Covering COVID-19


Dear readers,

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Be safe.

Jim Normandin

President and Publisher

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Recent national events have put law enforcement agencies nationwide in the spotlight, with some groups demanding a change in response tactics, or even a scaling back of funding for police departments.

An Indian Head man was arrested and charged with multiple counts of distributing and possession with intent to distribute the controlled dangerous substance fentanyl, heroin and other related charges after a search and seizure warrant was executed by narcotics detectives on June 19.

Clinton man charged with assault, resisting arrest

A Waldorf woman was charged with first- and second-degree assault, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and use of a dangerous weapon with intent to injure after an incident that occurred on Memorial Day.

A La Plata man was charged with first- and second-degree assault, concealment of a dangerous weapon and possession of a dangerous weapon with intent to injure after an event that took place May 13.

A Baltimore man was charged May 12 with felony theft, unlawfully taking a motor vehicle, forgery of private documents and other related charges stemming from an event that took place on Feb. 10.

A Waldorf woman was charged May 8 with one count of felony theft and four misdemeanor counts of theft after events that took place throughout the month of April.