Posted inCrime & Courts

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office On View Arrests, Warrants Served And Juvenile Referrals

On View Arrests: Assault- On November 20, 2022, Dep. Walker responded to the 46000 block of Adams Court in Lexington Park, for the reported assault. Investigation determined Shaine Allon McCarson, age 29 of Lexington Park, pushed the victim to the floor and struck the victim in the face. McCarson was arrested and charged with Assault […]

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St. Mary’s County Woman Sentenced For 2021 Animal Cruelty Charges

MECHANICSVILLE, Md. – Following her recent conviction, Jennifer Katherine Hurry, 54 of Mechanicsville, was sentenced for 20 animal cruelty charges that stemmed from a 2021 investigation. On November 30, 2022, On November 30, Jennifer Hurry was sentenced on twenty counts of misdemeanor animal neglect. Hurry was sentenced to 1,800 days in jail – 90 days per […]

Posted inFire & Rescue

The Christmas Spirit Comes Back To Hollywood With Tree Lighting Event

HOLLYWOOD, Md. — As the Thanksgiving break ended, the Hollywood Fire Department and Auxiliary hosted their annual Christmas Tree Lighting event on November 27.  The event had a great turnout from the community, with 150 people attending, said Bill Mattingly, president of the Hollywood Fire Department. For those who do not know, the Christmas Tree Lighting […]

Posted inAccidents & Traffic

Maryland Awarded $20,000 Grant To Give Rideshare Credits This Holiday Season

GLEN BURNIE, Md.– For the second year, the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration’s (MDOT MVA) Highway Safety Office has received a grant from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) to provide rideshare credits to Marylanders to help them Be the Make A Plan Driver and choose an alternative to driving impaired. Through the partnership funded by GHSA, Lyft, and […]

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St. Mary’s County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Underway

LEONARDTOWN, Md. – The Department of Emergency Services is in the process of updating the Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan, which includes the Town of Leonardtown.  The Hazard Mitigation Plan outlines actions that can be taken to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and their property from natural hazards. It is an effective tool in identifying risks from […]

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Woman Struck And Killed After Attempting To Move Something Out Of The Road

FORT WASHINGTON, Md. – The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision that occurred Monday evening in Fort Washington. The victim is 27-year-old Katelin Rodriguez of Fort Washington.   On November 28, 2022, at approximately 8:35 pm, officers responded to the area of Indian Head Highway and Livingston Road. The preliminary investigation revealed Rodriguez […]