Two Arrested for Assault in St. Mary’s County

Two Arrested for Assault in St. Mary’s County

On Thursday, October 9, 2014, Deputy Wesner of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Kilbeggan Court in Great Mills, for a reported domestic assault. The victim alleged suspect Anthony James Cookson, 45, of Great Mills, struck the victim in the face with his fist. The victim was transported by ambulance to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injury to the face. Cookson was placed under arrest and transported to the St....
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Wednesday’s Pet is DAPPER DAN

Wednesday’s Pet is DAPPER DAN

Wednesday’s Pet for 10/22/14 is DAPPER DAN Featured Pet: DAPPER DAN Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Chihuahua Sex: Male Size: Small (5 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $295.00 See Procedures on Rescue’s site HERE Dan is a tiny 1-year-old playful Chihuahua. He is playful, energetic and snuggly. Dan is an adorable delightful pup; he is so outgoing and lovable. He would do best in a home with another small dog for...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 10/22/14

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 10/22/14

During the week of October 13 through October 19 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,342 calls for service throughout the community. Citizens with information on the following crimes or any criminal activity in Calvert County who wish to report it anonymously can now access the Calvert County Crime Solvers link through the Sheriff’s Office website. Go HERE and click on the Crime Solvers link to leave an anonymous tip on-line. Information leading to the arrest...
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Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 10/22/14

Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 10/22/14

Maryland State Police from the Maryland State Police from the Prince Frederick Barrack are investigating the following incidents: Theft/Shoplifting: On 10/15/14 at 05:40 pm, Trooper Palumbo responded to the Family Dollar Store in Prince Frederick for a reported of shoplifting. April M. Rogers, 29 of Prince Frederick, was observed placing several items in her handbag as if to conceal them. The store manager stopped Ms. Rogers from leaving the premise and Trooper Palumbo, after investigating the incident, placed Ms....
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Two Arrested for Burglary in Lexington Park

Two Arrested for Burglary in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, October 14, 2014, Deputy Wesner of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Cabot Place in Lexington Park, after a witness reported a burglary to an unoccupied residence. Deputy Wesner located 2 suspects inside the residence, identified as Divon James Chase, 23, of Lexington Park, and Jordan Tyler McGee, 19, of Virginia. Neither suspect had permission to be inside the residence. Chase and McGee were placed under arrest and transported to the St....
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California Woman Arrested for Assaulting a Police Officer and Resisting Arrest after being Stopped for Passing a Stopped School Bus

California Woman Arrested for Assaulting a Police Officer and Resisting Arrest after being Stopped for Passing a Stopped School Bus

On Thursday, October 9, 2014, at around 4:45 p.m., an off duty Department of Defense Police Officer and other witnesses observed a vehicle passing a stopped school bus with red lights flashing in the area of Monterey Lane in California. The officer called the police and followed the offending vehicle to Catalina Lane in California. Deputy Bowen of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Catalina Lane and made contact with suspect Joyce Marie Rulapaugh, 50, of California, who...
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Police Called for Armed Robbery and find Drunk Clements Man with a Pellet Gun

Police Called for Armed Robbery and find Drunk Clements Man with a Pellet Gun

On Monday, October 20, 2014 at approximately 7:45 p.m., Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Lexington Park CVS Pharmacy on Great Mills Road for the report of an armed robbery in progress. As officers were responding they were advised that an extremely intoxicated white male was at the pharmacy with a handgun. Deputies arrived on scene and located a white male in a Redskins sweatshirt fitting the description of the gunman and detained him....
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Charles County Crime Report for 10/21/14

Charles County Crime Report for 10/21/14

The following is a sample of recent Charles County Sheriff’s Office investigations. For information about crimes not included in this report, visit CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address. BURGLARY: On Oct. 15 at about 6:15 p.m., an unknown suspect gained entry into a garage in the 3800 block of Pine Cone Circle in Waldorf. The homeowner saw the suspect who fled after being observed. The suspect was described as a black male, possibly in...
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48th Annual Oyster Festival Enjoyed by All!

48th Annual Oyster Festival Enjoyed by All!

The 48th Annual Oyster Festival brought many from both far and near to enjoy this year’s festivities held at the Leonardtown Fairgrounds this weekend, Oct. 18 and 19. Fantastic weather, wonderful volunteers and non-profits showing support combined with a well-organized event made it easy for the many in attendance to enjoy!! As far as the eye could see, oysters were being served up raw, scalded, grilled on the barbie, on bread, on the half shell, in shooters, stewed, nude,...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Information in Lusby Shell Armed Robbery

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Information in Lusby Shell Armed Robbery

On Saturday October 18 at 10:05 p.m. the night clerk of the Lusby Shell on H.G. Trueman Road reported an armed robbery. He stated that a black male entered the store, covered his face, presented a handgun, announced the robbery, threatened him with the handgun and fled the store with most of the business’ money. Sgt. C. Parsons and Sgt. R. Cox coordinated resources and members from both the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office including the K9 team, and the...
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Fall into Wellness: Annual Health Fair to be Held in October

Fall into Wellness: Annual Health Fair to be Held in October

The St. Mary’s County Department of Aging and Human Services’ annual Health Fair: The Way to Wellness will take place Friday, Oct. 24, at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, 44219 Airport Road in Hollywood, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. We have an exciting day of activities, screenings, and exhibits planned, aimed at promoting health and wellness for all ages. No pre-registration is required, and admission is FREE. You will have the opportunity to participate in more than...
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Two Strong Armed Robberies Reported in Lexington Park

Two Strong Armed Robberies Reported in Lexington Park

On Sunday, October 19, 2014 at approximately 8:00 p.m., a victim reported 2 unidentified black males threatened the victim and stole his McDonald’s food he had just purchased along with other personal items, while he was walking on Great Mills Road. Case remains open and is assigned to Corporal Connelly of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. Case #55740-14 __ On Sunday, October 19, 2014, a victim reported he was walking in the area of Lei Drive in Lexington Park when...
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Fire at Spirit Halloween Store in Waldorf Ruled Arson

Fire at Spirit Halloween Store in Waldorf Ruled Arson

A team of investigators with the Office of the State Fire Marshal, Charles County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms are actively investigating an early morning fire at the Spirit Halloween store located at 2875 Crain Highway in Waldorf. The store is located next door to the Fred’s Sporting Store that was intentionally set on fire after a burglary on October 13, 2014. On Monday, October 20, 2014 at 12:07 a.m. a passerby observed a...
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Boat Fire at Marina in Colton’s Point

Boat Fire at Marina in Colton’s Point

On Friday, October 17, 2014 at approximately 9:40 a.m., firefighters were alerted to a boat fire at Colton’s Point Marina. As the units were responding, they were advised that a boat was on fire in the water at the marina. Upon arrival, a boat was near the shore fully involved which marina staff had managed to push away from the docks. Upon further investigation of the boat, it was determined that the fire was caused from fuel in the bilge...
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Leonardtown Volunteer’s Bestow Honor To Past Chief

Leonardtown Volunteer’s Bestow Honor To Past Chief

October 19, 2014 was a beautiful day in St. Mary’s County and as the fire side is very quiet I told myself that I know you would all be interested in a story about one of our brother departments here in the county. I and Keith Fairfax had received an invite from the Leonardtown Volunteers to attend a dedication of a new pumper/tanker Engine 14 that was being dedicated to a long time member of their department and a...
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Historic St. Mary’s City Remembers Ben Bradlee

Historic St. Mary’s City Remembers Ben Bradlee

The Commission, Foundation, and staff of Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) were saddened to learn that our friend and champion, Benjamin C. Bradlee, passed away on Tuesday, October 21. In 1991, the recently-retired Bradlee was “shanghaied” by then-Governor William Donald Schaefer into taking the helm of a newly-reconstituted HSMC Commission, the governing body of...
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Two Car Accident in Prince Frederick Leads to Fly Out

Two Car Accident in Prince Frederick Leads to Fly Out

On Friday, October 17, 2014 at approximately 3:16 p.m. the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad responded to an alert of a personal injury accident at South Solomons Island Road and Duke Street in Prince Frederick. Units arrive to find a two vehicle car accident with one person trapped. Two people were...
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Bluegrass for Hospice-2014 this Saturday!!

Bluegrass for Hospice-2014 this Saturday!!

Bluegrass for Hospice-2014 will be held at the Flat Iron Farm in Great Mills, Maryland located on Flat Iron Road just 1.5 miles from MD Route 5.  The event begins Saturday October 25, 2014 from Noon – 8 pm with gates opening at 11:00 am.  All proceeds for the day go to support the...
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Four Car Accident in Prince Frederick Leads to Fly Out

Four Car Accident in Prince Frederick Leads to Fly Out

On Thursday, October 16, 2014 at approximately 4:40 p.m. the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad responded to an alert of a personal injury accident at North Solomons Island Road and Harrow Lane. Units arrived to find a four car accident with one person trapped. Three people were injured. One patient was...
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Advancing Local Preparedness for Ebola Virus

Advancing Local Preparedness for Ebola Virus

At this time, there are no suspected cases of Ebola Virus Disease in St. Mary’s County. While the risk of acquiring Ebola in St. Mary’s County remains extremely low, the St. Mary’s County Health Department is monitoring the national situation and working closely with local and state partners to prepare for and respond to...
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Striped Bass Survey Reveals Healthy 2014 Reproduction

Striped Bass Survey Reveals Healthy 2014 Reproduction

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources today announced that the 2014 juvenile index ─ a measure of striped bass spawning success in Chesapeake Bay ─ is 11.0, nearly equal to the 61-year average of 11.7. The results indicate a healthy level of reproduction for Maryland’s state fish. “These findings reinforce that, although the coastal...
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CSM, Community Volunteers Assist Student with Disabilities

CSM, Community Volunteers Assist Student with Disabilities

Millions of Americans are covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990—celebrated in the month of October—which provides protection against discrimination based on disability and requires educational institutions receiving federal funds to provide accommodations, services or assistive technology to students with disabilities. The College of Southern Maryland’s Disability Support Services (DSS) assists...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 10/20/14 to 10/24/14

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 10/20/14 to 10/24/14

During the week of October 20 – October 24, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Berry Road at Jenifer Elementary School Middletown Road at Westlake High School Have a great week and please drive gently.
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Open House on Joint Land Use Study Public Draft for NAS Patuxent River

Open House on Joint Land Use Study Public Draft for NAS Patuxent River

The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, in partnership with Calvert County, Caroline County, Charles County, Dorchester County, St. Mary’s County, Northumberland County, Somerset County, Talbot County, Westmoreland County, Wicomico County, and participating communities within these jurisdictions is preparing a Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) to address compatibility planning around Naval Air Station Patuxent River...
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St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks to Celebrate Halloween with a Ghoulish Gala

St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks to Celebrate Halloween with a Ghoulish Gala

Are you looking for some Halloween fun for you and your family? The St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks’ Ghoulish Gala could be the answer! The Gala take place on Saturday October 25, from 5 – 8 p.m. for families with children of all ages. Come do the Monster Mash with us...
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DNR Announces Two Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days

DNR Announces Two Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days

Young hunters can hone their skills with the help of an experienced adult November 1, 2014 and February 7, 2015. During these two Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days, hunters ages 15 and younger may hunt ducks, geese, mergansers and coots on public and private lands when aided by a qualifying adult. To participate, youth must...
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Fall Farm Activities Taking Place Throughout Maryland

Fall Farm Activities Taking Place Throughout Maryland

To kick off Maryland’s fall agri-tourism season, Agriculture Secretary Buddy Hance today visited Montpelier Farms in Prince George’s to experience first- hand the state’s rich selection of agricultural recreational opportunities. During his visit, Secretary Hance joined 380 elementary school children to participate in Maryland agri-tourism activities (corn maze, hay ride, petting farm, and pumpkin...
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End Hunger Culinary Training Program Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

End Hunger Culinary Training Program Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

Over 60 students have graduated and 70% of graduates are now employed. On Monday evening, October 13, End Hunger In Calvert County graduated its fourth Culinary Training Program class and celebrated the one-year anniversary of the program. Since its launch in 2013, the End Hunger Culinary Training Program has graduated over sixty students. While...
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Save The Dates: Annmarie Garden In Lights

Save The Dates: Annmarie Garden In Lights

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, Maryland, announces the Annmaire Garden In Lights schedule for this holiday season. The walk-through event will be held from December 5, 2014 through January 3, 2015, 6-9pm nightly. Garden In Lights will be closed on December 8, 9, 10, 24, and 25. The admission for ages...
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Finmarc Acquires Wildewood Shopping Center for $28.4 Million

Finmarc Acquires Wildewood Shopping Center for $28.4 Million

Finmarc Management, Inc., a Bethesda, Maryland-based commercial real estate firm, has announced the purchase of Wildewood Shopping Center, a 292,000 square foot regional shopping center located in California, Maryland in St. Mary’s County for $28.4 million. The retail project features multiple national anchor tenants including Bed Bath & Beyond; DSW Shoe Warehouse, JC Penney...
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Southern MD Blue Crabs Announce 2015 Season Schedule

Southern MD Blue Crabs Announce 2015 Season Schedule

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced today their 2015 season schedule. The schedule once again features a 140 game slate, and 70 home games at Regency Furniture Stadium, the Charles County home of the Blue Crabs in Waldorf. The Blue Crabs will kick off their 2015 campaign in a seven-game homestand versus the Somerset...
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Smooth Operator Campaign Recognizes Two Calvert County Sheriff’s Officers

Smooth Operator Campaign Recognizes Two Calvert County Sheriff’s Officers

Dfc. J. Bell and Dep. W. Beisel were recently recognized by the Maryland Highway Safety Office for their outstanding efforts with the Smooth Operator program. These Calvert County Sheriff’s Office deputies, as well as police officers throughout the state, attended a luncheon in Greenbelt, Maryland on September 29. The Smooth Operator campaign targets motorists...
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