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UPDATE: Lexington Park Woman Gets Four Years in Prison for Vehicular Manslaughter

UPDATE: Lexington Park Woman Gets Four Years in Prison for Vehicular Manslaughter

UPDATE 9/17/2017: On Friday, September 15, 2017, Lindsay Leanne Canter, 33 of Lexington Park, appeared in Calvert County Circuit Court for sentencing. Canter was sentenced to 15 years in state prison with all but four years suspended. Canter will be on probation for five years following her release, and will be have to perform 100...
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UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Sentenced to Life Without Parole for Murder

UPDATE: Lexington Park Man Sentenced to Life Without Parole for Murder

UPDATE 9/16/2017: On Thursday, September 14, 2017, Patrick Henry Bush, 52 of Lexington Park, was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole on the charge of first degree murder. Bush was also sentenced to 20 years in prison on the charge of armed robbery and 15 years for theft over $10,000. UPDATE 6/29/2017: Patrick Henry Bush,...
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St. Mary’s County Oysterman Convicted Again and Again on Poaching Charges

St. Mary’s County Oysterman Convicted Again and Again on Poaching Charges

A St. Mary’s County man whose Maryland commercial waterman’s license was revoked in 2015 for oyster harvesting violations has been banned from any oystering activity on the Potomac River for the coming season. James Phillip Nelson, 41, of California, was convicted in St. Mary’s County District Court in February of harvesting oysters from a...
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Teresita Valerio-Nifalar “Lina”, 75

Teresita Valerio-Nifalar “Lina” of Brandywine, MD passed into eternal life on September 9, 2017 at the age of 75. Born in the Philippines to Matilde Magante and Honorio Valerio, Sr., one of nine children. Lina came to the United States around 1993 to be with her family. She worked as a nurse’s aide at...
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George H. Bond, 91

George H. Bond, 91

George H. Bond of Rose Haven, MD, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017, at the age of 91. He was born on February 26, 1926, in Washington, DC, to Viola (Rohls) and Charles Bond. George served his country in World War II in the United States Navy and retired from the U. S....
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Barbara Marie Jerome, 74

Barbara Marie Jerome, 74

Barbara Marie Jerome, 74, of Southern Maryland, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 2, 1943, in Piscataway, MD, to Marie (Walker) and Joseph Windsor. Barbara worked as a bus aide for many years in the Prince George’s, Charles and Anne Arundel County school...
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Pauline C. Brooks, 70

Pauline C. Brooks, 70

Pauline C. Brooks passed away at home on September 12, 2017. Pauline was an entrepreneur and a loving, compassionate woman of God. She was born on July 4, 1947 in Jamaica, West Indies. After moving from Jamaica to London, England as a teenager, Pauline lived in New York and then moved to the Washington,...
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Edith Marie Gue, 59

Edith Marie Gue, 59, of Bel Alton, MD passed away unexpectedly on September 11, 2017 at her residence. Edith was born on May 1, 1958 in Washington, DC to the late John Epp, Sr. and the late Elizabeth Epp. She leaves behind her loving husband, James Gue, Jr.; son, James A. Gue; daughter, Melissa...
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Mary Emma Plunkett, 91

Mary Emma Plunkett, 91, passed away September 15, 2017 at Country Home Assisted Living Facility in Harwood, MD. She was born in Paducah, Kentucky to the late Charles Hissrich and Katharine Cecilia Weitlauf Richardson, she would become the wife to John Robert Plunkett (1920-1992) and the mother to 7 children: Karen Louise Tinsley (Richard)...
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Dorothy W. Stringer, 96

Dorothy W. Stringer, 96

Dorothy W. Stringer, 96, of Deale, MD passed away September 8, 2017 at the Mandrin Inpatient Care Center in Harwood, MD. Dorothy was born July 16, 1921 to Winifred (Stuart) and Milton Whitney. She was raised in Takoma Park, MD and graduated from McKinley Technical High School with honors at age 16. She was...
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Catherine Millicent Easter, 87

Catherine Millicent Easter, 87

Catherine Millicent Easter, age 87 of Waldorf, Maryland, died September 13, 2017 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Calloway, Maryland. Catherine was a retired cosmetician with Montgomery Ward Department Stores for 20 plus years and a founding member of Calvary Gospel Church in Waldorf, Maryland. She was the daughter of Lindsey Faulkner and...
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James Carl Windsor, Jr., 57

James Carl Windsor, Jr., 57

James Carl Windsor, Jr., age 57 of Waldorf, Maryland, died September 14, 2017 at his residence. James was a life-time resident of Southern Maryland and was a retired iron worker with Iron Workers Union Local #5. He was also a NASCAR fan and dirt-car racing. He enjoyed welding and was known as “Mr. Fix-It”...
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Theresa Veronica (Galton) Beinert, 91

Theresa Veronica (Galton) Beinert, 91

Theresa Veronica (Galton) Beinert, 91 of Waldorf, Maryland, died September 14, 2017. She was born in Bromley, England to Olive (nee Prendergast) and James Galton on December 23, 1925. She was a beautiful World War II bride, marrying Louis Beinert (deceased) before he returned to the States. They lived in Washington, DC and Maryland...
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AKC William Howard “Bill” Loucks (USN, Ret.), 69

AKC William Howard “Bill” Loucks (USN, Ret.), 69

AKC William Howard “Bill” Loucks (USN, Ret.), 69, of Leonardtown, MD passed away September 13, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born September 17, 1947, in Latrobe, PA to the late William V. Loucks and Frances Cigale Barnhart Loucks. In January 1967, Bill enlisted in the United States Navy and...
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Armand J. Satterfield, 80

Armand J. Satterfield, 80

Armand J. Satterfield, 80, passed away to eternal life on September 9, 2017, at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Charlotte Hall, Maryland, surrounded by his loving family. Armand, or known to family and friends as Arnie, was born in Washington, DC on April 23, 1937, the oldest child of Charles and Nora (Flaherty)...
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Amelia Barbara Bump, 90

Amelia Barbara Bump, 90

Amelia Barbara Bump, 90, of Mechanicsville, MD (formerly of Bensalem, PA), passed away September 11, 2017 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD. She was born January 3, 1927 in Pennsylvania to the late Nicholas Luke and Amelia Zaborski Luke. On February 2, 1946, Barbara married her beloved husband, Charles Bump. Together they...
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Winifred Eugenia Norris, 99

Winifred Eugenia Norris, 99

Winifred Eugenia Norris, age 99, of Tall Timbers, MD died Saturday, September 9, 2017at Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 16, 1918 in Scotland, MD on the family tobacco farm to the late Joseph Neal Norris and Eva Sadela Mayor Norris. She grew...
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Margaret Anne Fraser, 73

Margaret Anne Fraser, 73, of Hughesville, MD passed away at John Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore, MD on September 13, 2017 with her family at her side. Margaret was born to the late Stanley Lee and Margaret Eleanor Cross on April 3, 1944 in La Plata, MD. Margaret was a Secretary for the...
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Agnes Elizabeth Knott, 92

Agnes Elizabeth Knott, 92, of Mechanicsville, Maryland passed away on September 12, 2017 in Callaway, Maryland. She was surrounded by her beloved family. Agnes was born on November 27, 1924 in Charles County, Maryland to the late Joseph Dudley “Bunk” Cole and the late Alice Campbell Cole. Agnes was a very hard worker and...
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Harry Milton Whitehead

Harry Milton Whitehead

Peacefully on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Harry M. Whitehead went home to be with the Lord. Family and friends will unite on Friday, September 22, 2017 at from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at 2:00 p.m. at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Inurnment will be held at Cheltenham...
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Antonio Darrell Jackson

Peacefully on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, Antonio Darrell Jackson departed this earthly life. Family and friends will unite on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 10:00am until time of service 11:00am at Le Detroit Baptist Church 5306 Indian Head Highway, Oxon Hill, MD 20745. Interment will follow at Heritage Memorial Cemetery, Waldorf, MD.
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Robin C Adams

Robin C Adams

Robin Adams departed this earthly life on Saturday, September 9, 2017. Family and friends will unite for visitation on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD. Funeral services to be held on Friday, September 22, 2017 from 10:00 am until time...
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David Dove

Peacefully on Thursday, September 7, 2017 David Dove passed away in Clinton, Maryland. Funeral arrangements are private.
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“Car Repo Standoff” Ends After Five Hours in Hobby Lobby Parking Lot

“Car Repo Standoff” Ends After Five Hours in Hobby Lobby Parking Lot

On Friday, September 15th, 2017 at approximately 1:45 p.m. SIA Towing of Lanham MD, attempted to repossess a vehicle. SIA towing received repossession paperwork. Tow truck driver Toby was dispatched to the Hobby Lobby parking lot, after GPS tracking had located the vehicle. Toby located the Lexus in the parking lot, and lifted the...
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58-Year-Old Pedestrian from La Plata Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Waldorf

58-Year-Old Pedestrian from La Plata Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Waldorf

On Friday, September 15, 2017, at approximately 8:00 p.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on southbound Route 301 (Crain Highway) north of Smallwood Drive in Waldorf. Due to the circumstances, the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack requested...
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