Monthly Archives: December 2018

VIDEO: Male Victim Stabbed Several Times in Back at St. Mary’s Square in Lexington Park

VIDEO: Male Victim Stabbed Several Times in Back at St. Mary’s Square in Lexington Park

On Saturday, December 8, 2018 at approximately 3:30 p.m., police and emergency medical services responded to 21600 Great Mills Road, at the Weis Markets for the reported stabbing. Crews arrived on scene to find a male victim in his 20’s suffering from multiple stab wounds to his back. The patient was transported to Millison...
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Leonardtown Woman Driving on Suspended License Arrested for Indecent Exposure, Drunk Driving and More

Leonardtown Woman Driving on Suspended License Arrested for Indecent Exposure, Drunk Driving and More

On December 4, 2018 at approximately 1:35 p.m., a witness called the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and reported a possible intoxicated driver. The witness advised a tan Toyota Camry was driving erratically on Leonardtown Road and Oliver Shop Road. The vehicle was speeding up, slowing down, slamming on its breaks. The driver was also...
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Saw Mill in Mechanicsville Destroyed by Fire Ruled Accidental

Saw Mill in Mechanicsville Destroyed by Fire Ruled Accidental

On December 7, 2018, at approximately 1:45 a.m., Volunteer Firefighters from Mechanicsville, Hollywood, Seventh District, Calvert and Charles County responded to 37500 Anderson Drive, and Thompson Corner Road in Mechanicsville for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a structure approximately 100 x 40 feet with heavy fire and smoke showing. The...
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UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Charged with Attempted Murder After Shooting Victim in Face and Back

UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Charged with Attempted Murder After Shooting Victim in Face and Back

UPDATE 12/7/2018: On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at approximately 3:45 p.m., police units responded to the report of a subject shot near 22666 Athlone Drive in Great Mills. The 19-year-old male victim, who sustained multiple gunshot wounds, was able to report to police that Elijah Miguel Miles, 17 of California, shot him during an altercation...
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Lusby Man Seriously Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident in Prince Frederick

Lusby Man Seriously Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident in Prince Frederick

On December 5, 2018 at approximately 3:25 p.m. members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and the Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the area of MD Route 4 just south of Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad Company 4 for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles. Upon arrival, units...
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Firefighters Respond to Boat Fire in Drayden

Firefighters Respond to Boat Fire in Drayden

On December 6, 2018 at approximately 1:25 p.m., Volunteer Firefighters from Second District, Seventh District, Ridge, and Bay District responded to  Cherryfield Road, in Drayden for the reported boat fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a boat fully engulfed in fire floating away from the pier. Maryland Natural Resources Police responded to the...
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Great Mill Teen Arrested and Charged as an Adult for Armed Robbery in California

Great Mill Teen Arrested and Charged as an Adult for Armed Robbery in California

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 22800 block of Three Notch Road in California, for the reported robbery. Investigation determined the victim was outside when confronted by the suspect, later identified as Moises Andreas Ardon, 17 of Great Mills. Ardon indicated he had a...
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Man Injured After Struck by Vehicle on Point Lookout Road in Great Mills

Man Injured After Struck by Vehicle on Point Lookout Road in Great Mills

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Point Lookout Road – and On December 5, 2018 at approximately 6:50 a.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road, and Adkins Road, in Great Mills for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. Crews arrived on scene to find a male...
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Police Request Public’s Assistance in Identifying Package Thief in Lexington Park

Police Request Public’s Assistance in Identifying Package Thief in Lexington Park

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at 10:45 a.m., the suspect took a package that had been delivered to the victim’s home on Creeping Primrose Lane in Lexington Park. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect or this incident...
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Drake Alexander Gleason, 25

Drake Alexander Gleason, 25

Drake Alexander Gleason, age 25, went to be with his Lord in Heaven early Monday morning on November 26, 2018. Drake was born on September 10, 1993 in Clinton, Maryland to Glen and Holly Gleason. Brother of Joshua and Jonah. A devoted husband to the love of his life, Veronica Elisa (Asch) Gleason, and...
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Charles Randolph Thompson (Randy)

Charles Randolph Thompson (Randy)

Charles Randolph Thompson (Randy), born July 12, 1959 in Charles County, Maryland, departed unexpectedly on Monday December 3, 2018 @ 9:02 pm at his home. Randy leaves to cherish his wife of 37 years, Agnes Darlene Thompson; three sons, Charles Randy, Carl Maurice, and Roger Lee Thompson; three brothers, James Ernest (Cherry), John Hugh...
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Ernest Floyd Coombs, 59

Ernest Floyd Coombs, 59

Ernest Floyd Coombs, 59, of Loveville, Maryland, died on December 1, 2018 at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. Fondly known as Ernie and Ernest T., he was born on August 5, 1959 in La Plata, Maryland to the late Mayme Elizabeth Collier Coombs and James Walter Coombs Sr. Ernie worked in the construction...
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Gratitude, Thanks Extended to Student Veterans at College of Southern Maryland

Gratitude, Thanks Extended to Student Veterans at College of Southern Maryland

The panorama was reverent and festive as guests at the College of Southern Maryland’s (CSM) Annual Veterans Brunch drove one by one under a 20-by-30 American flag draped between the extended ladders of two local firetrucks. It was a fitting community welcome for the college’s veterans arriving to the Prince Frederick Campus to share...
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Michael Charles Strotkamp, 72

Michael Charles Strotkamp, 72, of Waldorf, Maryland passed away on November 26, 2018. Born on March 23, 1946 in Tampa, Florida, he was the son of the late Hortney G. Embry Strotkamp and Frederick E. Strotkamp. Mr. Strotkamp served in the U. S. Army during Vietnam until he was Honorably Discharged in 1970. While...
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Barbara Ann Cain, 76

Barbara Ann Cain, 76

Barbara Ann Cain, 76, of Dunkirk passed away surrounded by family on Monday, November 26, 2018. Born in Washington, D.C. on October 16, 1942 to Robert E. Tayman and Helen L. (DeWitt) Tayman Croutcher. She was raised in Prince George’s County and graduated from Frederick Sasscer High School. In 1970, she met and married...
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Larry Andrew Grierson, 65

Larry Andrew Grierson, 65, of Martinsburg, WV and formerly of Chesapeake Beach passed away December 4, 2018. He was born March 20, 1953 in Prince Frederick to Andrew Lawrence and Betty Ruth (Stallings) Grierson. Larry was raised in “The Beach” and attended Calvert County public schools. He joined the United States Army in 1971...
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Brian James Crayton, Jr

Brian James Crayton, Jr

Suddenly on Saturday, December 1, 2018, Brian James Crayton, Jr. departed this earthly life. Family and friends will unite on Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 2:00pm until time of service 2:30pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601.
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UPDATE: Great Mills High Will be Dismissing Early Today

UPDATE: Great Mills High Will be Dismissing Early Today

Great Mills High School will be dismissing early today at 12:45 and students will take their normal buses home. Great Mills High School has been placed on lockdown. Reported sightings of a possibly armed individual in the area have been made. No one is permitted to enter or leave the facility until law enforcement...
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75-Year-Old-Man Flown to Trauma Center After Falling Off Scaffolding at Maryland Intentional Raceway

75-Year-Old-Man Flown to Trauma Center After Falling Off Scaffolding at Maryland Intentional Raceway

On Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at approximately 4:10 p.m., emergency medical services responded to Maryland International Raceway, located at 27861 Budds Creek Rd, Mechanicsville, for the reported injuries after a fall. Crews arrived on scene to find a 75 year-old male that fell approximately 30 feet off of scaffolding. The single patient was flown by...
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Firefighters Rescue Occupant of Early Morning House Fire in Owings

Firefighters Rescue Occupant of Early Morning House Fire in Owings

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at approximately 1:05 a.m., firefighters from North Beach, Prince Frederick, Dunkirk, Huntingtown, St. Leonard, and Anne Arundel County responded to the area of 5th Street, and Easy Street in Owings, for the reported structure fire. The first arriving unit was Chief 1A (North Beach) who found a multi-story single...
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Trailer Completely Destroyed After Fire in Avenue

Trailer Completely Destroyed After Fire in Avenue

On December 4, 2018 at approximately 12:15 p.m., volunteer firefighters from Seventh District, Leonardtown, Mechanicsville and Hollywood responded to 38231 Hatchet Thicket Road, and Olen Mattingly Road, in Avenue for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a single wide trailer on the ground and fully engulfed in fire. Firefighter controlled...
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Minor Injuries Reported After Motor Vehicle Accident on Great Mills Road

Minor Injuries Reported After Motor Vehicle Accident on Great Mills Road

On December 4, 2018 at approximately 6:55 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of the Wendy’s on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find one vehicle in the roadway, and one vehicle in the Wendy’s parking lot. One patient...
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Drug House in Clements Declared a Nuisance

Drug House in Clements Declared a Nuisance

The County Attorney’s Office for St. Mary’s County and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office announce the successful civil prosecution to have the property located at 24550 Horse Shoe Road in Clements declared a Nuisance. A Nuisance means a property that is used by persons for the specific purpose of illegally administering a controlled dangerous substance; for...
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FDR Boulevard Extension to Open to Traffic December 5

FDR Boulevard Extension to Open to Traffic December 5

The FDR Boulevard extension (0.72 mile), between Frist Colony Boulevard and the roundabout at Old Rolling Road, is scheduled to open to traffic on Wednesday, December 5. The left southbound lane on FDR Boulevard, approaching First Colony Boulevard, will become a “Left Turn Only” lane for motorists heading to the First Colony Shopping Center....
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Sheriff Cameron Sworn In to Fourth Straight Term

Sheriff Cameron Sworn In to Fourth Straight Term

St. Mary’s County Sheriff Tim Cameron took the oath of office on Monday, December 3, 2018, along with other local elected officials. The Sheriff was elected last month to a historic fourth consecutive term. Only one other man served four terms as St. Mary’s County Sheriff in the office’s 381-year history, but those were...
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