Monthly Archives: July 2019

Vehicle Arson Fire Under Investigation in Prince Frederick

Vehicle Arson Fire Under Investigation in Prince Frederick

On Saturday, July 27, 2019, at 9:25 a.m., police responded to 1770 Old Adelina Road in Prince Frederick, for the reported vehicle fire. Officers arrived on scene to find a 2015 Chevrolet Malibu destroyed by a fire. No fire department response was needed and the scene was turned over to the Office of the...
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UPDATE: Ocean City Police Issue Press Release on Motorcycle Crash That Killed 27-Year-Old Mechanicsville Man

UPDATE: Ocean City Police Issue Press Release on Motorcycle Crash That Killed 27-Year-Old Mechanicsville Man

UPDATE 7/31/2019 @ 10:30 a.m.: Ocean City Police Issued the following press release: Ocean City police officers are continuing to investigate a fatal crash involving a motorcycle that occurred Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a motorcycle in the area of 45th Street. The motorcycle fled from officers,...
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Waldorf Man Pleads Guilty to Assault for Shooting at Victims at Apartment Complex

Waldorf Man Pleads Guilty to Assault for Shooting at Victims at Apartment Complex

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Monday, July 29, 2019, Marquis Deangelo Swann, 25 of Waldorf, entered a guilty plea in Charles County Circuit Court, in front of the Honorable Judge Amy J. Bragunier, to three counts of First-Degree Assault. Swann also admitted to a violation of probation for a...
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Loberta Aletha Dement, “Bert”, 73

Loberta Aletha Dement, “Bert”, 73

Loberta Aletha Dement, “Bert”, 73 of Alpharetha, GA, passed away on July 22, 2019, in California, MD. Born on July 2, 1946, in Leonardtown, MD, she was the loving daughter of the late Clara Dement, and Harry Dement. Bert is survived by her sons Leon Dement (Joanne) of Lexington Park, MD, David Dement of...
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Jonathan Emory Armstrong

Jonathan Emory Armstrong

Jonathan Emory Armstrong passed away suddenly Thursday, July 18, 2019, at the age of 35. Jon was born on May 17, 1984 in Annapolis, Maryland. Jonathan loved his daughters, ice cream, fast cars, cookie dough, cream chipped beef, every mobster film ever made, fruit snacks, beautiful women, any clothes the color white, a good...
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Samuel Alexander “Sam” Mudd, Sr., 82

Samuel Alexander “Sam” Mudd, Sr., 82

Samuel Alexander “Sam” Mudd, Sr., 82, of Huntingtown, MD passed away July 28, 2019 at his residence. Sam was born August 22, 1936 in Washington, DC to Helen Louise (Simpson) Mudd and Joseph Burch Mudd of Waldorf, MD. After graduating from La Plata High School, Sam joined the DC Air National Guard, and was...
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Jack Edwin Fischer, 72

Jack Edwin Fischer, 72

Jack Edwin Fischer, age 72, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, July 22, 2019 at George Washington Hospital Center in Washington D.C. after a battle with Leukemia. He was born May 5, 1947 in Seat Pleasant, Maryland to Carl and Mary Francis Fischer. He was a 1966 graduate of Central High...
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Ronald (Ron) Joseph Gibson

Ronald (Ron) Joseph Gibson

Ronald (Ron) Joseph Gibson of Owings passed away suddenly at Calvert Memorial Hospital on Sunday, July 28. Ron was born on August 27, 1951 in Prince Frederick. He attended Calvert County public schools and received degrees in foreign language from Frostburg State University (BA) and Penn State University (MA). He taught French to middle-school...
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Lucy Catherine Goldsmith, 59

Lucy Catherine Goldsmith, 59, of Nanjemoy, MD passed away on July 27, 2019, at George Washington University Hospital Center in Washington, DC. Born in LaPlata, MD on September 30, 1959, to the late Joseph and Ida Quade, she is also preceded in death by her husband, John W. Goldsmith, Sr. and her brother, James...
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Linda Darlene Erickson, 69

Linda Darlene Erickson, 69

Linda Darlene Erickson, 69, of Waldorf MD, passed away on July 6, 2019, at the Washington Hospital Center, Washington DC, with her family by her side. Linda was born in Cheverly MD to the late Leonard and Patricia Crawford on January 12, 1950. Linda married Kent Erickson on January 11, 1975 in Forestville MD....
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Tickets for the Southern Maryland Film Festival Officially on Sale

Tickets for the Southern Maryland Film Festival Officially on Sale

This year’s Southern Maryland Film Festival will be held at R/C Theatres’ Lexington Exchange Movies 12, 44800 Oak Crest Dr, California, MD 20619, on Saturday, August 24th from 10:00 a.m. to 10:15 p.m. “R/C Theatres has been an incredible venue sponsor, “ states Film Festival representative Theresa Wood. “In addition to providing an indoor,...
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Kids Can Join Local Artist at the Final Art Classes of Summer 2019 at St. Clement’s Island Museum

Kids Can Join Local Artist at the Final Art Classes of Summer 2019 at St. Clement’s Island Museum

Kids have one more chance this summer to join art instructor, Ms. Ellen Duke Wilson, in exploring fine arts at St. Clement’s Island Museum Art Kids classes. Throughout the summer, young artists have their understanding of art and history while learning to sketch, paint and sculpt. Students will also reflect how creating art can...
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33-Year-Old Broomes Island Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident in Lothian

33-Year-Old Broomes Island Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident in Lothian

On July 29, 2019, at approximately 5:00 a.m., officers from the Anne Arundel County Police Department, Southern District responded to Southern Maryland Boulevard (MD 4) N/B and Talbot Road in Lothian for a crash involving a motorcycle. A Dodge truck pulling a box trailer was traveling northbound on Southern Maryland Boulevard approaching Talbot Road....
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Calvert Marine Museum Event Listings for August, 2019

Calvert Marine Museum Event Listings for August, 2019

Summer is only getting hotter, so why not cool down at the Calvert Marine Museum!  Visit special exhibits like the new Megalodon jaws or Working the Water: Photography by Jay Fleming.  On the weekends, cruise around the boat basin in a row or pedal boat, or go beyond the basin on the historic Wm....
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17th Annual Beach Party to be Held on the Leonardtown Square, August 3

17th Annual Beach Party to be Held on the Leonardtown Square, August 3

The popular annual event for all ages returns to Leonardtown Square on Saturday, August 3, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Splash into fun at the 17th Annual Leonardtown Beach Party on the Square. No need for tickets; all event-sponsored activities are FREE – Visit with real-life super heroes – Transformers Optimus Prime...
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Calvert County to Give Property Tax Credit for Disabled and Fallen Law Enforcement, Rescue Workers, and Surviving Spouses

Calvert County to Give Property Tax Credit for Disabled and Fallen Law Enforcement, Rescue Workers, and Surviving Spouses

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners has authorized a property tax credit for disabled law enforcement officers, rescue workers, and surviving spouses. “When first responders give themselves to serve and protect their community, they knowingly put themselves into high-risk, dangerous situations on a daily basis,” said Commissioner President Thomas E. “Tim” Hutchins. “The...
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The Leonardtown Business Association of Leonardtown Invites the Public to the First Friday Event on August 2

The Leonardtown Business Association of Leonardtown Invites the Public to the First Friday Event on August 2

The Leonardtown Business Association and The Commissioners of Leonardtown invite you out to their monthly First Friday event. August First Friday is all about our dedicated First Responders. Bring the whole family for a wonderful free community event, Fire Trucks, Police Cars, Ambulances and more will be on display for you to see and...
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Charles County Public Schools Open House Schedule for the 2019-2020 School Year

Charles County Public Schools Open House Schedule for the 2019-2020 School Year

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) has released its open house schedule for the 2019-20 school year. Listed below are open house dates and times, and other activities for schools. Please call the specific school with questions about open house events. Elementary Schools C. Paul Barnhart, open house, Sept. 19, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.; Berry,...
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The American Chestnut Land Trust in Prince Frederick Receives $20,000 Grant from Maryland Heritage Area Authority

The American Chestnut Land Trust in Prince Frederick Receives $20,000 Grant from Maryland Heritage Area Authority

The American Chestnut Land Trust (ACLT) in Prince Frederick is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a $20,000 grant from the Maryland Heritage Area Authority (MHAA) for research to be conducted as the initial phase of the “Parkers Creek Heritage Trail”. According to the grant application: “For more than 10,000 years,...
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Drunk 24-Year-Old Upper Marlboro Man Arrested After Crashing ATV on Roadway and Seriously Injuring Another in St. Leonard

Drunk 24-Year-Old Upper Marlboro Man Arrested After Crashing ATV on Roadway and Seriously Injuring Another in St. Leonard

On Saturday, July 27, 2019 at approximately 5:35 p.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to Ben Creek Road in the area of Williams Wharf Road in St. Leonard, for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving an all-terrain vehicle (ATV / four-wheeler). Preliminary investigation...
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VIDEO: Garage and Vehicle Destroyed by Fire in Hollywood

VIDEO: Garage and Vehicle Destroyed by Fire in Hollywood

On Friday, July 26, 2019, at approximately 9:30 p.m., firefighters from Hollywood, Bay District, Leonardtown, Valley Lee, Seventh District, and Calvert County responded to 45200 Clarkes Landing Road in Hollywood, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a 1-story detached garage with fire throughout, with a pick-up truck fully engulfed...
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UPDATE: Crash Reported on Maryland International Raceway Drag Strip in Mechanicsville

UPDATE: Crash Reported on Maryland International Raceway Drag Strip in Mechanicsville

UPDATE 7/28/19: A spokesperson from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Ofice told SMNEWSNET.com that the adult male that crashed on Saturday, July 27, 2019, was flown for precautionary reasons and suffered only minimal injuries that are believed to be non-life-threatening. The male is approximately 40 years of age from New Jersey. On Saturday, July...
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UPDATE: Woman and 15-Year-Old Girl Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in Bel Alton

UPDATE: Woman and 15-Year-Old Girl Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in Bel Alton

UPDATE 7/27/2019 @ 3:oo p.m..: Maryland State Police from the LaPlata Barrack continue to investigate a two-vehicle crash on Crain Highway this morning that killed two people including a 15-year-old in Charles County. The two deceased were passengers in a vehicle involved in a crash around 7:30 a.m. on southbound Crain Highway near Mount...
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ARREST VIDEO: Fort Washington Woman Arrested for Drunk Driving After Hitting Police Car on Three Notch Road

ARREST VIDEO: Fort Washington Woman Arrested for Drunk Driving After Hitting Police Car on Three Notch Road

On Thursday, July 25, 2019, at approximately 7:30 p.m., A 2002 Honda Accord struck a marked St. Mary’s County Sheriffs Office police car and continued driving erratically. The driver of the Honda Accord was identified as Jeannette Evelyn Saenz Bonilla, 34 of Fort Washington. According to court documents, St. Mary’s County Sheriffs Deputy Wynnyk...
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Wendy Sue Milam-Tucker, 50

Wendy Sue Milam-Tucker, 50

Wendy Sue Milam-Tucker of Nanjemoy, Maryland passed away suddenly on Tuesday July 16, 2019 she was 50 years old. Wendy grew up in Upper Marlboro MD and went to Douglas High School. Wendy attended Washington School for Secretaries and went on to work for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Washington DC. Wendy was a...
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