Monthly Archives: March 2019

UPDATE: Police Arrest 16 and 23-Year-Old After Shooting Man in Face During Robbery in Waldorf

UPDATE: Police Arrest 16 and 23-Year-Old After Shooting Man in Face During Robbery in Waldorf

UPDATE: On March 23 at 12:49 p.m., officers responded to the 11800 block of Montgomery Lane in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. When they arrived, officers found a male victim, 27, inside a car which was parked in the parking lot of a the Dollar General. The victim was flown to a...
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Three Dozen New Troopers Join The Ranks During Trooper Candidate Class 148 Graduation

Three Dozen New Troopers Join The Ranks During Trooper Candidate Class 148 Graduation

As state officials and proud family members looked on, trooper candidates raised their right hands today and took an oath to serve and protect the people of Maryland as they officially became state troopers during the graduation ceremony for the Maryland State Police 148th Trooper Candidate Class. The 36 members of Trooper Candidate Class...
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Original 17th Century Iron Cross Erected by the First English Colonists in Maryland to be on Display

Original 17th Century Iron Cross Erected by the First English Colonists in Maryland to be on Display

The 17th century iron cross, initially erected on St. Clement’s Island by the earliest English settlers to Maryland on the first “Maryland Day,” March 25, 1634, will temporarily return to its first home in the Americas where it will be on display at St. Clement’s Island Museum during the Maryland Day Ceremony on March...
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Crime Solvers in Charles County Offering Cash Reward in Armed Robberies of Pharmacies

Crime Solvers in Charles County Offering Cash Reward in Armed Robberies of Pharmacies

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the identities of the suspects involved in two armed robberies in which pharmacies were targeted. Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for the tip that leads to the arrest and indictment of the suspects. The first robbery occurred on March 5...
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Charles County BBQ Restaurant Shut Down After Video of Filthy Conditions Goes Viral

Charles County BBQ Restaurant Shut Down After Video of Filthy Conditions Goes Viral

George’s BBQ in Indian Head was recently shut down by the Charles County Department of Health after filthy conditions were seen in a YouTube video of the kitchen. The video was brought to the attention of the health department after it was posted online by Anthony Byrd. The Charles County Department of Health posted the...
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VIDEO: No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Crashes into Lexington Park Shopping Center

VIDEO: No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Crashes into Lexington Park Shopping Center

On Thursday, March 21, 2019, at approximately 6:20 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the St. Mary’s Square on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident with a building involved. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle on the sidewalk into the front of pizza...
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Wanted Woman Arrested After Stealing Purse from Dollar Tree in Lexington Park.

Wanted Woman Arrested After Stealing Purse from Dollar Tree in Lexington Park.

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, Deputy First Class Holdsworth was in the Lexington Park area, when a theft that had just occurred was broadcast with a suspect and vehicle description. DFC. Holdsworth saw a vehicle in the area that matched the suspect vehicle description, with an occupant matching the suspect description in the vehicle....
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Rumors of Shooting at Esperanza Middle School are False

Rumors of Shooting at Esperanza Middle School are False

After receiving multiple calls and emails from parents, SMNEWSNET was able to obtain the following email that was sent to parents of students at Esperanza Middle School. Good evening Esperanza Middle School Community – We have been receiving inquiries in regards to rumors referencing a potential shooting at EMS. Once we were made aware...
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John Lewis “Junior” Perkins, Jr., 73

John Lewis “Junior” Perkins, Jr., 73

John Lewis “Junior” Perkins, Jr., 73, of Waldorf, MD died on March 14, 2019 in Clinton, MD. Junior worked for the State Highway Administration for 37 years as a Heavy Equipment Operator and was a devoted member of Alcoholics Anonymous for 15 years. Junior loved playing pool, working on his truck, and watching Cowboy...
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Joseph Matthews Winters, Sr., “Dad”, “Joe”

Joseph Matthews Winters, Sr., “Dad”, “Joe”

Joseph Matthews Winters, Sr., know affectionately as “Dad”, “Joe” and “Grandpop”, was born on June 13, 1928 in Port Tobacco, Maryland to the late James Matthews and Mary Ophelia Rushton Winters. Joseph, age 90 of La Plata, Maryland, died peacefully on March 16, 2019, at SagePoint Senior Living Facility in La Plata, Maryland after...
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Robin Suzanne Juergens, 62

Robin Suzanne Juergens, 62

Robin Suzanne Juergens, age 62 of Waldorf, Maryland died March 17, 2019 at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, Maryland. Robin was a homemaker and was the daughter of William Ladd Prohaska and Lorraine Mabel Jourdant. She is survived by her husband, Ross Juergens. Visitation on Monday, March 25,...
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Michael J McNelly, 73

Michael J McNelly, 73

Michael J McNelly, 73, of Dunkirk, MD passed away March 10, 2019 at George Washington University Hospital. Michael was born in Boston, Massachusetts on October 5th, 1945 to Rose (Gonsalves) and Bertram Joseph McNelly. His dad was career Army officer; and his family was stationed in several parts of the United States, Germany and...
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Joy T. Consalvo, 90

Joy T. Consalvo, 90

Joy T. Consalvo, 90, of LaPlata, MD passed away on March 14, 2019 at Regency Park Assisted Living Facility in Gambrills, MD. Born in Washington, DC on April 18, 1928 to the late James Henry and Mildred Thompson, she is also predeceased by former husbands, Samuel J. Consalvo and Carl E. Goldsmith; son, David...
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Thomas “Tommy” Kenneth Howard, 84

Thomas “Tommy” Kenneth Howard, 84

Thomas “Tommy” Kenneth Howard, 84, of White Plains, MD passed away on March 14, 2019 at home surrounded by his family. Tommy was born in Washington, DC on November 10, 1934 to the late Kenneth and Etoyle Howard. He is survived by his wife, Katie Howard; son, Kenny Howard; daughters, Eileen Howard, Jeannie Fazio...
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Cynthia “Cindy” Lee Robertson, 63

Cynthia “Cindy” Lee Robertson, 63

Cynthia “Cindy” Lee Robertson, 63, of Welcome, MD passed away unexpectedly on March 16, 2019 at home. Born in LaPlata, MD on August 14, 1955 to the late Franklin and Dorothy Wathen, she is also preceded in death by her brother, Bernie Wathen. Cindy is survived by her loving husband, James A. Robertson, Sr.;...
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Earl Hart, 72

Earl Hart, 72

Earl Hart, 72 of Hollywood, MD formerly of Rocky Mount, NC passed away on March 15, 2019 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on January 28, 1947 in Edgecombe County, NC he was the son of the late Christanner Parker Hart and David Aaron Hart. Earl was the loving husband of Mary L. Graham Hart whom...
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Jacob Stauffer Brubacher, 70

Jacob Stauffer Brubacher, 70, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on March 17, 2019 at his home. Born on October 1, 1948 in Leonardtown, MD he was the son of the late Priscilla W. Brubacher and Eli G. Brubacher. Jacob was the loving husband of Mary Lou Brubacher of Mechanicsville, MD. Jacob is survived by...
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Sandra Yvette (Armstrong) Sullivan, 46

Sandra Yvette (Armstrong) Sullivan, 46

Sandra Yvette (Armstrong) Sullivan, 46, was born on March 24, 1972 in Leonardtown, Maryland to Rebecca Ann Armstrong and James Stewart. After a lengthy illness, on March 13, 2019, in Prince George’s County, Maryland, Sandra transitioned home with our heavenly father. Sandra was affectionately called Saundra by her mother. Sandra and her two brothers,...
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James Madison Thomas, Jr., 76

James Madison Thomas, Jr., 76

James Madison Thomas, Jr. of Hughesville, MD passed away at the age of 76 on March 18, 2019 at Hospice of Charles County in Waldorf, MD. Jim was born on January 17, 1943 in Washington, DC to the late James Madison Thomas, Sr. and the late Clara Ella Davenport. Jim served in the United...
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Stephanie Lynn Williams, 25

Stephanie Lynn Williams, 25

Stephanie Lynn Williams, 25, of Mechanicsville, Maryland passed away on March 1, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Stephanie was born on December 16, 1993 in Silver Spring, Maryland. She graduated from Chopticon High School in Morganza, Maryland and was currently enrolled at Alabama University. Stephanie was predeceased by her grandparents, Janet C. Williams, Donald...
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Genevieve Teresa “Teeny” Kennett, 85

Genevieve Teresa “Teeny” Kennett, 85

Genevieve Teresa “Teeny” Kennett, 85, of Avenue, MD passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Solomons Nursing Center in Solomons, MD. She was born on March 22, 1933 in Washington, D.C. to the late George W. Delahay and Veva Leach Delahay. Teeny is a 1951 graduate of St. Mary’s Academy. On October 4, 1952,...
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Christine Marie Russell, 60

Christine Marie Russell, 60

Christine Marie Russell, 60, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away Monday, March 18, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 22, 1959 in Leonardtown, MD to Delores Sinkovich of Mechanicsville, MD and the late Joseph Leonard Russell. Christine is a 1977 graduate...
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Nettie Marie Stevens, 97

Nettie Marie Stevens, 97

Nettie Marie Stevens, 97, of Leonardtown, MD (formerly of Hollywood, MD) passed away March 15, 2019 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center, Leonardtown, MD. She was born on April 25, 1921 in Hollywood, MD to the late James Victor Scriber and Nettie Lyles. Nettie was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County. On July 2,...
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Mary Gordon

Mary Gordon

Mary Gordon went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, March 16, 2019. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 10:30 am until time of service 12 noon at Liberty Baptist Church, 527 Kentucky Ave SE, Washington, DC. Interment following at Ft Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, MD.
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Doris Green

Doris Green

On Sunday, March 17, 2019, Doris Green went home to be with the Lord. Family and friends will unite on Monday, March 25, 2019 from 10:30 am until celebration of life 12 noon at Liberty Baptist Church, 527 Kentucky Ave, Washington, DC. Interment immediately following at Harmony Memorial Park, Landover, MD.
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