Monthly Archives: January 2022

Police in Calvert County Make Arrest in Murder of 38-Year-Old Lusby Woman

Police in Calvert County Make Arrest in Murder of 38-Year-Old Lusby Woman

On January 28, 2022 shortly after 8:00 p.m., Calvert County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a residence in the 8300 block of Cedar Lane in Lusby, after receiving report of an unresponsive subject. Upon arrival, officers located an adult female identified as Selene Noelle Persinger, 38 of Lusby, deceased inside the residence. Preliminary investigation...
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No Injuries Reported After House Fire in Hollywood

No Injuries Reported After House Fire in Hollywood

On Thursday, January 27, 2022, at 11:59 p.m., firefighters from Hollywood, Leonardtown, Mechanicsville, Bay District, Hughesville and Seventh District responded to 50546 Medleys Lane in Mechanicsville, for the reported house on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 1-story residence with fire showing from the roof. Firefighters found fire throughout the attic...
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Maryland International Raceway Announces New Logo, Email Domain, Website and Social Media Handles

Maryland International Raceway Announces New Logo, Email Domain, Website and Social Media Handles

Maryland International Raceway is reviving the MIR acronym after Royce Miller’s recent purchase of the famed facility from IRG Sports & Entertainment (IRGSE). This change brings a new logo, email domain, website URL, and social media handles. Below, is a list of the new email addresses for the staff at MIR along with the...
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Police Investigating Armed Robbery at Lexington Park Dollar General, No Injuries Reported

Police Investigating Armed Robbery at Lexington Park Dollar General, No Injuries Reported

On Saturday, January 29, 2022, at approximately 9:10 p.m., police responded to the Dollar General located at 21411 Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the reported armed robbery. Police arrived on the scene and made contact with the employee/911 caller who reported a white male armed with a knife had threatened employees before...
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No Injuries Reported After Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Horse and Buggy in Mechanicsville

No Injuries Reported After Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Horse and Buggy in Mechanicsville

On Sunday, January 30, 2022, at approximately 5:10 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department located at 28165 Hills Club Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a horse and buggy. Crews arrived on the scene to find a damaged Jeep in...
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Police in Charles County Investigating Robbery at Walmart in La Plata

Police in Charles County Investigating Robbery at Walmart in La Plata

On Saturday, January 29, 2022, at approximately 8:00 p.m., police responded to a strong-armed robbery at the Walmart on Drury Drive, in La Plata. Preliminary investigation revealed two individuals physically assaulted an employee to obtain access to a locked display case containing Airpods. The employee complied with the demands to open the secured display...
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Police in Charles County Investigating 9-Year-Old Shot in Waldorf

Police in Charles County Investigating 9-Year-Old Shot in Waldorf

Detectives Investigating Shooting Case Involving Youth / Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward: On January 28, 2022, at approximately 9:50 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to Charles Regional Medical Center after being advised a 9-year-old male was in the emergency room with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to his...
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Public Safety Issues Animal Safety Alert Due to Winter Weather

Public Safety Issues Animal Safety Alert Due to Winter Weather

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter weather advisory for Calvert County, with snow and severe cold expected through the weekend. Animal owners or custodians are required to provide the following effective immediately, through Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022: Dogs and cats should be brought inside. If a dog or cat is left...
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Police Recover Airsoft Replica Handgun at North Point High School

Police Recover Airsoft Replica Handgun at North Point High School

On Friday, January 28, 2022, at 11:40 a.m., a student at North Point High School showed several students what appeared to be a handgun while inside the school. Another student alerted school staff who recovered an airsoft replica handgun from the student’s locker. The school resource officer, along with school administrators, will complete an...
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21-Year-Old Waldorf Man Arrested After Traffic Stop, Police Find Loaded Handgun with Multiple Large Capacity Magazines

21-Year-Old Waldorf Man Arrested After Traffic Stop, Police Find Loaded Handgun with Multiple Large Capacity Magazines

On Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at approximately 1:57 p.m., TFC Hussey, assigned to the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack was on patrol in the area of southbound Route 301, south of Pierce Road, Waldorf, Charles County, MD. At that time, TFC Hussey observed a black Toyota Camry committing numerous traffic violations. TFC Hussey...
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Police Investigating Shooting That Killed 20-Year-Old Waldorf Woman and Injured Four Others at Hotel in Northwest DC

Police Investigating Shooting That Killed 20-Year-Old Waldorf Woman and Injured Four Others at Hotel in Northwest DC

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Thursday, January 27, 2022, in the 4400 block of Connecticut Avenue, Northwest. At approximately 3:31 a.m., members of the Second District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting inside a hotel. Upon arrival, members located...
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CSM Offers Classes to Address Mind-Body Connection and Overall Wellness as Community Emerges from Pandemic

CSM Offers Classes to Address Mind-Body Connection and Overall Wellness as Community Emerges from Pandemic

For many people, the pandemic has brought a change in priorities and a desire to improve overall personal wellness – a trend supported by the World Health Organization which is emphasizing the importance of caring for your mental health now, more than ever. The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) has risen to support its...
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Governor Hogan Declares State of Emergency, Mobilizes National Guard For Winter Storm

Governor Hogan Declares State of Emergency, Mobilizes National Guard For Winter Storm

Governor Larry Hogan today declared a state of emergency and mobilized members of the Maryland National Guard ahead of a winter storm that is expected to bring several inches of snowfall to most of the state and up to 12 inches to the lower Eastern Shore. The emergency declaration includes Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent,...
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Replica Handgun Recovered at North Point High School

Replica Handgun Recovered at North Point High School

On January 28, 2022,  at 11:40 a.m., a student at North Point High School showed several students what appeared to be a handgun while inside the school. Another student alerted school staff who recovered an airsoft replica handgun from the student’s locker. The school resource officer, along with school administrators, will complete an investigation....
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St. Mary’s County Government Announces Changes to Operations Due to Impending Weather

St. Mary’s County Government Announces Changes to Operations Due to Impending Weather

Due to impending winter weather conditions for Friday, Jan. 28, and Saturday, Jan. 29, St. Mary’ County Government announces the following changes to operations: All Department of Recreation and Parks facilities, services and programs will close Friday, Jan. 28, effective 4 p.m., and remain closed Saturday, Jan. 29. The St. Andrews Landfill and all...
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Police in Charles County Investigating Threat of Mass Violence at North Point High School

Police in Charles County Investigating Threat of Mass Violence at North Point High School

On January 27, 2022, at approximately 2:00 p.m., a student at North Point High School made a statement during class that he was going to “shoot everyone in the school.” School staff and a Charles County Sheriff’s Office school resource officer assigned to the school were made aware and began an investigation which included...
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Police Charge 16-Year-Old with Manslaughter After Accidental Shooting in Oxon Hill

Police Charge 16-Year-Old with Manslaughter After Accidental Shooting in Oxon Hill

Detectives with the Homicide Unit arrested and charged a 15-year-old female from District Heights with manslaughter and related charges. She is charged as a juvenile in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old male from Oxon Hill. On Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at approximately 6:00 p.m., patrol officers responded to the 4900 block of Glassmanor...
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Police Investigating Lexington Park Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Leonardtown

Police Investigating Lexington Park Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Leonardtown

UPDATE 2:30 p.m.: On Thursday, January 27, 2022 at approximately 8:00 a.m., patrol deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a serious motor vehicle collision on St. Andrew’s Church Road in the area of Fairgrounds Road in Leonardtown. Deputies arrived on scene to find a head-on collision between two vehicles,...
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Patuxent River Safety Department Display Results of Recent Electrical Safety Sweep

Patuxent River Safety Department Display Results of Recent Electrical Safety Sweep

NAS Patuxent River’s Safety Department recently did a sweep of installation buildings within the NAS Patuxent River fence line and acquired quite a haul of unsafe electrical devices. Pictured are the Safety personnel and all the devices they found, some serviceable and others rendered inoperable for safety purposes. The Pax Safety Department cites NASPAXRIVINST...
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U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force Find and Arrest Man for Rape, Sex Abuse of Minor That Occurred in Prince George’s County

U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force Find and Arrest Man for Rape, Sex Abuse of Minor That Occurred in Prince George’s County

The Office of the Sheriff’s Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the arrest of Ernest Jarod Murray on January 21, 2022, on a warrant for First Degree Rape obtained by county police on December 20, 2021. According to the warrant, on October 28, 2021, The Prince George’s County Child Protective Service received notification about a Sexual Child...
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Noise Advisory – Low-Altitude Test Flights Scheduled January 27 to 28, 2022 near Webster Field

Noise Advisory – Low-Altitude Test Flights Scheduled January 27 to 28, 2022 near Webster Field

PATUXENT RIVER NAVAL AIR STATION, MD – Communities surrounding the Webster Outlying Field are advised that low-altitude aircraft flight test events are scheduled to take place January 27 and January 28, 2022 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. As with all operations, NAS Patuxent River takes precautions to lessen the impact of testing activities...
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Anne Arundel County and Arizona Sheriff’s Department Make Two Arrests in Murder of Woman in 2017

Anne Arundel County and Arizona Sheriff’s Department Make Two Arrests in Murder of Woman in 2017

On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Officers from the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to the area of Holly and Chesapeake Drive in Shady Side, Maryland for possible recovered human remains. The scene was secured and Homicide Detectives were summoned. An extensive search of the shoreline by numerous patrol officers,...
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No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Rear-Ends Occupied School Bus in Lexington Park

No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Rear-Ends Occupied School Bus in Lexington Park

On Thursday, January 27, 2022, at approximately 7:43 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Hilton Ridge Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a school bus with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle and a St....
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Annapolis Man Hired As a Hitman Pleads Guilty to First Degree Murder, Using a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime of Violence

Annapolis Man Hired As a Hitman Pleads Guilty to First Degree Murder, Using a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime of Violence

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced that Michael Gibson, 23, of Annapolis entered a guilty plea to first degree murder and using a firearm during the commission of a crime of violence in the death of Leslie Saunders, 50. Gibson, who was paid $3200 by Thomas Smith, 31, to kill the...
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Motor Vehicle Accident Involving School Bus Leads to Flyout – NO INJURIES TO OCCUPANTS OF BUS

Motor Vehicle Accident Involving School Bus Leads to Flyout – NO INJURIES TO OCCUPANTS OF BUS

On Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at approximately 3:00 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Chancellors Run Road and Buck Hewitt Road in Great Mills, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a school bus with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle and school bus involved with the...
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