So. Md Police News

Latest news from the local sheriff's offices and state police barracks.
UPDATE: The missing juveniles have been located safe and unharmed in Westmoreland County, Virginia. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a missing persons investigation for two juveniles reported missing on April 5, 2021, from a residence in Ridge. Jesse Oleg Clark, age 13, and...
DATE: April 6, 2021 CONTACT: Diane Richardson Media Relations Office 301-609-6557 or 240-682-1658 On April 4 at 8:45 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers were dispatched to the 9900 block of Charles Street in La Plata for the report of a man breaking out windows of a car...
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a missing persons investigation for two juveniles reported missing on April 5, 2021, from a residence in Ridge. Jesse Oleg Clark, age 13, and Josiah Vladimir Clark, age 15, were last seen on April 4, 2021 at a residence located on Harry James...
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of Anthony Michael Yorke, age 29 of Charlotte Hall. Yorke is wanted for the charge of escape for failing to report to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center, to begin his incarceration for the...
On March 28, 2021 at approximately 12:00 p.m. troopers responded for a Disturbance and Trespassing complaint at the Super 8 Motel located on Three Notch Road, California. Upon arrival, contact was made with the manager who directed the troopers to a female in the lobby that was causing a...
Sheriff Joseph Lee Somerville and Sheriff Tim Cameron in 2013 It is with profound loss, humility and sadness that the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office announces the passing of former Sheriff Joseph Lee Somerville. Sheriff Somerville died on April 1, 2021 at the age of 81. Sheriff...
DATE: April 1, 2021 CONTACT: Diane Richardson Media Relations Office (301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658 On March 31 at 10:23 p.m., officers responded to a fast food restaurant on Smallwood Drive for the report of an assault. A preliminary investigation revealed the occupants of...
DATE: March 31, 2021 CONTACT: Diane Richardson Media Relations Office (301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658 On March 30 at approximately 11 a.m., officers responded to the 12100 block of Old Line Center in Waldorf for the report of an armed robbery. The initial investigation revealed...
DATE: March 30, 2021 CONTACT: Diane Richardson Media Relations Office 301-609-6557 or 240-682-1658 Illegal Firearms Recovered during Search Warrant: On October 11, 2020, two suspects armed with a gun robbed a clerk at a convenience store in the 11600 block of Billingsley Road...
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person shown in an assault investigation. On Friday, March 26, 2021 at 10:40 pm, the suspect entered the Charlotte Hall Wawa store and while inside confronted the victim. As the suspect left the store, he told the victim he...
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person shown in a theft investigation. On Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 5:30 pm, the suspect used a scan bar from a lower-priced item for multiple items at the self-checkout register at the California Walmart store, fraudulently...
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identities of the individuals shown in a theft investigation. On Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 5:30 pm, the suspects hid merchandise in their clothing at the Vape Planet store in Lexington Park and left without paying for the items. Anyone...
On View Arrests: Theft/Resisting Arrest- On March 17, 2021, Cpl. Beishline responded to 21800 block of Shangri La Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported theft/property damage. Investigation determined William Andrew Krell, age 34 of Newburg, broke and removed the victim's vehicle's antenna...
Corporal Earl "Keith" Fretwell The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office respectfully recalls Corporal Earl "Keith" Fretwell, who died on March 24, 1999. Fretwell joined the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office in October of 1988 and was recognized as Deputy of the Year in 1991. Fretwell also...
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person shown in a theft investigation. On Friday, March 12, 2021 at 12:39 pm, the suspect entered the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet store in Lexington Park and put hundreds of dollars’ worth of merchandise in his shopping cart. At...
DATE: March 25, 2021 CONTACT: Diane Richardson Media Relations Office (301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658 Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified two suspects in connection with the murder of Daniel McClellan-Givens, 17, who was shot and killed onNovember 3, 2020 in the...
DATE: March 25, 2021 CONTACT: Diane Richardson Media Relations Office (301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658 The reporting of crime stats nationwide has evolved and now provides more insight Charles County, MD…In accordance with mandatory federal data collection standards, the...
Timothy Jerome Baker George Maurice Carter Deodis Lee Clyburn Eugene Allen Day Thomas Jason Dresser Patrick Wayne Fenwick Gary Stephen Hardesty Jeffrey Donald Hephner Jr. Katina Marie Knott Angela Lee Kolbe Andrew Phillip Nelson Tara Lyn Ropel Thomas Maxell Shorter...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On March 12, 2021, detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Division, with assistance from the Emergency Services Team (EST), and Vice Narcotics Support Team executed a search and seizure warrant in the 21600 block of Liberty Street in...
Nelson Battle Jr. Kese Eman Lyles Erin Neveal Stokes John Gregory Thompson Anyone with information on the whereabouts of any of the listed escapees is asked to contact the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office at (301) 475-8008. Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers...
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