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Cecelia Elizabeth “Betty” Thomas, 87

Cecelia Elizabeth “Betty” Thomas, 87

Cecelia Elizabeth “Betty” Thomas, 87, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Hospice House of St. Mary’s, surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 13, 1930 in Hollywood, MD to the late James Shorts and Mary Stevens. Betty was a lifelong resident of Southern Maryland and enjoyed...
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VIDEO: Fire that Destroyed River’s Edge Restaurant in Benedict Caused by Discarded Smoking Materials

VIDEO: Fire that Destroyed River’s Edge Restaurant in Benedict Caused by Discarded Smoking Materials

4/20/2018 @ 9:20 p.m.: The Office of the State Fire Marshal reports, the fire at River’s Edge Restaurant, in Benedict was the result of a smoking materials station igniting on the exterior of the building. The fire spread to nearby combustible materials before extending to the building. Employees of the establishment smelled smoke and discovered...
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UPDATE: Victim’s Name Released in Lexington Park Homicide

UPDATE: Victim’s Name Released in Lexington Park Homicide

UPDATE 4/19/2018 @ 5:20 p.m.: Evidence indicates the victim, Britain Jeremy Gill, age 29, of Lexington Park, and the suspect, who at this time is not identified, had a confrontation. During the confrontation, the victim sustained a gunshot wound from a shotgun; the victim later succumbed to his injuries at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. Anyone...
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Student Arrested After Two Other Students Overdosed on Pot Brownies Sold to Them at Great Mills High School

Student Arrested After Two Other Students Overdosed on Pot Brownies Sold to Them at Great Mills High School

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at Great Mills High School, in Great Mills, a school employee became aware a student was ill and possibly suffering from an overdose, due to eating a brownie which contained THC/CBG, which is derived from marijuana plants. Corporal Kristi Nelson from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office was notified...
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Police in Calvert County Save Life of Suicidal Subject

Police in Calvert County Save Life of Suicidal Subject

Troopers from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack saved the life of a man threatening to jump from the third story of an apartment complex. Shortly after 9:00 a.m., on April 17, 2018, troopers from the Price Frederick Barrack responded to the 200 block of Shore Acres Way in Prince Frederick, for the...
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St. Mary’s County Cook Claims $50,000 Scratch-Off Prize

St. Mary’s County Cook Claims $50,000 Scratch-Off Prize

Sheane Ambos of Great Mills, was at a crossroads in his life the day he decided to fill his gas tank and catch up with friends at Pegg Road Shell in Lexington Park. The restaurant cook left with a $50,000 cash infusion that will help him take the steps to advance his career, courtesy...
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19-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in Pomfret

19-Year-Old Waldorf Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in Pomfret

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at approximately 11:25 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a single motor vehicle crash on Marshalls Corner Road near Hole Shot Place in Pomfret. A preliminary investigation showed the driver of a Dodge pick-up truck was traveling south on Marshalls Corner Road...
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Eight-Year-Old Brings Loaded Semi-Automatic Handgun to Park Hall Elementary School

Eight-Year-Old Brings Loaded Semi-Automatic Handgun to Park Hall Elementary School

On April 18, 2018, deputies and detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, along with Special Agents from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, (NCIS), responded to Park Hall Elementary School located on Hermanville Road, in Park Hall, for the report of a student with a handgun. Upon arrival officers made contact with a...
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Fourth Maryland Patient Taken to Hospital with Bleeding From ‘Fake Weed’

Fourth Maryland Patient Taken to Hospital with Bleeding From ‘Fake Weed’

The Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Poison Center have reported the fourth hospitalization in Maryland from individuals experiencing risk of severe bleeding after using synthetic cannabinoids, which are often called Spice, K2, Bliss, Scooby Snax, or fake weed. Clinical signs include bruising, nosebleeds, bleeding of the gums, bleeding out of proportion to...
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Senate GOP Leader Endorses Steve Waugh

Senate GOP Leader Endorses Steve Waugh

Senate Minority Leader J.B. Jennings (R, Baltimore and Harford Counties), announced the GOP Caucus endorsement of Senator Steve Waugh: “He’s a vital part of it…As minority leader, I work with Waugh, and that’s who I’ll be working for in the election.” Last week, a press release from the Governor’s office regarding candidates for State...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Host Prescription Drug Take Back Day

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Host Prescription Drug Take Back Day

On Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the St. Mary’s County Health Department will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for...
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Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack to Hold Recruiting Job Fair

Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack to Hold Recruiting Job Fair

The Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack will be holding a recruiting job fair on Saturday 4/21/18 from 8am to 2pm. The event will be held at the La Plata Barrack, 9500 Mitchell Road, La Plata, MD 20646. You will be able to speak with the local barrack recruiters, learn about career opportunities within...
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WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 4/18/2018

WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 4/18/2018

The following persons are wanted by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit is responsible for the service of criminal and child support warrants as well as criminal summonses issued by the courts. They are also responsible for coordinating extraditions of suspects out of state. If you have information...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Annabelle

Wednesday’s Pet is Annabelle

Wednesday’s Pet for 4-18-18 Annabelle Featured Pet: Annabelle Rescue Group: Second Hope Rescue Breed: Shepard Mix Sex: Female Size: Small Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Annabelle is a 2-year-old Rat Terrier. She loves long walks and being with her people. Annabelle is crate trained, housebroken and gets along great...
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Owners Of Clinton Auto Parts Company Indicted For Tax Fraud

Owners Of Clinton Auto Parts Company Indicted For Tax Fraud

A federal grand jury has indicted Robert M. Underwood, age 71, and his wife Deborah J. Underwood, age 62, both of Clinton, on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States and four counts of filing false tax returns. The indictment was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K....
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Chesapeake Beach Man Arrested for Obstructing and Hindering

Chesapeake Beach Man Arrested for Obstructing and Hindering

On Sunday, April 15, 2018, Corporal Moschetto of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was assisting with a traffic stop on Cox Road and East Chesapeake Beach Road, in Chesapeake Beach. During the stop, John Robert Abner, 54, of Chesapeake Beach showed up on the scene. Abner was argumentative and was advised to leave the...
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Ridge Man Arrested After Pulling Gun During Road Rage Incident

Ridge Man Arrested After Pulling Gun During Road Rage Incident

On Sunday, April 8, 2018, St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications Center (ECC) received a phone call from a female victim advising a male in a dark colored work van pulled a gun on her and a male victim while on Route 235 in the area of Trapp Road in St. Inigoes. The victim followed...
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Arlington, VA Man Found Guilty of the First Degree Murder of Waldorf Man

Arlington, VA Man Found Guilty of the First Degree Murder of Waldorf Man

On Friday, April 13, 2018, a Charles County jury, after a 5 day trial, convicted Bryan Javier Aquice, 25, of Arlington, VA. of the First Degree Murder of Michael Beers, Unlawful Use of a Firearm in the Commission a Crime of Violence related to the First Degree Murder of Michael Beers, two counts of...
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Fort Washington Man Found Down Embankment Days After Motor Vehicle Accident

Fort Washington Man Found Down Embankment Days After Motor Vehicle Accident

Maryland State Police are investigating a crash scene that was found by highway workers off the highway and down an embankment this morning in Prince George’s County. The victim is identified as Gregory Eubanks, 41, of Fort Washington, Md. He was transported by ambulance to the University of Maryland Prince George’s Hospital Center for...
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Father and Son Charged in Arson of Recreational Vehicle

Father and Son Charged in Arson of Recreational Vehicle

A Deputy State Fire Marshal has served a criminal summons to two men involved in setting fire to a recreational vehicle in Charlotte Hall. The RV is owned by Daniel Leon Lindsey, Sr. On March 5, 2018, at approximately 6:43 pm, firefighters from Newburg Volunteer Fire Department responded to a one alarm fire located...
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H.G. Hatcher, 83

H.G. Hatcher, 83

H.G. Hatcher, 83, died at home April 11, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. H.G. was born Feb. 2, 1935 in Floyd, Virginia. He married Marie Tolbert December 22, 1955, and they moved to Huntingtown, Maryland in 1956. They ran family-owned businesses in Calvert County including the Texaco gas station in Barstow, and Hatcher...
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Oliver Franklin “Frankie” Bowen, 68

Oliver Franklin “Frankie” Bowen, 68

Oliver Franklin “Frankie” Bowen, 68, of Lusby, Maryland passed away at his home on April 12, 2018 surrounded by family and friends. Born on June 22, 1949 in Huntingtown Maryland, he was the son of William Hamilton “Billy” Bowen, Sr. and Irvine Catterton Bowen. Born and raised on White Oak Farm, he carried his...
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Peter John “Pete” Facchina, 57

Peter John “Pete” Facchina, 57

Peter John “Pete” Facchina, 57, of Lusby, MD, and formerly of Hyattsville, MD, passed away on April 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Born March 9, 1961 in Cheverly, MD, he was the son of Joan (Kruger) Facchina and Charles B. Facchina, Jr. Pete graduated from Archbishop Carroll High School in 1979 and moved to...
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Selma Elizabeth Doctrow, 76

Selma Elizabeth Doctrow, 76

Selma Elizabeth Doctrow, age 76 of Nanjemoy, Maryland, died April 11, 2018 at her residence. Selma was a Meeting Planner for 25 years with the Earnst & Young Accounting Firm and was of the Baptist faith. She liked going to movies and traveling. She loved spending time with grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also...
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Harold Dee Herron, 89

Harold Dee Herron, 89

Harold Dee Herron, age 89 of Waldorf, Maryland, died April 10, 2018 at his residence. He was born June 30, 1928 in Arkansas and raised in Oklahoma. He was the son of Theodore M. Herron and Marcie E. Johnson. Harold was a retired U.S. Army Sgt. Major as well as Verizon Communications. He was...
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