At approximately 4:13 a.m., this morning, March 13, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Thomas Johnson Bridge located in Solomons to assist with a vehicle that was stopped at the top of the bridge. Upon arriving, the deputy located a Ford van. The van was running and the doors were closed.

The deputy located a note in the vehicle, which indicated that the driver/victim had committed suicide by jumping from the bridge. The victim was identified by his Maryland Driver’s License as 35-year-old Paul Michael Walters of Hughesville.

A search for Walters by rescue personnel was subsequently conducted with negative results. 

Anyone with information relating to this crime please contact The Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack – (410) 535-1400 or The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office – (410) 535-2800

For Possible Reward call Crime Solvers – (410) 535-2880 (Anonymous calls)

For additional information please contact The Calvert Investigative Team – Cpl. T. Frdiman (410) 535-1600 X 2547 or D/Sgt. M. Moore (410) 535-1600 X 2454