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Substitute Middle School Teacher Charged with Child Pornography and Other Charges

Substitute Middle School Teacher Charged with Child Pornography and Other Charges

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Keith Allan Krikstan, 30, of Waldorf, in connection with child pornography, displaying sexually explicit materials to a minor, and sexual abuse of a minor after officers received information he was having inappropriate contact with an adolescent girl. On January 11, several students at John Hanson Middle School reported to...
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Waldorf Man Arrested and Charged with Killing His Mother

Waldorf Man Arrested and Charged with Killing His Mother

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Mario Marchell Dunn, 32, of Waldorf, in connection with the murder of his mother, Swanda Ruegenea Dunn, 57, of Waldorf. Swanda’s body was found on January 11, 2018, on Old Washington Road near Smallwood Drive. Dunn is accused of stabbing his mother while they were driving home from a...
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Multiple Vehicles Destroyed in Early Morning Fire in White Plains

Multiple Vehicles Destroyed in Early Morning Fire in White Plains

On Friday, January 12, 2018, at approximately 4:45 am, fire and ems were dispatched to an undetermined fire in the area of Graphics Drive, in White Plains. Crews were able to determine the fire was in the Coparts Auto Auctions Storage Lot, on Billingsley Road, and arrived on scene to  find multiple vehicles fully engulfed...
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Starbucks and Panda Express Coming to St. Mary’s Marketplace in California

Starbucks and Panda Express Coming to St. Mary’s Marketplace in California

Baltimore-based developer Klein Enterprises announced today that national chains Starbucks, Batteries Plus and Panda Express have signed leases at St. Mary’s Marketplace in California, MD. The anchor tenant, Harris Teeter, is set to open this month on January 24th. Klein previously announced that Bay Country Liquors, Café Rio, Great Clips, Mod Pizza and Nail...
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Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Female Murder Victim Found Last Night

Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Female Murder Victim Found Last Night

Detectives from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are hoping to identify the victim of a homicide whose body was found last night on Old Washington Road near Smallwood Drive in Waldorf. Unfortunately she did not have any identification on her person when she was located. The victim, who is described as a black female...
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Clinton Retiree Notches $100,000 Scratch-off Win

Clinton Retiree Notches $100,000 Scratch-off Win

Buying tickets for the growing Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots – not scratch-offs – was on the mind of a 92-year-old Clinton man when he strolled into Clinton Crossings Exxon. When a $100 Grand scratch-off caught his eye, however, the Prince George’s County resident added the $10 instant ticket to his purchase of Mega Millions and Powerball tickets. The scratch-off drew his attention, he...
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Suitland Man Arrested in Waldorf for Drug Possession with Intent to Distribute

Suitland Man Arrested in Waldorf for Drug Possession with Intent to Distribute

On January 10, 2018 at approximately 10:10 a.m., Trooper Phillips from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack stopped a black Chrysler 300 for exceeding the posted speed limit of 45 miles per hour on northbound Route 5 at Shlagel Road, in Waldorf. Contact was made with the driver who was identified as Marcus...
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Pax River Tests New Joint-Air-to-Ground Missile on AH-1Z Helicopter

Pax River Tests New Joint-Air-to-Ground Missile on AH-1Z Helicopter

The Navy successfully completed its first Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) flight test on the AH-1Z helicopter Dec.5 at Patuxent River. During the flight, aircrew aboard the AH-1Z navigated the missile through various operational modes and exercised its active seeker to search and/or acquire targets, demonstrating its compatibility with the aircraft. “Initial results from the flight indicate the missile performed as...
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Governor Larry Hogan Submits Emergency Legislation

Governor Larry Hogan Submits Emergency Legislation

With the 2018 Legislative Session officially underway, Governor Larry Hogan introduced several pieces of emergency legislation that will provide paid leave benefits to our citizens, combat violence across the state, and ensure accountability in our schools, including the Paid Leave Compromise Act of 2018, a compromise proposal to fix a deeply flawed bill passed by...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance Identifying Two Armed Robbery Suspects

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance Identifying Two  Armed Robbery Suspects

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two individuals in connection to an armed robbery that took place on December 23, 2017 at the Safeway store in Prince Frederick. If you have any information about the robbery or the identity of these two individuals you are encouraged to contact...
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Wednesday’s Pet is SAM

Wednesday’s Pet is SAM

Wednesday’s Pet for 1/10/2018 SAM  Featured Pet: Sam Rescue Group: Beagle Rescue of Southern Maryland Breed: Beagle Sex: Male Size: Small (26 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Donation Sam is an older guy who marches to the beat of his own drum.  He is sweet and loves to...
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Maryann Dillon, 86

Maryann Dillon, 86

Maryann Dillon, 86 of North Beach, MD passed away January 6, 2018 at Burnett – Calvert Hospice House. She was born to Atha & Omer Ford on May 18, 1931 in Kokomo, Indiana. Her family moved to Maryland where she graduated from Maryland Park High School. She married Robert Dillon in 1950. He &...
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Rose A. LuCree, 88

Rose A. LuCree,88, of Dunkirk, MD passed on Monday January 8, 2018 at her home. Born in Spain she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Osamak) Mestre. she was the beloved wife of the late William M. LuCree who passed in 2004. She was an English teacher who started her teaching...
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Monica Myers

Monica Myers

Monica Myers passed away January 7, 2018 She is survived by her daughter, Nicole Lees. Grandchildren, Lauren and Korrie Smith, Mother, Ann Simmons, and, Brother Jeff Herring. Mass will be offered at Our Lady Help Of Christians Catholic Church 100 Village Street Waldorf, MD 20602 Friday January 12 , 2018 at 11:00 am In...
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Sherwood Melvin Glotfelty, 101

Sherwood Melvin Glotfelty, 101

Sherwood Melvin Glotfelty (Age 101) Of Charlotte Hall, Maryland died Friday January 5, 2018. He is survived by his wife of 77 years, Ruth Mae (Shiels) Glotfelty and his sons; Gary (Rhoda), Robert, John (Jeanie) and William (Mary), 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He was born in Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania December 20, 1916. Before...
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Betty Ann Brown, 68

Betty Ann Brown, 68

Betty Ann Brown, age 68 of Welcome, Maryland (formerly of Waldorf, Maryland), died January 8, 2018 at her residence with Hospice. Betty was a Deli Manager for 40 plus years with Giant Food Stores (mostly at the Waldorf store) and was of the Catholic faith. She loved gardening and plants and was a member...
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Daniel Norris Taylor (Dan/Danny)

Daniel Norris Taylor (Dan/Danny)

Daniel Norris Taylor (Dan/Danny) On Saturday, January 6, 2018, Dan passed away unexpectedly. Born in Prince Frederick, Maryland, to John (Jack) and Florence (Flo) Taylor, he was a life long resident of La Plata. He graduated from La Plata High School in 1958. Mr. Taylor served in the United States Navy from 1958 to...
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Gerald “Kenny” Fincham, 68

Gerald “Kenny” Fincham, 68

Gerald “Kenny” Fincham, age 68, of Hughesville, MD, lost his battle with cancer on Sunday, January 7, 2018, while at the Charles County Hospice House. He was born July 28, 1949, in Mill Creek, West Virginia to the late Edgar and Madeline Fincham. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps on May 5, 1969,...
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Betty Mae Dull, 86

Betty Mae Dull, 86

Betty Mae Dull, 86, of La Plata, Maryland, died on January 6, 2018 at Sage Point Senior Living in La Plata. Visitation on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 from 6 PM to 8 PM with Prayers at 6:30 PM at Raymond Funeral Service, P.A. 5635 Washington Avenue La Plata, MD 20646. Mass 10 AM Thursday,...
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Kerri Lynne Echeverria, 60

Kerri Lynne Echeverria, 60

Kerri Lynne Echeverria, age 60 of Lynchburg, Virginia, died January 5, 2018. Kerri was a Circuit Board Engineer with JPL (Jet Propulsion Labs) in California. She enjoyed crafts, knitting and reading. Her three grandchildren were her life. She also had a deep love of animals, especially her dog, Layla. She was the daughter of...
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Rufus K. Dove, Jr.

On Monday, January 1,2018, Rufus K. Dove, Jr. passed away. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 10:00 am until time of service 11:00am at TREE OF LIFE CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES located at 9109 Piscataway Rd in Clinton, MD 20735. Interment will take place at Quantico National Cemetery.
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Earl Sylvester Dyson, 65

Earl Sylvester Dyson, 65

Earl Sylvester Dyson, 65 of Piney Point, MD, passed away on January 3, 2018. Family and friends will unite on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 for visitation at 10 am until time of service at 11 am at St. Matthews Free Gospel Church, Rt. 245/Leonardtown-Hollywood Road, Hollywood, MD 20636. Interment to follow at Charles Memorial...
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Erma L. Graham

Erma L. Graham

Peacefully on Thursday, January 4, 2018, Erma L. Graham, went home to be with the Lord, surrounded by her loving family. Friends may unite with the family on Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 10:00 am until time of Life Celebration Service at12 noon at NEW HOPE CHURCH OF GOD located at 4200 Old Washington...
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Wilbert “Butch” Harrison

Wilbert “Butch” Harrison

Peacefully on Sunday, January 7, 2018, Wilbert “Butch” Harrison departed this earthly life. Family and friends will unite on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 from 10:00am until time of service 11:00am at Mt. Olive Baptist Church 1140 6th Street NE Washington, DC 20002. Interment will follow at Heritage Memorial Cemetery
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Sonya Harris

Peacefully on Saturday, December 30, 2018., Sonya Harris went home to be with the lord. Services will take place in Roxboro, North Carolina, please contact Cunningham & Nelson Funeral Home for service information. http://www.cunninghamnelsonfuneralhome.com/
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