Monthly Archives: May 2012

Car Drives Into Dash-In

Car Drives Into Dash-In

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a motor vehicle crash that occurred today at 2:07 p.m. at the White Plains Dash-In at 4705 Crain Highway, White Plains. Preliminary information showed the driver of a Mazda passenger car pulled up to a gas pump but lost control of his vehicle and accelerated directly toward...
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Teens Fire BB Gun Striking 2 Victims

Teens Fire BB Gun Striking 2 Victims

On May 29 at 2:58 p.m., officers responded to Hampshire Recreation Center in Waldorf for the report of several teenagers driving through the area firing a BB gun; two people reported being struck.  Officers obtained a description of the suspect’s car and located the vehicle on Stanford Place. The suspects, ages 12, 15, 16,...
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Calvert County Crime Report

Calvert County Crime Report

During the week of May 21 through May 27 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,544 calls for service throughout the community.  The following incidents remain under investigation: Theft A 30-year-old man was charged with theft after witnesses saw him steal a purse off the counter at the Prince Frederick 7-11...
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Charles County Crime Report

Charles County Crime Report

Charles County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following incidents: BURGLARY: On May 30 between 1 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., unknown suspect(s) broke into a house in the 10600 block of Village Drive in La Plata and stole a long gun and jewelry. PFC W. Dennin is investigating. THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLES: Between May 29...
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Support St. Leonard VFD Community Concert Series While Helping a Veteran

Support St. Leonard VFD Community Concert Series While Helping a Veteran

Those attending the Community Concert Series hosted by St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department this summer do more than get some quality music and shows, but they also help provide tickets to Wounded Warriors and local Vets. The SLVFD takes pride in providing free tickets to area service men and women and proceeds help them...
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State Police Blotter- Leonardtown

State Police Blotter- Leonardtown

Maryland State Police in Leonardtown are investigating the following incidents: Violation of Protective Order – On Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 3:16pm, TFC R. L. Jackson responded to the 21000 block of Prather Drive for a late report of an assault. Upon arrival, contact was made with Destiny Virginia Kennedy, 20, of Lexington Park...
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Three Arrested for Theft at Wal-Mart

Three Arrested for Theft at Wal-Mart

Maryland State Police are investigating the following thefts from Wal-Mart: Theft Less Than $100.00 – On Monday, May 21, 2012 at 6:22pm, Tpr. D. Buckalew responded to the Wal-Mart located on Miramar Way in California for a reported theft. Upon arrival, contact was made with Loss Prevention personnel who advised that two males were...
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Weekly DUI Arrests

Weekly DUI Arrests

Maryland State Police in Leonardtown have arrested the following people for DUI: Weekly DUI Status Sheet May 24 thru May 30, 2012 Jeffery James Gembicki, 29, of California on 5/25/12 by TFC E. M. Evans Wayne Tyrone Estep, Jr., 20, of Callaway on 5/25/12 by TFC A. J. Malaspina Sean Anthony Smoak, 30, of Mechanicsville...
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Click It or Ticket – Border to Border Seatbelt Checkpoints

Click It or Ticket – Border to Border Seatbelt Checkpoints

On May 24, 2012 the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and the Maryland State Police conducted a Border to Border Seatbelt Compliance Check with the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and Charles County Sheriff’s Office. As a result, the following statistics were obtained: The Border to Border Checkpoint with the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was...
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Calvert Drug Arrests

Calvert Drug Arrests

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office has arrested the following suspects on drug charges: CDS Violation On May 22 at 4:54 p.m. Dep. J. Migliaccio responded to the area of Md. Rt. 4 at Parran Road for the report of a motor vehicle crash. A motorist advised that a white van had hit the rear of...
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SoMd Job Fair: Nine Innings of Networking

SoMd Job Fair: Nine Innings of Networking

The Southern Maryland Job Match Re-Employment Project Presents the Southern Maryland Job Fair “Nine Innings of Networking” on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM in Waldorf, MD at Regency Furniture Stadium located at 11765 St Linus Drive. Space is still available for employers and vendors.  To pre-register, they must visit...
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St. Mary’s Deputies Complete Motor Training

St. Mary’s Deputies Complete Motor Training

Sheriff Tim Cameron would like to congratulate Corporal Joseph Somerville and Deputy Michael Worrey for completing the University of Maryland’s Department of Public Safety Police Motor Officer Training Programs. Corporal Somerville completed a 120 hour Police Motor Officer Instructor’s Training Program. The Instructor’s Training Program includes instruction on how to prepare a lesson plan,...
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Calvert Watershed Implementation Plan Estimated at $1.26 Billion

Calvert Watershed Implementation Plan Estimated at $1.26 Billion

The Calvert Board of County Commissioners held a work session on May 22, after asking staff to investigate how target loads for nitrogen, phosphorous and sediment were derived back in March. The Commissioners had also expressed concern regarding passing on the costs of the Watershed Implementation Plan to citizens and businesses using a storm...
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Tina L. Dorman, 44

Tina L. Dorman, 44

Tina L. Dorman, age 44, of Lothian, MD passed away in Bentonville, VA. She was born August 30, 1967 in Washington, DC to Joseph Anthony and Linda Messina. Tina graduated from Northern High School in 1985. She attended Goucher College and graduated from Towson University in 1990. She married Robert Dorman in Lothian on...
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Sheriff Announces 7th District Community Meeting

Sheriff Announces 7th District Community Meeting

Sheriff Timothy Cameron and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Advisory Board, in their continuing efforts to strengthen community and law enforcement partnerships, will host a 7th District Community Meeting. The Community Meeting will be held on Wednesday June 6, 2012 at the 7th District Volunteer Fire Department in Avenue, Maryland beginning at...
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St. Mary’s Welcomes New Corrections Officers

St. Mary’s Welcomes New Corrections Officers

St. Mary’s County Sheriff Timothy K. Cameron and the men and women of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate and welcome seven new Corrections Officers. Kristie Ardire, Patrick Britt, Brianna Colleli, Ryan Harris, Michael Labanowski, Jr. Kevin Molitor and Luis Ramos-Dompenciel completed the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy’s Corrections Entry...
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Schools to Offer Summer Physicals to Students

Schools to Offer Summer Physicals to Students

Charles County Public Schools is offering sports physicals this summer to student athletes. Physicals will be limited to the first 100 students and are done on a first-come, first-serve basis. The schedule has been updated and is as follows: Maurice J. McDonough High School, Wednesday, June 6, 5 – 7 p.m.; La Plata High...
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Dinner and Dancing to Benefit Christmas in April

Dinner and Dancing to Benefit Christmas in April


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Leonardtown’s First FREE Friday June 1

Leonardtown’s First FREE Friday June 1

On Friday, June 1, 2012 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. the Leonardtown Business Association is hosting live music and Info Share on The Square. This Friday also marks the beginning of the Summertime raffle ticket sales and a new charity drive supporting Hope Phones. For more information go to www.hopephones.org. Start the evening off...
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Local Navy Contract Award

Local Navy Contract Award

The following Navy contracts have been awarded locally: Science Applications International Corp., McLean, Va. (N00421-10-D-0016); Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., McLean, Va. (N00421-10-D-0017); L-3 Communications Corp., Mount Laurel, N.J. (N00421-10-D-0018); and National Technologies, Inc., Alexandria, Va. (N00421-10-D-0019), are being awarded modifications to previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award contracts to exercise options for business financial management...
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Ageless Fun: Garvey, Loffler, Northern Senior Centers

Ageless Fun: Garvey, Loffler, Northern Senior Centers

Department of Aging Programs and Activities June 1-8, 2012 June 21, 2012 – Elder Abuse Awareness – 1 p.m. at Pegg Road Senior Apartments Triad/SALT has partnered with Kathy Goodspeed, Ombudsman for the St. Mary’s County Department of Aging & Human Services to accomplish Triad’s main goal of promoting senior safety and reducing the fear of...
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Huntingtown Man Arrested on Arson Charges

Huntingtown Man Arrested on Arson Charges

Deputy State Fire Marshals have arrested 64-year-old Donald William Knuth of Huntingtown, in connection with a vehicle and garage fire located at 2521 Hillside Drive in Huntingtown, Maryland on May 13, 2012. Investigators located multiple points of origin for the fires involving a 1996 Honda Accord and a detached single car garage belonging to Debra Knuth. The...
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Multiple Storage Units Burglarized: Arrests Made

Multiple Storage Units Burglarized: Arrests Made

On May 27, 2012 police units responded to the Patuxent Self Storage located on Great Mill’s Road, Lexington Park, Maryland for the report of multiple burglaries to various storage units wherein firearms, motorcycles and other various items had been stolen. The case was forwarded to the St. Mary’s County Bureau of Criminal Investigations for...
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Robotics Showcase June 7

Robotics Showcase June 7

St. Mary’s County Public Schools will be recognizing the various winning student robotics teams and their coaches on Thursday, June 7, from 6:00-8:00 p.m., at the Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center in Leonardtown, Maryland. Teams from elementary, middle, and high schools will demonstrate and explain their projects. Included in the showcase...
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Tween Summer Book Fest at Calvert Library

Tween Summer Book Fest at Calvert Library

Can you change the world? It is easier than you think! Join tweens (children entering 5th – 7th grades) for our June Tween Summer Book Fest events at The Calvert Libraries. We’ll have an evening of activities and snacks while exploring actions suggested in 31 Ways to Change the World by Tanis Taylor. Space...
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