Update 7:13 pm- Per the Town of North beach the Barricade has ended. We will update once more information is received.

UPDATE: (North Beach, MD) Maryland State Police are on the scene of a barricade in Calvert County.

Troopers responded to a home in the 9400-block of Sea Breeze Court in North Beach to check the welfare of a man reported by a friend to be despondent.  When troopers from Prince Frederick Barrack and deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office arrived at about 11:30 a.m. today, the man appeared at a window with what appeared to be a rifle and refused to come outside.

Police and deputies are on the scene and are attempting to talk with him and ensure he is okay.  No shots have been fired and no injuries reported.

It is not believed anyone else is in the house with the man.  A perimeter has been established and the scene is safely contained.  Residents of the Burnt Oaks neighborhood have been evacuated until the scene has been cleared.

UPDATE: As of 6:00 p.m. nothing has changed with the situation. We will Bring you updates when we have confirmed information either from the Sheriff’s Office or the reporter on the scene.

North Beach, MD- A Calvert County Nixle went out around noon today for “Police Activity” in the area of Sea Breeze Court in North Beach, MD

Numerous readers are contacting The Southern Maryland Chronicle to inform us that the entire neighborhood is on lockdown. The readers are reporting numerous police officers with assault rifles and SWAT gear, along with at least two drones in the area.

This is a developing story and we will keep you updated as we receive more information.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...