Monthly Archives: October 2019

UPDATE: SpongeBob/Spider Man Spotted in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE: SpongeBob/Spider Man Spotted in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE 10/16/2019: SpongeBob is dressed up in his Spider Man costume for Halloween this year, stop by with the kids and have their picture take with him. Upload it to our Facebook page. UPDATE 10/6/2018: SpongeBob is dressed up in his skeleton costume for Halloween. UPDATE 10/16/2017: SpongeBob is all dressed up for Halloween, he’s...
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Police and Firefighters Extinguish Vehicle Fire in Lexington Park Late Tuesday Night

Police and Firefighters Extinguish Vehicle Fire in Lexington Park Late Tuesday Night

On Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at approximately 10:40 p.m., firefighters from Bay District responded to the area of Pegg Road and West Westbury Boulevard in Lexington Park, for the reported vehicle fire. Corporal Reppel of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office was the first unit on the scene and utilized a fire extinguisher to...
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UPDATE: Maryland State Police Continue Looking for Witnesses in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in La Plata

UPDATE: Maryland State Police Continue Looking for Witnesses in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in La Plata

UPDATE 10/15/2019: Cpl. Zimmerman of the MSP CRASH Team is requesting witnesses to come forward reference this collision. Parties involved reported a white or silver passenger car stopped in the area at the time of the collision. At this time, this white or silver vehicle is not believed to be involved, but is considered...
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House Fire in Newburg Deemed Accidental Due to Unattended Cooking

House Fire in Newburg Deemed Accidental Due to Unattended Cooking

On Sunday, October 13, 2019, at approximately 5:40 a.m., 42 firefighters from Charles and St Mary’s County, and King George, Virginia responded to 9419 Fendall Lane in Newburg, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find nothing evident from a two story split foyer residence. Upon further investigation, firefighters found...
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Two Dogs Killed After Attacking Two Men and Officers in Prince George’s County

Two Dogs Killed After Attacking Two Men and Officers in Prince George’s County

On Saturday, October 12, 2019, at approximately 11:00 a.m., police responded to the 6600 block of Hil Mar Drive in District Heights, for the reported active dog attack. Police arrived on the scene to find two dogs actively attacking a 52-year-old male in the middle of the street, police immediately attempted to help the...
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Prince George’s County High School Teacher Arrested for Sexual Abusing Student

Prince George’s County High School Teacher Arrested for Sexual Abusing Student

A teacher at Bladensburg High School in Bladensburg is facing charges in connection with the sexual abuse of a female student at the school. The teacher is 29-year-old Thomas Barber of the 1600 block of Hawkins Road in Annapolis. On October 10th, the Prince George’s County Police Department was alerted after the student reported...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Jason Michael Weber

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Jason Michael Weber

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Jason Michael Weber, 38 of Mechanicsville. Weber is wanted on a retake warrant for escape from the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown. Weber was temporarily released from custody for medical treatment at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown when...
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Prince George’s County Police Offering Reward for Information After 22-Year-Old Guinea Man is Murdered

Prince George’s County Police Offering Reward for Information After 22-Year-Old Guinea Man is Murdered

Prince George’s County Police Homicide Unit detectives will canvass an Adelphi community this afternoon as they continue to investigate a murder that occurred Friday evening. The victim is 22-year-old Mamadou Bah of Adelphi. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered in this case. On October 11th, at approximately 7:25 pm, officers responded...
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No Injuries Reported After Plane Crash in Calvert County Early Saturday Morning

No Injuries Reported After Plane Crash in Calvert County Early Saturday Morning

On Saturday, October 12, 2019, at approximately 10:00 a.m., fire and rescue personnel from Calvert and St. Mary’s County responded to 865 Crystal Rock Road in Lusby, for the reported plane crash. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single engine, two seat aircraft off the runway and into the woods. Firefighters reported the...
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8-Year-Old Child Struck by Vehicle in Great Mills Flown to Area Trauma Center

8-Year-Old Child Struck by Vehicle in Great Mills Flown to Area Trauma Center

On Friday, October 11, 2019, at approximately 3:45 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Greens Crossing Court and Kayak Court in Great Mills, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle and a child in the roadway. The child was flown by...
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Maryland State Police Searching for Suspect After Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police Searching for Suspect After Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police are still actively investigating the cause of a fatal hit-and-run crash on Thursday, October 10, 2019, in Prince George’s county that left one man deceased. Troopers report they are also searching for a driver who fled following the crash. The deceased is identified as Terron Lamb, 24, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland....
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One Flown to Trauma Center After Tractor Trailer and SUV Collide in Charles County

One Flown to Trauma Center After Tractor Trailer and SUV Collide in Charles County

On Sunday, October 13, 2019, at approximately 6:00 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Budds Creek Road and Crain Highway in Faulkner, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer, with one subject trapped. The 911 caller reported a woman in an SUV was trapped underneath the...
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Donald Ellsworth Wilson, 90

Donald Ellsworth Wilson, 90

Donald Ellsworth Wilson, age 90, of Indian Head, Maryland, died October 9, 2019 at his residence with Hospice. Donald was the Director of Public Works Engineering for 36 years at the Naval Ordinance Station in Indian Head, Maryland. He was a long-time member of the Indian Head Lions Club, where he served in every...
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Dody Michelle Royer, 52

Dody Michelle Royer, 52

Dody Michelle Royer, 52, of Newburg, Maryland, passed away suddenly on October 6, 2019 at her home. Born on April 25, 1967 in Cheverly, Maryland, she was the daughter of James McConkey and the late Thelma McConkey. A homemaker and mom, Dody enjoyed cooking, listening to music, dancing, playing cards, flower arranging and being...
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Francis Eugene “Ike” Eickhoff, 92

Francis Eugene “Ike” Eickhoff, 92

Francis Eugene “Ike” Eickhoff, 92, passed away October 9, 2019 at his residence surrounded by family. He was born January 16, 1927 in Victoria Township, IL to Harvey Martin and Altha Mae (Johnson) Eickhoff. When Ike turned 17, he left high school and joined the United States Navy. He served aboard the USS Monticello,...
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Charles Edward “Ed” or “Pops” Green, Sr., 90

Charles Edward “Ed” or “Pops” Green, Sr., 90

Charles Edward “Ed” or “Pops” Green, Sr., 90, of Chesapeake Beach passed away October 10, 2019. He was born April 1, 1929 in Washington, D.C. to Cecil Guy and Beatrice (Hepner) Green. Ed was raised in Mt. Jackson, VA and moved to Washington, D.C. as a teenager. He enlisted in the United States Merchant...
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Vernon Wendell Garner, 96, USAF (Ret.)

Vernon Wendell Garner, 96, USAF (Ret.)

Vernon Wendell Garner, Lieutenant Colonel, USAF (Ret.) died at 96 of natural causes on October 1, 2019. He was born on his family’s farm near Dowell, MD, Aug 27, 1923. A 1940 Calvert (Md) HS graduate, he worked for the FBI for two years, then joined the US Army Air Corps in 1942. He...
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Dorothy Mae Jackson, 87

Dorothy Mae Jackson, 87

Dorothy Mae Jackson, 87, of Issue, MD passed away on October 8, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. Dorothy was born in Washington, DC on October 10, 1931 to the late Charles F. Fenwick and Elsie Mae Fenwick. She is survived by her husband, James S. Jackson; sons, James C. Jackson, Sr....
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Theresa May Packard, 71

Theresa May Packard, 71

Theresa May Packard, 71, of Newburg, MD passed away on October 8, 2019 at the University of MD Charles Regional Medical Center in LaPlata, MD. Born in Washington, DC on April 21, 1948 to the late Henry Prince and Elizabeth Prince, she is also preceded in death by her husband, James Packard; and brother,...
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Carl (Buzzy) Roger Breeden, 74

Carl (Buzzy) Roger Breeden, 74

Carl (Buzzy) Roger Breeden, 74, of Hughesville, MD passed on October 7, 2019 peacefully at his home. Carl was born on February 3, 1945 to the late Carl Breeden and Mary (Materia) Breeden in Washington, D.C. Buzzy worked in the automotive industry most of his adult life, from owning an auto parts yard, to...
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Bill Fisher, 67

Bill Fisher, 67

Bill Fisher, 67, of Colton’s point, MD passed away on October 9, 2019 at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C., after a short but heroic battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving wife and brother and sister. He was born in New Brunswick, N.J. on April 4, 1952 to the late...
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St. Mary’s County Public Schools to Host Town Hall Meeting on Substance Abuse Prevention

St. Mary’s County Public Schools to Host Town Hall Meeting on Substance Abuse Prevention

Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, will be hosting Monthly Town Hall Meetings during the 2019-2020 school year. These conversational meetings will focus on topics that are important to the school system and community, meetings will be held at the Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center, 24005 Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown,...
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Dr. Mudd Elementary School Officially Rededicated After Recent Renovation and Expansion

Dr. Mudd Elementary School Officially Rededicated After Recent Renovation and Expansion

School system, county and state officials joined together on October 10, 2019, at the Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Elementary School to officially rededicate the school, which recently underwent a complete renovation and expansion. Dr. Mudd first opened in 1967 with about 45,000 square feet of space, a combined cafeteria and activity area, indoor courtyards...
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Prince George’s County Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Hit-and-Run in Brandywine

Prince George’s County Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Hit-and-Run in Brandywine

The Prince George’s County Police Department Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is actively investigating a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run that occurred on Wednesday. The victim is identified as 38-year-old John Gullickson of Accokeek. On October 9, 2019, at approximately 6:20 am, a 911 caller reported seeing an unresponsive man on the ground near the roadway...
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One Flown to Trauma Center After Rollover Crash in Waldorf

One Flown to Trauma Center After Rollover Crash in Waldorf

On Friday, October 11, 2019, at approximately 1:45 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Crain Highway and Pembrooke Square in Waldorf, for the motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned and one person ejected. Dispatchers advised all responding units they received multiple 911 calls stating a pick-up truck had...
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