Monthly Archives: September 2014

Waldorf Armed Career Criminal Exiled to Over 17 Years in Prison for Illegal Possession of a Gun

Waldorf Armed Career Criminal Exiled to Over 17 Years in Prison for Illegal Possession of a Gun

U.S. District Judge Roger W. Titus sentenced Louis Martin, age 51, of Waldorf, Maryland, today to 210 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. A federal jury convicted Martin on April 9, 2014. The sentence was announced by United States Attorney...
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R/C Theatres Coming to Lexington Exchange!

R/C Theatres Coming to Lexington Exchange!

St. John Properties recently held a groundbreaking ceremony at its Lexington Exchange business park in California, to celebrate the start of construction on R/C Theatres’ new 12-screen, 45,000 sq. ft. movie theater. From left are David Phillips, R/C Theatres; Todd Morgan, St. Mary’s County Commissioner (District 4); Scott Cohen, R/C Theatres; Larry Maykrantz, St....
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Fugitive Friday – Sponsored by Charles County Crime Solvers – 9/26/14

Fugitive Friday – Sponsored by Charles County Crime Solvers – 9/26/14

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Charles Raymond Brown, 56, of no fixed address. Brown currently has two opens warrants including failure to notify the sex offender registry of a change and violation of probation relating to an assault. Brown is 5’8”, 209lbs., and...
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Two Arrests Made in Prince Frederick Armed Robbery and Assault

Two Arrests Made in Prince Frederick Armed Robbery and Assault

On Sunday, August 3 at 3:43 p.m. an employee at the Good Day Market located in Prince Frederick advised the Calvert Control Center that the store had been robbed. Preliminary investigation revealed that a white male with a beard, in his 20’s to early 30’s with a large frame of 6’ to 6’-4” and...
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Calvert Teens Scale Obstacles for Hunger

Calvert Teens Scale Obstacles for Hunger

The Live Out Loud End Hunger Obstacle Run took place on Saturday September 20th at Chesapeake Church in Huntingtown. That morning, 486 runners took on 2.5+ miles of mud-laden trails and obstacles to prove that hunger in our community can be overcome. This year’s Live Out Loud Obstacle Run was a new partnership between...
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A Calvert Leadership Tour Awaits you in Historic Yorkshire, England

A Calvert Leadership Tour Awaits you in Historic Yorkshire, England

A unique adventure awaits you in historic Yorkshire, England! Extraordinary in its presentation, this 10-day exploration of the past will connect 17th-century history with 21st-century leadership practices. The scene is set around the ancestral home and legacy of Lord Baltimore, George Calvert, and his sons. Guided by scholars with decades of experience in leadership...
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Second NSF Dahlgren Joint Land Use Study Public Forum Set for Oct. 9

Second NSF Dahlgren Joint Land Use Study Public Forum Set for Oct. 9

King George County (Va.), in cooperation with Charles County and other communities, agencies, and organizations in the region, is conducting a Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) to address compatibility planning around Naval Support Facility (NSF) Dahlgren. In order to develop a JLUS that is responsive to local needs, public input is critical. The second...
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Take Steps, Save Lives at the 9th Annual Breast Cancer Walk

Take Steps, Save Lives at the 9th Annual Breast Cancer Walk

Walk to save lives at the 9th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Fitness Walk on Saturday, Oct. 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event begins at Indian Head Village Green (100 Walter Thomas Road, Indian Head) and continues for three miles on the Indian Head Rail Trail. Participants can enjoy music, vendors, door...
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Drug Arrests and Indictments for St. Mary’s County – 9/26/14

Drug Arrests and Indictments for St. Mary’s County – 9/26/14

Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Vice/Narcotics Division identified Frederick Kevin Bunter, 54 of Lexington Park as a distributor of heroin in the Lexington Park area. A search and seizure warrant was obtained and executed on his home. A search of the home revealed heroin, marijuana and related paraphernalia. Additional charges are...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Detective Honored by Anti-Defamation League

Charles County Sheriff’s Detective Honored by Anti-Defamation League

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) recently honored Charles County Sheriff’s Office Detective Richard Boggs, as well as members of the Montgomery County Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office, for their work in the investigation and prosecution of local members of the Moorish Nation – part of the sovereign...
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Oysters are Making a Come-Back!

Oysters are Making a Come-Back!

After centuries of over-harvesting, and recurring bouts of devastating diseases, oyster populations in the Chesapeake Bay plummeted along with the profits of the industry and the health of the Bay. In 2013, more than a billion hatchery-raised baby oysters were added to the Bay and new breeds of disease-resistant, meatier, faster-growing oysters are thriving...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Information in Armed Robbery

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Information in Armed Robbery

On Wednesday, September 24, at 9:30 p.m., a food delivery person was delivering an order to a residence in the 2400 block of Yarmouth Court, in Waldorf when a suspect brandished a gun and robbed the delivery person of an iPhone, cash, and the food before fleeing the scene. The suspect is described as...
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DeWight Nathaniel Roland

DeWight Nathaniel Roland

Suddenly on Saturday, September 20, 2014, DeWight Nathaniel Roland went Home to be with the Lord. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, September 27, from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at Clinton Baptist Church. Internment will immediately follow service at Heritage Cemetery in Waldorf, MD.
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Lexington Park Man Arrested After Trying to Take his Child by Force

Lexington Park Man Arrested After Trying to Take his Child by Force

On September 19, 2014, Deputy Schultz of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Ronald Drive in Lexington Park, for a reported burglary. The victim alleged Sydney Antwan Strain, 26, of Lexington Park, entered the residence after he was let in by young children who opened the door. Once the...
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Commissioners to Host Public Forum in Lexington Park on October 7

Commissioners to Host Public Forum in Lexington Park on October 7

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County will hold their October Public Forum at Bay District Volunteer Fire Department’s Social Hall in Lexington Park. The forum will take place on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. The hall is located at 46900 South Shangri La Drive. Citizens are invited to attend the forum and...
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League to Release Findings of Transparency Study

League to Release Findings of Transparency Study

The League of Women Voters of Calvert County will release the results of its recently completed study of county government on Thursday, October 9 at 7:00 PM at the Calvert County library (located at 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick, MD) . This meeting, which is free and open to the public, will discuss transparency and public participation in...
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MetCom Announces FDR Blvd. Repairs

MetCom Announces FDR Blvd. Repairs

Beginning September 30, 2014, at approximately 5:00 a.m. and continuing for a period of twenty-four (24) hours, MetCom will conduct repairs on the 36” gravity sewer along South FDR Boulevard, between Route 246 and Shangri-La Drive. Access to all facilities and services will remain available, however the following services and areas are expected to...
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Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Ways to Improve Communication Between Law Enforcement and Community

Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Ways to Improve Communication Between Law Enforcement and Community

With the recent scenes of violence and protests in Ferguson, MO fresh in the minds of many, community groups are asking could such an occurrence happen in St. Mary’s County? As a way of improving communication between law enforcement and the St. Mary’s County community a Town Hall meeting will take place at on...
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Navy Lt.j.g. Suzanne Gay, of St. Leonard, Md., serves aboard USS John S. McCain

Navy Lt.j.g. Suzanne Gay, of St. Leonard, Md., serves aboard USS John S. McCain

A 2007 Calvert High School graduate and St. Leonard, Md. native is serving aboard USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), living and working at a Navy base in Japan. Lt.j.g. Suzanne Gay is a surface information warfare officer aboard the ship operating out of Japan. Often called “the tip of the spear,”Yokosuka is located...
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Advocating CSM Student Bill Buffington Attends Student Veterans Association Leadership Institute

Advocating CSM Student Bill Buffington Attends Student Veterans Association Leadership Institute

Advocating for Servicemen, Women in College, Classrooms CSM Student Bill Buffington Attends Student Veterans Association Leadership Institute College of Southern Maryland student and Navy veteran, Bill Buffington, of White Plains, was one of 125 students chosen from 1,500 applicants to attend this summer’s Student Veterans Association (SVA) Leadership Institute in Bentonville, Arkansas. Hosted by...
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Calvert County Emergency Management Division to Conduct Quarterly Test

Calvert County Emergency Management Division to Conduct Quarterly Test

The 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, Oct. 6, 2014, at noon. 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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Great Attendance + Great Weather = Great Artsfest ‘14

Great Attendance + Great Weather = Great Artsfest ‘14

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, wrapped up one of the best Artsfests’ yet this past weekend, Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 20 & 21. Perfect weather, combined with a fabulous selection of visual and performing artists, helped create a happy and entertaining atmosphere. Strolling performers, artist demonstrations, and wonderful children’s activities added...
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First Case of Enterovirus Respiratory Illness Confirmed In Maryland

First Case of Enterovirus Respiratory Illness Confirmed In Maryland

The Enterovirus D68 is a hard hitting respiratory virus affecting children these past several weeks throughout 29 states in the country. This evening the first case in Maryland was reported and confirmed by the CDC. It may be only a matter of time until it reaches Southern Maryland and surrounding communities. Children whom contract...
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Homeschool Day at Historic St. Mary’s City

Homeschool Day at Historic St. Mary’s City

Homeschoolers are invited to discover What Would Kids Do? at the Historic St. Mary’s City Homeschool Day on October 2, 2014. WWKD? (or What Would Kids Do? ) will be a lively exploration of a child’s life in the 1600s. What would kids do for fun? Did they do chores? What kinds of adventures...
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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for Oct. 4

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Scheduled for Oct. 4

The Charles County Department of Public Works would like to remind citizens the next household hazardous waste collection will be held Saturday, Oct. 4. The household hazardous waste collection site is the parking lot of the Department of Public Works building, located at 10430 Audie Lane, off of Radio Station Road in La Plata....
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