Monthly Archives: February 2018

Wednesday’s Pet is Buffet

Wednesday’s Pet is Buffet

Wednesdays Pet for 02-28-2018 BUFFET Featured Pet: Buffet Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Chihuahua/Dachshund Mix Sex: Male Size: Small 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 Buffet is a handsome puppy that is 4 months old and 7 pounds. He is a...
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Dick’s Sporting Goods Will Stop Selling Assault-Style Rifles & Limit All Gun Sales to People Over 21

Dick’s Sporting Goods Will Stop Selling Assault-Style Rifles & Limit All Gun Sales to People Over 21

DICK’S Sporting Goods released the following media statement: We at DICK’S Sporting Goods are deeply disturbed and saddened by the tragic events in Parkland. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the victims and their loved ones. But thoughts and prayers are not enough. We have tremendous respect and admiration for the students...
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House Rejects Lower Pay Raise for Judges

House Rejects Lower Pay Raise for Judges

The House of Delegates Thursday rejected Republican attempts to lower a proposed pay raise for judges and tentatively approved a plan to give the 313 judges $20,000 more over the next four years. House Appropriations Committee Chair Maggie McIntosh said the raises were necessary to keep attracting the best talent to serve on the...
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Convicted Armed Robber Brings Crack to Calvert County Work Release Center

Convicted Armed Robber Brings Crack to Calvert County Work Release Center

On February 20, 2018, at approximately 5:35 pm, Trooper First Class Warrick from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to the Calvert County Detention Center Work Release Center on Stafford Rd in Prince Frederick for a reported CDS Violation. Bethani Y. Wood, 27 of Lusby, was found to be in possession of a...
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Guyette earns Marine Corps Test Pilot of the Year award

Guyette earns Marine Corps Test Pilot of the Year award

Maj. Robert Guyette, the test pilot who last year led the team of engineers in resolving mission critical deficiencies with the F-35 helmet mounted display, was honored as the Test Pilot of the Year during a ceremony Feb. 8. Guyette, F-35 Pax River Integrated Test Force test pilot, received the award from the John H....
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Armed Robberies in Calvert and Charles Counties

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Armed Robberies in Calvert and Charles Counties

On January 14, 2018, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office units responded to the Subway in Dunkirk, for the reported armed robbery. Detectives determined similar robberies occurred at a Subway in King George Virginia a week prior.  During the weeks following these two robberies, a Subway in Anne Arundel County, the Shell Station at the intersection...
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Waldorf Man Arrested on Assault and Weapon Charges After Drunken Domestic Assault

Waldorf Man Arrested on Assault and Weapon Charges After Drunken Domestic Assault

On February 24, 2018, at approximately 3:00 a.m., Deputies from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to Ryon Court, in Waldorf, for a report of a domestic assault with a weapon. Upon arrival, an adult female victim told police that Anthony LaBruce Young Jr., 46, of Waldorf, grabbed her by her neck and struck...
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Death Investigation Continuing from Indian Head Highway

Death Investigation Continuing from Indian Head Highway

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are continuing their investigation into the death of a man whose body was found on February 22, 2018, in the area of Indian Head Highway near Hawthorne Road in Indian Head. A passerby found the body and contacted police. There were no obvious signs of injury, and foul play is...
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Waldorf Couple Arrested in Huntingtown for Possession of Heroin

Waldorf Couple Arrested in Huntingtown for Possession of Heroin

On February 19, 2018, at approximately 8:55 am, Trooper First Class Warrick from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack stopped a vehicle on Route 4 south of Plum Point Road in Huntingtown. The vehicle matched the description of one previously reported earlier as suspicious in the Huntingtown area. Because of several observed drug...
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Crime Solvers in Charles County Offering Cash Reward for Information in Homicide

Crime Solvers in Charles County Offering Cash Reward for Information in Homicide

Detectives with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division are continuing their investigation into the death of Deandre Tramonte Nicholson, 22, of Waldorf, whose case was recently ruled a homicide by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore. For investigative purposes, the cause of death is not being released. Details of...
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California Man Who Shot up Residence in Leonardtown Receives Additional Firearms Charges in Calvert County

California Man Who Shot up Residence in Leonardtown Receives Additional Firearms Charges in Calvert County

Nicholas Bruce Osborne, 18, of California,was recently featured in a SMNEWSNET article on February 22, 2018, for shooting up a residence in Leonardtown. Osbourne is back in the news with three more serious charges, this time in Calvert County On Sunday, December 16, 2017, at approximately 6:55 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s...
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William Andrew “Andy” Dent, 56

William Andrew “Andy” Dent, 56

William Andrew “Andy” Dent, 56, of Tall Timbers, MD passed away February 23, 2018 at his residence. He was born January 23, 1962 in Cyprus, located on the Mediterranean Sea to the late William John Dent and Mary Jo Johnson Dent. Andy moved to St. Mary’s County when he was two years old. He...
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Gertrude Louise Sullivan, 98

Gertrude Louise Sullivan, 98

Gertrude Louise Sullivan, 98, of Ridge, MD died peacefully February 23, 2018, at St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD. She was born March 20, 1919 in Washington, D.C. to the late Aubrey Merchant and Esther Bromwell. Gertrude and her late husband, Bernard Franklin Sullivan, Sr., moved to Southern Maryland in 1975. She was...
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David Brian Mudd, 73

David Brian Mudd, 73

David Brian Mudd, 73 of Waldorf, MD passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. He was born on October 17, 1944 in LaPlata, MD. He was the son of the late Joseph Burch Mudd and Helen Louise Simpson Mudd. He grew up on the Dr. Samuel Mudd farm in Waldorf, MD....
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Lexington Park Man Arrested and Charged with Home Invasion, Theft, Burglary and Assault

Lexington Park Man Arrested and Charged with Home Invasion, Theft, Burglary and Assault

On Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at approximately 5:20 a.m., Deputy R. Roszell of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Carroll Road, in Lexington Park, for the report of a burglary. When police arrived, they made contact with a female victim who advised she woke up after hearing a loud...
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Waldorf Family Desperate for Answers in search for Missing Son

Waldorf Family Desperate for Answers in search for Missing Son

Dr. Timothy J. Cunningham, 35, of Atlanta’s Bolton neighborhood, is a team lead with CDC’s Division of Population Health, and has been missing since February 12, according to Atlanta police. His family and police desperate for answers regarding his sudden disappearance. Cunningham, a researcher who studies disease patterns was not feeling well on February 12th, and...
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Waldorf Man Arrested on Gun and Drug Distribution Charges Again and Again

Waldorf Man Arrested on Gun and Drug Distribution Charges Again and Again

On Friday, February 23, 2018, at approximately 5:15 a.m., members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Unit were preparing to serve a search warrant in Waldorf relating to a drug distribution investigation. At that time, the person of interest in the investigation left the house in a car. Cpl. J. Morales attempted...
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Indian Head Couple Arrested and Charged for Distribution of Crack Cocaine

Indian Head Couple Arrested and Charged for Distribution of Crack Cocaine

On February 22, 2018, following a three-week investigation by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office into alleged drug dealing, a search warrant was served in the 4600 block of Strauss Avenue in Indian Head. Detectives recovered approximately $600 worth of crack cocaine, which had been packaged for sale and distribution. Ammunition for a handgun was...
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Thompson Wanted After Crashing into Two Police Cars and Fleeing From Deputies

Thompson Wanted After Crashing into Two Police Cars and Fleeing From Deputies

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Marquet Darrall Thompson, 19, of no fixed address. On Sunday, February 25, 2018, Deputy M. Beyer of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Pegg Road and Midway Drive, in Lexington Park.  Thompson,...
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Charles Henry Davis

Charles Henry Davis

Charles was born in the City of Pasay, an urban town of Manilla, Phillipines to Charles Henry Davis and Rosa Parino, a native Filipino. Charles was the second child of three children. Charles father, Charles Sr, was in the U.S. military and stationed in the Phillipine Islands assisting with making rope for U.S. Naval...
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Thomas “Tom” Harrison Smith, 71

Thomas “Tom” Harrison Smith, 71

Thomas “Tom” Harrison Smith, age 71, of Ft. Washington, MD, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Friday, February 16, 2018. Born in Cumberland, MD on March 17, 1946 to Dorothy Evelyn Livengood and Thomas Lloyd Smith. Tom was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, employer, and friend to many who knew and loved...
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Marion Francis Federline Jr., 87

Marion Francis Federline Jr., 87

Marion Francis Federline Jr., 87, of Lusby, MD passed on Monday, February, 19, 2018. He was born in Washington, DC, the son of the late Dorothy E. (Riley) and Marion Francis Ferderline Sr. He was the beloved husband of Doris Marie (Miller) Federline. They celebrated their 24th wedding anniversary in 2017. Prior to retirement...
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Richard Samuel Scrivener, 74

Richard Samuel Scrivener, 74

Richard Samuel Scrivener, 74, of Prince Frederick, MD passed away on February 22, 2018 in Baltimore, MD. Richard was born on July 6, 1943 in Prince Frederick, MD to Guy and Virginia Scrivener. Richard was born and raised in Calvert County and served his country honorably during the Vietnam War. He was predeceased by...
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Jack Rudolph Schwallenberg, Sr., 81

Jack Rudolph Schwallenberg, Sr., 81

Jack Rudolph Schwallenberg, Sr., 81, of Prince Frederick passed away February 20, 2018. He was born September 27, 1936 in Annapolis to William Clyde “Jack” and Amelia Cathryn (Rupp) Schwallenberg. Jack was raised in Calvert County and called it home his entire life. He started his own business after he met and married Mary...
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James Christian Rasmussen, 90

James Christian Rasmussen, 90

James Christian Rasmussen, 90, of Owings, MD passed away February 22, 2018. Jim was born March 31, 1927 in Brookland, Washington, D.C. to Agnes (Christensen) and John C. Rasmussen, Sr. He attended McKinley Technical High School in the District and served in the US Army from 1945 to 1947, overseas at the close of...
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