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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Home Invasion in California

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Home Invasion in California

On December 4, 2017, at approximately 5:30 p.m., a home invasion was reported in the 44000 block of River Otter Drive, in California. According to the victim, two African American males entered the residence reportedly wearing ski masks, black clothing, and brandished handguns. The suspects left the residence with undisclosed property. The victim was...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Help Locating Critical Man

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Help Locating Critical Man

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating William Alexander Smith, 81, of Indian Head. It is believed that Smith wandered off from his home in the Woodland Village neighborhood in Indian Head, but it is unclear when he left. Smith is described as a black male, 5’8”, 140 pounds,...
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Wednesday’s Pet is ZEUS

Wednesday’s Pet is ZEUS

Wednesday’s Pet for 12/6/2017 ZEUS Featured Pet: Zeus Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed:  Shepard/Clumber Spaniel Mix Sex: Male Size: Medium Adoption Fee: Contact group for fee Zeus is a 4-year-old loveable boy. He is friendly and loves everyone! Zeus is strong but is great on leash and loves to hang out. He...
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Motor Vehicle Crash in Clements Under Investigation

Motor Vehicle Crash in Clements Under Investigation

On Monday, December 4, 2017, at approximately 5:20 p.m., firefighters from the 7th District Volunteer Department responded to a motor vehicle accident on Colton Point Road at Hurry Road, in Clements. Initial reports were of a vehicle and tractor trailer with one overturned. Upon arrival firefighters located a pick up truck pulling a trailer and another...
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Maryland Casinos Generate $130.5 Million in Revenue During November

Maryland Casinos Generate $130.5 Million in Revenue During November

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced November 2017 revenue numbers for the state’s six casinos: Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore in Baltimore City, Casino at Ocean Downs in Worcester County, Live! Casino in Anne Arundel County, Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County and MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s...
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UPDATE: Armed Robbery at Leonardtown Liquor Store Under Investigation

UPDATE: Armed Robbery at Leonardtown Liquor Store Under Investigation

UPDATE – Official St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: On December 5, 2017, at approximately 7:38 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Centre Liquors, located at 40955 Merchants Lane, (Leonardtown Center), in Leonardtown, for a reported robbery. An employee at the establishment advised two African American males wearing...
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Charles County Shop with a Cop Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Charles County Shop with a Cop Celebrate 10th Anniversary

On Saturday, Officers with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, Charles County Corrections Officers, CCSO civilian employees, Maryland State Police, La Plata Police, and Maryland Transit Authority (and families of officers) paired up with 81 Charles County children and took them shopping at the Waldorf Walmart. Founded by Officers Bobby Long, Jeff Feldman, and Colby...
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Maryland Emergency Management Agency Monitoring After Earthquake Near Delaware Coast

Maryland Emergency Management Agency Monitoring After Earthquake Near Delaware Coast

In the wake of the earthquake that hit off the coast of Delaware 0n Thursday, November 30, 2017 , the Maryland Emergency Management Agency is monitoring for any reports of damage. The quake, which the United States Geological Survey currently lists as a 4.1 magnitude, hit just before 4:50 p.m. off the Delaware coast, about 6...
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Maryland Natural Resources Police Charge Three St. Mary’s County Men

Maryland Natural Resources Police Charge Three St. Mary’s County Men

A St. Mary’s County man has been charged with illegally selling oysters online and failing to pay the state fee assessed to all commercial harvesting operations. Matthew Wayne Morgan, 36, of Mechanicsville, received citations Nov. 22 after an online investigation turned up ads on social media and websites offering oysters for sale. Under state...
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‘Happy Dad’ Hauls in Top-Prize Bonus Match 5 Win

‘Happy Dad’ Hauls in Top-Prize Bonus Match 5 Win

A College Park father of one is heading into the holidays $50,000 richer, thanks to a lucky Bonus Match 5 ticket he bought at his favorite Maryland Lottery retailer. “Happy Dad” is a weekly Lottery customer at US Fuel in Berwyn Heights, where he buys Bonus Match 5 tickets and sometimes adds a ticket for Pick 4 or Multi-Match. Although he...
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Hoyer Attends Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Business Incubator at St. Mary’s County Regional Airport

Hoyer Attends Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Business Incubator at St. Mary’s County Regional Airport

On Monday, December 4, 2017, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the new Business Incubator at St. Mary’s County Regional Airport. Congressman Hoyer secured federal funding to establish the incubator, and has worked in collaboration with St. Mary’s County, the Maryland Technology Development Corporation...
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Air Combat Electronics Hosts Open Architecture Industry Day and Future Airborne Capability Environment Consortium

Air Combat Electronics Hosts Open Architecture Industry Day and Future Airborne Capability Environment Consortium

The Air Combat Electronics program office (PMA-209) hosted an Open Architecture (OA) Industry Day and Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™) Consortium Oct. 17-19, aiming to help government and industry learn more about Naval Aviation inventory and capability growth, Speed to the Fleet and the Navy’s OA standards and alignment efforts. More than 450 attendees,...
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Pair Arrested at Kohl’s in Lexington Park For Stealing Jeans

Pair Arrested at Kohl’s in Lexington Park For Stealing Jeans

On Sunday, November 26, 2017, Deputy First Class S. Tirpak, from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Kohl’s Department Store, on Lexington Village Way, in Lexington Park, for a reported theft. Police located Jeremy Jermaine Snell, 31, of Lexington Park, and Queen Ella Champion, 35 with no fixed address, in a car...
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WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 12/4/2017

WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 12/4/2017

The following persons are wanted by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit is responsible for the service of criminal and child support warrants as well as criminal summonses issued by the courts. They are also responsible for coordinating extraditions of suspects out of state. If you have information...
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VIDEO: Silent Angel Memorial Held at Bay District Volunteer Fire Department

VIDEO: Silent Angel Memorial Held at Bay District Volunteer Fire Department

The Silent Angel Memorial was established to provide support and comfort to the survivors of homicide by gathering with others who understand their grief. The memorial was founded by Eileen Bildman and dedicated to the memory of all Silent Angels. With the loss of her son came this opportunity to give back to the...
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Governor Larry Hogan Holds Memorial for Victims of Drunk Driving Crashes

Governor Larry Hogan Holds Memorial for Victims of Drunk Driving Crashes

Governor Larry Hogan today joined with Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel William Pallozzi, Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Secretary Pete K. Rahn, Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administrator (MDOT MVA) Christine Nizer, along with Maryland highway safety advocates and families for the 14th Annual Maryland Remembers event, which honors the lives of those...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 12/4/2017 to 12/8/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 12/4/2017 to 12/8/2017

During the week of December 4, to December 8, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Indian Head Highway at Smallwood Middle School Berry Road at Jenifer Elementary School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Oliver’s Shop Road at T.C. Martin Elementary School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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Prince George’s County Police Department Arrests Police Impersonator Who Sexually Assaulted Victim

Prince George’s County Police Department Arrests Police Impersonator Who Sexually Assaulted Victim

Prince George’s County Police detectives arrested and charged a suspect who sexually assaulted a victim while impersonating a police officer. The suspect is 36-year-old Michael Leon Bell of the 4400 block of Dery Road in Upper Marlboro. On November 26th at approximately 6:15 am, patrol officers responded to the 2100 block of Guilford Road...
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Fatal Vehicle Fire in Waldorf Under Investigation

Fatal Vehicle Fire in Waldorf Under Investigation

On Saturday, December 2, 207, an initial 911 hang-up was received at approximately 4:20 a.m., for a reported fire at 10047 Lyles Place in Waldorf. The fire department was then dispatched at 4:22 am and when they arrived with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, they discovered a vehicle was on fire. After extinguishing the...
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Maryland State Police DUI Arrests for Charles County

Maryland State Police DUI Arrests for Charles County

DUI Arrests for the La Plata Barrack from 11/21/17 through 12/03/17
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Merrill “Chico” Rivers, 74

Merrill “Chico” Rivers, 74

Merrill “Chico” Rivers, 74, of Mechanicsville, MD formerly from Oxon Hill, MD passed away on November 29, 2017 in La Plata, MD. Born on July 30, 1943, he was the son of the late Violet Greenway Bryant Rivers and Merrill Rivers. Chico was the loving husband of Jayne M. Rivers whom he married on...
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Jean Louise Shelton-Thomas, 82

Jean Louise Shelton-Thomas, 82

Jean Louise Shelton-Thomas, 82, of Prince Frederick, MD passed away Monday, November 29, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Jean was the beloved wife of Clarence Thomas “CT” for many years and loving mother to Sharon Morrissette (Pat), Cynthia Ryan (Mike), Julia Keenan (Chris), Joseph Shelton Jr., and Mike Shelton (Claire). She was the...
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William Edward McTigue, 90

William Edward McTigue, 90

William Edward McTigue, 90, of Ft. Washington, MD passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Born to the late Emma (Riel) and Philip McTigue in Palmer, MA. Bill’s father was from an immigrant Irish family who taught him strength, determination, high expectations, and the drive to make life better for your family. His mother...
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Billie D. Stolz, 91

Billie D. Stolz, 91

Billie D. Stolz of Dunkirk, MD, formerly of Lusby, MD, passed away on Monday evening, November 27, 2017, in Prince Frederick, MD, at the age of 91. Billie was born in Lynch, KY, on September 12, 1926, to Bessie and William A. Powell. She worked in retail sales, retiring from Hecht’s Department Store...
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Larry Dale Foster “Bones”., 60

Larry Dale Foster “Bones”, of Brandywine, MD died suddenly on November 27, 2017 at the age of 60. Born in Washington, DC, the son of Rosa Mae and Laurence Foster, both deceased. Larry grew up in Lanham attending and graduating from DuVal High School. Out of high school, he worked for Hobart Appliance in...
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