Monthly Archives: March 2021

No Injuries Reported After Firefighters Respond to Structure Fire at La Petite Academy Daycare Center in Waldorf

No Injuries Reported After Firefighters Respond to Structure Fire at La Petite Academy Daycare Center in Waldorf

On Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at approximately 11:15 a.m., firefighters responded to the La Petite Academy of Waldorf located at 100 Smallwood Drive in Waldorf, for the reported commercial structure fire. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find the building evacuated with nothing evident from all four sides. Upon entry into the building, firefighters...
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Maryland to Commemorate One-Year Anniversary of First COVID-19 Cases, March 5 Proclaimed as COVID-19 Day of Remembrance

Maryland to Commemorate One-Year Anniversary of First COVID-19 Cases, March 5 Proclaimed as COVID-19 Day of Remembrance

Governor Larry Hogan announced today, Friday, March 5, Maryland will commemorate the one-year anniversary of the state’s first confirmed cases of COVID-19. The governor will declare Friday a day of remembrance in honor of the more than 7,700 Marylanders who have lost their lives during the pandemic. A twilight ceremony will be held at...
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Baltimore Man Arrested, Found with Two Firearms After Murder in Glen Burnie, Anne Arundel Police Investigating

Baltimore Man Arrested, Found with Two Firearms After Murder in Glen Burnie, Anne Arundel Police Investigating

On Monday, March 1, 2021, at approximately 7:59 p.m. officers from the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to the 7500 block of Baleen Court, Glen Burnie, Maryland for a shooting. Upon arrival officers located an adult male shooting victim lying inside a doorway. Officers immediately began to render first aid until relieved by...
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Governor Hogan Announces Opening of Three More Mass Vaccination Sites in March

Governor Hogan Announces Opening of Three More Mass Vaccination Sites in March

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the state will open three additional mass vaccination sites in March, giving Maryland at least one in each region of the state. The state’s vaccination rate hit a record high 35,730 shots per day. “The pace of daily vaccination is hitting a new high every day, a third safe and...
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UPDATE: One Adult Female Found Deceased After Barricade Situation in Dunkirk

UPDATE: One Adult Female Found Deceased After Barricade Situation in Dunkirk

UPDATE 7:15 p.m., A spokesperson for the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office confirmed members of their Special Operations Team made entry into the residence and found one adult female victim with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. She was pronounced deceased on the scene. 3/02/2021 at 5:15 p.m: On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at approximately 4:30 p.m.,...
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Private Music Instructor Arrested for Sexually Assaulting 13-Year-Old Female Student

Private Music Instructor Arrested for Sexually Assaulting 13-Year-Old Female Student

In February of 2021, detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division received information from Child Protective Services (CPS), regarding a potential sexual assault involving a 13-year-old female and an adult music instructor. Investigation determined the victim was receiving private music lessons at the Music Education Academy (MEA), located at 23127...
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Governor Hogan Announces Milestone of 40% of Marylanders 65+ and Older Vaccinated

Governor Hogan Announces Milestone of 40% of Marylanders 65+ and Older Vaccinated

Governor Larry Hogan announced that more than 40% of Marylanders ages 65 and older have now received COVID-19 vaccines. “We continue to follow the science and make vaccinating older Marylanders one of our highest priorities as we work to ensure equitable access to vaccines,” said Governor Hogan. “This will continue to be a long...
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State of Maryland to Deploy Single-Dose Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Beginning This Week

State of Maryland to Deploy Single-Dose Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Beginning This Week

Governor Larry Hogan announced that, following approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the State of Maryland will begin to deploy the single-dose Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine this week. Maryland has been initially allocated 49,600 doses of the J&J vaccine, 100% of...
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St. Mary’s County Health Department Now Testing Wastewater for COVID-19 Variant Viruses

St. Mary’s County Health Department Now Testing Wastewater for COVID-19 Variant Viruses

The St. Mary’s County Health Department (SMCHD) is now sending local wastewater samples for genomic analysis to identify the local presence of COVID-19 virus variants. The samples are already collected for ongoing COVID-19 wastewater surveillance as part of a collaborative initiative launched in May 2020 by SMCHD, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and the...
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Multiple Guns Stolen from Fred’s Outdoors in Waldorf After Pickup Truck Drives Through Front of Store, Cash Reward Offered for Arrest of Suspects

Multiple Guns Stolen from Fred’s Outdoors in Waldorf After Pickup Truck Drives Through Front of Store, Cash Reward Offered for Arrest of Suspects

UPDATE at 7:00 a.m : Police are searching for a dark colored unknown make and model dually pickup truck that has a silver toolbox in the bed of the truck. Occupied at least one time, along with a dark colored Dodge Charger that was occupied at least four times. Any information, tips can be...
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UPDATE: 2-Alarm House Fire in Waldorf Deemed Accidental, Injured Firefighter Treated and Released from Hospital

UPDATE: 2-Alarm House Fire in Waldorf Deemed Accidental, Injured Firefighter Treated and Released from Hospital

UPDATE: On Sunday, February 28, 2021, at 7:00 p.m., firefighters responded to 10904 Maryland Woods Court in Waldorf, for the reported house on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find fire showing from a two story split-foyer single family dwelling. The owner/occupants have been identified as the Currie family. Investigation determined the fire...
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AUDIO: Alleged Stolen Vehicle, Hughesville Fire Apparatus, and Maryland State Police Cruiser Involved in Three Seperate Collisions on Sunday Night

AUDIO: Alleged Stolen Vehicle, Hughesville Fire Apparatus, and Maryland State Police Cruiser Involved in Three Seperate Collisions on Sunday Night

On February 28, 2021 at 9:58 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Leonardtown Road and Homeland Drive for the motor vehicle collision possibly involving a stolen vehicle. Dispatchers advised the 911 caller reported they were driving past the accident and thought it looked bad, they stopped on the scene...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Seven New Deputies

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Seven New Deputies

Sheriff Mike Evans and Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is proud to welcome 7 new deputies to the agency following their graduation Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 from the Police Entrance Level Training Program Session 48 of the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy (SMCJA). The Calvert Deputies were among 24 to graduate – 13 with Charles...
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AUDIO: Police Investigating Death of 26-Year-Old Man in Hollywood After Two Suspected Overdoses

AUDIO: Police Investigating Death of 26-Year-Old Man in Hollywood After Two Suspected Overdoses

On Friday, February 26, 2021, at approximately 1:10 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 23500 block of Hidden View Lane in Hollywood, for the reported one not breathing. The 911 caller reported a 26-year-old male was found not breathing and advised they believed the subject had overdosed the night before. Crews...
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Calvert County Department of Public Safety Purchases New Firefighter Gear, PPE, and Other Needed Supplies with FEMA Grant Funds

Calvert County Department of Public Safety Purchases New Firefighter Gear, PPE, and Other Needed Supplies with FEMA Grant Funds

Students enrolled in the Calvert County Fire Science and Emergency Medical Services High School Recruit Program recently received new sets of protective fire turnout gear. The gear was purchased with a portion of grant funds secured by the Calvert County Department of Public Safety through a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grant,...
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