CRIME & SAFETY
Elderly Man Flown Out After Crashing Into Tree In Wildewood
CALIFORNIA, Md. – On December 1, 2023 at approximately 11:27 a.m., emergency personnel responded to White Oak Parkway near Wildewood Boulevard for a single motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on the scene to find a white Ford F-150 off the roadway into a tree with the sole occupant injured....
'Drug Cache,' 'Ghost Guns' Recovered From Convicted Felon During Southern MD Bust: Sheriff
Adam Joseph Holland was arrested in the 46000 block of Hilton Drive in his Lexington Park apartment on Wednesday afternoon following a joint investigation between the St. Mary's County and Calvert County sheriff's offices, authorities announced. During the search, officials say that they recovered a loaded, privately made AR-15 pistol...
St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Notable Arrests/DUIs/Summonses/Warrants through 11/26/23
LEONARDTOWN, MD (November 28, 2023) – The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office handled 1,479 calls for service from 11/13/23 through 11/19/23, and 1524 Calls for Service (CFS) from 11/20/23 through 11/26/23. 11/17/23 – Jeffrey Glenn Burch, 48, of Great Mills, MD, by Deputy Austin Welch, for Felony...
Teen Shot In Prince Frederick, Flown To Trauma Center
PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – In a developing investigation, deputies from the Calvert County Patrol Bureau responded to a report of a shooting on Sark Court early Friday morning. At approximately 7:05 a.m., on December 1, 2023, police and rescue personnel arrived at the scene and discovered a 16-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his upper body.
Beware: Sheriff's Office Shares False Info
Sheriff Steve A. Hall has chosen to partake in what appears to be a disinformation campaign through his state-sponsored campaign page. One specific area where this campaign focuses on is the sharing of contacts from iPhones. Instead of conducting thorough research and providing information on relevant crimes, such as drive-by incidents in Leonardtown, the Sheriff's Office primarily showcases pictures of puppies, play dates, and other heartwarming moments featuring officers interacting with the community for photo opportunities.
Have you seen him? Police asking for public's help locating non-verbal man missing for over a month from St. Mary's County
WOODBRIDGE, Va. — Prince William County Police are asking for the public's help in locating a non-verbal man who has been missing for over a month. Gil McDonald, 56, has been missing since Oct. 28 from the Point Lookout area of St. Mary's County, and is considered to be critically missing.
Calvert County Sheriff's Office Launches Holiday Safety Campaign
As the festive season unfolds, the Calvert County Sheriff's Office, under the vigilant eye of Sheriff Ricky Cox, has rolled out a robust holiday safety campaign geared towards protecting the community during this bustling time of year. The campaign features a heightened law enforcement presence, with deputies conducting patrols on foot, bicycles, and via marked and unmarked vehicles. This strategic move aims to shield local businesses, schools, churches, and neighborhoods from the spike in criminal activities that often accompanies the holiday season.
Three Teens Indicted For Fatal Shooting At St. Mary's County Sheetz: Sheriff
Authorities announced over the weekend that James Jerome Adams, Jr., a minor from Great Mills, and an adult from Bushwood who was a juvenile at the time, have been indicted and charged as adults in connection to the murder of Marcus Anthony Day in April. Officials noted that at the...
Accidental Shooting Resulted In Being Flown Out
GREAT MILLS, Md – On November 26, 2023 at approximately 9:04 a.m., units responded to a reported shooting on Greens Crossing Court in Great Mills. When units arrived on the scene they discovered the male victim accidentally shot himself in the abdomen while hunting. The male victim was still...
VIDEO: Cliffhanger on Pleasanton Ridge, Quick-Thinking Crews Hoist Hiker to Safety in Tense California Rescue
In an extraordinary rescue operation this morning, a female hiker, found with an altered level of consciousness on Pleasanton Ridge Trail, was hoisted to safety, thanks to the quick response of multiple California agencies. According to a Facebook post by CHP - Golden Gate Division Air Operations, East Bay Regional Parks Helicopter Eagle initially located the distressed hiker, paving the way for an elaborate rescue involving several teams.
Weekly Safety Report: Fatal Crash, Double Homicide, and Vehicle Burglary in Saint Mary's County, Maryland
This week in Saint Mary's County, Maryland, there were three notable incidents. These include a fatal head-on crash in Lexington Park resulting in one driver's death, a man being sentenced to life without parole for the murders of a 6-year-old child and her mother, and a vehicle burglary in Great Mills.
71-Year-Old Woman Injured In Rollover Crash After Swerving To Miss Deer In Charlotte Hall
CHARLOTTE HALL, Md. – A 71-year-old woman was injured in a rollover crash early morning on November 28, 2023, after attempting to avoid a deer on Dubois Road. Emergency personnel were dispatched to the 9500 block of Dubois Road at approximately 5:29 a.m. in response to a serious single motor vehicle accident. According to a caller, she was trying to avoid a deer and overturned.
42-Year-Old Lexington Park Man Killed In Head-On Collision
LEXINGTON PARK, Md. – At approximately 8:59 a.m. Monday, November 20, 2023, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a head-on motor vehicle collision in the area of Three Notch Road and Expedition Drive. A preliminary investigation revealed the operator of...
Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Weekly Crime Blotter
PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – During the weeks of November 6 – November 19, 2023, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to 3,764 calls for service throughout the community. Damaged Property: 23-81098. On November 14, 2023, Deputy Mister responded to the 8800 block of Erie Ave in North...
Slow Down St Mary's - Case's Dismissed
Deputies from the St Mary's County Sheriff's Office received a significant amount of support from the Troopers of the Maryland State Police during the "Slow Down St Mary's Campaign," stopping hundreds of drivers with the Sheriff's Office touting the many moving violations issued, which made the first part of the program possible to be a success.
Police Investigating Burglary In Wildewood Community
CALIFORNIA, Md. – On Saturday, November 18, 2023, at approximately 5:30 am, the subject pictured above entered a residence in the Wildewood community and stole multiple items. The suspect is seen here using one of the stolen credit cards. The suspect is described as a white male with a...
Sheriff’s Office Keeps Residents in the Dark, Urges Them to Stay Away (UPDATE)
The St Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, under the leadership of Steve Hall, has issued a mysterious message to the public. The administration is urging people to avoid a specific area in the county, without providing any explanation for their request. Are there individuals who are committing crimes without...
Woman Injured After Being Struck By Vehicle In Lexington Park
LEXINGTON PARK, Md. – On November 21, 2023 at approximately 1:04 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian on Great Mills Road in the area of Westbury Boulevard. Crews arrived and found a 1993 Ford Ranger involved and a female pedestrian...
Pennsylvania Man Indicted In Joe Shymanski Murder Case
PRINCE FREDERICK, Md – On November 20, 2023, Brandon Ross Holbrook, 48, of Reedsville, PA, was indicted by a Calvert County Grand Jury and formally charged with the murder of Joseph Shymanski of Huntingtown. A total of 5 charges were returned by the Grand Jury, to include common law...