Weapons, Drugs Seized From Dubious Duo During During Search In St. Mary's County, Sheriff Says
Christopher Jujuan Commodore, 24, and Rahjon Jordan Adams, 23, both of Lexington Park, were arrested and face various charges following the execution of search and seizure warrants on Thursday, May 25, in the 22000 block of Valley Estates Drive. During the execution of the warrants in Lexington Park, Commodore was...
New Cruisers Added To St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Fleet
LEONARDTOWN, Md. – The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office has added new Ford Explorer police cruisers to its fleet. The first of these new vehicles, equipped with a subdued decal package, will be used by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Safety Unit, starting immediately.
SMCPS Announces Administrative Appointments And Transfers
LEONARDTOWN, Md. – Superintendent of Schools, Dr. J. Scott Smith, announces the administrative appointments made by the Board of Education at its meetings on May 10 and 24, 2023. The Board appointed Mr. Charles Eible as Director of Safety and Security, 12 month, in the Department of Safety and...
Man Shot In Head Found Dead On Couch In St. Mary's County: Sheriff
Marvin Orlando Johnson, 38, of Mechanicsville, and Marlee Lynn Stokes, 37, of Charlotte Hall, have been identified and apprehended in connection to the death of Raymond Franklin Woods, Jr., who was found shot in the head this week. Officials say that shortly before 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24, deputies...
Two Injured, One Flown Out After Serious Collision In Hughesville
HUGHESVILLE, Md. – On May 26, at approximately 1:08 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a serious motor vehicle accident on Leonardtown Road at the intersection of Gallant Green Road. Two patients were reportedly injured in the collision. Upon arrival, crews immediately assessed the patients and requested a MEDEVAC for...
Community unites to rebuild Scotland A.M.E. Zion Church
Church services had ended hours earlier on this warm Sunday in February, but a distinctly spiritual feel drifted throughout the Potomac townhouse where dozens of people were gathered. Up for discussion: resurrecting the nearly 100-year-old Scotland African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Zion Church, which had been devastated by a 2019 flood.
Four St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office COs Complete Emergency Response Team Training
LEONARDTOWN, Md. – Four St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Correctional Officers completed their training last week to become the newest members of the Emergency Response Team (ERT) at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center. “Thank you as you continue to answer the call,” Warden...
MSP Leonardtown Barrack Criminal Citations, Arrests, DUI’s & Warrants Served
Criminal Citations: On 5/13/2023, Tpr Holder responded to the Sheetz, located at 20760 Old Great Mills Road, Great Mills, MD for the report of a theft. Investigation revealed that Charles Patrick Balsbaugh, 36 of Hollywood, MD stole merchandise valued at less than $100.00. Balsbaugh was issued a criminal citation for Theft: Less Than $100.00.
30 Calvert County Government Employees Receive Team Excellence Award
PRINCE FREDERICK, Md – The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) presented the Team Excellence Award to 30 Calvert County Government employees across multiple departments. When the COVID-19 pandemic started in March 2020, updating the permit tracking application system became a top-priority project to allow citizens to submit...
Celebrating The 40th Anniversary Of Red Knights International Firefighters Motorcycle Club
PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Red Knights International Firefighters Motorcycle Club® (RKIFMC) and the upcoming 20th anniversary of the local chapter RKIFMC Maryland 4, a 501(c)(3) organization whose members reside in Calvert, St. Mary’s and Charles Counties on June 3, 2023.
State champs! Parkside defeats Patuxent to bring home Class 2A Baseball title
The MPSSAA Class 2A Baseball State Championship trophy is on its way to Salisbury, as the Parkside Rams defeated Patuxent 3-1 on Saturday to win the state title. The Rams, who racked up a lot of hardware this year as Bayside Conference and Regional Champions, put a fitting bow on their season Saturday afternoon at the Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf, Md., separating themselves from the rest of the pack and finishing the year as the best baseball team in Class 2A.
Cambridge Police Say Mailbox Bandit Stealing, Cashing Checks
CAMBRIDGE, Md. - Cambridge Police have issued a warning after possible instances of mail fraud. Police say they have received several reports that people's checks being stolen out of the mail and cashed by unintended recipients. According to Police, most of the incidents have happened after checks were placed into...
Sheriff Seeks Identity For Attempted Motor Vehicle Burglary Suspect In Lexington Park
LEXINGTON PARK, Md. – The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in an attempted breaking and entering to a motor vehicle investigation. On Friday, May 19, 2023, at 3:35 am, the suspect attempted to break into several vehicles in the...
Dustin Lynch Rocks Southern Maryland
SOLOMONS, Md. – Southern Marylanders enjoyed an exciting Friday night at the much-anticipated Dustin Lynch Concert hosted by the Calvert Marine Museum’s Motto Mortgage Preferred – RE/MAX One Waterside Pavilion in Solomons, Maryland. Lynch performed a 75-minute set with over 4,200 audience members in attendance. His first...
Southern Maryland’s Leading Employer Holds Largest-Ever Hiring Event
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), Southern Maryland’s largest employer and the region’s largest source of STEM jobs, will hold a job fair to fill more than 100 mid-level positions. The hiring event will run...
SMCSO Traffic Safety Unit Continues Enforcement On Rt. 235 Corridor
LEXINGTON PARK, Md. – The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Safety Unit continues enforcement action along the Route 235 corridor in California and Lexington Park. Last week, Sgt. Brian Connelly and Cpl. Kenneth Flerlage provided enforcement during the morning and evening commutes to and from Naval Air Station Patuxent River. Sheriff’s Office deputies stopped 38 vehicles for various violations resulting in 23 traffic citations, 29 warnings and seven safety equipment repair orders.
Unstoppable Daniel Hamer Inspires As He Plays T-Ball Amidst Cancer Battle
MECHANICSVILLE, Md. – The spring season of T-ball came to a close on Wednesday, May 24th, at John V. Baggett Park, with a remarkable celebration honoring the bravery and determination of young Daniel Hamer. Despite battling cancer and enduring numerous health challenges, seven-year-old Daniel continues to take to the field with unwavering enthusiasm and a love for the game.
2 charged with murder after Mechanicsville man found dead from gunshot to the head
MECHANICSVILLE, Md. - Homicide investigators say two people have been charged with murder after a Mechanicsville man was shot in the head and killed Wednesday. Deputies responded to an apartment in the 29000 block of Three Notch Road just before 5:30 a.m. where they found Raymond Franklin Woods Jr., 54, dead on the couch from a gunshot to the head.
Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Officially Places Holmatro Rescue Tools In Service
MECHANICSVILLE, Md. – In the Summer of 2021, the Department ran an incident where our current HURST Jaws of Life system failed to extricate a victim pinned in the vehicle he was operating after it was involved in a motor vehicle accident. Crews ultimately were able to extricate the victim after some unconventional methods were used to complete the extrication. During the incident, one hydraulic tool actually broke and was jammed in the “B” post of the vehicle. The crews had to use a rotary saw to cut the b post out of the car and brought the entire post back to the station to have our dealer repair the tool and free it from the post.
Northern High School Track And Field Teams Win Big In 2022-23 Season
PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners congratulates the 2022-23 Northern High School Girls Track and Field team and the 2022-23 Northern High School Boys Track and Field team on their 2022-23 season athletic achievements. Under the leadership of head coach Josh Dawson and assistant...
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