Monthly Archives: May 2018

Joseph Luin Ramos “Joe”, 83

Joseph Luin Ramos “Joe”, 83

Joseph Luin Ramos “Joe”, 83, of Bushwood, MD formerly from Leonardtown, MD, passed away on May 24, 2018. Born on December 28, 1934 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of the late Lola C. Bramble Ramos and Charles M. Ramos. Joe was the loving husband of Lucy Jane Hall Ramos whom he married...
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Philip Leo Schmitz, 100

Philip Leo Schmitz, 100

Philip Leo Schmitz, 100, of Coltons Point, MD passed away on May 24, 2018. Born on May 26, 1917 in Colton’s Point, MD he was the son of the late Ida Wilhelmina Jansen Schmitz and Edward Peter Schmitz. Philip was the loving husband of the late Ada Eleanor Faunce Schmitz whom he married on...
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Evelyn Anna Mae Armsworthy, 96

Evelyn Anna Mae Armsworthy, 96

Evelyn Anna Mae Armsworthy, 96, of California, MD passed away on May 24, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Born on May 3, 1922 in Hollywood, MD, she was the daughter of the late Annie Mignonetti Readman Dorsey and John Ignatius Dorsey. Evelyn was the loving wife of the late William Ignatius Armsworthy, Jr,...
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Daniel “Danny” Webster Ryce, Jr., 59

Daniel “Danny” Webster Ryce, Jr., 59

Daniel “Danny” Webster Ryce, Jr., 59, of Avenue, MD formerly from Mechanicsville, MD passed away on May 24, 2018. Born on October 3, 1958 in Killeen, TX, he was the son of the late Mary June Higgs Ryce and Daniel Webster Ryce, Sr. Danny is survived by his children; Wesley Ryce (Jaime) of Mechanicsville,...
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50-Year-Old Mechanicsville Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

50-Year-Old Mechanicsville Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident

On Friday, May 25, 2018, at approximately 8:00 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 38000 block of All Faith Church Road, in the area of New Market Turner Road, in Mechanicsville, for the reported motor vehicle collision. Upon arrival, units located a single vehicle on its side with...
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Judith Thomas

Judith Thomas departed this earthly life on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Family and friends will unite for visitation from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm on Friday, May 25, 2018 at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD.
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Marilyn Margaret Oglesby

Marilyn Margaret Oglesby

Marilyn Margaret Oglesby of White Plains, Maryland, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at her home. She was 82 years old. Born on August 14, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, Mrs. Marilyn Oglesby was the daughter of the late Margaret Erickson Maloney and Walter T. Maloney. Marilyn was at her happiest laughing with friends...
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Robert “Bob” Lee Marconi, Jr. 52

Robert “Bob” Lee Marconi, Jr. 52

Robert “Bob” Lee Marconi, Jr. 52, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on May 19, 2018. Born on March 24, 1966 in Baltimore, MD, he is the son of Robert Lee Marconi, Sr. and Fern Riley Marconi. He went to college for two years and worked for the federal government as a Painter. Bob enjoyed...
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Leroy Preston Brown Jr., 74

Leroy Preston Brown Jr., 74

Leroy Preston Brown Jr., also affectionately known as “Brownie”, of Browns Summit, North Carolina, died on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, Virginia. He was 74 years old. Born on April 18, 1944 at Doctor’s Hospital in Washington, DC, Leroy was the son of the late Jean DeMarr Brown and Leroy...
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Lawrence “Larry” Velozo Jr, 69

Lawrence “Larry” Velozo Jr, 69

Lawrence “Larry” Velozo Jr, 69, died peacefully at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in St Mary’s Maryland, on May 21, 2018. Lawrence was a proud Vietnam Army Veteran who served with the 101st Airborne unit in A Shau Valley as a Sergeant and was awarded the bronze Star for Valor for his heroic actions on...
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Helen C. Adams, 83

Helen C. Adams, 83

of LaPlata, MD passed away on May 17, 2018 at the University of Charles Regional Medical Center in LaPlata, MD. Born in Washington, DC on September 28, 1934 to the late John and Edna Clements, Helen is also preceded in death by her brother, Baby Clements; and sisters, Margaret Murphy and Audrey Oliver. Helen...
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Gary P. Schwartz, 71

Gary P. Schwartz, 71

Gary P. Schwartz, 71 of Huntingtown, MD passed on Monday May 21, 2018. Born in Washington, DC he was a son of the late Cleveland B. and Alma Louise (Obrecht) Schwartz. He was the beloved husband of Donna Lee (Perrin) Schwartz. They celebrated their 41st wedding anniversary in July 2017. Gary worked in the...
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Patricia Ann Moxley, 73

Patricia Ann Moxley, 73

Patricia Ann Moxley, 73, of Prince Frederick, MD Passed away on Monday May 21, 2018. Born in Washington, DC she was a daughter of the late Daniel James and Helen (Cunningham) Whelan. She was the beloved wife of Charles S. Moxley. They celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary in October 2017. Patricia was a secretary...
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Walker J. Mullin, 80

Walker J. Mullin, 80

Walker J. Mullin, 80, of Lusby, MD passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018. Born to the late Kathryn (Joynes) and Edward Mullin in Washington D.C., he grew up in Maryland. In 1961, after high school, Walker joined the U.S. Army until 1967. Survived by his son, Michael Mullin; girlfriend, Judy; sister, Ann Bell;...
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Ronnie Rex Davis Sr AKA “Pop Pop” 54

Ronnie Rex Davis Sr AKA “Pop Pop” 54

Ronnie Rex Davis Sr AKA “Pop Pop” 54 of Prince Frederick, MD was called home on Monday May 21, 2018. He was born April 4, 1964 in Landstuhl, Germany to Nelson R. Davis and Renate Davis. Ronnie was a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Local 100 for 36 years. Ronnie loved his Washington...
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UPDATE: 90-Year-Old Man Severely Injured in Car Fire at Wildewood Shopping Center

UPDATE: 90-Year-Old Man Severely Injured in Car Fire at Wildewood Shopping Center

UPDATE:  The Office of the State Fire Marshal reports, the driver of the 2016 Hyundai SUV, Robert Oliver, 90, had recently purchased gasoline from WaWa to mow his yard, placing the gas container in the trunk of his vehicle. He then stopped at the Bed, Bath & Beyond in California to shop. When he re-entered...
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Crime Solvers Offering up to $2,500 Reward in Murder Case of 20-Year-Old Waldorf Man

Crime Solvers Offering up to $2,500 Reward in Murder Case of 20-Year-Old Waldorf Man

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the suspect(s) involved in the murder of Antonio Lamount Harper, Jr. 20, who was shot and killed on May 1 at 10 p.m. outside of his residence in the 2200 block of...
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UPDATE: Allegations of Sexual Abuse by North Point High School Teacher Date Back to 2008

UPDATE: Allegations of Sexual Abuse by North Point High School Teacher Date Back to 2008

UPDATE: Ralph Marvin Van Dyke Jr., 59 of La Plata has been indicted on six counts of sex abuse of a minor in custody, two counts of fourth-degree sex offense and second-degree assault. The indictment summary was filed in Charles County Circuit Court on May 18, 2018. Van Dyke is currently being held without bond at...
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UPDATE: MISSING CHILD LOCATED

UPDATE: MISSING CHILD LOCATED

UPDATE: Child has been located he is ok. Thank you to all the citizens that came out to help in the search. Missing 3 yo b/m gray white striped shirt gray pants short black hair missing from Carriage Lane Huntingtown. Last seen near woodline approx 30 minutes ago near 510 Carriage Lane. If seen call...
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UPDATE: Shooting Victim at Motel 6 Identified

UPDATE: Shooting Victim at Motel 6 Identified

UPDATE 5/24/2018 @ 2:00 p.m.: Maryland State Police are searching for the suspect(s) wanted in connection with a St. Mary’s County shooting last night that wounded a 20 year old man. The suspects were driving in a white Ford Explorer or Expedition at the time of the incident. Three suspects, described only as African American...
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Traffic Stop in Prince Frederick Results in Arrest for Possession of Cocaine & Marijuana

Traffic Stop in Prince Frederick Results in Arrest for Possession of Cocaine & Marijuana

On Saturday, May 19, 2018 at approximately 11:20 pm, Corporal Esnes from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack initiated a traffic stop on Shore Acres Way in Prince Frederick for traffic violations. Several criminal indicators were observed while speaking with the driver and a K-9 scan was requested. A positive alert was given...
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Troopers Urge Safety And Sobriety As Enforcement Increases During Memorial Day Weekend

Troopers Urge Safety And Sobriety As Enforcement Increases During Memorial Day Weekend

With extra traffic expected this Memorial Day weekend, additional Maryland State Police troopers will be on patrol and using a variety of initiatives to keep traffic moving, respond quickly to highway incidents and take appropriate enforcement action when violations are observed that threaten the safety of travelers. Beginning Friday, troopers from each of the...
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Memorial Day: A Day to Remember the Fallen

Memorial Day: A Day to Remember the Fallen

May 28, 2018, is Memorial Day. This day is a national holiday, for remembering and honoring men and women, who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country. Waterloo, New York, was declared the official birthplace of Memorial Day by President Lyndon Johnson in May 1966. The holiday had many origins, and...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Announced 2017 Rookies of the Year

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Announced 2017 Rookies of the Year

Deputy Shawn Shelko and Correctional Officer Alexander Tasciotti were named Rookies of the Year for 2017 for the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office at the Annual Awards Banquet held at the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department on Friday, May 18, 2018. Deputy Shelko started with the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office on Nov. 2,...
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Police in Charles County Conduct Countywide Warrant Sweep

Police in Charles County Conduct Countywide Warrant Sweep

On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, Troopers from Maryland State La Plata Barrack, partnered with members of the Southern Maryland Information Center and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office to conduct a countywide warrant sweep. A total of 67 warrant attempts were made in Charles County, which resulted in 9 subjects who were arrested on traffic...
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