Monthly Archives: October 2014

Wanted Wednesday – St. Mary’s County Crime Solvers Case of the Week 10/29/14

Wanted Wednesday – St. Mary’s County Crime Solvers Case of the Week 10/29/14

On May 12th, 2014, two suspects used a stolen credit card to purchase items from the Walmart in California. Through Crime Solvers and social Media and online news sources Deputy Shane Cameron was able to identify and arrest suspect Wayne Aloyous Jordan. The second suspect has been identified as Dominique Jamar Dyson, 21 year...
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Fairies, Ghouls, and Superheroes Trick or Treat at Annmarie Garden

Fairies, Ghouls, and Superheroes Trick or Treat at Annmarie Garden

Fairies, superheroes, and critters of all kinds got a head start on their trick or treating last weekend along the wooded path at Annmarie Garden. They were taking part in the annual Halloween in the Garden event at Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center in Dowell, which took place Saturday, Oct. 25. More than...
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Calvert County’s 2014 Toys for Tots Campaign Kicks off Nov 3

Calvert County’s 2014 Toys for Tots Campaign Kicks off Nov 3

The Christmas holiday season is rapidly approaching and Toys for Tots of Calvert County is once again trying to help as many children as possible have a more festive Christmas. The annual toy drive kicks off Monday, November 3, 2014 and organizers are counting on community donations to help more than 1,000 local children...
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Juvenile Charged for Arson of Townhouse

Juvenile Charged for Arson of Townhouse

Deputy State Fire Marshals have charged a 17 year-old male after determining he was responsible for intentionally igniting the rear deck on fire at 8611 Addison Bridge Place in Chesapeake Beach on August 26, 2014. The 12:06 a.m. blaze caused an estimated $500,000 in damage to the 3-story townhouse and both units to either side. The dwellings were...
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Matthew Henson Middle School Counselor Named National Award Semifinalist

Matthew Henson Middle School Counselor Named National Award Semifinalist

Sonya Ford, a school counselor at Matthew Henson Middle School, was recently named a semifinalist for the 2015 American School Counselor Association (ASCA) School Counselor of the Year award. Ford is one of 16 semifinalists chosen from school counselors nationwide. The awards program honors counselors who serve as student advocates, are innovative, contribute to...
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Man Flown to Trauma Center After Fall at Construction Site

Man Flown to Trauma Center After Fall at Construction Site

On Monday, October 27, 2014 at approximately 4:45 p.m., an ambulance from the Lexington Park Rescue and a medic unit responded to a construction site at Alton Lane in California for a report of an injured construction worker. When crews arrived on scene, they discovered that a 28-year-old male had fallen approximately 20 feet...
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Thomas Stone’s It’s Academic Regional Match Airing Nov. 8th

Thomas Stone’s It’s Academic Regional Match Airing Nov. 8th

Thomas Stone High School’s It’s Academic team competed in a regional match against Einstein and Loudon County high schools that will air on Saturday, Nov. 8 on WRC TV (NBC 4). The three-member team consists of seniors Rainey Southworth, who is the team captain, and Matthew Trusnovic, and junior Lee Powell. Team coaches are...
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Accident Involving a Garbage Truck in Lexington Park

Accident Involving a Garbage Truck in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at approximately 11:35 a.m. police and rescue crews responded to a report of an accident with injuries at the intersection of Alydar Drive and Seabiscuit Lane in Lexington Park. Crews arrived on scene to discover a t-bone style collision involving a Hyundai Sonata and a garbage truck. Three patients...
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Audrey Virginia Govoruhk, 64

Audrey Virginia Govoruhk, 64

Audrey Virginia Govoruhk, 64 of Lexington Park, MD died October 24, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born on July 12, 1950 in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Washington Taylor, Jr. and Audrey Goldie Long. On December 6, 1969, Audrey married her beloved husband, Nicholas Jack...
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Richard Lee “Dick” Bolton, Sr., 75

Richard Lee “Dick” Bolton, Sr., 75

Richard Lee “Dick” Bolton, Sr., 75, of Hughesville, MD passed away October 27, 2014 at Genesis Health Care Center, La Plata, MD. Born March 3, 1939 in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Major Frank Alexander Bolton, USAF, Retired and Melissa Ann Dement Bolton. He was the grandson of former Charles County Commissioner...
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Emma Elnora Pearce, 87

Emma Elnora Pearce, 87

Emma Elnora Pearce, born January 20, 1927 in McKenney, VA to the late Earl and Cora Taylor. She passed away Friday, October 24, 2014 at Southern Maryland Hospital Center in Clinton, MD. Momma Emma, as she was affectionately referred to, was the second of eight children. Their parents raised their children to always honor...
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Mary Alice Lawrence

Mary Alice Lawrence

On October 26, 2014, Mary Alice Lawrence departed this earthly life. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 3150 Middletown Road, Waldorf, MD. Interment immediately following at St. Mark’s U.A.M.E. Church Cemetery, Happyland Road, Valley Lee, MD.
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Meghan Kotlarsic

Meghan Kotlarsic

On Saturday, October 25, 2014, Meghan Kotlarsic departed this earthly life. Family and friends will unite on Monday, November 3, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. until time of reflections at 11:45 a.m. at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted at:...
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Leonard Eugene Gross, 78

Leonard Eugene Gross, 78

Leonard Eugene Gross, 78 of Lexington Park, MD, departed this life on Sunday, October 26, 2014 after a brief illness. He was the son of the late Leonard and Geneva Gross of Lusby, MD, born on November 9, 1935. He was educated in the Calvert County School System. He worked many years as a...
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Pearl Evon Jones, 84

Pearl Evon Jones, 84

A new star shines from heaven because God has selected a fresh, new, unique Lily and has placed it in Heaven’s Garden. What a beauty to behold! Pearl Evon Jones, 84 of Accokeek, MD (formerly of Oakville, MD), entered into eternal rest on October 25, 2014. Pearl, born on September 9, 1930, was the...
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Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Murder of Waldorf Man

Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Murder of Waldorf Man

The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a murder in Brandywine. The victim is identified as 31-year-old Devine Lionell Wood of Turtle Dove Place in Waldorf. On October 26, 2014, a family member reported Wood missing in Charles County. Family members had limited information that suggested Wood was last seen in Prince George’s...
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House Fire in La Plata

House Fire in La Plata

On Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at approximately 7:13 a.m., firefighters from La Plata, Waldorf, Bel Alton, Marbury, Bryans Road, Newburg, Indian Head and Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Departments responded to 118 Mallard Lane, in La Plata for a report of a house fire. A neighbor noticed smoke coming from two story residence on Mallard Lane and...
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Upper Marlboro Man Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison For Sexually Abusing A Child To Produce Child Pornography

Upper Marlboro Man Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison For Sexually Abusing A Child To Produce Child Pornography

U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow sentenced Eugene Lewandowski, age 27, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, today to 30 years in prison followed by lifetime supervised release for sexual exploitation of a minor to produce child pornography and for transportation of child pornography. Judge Chasanow ordered that upon his release from prison, Lewandowski must register...
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22-Year-Old Calvert County Woman Killed in Early Morning Crash in Mechanicsville

22-Year-Old Calvert County Woman Killed in Early Morning Crash in Mechanicsville

On October 28, 2014 at 1:36 a.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police, Leonardtown Barrack, responded to Maryland Route 234 in the area of Delozier Lane, in Mechanicsville for the report of a motor vehicle collision. Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2003 Chevrolet Duramax truck operated by Jeremy Ryan Hunley, 24 of St. Mary’s County was...
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First Annual SOMD Wounded-Warrior Marksmanship Event at Sanner’s Lake Sportsmen’s Club

First Annual SOMD Wounded-Warrior Marksmanship Event at Sanner’s Lake Sportsmen’s Club

Sanner’s Lake Sportsmen’s Club hosted an inaugural event at their facilities off of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park.   Honored guests included fifteen Wounded-Warriors and over sixty veterans, active-duty military, Paralympic athletes, and their families. Participants enjoyed a wide range of outdoor activities throughout the Sanner’s Lake grounds.  Activities included freshwater fishing in several...
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The Maryland Black Bear Hunt has Closed

The Maryland Black Bear Hunt has Closed

The 11th annual Maryland black bear hunt concluded Thursday evening, with a total of 69 bears harvested. For the first time, the hunt was carried out as a four-day season instead of being guided by a predetermined quota. ​Harry Spiker, DNR’s lead bear biologist, said he was pleased with the results despite the final...
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Accokeek Man Sentenced for Using Stolen Bank Information

Accokeek Man Sentenced for Using Stolen Bank Information

U.S. District Judge Paul W. Grimm sentenced Lamonte X. Smith, age 30, of Accokeek, on Monday, October 27, 2014 to 92 months in prison followed by six years of supervised release for conspiring to commit wire fraud and aggravated identity theft arising from a scheme in which, while he was incarcerated, he obtained access device...
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CSM Piano Trio To Perform Schumann, Brahms Pieces

CSM Piano Trio To Perform Schumann, Brahms Pieces

The College of Southern Maryland’s Piano Trio joins with community musicians to present the bi-annual Faculty Music Showcase at 8 p.m., Nov. 7 at the Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Multipurpose Room, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. The trio, which consists of Adina Vallandingham, Jenete St. Clair and Dr. Stephen Johnson, will be...
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Drug Arrests and Indictments for St. Mary’s County – 10/28/14

Drug Arrests and Indictments for St. Mary’s County – 10/28/14

Information was received by detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Vice/Narcotics Division of drug activity in the Piney Point. The source of the drug activity was identified as Shannon Danielle Parker, 38 of Piney Point. As the investigation continued, a vehicle stop was conducted by a member of the Vice/Narcotics Support Team...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Traffic Accident in Waldorf

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Traffic Accident in Waldorf

On Saturday, October 25, at 12:55 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to the intersection of Poplar Hill Road and St. Peter’s Church Road in Waldorf for the reported motor vehicle crash. The investigation revealed Ruby Ellen Marshall, 85, of Brandywine was driving a Honda CRV north on Poplar Hill Road and attempted to turn...
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