Monthly Archives: June 2016

William Earl Hester Sr.

William Earl Hester Sr.

William Earl Hester, Sr. of Great Mills, MD passed away on June 1, 2016 at his home. Born on November 12, 1942, he was the son of the late Georgia Ilean Watts Hester and Hubert Hester, Sr. William is survived by his children; William Earl Hester, Jr., Roger T. Hester both of Great Mills,...
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Charles County Correctional Officer Sentenced for Sexual Relations with Inmate

Charles County Correctional Officer Sentenced for Sexual Relations with Inmate

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on June 1, 2016, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced a former Charles County Detention Center (CCDC) Correctional Officer to 90 days in jail for having sexual relations with an inmate. Jason Paul Arnold of La Plata, who recently resigned as a...
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Near-Normal Atlantic Hurricane Season is Most Likely this Year

Near-Normal Atlantic Hurricane Season is Most Likely this Year

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center says the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 30, will most likely be near-normal, but forecast uncertainty in the climate signals that influence the formation of Atlantic storms make predicting this season particularly difficult. NOAA predicts a 70 percent likelihood of 10 to 16 named...
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Washington DC Man Leads Police in Calvert County on High Speed Chase Ending in Crash

Washington DC Man Leads Police in Calvert County on High Speed Chase Ending in Crash

On Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at approximately 12:23 a.m., Corporal J. Dean of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was traveling south on MD Route 4 in Huntingtown when he observed a Blue Ford Windstar minivan driving in an aggressive manner. Corporal Dean observed the vehicle change lanes several times as it passed other traveling...
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Dameron Women Arrested for Assault

Dameron Women Arrested for Assault

On Friday May 6, 2016 Deputy B. Foor of the St. Mary’s Co. Sheriff’s Office responded to the 18000 block of St. Jerome’s Neck Road in Dameron, for the report of an assault. The victim alleged the suspect, Mandy Lee Dean, age 35, of Dameron, punched the victim in the face during an argument....
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Mechanicsville Man Charged with Assault

Mechanicsville Man Charged with  Assault

On Thursday May 5, 2016 Deputy D. Lawrence of the St. Mary’s Co. Sheriff’s Office responded to the 39000 block of Middleton Lane in Clements, for a reported assault. The victim alleged the suspect, Richard Calvin Rooks, age 29, of Mechanicsville, produced a knife and swung it at two victims after an argument. Rooks was transported...
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Lusby Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin

Lusby Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin

On Saturday, May 28, 2016, at 6:00 p.m., Deputy J. Denton of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling south on S. Solomons Island Road/Parran Road, in St. Leonard. He arrested the passenger of the vehicle, Daniel Madden, 30, of Lusby, who was in Possession of a Controlled...
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Scratch-Off Shocks Prince George’s County Woman

Scratch-Off Shocks Prince George’s County Woman

Although she may have appeared calm when she scratched off her winning Maximum Jackpot ticket, a Lanham woman told Maryland Lottery officials that inside she was far from it. Seeing her $100,000 top-prize win gradually appear shook her to her core! The mother of one was still in Gem Liquors in Lanham when Lottery luck...
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Safe Memorial Day Weekend Seen in Maryland

Safe Memorial Day Weekend Seen in Maryland

A safety-conscious public and a concerted effort by Maryland Natural Resources Police kept the Memorial Day weekend free of fatalities and with just four reported boat accidents. “We did everything in our power to be visible, to interact, to educate,” Natural Resources Police Superintendent Colonel Robert K. “Ken” Ziegler Jr. said. “Our officers spoke...
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John “Pappy” Nicklow Sr.

John “Pappy” Nicklow, Sr. of Dunkirk, Maryland passed away May 31, 2016. He is survived by his companion: Treva Kirby; children: Suzie Linton, Michael Nicklow, Debbie Boyle, and Robin Strickler; siblings: Marge Countryman, Genevieve Wolfe, and Joan McCartin; 16 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Pappy is preceded in death by his parents: Richard and Katherine;...
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David Ray Keener, 78

David Ray Keener, 78

David Ray Keener, 78, of Hughesville, died on May 26, 2016 in LaPlata, MD. Born February 7, 1938 in Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Ray Keener and the late Mabel Goldsboro Keener. In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Diane Keener and his brother,...
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Charles “Chuck” Perry Miller II, 80

Charles “Chuck” Perry Miller II, 80

Charles “Chuck” Perry Miller, III, 80, of Fairfax, VA passed away in Leonardtown, MD on May 29, 2016. Born on February 23, 1938, he was the son of the late Virginia Emerson Miller, and Charles Perry Miller, Jr. Charles was the loving husband of Louise “LuAnn” Libert Miller whom he married on September 16,...
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Wednesday’s Pet is BINGO

Wednesday’s Pet is BINGO

Wednesday’s Pet for 6/01/16 BINGO Featured Pet: BINGO Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Chihuahua/Dachshund Mix Sex: Male Size: Small (8 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $295.00 See Procedures on Rescue’s site HERE Bingo is a darling 8-pound 4 year old Chihuahua Mix. His favorite activity is...
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UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Mechanicsville

UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Mechanicsville

UPDATE 6/1/2016: On May 31, 2016, Bryce Hurry, age 20, of Chaptico succumbed to his injuries during treatment at Prince George’s Hospital. 5/31/16: On Monday, May 30, 2016, at approximately 2:22 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a serious motor vehicle collision on Mechanicsville Road in the area of Gander...
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FBI Offers $10,000 Reward for Information in Charles County Cold Case Murder

FBI Offers $10,000 Reward for Information in Charles County Cold Case Murder

Today, the FBI in Baltimore is announcing a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of those responsible for killing Martin Hawkins, Jr. The FBI is teaming up with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office in asking for the public’s help in gathering information about the April 18, 2012...
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Fairfax, VA Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct at the Holiday Inn in Solomons

Fairfax, VA Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct at the Holiday Inn in Solomons

On Sunday, May 29, 2016, at 12:37 a.m., Trooper Warrick from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to the Holiday Inn in Solomons for a reported disorderly subject. Paul E. Flood, 46 of Fairfax, VA was observed being disruptive to the patrons at the hotel bar and starting fights. After Flood became uncooperative...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 6/1/2016

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 6/1/2016

During the week of May 23 through May 30 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,552 calls for service throughout the community. Burglary: On May 26, 2016, Deputy G. Gott responded to Catalina Drive, in Lusby, for the report of a burglary. Sometime between 3:00 pm on May 25 and 4:00 pm...
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State Police Enforcement Statistics For Memorial Day Weekend

State Police Enforcement Statistics For Memorial Day Weekend

Maryland State Police troopers were involved in extra patrols and focused enforcement initiatives throughout the Memorial Day Weekend, making more than 8,400 traffic stops and arresting more than 90 impaired drivers. From May 27th through May 30th, troopers stopped 8,443 vehicles and issued 5,793 traffic citations, 4,831 warnings and 798 safety equipment repair orders. ...
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Owings Woman Arrested on Burglary Charge

Owings Woman Arrested on Burglary Charge

On Thursday, May 26, 2016, Deputy G. Gott of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Birch Drive, in Huntingtown, for the report of a burglary in progress. One of the home owners, upon returning home at approximately 10:00 p.m., heard voices in the basement of his home. He discovered a female, Donna Renee...
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Operation Border2Border Kicks off National Click It or Ticket Campaign

Operation Border2Border Kicks off National Click It or Ticket Campaign

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is participating in the Click It or Ticket campaign, which runs from May 23 through June 5. On May 24, 2016, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and troopers from the Maryland State Police, Leonardtown and Prince Frederick Barracks, conducted seat...
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Governor Larry Hogan Rescinds 72 Executive Orders

Governor Larry Hogan Rescinds 72 Executive Orders

Governor Larry Hogan today signed Executive Order 01.01.2016.06, rescinding 72 obsolete executive orders issued by previous administrations over the last 46 years. The removal of almost five decades of gubernatorial directives that are either outdated or superseded by legislation reflects the ongoing effort of the Hogan administration to modernize and streamline state government, including...
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Prince George’s County Keno Player Hits Big Again

Prince George’s County Keno Player Hits Big Again

Keno has been very lucky for a 66-year-old Berwyn Heights nurse. But this avid player was still surprised when she stopped at Long Branch Beer & Wine in Silver Spring and won $10,000 playing her favorite game. “The store I normally go to was closed so I went to Long Branch instead,” said the...
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White Plains Man Pleads Guilty to Armed Robbery of St. Mary’s County Jewelry Store and Pharmacy

White Plains Man Pleads Guilty to Armed Robbery of St. Mary’s County Jewelry Store and Pharmacy

Abdelrahim Ayyad, a/k/a Sahid, age 50, of White Plains, pleaded guilty today to: an armed robbery conspiracy; two armed commercial robberies; and to using and brandishing a firearm in relation to a crime of violence. Ayyad was originally scheduled to go to trial today on those charges, but instead pleaded guilty to the superseding...
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