The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating non-specific and generalized threats of violence regarding the St. Mary’s County Fair, public high school football games, and other school activities.

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office wants to assure the public our agency has numerous uniformed deputies and staff monitoring and working the St. Mary’s County Fair and other public events this weekend.

We continue to work with our allied agencies to assess and evaluate online threats and staff a unified command post for the fair. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and law enforcement partners strive to ensure a safe and happy 75th county fair.

Citizens may remain anonymous and contact 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.

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...

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