Monthly Archives: April 2017

UPDATE: Lusby Man Charged with Murder of Wife

UPDATE: Lusby Man Charged with Murder of Wife

UPDATE 4/30/2017: According to court documents, James W. Harley Jr., 38, of Lusby, was charged with murder, second-degree assault and use of a firearm in a felony/violent crime. Harley is currently being held at the Calvert County Detention Center without bond. Harley is scheduled to appear in District Court on May 24, 2017. UPDATE 4/29/2017...
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Beltsville Student Follows Mom’s Winning Lead

Beltsville Student Follows Mom’s Winning Lead

An inspiration that sent a 20-year-old Prince George’s County man on a mission to play a Maryland Lottery scratch-off made him $50,000 richer! The college student by day and waiter by night bought his lucky ticket on his way to work after an image of his mother, a big Lottery player and frequent winner,...
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Police Still Searching for Escaped Prisoner in Jessup

Police Still Searching for Escaped Prisoner in Jessup

Howard County Police are searching for a prisoner who escaped from Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center in the 8400 block of Dorsey Run Road in Jessup at 9:45 a.m. David M. Watson, 28, was being transported to the hospital by the local Wicomico County Detention Center when he escaped custody and fled into a...
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Drunk Driver Pleads Guilty in Fatal Motor Cycle Collision in Bryantown

Drunk Driver Pleads Guilty in Fatal Motor Cycle Collision in Bryantown

UPDATE 4/30/2017: On Monday, April 24, 2017, Arthur Christopher Edelen, 54, of White Plains, pled guilty to homicide by motor vehicle before Judge James West in Charles County Circuit Court. Edelen’s blood alcohol content was a .11 in a test after the accident, Maryland, a prosecutor said. Edelen will  appear before Judge West again on July...
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Prince Frederick Woman Arrested for Possession of Diazepam

Prince Frederick Woman Arrested for Possession of Diazepam

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at approximately 4:05 p.m., Trooper First Class Barlow from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack stopped a vehicle on Armory Rd. near Main St., in Prince Frederick for traffic violations. Shelley R. Bailey 35 of Prince Frederick, gave several criminal indicators and a K-9 scan was requested. The...
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Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Owings

Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Owings

On Saturday, April 29, 2017 at approximately 5:50 am, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Maryland Route 4 and Lower Marlboro Road, in Owings, for a Motor Vehicle Collision. A preliminary investigation revealed that a 2005 Toyota Highlander, being operated by Tania Hernandez of Baltimore, was traveling north on Maryland Route 4. Witnesses...
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Serious Motor Vehicle Accident Reported in Owings

Serious Motor Vehicle Accident Reported in Owings

On Friday, April 28, 2017 at approximately 6:05 p.m., the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the intersection of Maryland Route 4 and Mt Harmony Road, in Owings, for a motor vehicle collision. A preliminary investigation revealed that a 2002 Honda Accord, being operated by a subject from Landover, was attempting to make a...
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Pax River Sailors Join ‘Friends’ to Clean Up State Park

Pax River Sailors Join ‘Friends’ to Clean Up State Park

A group of Sailors from NAS Patuxent River joined high school and community volunteers for a Friends of St. Clements Bay cleanup effort at Newtowne Neck State Park in Leonardtown April 8. Sailors arrived around 8:30 a.m. and worked past noon cutting and removing rusted wire fencing and trash to help clean up a...
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Lynn Irene (Peaire) Brinkley, 66

Lynn Irene (Peaire) Brinkley, 66

Lynn Irene (Peaire) Brinkley, 66, of Port Republic, MD suddenly passed away Monday, April 24, 2017. She was born September 10, 1950 in Washington, DC. She was raised in Hillside, MD and graduated from Central High School in 1968. In her younger years, Lynn was active in the Hillside Fire Department and Majorettes. She...
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Pennsylvania Couple Lead Police on High Speed Chase in Stolen Car

Pennsylvania Couple Lead Police on High Speed Chase in Stolen Car

On Thursday, April 27, 2017, at approximately 7:35 p.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies located a stolen 2001 Buick Regal in the area of Route 5 and Route 235. The investigation revealed two suspects, a male and a female were involved in a theft from a vehicle in the parking lot of Giant...
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North Carolina Man who Brought Loaded AR-15 to Baby Shower Sentenced to 3 years in Jail

North Carolina Man who Brought Loaded AR-15 to Baby Shower Sentenced to 3 years in Jail

On Thursday, April 27, 2017, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Amy J. Bragunier sentenced Rodrigueze Lavon Nowlin, Jr., 22, to 25 years suspend all but 18 months for 3 counts of First Degree Assault and 18 months for the Possession of an Assault Rifle, which will run concurrent to the First Degree Assault charge....
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Maryland State Police Arrests, Civil Citations and DUIs for St. Mary’s County County – 4/28/2017

Maryland State Police Arrests, Civil Citations and DUIs for St. Mary’s County County – 4/28/2017

Maryland State Police from the Leonardtown Barrack are investigating the following incidents: Theft – On Friday, April 14, 2017 at 2:07 pm, Tpr. Mulhearn responded to the Wal-Mart for a reported theft.  Investigation revealed Vincent Douglas Smith, 56, of Lexington Park, had placed several items in a backpack.  Mr. Smith proceeded to the checkout...
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David “Dave” Bradley Mariner, 58

David “Dave” Bradley Mariner, 58

David “Dave” Bradley Mariner, 58 of Cobb Island, Maryland, passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. He was born March 19, 1959 in Sioux City, IA. Dave graduated in 1978 from Homestead High in Cupertino, CA. He moved from California to Maryland in 1998. Dave had a long and successful sales career retiring in...
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Sandra Kay Graves, 57

Sandra Kay Graves, 57

Sandra Kay Graves, age 57 of Brandywine, Maryland, went home to be with the Lord, after a courageous battle with cancer,on April 25, 2017 at her residence with Hospice. Sandra was a Financial Specialist for 31 years with the EPA (U.S. Government). She loved trips to Myrtle Beach and Disney World. She also enjoyed...
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Carroll “Chuck” Edwin Rawlings, 75

Carroll “Chuck” Edwin Rawlings, 75

Carroll “Chuck” Edwin Rawlings, 75 of Waldorf, MD passed away on April 22, 2017 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. Chuck was born on May 10, 1941 in Washington, DC to the late Robert Edwin and Louise Fannie (Everhart) Rawlings. He was the CEO/Co-Owner of TBN Associates, Inc. a mechanical insulation and...
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Douglas Lane Case, 57

Douglas Lane Case, 57

Douglas Lane Case of La Plata, Maryland, surrounded by his family, passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 morning due to complications from a stroke. He was 57 years old. Doug was born on December 23, 1959 in Gassaway, West Virginia to the late Jenna Lee Case and Donald Lee Case. As a boy,...
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Melvie Brown, 87

Melvie Brown, 87

Melvie Brown, 87, of Lexington Park, MD passed away April 26, 2017 at Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital. She was born May 8, 1929 in Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, to the late Hubert Green Sr. and Ethel Bailey. Melvie was employed as a friendly waitress who prided herself in excellent customer service before her retirement. She...
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Hazel Marie Everard Martin, 90

Hazel Marie Everard Martin, 90

Hazel Marie Everard Martin, 90, of Lexington Park, MD passed away April 23, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 22, 1926 in New Orleans, LA to the late Joseph Noel Everard and Mildred Alexis Nelson Everard. Hazel was employed as a Home Healthcare Social Worker by San...
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Wayne Edward Willett, Jr., 50

Wayne Edward Willett, Jr., 50

Wayne Edward Willett, Jr., 50, of White Plains, Maryland, died on April 23, 2017 in LaPlata, Maryland. Born on May 30, 1966 at Andrews Air Force Base, he was the son of Carol (Rohme) Willett and the late Wayne E. Willett, Sr. Wayne’s greatest accomplishment was his family. Wayne was so proud of his...
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Colleen Marie Cord, 58

Colleen Marie Cord, 58

Colleen Marie Cord, 58, of Lexington Park, MD passed away April 20, 2017. She was born December 8, 1958 in Prince George’s County, MD to the late Robert John Cord and Mary Evangeline Cord. Colleen earned her Associate of Arts degree from the Community College of Southern Maryland. She was employed as an administrative...
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Donald “Buddy” Buckler Burch, 81

Donald “Buddy” Buckler Burch, 81

Donald “Buddy” Buckler Burch, 81 of Charlotte Hall, MD passed away on April 25, 2017 at his residence. Born September 25, 1935 in Leonardtown, MD. He was the son of the late F. Elliott Burch, Sr. and Elizabeth. Buddy was the loving husband of Jean Guy Burch, whom he married in St. Joseph’s Catholic...
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James Maximo “Wade” Mayonado, Jr., 54

James Maximo “Wade” Mayonado, Jr., 54

James Maximo “Wade” Mayonado, Jr., 54 of Leonardtown, MD passed away on April 24, 2017 in Hollywood, MD. Born November 11, 1962 in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of Elizabeth Mayonado of Hollywood, MD and the late James M. Mayonado, Sr. Wade is survived by his loving wife Mary Oesterling Mayonado, whom he...
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Paul Stephen Damron, 57

Paul Stephen Damron, 57

Paul Stephen Damron, 57, of Lexington Park, MD formerly from Wyandotte, MI passed away on April 20, 2017 in Lexington Park, MD. Born on April 6, 2017 in Wayne, MI, he was the son of the late Frank and Mirrian Damron. Paul was the loving husband of Erlinda Lauderes Damron, whom he married on...
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Matthew “Wayne” Lyvers, 64

Matthew “Wayne” Lyvers, 64

Matthew “Wayne” Lyvers, 64, of St. Leonard, MD passed away suddenly on April 26, 2017 at Calvert Memorial Hospital. Born July 13, 1952 in Annapolis, MD, he was the son of the late John Samuel Lyvers, Jr. and Betty Mae (Hallock) Lyvers.  Wayne graduated from Annapolis High School in 1969. He served in the...
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Elizabeth Catherine “Betty” Denisar, 86

Elizabeth Catherine “Betty” Denisar, 86

Elizabeth Catherine “Betty” Denisar, 86, of Lusby, MD passed away on April 25, 2017 at the Burnett Calvert Hospice House. Born July 16, 1930 in Waterbury, CN, she was the daughter of the late Ernest Kaiser and Alice (Cabana) Kaiser. Betty married Don Edward Denisar on April 24, 1975 in Fairfax, VA. Betty is...
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