Monthly Archives: June 2021

Dunkirk District Park Playground to be Replaced, Demolition to Start Monday, June 28, 2021

Dunkirk District Park Playground to be Replaced, Demolition to Start Monday, June 28, 2021

The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation advises citizens that a new playground is to be built at Dunkirk District Park. The new playground will feature the theme “Chesapeake Bay: Above and Below Water” and pay homage to a few recognizable Calvert Marine Museum attractions, including the Drum Point Lighthouse and William B....
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Calvert County Emergency Management to Test Alert and Notification System Sirens on Monday, June 7, 2021

Calvert County Emergency Management to Test Alert and Notification System Sirens on Monday, June 7, 2021

The Calvert County Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Management, will conduct a full-cycle test of the alert and notification sirens throughout Calvert, St. Mary’s and Dorchester counties Monday, June 7, 2021, at noon. The full-cycle test includes a three-minute activation of all sirens within the 10-mile area around Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power...
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Detectives Arrest 22-Year-Old Fort Washington Man for Manslaughter, After Accidentally Shooting and Killing Girlfriend

Detectives Arrest 22-Year-Old Fort Washington Man for Manslaughter, After Accidentally Shooting and Killing Girlfriend

Prince George’s County Homicide Unit detectives arrested and charged 22-year-old Fransico Alvarado Revelo of the 10100 block of Old Fort Road in Fort Washington with the fatal shooting of 22-year-old Gabriela Melendez. The suspect and victim were in a relationship. On Friday, May 28, 2021, at approximately 8:10 p.m., patrol officers responded to the...
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U.S. Marshals Bring Expertise to Attorney General’s New Effort to Reduce Violent Crime

U.S. Marshals Bring Expertise to Attorney General’s New Effort to Reduce Violent Crime

“Today, we renew our commitment to reducing violent crime and building strong communities where all Americans are safe,” said Attorney General Garland. “The Deputy Attorney General is issuing a comprehensive strategy to deploy our federal resources in the most effective way, disrupting the most dangerous threats and supporting the ground-level efforts of local law...
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Bowie Man Sentenced to One Year in Prison for Copyright Infringement, Selling More Than $300,000 Worth of Counterfeit DVDs Containing Copyrighted Works, Including Popular Movies, TV Shows, and Fitness Programs

Bowie Man Sentenced to One Year in Prison for Copyright Infringement, Selling More Than $300,000 Worth of Counterfeit DVDs Containing Copyrighted Works, Including Popular Movies, TV Shows, and Fitness Programs

6/1/2021: U.S. District Judge Paula Xinis sentenced Olayinka Wahab, age 45, of Bowie, Maryland, on March 24, 2020 to 12 months and one day in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for copyright infringement in connection with his sale of counterfeit DVDs containing copyrighted works, including popular movies, television shows, and...
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AUDIO: Waldorf Man Arrested After Leading Police on High Speed Chase in Charles County

AUDIO: Waldorf Man Arrested After Leading Police on High Speed Chase in Charles County

On Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at approximately 12:35 p.m., the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office contacted Charles County in reference to a white Dodge Charger that was coming into Hughesville from St. Mary’s County. Multiple 911 callers reported the white Dodge Charger had Maryland Registration Plates “8EL1779” and was driving recklessly while doing donuts...
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Waldorf Man Arrested for Assault and Kidnapping

Waldorf Man Arrested for Assault and Kidnapping

On Thursday, May 20, 2021, at approximately 10:53 p.m., Deputies from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area of Smallwood Drive and St. Charles Parkway in Waldorf, for the reported domestic incident in a vehicle. Police later located and stopped the vehicle on Crain Highway near Mattawoman Beantown Road. Officers removed...
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Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Passing of Charter Fire Chief William Joseph Huseman, Sr. “Billy”, 100

Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Passing of Charter Fire Chief William Joseph Huseman, Sr. “Billy”, 100

William Joseph Huseman, Sr. “Billy”, age 100 of Hollywood, MD passed away on May 21, 2021 peacefully at his home. Born on November 12, 1920 in Abell, MD, he was the son of the late Charles William and Alice Bietzell Huseman. He was the loving husband of Ann Downs Huseman for 76 years, whom...
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