Monthly Archives: July 2012

Armed Robbery in Calvert – Thomas Johnson Bridge Reopened

Armed Robbery in Calvert – Thomas Johnson Bridge Reopened

July 31 2012 at 10:26 p.m. The bridge has been reopened and traffic is flowing in both directions. 10:12 p.m. The Thomas Johnson Bridge is being shut down in both directions as police are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred at the Dynasty Chinese Restaurant located at 13322 HG Trueman Rd in Solomons. Police located...
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Nina Rosalie Dement, 76

Nina Rosalie Dement, 76, of Great Mills, MD died on July 31, 2012 in Lexington Park, MD. Born on April 9, 1936 in Callaway, MD. Nina was the daughter of the late Alfred Andrew and Mary Madeline Evens Dement. Nina is survived by her sister Martina Aud of Hollywood, MD. A Graveside Service will...
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MLB Veteran, SoMd Native to Suit Up for Blue Crabs

MLB Veteran, SoMd Native to Suit Up for Blue Crabs

Southern Maryland native and Major League veteran Daryl Thompson has been added to the Blue Crabs roster it was announced Tuesday by Blue Crabs manager Patrick Osborn. Thompson is only one season removed from MLB experience with the Cincinnati Reds, and was a very sought after acquisition for the Blue Crabs (9-7, 39-47) who...
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Sex Offender Arrested

Sex Offender Arrested

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Registry Unit conducted compliance checks of numerous registered sexual offenders within St. Mary’s County. While conducting the compliance checks in July BCI detectives learned Shane Adam Corcoran, age 24 of California, Maryland provided false information to the sex offender registry.  On July 30, 2012, detectives located...
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Health Dept Investigating Rabid Bats at Local Apt Complex

Health Dept Investigating Rabid Bats at Local Apt Complex

On July 24, 2012, the Charles County Department of Health learned that a bat retrieved from an apartment in the Huntington Apartments in St. Charles, Waldorf, tested positive for rabies. The Department of Health subsequently learned that there were other reports and sightings of bats in and around the apartments. Apartment management hired a...
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Pair Arrested for Burglaries in St. Mary’s County

Pair Arrested for Burglaries in St. Mary’s County

During St. Mary’s weekly CompStat meetings a trend was identified linking multiple burglaries to private residences in the Hollywood, Bushwood and Chaptico areas of St. Mary’s County which occurred during the months of May and June, 2012. St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Crime Analysts and allied agencies working with detectives identified similar burglaries in...
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Couple Arrested in Robbery, Assault: Search for Third Suspect

Couple Arrested in Robbery, Assault: Search for Third Suspect

Detectives assigned to the CCSO Criminal Investigations Division have identified three people wanted in connection with a robbery and assault of a 29-year-old male; two of the suspects have been arrested and detectives are seeking the third suspect’s whereabouts. The robbery occurred on July 23 when the victim was invited to the home of...
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Tyler Ralph Davis, 19

Tyler Ralph Davis, 19

Tyler Ralph Davis, age 19, of Dunkirk, Maryland died Saturday, July 28th, 2012 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He is the beloved son of Lisa Marie Tenney (Ken Brady) and Ralph L. Davis, Jr. (Linda); loving brother of Trey L. Davis and Dylan O. Tenney; grandson of Mary L. Metzker, Ralph L....
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Back to School Calvert Shop with a Cop

Back to School Calvert Shop with a Cop

On August 4th, 2012 members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police, Department of Natural Resources Police, the Prince George’s County Police, Maryland National Guard and the Calvert County Optimist Club will be participating in the 2nd Annual Back to School Shop with a Cop event. Police officers will be picking up...
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Driver Trapped After Vehicle Strikes Pole on Dares Beach Road

Driver Trapped After Vehicle Strikes Pole on Dares Beach Road

On Monday, July 30 around 8:40 p.m., fire and rescue crews were alerted to report of an accident with injuries along Dares Beach Road and Double Oak Road in Prince Frederick. Crews arrived on scene to discover a single vehicle that had crashed into a pole with entrapment. Rescue crews worked to extricate one...
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St. Mary’s County Crime Report

St. Mary’s County Crime Report

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office have reported the following incidents: Trespassing Steven Roger Jerome, Jr. 25 of Leonardtown, Maryland was served with a notice not to trespass in the Hickory Hill South subdivision. On July 24, 2012 he entered onto the property of the Hickory Hills subdivision in violation of the notice not to...
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State Police Blotter- Prince Frederick

State Police Blotter- Prince Frederick

Maryland State Police in Prince Frederick are investigating the following incidents: Possession of Marijuana: On 7/23/12 at 10:23 am, Trooper First Class Esnes stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Prince Frederick Blvd. in Prince Frederick. A K-9 scan of the vehicle was performed and revealed Marijuana. Delano Gray Jr., 27 of Port Republic,...
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Southern Maryland Hospital Center to Join MedStar Health

Southern Maryland Hospital Center to Join MedStar Health

MedStar Health announces that Southern Maryland Hospital Center (SMHC), located in Clinton, Md., will become the newest member of MedStar Health. SMHC will be MedStar’s tenth hospital and its seventh in the state of Maryland. Serving Prince George’s County and the Southern Maryland peninsula, SMHC has proudly met the needs of its community for...
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Former Atlantic League Pitcher Of The Year Joins Blue Crabs, Figueroa Re-Instated

Former Atlantic League Pitcher Of The Year Joins Blue Crabs, Figueroa Re-Instated

Former Blue Crabs Starter Joe Gannon was signed to a contract yesterday, just in time for him to start against the Somerset Patriots in the final game of the 4 game set on Sunday afternoon. Gannon (1-0) came back in style picking up the win and allowing only 2 runs through 8 innings, scattering...
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Threesome Arrested During Fight at Lexington Lounge

Threesome Arrested During Fight at Lexington Lounge

On July 29, 2012 deputies responded to the Lexington on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, Maryland for a report of a large crowd in the parking lot (approximately 200 individuals). As officer were attempting to control the crowd several subject began to fight. Gun shots were fired and a victim was struck in...
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Holiday Inn Conference Center and Marina Partners with Clean theWorld Foundation

Holiday Inn Conference Center and Marina Partners with Clean theWorld Foundation

Holiday Inn Conference Center and Marina, Solomons, MD has partnered with Orlando-based social enterprise Clean the World (www.cleantheworld.org) to collect and recycle hotel soaps, shampoos, conditioners, lotions and gels to help fight the global spread of preventable diseases. The soaps collected by Holiday Inn Conference Center and Marina, Solomons, MD will be shipped to...
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Stopping to Vomit in the Middle of the Road Leads to Arrest

Stopping to Vomit in the Middle of the Road Leads to Arrest

On Sunday, July 29, 2012, at 6:25am, Tpr. D. Buckalew was in the area of Great Mills Road and South Shangri La Drive in Lexington Park. Tpr. Buckalew noticed a male subject standing in the travel portion of the road next to his vehicle appearing to be vomiting. Upon arrival on scene the male...
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Pair Arrested for Burglarizing Local Storage Units

Pair Arrested for Burglarizing Local Storage Units

UPDATE: 7/30/2012 Both suspects have had their bails reduced from $5,000 to $3,500. During the months of June and July 2012 police units responded to Potomac Self Storage and Patuxent Self Storage located in Lexington Park, Maryland for the report of multiple burglaries to storage units wherein various personal items were stolen. On July...
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Bench Warrant Arrests

Bench Warrant Arrests

Maryland State Police in Leonardtown have picked up the following suspects on Bench Warrant Arrests: Warrant Service – On Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at 9:15am, Cpl. P. Trossbach served a Bench Warrant on Oscar Taft Nicholson, IV, 41, of Lusby. The warrant was issued by the District Court of St. Mary’s County with an...
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New Reproductive Health Clinic Taking Appointments

New Reproductive Health Clinic Taking Appointments

The St. Mary’s County Health Department’s Reproductive Health Clinic assists both men and women in planning and preventing pregnancy and assisting families in having healthy babies. To achieve this mission, the clinic offers birth control options, complete gynecological exams and sexually transmitted infection screening and provides wellness and pre-conception counseling. Limited services are provided...
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Calvert County Crime Report

Calvert County Crime Report

During the week of July 23 through July 29 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,706 calls for service throughout the community. The following incidents are being investigated: Burglary Unknown suspect(s) broke into two sheds behind Middleham and St. Peter’s Chapel in Lusby between July 23 and 24. An electric trimmer,...
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Shed Destroyed by Fire

Shed Destroyed by Fire

Maryland State Fire Marshall’s are investigating an accidental fire that destroyed a wood shed and fence in Hollywood. Nearly 20 firefighters from Hollywood, Bay District and Leonardtown VFD’s responded to the 43800 block of Palomino Drive on July 28 around 12:52 a.m. Crews arrived on scene to discover a 4’x4’ wood framed shed and wooden...
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Olympic Spirit and Gumption

Olympic Spirit and Gumption

On day 1 of the Olympics we watched a 38yr-old cyclist come out of retirement and win the gold medal in London. That’s Olympic spirit. But there was Olympic spirit in every other competitor in that race, and in every contest in the 2012 Olympics. Truth be told, every aspiring Olympian has it. At...
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Barbara (Barb) Ann Facini, 54

Barbara (Barb) Ann Facini, 54

Barbara (Barb) Ann Facini, 54, of  Hollywood, MD., formerly of  Forestville, MD passed away surrounded by her loving family on July 26, 2012 in Washington, DC.  Born on July 21, 1958 in Washington, DC. , she was the daughter of Gerald and Sally McBride.  Barbara was the loving wife of Stephen (Steve) Facini whom...
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Local Trane Dealer Uses Bus To Keep Business On Track

Local Trane Dealer Uses Bus To Keep Business On Track

B&B Heating & Cooling Contractors, a White Plains based dealer of Trane heating and cooling equipment has just launched a giant rolling billboard on Charles County’s VanGo bus system. The colorful graphics, known as a bus wrap, will be seen by countless numbers of potential customers. Caleb Ikner, General Manager of B&B said, “Heavy...
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