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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office On-View Arrests, Warrants Served And Juvenile Referrals

Drug Arrest: On June 10, 2022, Cpl. Holdsworth responded to the 21000 block of Great Mill Road in Great Mills, and located Kenneth Charles Whitaker, age 61 of Bryans Road. Whitaker had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for First-Degree Assault. Located on Whitaker at the time of arrest was a metal container containing suspected cocaine. Whitaker was arrested and served the outstanding warrant and charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana.
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Search continues for Easton homicide suspect

EASTON — The search continues for Jalyn Barney, the 21-year-old suspect in the Sunday murder of an Easton resident, police said. As of Tuesday evening, detectives from the Easton Police Department had not yet located Barney, who is being sought out in connection to the murder of his uncle, 42-year-old George Sheridan Barney.
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Lexington Park COPs Unit Assists In Child Support Sweep

LEXINGTON PARK, Md. – On Thursday, June 30, 2022, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Child Support Enforcement Unit in conjunction with the Lexington Park COPs Unit conducted a warrant sweep in the Lexington Park area for those wanted for child support. Two child support warrants were...
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Police Investigating Strong-Armed Robbery At Dollar General In Lexington Park

LEXINGTON PARK, Md. – The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the man pictured in a strong-armed robbery investigation. On Monday, July 4, 2022, at approximately 9:15 pm, the white male suspect approached the cashier at the Dollar General store on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, pushed the cashier and took an amount of cash from the register.

St. Mary's County Man Accused Of Violating Protection Order Three Times In Three Weeks

Three was the magic number for a repeat offender in Maryland who violated a court-issued order of protection three times in three weeks, authorities said. Lexington Park's Jonathan Jacob Resnick, 48, was back in police custody on Friday, July 1 after allegedly violating the protective order issued on behalf of his victim, the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office announced.

Easton PD needs community help locating man who they say shot,killed his uncle

EASTON, Md.- The Easton Police Department needs your help to find the suspect who they say shot and killed his uncle over the weekend. Police said the incident occurred Sunday evening when 21-year-old, Jalyn Esta Barney, got into a fight with his 42-year-old uncle, George Sheridan Barney, in the front yard of their home in the 100 block of Prospect Avenue. We’re told during the fight Jalyn pulled out a gun and shot George. The victim was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries. Authorities said they don’t know where Jalyn is located, but he is considered armed and dangerous. Now, police are asking if you see something, say something.

Lexington Park Man Accused Of Physically Assaulting Victim With Child In His Arms: Sheriff

A 28-year-old Maryland man is facing multiple charges after allegedly hospitalizing his victim during an assault while holding a child in his arms, authorities announced. Lexington Park resident Tracy Evan Hemsley was apprehended by police in St. Mary's County following a reported trespassing incident that led to an alleged violent assault, the sheriff's office said.

Growth control plans mulled in Calvert

Work sessions were held during the Calvert County commissioners’ June 28 meeting that could result in encouraging news for commuters and pose future challenges for developers. As the board prepares to move forward, a session with an engineer about the anatomy of a traffic study could provide the first...

Shoge helps launch Easton-based consulting firm

EASTON — Sam Shoge of Chestertown and Ross Benincasa have launched Rivers & Roads Consulting. According to a news release, Easton-based Rivers & Roads is a regional economic and community development consulting firm focused on projects that help strengthen and revitalize communities. Shoge and Benincasa have a combined 22...

Easton High “It’s Academic” Team Wins Academic Invitational

The Easton High’s It’s Academic Team placed 1st out of eight teams in the Eastern Shore Academic Invitational held at Wor-Wic College in Salisbury. Each match consisted of four rounds including toss-up questions, bonus questions, a category round, and “stump the experts” questions (more difficult toss-up questions). The Eastern Shore high school teams that participated were Easton High, Stephen Decatur, Parkside, Wicomico High, Perryville, Pocomoke, Salisbury Christian, and Salisbury School. Easton finished with an undefeated record!

Two Easton Artists Exhibit in First of Its Kind Show in San Francisco Area

Women artists across the US have enjoyed increasing chances to collaborate even though they may be separated geographically. The internet has allowed them to communicate with other artists around the world, and the explosion of workshops for the Boomer Generation has been another factor in forging friendships. Easton artist Nancy...

“Wake Up…We Need Everybody” on View at Adkins Arboretum

The piercing, orange-red eyes of a sharp-shinned hawk stare right into your own eyes in Anna Harding’s exhibit, Wake Up…We Need Everybody. In her exquisite drawings on view through Sept. 3 at the Adkins Arboretum Visitor’s Center, this Easton artist uses her skills as a botanical artist to portray some of the many plants and animals indigenous to Maryland whose existence is at risk due to human activity. There will be a reception to meet the artist on Sat., July 9 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Calvert Co Board of County Commissioners Releases 2018-2022 End of Term Progress Report

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – July 6, 2022 – The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is pleased to announce the release of the 2018-2022 Calvert County Government End of Term Progress Report. It covers local government initiatives and accomplishments from the start of the current BOCC term in December 2018 through May 2022. The report provides an overview of county government operations in many areas.