Monthly Archives: June 2021

Pax River Museum Obtains Retired Blue Angel Aircraft

Pax River Museum Obtains Retired Blue Angel Aircraft

After months of preparations and discussions with the navy, the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum is thrilled to announce the addition of a Blue Angel aircraft to the flight line. On Thursday, June 10th, the FA-18B took its final flight from Jacksonville, Florida and arrived at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station. Once proper...
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Drunk Chesapeake Beach Man Spits on Police Officer After Hit & Run Crash is Charged with DUI and Assault

Drunk Chesapeake Beach Man Spits on Police Officer After Hit & Run Crash is Charged with DUI and Assault

On June 16, 2021, at 6:11 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2100 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf after the victim of a hit and run crash that occurred in Prince George’s County followed the striking vehicle to a shopping center in Charles County. When officers arrived, they...
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St. Mary’s County Youth Gun Violence Task Force Make Another Arrest

St. Mary’s County Youth Gun Violence Task Force Make Another Arrest

On June 11, 2021, members of the Youth Gun Violence Task Force, and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Division along with assistance from the Emergency Services Team, executed a search and seizure warrant in the 36600 block of Wilson Drive in Bushwood. Traven Desales Gant, age 18 of Bushwood, was located...
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Sharkfest Returns to the Calvert Marine Museum on Saturday, July 10, 2021

Sharkfest Returns to the Calvert Marine Museum on Saturday, July 10, 2021

SHARKFEST returns to the Calvert Marine Museum on Saturday, July 10, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Celebrate the ultimate apex predator of the marine world during one of the museum’s most popular events. Regular museum admission applies; CMM members are FREE. Space is limited, advance ticket purchase is recommended. Complimentary museum passes...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Youth Gun Violence Task Force Make Arrests in Lexington Park

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Youth Gun Violence Task Force Make Arrests in Lexington Park

On June 15, 2021, members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Youth Gun Violence Task Force, Narcotics Division, Criminal Investigations Division, along with assistance from the Emergency Services Team, executed a search and seizure warrant in the 46300 block of Columbus Drive in Lexington Park. Joseph Daren Brooks Jr., age 18 of Lexington...
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Maryland State Police Investigating 26-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident on Crain Highway

Maryland State Police Investigating 26-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident on Crain Highway

On Thursday, June 17, 2021, at approximately 4:30 a.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police Forestville Barrack responded to a two-vehicle crash on Route 301 in the area of Clymer Drive. According to a preliminary investigation, the driver of a Volkswagen Jetta was making a left turn from northbound Route 301 onto Clymer Drive....
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Collision in California Under Investigation

Collision in California Under Investigation

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a collision on Three Notch Road in California that resulted in several injuries. On Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 8:14 pm, sheriff’s deputies and emergency medical services were dispatched to the 22000 block of Three Notch Road in California for the report of a vehicle crash...
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AUDIO: Good Samaritans Save Man Trapped in Burning Vehicle After Motor Vehicle Collision in Indian Head

AUDIO: Good Samaritans Save Man Trapped in Burning Vehicle After Motor Vehicle Collision in Indian Head

On Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at approximately 3:55 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of 6310 Chicamuxen Road in Indian Head, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one vehicle on fire with the occupant trapped. Before the arrival of First Responders, multiple Good Samaritans removed the trapped victim...
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AUDIO: Charles County Sheriff’s Deputy Accidentally Shoots Himself in Dunkirk, Transported to Area Trauma Center

AUDIO: Charles County Sheriff’s Deputy Accidentally Shoots Himself in Dunkirk, Transported to Area Trauma Center

On Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at approximately 2:35 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the AutoZone located at 2990 Plaza Drive in Dunkirk, for the reported gunshot wound. Dispatchers advised the 911 caller was a Charles County Sheriff’s Deputy who advised he accidentally shot himself in the leg. Crews arrived on the...
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Fight at Tiki Bar in Solomons Leads to Arrests

Fight at Tiki Bar in Solomons Leads to Arrests

On Sunday, June 13, 2021, Deputy First Class Shrawder and Deputy First Class Callison from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fight in progress at the Tiki Bar located on Charles Street in Solomons. Once on scene deputies observed numerous patrons fighting in the rear parking lot. Matthew Ryan Henderson, 23 of...
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VIDEO: Completion of St. Mary’s County Detention Center’s New Wing Celebrated

VIDEO: Completion of St. Mary’s County Detention Center’s New Wing Celebrated

State and local officials convened on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 to celebrate the completion of an entirely new wing to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown. The new wing will house a new medical unit and cells for female inmates. Renovation work continues on the rest of the 230-bed detention...
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Traffic Stop and Search Warrant Leads to One Arrest, Large Amount of Drugs, and Two Firearms Recovered in Glen Burnie

Traffic Stop and Search Warrant Leads to One Arrest, Large Amount of Drugs, and Two Firearms Recovered in Glen Burnie

On Thursday, June 10, 2021, Anne Arundel County officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of 100 Archwood Avenue in Glen Burnie on a 2019 Honda Accord operated by James Franklin Nagel. Located on Nagel was 42 bags of suspected crack cocaine (18.93 grams). Nagel was advised that due to an ongoing investigation,...
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Calvert County Celebrates New Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Firehouse

Calvert County Celebrates New Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Firehouse

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) today held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department, Company 2, firehouse. At 29,929 square feet, the new $11-million facility boasts several new state-of-the-art features designed to enhance firefighter health and safety. The building incorporates improved technology...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioners Commemorate Flag Day

St. Mary’s County Commissioners Commemorate Flag Day

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County recognized Flag Day, Monday, June 14, with a patriotic event on the grounds of the governmental center in Leonardtown. The Flag Day ceremony began with a Pass in Review showcasing color guards from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Naval Air Station Patuxent River, the Civil Air Patrol...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup June 15, 2021

St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup June 15, 2021

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County held their regular business meeting Tuesday, June 15, 2021, in the Chesapeake Building in Leonardtown. The Commissioners recognized National Nursing Assistants Week and World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with proclamations. The Commissioners presented a virtual Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Community Corrections Facility located in Leonardtown. Following the...
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Blue Angel #7 Makes Final Flight to NAS Patuxent River, Will Be Placed at Patuxent River Naval Air Museum Coming Soon!

Blue Angel #7 Makes Final Flight to NAS Patuxent River, Will Be Placed at Patuxent River Naval Air Museum Coming Soon!

Today in 1946 the Blue Angels performed their first public flight demonstration from their first training base and team headquarters at Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, Florida, on June 15, and June 16, 1946, with three F6F-5 Hellcats (number 1 – 3). They were specially modified to reduce weight and painted with the iconic...
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Governor Hogan Announces End of COVID-19 State of Emergency

Governor Hogan Announces End of COVID-19 State of Emergency

Governor Larry Hogan today announced the end of the COVID-19 state of emergency in the State of Maryland. As of today, Maryland has surpassed 6.5 million vaccinations, and the positivity rate is a record-low 0.82%. “Thanks in large part to the hard work, the sacrifices, and the vigilance of the people of Maryland, we...
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Detectives in Calvert County Seeking Information on Drive-by Shooting in Lusby

Detectives in Calvert County Seeking Information on Drive-by Shooting in Lusby

On June 14, 2021 at approximately 9:49 p.m., deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Patrol Bureau responded to report of a drive-by shooting in the 1000 block of Golden West Way in Lusby. Preliminary investigation revealed, unknown suspect(s) fired several rounds into a residence as well as into a vehicle outside the home. No...
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St. Mary’s County National Night Out on Tuesday, August 3, 2021

St. Mary’s County National Night Out on Tuesday, August 3, 2021

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce National Night Out will take place on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, from 5:30p.m., to 8:00 p.m. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood comradery. To have your neighborhood included in National Night Out please contact Corporal Blaine...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Assistance in Identifying Three Suspects Who Assaulted Victim and 13-Year-Old

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Assistance in Identifying Three Suspects Who Assaulted Victim and 13-Year-Old

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identities of three individuals in an assault investigation. On Sunday, May 30, 2021 at 7:32 p.m., the suspects assaulted the victim inside the Patuxent River Inn in Lexington Park, stole the victim’s red Apple iPhone 11 and air pods and assaulted the victim’s 13-year-old child...
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MDOT MVA, Law Enforcement Partners Remind Marylanders to Check Child Safety Seats Often

MDOT MVA, Law Enforcement Partners Remind Marylanders to Check Child Safety Seats Often

Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Secretary Greg Slater and MDOT Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) Administrator Chrissy Nizer joined together this month to announce the donation of 50 child safety seats from MDOT MVA’s Highway Safety Office to the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) and several other law enforcement agencies across the state. The donation...
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Prince Frederick Man Arrested After Stealing Wentworth Nursery Truck and Trailer

Prince Frederick Man Arrested After Stealing Wentworth Nursery Truck and Trailer

On Wednesday, June 2, 2021, Deputy Huy responded to the area of Hallowing Point Road and Prince Frederick Boulevard in Prince Frederick, for a report of a stolen vehicle. Wentworth Nursery in St. Mary’s County advised one of their company trucks with GPS on it was being driven in Calvert County. The vehicle lookout...
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Medical Emergency Leads to Motor Vehicle Collision in Great Mills, Operator Flown to Area Trauma Center

Medical Emergency Leads to Motor Vehicle Collision in Great Mills, Operator Flown to Area Trauma Center

On Monday, June 14, 2021, at approximately 8:45 p.m., police responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Indian Bridge Road in Great Mills, for the report of a motor vehicle collision. No signs of a collision were observed and contact with citizens in the area reported they did not hear or see...
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Police in Charles County Apprehend Armed Robbery Suspect – Judge Releases Him on Personal Recognizance

Police in Charles County Apprehend Armed Robbery Suspect – Judge Releases Him on Personal Recognizance

On June 12, 2021, at 12:55 p.m., officers responded to a retail business in the 2900 block of Festival Way for the report of a theft that just occurred. A male suspect entered the store and asked to look at an air pod case. The employee gave the suspect the case and the suspect...
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State Fire Marshal Investigating Vacant Commercial Structure Fire in Waldorf

State Fire Marshal Investigating Vacant Commercial Structure Fire in Waldorf

On Friday, June 11, 2021, at approximately 3:43 p.m., firefighters responded to 2400 Old Washington Road in Waldorf, for the reported commercial structure fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find fire showing from a 2-story commercial building. 50 firefighters responded and controlled the fire in under an hour. No injuries were reported. The...
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