Monthly Archives: March 2012

UPDATE: Missing Prince Frederick Teen Safe All Along

UPDATE: Missing Prince Frederick Teen Safe All Along

UPDATE March 26, 2012 Seventeen-year-old Jessica Leatherwood, who had been reported missing by family members to deputies at the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office on January 3 of this year, was found safe on January 26 in Baltimore.  Leatherwood’s mother called Det. Jason Ewig of the C.I.T. on the evening of January 26 and stated...
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Prescription Drug Network Brought Down by SMCSO Vice Narcotics Division

Prescription Drug Network Brought Down by SMCSO Vice Narcotics Division

Vice Narcotics Detectives conducted a several month long investigation into the prescription drug network that was being conducted by Suspect Robert Anthony Mister, age 42 of Chesapeake Beach, Md., his wife Jennifer Lynn Mister, age 38 of Chesapeake Beach, Md. and others. The investigation revealed that a large amount of prescription medication was being...
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Detectives Bust Local Dealers

Detectives Bust Local Dealers

St. Mary’s Vice Narcotics Detectives has arrested and indicted the following suspects on drug charges: L: Burch; R: Clarke William Edward Burch, 35 of Loveville, Md.,was arrested on a Grand Jury Indictment charging him with Felony drug charges to include “Distribution of Oxycodone”.  The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Division would like...
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John Lee Farrell, Sr., 57

John Lee Farrell, Sr., 57

John Lee Farrell, Sr., 57, of Avenue, MD, died on March 21, 2012 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on May 20, 1947 he was the son of the late Virginia Lee Thompson and John William Farrell.   He was preceded in death by his wife Sheila L. Farrell who he loved with all his heart.   John...
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State Police Blotter- Prince Frederick

State Police Blotter- Prince Frederick

Maryland State Police in Prince Frederick are investigating the following incidents: DUI and Possession of Marijuana:  On 3/19/12 at 5:14 pm, Trooper First Class Donaldson stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Dalrymple Rd. at Karen Dr. in Chesapeake Beach. The driver, Mona A. Banik, 57 of Sunderland, was arrested for driving under the influence. ...
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Lighthouse Lovers Welcome for Adventure Cruises

Lighthouse Lovers Welcome for Adventure Cruises

Lighthouse lovers are invited to the popular Lighthouse Adventure Cruises on Saturday, June 2, June 30, July 21, and Sunday, August 5 aboard a private charter vessel. The cost is $130 for the day-long trip; lunch is on your own. Museum members pay $120. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call (410) 326-2042...
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Calvert County’s Green Expo Set for April 28

Calvert County’s Green Expo Set for April 28

Calvert County’s Green Team will host the fourth annual Green Expo on April 28th from 10am to 5pm at Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center on Dowell Road. Calvert’s Go Green initiative is a local effort to promote the responsible use of energy and resources in order to achieve a healthier environment and a...
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Calvert County Police Blotter

Calvert County Police Blotter

During the week of March 19 through March 25 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,722 calls for service throughout the community.  The following incidents remain under investigation: Burglary Unknown suspect(s) stole $1260 worth of tools from an unlocked detached garage of a home in the 3800 block of Hallowing Point Road...
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Calvert Woman Arrested for Possessing Heroin

Calvert Woman Arrested for Possessing Heroin

On March 22 at 1:11 a.m., Calvert County DFC J. Norton responded to the area of eastbound Md. Rt. 260 and Old Solomons Island Road in Owings for the report of a vehicle driving erratically. Norton observed the subject vehicle and conducted a traffic stop on St. Andrews Drive at Waterford Way in Chesapeake Beach. ...
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Norris Cecil Hindle, 68

Norris Cecil Hindle, 68

Norris Cecil Hindle, 68 of McConnellsburg, PA, formerly of St. Mary’s and Charles County, MD passed away at his home surrounded by his family.  Born July 29, 1943 in LaPlata, MD, he was the son of the late Maurice Hindle and Virginia Dare Bowie.  He is survived by his loving and caring wife, the...
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Clarissa Angie Ogle, 81

Clarissa Angie Ogle, 81

Clarissa Angie Ogle, age 81, of Huntingtown, MD passed away on March 23, 2012 at her home. She was born April 14, 1930 in Sioux City, Iowa to William Irving and Hazel Ella (Colvin) Britton. She moved to Waysons Corner as a young woman and lived with her sister. Clarissa married John Howard Ogle...
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Calvert Welcomes New Businesses

Calvert Welcomes New Businesses

Calvert County’s diverse economic opportunities and an unparalleled quality of life make it an outstanding location for business investment. The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners and the Department of Economic Development welcome the following new businesses to the county. Visit them and help support your local economy. Stoney’s Giftshop, 541 Solomons Island Road,...
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Ruth Marie “Penny” Walker, 85

Ruth Marie “Penny” Walker, 85

Ruth Marie “Penny” Walker, 85 of Lusby, MD passed away on March 22, 2012 at Bayridge Health Care, Annapolis, MD. She was born on October 9, 1926 in Washington, D. C. to the late Reddie Wright Sweeney and Norman W. Sweeney. Penny was always known for her compassion, wisdom and understanding. She was preceded...
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Easter Parade, Egg Hunt & Magic Show!

Easter Parade, Egg Hunt & Magic Show!

 Join Greenstreet Gardens on Saturday, March 31 at 10:30 a.m. for an Easter Parade, Egg Hunt and Magic Show.  Bring your own Basket and dress in comfy shoes for the walk to the back of the farm. The Easter Bunny will there here of course; bring your own camera!  $5/child with partial proceeds donated to the...
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Early Childhood Registration Begins April 23

Early Childhood Registration Begins April 23

Registration for prekindergarten and kindergarten students begins Monday, April 23, at all Charles County public elementary schools. To enter prekindergarten for the 2012-13 school year, students must be four years old by September 1. To be eligible for kindergarten for the 2012-13 school year, students must be five years old by September 1. Registration...
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Calvert Closures for Good Friday

Calvert Closures for Good Friday

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces the following office and facility closures for Good Friday: All Calvert County government offices will be closed Friday, April 6, in observance of Good Friday. The Calvert Pines, Southern Pines and North Beach senior centers will be closed April 6. Meals on Wheels will be delivered...
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North Beach Man Charged with Attempted Murder After Shooting Girlfriend

North Beach Man Charged with Attempted Murder After Shooting Girlfriend

A North Beach man is facing murder charges after he shot his girlfriend after an argument Friday in North Beach. Kenneth William Mitchell II, age 34, was arrested on March 23 around 2 a.m., when officers responded to the 7000 blk of Charleston Avenue for report of  a shooting. Upon arrival, Anne Arundel County Police...
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St. Mary’s County Police Blotter

St. Mary’s County Police Blotter

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following incidents: Warrant Service, First Degree Assault and Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance On March 23, 2012 deputies responded to a possible controlled dangerous substance complaint on Patuxent Road in Lexington Park, Maryland. As deputies were investigating the complaint they made contact with Turez Lydell...
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Fire at Future Home of First Missionary Baptist Church

Fire at Future Home of First Missionary Baptist Church

On Friday, March 23 at 8:15 p.m., firefighters from Bay District VFD were dispatched to a construction site in the 46300 block of Pegg Lane in Lexington Park for a report of a tractor on fire. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered a Pettibone Extendo 10056 construction forklift fully involved. The site of the fire was at a...
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National Night Out Dates & Neighborhoods Announced

National Night Out Dates & Neighborhoods Announced

Sheriff Timothy Cameron and Cpl. Angela Delozier would like to announce the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office participation in the 29th Annual National Night Out, which will be held on August 7, 2012 this year. National Night Out has proven to be an effective, inexpensive and an enjoyable program to promote neighborhood spirit and...
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Alert Siren Test April 2

Alert Siren Test April 2

Calvert County Department of Public Safety, Emergency Management Division, will conduct a full-cycle test of the alert and notification sirens throughout southern Calvert and St. Mary’s counties on Monday, April 2, 2012, at 12 p.m. The full-cycle test includes a three-minute activation of all sirens within the 10-mile area around Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power...
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Internet Ad Leads to Prostitution Arrest

Internet Ad Leads to Prostitution Arrest

On March 21, 2012, Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Division identified Laura Elizabeth Thomas, 19 of Prince Frederick, as the person advertising sexual contact on the Internet. Contact was made with the suspect via telephone and arrangements were made to meet the suspect at the Sleep Inn Hotel on Three...
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Celebrate Spring at CMM

Celebrate Spring at CMM

Spring is in the air and April is an awesome time to visit the Calvert Marine Museum. Visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com for a complete listing of events and programs. Monday, April 2 – Monday, April 9 ~ Spring Break FUN Spend Spring Break at the museum with special programming for children of all...
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Summer Fine Arts Camp

Summer Fine Arts Camp

St. Mary’s County Public Schools will be sponsoring the Elementary School Summer Fine Arts Camp, June 25 – 28, 2012, for students completing grades 3, 4, and 5; and the Middle School Summer Fine Arts Camp, July 9 – 12, 2012, for students completing grades 6, 7, and 8.  Both camps will be held...
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Patuxent Habitat Awarded Capacity Building Grant

Patuxent Habitat Awarded Capacity Building Grant

Patuxent Habitat for Humanity, an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International serving St. Mary’s and Calvert Counties, has been selected to receive one of 46 Capacity Building grants funded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. The grant will help Patuxent Habitat increase their ability to build more affordable housing and partner...
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