So. Md Police News

Latest news from the local sheriff's offices and state police barracks.
On November 14 at 1:18 a.m., officers were investigating a suspicious vehicle in the area of Post Office Road and October Place. During the investigation, the occupants were asked to exit the car, at which time a passenger fled. He was apprehended and officers recovered a loaded firearm in his...
The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office is seeking the identity of the man pictured in a theft investigation. On Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, at 5:45 pm, the suspect scanned a cart full of merchandise at the California Walmart, but failed to pay and attempted to use an old receipt for proof of...
On November 12 at 7:47 p.m., patrol officers responded to a business in the 2500 block of Old Washington Avenue in Waldorf for the report of a burglary in progress. The business owner had received an alert from the security system and was able to use it to provide responding officers with a...
On November 13 at 7:46 p.m., officers responded to the 12100 block of Ell Lane in Waldorf for the report of a stabbing. When officers arrived, they located a male victim in the hallway of an apartment building with a stab wound to his back. Officers rendered first aid until medics arrived and...
On November 15 at 3:04 p.m., officers responded to the area of Barksdale Avenue near Waddell Road for the report of the sound of gunshots. When officers arrived, a witness indicated unknown suspects discharged a firearm from a white vehicle at their car while they were parking. It is not clear...
The St. Mary’s County Office of the Sheriff invites the public to attend the Final Salute ceremony for Sheriff Tim Cameron on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. Sheriff Cameron has faithfully and professionally served as St. Mary’s County Sheriff since he was first elected in 2006. Sheriff Cameron was...
The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a fraud investigation. On March 28, 2022, the suspect attempted to fraudulently access the victim's account while using a fake ID. The suspect was turned away from the bank, but continued to attempt to...
On November 14, Charles County Sheriff’s officers arrested Deandre Dewberry, 21, of Waldorf, in connection with the assault and shooting of a 35-year-old man that occurred on November 4 in the 2700 block of Hadley Drive in Waldorf. In the case, the victim was shot while walking on Hadley Drive...
On October 31, a student at General Smallwood Middle School reported he was assaulted in a bathroom and his air pods were stolen. The school resource officer and school administrative staff initiated an investigation. After pursuing leads and consulting with the Charles County State’s Attorney’s...
NOTICE OF INVESTIGATION Date: 11/12/22 Time: 1:48 p.m. Location / Address: 45285 Take It Easy Ranch Road, Callaway, St. Mary's County, Maryland Type of Incident: Burn Injury Description of Structure / Property: Owner / Occupants: Thomas Roth Injuries or Deaths: Thomas Roth Estimated $...
NOTICE OF INVESTIGATION Date: 11/13/22 Time: 3:15 a.m. Location / Address: 4045 Indian Head Highway, Indian Head, Charles County, Maryland Type of Incident: Fire Description of Structure / Property: Two Story Apartment Complex Owner / Occupants: DBW Investments Injuries or Deaths: None...
On November 7 at 11:27 p.m., a patrol officer initiated a traffic stop in the area of St. Charles Parkway at Alameda Avenue after observing a headlight out on a vehicle. The driver did not initially stop the car and continued driving for nearly half a mile before stopping. Upon approaching the...
Sheriff Tim Cameron Tim Cameron joined the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office as a deputy on July 3, 1980. Hired under Sheriff Joseph Lee Somerville Sr., the Sheriff’s Office then had 29 deputies and an operating budget of less than $1 million. Cameron, 63, is now finishing his historic...
The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office is seeking the identity of the man pictured in a theft investigation. On Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, at 3:10 pm, the suspect entered the Pegg Road Shell store in Lexington Park with several others. While his associates tried to block anyone from witnessing...
On View Arrests: Assault- On November 2, 2022, Dep. Deinert responded to the 44900 block of Worth Avenue in California, for the reported assault. Investigation determined Aliyah Lasha Thomas, age 27 of Great Mills, threw a plastic tissue container at the victim, striking the victim in the...
On November 5 at 3:05 p.m., officers responded to the 2500 block of Mattawoman Beantown Road in Waldorf for the report of a burglary in progress. Officers met with the homeowner who indicated they were not sure if the suspect was still inside. Officers established a perimeter and a police K9...
During the week of October 31 – November 6, 2022, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to 1,484 calls for service throughout the community. Damaged Property: 22-63240 On October 31, 2022, Deputy Krueger responded to the 8500 block of E Street in Chesapeake Beach, for the report...
The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office is seeking the identity of the man pictured in a theft investigation. On Monday, Oct. 31, 2022, at 1:50 a.m., the suspect attempted to make a purchase at the Leonardtown Dash-In store. When the clerk opened the cash register, the suspect grabbed $20 from...
On November 9 at 2:12 p.m., school administrators and the school resource officer at St. Charles High School were alerted to an altercation inside the school. One of the students involved, a 17-year-old male, walked out of the school to the parking lot and called a friend to reengage in the...
On November 9 at 12:50 a.m., officers responded to the parking lot of a shopping center in the 12500 block of Mattawoman Drive in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. A preliminary investigation revealed the victim was involved in a verbal altercation with the suspect inside a seafood...
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