Monthly Archives: February 2020

UPDATE: Police Say Speed and Alcohol Factor in Single Vehicle Crash in Valley Lee

UPDATE: Police Say Speed and Alcohol Factor in Single Vehicle Crash in Valley Lee

On February 23, 2020, at approximately 2:31 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 19400 block of Piney Point Road in the area of Blake Creek Road, in Valley Lee, for the reported motor vehicle collision. Deputies arrived on scene and located a single vehicle, with one occupant, in...
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Police in Charles County Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash that Killed 24-Year-Old Nanjemoy Man

Police in Charles County Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash that Killed 24-Year-Old Nanjemoy Man

On February 23, 2020, at approximately 7:20 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit responded to the 8100 block of Annapolis Woods Road in Welcome, for the report of a single vehicle crash. When officers arrived, they found the driver of a pick-up truck deceased. A preliminary investigation revealed Emory...
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Homeowners Quick Thinking Saves House from Vehicle Fire in Lexington Park

Homeowners Quick Thinking Saves House from Vehicle Fire in Lexington Park

On Thursday, February 20, 2020, at approximately 1:30 a.m., firefighters from Bay District Volunteer Fire Department responded to the 21300 block of Dayflower Place in Lexington Park, for the reported vehicle on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a Volkswagen sedan fully engulfed in fire in the driveway of the residence. Firefighters...
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St. Mary’s County Man Charged with First Degree Arson

St. Mary’s County Man Charged with First Degree Arson

Deputy State Fire Marshals from the Southern Region have concluded their investigation of the incident, and has made one arrest. The defendant is identified as  Virgil Pendry, of Mechanicsville. On February 21st, 2020, Deputy State Fire Marshals responded to 28885 Lockes Hill Road in Mechanicsville for a reported structure fire. During their investigation it...
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Family Member’s Suggestion Leads to $50,000 Fast Play Prize for St. Mary’s County Man

Family Member’s Suggestion Leads to $50,000 Fast Play Prize for St. Mary’s County Man

A Mechanicsville resident who has played Maryland Lottery games for years received a tip this week from his daughter-in-law that was a $50,000 winner. Hank Buckler can thank her and the Lottery’s new FAST PLAY category of games for his biggest-ever prize. The retired heavy equipment operator is a Lottery veteran, having played and...
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Forgotten Breadsticks Lead Charles County Woman to Big Lottery Win in Waldorf

Forgotten Breadsticks Lead Charles County Woman to Big Lottery Win in Waldorf

Laron Belle-Potts claims $50,000 prize on FAST PLAY Lucky Numbers game A grandchild’s request for spaghetti kicked off Laron Belle-Potts’ journey to a $50,000 FAST PLAY Lucky Numbers win. The Charles County woman visited Food Lion #2547 in Waldorf and bought almost all of the needed ingredients for a great spaghetti meal. However, as...
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State Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in Indian Head, No Injuries Reported

State Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in Indian Head, No Injuries Reported

On Friday, February 21, 2020, at approximately 4:44 p.m., firefighters from Bryans Road and seven surrounding departments responded to 6311 Hard Bargain Circle in Indian Head, for the reported of a house on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to reported smoke showing. Chief 11 requested a “working fire” upgrade. Firefighters made an aggressive...
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UPDATE: Former Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputy Charged with Killing Prince Frederick Woman While Drunk Driving

UPDATE: Former Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputy Charged with Killing Prince Frederick Woman While Drunk Driving

UPDATE 2/22/2020: On February 19, 2020, Joseph Francis Migliaccio, 33, of Prince Frederick, was served with an arrest warrant after being indicted on 10 counts following a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian on Dares Beach Road in the area of Terrace Drive, in Prince Frederick Leah Christine Clark, 34, of Prince Frederick, died...
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St. Mary’s County Health Department Closed Until Monday, February 24, 2020, Due to Flooding Incident

St. Mary’s County Health Department Closed Until Monday, February 24, 2020, Due to Flooding Incident

Firefighters from the Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department responded to the The St. Mary’s County Health Department in Leonardtown, on Friday, February 21, 2020, at approximately 12:00 p.m., for the reported flooding conditions. The St. Mary’s County Health Department main office in Leonardtown will be closed for the remainder of today, Friday, February 21, 2020...
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Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Change Name to “Bleu Cheeses” Every Thursday at Home Games as part of Wing Wars Promotion

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Change Name to “Bleu Cheeses” Every Thursday at Home Games as part of Wing Wars Promotion

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced on Friday afternoon that they will change their name to the Bleu Cheeses every Thursday as part of their Wing Wars promotion including all you can eat chicken wings and all you can drink beer. Traditionally Blue Crabs have served buffet style wings and beer in the Legend’s...
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The Prince George’s County Police Department Conducting Field Sobriety Checkpoint, Friday, February 21

The Prince George’s County Police Department Conducting Field Sobriety Checkpoint, Friday, February 21

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Special Operations Division will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint this Friday, February 21, 2020, from 9:00 pm to 2:00 am. Officers will be focusing on the southern portion of the county. This is one of many checkpoints that will be conducted throughout the year. Please never drive under...
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Prince Georges County Police Investigating Multiple Homicides

Prince Georges County Police Investigating Multiple Homicides

Detectives with the Homicide Unit are actively working to identify and arrest the suspect(s) responsible for the stabbing death of a man found in Capitol Heights. The victim is 22-year-old Timothy Juwuan Jackson of Washington D.C. On February 19th, at approximately 11:30 am, patrol officers were called to the 7500 block of Millrace Road...
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St. Mary’s College Host Maryland Dove Construction Symposium on Saturday, March 14, 2020

St. Mary’s College Host Maryland Dove Construction Symposium on Saturday, March 14, 2020

With construction underway on the new Maryland Dove in St. Michaels, Md., Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) have planned a Symposium on Building the New Maryland Dove. Scheduled for 10:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Saturday, March 14, the event will be held inside St. Mary’s Hall, located on the...
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The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Kacey Grace Medeiros, 27

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Kacey Grace Medeiros, 27

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Kacey Grace Medeiros of Lexington Park, who is wanted on a warrant for Second-Degree Escape. Medeiros was incarcerated at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown and allowed to attend outside rehabilitation services, which she left without authorization. Medeiros is...
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St. Mary’s County Department of Economic Development Launches New Website

St. Mary’s County Department of Economic Development Launches  New Website

The St. Mary’s County Department of Economic Development has launched YesStMarysMD.com. This new website is a resource-rich tool for local employers and businesses as well as those looking to make a career move or bring their businesses to St. Mary’s County. Features include tax incentives and site selection, spotlight on targeted industries, links to...
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MetCom Announces New Adopt-A-Hydrant Program

MetCom Announces New Adopt-A-Hydrant Program

The Metropolitan Commission and local volunteer fire departments are asking the community to partner with us in our Adopt-A-Hydrant program. Adopting a fire hydrant close to your home or business will assist fire fighters by keeping hydrants cleared of snow during the winter and free of vegetation and debris in the summer. In the...
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Judge H. James West Named Charles County Circuit Administrative Judge

Judge H. James West Named Charles County Circuit Administrative Judge

Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera has named Judge H. James West county administrative judge of the Circuit Court for Charles County. The designation is effective February 21, 2020. Judge West will succeed Judge Amy Janel Bragunier as county administrative judge upon her retirement after nearly 18 years in the Circuit...
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Town Hall Meeting Scheduled to Present the 2018 Youth Risk Behavior Survey Results for St. Mary’s County

Town Hall Meeting Scheduled to Present the 2018 Youth Risk Behavior Survey Results for St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Health Department and St. Mary’s County Public Schools will jointly host a Town Hall Meeting to present key findings from the 2018 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) for St. Mary’s County, Maryland. This Town Hall Meeting is scheduled to take place on Monday, March 16, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. to...
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St. Mary’s County Seeking Wanted Individual – Jamie Lee Clarke, 25

St. Mary’s County Seeking Wanted Individual – Jamie Lee Clarke, 25

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Jamie Lee Clarke, age 25 of no fixed address. Clarke is 5’9”, weighs 175 pounds and has brown hair and blue eyes. Clarke is currently wanted on violation of probation warrants for the original charges of burglary and theft. Anyone with information on...
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The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identities of Theft Suspects in Lexington Park

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identities of Theft Suspects in Lexington Park

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identities of the persons pictured. On Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 at 3:27 am, the suspects entered several vehicles and stole items while in the 48000 block of Mayflower Drive in Lexington Park. Anyone with information about the identities of the suspects or this incident is...
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Sarah Proctor Joins St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney’s Office as Chief of the Special Victims Unit (SVU)

Sarah Proctor Joins St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney’s Office as Chief of the Special Victims Unit (SVU)

The St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney’s Office is proud to announce the hiring of Assistant State’s Attorney Sarah Freeman Proctor who will serve as the Chief of the Special Victims Unit. ASA Proctor is a veteran prosecutor who joins us with a wealth of experience. ASA Proctor graduated college in 1999 from Florida State...
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UPDATE: Police Make Two More Arrests in Murder of 17-Year-Old in Bryans Road

UPDATE: Police Make Two More Arrests in Murder of 17-Year-Old in Bryans Road

UPDATE 2/21/2020 @ 3:00 p.m.: Detectives from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office have made two additional arrests connected to the February 18, 2020, homicide in which Bradley Alan Brown, 17, was shot and killed in the 3100 block of Warehouse Landing Road in Bryans Road. Mikayle Qawwee, 19, of Waldorf, and Keshawn Belasco, 16,...
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Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Garage Fire in Dunkirk

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Garage Fire in Dunkirk

On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at approximately 3:50 p.m., firefighters in Calvert, Anne Arundel and Prince Georges County responded to 1810 Inverness Way in Dunkirk, for the reported structure on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find smoke showing from a 2-story detached garage The units quickly knocked down the fire and checked...
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Southern Maryland Blue Crabs 2020 Promotional Schedule

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs 2020 Promotional Schedule

As single game tickets go on sale, the Blue Crabs are excited to announce their 2020 promotional schedule. Southern Maryland’s hometown team will unveil a plethora of brand-new promotions in addition to some old favorites over the course of the team’s 13 homestands, 72 home games, and of course the 2020 Atlantic League All-Star...
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One Injured After Tractor Trailer Overturns in California

One Injured After Tractor Trailer Overturns in California

On Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at approximately 11:35 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road and St. Andrews Church Road in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident with a tractor trailer overturned. Crews arrived on the scene to find a semi-truck and trailer overturned in the roadway. The single...
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