Monthly Archives: February 2019

Thomas Richard Sprague

Thomas Richard Sprague

Thomas Richard Sprague of Hollywood, MD passed away on February 25, 2019 in Callaway, MD. He was born October 7, 1929 in Bradford, PA to late David Thadeus and Edna Bell Hughes Sprague. Thomas was the loving husband of the late Virginia F. Hinzman White whom he married on January 11, 1999, and whom...
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Louis “Steven” Fenwick, “Steve”, 41

Louis “Steven” Fenwick, “Steve”, 41

Louis “Steven” Fenwick, “Steve”, 41 of Leonardtown, MD passed away on February 25, 2019 in Mechanicsville, MD. He was born on January 6, 1978 in Leonardtown, MD and was the son of Frank and Lorrie Fenwick of Leonardtown, MD. Steve is survived by his siblings Juli F. Williams of Lusby, MD, Joe Fenwick (Robin)...
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Avvington John Painter, 73

Avvington John Painter, 73

Avvington John Painter, 73 of Lexington Park, MD (Formerly of Warren, PA) passed away on February 22, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on October 26, 1945 in Kane PA to the late Everett Avvington Painter and Edna E. (Walker) Painter. He is also preceded in death by...
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Doris Margaret Hill, 93

Doris Margaret Hill, 93

Doris Margaret Hill, 93, of Hendersonville, TN passed away on February 24, 2019 at home. Doris was born on September 30, 1925 in Maryland, to the late Paul Douglas Tayman and the late Nora Teresa Lawson Tayman. Doris was a homemaker. Doris is survived by her husband, James J. Hill Sr., “Joe” and her...
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Dorothy Ann Thompson

Dorothy Ann Thompson

Dorothy Ann Thompson passed away on February 25, 2019, at her home in Ridge, MD. She was born on April 8, 1954 in Leonardtown, MD to the late George Elmer Goddard and Ethel Gertrude Goddard. She was a graduate of Great Mills High School. On December 28, 1974, Dorothy married her beloved husband, George...
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Alfred P. Williams, Sr.

Alfred P. Williams, Sr.

Peacefully on Sunday, February 24, 2019 Alfred P. Williams, Sr. departed this earthly life in Clinton, MD. Family and friends will unite for visitation from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 12:00 noon at Solid Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 4725 Silver Hill Rd, Suitland, MD 20746. Interment will take place at MD Veterans...
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James Grate

James Grate

On Thursday, February 14, 2019, James Grate departed this earthly life. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 1:00 pm until life celebration at 2:00 pm at BRISCOE-TONIC FUNERAL HOME, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD.
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James C. Bray

James C. Bray

Peacefully on Thursday, February 21, 2019 James C. Bray departed this earthly life in Clinton, MD. Family and friends will unite on Friday, March 1, 2019 from 1:00 pm until time of service at 2:00 pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will be private.
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One Flown to Area Trauma Center After Early Morning Motor Vehicle Accident in Mechanicsville

One Flown to Area Trauma Center After Early Morning Motor Vehicle Accident in Mechanicsville

On Thursday, February 28, 2019, at approximately 6:55 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported motor vehicle accident with one subject having agonal breathing. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles involved in an offset head-on style...
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Waldorf Man Who Murdered Former Roommate Pleads Guilty

Waldorf Man Who Murdered Former Roommate Pleads Guilty

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on February 25, 2019, Dominic Xavier Daniel, 26 of Waldorf, entered a guilty plea in Charles County Circuit Court, in front of the Honorable Judge Amy J. Bragunier, to the First-Degree Murder of Samuel Gemeny, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Crime...
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Three Injured in Midday Motor Vehicle Accident in Callaway

Three Injured in Midday Motor Vehicle Accident in Callaway

On Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at approximately 12:10 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Piney Point Road and Take It Easy Ranch Road in Callaway, for the motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway with two subjects trapped. No extrication was needed...
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Great Mills Man Caught Drinking in Bar Parking Lot Arrested for Possession of Cocaine

Great Mills Man Caught Drinking in Bar Parking Lot Arrested for Possession of Cocaine

On Monday, February 18, 2019, Cpl. Stone of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office conducted a premise check in the parking lot of Big Dog’s Paradise, located in Mechanicsville. Cpl. Stone located a suspicious vehicle and made contact with the occupants. The passenger later identified as Gregory Troy Taylor, 32 of Great Mills, was...
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Great Mills Woman Arrested for Theft, Disorderly Conduct, Destruction of Property and Resisting Arrest

Great Mills Woman Arrested for Theft, Disorderly Conduct, Destruction of Property and Resisting Arrest

On Sunday, February 17, 2019, Deputy Edwards of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Walmart store located on Miramar Way in California, for the reported customer causing a disturbance. Upon arrival, it was determined Breanna Michelle Randall, 29 of Great Mills, was observed removing items from their packaging and then placing...
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UPDATE – VIDEO: California Woman Arrested for Drunk Driving After Motor Vehicle Accident

UPDATE – VIDEO: California Woman Arrested for Drunk Driving After Motor Vehicle Accident

UPDATE: On Monday, February 25, 2019, at 3:10 p.m., Trooper First Class Manning from the Maryland State Police, Leonardtown Barrack responded to the area of southbound Route 235 at Exploration Drive, in California, for a reported motor vehicle collision. Upon arrival, TFC Manning located a black Cadillac Escalade and a white Ford F-250. The...
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86 Tons of Boston Market Frozen Meals Recalled Because They may be Contaminated with Glass or Plastic

86 Tons of Boston Market Frozen Meals Recalled Because They may be Contaminated with Glass or Plastic

Bellisio Foods, a Jackson, Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 173,376 pounds of frozen pork entrée products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of glass or hard plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The frozen, not ready-to-eat (NRTE) boneless pork rib patties were produced on...
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Maryland State Police in Waldorf Arrest Clinton Man for Stolen Pickup Truck

Maryland State Police in Waldorf Arrest Clinton Man for Stolen Pickup Truck

On Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at approximately 10:50 p.m., Sergeant M. Galgan from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack observed a white pickup truck with its headlights on, on the property of Truck’n America located in Waldorf. Sergeant Galgan made contact with the driver who was later identified as Quentin Roger Fields, 28,...
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VIDEO: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is Seeking Public’s Help Identifying Theft Suspect in Leonardtown

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On Sunday, February 24, 2019, at approximately 6:30 a.m., the suspect entered the victim’s unlocked car in the 41800 block of Tomey Court in the Academy Hills neighborhood in Leonardtown. The suspect appears to be wearing leopard-print pajama pants. Anyone...
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41-Year-Old-Man Leonardtown Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in Mechanicsville

41-Year-Old-Man Leonardtown Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in Mechanicsville

UPDATE 2/26/2019 @9:30 a.m.: On February 25, 2019, at approximately 9:45 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 27200 block of Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville for the reported check the welfare of a pedestrian in the roadway. Deputies arrived on scene and located the pedestrian lying in the roadway,...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes 12 New Deputies

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes 12 New Deputies

Sheriff Tim Cameron and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office welcome 12 new deputies to the ranks of law enforcement in the agency. The group took the oath of office and graduated from the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy Police Entrance Level Training Program 46 on Friday. With the addition of the new deputies,...
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NO INJURIES REPORTED – Minor Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a School Bus in Great Mills

NO INJURIES REPORTED – Minor Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a School Bus in Great Mills

On Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at approximately 8:05 a.m., police responded to the report of a motor vehicle accident on Point Lookout Road, in Great Mills involving an occupied school bus. The bus involved was #602. All fire and rescue personnel were placed back into service moments after arriving on the scene. No injuries were reported.
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Bryantown Man Arrested for Assault After Road Rage Incident in Waldorf

Bryantown Man Arrested for Assault After Road Rage Incident in Waldorf

On Monday, February 25, 2019, at approximately 5:15 a.m., Trooper Foster and Senior Trooper Scarlett from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to Maryland Route 5 in the area of Billingsley Road, Waldorf, for a report of a hit and run collision. Upon arrival, Troopers observed a gray Saturn off the roadway...
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Huntingtown Couple Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges

Huntingtown Couple Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges

On Friday, February 15, 2019, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Deputies in Calvert County Sheriff’s Office were contacted by detectives from the Drug Enforcement Unit regarding a target vehicle that had been observed conducting drug sales in Calvert County. Police located the vehicle and conducted a probable cause traffic stop on the vehicle on Kirksville...
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Hilliard LaCount “Bud” Speller, 77

Hilliard LaCount “Bud” Speller, 77

Hilliard LaCount “Bud” Speller, 77 of Mill Point Shores, Chaptico, MD, passed away on February 21, 2019. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, March 2, 2019 for visitation at 9 am until time of service at 10 am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 38576 Brett Way, Mechanicsville, MD. Interment location and date pending.
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Iris M. Harris, 52

Iris M. Harris, 52

Iris M. Harris, 52, of Lusby, MD went to heaven on Wednesday, 20 February 2019. She was born on May 13, 1966 in Washington, D.C. to Robert F. Brady of Hillsboro, AL and the late Natalie A. Brady. She grew up in Maryland and was a 1984 graduate of Friendly High school. She raised...
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Alice Jeannette Dakis “Jeannette”, 88

Alice Jeannette Dakis “Jeannette”, 88

Alice Jeannette Dakis “Jeannette”, 88, of Leonardtown, MD passed away on February 19, 2019 in Bushwood, MD. She was born on November 30, 1930 in Leonardtown, MD and was the daughter of the late Della Reed Connelly Clements and William Ford Connelly. Jeannette was the loving wife of the late Milton Joseph Dakis, whom...
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