Monthly Archives: December 2021

Police Investigating Three Shot in Lanham, 24-Year-Old Bowie Man Killed

Police Investigating Three Shot in Lanham, 24-Year-Old Bowie Man Killed

Detectives are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Bilal Rashad of Bowie. On December 27, 2021, at approximately 4:00 p.m., patrol officers responded to the 9900 block of Good Luck Road in Lanham for the report of a shooting. At the time, officers located a crime scene at that...
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Calvert Beach Road Closure in St. Leonard Anounced

Calvert Beach Road Closure in St. Leonard Anounced

The Calvert County Department of Public Works will close a section of Calvert Beach Road in St. Leonard, beginning on or about Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, for construction improvements to the existing culvert at 1447 Calvert Beach Road. Construction is expected to continue through March 1, 2022, weather permitting. During construction, a section of...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested After Armed Home Invasion and Assault in Leonardtown

Lexington Park Man Arrested After Armed Home Invasion and Assault in Leonardtown

On Saturday, December 11, 2021, Dep. Fleenor responded to the 25500 block of Point Lookout Road in Leonardtown, for the reported assault. Contact was made with the victim who advised Derrick Clifton Marshall, age 43 of Lexington Park, entered the residence without permission and confronted the victim. During the confrontation Marshall retrieved a knife...
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Justice Department Awards More Than $125 Million in Grants Under the STOP School Violence Act

Justice Department Awards More Than $125 Million in Grants Under the STOP School Violence Act

The Department of Justice announced nearly $126 million in funding to advance school safety under the STOP School Violence Act. The grants, awarded by the Office of Justice Programs’ (OJP) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office), will help institute safety measures in and around...
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Police Investigating Shots Fired on Liberty Street in Lexington Park, No Known Injuries Reported

Police Investigating Shots Fired on Liberty Street in Lexington Park, No Known Injuries Reported

On Monday, December 27, 2021, at approximately 2:35 p.m., police responded to the 21600 block of Liberty Street in Lexington Park, for the reports of shots being fired. The 911 caller reported a black male wearing a white sweatshirt/coat and black pants got out of a red vehicle and fired a weapon approximately 10...
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Patuxent Tide Lane Trust Awarded $2,217,053.00 to Acquire Conservation Easements

Patuxent Tide Lane Trust Awarded $2,217,053.00 to Acquire Conservation Easements

On December 1, 2021, the Maryland Board of Public Works approved an award of $2,217,053.00 to the Patuxent Tidewater Land Trust (PTLT) to acquire conservation easements in the Huntersville Rural Legacy Area in Northern St. Mary’s County. PTLT plans to apply this funding toward acquiring conservation easements on several important properties including a 437-acre...
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Maryland Judiciary Reverts Operations to Phase III in Response to Omicron Variant Surge

Maryland Judiciary Reverts Operations to Phase III in Response to Omicron Variant Surge

The Maryland Judiciary announced today, effective Wednesday, December 29, 2021, it will reduce operations and revert to Phase III of its five-phased reopening plan in response to the Omicron variant surge. The interim operational plan will last until February 8, 2022, pending further order. Clerks’ offices in both the District Court of Maryland and circuit courts...
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Justice Department Awards More Than $210 Million to Support Forensic Science

Justice Department Awards More Than $210 Million to Support Forensic Science

The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) announced grant awards totaling more than $210 million to fund crime laboratories, support research, decrease DNA backlogs and help law enforcement identify missing persons. The funding is administered by the OJP’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and National Institute of Justice (NIJ). “The department is...
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Justice Department Awards More Than $37 Million to Support Innovations in Policing

Justice Department Awards More Than $37 Million to Support Innovations in Policing

The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) announced grant awards totaling over $37 million to support evidence-based law enforcement strategies designed to build trust with communities and improve public safety. The grants, made by OJP’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and National Institute of Justice (NIJ), will support partnerships between researchers and...
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Justice Department Awards $34 Million to Support Community Crisis Response

Justice Department Awards $34 Million to Support Community Crisis Response

The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) announced grant awards totaling $34 million to help communities address crises involving homelessness, mental health and substance use disorders, and other public health and public safety emergencies. The grants, made by OJP’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and National Institute of Justice (NIJ), will support...
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RESISTING ARREST VIDEO: Wanted Career Criminal Arrested at Target Again for Theft, Property Destruction, and Other Charges

RESISTING ARREST VIDEO: Wanted Career Criminal Arrested at Target Again for Theft, Property Destruction, and Other Charges

On Sunday, December 26, 2021, at approximately 5:19 p.m., police responded to the Target located at 45155 First Colony Way in California, for the reported attempted theft/theft in progress. The 911 caller identified Guy Butler by name and said he was armed with a knife and was actively cutting security wires off of multiple...
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Police Investigating Single Vehicle Hit and Run in California, No Injuries Reported

Police Investigating Single Vehicle Hit and Run in California, No Injuries Reported

On Friday, December 24, 2021, at approximately 2:33 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Westmeath Way and FDR Boulevard in California, for the reported motor vehicle collision with unknown injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and into a utility pole with...
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William Roland Brady Jr. “Sonny” 81

William Roland Brady Jr. “Sonny” 81

William Roland Brady Jr. “Sonny” 81, of Prince Frederick passed away on December 25, 2021. Born and raised in Prince Frederick, Sonny and his father were well-known and respected carpenters for many years. He was a devoted husband, proud father and long-time volunteer. Sonny served Calvert County at the Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Arrest Juvenile on Gun Charges – Charge Him as Adult

Police in St. Mary’s County Arrest Juvenile on Gun Charges – Charge Him as Adult

On December 22, 2021, detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Division, with assistance from the Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit and Emergency Services Team (EST), executed a search and seizure warrant in the 46000 block of Columbus Drive in Lexington Park. Located on scene was a male juvenile, age 17 of Lexington...
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – Proposed Ordinance to Amend the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance for Two New Uses of Solar, Major and Minor

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – Proposed Ordinance to Amend the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance for Two New Uses of Solar, Major and Minor

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County will hold a Public Hearing Tuesday, January 4, 2022, at 9 a.m. in the Chesapeake Building located at 41770 Baldridge Street in Leonardtown, to consider public input on a proposed ordinance to amend the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance for two new uses of Solar, Major and Solar, Minor. The...
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NOTICE: St. Mary’s County Health Department – Due to High Demand for COVID Testing, Appointments Are Now Required

NOTICE: St. Mary’s County Health Department – Due to High Demand for COVID Testing, Appointments Are Now Required

NOTICE: Due to high demand, appointments will be required for COVID-19 testing at SMCHD sites. Appointments can be made online at smchd.org/covid-19-testing or by calling the COVID-19 Community Hotline at (301) 475-4330. Please note: wait times may be longer than usual, even with an appointment due to the high volume of patients receiving care....
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Reward Offered – Police Investigating Fatal Christmas Eve Shooting in Temple Hills After Possible Road Rage Incident

Reward Offered – Police Investigating Fatal Christmas Eve Shooting in Temple Hills After Possible Road Rage Incident

Detectives with our Homicide Unit are urging anyone who has information on a fatal shooting on Christmas Eve in Temple Hills to please come forward. Investigators are working to determine who shot and killed 30-year-old Danny Kelly Jr. of Clinton. He and his family were heading to a holiday dinner at the time of...
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Police Seeking Identity of Vandalism Suspect Pictured at Green Door Tavern in Park Hall

Police Seeking Identity of Vandalism Suspect Pictured at Green Door Tavern in Park Hall

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a vandalism investigation. Between Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at 11:00 p.m., and Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 3:40 a.m., the suspect vandalized the victim’s car in the parking lot of the Green Door Tavern in Park Hall. The suspect...
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Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad Regrets to Announce Passing of Past Chief/Past President Roland “Sonny” Brady

Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad Regrets to Announce Passing of Past Chief/Past President Roland “Sonny” Brady

It is with deep regret that the Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad announces the passing of Charter Member, Past Chief, Past President, Past Vice President, and BOD Member Roland “Sonny” Brady. Sonny’s loss to the department and the community will be deeply felt. Sonny served the community for over 56 years. He was a...
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No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Drives Into the Pegg Road Shell

No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Drives Into the Pegg Road Shell

On Sunday, December 26, 2021, at approximately 11:00 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the Pegg Road Shell located at 22141 Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving the structure. Crews arrived on the scene to find a Ford Taurus sedan halfway inside of the structure,...
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Charles County Firefighters Respond to Two Early Morning Christmas Eve Fires, No Injuries Reported

Charles County Firefighters Respond to Two Early Morning Christmas Eve Fires, No Injuries Reported

On Friday, December 24, 2021, at approximately 12:39 a.m., firefighters from the Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire & Rescue Squad and surrounding departments responded to the 5660 block of West Mount Aventine Road in Indian Head, for the outside fire. A short time later, the assignment was upgraded to a structure fire. Crews arrived on...
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All CSM Campuses Close for Winter Break, to Re-open on Monday, January 3, 2021

All CSM Campuses Close for Winter Break, to Re-open on Monday, January 3, 2021

All campuses of the College of Southern Maryland closed on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. for Winter Break. Campuses will reopen on Monday, January 3, 2022. Access to online services, including registration for credit and non-credit classes, remains available at www.csmd.edu.
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Events at the Calvert Marine Museum in January 2022

Events at the Calvert Marine Museum in January 2022

Saturday, Jan. 1 – New Year’s Day – The Calvert Marine Museum and Museum Store are closed. Thursdays, Jan. 6 & 13 – Sea Squirts 10:15 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.: This program invites children 18 months to 3 years, with an adult, to discover the museum together through music, stories, and special activities. Join...
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VIDEO: No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Fire in Leonardtown

VIDEO: No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Fire in Leonardtown

On Monday, December 20, 2021, at approximately 11:55 a.m., firefighters from the Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Fenwick Street in Leonardtown, for the reported vehicle on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find fire showing from the engine and passenger compartment. Firefighters extinguished the fire...
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Barricade Situation in Lexington Park Ends Peacefully, No Injuries Reported and Multiple Weapons Recovered

Barricade Situation in Lexington Park Ends Peacefully, No Injuries Reported and Multiple Weapons Recovered

On Friday, December 24, 2021, at approximately 12:30 a.m., police responded to the 21000 block of Mayfaire Lane in Lexington Park, for a check the welfare. Multiple 911 callers reported a adult female who lived at this apartment made an Instagram post with a threat to harm someone else along with suicidal statements and...
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