Monthly Archives: October 2014

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 10/27/14

FIRST DEGREE ASSAULT On October 20, 2014, Deputy Logue responded to a residence on Holly Hill Lane in California, for a domestic assault. The victim alleged suspect Annette Wright Gonzalez, 44, of California, struck the victim with her hands and threw a knife at the victim during an argument. Gonzalez was placed under arrest...
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Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 10/27/14

Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 10/27/14

Maryland State Police from the Maryland State Police from the Prince Frederick Barrack are investigating the following incidents: Possession of Marijuana:  On 10/23/14 at 1:50 am, Trooper First Class Lewis stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Rt. 4 near Brickhouse Rd. in Dunkirk.  The odor of marijuana was emitting from inside the vehicle. ...
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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for new Charles County Sheriff’s Office District II Station

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for new Charles County Sheriff’s Office District II Station

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office hosted the Official Dedication Ceremony for the opening of our new District II station located at 3145 Marshall Hall Road in the Bryans Road Shopping Center in Bryans Road on Thursday, October 23, 2014. The building, which was once a bank  was renovated by the Department of Public Works...
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Margaret “Ginny” Virginia Gray, 96

Margaret “Ginny” Virginia Gray, 96

Margaret “Ginny” Virginia Gray, 96, of Leonardtown, MD passed away on October 24, 2014 in Callaway, MD. Born on February 2, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Agnes Odie Raley Downs, and James Webster Downs. Ginny was the loving wife of the late Leonard Foley Gray, Sr., whom she married on June...
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Angela L. Stead, 73

Angela Stead, 73 of California, MD formerly from Homosassa, FL, and Bowie, MD, passed away on October 24, 2014 in Callaway, MD. Born on April 19, 1941 in Pittston, PA, she was the daughter of the late Angela Stanko and John Stanko. Angela is survived by her children; William Stead of Brooksville, FL, Cindy...
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Anne Marie Rullman, 74

Anne Marie Rullman, 74

Anne Marie Rullman, 74 of Leonardtown, MD died on October 23, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born on October 3, 1940 in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Edward James O’Brien, II and Lillian McGrath O’Brien. On January 20, 1962, Anne married her beloved husband, David Carl...
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Vernon Pugh, Jr., 70

Vernon Pugh, Jr., 70

Vernon Pugh, Jr., 70 of California, MD died October 23, 2014 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Born on September 9, 1944 in Portsmouth, VA, Vernon is the son of Lessie Merrell Pugh of Lexington Park, MD and the late Vernon Pugh, Sr. Vernon served in the United States Air Force from...
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Thomas Edward Riche, 64

Thomas Edward Riche, 64

Thomas Edward Riche, 64 of Mechanicsville, MD died October 24, 2014 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s surrounded by his loving family. Born on February 28, 1950 in Rochester, NY, he was the son of the late, Benjamin Lloyd Riche and Eleanor Jane Kline Riche. Thomas graduated from R. L. Turner High School in...
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John Crewe, 81

John Crewe, 81

John Crewe, 81 of Leonardtown, MD, formerly of Ridgefield Park, NJ, passed away October 25, 2014. John was born in London, England, and served in the Royal Air Force as an Aircraft Mechanic. While in the service he became the Boxing Welterweight Champion of the RAF in St. Athens and served in the Guard...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 10/27/14 to 10/31/14

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 10/27/14 to 10/31/14

During the week of Oct. 27 – Oct. 31, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Middletown Road at Westlake High School Berry Road at Jenifer Elementary School What a beautiful weekend. We hope you have a nice week and please drive gently....
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Pedestrian Struck on Great Mills Road

Pedestrian Struck on Great Mills Road

On Friday, October 24, at 7:50 p.m., police and rescue were dispatched to report of a motor vehicle accident with injuries in the 21300 block of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park. Crews arrived on scene to discover a pedestrian struck in the area of the Stone’s General Insurance. One female patient was flown by Maryland...
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CSM Earns Gold, Silver, Bronze at NCMPR Conference

CSM Earns Gold, Silver, Bronze at NCMPR Conference

CSM Earns Gold, Silver, Bronze at NCMPR Conference District 1 Event Awards Pacesetter to President Dr. Brad Gottfried The College of Southern Maryland was recognized for its marketing and public relations efforts at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) District 1 conference Oct. 13. CSM President Dr. Brad Gottfried was awarded...
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CCPS Board Honors Exemplary Employees

CCPS Board Honors Exemplary Employees

The Board of Education honored five Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) employees at the Oct. 14 Board meeting, including Christine Busey, Debra Haan, Lauren Hoza, Holly Marsh and Matthew Watkoski. Busey is a prekindergarten instructional assistant at Gale-Bailey Elementary School. She was nominated for recognition for her dedication to students and exemplar work ethic....
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NRP Seeks Public’s Help in Catching Bald Eagle Shooter

NRP Seeks Public’s Help in Catching Bald Eagle Shooter

Maryland Natural Resources Police investigators are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person who shot a bald eagle in Pasadena last month that later died. The eagle was discovered struggling in Rock Creek on Sept. 21 by an employee of the Maryland Yacht Club. Ernie Jenkins used a net to scoop the...
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St. Charles Towne Plaza Announces Upcoming Renovations in 2015

St. Charles Towne Plaza Announces Upcoming Renovations in 2015

St. Charles Towne Plaza mall management announced today plans for a massive interior and exterior renovation. Set to begin in March of 2015, the shopping center renovations will include a variety of updates and new amenities. Additional details about the renovation will be announced in the near future. The project is anticipated to be...
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Thomas E. (Tom) Haina, 52

Thomas E. (Tom) Haina, 52

Thomas E. (Tom) Haina, 52 of Canyon Trail, Lusby, MD, passed away on October 22, 2014 of brain cancer at Chesapeake Shores Nursing Home in Lexington, Park, MD. Mr. Haina was born on February 18, 1962, in Washington, D.C., to Thomas and Roberta (Bobbie) Haina. He grew up in Cheltenham, MD, graduated from Gwynn Park...
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Pauline Marie Grover, 85

Pauline Marie Grover, 85

On October 21, 2014, the world lost a wonderful woman. Pauline Marie Grover passed away peacefully at Calvert Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family and an amazing nursing staff. Born on Smith Island, Ewell, MD on February 25, 1929, Pauline was the youngest of five children to Laura Alice and William Dize. At age...
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Marion “Bookie” Eugene Bookwalter, 66

Marion “Bookie” Eugene Bookwalter, 66

Marion “Bookie” Eugene Bookwalter, 66 of Mechanicsville, MD, died peacefully on October 21, 2014. Born on June 4, 1948 in Mount Union, PA, he was the son of the late Junior Miles and Betty Tate Bookwalter. Marion loved to fish and hunt. He enjoyed riding his four wheeler and visiting his neighbors. He was...
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Robert H. Rock, 77

Robert H. Rock, 77

Robert H. Rock, 77 of California, MD passed away on October 21, 2014 surrounded by his loving family after a long bout with cancer. Robert was born in Greenfield, MA on January 2, 1937, the son of the late Clifford M. and Margie (Hughes) Rock. He attended Elementary School in Erving Center and was...
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Richard W. Micer

Peacefully on October 20, 2014, Richard W. Micer departed this earthly life. Family and friends will unite for a memorial service on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 1:00 pm at American Legion, 6330 Crain Hwy, Laplata, MD. Interment will be private.
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“Bubbles” the Otter Passed Away

“Bubbles” the Otter Passed Away

It is with heavy heart that the Calvert Marine Museum announces the loss of one of its North American river otters. The Otter named Keenan by the staff, but known affectionately by thousands of visitors as “Bubbles,” passed away last night. He had been unwell for several weeks and under a veterinarian’s care. Kennan...
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NRC Renews License for Dry Spent Fuel Storage Facility at Calvert Cliffs

NRC Renews License for Dry Spent Fuel Storage Facility at Calvert Cliffs

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved a 40-year license renewal for Exelon Generation’s dry-cask independent spent fuel storage installation at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Lusby, MD. The license now has an expiration date of Nov. 30, 2052. The initial 20-year license would have expired Nov. 30, 2012, but Exelon submitted a...
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License Your Pets at Discounted Price in Calvert County – Nov. 3-9

License Your Pets at Discounted Price in Calvert County – Nov. 3-9

Pet owners in Calvert County who need to license their dogs and cats can take advantage of Calvert County Animal Control’s sixth annual Amnesty Week scheduled for Nov. 3-9 and get their pets licensed at a discount. The reduced fee for spayed and neutered pets is $3 each. The fee for non-spayed and non-neutered...
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Fugitive Friday – Sponsored by Charles County Crime Solvers – 10/24/14

Fugitive Friday – Sponsored by Charles County Crime Solvers – 10/24/14

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of John Ercell Staton, 49, of Newburg. Staton currently has four outstanding warrants: failure to appear for a second-degree assault charge; failure to appear for violating probation; theft under $1,000; and violation of probation relating to a theft charge....
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