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Hannelore Brigitte “Lo” Ely, 84

Hannelore Brigitte “Lo” Ely, 84

Hannelore Brigitte “Lo” Ely, 84, of California, MD, passed away Monday, February 19, 2018 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD. She was born August 1, 1933 in Germany. Lo moved to the United States from Germany in the late 1950’s and became a nationalized citizen three years later. She managed the...
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James Anthony “Jim” Tiburzi, (Ret.) USN, 93

James Anthony “Jim” Tiburzi, (Ret.) USN, 93

James Anthony “Jim” Tiburzi, (Ret.) USN, 93, of Lexington Park, MD, passed away Monday, February 19, 2018, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 27, 1924 in Baltimore, MD to the late Sabatino Tiburzi and Maria Vasti Tiburzi. He was married to the late Amy Woodburn Tiburzi for 64...
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Carlyle “Carl” Junior Whitley, 92

Carlyle “Carl” Junior Whitley, 92

Carlyle “Carl” Junior Whitley, 92, of Lusby, Maryland died on Saturday, February, 17, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Carl was born on May 13, 1925 in Belmont, North Carolina to the late Richard Luther Whitley and Julie Elizabeth Clark Whitley. Carl was a WWII veteran serving in the US Navy...
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Hisae “Kimmie” Clark, 77

Hisae “Kimmie” Clark, 77

Hisae “Kimmie” Clark, 77, of Lexington Park, MD, passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD. She was born July 20, 1940 in Japan to the late Mr. and Mrs. Kikuzi Saito. On September 27, 1965, Kimmie married her beloved husband, Neil Edwin Clark. Together they celebrated...
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Mars Dubree Leadmon, 90

Mars Dubree Leadmon, 90

Mars Dubree Leadmon, 90, of Fort Washington, was peacefully escorted into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on February 17, 2018. Our beloved father rests in eternal glory after boldly devoting his life to sharing the Good News of the gospel. Mars was born on April 12, 1927 in Pittsburgh, PA....
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Robert Lee “Big Chase” Chase, Jr., 65

Robert Lee “Big Chase” Chase, Jr., 65

Robert Lee “Big Chase” Chase, Jr., 65, of Lexington Park, MD went Home to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 15, 2018. He was born on March 4, 1952 in Leonardtown, MD to the late Robert Lee Chase, Sr. and Agnes Marie Campbell. Robert was a lifelong resident of Southern Maryland. He worked...
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Catherine Lynn Dale, 64

Catherine Lynn Dale, 64

Catherine Lynn Dale, 64, of Leonardtown, MD passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at her home. She was born July 28, 1953 in Baltimore, MD to the late Hamilton William Adams and Mary Catherine Fitzmaurice Adams. In 1980, Lynn married her beloved husband, Donald Madison Dale, in Leonardtown, MD. Together they celebrated over...
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Mary Helen Morgan Keenan, 84

Mary Helen Morgan Keenan, 84

Mary Helen Morgan Keenan, 84, of Chaptico, MD passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Chesapeake Shores Nursing Center in Lexington Park, MD. She was born May 21, 1933 in Clements, MD to the late William Henry Morgan and Pearl Louise Hayden. On March 21, 1953, Mary Helen married her beloved husband, John Webster...
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Robert “Scott” Gaines, 57

Robert “Scott” Gaines, 57, of Lexington Park, MD, formerly of Bowie, MD passed away on February 18, 2018 in Lexington Park, MD. Born on January 11, 1961 in St. Louis, MO, he was the son of Sara M. Gaines and Robert M. Gaines of Bowie, MD. Scott is survived by his loving fiancée Kristie...
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Barbara Ann Jones Curtis, 76

Barbara Ann Jones Curtis, 76

Barbara Ann Jones Curtis, 76, of Lothian, MD passed away in Washington, DC on February 17, 2018. Born on January 23, 1942 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Venita Elaine Talbert Jones and Alton Harris Jones. Barbara is survived by her fiancée James O. Dyson of Lothian, MD. Barbara is...
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Mary “Maeve” O’Sullivan

Mary “Maeve” O’Sullivan died on February 17, 2018, at St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD, finding release after spending many years in the twilight of Alzheimer’s disease. She was born August 29, 1926, to Dennis O’Mahony and Elizabeth Buckley O’Mahony in Kanturk, County Cork, Ireland. She was the youngest of six children. She...
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Pinkey Stewart

Peacefully on Monday, February 19, 2018. Pinkey Stewart went home to be with the lord. Family and friends will unite from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. at Central Baptist Church, 5600 Old Branch Avenue, Temple Hills, MD 20748. Interment will follow at Parklawn Memorial Gardens in Rockville, MD.
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Erica Denise Rhodes, 39

Erica Denise Rhodes, 39

Erica Denise Rhodes, 39 of Callaway, MD, entered into eternal rest on February 16, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. Family and friends will unite on Friday, February 23, 2018 for visitation at 9 am until time of service at 11 am at Gospel Tabernacle of Prayer Church, 24516 Budds Creek Road, Clements, MD...
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Two Juveniles at Leonardtown HS Charged with Threats of Mass Violence

Two Juveniles at Leonardtown HS Charged with Threats of Mass Violence

On Friday, February 16, 2018, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office received information regarding two male juveniles, who attend Leonardtown High School, who were overheard discussing a recent school shooting. According to a concerned citizen, the juveniles made statements about bringing firearms to school, and how they were too smart to be caught. The...
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Police Officer Killed in Prince George’s County

Police Officer Killed in Prince George’s County

The Prince George’s County Police Department released the following statements The suspect who killed our officer was shot and killed by responding law enforcement. More details later. With broken hearts, we are announcing that one of our officers was shot and killed today. The brave officer was shot while stepping in to protect a woman...
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Waldorf Woman Busted with 2 Pounds of Marijuana in Hotel Parking Lot

Waldorf Woman Busted with 2 Pounds of Marijuana in Hotel Parking Lot

On February 20, 2018 at approximately 11:00 p.m., Deputy Collins, from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, was conducting a patrol check at the Hampton Inn, in Waldorf. Police observed a female sitting in the driver seat of a blue Mitsubishi Mirage, the vehicle was backed into a parking spot and was facing towards the...
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Indian Head Woman Arrested for Strong Arm Robbery

Indian Head Woman Arrested for Strong Arm Robbery

On February 17, 2018, officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Indian Head Inn located on Strauss Avenue, in Indian Head, for the report of a strong arm robbery. The male victim, used the main office phone to call police and stated a female he knew, Olivia Maria Gray, 22, of...
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DUI Saturation Patrol Initiative to Take Place in Charles County

DUI Saturation Patrol Initiative to Take Place in Charles County

The Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack in cooperation with the Maryland State Police Washington Metro Troop, Charles County Sheriff’s Office, La Plata Town Police and Maryland Transportation Authority Police will be conducting a DUI Saturation Patrol Initiative. The initiative will take place on February 22, 2018, and enforcement efforts will be targeting US Route...
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UPDATE: Missing Juveniles LOCATED – St. Mary’s County

UPDATE: Missing Juveniles LOCATED – St. Mary’s County

On February 20, 2018, Coltan Anthony Smoak, age 12, and Airyonna Alissa Hamby, age 12, both from Mechanicsville, have been reported missing. Both Smoak and Hamby are considered critically missing due to their age, and at this time it is believed the missing juveniles are together. Smoak and Hamby were last seen in the...
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Former Firefighter Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Sex Abuse of a Minor

Former Firefighter Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Sex Abuse of a Minor

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Amy J. Bragunier sentenced Donald McCoy Stancell, Jr., 39, to 25 years in prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor. On November 6, 2015, the victim, who was under 18 years of age, reported to...
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Lusby Man Arrested for Possession of Crack Cocaine & Heroin

Lusby Man Arrested for Possession of Crack Cocaine & Heroin

On February 6, 2018, at approximately 11:20 p.m., Corporal Esnes from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Route 4 near German Chapel Road in Prince Frederick. Trooper First Class Rucker arrived to assist. A K-9 scan was requested and resulted in a positive alert. A probable...
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Waldorf Man Arrested After Employee and Customer Stop Robbery

Waldorf Man Arrested After Employee and Customer Stop Robbery

On February 14 at 9:47 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a gas station convenience store in the 11500 block of Berry Road in Waldorf for the report of an assault in progress. Upon arrival, officers discovered two victims holding the suspect on the floor and restraining his arms. Investigation...
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Hughesville Man Arrested for Assault, After Hit and Run Accident

Hughesville Man Arrested for Assault, After Hit and Run Accident

On February 10 at 2:08 p.m., officers responded to the Lowes parking lot, in Waldorf, for the report of a hit and run and assault. According to the victim, the suspect struck his car and failed to stop. The victim followed the suspect to a nearby parking lot where the victim said the suspect...
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Nighttime Flagging Operations on Thomas Johnson Bridge in March

Nighttime Flagging Operations on Thomas Johnson Bridge in March

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will begin a month long routine bridge inspection of the MD 4 (Patuxent Beach Road) Bridge over the Patuxent River (Governor Thomas Johnson Memorial Bridge) at the Calvert/St. Mary’s County line. Weather permitting, the inspection will be complete by the end of March. The...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Three Armed Robberies in Waldorf.

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Three Armed Robberies in Waldorf.

On February 11, 2018 at approximately 7:15 p.m., an unknown black male entered the Subway located at 3023 Festival Way, in Waldorf. The male was wearing a black jacket, black mask, black gloves, black pants, and black shoes armed with a handgun. The male demanded money and pointed the handgun at the cashier. Fearing...
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