Monthly Archives: July 2017

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Another Armed Robbery in Lexington Park

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Another Armed Robbery in Lexington Park

On Friday, July 28, 2017, at approximately 11:30 p.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies responded to the report of an armed robbery in the area of Cinnamon Way in Lexington Park. Deputies made contact with two adult female victims who alleged they were stopped by two black male suspects while driving in...
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Death of 8-Month-Old Infant Under Investigation In Calvert County

Death of 8-Month-Old Infant Under Investigation In Calvert County

Maryland State Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an infant. On Sunday morning, an eight month old baby was found unresponsive in the family home. A 911 call was made. Law enforcement and emergency medical personnel responded to the scene. They attempted life saving measures, which were unsuccessful. The infant’s body...
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HIV Positive Charles County Former Track Coach & Instructional Assistant Faces 119 Counts

HIV Positive Charles County Former Track Coach & Instructional Assistant Faces 119 Counts

UPDATE 7/31/2017: A Charles County middle school instructional assistant and track coach who’s accused of sexually assaulting several male students while being HIV positive has been handed down an 119-count indictment, according to officials. Carlos Deangelo Bell, 30, of Waldorf, faces the following charges according to the state attorney’s office: 12 counts of child sexual...
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WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 7/31/2017

WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 7/31/2017

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. Individuals with information concerning...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 7/31/2017 to 8/4/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 7/31/2017 to 8/4/2017

During the week of July 31, to August 4, 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 Middletown Road at Westlake High School Oliver’s Shop Road at T.C. Martin Elementary School Cameras are activated Monday through Friday,...
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Craigslist Ad Leads to Two Men Being Charged with Prostitution

Craigslist Ad Leads to Two Men Being Charged with Prostitution

On Sunday, July 16, 2017 at approximately 2:10 a.m., Deputy Williamson, from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was traveling westbound on Skinners Turn Road, in Owings, when he observed a Chevrolet Tahoe make an illegal turn. Deputy Williamson made contact with the driver, Johann Edward Humm Jr, 47, of Prince Frederick, and passenger, Jason...
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Ambulance Crash in Leonardtown

Ambulance Crash in Leonardtown

On Saturday, July 29, 2017, at approximately 2:50 p.m., emergency personnel responded to Medleys Neck Road in the area of Whirlwind Road, in Leonardtown for the report of an ambulance overturned. Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad, Ambulance A196 was returning to their station after running a call when the vehicle left the roadway and overturned. The...
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First West Nile Virus-Positive Mosquito Pool of 2017 Confirmed

First West Nile Virus-Positive Mosquito Pool of 2017 Confirmed

The Maryland Department of Agriculture has announced the first detection of a West Nile virus mosquito pool in Maryland in 2017.  On July 28, the Maryland Department of Health confirmed the presence of West Nile virus in mosquitoes collected by department personnel in the New Carrollton area (Prince George’s County) on July 18.  Ultra-Low...
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20-Year-Old Waldorf Woman Killed in Car Crash

20-Year-Old Waldorf Woman Killed in Car Crash

On Friday, July 28, 2017, at approximately 8:00 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Piney Church Road near Renner Road in Waldorf for the report of a single vehicle car crash. A preliminary investigation showed the driver, a 20-year-old male from Waldorf, was traveling north on Piney...
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Police Apprehend and Charge Two Suspects with Multiple Burglaries

Police Apprehend and Charge Two Suspects with Multiple Burglaries

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have charged two suspects in connection with 10 burglaries of local businesses. Taqon Wade Nelson, 18, of Waldorf, and a 17-year-old juvenile male were arrested on July 24, 2017, at approximately 1:00 a.m. shortly after they fled the scene of a burglary they just committed. Responding officers and detectives obtained...
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Maryland State Police Warn Motorists Of Possible Flooding Dangers

Maryland State Police Warn Motorists Of Possible Flooding Dangers

With the National Weather Service issuing a flash flood watch from 2 p.m. today through Saturday afternoon, Maryland State Police are warning motorists to be cautious while driving. Maryland State Police will be working in conjunction with the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration and the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to address any...
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Sandbag Distribution Available Today for Charles County Residents

Sandbag Distribution Available Today for Charles County Residents

Due to the National Weather Service forecast, the Charles County Department of Emergency Services is providing sandbags to county residents who need them to protect property. Sandbags and sand will be available today, Friday, July 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Residents can pick up empty sandbags at the Department of Emergency Services...
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Hogan Administration Announces New Reforms to Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program

Hogan Administration Announces New Reforms to Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program

Governor Larry Hogan today announced regulatory reforms that will save Maryland taxpayers time and money, as well as protect the health of our environment, through common sense changes to the Motor Vehicle Administration’s (MVA) Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program (VEIP). The changes include extending initial VEIP inspections for new vehicles by one year. This announcement...
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Maryland State Police To Support National Night Out Efforts

Maryland State Police To Support National Night Out Efforts

Maryland State Police will join communities and other law enforcement agencies across the state on Tuesday, August 1 in support of National Night Out. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. Communities from Western Maryland to...
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Lusby Man Arrested for Possession with Intent to Distribute Fentanyl and Gun Charges

Lusby Man Arrested for Possession with Intent to Distribute Fentanyl and Gun Charges

On Tuesday, July 25, 2017, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) and Special Operations Team (SOT) executed a search warrant at 1023 Gringo Ct. in Lusby. The target of the search warrant was 31 year old Desmond Lamont Sloan.  Desmond Sloan was suspected of distributing the controlled dangerous substance fentanyl. During...
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The Nicolet Basketball Association Brings Positivity to Nicolet Park

The Nicolet Basketball Association Brings Positivity to Nicolet Park

As the Nicolet Basketball Associations’ 2017 Summer League season approaches the end, we would like to take the time to reflect on the positivity at Nicolet Park located in Lexington Park, Md. The “NBA” players, staff and fans are anxiously awaiting our Playoffs, Championship, and Invitational games to bring the season to an end....
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Historic race boats will return to Breton Bay at Leonardtown Wharf This Weekend!

Historic race boats will return to Breton Bay at Leonardtown Wharf This Weekend!

The Southern Maryland Boat Club will be holding its Annual Summer Regatta July 29-30.  This exciting weekend will begin on The Square in Leonardtown Friday afternoon with race boats on display and live music beginning at 6 p.m. 30+ boats from multiple classes will be in attendance providing seat of the pants action! The...
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MDOT SHA Invests More Than $30 Million in Improving Southern Maryland Roadways

MDOT SHA Invests More Than $30 Million in Improving Southern Maryland Roadways

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is resurfacing roads in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties. The approximately $32.2 million in resurfacing projects will be completed over the next two years, weather permitting. Crews will patch, mill (remove the top layer of pavement), pave and restripe the roads.  MDOT SHA...
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MVA Marks One Year Anniversary of Secure Maryland Proud ID Cards

MVA Marks One Year Anniversary of Secure Maryland Proud ID Cards

One year after the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) introduced the new secure Maryland Proud driver’s license and ID card, 1,621,982 cards have been issued to new and renewing Maryland residents.  In addition to providing a state-of-the-art security features, veterans are now recognized for their service to our country with...
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St. Mary’s College of Maryland Named One of the 2017-18 Best Colleges by Money Magazine

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Named One of the 2017-18 Best Colleges by Money Magazine

St. Mary’s College of Maryland has been ranked among the “Best Colleges for Your Money” by Money magazine. According to Money, “St. Mary’s College of Maryland is the state’s public honors college. But with a liberal arts focus, a low student-faculty ratio of 10 to 1, and a high graduation rate, it could easily...
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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Staff Appointments

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Staff Appointments

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that former Communications Director Matthew Clark is returning to the administration as Chief of Staff, replacing Sam Malhotra effective August 15, 2017. Malhotra will return to the private sector, while continuing to serve the administration as a senior advisor to the governor on technology and innovation issues. Malhotra served...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Possession of CDS/Possession of Counterfeit Bills

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Possession of CDS/Possession of Counterfeit Bills

On Saturday. July 1. 2017. Deputy J. Smith from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office  responded to the 30000 block of Three Notch Road in Charlotte Hall for the reports of a suspicious person sleeping in a motor vehicle. The investigation revealed, Steven James Cave, 20, Mechanicsville, was in possession of suspected CDS Marijuana,...
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“Back to School Shop with a Cop” set for Saturday

“Back to School Shop with a Cop” set for Saturday

Our community recognizes that there are often students and families who do not have the financial means to cover the cost of supplies, such as clothing and book bags, needed to start the school year. In an effort to help these students start the school year on a positive note, the Optimist Club of...
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Waldorf Man Arrested for Burglary

Waldorf Man Arrested for Burglary

On Sunday, July 23, 2017, at approximately 9:55 p.m., Pfc. C. Gustafson of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office was patrolling Pinefield Road in Waldorf when he heard a man yelling from the front yard of a house. The man told the officer an unknown male had just been inside his residence and fled upon...
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Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Information Leading to Suspects’ Identities

Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward for Information Leading to Suspects’ Identities

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the identities and arrests of two suspects wanted in connection with a theft. On July 24 at 1:23 p.m., the suspects entered the Home Depot in Waldorf and loaded a shopping cart with drills. They walked out of the store without...
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