Monthly Archives: September 2014

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Incident Briefs for Public Schools – 9/3/14

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Incident Briefs for Public Schools – 9/3/14

The following incidents have been investigated by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. Drug Activity at Leonardtown High School on 8/25/14 one arrest Drug Activity at Chopticon High School on 8/25/14 Student in possession of  Synthetic Marijuana Assault at Chopticon High School on 8/26/14 Student assaulted during lunch Theft at Great Mills High School on 8/26/14 Theft of a cell phone...
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UPDATE: Third Suspect Charged in Dameron Burglary 

UPDATE: Third Suspect Charged in Dameron Burglary 

UPDATE: Charles Cornelius Butler, 40, of Lexington Park has been charged through a criminal summons with burglary and theft in the June 28, 2014, burglary of a residence on St. Jerome’s Neck Road, in Dameron. Court documents name Butler as the driver for Steve Lovell Thomas of Lexington Park, and Natasha Maureen Kelly, 28 of Great Mills. Thomas was released...
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UPDATE: Lexington Park Woman Still on the run After Stealing Girl Scout Money

UPDATE: Lexington Park Woman Still on the run After Stealing Girl Scout Money

UPDATE: The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating Crystal Faith Rupprecht, 24 years old, of Lexington Park. On Wednesday, February 12, 2014, suspect Rupprecht stole jewelry, several hundred dollars in cash, and an envelope containing checks made out to a local Girl Scout troop for cookies from a victim’s...
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SOBRIETY CHECK POINT RESULTS: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

SOBRIETY CHECK POINT RESULTS: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

On August 30th, 2014, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office conducted a Sobriety Checkpoint in the area of Point Lookout Road and Juniors Court, in Leonardtown between 11:30 p.m. and 1230 a.m.. Approximately 47 vehicles entered the checkpoint line. Corporal James Stone and Corporal Kristi Nelson detected an odor of suspected marijuana emitting from...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Happy Boy

Wednesday’s Pet for 9/03/14 is Happy Boy Featured Pet: Happy Boy Rescue Group: Calvert Animal Welfare League (CAWL) Breed: Shepard Sex: Male Size: Medium Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots and microchipped Adoption Fee: $200.00 When CAWL rescued this guy he needed a name; Happy Boy fit him perfectly and stuck. He was taken...
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SOBRIETY CHECK POINT RESULTS: Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack

SOBRIETY CHECK POINT RESULTS:  Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack

The Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack conducted a Sobriety Check on Friday August 22, 2014. The check point was an intense enforcement initiative targeting drivers who were operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs in Calvert County. This sobriety check point was a combined effort between the Maryland...
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Hospice of Charles County Launches New Website

Hospice of Charles County Launches New Website

Hospice of Charles County, a non-profit community based organization that provides effective pain and symptom management to individuals diagnosed with a terminal illness, recently announced the launch of the new and improved website, www.hospiceofcharlescounty.org, to provide visitors with expanded information on resources and services available through the organization. As a provider of care to...
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Community Education Courses Explores Diverse Interests

Community Education Courses Explores Diverse Interests

The College of Southern Maryland is offering community education classes this fall on a variety of subjects—from backyard gardening to the Battle of Gettysburg, from pizza school to swing dance, and from holistic nutrition to aquatic exercise. Courses are offered to satisfy diverse interests and schedules, and are designed to assist students in furthering...
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CSM Women’s Soccer Opens Season Ranked 10th Nationally

CSM Women’s Soccer Opens Season Ranked 10th Nationally

The College of Southern Maryland’s Women’s Soccer team is ready to charge out of the gate after being ranked 10th nationally in pre-season rankings by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The Lady Hawks completed a historic 2013 season with the most wins in program history with 17 and claimed its first-ever Region...
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Crabs Take Series Opener in Camden

Crabs Take Series Opener in Camden

In a game that featured a 54 minute rain delay, the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs outlasted the Camden Riversharks 6-5 in the opening game of their three-game series at Campbell’s Field. Daryl Thompson (5-6) tossed five innings of one-run baseball for the win while Fu-Te Ni (2-5) came out on the losing end giving...
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Leonardtown Man Charged with Hit and Run

Leonardtown Man Charged with Hit and Run

On Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 7:18 am, Trooper J. Quase, of the Maryland State Police was on a traffic stop in the parking lot of the Starbucks in California. Billy Willfred Morlong 3rd, 43, of Leonardtown, approached Tpr. Quase’s marked police car and requested that he move his patrol vehicle so he could...
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James Floyd “Bugs” Downs, 85

Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:00 PM in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bushwood, MD with Father Charles Cortinovis officiating. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, MD. Visitation: The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 4, 2014 from 5:00 PM – 8:00...
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James “Greg” Gregory Curry, Jr., 65

James “Greg” Gregory Curry, Jr., 65

James “Greg” Gregory Curry, Jr., 65 of Leonardtown, MD passed away on September 1, 2014 at his residence. Born October 7, 1948 in Leonardtown, MD he was the son of the late Mabel Ann Tippett Curry and James Gregory Curry, Sr. He was the loving husband of Mary Josephine Jameson-Curry, whom he married on...
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Mary Rita Dean, 75

Mary Rita Dean, 75

Mary Rita Dean, 75 of Hollywood, MD passed away on Friday, August 29, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born June 28, 1939 in Leonardtown, MD and was the daughter of the late Francis Edgar Abell and Margaret M. Graves Abell. Mary Rita was affectionately known by many as “Maw Maw.”...
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Carroll “Dean” Wilson, 72

Carroll “Dean” Wilson, 72

Carroll “Dean” Wilson, 72, of Hollywood, MD passed away August 30, 2014 at MedStar of St Mary’s in Leonardtown, MD. Born on January 13, 1942 in Boone, NC, he was the son of the late Raymond D. Wilson and Mary A. Calloway Wilson. Dean, known to many as “Dino,” married his beloved wife, Barbara...
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Winston Allen Fritz, 71

Winston Allen Fritz, 71

Winston Allen Fritz, 71, of Hancock, MD died peacefully August 30, 2014 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home, Charlotte Hall, MD. Born February 22, 1943 in Smithsburg, MD, he was the son of Lorraine Crawford Fritz and Isabel Alice Garnand. Winston worked as a machinist for Fairchild Heller Aircraft and Mack Truck. He served in...
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Willy Duro Grusholt, Jr., 83

Willy Duro Grusholt, Jr., 83

Willy Duro Grusholt, Jr., 83 of Mechanicsville, MD and formerly of Camp Springs, MD and Forestville, MD passed away on August 30, 2014 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD. He was born on April 5, 1931 in Washington, D.C. to the late Willy Duro Grusholt, Sr. and the late Martha Washington...
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Brenda Lee Bowling, 62

Brenda Lee Bowling, 62

Brenda Lee Bowling, 62, of Newburg, MD passed away peacefully on August 30, 2014 at her residence, surrounded by family. Born February 24, 1952 in Hughesville, MD, she was the daughter of the late William Lee Gibbons and Lucille Mae Willett Gibbons. Brenda worked as a Customer Service Representative for Verizon until she retired...
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Mary Helen Butler, 78

Mary Helen Butler, 78

Mary Helen Butler, 78, of Hughesville, MD quietly went on to be with the Lord at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center, La Plata, MD on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Helen was born September 18, 1935 to the late Elizabeth Brown and Joseph Butler. Helen recieved her education at St. Mary’s Catholic...
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William Bowen Dalrymple, Jr.,61

William Bowen Dalrymple, Jr.,61

William Bowen Dalrymple, Jr.,61 of Lusby, MD passed away on August 30, 2014 in Prince Frederick, MD. William was born on August 30 1953 in Prince Frederick, MD to William and Louise Dalrymple. William was a life long resident of Calvert County, he enjoyed hunting and fishing in the area. The greatest enjoyment in...
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Hollywood Man Arrested on Two Counts of Assault

Hollywood Man Arrested on Two Counts of Assault

On Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 9:19 pm, Trooper First Class, R. Jackson of the Maryland State Police responded to the 24000 block of Three Notch Road in Hollywood for a reported disturbance. Investigation revealed Jason Patrick Guy, 40, of Hollywood, had assaulted a female victim and a male juvenile victim. He was arrested...
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Lusby Woman Charged with Disorderly Conduct

Lusby Woman Charged with Disorderly Conduct

Deputy First Class R. Weems, of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office arrested Shannon Michelle Myers, 37, of Lusby, and charged her with disorderly conduct and failure to obey a lawful order on August 30 at 3:50 a.m. Weems first encountered Myers about five hours earlier when he responded to a home on Thunderbird Drive...
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Board of Education of Charles County Appoints Ethics Panel Members

Board of Education of Charles County Appoints Ethics Panel Members

The Board of Education of Charles County has appointed William Olmsted, a La Plata lawyer, to serve as chairman of the newly appointed Board of Education Ethics Panel. The panel is serving a four-year term that ends in June 2018. Joining Olmsted on the panel are James Cornette of La Plata, Theresa Everette of...
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Calvert Memorial Hospital Named 2014 Most Wired

Calvert Memorial Hospital Named 2014 Most Wired

Calvert Memorial Hospital has been named one of the nation’s “Most Wired” by the American Hospital Association. It is one of only six hospitals in Maryland and 375 nationwide to be recognized. The award is given to those healthcare organizations that have adopted a broad level of information technology that enhances quality care, improves...
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