Monthly Archives: November 2021

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Fraud Suspect Who Scammed Woman of Large Amount of Cash

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Fraud Suspect Who Scammed Woman of Large Amount of Cash

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a fraud investigation. On Wednesday, November 3, 2021, the victim received a phone call from someone claiming to be an attorney who advised the victim that a grandson had been in a car accident in another state. The suspect...
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Maryland’s Deer Firearms Hunting Season Set to Open on Saturday, November, 27, 2021

Maryland’s Deer Firearms Hunting Season Set to Open on Saturday, November, 27, 2021

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced that the two-week firearms hunting season for sika and white-tailed deer opens Saturday, Nov. 27 and runs through Saturday, Dec. 11.  “The two-week firearms season is our most popular season with deer hunters,” Wildlife and Heritage Service Director Paul Peditto said. “The season traditionally has been a time for hunters to...
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Temple Hills Man Indicted for Murder of 33-Year-Old Woman Killed at her Waldorf Apartment

Temple Hills Man Indicted for Murder of 33-Year-Old Woman Killed at her Waldorf Apartment

UPDATE: Detectives Continued Efforts in Homicide Case Lead to Identity and Indictment of Suspect: On October 25, 2020, at approximately 2:56 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 12300 block of Glenview Place in Waldorf after receiving a call for the report of a death. When officers arrived, they located...
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Flags Lowered in Honor of Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Chief Michael Cahall

Flags Lowered in Honor of Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Chief Michael Cahall

This is to advise that Commissioner President Randy Guy has ordered the Maryland and St. Mary’s County flags immediately lowered to half-staff in honor of Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Chief Michael Cahall, who passed away Saturday, Nov. 18, 2021. The flags will be lowered until the date of internment, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021....
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UPDATE: 51-Year-Old Waldorf Man Succumbs to Injuries After Motor Vehicle Crash on St. Charles Parkway

UPDATE: 51-Year-Old Waldorf Man Succumbs to Injuries After Motor Vehicle Crash on St. Charles Parkway

UPDATE: On November 21, 2021, at 3:37 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the intersection of St. Charles Parkway and St. Ignatius Drive for the report of a motor vehicle crash. A preliminary investigation revealed the driver of a vehicle was making a left turn from St. Ignatius Drive onto...
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La Plata High School’s National Honor Society continue Thanksgiving tradition

La Plata High School’s National Honor Society continue Thanksgiving tradition

Members of La Plata High School’s National Honor Society (NHS) recently collected food for, put together and delivered Thanksgiving food baskets. Families of La Plata students were selected by the school’s pupil personnel worker (PPW) to receive the food baskets that were brimming with donations collected by NHS members from club members, teachers and...
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No Injuries Reported After Rollover Collision in California

No Injuries Reported After Rollover Collision in California

On Sunday, November 21, 2021, at approximately 9:15 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of St. Andrews Church Road and FDR Boulevard in California, for the motor vehicle collision reported as serious with one vehicle overturned and one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles involved...
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UPDATE: Woman and 13-Year-Old Boy Flown to Area Trauma Centers After Being Struck by Vehicle in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Woman and 13-Year-Old Boy Flown to Area Trauma Centers After Being Struck by Vehicle in Lexington Park

UPDATE: The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a motor vehicle collision with two pedestrians in Lexington Park that resulted in injuries. On Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 at 5:35 pm, Sheriff’s Office Patrol Deputies were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision in the area of Great Mills Road and Darcy Lane involving two...
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Prince George’s County Police Investigating Fatal Crash After Erratic Driver Flees Attempted Traffic Stop

Prince George’s County Police Investigating Fatal Crash After Erratic Driver Flees Attempted Traffic Stop

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division is investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal crash late Sunday night. The crash occurred at Michigan Avenue and Bunker Hill Road in Northeast, Washington, DC. The driver, an adult male, who was killed in the crash had just fled an attempted traffic stop in the...
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Calvert County State’s Attorney’s Office and Calvert County Public Schools Joint Release – Welcoming High School Students

Calvert County State’s Attorney’s Office and Calvert County Public Schools Joint Release – Welcoming High School Students

In conjunction with Calvert County Public Schools, the State’s Attorney’s Office is offering criminal justice students the opportunity to “shadow” attorneys in Court as they prosecute criminal and serious motor vehicle cases.  Students from all four Calvert County High Schools have signed up to participate in November and December. State’s Attorney Robert Harvey hopes...
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Parking, Road Access and Time Details for Leonardtown Christmas Tree Lighting and Christmas on the Square

Parking, Road Access and Time Details for Leonardtown Christmas Tree Lighting and Christmas on the Square

The Town of Leonardtown is ringing in the holiday season on Friday, November 26th from 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM with the traditional Christmas on the Square & Annual Tree Lighting. Event activities start at 4:30 PM and include live entertainment, rides, airbrush tattoos, balloon art, a living nativity, food and much more! Come...
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Parks & Recreation to Test New Public Address System at Hallowing Point Park and Breezy Point Beach

Parks & Recreation to Test New Public Address System at Hallowing Point Park and Breezy Point Beach

The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation will conduct public address (PA) system testing at Hallowing Point Park and Breezy Point Beach & Campground on Wednesday, Dec. 1 and Thursday, Dec. 2. Citizens can expect to hear emergency alert tones and a test announcement. The new system was recently installed to notify patrons...
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Calvert Citizens Invited to Participate in Second Town Hall Meeting on Police Accountability Board

Calvert Citizens Invited to Participate in Second Town Hall Meeting on Police Accountability Board

The Calvert County Office of the County Attorney, on behalf of the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC), will hold a public town hall meeting Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021, from 7-9 p.m., to receive public input on a revised draft resolution regarding the creation of a Calvert County Police Accountability Board (PAB). The meeting will...
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One Injured After Motor Vehicle Collision Involving School Bus in Lexington Park

One Injured After Motor Vehicle Collision Involving School Bus in Lexington Park

On Monday, November 22, 2021, at approximately 2:15 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Hermanville Road and Three Notch Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries involving a school bus. Crews arrived on the scene to find Bus 646 in the roadway with one vehicle off the...
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Traveling Maryland Toll Roads This Thanksgiving?

Traveling Maryland Toll Roads This Thanksgiving?

The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) reminds motorists to plan ahead for Thanksgiving holiday travel. By traveling off-peak, drivers can minimize delays during one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. Motorists are asked to protect themselves, their families and other travelers by placing safety at the top of their holiday menu. The MDTA...
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Expanded Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccine Booster in St. Mary’s County

Expanded Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccine Booster in St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Health Department (SMCHD) has updated the eligibility criteria for local COVID-19 vaccine booster clinics in accordance with updated authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  All individuals 18 years of age and older are now eligible for a booster dose after completion of primary vaccination with any FDA-authorized COVID-19...
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Gregory Alan Dean, 57

Gregory Alan Dean, 57

Gregory Alan Dean, 57, of Kensington, MD died suddenly after a very brief illness on November 4, 2021. Greg was born on December 7, 1963, in Leonardtown, MD, to Franklin Wilson (Frank) Dean and Mary Gertrude (Hayden) Dean, both deceased. He grew up as part of a loving family in Hollywood, MD. He is...
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Glenda Sue King, 72

Glenda Sue King, 72

Glenda Sue King, 72, passed away at UM Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, Maryland on November 16, 2021. She was born in Pensacola, Florida to James Randolph Harris and Evelyn Christal Cotton on December 16, 1948. She graduated from school at Ballou High School and she went to work many different jobs...
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Dr. Susan Candace “Candy” Guyther, 71

Dr. Susan Candace “Candy” Guyther, 71

Dr. Susan Candace “Candy” Guyther, 71, of Leonardtown, MD passed away on November 18, 2021 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD with her brother David and sisters Betsy and Mary Jo at her side. Candy was born on December 6, 1949 in Leonardtown, MD to the late Oliver Robert Guyther and Elizabeth...
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Rebecca “Becky” Estelle Hallman, 73

Rebecca “Becky” Estelle Hallman, 73

Rebecca “Becky” Estelle Hallman, 73, of Waldorf Maryland, passed away on November 14, 2021 in the Hospice House of Hospice of Charles County with her loving family by her side. She was born on January 23, 1948 to James Elmer Richards, Sr. and Bernice Estelle Richards “DeMarr”. She was one (1) of seven (7)...
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David Raymond “Dave” Hicks Sr., 84

David Raymond “Dave” Hicks Sr., 84

David Raymond “Dave” Hicks Sr., 84, died peacefully at Hospice House in Callaway, MD surrounded by his loving family on November 13, 2021. He was born on October 31, 1937 in Staten Island, New York. He was the oldest of five children of the late Raymond and Dorothy Van Vechten Hicks. Dave entered the...
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AD1 Raymond Anthony Galgano, USN, (Ret,) 64

AD1 Raymond Anthony Galgano, USN, (Ret,) 64

AD1 Raymond Anthony Galgano, USN, (Ret,) 64, of Leonardtown, MD passed away peacefully on November 14, 2021 at his home. Raymond was born on July 12, 1957 in Huntington, NY to the late Daniel Anton Galgano and Victoria Marie Henle Galgano. He graduated in 1976 from Miramar High School in Miramar, FL. In 1983...
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Mary Louise Wathen, 62

Mary Louise Wathen, 62

Mary Louise Wathen, 62 of Leonardtown, MD passed away on November 11, 2021 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, Leonardtown. Mary was born on June 24, 1959 in Leonardtown, MD to John William Vallandingham and Hilda Lucille Morgan Vallandingham. Mary was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County, MD. She was blessed to be able...
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Kyle Steven Kidwell, 28

Kyle Steven Kidwell, 28

Kyle Steven Kidwell, 28, of St. Leonard, MD, passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on Monday, November 15, 2021 at his home surrounded by his devoted family. He was born on September 12, 1993 in Clinton, MD and was the loving son of Debra (Richards) Hale and William Leonard Kidwell, Jr.,...
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YNC Ronald Raymond West, Ret. USN, 80

YNC Ronald Raymond West, Ret. USN, 80

YNC Ronald Raymond West, Ret. USN, 80, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away peacefully on Monday, November 15, 2021 at Charlotte Hall Maryland Veterans Home, Charlotte Hall, MD. He was born on January 1, 1941 in Baltimore, MD to the late Joseph Roy West and Dorothy Frances (Grutkowski) West. After graduating from Patterson High School...
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