Monthly Archives: November 2020

NSWC Indian Head Division JEOD Unit Recognized with Gears of Government Nomination

NSWC Indian Head Division JEOD Unit Recognized with Gears of Government Nomination

Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Division (NSWC IHD) isn’t known for their expansive runways; this Navy command that sits on the banks of the Potomac River does not even have a single aircraft. But that doesn’t mean the United States Air Force contingent connected to the command isn’t getting things done. In fact,...
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AUDIO: 26-Year-Old Male Transported to Area Trauma Center After Hunting Accident in Lexington Park

AUDIO: 26-Year-Old Male Transported to Area Trauma Center After Hunting Accident in Lexington Park

On Saturday, November 7, 2020, at approximately 6:05 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Leachburg Road in Lexington Park, for the reported shooting victim. Dispatchers advised the 911 caller reported a 26-year-old male victim was hunting in the woods when he was accidentally shot in the leg. Crews arrived on the scene...
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AUDIO: Police Investigating Armed Robbery at Waldorf 7-Eleven, No Injuries Reported

AUDIO: Police Investigating Armed Robbery at Waldorf 7-Eleven, No Injuries Reported

On Friday, November 6, 2020, at approximately 1:15 a.m., police responded to the 7-Eleven located at Piney Church Road and Billingsley Road in Waldorf, for the reported armed robbery. Police arrived on the scene to confirm an armed robbery had taken place. The suspects were described as two black males wearing all black, with...
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St. Mary’s County Government Operations for Veterans Day

St. Mary’s County Government Operations for Veterans Day

All St. Mary’s County Government administrative offices will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in observance of the Veterans Day Holiday. Offices will reopen for regular business hours Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. The St. Andrews Landfill, the six Convenience Centers and St. Mary’s Transit System (STS) will be open for regular business hours on...
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Commissioners Establish Emergency Snow Routes in St. Mary’s County

Commissioners Establish Emergency Snow Routes in St. Mary’s County

During their Nov. 3, 2020 meeting, the Commissioners approved Resolution No. 2020-46, establishing emergency snow routes for St. Mary’s County. When the Commissioner President has declared a snow emergency, the law prohibits the parking or abandonment of a vehicle on designated snow routes for the weather event duration. This resolution allows for the safe...
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Prince George’s County Homicide Unit Investigating 15-Year-Old Shot and Killed in District Heights

Prince George’s County Homicide Unit Investigating 15-Year-Old Shot and Killed in District Heights

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is now leading the investigation into a shooting that occurred on October 30, 2020, in District Heights. The victim, 15-year-old Lavarus Blacknell of Washington D.C., died of his injuries on November 4, 2020. On October 30th, at approximately 9:50 am, officers responded to the 2800 block...
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Charles County Officers Arrest Rockville Man Wanted in Connection with Attempted Murder in White Plains

Charles County Officers Arrest Rockville Man Wanted in Connection with Attempted Murder in White Plains

On Wednesday, October 28 at approximately 4:00 p.m., officers responded to the 5300 block of Tweeddale Place in White Plains, for the report of shots fired. Further, witnesses indicated two males were arguing and one was armed with a gun. When officers arrived, the male with the gun had already fled. A preliminary investigation...
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Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Wanted Laurel Man for Sex Abuse of a Minor

Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Wanted Laurel Man for Sex Abuse of a Minor

The Office of the Sheriff’s Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the arrest of Carl Butler on November 2, 2020, on a warrant for Sex Abuse of a Minor obtained by Police on October 17, 2020. According to the warrant, on March 20, 2018, two minor victims disclosed that Butler had allegedly engaged in sexual acts with...
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Leonardtown Man Arrested for Impaired Driving After Causing Motor Vehicle Collision in Lexington Park

Leonardtown Man Arrested for Impaired Driving After Causing Motor Vehicle Collision in Lexington Park

On Monday, November 2, 2020, at approximately 12:55 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Crimson Drive and Willows Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find one vehicle off the roadway and into a ditch, and one vehicle...
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Governor Hogan Says, “Just Wear The Damn Masks”: Statewide Masking Order and Travel Advisory Remain in Full Effect

Governor Hogan Says, “Just Wear The Damn Masks”: Statewide Masking Order and Travel Advisory Remain in Full Effect

In response to the nationwide fall COVID-19 surge and rising positivity rates, case rates, and hospitalizations in Maryland, Governor Larry Hogan today provided a detailed update on the state’s preparedness and urged Marylanders to follow all public health protocols. “Thanks to the heroic efforts of so many state employees working around the clock, and...
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Detectives Identify and Charge Four Suspects in Connection with Four Armed Robberies

Detectives Identify and Charge Four Suspects in Connection with Four Armed Robberies

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division have identified and charged four suspects in connection with at least four citizen armed robberies that occurred between September 16, 2020 – October 27, 2020 in the Waldorf area. In most cases, the suspects arranged to meet the victims under the guise of...
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UPDATE: Germantown Woman Had Sex With Stabbing Victim During Robbery at Calvert County Park and Ride

UPDATE: Germantown Woman Had Sex With Stabbing Victim During Robbery at Calvert County Park and Ride

UPDATE: On Monday, November 2, 2020, at approximately 12:03 a.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau were dispatched to CalvertHealth Medical Center for the reported stabbing victim in the emergency room. Patrol Officers and Detectives responded and assumed the investigation. Upon arrival at the hospital it was learned that there were...
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Maryland State Police Seeking Identity of Suspect Who Broke Into The Lexington Park Elementary School on Halloween

Maryland State Police Seeking Identity of Suspect Who Broke Into The Lexington Park Elementary School on Halloween

The Leonardtown Barrack is requesting assistance from the public in identifying the person in the picture below. The suspect broke into Lexington Park Elementary school on October 31, 2020. If you can identify this person, or have information related to the crime, please contact Tpr C. Riggs at (301) 475-8955 and refer to case...
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COVID-19 Relief Programs Now Available for Maryland Restaurants, Artists, and Entertainment Venues

COVID-19 Relief Programs Now Available for Maryland Restaurants, Artists, and Entertainment Venues

As part of Governor Hogan’s latest $250 million relief package for those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, new financial assistance is now available to restaurants, independent artists, arts organizations, entertainment venues, and Main Street businesses across the state. “As we work to recover from the ongoing pandemic, the Governor’s ‘Maryland Strong: Economic Recovery Initiative’...
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Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary Announces Passing of Life Member Margaret “Peggy” Guy

Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary Announces Passing of Life Member Margaret “Peggy” Guy

It is with a heavy heart that Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary announces the passing of Margaret “Peggy” Guy. Peggy passed away on November 4, 2020, with her family by her side. Peggy joined the Auxiliary in May 1957 and became a Life Member after 25 years of service and has held the Office...
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Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Announces Passing of Firefighters and Life Member Kerry White

Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Announces Passing of Firefighters and Life Member Kerry White

It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Firefighter and Lifetime member, Kerry White. Kerry not only served his community as a volunteer for 25+ years, but he also dedicated many years to the children of the Calvert County Public Schools system where he began his career...
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Police Arrest Two Suspects After Pointing Gun at 6-Year-Old Child and Others After Shooting at Residence

Police Arrest Two Suspects After Pointing Gun at 6-Year-Old Child and Others After Shooting at Residence

On Thursday, October 22, 2020, at 5:06 p.m., officers responded to the 10000 block of Whittle Court in Waldorf for the report of an armed suspect. Before the first officer arrived, a second call was made to 9-1-1 indicating a male suspect had just shot a gun into a residence. When officers arrived, they...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioners Approve Restaurant Relief Fund to Support Food Service Establishments Impacted by COVID-19

St. Mary’s County Commissioners Approve Restaurant Relief Fund to Support Food Service Establishments Impacted by COVID-19

The new grant program will have a maximum budget of $779,000. The goal is to provide grants to support restaurants (full meal preparation with on-site dining), food trucks and bars that serve food that are based in St. Mary’s County. Grants may be used for working capital, such as rent, payroll, and job training,...
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Pet Valu Closing All 358 Stores in U.S Due to COVID-19 Impacts, Three Stores Located in So. MD Area

Pet Valu Closing All 358 Stores in U.S Due to COVID-19 Impacts, Three Stores Located in So. MD Area

On Wednesday, November 4, 2020, Chief Restructuring Officer released the following statement. “The Pet Valu U.S. team is proud to have met the needs of our devoted pet lover customers in the U.S. for more than 25 years. However, the Company’s stores have been significantly impacted by the protracted COVID-19-related restrictions. After a thorough...
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Calvert County Hospice Receives $345 from Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum Virtual 5K Run/Walk

Calvert County Hospice Receives $345 from Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum Virtual 5K Run/Walk

Calvert Hospice was so pleased to partner with Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum this year for the Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum Virtual 5K Run/Walk. The original plan was to host a 5K fun run/walk at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum on September 19, but COVID-19 prevented that from happening. The creative team behind...
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MDOT to Shift Traffic on Point Lookout Road Near Moakley Street in Leonardtown Starting Monday, November 9, 2020

MDOT to Shift Traffic on Point Lookout Road Near  Moakley Street in Leonardtown Starting Monday, November 9, 2020

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will shift traffic along MD 5 as part of the improvements at the Abell and Moakley Streets intersections, starting Monday, November 9, at 9 p.m. MDOT SHA’s contractor will stripe and shift the travel lanes within the work zone overnight. This temporary traffic pattern...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating 17-Year-Old Male Shot and Killed in Waldorf

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating 17-Year-Old Male Shot and Killed in Waldorf

UPDATE: On November 3 at 10:56 p.m., officers responded to the 2000 block of Amber Leaf Place in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they located the victim, Daniel McClellan-Givens 17, of Waldorf, inside an apartment; he had a gunshot wound and was transported to a hospital where he was...
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NAS Patuxent River Sets Noise Advisory for Nighttime Helicopter Testing at Webster Outlying Field November 4, to November 6, 2020

NAS Patuxent River Sets Noise Advisory for Nighttime Helicopter Testing at Webster Outlying Field November 4, to November 6, 2020

Communities surrounding the Webster Outlying Field are advised that nighttime helicopter test events are scheduled to take place November 4 to November 6, 2020 from 4:00 p.m., to 11:00 p.m. As with all operations, NAS Patuxent River takes precautions to lessen the impact of testing activities on the community. For more information call the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Mark Andrew Alvey Jr., 28, Wanted for Escape

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Mark Andrew Alvey Jr., 28, Wanted for Escape

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Mark Andrew Alvey Jr., 28, is wanted for Second-Degree Escape from the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center as he cut off his GPS monitoring device on Oct. 31, 2020, stemming from an original charge of Second-Degree Assault. Anyone with information on...
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UPDATE: U.S. Marshals Arrest Waldorf Man in Georgia, for Fatal Hit and Run in August of 2019 in Waldorf

UPDATE: U.S. Marshals Arrest Waldorf Man in Georgia, for Fatal Hit and Run in August of 2019 in Waldorf

UPDATE – 11/04/2020: During the investigation, Ronald Alysha Huggins, 25, formally of Waldorf, was identified as the operator of the striking vehicle. The facts of the case were presented to the Grand Jury for Charles County, and a bench warrant was issued for Mr. Huggins arrest on February 28, 2020 for felony hit and run...
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