Monthly Archives: January 2017

Retired Nurse Still Numb Over $50,000 Scratch-off Win

Retired Nurse Still Numb Over $50,000 Scratch-off Win

After years of playing Maryland Lottery scratch-offs and other games, a retired nurse from Glen Burnie found an instant ticket that delivered a real treat – a $50,000 top prize! “It’s a miracle,” said the happy grandmother of five. “You don’t know how to feel. I still feel kind of numb, kind of otherworldly....
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Detectives Investigate Homicide in Waldorf

Detectives Investigate Homicide in Waldorf

Detectives from the Prince George’s County Police Department are investigating a homicide in Waldorf Saturday evening. The victim is 34-year-old Juan Gonzalez-Mejia of Old Washington Road in Waldorf. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. On January 21st, at about 3:00...
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Waldorf Man Arrested After Cutting Victim with Knife During Struggle

Waldorf Man Arrested After Cutting Victim with Knife During Struggle

On Saturday, January 14, 2017 at approximately 1:45 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 4400 block of Quillen Circle in Waldorf for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, they learned that Keon Andre Mozon, 38, of Waldorf, attempted to stab the victim during a struggle. The victim grabbed the...
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Cheltenham Man Arrested in St. Mary’s County on Drug Charges

Cheltenham Man Arrested in St. Mary’s County on Drug Charges

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics detectives conducted an investigation into a drug distribution location in Lexington Park. The location was operated by suspect James Richard Nelson Jr. aka “Face, 35, of Cheltenham. Suspect Nelson Jr. would arrive at a location in the 48000 block of Hillside Drive and sell cocaine and heroin from that...
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Thomas Ord Hunt, 76

Thomas Ord Hunt, 76

Thomas Ord Hunt, 76, of Lusby, MD passed away on Tuesday, January 17th at Calvert Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife Timmie, sons Art and Don, daughter Rhonda and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Tom was preceded in death by his son, Jeff. After proudly serving in the United States Navy, Tom went...
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UPDATE: Lusby Teen Shot Dealer Over Three Grams of Marijuana

UPDATE: Lusby Teen Shot Dealer Over Three Grams of Marijuana

On January 13, 2017 Deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Calvert Town Road and Calvert Town Drive, in Prince Frederick for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, a male victim was located. He was found to be suffering from a single gunshot wound to his upper chest. The victim was...
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WANTED – St. Mary’s County: Can You Identify the Purse Thief in This Video?

WANTED – St. Mary’s County: Can You Identify the Purse Thief in This Video?

On Monday, January 16, 2017, at approximately 11:45 p.m., the man seen in the videos below came into the ABC Liquors and Lounge located on Three Notch Road in California, and stole a purse hanging on the back of a woman’s bar stool. In the first video the man can be seen entering the...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 1/23/2017 to 1/27/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 1/23/2017 to 1/27/2017

During the week of January 23 to January 27 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Leonardtown Road at Thomas Stone High School Marshall Corner Road at McDonough High School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Cameras are activated Monday through Friday,...
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Hit and Run in Callaway Sends Woman to Hospital and Man to Jail

Hit and Run in Callaway Sends Woman to Hospital and Man to Jail

On Sunday, January 22, 2017, at approximately 1:55 p.m., police, fire and rescue crews responded to a report on of a motor vehicle accident on Piney Point Road at the intersection of Take It Easy Ranch Road, in Callaway. Crews arrived on scene to discover a white Hyundai SUV in a ditch. Witnesses told police that...
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Nammo to Bring More Than 130 New Manufacturing Jobs to Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head

Nammo to Bring More Than 130 New Manufacturing Jobs to Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head

The Nammo Group, based in Norway, will bring more than 130 new manufacturing jobs to Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Indian Head in Southern Maryland over the next five years. As part of an agreement signed today, Nammo Energetics Indian Head, a Maryland corporation, will partner with the installation’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division...
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Envelope Factory Supervisor Stuffs Pockets With Cash

Envelope Factory Supervisor Stuffs Pockets With Cash

When William Bailey walked into the package goods section of the Sunset Restaurant in Glen Burnie this week to check his Powerball tickets, he was hoping he could cash them for enough money to buy a few more tickets. Instead, he got the surprise of a lifetime: One of the 58-year-old’s tickets was worth...
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Late Night Crash in Lexington Park Sends Three to Area Hospitals

Late Night Crash in Lexington Park Sends Three to Area Hospitals

On Saturday, January 21, 2017, at approximately 11:25 p.m., police, fire and rescue crews responded to a report of a serious accident on Three Notch Road in the area of Mattapany Road, in Lexington Park. Crews arrived on scene to discover a two vehicle collision, with both vehicles off the roadway. The male driver of...
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Stolen Handgun Recovered During Traffic Stop in Waldorf

Stolen Handgun Recovered During Traffic Stop in Waldorf

On Saturday, January 14, 2017, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Officer L. Hamilton of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office was on patrol in the area of Crain Highway and Mall Circle, in Waldorf. He conducted a vehicle registration check on a passenger car and learned that the tags were expired and did not belong to the...
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Theft of Candy Leads to Possession of Cocaine Arrest for La Plata Man

Theft of Candy Leads to Possession of Cocaine Arrest for La Plata Man

On Monday, January 16, 2017, at approximately 10:45 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office were notified of a theft in progress at a gas station in the 5900 block of Crain Highway in La Plata. The suspect stole candy and fled. The clerk flagged down an officer who was nearby, and he...
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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Integrity in Government Initiative

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Integrity in Government Initiative

Standing on the steps of the historic Maryland State House, Governor Larry Hogan unveiled a series of sweeping ethics reform proposals to target conflicts of interest and corruption among state officials, increase transparency and public access to state government, and reform the county liquor board nominating process following a string of fraud and bribery...
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Julia Elizabeth Berry, 91

Julia Elizabeth Berry, 91

Julia Elizabeth Berry, 91 of Lexington Park, MD, passed away on January 16, 2017. Family and friends will unite on Thursday, January 26, 2017 for visitation at 10 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 22375 Three Notch Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653. Interment following at...
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David Vincent Wilkerson, 72

David Vincent Wilkerson, 72

David Vincent Wilkerson, 72, of Leonardtown, MD passed away January 17, 2017 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. He was born February 13, 1944 in Delaware to the late Clarence and Ethel Sockriter Wilkerson. On March 3, 1973, he married his beloved wife, Elizabeth Wilkerson. Together they celebrated over 43 wonderful years of marriage. He...
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Rita “Lorraine” Nelson, 71

Rita “Lorraine” Nelson, 71

Rita “Lorraine” Nelson, 71 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on January 19, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born January 11, 1946 in Leonardtown, MD, she was the daughter of the late Catherine Merle Bowles and Thomas Douglas Bowles. Lorraine is the loving wife of James Larry Nelson, mother of Linda (Mark) Millen of Hollywood, MD,...
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George Bernard “Poggie”, Slowroller” “Boar Hog” “Uncle George” Quade, 66

George Bernard “Poggie”, Slowroller” “Boar Hog” “Uncle George” Quade, 66

George Bernard “Poggie”, Slowroller” “Boar Hog” “Uncle George” Quade, 66 of Clements, MD pass away on January 18, 2017 in Washington, DC. Born October 6, 1950 in Leonardtown, MD. He was the son of the late Alice M. Suite Quade and John William “Buck” Quade, Sr. George was the loving husband of Pamela J....
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Vicious Dog Attack Reported in Indian Head

Vicious Dog Attack Reported in Indian Head

On Monday, January 16, 2017, at approximately 1:35 p.m. officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office were called to the area of Raymond Avenue in Indian Head for the report of a man being attacked by a dog. When officers arrived, they observed a pit bull dog viciously attacking a man. Both officers attempted...
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Maryland Casinos Generate Record-Breaking $133.5 Million in Revenue During December 2016

Maryland Casinos Generate Record-Breaking $133.5 Million in Revenue During December 2016

Highlighted by the opening of MGM National Harbor, Maryland’s six casinos combined for a record-setting month in December 2016, generating $133,477,706 million in statewide gaming revenue. December surpassed the previous revenue record set in May 2016, when five casinos totaled $104,351,219 million. MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County, which held its grand opening...
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Hoyer Attends Signing Ceremony at Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head

Hoyer Attends Signing Ceremony at Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head

On Thursday, January 19, 2017, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer joined Ambassador Kåre R. Aas of Norway at a signing ceremony marking the new public-private-partnership between NAMMO and the United States Navy’s Explosive Ordinance Disposal Division at Indian Head. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “Good morning. I’m honored to be here at...
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Accident Involving School Bus in Charles County

Accident Involving School Bus in Charles County

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations Unit is investigating an accident on Poplar Hill Road which involved a school bus and two other vehicles. The call came in on Friday, January 20, 2017, at approximately 2:30 p.m. regarding an accident involving a school bus. Preliminary investigation reveals a vehicle, which was occupied by...
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Sheriff’s Deputies from Charles County Sworn in as Deputy U.S. Marshals

Sheriff’s Deputies from Charles County Sworn in as Deputy U.S. Marshals

It’s Friday, January 20, 2017, Inauguration Day, and 25 Charles County Sheriff’s officers will be on the front lines as well as patrolling waterways to help provide security and protection during the Inauguration. On Thursday, January 19, 2017, 25 Charles County Sheriff’s officers, along with law enforcement officers from other agencies, were sworn in...
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James Charles Riley Morgan, “JC”, 35

James Charles Riley Morgan, “JC”, 35

James Charles Riley Morgan, “JC”, 35, of California, MD, formerly from Cleveland, TN, passed away on January 17, 2017, in California, MD. Born on March 20, 1981 in Cleveland, TN, James was the loving son of Antoinette Dorsey, stepfather Howard F. Dorsey, III. of California, MD, and the late Rickey James Morgan. James is...
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