Monthly Archives: September 2018

One Dead, Four Hurt in Multi-Vehicle Motor Vehicle Accident in Anne Arundel County

One Dead, Four Hurt in Multi-Vehicle Motor Vehicle Accident in Anne Arundel County

Maryland State Police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash in which one person died and four others were injured Friday morning in Anne Arundel County. At about 1:30 a.m., troopers from the Glen Burnie Barrack responded on a report of a three-vehicle crash on southbound I-97 at Quarterfield Road. According to a preliminary investigation, a...
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One Injured in Park Hall Motor Vehicle Accident

One Injured in Park Hall Motor Vehicle Accident

On Thursday, September 27, 2018 at approximately 1:40 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Willows Road, and Point Lookout Road in Park Hall, for the reported serious motor vehicle with a subject trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles involved in a motor vehicle collision with the female occupant of...
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Margaret Richardson Wernecke, 85

Margaret Richardson Wernecke, 85

Margaret Richardson Wernecke, 85, of Leonardtown, MD, passed away peacefully with her family beside her on September 21, 2018. She is survived by her son Ray and his wife, Helen; son David and his wife, Amy; grandchildren Kate, John, Sam, and Jake; and great grandson, Ace. Family was number one for Marge. Born on...
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Margaret Mary Herbert, 88

Margaret Mary Herbert, 88

Margaret Mary Herbert, 88, of Hughesville, MD passed away at University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center, in LaPlata, MD, on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Margaret was born on November 17, 1929, to the late Charles Henry McPherson and Emily Ruth Summers McPherson, in Aquasco, MD. In addition to her parents, Margaret was predeceased...
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Alicia Anne Suarez Barosio, 34

Alicia Anne Suarez Barosio, 34

Alicia Anne Suarez Barosio, 34, of Great Mills, MD died peacefully on September 20, 2018 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s in Callaway, MD surrounded by her loving family. She was born on January 10, 1984 in Millington, TN to Royce A. Suarez and Connie J. Harvey. Alicia was a devoted loving mother. She...
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Patricia Kronk Buckley, 76

Patricia Kronk Buckley, 76

Patricia Kronk Buckley, 76, of Leonardtown, MD passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 22, 1942 in Waynesburg, PA to the late Kenneth K. Kronk and Pauline Block Kronk. On June 3, 1961, she married James Merle Walters (divorced) of Rices Landing, PA. Together they...
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Joseph Brennan “Peck” Norris, Jr., 93

Joseph Brennan “Peck” Norris, Jr., 93

Joseph Brennan “Peck” Norris, Jr., 93, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on Monday, September 24, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on July 2, 1925 in Great Mills, MD to the late Joseph B. Norris, Sr. and Lula Abell Norris. On January 10, 1951, Peck enlisted in the...
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Emily May Bowen, 84

Emily May Bowen, 84

Emily May Bowen, 84, of Tracy’s Landing passed away September 24, 2018 at Calvert Health Medical Center. She was born April 11, 1934 in Virginia to James Lloyd Sr. and Emily Elizabeth (Tippett) Seibert. May was raised in Washington, D.C. and attended public schools. She later moved with her family to Churchton. She married...
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Shirley Mae Brooks, 84

Shirley Mae Brooks, 84

Shirley Mae Brooks, 84, of Prince Frederick passed away September 24, 2018 at Calvert County Nursing Center. She was born December 1, 1933 in West Palm Beach, FL to William and Helen (Covar) Crosby. Shirley was raised in Florida and lived in Chesapeake Beach for over 20 years. She later moved back to Florida...
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Louvina May Freese, 88

Louvina May Freese, 88

Louvina May Freese, 88, of California, MD died September 20, 2018, at Solomons Nursing Center in Solomons, MD. She was born on October 3, 1929 in Broadway, VA to the late William W. Depoy and Tracie Ruth Lam Depoy. On January 19, 1950 Louvina married her beloved husband, Claude L. Freese in Corpus Christi,...
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Annie Lucille “Mom Mom” Wright, 96

Annie Lucille “Mom Mom” Wright, 96

Annie Lucille “Mom Mom” Wright, 96, of Ridge, Maryland, died September 22, 2018, at Hospice House of St. Mary’s. She was born on April 17, 1922 in Ridge, MD to the late Ruth and Clarence Wise. Lucille was passionate about the Baltimore Orioles, leaving her grandchildren with fond memories of hearing the announcers on...
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Charles “Charlie” Nicholas Dornall, Jr., 62

Charles “Charlie” Nicholas Dornall, Jr., 62

Charles “Charlie” Nicholas Dornall, Jr., 62, of Millersville, MD passed away on September 22, 2018 in Glen Burnie, MD. Born on April 22, 1956 in Leonardtown, MD he was the loving son of the late Mary Madeline Abell Dornall and Charles Nicholas Dornall, Sr. Charlie is survived by his siblings; Anna L. Sturm of...
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Residents in Charles County Encouraged to Participate in National Drug Enforcement Agency Drug Take Back Day on October 27

Residents in Charles County Encouraged to Participate in National Drug Enforcement Agency Drug Take Back Day on October 27

The Charles County Commissioners would like to encourage all residents to participate in the National Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 27 by disposing of unwanted or expired prescriptions and over-the-counter medications.  An additional drop-off location has been established for this day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Theft Scheme Suspects

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Theft Scheme Suspects

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the persons pictured. On Wednesday, August 8, 2018 between 10:57 a.m. and 7:45 p.m., the male suspect made three trips into the California BJ’s Wholesale Club and stole several Wisenet home monitoring cameras by hiding them in his clothing and exiting the store...
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24-Year-Old Hughesville Man Wins $80,000 on Keno at Korner Liquors in Waldorf

24-Year-Old Hughesville Man Wins $80,000 on Keno at Korner Liquors in Waldorf

William Frasher of Hughesville got the surprise of his life when he decided to stop in at Korner Liquors in Waldorf last Thursday and play Keno. The 24-year-old real estate investor was on his way to get something to eat after work and initially stopped at the Charles County Lottery retailer to cash a...
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Lemmon Assumes Command of Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division from Gahagan

Lemmon Assumes Command of Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division from Gahagan

Rear Adm. Shane G. Gahagan turned over command of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) to Rear Adm. John S. Lemmon during a change of command ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 5 at Patuxent River Naval Air Station. Vice Adm. G. Dean Peters, Commander of Naval Air Systems Command, presided over the ceremony....
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Sixty-Six tons of Beef Recalled for E.coli, Sold at Target, Safeway, Sam’s Club Nationwide

Sixty-Six tons of Beef Recalled for E.coli, Sold at Target, Safeway, Sam’s Club Nationwide

Cargill Meat Solutions, a Fort Morgan, Colo. establishment, is recalling approximately 132,606 pounds of ground beef products made from the chuck portion of the carcass that may be contaminated with Escherichia coliO26, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The ground beef items were produced and packaged on June...
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La Plata Woman Accused of Stealing Over 1.2 Million Dollars from Former Employee

La Plata Woman Accused of Stealing Over 1.2 Million Dollars from Former Employee

In March of 2018, Detective Elizabeth Clark from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, met with James Connors, the president of Capitol Cable Communications, Inc., who reported his business was at a loss of 1.2 million dollars due to credit card fraud perpetrated by an employee. Connors told police that Heather Elizabeth Deabay, 42, of...
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Motor Vehicle Accident in Loveville Injures One

Motor Vehicle Accident in Loveville Injures One

On Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at approximately 5:30 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Sunnyside Road, and Point Lookout Road, in Loveville for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles involved in a rear-end style collision, with one vehicle still in the roadway....
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Female Bicyclist Found Unconscious in Roadway Flown to Trauma Center

Female Bicyclist Found Unconscious in Roadway Flown to Trauma Center

On Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at approximately 7:50 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of 41010 Bishop Road, and Loveville Road, in Mechanicsville, for the reported unconscious subject in the roadway. Dispatch advised responding units the 911 caller reported finding an unknown aged female unconscious in the roadway on Bishop Road,...
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Employees Walk and Run for Suicide Awareness in “Laps for Life” Held on September 18th

Employees Walk and Run for Suicide Awareness in “Laps for Life” Held on September 18th

Spreading awareness about suicide was the goal of the ninth annual “Laps for Life” walk/run/team relay event held here September 18. Military members, civilians, contractors and their family members walked or ran 12 laps around the track to commemorate the fact that every 12 minutes, a life is lost to suicide. Capt. Christopher Cox...
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St. Mary’s Airport Receives Funds for Expansion

St. Mary’s Airport Receives Funds for Expansion

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen have announced a $1,772,227 Department of Transportation (DOT) grant for St. Mary’s County Regional Airport in California. These funds will be used to extend existing runways and remove obstructions that will allow for greater passenger and cargo capacity. “St. Mary’s Regional Airport is an important hub...
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Man Arrested in Anne Arundel County After Stealing Van and Leading Police on Lengthy Chase

Man Arrested in Anne Arundel County After Stealing Van and Leading Police on Lengthy Chase

The Maryland State Police arrested a man suspected of stealing a hotel shuttle van and leading police on a pursuit Monday night in Anne Arundel County, the suspect, identified as David Antonio Diaz, 25, of Rockville, Md. is charged with the unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, theft of cellphones and money, first-degree assault,...
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Christmas Comes Early for Port Tobacco Man Winning $12,000 on Keno at Apehangers Bar & Grill

Christmas Comes Early for Port Tobacco Man Winning $12,000 on Keno at Apehangers Bar & Grill

James Schumacher of Port Tobacco made his way to Maryland Lottery headquarters in Baltimore on Sept. 25 to claim what could be an early Christmas present to himself: the proceeds of a $12,000 winning Keno ticket. Sporting bright red suspenders and a bushy white beard, James has the look and jolly demeanor of a...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Bishop

Wednesday’s Pet is Bishop

Wednesday’s Pet for 9-26-18 is Bishop Featured Pet: Bishop Rescue Group: Pets with Disabilities Disability: Deaf Breed: Lemon Hound Sex: Male Size: Medium (50 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Bishop is between 4 and 5 years old. He landed in a shelter as a stray. He is a...
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