Monthly Archives: February 2017

Police Obtain Second Arrest Warrant in Murder of Lexington Park Woman

Police Obtain Second Arrest Warrant in Murder of Lexington Park Woman

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division have identified a second suspect wanted in connection with the murder of Miaquita Gray, of Lexington Park, who was shot and killed last week. An arrest warrant has been obtained for Charles Leon Thompson, Jr., 33, of Waldorf. The other suspect, Anthony Dangelo Wilkins,...
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Maryland Association of Counties Stands with Governor Hogan on Road Kill Bill Repeal

Maryland Association of Counties Stands with Governor Hogan on Road Kill Bill Repeal

The Maryland Association of Counties (MACo), a non-profit and non-partisan organization that advocates on behalf of local governments to the Maryland General Assembly, has voted to support Governor Larry Hogan’s call for a full repeal of House Bill 1013, more commonly known as the Road Kill Bill. This legislation, passed over the governor’s veto in...
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Betty Jean Hodges, 88

Betty Jean Hodges, 88

Betty Jean Hodges, 88, of Prince Frederick, Maryland passed away on February 5, 2017 in Prince Frederick, Maryland. She was born on December 9, 1928 in Waverly West Virginia to the late Orvil E. and Helen J. Johnson. Betty is preceded in death by her husband, Ted Rosnage, her loving life partner of 30...
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La Plata Man Arrested and Charged with Reckless Endangerment

La Plata Man Arrested and Charged with Reckless Endangerment

On Sunday, February 5, 2017, at approximately 1:25 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 10800 block of Hopewell Place in La Plata for the report of a subject possibly high on PCP and firing a handgun. Upon arrival, officers met with the complainant who stated an...
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Calvert County Teen in Roadway Struck and Killed

Calvert County Teen in Roadway Struck and Killed

Maryland State Police are continuing an investigation into a Calvert County fatal crash that occurred Saturday night when a teenager in the roadway was struck and killed. The victim is identified as Anthony G. Vidal, 15, of Saint Leonard. He was transported by a Maryland State Police helicopter to Children’s Hospital, where he later...
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Theresa Eva Post, 76

Theresa Eva Post, 76

Theresa Eva Post died peacefully on February 3, 2017 at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC at the age of 76. She was born in Fairmont, WV on August 3, 1940 to John and Eva Campione. Theresa is survived by her husband, James; loving children, Kevin and his wife Robin; Kathy and her husband...
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Martha Geraldine Humphrey, 85

Martha Geraldine Humphrey, 85

In Loving Memory of Martha Geraldine Humphrey January 30, 1932 – February 3, 2017 Beloved Daughter and preceded in death by Harry and Virginia Barrickman Sister of Mary and Charles Mother of Glenn, George, Virginia and preceded in death by Mary Grandmother of Joseph, Matthew, Michael, Jenna, Alexander Great Grandmother of Natasha and Viana...
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Sandra “Sandy” Marie Conner, 70

Sandra “Sandy” Marie Conner, 70

Sandra “Sandy” Marie Conner of Calabash, NC, formerly of Waldorf, MD, passed away on Friday February 3rd, 2017, surrounded by family. She was preceded in death by her parents Archie and Fleta Conner and her brother Dane Conner. She is survived by her loving husband John Reese Jr; children Dina Marie Caddeo (Frank) and...
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Constance Catherine Copsey, “Connie”, 89

Constance Catherine Copsey, “Connie”, 89

Constance Catherine Copsey, “Connie”, 89, of Hollywood, MD passed away February 4, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on March 27, 1927 in Hollywood, MD, she was the daughter of the late Annie Louise Jones and Thomas Jarrett Jones. Connie was the loving wife of the late James Frederick Woodburn who preceded her in death...
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Joseph Howard Raley, Jr. “Pop”, 80

Joseph Howard Raley, Jr. “Pop”, 80

Joseph Howard Raley, Jr. “Pop”, 80 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on February 4, 2017 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s. Born on April 8, 1936, Joe was the eldest son of Joseph Howard Raley, Sr. and Mary Jeanette Russell Raley of Clements, MD. He is survived by his four children: Joseph H. Raley,...
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UPDATE: Great Mills Man Found Guilty After Pointing Gun at Deputy

UPDATE: Great Mills Man Found Guilty After Pointing Gun at Deputy

UPDATE 1/7/2017: After a two day jury trial, on Thursday February 4, 2017, the jurors found Pekka Robert Heinonen, of Great Mills guilty of both counts of first degree assault and use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence. States Attorney Richard D. Fritz would like to thank the prosecutor...
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Wanted Great Mills Woman Arrested for Possession of Drugs

Wanted Great Mills Woman Arrested for Possession of Drugs

On Tuesday, January 17, 2017, Cpl. E. O’Connor of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspicious person incident in the 45000 block of Chancellor’s Run Court in Great Mills. The investigation revealed the suspect, Joy Marie Jackson, 41, of Great Mills, had active warrants for her arrest. Another deputy recognized her...
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Nolan Ray “Sgt. Rollin Nolan” Scully, 4

Nolan Ray “Sgt. Rollin Nolan” Scully, 4

Nolan Ray “Sgt. Rollin Nolan” Scully, 4, of Leonardtown, MD passed away on February 4, 2017 at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington D.C. in the arms of his loving family and caregivers. He was born on September 7, 2012 in Leonardtown, MD to Jonathan Patrick Scully and Ruth Rebecca Rogers Scully. From the...
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Pilot Injured In Plane Crash In Prince George’s County

Pilot Injured In Plane Crash In Prince George’s County

A Rhode Island man was treated for injuries he sustained on February 6, 2017, when his Piper Aire aircraft crashed soon after take off. The pilot and only passenger is identified as Gary Kempen, 63, of Middleton, RI. Kempen was flown from the scene by Maryland State Police medevac to Prince George’s Hospital Center for...
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Waldorf Man Wanted in Connection with the Murder of Lexington Park Woman

Waldorf Man Wanted in Connection with the Murder of Lexington Park Woman

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division have identified a suspect wanted in connection with the murder of Miaquita Gray, of Lexington Park, who was shot and killed last week. An arrest warrant has been obtained for Anthony Dangelo Wilkins, 33, of Waldorf. The details of the shooting are as follows:...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 2/6/2017 to 2/10/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 2/6/2017 to 2/10/2017

During the week of February 6, to February 10, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Leonardtown Road at Thomas Stone High School Indian Head Highway at Smallwood Middle School Berry Road at Berry Elementary School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Cameras are activated Monday through Friday, all...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Saturation Patrols

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Saturation Patrols

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office wishes the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons luck in Super Bowl LI. For those attending Super Bowl parties or watching the Super Bowl at a local restaurant on February 5, 2017, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind everyone to celebrate responsibly. The Sheriff’s...
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Nolan Loses His Courageous Fight Against Cancer

Nolan Loses His Courageous Fight Against Cancer

It is with great Sadness that Nolan Scully passed away at 11:54 p.m., last night. May he rest in peace, he will truly be missed. The NolanStrong Facebook page had the following post. With the most pain a mother could EVER feel, Sgt. Rolling Nolan passed away last night at 11:54pm in the arms...
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Police in Waldorf Investigating Murder of Lexington Park Woman

Police in Waldorf Investigating Murder of Lexington Park Woman

On Saturday, February 4, 2017, at approximately 1:25 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a business, Beer 4 U, located at 2177 Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located two people with gunshot wounds. Miaquita Gray, 26, of Lexington Park, had a gunshot...
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Carroll County Man Charged with Arson at St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Carroll County Man Charged with Arson at St. Mary’s College of Maryland

A 19-year-old male student has been charged after determining he was responsible for setting a fire inside Dorchester Hall located on St. Mary’s College of Maryland campus in St. Mary’s City. On March 24, 2016 at approximately 3:00 p.m., a fire involving clothing inside the laundry room was discovered by staff and quickly extinguished....
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Linda Lee Kelley, 74

Linda Lee Kelley, 74

Linda Lee Kelley, 74, of Owings, MD passed away February 1, 2017 at her residence. She was born October 9, 1942 in Washington DC to William L. and Shirley R. (Hann) Sistek. She attended Prince George’s County schools, graduating from Suitland High School in 1960. Linda was an award winning majorette in high school,...
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Veronica Jean Kolterjahn, 50

Veronica Jean Kolterjahn, 50

Veronica Jean Kolterjahn, 50, of Lusby, MD passed away on January 28, 2017 at her residence. Born August 13, 1966 in Oaklawn, IL, she was the daughter of the late William Thomas Kibby and Rosemary Veronica (Podmolik) Kibby. Veronica was a realtor for Century 21 New Millenium for twenty years. She enjoyed the beach,...
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Harry Elmer Hickey, 87

Harry Elmer Hickey, 87 of Lusby, MD, and formerly Silver Spring, MD, passed away on January 29, 2017. Born September 3, 1930 in Fredonia, NY, he was the son of the late Harry B. Hickey and Geraldine (Joles) Hickey. Harry graduated from Fredonia High School in Fredonia, NY and received his PhD from American...
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George Lee Allison, 81

George Lee Allison, 81

George Lee Allison, 81, of Lusby, MD, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on January 26, 2017, at the Burnett Calvert Hospice House in Prince Frederick, MD. George was born on August 17, 1935 in Washington, DC, the youngest and second son of the late Harry and Sophronia Allison. He grew up in...
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Linda L. Davis, 67

Linda L. Davis, 67, of Lusby, MD passed away on January 23, 2017 at Calvert Memorial Hospital. Born April 3, 1949 in Washington, DC, she was the daughter of the late Allen Williamson and Frankie (Fields) Williamson. Linda is survived by her sisters, Patricia Willard of Richmond, VA and Brenda Marcey of Selbyville, DE;...
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