Monthly Archives: September 2021

Maryland State Police Investigating One Shot in Lexington Park

Maryland State Police Investigating One Shot in Lexington Park

On Thursday, September 16, 2021, at approximately 6:36 p.m., police responded to the 20000 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for the report of shots fired. 12 minutes later, at 6:48 p.m., emergency medical personnel were dispatched to the area of Point Lookout Road and St. Andrew’s Church Road in Leonardtown, for...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Searching for Missing Lexington Park Teen That is Possibly Armed with Shotgun

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Searching for Missing Lexington Park Teen That is Possibly Armed with Shotgun

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Malachi Alexander Steele, age 19 of Lexington Park. Steele is a black male, 5’8” and weighs 156 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Steele is possibly in possession of a firearm and the circumstances are still under investigation. Anyone with information on...
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Attempted Armed Robbery on Poplar Lane in Lexington Park Under Investigation

Attempted Armed Robbery on Poplar Lane in Lexington Park Under Investigation

On Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at 5:07 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 45500 block of Poplar Lane in Lexington Park for the reported attempted robbery. The victim advised deputies an unknown male approached him at his residence with his face concealed. The victim advised the suspect was...
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UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office Releases Statement on Tragic Death of 9-Year-Old Girl in La Plata

UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office Releases Statement on Tragic Death of 9-Year-Old  Girl in La Plata

UPDATE: On September 16, 2021, at approximately 4:15 pm., patrol officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 6300 block of Grant Chapman Drive in La Plata for the report of a motor vehicle collision involving a child. Upon arrival, officers located a child who had been struck by a vehicle, driven...
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UPDATE: Charges Against Driver Dropped in Incident Involving Crossing Guard in Anne Arundel County – Still No Comment From Police

UPDATE: Charges Against Driver Dropped in Incident Involving Crossing Guard in Anne Arundel County – Still No Comment From Police

The following statement is from Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney,  Anne Colt Leitess on Incident Involving Crossing Guard in Glen Burnie: After a thorough review of the video and multiple body worn camera footage from tile scene, there is evidence that there may have been contact between the vehicle and crossing guard. Not only...
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UPDATE: Avery Leslie Stokes Sentenced to 10 years in Prison After Killing Hitchhiker in Mechanicsville

UPDATE: Avery Leslie Stokes Sentenced to 10 years in Prison After Killing Hitchhiker in Mechanicsville

9/17/2021: Avery Leslie Stokes, 20, of Indian Head, was sentenced to 10 years in prison on September 10, 2021. Judge Joe Stanalonis sentenced Stokes and he was given credit for the 393 days he had served prior to the sentencing. 8/16/2021: Avery Leslie Stokes, 20, of Indian Head, was found guilty of Negligent Vehicular...
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UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Armed Robbery Suspect at Great Mills Sheetz

UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Armed Robbery Suspect at Great Mills Sheetz

UPDATE 9/17/2021 : Photos of the suspect were released by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. UPDATE: The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the suspect involved in an armed robbery investigation. On Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 at 5:52 am, the suspect, described as a black male wearing dark blue...
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Trooper John Engleman Named as the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month

Trooper John Engleman Named as the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month

Please join us as we congratulate Trooper John Engleman as the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Months for May, June & July 2021. Tpr. Engleman continues to demonstrate a high level of motivation, dedication, and professionalism in his job as a Trooper. He is consistently conscientious in the performance of his...
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Iossif “Joe” Marios Gressis

Iossif “Joe” Marios Gressis

A Father, Husband, Son, Brother, Mentor, Protector, and a Friend. He was selfless, caring, and always giving. Iossif Marios Petros Gressis, better known as Joe, embodied all that was good in this world and was proud of his Greek heritage. He espoused the value of ‘Φιλοξενία’ which means a friend to strangers; he truly...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Woman Shot Multiple Times in Great Mills

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Woman Shot Multiple Times in Great Mills

On Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at approximately 11:05 p.m., police and emergency medical personnel responded to the area the 45000 block of Buck Hewitt Road and Victoria Circle in Great Mills, for the reported gunshot victim. A short time after dispatch, an additional ambulance was requested to respond for a second gunshot victim. Crews...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New K9 Zeus!

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New K9 Zeus!

Meet the newest member of our ‘Paw Patrol’/K9 Unit 🐾 Calvert Counties Canine Unit’s newest member is Zeus, an 11 month old Dutch Shepherd. DFC Dru Crum, a member of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit and Special Operations Team was chosen to be Zeus’s handler. The pair have been training together for...
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Prince George’s Community College Forgives $2.87 Million in Debt for Students Enrolled during COVID-19 Pandemic

Prince George’s Community College Forgives $2.87 Million in Debt for Students Enrolled during COVID-19 Pandemic

Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) announced that it will forgive more than $2.87 million in outstanding account eligible balances from the 2020-2021 academic year for students enrolled during the COVID-19 pandemic impact period. Debt relief from the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund will assist approximately 3,893 credit and continuing education students at...
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UPDATE: Police Make Three Arrests for the Murder of 8-Year-Old After Drive-by Shooting in Landover

UPDATE: Police Make Three Arrests for the Murder of 8-Year-Old After Drive-by Shooting in Landover

UPDATE 9/16/2021: The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit has charged an arrested three suspects in connection with the fatal shooting of an 8-year-old in August. They are 21-year-old Desmond Nkwocha of the 9800 block of Good Luck Road, 23-year-old Mark Nkwocha also of the 9800 block of Good Luck Road and 23-year-old...
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Southern Maryland Holiday Farm Guide 2021 Edition – Now Accepting Listings!

Southern Maryland Holiday Farm Guide 2021 Edition – Now Accepting Listings!

The Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission (SMADC), a division of the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, is now accepting listings for the 2021 edition of the ‘Holiday Farm Guide’. SMADC’s Holiday Farm Guide connects consumers with regional farms and producers, as well as stores and restaurants that offer Southern Maryland grown and produced farm products and services during...
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REMINDER! The 97th Annual Charles County Fair Starts Thursday, September 16, 2021

REMINDER! The 97th Annual Charles County Fair Starts Thursday, September 16, 2021

The 97th Annual Charles County Fair kicks off Thursday, September 16! Please review the traffic pattern, and consider parking at the courthouse and riding the free shuttle to avoid traffic delays on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We are looking forward to another great year at the fair! All traffic for the fair will move...
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Alzheimer’s Association 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Southern Maryland Shifts to Walk From Home

Participants registered for the Walk at Asbury Solomons are invited to walk from home as COVID-19 and Delta variant surge
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Officers Recover Stolen Firearm after Suspect Flees during Attempted Traffic Stop 

Officers Recover Stolen Firearm after Suspect Flees during Attempted Traffic Stop 

On September 14 at 1:30 a.m., a patrol officer was in the area of Smallwood Drive at St. Charles Parkway when a computer check alerted him that the registration plate on a Nissan sedan that was being operated in front of him did not belong on that car and was actually registered to a...
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Marshall “Greg” Hubbard, 71 of Lusby, MD.

Marshall “Greg” Hubbard, 71 of Lusby, MD.

Marshall “Greg” Hubbard was a believer in living life to the fullest and knowing each day is a gift. He lived by the motto “Everything in excess and nothing in moderation”. Greg lost his hard fought battle to Aplastic Anemia on September 6, 2021 at the age of 71 with his loving wife Elizabeth...
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VIDEO: Maryland Police Officers Effectively Deploy BolaWrap to Help Safely End Encounter

VIDEO: Maryland Police Officers Effectively Deploy BolaWrap to Help Safely End Encounter

On June 13, 2021, Bladensburg Police Department responded to a call from a mentally ill subject claiming that 12 people had broken into his home. Upon arrival, officers found that the subject’s claim was untrue, and his mother told the responding officers that the subject was having a psychiatric episode. The officers decided to...
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Maryland Department of Natural Resources Announce Winners of 2021 Photo Contest

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Announce Winners of 2021 Photo Contest

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has announced the winners of the 2021 Natural Resources Photo Contest, with the grand prize going to Nathaniel Peck of Flintstone for his dramatically captured photo of nature in action, “A Raven Having Breakfast.” This year’s grand prize package includes $500, a Maryland State Parks Passport, a subscription to Maryland Natural...
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Lexington Park Motorcyclist Charged with Multiple Citations After Runing From Police in Lusby

Lexington Park Motorcyclist Charged with Multiple Citations After Runing From Police in Lusby

On September 11, 2021, Deputy Grierson of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office observed a black sports bike travelling northbound on Solomons Island Road in Lusby, at a high rate of speed. Deputy Grierson attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the street bike near the intersection of White Sands in Lusby, with emergency lights...
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James W. Thompson, 86

James W. Thompson, 86

James W. Thompson, 86, of California, MD, formerly of Calvert and Prince George’s counties, passed away on September 9, 2021 at the Charlotte Hall Veteran’s Home in Charlotte Hall, MD. Born on May 27, 1935, he was the loving son of the late Mary Agnes Thompson Barnes and the late George Webster Beander, Sr....
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George Mitchell Somerville, Sr.

George Mitchell Somerville, Sr.

George Mitchell Somerville, Sr. departed this life on Friday, September 3, 2021. Named George Mitchell Tuner at birth, George Sr. was born on December 4, 1926 to the late Sarah Elizabeth Turner and Mitchell Somerville, both of Hollywood, MD. A bright, somewhat mischievous child, he showed an interest and aptitude for building things at...
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Krystal Lynn Badmann, “Krys”,34

Krystal Lynn Badmann, “Krys”,34

Krystal Lynn Badmann, “Krys”,34, of Callaway, MD, formerly of Northern California, passed away on September 3, 2021 in Callaway, MD. She was born on November 19, 1986 in Greenbrae, CA and was the loving daughter of Earindil K. Perkes of Valley Lee, MD. Krys was the loving wife of Ralph G. Badmann, whom she...
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Woodrow (Woodie) Wilson Hill Jr.

Woodrow (Woodie) Wilson Hill Jr.

Woodrow (Woodie) Wilson Hill Jr. of Fort Worth, Texas formerly from Chaptico, MD passed away Friday, September 3, 2021. Born August 6, 1941, in LaPlata, Maryland, he was the son of the late Woodrow Wilson Hill Sr. and Mary Agnes Alvey Hill. Woodie is survived by his wife Rose (Tina) E. Navarro Hill, three...
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