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The public hearing on the St. Mary's County commissioners' next budget was lightly attended Tuesday evening.
There's plenty of incentive to behave in a tavern, such as the risks of offending one's companions, being cut off by the bartender or receiving an escort out the door by the bouncer.
Misdemeanor assault and property destruction charges against a Waldorf man from a Christmas Eve 2012 scuffle at a police barrack in Leonardtown were dismissed Friday, after his lawyer filed a motion that the case was not tried within the time allowed.
Gregory Allan Field, 27, of Mechanicsville remained in jail in lieu of $7,500 bond after a court hearing this week on charging papers alleging he broke into a Leonardtown area residence earlier this month and stole property valued at $500.
The fourth annual St. Mary's College of Maryland and Walden “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event to be held this Sunday, April 6, on the college's track seeks to increase awareness, empathy and expose misconceptions about violence toward women.
St. Mary's sheriff's detectives who found a wanted man in the basement of a Leonardtown area home last Friday pleaded with him to drop a .22-caliber rifle, authorities report, before he shot himself in the head.
The recommended budget for Leonardtown is online and a public hearing before final approval is scheduled April 14 at 4:15 p.m. to discuss how the town plans to spend money in the 2015 fiscal year, beginning July 1. View the budget at leonardtown.somd.com or call 301-475-9791.
St. Mary's grand jurors charged a Leonardtown woman on Wednesday with second-degree murder following a police investigation earlier this year of a man's drug overdose death, discovered when his body was delivered to a hospital.
A judge ordered Wednesday that Thomas Christopher Holt, 39, of Leonardtown be held in jail in lieu of 10 percent of $10,000 bond on charges from an alleged burglary the day before at a California home, where prescription medication was reported stolen.