Monthly Archives: June 2022

First Class of Calvert County High School Seniors also Graduate as Pre-Apprenticeship Electrical Helpers from CSM

First Class of Calvert County High School Seniors also Graduate as Pre-Apprenticeship Electrical Helpers from CSM

Five Calvert County Public School seniors who recently graduated from high school also graduated as Pre-Apprenticeship Electrical Helpers from the College of Southern Maryland’s (CSM) Regional Hughesville Campus Center for Trades and Energy Training June 14. The students’ accomplishments were a result of their hard work and a partnership between CSM, Calvert County Public...
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Charles County Public Schools Honors Outstanding Non-Certificated Staff at June Board of Education Meeting

Charles County Public Schools Honors Outstanding Non-Certificated Staff at June Board of Education Meeting

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) annually honors outstanding support services personnel in the areas of information technology, central office support, instructional assistant, food service, maintenance, secretary and building services. The awards program was established to recognize the roles support personnel have in maintaining the effective and efficient operations of the school system. Honorees for...
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18-Year-Old Pomfret Man Arrested After Traffic Stop, Police Recover Drugs and Loaded Handgun

18-Year-Old Pomfret Man Arrested After Traffic Stop, Police Recover Drugs and Loaded Handgun

On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at 4:45 p.m., officers assigned to the COPs Unit initiated a traffic stop in the area of Indian Head Highway and Cedar Lane after observing a speeding violation. During the course of the stop, officers recovered marijuana from inside the car and found the driver to be in possession...
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Inventors Solve Problems, Win Prizes at CSM’s First VelocityX Hackathon

Inventors Solve Problems, Win Prizes at CSM’s First VelocityX Hackathon

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Velocity Center recently challenged area scientists, inventors, and STEM students to solve real world problems in the center’s first-ever VelocityX Community Innovation Hackathon. Six teams vied for cash prizes from a $12,000 pool by working together to solve problems faced by CSM, the Town of Indian Head, and...
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Department of Public Works & Transportation to Perform Emergency Culvert Repair on Old Village Road in Mechanicsville

Department of Public Works & Transportation to Perform Emergency Culvert Repair on Old Village Road in Mechanicsville

The section of Old Village Road, between Old Flora Corner Road and Cedar Grove Street, at Hayden Run in Mechanicsville will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, June 21 and 22 between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. for culvert repairs. Access will be provided to residents only. Changeable message signs and posted signs will be...
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Five Boaters Rescued After Boat Capsizes Near Piney Point, Two Victims Transported to Hospital

Five Boaters Rescued After Boat Capsizes Near Piney Point, Two Victims Transported to Hospital

On Sunday, June 19, 2022, at approximately 9:40 a.m., a vessel with five occupants near Price Cove in the St. Mary’s River capsized. A few minutes later, the U.S. Coast Guard called 911 and reported they had all 5 victims aboard their vessel and requested an ambulance for a 14-year-old male. Fire and rescue...
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Brass Knuckles with Blade Recovered from McDonough High School Student

Brass Knuckles with Blade Recovered from McDonough High School Student

On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at approximately 8:15 a.m., a student from McDonough High School, who was previously suspended, showed up at the school and was asked to leave. He complied; however, he walked to Robert D. Stethem Educational Center where he was observed inside the gymnasium playing basketball. An administrator approached the student...
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Maryland State Police Arrest Pennsylvania Man After Brandishing Stolen Firearm In Alleged Road Rage Incident in Anne Arundel County

Maryland State Police Arrest Pennsylvania Man After Brandishing Stolen Firearm In Alleged Road Rage Incident in Anne Arundel County

Maryland State Police arrested a Pennsylvania man for brandishing a stolen firearm in an alleged road rage incident that occurred Saturday, une 18, 2022, in Anne Arundel County. The accused is identified as Decoste Albes, Jr., 21, of Hatfield, Pennsylvania. Albes is charged with first degree assault, possession of a stolen firearm, use of...
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Two Transported to Hospital After Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Lexington Park

Two Transported to Hospital After Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Lexington Park

On Saturday, June 18, 2022, at approximately 1:20 a.m., firefighters from Bay District Volunteer Fire Department responded to the 46000 block of Pembrooke Street in Lexington Park, for the Carbon Monoxide alarm with no symptoms. Upon arrival of Engine 32 with 4 personnel, firefighters located two patients with symptoms, with one patient being semi-conscious....
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CDC & Maryland Department of Health Identify Maryland’s First Presumed Human Monkeypox Virus Infection

CDC & Maryland Department of Health Identify Maryland’s First Presumed Human Monkeypox Virus Infection

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH), in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), identified the first presumed case of human monkeypox virus infection in an adult Maryland resident from the National Capital Region on Thursday, June 16, 2022. The individual is currently recovering in isolation and is not hospitalized. The...
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Prince George’s County Police Officer Arrested After Off-Duty Incident in New York City

Prince George’s County Police Officer Arrested After Off-Duty Incident in New York City

A Prince George’s County Police officer is suspended without pay following his arrest in New York City. Police Officer First Class Aaron Holliday was off-duty at the time of the incident. Holliday was arrested Tuesday night, June 14, 2022, in Manhattan following an altercation at a nightclub. No one was injured during the incident....
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Conducting Roadside Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday Evening

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Conducting Roadside Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday Evening

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) Traffic Operations Unit is conducting an impaired driver checkpoint tonight, Friday, June 17, 2022. Special patrols and enforcement focused on impaired and aggressive driving are conducted year round with the goal of educating the community and deterring these dangerous behaviors. The CCSO is reminding motorists to always designate...
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Wanted Lexington Park Drug Dealer Arrested After St. Mary’s County Sheriffs Office Executes Search Warrant

Wanted Lexington Park Drug Dealer Arrested After St. Mary’s County Sheriffs Office Executes Search Warrant

On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Division along with detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division and members of the Emergency Services Team, executed a search and seizure warrant in the 47000 block of Festival Way in Lexington Park. Antonio George Queen, age 28 of Lexington...
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Public Safety Issues Animal Safety Alert Due to Severe Heat – Friday, June 17, 2022

Public Safety Issues Animal Safety Alert Due to Severe Heat – Friday, June 17, 2022

The Calvert County Department of Public Safety, Division of Animal Control, has issued an animal safety alert due to high temperatures for Friday, June 17, 2022. Animal owners or custodians are required to provide the following protections while the alert is active. In addition to providing appropriate protection from the weather, animals must be...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Invites Residents to Participate in National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Invites Residents to Participate in National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Attention Charles County residents: On Tuesday, August 2, 2022, neighborhoods throughout Charles County are invited to team up with thousands of communities across the country for the 38th Annual National Night Out (NNO). Sheriff Troy Berry and members of the CCSO will join residents to celebrate and promote police and community partnerships as well...
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30-Year-Old Montgomery County Man Charged with Vandalism and Hate Crimes After Defacing 2 Public Libraries in PG County

30-Year-Old Montgomery County Man Charged with Vandalism and Hate Crimes After Defacing 2 Public Libraries in PG County

Prince George’s County Police detectives charged a man for vandalizing two public libraries in the county. These incidents occurred at the Greenbelt Branch Library and the New Carrollton Branch Library. The suspect is 30-year-old Charles Sutherland of Takoma Park. The preliminary investigation revealed Sutherland spray-painted the word “groomer” on the exteriors of both buildings....
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Charles County Narcotics Enforcement Charge Suspect with Drug Distribution and Possession of a Stolen Gun After Executing Search Warrants

Charles County Narcotics Enforcement Charge Suspect with Drug Distribution and Possession of a Stolen Gun After Executing Search Warrants

On Thursday, June 9, 2022, at 7:52 p.m., members of the Narcotics Enforcement Section served a search warrant at a home in the 1000 block of Dorset Drive in Waldorf. The warrants were issued as part of an investigation into complaints of drug activity involving Trevon Akeem Allen, 27, of Waldorf. During the search,...
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Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Collision in College Park That Killed 19-Year-Old

Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Collision in College Park That Killed 19-Year-Old

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred early June in College Park. The deceased driver is 19-year-old Fernando Gonzalez y Gonzales of Beltsville. On June 3, 2022, at approximately 8:45 p.m., officers responded to Cherry Hill Road and Park Drive for a collision involving a motorcycle and...
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VIDEO: Rollover Motor Vehicle Collision in Charlotte Hall Caught on Video – No Injuries Reported

VIDEO:  Rollover Motor Vehicle Collision in Charlotte Hall Caught on Video – No Injuries Reported

On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at approximately 12:10 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road and Oaks Road in Charlotte Hall, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one vehicle overturned. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles involved, with one in the median overturned with the...
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Police in Charles County Arrest Waldorf Man for Robbery, Theft, and Assault

Police in Charles County Arrest Waldorf Man for Robbery, Theft, and Assault

On June 6, 2022, at approximately 12:20 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a convenience store in the 3300 block of Leonardtown Road in Waldorf for the report of a robbery. A preliminary investigation revealed the suspect entered the business, approached a clerk, and asked for cigars. The clerk got...
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UPDATE: 15-Year-Old Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Lexington Park Motor Vehicle Collision, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating

UPDATE: 15-Year-Old Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Lexington Park Motor Vehicle Collision, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating

UPDATE 6/15/2022: The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a collision in Lexington Park that killed a 15-year-old passenger. On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at 6:09 pm, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the intersection of Route 235/Three Notch Road and Hermanville Road in Lexington Park after an on-duty deputy witnessed...
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Calvert County First Responder & Maryland State Trooper Recognized As EMS Clinician of the Year

Calvert County First Responder & Maryland State Trooper Recognized As EMS Clinician of the Year

A 24-year-veteran of the Maryland State Police is recognized as the emergency medical service Clinician of the Year by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS). Lt. Nathan Wheelock was honored during a ceremony on June 6, 2022. The prestigious award was presented by Dr. Ted Delbridge, Executive Director of MIEMSS. Each...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Staff Awarded at Maryland Correctional Conference

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Staff Awarded at Maryland Correctional Conference

Staff from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office attended the 45th annual Maryland Correctional Administrators Association Conference from June 5-7, 2022. There, CFC Brianna Edelen, Lt. Jeffrey Knight (not pictured) and Francis Gunn (not pictured) were awarded as Officers and Employees of the Year for St. Mary’s County for 2019 and Cpl. Earl Young...
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Impaired Driving Suspected After Vehicle Strikes Utility Pole in Colton’s Point, Sending One to Hospital and One to Trauma Center

Impaired Driving Suspected After Vehicle Strikes Utility Pole in Colton’s Point, Sending One to Hospital and One to Trauma Center

On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at approximately 12:40 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Colton Point Road and Point Breeze Road in Coltons Point, for the motor vehicle collision with entrapment. While fire and rescue personnel responded to the scene, dispatchers advised the 911 caller reported a single vehicle...
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Officer Involved Shooting Under Investigation After Homicide Suspect Aims Shotgun at Officers Serving Warrant in Capitol Heights

Officer Involved Shooting Under Investigation After Homicide Suspect Aims Shotgun at Officers Serving Warrant in Capitol Heights

The suspect wanted in connection with a 2021 murder is now charged with assaulting two officers who were serving an arrest warrant at his Capitol Heights home Monday morning. The suspect is 47-year-old Reginald Hawkins. Hawkins is charged with murdering his girlfriend, 45-year-old Nakisha McMillian of Capitol Heights. McMillian was found deceased in her...
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