Monthly Archives: December 2021

Maryland Awarded Grant to Give $10,000 in Rideshare Credits During Holiday Season

Maryland Awarded Grant to Give $10,000 in Rideshare Credits During Holiday Season

CODE: MAKEAPLANNYE VALID 4:00 P.M. DECEMBER 31, 2021 – 7:00 A.M. JANUARY 1, 2022 WHILE SUPPLIES LAST The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration’s (MDOT MVA) Highway Safety Office (MHSO) has extended its partnership with the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) to provide $10,000 in additional Uber ride credits to Marylanders, courtesy of Responsibility.org....
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Marbury Man Arrested After Cutting Catalytic Converters from Multiple Vehicles

Marbury Man Arrested After Cutting Catalytic Converters from Multiple Vehicles

On Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at 9:45 a.m., officers responded to a call for suspicious activity in the 5400 block of Mason Springs Road in Marbury after someone reported observing an unknown male underneath a vehicle, which was parked in a driveway, and cutting something from the car. A description of the suspect’s vehicle...
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14-Year-Old Arrested on Christmas Day After Committing Commercial Burglary in White Plains

14-Year-Old Arrested on Christmas Day After Committing Commercial Burglary in White Plains

On Saturday, December 25, 2021, at 12:26 a.m., patrol officers responded to an intrusion alarm at a business located in the 4500 block of Crain Highway in White Plains. Upon arrival, officers observed a teenager inside the main entrance of the business; he was in the process of cutting a lock to gain further...
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No Injuries Reported After Head-on Collision in California

No Injuries Reported After Head-on Collision in California

On Friday, December 31, 2021, at approximately 9:21 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of 22835 Old Rolling Road in California, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles involved in a head-on style collision. Emergency medical personnel obtained care refusal...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shooting in Waldorf, Multiple Houses Struck by Gunfire

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shooting in Waldorf, Multiple Houses Struck by Gunfire

On Thursday, December 23, 2021, at 1:17 p.m., officers responded to the 1700 block of Brightwell Court after the homeowner discovered a bullet hole in the corner of her house. Officers canvassed the area and located bullet casings nearby. They also discovered that a house behind the first home had a bullet hole in...
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Authorities Searching for Missing 44-Year-Old Ernie Sigmon in Calvert County / Dares Beach Area

Authorities Searching for Missing 44-Year-Old Ernie Sigmon in Calvert County / Dares Beach Area

On Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at approximately  7:07 p.m., fire and rescue personnel responded to the 40000 block of Waterview Drive in Mechanicsville, for the reported overdue boater. The Department of Natural Resources requested a water rescue assignment for an overdue boat who was last heard from on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at 3:12 p.m....
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Charles Regional Medical Center Moves to Crisis Standards of Care Due to COVID-19

Charles Regional Medical Center Moves to Crisis Standards of Care Due to COVID-19

University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center has implemented crisis standards of care (CSC), effective immediately, in response to the substantial increase in COVID-19 positive patients at the La Plata hospital. Since Dec. 18, the number of patients hospitalized with COVID has more than doubled to 34 patients as of Dec. 28. “The current...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Blotter December 28, 2021

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Blotter December 28, 2021

On December 24, 2021, Deputy Krueger responded to the 11200 block of HG Trueman Road in Lusby, MD for report of a traffic complaint. Upon arrival, Deputy Krueger made contact with homeowners of nearby residences who advised an unknown vehicle struck several mailboxes and a hardcover pickup truck bed, leaving vehicle parts and glass...
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Details Released After Police Arrest 21-Year-Old for La Plata Shooting – Two Guns Recovered

Details Released After Police Arrest 21-Year-Old for La Plata Shooting – Two Guns Recovered

UPDATE: On Sunday, May 9, 2021, at approximately 12:25 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Patuxent Court in La Plata for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, a male was found with a gunshot wound to his leg. The victim was transported to a hospital where...
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Police Investigating Another Shooting Complaint in Lexington Park on December 30, 2021

Police Investigating Another Shooting Complaint in Lexington Park on December 30, 2021

On Thursday, December 30, 2021, at approximately 5:40 p.m., police responded to the area of Midway Drive and Hancock Road in Lexington Park, for the reports of shots fired. Police arrived on the scene and found shell casings in the roadway. Witnesses reported hearing at least five gunshots. No known injuries were reported. The...
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Two Injured After Motor Vehicle Collision with Entrapment in Mechanicsville

Two Injured After Motor Vehicle Collision with Entrapment in Mechanicsville

On Thursday, December 30, 2021, at approximately 6:40 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Mechanicsville Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. A short time after dispatch, the assignment was upgraded to a motor vehicle collision reported serious with one trapped....
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Christmas Day Burglary in Waldorf

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Christmas Day Burglary in Waldorf

On Saturday, December 25, 2021, at 6:33 p.m., officers responded to the 2700 block of Hammock Court in Waldorf, after the homeowner arrived home and found the front door of her house had been kicked open. After checking the house, it did not appear anything had been stolen. Officers canvassed the area and located...
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Three St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Deputies Retire with More Than 94 Years of Service

Three St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Deputies Retire with More Than 94 Years of Service

Sheriff Tim Cameron, the men and women of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, friends and family said farewell on Wednesday to three beloved and tenured officers whose combined service to country and county represents nearly a century of selflessness and dedication to the common good. Lt. Michael Gardiner #33, Sgt. Harold Young #67...
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Police Investigating Shooting in Lexington Park, No Known Injuries Reported

Police Investigating Shooting in Lexington Park, No Known Injuries Reported

On Thursday, December 30, 2021, at approximately 1:52 p.m., police responded to the 46000 block of Robert Leon Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported gunshots actively being fired. Multiple 911 callers reported hearing at least six gunshots and stated there were possibly multiple shooters, and saw multiple subjects running from the area. Police...
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Wanted Baltimore Pair Arrested in Calvert County After High Speed Chase

Wanted Baltimore Pair Arrested in Calvert County After High Speed Chase

On Sunday, December 26, 2021, at approximately 9:00 a.m., police responded to the area of Main Street and Duke Street, in Prince Frederick, for the reported traffic complaint. The 911 caller reported a black Nissan sedan was parked at the end of Woodacres Court and appeared to have damage. The vehicle was occupied by...
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State of Maryland Surpasses 2,000 COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Governor Hogan Provides Update on Ongoing Emergency Actions

State of Maryland Surpasses 2,000 COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Governor Hogan Provides Update on Ongoing Emergency Actions

With Maryland surpassing 2,000 COVID-19 hospitalizations statewide, Governor Larry Hogan today provided Marylanders with an update regarding ongoing emergency actions: “As we have been projecting, our statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations have now reached record levels and surpassed 2,000—a surge driven primarily by unvaccinated patients. It cannot be stressed enough that getting vaccinated and getting boosted are your...
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Charles County Detectives Arrest Wanted La Plata Man Selling Stolen ATV After Owner Finds it for Sale on Social Media Page

Charles County Detectives Arrest Wanted La Plata Man Selling Stolen ATV After Owner Finds it for Sale on Social Media Page

On Wednesday, December 22, 2021, detectives with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office were notified by a victim of a theft that his stolen ATV was listed for sale on a social media page–the vehicle was actually stolen in another county in November. The victim made an offer and the seller arranged to meet him...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit Seeking Whereabouts of Ryan Alexander Heaney, 30, of La Plata

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit Seeking Whereabouts of Ryan Alexander Heaney, 30, of La Plata

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit is seeking the whereabouts of Ryan Alexander Heaney, 30, of La Plata. He currently has three open warrants including a violation of a protective order, telephone misuse, and attempting to purchase a firearm in violation of the protective order. Heaney is 6’0”, 180 lbs., has brown hair...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioners to Host Public Forum on Tuesday, January 11, 2021

St. Mary’s County Commissioners to Host Public Forum on Tuesday, January 11, 2021

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County will host a Public Forum Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. in the Commissioner’s meeting room inside the Chesapeake Building, at 41770 Baldridge Street, in Leonardtown. Public Forums provide residents an opportunity to speak directly to the Commissioners on topics of their choosing. Residents may offer appreciation,...
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CalvertHealth Moves to Crisis Protocols in Response to Surge in COVID-19 Cases

CalvertHealth Moves to Crisis Protocols in Response to Surge in COVID-19 Cases

Due to a significant increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations, CalvertHealth is implementing crisis protocols beginning today, December 29. Since December 1, CalvertHealth has experienced a 567% increase in treating admitted COVID patients – from 3 patients in the beginning of December, to 20 today. This rise in COVID patients in addition to the number of...
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Charles County Board of Commissioners Moves Up Public Hearing on Face Coverings

Charles County Board of Commissioners Moves Up Public Hearing on Face Coverings

On Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, the Board of Commissioners, held an emergency meeting in response to the alarming rise in COVID-19 transmissions affecting Charles County. At the meeting, they reintroduced Ordinance 2021-22 as emergency legislation and voted to reschedule the Jan. 12, 2022 Public Hearing on Required Face Coverings to Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, beginning at 4:30...
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Wayne William Stone, Sr., 72

Wayne William Stone, Sr., 72

Wayne William Stone, Sr., 72, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on December 26, 2021 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on February 4, 1949 in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Margaret Eicke Stone and the late Clarence Stone, Jr. Wayne was the loving husband of Bonnie Stone, whom he married on August...
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Kai Vondel Swales

Kai Vondel Swales

Kai Vondel Swales, of Hollywood, MD, passed away unexpectedly at his home on December 21, 2021. Born on October 27, 2021 in Leonardtown, MD, Kai was the precious and beloved son of Brady E. Berry of Hollywood, MD and Kirk V. Swales of Mechanicsville, MD. He is survived by his siblings Jasmine, Jerzie, Lyric,...
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Margaret Elizabeth Ingwersen

Margaret Elizabeth Ingwersen

Margaret Elizabeth Ingwersen peacefully passed away on December 9, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 15, 1924 in Washington DC to the late Sophia White. She had four sisters and two brothers. She was married to the love of her life, Robert H. Ingwersen on June 11,...
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David Michael “Archie” Bell, 60

David Michael “Archie” Bell, 60

David Michael “Archie” Bell, 60, of Medleys Neck, Leonardtown, MD, was called home to be the Lord on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. He was born on September 3, 1961 to the late John Paul Bell, Sr. “Jackie” and Margaret Loker Bell “Peggy”, of Leonardtown, MD. David “Archie” was the third born of five siblings...
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