Monthly Archives: June 2016

Vincent Caryl Bridges

Vincent Caryl Bridges

Peacefully on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Vincent Caryl Bridges departed this earthly life at George Washington University Hospital. Family and friends will unite on Monday, June 27, 2016 from 10:00am until time of service 11:00am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD. Interment will be private.
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SMECO 75 Bike Ride Raises $25,000 for Operation: Tohidu

SMECO 75 Bike Ride Raises $25,000 for Operation: Tohidu

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) employees hosted their fifth annual bike ride on June 4, 2016. Three bike routes of 29, 47, and 75 miles started at the Cooperative’s headquarters in Hughesville and went as far as Colton’s Point in St. Mary’s County. Profits from the bike ride will be donated to Melwood’s Operation:...
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Maryland’s Newest Heritage Trail is Just a Hoofbeat Away

Maryland’s Newest Heritage Trail is Just a Hoofbeat Away

Since the first settlers set foot here in the early 1600s, horses have been a part of Southern Maryland. Hoofbeats Through History: The Southern Maryland Historic Horse Trail, the region’s exciting new heritage trail, is a network of destinations highlighting the important role horses played in this area’s culture and heritage. The project encompasses sites where the...
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Retired Postal Carrier Delivers Soup and $50,000 Lottery Prize

Retired Postal Carrier Delivers Soup and $50,000 Lottery Prize

Shady Side resident David Williams has delivered everything from ice cream to mail over the years. This week, while picking up carryout food at a local restaurant, the retired postal carrier added a $5 Hot Hand scratch-off to his purchase and delivered his own $50,000 top-prize win! The 80-year-old began his career as an...
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Anne Arundel County Man Sentenced To Over 8 Years In Federal Prison For Possession Of Child Pornography

Anne Arundel County Man Sentenced To Over 8 Years In Federal Prison For Possession Of Child Pornography

On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, U.S. District Judge George L. Russell III sentenced Sergei William Noack, age 23, of West River, to 97 months in prison, followed by 25 years of supervised release, for possession of child pornography. Judge Russell also ordered that upon his release from prison Noack must register as a sex offender...
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St. Inigoes Man Charged with Crabbing Violations, Failing to Protect Turtles

St. Inigoes Man Charged with Crabbing Violations, Failing to Protect Turtles

A St. Mary’s County man has been charged with possessing undersized crabs and failing to equip his crab pots with devices to prevent the drowning of diamondback terrapins. Officers saw Joseph William Sullivan, 47, of St. Inigoes, crabbing off the dock of his home on June 15 and returned to check his catch. They...
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Police Make Two Arrests at Methamphetamine Lab in La Plata

Police Make Two Arrests at Methamphetamine Lab in La Plata

On Friday, June 17, 2016, members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Enforcement Section, assisted by Emergency Services Teams from both the Charles County and St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Offices, along with COPS officers and Animal Control officers, executed a search and seizure warrant at a house in the La Plata area after...
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Police in Prince George’s County Arrest Elementary School Teacher in Prostitution Sting

Police in Prince George’s County Arrest Elementary School Teacher in Prostitution Sting

Detectives from the Prince George’s County Police Department arrested 29-year-old Martin Rye Brown of the 8000 block of Walden Road in Silver Spring during a prostitution sting. Brown is a teacher at Langley Park-McCormick Elementary School in Hyattsville. Brown was arrested during a sting operation in Lanham on Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Brown was charged...
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June C. Smith, 89

June C. Smith, 89

June C. Smith, 89, of Chesapeake Beach, MD on Sunday June 19, 2016 at her residence. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, she was the daughter of the late Maximillian J. and Estelle S. (Mielke) Lehner. She was predeceased by two husbands, William E. Edge and Charles H. Smith. June was a veteran of the United...
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Mark Loomis Howard, 66

Mark Loomis Howard, 66, passed away on June 16, 2016 at his home in California, MD. He was born in Baltimore, MD on February 10, 1950 to the late Thomas B. Howard and the late Blanche S. Howard. Mark was educated at the Boys Latin School in Baltimore, MD and attended St. Mary’s College...
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Howard Michael “Mike” Perrie

Howard Michael “Mike” Perrie of Mechanicsville, MD, formerly from Clinton, MD passed away on June 20, 2016 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on November 30, 1952 he was the son of the late Doris Perrie and Steven Perrie. Mike is survived by his wife, Donna Perrie, whom he married on December 30, 1988 in Upper...
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Wednesday’s Pet is RED

Wednesday’s Pet is RED

Wednesday’s Pet for 6/22/2016 RED Featured Pet: Red Rescue Group: Beagle Rescue of Southern Maryland Breed: Beagle Sex: Male Size: Medium (39 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Donation Red is a 9-year-old friendly boy that came into rescue as a stray. He had obviously had a run in...
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Participate in a Special Summer Public Art Project Annmarie Sculpture Garden

Participate in a Special Summer Public Art Project Annmarie Sculpture Garden

  Summer is here and Annmarie Garden announces an exciting community art project entitled, Inflatable – Images & Inspirations. The project will continue throughout the summer and will be led by artist-in-residence, Hannah Jeremiah. Visitors are invited to participate in something bigger than themselves with the creation of this work of art that will...
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St. Mary’s County Couple Arrested in Prince Frederick on Drug Charges

St. Mary’s County Couple Arrested in Prince Frederick on Drug Charges

On Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at approximately 4:00 p.m., Deputy C. Ward from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop at the area of Northbound Route 4 at Commerce Lane, in Prince Frederick. When he approached the vehicle, he observed crushed pills in the driver’s lap. The driver, Michael King, 43, of...
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Three St. Mary’s County Sex Offenders Arrested for Failure to Register

Three St. Mary’s County Sex Offenders Arrested for Failure to Register

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Investigations Division, Sex Offender Compliance Unit, has arrested the following individuals for Failing to Register as Sex Offender as required by the Maryland Statue:
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 6/22/2016

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 6/22/2016

The following is a sample of recent St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office investigations. All information below was provided by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office 6-7-2016 – Assault – Corporal D. Snyder responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for the report of an inmate on inmate assault. The victim alleged the suspect,...
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St. Mary’s County Correctional Officers Graduate from the Emergency Response Team Academy

St. Mary’s County Correctional Officers Graduate from the Emergency Response Team Academy

On May 27, 2016, the St. Mary’s County Detention Center graduated three officers from the Emergency Response Team (ERT) Academy that was held at The Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy in Nanjemoy, Maryland. The training lasted for seven days and consisted of class instruction, team building, and strenuous physical exercise.The ERT Team responds to...
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WANTED – Calvert County Sheriffs Office 6/22/2016

WANTED – Calvert County Sheriffs Office 6/22/2016

The following persons are wanted by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Individuals with information concerning these cases should take no action themselves, but instead immediately contact the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office or local law enforcement agency. Sgt. Rob Selkirk 410-535-2800 Ext 2517 Cell 443-624-8241 Det. Mike Tomlinson 410-535-2800 Ext 2581 Cell 443-532-4278 Det. Chip Ward 410-535-2800 Ext 2589 Cell...
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Department of Natural Resources Recruits Young Adults for Maryland Conservation Corps

Department of Natural Resources Recruits Young Adults for Maryland Conservation Corps

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now recruiting 17-25 year olds for the Maryland Conservation Corps, an award-winning AmeriCorps program that engages young adults in extensive natural resource management and park conservation projects across the state. The program seeks to hire 35 full-time crew members for an 11-month period, beginning in October 2016. “The Maryland Conservation...
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Counterfeit Bills Circulating in St. Mary’s County

Counterfeit Bills Circulating in St. Mary’s County

Nationwide, businesses are experiencing an increase in individuals attempting to pass counterfeit $100 bills. Local jurisdictions, including the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, are investigating several cases where multiple individuals have used, or attempted to use, fraudulent $100 bills. The public should be on the lookout for counterfeit money being used within the community....
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John R Woodward Jr., 79

John R Woodward Jr., 79

John R. Woodward, Jr., 79, of Broomes Island, Maryland passed away on June 21, 2016 at his home. He was born on November 4, 1936 in Ashland, Pennsylvania to the late Elizabeth Rosti and John R. Woodward,Sr. John was loved by all and will be truly missed. He is survived by his wife of...
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Joshua Carl “Josh” Alderman, 28

Joshua Carl “Josh” Alderman, 28

Joshua Carl “Josh” Alderman, 28, of Owings passed away June 18, 2016. He was born February 8, 1988 in Prince Frederick to Carl Junior and Laura Lee (Brady) Alderman. Josh was raised in Owings and attended Sunderland Elementary, Northern Middle and graduated from Northern High School in 2006. He was employed as a security...
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Ginger Lynn Ramsey, 54

Ginger Lynn Ramsey, 54

Ginger Lynn Ramsey, 54, of Forestville, MD passed away June 18, 2016 at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center in Clinton, MD. Ginger was born June 18, 1962 to Boyd and Margaret Katherine “Kitty” (Vick) Ramsey. She was raised in Forestville, graduated from Suitland High School and also attained some college credits. She was employed...
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Dolores A Morgan, 83

Dolores A Morgan, 83

Dolores A. Morgan, age 83, of Prince Frederick, MD. Dolores was born in West Virginia to the late Howard and Pauline Stephens. She was the beloved wife of Paul “Duke” Maddox for 20 years until his passing and later married Thomas M. Morgan. They were married for 28 years before his passing in 2000....
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Stephen Benjamin Carzon “Melvin”

Stephen Benjamin Carzon “Melvin”

Stephen Benjamin Carzon – “Melvin” (May 26, 1952 – June 16, 2016) – Passed in peace of cancer with his daughter and son by his side. Son of Harry F. Carzon and Jean B. Carzon, of Riverdale, Maryland (both deceased), Crofton, Maryland; and Little River, South Carolina. Stephen was a Cable Technician for the...
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