Monthly Archives: August 2017

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Needs Help Identifying Theft Suspects

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Needs Help Identifying Theft Suspects

On Wednesday, August 9, 2017 , at 11:35 p.m., the suspects stole food items from the Korner Karry Out. The Korner Karry Out is located at 27350 Three Notch Road, Mechanicsville, Maryland. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspects and/or about this incident is asked to contact  Deputy Ball at 301-475-4200 ,...
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‘Light of Day’ event kicks off Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

‘Light of Day’ event kicks off Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Staring down at her weapon while on her fourth deployment to Afghanistan, Tracy Hurtt was delirious. “Pick me up,” she heard the weapon say. Hurtt, a retired Army sergeant first class and now a NAVAIR civilian, was battling bronchitis from the poor air quality and then made the unfortunate discovery, via social media, her...
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Emergency Management Reminds Citizens, “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead, But You Can”

Emergency Management Reminds Citizens, “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead, But You Can”

The Calvert County Department of Public Safety Division of Emergency Management reminds citizens September is a good time to review your readiness for severe weather and other emergencies throughout the year. September is National Preparedness and Maryland Preparedness Month and government agencies, businesses, community groups, schools and families are participating in events under the...
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Sobriety Checkpoint in St. Mary’s County Scheduled

Sobriety Checkpoint in St. Mary’s County Scheduled

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of other agencies, will be conducting a roadside sobriety checkpoint during the evening of Thursday, August 31, in central St. Mary’s County. Impaired driving is a serious crime that kills three people every two hours, according to the United States Department of Transportation. In partnership...
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Prince George’s County Police Investigating Fatal Collision in Accokeek

Prince George’s County Police Investigating Fatal Collision in Accokeek

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision in Accokeek. The victim is 64-year-old Grover Glass of Litton Lane in Accokeek. On August 17th, around 9:30 am, patrol officers were called to the 15700 block of Livingston Road for the report of a collision. The victim was pronounced dead on the...
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William G. “Glenn” Nix, Jr., 62

William G. “Glenn” Nix, Jr., 62, of Lusby, MD, passed away on Friday, August 25, 2017, in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Louisville, KY, on November 18, 1954, to Betty Sue (West) and William G. Nix, Sr. Glenn retired in 2013 from the Calvert County Department of Solid...
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Carl Golden Wehausen, Jr. , 76

Carl Golden Wehausen, Jr. , 76

Carl Golden Wehausen, Jr. , 76, son of the late Carl Golden Wehausen, Sr. and Mary Emma (Seaton) Wehausen died Saturday, August 26, 2017 after a long battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his family and loved ones. He leaves his beloved wife of 25 years, Anna Marie (Droskinis) Wehausen; his children Michael...
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Jacob “Jake” Brian Cleman

Jacob “Jake” Brian Cleman

It is with great sadness that the family of Jacob Brian Cleman, known to friends and family as “Jake”, announces his sudden passing on Saturday Aug. 26, 2017 in Barstow, MD, at the age of 37 years. Jake was born March 4, 1980, in Alexandria, VA. He grew up in Calvert County, MD and...
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Vernon Arnold “Dick” Tucker, Sr., 84

Vernon Arnold “Dick” Tucker, Sr., 84

Vernon Arnold “Dick” Tucker, Sr., 84, of North Beach passed away August 28, 2017. Dick was born February 24, 1933 in Friendship to Calvert and Hazel Tucker, who passed away when he was 17. He joined United States Air Force and served in the Korean War. Following his discharge from the Air Force, Dick...
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Juanita Marie Wooster, 81

Juanita Marie Wooster, 81

Juanita Marie Wooster (formerly – Juanita Mitchell) died surrounded by her immediate family on August 26, 2017 in Waldorf, Maryland at the age of 81. Juanita is survived by her husband of 54 years, Larry Wooster, daughter, Elizabeth Wooster; son, David Wooster and wife Caryn and two grandchildren, Sabrina and Nathan. Brother, Galen Mitchell...
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Hilton Garcia Ramos

Hilton Garcia Ramos

Hilton Garcia Ramos was born to Hilton Garcia Cruz and Gregoria Ramos Garcia on October 24, 1958 in Guayama, Puerto Rico. He moved to New York City in 1962 and resided in the borough of Brooklyn. His first love since his youth was God. From an early age he realized he loved God and...
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Catherine “Cathy” Frances

Catherine “Cathy” Frances

Catherine “Cathy” Frances Bailey of Bushwood, MD passed away on August 25, 2017 in Baltimore, MD. Born November 9, 1966 in Leonardtown, MD, she was the daughter of Charles Joseph Wood of Abell, MD and the late Mary Margaret Wood. Cathy is survived by her loving husband, Steven “Steve” J. Bailey, Sr., whom she...
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Joseph “Joe Boy” Leroy Herbert, Sr. 61

Joseph “Joe Boy” Leroy Herbert, Sr. 61

Joseph “Joe Boy” Leroy Herbert, Sr. 61 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on August 25, 2017 at his residence. Born May 14, 1956 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of the late Martha Elizabeth Herbert and Howard Leo Herbert. Joe is survived by his children: Joanne (Tommy) Sullivan of Indian Head, MD, Joseph...
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Bernita M. Harrison

Bernita M. Harrison

Peacefully on Friday, August 25, 2017 Bernita M. Harrison passed away in Washington, DC. Family and friends will unite on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. at Garden Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1720 Minnesota Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20020. Interment will follow at Fort Lincoln Cemetery in...
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Cordell Smith

Peacefully on Sunday, August, 27, 2017 Cordell Smith departed this earthly life in Waldorf, MD. Family and friends will unite on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 12:00 noon at National Church of God, 6700 Bock Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744. Interment will follow at Earnestine Jones Cemetery...
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Bra Etiennette Angah-McCray

Suddenly on Sunday, August 20, 2017 Bra E. Angah-McCray passed away in Baltimore, Maryland. Funeral Services are pending.
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Mechanicsville Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Offense Against 14-Year-Old Girl

Mechanicsville Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Offense Against 14-Year-Old Girl

UPDATE 8/30/2017: On Friday, August 25, 2017, Joseph Aloysious Maddox, 51, of Mechanicsville, appeared in St. Mary’s County Circuit Court and entered a guilty plea to the charge of sex offense in the third-degree. Maddox was arrested on April 16, 2017, after he solicited a 14-year-old girl for a sex. The victim admitted she and...
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Sobriety Checkpoint to be Conducted in Charles County

Sobriety Checkpoint to be Conducted in Charles County

The Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack, in partnership with other law enforcement agencies throughout Charles County, will be conducting a Sobriety Checkpoint on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017. There is zero-tolerance for driving while impaired by alcohol and/or drugs. It’s not worth the risk…to your life or the life of another. No excuses will...
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Tourism Spending in Maryland Grows to 17.3 Billion, Visitors To The State Increase

Tourism Spending in Maryland Grows to 17.3 Billion, Visitors To The State Increase

Visitors to Maryland spent $17.3 billion on travel expenses in 2016, up 2.7 percent from the previous year, according to a report released today by the Maryland Office of Tourism Development, an agency of the Maryland Department of Commerce. In addition, Maryland welcomed more than 42 million visitors in 2016, a four percent increase...
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Wednesday’s Pet is BABU

Wednesday’s Pet is BABU

Wednesday’s Pet for 8/30/17 is BABU Featured Pet: Babu Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Chihuahua Sex: Male Size: Small (7 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $325.00 (See Procedures on Rescue’s site) http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/doodledawgs.html Babu is a handsome 7-year-old male Chihuahua. He is very affectionate, sociable and sweet....
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Mayland State Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Accident in Solomons

Mayland State Police Investigating Motor Vehicle Accident in Solomons

On Sunday, August 27, 2017, at approximately 1:10 pm, Trooper First Class Rucker from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to a motor vehicle crash at Route 4 and Patuxent Point Parkway in Solomons. The collision involved several vehicles including a Ford Expedition and Toyota Tacoma. The Ford Expedition rolled over during...
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HX-21 earns Secretary of the Navy 2016 Aviation Safety Award

HX-21 earns Secretary of the Navy 2016 Aviation Safety Award

Air Test and Evaluation Squadron TWO ONE (HX-21) was presented the 2016 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Safety Excellence Award for Aviation  during a ceremony at the Navy Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. in June. The acting Secretary of the Navy, the Honorable Sean Stackley, commended HX-21 on their commitment to safety excellence, to...
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Comptroller Warns Taxpayers of New Phishing Scheme Impersonating IRS and FBI

Comptroller Warns Taxpayers of New Phishing Scheme Impersonating IRS and FBI

Comptroller Peter Franchot is warning taxpayers to avoid a new phishing scheme that impersonates the Internal Revenue Service and the FBI as part of a ransomware scam to take computer data hostage. The IRS says the scam email uses emblems of both and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It tries to entice users to...
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St. Mary’s County Woman Sentenced for Stealing Funds From Developmentally Disabled Adults

St. Mary’s County Woman Sentenced for Stealing Funds From Developmentally Disabled Adults

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced today that Anita Nelson, 42, of Great Mills, pleaded guilty to the charge that she stole personal funds from residents of a facility that provides services for developmentally disabled adults. Saint Mary’s County Circuit Court Judge Karen H. Abrahms sentenced Nelson to two years’ incarceration, all suspended,...
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Revolving Door of Justice Continues for Antwaun Marquis Somerville

Revolving Door of Justice Continues for Antwaun Marquis Somerville

UPDATE 8/29/2017: On Friday, August 25, 2017, Antwaun Marquis Somerville, 28, of Great Mills plead guilty for possession of controlled dangerous substance (CDS) with intent to distribute and possession of a regulated firearm after being convicted of a disqualifying crime. In Circuit Court For St. Mary’s County, Judge, David W. Densford sentenced Somerville, to five...
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