Monthly Archives: March 2016

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Unveil 2016 Promotional Schedule

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Unveil 2016 Promotional Schedule

With less than a month before “Homegrown” opening day, the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs are excited to announce their 2016 promotional schedule. With a mix of brand new giveaways, 13 fireworks shows, special appearances, a plethora of jersey auctions, affordable daily specials, and community events, the 2016 campaign promises to be the most memorable...
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UPDATE: Suspicious Package Evacuates Building in Charles County

UPDATE: Suspicious Package Evacuates Building in Charles County

UPDATE: On Thursday, March 31, 2016, at 3:38 p.m., police responded to 4475 Regency Place, in White Plains, for the report of a suspicious device. A suspicious package arrived in the mail, and was discovered by an employee of the Maryland Independent Newspaper. Members from the Maryland State Marshals Office responded and an X-ray of the package was in inconclusive and remotely...
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Free Mulch Program to Resume April 15 in St. Mary’s County

Free Mulch Program to Resume April 15 in St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works & Transportation is pleased to sponsor the Free Mulch program while supplies last. St. Mary’s County residents are welcome to pick up mulch, free of charge, at the St. Andrew’s Landfill. Mulch will be available, beginning April 15, 2016 between the hours of 8 a.m. and...
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Mark your Calendars for the Calvert Green Living Event

Mark your Calendars for the Calvert Green Living Event

Mark your calendars for the Calvert Green Living event featuring multiple workshops and demonstrations focused on sustainable living and environmental stewardship. This free community event will be held April 30 from 1-4 p.m. at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center. The workshops and presentations include: Solar power, energy efficiency, recycling, native plants, wild edibles,...
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Charles County Department of Emergency Services Reminds Citizens that Spring Marks the Start of Tornado Season

Charles County Department of Emergency Services  Reminds Citizens that Spring Marks the Start of Tornado Season

Now that tornado season is here, the Charles County Department of Emergency Services encourages residents to be prepared.  Tornadoes are violent by nature and capable of completely destroying well-made structures, uprooting trees and hurling objects like deadly missiles.  A tornado appears as a rotating, funnel-shaped cloud that extends from a thunderstorm to the ground...
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Former Charles County Circuit Court Judge Robert C. Nalley Sentenced for Civil Rights Violation

Former Charles County Circuit Court Judge Robert C. Nalley Sentenced for Civil Rights Violation

U.S. Magistrate Judge William Connelly sentenced former Charles County Circuit Court Judge Robert C. Nalley, of La Plata, Maryland, today to one year of probation for deprivation of rights under color of law for ordering a deputy sheriff to activate a stun-cuff worn by a pro se criminal defendant during a pre-trial court proceeding. ...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Suspicious Phone Call That led to Evacuation of the California Wendy’s

UPDATE: Police Investigating Suspicious Phone Call That led to Evacuation of the California Wendy’s

UPDATE 3/31/2016 @ 10:10 a.m.: An Investigation revealed the call telling Wendy’s employee to evacuate the restaurant originated for a phone thought to be in Connecticut. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is working with Police in Connecticut to determine if the call came from somewhere in the area of Hartford. UPDATE 3/30/2016 @ 8:07 p.m.:...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Assaulting Maryland State Trooper

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Assaulting Maryland State Trooper

On Saturday, March 5, 2016, Deputy M. Pleisse of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 28000 block of Woodburn Hill Road in Mechanicsville, for a welfare check on an individual. Officers from the Maryland State Police also responded to the investigation. The suspect, Michael Salvator Beale, age 35, of Mechanicsville, slammed the door on...
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College of Southern Maryland to Host Tri-County Job and Career Fair on April 5

College of Southern Maryland to Host Tri-County Job and Career Fair on April 5

Tri-County Job and Career Fair 2016. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 5. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI) Building, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Job seekers will have the opportunity to meet with more than 50 employers in areas ranging from information technology and healthcare to...
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Leonardtown Man Arrested for Possession After Bringing Drugs into Court House

Leonardtown Man Arrested for Possession After Bringing Drugs into Court House

On Monday, March 14, 2016, Deputy M. Pleisse of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the District Court House in Leonardtown, for the report of a subject found to be in the possession of a controlled dangerous substance. After setting off the alarms, security performed a search which revealed the suspect, Datavis Jermaine Berry,...
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Throwing Cell Phone Gets Hollywood Woman Assault Charges

Throwing Cell Phone Gets Hollywood Woman Assault Charges

On Monday, March 14, 2016, Deputy S. Kerby of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 24000 block of Barnsby Lane in Hollywood for the report of an argument. The victim alleged the suspect, Nikkita Lyn Medlin, age 24, of Hollywood, threw a cell phone which cut the victim’s ear. There were visible signs...
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Chesapeake Beach Man Arrested for Trespassing

Chesapeake Beach Man Arrested for Trespassing

On Sunday, March 20, 2016, at 12:12 am, Master Trooper Gill from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to the Green Turtle parking lot in Prince Frederick for a fight in progress. Brian J. Heying, 26 of Chesapeake Beach, was ordered to leave. Minutes later, Heying attempted to return to the Green...
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Incident at Prince Frederick Walmart Leads to Theft and Assault Arrests

Incident at Prince Frederick Walmart Leads to Theft and Assault Arrests

On Wednesday, March 23, 2016, Deputy J. Livingston of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Walmart in Prince Frederick for a theft. A male, later identified as Chazze Le’Marco Hall, 25, of Huntingtown, fled the store into the woods. Hall was told to stop running and continued to flee. With the...
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Lusby Woman Arrested for Destruction of Property

Lusby Woman Arrested for Destruction of Property

On Tuesday, March 22, 2016, at 8:15 pm, Trooper First Class Lewis from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to the WaWa in Prince Frederick for a reported disturbance. The manager explained that two customers had begun to argue and one had damaged an electronic ordering screen. Shannon R. Wallace, 28 of...
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Lusby Man Arrested for Possession of Cocaine

Lusby Man Arrested for Possession of Cocaine

On Thursday, March 24, 2016, at 8:53 pm, Corporal Newman from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack was conducting a patrol check at the Fastop in St. Leonard, and was asked by the manager to remove two patrons from the store. A female patron was released without incident and instructed to not return...
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Shirley Ann Maxwell, 82

Shirley Ann Maxwell, 82

Shirley Ann Maxwell, 82, of Port Republic, MD. passed away on March 28, 2016, peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving husband and family. Shirley was married to her devoted husband, Robert B. Maxwell, for 61 years. Together they raised three children, Karen Jernberg, Michael Maxwell and Diane Robison. Very special to Shirley...
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Sylvia Anne Steen Fisher, 76

Sylvia Anne Steen Fisher, 76

Sylvia Anne Steen Fisher, 76, of Lusby, MD passed away at her residence on March 25, 2016, surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Born January 25, 1940 in London, England, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred Anthony Steen and Florence Elizabeth (Lockwood) Steen. She married the love of her life, Tracy George...
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Donna Lynn Resnick, 49

Donna Lynn Resnick, 49

Donna Lynn Resnick, 49, of Waldorf, MD passed away suddenly on March 27, 2016 at her residence. Born May 23, 1966 at Edwards Air Force Base, CA, she was the daughter of Paul Douglas Ballantyne and Phyllis Ann (Douglas) Ballantyne. Donna was a Manager for Tower Self Storage. Donna is survived by her husband,...
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Missouri Man Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Sexting with 14-Year-Old From St. Mary’s County

Missouri Man Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Sexting with 14-Year-Old From St. Mary’s County

Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that an Ava, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, to producing child pornography. Brett Corcoran, 26, of Ava, Missouri pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to the charge contained in a Sept. 30, 2015,...
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Driver Under Arrest After Pursuit

Driver Under Arrest After Pursuit

Maryland State Police have arrested a man who refused to stop for police in Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties tonight and was taken into custody after he struck a tractor trailer on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The male driver is under arrest, but troopers have been unable to positively identify him at this time. ...
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Registered Sex Offender Charged with Failing to Notify of a Temporary Address Change

Registered Sex Offender Charged with Failing to Notify of a Temporary Address Change

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Compliance Unit received information that a Tier III lifetime registered sex offender, Clevland Dwight Hall II, age 36, was living at an address in Leonardtown but was registered under a Calvert County address. The investigation revealed Hall, who was previously convicted of sexually assaulting children under...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Walmart Theft Suspects

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Walmart Theft Suspects

On Thursday, March 17, 2016, at 4:30 p.m., the suspects seen in these photos placed an air compressor and a car stereo amplifier in a shopping cart and walked out the front door of the Walmart located at 45485 Miramar Way in California, without paying for the items. Anyone with information about the identity...
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Wednesday’s Pet is CHARLOTTE

Wednesday’s Pet is CHARLOTTE

Wednesdays Pet for 3/30/2016 CHARLOTTE Featured Pet: Charlotte Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Plott Hound Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Adoption Fee: Contact group for fee Charlotte is a 1-year-old Plott Hound Mix. She is a smart girl that loves children but will do best with older children. Charlotte has lots...
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Thomas Purcell Proctor, 91

Thomas Purcell Proctor, 91

Thomas Purcell Proctor, 91 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away Sunday, March 27, 2016 in Washington, D.C. He was born August 17, 1924. He was born in Washington, DC on August 17, 1924 to the late William Joseph Proctor and the late Cora Linkins Proctor. Thomas worked as a truck driver for a sand and...
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James Kyle Miller, 14

James Kyle Miller, 14

James Kyle Miller, 14, of Lexington Park, MD, passed away on March 25, 2016 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. He was born on December 15, 2001 in La Plata, MD to James Loker Miller, Jr. and April Kaldenbach. Kyle attended Spring Ridge Middle School. He loved being outside riding his Gator. He enjoyed fishing,...
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