Monthly Archives: April 2024

One Transported to Hospital After Head-on Collision Involving Calvert County School Bus

One Transported to Hospital After Head-on Collision Involving Calvert County School Bus

On Friday, April 12, 2024, at approximately 8:47 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Catalina Drive and Comstock Drive in Lusby, for the motor vehicle collision involving a school bus. Crews arrived on the scene to find a head on style collision between an Occupied School Bus and a...
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Maryland International Raceway Regrets to Announce Passing of Chris Miller

Maryland International Raceway Regrets to Announce Passing of Chris Miller

Chris Miller, a son, a brother, an uncle, a friend, and so many other things, has been taken from us too soon. Words cannot express what this loss means to us or how we are feeling here. Please keep the Miller family, Royce, Linda, Jason, and Ashley, along with the rest of us here...
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UPDATE: Two Teens in Stolen Vehicle Arrested After Chasing and Shooting at Detective in his Unmarked Police Vehicle

UPDATE: Two Teens in Stolen Vehicle Arrested After Chasing and Shooting at Detective in his Unmarked Police Vehicle

UPDATE 4/14/2024: On Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at approximately 11:06 hours, Detective Stokes, who is assigned to the Prince George’s County Police Department Washington Area Vehicle Enforcement (WAVE), notified Public Safety Communications using his agency issued radio that he was being shot at by a male in a white Cadillac CTS-V bearing Maryland temporary...
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Police Respond to Large Fight at Cadillac Jacks in Lexington Park – Male Flown Out with Multiple Stab Wounds

Police Respond to Large Fight at Cadillac Jacks in Lexington Park – Male Flown Out with Multiple Stab Wounds

On Sunday, April 14, 2024, at approximately 12:10 a.m., police responded to the Cadillac Jacks located at 21367 Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the reported large fight and active disturbance. Police arrived on the scene to find a large crowd and a 63-year-old male laying in the parking lot with multiple stab...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Collision Involving a 28-Year-Old Pedestrian in Hughesville

Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Collision Involving a 28-Year-Old Pedestrian in Hughesville

On Saturday, April 13, 2024, at approximately 12:01 a.m., Troopers from Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to Maryland Route 5 in the area of Wolfe Drive, in Hughesville, for a report of a serious motor vehicle collision. Due to the circumstances, a Collision Reconstruction Specialist (CRS) was requested and TFC. J. Engleman,...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Arrest Suspect in Connection with Burglary at Waldorf Firehouse

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Arrest Suspect in Connection with Burglary at Waldorf Firehouse

On April 11, 2024, detectives assigned to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit, along with members of the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Emergency Services Team, and detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C., served search warrants at two locations in Prince George’s County relating to an investigation of a...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Suspect Who Attempted to Enter Residence

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Suspect Who Attempted to Enter Residence

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office seeks assistance identifying and locating the individual in this picture. The individual is wanted in connection with an attempted residential burglary. If you know who this individual is, please contact Deputy Michael Walker at [email protected] or 301-475-4200, ext. 8092. Please reference case number 18747-24. Tipsters can also call...
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Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Passing of Member Ray “Bomber” Nieves

Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Passing of Member Ray “Bomber” Nieves

The Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department regrets to announce the passing of member Ray “Bomber” Nieves. Born in December of 1942. Ray was a pioneer in the fire service for all of Washington Metropolitan area. In fact, Ray was hired by Hyattsville, MD in 1964 as a firefighter, after serving in the Navy on...
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Police Investigating Multiple Vehicles Stolen from Waldorf Neighborhood

Police Investigating Multiple Vehicles Stolen from Waldorf Neighborhood

On Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 7 a.m., patrol officers responded to a call for two stolen vehicles on Bancroft Drive. A Nissan Maxima and a Dodge Charger were stolen from one residence during the overnight hours. Further, patrol officers took reports of thefts from vehicles on Windon Court that may be related. The...
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Police Seeking Identity of Suspects Wanted for Murder of Trash Removal Employee

Police Seeking Identity of Suspects Wanted for Murder of Trash Removal Employee

Homicide Unit detectives released images of the suspects and video of the car used in the recent murder of a trash removal company employee in the unincorporated section of Hyattsville. The victim is 30-year-old Idongesit Udosen of Lanham. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and...
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Hollywood Man Arrested for Impaired Drive and Drug Possession

Hollywood Man Arrested for Impaired Drive and Drug Possession

On Thursday, April 11, 2024, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were called to the 24000 block of Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown, MD, for the report of a vehicle blocking the northbound lane. Deputies arrived to find the driver and sole occupant asleep in the running vehicle. The operator, identified as Jeffrey Neil Shade,...
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St. Mary’s County Couple Takes Home Third-Tier Powerball Prize

St. Mary’s County Couple Takes Home Third-Tier Powerball Prize

A jackpot-chasing couple from Southern Maryland missed a huge jackpot by one number in the Powerball drawing on Saturday, April 6. However, the fun-loving players are very grateful about their $50,004 third-tier win. Joseph and Sylvia Riley from St. Mary’s County only start playing the jackpot games, Mega Millions and Powerball, when a game’s...
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Federal Funds Available for Outdoor Recreation Space in Maryland Communities

Federal Funds Available for Outdoor Recreation Space in Maryland Communities

The Maryland Department of the Natural Resources is now accepting preliminary applications for the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund grant program. Through this program, local governments with qualifying projects may apply for $50,000 to $1.5 million to create new outdoor recreation spaces, reinvigorate existing parks, and create connections between people and the outdoors. The department is...
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New Start/End Times for Four Charles County Schools Aimed at Optimizing Bus Transportation

New Start/End Times for Four Charles County Schools Aimed at Optimizing Bus Transportation

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is changing start and end times for four schools that will take effect at the start of the 2024-2025 school year. CCPS has also established operating times for the Early Learning Center, Waldorf, which is expected to open in August. Times for William A. Diggs, T.C. Martin and J.P....
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St. Mary’s County Public Schools’ Pre-Kindergarten 4 Application

St. Mary’s County Public Schools’ Pre-Kindergarten 4 Application

St. Mary’s County Public Schools (SMCPS) will begin to accept Pre-Kindergarten 4 Applications on Thursday, April 11, 2024. The Blueprint for Maryland’s Future allows for families with children who are 4 years old on or before September 1, 2024, to apply for full-day Pre-Kindergarten. All families are welcome to apply; however, income is the...
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Charles County Drug Task Force Recovers Firearms and Large Quantities of Drugs

Charles County Drug Task Force Recovers Firearms and Large Quantities of Drugs

On April 9, 2024, detectives assigned to the Charles County Drug Task Force (CCDTF), with assistance from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Neighborhood Enforcement Team, K9, and Animal Control, served a search warrant relating to a drug investigation at an address in the 2600 block of Academic Court in Waldorf, and at a business...
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April is Autism Awareness Month – Join us at the Rev’d Up for Autism Car Show and Autism Awareness Event

April is Autism Awareness Month – Join us at the Rev’d Up for Autism Car Show and Autism Awareness Event

Did you know autism now affects 1 in 36 children? Boys are four times more likely to have autism than girls. About 40% of children with autism do not speak. Additionally, the rate of autism has steadily grown over the last twenty years. Our friends and neighbors with autism and other intellectual & developmental...
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Police in Waldorf Investigating an Adult Male Shot at Apartment Complex

Police in Waldorf Investigating an Adult Male Shot at Apartment Complex

UPDATE 4/11/2024: On April 10 at 7:15 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 2100 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. A preliminary investigation revealed an adult male shot another adult male, both of whom are...
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Maryland State Police Vehicle and a Motorcycle Involved in a Motor Vehicle Collision in Lexington Park

Maryland State Police Vehicle and a Motorcycle Involved in a Motor Vehicle Collision in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at approximately 10:25 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Buck Hewitt Road in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle collision involving a Maryland State Police vehicle and a motorcycle. Crews arrived on the scene to find both vehicles in the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Another Occupied Residence Shot Up in Lexington Park

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Another Occupied Residence Shot Up in Lexington Park

At approximately 11:05 p.m., on Monday, April 8, 2024, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21000 block of Wilcutt Street in Lexington Park, for a report of shots fired into a residence. Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division (CID) responded, and the subsequent investigation revealed an unknown individual or...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Wrong-Way Crash That Killed Two People in Waldorf

UPDATE: Police Investigating Wrong-Way Crash That Killed Two People in Waldorf

UPDATE 4/10/2024: Mr. David Ross, 47, of Swan Point, succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at MEDSTAR/Washington Hospital Center. UPDATE 4/2/2024: On Monday, April 1st, 2024, at approximately 11:03 p.m., Troopers from Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to Maryland Route 228 (Berry Road) at Sharpersville Road for a report...
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23-Year-Old Waldorf Man Found Deceased in Talbot County

23-Year-Old Waldorf Man Found Deceased in Talbot County

The Talbot County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division is investigating the death of a man found in his vehicle yesterday morning along Maryland Route 328 in Easton, Maryland. On Monday, April 8, 2024, at about 9 a.m., a uniformed deputy with the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office was on patrol in the area of Maryland...
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MDEM, NWS Urge Marylanders to “Be MdReady, Prepare Before the Storm” While Focusing on Spring Storm Hazards

MDEM, NWS Urge Marylanders to “Be MdReady, Prepare Before the Storm” While Focusing on Spring Storm Hazards

The Maryland Department of Emergency Management (MDEM) and the National Weather Service (NWS) are urging residents to be aware of the most common spring weather hazards and how to prepare for and protect against them during Maryland Severe Storms Awareness Week, April 8-14. Maryland residents and visitors are also invited to practice what to do...
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Great Maryland Twister Test Set For Wednesday, April 10 at 10 a.m.

Great Maryland Twister Test Set For Wednesday, April 10 at 10 a.m.

Maryland residents are invited to participate in the Great Maryland Twister Test on Wednesday, April 10, to practice what to do in case the National Weather Service (NWS) issues a tornado warning. The 10 a.m. drill is being coordinated by the Maryland Department of Emergency Management (MDEM), NWS, and other partners as part of...
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NAS Patuxent River Moves to 100% ID Checks at Gates

NAS Patuxent River Moves to 100% ID Checks at Gates

NAS Patuxent River has instituted a 100 % ID check policy for all personnel entering the base. While the Trusted Traveler Program remains in effect, all vehicle passengers must present valid state or federal government ID in order to gain entry to the base. This is an added security measure intended to protect the...
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