Monthly Archives: October 2014

UPDATE: $3,000 Reward Offered for Information – Woman Shot in Lexington Park

UPDATE: $3,000 Reward Offered for Information – Woman Shot in Lexington Park

UPDATE 10/24/14: The Criminal Investigations Division has assumed the investigation and is asking anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Detective Ellis at 301-475-4200 x 9125. St. Mary’s County Crime Solvers is offering a reward of $3,000 for information about this crime that leads to an arrest or indictment. Callers can call CRIME SOLVERS at...
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October Home Buyer’s Dinner Party!

October Home Buyer’s Dinner Party!

Join us for our Home Buyer’s Dinner Party at the Marrick Homes’ Marley Run Single Family Model Home in Huntingtown, Maryland on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. This is a fun and informative event for couples or individuals interested in learning about the home buying process. Tour a beautiful...
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Rocking Out for a Good Cause

Rocking Out for a Good Cause

What do you get when you mix hot local music with an enthusiastic crowd? You get Rocktoberfest, a new annual event in La Plata that benefits the Charles County Public Schools’ music and arts programs. Spearheaded by Island Music Company and the La Plata Business Association, the first Rocktoberfest took place Saturday, Oct. 18,...
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Maryland State Police Arrests and Warrant Services for St. Mary’s County 10/23/14

Maryland State Police Arrests and Warrant Services for St. Mary’s County 10/23/14

Maryland State Police from the Leonardtown Barrack are investigating the following incidents: Assault – On Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 12:31 am, Tpr. E. Krenik responded to the 26000 block of Independence Drive for a reported domestic disturbance. Investigation revealed that Kelly E. Braxton, 32, of Mechanicsville, had been involved in a physical altercation...
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3rd Annual “Celebrate Charles: FallFest”

3rd Annual “Celebrate Charles: FallFest”

Charles County residents can celebrate the autumn season by participating in the “Celebrate Charles: FallFest.” The event features a Trick-or-Trick trail and Family Fun Zone play for children, as well as a marketplace of local artisans and crafters.  Live music will be provided by the Sam Grow Band and the Sara Gray Band. WHAT:     ...
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Public Meeting to be Held for MD 5 – Point Lookout Road Improvement Project

Public Meeting to be Held for MD 5 – Point Lookout Road Improvement Project

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) has begun to design improvements to MD 5 – Point Lookout Road from south of Camp Brown Road to the causeway inside Point Lookout State Park in St. Mary’s County. The planned improvements include roadway resurfacing and widening with 11-foot-wide lanes and 8-foot-wide shoulders along most of the...
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Two Arrested for Assault in St. Mary’s County

Two Arrested for Assault in St. Mary’s County

On Thursday, October 9, 2014, Deputy Wesner of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Kilbeggan Court in Great Mills, for a reported domestic assault. The victim alleged suspect Anthony James Cookson, 45, of Great Mills, struck the victim in the face with his fist. The victim was transported by...
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Historic St. Mary’s City Remembers Ben Bradlee

Historic St. Mary’s City Remembers Ben Bradlee

The Commission, Foundation, and staff of Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) were saddened to learn that our friend and champion, Benjamin C. Bradlee, passed away on Tuesday, October 21. In 1991, the recently-retired Bradlee was “shanghaied” by then-Governor William Donald Schaefer into taking the helm of a newly-reconstituted HSMC Commission, the governing body of...
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Clifford “Dean” Polk, 40

Clifford “Dean” Polk, 40

Clifford “Dean” Polk, 40 of Bridgewater, VA, formerly from Mechanicsville, MD passed away on October 19, 2014 in Bridgewater, VA. Born on February 2, 1974 in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Prima L. Polk of Staunton, VA, James W. Polk of Mechanicsville, MD, father and mother in law Ed and Judy Powell....
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Ashley “Ash” Victoria Brumm, 31

Ashley “Ash” Victoria Brumm, 31

Ashley “Ash” Victoria Brumm, 31 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on October 19, 2014 at her residence. She was born on January 15, 1983 in Washington, D.C., to Glenn Thomas Brumm, Jr. of Aldie, VA and Victoria Leigh (Galvin) Polk of Mechanicsville, MD. Ashley loved spending time with her son, Aiden and hanging out...
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Margaret Compton Mansley, 91

Margaret Compton Mansley, 91 of Leonardtown, MD died October 20, 2014 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. Born July 28, 1923 in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Garfield Compton and Anna McGill Compton. Margaret was a resident of St. Mary’s County since 2003. She enjoyed word games, traveling, reading books, and her...
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Wednesday’s Pet is DAPPER DAN

Wednesday’s Pet is DAPPER DAN

Wednesday’s Pet for 10/22/14 is DAPPER DAN Featured Pet: DAPPER DAN Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Chihuahua Sex: Male Size: Small (5 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $295.00 See Procedures on Rescue’s site HERE Dan is a tiny 1-year-old playful Chihuahua. He is playful, energetic and...
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Mary Gloria Sesson Briscoe, 93

Mary Gloria Sesson Briscoe, 93

Mary Gloria Sesson Briscoe, 93 of Calvert County, died October 21, 2014. She was born February 15, 1921 in Luzerne, PA. She was the first daughter of Paul Sesson and Mary Onesko Sesson, who both immigrated to the United States through Ellis Island in the early 1900’s. Her siblings, who all predeceased her, include three...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 10/22/14

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 10/22/14

During the week of October 13 through October 19 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,342 calls for service throughout the community. Citizens with information on the following crimes or any criminal activity in Calvert County who wish to report it anonymously can now access the Calvert County Crime Solvers link...
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Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 10/22/14

Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 10/22/14

Maryland State Police from the Prince Frederick Barrack are investigating the following incidents: Theft/Shoplifting: On 10/15/14 at 05:40 pm, Trooper Palumbo responded to the Family Dollar Store in Prince Frederick for a reported of shoplifting. April M. Rogers, 29 of Prince Frederick, was observed placing several items in her handbag as if to conceal...
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Two Car Accident in Prince Frederick Leads to Fly Out

Two Car Accident in Prince Frederick Leads to Fly Out

On Friday, October 17, 2014 at approximately 3:16 p.m. the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad responded to an alert of a personal injury accident at South Solomons Island Road and Duke Street in Prince Frederick. Units arrive to find a two vehicle car accident with one person trapped. Two people were...
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Two Arrested for Burglary in Lexington Park

Two Arrested for Burglary in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, October 14, 2014, Deputy Wesner of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Cabot Place in Lexington Park, after a witness reported a burglary to an unoccupied residence. Deputy Wesner located 2 suspects inside the residence, identified as Divon James Chase, 23, of Lexington Park, and Jordan Tyler...
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Four Car Accident in Prince Frederick Leads to Fly Out

Four Car Accident in Prince Frederick Leads to Fly Out

On Thursday, October 16, 2014 at approximately 4:40 p.m. the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad responded to an alert of a personal injury accident at North Solomons Island Road and Harrow Lane. Units arrived to find a four car accident with one person trapped. Three people were injured. One patient was...
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California Woman Arrested for Assaulting a Police Officer and Resisting Arrest after being Stopped for Passing a Stopped School Bus

California Woman Arrested for Assaulting a Police Officer and Resisting Arrest after being Stopped for Passing a Stopped School Bus

On Thursday, October 9, 2014, at around 4:45 p.m., an off duty Department of Defense Police Officer and other witnesses observed a vehicle passing a stopped school bus with red lights flashing in the area of Monterey Lane in California. The officer called the police and followed the offending vehicle to Catalina Lane in California....
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Advancing Local Preparedness for Ebola Virus

Advancing Local Preparedness for Ebola Virus

At this time, there are no suspected cases of Ebola Virus Disease in St. Mary’s County. While the risk of acquiring Ebola in St. Mary’s County remains extremely low, the St. Mary’s County Health Department is monitoring the national situation and working closely with local and state partners to prepare for and respond to...
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Clarence Cassell, Jr., 86

Clarence Cassell, Jr., 86

Clarence Cassell, Jr., 86 of Charlotte Hall, MD passed away October 18, 2014, at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Charlotte Hall, MD. Born on June 6, 1928 in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Clarence Cassell, Sr. and the late Gladys Cassell. Clarence worked as a security guard and spent...
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Police Called for Armed Robbery and find Drunk Clements Man with a Pellet Gun

Police Called for Armed Robbery and find Drunk Clements Man with a Pellet Gun

On Monday, October 20, 2014 at approximately 7:45 p.m., Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Lexington Park CVS Pharmacy on Great Mills Road for the report of an armed robbery in progress. As officers were responding they were advised that an extremely intoxicated white male was at the pharmacy...
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Charles County Crime Report for 10/21/14

Charles County Crime Report for 10/21/14

The following is a sample of recent Charles County Sheriff’s Office investigations. For information about crimes not included in this report, visit CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address. BURGLARY: On Oct. 15 at about 6:15 p.m., an unknown suspect gained entry into a garage in the 3800 block of...
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48th Annual Oyster Festival Enjoyed by All!

48th Annual Oyster Festival Enjoyed by All!

The 48th Annual Oyster Festival brought many from both far and near to enjoy this year’s festivities held at the Leonardtown Fairgrounds this weekend, Oct. 18 and 19. Fantastic weather, wonderful volunteers and non-profits showing support combined with a well-organized event made it easy for the many in attendance to enjoy!! As far as...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Information in Lusby Shell Armed Robbery

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Information in Lusby Shell Armed Robbery

On Saturday October 18 at 10:05 p.m. the night clerk of the Lusby Shell on H.G. Trueman Road reported an armed robbery. He stated that a black male entered the store, covered his face, presented a handgun, announced the robbery, threatened him with the handgun and fled the store with most of the business’...
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