Monthly Archives: October 2018

Lusby Woman Arrested for Shoplifting at Kohl’s Department Store in Lexington Park

Lusby Woman Arrested for Shoplifting at Kohl’s Department Store in Lexington Park

On Monday, October 15, 2018 at approximately 7:00 p.m., Trooper J. Powis from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to Kohl’s Department Store, in Lexington Village Way, in Lexington Park, for a reported theft. Upon arrival, Tpr Powis made contact with the Loss Prevention Officer who was waiting with the suspect, identified as Lindy...
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Third Annual Veterans Resource Day Coming November 7

Third Annual Veterans Resource Day Coming November 7

The St. Mary’s County Department of Aging & Human Services presents the third annual Veterans Resource Day on Wednesday, November 7, at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center. The event takes place from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. This year’s event includes a question and answer session centered on veterans affairs, informational workshops, displays...
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Calvert County Acquires 48-Acre Prince Frederick Property to be Used as a Recreation Area

Calvert County Acquires 48-Acre Prince Frederick Property to be Used as a Recreation Area

Calvert County Government has purchased a 48-acre property in the lushly forested reaches of southern Prince Frederick that opens new opportunities for water access, hiking trails, horseback riding and other outdoor recreation activities. The parcel is nestled between two county parks – Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm and the Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Sanctuary –...
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18-Year-Old High School Student from Glen Burnie Arrested After Bringing Loaded Handgun to School

18-Year-Old High School Student from Glen Burnie Arrested After Bringing Loaded Handgun to School

On October 23, 2018 at approximately 8:30 p.m., officers from the Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a social media video which showed an unidentified male with a handgun. The video appeared to be taken in a school. Through the investigation the suspect was identified as Maleek Benjamin, 18, of Glen...
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Join the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Health Department and Elks Lodge on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Join the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Health Department and Elks Lodge on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the St. Mary’s County Health Department and St. Mary’s County Elks Lodge #2092, will host a medication collection event on Saturday, October 27, 2018 as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Community members may dispose of expired, unused, and unwanted medications and syringes...
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Woman Overdoses in Checkers Drive-Thru in Lexington Park

Woman Overdoses in Checkers Drive-Thru in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at approximately 3:05 p.m, police fire and rescue personnel responded to the Checkers Fast Food Restaurant on Great Mills Road, and South Essex Drive, for the reported motor vehicle accident with one person unconscious. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle in the drive-thru of Checkers with police...
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Arrest Made in Connection with Shooting/Homicide in La Plata

Arrest Made in Connection with Shooting/Homicide in La Plata

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have charged Andre Raynard Hilliard Johnson, 24, of La Plata, in connection with a shooting that occurred on October 3 in Waldorf. Investigation revealed a group of people, one of which was a resident, were standing outside a house in the 11200 block of Wildmeadows Street when another group of...
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Police Arrest Man for Drugs and Obstructing/Hindering at Accident Scene in Chesapeake Beach

Police Arrest Man for Drugs and Obstructing/Hindering at Accident Scene in Chesapeake Beach

On October 21, 2018 Deputy Lorenzano of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Dalrymple Road, in Chesapeake Beach for the report of an auto accident. While EMS was treating the driver of the vehicle, Navon Samuels Rice, 30, pulled up in another vehicle and attempted to walk over to the driver of the...
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WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 10/23/2018

WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 10/23/2018

The following persons are wanted by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit is responsible for the service of criminal and child support warrants as well as criminal summonses issued by the courts. They are also responsible for coordinating extraditions of suspects out of state. If you have information...
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New Chesapeake Bay License Plate Design Unveiled

New Chesapeake Bay License Plate Design Unveiled

The Chesapeake Bay Trust and the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) revealed the new design for Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay license plate during a special unveiling ceremony today. The newly redesigned plate features two prominent Chesapeake icons: the blue crab and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Sales of the Chesapeake Bay license plate support funding for K-12...
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Multi-Mission Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems Office (PMA-266) Welcomes New Program Manager

Multi-Mission Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems Office (PMA-266) Welcomes New Program Manager

The Multi-Mission Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) office (PMA-266) welcomed a new program manager during a ceremony held Oct.18 in Patuxent River. Rear Adm. Brian Corey, Program Executive Officer for Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons (PEO (U&W)),  presided over the change of command where Capt. Eric Soderberg assumed responsibility of PMA-266 from Capt. Jeff...
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Garage Fire in Waldorf Ruled Accidental

Garage Fire in Waldorf Ruled Accidental

On Monday, October 22, 2018, at approximately 9:35 a.m., firefighters responded to 10672 Ashford Circle, in Waldorf for a garage fire. Firefighters from the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding areas arrived on scene to find a two story single family home with heavy fire showing from the attached garage. It took over 40...
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Invasion Coming to Point Lookout State Park Oct. 27-28

Invasion Coming to Point Lookout State Park Oct. 27-28

Visitors are invited to Point Lookout State Park the weekend of Oct. 27-28 to witness a living history reenactment of American forces during the War of 1812. Volunteers in period costumes and uniforms will interpret the life of soldiers and other Marylanders during the War of 1812, along with small arms demonstrations, drills and other events...
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Maryland State Police to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Maryland State Police to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Maryland State Police, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, are asking residents to dispose of any unwanted and expired prescription medications during the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at all 23 state police barracks. Each barrack will act as...
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College of Southern Maryland Foundation Announces Newest Director, Randall Williams

College of Southern Maryland Foundation Announces Newest Director, Randall Williams

Randall Williams, of Hollywood, president of Meinhardt Properties in White Plains, has joined the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Foundation’s Board of Directors. “The CSM Foundation welcomes Randall and his wealth of experience in project and fiscal management,” said CSM Foundation Executive Director Michelle Goodwin. “He understands the mission and the value of community...
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Lusby Man Charged with Fleeing and Eluding and Drug Possession with Intent to Distribute

Lusby Man Charged with Fleeing and Eluding and Drug Possession with Intent to Distribute

On October 17th, 2018, members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit (CCSO DEU) executed search warrants related to an ongoing Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) investigation concerning Kyle Jerome Martin Jr., 31, of Lusby, distributing CDS. Officers stopped the vehicle being operated by Martin in the area of Solomon’s Urgent Care. Martin...
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VIDEO: Serious Four Vehicle Crash Injures Two in Hollywood

VIDEO: Serious Four Vehicle Crash Injures Two in Hollywood

On Monday, October 22, 2018, at approximately 10:20 a.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road, and Airport View Road, in Hollywood for the reported serious motor vehicle accident with subjects trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find four vehicles in the roadway, with two subjects trapped in a Honda Pilot...
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St. Mary’s County Government Mourns the Passing of Animal Control Supervisor Antonio “Tony” Malaspina.

St. Mary’s County Government Mourns the Passing of Animal Control Supervisor Antonio “Tony” Malaspina.

With heartfelt sadness the St. Mary’s County Department of Emergency Services and the St. Mary’s County Government mourns the passing of Animal Control Supervisor Antonio “Tony” Malaspina. Tony began his employment with St. Mary’s County on October 6, 1997 and was promoted to Animal Control Supervisor a year later on October 5, 1998, a...
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Governor Larry Hogan Renames Nice Bridge After Senator Thomas “Mac” Middleton

Governor Larry Hogan Renames Nice Bridge After Senator Thomas “Mac” Middleton

Governor Larry Hogan announced the Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge will be renamed after Charles County Senator Thomas “Mac” Middleton. Standing at the base of the 77-year-old bridge, Governor Hogan joined Senator Middleton, Delegate Sally Jameson, and Maryland Transportation Secretary and Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Chairman Pete K. Rahn for a ceremony to unveil...
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Family-Friendly Halloween Fun at Annmarie Garden on October 27

Family-Friendly Halloween Fun at Annmarie Garden on October 27

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, Maryland, will host their annual trick-or-treating parade, Halloween in the Garden, on Saturday, October 27 with a new start time of 10:00am-4pm.  The community will come together for the 19th year to create this safe and family-friendly Halloween activity!  Kids and their families are invited to visit more than...
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Joseph Graham Wynne Jr., 76

Joseph Graham Wynne Jr., 76

Joseph Graham Wynne Jr., 76, of Owings, MD, passed peacefully on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, with his loving wife, Judy by his side. Joseph is also survived by one son; Christopher Lundell, of Oroville, CA, four daughters; Sherry Tucker, Deborah Groce, Rosaline Wynne-Meador, and Susan Dembrow, along with twelve grandchildren, three great- grandchildren, his...
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Kenneth Russell Kunkle, 84

Kenneth Russell Kunkle, 84

Kenneth Russell Kunkle, 84, of Solomons passed away October 20, 2018 at his residence. He was born December 2, 1933 in Washington, D.C. to Earl W. and Thelma Josephine (Clock) Kunkle. Kenneth was raised in a military family and lived in many different places. His family settled in Arlington, VA where he went to...
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Shawn Marie Gentry, 33

Shawn Marie Gentry, 33

Shawn Marie Gentry, 33, of Deale passed away October 18, 2018. She was born February 7, 1985 in Cumberland, MD to Marlon Scott Sr. and Debora Jean (Bell) Gentry. Shawn was raised in Deale and attended Southern High School. She was employed as a certified nursing assistant in home health care in Mechanicsville. Shawn...
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Tharon Wayne Anthony, 62

Tharon Wayne Anthony, 62

Tharon Wayne Anthony, 62, of Huntingtown, MD passed away peacefully at his home on October 19, 2018 with his loving wife by his side. He was born February 21, 1956 in Sikeston, MO to G. Tharon and Glenda Mae (Clark) Anthony. Tharon was raised in Oran, MO. He worked for BG&E for 20 years...
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Nancy Lee Sipes, 77

Nancy Lee Sipes, 77

Nancy Lee Sipes, 77, of Swan Point, MD passed away on October 18, 2018 in Waldorf, MD. Nancy was born on May 3, 1941 in Luray, VA to the late Gilbert and Cora Hoak. She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years Charles Sipes; daughters, Deborah Goodwin, Charlene Randall (Ted), and Michelle...
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