Texting while driving leads to heroin arrest

Texting while driving leads to heroin arrest

4/24/2014

St. Mary's County deputies conducted a traffic enforcement operation on April 22 in the area of Point Lookout Road and Great Mills Road in Great Mills. Corporal Moritz observed the driver of a vehicle texting while driving and stopped the vehicle...

Citizens rail against high taxes in Charles

4/24/2014

With the self-imposed deadline only weeks away, the Charles County Commissioners got to listen to their constituents in regard to the proposed FY2015 budget, and...
Citizens rail against high taxes in Charles


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Children forced out of home after drug raid in Hollywood

Detectives conducted a several month investigation into drug activity and possible distribution at a Hollywood, Md. residence. The targets of the investigation were identified as William Russell Hobbs (Age 26) and Karen Lynn Dale (Age 28). A search and...

School board passes budget shortfall decision to the commissioners

The St. Mary's County Board of Education has passed off to the county commissioners the decision on what to do about the system's approximately $6 million budget shortfall due to health care costs. The school board at a special meeting Wednesday...

BOE may take a $5 million hit as Charles seeks to remedy budget gap

Charles County Finance Director David Eicholtz told the Charles County Commissioners April 22 that Board of Education may have to face a $5 million cut from the Capital Improvement Projects portion of their budget. Citing a $5.3 million gap in the FY 2015...

Cheltenham woman arrested for possession

St. Mary's County Sergeant Safford assigned to the Lexington Park COPs UNIT, observed a Ford Expedition on April 18 operating on Pacific Drive with no registration displayed. Sergeant Safford stopped the vehicle and subsequently requested...

Ellynne en Pointe: Featured Candidate -- Mark Arness

Mark Arness is our Featured Candidate of the Week. A Mark Arness for Congress Fundraiser will be held on Sunday, April 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Solomons Island Yachting Center and Bluefish Pub in Solomons, Md. Mark is the GOP 5th District...

Local cheerleaders garner national honors

Nineteen St. Mary's County families traveled to Sevierville, TN on April 3rd and 4th to cheer on 21 male and female cheerleaders. These young athletes, also known as the Pax River Raiders 10U Star Brights, range from 7-11 years of age and all...

Motor vehicle accident involving a tractor-trailer in Mechanicsville

Around 2 pm on Wednesday, April 23 fire and rescue crews were dispatched to Three Notch Rd in Mechanicsville for a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer. Witnesses stated a tractor trailer hauling a bulldozer swerved to avoid...

Hollywood woman charged with forgery and theft

An off duty St. Mary's County deputy observed suspect Carla Renee Clarke, 35, of Hollywood, on April 17 attempt to pass a fraudulent check at the Food Lion in Charlotte Hall. The check had obvious signs of tampering and the sale was refused by the cashier...

Tax-Free scratch-off win amazes Calvert trucker

A Chesapeake Beach truck driver who rolled into Lottery headquarters in Baltimore last week is amazed at his good fortune! He claimed a $50,000 all-taxes paid prize won on a Biggest Taxes Paid Ever scratch-off. The Calvert County man found his...

Lexington Park man identified as a distributor of cocaine

Detectives identified Calverio Terrill Somerville aka "Forty" (Age 25 of Lexington Park) as a distributor of cocaine. A search and seizure warrant was obtained for two residences, one in Great Mills and one in Lexington Park along with two vehicles...

Calvert County Crime Solvers case of the week

Calvert County Crime Solvers and the Calvert County Sheriff's Office are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the woman seen leaving the Prince Frederick Office Depot store with a stolen Dell Inspiron laptop. DFC A. Locke responded to the Office...

New program aimed at 'people with different abilities'

There's a quiet room at St. Aloysius Church in Leonardtown named after St. Lawrence. The story of St. Lawrence's martyrdom helps underscore the reason for the room and the impetus for a growing community-based program in Southern Maryland...

Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Calvert County

Calvert County Deputy B. Schaefer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on April 14 at 9:00 p.m. on Calvert Beach Road in St. Leonard. Both the passenger and driver were found to be in possession of suspected drugs. Ashley Nichole Pitcher, 21...

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