Monthly Archives: June 2019

California Man Arrested Driving Stolen Car Without a License

California Man Arrested Driving Stolen Car Without a License

On Thursday, May 30, 2019, Deputy Rycyzyn of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 22000 block of Grand Harvest Lane in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle theft. Later that morning, the victim observed his stolen 2011 Nissan Maxima being operated by an individual in the Lexington Park area. Sgt....
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House Completely Destroyed by Fire in Saint Leonard Under Investigation

House Completely Destroyed by Fire in Saint Leonard Under Investigation

On Saturday, June 8, 2019, at approximately 2:25 a.m., firefighters from Saint Leonard, Prince Frederick, Solomons, Dunkirk, and other departments responded to 4040 Turkey Foot Road in Saint Leonard, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 2-story residence with heavy fire showing. Firefighters operated on the scene for...
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UPDATE: Owners Of Clinton Auto Parts Company Convicted of Tax Fraud

UPDATE: Owners Of Clinton Auto Parts Company Convicted of Tax Fraud

UPDATE 6/9/2019: A married Clinton couple, Robert M. Underwood, and his wife Deborah J. Underwood, were convicted by a federal jury of one count of conspiracy to defraud the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and four counts of filing false income tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice...
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UPDATE: State Police Release Updated Press Release After a Child Attacked by Dogs in Lexington Park

UPDATE: State Police Release Updated Press Release After a Child Attacked by Dogs in Lexington Park

UPDATE 6/9/2019: On Friday, June 7, 2019 at approximately 7 p.m., Troopers from the Leonardtown Barrack responded to the 48000 block of Leeward Circle, Lexington Park, for a reported animal bite. Preliminary investigation revealed a 5-year-old child was playing inside the residence, when the 5-year-old child was attacked by the family Rottweiler. During the...
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Flag Day Ceremony in Calvert County to Honor History of US Flags

Flag Day Ceremony in Calvert County to Honor History of US Flags

Citizens are invited to attend the annual Flag Day ceremony hosted by Calvert County Elks Lodge #2620 at the Veterans Green on the Calvert County Circuit Court lawn Thursday, June 13 at noon. The ceremony commemorates the adoption of the United States flag by the Second Continental Congress on June 14, 1777, more than...
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Carolyn Ann Russell Weiler, 55

Carolyn Ann Russell Weiler, 55

Carolyn Ann Russell Weiler, 55, of Hollywood, MD formerly from Leonardtown, MD passed away on June 2, 2019 in Washington, DC. Born on December 21, 1963 in Leonardtown, MD she was the daughter of the late Agnes C. Russell and Richard I. Russell, Sr. Carolyn was the loving wife of Donald E. Weiler whom...
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Francis Joseph Toth, Sr. 84

Francis Joseph Toth, Sr. 84, of Hollywood, MD passed away on June 2, 2019 at his home. He was born on August 4, 1934 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania and was the son of the late Suzanne Toth. Francis was the loving husband of Jeanne B. Toth of Hollywood, MD. He is survived by his children...
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Fay E. Glaze, 86

Fay E. Glaze, 86

Fay E. Glaze, 86, of Temple Hills, Maryland, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family on May 30, 2019. Fay is survived by her husband of 60 years, Leon, of Temple Hills, Maryland; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Michele, of Owings, Maryland; daughter and son-in-law, Wendy and Jeff Martin, of Tallahassee, Florida;...
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Anna Lorraine Grinder, 55

Anna Lorraine Grinder, 55

Anna Lorraine Grinder, 55 of Waldorf, Maryland passed away on May 31, 2019 at George Washington University Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born in Nanjemoy, Maryland on June 22, 1963 and the daughter of the Late Charles and Dorothy Richmond. Anna was a caregiver for many years for the elderly and disabled,...
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Carl Hassel Welch, 55

Carl Hassel Welch, 55

God claimed Carl Hassel Welch on the day of His choosing; May 29, 2019, at the age of 55. Carl was born in Prince George’s Hospital on June 10, 1963 to Amelia Annette Welch and Carl Hassel Gross. He was later adopted by Robert Lloyd Welch, Sr. Carl graduated from Northwestern High School in...
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Deacon Henry Ernest Fitzhugh Sr., 81

Deacon Henry Ernest Fitzhugh Sr., 81

Deacon Henry Ernest Fitzhugh Sr.,81, departed this earthly life on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Family and friends will unite on Monday, June 10, 2019 from 10:00 am until time of life celebration 12noon at Bright Light Baptist Church, 7300 New Hampshire Ave, Tacoma Park, MD 20912. Interment immediately following at Mt Olivet Cemetery, Washington,...
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Otis R. Green, 74

Otis R. Green, 74

Otis R. Green, 74, passed away on May 27, 2019. Family and friends will unite on Friday, June 7, 2019 for visitation at 9:30 a.m. until time of service at 10:30 a.m. at Hughes Memorial United Methodist Church, 25 53rd Street NE, Washinton, DC 20019. Interment to follow at Maryland Veteran Cheltenham Cemetery, Cheltenham,...
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La Plata Police Department Raises Money for Special Olympics of Maryland

La Plata Police Department Raises Money for Special Olympics of Maryland

The La Plata Police Department Annually Raises Funds for Special Olympics of Maryland. The funds are used to give local Special Olympians the opportunity to participate in local, regional, and national sporting competitions. If you are interested in purchasing a t-shirt or hat, please stop by or call LPPD between 9 a.m. and 4...
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Spring Hunters Harvest 4,002 Wild Turkeys in Maryland

Spring Hunters Harvest 4,002 Wild Turkeys in Maryland

Maryland hunters reported harvesting 4,002 wild turkeys during the 2019 regular spring and junior hunt turkey seasons, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced. This year’s harvest was the second-highest on record, and reflects a 4% increase compared to the 2018 harvest of 3,861 birds. “A combination of abundant wild turkeys throughout most of the...
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Charlotte Hall Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Raping and Assaulting 13-Year-Old Girl

Charlotte Hall Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Raping and Assaulting 13-Year-Old Girl

UPDATE 6/6/2019: St. Mary’s Circuit Judge Michael Stamm, sentenced Paul Michael Hess, 40, of Charlotte Hall, to 25 years in prison for sexually assaulting a female juvenile. Hess sexually assaulted the 13-year-old girl from 2016 to 2018. Upon release, Hess will be subjected to lifetime sexual offender supervision 9/28/2018: On Wednesday, September 26, 2018, St....
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 6/6/2018

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 6/6/2018

The following information was provided by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. Violation of Protective Order- On May 20, 2019, Dep. Luffey responded to the 24800 block of Hill Road in Hollywood, for the reported violation of protective order. Investigation determined Jacqueline Mary Schrader, age 33 of Hollywood, sent numerous messages to the victim,...
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AUDIO: Prince George’s Volunteer Firefighter Shot by Police Officer Dies

AUDIO: Prince George’s Volunteer Firefighter Shot by Police Officer Dies

UPDATE 6/5/2019: Martin Allen Goodier, 56, of Bowie, died early Tuesday at a hospital following a police-involved shooting on Friday. A medical examiner will conduct an autopsy on the former Prince George’s County volunteer firefighter. 6/3/2019: On May 31, 2019, at approximately 9:45 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of U.S...
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UPDATE: Waldorf Woman Sentenced to Two Years in Jail After Killing Her 37-Year-Old Boyfriend

UPDATE: Waldorf Woman Sentenced to Two Years in Jail After Killing Her 37-Year-Old Boyfriend

UPDATE 6/5/2019: Tiffany Jade Smith, 32, of Waldorf, was sentenced to two years in jail on Monday, June 3, 2019, by Charles County Circuit Court Judge William Greer. Smith, shot and killed her boyfriend, 37-year-old, Tavon Purnell Matthews, during an argument at their residence in Waldorf, on February 18, 2018. Smith originally denied having...
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Lexington Park Man Sentenced to Home Detention After Shooting 18-Year-Old Woman with Shotgun

Lexington Park Man Sentenced to Home Detention After Shooting 18-Year-Old Woman with Shotgun

UPDATE 6/5/2019: On Monday, June 3, 2019, Michael Hemi Fischer, 22, of Lexington Park, was sentenced to home detention followed by three years of probation, for his role in shooting an eighteen-year-old female with a shotgun.  Fisher fired two shots during the incident, one round ricocheted and struck the teens leg. St. Mary’s Circuit...
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Police Investigating Suspicious Male who Approached Juvenile Females at Park in Lusby and Tried to lure Them With Candy

Police Investigating Suspicious Male who Approached Juvenile Females at Park in Lusby and Tried to lure Them With Candy

On Monday, June 3, 2019, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to report of a suspicious person at Cove Point Park in Lusby. Deputies made contact with the complainant who advised a suspicious male had approached a group of juvenile females at Cove Point Park and tried to lure them in his vehicle with candy....
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St. Charles’ Class of 2019 Members Beam with Pride During Graduation Ceremony

St. Charles’ Class of 2019 Members Beam with Pride During Graduation Ceremony

For the 320 members of the St. Charles High School Class of 2019, today marked the first day of the rest of their adult lives. They graduated today in a ceremony in which school pride and respect for each other was on full display. From smiles seen on the faces of graduates, to the...
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North Point Kicks off CCPS High School Graduation Ceremonies, Class of 2019 Earns $24 million in Scholarships

North Point Kicks off CCPS High School Graduation Ceremonies, Class of 2019 Earns $24 million in Scholarships

The 392 seniors in the North Point High School Class of 2019 graduated tonight in a ceremony that celebrated the accomplishments, successes and future plans of its graduating class. They started the night as high school seniors and left the Charles County Convocation Center as the first high school graduating class of 2019. Each...
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La Plata High School Holds Graduation Ceremony May 31

La Plata High School Holds Graduation Ceremony May 31

Family and friends celebrated 260 graduates of La Plata High School May 31 when the Class of 2019 turned their tassels from right to left. Ready to enter “the real world,” class leaders urged their peers to remember the good times while honoring — but not being locked — in the past. “Now as...
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Stone Graduates Prepare for Their Future, Celebrate Accomplishments at Graduation Ceremony

Stone Graduates Prepare for Their Future, Celebrate Accomplishments at Graduation Ceremony

The Thomas Stone High School Class of 2019 marched with Cougar pride during the start of the school’s graduation ceremony held tonight at the Charles County Convocation Center in Waldorf. A total of 260 students received their diplomas today and took the first step toward their future as high school graduates. The Cougar Class...
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Westlake Class of 2019 Graduates in Ceremony Filled with Traditions Old and New

Westlake Class of 2019 Graduates in Ceremony Filled with Traditions Old and New

The Charles County Convocation Center was filled with cheers this morning as the Westlake High School Class of 2019 began their future as high school graduates. A total of 298 students received their diploma today in a ceremony in which the accomplishments of the class were celebrated. The Wolverine Class of 2019 earned $18,274,616...
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