CRIME & SAFETY
Serious Motor Vehicle Collision Resulted In Multiple Lane Shutdown
LEXINGTON PARK, Md – On December 3, 2023 at approximately 12:02 p.m., units responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Three Notch Road in the area of Rue Purchase Road and Buck Hewitt Road. It was reported to be a Gray Convertible BMW that was involved in the...
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.
Calvert County Confronts Public Safety Challenges Amidst Recent Incidents
In the wake of recent events, Calvert County, Maryland grapples with significant public safety challenges that have stirred concerns among its citizens. The community was first shaken by a shooting on Sark Court in Prince Frederick, leaving a young male in stable condition after a harrowing incident that ended with the suspect, a masked individual, fleeing in a black SUV.
Weekly Safety Report: Firearms Seized and Indictments Made in Lexington Park, Maryland
Two incidents occurred in Lexington Park, Maryland this week. In the first incident, police seized firearms and drugs from an apartment during a joint investigation. A loaded AR-15 pistol and a loaded Glock 29 semi-automatic handgun with obliterated serial numbers were found. In the second incident, three individuals were indicted for the murder of Marcus Anthony Day, who was shot and killed in a Sheetz parking lot. The indicted individuals were already in prison on unrelated matters.
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....
Youth Gun Violence: A National Crisis Highlighted by Maryland Shooting
On the morning of December 1, 2023, the quiet of Prince Frederick, Maryland, was shattered by the sound of gunfire. At approximately 7:05 a.m., deputies from the Calvert County Patrol Bureau raced to Sark Court following a report of a shooting. They discovered a 16-year-old male victim with a serious gunshot wound to the upper body. Emergency responders quickly arranged for a MEDEVAC to transport the young man to a trauma center, where he thankfully remains in stable condition. The assailant, described as a masked individual, was last seen escaping in a black SUV, prompting a widespread manhunt led by the Criminal Investigations Bureau, with Detective J. Buck at the forefront (case number 23-85460).
Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Launches Holiday Safety Campaign
CALVERT COUNTY, Md. – Sheriff Ricky Cox and the men and women of The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office have kicked off a holiday safety campaign, with the goal of keeping our residents and businesses safe this holiday season. The Sheriff’s Office has supplemented routine patrols with additional deputies...
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.
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.
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...
Indictment for Murder
LEONARDTOWN, MD November25, 2023) – Update November 25, 2023: As a result of continued investigative efforts by detectives with the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, on Monday, November 20, 2023, 19-year-old James Jerome Adams Jr., a juvenile from Great Mills, Maryland, and an adult, who at the time of the incident was a juvenile from Bushwood, Maryland, were indicted for their involvement in the murder of 26-year-old Marcus Anthony Day on April 4, 2023. Both the juvenile from Great Mills, Maryland and the adult from Bushwood, Maryland, were charged as adults.
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.
Two Crashes Occur Within Minutes In Hollywood, Woman Airlifted To Trauma Center
HOLLYWOOD, Md. – On November 20, 2023, at approximately 7:13 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a serious motor vehicle accident on Mervell Dean Road in the area of Clark’s Landing Road. Upon arrival, crews discovered a three-vehicle collision with multiple occupants reportedly injured. EMS evaluated the patients on...
Man receives life sentence without parole and additional life imprisonment for killing a mother and her 6-year-old daughter
LEONARDTOWN, Md. – Jaymi Sterling, the State’s Attorney, has made an announcement today regarding the sentencing of Wayne Carroll Key, Jr. The 44-year-old resident of Lexington Park, Maryland, has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, in addition to a life sentence. This is in connection to the double homicide of a six-year-old child and her mother, which occurred on November 20, 2021, in Leonardtown, Maryland.
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...
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...
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...
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...