Monthly Archives: May 2019

One Injured After Single Vehicle Strikes Tree in Ridge

One Injured After Single Vehicle Strikes Tree in Ridge

On Saturday, May 11, 2019, at approximately 4:00 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of 13483 Point Lookout Road in Ridge, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and into a tree, with two occupants out of the vehicle....
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at 9:38 p.m., the suspect walked out of the California Walmart store with two “hoverboards” without paying for them. The suspect was last seen getting into a gold-colored SUV operated by a white female with...
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Rollover Crash in Mechanicsville Keeps Volunteers Busy on Mother’s Day

Rollover Crash in Mechanicsville Keeps Volunteers Busy on Mother’s Day

On Sunday, May 12, 2019, at approximately 12:50 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of 39205 Golden Beach Road and Huntt Road in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one vehicle overturned and subjects trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway...
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Arc Southern Maryland Will Hold Pat Collins Annual Golf Classic June 14

Arc Southern Maryland Will Hold Pat Collins Annual Golf Classic June 14

Arc Southern Maryland will host its 17th Annual Pat Collins Golf Classic, named in honor of Pat Collins, a former board president. Collins dedicated his life to making a difference in the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The tournament will be held on June 14th at Chesapeake Hills Golf Course in...
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Family of Missing Person Amanda Eller Plans Gathering of Hope at Leonardtown Wharf

Family of Missing Person Amanda Eller Plans Gathering of Hope at Leonardtown Wharf

The Maui Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Amanda Eller who was reported missing on Thursday, May 9, 2019. Amanda was last seen on May 8, 2019, at 07:30 a.m. Her white Toyota RAV4 was found by police in the parking lot at the Makawao Forest Reserve on May 9, 2019...
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Anja Thora Sigurdsson, 47

Anja Thora Sigurdsson, 47, of Chesapeake Beach, MD passed away April 27, 2019. She was born June 4, 1971 to Marianne (Geiger) and Ivar Sigurdsson. She was raised in Prince Frederick and Owings, and graduated from the Calverton School in Huntingtown. She was a self-employed hairdresser, and in her leisure time enjoyed playing piano,...
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Sergio Manuel Hernandez, Jr. 37

Sergio Manuel Hernandez, Jr. 37

Sergio Manuel Hernandez, Jr. 37, of Charlotte Hall, MD departed this life on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, after succumbing to injuries from an automobile accident. He was born March 9, 1982 in Washington, D.C. He is the son of the late Sergio Manuel Hernandez Sr. and Salvadora (Fernandez) Hernandez of Capital Heights, MD. Sergio...
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Charles Brown

Charles Brown

On Saturday, May 11, 2019, Charles Brown departed this earthly life. Family and friends will unite on Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd., Waldorf, MD.
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Tyrone Jay Frederick Jr.

Tyrone Jay Frederick Jr.

Tyrone Jay Frederick Jr. entered into eternal peace on Monday, May 6, 2019. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 11:00 am until time of service at 12:00 pm at New Community COGIC, 3480 Catterton Place , Waldorf, MD 20602. Interment will be at Heritage Cemetery Waldorf, MD. The family...
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Kenneth John “Kenny” Zimmerer

Kenneth John “Kenny” Zimmerer, formerly of Romney, West Virginia departed this life on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. He was born April 5, 1957 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was the son of the late Walter Anthony Zimmerer and Mildred Eva (Fleckenstein) Zimmerer. Kenny proudly served his country in the...
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One Transported to Trauma Center After Early Morning Crash in Mechanicsville

One Transported to Trauma Center After Early Morning Crash in Mechanicsville

On Sunday, May 12, 2019, at approximately 9:20 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and South Sandgates Road in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a t-bone...
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Leadership Southern Maryland Welcomes Incoming Board President Samuel C. P. Baldwin, Jr.

Leadership Southern Maryland Welcomes Incoming Board President Samuel C. P. Baldwin, Jr.

Samuel C.P. Baldwin, Jr.  hails from Baltimore but has called Hollywood, Maryland home for 35 years.  He is a managing partner at The Law Offices of Baldwin, Briscoe & Steinmetz where he has a full-time practice concentrated in family law.  Baldwin also oversees the development of the firm’s practice areas which include family matters,...
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Shed Fire in Mechanicsville Complete Loss After Accidental Fire

Shed Fire in Mechanicsville Complete Loss After Accidental Fire

On Monday, May 6, 2019, at approximately 2:15 p.m., firefighters from Mechanicsville, Seventh District, Leonardtown, Hollywood, and Charles County responded to Budds Creek Road and Davis Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a 20×25 shed fully engulfed in fire. Seventeen firefighters responded and had the fire...
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Serious Crash in Mechanicsville Sends One to Trauma Center

Serious Crash in Mechanicsville Sends One to Trauma Center

On Friday, May 10, 2019, at approximately 7:50 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Budds Creek Road and Mechanicsville Road in Chaptico, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the intersection involved in a head-on collision...
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No Injuries Reported After Motor Vehicle Accident in Great Mills

No Injuries Reported After Motor Vehicle Accident in Great Mills

On Friday, May 10, 2019, at approximately 7:45 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Flat Iron Road in Great Mills, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles off the roadway in a t-bone style collision with...
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Southern Maryland Roller Derby’s First Bout of 2019

Southern Maryland Roller Derby’s First Bout of 2019

WALDORF – Southern Maryland Roller Derby’s first bout of 2019 is coming to a track near you!   This rematch versus the Mason Dixon Roller Vixens will be at Capital Clubhouse in Waldorf, on Saturday May 18.  Come and enjoy a day of derby with us! Doors open at 5:30pm, and the first whistle blows...
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Chaptico Woman to Compete for the Title of Miss Maryland USA, 2020

Chaptico Woman to Compete for the Title of Miss Maryland USA, 2020

Cassidy Michelle Lacey 21 years old, of Chaptico, MD. Will compete for the title of Miss Maryland USA, 2020 on November 8th – 10th 2019 at the North Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Bethesda Maryland. Miss Lacey is the daughter of, Brian and Delores Lacey. She is a dental assistant in...
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Pamela Jones Named MD Adult Education Teacher of the Year

Pamela Jones Named MD Adult Education Teacher of the Year

Pamela Jones has been teaching adult education classes at the Charles County Lifelong Learning Center (LLC) for the past four and a half years. She works with a variety of students in areas such as math, language arts, science and social studies. Jones’ goal is to see each of her students receive a high...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit Announces 2019 Youth Summer Sports Camps

Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit Announces 2019 Youth Summer Sports Camps

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit has announced the dates for the 2019 youth summer sports camps: Kops for Kids Football Camp will be held at North Point High School, located at 2500 Davis Road Waldorf, MD 20603, on June 17-18 from 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. The program is being offered to youths currently...
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Woman Charged After Leaving Seven Children All Under the Age of Five Unattended in Hot Car While Shopping

Woman Charged After Leaving Seven Children All Under the Age of Five Unattended in Hot Car While Shopping

On May 10, 2019, at approximately 1:05 p.m., Charles County 911 received a call from a child indicating he and six other children were inside a car unattended and hot. The child was not sure where they were, but through GPS and other mechanisms, the call-taker was able to pinpoint the location of the...
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Sheriff’s Office Investigating Drive-By Shooting of 16-Year-Old in Valley Lee

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Drive-By Shooting of 16-Year-Old in Valley Lee

On Friday, May 10, 2019, at approximately 9:00 p.m., the St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications Center received a call from a female stating her brother was shot while in the area of Boothe Farm Lane in Valley Lee. The victim said a vehicle had driven past him when he heard a gunshot. The gunshot...
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Family, Friends and Sheriff’s Office Brethren in St. Mary’s County say Goodbye to Deputy Jason Bush

Family, Friends and Sheriff’s Office Brethren in St. Mary’s County say Goodbye to Deputy Jason Bush

The family, friends and brothers and sisters in blue said their farewells on Friday at the memorial service for DFC Jason Bush of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. DFC Bush, 34 of Ridge, passed away on April 29, 2019, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Bush entered duty with the St....
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Man Sentenced 15 Years for Child Abuse of 5-Month-Old, Resulting in a Skull Fracture

Man Sentenced 15 Years for Child Abuse of 5-Month-Old, Resulting in a Skull Fracture

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Thursday, May 9, 2019, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Amy J. Bragunier sentenced Delontre James Austin, 23, to 15 years in prison and an additional 5 years of suspended time for Second Degree Child Abuse and Neglect of a Minor. Upon release, Austin will...
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Charges Pending for 50-Year-Old Huntingtown Woman After High Speed Chase Ends in Crash

Charges Pending for 50-Year-Old Huntingtown Woman After High Speed Chase Ends in Crash

On May 09, 2019 at approximately 10:29 p.m., Deputy B. Wilson, of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop a red GMC Sierra pick-up truck on Maryland Route 260, in Owings. The vehicle briefly pulled over, but then sped off as the deputy approached the vehicle.  The vehicle, operated by Michelle Booth, 50,...
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SMECO Honors Region’s Outstanding Math, Science, and STEM Teachers

SMECO Honors Region’s Outstanding Math, Science, and STEM Teachers

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) worked with the school systems of Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties to select and honor 22 educators with Outstanding Teacher awards for their leadership in the fields of mathematics, science, technology, and engineering. Receiving awards this year were eight math teachers, nine science teachers, and five STEM (science,...
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