Monthly Archives: June 2020

Governor Hogan Announces Beginning of Stage Two of Maryland’s COVID-19 Recovery, Safe and Gradual Reopening of Workplaces and Businesses

Governor Hogan Announces Beginning of Stage Two of Maryland’s COVID-19 Recovery, Safe and Gradual Reopening of Workplaces and Businesses

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that Maryland will begin to move into Stage Two of the ‘Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery,’ with a safe and gradual reopening of workplaces and businesses, along with additional personal services. This comes after the state’s positivity rate dropped to single digits, and total current hospitalizations fell to their...
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Another “Peace March” to be Held in Leonardtown on Friday, June 5th

Another “Peace March” to be Held in Leonardtown on Friday, June 5th

Following the successful peaceful demonstration held in Lexington Park on Monday, June 1st, and a much larger one on Wednesday, June 3rd in Leonardtown, another march is planned for Friday, June 5th, at 7:00 p.m., at the St. Mary’s County Governmental Center in Leonardtown. The event is slated to begin with a brief remark...
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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: No Injuries Reported After Military Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Calvert County

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: No Injuries Reported After Military Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Calvert County

On Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at approximately 10:10 p.m., firefighters from NAS Patuxent River alerted the St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications Center, they received information advising an H-60 aircraft reported they are unable to make it back to NAS Patuxent River due to mechanical issues, and were approximately 10 miles away from the base...
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Donna Jean Morris, 58

Donna Jean Morris, 58 of Avenue, MD passed away on May 27, 2020 in Leonardtown, MD. She was born on March 22, 1962 in Leonardtown, MD and was the loving daughter of Shirley Ann Morris and the late Charles Leroy Morris. Donna is survived by her siblings Dorothy Snoots, Ricky Morris, Conrad Morris, and...
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Patricia Claire Long

Patricia Claire Long

Pat Long, formerly of Fort Washington, Maryland, passed away at home on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 after a courageous 20-year battle with breast cancer. She was born on February 1, 1938 in Meyersdale, Pennsylvania. The only daughter of the late Clair Edwin Penrod and Marjorie Elizabeth.(Scottie) Hill Penrod. She is survived by her husband...
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Lacy Jean Bullard, 33

Lacy Jean Bullard, 33

Lacy Jean Bullard, age 33, of Hughesville, MD passed away peacefully on May 31, 2020 due to multiple health complications. She first embraced the world with her loving presence on July 19, 1986 in Washington D.C. to Paul Blake Bullard Jr of Hughesville, MD and Susan Bullard Pierce of Leonardtown, MD. Lacy enjoyed many...
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Emanuel Gipson

Emanuel Gipson

“Traveling the road of life creates many memories…memories that lives forever in the minds and hearts of those whose lives were touched during the journey and when the journey on earth is completed, we find peace in the belief that a new and better journey begins.” Mr. Emanuel Gipson and his twin brother, Nathaniel,...
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14-Year-Old Female Charged with Arson After Setting Abandoned House on Fire in La Plata

14-Year-Old Female Charged with Arson After Setting Abandoned House on Fire in La Plata

Deputy State Fire Marshals have charged a fourteen-year-old female with arson charges stemming from a fire that occurred yesterday in the 9600 block of Docs Place in LaPlata. Firefighters requested investigators after extinguishing a fire in a vacant, two-story, single-family dwelling. On June 1, 2020, at approximately 7:30 p.m., firefighters from Waldorf Volunteer Fire...
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Pennsylvania Man Arrested in California for Impaired Driving After Striking Multiple Vehicles

Pennsylvania Man Arrested in California for Impaired Driving After Striking Multiple Vehicles

On Monday, May 18, 2020, at approximately 5:40 p.m., police responded to the area of Three Notch Road and St. Andrew’s Church Road, for a traffic complaint and possible impaired driver. Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack and Aviation Command Division, along with Deputies from the St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Office responded to...
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Prince George’s County Police and Internal Affairs Launch Investigation After Two Officers Caught on Video Showing Use of Force

Prince George’s County Police and Internal Affairs Launch Investigation After Two Officers Caught on Video Showing Use of Force

On Tuesday, June 2, 2020, Chief Stawinski and the Department’s Executive Command Staff became aware of a cell phone recording of two officers detaining a suspect at a Langley Park gas station. While attempting to handcuff the suspect, one of the officers kicked him twice. Upon reviewing the video, the two involved officers and...
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Prince George’s County Police Investigating Double Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Suitland

Prince George’s County Police Investigating Double Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Suitland

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision late Sunday night in the 5800 block of Suitland Road. The preliminary investigation revealed a Dodge Charger sideswiped two vehicles on Suitland Road before ultimately striking a pole. PGPD investigators are working to determine exactly what led to...
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Peaceful Demonstrations and March Planned at Governmental Center Today, June 3, 2020, and Friday, June 5, 2020

Peaceful Demonstrations and March Planned at Governmental Center Today, June 3, 2020, and Friday, June 5, 2020

On Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 6 pm, a peaceful demonstration is planned at the St. Mary’s County Governmental Center Campus in Leonardtown. Sheriff Tim Cameron and other elected officials are expected to make remarks to the group in front of the Potomac Building before participants march around sections of the governmental center campus....
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18-Year-Old Arrested After Shooting 14-Year-Old in Glen Burnie

18-Year-Old Arrested After Shooting 14-Year-Old in Glen Burnie

On May 21, 2020 at approximately 6:20 p.m. officers responded to the 100 block of Loyd Lane for a report of a shooting. A 14-year-old was located inside the building suffering from a single gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital with a non-life threatening injury. On June 1, 2020, after...
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First Responders Urge Motorists to Watch for Motorcyclists

First Responders Urge Motorists to Watch for Motorcyclists

Courtesy of the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department, and Maryland Vehicle Administration – Motorcycles are vehicles with the same rights and privileges as any vehicle on the roadway. But in crashes, a motorcyclist is six times more likely to be hurt than a car driver. Motorcycles are smaller than cars and trucks, and it can...
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Statement From Charles County State’s Attorney Tony Covington on the Killing of George Floyd

Statement From Charles County State’s Attorney Tony Covington on the Killing of George Floyd

In 1963, while standing in the shadow of the Lincoln Memorial, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “We can never be satisfied as long as the Negro is the victim of the unspeakable horrors of police brutality.”  Since then those unspeakable horrors have relentlessly continued to be visited upon men of color.  The latest heartbreaking outrage...
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Maryland Reports 54,982 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and 2,519 Deaths, An Increase of 807 Cases and 45 Deaths in Last 24 Hours

Maryland Reports 54,982 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and 2,519 Deaths, An Increase of 807 Cases and 45 Deaths in Last 24 Hours

As of Wednesday, June 3, 2020, Maryland reports 54,982 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 2,519 deaths. An increase of 807 cases and 45 in the last 24 hours. Negative test results now total 272,643 tests. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 54,982 Number of persons tested negative : 272,643 Total testing volume : 380,716 Number...
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Maryland Reports 54,174 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and 2,474 Deaths, An Increase of 1,396 Cases and 63 Deaths in 48 Hours

Maryland Reports 54,174 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and 2,474 Deaths, An Increase of 1,396 Cases and 63 Deaths in 48 Hours

As of Tuesday, June 2, 2020, Maryland reports 54,175 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 2,474 deaths. An increase of 1,396 cases and 63 since Sunday, May 31, 2020. Negative test results now total 261,640 tests. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 54,175 Number of persons tested negative : 261,640 Total testing volume : 366,331 Number...
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Police Investigating Arson Dumpster Fire in Great Mills

Police Investigating Arson Dumpster Fire in Great Mills

On Monday, June 1, 2020, at approximately 10:48 p.m., firefighters from Bay District responded to the 45800 block of Chancellors Run Court in Great Mills, for the reported dumpster on fire. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find fire showing from the neighborhood dumpster. On Tuesday, June 2, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office...
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Maryland State Fire Marshal Investigating Trailer and Barn Arson Fires in Calvert County

Maryland State Fire Marshal Investigating Trailer and Barn Arson Fires in Calvert County

On Monday, June 1, 2020, at approximately 9:33 p.m., firefighters responded to 2901 Yoes Corner Lane in St. Leonard, for a trailer and barn on fire. The owner is identified as Jean Estabrook, with the estimated loss of structure and contents at $25,500 Firefighters controlled the fire in under 20 minutes, with no injuries...
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FBI Seeking Information on Individuals Inciting Violence During First Amendment-Protected Peaceful Demonstrations

FBI Seeking Information on Individuals Inciting Violence During First Amendment-Protected Peaceful Demonstrations

The FBI respects the rights of individuals to peacefully exercise their First Amendment rights. Our mission of protecting the American people and upholding the Constitution is dual and simultaneous, not contradictory. Accordingly, we are committed to apprehending and charging violent instigators who are exploiting legitimate, peaceful protests and engaging in violations of federal law....
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Community Message from Calvert County Sheriff Mike Evans

Community Message from Calvert County Sheriff Mike Evans

My first priority has always been and will continue to be the safety of all Calvert County citizens. I am appalled by the death of George Floyd by a law enforcement officer and my condolences go out to his family. I want to make it clear that the men and women of the Calvert...
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AUDIO: One Firefighter Injured After 2-Alarm Townhouse Fire in Charles County, Cause Still Under Investigation

AUDIO: One Firefighter Injured After 2-Alarm Townhouse Fire in Charles County, Cause Still Under Investigation

UPDATE: On Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at approximately 12:30 a.m., more than 50 firefighters responded to 1069 Tanglewood Drive in Waldorf, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a two story townhouse with fire showing, and upon investigation, firefighters found the fire spreading to the nearby townhomes and requested...
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St. Mary’s County Woman Arrested for Theft After Caught Breaking into Automobiles in Great Mills

St. Mary’s County Woman Arrested for Theft After Caught Breaking into Automobiles in Great Mills

On May 28, 2020 at approximately 2:30 a.m., Deputy First Class Lawrence, of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 22080 block of St. Clements Circle in Great Mills for the reported suspicious incident. The witness reported receiving a security alert notification of an individual on her property as well as hearing...
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St. Mary’s County Police Arrest Lexington Park Man on Multiple Drug Charges

St. Mary’s County Police Arrest Lexington Park Man on Multiple Drug Charges

On Friday, May 29 2020, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Division executed search and seizure warrants at the home of Charlie Earl Horn Jr., 44 of Lexington Park. During the search, Narcotics detectives located and seized a large quantity of US currency, various Controlled Dangerous Substances including suspected Oxycodone, Adderall, Xanax...
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St. Mary’s County Health Officer to Receive 2020 Health Care Hero Award from The Daily Record

St. Mary’s County Health Officer to Receive 2020 Health Care Hero Award from The Daily Record

The St. Mary’s County Health Department is proud to announce that The Daily Record has selected Dr. Meena Brewster, St. Mary’s County Health Officer to receive a 2020 Health Care Hero Award. As home to several renowned medical and federal institutions, Maryland is a national leader in health care research and development. The Daily...
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