Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Weekly Crime Blotter
PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – During the week of September 18 – September 24, 2023, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to 1,932 calls for service throughout the community. Damaged Property: 23-67815. On Sept. 24, 2023, Deputy R. Jones responded to the American Legion Post 274 located at...
Police Seize Multiple Drugs, Loaded Rifle, Ballistic Vests And Ammunition In Great Mills
GREAT MILLS, Md. – Pursuant to an ongoing joint investigation being conducted by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Unit and the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit, a search and seizure warrant was executed Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at an apartment in the 22000 block of Iverson Drive, in Great Mills, MD; the resident of the apartment was previously identified as Markell Davian Carter, 28.
Loaded Rifle, Mushrooms, LSD Seized From Man Wanted In St. Mary's County: Sheriff
A heavily armed man is in police custody after being busted with a host of weapons and a veritable pharmacy of drugs in Southern Maryland, authorities say. The joint investigation between the St. Mary's County and Calvert County sheriff's offices led to the arrest of Markell Davian Carter, 28, who was arrested during a traffic stop in Calvert County.
Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking The Whereabouts Of Taylor Griffith
PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Taylor Elaine Griffith, 25 of Lusby. Griffith is wanted for CDS: Distribution of Narcotics. Anyone with information in regards to Griffith is asked to please contact the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office at (410) 535-2800,...
Calvert County, Maryland
Day 1: Have fun at the Chesapeake Beach Water Park. Nestled on the Chesapeake Bay’s western shore, the neighboring towns of North Beach and Chesapeake Beach epitomize the “land of pleasant living.” Start at the seven-block waterfront in North Beach offering a public fishing pier, boardwalk and bike path. At the Bayside History Museum, learn about the bayside communities through vintage signs, restaurant menus and objects found along the shoreline. Take a leisurely stroll down the boardwalk, browse gift shops, art galleries and antiques. Stop for lunch at a locally owned restaurant, scope out some wildlife at Wetlands Overlook Park and the sculpture-filled Mark R. Frazer Sunrise Garden and finish up with some sweet treats.
New Tennis and Pickleball Complex Coming to Dunkirk District Park in October
The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation has announced a new project. Starting on October 2, 2023, a tennis and pickleball court complex will be built at Dunkirk District Park. The complex will have five tennis courts, four pickleball courts, lights, restrooms, and extra parking.
Woman Peeing In Public Had Been Boozing Hours Earlier In Calvert County, Sheriff Says
Last week, officers from the Calvert County Sheriff's Office were called to the Wawa on Market Square Drive in Prince Frederick, where there were complaints of a woman who was using the bathroom in public, according to authorities. After reviewing surveillance video from the area and speaking to witnesses who...
Suspect In The Murder Of Missing Huntingtown Photographer Jailed Without Bond
PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – A Maryland judge has officially ordered Brandon Ross Holbrook, 47, to be held in jail without bond until a preliminary hearing on October 20, 2023. He will be represented by a public defender. Holbrook is facing charges including first-degree murder, second-degree murder and first-degree assault,...
Comfort Dog “Dougall” Assists Victims And Witnesses In Court
PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – The Calvert County State’s Attorney’s Office, in cooperation with the Sheriff’s Office, now has the use of a comfort dog to assist crime victims and witnesses when they are required to come to court. The dog, named “Dougall,” is available on a...
A 'Rustic' tale of murder and mystery in Calvert
It started with an argument followed by a gunshot. The year was 1980.
Calvert County Parks & Recreation Announces New Online Registration System
PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation (CCPR) is excited to announce the launch of Xplor Recreation, a new online registration system. The new registration system is scheduled to launch Monday, Oct. 23 for winter activity registrations and will provide users an improved, mobile-friendly experience when registering for CCPR activities and events.
Applications Open For Calvert County’s 2024 Purchase And Retirement Fund Program With New Price
PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) and the Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board announce the application period for the county’s Purchase and Retirement (PAR) Fund program is now open through Nov. 20, 2023. Established in 1992, the PAR Fund program is part of Calvert County’s longstanding effort to preserve agricultural land. Through the program, Transferable Development Rights (TDRs) are purchased, retired and permanently removed from the market to protect farmland from development.
Calvert County Increases TDR Reserve Program Price to $5,500 for 2024: What Local Residents Need to Know
The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) and the Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board have raised the price for Transferable Development Rights (TDRs). These are part of the county's TDR Reserve program. This program allows citizens to trade TDRs through the county government. It supports TDR sales from Agricultural Preservation District owners to developers. TDRs help safeguard the county's natural resources and preserve farmland and forests.
It’s Fair Time Calvert County! Here’s What To Expect
PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – The 2023 Calvert County Fair begins on Wednesday, September 27, with gates opening at 4 p.m. The Opening Ceremony begins at 6 p.m. Here is the full list of events that will be happening throughout the weekend!. (Times subject to change) Address: 140 Calvert Fair...
Commissioners voice opposition to Northern Middle School replacement
Calvert County public school system’s director of school construction received two different reactions when she presented an overview of the next big build — the replacement of Northern Middle School.
Golfers tune up for county tourneys
With their postseason about to officially get under way with the respective trio of county championships next Wednesday at three different courses, golfers from Calvert, La Plata and McDonough high schools headed to Chesapeake Hills in Lusby on Wednesday afternoon…
Association honors Huntingtown woman
A Calvert County woman’s activism on behalf of senior citizens and Asian American/Pacific Islander culture was honored earlier this month by the American Association of Retired Persons’ Maryland organization.
Health Experts Warn Against New TikTok Trend
TikTok influencers are claiming that rubbing castor oil over eyelids, eyelashes, and under the eye can help treat several eye issues, including dryness, poor vision, and cataracts. While Castor oil, a type of vegetable oil, is, in fact, a common ingredient in some over-the-counter eye drops, doctors are issuing a...