Monthly Archives: August 2015

Clements Cuties Benefit Game in Honor of Joy Murphy

Clements Cuties Benefit Game in Honor of Joy Murphy

On Saturday August 22nd at Cryers Back Road Inn, the Clements Cuties played the Women’s over 30 League Allstars in a benefit softball game. The benefit was for the surviving daughters of Joy Bowling Murphy who passed away on May 12th of this year at the age of 40. The Clements Cuties are a...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Regarding Vandalism in Leonardtown Square

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Regarding Vandalism in Leonardtown Square

The Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help regarding recent vandalism in Leonardtown Square. The incident occurred sometime around 2:30 a.m., August 28. Both Oga’s Asian Cusine and the Leonardtown Post Office have been spray painted with obsecenties, including a swastika and anarchy signs. Anyone with information regarding the vandalism is asked to call...
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Horse Camp for a Day – Registration Now Open

Horse Camp for a Day – Registration Now Open

Spend your day off from school at Horse Camp for a Day! Based on our popular summer horse camps, Horse Camp for a Day offers similar activities in a one-day format. Riders will be given challenges whether they have never ridden a horse at all or have some experience. The day also includes a...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Issues SCAM ALERT ~Scammers Posing as Support Technicians’

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Issues SCAM ALERT ~Scammers Posing as Support Technicians’

The Sheriff’s Office has received complaints from the community regarding scammers making unsolicited contact using pop-up messages. The scammers pose as ‘support technicians’ claiming a problem exists on the consumer’s personal computer and offering to fix the problem remotely. The scammer will request credit card information claiming to charge for services. Several variations of...
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Jose Raul Molina, Jr., 56

Jose Raul Molina, Jr., 56

Jose Raul Molina, Jr., 56 of Hollywood, MD died Sunday, August 23, 2015 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center surrounded by his loving family. He was born on October 16, 1958 in El Paso, TX to Florentina Villa Molina of El Paso, TX and the late Jose Raul Molina, Sr. On May 12, 1977 Jose proudly...
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Diane Kay Vanaman, 65

Diane Kay Vanaman, 65

Diane Kay Vanaman, 65 of Great Mills, MD passed away on August 26, 2015 in California, MD. Born on April 21, 1950 in Bridgeton, NJ, she was the daughter of Lillian Vanaman of Lexington Park, MD and the late Darius F. Vanaman. Diane is survived by her daughter Michelle Perez of Great Mills, MD,...
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Annie Estelle “Memom” Keeler, 80

Annie Estelle “Memom” Keeler, 80

Annie Estelle “Memom” Keeler, 80 of Leonardtown, MD, passed away on August 25, 2015 in Washington, DC. Born September7, 1934 in Westwood, MD, she was the daughter of the late Ida Rebecca Richards and William Thomas Richards. Annie was the wife of the late Richard James Keeler whom she married on April 17, 1976...
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Carl William Brown, “CB”, 82

Carl William Brown, “CB”, 82

Carl William Brown, “CB”, 82 of Piney Point, formerly from Lexington Park, MD passed away in Callaway, MD. Born on December 21, 1932 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of the late Geraldine J. Clark Brown and Marvin Brown. Carl was the loving husband of the late Sandra M. Sager Brown, whom he...
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Christopher “Chris” Paul Espina, 48

Christopher “Chris” Paul Espina, 48

Christopher “Chris” Paul Espina, 48 of Lexington Park, MD passed away on August 20, 2015 at Georgetown University Hospital. Born August 27, 1966 in Washington, DC; he was the son of Nancy Karen Espina of Charlotte Hall, MD and the late Thomas Rudolph Espina. Chris is survived by his wife Glenda Helene Espina whom...
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Leaming James “Lee” Gandy, 75

Leaming James “Lee” Gandy, 75

Leaming James “Lee” Gandy, 75 of Lusby, MD passed away on August 19, 2015 in Solomons, MD. Born August 2, 1940 in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Leaming Rice Gandy and Catherine (Garland) Gandy. Lee graduated from Paulsboro High School in 1958 and received an Associates Degree from Rutgers University. He...
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Prince George’s County Police Department Investigates Fatal Pedestrian Hit and Run in New Carrollton

Prince George’s County Police Department Investigates Fatal Pedestrian Hit and Run in New Carrollton

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run in New Carrollton. The collision occurred on July 15, 2015. The victim died of her injuries on August 25, 2015. She is 39-year-old Sandra Luna of Jeffrey Avenue in Lanham. Investigators would like to talk to anyone who...
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Pedestrian Dies After being Struck by a Car in Waldorf

Pedestrian Dies After being Struck by a Car in Waldorf

On Thursday August 27th, 2015 at approximately 10:30 p.m, Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to Route 5/Mattawoman-Beantown Road at Route 301/Crain Highway, in Waldorf for a report of an accident involving a pedestrian. Troopers arrived on scene and spoke with Charles County Sheriff’s Office units already on scene and parties involved. Investigation revealed...
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Man Sentenced to Life for the Gruesome Assault of Fiancé

Man Sentenced to Life for the Gruesome Assault of Fiancé

After a lengthy sentencing hearing, Charles County Circuit Judge Amy J. Bragunier sentenced Stephen Dale Nolan, Jr., 41, of La Plata, to Life plus 30 years in prison for the Sexual Assault and Attempted Second Degree Murder of his fiancé. The sentencing hearing lasted more than 3 hours. During the sentencing hearing a number...
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Sexton Pitches a Gem to Send the Blue Crabs to Victory

Sexton Pitches a Gem to Send the Blue Crabs to Victory

Riding the pitching performance of RHP Tim Sexton, Southern Maryland defeated the Long Island Ducks by the final of 5-2. Sexton went six innings in a spot start, striking out seven Ducks hitters. Tim also made some big pitches in the ballgame that induced two ground ball double plays with runners on first and...
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Police Searching for Firearms Stolen from Coltons Point Residence

Police Searching for Firearms Stolen from Coltons Point Residence

Between August 14th and August 17th, two firearms were stolen from a residence in Coltons Point, Maryland. The firearms are described as an Armalite AR-50 and a semi-automatic Browning M1919. Both firearms are listed as stolen in the National Criminal Information Center (NCIC) database. Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to call...
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Search Underway for Missing Sex Offender

Search Underway for Missing Sex Offender

Federal, state and county police are searching for a convicted sex offender who walked off from a court-ordered home visit on Thursday, August 27, near Landover Hills. Forty-nine year-old James Alexander Norris, Jr., was last seen wearing a black track jacket with a white stripe down the sleeves, blue jeans and New Balance sneakers....
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Members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Attend NADDI Conference in Annapolis

Members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Attend NADDI Conference in Annapolis

On August 7th, 2015, the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) held their annual conference in Annapolis, Maryland. Attendees represented law enforcement agencies, state regulatory agencies, health care providers, substance abuse professionals, and healthcare fraud investigators. For the second time in recent years the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office was requested to present...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Advises of Phone Scam

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Advises of Phone Scam

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is aware that citizens in Calvert County are being solicited via an automated phone message regarding unpaid tax bills or outstanding debts. Please do not provide the callers any information as it has been deemed a scam. It is advised that citizens do not return the call to the...
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Commissioners to Hold Public Forum September 1

Commissioners to Hold Public Forum September 1

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County will hold their next Public Forum on Tuesday, September 1 at 6:30 p.m. The forum will take place in their meeting room, inside the Chesapeake Building, at 41770 Baldridge Street in Leonardtown. As with the May public forum, citizens unable to attend in person and wanting to voice a concern, can...
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Build Your Confidence with a Self-defense Workshop at Calvert Library

Build Your Confidence with a Self-defense Workshop at Calvert Library

It’s a tough world out there. Build your confidence and learn how to stay safe with a self-defense workshop at Calvert Library! Back by popular demand, Kyle Webber of Black Belt Academy of Prince Frederick will be bringing his expertise to Calvert Library Prince Frederick on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, from 7:00-8:30 pm. A...
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Castillo Drives in all Five Runs to Send the Blue Crabs to Victory

Castillo Drives in all Five Runs to Send the Blue Crabs to Victory

RHP Shaun Garceau made his second start since returning from the Mexican League and threw seven innings, allowing three runs on six hits to lead Southern Maryland to a 5-3 victory. Camden got on the board first in the bottom of the second inning on Joel Guzman’s solo homerun. In the bottom of the...
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Illegal Pet Coyote Euthanized After Caught By Police

Illegal Pet Coyote Euthanized After Caught By Police

UPDATE: The coyote tested negative for rabies. On August 26, 2015, at approximately 8:09 a.m. the Calvert Control Center received a call from a citizen advising that there was a coyote running loose with a leash in the area of Neptune’s restaurant in North Beach. Sheriff’s Deputies and Animal Control Officer (ACO) Tom Guy...
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Multiple Deputies Respond to Great Mills High School

Multiple Deputies Respond to Great Mills High School

On Thursday, August 27, at 10:10 a.m., Corporal Kristi Nelson, The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer for Great Mills High School, responded to a fight involving 3 students inside the school. Corporal Nelson immediately attempted to break up the fight and was assaulted. Corporal Nelson called for additional officers to respond. Several additional...
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UPDATE : Names Released in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident on Route 4 in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE : Names Released in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident on Route 4 in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE 8/27/15 @ 10:00 a.m. – On Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at approximately 1:30 p.m members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported serious motor vehicle collision on Patuxent Beach Road in the area of North Patuxent Beach Road. Deputies arrived on scene to discover a head-on, two vehicle collision....
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Calvert County New School Year ~ Squad 2 PSA Community Activity Project

Calvert County New School Year ~ Squad 2 PSA Community Activity Project

The men and women of Squad Two of the Patrol Bureau of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office want to remind everyone that school is about to start. Please drive carefully and use extra caution. Also be aware of school buses and children at bus stops. Slow down for school zones and be mindful of...
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