Monthly Archives: January 2017

Charles County Entrepreneur Nabs $50,000 Powerball Prize

Charles County Entrepreneur Nabs $50,000 Powerball Prize

A Charles County businessman’s visit to his favorite Maryland Lottery retailer to buy a Powerball ticket for the Jan. 7 drawing made him the biggest winner in the state that night. The entrepreneur visited the Hughesville Sunoco, located at 8144 Leonardtown Road in Hughesville, to buy a $10 quick-pick ticket for the Saturday night...
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Detectives Arrest Two Suspects in Waldorf Homicide

Detectives Arrest Two Suspects in Waldorf Homicide

Homicide Unit detectives from the Prince George’s County Police Department arrested and charged two suspects in the murder of Juan Gonzalez-Mejia last Saturday. The suspects are 25-year-old Byron Leon-Ramos of the 2200 block of Old Washington Road in Waldorf and 24-year-old Selvin Romero-Leon of the 3600 block of Old Washington Road in Waldorf. On...
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Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Accokeek

Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Accokeek

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in Accokeek. The victim’s name will be released once his family has been notified. On January 25, 2017, at approximately 7:40 p.m., patrol officers were called to Berry Road and Indian Head Highway for a collision involving a...
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Prince Georges County Felon Sentenced to 12 Years in Federal Prison for Armed Robbery and Gun Offenses

Prince Georges County Felon Sentenced to 12 Years in Federal Prison for Armed Robbery and Gun Offenses

U.S. District Judge Theodore D. Chuang sentenced Oswaldo Jariel Bonilla, age 29, of Adelphi, on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, to 12 years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiracy to commit an armed commercial robbery, attempted armed robbery, and being a felon in possession of a firearm. Judge Chuang also...
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Waldorf Man Arrested After Fleeing on Foot from Vehicle Crash

Waldorf Man Arrested After Fleeing on Foot from Vehicle Crash

On January 20 at approximately 4:10 p.m., Cpl. T. Lee of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office located a single vehicle crash on Woodville Road near O’Toole Place in Waldorf. Cpl. Lee, who was off duty, stopped to assist the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, who was identified as Leonel Rondon, 25, of...
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Outstanding Driving Without a License Warrants in St. Mary’s County

Outstanding Driving Without a License Warrants in St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating suspects with Driving Without a License Warrants. Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts is asked to contact Deputy Hannah Smith at 301-475-4200, ext. *8123 or by email, at Hannah.Smith@stmarysmd.com. Anyone with information is asked to call CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333 or text a...
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Calvert County Comprehensive Plan Update

Calvert County Comprehensive Plan Update

The third round of public meetings on the Calvert County Comprehensive Plan Update will be held in February, March, and April. Five workshops are scheduled, each focused on a different important issue. The first workshop focuses on transportation and is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 6, 2017 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the College of Southern...
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WANTED: Can You Identify the St. Mary’s County Purse Thief in This Video?

WANTED: Can You Identify the St. Mary’s County Purse Thief in This Video?

On Monday, January 16, 2017, at approximately 11:45 p.m., the man seen in the videos below came into the ABC Liquors and Lounge located on Three Notch Road in California, and stole a purse hanging on the back of a woman’s bar stool. In the first video the man can be seen entering the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shots Fired in Lexington Park

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shots Fired in Lexington Park

On January 25, 2017, at approximately 12:252 p.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 21000 block of Saratoga Drive for the report of shots fired. Deputies arrived on scene and found multiple shell casings. No was injured, and the suspect fled the scene before police arrival. The Criminal Investigations Division responded...
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St. Mary’s County – Critical Missing Person

St. Mary’s County – Critical Missing Person

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing juvenile, Devonte Twain Harrod. He was last seen in the Lexington Park area on January 8, 2017. Devonte Twain Harrod is described as Age: 17 Height: 5’11” Weight: 135 lbs. Hair: Black Eyes: Brown Anyone with information about his whereabouts...
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Vehicle Crashes into Building in Waldorf

Vehicle Crashes into Building in Waldorf

On January 24, 2017 at approximately 11:30 a.m., officers of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to Billingsley Road at St. Charles Parkway in Waldorf for the report of a vehicle that had crashed into the side of a convenience store. An investigation revealed that a 66-year-old male from Bryans Road was attempting to...
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Waldorf Man Arrested for Armed Robbery of Liquor Store

Waldorf Man Arrested for Armed Robbery of Liquor Store

On November 14, 2016, at approximately 9:00 p.m., an unknown suspect entered the front door of a liquor store located in the 2100 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf. Once inside, the suspect, who was armed with a shotgun, locked the front door and then pointed the shotgun at the store clerk. The suspect...
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James Anthony Kunkle, 88

James Anthony Kunkle, 88

James Anthony Kunkle, 88, passed away peacefully on January 22, 2017. Jim was born in 1928 in Philadelphia, PA and longtime resident of Solomons, MD. He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Mickey, and sons Jim and Richard, and their wives Regina & Maryam. He also leaves behind brothers Earl and...
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Wednesday’s Pet is WHITEY

Wednesday’s Pet is WHITEY

Wednesday’s Pet for 1-25-17 WHITEY Featured Pet: Whitey Rescue Group: Second Hope Rescue Breed: American Bully Sex: Male Size: Medium Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Whitey and two females were surrendered to a local shelter. While in rescue, we have learned Whitey walks great on a leash and is...
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Calvert County Commissioners to Name Animal Shelter After Former Commissioner Linda Kelley

Calvert County Commissioners to Name Animal Shelter After Former Commissioner Linda Kelley

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announced today it will dedicate a new Prince Frederick animal shelter in honor of former Calvert County Commissioner Linda Kelley. The Owings resident is widely known as a vocal and committed advocate of animal rights and their safe and humane treatment. The Linda L. Kelley Animal Shelter...
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Savoy Arrested and Released Again in St. Mary’s County

Savoy Arrested and Released Again in St. Mary’s County

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics detectives received information related to Machiavelli Tyzhae Savoy, 18, of Lexington Park and his drug sales from a home in the 21000 block of Hancock Road in Lexington Park. Search and seizure warrants were obtained and executed with the assistance of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Emergency...
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Sheriff’s Deputy Presented with the American Legion Law Officer of the Year Award

Sheriff’s Deputy Presented with the American Legion Law Officer of the Year Award

On January 10, 2017, Deputy First Class Jeffrey Denton of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was presented with the American Legion Law Officer of the Year award for 2016. The award was presented to him at Post 85 in Huntingtown. Calvert County Commander Jay Bolles, from post 274, presented Dfc. Denton with a plaque...
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Governor Hogan Announces Heroin and Opioid Prevention, Treatment, and Enforcement Initiative

Governor Hogan Announces Heroin and Opioid Prevention, Treatment, and Enforcement Initiative

Governor Larry Hogan and Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford today joined with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Secretary Dennis Schrader, Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention Executive Director Glenn Fueston, Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh, Anne Arundel State’s Attorney Wes Adams, and Anne Arundel Medical Center President Victoria Bayless at the...
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Hoyer Remarks on Executive Order Targeting Federal Employees

Hoyer Remarks on Executive Order Targeting Federal Employees

“Yesterday, President Trump issued an Executive Order. He imposed a hiring freeze on the federal workforce. It was not only a freeze, but an attack on those serving our country and a misguided action that will achieve the opposite of what is intended. “For those who are listening in the chamber, Mr. Speaker, let...
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UPDATE: Details Released in Prince Frederick Armed Robbery and More

UPDATE: Details Released in Prince Frederick Armed Robbery and More

On January 12, 2017 the male victim, referred to as “Matt” was a victim of a robbery that occurred on German Chapel Road, in Prince Frederick. Matt advised police in Calvert County that he was struck in the head with a pistol and punched and kicked by four black males. These same individuals stole drugs,...
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Leonardtown Man Charged with Assault and Destruction of Property

Leonardtown Man Charged with Assault and Destruction of Property

On Sunday, January 8, 2017, Deputy S. Kerby of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center for the report of a disturbance. James Nicholas Trossbach, 21, of Leonardtown, ripped a fan off the wall and broke the knobs causing the fan to become non-operational. After the fan...
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Robert “Bob” Franklin Warren, Jr., 77

Robert “Bob” Franklin Warren, Jr., 77

Robert “Bob” Franklin Warren, Jr., 77, of Bryantown, MD passed away January 19, 2017 at INOVA Fairfax Hospital. Bob was born January 16, 1940 in Washington, DC; he was the son of the late Robert Franklin Warren Sr. and Bertha Elizabeth Frank Warren. Bob had a 35 year career in the Federal government; he...
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Mary Thelma Tevault, 91

Mary Thelma Tevault, 91

Mary Thelma Tevault, 91 of Oxon Hill, MD, passed away in Clinton, MD on January 18, 2017. Mary was born on September 2, 1925 in Washington, DC to the late George O. Trueman and the late Margaret M. Waters Trueman. Mary enjoyed artwork, painting, sewing, making clothes for her children and dolls, cooking and...
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John Wilkinson “Johnny” Joseph, 59

John Wilkinson “Johnny” Joseph, 59

John Wilkinson “Johnny” Joseph, 59, of Washington, DC passed away on January 19, 2017 in Callaway, Md. Born September 12, 1957 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of John and Phyllis Wilkinson Joseph of Hollywood, Md. Johnny is survived by his parents, his siblings Mike Joseph of Suffolk, Va, Joe Joseph (Beth) of...
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CSM Announces Tri-County Job and Career Fair

CSM Announces Tri-County Job and Career Fair

Looking for a job? Plan to attend the 2017 Tri-County Job and Career Fair on March 28 at the College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus. “The college holds the annual fair as both a service to our students and the community as a whole,” said Lisa Warren, Senior Associate Director of Career Services...
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