Monthly Archives: September 2021

Calvert County Sheriff’s Announces ‘Gold Star Foundation’ for Student Scholarships

Calvert County Sheriff’s Announces ‘Gold Star Foundation’ for Student Scholarships

Sheriff Mike Evans and a committee of Calvert County citizens have established a non-profit organization entitled the Sheriff’s Office Gold Star Foundation, Inc. The intent of this diverse panel of volunteers is to award scholarships to students enrolled in high schools throughout Calvert County who are interested in a law enforcement career. The foundation’s...
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2-Alarm Townhouse Fire in Waldorf Under Investigation, One Firefighter Transported with Minor Injuries

2-Alarm Townhouse Fire in Waldorf Under Investigation, One Firefighter Transported with Minor Injuries

On Thursday, September 30, 2021, at 1:43 p.m., firefighters responded to 10265 Wimbledon Place in Waldorf, for the reported structure on fire. Dispatchers reported they received multiple 911 callers reporting a townhouse was on fire and possibly involving multiple townhouses. Crews arrived on the scene to find an end of the row 2-story townhouse...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Death of 1-Month Old at California Hotel

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Death of 1-Month Old at California Hotel

On Thursday, September 30, 2021, at approximately 6:02 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the La Quinta Inn located at 22769 Three Notch Road in California, for the reported 1-month-old not breathing. Firefighters from the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department were responding back to Fire Station 9 from a medical call when...
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Police Investigating Reported Stabbing in St. Charles Towne Plaza, No Known Injuries Reported

Police Investigating Reported Stabbing in St. Charles Towne Plaza, No Known Injuries Reported

On Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at approximately 9:12 p.m., police and emergency medical personnel responded to the Crafty Crab located at 1120 Smallwood Drive in Waldorf, for the reported stabbing. Police arrived on the scene and found the victim left the establishment and walking in the parking lot of the St. Charles Towne Plaza....
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Police Investigating Stabbing at Bladensburg High School, One Victim Transported with Non-Life-Threatening Injuries

Police Investigating Stabbing at Bladensburg High School, One Victim Transported with Non-Life-Threatening Injuries

On Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at approximately 1:35 p.m., police and emergency medical personnel responded to the Bladensburg High School for the reported assault victim. Police have released the following information. A student was found suffering from injuries to his upper body by Student Resource Officers at approximately 1:30 p.m. The teenaged male victim...
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Police Investigating Reported Stabbing at Waldorf Hooters, No Known Injuries Reported

Police Investigating Reported Stabbing at Waldorf Hooters, No Known Injuries Reported

On Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at approximately 7:45 p.m., police and emergency medical personnel were dispatched to the Hooters located at 3600 Crain Highway in Waldorf, for the reported stabbing. Police arrived on the scene and cancelled fire and rescue personnel a short time later around 8:00 p.m., after no victim could be located....
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Caretakers and County Officials Still Searching for Five Missing Zebras in Prince George’s County

Caretakers and County Officials Still Searching for Five Missing Zebras in Prince George’s County

On August 31, 2021, five zebras escaped from a private farm located near Upper Marlboro in Prince George’s County. Since then, the Prince George’s County Animal Control and caretakers/owners of the farm and animals have been trying to lure the animals into a fenced in feeding area. The zebras are reportedly owned by Jerry...
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VIDEO: Anne Arundel Police Make Seven Arrests After Assault and Stabbing at Annapolis High School

VIDEO: Anne Arundel Police Make Seven Arrests After Assault and Stabbing at Annapolis High School

On September 29, 2021, at approximately 8:45 a.m., two (2) School Resource Officers (SROs) were walking the hallways of Annapolis High School (2700 Riva Road) when they observed a fight. As the officers quickly approached the fight, a teacher yelled that one party had a knife. The armed suspect was safely disarmed and taken...
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Hollywood Man Arrested After Armed Robbery and Assault at California Hotel

Hollywood Man Arrested After Armed Robbery and Assault at California Hotel

On Friday, September 24, 2021, at 10:35 p.m., police responded to the La Quinta Inn and Suites located at 22769 Three Notch Road in California, for the reported armed robbery and assault. Police arrived on the scene and made contact with the victim who stated he was kicked and punched by multiple unknown suspects...
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VIDEO: Mechanicsville Woman Charged With 17 Counts of Animal Cruelty

VIDEO: Mechanicsville Woman Charged With 17 Counts of Animal Cruelty

On January 5, 2021, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the St. Mary’s County Animal Control Supervisor regarding concerns for the neglect and maltreatment of numerous animals located on the property of 42202 Greenwells Hills Lane in Leonardtown. Supervisor Wilson advised numerous horses, goats, cows, and fowl were located at the...
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VIDEO: Police Seeking Identity of Suspect Who Burglarized Multiple Vehicles in California

VIDEO: Police Seeking Identity of Suspect Who Burglarized Multiple Vehicles in California

On Friday, September 24, 2021, at approximately 1:13 a.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 22500 block of Alydar Drive in California, for the reported suspicious incident. Investigation determined an unidentified individual attempted to, and made entry into numerous vehicles in the area. Video surveillance was obtained, and the...
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Calvert County Government Announces Columbus Day Holiday Schedule – Monday, October 11

Calvert County Government Announces Columbus Day Holiday Schedule – Monday, October 11

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces county offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 11, 2021 in observance of Columbus Day. In addition: The Appeal Solid Waste Facility, which includes the landfill and transfer station, and all county customer convenience centers will be open with normal hours of operation. The Solomons Septage Receiving...
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Prince George’s County Narcotics Trafficker Pleads Guilty to Bringing Large Quantities of Fentanyl, Cocaine and Marijuana from California to Maryland

Prince George’s County Narcotics Trafficker Pleads Guilty to Bringing Large Quantities of Fentanyl, Cocaine and Marijuana from California to Maryland

Michael Fisher, a.k.a. Mark Wilson, 47, of Laurel, Maryland, pleaded guilty on September 24, 2021, to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute fentanyl, cocaine, and marijuana and distribution and possession with intent to distribute fentanyl. The guilty plea was announced by Acting United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Jonathan...
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Calvert County Veteran Gets Lucky with Top Win in $100,000 Lucky Game

Calvert County Veteran Gets Lucky with Top Win in $100,000 Lucky Game

An Air Force veteran from Calvert County scored the top prize on the $100,000 Lucky scratch-off, picking the new $30 game that has luck written all over it! Like his dad before him, the Lusby resident enjoys playing Maryland Lottery games as a distraction about once a week. The scratch-off fan found more than...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Named ‘Miss Tranquility’

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Named ‘Miss Tranquility’

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Sgt. Gabby Fox, a senior at Huntingtown High School, was crowned Miss Tranquility 2021. Fox’s scholastic achievement and participation in school and community activities along with her poise and public speaking skills earned her first place and a college scholarship....
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Department of Recreation & Parks Announces Recreational & Middle School Select Youth Basketball & Cheer Leagues

Department of Recreation & Parks Announces Recreational & Middle School Select Youth Basketball & Cheer Leagues

St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation & Parks welcomes youth to participate in the Youth Basketball Program. Registration for children in grades first through 10th will open Monday, October 4, 2021. The last day for walk-in and online registration will be Wednesday, November 3, 2021, or until filled. Some age groups will fill before...
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St. Mary’s County Government Operations for Columbus Day – Monday, October 11

St. Mary’s County Government Operations for Columbus Day – Monday, October 11

In observance of the Columbus Day holiday, Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, St. Mary’s County Government announces the following changes to operations: All administrative offices will be closed. The St. Mary’s Transit System (STS) and the Specialized Statewide Transportation Assistance Program (SSTAP) will operate under a regular schedule. The Garvey, Loffler, and Northern Senior Activity...
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UPDATE: 19-Year-Old Armed Carjacking Suspect Shot by Officer in Temple Hills, Police Searching for Second Suspect

UPDATE: 19-Year-Old Armed Carjacking Suspect Shot by Officer in Temple Hills, Police Searching for Second Suspect

UPDATE 9/28/2021: The Prince George’s County Police Department charged a suspect in connection with Sunday’s officer-involved shooting. The suspect is 19-year-old Nashad Barksdale of Washington, DC. He faces several gun-related charges as well as causing destruction to a police interview room. On September 26, 2021, at approximately 11:10 am, officers were dispatched to the...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Adult Male and Child Shot in Indian Head

UPDATE: Police Investigating Adult Male and Child Shot in Indian Head

UPDATE 9/27/2021: On September 26 at 7:43 p.m., officers responded to the area of Blair Road and Strauss Avenue in Indian Head for the report of a fight among a large group of people, mostly juveniles. During the altercation, an unknown male began firing a weapon towards the group, striking two people. A male...
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Invisible Fence Donates 30 Life-Saving Pet Oxygen Masks to Volunteer Fire Departments in Calvert County

Invisible Fence Donates 30 Life-Saving Pet Oxygen Masks to Volunteer Fire Departments in Calvert County

UPDATE 9/26/2021: On Friday, September 24, 2021, the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department hosted the Invisible Fence team members for pet oxygen mask distribution. “Project Breathe” is a pet donation program designed to help local first responders save animals’ lives. Every kit donated includes a small, medium and large mask in a pull string...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Property Destruction of STS Bus in Lexington Park

On Sunday, September 26, 2021, at approximately 5:45 a.m., police responded to the Pegg Road Shell located at 22141 Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for the reported weapons violation. The 911 caller reported she was travelling Southbound on Three Notch Road when she heard a loud bang and the passenger side window shattered....
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Suspected Impaired Driver Injured After Causing Motor Vehicle Collision in Great Mills, Passenger Flees Scene

Suspected Impaired Driver Injured After Causing Motor Vehicle Collision in Great Mills, Passenger Flees Scene

On Sunday, September 26, 2021, at 7:25 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Great Mills Road and Carefree Way in Great Mills, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one unconscious. Crews arrived on the scene to find a box truck and pick up truck off the roadway,...
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Calvert Hospice Receives $700 Donation from Jackie Gibson of State Farm

Calvert Hospice Receives $700 Donation from Jackie Gibson of State Farm

Calvert Hospice was the grateful recipient of a $700 donation from Jackie Gibson with Gibson State Farm in Dunkirk. Ms. Gibson chose Calvert Hospice as the organization to benefit from the Quotes for Good program in August. The Quotes for Good program donates $10 to a nonprofit organization for every person who receives a...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Catalytic Converter Theft Suspects

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Catalytic Converter Theft Suspects

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identities of the persons pictured in a theft investigation. On Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 at 7:10 pm, the pictured vehicle entered the rear parking lot of MD Custom Construction on Mervell Dean Road in Hollywood. The suspect, the front-seat passenger, got out of the vehicle...
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State Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in Huntingtown, One Firefighter Injured

State Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in Huntingtown, One Firefighter Injured

On Saturday, September 25, 2021, at approximately 2:00 p.m., firefighters from Prince Frederick, Huntingtown, St. Leonard, and surrounding companies responded to the 2800 block of Ridge Road in Huntingtown, for the reported house on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find fire showing from multiple sides of the residence from the first and...
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