UPDATE 1/19/2018 11:25 a.m.-  The missing person, Crystal Lynn Magtutu has been located safely. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office(SMCSO) is conducting an investigation surrounding the events at this time, per The SMCSO PIO Corporal Yingling.

UPDATE 12:42 p.m.-  Crystal Lynn Magtutu, age 30, of Clements, has been reported as a missing person.  At this time the missing person is considered critically missing.  Magtutu has blonde hair and blue eyes; she is 5’6” in height, and weighs 170 lbs.   The missing person is possibly armed with a handgun and operating a green 2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, which is currently not registered.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Crystal Lynn Magtutu is asked to contact the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office at (301) 475-8008. Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637).

UPDATE 12:11 p.m.- A NIXLE alert from the SMCSO has been sent out saying “Police activity in the area has concluded”.

This story is still developing and the Southern Maryland Chronicle will relay any updates as we receive them.

Clements, MD-  The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office ( SMCSO) has notified residents that there is a heavy police presence in Clements, MD in the area of Budds Creek Road and Horseshoe Road.  The Police are stationed at the Gospel Tabernacle of Prayer.  The SMCSO has advised that a drone will used in the area. The SMCSO Emergency Services Team (EST) has also been called to the scene.

Corporal Julie Yingling ,the SMCSO PIO; has stated an incorrect NIXLE alert was sent saying ” Police “drown” will be used in the event”. This is being corrected.

A press release will be coming from the Sheriff’s Office concerning this, and is reported to be about a missing person.

This is a developing story…