Monthly Archives: June 2019

James Michael Dean, Sr.

James Michael Dean, Sr.

James Michael Dean, Sr., of Radford, Virginia, passed away in Roanoke, Virginia on June 5, 2019. He was born to the late William H. Dean, Sr. and Edna Payne Dean on December 7th, 1952 in Cheverly, MD. Jimmy was employed as a truck driver, retiring in 1984. He enjoyed playing cards, Risk, putting puzzles...
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Mario Victor Simoncini, 83

Mario Victor Simoncini, 83

Mario Victor Simoncini, age 83 of Cobb Island, Maryland, died June 3, 2019 at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, Maryland. Mario was an Electrical Engineer with the Department of the Navy and a member of the American Legion in Clinton, Maryland. He was a member of Holy Ghost...
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John Joseph F. Kelly

John Joseph F. Kelly

John Joseph F. Kelly of Waldorf, Maryland was called home by our lord on Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 at 11 pm with loved ones by his side. John was born July 11, 1941 in Jersey City, New Jersey to the late Frances & Mary Julia (Powers) Kelly. A member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church...
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Adult Male Flown to Trauma Center After Stabbing in Lexington Park

Adult Male Flown to Trauma Center After Stabbing in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at approximately 10:20 p.m., police and rescue personnel responded to the 46700 block of Marshall Boulevard and Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the reported stabbing. Crews arrived on scene to find a 31-year-old male patient suffering from a stab wound. Emergency medical personnel requested a helicopter. The...
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Kitchen Employee at Detention Center Charged with Providing Drugs and Cigarettes to Inmates

Kitchen Employee at Detention Center Charged with Providing Drugs and Cigarettes to Inmates

In May of 2019, detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division began an investigation into allegations a contract Aramark employee, who worked in the kitchen at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center, was bringing contraband into the facility. The investigation determined Tammy Lee Hill, 44 of Mechanicsville, was bringing...
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Independence Day Concert Held at Regency Furniture Stadium

Independence Day Concert Held at Regency Furniture Stadium

Enjoy an evening with family and friends at the 2019 Explore Charles County: Independence Day Concert on Thursday, July 4 at Regency Furniture Stadium (11765 St. Linus Drive, Waldorf) from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  Music will be provided by Sam Grow and the Bradley Turner Band.  Admission and parking are free. Food and...
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La Plata Racetrax Winner Hoping to Get Hitched

La Plata Racetrax Winner Hoping to Get Hitched

After claiming a Racetrax win of $12,534, “Ring Master” of player from La Plata, was dancing exuberantly while making a claim June 10 at Maryland Lottery headquarters in Baltimore. From there, he would be pursuing a life-changing prize:  he planned to pick up a ring and propose to his girlfriend. “I’m going to probably get my...
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‘Operation Broken Heart’ Yields 58 Arrests In Maryland

‘Operation Broken Heart’ Yields 58 Arrests In Maryland

Maryland’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force yields 58 arrests in Maryland, 16 of the cases were handled by Maryland State Police investigators, while participating in “Operation Broken Heart,” a nationwide, two-month initiative targeting offenders of child sexual exploitation. The Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) was one of 61 task forces...
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Fort Washington Man Sentenced to 66 Months in Federal Prison for Two Separate Drug Cases

Fort Washington Man Sentenced to 66 Months in Federal Prison for Two Separate Drug Cases

U.S. District Judge Paul W. Grimm sentenced Daniel Mark Wilkerson, 45, of Fort Washington, Maryland to 66 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for possession with intent to distribute more than 100 kilograms of marijuana, and in a separate case for conspiring to steal prescription drugs from federal military...
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Governor Hogan Urges Federal Treasury to Release Tubman $20 Bill in 2020

Governor Hogan Urges Federal Treasury to Release Tubman $20 Bill in 2020

Governor Larry Hogan today sent a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, urging the federal administration to reconsider its decision to delay the release of the Harriet Tubman twenty-dollar bill. The governor cited concerns that, while the release was originally slated for 2020, “citizens across Maryland and the country will instead have to wait nearly...
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Deputy Director of St. Mary’s County LUGM Charged with Felony Assault and Gun Charge

Deputy Director of St. Mary’s County LUGM Charged with Felony Assault and Gun Charge

On Friday, May 23, 2019, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Upland Drive in Bushwood, in reference to a possible burglary in progress. Upon their arrival, they contacted the adult female victim and an adult complainant. The male complainant advised he was woken up by the female...
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Joanna Bell Holtzclaw, 85

Joanna Bell Holtzclaw, 85

Joanna Bell Holtzclaw, age 85 of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, passed away peacefully to heaven on June 5, 2019 at the Charles County Hospice House in Waldorf, Maryland. Joanna was a homemaker and of the Catholic faith. She was the daughter of James George Vidi and Frances Elizabeth Burgess Vidi. In...
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Edward L. Montalvo

Edward L. Montalvo

On Monday, June 3, 2019, Edward L. Montalvo, of New York, passed away. Family and friends will unite on June 12,2019 from 10:00 am until time of service 11:00 am at Briscoe-Tonic funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington, Rd., Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment immediately following at Heritage Memorial Cemetery, Waldorf, MD.
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Constance Funderburk

Constance Funderburk

Passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Survived by children, Leslie Funderburk-Rush (Demetrius), Lisa Funderburk-Robinson, Lee Goins (Eric); grandchildren, Desiree, Brittney, Latasha, Malik, Benjamin, Mark, Jr., and Heaven; sister, Dorothy Kennedy; nices Belinda and Noel; nephews, Michael and Dwayne and a host of other relatives and friends; She was preceded in death by her...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Assault

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Assault

On Monday, June 10, 2019, at approximately 4:20 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2500 block of Chestnut Way in Lexington Park, for the reported assault and report of a possible shooting. Numerous attempts were made to contact the residents inside the home with negative results. Deputies established...
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Kermit Robert Dyke, 104, Colonel USAF, Ret.

Kermit Robert Dyke, 104, Colonel USAF, Ret.

Kermit Robert Dyke, 104 of Solomons, MD, formerly of Lusby, MD, and McLean, VA, passed away peacefully on May 29, 2019, in Solomons, MD. He was born on August 22, 1914, in Philadelphia, PA. He was adopted as a young boy by Nellie A. (Brumbaugh) Dyke and Hosmer R. Dyke. He was the loving...
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Donald Earl Busl, Sr., 70

Donald Earl Busl, Sr., 70

Donald Earl Busl, Sr., 70, of Owings passed away June 4, 2019. He was born March 1, 1949 in Baltimore, MD to the late Earl Linwood and Mary Jeanne (Krebs) Busl. Donald was raised in Oxon Hill and graduated from Oxon Hill High School. He was employed as a bus driver with Prince George’s...
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Ellen Maiorany Fisk, 76

Ellen Maiorany Fisk, 76

Ellen Maiorany Fisk, 76, of Dunkirk passed away June 6, 2019 at her residence. She was born June 24, 1942 in Cohoes, NY to Vincent and Mary (Smith) Maiorany. Ellen was raised in Prince George’s County, graduating from Suitland High School and then earning her Bachelor’s of Education from the University of Maryland College...
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Bonnie Sue Campbell, 77

Bonnie Sue Campbell, 77

Bonnie Sue Campbell, 77, of St. Leonard, Maryland passed away on June 9, 2019 at her home. She was born in Baltimore, MD on October 12, 1941 to the late Gloyd and Olive Haines. Bonnie was a caring and loving person to everyone. Beloved wife of 60 years of Howard Kelly Campbell, and devoted...
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Ida Mae Tayman, 83

It is with great sadness that the family of Ida Mae Tayman announces her passing on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at the age of 83. Ida will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 67 years, Melvin F. “Freddie” Tayman, and her children Brenda Budd (Steve), Steve Tayman (Julie) and Shelli Tayman; granddaughters Lindsey...
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Debra Sue Chapper, 64

Debra Sue Chapper, 64

Debra Sue Chapper, age 64 of La Plata, Maryland, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on Monday, June 3, 2019. Born in Washington, DC, on September 17, 1954, Debra was raised in Silver Spring, Maryland and graduated from Albert Einstein High School. After graduating from the University of Maryland, Debra began working for the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Juvenile Arrests – May 2019

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Juvenile Arrests – May 2019

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office released the following information regarding Juvenile Apprehensions for the Month of May 2019. No further information is available at this time. May 6, 2019: A 12-year-old female from Lexington Park was arrested for Second-Degree Assault by Deputy Michael Rycyzyn. Case # 26539-19 May 7, 2019: A 15-year-old male...
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Police Arrest Hyattsville Man for Armed Robbery at Prince Frederick Safeway Gas Station

Police Arrest Hyattsville Man for Armed Robbery at Prince Frederick Safeway Gas Station

On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at 5:20 a.m., deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Safeway gas pumps on West Dares Beach Road, in Prince Frederick, for the report of an armed robbery. The adult victim was in the process of pumping gas when he was approached by a man with...
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Multiple Injured After After Four Vehicle Accident in California

Multiple Injured After After Four Vehicle Accident in California

On Monday, June 10, 2019, at approximately 7:55 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Patuxent Beach Road in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find 4 vehicles in the roadway of the Southbound lanes on Patuxent Beach Road, with...
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Lottery Seeks Five Big Weekend Winners

Lottery Seeks Five Big Weekend Winners

What a winner of a weekend! Maryland players won two $50,000 top prizes in Bonus Match 5, one $50,000 prize in Powerball and two Mega Millions prizes of $10,000 and $30,000 in the Friday and Saturday night drawings. Congratulations to all of these winners! The three $50,000 winners have lucky tickets from weekend Bonus Match 5 and Powerball drawings. Two players bought their...
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