Monthly Archives: April 2022

17-Year-Old Accokeek Teen Killed in Single Vehicle Collision

17-Year-Old Accokeek Teen Killed in Single Vehicle Collision

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Wednesday morning. The deceased driver is 17-year-old Christopher Sosa of Accokeek. On Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at approximately 7:10 a.m., PGPD officers responded to a single-car crash on Accokeek Road near Gardner Road. The driver and...
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Police Recovered Replica Handgun from Milton Somers Middle School Student

Police Recovered Replica Handgun from Milton Somers Middle School Student

On Thursday, April 28 at 3:30 p.m., a student from Milton Somers Middle School was on a school bus heading home after school when they observed what appeared to be a handgun inside another student’s book bag. The student reported the information to a parent who then notified the police. A school resource officer...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Selects Four Deputies for 1st Quarter Honorable Mention

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Selects Four Deputies for 1st Quarter Honorable Mention

“Congratulations Deputy of the 1st Quarter Honorable Mentions ✨ Please join us in congratulating Deputy Sean Hendrickson, DFC James Sturdivant, Deputy Howard Anderson and Deputy Wyatt McDowell for being selected Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Deputies of the 1st Quarter Honorable Mention awardees. Thank you for your service and dedication to our community.”
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Three Transported by Ground to Hospital and Four Pediatric Victims Flown Out After Rollover Collision in Mechanicsville

Three Transported by Ground to Hospital and Four Pediatric Victims Flown Out After Rollover Collision in Mechanicsville

On Saturday, April 30, 2022, at approximately 8:30 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Lockes Hill Road and Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one vehicle overturned and multiple trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a FedEx cargo van and...
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Police Recover Bag Containing Morphine at Milton Somers Middle School

Police Recover Bag Containing Morphine at Milton Somers Middle School

On Thursday, April 28 at 2:30 p.m., a student found a plastic bag containing a suspicious substance inside a classroom at Milton Somers Middle School. The student notified a teacher who then notified a school resource officer. A preliminary investigation revealed the substance tested positive for morphine. It is not yet known who brought...
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2-Alarm Apartment Fire in Lexington Park Leaves 26 Displaced, Causes $1 Million in Damage

2-Alarm Apartment Fire in Lexington Park Leaves 26 Displaced, Causes $1 Million in Damage

On Thursday, April 28, 2022, at 4:10 a.m., firefighters from NAS Patuxent River, Bay District, Hollywood and Leonardtown responded to 46593 Valley Court in Lexington Park, for the reported apartment fire. The owner is identified as Beth Cohen, with the estimated loss of structure and contents valued at $1,000,000.00 Smoke alarms were present and...
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Waldorf Wendy’s Offering Free Food for a Year to the First 100 Customers for Grand Re-Opening on April 30, 2022

Waldorf Wendy’s Offering Free Food for a Year to the First 100 Customers for Grand Re-Opening on April 30, 2022

In celebration of its grand reopening in Charles County this Saturday, Wendy’s of Waldorf, MD (Grand Opening Tentative Date 4/30) is awarding the first 100 customers with free food for a year*! Wend American Group, a subsidiary of Flynn Restaurant Group, has wrapped up these remodels, which display a fresh, enhanced look and feel,...
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Governor Hogan and Department of Natural Resources Approve Funds to Acquire and Preserve Historic Annapolis Waterfront Park

Governor Hogan and Department of Natural Resources Approve Funds to Acquire and Preserve Historic Annapolis Waterfront Park

Governor Larry Hogan and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that the State of Maryland will provide more than $4.8 million toward the purchase of a historically significant waterfront property for the development of a new Annapolis public park. The land has been identified as part of the property once owned by...
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Golfers Invited to Participate in Annual Therapeutic Recreation Golf Tournament on Friday, May 6, 2022 in Lusby

Golfers Invited to Participate in Annual Therapeutic Recreation Golf Tournament on Friday, May 6, 2022 in Lusby

Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation, Therapeutic Recreation Services, will hold its annual Therapeutic Recreation Golf Tournament Friday, May 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Chesapeake Hills Golf Course, located at 11352 HG Trueman Road in Lusby. Event proceeds will be used to reduce the cost for children and adults in...
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VIDEO: Governor Hogan, Cal Ripken Jr. Cut Ribbon on New Youth Development Park at Prince George’s County Police Department

VIDEO: Governor Hogan, Cal Ripken Jr. Cut Ribbon on New Youth Development Park at Prince George’s County Police Department

Governor Larry Hogan and Cal Ripken, Jr. took part in the ribbon cutting for the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation’s new Youth Development Park in Hyattsville—the first of its kind in the nation built on the grounds of a police department. “Together, we are providing safe, inclusive, positive environments for young people to play, learn,...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Fleenor and Cpl. Maloy Receive Their Final Salutes

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Fleenor and Cpl. Maloy Receive Their Final Salutes

Sheriff Tim Cameron and the men and women of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office gave their Final Salute to two retiring law enforcement officers on Wednesday. Sgt. Todd Fleenor began his career with the St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Office in September 2000 and now has two sons also working in the agency — Deputy...
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Junior Firefighter Training on Thursday, May 12, 2022 in Calvert County for Ages 4 to12

Junior Firefighter Training on Thursday, May 12, 2022 in Calvert County for Ages 4 to12

Children ages 4-12 years are invited to earn their junior firefighter status by completing our training course and ringing the bell with pride at our Junior Firefighter Training on Thursday, May 12 from 10-11 a.m. This event will be held in each district, please register for your preferred location: Section A – North Beach...
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MS-13 Gang Leader Sentenced to Life in Federal Prison for Racketeering Conspiracy and Conspiring to Commit Multiple Murders

MS-13 Gang Leader Sentenced to Life in Federal Prison for Racketeering Conspiracy and Conspiring to Commit Multiple Murders

U.S. District Judge Paula Xinis sentenced El Salvadorian national Junior Noe Alvarado-Requeno, a/k/a “Insolente” and “Trankilo,” age 24, of Landover, Maryland to life in federal prison, for conspiring to participate in La Mara Salvatrucha, a transnational criminal enterprise also known as MS-13, and for three counts each of murder in aid of racketeering and...
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Police Recover Suspected Marijuana from Westlake High School Student

Police Recover Suspected Marijuana from Westlake High School Student

On Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at 8:00 a.m., a school administrator at Westlake High School became aware of a possible drug transaction involving a student. Further investigation showed the student was in possession of nine individually packaged baggies of suspected marijuana. The school resource officer recovered the suspected marijuana. The case is under review...
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Stop Sign Runner Causes Three Car Collision in Lexington Park, Sends One Victim to Trauma Center

Stop Sign Runner Causes Three Car Collision in Lexington Park, Sends One Victim to Trauma Center

On Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at approximately 7:05 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Willows Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find three vehicles involved with two off the roadway. Witnesses reported the...
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Police Investigating Drive-by Shooting in Lexington Park, Multiple Residences, One Vehicle and One Victim Struck by Gunfire

Police Investigating Drive-by Shooting in Lexington Park, Multiple Residences, One Vehicle and One Victim Struck by Gunfire

UPDATE 4/28/2022: On Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at 9:40 p.m., deputies responded to the 47400 block of Southampton Drive in Lexington Park for the reported shooting. Deputies arrived on scene and located a male victim, age 21 of Lexington Park, suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. The victim was transported by helicopter...
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Great Mills Man is One of Nine Arrested As Police Task Force Dismantles Eastern Shore Drug Trafficking Organization

Great Mills Man is One of Nine Arrested As Police Task Force Dismantles Eastern Shore Drug Trafficking Organization

A combined law enforcement multi-month investigation has led to the indictment of nine people alleged to be part of a significant drug trafficking organization in two Eastern Shore counties. The investigation, initiated by the Caroline County Drug Task Force, looked into information concerning the operation of a drug trafficking organization believed to be distributing...
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One Injured After Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Dump Truck and School Bus in Mechanicsville

One Injured After Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Dump Truck and School Bus in Mechanicsville

On Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at 6:32 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of the Chaptico Park located at 26600 Budds Creek Road in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle collision involved a commercial vehicle and school bus. Crews from Mechanicsville, Seventh District and Leonardtown responded to the scene and found...
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Lusby Man Arrested After Stealing Over 400 Hundred Dollars Of Merchandise From Giant in Prince Frederick

Lusby Man Arrested After Stealing Over 400 Hundred Dollars Of Merchandise From Giant in Prince Frederick

On April 19, 2022, Deputy McCourt, of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Giant Food store located at 655 N Solomons Island Road in Prince Frederick, for the reported theft that already occurred. Investigation revealed Craig Michael Ringler, 40 of Lusby, was observed leaving the store with approximately $400 – $500 worth...
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VIDEO: Lexington Park Man Arrested with Loaded Ghost Gun and Ammunition

VIDEO: Lexington Park Man Arrested with Loaded Ghost Gun and Ammunition

  On April 26, 2022, at 3:06 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21400 block of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the reported man with a gun observed near a business. Deputies arrived on scene and the individual fled into the woods, behind the business. A...
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Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash in La Plata That Killed Indian Head Man

Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash in La Plata That Killed Indian Head Man

On Monday, April 25, 2022, at approximately 1450 hours, Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded for a report of a serious motor vehicle collision on Maryland Route 6 (Port Tobacco Road) in the area of Valley Road in La Plata. Due to the seriousness of the collision, the Maryland State...
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Two Businesses Out of Ten Fail Alcohol Compliance Checks in Leonardtown

Two Businesses Out of Ten Fail Alcohol Compliance Checks in Leonardtown

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Alcohol Enforcement Unit recently conducted a succession of alcohol compliance checks within St. Mary’s County at 10 businesses in Leonardtown. Eight of the businesses were found to be compliant, while two businesses failed to ask a minor for identification. The covert compliance checks were conducted on April 22,...
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FREE EVENT! 2022 Leonardtown Summer Music Festival Kickoff Concert on Saturday, April 30

FREE EVENT! 2022 Leonardtown Summer Music Festival Kickoff Concert on Saturday, April 30

St. Mary’s County Arts Council are proud to announce the return of the Leonardtown Summer Music Festival! Leonardtown will host a summer of FREE, live outdoor concerts featuring an exciting lineup of artists including the Robbie Boothe Band, the Latrice Carr Band, Leonardo Garcia Y Son Horizonte, Blazin Keys, Reagan Years and more throughout...
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Police Investigating Double Fatal Crash in Seat Pleasant

Police Investigating Double Fatal Crash in Seat Pleasant

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating the circumstances of a double fatal crash on Friday in the city of Seat Pleasant. The deceased driver is 20-year-old Giselle Hernandez of Capitol Heights. A passenger in her car also died. She is identified as 20-year-old Joy Nija Naomi Brown...
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Calvert County Department of Economic Development to Host 15th Annual Business Appreciation Week

Calvert County Department of Economic Development to Host 15th Annual Business Appreciation Week

Each year the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) dedicates a week to celebrating the contributions of local businesses. Calvert County’s 15th annual Business Appreciation Week, May 1-7, 2022, salutes the economic resiliency of the Calvert County business community. During Business Appreciation Week, the Calvert County Department of Economic Development presents events focusing...
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