Kenneth Everette Barnes, 38, of Waldorf. On August 9 at 12:30 p.m., Barnes shot the mother of his child multiple times and fled the scene. The victim was flown to a hospital with...
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Leonardtown Man Arrested for Reckless Endangerment and Assault After Shooting Up House in Park Hall

Leonardtown Man Arrested for Reckless Endangerment and Assault After Shooting Up House in Park Hall

On August 8, 2018, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Deputy Westphal of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 47000 block of Rosemary’s Lane in Park Hall, for a report of shots fired. Investigation determined Jens Edwin Hanson, 42 of Leonardtown, confronted the victim, brandished a firearm, and fired a shot near the...
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Arrest Made After Shots Fired at Birthday Party for 12-Year-Old Girl

Arrest Made After Shots Fired at Birthday Party for 12-Year-Old Girl

On Saturday, August 4, 2018, at approximately 10:30 p.m.. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Lee Drive in Lexington Park, for reports of a fight in progress with shots fired. Investigation determined Tyrell Marquice Birdine, 17 of Lexington Park, was carrying a firearm on his person and discharged the weapon...
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Lexington Park Man Charged with Attempted Murder

Lexington Park Man Charged with Attempted Murder

On August 4, 2018, at approximately 4:00 p.m., Corporal Stone of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21000 block of Endeavor Street, in Lexington Park, for a reported disturbance. Investigation determined Ted William Taylor Jr., 28 of Lexington Park, assaulted the victim with brass knuckles. Taylor also obtained a knife and...
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Charles County Man Sentenced to 30 years in prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Charles County Man Sentenced to 30 years in prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

On Tuesday, August 7, 2018, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Amy J. Bragunier sentenced Franklin Bate Ngosso, 34, to 55 years suspend all but 30 years in prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor and Sexual Offense in the Second Degree. The Court’s sentence included 5 years of supervised probation after the completion of...
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