Tier 3 Sex Offender still at large after search turns up nothing

UPDATE 5:30 p.m.- Advisory: Police have cleared the Trossbach Road area in Dameron. If anyone observes Paul Daniel Panholzer W/M 6-01 200lbs. call the Sheriff’s Office.


UPDATE: At 1:50 p.m. the Helicopter has left the area.


A notification(From Ring.com) has gone out that the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a fugitive named Paul Panholzer described as 6’1″, red hair, wearing a black shirt and blue jeans.

A reader of the Southern Maryland Chronicle provided images of the area near Shipwreck Court. The alert lists Trossback Road as an area of interest also.

A Sheriff’s vehicle has been spotted on the road and a helicopter has been seen patrolling the area.

This is a developing story and the Chronicle will bring you more when the information is available.