Monthly Archives: May 2019

Patricia Margaret Disney, 76

Patricia Margaret Disney, 76

Patricia Margaret Disney, 76 of Waldorf, Maryland, died April 30, 2019. Patricia was a stay-at-home mom until her children grew up. She earned an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies and worked in the field for a short time. She then discovered her passion of working with children – she was a substitute teacher and...
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Chandler Dunston, 90

Chandler Dunston, 90

Chandler Dunston, age 90, formerly of Mechanicsville, Maryland passed away peacefully on April 30, 2019. He was the beloved husband of the late Alice Dunston, whom he was married to for 51 years. He was preceded in death by his two sisters, Marian Alderman, and Elsie Moore. Chandler was born in 1928 in Gloucester,...
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Charles Walter Milbrook, 82

Charles Walter Milbrook, 82

Charles Walter Milbrook, age 82 of Waldorf, Maryland, died April 29, 2019 at the Charles County Hospice House in Waldorf, Maryland. Charles was a Veteran of the U.S. Army where he earned a Bronze Star Medal for his service during the Vietnam War, retiring from the U.S. Army in 1979. He then began his...
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Thomas Irving Klock, Jr., 61

Thomas Irving Klock, Jr., 61

Thomas Irving Klock, Jr., 61 of Upper Marlboro, MD died on April 25, 2019 at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD. Tom was born on October 28, 1957 in Washington, DC to the late Thomas I. and Elizabeth V. Klock. Tom was an engineer for Safeway for 38 years before retiring and...
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James Thomas Blanche, 78

James Thomas Blanche, 78

James Thomas Blanche, 78, passed away on April 27th at Washington Hospital Center. He is the son of James Gardner Blanche and Helen McCann Blanche. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Kathleen Blanche; two sons, Michael (Nikki) and Kevin (Nancy) Blanche; and two daughters, Debbie Stanko and Lisa (Randy Althouse. He...
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Francis “Frank” “Mr. B” Irby Bailey, 83

Francis “Frank” “Mr. B” Irby Bailey, 83

Francis “Frank” “Mr. B” Irby Bailey, age 83 of Waldorf, Maryland, died April 28, 2019 in Port Tobacco, Maryland. Frank was a self-employed Sign Painter for 50 years and was a Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, having served from 1953-1959. He worked on airplanes and became a motorcycle racer and was a Hill...
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Dorothy N. Wyche, 95

Dorothy N. Wyche, 95

Dorothy N. Wyche, 95 of White Plains, MD passed away peacefully at the Morningside House of St. Charles on April 30, 2019. Dorothy was born on December 31, 1923 in Washington DC to the late James Niswanner and Lillian Niswanner. She is also predeceased by her loving husband, Richard Wyche, Sr. Dorothy is survived...
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Mary Merse, 95

Mary Merse, 95

Mary Merse, 95, of LaPlata, MD passed away on April 26, 2019 at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center. Born in Washington, DC on May 5, 1923 to the late Mariano Adriani and Rachela Adriani, she is also preceded in death by her loving husband, Joseph Merse; daughter, Karen Gick; son-in-law Robert...
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Dr. Kevin Arthur Boulais, Ph.D., 56

Dr. Kevin Arthur Boulais, Ph.D., 56

Dr. Kevin Arthur Boulais, Ph.D., 56, of La Plata, MD passed away on May 1, 2019 at University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center. He was born September 4, 1962 in Chicago, IL to Frederick Price Boulais, Carrboro, NC and the late Phyllis M. Boulais. Kevin earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical...
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Anne Aud Lancaster, 92

Anne Aud Lancaster, Former Employment Superintended of the Patuxent River Naval Air Test Center, died May 2, 2019. She was 92. Born January 22, 1927, in Pearson, MD, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Irene Aud. After graduating from St. Michael’s High School, she took her first job at the Naval...
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John Melvin “Sonny” Colvin

John Melvin “Sonny” Colvin

John Melvin “Sonny” Colvin, of Mechanicsville, MD departed this life on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. He was born June 14, 1932 in Catlett, Virginia. He was the son of the late Laura (Cameron) Colvin. Sonny proudly served his country in the United States Navy beginning on October 13, 1950. He met the love of...
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Anthony Franklin Rock, 80

Anthony Franklin Rock, 80

Anthony Franklin Rock, 80, of Mechanicsville, MD departed this life after a courageous battle with cancer on Monday, April 29, 2019. Anthony was born December 3, 1938 in Washington, DC. He was the son of the late Thomas Oscar Rock and the late Rose Grace (Attanasio) Rock. He married Barbara Smith at St. John’s...
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Waldorf Man Arrested for Arson After Lighting His Mothers House on Fire

Waldorf Man Arrested for Arson After Lighting His Mothers House on Fire

On Friday, May 3, 2019., The Office of the State Fire Marshal and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office arrested Quintin Rene Palmore, 20, of Waldorf, in connection to a small fire that took place on Thursday night. Palmore’s mother, Renee Speight, contacted authorities after he proceeded to ignite her living room on fire using...
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No Injuries Reported After Rollover Crash in Lexington Park

No Injuries Reported After Rollover Crash in Lexington Park

On Saturday, April 20, 2019, at approximately 8:05 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Hermanville Road in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned, with subjects trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find one vehicle in the roadway with the other...
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State Police Arrest Prince Frederick Man After Brandishing a Handgun at a Motor Vehicle Accident

State Police Arrest Prince Frederick Man After Brandishing a Handgun at a Motor Vehicle Accident

On Thursday, May 2, 2019, the Troopers from the Maryland State Police Forestville Barrack received a call from a concerned citizen advising they observed a two-vehicle collision in the roadway in the area of southbound Capital Beltway at Saint Barnabas Road, in Oxon Hill. A second caller advised one of the parties involved in...
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LOCATED – Calvert County – Female Juvenile

LOCATED – Calvert County – Female Juvenile

Thank you to all of our followers and the surrounding communities for sharing this. R’Mari has been located and has been returned home safely! Thank you! ____________ The Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack issued an alert for a missing female Juvenile (Runaway): R’Mari Rosario Baxter was last seen May 2, 2019, on Butler...
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Man with BB Gun Puts Benjamin Stoddert Middle School on Lock Down and Leads to Arrest of Waldorf Man

Man with BB Gun Puts Benjamin Stoddert Middle School on Lock Down and Leads to Arrest of Waldorf Man

On Thursday, May 2, 29019, at approximately 1:40 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer Cpl. S. Cook received a report of a man in a wheelchair with what appeared to be a gun in the vicinity of Benjamin Stoddert Middle School. The school was immediately placed in a “shelter-in-place,” meaning no one...
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Maryland State Police Prepare For Increased Patrols For Cinco De Mayo

Maryland State Police Prepare For Increased Patrols For Cinco De Mayo

As Cinco de Mayo approaches on Sunday, Maryland State Police are urging those who plan to celebrate with alcohol to be safe and smart and avoid impaired and distracted driving. With an increase in impaired drivers expected throughout the state this weekend, state police will be conducting saturation patrols at each of the 23...
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Annual Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen’s Association Parade to be Held this Sunday in Ridge

Annual Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen’s Association Parade to be Held this Sunday in Ridge

The Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen’s Association will be holding its annual Firemen’s parade on Sunday, May 5, 2019, in downtown Ridge. The parade starts at 1 pm rain or shine and will travel along Route 5 from the Ridge firehouse (13820 Point Lookout Road, Ridge, MD) south past the Carnival grounds. There will be...
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UPDATE: Police Say Drunk Driving a Factor in Wrong Way Collision that Killed a 47-Year-Old Silver Spring Man in Hughesville

UPDATE: Police Say Drunk Driving a Factor in Wrong Way Collision that Killed a 47-Year-Old Silver Spring Man in Hughesville

UPDATE: On Thursday, May 02, 2019, at approximately 1:52 a.m., the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles on northbound Maryland Route 5 in the area of Huckleberry Drive in Hughesville. A preliminary investigation conducted...
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Student Arrested for Armed Robbery That Occurred at North Point High School During School Hours

Student Arrested for Armed Robbery That Occurred at North Point High School During School Hours

On Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at 7:45 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office arrested Lovelle Caleb Cannaday, 17, of Waldorf, in connection with a robbery that occurred inside North Point High School. On Tuesday, April 30, 2019, during lunchtime, the victim was in a main hallway with several students when the suspect...
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Walter Homer Sater, Jr., 73

Walter Homer Sater, Jr., 73

Walter Homer Sater, Jr., 73, formerly of Martinsburg, WV, passed away on April 27, 2019 in Prince Frederick, MD. He was born February 26, 1946 in Albany, NY to Virginia Mae (McCormick) and Walter Homer Sater, Sr. He enlisted in the Army at the age of 17 and obtained his GED while serving. He...
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Robert T. McLaren

Robert T. McLaren

Robert T. McLaren of Harwood passed away 26 April 2019 in Edgewater. He was born 23 May 1936 in Staten Island, NY. Mr. McLaren graduated from Tottenville High School and as a teenager hitchhiked around the country. He served in the U.S. Army, the Merchant Marines, worked for Consolidated Edison Company and obtained his...
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UPDATE: Suspended Driver with a Toddler in His Car Ticketed for Road Rage Incident Involving a Firetruck

UPDATE: Suspended Driver with a Toddler in His Car Ticketed for Road Rage Incident Involving a Firetruck

UPDATE: Trooper First Class Joseph Rutkoski, from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack, ticketed Christopher Tyler, 30, of Lexington Park, for the following: driving a motor vehicle without required license and authorization driving a motor vehicle on a highway or public use property on a suspended out-of-state license negligent driving a vehicle in a...
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Teenager Flown Out After Being Struck by Vehicle in Lexington Park

Teenager Flown Out After Being Struck by Vehicle in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at approximately 8:35 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Willows Road in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. Crews arrived on scene to find the single patient on the shoulder of the roadway. A 14-year-old male...
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