News Release, Maryland State Police-Leonardtown Barracks

Leonardtown, MD- On April 15, 2020, at approximately 1:00 p.m., Tfc A. Opirhory and M/Tpr J. Preston responded to a residence on Ricky Drive, Hollywood, MD for reported child abuse.

Upon arrival and making contact with the two complainants, both advised that their child care provider was discovered on the Ring Security surveillance system, abusing their two infant children.

After review of the evidence and conferring with the State’s Attorney’s Office, a felony warrant for Child Abuse in the Second Degree and Second Degree Assault was obtained. On April 19, 2020, the felony warrant was served on the child care provider, identified a Rachel Dawn McGraw, 45 of Lexington Park, MD.

Ms. McGraw was arrested and transported to St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center for processing.

This is a developing story.


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