So. Md Police News

Latest news from the local sheriff's offices and state police barracks.
On March 29 at 11:46 a.m., officers responded to a theft that just occurred at a jewelry store in the 3000 block of Waldorf Market Place. In the case, the suspect asked to see some jewelry, suddenly ran from the store with a ring, and fled in a vehicle. A lookout for the vehicle was broadcast...
On April 2, a school resource officer initiated an investigation after being made aware of a student at John Hanson Middle School who was found to be in possession of a knife on March 22. The student will be charged on a Juvenile Offense Report with possession of a concealed weapon on school...
In mid-February, Charles County Sheriff’s detectives initiated an investigation into the report of stalking after responding to a call in which a male drove up to two 15-year-old girls near St. Ignatius Drive, asked if they wanted to smoke, and told them to get in his car. The girls refused and...
On March 27 at 11:17 p.m., officers responded to the area of St. Charles Parkway and Duncannon Road in Waldorf for the report of a motor vehicle crash. A preliminary investigation showed a passenger car was traveling southbound on St. Charles Parkway when it left the roadway, struck a tree, and...
Detectives have arrested a suspect wanted in connection with four commercial burglaries that occurred at two Waldorf businesses. The burglaries occurred between March 17 and March 20; one of the burglaries occurred in the 2300 block of Crain Highway and three others occurred in the 2400 block of...
A Message from Sheriff Troy D. Berry As the Sheriff of Charles County, it is my honor to present our 2023 Annual Report. This report encapsulates our commitment to ensuring the safety and well-being of our communities. Throughout 2023, our dedicated team of law enforcement professionals worked...
Charles County Sheriff’s Detectives and Forensic Science Investigators have identified the body of a woman who was found murdered almost 25 years ago. Jane Doe was her name for investigators for 25 years, but her true identity has now been learned – LaQuanda Denise “Niecey” Williams who was just...
On March 22 at 3:39 a.m., officers responded to the 2200 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a burglary in progress. The initial information indicated a vehicle rammed through the back door of a pawn shop and at least three suspects entered the store. Officers arrived and...
On March 19, school administrators at Maurice McDonough High School alerted a school resource officer of an assault and robbery that occurred inside a bathroom during school hours. Upon being notified, the SRO initiated an investigation. A preliminary investigation showed the student was in a...
On March 19 at 8:45 a.m., a student was observed smoking a vape inside a classroom, during class. The vape was recovered by the school resource officer and tested positive for THC. The student was charged on a civil citation with possession of cannabis. In a separate incident, school...
On March 19 at 12:30 p.m., a student at John Hanson Middle School was suspected of smoking a vape pen in a school bathroom. Further investigation revealed the student was in possession of a vape. The school resource officer recovered the vape pen which tested positive for THC. The student was...
On March 18 at 10:30 a.m., several students at Milton Somers Middle School were walking in the hallway with a school staff member, and they began pulling on locker doors causing some lockers to open. As they were directed to stop, the staff member observed what appeared to be a handgun...
On March 15, school administrators were made aware of a video recording of a fight between two students that occurred in a classroom at Davis Middle School. The video appears to show a school staff member allowing the students to fight while classmates watched, and other students clearing...
On March 16 at 8:37 p.m., officers responded to the 11300 block of Snow Owl Place in Waldorf for the report of gunshots. When officers arrived, they located a male with gunshot wounds inside a vehicle. As EMS was providing care to the male, he succumbed to his injuries. A preliminary...
During the week of March 4– March 10, 2024, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to 2,053 calls for service throughout the community including, but not limited to: Check Welfare / Mental Health 49 Disorderly 19 Domestics 31 Motor Vehicle Crashes 44 Patrol Checks /...
Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash in Huntingtown On February 28, 2024, at approximately 11:41 a.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau responded to the area of Hunting Creek Road and Deep Landing Road in Huntingtown, for the report of a single motor vehicle crash. Upon...
During the week of February 26 – March 3, 2024, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to 2,387 calls for service throughout the community including, but not limited to: Check Welfare / Mental Health 68 Disorderly 15 Domestics 24 Motor Vehicle Crashes 32 Patrol Checks...
During the week of February 19 – February 25, 2024, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to 2,157 calls for service throughout the community including, but not limited to: Check Welfare / Mental Health 46 Disorderly 11 Domestics 19 Motor...
During the week of February 12 – February 18, 2024, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to 2,181 calls for service throughout the community including, but not limited to: Check Welfare / Mental Health 55 Disorderly 14 Domestics 18 Motor Vehicle Crashes 35 Patrol...
During the week of February 5 – February 11, 2024, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to 1,948 calls for service throughout the community including, but not limited to: Check Welfare / Mental Health 61 Disorderly 24 Domestics 30 Motor Vehicle Crashes 33 Patrol...
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