Monthly Archives: June 2016

Thomas Franklin “Tommy” Houck Jr., 60

Thomas Franklin “Tommy” Houck Jr., 60

Thomas Franklin “Tommy” Houck, Jr., 60, of Chesapeake Beach, MD passed away, as a result of a motorcycle accident, June 23, 2016 at Prince Georges Hospital Center. He was born November 5, 1955 in Washington, DC to Thomas Franklin and Lorena Elizabeth (Rhodes) Houck. Tommy lived most of his early years in Morningside, MD...
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Kathryn Ann Chick, 64

Kathryn Ann Chick, 64

Kathryn Ann Chick, 64, of Waldorf, MD, passed away on June 25, 2016 in La Plata, MD. She was born in La Plata, MD on September 13, 1951 to the late Joseph Cooksey and the late Thelma Istvan Cooksey. Kathryn graduated from Lackey High School in 1969. She retired in 1998 from the Naval...
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Lusby Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for His Role in a Southern Maryland Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

Lusby Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for His Role in a Southern Maryland Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

On Monday,  June 27, 2016, U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow sentenced Antoine Dewayne Savoy, age 35, of Lusby,  today to 10 years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute powder and crack cocaine. The sentence was announced by United States Attorney...
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UPDATE: Prince George’s County Police Department Release Video of Triple Homicide Suspect

UPDATE: Prince George’s County Police Department Release Video of Triple Homicide Suspect

UPDATE 6/27/2016: Homicide Unit detectives from the Prince George’s County Police Department today released video of the suspect wanted in Friday’s triple homicide in Forestville. On the video, the gunman is seen running from the crime scene moments after he shot five people, killing three. It’s believed the suspect acted alone. Preliminarily, detectives do not...
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Charlotte Hall Armed Robber Sentenced to Over 15 Years in Federal Prison

Charlotte Hall Armed Robber Sentenced to Over 15 Years in Federal Prison

On Monday, June 27, 2016, U.S. District Judge Paul W. Grimm sentenced Darrell Lee, age 48, of Charlotte Hall, to 184 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for robbery, and for carrying and brandishing a gun during a robbery. Judge Grimm also ordered Lee to pay restitution of $24,791.50 and...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 6/27/2016

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 6/27/2016

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. CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING REWARD IN ROBBERY CASE: Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the...
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Police in St. Mary’s County Seeking Identity of Assault Suspect

Police in St. Mary’s County Seeking Identity of Assault Suspect

On March 2, 2016, the victim walked into the Sheetz Gas Station, located at 22711 Three Notch Road, in California, with a friend for snacks and drinks. While checking out, the victim witnessed the suspect “degrading” a cashier. The victim and the victim’s friend intervened, and then the suspect assaulted them both. Anyone with...
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Letter to the Editor – Hit & Run Information Needed

Letter to the Editor – Hit & Run Information Needed

I was involved in a hit & run accident (on purpose?) on Saturday night on Rt 488 at Rt 5 around 1020 pm. The other driver did not stop, no tag information was available. State Troopers TFC Harrod and TPR Leach investigated the accident. The striking vehicle was newer with the strip LED lights...
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Keno Delivers Bittersweet $30,000 Win to Glen Burnie Player

Keno Delivers Bittersweet $30,000 Win to Glen Burnie Player

A 42-year-old Glen Burnie woman received a bittersweet $30,000 Keno win a day after her father passed away and only days before Father’s Day. The cosmetologist told Maryland Lottery officials that she was feeling very down after her 72-year-old dad’s death the previous day. To feel better, she decided to play a few games...
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Serious Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Collision Involving a Motorcycle in Waldorf

Serious Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Collision Involving a Motorcycle in Waldorf

On Sunday, June 26, 2016 at approximately 10:15 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to the intersection of Route 228 at Greenwood Drive, in Waldorf for a hit and run motor vehicle collision. Based on witness accounts, a 2002 Yamaha R1 motorcycle being operated by Ronald Anthony Crews of...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 6/27/2016 to 7/1/2016

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 6/27/2016 to 7/1/2016

During the week of June 27 to July 1, 2016, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Indian Head Highway at Smallwood Middle 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: House Fire in Saint Leonard Started by Discarded Smoking Material

UPDATE: House Fire in Saint Leonard Started by Discarded Smoking Material

UPDATE 6/27/2016: According to the Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal, the preliminary cause of the fire was accidental, and was started by discarded smoking materials in an outside shrubbery. The occupants of the house were alerted to the fire in it’s early stages and were able to escape without injury and then called 911....
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James Aubrey “Bugg” Windsor Sr., 89

James Aubrey “Bugg” Windsor Sr., 89

James Aubrey” Bugg” Windsor, Sr., 89, of Lusby, MD passed away June 23, 2016 at his residence. James was born August 3, 1926 in Largo, MD to Aubrey Lemuel and Maggie Melvine (Hutchinson) Windsor. He was raised in Largo and attended Prince George’s County Schools. James married Faye Elinor Hutchinson in Epiphany Episcopal Church, Forestville,...
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Sandra C. Carmichael, 75

Sandra C. Carmichael, 75, of Prince Frederick, MD on Friday June 24, 2016 at her residence. Born in Glasgow, Scotland she was a daughter of the late Alec and Catherine (Cunningham) Carmichael. She was employed at Medimmune Inc. as a budget analyst retiring in September 2012. She enjoyed going to the beach, driving her...
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Barbara Ann Boatright, 65

Barbara Ann Boatright, 65

Barbara Ann Boatright, 65, of Dameron, MD passed away suddenly at her home on June 22, 2016. She was born on December 12, 1950 in Dameron, MD to the late Joseph O. Trossbach, Sr. and Marie K. Aud Trossbach. Barbara Ann graduated from Chopticon High School as a member of its first graduating class...
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Lucretia Jean Hanan, 94

Lucretia Jean Hanan, 94

Lucretia Jean Hanan, 94, formerly of Gaithersburg, Maryland died peacefully on June 20, 2016 at Taylor Farm Assisted Living in Bushwood, Maryland. Born on April 4, 1922 in Hopedale Ohio, she was the daughter of George Allen Barricklow and Ethel Lucretia Stringer Barricklow. Jean was the Valedictorian at Hopedale High School. She graduated from...
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Brian Keith Redoute, 58

Brian Keith Redoute, 58

Brian Keith Redoute, 58, of Rainbow Springs, FL, formerly of St. George’s Island, passed away June 19, 2016 at Hospice House of Marion County in Ocala, FL. He was born November 20, 1957, in Detroit, MI to Ann Redoute of Harrison Township, MI and the late Edward George Redoute. In 1975, Brian graduated from...
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Joseph Louis Herbert Sr., 79

Joseph Louis Herbert Sr., 79

Joseph Louis Herbert, Sr., 79 of Washington, DC, (formerly of St. Mary’s County, MD) entered into eternal rest on June 18, 2016. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, July 2, 2016 for visitation at 10 am until time of service at 11 am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home (Frances Dickerson-Briscoe Chapel), 38576 Brett Way,...
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Motorcyclist Dies from Injuries in Chesapeake Beach Crash

Motorcyclist Dies from Injuries in Chesapeake Beach Crash

On Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at approximately 7:22 a.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the intersection of Chesapeake Beach Road (Route 260) and Paris Estates Court, in Chesapeake Beach for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle. Upon arrival units located...
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The Cow & The Fish Restaurant Review

The Cow & The Fish Restaurant Review

In April, we tried out a brand new restaurant…The Cow & The Fish. Located in Hollywood. MD (on the northbound side, north of the fire department), the restaurant opened at the end of October, 2015. Chef Michael and his wife, Silvia, own and operate this new venture. They specialize in steaks and seafood with...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Detectives Identify and Charge Suspect in Christmas Day Robbery

Charles County Sheriff’s Detectives Identify and Charge Suspect in Christmas Day Robbery

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division recently arrested a suspect in connection with a Christmas day robbery, after DNA and other evidence linked the suspect to the crime. On Dec. 25, 2015, at 9:52 p.m., a male suspect entered the 7-11 in the 300 block of Smallwood Drive in Waldorf....
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Lauren Cross Named Miss Prince George’s County Farm Bureau for 2016

Lauren Cross Named Miss Prince George’s County Farm Bureau for 2016

Lauren Cross, 19, of North Keys, was named Miss Prince George’s County Farm Bureau for 2016 at the Prince George’s County Farm Bureau Annual Picnic. She is the daughter of Mike and Jennifer Cross and a fourth generation Cross on the Family Farm. “I am very excited and honored,” Cross said after the contest....
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Man Apprehended During Barricade in Nanjemoy

Man Apprehended During Barricade in Nanjemoy

On Thursday, June 23, 2016, officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single family home on Ironsides Road in Nanjemoy for the report of a first-degree assault in which a male suspect in his forties threatened an acquaintance with a shotgun. Officers learned the man was inside his house, alone, and...
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Richard Henry Myers

Richard Henry Myers

Richard Henry Myers of Mechanicsville, Maryland passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016. Born November 25, 1946 in Springfield, Pennsylvania, Richard was the son of the late Harry Phillip Myers and Anne Irene Wagner Myers. Richard is survived by his wife, Robin Teresa Ferguson Myers, his sons Mark and Matthew Myers, his daughter-in-law Lisa Myers,...
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Hilda Mae Goldsmith Arnold, 78

Hilda Mae Goldsmith Arnold, 78, of Avenue, MD passed away on June 21, 2016 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on November 24, 1937, in Spring Hill, MD she was the daughter of the late Kathleen Elizabeth Rice Goldsmith and Archie Theodore Goldsmith. Hilda was the loving wife of the late Robert Joseph Arnold whom she...
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