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Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office holds ‘Missing in Arizona Day’

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is inviting anyone with a long-term missing loved one or relative to attend its third annual Missing in Arizona Day event at ASU West this month.

At a press conference in Phoenix on Tuesday, Oct. 10, Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said the event, to be held Oct. 21, is “dedicated specifically to men and women whose bodies … have been recovered, but are unfortunately unidentified, and families who are missing loved ones, yet have no idea if their loved ones are still alive.”

Penzone said there are 2,000 missing persons in Arizona and an additional 1,500 unidentified human remains.

“These are cases that would be difficult to solve, whether it is a natural death because we live in a desert with vast space, or it is a murder,” he said.

The event will connect family members of the missing with authorities who can accept evidence such as medical

Read more at: https://www.dcourier.com/news/2017/oct/12/maricopa-county-sheriffs-office-holds-missing-ariz/

Sheriff’s Office seeks male shooter in Waldorf

The Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of a suspect involved in a shooting and attempted murder in Waldorf early Sunday. 

Around 2:29 a.m on Oct. 1, officers responded to the 2000 block of Amber Leaf Place in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest and leg, according to a CCSO press release. The victim was subsequently flown to a hospital for treatment and is currently in critical condition.

A second victim was on the scene, who was not injured during the incident. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division responded to assume the investigation. The on-scene investigation revealed the victims met with the suspect, identified as Trevon Chisley, 22, of Waldorf at a hotel in Waldorf on the evening of Sept. 30. There was a dispute between the parties involved and they separated. A few hours later, the

Read more at: http://www.somdnews.com/breaking/sheriff-s-office-seeks-male-shooter-in-waldorf/article_6bfb84d1-5b3b-54dd-9247-e04c027963f0.html

Sheriff’s office assists in child pornography arrest

Sheriff’s office assists in child pornography arrest

By Sarah Allen-Hernandez

Daily Sun

The Navarro County Sheriff’s Office and the Attorney General’s Office arrested Michael Allen Carter, 29, of Rice, Wednesday, Sept. 27 on five counts of possession of child pornography.

Carter was currently on probation for indecency with a child sexual contact.

“We are thankful to have been a part of this investigation and that the suspect is in custody,” said Navarro County Sheriff Elmer Tanner. “Great job by the law enforcement officers who were a part of this investigation.”

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Friday that the Child Exploitation Unit and deputies of the NCSO executed a search warrant at Carter’s residence, following a CyberTipline report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Investigators found child pornography on a digital storage device, and seized additional digital storage devices that will be examined by the attorney general’s Digital Forensics Unit.

During an interview, Carter admitted to

Read more at: http://www.corsicanadailysun.com/news/sheriff-s-office-assists-in-child-pornography-arrest/article_f5d971c2-a559-11e7-aca3-63ae9d1ff7fd.html

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office ask for Public’s Assistance in Stolen Bike Case

On Friday, September 22, 2017, at approximately 7:40 pm, unknown suspect(s) stole a red, white, and black Trek brand, Top Fuel model 9.9 men’s mountain bike from the rack attached to a gray Jeep Wrangler.

The Jeep was parked in the public parking located between The Front Porch restaurant and The Hair Company, in Leonardtown, at the time of the theft.

The bike is valued at approximately $8,000.00

Anyone with information regarding this theft is asked to contact DFC K. Flerlage at 301.475.4200 ext. *2237 or by email at kenneth.flerlage@stmarysmd.com. CASE #50356-17

Callers may also call CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333 or TEXT a TIP to “TIP239” plus your message to “”CRIMES” (274637). Calls to CRIME SOLVERS are NOT RECORDED and callers can remain ANONYMOUS. St. Mary’s County CRIME SOLVERS offers REWARDS of up to $1,000 for information about a crime that leads to an arrest or indictment.

Read more at: https://smnewsnet.com/archives/424737/st-marys-county-sheriffs-office-ask-for-publics-assistance-in-stolen-bike-case/

Help St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Identify Hurricane Harvey Donation Thief

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in identifying the individuals and suspect pictured.

The Chick-fil-A restaurant located at 45150 First Colony Way, California, Maryland was collecting donations in a large water jug to help the employees of a Texas Chick-fil-A damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

On Wednesday, September 6, 2017 between 5:36PM and 5:54PM, the pictured subjects were interacting together inside of the Chick-Fil-A located in California, Maryland. As 4 of the 5 subjects exited the business, the SUSPECT wearing, what appears to be a stripped hooded sweatshirt and glasses, grabbed the donation jar and fled the business. The subjects were last seen leaving the parking lot; one of the vehicles being a light colored SUV possibly a Toyota Rav 4.

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect, any of the other subjects, or about this crime in general

Read more at: https://smnewsnet.com/archives/424620/help-st-marys-county-sheriffs-office-identify-hurricane-harvey-donation-thief/

St. Mary’s Co. Sheriff’s Reports – Southern Maryland Headline News

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Sept. 20, 2017)—The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.

Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

On Sunday, September 17, at 7:59 p.m., patrol deputies responded to the area of Piney Point Road and Blake Creek Road for the report of a serious motor vehicle collision. Due to the nature of the collision, The Collision Reconstruction Unit was requested.

The preliminary investigation determined a 1999 Toyota Corolla operated by Shelia Marie Hardesty, 54, of Leonardtown, was traveling southbound on Piney Point Road when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed the center line and into northbound traffic. The vehicle then struck a 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 operated by James Matthew Bowes, Jr., 24, of Leonardtown.

Hardesty was pronounced deceased at the scene. Bowes was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Preliminarily, neither speed nor alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor.

Anyone with further

Read more at: http://somd.com/news/headlines/2017/22259.php

St. Mary’s Co. Sheriff’s Reports

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Sept. 20, 2017)—The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office today released the following incident and arrest reports.

Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

On Sunday, September 17, at 7:59 p.m., patrol deputies responded to the area of Piney Point Road and Blake Creek Road for the report of a serious motor vehicle collision. Due to the nature of the collision, The Collision Reconstruction Unit was requested.

The preliminary investigation determined a 1999 Toyota Corolla operated by Shelia Marie Hardesty, 54, of Leonardtown, was traveling southbound on Piney Point Road when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed the center line and into northbound traffic. The vehicle then struck a 2005 GMC Sierra 2500 operated by James Matthew Bowes, Jr., 24, of Leonardtown.

Hardesty was pronounced deceased at the scene. Bowes was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Preliminarily, neither speed nor alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor.

Anyone with further

Read more at: http://somd.com/news/headlines/2017/22259.php

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Asking for Public’s Help Identifying Wallet Theft Suspects

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in identifying the suspects pictured below.

On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at 11:45 a.m., both suspects were seen rummaging through the employee office area of the Rent-A-Center store located at 21600 Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park, Maryland.

An employee later discovered her wallet had been stolen from her purse which was in the same office.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of either suspect or about the crime in general is asked to contact  DFC Potter at 301.475.4200 ext. *8037 or by email at David.Potter@stmarysmd.com CASE #48647-17

Callers may also call CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333 or TEXT a TIP to “TIP239” plus your message to “CRIMES” (274637). Calls to CRIME SOLVERS are NOT RECORDED and callers can remain ANONYMOUS. St. Mary’s County CRIME SOLVERS offers REWARDS of up to $1,000 for information about a crime that leads to an arrest or indictment.

Read more at: https://smnewsnet.com/archives/424403/st-marys-county-sheriffs-office-asking-publics-help-identifying-wallet-theft-suspects/