Monthly Archives: June 2020

Washington, D.C. Man Sentenced to Nine Years in Federal Prison for Armed Robbery of Capitol Heights Barbershop

Washington, D.C. Man Sentenced to Nine Years in Federal Prison for Armed Robbery of Capitol Heights Barbershop

U.S. District Judge Theodore D. Chuang sentenced Ambrose Augustus Doye, age 25, of Washington, D.C., yesterday to 9 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for an armed commercial robbery and for brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence. The sentence was announced by United...
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Maryland State Police Seek Women to Join Maryland’s Finest, and Announce 2020 Youth Leadership Seminar

Maryland State Police Seek Women to Join Maryland’s Finest, and Announce 2020 Youth Leadership Seminar

The Maryland State Police announce Year of the Woman: 2020 Youth Leadership and Law Enforcement Seminar, a free event held in August to enroll, train and develop future generations of young women about the benefits of a law enforcement career. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, Governor Larry...
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Rotary Club of Prince Frederick Donates $20,000 to End Hunger in Calvert County

Rotary Club of Prince Frederick Donates $20,000 to End Hunger in Calvert County

The Rotary Club of Prince Frederick, MD donated $20,000 to End Hunger In Calvert County to ensure that 1,300 children in Calvert County, who stopped receiving school meals, will continue to be fed. “Food is not something anyone, especially children, should ever worry about,” says Jeremy Robinson Club Member of Rotary Club Prince Frederick....
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St. Mary’s County Government Independence Holiday Operations

St. Mary’s County Government Independence Holiday Operations

All St. Mary’s County Government administrative offices will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance the Independence Day holiday. Landfill and Convenience Centers The St. Andrews Landfill and the six Convenience Centers, will be closed on Saturday, July 4, 2020. The Landfill and Convenience Centers will be open for normal business hours July 3...
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Charles County Announces Two New Assistant Superintendents

Charles County Announces Two New Assistant Superintendents

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) has two new assistant superintendents joining the school system’s executive leadership team. Nikial Majors, executive director of human resources for CCPS, was named as an assistant superintendent of human resources. Her appointment is effective July 1. Majors has managed all human resource operations for the school system as an...
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Firefighters Respond to Reported Commercial Vehicle Fire in Mechanicsville

Firefighters Respond to Reported Commercial Vehicle Fire in Mechanicsville

On Thursday, June 25, 2020 at approximately 12:50 a.m., firefighters from Hughesville and Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department responded to 27630 Woodburn Hill Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported commercial vehicle on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a Telescopic Boom Lift (Cherry picker) fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters extinguished the fire in...
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UPDATE: Police in St. Mary’s County Arrest 19-Year-Old Male After Shooting Teen in Wildewood

UPDATE: Police in St. Mary’s County Arrest 19-Year-Old Male After Shooting Teen in Wildewood

UPDATE – Sheriff’s Office Press Release: During the course of the investigation by detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, Nikko Muhammad Mason Coates, 19 of Mechanicsville, was identified as the suspect responsible for the shooting. Investigation determined on June 12, 2020 the victim confronted Coates about property that Coates...
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EXCLUSIVE: Police in St. Mary’s County Make Arrest in Double Shooting at Lexington Park Car Wash

EXCLUSIVE: Police in St. Mary’s County Make Arrest in Double Shooting at Lexington Park Car Wash

Trevon Charles Brooks, 27, of Lusby, was arrested for the shooting of two people at at the Extreme Clean Car Wash on Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park. On Sunday, June 14, 2020, at approximately 10:25 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the Sheetz on Great Mills Road and Point Lookout Road...
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Historic St. Mary’s City Set to Reopen on Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Historic St. Mary’s City Set to Reopen on Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) is happy to announce its plans to re-open their great outdoors (and indoors) to the public. Beginning on Wednesday, July 8 HSMC, an outdoor living history museum, will be open through the summer Wednesday—Sunday, 10 a.m.—4 p.m. Tickets can be purchased on the day of arrival at either the...
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Charles County Public Schools Launches Parent Survey for Fall 2020 School Reopening

Charles County Public Schools Launches Parent Survey for Fall 2020 School Reopening

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is in the early stages of planning for the reopening of school in the fall. Superintendent of Schools Kimberly Hill and the Board of Education want opinions and feedback from parents. A brief survey is available for parent input and includes questions about distance learning, transportation preferences, meals and...
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Governor Hogan Announces Maryland Has Distributed More Than 50 Million Units of Personal Protective Equipment

Governor Hogan Announces Maryland Has Distributed More Than 50 Million Units of Personal Protective Equipment

Governor Larry Hogan announced that the State of Maryland has now distributed more than 50 million units of personal protective equipment (PPE) to hospitals, state agencies, local health departments, and front line workers. Ramping up supply of PPE is one of the state’s key building blocks for COVID-19 recovery. “One of the biggest challenges Maryland...
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AUDIO: Police Investigating Double Shooting in Waldorf, Two Victims Transported to Area Trauma Center

AUDIO: Police Investigating Double Shooting in Waldorf, Two Victims Transported to Area Trauma Center

On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at approximately 11:15 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to 3000 Gallery Place in Waldorf, for the reported shooting. Police arrived on the scene to find two victims with gunshot wounds, a 30 year-old male, and a 60-year-old male. Both victims were conscious, alert, and breathing. Maryland State...
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VIDEO: Firefighters in St. Mary’s County Respond to Multiple Intentionally Set Fires in Great Mills

VIDEO: Firefighters in St. Mary’s County Respond to Multiple Intentionally Set Fires in Great Mills

On Saturday, June 13, 2020, firefighters from Bay District VFD Company 9 were dispatched for an outside fire at the St. Mary’s River State Park Parking Area on Norris Road in Great Mills, at approximately 2:35 p.m. Crews arrived on the scene to find multiple areas approximately 10 feet by 10 feet on fire...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Leonardtown Man Wanted for Stalking

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Leonardtown Man Wanted for Stalking

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Wayne Joseph Brooks, age 28 of Leonardtown. Brooks is a white male, 6’4” and weighs 190 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes. Brooks has active warrants for the following charges: Stalking Violation of Protective Order Violation of Probation/False Statement to Officer...
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Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department Thanks Many Local Businesses for Donations!

Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department Thanks Many Local Businesses for Donations!

The Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department is surrounded by some amazing businesses that have stepped up and provided food and other supplies during these uncertain times. Their generous donations to our hard working volunteers are greatly appreciated. The Waldorf volunteer Fire Department would like to thank the many local businesses for the generous donations and...
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Woman Arrested Twice and Released in Less Than 24 Hours, Charged with Assault, Robbery, and Resisting Arrest

Woman Arrested Twice and Released in Less Than 24 Hours, Charged with Assault, Robbery, and Resisting Arrest

On June 3, 2020, Dep. Edwards responded to 45900 block of Fox Chase Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported disturbance. Dep. Edwards arrived on scene, and observed Sara Wagner Zetty, age 35 of no fixed address, actively assaulting the victim, yelling, and causing a disturbance. A second victim advised Dep. Edwards Zetty had...
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Indian Head Drug Dealer Charged After Detectives Serve Search Warrants and Find Large Quantities of Heroin, Fentanyl, Crack and Cocaine

Indian Head Drug Dealer Charged After Detectives Serve Search Warrants and Find Large Quantities of Heroin, Fentanyl, Crack and Cocaine

In November 2019, members of the Narcotics Enforcement Section served a search warrant at a hotel room in which Sean Michael Allen, 26, of Indian Head, was staying. Allen had been under investigation for distributing narcotics to include heroin, fentanyl, crack and cocaine. During the search warrant, 28 grams of fentanyl and 28 grams...
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Coast Guard Reports Distress Calls and Rescues Picked up Over the Holiday Weekend in Mid-Atlantic

Coast Guard Reports Distress Calls and Rescues Picked up Over the Holiday Weekend in Mid-Atlantic

Boaters and swimmers took to the water this Father’s Day weekend, and as the summer boating season ramps up, Coast Guard units and command center personnel responded to a high number of emergencies from New Jersey to North Carolina. Coast Guard crewmembers assisted in three medical evacuations, responded to six disabled vessels, five vessels...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Wanted Sex Offender

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Wanted Sex Offender

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Kyle Wayne Jones, age 27, of no fixed address. Jones is wanted for failing to register as a sex offender and is classified as a Tier III lifetime registrant/offender. Jones is described by police as a white male, 5’4” and weighs 220 pounds,...
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Police Investigating Drug Activity in Mechanicsville, Suspect Leads Police on High-Speed Chase

Police Investigating Drug Activity in Mechanicsville, Suspect Leads Police on High-Speed Chase

On Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at approximately 7:45 p.m., police responded to a residence located on Baptist Church Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported drug activity. While Deputies were in the area waiting for a search warrant to be issued, police observed a suspect running into the nearby wooded area carrying multiple items. The...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Summons Served in May 2020

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Summons Served in May 2020

Criminal Summons Served May 2020 05/03/20- Cedtwan Devonta Long, age 23 of Lexington Park- Assault 2nd Degree by Dep. T. Snyder# 342. CASE# 16624-20 05/04/20- Davon Amonie Barnes, age 24 of Lexington Park- Assault 2nd Degree, Malicious Destruction of Property, and Theft by Cpl. Graves# 201. CASE# 67629-20 05/0420- John Irvin Eberwein, age 49...
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Maryland State Police Seeking Assistance Identifying Suspects Pictured at California Target Store

Maryland State Police Seeking Assistance Identifying Suspects Pictured at California Target Store

The Leonardtown Barrack is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying these two females in the pictures below in reference to an investigation at Target in California on Saturday, June 20, 2020. If you can identify these suspects, or have information related to the crime, please contact Tpr J. Barlow via e-mail at jordan.barlow@maryland.gov or...
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Two Injured, One Flown After Motor Vehicle Collision in Leonardtown

Two Injured, One Flown After Motor Vehicle Collision in Leonardtown

On Monday, June 22, 2020, at approximately 12:00 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and College Circle in Leonardtown, for the serious motor vehicle accident with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway with with one subject trapped....
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Police in Charles County Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash That Killed Nanjemoy Man

Police in Charles County Investigating Motor Vehicle Crash That Killed Nanjemoy Man

On June 20 at 11:21 p.m., officers responded to the area of Smallwood Church Road near Mason Springs Road in Indian Head for the report of a motor vehicle crash. A preliminary investigation showed Rudolph Cleveland Posey, Jr., 63, of Nanjemoy, was operating an SUV southbound on Smallwood Church Road when he lost control...
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Atlantic League Clubs Updated 2020 Plans, Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Working Towards Finalizing 70-Game Season

Atlantic League Clubs Updated 2020 Plans, Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Working Towards Finalizing 70-Game Season

The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball today announced that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, several member clubs have not gained necessary approval from governmental and health officials to open their ballparks to a capacity level sufficient for participation.  As a result, the 2020 schedule for each team has been opened up, with clubs permitted...
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