Monthly Archives: December 2015

Lusby Couple Arrested on Multiple Charges

Lusby Couple Arrested on Multiple Charges

On Monday, December 21, 2015 Deputy V. O’Donnell of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office stopped an aggressive driver near Parker’s Creek Road in Port Republic. A preliminary investigation the driver, Ryan Cox, 31, of Lusby, to be driving under the influence of drugs. He was arrested for multiple traffic violations and for CDS Administer...
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Wanted Upper Marlboro Woman Arrested at Dunkirk Giant for Shoplifting

Wanted Upper Marlboro Woman Arrested at Dunkirk Giant for Shoplifting

On Sunday, December 26, 2015, Deputy A. Curtin of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a shoplifter at the Giant Grocery Store in Dunkirk. He arrested Maggie Williams, 31, of Upper Marlboro, for theft, providing a false name and possession of drug paraphernalia (straw). She was transported to the Detention...
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Grace Evans Enfield Sturdevant, 89

Grace Evans Enfield Sturdevant, 89

Grace Evans Enfield Sturdevant, of Prince Frederick, Maryland, passed away on December 25, 2015, at the age of 89. She was the wife of the late Harry E. Sturdevant of Dares Beach, Md.; and the daughter of the late Jacob Roy Enfield and Martha Susan Holland Enfield of Forest Hill, Md. A graduate of...
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Mary Ida Barnes Young, 97

Mary Ida Barnes Young, 97

Mary Ida Barnes Young, of Leonardtown, MD, slipped quickly and peacefully from our earthly presence on Friday, December 25, 2015. God took her at the age of ninety-seven, and she entered a life of eternal peace. A devout Catholic, Mary Ida Barnes Young was born in Medley’s Neck, Maryland on April 26, 1918 to...
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Colorado Man Arrested for Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute

Colorado Man Arrested for Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute

On Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 1:42 am, Trooper Coppendge of the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to Dandelion Drive and Corriander Court in Mechanicsville to assist an off-duty Charles County Deputy. The Deputy advised he made contact with the suspect, Christopher William Spak, 25, of Lakewood, CO, at the beginning of the...
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Suspect in Lexington Park Attempted Sexual Assault Wanted on Sex Offense Charges

Suspect in Lexington Park Attempted Sexual Assault Wanted on Sex Offense Charges

Donald Leo Parks, 22, of Lexington Park, has an active arrest warrant for sex offense second degree and related charges. Parks is also a suspect in the attempted Sexual Assault of a 47-year-old female that occurred on Friday, December 25, 2015, at approximately 5:00 p.m. The female victim was walking through the parking lot of...
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Patricia Ruth McDonough, 68

Patricia Ruth McDonough, 68

Patricia Ruth McDonough, 68, of Hughesville, MD, passed on December 24, 2015 in Hughesville, MD. Born September 22, 1947 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Frank McDonough. Patricia was a title clerk at Title Professionals in LaPlata, MD. Patricia is survived by her sons Emmett Bladen (Vicki) and Michael Bladen;...
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NAS Patuxent River Operating on Holiday Gate Schedule

NAS Patuxent River Operating on Holiday Gate Schedule

NAS Patuxent River will have limited operations at Gate 3 January 4th to the 8th, 2016, and will resume normal operations January 11, 2016. Gate 3 will open for the week of January 4-8, 2016, and operate on limited hours. GATE 3 – January 4-8: Open from 5:30-9 a.m. and from 3:30-5:30 p.m. GATE...
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Waldorf Woman Appears Happy to be Busted with Drugs and a Syringe

Waldorf Woman Appears Happy to be Busted with Drugs and a Syringe

On Sunday, December 13, 2015, Deputy S. Cameron of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 27000 block of Three Notch Road (Korner Karryout) in Mechanicsville, to make contact with a suspect about a property destruction report. During the investigation, Josephine Bernetta Tippett, age 20, of Waldorf, appeared to be under the...
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Maryland State Police Investigations and DUI Report for Calvert County 12/28/15

Maryland State Police Investigations and DUI Report for Calvert County 12/28/15

Maryland State Police in Prince Frederick are investigating the following incidents: Theft: On 12/14/15 at 12:46 pm, Trooper Warrick responded to the 3100 block of North Avenue in Port Republic for a theft complaint. Unknown suspect(s) entered the residence and removed prescription medication from the victim’s night stand. A possible suspect was been developed....
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Two Women Charged with Possession of Heroin, Crack Cocaine, Suboxone, Alprazolam, and Amphetamines

Two Women Charged with Possession of Heroin, Crack Cocaine, Suboxone, Alprazolam, and Amphetamines

On December 17, 2015,  at approximately 11:00 p.m., Trooper First Class Lewis of the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack stopped a vehicle on Main St. in Prince Frederick for traffic violations. In a search incident to arrest, Regina B. Claggett, 46 of Lexington Park, and Laura N. Hinchman, 27 of Lusby, were found to...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 12/28/2015 to 1/1/2016

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 12/28/2015 to 1/1/2016

During the week of December 28, 2015 to January 1, 2016, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Berry Road at Jenifer Elementary School Berry Road at Berry Elementary School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School The cameras operate Monday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Violators must...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Missing K9 has Been Located

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Missing K9 has Been Located

12/27/15 @ 3:55 p.m.: K9 Noro has been located. 12/27/15: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office K9 (Noro) is running loose in the Hollywood area near Joy Chapel Road. He is a cinnamon red Shepard mix, if found call 301-475-8008. He has a Teal Miami Dolphins collar with his owners information. He is friendly unless...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Anne Arundel County

Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Anne Arundel County

The Maryland State Police CRASH Team continues to investigate a fatal crash this morning in Anne Arundel County that claimed the life of a woman from Queen Anne’s County. The victim is identified as Miriam Barnshaw, 65, of the 200 block of Conquest Road in Centreville, Maryland. She was pronounced deceased at the scene...
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SMART Medicine Presentation Coming to Loffler Senior Activity Center

SMART Medicine Presentation Coming to Loffler Senior Activity Center

Seniors 50+ are invited to attend a SMART Medicine presentation, hosted by the St. Mary’s County Department of Aging and Human Services, on Thursday, January 21, 2016, at the Loffler Senior Activity Center. The presentation will take place between 10 and 11 a.m. SMART Medicine is a local campaign designed to generate awareness for...
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Local Department of Defense Contract Awards 12/27/15

Local Department of Defense Contract Awards 12/27/15

The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities. Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Owego, New York, is being awarded an $117,152,307 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-11-C-0020) for the manufacture and delivery of 10 MH-60R Mission Avionics Systems and Common Cockpits for...
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If you got a Drone for Christmas, it Probably Needs to be Registered with the FAA

If you got a Drone for Christmas, it Probably Needs to be Registered with the FAA

Over the holidays, many of us got our hands on a drone. If you haven’t flown it yet, there’s something you may have to do before you venture outside today. Any drone over .55 pounds (and up to 55 pounds, including the camera) must be registered with the FAA. Tiny drones — those that...
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January Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

January Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Happy New Year! The Calvert Marine Museum offers activities and programs for all members of the family. Visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com for a complete listing of events. Friday, January 1 – New Year’s Day The museum is closed. Tuesday, January 12, Thursday, January 14, and Wednesday 20 – Sea Squirts 10:30 a.m. –...
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NAWCAD/NAWCWD Team Creates Sonobuoy Testing System for KC-130T

NAWCAD/NAWCWD Team Creates Sonobuoy Testing System for KC-130T

Engineers, technicians and others from three Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) laboratories and the Anti-submarine Warfare Systems program office (PMA-264) rapidly developed a new sonobuoy launching system in the summer and fall of 2015 and completed delivery in late November. The new system, an adaptation of two SH-60B helicopter sonobuoy launchers into a...
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Traffic Stop Ends in Arrest for Theft and Possession of Heroin

Traffic Stop Ends in Arrest for Theft and Possession of Heroin

On Saturday, December 19, 2015, at approximately 3:55 p.m., Trooper First Class Rowe of the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack stopped a vehicle on Rt. 4 in Huntingtown for traffic violations. The occupants, James A. Bellosi, Jr., 19 of Sunderland, and Jordan B. Hangliter, 19 of Montross, VA, were extremely nervous upon contact. A...
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Attempted Sexual Assault Suspect Wanted by Police

Attempted Sexual Assault Suspect Wanted by Police

On Friday, December 25, 2015, at approximately 5:00 p.m. a 47-year-old female was walking through the parking lot of the vacant McKay’s grocery store on Great Mills Road, when she was approached by a white male wearing shorts. The white male exposed his genitals and attempted to assault the female sexually. The female was...
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White Plains Man Driving Wrong Way on Beltway Involved in Early Christmas Morning Fatal Car Crash

White Plains Man Driving Wrong Way on Beltway Involved in Early Christmas Morning Fatal Car Crash

Franklin Moreno-Dunn, 25, of Fort Washington, Maryland was killed driving his Honda Civic in the southbound lanes of the Beltway near Branch Avenue when his car was hit head-on. The driver of a Lexus, which was headed the wrong way has been identified as 27-year-old Courtney Isiah Benjamin Jackson of White Plains. There’s no information...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report 12/26/15

During the week of December 14 through December 20 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,378 calls for service throughout the community. If you know who committed these crimes or any other criminal activity in Calvert County, you can report it anonymously online by clicking the Crime Solvers link at www.CalvertCountySheriff.us...
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SMECO Offering College Scholarships

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) is offering college scholarships for the 2016-2017 school year. Four high school seniors will be awarded $1,500 each. Students are eligible to apply if they live with parents or guardians who are SMECO customer-members. Seniors must be enrolled or plan to enroll full-time in an accredited college, university, or...
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Dolores Jane Witcher, 85

Dolores Jane Witcher, 85

Dolores Jane Witcher, 85 of Lexington Park, MD, passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Leonardtown, MD. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 12 noon at Powerhouse Apostolic Ministry, 47316 Lincoln Avenue, Lexington Park MD 20653.
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