Monthly Archives: May 2019

Neighbor Alerts Homeowner of House Fire in Waldorf

Neighbor Alerts Homeowner of House Fire in Waldorf

On April 30, 2019, at approximately 5:25 p.m., firefighters from Waldorf and surrounding departments responded to 11198 Carroll Drive in Waldorf for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a 1-story single family dwelling with fire showing from the roof and attic area. The owner was identified as Dorothy Conner. The...
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Mary Anne (Whitson) Shifflett, 47

Mary Anne (Whitson) Shifflett, 47

Mary Anne (Whitson) Shifflett, 47, of Huntingtown, Maryland passed away quietly at her home on Sunday, April 14, 2019. She was a native of White Plains, Maryland, born August 4, 1971, and a graduating member of the Southern Maryland Christian Academy, Class of 1989. She met her match and married the love of her...
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Michael “Mike” Paramore Darbie, Jr., 55

Michael “Mike” Paramore Darbie, Jr., 55

Michael “Mike” Paramore Darbie, Jr., 55, of Solomon’s Island, MD passed away April 23, 2019. He was born January 7, 1964 in Washington, D.C. to Michael Paramore, Sr. and Linda Anne (Owens) Darbie. Mike graduated from Thomas Stone High School in 1982. Mike was a sales associate at Flooring Max in Leonardtown, MD. Mike...
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George Henry Bliss, III, 81

George Henry Bliss, III, 81

George Henry Bliss, III, 81 of Solomons, MD passed away on April 16, 2019 at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD. Born September 7, 1937 in Washington, DC, he was the son of the late George H. Bliss, Jr. and June (Thomas) Bliss. George graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1955...
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Stephen Joseph Hudson, 70

Stephen Joseph Hudson, 70

Stephen Joseph Hudson, 70, of Solomons, formerly of Carroll County Maryland, passed away on April 17th, 2019 at Washington Hospital Center. Born on October 5th, 1948, in Baltimore Maryland, he was the son of Charles Hudson and Josephine Hudson (nee Hodek). Stephen was a devoted husband to JoAnne (nee Bloom) and a loving father...
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James Bernard “Jimmy” Lindon, Jr., 76

James Bernard “Jimmy” Lindon, Jr., 76

James Bernard “Jimmy” Lindon, Jr., 76, of Deale passed away April 28, 2019. He was born February 1, 1943 in Harrisburg, PA to James Bernard Sr., and Marie J. (Dolman) Lindon. Jimmy was raised in Hyattsville and graduated from Northwestern High School. He was employed as a printer for the Printing Union Local 72...
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Elizabeth “Betty” Lankford, 93

Elizabeth “Betty” Lankford, 93

Elizabeth “Betty” Lankford, 93 of Solomons, Maryland passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019. Betty was born on July 15, 1925 in Diluth, Minnesota to the late Chad and Emily Martin. Betty moved to Solomons, Maryland in 1942, where she met the love of her life Raymond Lankford at the Evans Pier now known...
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Marjorie Hickman Janes, 80

Marjorie Hickman Janes, 80

Marjorie Hickman Janes, 80, of Waldorf, MD died April 23, 2019 surrounded by her family in Waldorf, MD. Marjorie was born on October 11, 1938 in Louisville, KY to the late James F. Hickman and Jessie C. Moskos. She is also predeceased by her son, Mark Janes and 3 grandchildren. Marjorie is survived by...
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Margaret Thelma Harrison, 75

Margaret Thelma Harrison, age 75, of St. Leonard, MD passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Margaret worked as a real estate agent for H.T. Brown. As a pastime, she enjoyed gardening, playing free cell solitaire, going to the Casino, reading and a good glass of wine....
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Kyle Joseph Compton, 23

Kyle Joseph Compton, 23

Kyle Joseph Compton departed this life on April 28, 2019. Kyle was born on November 10, 1995 in Laurel, MD to parents Douglas Compton, Jr. and Tracy Compton. Kyle’s love for trucks, tractors and heavy machinery began as a toddler, repeatedly watching children’s educational videos of farming and excavating. For his 4th birthday party,...
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Dennis Patrick MacQuilliam, 58

Dennis Patrick MacQuilliam, 58

Dennis Patrick MacQuilliam, 58, of Hollywood, MD died on April 29, 2019, died from bladder cancer, surrounded by his family in their home overlooking Cuckold Creek. He was born in Warrenton, VA-the youngest of six siblings, to the late John Joseph and Christine Lee MacQuilliam. Dennis spent his younger years with his best friend,...
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Joseph Aloysius Blackiston, 77

Joseph Aloysius Blackiston, 77

Joseph Aloysius Blackiston, 77 of California, MD, was born on January 7, 1942 to Alice Cecilia Stewart. After a long illness, he departed this life on April 16, 2019. Joseph, affectionately known as “Gator”, attended Banneker School. After high school, Joseph began his employment at United Masonry. Unfortunately, he was severely injured on the...
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Mary Margaret Woodland 65

Mary Margaret Woodland 65

Mary Margaret Woodland, 65 of Waldorf, MD went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday April 23, 2019 at George WashingtonUniversity Hospital, Washington DC. Margaret is survived by her son Terrance Butler, three Grandchildren; Brittany, Ja’Quez and Jakeeta, and three Great Grandchildren ; Brock, Maximillion, and Maedix. Visitation will be held on Thursday,...
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Loris Eleanor Somerville, 71

Loris Eleanor Somerville, 71

Loris Eleanor Somerville, 71 of Chaptico, MD, peacefully departed this life to join our Heavenly Father on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, with her loving family at her side. Loris was born on August 5, 1947 in Budds Creek, Maryland to the late James Melvin and Eva (Dade) Baker, Sr. She was an active member...
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Thomas James Sutphin IV, 35

Thomas James Sutphin IV, 35, passed away in his sleep on April 27, 2019. He is survived by his mother, Stacey Buckner, his stepfather Tom, his grandmother, Patricia Schossler, his children Joshua and Jamie Sutphin and father, Thomas Sutphin, Sr., along with other family members. Burial will be private.
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Waldorf Man Arrested on Gun and Drug Charges After High Speed Chase in Charles County

Waldorf Man Arrested on Gun and Drug Charges After High Speed Chase in Charles County

On Thursday, April 18, 2019, at approximately 11:20 p.m., Deputies from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a silver Pontiac  Grand Am for traffic violations when the vehicle fled at a high rate of speed. The officer, which was parked stationary in the area of St. Charles Parkway...
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State Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in La Plata

State Fire Marshal Investigating House Fire in La Plata

On Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at approximately 9:30 p.m., firefighters from La Plata, Bel Alton and surrounding departments responded to Bunkys Place in La Plata, for the reported structure fire. Dispatchers advised the original 911 call was for an automatic fire alarm, the homeowner then called 911 shortly after and reported a fire on...
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Sister of Lexington Park Man who Killed 87-Year-Old Woman in Police Chase Accusing Sheriff’s Office of Police Brutality

Sister of Lexington Park Man who Killed 87-Year-Old Woman in Police Chase Accusing Sheriff’s Office of Police Brutality

On Sunday, March 3, 2019, officers attempted to take Machiavelli Tyzhae Savoy, 20, of Lexington Park into custody, however, Savoy refused to stop his vehicle and a pursuit ensued. During the pursuit, Savoy lost control of the vehicle he was operating while negotiating a curve on Pegg Road. Savoy’s vehicle crossed the centerline of...
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