Monthly Archives: December 2014

North Carolina Man Wanted for Attempted 1st Degree Murder of a Police Officer Captured by Maryland State Police

North Carolina Man Wanted for Attempted 1st Degree Murder of a Police Officer Captured by Maryland State Police

On December 30, 2014, at approximately 9:30 a.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to the 10300-block of Housely Place, in White Plains, for the report of a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. Investigation revealed the suspect, identified as Bart K. Mullins, 36, of Housely Place, White Plains, (also...
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Margaret “Peggy” L. Russell, 83

Margaret “Peggy” L. Russell, 83

Margaret “Peggy” L. Russell, 83 of Hollywood, MD passed away on December 29, 2014 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on June 5, 1931 in Bedford, IN, she was the daughter of the late Jessie Smith Beck, and Albert Lee Beck, Sr. Peggy was the loving wife of the late John Merrill Russell, Sr., whom she...
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Barbara Joan Campbell (Whipp), 71

Barbara Joan Campbell (Whipp), 71

Barbara Joan Campbell, 71 of Lexington Park, MD passed away on December 27, 2014 in Clinton, MD. Born on July 14, 1943 in Takoma Park, MD, she was the daughter of the late Irene Virginia Campbell and James Harold Campbell. Barbara is survived by her daughters; Kimberly Wathen (Tony) of Hollywood, MD, Laurie Garrison...
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CPO William Dorsett “Bill” Essick, USN (Ret.), 78

CPO William Dorsett “Bill” Essick, USN (Ret.), 78

CPO William Dorsett “Bill” Essick, USN (Ret.), 78 of Hollywood, MD passed away on December 27, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Born June 21, 1936 in Lexington, NC, he was the son of the late Harvey Essick and Mary Dorsett Essick. On August 19, 1972, Bill married his beloved wife, Sharon Sue Beberniss in...
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Sarah “Sally” Violet Ross, 95

Sarah “Sally” Violet Ross, 95

Sarah “Sally” Violet Ross, 95, of Clearfield, PA, passed away on Monday, December 29, 2014, at the Chesapeake Shores Nursing Home in Lexington Park, MD after a long struggle with dementia. She was born on August 5, 1919 in Clearfield, PA. She was the daughter of the late Lula Ethel (Robb) Henchbarger and Robert...
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Donna Mae Brady, 67

Donna Mae Brady, 67

Donna Mae Brady, 67 passed away on December 28, 2014 in Orlando, FL. Donna was born on August 26, 1947 in Worcester, MA. She was preceded in death by her father Francis A. Eagleton, Sr. and mother, Cindy Eagleton and two sisters: Ann Toscano and Kathleen Eagleton. Donna is survived by her partner, R....
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Charles County Road Closures for Tuesday, December 30th

Charles County Road Closures for Tuesday, December 30th

Traffic Alert: Due to an anticipated large attendance at the funeral of Cpl. Clagett 0f the Charles County Sheriff’s Office on Dec 30 at St. Peter’s Church, Poplar Hill Road in Waldorf will be closed at around 8 a.m. until the funeral has concluded. Mass starts at 11 a.m. Burial follows immediately after at...
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Texas Man Arrested After Driving BMW into the Water

Texas Man Arrested After Driving BMW into the Water

Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the end of Clarkes Landing Road for the report of a vehicle in the river. The investigation revealed, Douglas Scott Berkshire, 38, of Austin, Texas, drove a 2011 BMW 335I, 300-400 feet off of the roadway into the water. He was subsequently arrested and...
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LIVESCAN Fingerprinting Offered by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office

LIVESCAN Fingerprinting Offered by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office will be offering electronic fingerprinting (LIVESCAN) on Wednesdays ONLY beginning January 28, 2015. Information can be obtained and appointments requested through our website below or by calling 410-535-2800 X 2450. www.calvertcountysheriff.us www.co.cal.md.us Click on Services then Sheriff’s Office PAPER PRINTS For those requiring paper prints, we will continue to...
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Couple Arrested for Burglary in Leonardtown

Couple Arrested for Burglary in Leonardtown

On December 17, 2014, Deputy Padukiewicz of the St. Mary’s Couty Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 22000 block of Point Lookout Road in Leonardtown, for a burglary in progress. The victim reported he is in the process of moving in to the residence. The victim arrived at the residence and found...
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UPDATE: Strong Armed Robbery Reported in Great Mills

UPDATE: Strong Armed Robbery Reported in Great Mills

UPDATE 12/29/14 – The St. Mary’s County Released the following information: The owner of Yummy’s Korean and Japanese Restaurant located on Great Mills Road, reported an unidentified black male suspect entered the store and assaulted him while demanding money. When the owner refused to hand over money the suspect fled. Case remains open. 12/23/2014:...
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Ellen Elizabeth Armiger

Ellen Elizabeth Armiger

Ellen Elizabeth Armiger, 71 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on December 25, 2014 at her residence. Born on April 26, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Cora Burch Morgan and Joseph Johnson Morgan. Ellen was the loving wife of James Marty Armiger whom she married on December 29, 1962 in Leonardtown, MD....
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Gail Elizabeth Kropp, 72

Gail Elizabeth Kropp, 72

Gail Elizabeth Kropp, 72 of Lexington Park, MD passed away on December 21, 2014 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. Born October 22, 1942, in Wilmington, DE she was the daughter of the late Leonard Franklin Robinson and Joan Balas. Gail is survived by her sister, Dorothy Driscoll of Nanuet, NY and...
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Marvin James “Bud” Edwards, Sr., 78

Marvin James “Bud” Edwards, Sr., 78

Marvin James “Bud” Edwards, Sr., 78 of Lexington Park, MD passed away on December 23, 2014 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s. Born January 31, 1936 in Akron, OH, he was the son of the late Walter E. and Annebell Simmons Edwards. Bud enjoyed fishing, crabbing and working on and racing his 1965 GTO....
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Isabel Constance Lyall, 73

Isabel Constance Lyall, 73

Isabel Constance Lyall, 73 of Lexington Park, MD, died on December 27, 2014 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD. Born on August 8, 1941, in Sao Miguel, Azores, she is the daughter of the late Rolando Da Silva and Silvana Repose Da Silva. On August 28, 1971, Isabel married her beloved husband,...
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Amari Latrell Barnes, 4 months

Amari Latrell Barnes, 4 months

Amari Latrell Barnes, 4 months of Lexington Park, MD, was granted his angel wings on December 23, 2014. Born on August 20, 2014, he was the son of Caprea Barnes and Mario Bowman. Although his time here was short, the joy and love he brought his family will last a lifetime. Amari’s gentle smile...
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Santa Delivers $2.85 Million Multi-Match Jackpot Prize to Waldorf

Santa Delivers $2.85 Million Multi-Match Jackpot Prize to Waldorf

One lucky Lottery player received the best gift of all on Christmas by becoming Maryland’s newest multi-millionaire. A $2.85 million winning Multi-Match ticket from last night’s drawing was purchased in Waldorf. The winner, who is the ninth to hit a Multi-Match jackpot in 2014, can choose between the annuity and a cash option of...
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Indian Head Fire Under Investigation

Indian Head Fire Under Investigation

On Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at approximately 3:58 pm, firefighters from Marbury, NSWC, Potomac Heights, Nanjemoy, La Plata, Accokeek, Indian Head, Bryans Road, Waldorf, and Bel-Alton Volunteer Fire Departments were alerted to a chimney on fire by a near-by relative. Crews arrived on the scene at 3830 Highground Farm Place in Indian Head to...
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House Fire in Chesapeake Beach Destroys Family Home

House Fire in Chesapeake Beach Destroys Family Home

On Sunday, December 21, 2014 at approximately 1:31 pm, firefighters from North Beach, Dunkirk, Huntingtown, and Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Departments were alerted to a report of a house fire at 4226 Christina Parran Road in Chesapeake Beach. Crews arrived on the scene to find the house on fire. Fire crews worked quickly to...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 12/28/14

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 12/28/14

The following is a sample of recent St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office investigations. ASSAULT – On December 17, 2014, Deputy McClure responded to the Car Wash located on Great Mills Road. Deputy McClure located the victim and suspect Edwin Foote JR., 52, of Lexington Park, outside of the car wash. The victim alleged Foote pushed...
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Calvert Chamber Supports College of Southern Maryland Scholarships

Calvert Chamber Supports College of Southern Maryland Scholarships

Members of the Chamber of Commerce of Calvert County presented the College of Southern Maryland with $937 in support of student scholarships during the Business After Hours reception hosted at the Prince Frederick Campus on Dec. 11. From left are CSM Vice President of Advancement Michelle Goodwin, CSM Vice President and Dean of Prince...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 12/28/14

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 12/28/14

The following is a sample of recent Charles County Sheriff’s Office investigations. For information about crimes not included in this report, visit CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address. BURGLARY: On Dec. 24 at 2:50 a.m., officers responded to the 12000 block of Walker Place in Waldorf or the report...
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Bay District Volunteers Keep A Tradition Going….

Bay District Volunteers Keep A Tradition Going….

Well it was Christmas Eve again in the year 2014 and the volunteers from Bay District were again going out to the Chesapeake Shores Nursing Home for our yearly visit with the residents and staff. We have been doing this visit for over 20 years and it was first started by our beloved web...
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Commuters Should Expect Heavy Delays on Mt. Harmony Road Starting Dec. 29, 2014

Commuters Should Expect Heavy Delays on Mt. Harmony Road Starting Dec. 29, 2014

Commuters should expect heavy delays on Mt. Harmony Road next week while highway maintenance crews repair a drainage pipe. The repairs begin Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, and continue through Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in the area of Catterton Court near Mt. Harmony Elementary School. Mt. Harmony Road will remain open and signs will be...
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Fire on Christmas Day at Lowes Ruled Accidental

Fire on Christmas Day at Lowes Ruled Accidental

On Thursday, December 25, 2014, at approximately 12:45 p.m., firefighters from Bay District VFD, Hollywood VFD and the Naval District Patuxent River Fire Department were alerted to report of a commercial fire at 45075 Worth Avenue, in California Crews arrived on scene at Lowes Home Improvement to discover an audible fire alarm and heavy...
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