Crime Briefs are provided courtesy of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Matthew Scott Hurry, 33 of Mechanicsville, for failing to register as a sex offender. Hurry also has an open warrant for Violation of Probation and a Maryland State Police warrant for assault.

Hurry is a white male, 5’10” tall, 135 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on Hurry’s whereabouts is asked to call Detective Cpl. Melissa Hulse at 301-475-4200, ext. *1996 or email melissa.hulse@stmarysmd.com. Case # 72866-19

Citizens may remain anonymous and contact St. Mary’s County Crime Solvers at 301-475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637). Through the Crime Solvers Program tipsters are eligible for an award of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary’s County that leads to an arrest or indictment.


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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...