Monthly Archives: October 2020

UPDATE: 34-Year-Old Upper Marlboro Man Killed After Shooting at Waldorf Bar/Lounge

UPDATE: 34-Year-Old Upper Marlboro Man Killed After Shooting at Waldorf Bar/Lounge

UPDATE 10/31/2020 @ 3:30 p.m: Detectives from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are Investigating a Quadruple Shooting at the Room 301 Lounge in Waldorf. On October 30, 2020, at approximately 9:00 p.m., officers responded to Room 301 Lounge/Bar located at 2175 Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. When officers arrived,...
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Mary Prudence “Prue” Canham

Mary Prudence “Prue” Canham

Mary Prudence “Prue” Canham was the long-awaited and beloved first child of Ralph and Edna Bertolin when she was born in Denver, Colorado on May 3, 1922. After moving to Montana for a well-remembered year when she was in first-grade, Prue’s family settled in Seattle, Washington, which became the home of her heart. There...
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Anne Arundel County Police Arrest 21-Year-Old Glen Burnie Man After Fatal Shooting in September of 2020

Anne Arundel County Police Arrest 21-Year-Old Glen Burnie Man After Fatal Shooting in September of 2020

UPDATE 10/30/2020: On Friday, October 30, 2020 at approximately 2:36 a.m., Khiry Dewann Queen turned himself in to the Anne Arundel County Police Northern District without incident. He was then transported to Central Booking where he was booked on the Second Degree Murder and related charges in regards to the homicide of Fillmore Burriss....
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Charles County Sheriff’s Detectives Investigating Armed Robbery 7-Eleven on Billingsley Road in Waldorf

Charles County Sheriff’s Detectives Investigating Armed Robbery 7-Eleven on Billingsley Road in Waldorf

Can you identify these people? Charles County Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating an armed robbery which took place on October 12 at the 7-Eleven on Billingsley Road in Waldorf. Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for the tip that leads to the arrest of these suspects. Details of the case...
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John Douglas Wright, “Doug”, 72

John Douglas Wright, “Doug”, 72

John Douglas Wright, “Doug”, 72, of Huntingtown, Maryland passed away on October 25, 2020 at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home, Charlotte Hall, Maryland. He was born on January 16, 1948 in Washington D.C. to the late John Henry F. and Dorothy Lee Taylor Wright. Besides his parents, Doug was preceded in death by his wife,...
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Bobbie Kay Ridge Hall

Bobbie Kay Ridge Hall

Bobbie Kay Ridge Hall (May 27, 1943 -October 28, 2020) went home to be with her lord and savior Jesus, surrounded by her loving family. Kay led a very active life with family, church, work and cooking. Family and friends were Kay’s passion and delight. Kay shared her smile while working in retail at...
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Norman Alexander Pilkerton Jr, 81

Norman Alexander Pilkerton Jr, 81

Norman Alexander Pilkerton Jr, age 81 of Loveville, MD passed away on October 24, 2020 at St. Mary’s Nursing Home in Leonardtown MD. Norman was born on November 17, 1938 in Leonardtown, Maryland to the late Norman Alexander Pilkerton Sr. and Agnes Ruth Pilkerton of Compton. Norman was the loving husband of the late...
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David Terance “Terry” Norris

David Terance “Terry” Norris

David Terance “Terry” Norris (born June 21, 1947) died in his home on October 24, 2020. Terry was the son of Stephen N. Norris, Sr. and Margaret A. Jenkins Norris. He lived on Cobb Island, Maryland all his life, except for his military service in the Army from August 1966 – July 1968. He...
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Genevieve Godish Minni, 80

Genevieve Godish Minni, 80

It is with profound sadness the Minni Family announces the sudden passing of Genevieve Godish Minni due to cardiac arrest on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at the age of 80. She is preceded in death by her husband of 54 years Francis C. Minni. Known to most as Jeanne or Mimi, she will be...
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James Henry Les Callett, “Jimmy” 71

James Henry Les Callett, “Jimmy” 71

James Henry Les Callett, “Jimmy” 71, of Prince Frederick, MD, passed away on October 24, 2020 at Calvert Medical Health Care. He was born on September 9, 1949 in Washington. DC to the late Alfred George and Dorothy Anderson Les Callett. Jimmy was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and great grandfather. Beloved husband...
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Frank Linwood Edwards

Frank Linwood Edwards

Frank Linwood Edwards born on October 25, 1950, passed away on October 12, 2020. He was born in Hagerstown, MD. He was the son of Kenneth Bruce and Evelyn Oneida (Badger) Edwards. Frank is survived by his significant other Sharon Koontz, her children that he loved as his own, Anita Nalls (Jeff), Missy Koontz,...
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Harold Robinson

Harold Robinson

Peacefully on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, Harold Robinson departed this earthly life in Fort Washington, MD. Family and friends will unite on Friday, November 6, 2020, 11:00 a.m, at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD. Entombment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery 8000 Woodyard Road, Clinton, MD.
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Diamond Latiera Proctor

Diamond Latiera Proctor

Diamond Latiera Proctor departed this earthly life on Thursday, October 15, 2020. Family and friends will unite on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 9:00AM until time of service, 11:00AM at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd, Waldorf, MD 20601. Internment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton, MD.
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Edith Hines

Edith Hines

On Sunday, October 25, 2020, Edith Hines departed this earthly life. Family and friends will come together on Friday, November 6, 2020 at Central Baptist Church, 5600 Old Branch Ave, Camp Springs, MD 20748. Interment will take place on at Cheltenham Cemetery. Service time will be updated at a later date.
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James Westray

James Westray

James Westray departed this earthly life on Saturday, October 24, 2020. Family and friends will unite on Friday, October 30, 2020 from 2pm until 4pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home. Interment will be held Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 11am at Heritage Cemetery, in Waldorf, MD.
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Police in St. Mary’s, Calvert, and Charles County Warn Against Theft of Political Signs

Police in St. Mary’s, Calvert, and Charles County Warn Against Theft of Political Signs

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office has been made aware of the theft and vandalism of political signs from lawns and private property. All residents are reminded that removing, altering, or tampering with political signage is a crime. Anyone seen taking a sign without permission could be subject to criminal charges to include theft, trespassing...
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Police Investigating Vehicle Stolen from Business That Was Then Used to Steal Multiple Dirt Bikes in St. Mary’s County

Police Investigating Vehicle Stolen from Business That Was Then Used to Steal Multiple Dirt Bikes in St. Mary’s County

On Thursday, October 29, 2020, between 4:00 a.m., to 4:35 a.m., the unknown suspect(s) stole a C&C Plumbing Box Truck from C & C Plumbing & Septic located at 25765 Three Notch Road in Hollywood. The stolen vehicle was then used to steal multiple dirt-bikes from a private residence in St. Mary’s County. The...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Releases Statement After Community Voices Concerns of Two Murders at Waldorf Apartment Complex

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Releases Statement After Community Voices Concerns of Two Murders at Waldorf Apartment Complex

“The Charles County Sheriff’s Office has become aware of recent activity on social media related to concerns about the recent homicides that occurred in the Adams Crossing area of Waldorf. We want to let you know that detectives are pursuing strong leads in both cases and at this point, there is no evidence linking...
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First Responders Participate in Surprise Birthday Drive-by Parade for 11-Year-Old in Prince Frederick

First Responders Participate in Surprise Birthday Drive-by Parade for 11-Year-Old in Prince Frederick

Firefighters, along with The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office were honored to take part in a surprise birthday drive-by parade for 11-year-old Ryan Lyons of Prince Frederick. We hope our deputies were able to spread some birthday cheer and that all your birthday wishes came true. Happy Birthday Ryan! Ryan’s father posted a thank you...
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Federal and Maryland State Partners Working Together to Protect the 2020 Election

Federal and Maryland State Partners Working Together to Protect the 2020 Election

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur, FBI Baltimore Special Agent in Charge Jennifer C. Boone, Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Woodrow W. Jones III, Special Agent in Charge of Homeland Security Investigations’ Baltimore field office John Eisert and Inspector in Charge, US Postal Inspection Service, Washington Division Peter R. Rendina are...
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Southern Maryland Regional Crisis Intervention Team Hosts Annual Training

Southern Maryland Regional Crisis Intervention Team Hosts Annual Training

Last week, the Southern Maryland Regional Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) held a 40-hour certification course for police and corrections officers from Charles County and other local agencies as part of a continued commitment to advance training and awareness of handling calls for service relating to mental health and to help officers diffuse problems associated...
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Baltimore Teen Arrested After Fleeing Officers and Ramming Police Vehicles, Drugs and Stolen Handgun Recovered

Baltimore Teen Arrested After Fleeing Officers and Ramming Police Vehicles, Drugs and Stolen Handgun Recovered

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at approximately 12:05 a.m. an officer was on patrol in the area of Pope Street near Church Street in Brooklyn Park when he observed a male subject passed out while in the driver’s seat of a black Hyundai Elantra. The officer stopped to check on the welfare of the...
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No Injuries Reported After Tow Truck Strikes Guard Rail and Embankment in Hugheville

No Injuries Reported After Tow Truck Strikes Guard Rail and Embankment in Hugheville

On Monday, October 26, 2020 at 5:55 p.m., firefighters from Charles, Calvert and St. Mary’s County along with Hazmat Teams responded to Prince Frederick Road and Animal Shelter Road in Hughesville, for the motor vehicle collision involving a tractor trailer over a guardrail. Benedict, Hughesville, La Plata, Mechanicsville, Prince Frederick, Waldorf and the Charles...
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Three Injured, One Transported to Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Collision in Lexington Park

Three Injured, One Transported to Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Collision in Lexington Park

On Thursday, October 29, 2020, at approximately 8:05 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Great Mills Road and South Shangri-La Drive in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. Dispatchers then upgraded the assignment to a motor vehicle accident reported serious with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the...
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Bay District Volunteer Fire Department Conducting Training in Area of Thomas Johnson Bridge on Sunday, November 1, 2020

Bay District Volunteer Fire Department Conducting Training in Area of Thomas Johnson Bridge on Sunday, November 1, 2020

On Sunday, November 1, 2020, the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department along with visiting departments will be conducting a training burn on a residence located on Clearbrook Lane off of Patuxent Beach Road in California. Firefighters will be conducting training scenarios in a residence donated to the department, and will be on the scene...
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