Monthly Archives: July 2018

Anne (Knight) Williams

Peacefully on Tuesday, July 17, 2017 Anne Williams departed this earthly life in Fort Washington, MD. Family and friends will unite on July 26,2018 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will be private.
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Gladys Pryor

Gladys Pryor

Gladys Pryor departed this earthly life on Friday, July 13, 2018. Family and friends will unite on Monday, July 23, 2018 from 11:00 am until time of service 12 noon at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD. Interment immediately following at Historyland Memorial Park, King George, VA.
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Albert E. Butler Jr

Albert E. Butler Jr

Albert E. Butler Jr., affectionately known as “Hop Sing”, was born to the late Albert E. and Veronica Matilda Gough Butler on September 17, 1928, in Philadelphia, PA. Albert was called to eternal rest on Friday, July 13, 2018. He received his early education at Cardinal Gibbons School. He married Mary Catherine Clayton (Hickson)....
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Elsie Marshall

Elsie Marshall

Elsie Marshall went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 16, 2018. Family and friends will unite on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 from 10:00 am until time of service 11:00 am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD. Interment is private.
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Larry Gene Lutz

It is with great sadness that the family of Larry Gene Lutz announces his passing on July 16, 2018 at the age of 80. Larry will be lovingly remembered by his surviving children, Lori Lukinovich of Covington, LA, Merry Lutz of Falls Church, VA, Gabrielle (Gaby) Lutz of San Diego, CA and Rachael Nolden...
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Gary Michael Lockhart, 74

Gary Michael Lockhart, 74

Gary Michael Lockhart, 74, of Lexington Park, MD passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, July 13, 2018 due to complications from Parkinson’s Disease. Born December 1, 1943 in Pensacola, Florida, he was the son of the late Glenn H. Lockhart and Earleen Otts Lockhart. As a child in a Navy family,...
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Joseph Anthony Horak, 84

Joseph Anthony Horak, 84, of Hollywood, MD passed away on July 14, 2018 in Baltimore, MD. Born on April 3, 1934 in Takoma Park, MD, he was the son of the late Anton Horak and Anna Marie McKovsky. He is survived by his sister, Elizabeth Williams of Novato, CA; his stepson, Wayne M. Gordon...
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Lawrence Solomon Copsey, 86

Lawrence Solomon Copsey, 86

Lawrence Solomon Copsey, 86 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on July 13, 2018 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD. Lawrence was born in Mechanicsville, MD to the late Solomon Copsey and Carrie Mae Tippett. Lawrence was a lifetime farmer and Life Insurance Salesman for over 30 years. Lawrence loved to play his...
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Ronald Linzell Scruggs, Sr

Ronald Linzell Scruggs, Sr

Ronald Linzell Scruggs, Sr. of Lexington Park, MD passed away on July 10, 2018. Lynn was born on December 12, 1962 in Leonardtown, MD to Ronald Leslie Scruggs and Arlene Victoria Butler. Lynn was raised in Cleveland, OH and in Lexington Park, MD where he received his education in the St. Mary’s County Public...
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VIDEO: Bicyclist Flown from Scene After Striking Maryland State Police SUV in Hollywood

VIDEO: Bicyclist Flown from Scene After Striking Maryland State Police SUV in Hollywood

On Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at approximately 7:15 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel  responded to Three Notch Road, in Hollywood, in the area of Clover Hill Road for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a bicyclist. Prior to the accident a Maryland State Police marked SUV was stationary on the shoulder of Three Notch Road...
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Vehicle Fire Next to Garage in Mechanicsville

Vehicle Fire Next to Garage in Mechanicsville

On Saturday, July 14 2018, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Volunteer Firefighters from Mechanicsville, Leonardtown, Hollywood, Seventh District and surrounding companies responded to 39535 Jacobs Lane, in Mechanicsville for the reported garage fire. Units arrived on scene to find a vehicle that had been extinguished in-front of a detached garage with no extensions to the...
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Smoking Ban in All Public Housing Goes into Effect Aug 3, 2018

Smoking Ban in All Public Housing Goes into Effect Aug 3, 2018

Smoke-free housing is not a new concept for HUD. Over the last decade or so, HUD has encouraged both public housing authorities and multifamily housing owners to establish smoke-free communities and has even issued a 63-page toolkit to aid in the process. So what is different now? With its Final Rule published last month,...
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Sheriff’s Deputy Saves Fawn Hit by Vehicle in Dameron

Sheriff’s Deputy Saves Fawn Hit by Vehicle in Dameron

On Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at approximately 2:30 Corporal O’Connor from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded for the report of an motor vehicle accident involving a deer in the 17000 block of Three Notch Road in Dameron O’Connor located the fawn in the grass on the side of the road. The fawn...
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Two Construction Workers Shot with Paint Balls in Charles County

Two Construction Workers Shot with Paint Balls in Charles County

On Wednesday, July 11 at approximately 9:25 p.m., two construction workers were repaving St. Patrick’s Drive near Western Parkway in Waldorf, when the driver of an older model dark blue Hyundai Accent with at least four males inside approached them and stopped across the median. One of the occupants began shooting paint balls out...
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Wednesday’s Pet is BUTTONS

Wednesday’s Pet is BUTTONS

Wednesday,s Pet for 7/18/2018 BUTTONS Featured Pet: Buttons Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Chihuahua/Terrier Mix Sex: Female Size: Small (8 lbs) Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $325.00  (See Procedures on Rescue’s site) http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/doodledawgs.html Buttons is a gorgeous 2-year-old 8 1/2-pound mix of maybe Chihuahua and Terrier.  Stunning...
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UPDATE : Bottle Thief Returns to Liquor Store Arrested for Trespassing

UPDATE : Bottle Thief Returns to Liquor Store Arrested for Trespassing

UPDATE: 7/17/2018: On Friday, July 13, 2018, Deputy Tyler Payne of St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to ABC Liquors and Lounge for Todd Matthew Evans, 41 of Glen Burnie, returning to the store after being issued a notice not to trespass.. He was arrested and charged with Trespassing on Private Property. On Monday,...
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Clerk at Bob’s Sunoco Charged with Making Underage Sale During Compliance Check

Clerk at Bob’s Sunoco Charged with Making Underage Sale During Compliance Check

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office conducted alcohol compliance checks at multiple retail establishments within the Callaway and Lexington Park areas, to ensure and encourage the prohibition of illegal alcohol sales to minors under the age of 21. These compliance checks were completed at random businesses who hold alcohol licenses within St. Mary’s County....
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Seven Additional Arrests Made And More Pending As Police Continue To Dismantle Heroin/Fentanyl Distribution Operation In Maryland

Seven Additional Arrests Made And More Pending As Police Continue To Dismantle Heroin/Fentanyl Distribution Operation In Maryland

A cooperative cross-jurisdictional and multi-state drug investigation has led to seven additional arrests with more expected as police continue to dismantle a drug trafficking organization they believe was responsible for the distribution of heroin and fentanyl throughout Maryland. The seven additional arrests include two juveniles.  The remaining five arrests are adults, all of whom...
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Hyattsville Woman Arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Trespassing at Abner’s Crab House

Hyattsville Woman Arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Trespassing at Abner’s Crab House

On Saturday, July 14, 2018, Deputy Rzepkowski from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Abner’s Crab House in Chesapeake Beach for a disorderly subject. Upon his arrival, Deputy Hicks had the disorderly subject, Gina Marie Hodge, 24, of Hyattsville, in handcuffs. Prior to handcuffing her, Hodge was yelling profanities and was asked to...
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Leonardtown Man Arrested for Assault, Indecent Exposure, Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct

Leonardtown Man Arrested for Assault, Indecent Exposure, Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct

On Friday, July 6, 2018, at approximately 9:40 p.m., Corporal Handy observed what appeared to be a disabled vehicle in the 26000 block of Sandgates Road in Mechanicsville. Once Cpl. Handy stopped to provide assistance, he realized the vehicle had been involved in an accident. Cpl. Handy made contact with the driver, James Stephen...
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Waldorf Man Arrested After Police Recover Loaded Handgun and Drugs During Traffic Stop

Waldorf Man Arrested After Police Recover Loaded Handgun and Drugs During Traffic Stop

On Monday, July 16, 2018,  at approximately 1:05 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 3000 block of Leonardtown Road in Waldorf. During the stop, officers detected the odor of marijuana coming from the car. Further investigation revealed the driver had a loaded handgun, ammunition, and marijuana...
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Charles County Man Wins $20,000 Keno Prize

Charles County Man Wins $20,000 Keno Prize

A 61-year-old Bel Alton resident played a 7-spot Keno ticket for one game at Lady’s Liquors in La Plata. In the end, the Charles County man matched all seven numbers, typically paying $2,500. The lucky winner, though, had placed a $2 wager on the game, and added the Super Bonus feature, which produced a four times...
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Overworked Clerk Charged with Selling Alcohol to a Minor at DJ’s One Stop

Overworked Clerk Charged with Selling Alcohol to a Minor at DJ’s One Stop

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office conducted alcohol compliance checks at multiple retail establishments within the Charlotte Hall and Mechanicsville areas, to ensure and encourage the prohibition of illegal alcohol sales to minors under the age of 21. These compliance checks were completed at random businesses who hold alcohol licenses within St. Mary’s County....
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Virginia Man Indicted in St. Mary’s County Liquor Store Robbery

Virginia Man Indicted in St. Mary’s County Liquor Store Robbery

A St. Mary’s County Grand Jury has indicted a Virginia man on several charges stemming from a liquor store robbery in February. Markeith Devon Wills, 40 of Alexandria, Va., has been charged with Armed Robbery, First-Degree Assault and Theft after the facts of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office’s investigation were presented to the...
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Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on State Board of Elections Vendor

Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on State Board of Elections Vendor

Governor Larry Hogan today released the following statement following an announcement from the Maryland State Board of Elections regarding one of its vendors: “It was with concern that I learned that information provided to the Maryland State Board of Elections by federal law enforcement this week indicates that a vendor contracted by the Board...
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