Monthly Archives: March 2017

Albert Ritchie Warner, 84

Albert Ritchie Warner, 84

Albert Ritchie Warner, 84 of Lusby, MD, passed away on March 25, 2017 at the Burnett Calvert Hospice House, Prince Frederick, MD. Born July 23, 1932 in Taylorsville, MD, he was the son of the late Urih Sylvester Warner and Marie Gertrude (Newsbaum) Warner. Albert is survived by his daughters, Joan Beltz of Lusby,...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Astra

Wednesday’s Pet is Astra

Wednesday’s Pet for 3/29/17 is Astra Featured Pet: Astra Rescue Group: St. Mary’s Animal Welfare League (SMAWL) Breed: Shepard/Lab Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Astra is a beautiful 4-year-old mix. She is spayed, housetrained and great with other dogs and cats. Astra gets along...
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Police Make Quick Arrests in Lexington Park Liquor Store Burglary

On Friday, March 17, 2017, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to International Beverage (Cadillac Jacks) in Lexington Park for a burglary. The investigation revealed two subjects attempted to break through the front door but were unsuccessful. The suspects returned a second time, forced entry into the business, and stole property. The Criminal...
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Joanne Marie Walton, 68

Joanne Marie Walton, 68

Joanne Marie Walton, 68, of Chesapeake Beach passed away March 24, 2017 in Annapolis. She was born December 4, 1948 in Washington, D.C., to Donald and Margaret (Lowe) Liming. Joanne was raised in Colmar Manor and Palmer Park, MD. She attended St. Margaret’s in Seat Pleasant and graduated from Suitland High School. She spent...
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Charles William “Chuck” Schaefer, Jr., 91

Charles William “Chuck” Schaefer, Jr., 91

Charles William “Chuck” Schaefer, Jr., 91, of North Beach passed away March 25, 2017 in Washington, D.C. He was born November 26, 1925 in New York City and was raised in Queens, later moving with his family to Virginia. He attended public schools and worked on the family farm and business, Schaefer’s Market. He...
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Thomas E. Hines III, 64

Thomas E. Hines III, 64

Thomas E. Hines III, 64, of Rose Haven Md., passed away at home from cancer on March 25, 2017. Born October 1, 1952 in Washington D.C, the eldest of 5 children, loving son of Thomas E. Hines Jr. (deceased) and Twila Mae Hines. Survived by his sisters Linda Carlson, Beverly Harris (Barry), brother David...
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Thomas Ernest Ostenso, 74

Thomas Ernest Ostenso, 74

Thomas Ernest Ostenso, 74 of Lusby, MD, passed away on March 25, 2017 at his residence. Born March 20, 1943 in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Sigurd Ostenso and Catherine (Ruckert) Ostenso. Tom is survived by his wife Jeanne Carol Ostenso; his sons, Gary Ostenso of Solomons, MD and Jeff...
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Jase Patrick Fohs

Jase Patrick Fohs

On July 21st, 2016, Doriane Gedridge and Jared Fohs brought a handsome 7 pound baby boy, Jase, into this world. Jase was born at Calvert Memorial Hospital with all his family and friends to celebrate his birth. He was a spunky and energetic baby that had the biggest smile that could light up the...
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Joann (McBee) Murphy, 82

Joann (McBee) Murphy, 82

Joann (McBee) Murphy, 82, of Waldorf, MD peacefully passed away on March 25, 2017 at Genesis Waldorf Center. She was born on April 14, 1934 in Maynardville, TN to the late William C. and Lucy K. (Carmon) McBee. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother to whom she was affectionately known as...
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Joan Hornsby, age 78

Joan Hornsby, age 78

Joan Hornsby, age 78 of Waldorf, Maryland, died March 24, 2017 at Washington Hospital Center. Joan was a Pre-School Director with First Baptist Church of St. Charles for 42 years. She was a devoted wife and mother. She was the daughter of Donald Thomas Hobby, Sr. and Edna Katherine Holiday Hobby. In addition to...
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Angel Marie Smith, 32

Angel Marie Smith, 32

Angel Marie Smith, 32, died suddenly on March 21, 2017 in La Plata, Maryland. Born on November 15, 1984 in Cheverly, MD, she was the daughter of Betty Jo Smith Bell and David Bell. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her siblings Nicole, Daisy, Marty, David, Isaac, Joshua, Sonny and Leon;...
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Franklin Irvin Bowles, 27

Franklin Irvin Bowles, 27

Franklin Irvin Bowles, 27, of Loveville, MD passed away on March 25, 2017. He was born on November 8, 1989 in Leonardtown, MD to Joseph and Mary Jane “Snooky” Bowles. Frankie attended and graduated from Leonardtown High School. He was employed with the St. Mary’s County Public School System as a building service worker...
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Bernard F. “Barney” Kane, 77

Bernard F. “Barney” Kane, 77

Bernard F. “Barney” Kane, 77, of California, MD passed away March 24, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 28, 1939 in Shamokin, PA to the late Thomas M. Kane and Elizabeth Cress. On March 17, 1958 Barney enlisted in the United States Navy were he proudly served...
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Raymond (Ray) Bernard McCabe Jr., 68

Raymond (Ray) Bernard McCabe Jr., 68

Raymond (Ray) Bernard McCabe Jr., 68, of Charlotte Hall, MD passed away March 24, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. He was born July 8, 1948 in Washington, DC to the late Raymond Sr. and Barbara French McCabe. In December 1968, Ray enlisted in the United States Navy and proudly served his country. Following his service...
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Donald Hearn Horner, 95

Donald Hearn Horner, 95

Donald Hearn Horner, 95, departed this life at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home on March 22, 2017. He was born on December 9, 1921 at Wetiquin, MD. He was the son of the late Harry G. Horner and Bessie Hearn Horner. He graduated from Nanticoke High School and Washington College, class of 1942. After serving...
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Julia French “Julie” Bayles, 68

Julia French “Julie” Bayles, 68

Julia French “Julie” Bayles, 68, of Hollywood, MD passed away on March 22, 2017. She was born July 19, 1948 in Nashville, TN to Elizabeth Wells French and the late Jefferson M. French, Jr. On July 5, 1997 Julie married her beloved husband, Steve Bayles, in California, MD. Together they celebrated 19 beautiful years...
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Maria Odete Rodrigues Abreu Nolletti, 70

Maria Odete Rodrigues Abreu Nolletti, 70

Maria Odete Rodrigues Abreu Nolletti, age 70, of Leonardtown, MD, lost her battle with leukemia on March 18, 2017. Odete is survived by her husband, Redo Nolletti of Leonardtown, MD, two children, Patrick Nolletti of Teagu, South Korea and Natasha Nolletti Burney of Tel Aviv, Israel, and three grandchildren, Nathan Nolletti, Alexandra Burney and...
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Emily Nicole Morris, 25

Emily Nicole Morris, 25

Emily Nicole Morris, 25, of Port Saint Lucie, FL passed away suddenly on March 17th 2017 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Born on July 22, 1991 in Terceira Island, Azores. She was the cherished daughter of David Morris (Kathryn) and Joanna Schwab (William). She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents John Morris...
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UPDATE: One Killed In Crash On Rt. 301 In Prince George’s Co.

UPDATE: One Killed In Crash On Rt. 301 In Prince George’s Co.

UPDATE: The victim is an adult male. He was identified as Collin Elroy King (79 years old) of Beltsville, MD. His family has been notified of the incident. 3/28/2017: A driver who was involved in a minor crash on Rt. 301 and exited his vehicle was struck and killed by a passing motorist tonight...
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Hollywood Man Accused of Killing Pedestrian in White Plains

Hollywood Man Accused of Killing Pedestrian in White Plains

UPDATE 3/29/2017 @ 8:00 a.m.: On Tuesday, March 29, 2017 at approximately 7:23 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to a personal injury motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on southbound U.S. Route 301 north of Billingsley Rd. A preliminary investigation conducted by Troopers indicates that a 2001 Nissan Frontier...
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Interested in Becoming a Member of the Maryland State Police?

Interested in Becoming a Member of the Maryland State Police?

Are you interested in becoming a member of the Maryland State Police? Do you have questions and don’t know who to ask or where to start? On April 5, 2017 at 6:30 pm, members of College Park, Forestville and Rockville Barracks will be hosting a “Speak to a Trooper” recruitment event at 10100 Rhode...
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Four CSM Students Honored for Public Service Announcements

Four CSM Students Honored for Public Service Announcements

Four College of Southern Maryland (CSM) students were honored for public service announcements they produced last semester as part of their digital media production class. Students from both CSM and Towson University were invited to create and submit 30-second PSAs that warn state residents about the danger of items being stolen from cars in...
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Three-time Winner’s Horses Gallop to $194,188 Racetrax Win

Three-time Winner’s Horses Gallop to $194,188 Racetrax Win

An amazing Racetrax Superfecta Box bet left all of Paul “Pickles” McDonald’s three previous prizes in the dust and put Corner Lounge in Upper Marlboro on the lucky retailer roster. The avid player’s $194,188 prize earned him a spot in the Maryland Lottery record book, too, for winning the second largest prize in the...
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Waldorf Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Federal Prison for Committing Two Bank Robberies in Less Than a Week

Waldorf Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Federal Prison for Committing Two Bank Robberies in Less Than a Week

U.S. District Judge Theodore D. Chuang sentenced Joshua Francisco Miranda, age 29, of Waldorf, on Monday, March 27, 2017, to eight years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for committing two bank robberies in March 2016. Judge Chuang also entered an order requiring Miranda to pay restitution of $7,800. The sentence...
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Leonardtown Woman Arrested for Violation of Protective Order

Leonardtown Woman Arrested for Violation of Protective Order

On Friday, March, 10, 2017, Corporal J. Stone of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 20000 block of Shadrick Street in Leonardtown, for a reported disturbance. Cpl. Stone’s investigation revealed the suspect, Nicole Corine Underwood, 26 of Leonardtown, entered the victim’s home in violation of a final protective order issued by...
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