Monthly Archives: June 2021

Robert Oliver “Robin” Guyther

Robert Oliver “Robin” Guyther

Robert Oliver Guyther, Jr., of Leonardtown, Maryland, known to one and all as Robin Guyther, departed this life on June 3, 2021, after a courageous battle with gastroesophageal cancer. He was born on April 21, 1948, in Leonardtown, Maryland, to the late Oliver R. Guyther and Elizabeth McNey Guyther. Robin married Darlene Ann Tucker...
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Police Arrest Driver and Shooter That Killed 19-Year-Old at Chancellor’s Run Regional Park

UPDATE 6/23/2021 @ 9:40 p.m.: On Thursday, June 24, 2021, police arrested Leonard Charles Hall III, 27. Hall was charged with murder-first degree and other related charges. According to court documents, on Monday, June 14, 2021, at approximately 7:08 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Chancellors Run Park...
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Great Mills Man Arrested in Lusby on Drug Charges

Great Mills Man Arrested in Lusby on Drug Charges

On Friday, June 18, 2021, Deputy Freeland of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle for suspicious activity in the area of White Horse Road and Chisolm Trail in Lusby. Deputy Freeland activated his lights and sirens and the vehicle continued driving, refusing to stop, before hitting...
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Chesapeake Beach Man Arrested for Disturbing the Peace and Trespassing

Chesapeake Beach Man Arrested for Disturbing the Peace and Trespassing

On Monday, June 14, 2021, Deputy W. McDowell of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Abner’s Crab House Restaurant & Bar located at 3748 Harbor Road in Chesapeake Beach, for report of a disorderly subject. Deputy McDowell observed William Roger Skiles Jr., 51 of Chesapeake Beach, to be intoxicated and acting in a...
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St. Mary’s County Government Announces Operations Schedule for Independence Day Holiday

St. Mary’s County Government Announces Operations Schedule for Independence Day Holiday

All St. Mary’s County Government administrative offices will be closed Monday, July 5, 2021, in observance of Independence Day. Administrative offices will reopen for regular business hours Tuesday, July 6, 2021. All three Senior Activity Centers (Garvey, Loffler and Northern) will be closed July 5. Additionally, there will be no Home-Delivered Meals. The St....
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Car Fire in Waldorf Under Investigation

Car Fire in Waldorf Under Investigation

On Monday, June 21, 2021, at approximately 10:48 p.m., firefighter responded to 12599 Substation Road, in Waldorf for the report of a vehicle fire. When firefighters from the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department arrived on scene they located a Chrysler Pacifica fully engulfed in flames. The fire destroyed a 2006 Chrysler Pacifica, and the damage...
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Sons of the American Legion Honor PFC William Halt and Corporal Gregory Champaign as 2019 and 2020 Police Officers of the Year

Sons of the American Legion Honor PFC William Halt and Corporal Gregory Champaign as 2019 and 2020 Police Officers of the Year

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is pleased to announce the selection of Police Officer First Class William Halt as the Sons of the American Legion (Squadron 82) Police Officer of the Year for 2019, and Corporal Gregory Champaign as the Sons of the American Legion (Squadron 82) Police Officer of the Year for...
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Leonardtown Summer Music Festival to Return

Leonardtown Summer Music Festival to Return

The Commissioners of Leonardtown, the Leonardtown Business Association and the St. Mary’s County Arts Council are proud to announce the return of the Leonardtown Summer Music Festival. Leonardtown will host a summer of FREE, live outdoor concerts featuring an exciting lineup of Southern Maryland artists including the Robbie Boothe Band, Phillip Michael Parsons, Sam...
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Maryland Bear Sightings Increase During Summer Months

Maryland Bear Sightings Increase During Summer Months

Throughout June and July, visitors and residents of Maryland’s bear country may encounter more bear sightings than they would at other times of the year. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is receiving active reports of bears in suburban counties, which is a normal occurrence and no cause for concern. This time of year, juvenile...
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Maryland Detects Over 500,000 Potentially Fraudulent Unemployment Claims Since May 2021

Maryland Detects Over 500,000 Potentially Fraudulent Unemployment Claims Since May 2021

The Maryland Department of Labor (Labor) announced that the department has detected over 508,000 fraudulent new unemployment insurance claims since the beginning of May. “With fraudulent activity rampant in unemployment insurance programs across the country, Maryland has consistently adapted and added new security measures to prevent, detect, and report fraud,” said Governor Larry Hogan....
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Indecent Exposure Incident at White Plains Gas Station

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Indecent Exposure Incident at White Plains Gas Station

On Sunday, June 20, 2021, at 5:55 a.m., a woman was sitting inside her car at a gas station located at 4210 Crain Highway in White Plains when a man approached her. The two exchanged words when the man suddenly pulled down his pants and exposed himself to the woman. The suspect then fled...
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Waldorf Woman Arrested After Stabbing Her Boyfriend

Waldorf Woman Arrested After Stabbing Her Boyfriend

On Sunday, June 20, 2021, at 10:48 p.m., officers responded to the 2600 block of Baden Place in Waldorf for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, the victim was located outside with a severe stab wound to his arm. A preliminary investigation showed the victim was involved in an argument with his girlfriend...
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MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center Wins 18 Aster Awards, 22 Healthcare Advertising Awards for National Excellence in Healthcare Advertising

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center Wins 18 Aster Awards, 22 Healthcare Advertising Awards for National Excellence in Healthcare Advertising

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center’s Marketing Department is celebrating another year of outstanding excellence in healthcare advertising, marketing and communications, having won 18 Aster Awards and 22 Healthcare Advertising Awards, including a prestigious Best of Show designation for its COVID-19 response materials. This year, over 4,400 entries were submitted for the 38th Annual Healthcare...
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19-Year-Old Bryans Road Man Arrested on Charges Stemming from shooting a 21-Year-Old Male in Lexington Park

19-Year-Old Bryans Road Man Arrested on Charges Stemming from shooting a 21-Year-Old Male in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Tywan Thomas Morris, age 19 of Bryans Road, has been arrested and charged stemming from a shooting at the 20800 block of Daisy Lane in Lexington Park on June 14, 2021. Morris has been charged with two counts of First-Degree Assault, Possession of a Firearm by a Minor, Handgun on Person, Loaded Handgun...
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State Fire Marshal Investigating Commercial Structure Fire in Waldorf, No Injuries Reported

State Fire Marshal Investigating Commercial Structure Fire in Waldorf, No Injuries Reported

On Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at 7:00 p.m., firefighters from Waldorf and surrounding departments responded to 44 Industrial Park Drive in Waldorf, for the reported commercial building fire. Crews arrived on the scene in under 3 minutes and found smoke from the two-story commercial building. Upon further investigation, firefighters found smoke on the first...
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Police Investigating Shots Fired in Lexington Park, No Known Injuries Reported

Police Investigating Shots Fired in Lexington Park, No Known Injuries Reported

On Monday, June 21, 2021, at approximately 1:00 a.m., police responded to the area of Columbus Drive and Pacific Drive in Lexington Park, for the reports of shots fired. Police arrived on the scene to find evidence of shots fired, and found multiple subjects in the area. One witness reported an unidentified occupant inside...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating 25-Year-Old Man Killed at Birthday Party Bryans Road

UPDATE: Police Investigating 25-Year-Old Man Killed at Birthday Party Bryans Road

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified and arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of Leon Nathaniel Inabinett, Jr., 25, who was shot and killed on June 20 in the parking lot of a firehouse banquet hall at 3099 Livingston Road in Bryans Road. Inabinett was in the back parking lot when two...
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State Fire Marshal and St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fire, Burglary at Charlotte Hall Restaurant

State Fire Marshal and St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fire, Burglary at Charlotte Hall Restaurant

On Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at approximately 7:25 p.m., firefighters from Mechanicsville, Hollywood, Leonardtown, and Charles County responded to the Farmers Market located at 29890 Three Notch Road in Charlotte Hall, for the reported commercial structure fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find smoke showing from a one story commercial building and upon further...
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State of Maryland Reports Zero COVID-19 Deaths for First Time Since October 2020

State of Maryland Reports Zero COVID-19 Deaths for First Time Since October 2020

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the State of Maryland is reporting zero new COVID-19 deaths for the first time since October 18, 2020. This is another major milestone as the state emerges from the pandemic. New Cases Under 50 For First Time Since March 23, 2020. The state is reporting 42 new confirmed...
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One Injured After Single Vehicle Strikes Tree in California

One Injured After Single Vehicle Strikes Tree in California

On Saturday, June 19, 2021, at approximately 11:50 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Three Notch Road and St. Andrew’s Church Road in California, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle into a tree with the single occupant...
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Maryland State Police Aviation Command Performs Aerial Rescue of Patient From Cargo Ship in Chesapeake Bay

Maryland State Police Aviation Command Performs Aerial Rescue of Patient From Cargo Ship in Chesapeake Bay

The crew of Maryland State Police Aviation Command Trooper 6 performed an aerial rescue of a patient from a cargo ship in the Chesapeake Bay on Friday morning. Shortly before 5:30 a.m., on Friday, June 18, 2021, Trooper 6, based at Easton Airport, was dispatched to perform an aerial hoist of a patient from...
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St. Mary’s College of Maryland Announces River Concert Series, Will Not Have Fireworks Show

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Announces River Concert Series, Will Not Have Fireworks Show

St. Mary’s College of Maryland, along with the Chesapeake Orchestra and its Music Director Jeffrey Silberschlag, are proud to announce that the River Concert Series will be held in-person for the 2021 season. A Southern Maryland tradition, this family-friendly music festival, and winner of two Governor’s Awards for Arts, Tourism, and Community Economic Development will...
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CalvertHealth Foundation Celebrates 2021 Scholarship Recipients with Largest Award Totals to Date

CalvertHealth Foundation Celebrates 2021 Scholarship Recipients with Largest Award Totals to Date

The CalvertHealth Foundation Scholarship committee recently awarded the largest scholarship total in its history – providing $115,625 to 29 award recipients. Twenty-four of the applicants will receive Allied Health scholarships in the amount of $3,750 each and three will receive $1,875 due to mid-year graduation dates. Two E. Anne Spitzer applicants will receive $10,000...
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Former Mary Moss Academy Employee Receives 30 Years in Prison for Sex Abuse of a Minor

Former Mary Moss Academy Employee Receives 30 Years in Prison for Sex Abuse of a Minor

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced today that Mark Thoms, 41, a former behavior specialist at Mary Moss Academy, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for sex abuse of a minor and continuing course of conduct. The Severna Park resident entered a plea of guilty to the charges on April...
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Police in Charles County Arrest Two Suspects Involved in Shooting a Man in Waldorf in March 2021

Police in Charles County Arrest Two Suspects Involved in Shooting a Man in Waldorf in March 2021

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified a man wanted in connection with shooting another man during an altercation. On March 12, 2021, at approximately 6:37 p.m., officers responded to the report of a shooting in the parking lot of a motel in the 2200 block of Old Washington Road in Waldorf. Officers located a...
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