So. Md Police News

Latest news from the local sheriff's offices and state police barracks.
Officers Recover a Pound of Marijuana and Loaded Guns During Traffic Stop: On January 1 at 10:58 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop in the area of Smallwood Drive at Palmer Place for a traffic violation. The officer detected the odor of marijuana, and further investigation revealed that...
Suspects Arrested for Illegal Drug and Gun Possession: On January 4 at 3:12 p.m., the Neighborhood Enforcement Team was investigating a suspicious vehicle on Patuxent Court in La Plata. During the course of the investigation, a loaded handgun with an extended magazine was located. Further...
Bullet Found in School Cafeteria: On January 3 during a lunch period, administrators at Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Elementary School were notified of what appeared to be a bullet lodged into a cafeteria lunch table. The School Resource Officer was notified and responded, and confirmed that it was a...
Illegal Firearm Possession / Protective Order Violation: On January 2 at 2:36p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a passenger vehicle for a traffic violation. Initial investigation revealed the driver, Christopher Davon Richardson, 41 of Waldorf, was in possession of a handgun and...
Reckless Endangerment: On December 29 at 5:58p.m., officers responded to the 2900 block of Mourning Dove Place in Waldorf for the report of shots fired. Investigation revealed that neighbors were involved in a dispute over an assigned parking space when the suspect, Ronald Shaquille Ellison...
Narcotics Detectives Recover Fentanyl, PCP, and Crack Cocaine from Suspect During Traffic Stop: On December 29 at 2:15p.m., an officer from the Traffic Operations Unit conducted a traffic stop on a passenger vehicle on Crain Highway in the area of the Maryland Welcome Center in Newburg. During...
Seeking Public’s Help Locating Assault/Reckless Endangerment Suspect / Crime Solvers Offering Cash Reward: Charles County Sheriff’s officers assigned to the Warrant Unit as well as a joint U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force are seeking the whereabouts of Brian McCane, Sr., 37 of Lusby, who is...
Detectives Investigating Shooting/Homicide in La Plata / Suspect Apprehended: On December 31, 2022 at 4:06 p.m., officers responded to the area of Crain Highway and Port Tobacco Road in La Plata for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, Donnell Henry Hawkins, 30...
Officers Investigate Suspicious Vehicle and Locate Loaded Guns, Drug Paraphernalia: On December 20 at 4:55 p.m., officers responded to the area of Pomonkey Creek Place in Bryans Road for the report of a suspicious vehicle. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the vehicle’s occupants and...
Juveniles Charged for Robbery at Middle School: On December 19, a student at General Smallwood Middle School reported that two students forcibly stole his shoes. The school resource officer and school administrative staff initiated an investigation. After pursuing leads and consulting with the...
Officers Investigate Suspicious Vehicle and Locate Firearms and CDS: On December 18 at 8:12 p.m., officers responded to the area of Glasva School Road and Allen’s View Place in Faulkner for the report of a suspicious vehicle. Upon arrival, officers located a cargo-style box truck occupied by two...
Arrest made in Homicide on Albemarle Place: On October 23 at approximately 2:17 p.m, the Prince George’s County Police Department (PGPD) received a 911 call reporting a shooting. PGPD made contact with the caller, who was in his vehicle with the victim, and determined the victim was suffering...
Officers Locate Loaded Gun During Traffic Stop: On December 18 at 7:43 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on a passenger car in the area of Crain Highway at Port Tobacco Road in La Plata. The officer detected the odor of marijuana, and further investigation revealed the driver was in...
School Resource Officer Investigating Possible Overdose: On December 19, a student arrived to school at the Robert D. Stethem Educational Center displaying signs of impairment. The school administrators and the School Resource Officer were notified, and the student was transported by helicopter...
Rogue & Vagabond / Intoxicated Public Disturbance: On December 11 at 3:40 a.m., officers responded to the Riverside Run Community in Indian Head for the report of an unknown male banging on doors, attempting to break into vehicles, and acting disorderly. Officers canvassed the area and located...
School Resource Officer Investigating Overdose at High School: On December 14 at 10:12 a.m., a student at Lackey High School notified a School Resource Officer (SRO) that he had used a vaping device that contained what he believed to be THC and which made him feel sick. The SRO escorted the...
Patrol Officers Locate and Arrest Subjects Breaking into Vehicles/Recover Stolen Vehicle: On December 14 at 2:01 a.m., officers responded to Oyster Reef Place in the Sheffield Links neighborhood for the report of several subjects walking around with flashlights attempting to get into vehicles...
Fleeing and Eluding: On December 13 at 6:09 p.m., a patrol officer attempted to stop a pickup truck in the area of Crain Highway and Holly Lane in Waldorf for a traffic violation but the vehicle failed to stop. A short distance later it was involved in an accident at which time officers took...
School Resource Officers Investigate Threat of Mass Violence at High School: On December 14 at 11:11 a.m., a School Resource Officer (SRO) at North Point High School was notified that during an argument, a student made a threat to commit mass violence. The SRO initiated an investigation and...
School Resource Officers Investigating Illegal Possession of Ammunition at High School: On December 14 at the beginning of the school day, a School Resource Officer at Lackey High School was notified by administrators that a student was found to have four handgun magazines in his bookbag, one of...
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