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Accident Involving Ambulance Leaves Two Injured

Accident Involving Ambulance Leaves Two Injured

On Nov. 5 at 10:32 a.m., officers responded to the area of Route 301 and Smallwood Drive in Waldorf for the report of a motor vehicle crash involving a car and an ambulance. A preliminary investigation showed the ambulance was responding to a call with lights and siren. Traffic at Smallwood Drive was stopped...
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UPDATE: Great Mills JV Hornets End Season with a Perfect 10-0

UPDATE: Great Mills JV Hornets End Season with a Perfect 10-0

Update: Nov. 8 The Great Mills Hornets JV football team beat Huntingtown in overtime Monday night with a 20-14 score to end their season 10-0! ORIGINIAL STORY The Great Mills Hornets JV football team played their last home game of the season on Thursday, Nov. 3 and improved to 9 – 0 with a...
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Duo Arrested for Delivery of Contraband to Inmate

Duo Arrested for Delivery of Contraband to Inmate

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center staff and Vice Narcotics Detectives conducted a joint investigation after information was received that there was going to be a delivery of contraband at the facility. Suspect’s Samantha Lynn Becker , 20 of Mechanicsville and Patrick Daly Jr., 21 of Mechanicsville, both arrived in the area...
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CSM Men’s Soccer Team Heads to Nationals

CSM Men’s Soccer Team Heads to Nationals

The College of Southern Maryland men’s soccer team, coming into the North Central District Championship match ranked 19th in the nation, toppled the top-ranked Schoolcraft College of Michigan in a 5-4 penalty shootout Nov. 5 to punch their ticket to nationals. After the scoreless regulation and overtime periods, in which the CSM crowd loudly...
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Police Investigating Strong Armed Robbery in Lexington Park

Police Investigating Strong Armed Robbery in Lexington Park

Authorities in St. Mary’s County are on the scene of a strong armed robbery at the Corner Liquors located in the 46000 block of South Shangri La Drive in Lexington Park. The robbery was reported shortly after 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 7. Investigation revealed a black male robbed the establishment of $5,000.00, then fled...
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Restaurant Manager Robbed at Gunpoint by Masked Men

Restaurant Manager Robbed at Gunpoint by Masked Men

On November 6, 2011 at 8:40 P.M. police units responded to the Arby’s Restaurant located in Charlotte Hall, Maryland for the report of an armed robbery.  Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Bureau of Criminal Investigations responded and assumed the investigation.  Investigation revealed the manager exited the rear of the store when he was...
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Investigation Continuing in Drug Distribution Ring

Investigation Continuing in Drug Distribution Ring

UPDATE 10/7/2011 5:00pm : Alphonzo Berry was released on 11/3/2011 without bail. Charles D. Mason & his mother Betty L. Mason were both released on 11/4/2011 without bail. Vice Narcotics Detectives received information that Suspect Betty Lou Mason, age 42, was distributing cocaine, pills and marijuana from various locations throughout St. Mary’s County. Vice narcotics...
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Detectives Make Multiple Drug Arrests

Detectives Make Multiple Drug Arrests

Vice narcotics detectives observed Suspect James Thomas Jones, 38 of Hollywood, Md., seated in the drivers seat of a vehicle in a parking lot in L to R: Jones, Woodland, Morgan Mechanicsville consuming a substance intravenously. Suspect Jones was “shooting” “Oxycodone” and was immediately taken into custody by detectives before he could get back...
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Couple Charged with Robbery

Couple Charged with Robbery

Two people were arrested on November 5 at around 11:00 p.m. after a victim advised Calvert County Dep. C. Fox that they had robbed him of $390 earlier that evening.  The victim stated that a car pulled up outside his home and a male got out and punched him in the face.  The victim fell to...
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Calvert House Fire Leaves One Injured

Calvert House Fire Leaves One Injured

Maryland State Fire Marshall’s are investigating a Calvert house fire that left over $250,000 in damages and one man injured. Over 40 firefighters from Prince Frederick, Huntingtown, St. Leonard, Benedict, Solomons, Dunkirk and Hughesville Volunteer Fire Departments responded to report of a house fire at 45 Wilson Court in Prince Frederick on Nov.7 at...
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UPDATE: Heroin Dealers from Detroit Busted in St. Mary’s

UPDATE: Heroin Dealers from Detroit Busted in St. Mary’s

 UPDATE Nov. 7, 2011 Suspects Dwight Mclendon and Quintel Deyon Wyatt, both of Detroit, Michigan were charged with additional charges stemming from a drug investigation that concluded in Park Hall several weeks ago. Suspect Mclendon was charged with two counts of distribution of heroin and possession with intent to distribute heroin. Suspect Wyatt was...
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Police Investigating Stabbing in Lexington Park

Police Investigating Stabbing in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Nov. 7th Janifer’s bond has been reduced to $15,000. UPDATE OFFICIAL PRES RELEASE On Nov.4, 2011, at approximately 11:45 p.m., deputies responded to Columbus Drive in Lexington Park, for a report of an assault involving a knife. Investigation revealed John Henry Janifer, 41, of Lexington Park, became involved in an argument which escalated...
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More Than Meets the Eye at Calvert Marine Museum

More Than Meets the Eye at Calvert Marine Museum

More Than Meets the Eye at Calvert Marine Museum – A Conversation with Doug Alves The following is another article in Southern Maryland News Net’s Monday morning conversation series.  This week we learned more about the Calvert Marine Museum in a ‘Conversation With …’ C. Douglass Alves, Jr.  – the museum’s director. SMNN: How...
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Catch and Release, As Usual

Catch and Release, As Usual

 On November 4, 2011, the St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications Center received a call from a female stating her boyfriend was beating her.  After losing connection with the caller, deputies were dispatched to an apartment in the area of Lexwood Drive in Lexington Park. Moments later another 911 call was received by someone stating...
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Waldorf Woman Charged with Murder in College Slaying

Waldorf Woman Charged with Murder in College Slaying

A female Frostburg State University student was killed after being stabbed at a party “ off-campus” early Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011. Victim Kortneigh McCoy Kortneigh McCoy, 19, of Baltimore, a sophomore and resident assistant at the University was stabbed in the head during an argument that spilled out of a house off-campus. According to...
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CSM’s Men’s Soccer Claims Region XX Championship

CSM’s Men’s Soccer Claims Region XX Championship

The College of Southern Maryland men’s soccer team will play for the North Central District Championship Saturday, Nov. 5 at the college’s La Plata Campus. As the Region XX champions, the CSM Hawks will play the Region XII champion Schoolcraft College Ocelots from Livonia, Mich., at 1 p.m. The winner of that contest will...
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Body of Lexington Park Woman Found in River

Body of Lexington Park Woman Found in River

On Nov. 3 at 12:07 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources were called to the 8500 block of Neptune Lane in Bel Alton for the report of a body in the Port Tobacco River. Investigators found Barbara Ann Wood, 52, of Lexington Park, deceased near...
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Chamber Members Enjoy a Night on “Treasure Island”

Chamber Members Enjoy a Night on “Treasure Island”

The St. Mary’s County Chamber of Commerce celebrated their monthly Business After Hours Oct. 26, 2011 at the Island Bar & Crab House on the picturesque St. George’s Island in Piney Point surrounded by the natural beauty of the Potomac River. “Treasure Island” was the theme of the night as guests came dressed in...
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UPDATE: Investigators Apprehend Wanted Sex Offender

UPDATE: Investigators Apprehend Wanted Sex Offender

UPDATE Nov. 4: Wanted sex offender Jacob Steven Traas has been located by St. Mary’s BCI Investigators. WANTED: Sex Offender The St. Mary’s County Bureau of Criminal Investigations, Sex Offender Unit, is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Jacob Steven Traas, a Tier II registered sex offender.  Trass recently resided in the Hollywood area...
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In Honor of Those Who Served

In Honor of Those Who Served

The Calvert Marine Museum sincerely thanks all of the men and women that have proudly served our country. In their honor, we celebrate Military Month with free activities and programs sponsored by Northrop Grumman. Sunday, November 6 – 2:00 p.m. “On Watch” Memorial Service Commemorate Solomons’ role in World War II at the annual...
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“Sotterley Christmas Past” Holiday Candlelight Tours

“Sotterley Christmas Past” Holiday Candlelight Tours

Spanning over 300 years of history, this year’s Holiday Candlelight Tours will feature, “Sotterley Christmas Past” on December 9th & 10th with time-traveling tours beginning at 6 p.m. The historical dramatization unfolds within the 1703 Plantation House, with stellar performances by The Sotterley Players. Visitors will encounter Sotterley’s past Christmas seasons with the families...
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Man Arrested for Abusing 2 Month Old Infant

Man Arrested for Abusing 2 Month Old Infant

On October 17, 2011 medical staff from Children’s National Medical Center, Washington D.C., contacted the St. Mary’s County Bureau of Criminal Investigations and the Department of Social Services Child Protective Services regarding a suspected child abuse involving a two month old infant who was transferred to the medical center from St. Mary’s Hospital. The...
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UPDATE Traffic Alert: Accident on Thomas Johnson Bridge

UPDATE Traffic Alert: Accident on Thomas Johnson Bridge

UPDATE 5:15 p.m. As of 5:15 p.m., the accident has been cleared from the bridge. Traffic is once again moving. Expect delays. Traffic Alert: Accident on Thomas Johnson Bridge Authorties from St. Mary’s County are on the scene of an accident with injuries on the Thomas Johnson Bridge. The accident was reported around 3:55...
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16th Annual U.S. Army World Cup Finals this Weekend at MIR

The 16th Annual U.S. famous Import vs. Domestic battle for the World Championship will take place at Maryland International Raceway on Saturday & Sunday, November 5-6, 2011. The World Cup Finals features a custom car show, bikini contest, a huge vendor midway, DJs, live bands, and of course import vs. domestic drag racing! With...
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Make the Vision a Reality for CMM

Make the Vision a Reality for CMM

The Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) is on the verge of its “Coming of Age.” Over forty years of growth and nearly two million visitors later, the public demand for activities and programs has increased beyond the capacity of the existing building. To meet the overwhelming needs of the community, the museum has launched a...
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