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Harold “Caloy” Guardiana Toting, 44

Harold “Caloy” Guardiana Toting, 44

Harold “Caloy” Guardiana Toting, 44, of Lexington Park, MD, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 25th. Harold was born on November 28th, 1976 to Rogelio Toting and Wilma Baugher of the Philippines. On January 28th, 2006, Harold married his beloved wife, Lyn Geverola. When they first met, he knew that she was going to...
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Charles “Charlie” Barclay Hoffman,57

Charles “Charlie” Barclay Hoffman,57

Charles “Charlie” Barclay Hoffman,57, of Montross, VA; previously of Mechanicsville, MD passed away peacefully on September 27, 2021. He was born on August 16, 1964 in The District of Columbia, to the late Michael Francis Hoffman and Charlene Marcia (Horner) Hoffman. Charlie was big on family. For many years he enjoyed his time being...
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VIDEO: Police Continue to Investigate Drive-by Shooting That Critically Injured 12-Year-Old Girl

VIDEO: Police Continue to Investigate Drive-by Shooting That Critically Injured 12-Year-Old Girl

UPDATE 10/14/2021: Detectives are asking for the community’s assistance in identifying the car and the suspect(s) seen in a surveillance video shooting into a business, critically injuring a 12-year-old child Friday evening in Capitol Heights. She remains hospitalized in critical condition. A reward of up to $2,500 is being offered in this case. The...
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Wilford Andrew Coates, 71

Wilford Andrew Coates, 71

Wilford Andrew Coates, 71 of Nanjemoy, Maryland. On Friday, October 8, 2021 at the VA Medical Center in Washington, D.C., Wilford Andrew Coates transitioned to eternal life. Viewing, 9:00 a.m. until time of Celebration of Life, 10:00 a.m., Friday, October 22, 2021 in the Chapel of Thornton Funeral Home, P.A., 3439 Livingston Road, Indian...
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Police Respond to Multiple Fights at Westlake High School – One Officer Assaulted

Police Respond to Multiple Fights at Westlake High School – One Officer Assaulted

Principal Diane Roberts of Westlake High School released the following statement on Thursday, October 14, 2021. “Dear Parents and Guardians: The first incident occurred after lunch in the hallway, and the 2nd incident occurred after 6th period outside of the school library. Students got into a fight and staff members and administration intervened and...
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Anne Arundel County Board of Education Approves $7.4 Million in Funds for Public School Transportation Contractors

Anne Arundel County Board of Education Approves $7.4 Million in Funds for Public School Transportation Contractors

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County tonight approved a plan put forth by Superintendent George Arlotto requesting more than $7.4 million in a recurring supplemental operating budget request from the Anne Arundel County Government for funds sufficient for Anne Arundel County Public Schools’ school transportation contractors to provide every one of their...
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Charles County Board of Education October 12, 2021 Meeting Update

Charles County Board of Education October 12, 2021 Meeting Update

The Board of Education of Charles County met Oct. 12, 2021, for its regular meeting. A complete meeting agenda is posted on Board Docs here. Board meetings are streamed live at ccboe.com, and archived on the Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/c/ccpsmd/featured. Important meeting updates COVID-19 update Superintendent Maria Navarro and Charles County...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identify of Theft and Fraud Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identify of Theft and Fraud Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a theft and fraud investigation. On Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021 at noon, the suspect took the victim’s wallet from a shopping cart at the Harris Teeter store in California. The suspect then used the victim’s credit cards to make...
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Department of Recreation & Parks Seeking Public Input for Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan

Department of Recreation & Parks Seeking Public Input for Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan

The St. Mary’s County, Recreation and Parks Department is developing an updated Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan (LPPRP). Residents, business owners, special interest groups, and other interested parties should attend and participate in a Public Forum on this topic, Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, at Wicomico Shores Golf Course. The LPPRP will examine existing...
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Calvert County Updates COVID-19 Vaccination Guidance

Calvert County Updates COVID-19 Vaccination Guidance

The Calvert County Health Department has updated guidance on eligibility requirements for residents who wish to register for a booster or third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Under new guidance, all citizens ages 16 or older, who have received either the initial Pfizer or Moderna vaccinations, are eligible to receive a booster dose. At...
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Suspect in Custody and One Firearm Recovered After Hours Long Barricade Situation in California, No Injuries Reported

Suspect in Custody and One Firearm Recovered After Hours Long Barricade Situation in California, No Injuries Reported

Brian Nicholas Wooldridge, 42, of CaliforniaUPDATE 10/14/2021: Wooldridge, now 42, is prohibited from owning or processing firearms due to a second degree murder conviction in 1997. On June 17, 1996, Jason Aaron Jensen, along with Brian Wooldridge, Jean Nance, and Rachel Whitman, met up with Adrian Pilkington, the victim, at a McDonald’s restaurant in...
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National Weather Service Hosting Online SKYWARN® Class on Monday, November 8, 2021

National Weather Service Hosting Online SKYWARN® Class on Monday, November 8, 2021

The Department of Emergency Services will be hosting an online SKYWARN® – Basics training Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. If you are interested in weather and would like to help the local National Weather Service (NWS) office by providing data on the atmosphere that we observe from radar, satellites,...
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SUBMITTED ARTICLE: How One Southern Maryland Man Turned His Life Around

SUBMITTED ARTICLE: How One Southern Maryland Man Turned His Life Around

Southern Maryland Newsnet is always looking for good news to share with our readers. The following article was submitted to us on behalf of Elijah Holmes Sr., and we were asked to pass it along to our readers and deliver his message that consistency is key, he turned my life around and so could...
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Prince George’s County Police Chief Announces New Assistant Chief

Prince George’s County Police Chief Announces New Assistant Chief

Prince George’s County Police Chief Malik Aziz announced that Chief Vernon Hale III of Galveston, Texas will be the new Assistant Chief of Police for the Prince George’s County Police Department. “After working with Chief Hale for 26 years in Dallas before his departure to the City of Galveston, I am looking forward to...
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Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for August 2021

Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for August 2021

Please join us as we congratulate Trooper Cole Riggs as the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Months for August 2021. Tpr. Riggs continues to demonstrate a high level of motivation, dedication, and professionalism in his job as a Trooper. He is consistently conscientious in the performance of his duties and is...
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UPDATE: Waldorf Man Convicted of Vehicular Homicide While Intoxicated by Alcohol

UPDATE: Waldorf Man Convicted of Vehicular Homicide While Intoxicated by Alcohol

State’s Attorney Richard D. Fritz announces the conviction of Joseph Marvin Swann for killing Ian Tahtinen in a fiery crash on December 20, 2020. He was convicted of thirteen charges, including vehicular homicide while intoxicated by alcohol, vehicular manslaughter, resisting arrest and second degree assault on four St. Mary’s County deputies. The collision occurred...
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UPDATE: Man Who Killed Couple in Charlotte Hall Car Crash Charged with Murder and Released from Jail

UPDATE: Man Who Killed Couple in Charlotte Hall Car Crash Charged with Murder and Released from Jail

UPDATE  10/13/2021: Aleksandar Andreev Ivanchev, 38 of Lexington Park, has had his case dismissed from District Court and now has a case in Saint Mary’s County Circuit Court. The case in Circuit Court still has the manslaughter charges and has also added two new charges of Murder-Second Degree. Prior to this Ivanchev was being...
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Officers Recover Loaded Firearm After Traffic Stop in Waldorf

Officers Recover Loaded Firearm After Traffic Stop in Waldorf

On October 8 at 11:11 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop on a a Mercedes sedan in the area of Gallery Place. Upon approaching the car, officers detected a strong odor of marijuana. The driver and passenger exited the car at which time officers observed a handgun in...
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UPDATE: Accokeek Man Indicted for Murder of 25-Year-Old Man on Ell Lane in Waldorf

UPDATE: Accokeek Man Indicted for Murder of 25-Year-Old Man on Ell Lane in Waldorf

UPDATE 10/13/2021: A grand jury in Charles County indicted Jermaine Christopher Stringer, 35, of Accokeek, for the murder of Arick Jordan Jackson, 25, of Washington, D.C. on September 10, 2021. Jackson was found shot to death outside of an apartment building on Ell Lane in Waldorf. The Grand Jurors found that Stringer did feloniously,...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating One Shot in Lexington Park, No Other Known Injuries Reported

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating One Shot in Lexington Park, No Other Known Injuries Reported

On Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at approximately 11:50 p.m., police responded to the area of Long Lane and Surfside Drive in Lexington Park, for multiple 911 calls reporting gunshots in the area. While responding to the area, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office came across a black Ford sedan abandoned in the...
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27-Year-Old Upper Marlboro Man Killed in Automobile Crash in Bowie

27-Year-Old Upper Marlboro Man Killed in Automobile Crash in Bowie

Maryland State Police are investigating an early morning single vehicle crash in Prince George’s County that claimed the life of a 27-year-old man. The deceased victim is identified as Devonte Quasie-Woode, 27, of Upper Marlboro. Quasie-Woode was operating a black Lincoln LS at the time of the incident. He was the sole occupant in...
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Leonardtown Summer Music Festival Finale with The Amish Outlaws on Saturday, October 16, 2021

Leonardtown Summer Music Festival Finale with The Amish Outlaws on Saturday, October 16, 2021

The Summer of Music in Leonardtown comes to an exciting conclusion when the Amish Outlaws perform in Leonardtown Square for the first time on Saturday, October 16, 2021. Concert time is from 3:00 p.m., to 9:00 p.m. The Amish Outlaws, a dynamic cover band from Amish country, is one of the most popular bands...
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Atypical Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Activity in St. Mary’s County

Atypical Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Activity in St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Health Department is issuing this local public health advisory about unusually increased respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) activity across the state of Maryland. RSV is a common respiratory virus that usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms and most people recover on their own within a week or two. However, RSV can be...
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Tomlinson Named Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. (PHWFF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Blain Tomlinson to Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Since Tomlinson learned of PHWFF and its mission to assist in the healing of our disabled veterans and service members, he has taken every opportunity to help in supporting PHWFF’s disabled...
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Driver in June 2021 Motor Vehicle Collision in Accokeek Dies of Injuries, Police Investigating

Driver in June 2021 Motor Vehicle Collision in Accokeek Dies of Injuries, Police Investigating

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is now investigating a crash that occurred in late June in Accokeek. A driver involved in the crash, 65-year-old Thomas Ridley of Fort Washington, has died of his injuries. On June 24, 2021, at approximately 3:40 a.m., officers responded to the intersection of Berry Road and Bealle Hill...
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