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Lusby Woman Arrested for Possession of Prescription Drugs After Traffic Stop

Lusby Woman Arrested for Possession of Prescription Drugs After Traffic Stop

On May 11, 2017, at approximately 12:30 a.m., Deputy G. Gott of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop, in the area of MD Route 4 and Pardoe Road, in St. Leonard, on a vehicle traveling with a driver’s side headlight out. When speaking with the driver, Collette Jones, 47, of Lusby, he...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance in Identifying Suspicious Person

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance in Identifying Suspicious Person

On Monday, April 17, 2017, patrol deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspicious incident in the Willow Woods subdivision of Lexington Park. The preliminary investigation revealed a juvenile in the neighborhood was approached by an adult female in a dark sedan, who was unknown to her. The juvenile became...
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Bowie Woman Charged with Trespassing at Lexington Park Library

Bowie Woman Charged with Trespassing at Lexington Park Library

On May 21, 2017, Kathleen K. Crank, 55, of Bowie, was arrested by St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies at the Lexington Park Library. The investigation revealed, Crank registered for a class being held at the library as a teenager. When she arrived, she was denied entry into the class. Crank refused requests to...
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Jeanne Teresa Drula, 89

Jeanne Teresa Drula, 89

Jeanne T. Drula passed away on May 17, 2017 at the age of 89. She is survived by her children, Marcella Drula-Johnston, Patricia A. Davis, Paul A. Drula and Nancy M. Bond; her grandchildren, James Bond, Matthew I. Feinberg, Christine Bond, Michael A. Feinberg, Anthony Drula, Nicholas Drula and Rebecca Davis; and several nieces...
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Lewis Norman Bridgett, 90

Lewis Norman Bridgett, 90

Lewis Norman Bridgett, 90, of Bel Alton, MD passed away on May 20, 2017 at the University of MD Charles Regional Center in LaPlata, MD. Born on June 22, 1926, the oldest child to the late Thornton K. Bridgett and Olive H. Bridgett, he is also predeceased by his wife, Ruby Edna Bridgett; brothers,...
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Lusby Man Arrested at Buckets Sports Bar for Disorderly Conduct

Lusby Man Arrested at Buckets Sports Bar for Disorderly Conduct

On Friiday, May 19, 2017, at approximately, 12:30 a.m,. Deputy R. Shrawder of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office observed a patron in the Buckets Sports Bar, in Lusby, become highly intoxicated after consuming numerous drinks throughout the night. Edwin Foote, Jr., 27, of Lusby, was loud, belligerent and became disrespectful towards the bartenders when...
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Frank Samuel Dye, Sr., 85

Frank Samuel Dye, Sr., 85

Frank Samuel Dye, Sr., 85, passed away May 21, 2017 at Southern Maryland Hospital in Clinton, MD. He was born April 9, 1932 in Raven, VA to Robey G. and Marjorie Alice (Keene) Dye. He was raised in Raven and after high school worked as a coal miner for ten years. He married Norma...
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Richard Albert Jenkins, 80

Richard Albert Jenkins, 80

Richard Albert Jenkins, 80, of Callaway, MD passed away on May 19, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born February 27, 1937 in College Park, MD to the late William L. Jenkins and Eunice A. Houchens Jenkins. In 1955 Richard proudly joined the United States Army and served as...
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William Eugene “Gene” Schroth, 73

William Eugene “Gene” Schroth, 73

William Eugene “Gene” Schroth of Mechanicsville, Maryland, died on Friday, May 19, 2017 at the St. Mary’s Hospice House in Callaway. He was 73 years old. As affectionately known as “Stroker”, Mr. Schroth was born on January 13, 1944 in Washington, DC to the late Ruth E. and William Conrad Schroth. Mr. Schroth served...
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James Patrick “J. J.” Johnson, 75

James Patrick “J. J.” Johnson, 75

James Patrick “J. J.” Johnson, 75, of Great Mills, MD passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. He was born on September 29, 1941 in La Plata, MD to the late Joseph Patrick Johnson and Mary Luvern Queen. J.J. enlisted in the United States Army and proudly served his country in Viet...
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Robert Walderzak, 79

Robert Walderzak, 79

Robert Walderzak of Forestville, Maryland, died on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Bridgepoint Hospital in Washington, DC. He was 79 years old Born on July 8, 1937 in Saginaw, Michigan, he was the son of the late Ida Mae George Walderzak and Waldemar William Walderzak. Mr. Walderzak served in the U. S. Air Force...
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Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Raymond, age 89

Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Raymond, age 89

Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Raymond, age 89, of La Plata, Maryland, died May 18, 2017 at Sagepoint Senior Living in La Plata, Maryland. Liz was born in La Plata, Maryland on August 4, 1927. She was the Valedictorian of her 1945 graduating class from Sacred Heart Catholic School. She was a lifelong member of Sacred...
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Elizabeth Dolgos Havrilla, 95

Elizabeth Dolgos Havrilla, 95

Elizabeth Dolgos Havrilla, 95 of La Plata, Maryland died May 17, 2017 in La Plata, Maryland. Born in East Conemaugh, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of John Dolgos and Barbara Molnar Dolgos. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Andy. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She...
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Nathalia Geraldine “Cella” “Sandy” Crosby, 95

Nathalia Geraldine “Cella” “Sandy” Crosby, 95

Nathalia Geraldine “Cella” “Sandy” Crosby, 95, of St. Inigoes, MD passed away Monday, May 15, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born November 28, 1921 in Allison Park, PA to the late Charles A. Sandman and Helen Catherine Russ. On November 7, 1941 Cella married her beloved husband, Paul...
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Marion B. Houser, 85

On Monday, May 15, 2017, of La Plata, MD, devoted wife of Samuel L. Houser for 52 years and beloved mother to Jimmy, Steve, John and Cathy. Loving grandmother to 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Daughter of Edward and Lena Disney. Marion retired from Giant Food after being selected as the first woman to...
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Carl Dodges, 83

Carl Dodges, 83

Carl Dodges, 83, of California, Maryland, died on May 17, 2017 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. Born on May 23, 1933 in Somerset, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Carl Dodges and the late Augusta Knobel Dodges. Carl proudly served in the U.S. Army and was an Engineer for the Department...
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Dennis Lee Beverage, 62

Dennis Lee Beverage, 62

Dennis Lee Beverage, 62, of Charlotte Hall died May 17, 2017 at the Hospice House of St Mary’s surrounded by his loving family. Born December 2, 1954 in Washington DC he was the son of the late Ellsworth (Jack) and Marjorie (Jean) Gates Beverage. He is survived by his siblings, Anita Marshall (Glenn) of...
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John Raymond Heiss, 57

John Raymond Heiss, 57

John Raymond Heiss, 57 of Accokeek, MD Passed away on May 17, 2017 at Fort Washington Hospital. He was born on July 25, 1959 in Washington, DC to the late Neile Eugene and Donna Marie (Custer) Heiss. He was a heating and Air condition technician for Petro. He was a loving husband, father and...
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Calvin Dilmera Berry, 33

Calvin Dilmera Berry, 33

Calvin Dilmera Berry, 33 of Compton, MD, a loving son, father, brother, uncle, nephew, friend. Born In Leonardtown, MD on March 29, 1984 to Annie Theresa Berry and John Francis Hebb, (Butch). he was suddenly called home to be with the Lord on Friday, May 12, 2017. Calvin was educated in the St. Mary’s...
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Dana M Jordan

Dana M Jordan

Dana Jordan departed this earthly life on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Family and friends will unite on Monday, May 22, 2017 from 10:00 am until time of service 11:00 am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD. Interment will be private.
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Lester Maurice Countiss

Lester Maurice Countiss

Lester Maurice Countiss, born March 15, 1956 to the late Alberta Countiss in Avenue, MD, departed his earthly home on May 17, 2017. He was educated in the St. Mary’s County Public School System, graduating from Chopticon High School in 1974. He was employed in various industries in the area for many years; last...
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Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Possession of Heroin

Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Possession of Heroin

On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, Deputy First Class D. Potter from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office observed a  passenger vehicle occupied by two subjects parked on the side of the road. The deputy was passing back through the community when he saw the subjects  still inside of the vehicle.  A check of the...
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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Excel Maryland Initiative to Grow Life Sciences and Cyber Startups

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Excel Maryland Initiative to Grow Life Sciences and Cyber Startups

Governor Larry Hogan today opened Maryland’s inaugural Governor’s Business Summit before a crowd of more than 700 business, education, and community leaders at the Hilton Baltimore. The day-long economic development conference hosted by the Maryland Marketing Partnership highlights the issues and industries driving Maryland’s economy, including developing workforce through innovation training, protecting businesses from...
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22 Year-Old Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Rape of a Minor

22 Year-Old Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Rape of a Minor

On Friday, May 19, 2017, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into a report of a sex offense involving a juvenile female, after initially responding to a private residence in Mechanicsville for a reported disturbance. Detectives and Crime Lab Technicians from the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) were contacted and...
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Maryland State Police to Conduct DUI Checkpoint in P.G County

Maryland State Police to Conduct DUI Checkpoint in P.G County

The Maryland State Police College Park Barrack in Prince George’s County, Md will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint. The operation will be held on Friday May 26th, 2017 starting at 9:00 pm in the area of Maryland Route 1 just south of Ammendale road in Beltsville. The sobriety checkpoint will be conduct under the...
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