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Lusby man jailed on rape, sex abuse charges

A 55-year-old Lusby man is currently being held without bond after being charged June 16 with six felonies related to documented instances of sex abuse. The accusations against the defendant, James Eric Baugher, were made by a 24-year-old woman, who claims the indiscretions go back to her early childhood. According...
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Calvert County Sheriff's Office Weekly Crime Blotter

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. - During the week of June 14 – June 20, deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,457 calls for service throughout the community. Damaged Property: 21-33287. On June 18, 2021, Deputy S. Naughton responded to 14700 block of Patuxent Ave in Solomons, MD for...
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WANTED: CCSO Seeking The Whereabouts Of Robert Karl Swanson III

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. - The Calvert County Sheriff's Office is seeking the whereabouts of Robert Karl Swanson III. Swanson is wanted for Theft, Rogue and Vagabond and Child Support. Anyone with information in regards to Swanson, is asked to please contact the Calvert County Sheriff's Office at (410) 535-2800 and/or...
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Southern Maryland Residents Overwhelmingly Backed Single-Member Legislative Districts

Southern Maryland residents overwhelmingly backed single-member legislative districts that avoid crossing county lines at a redistricting commission hearing Wednesday night. Residents criticized the current map — which has legislative districts that sprawl across as many as four counties — as unfair and confusing. “Every county is its separate entity. They have their own separate school […] The post Southern Maryland Residents Overwhelmingly Backed Single-Member Legislative Districts appeared first on The Southern Maryland Chronicle.
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Volunteers clean up old church cemetery in Calvert

The tangible components of local history need the care of good stewards to endure. Although Brown’s United Methodist Church hasn’t served a congregation for nearly half-a-century, the Parkers Creek community in Port Republic has worked hard to keep it from disappearing. Gladys L. Jones of Port Republic said Brown’s UMC...
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Southern Maryland residents urge redistricting panel to adopt single-member districts, keep communities whole

This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters’ free email subscription today. Southern Maryland residents urged members of the Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission to adopt single-member legislative districts and keep counties whole at a Wednesday night public hearing. Malcolm L....
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Man kills alligator he trapped on Southern Maryland beach

LUSBY, Md. (AP) — A man killed an alligator he trapped on a beach in Southern Maryland and is storing the dead reptile in his freezer. William Adams said he was kayaking near Lusby in Calvert County recently when he saw an alligator close to his boat, WJLA-TV reported. He...
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Alligator caught in Chesapeake Bay

DRIFTWOOD BEACH, Md. (Video: WRC) — For one Maryland man and his son, what happened on Father's Day weekend was a true story of "gator glory." William Adams and his son went out to hunt down an almost 8-foot alligator near Driftwood Beach in Calvert County. They tracked down the gator fearing it could pose harm to humans and pets.
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Local hunter hooks gator in Lusby

When he first became aware of an alligator lurking in his Calvert County neighborhood, William Adams, once he made sure he was out of danger, did some research. Then he took action. Adams, a Chesapeake Ranch Estates resident, told Southern Maryland News after he was rowing in a small pond...

Maryland man captures, kills 7-foot alligator in Chesapeake Bay

CALVERT COUNTY, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - A Maryland man caught a 7-foot-6-inch alligator, killed it, and is now eating it for dinner. Most would expect to come across fish and crabs at Driftwood Beach, but supposedly, the huge gator has been living here near Driftwood Beach in the Chesapeake Bay.
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Pennsylvania man indicted for attempted first-degree murder

A Pennsylvania man who is alleged to have clipped a female pedestrian with his moving Jeep this past May has had charges filed against him upgraded by a Calvert County grand jury. On Monday, the local jurors handed down a six-count indictment against Jeffrey Scott Osborne, 51, of Kemblesville, Pa....
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Calvert Man Recounts How He Caught 7.5-Foot Alligator from Chesapeake Bay

The jaw-dropping story spread quickly through the Bay region: a large alligator reportedly caught between two beaches along the Chesapeake in Calvert County, Md. on Sunday. Now, hunter William Adams is revealing to Bay Bulletin how he caught and killed the gator with his 14-year-old son by his side. Williams and his son Jake had spotted an alligator a couple of weeks earlier, while kayak fishing for snakeheads between Seahorse Beach and Driftwood Beach just north of Drum Point. In a Facebook post, William’s wife Jessica Adams writes, “His first reaction was to kayak away as fast as possible all while yelling to my son, ‘It’s an alligator! Go!'”
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Crowd enjoys 'Music on the Porch' at historic home

The first in the Calvert County Historical Society's series of summer concerts was held June 17. "Music on the Porch at Linden" is a 90-minute concert free and open to the public at the historic Prince Frederick farmstead, which also serves as the historic society's headquarters. The Calvert Dance Band,...
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SHARKFEST Returns To The Calvert Marine Museum

SOLOMONS, Md. - SHARKFEST returns to the Calvert Marine Museum on Saturday, July 10 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the ultimate apex predator of the marine world during one of the museum’s most popular events. Regular museum admission applies; CMM members are FREE. Space is limited, advance ticket purchase is recommended. Complimentary museum passes will not be honored and strollers are not allowed in the museum for SHARKFEST.