Monthly Archives: August 2022

83-Year-Old Male Flown to Trauma Center with Serious Injuries After Tree Falls on Victim

83-Year-Old Male Flown to Trauma Center with Serious Injuries After Tree Falls on Victim

On Friday, August 19, 2022, at approximately 1:45 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 40000 block of Breton Beach Road in Leonardtown, for the reported trapped victim. The 911 caller reported a tree fell on a 83-year-old male, with the victim being trapped underneath of the tree and unconscious. Crews arrived...
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Police Operating on Scene of Barricade Situation in Chesapeake Beach

Police Operating on Scene of Barricade Situation in Chesapeake Beach

UPDATE @ 2:05 a.m.: Shots have been fired at police – No known injuries. 8/20/2022: On Friday, August 19, 2022, police responded to a residence in the Richfield Station Subdivision in Chesapeake Beach. A barricade situation was declared and the Calvert County Criminal Investigations Bureau and St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Services Team...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Ends Barricade Situation Peacefully After Nearly 3 Hours of Negotiation

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Ends Barricade Situation Peacefully After Nearly 3 Hours of Negotiation

UPDATE 8/19/2022: Police were able to peacefully place the adult female into custody. Emergency medical personnel standing by were placed in service at 6:00 p.m. Deputies transported the female to an area hospital for a mental evaluation. No injuries were reported. 8/19/2022: On Friday, August 19, 2022, at approximately 3:00 p.m., police responded to...
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Cobb Island Mother Arrested for Murder of Her 18-Year-Old Daughter

Cobb Island Mother Arrested for Murder of Her 18-Year-Old Daughter

On September 30, 2020, officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 17400 block of Audrey Road in Cobb Island for the report of a person not breathing. Upon arrival, officers discovered Elizabeth Marie Evening Star Stone, 18, on her bed; she was deceased. Detectives responded and the girl’s mother indicated her...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested with Loaded Handgun

Lexington Park Man Arrested with Loaded Handgun

On August 11, 2022, Detective Forinash with the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, conducted a vehicle stop in the 22600 block of MacArthur Boulevard in California. The operator of the vehicle was identified as Malik Shavon Jordan, age 25 of Lexington Park. During the vehicle stop, a loaded handgun was located...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint Today

Charles County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint Today

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) Traffic Operations Unit is conducting an impaired driver checkpoint this Friday, August 19, 2022. Special patrols and enforcement focused on impaired and aggressive driving are conducted year round with the goal of educating the community and deterring these dangerous behaviors. The CCSO is reminding motorists to always designate...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Pedestrian Struck in Mechanicsville, Leonardtown Man in Stable Condition

UPDATE: Police Investigating Pedestrian Struck in Mechanicsville, Leonardtown Man in Stable Condition

UPDATE 8/19/2022 @ 8:10 a.m.: On Thursday, August 18, 2022, at 8:18 pm, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Laurel Grove Park in Laurel Grove for the reported motor vehicle collision with a pedestrian. Deputies arrived on scene to find the pedestrian suffering from serious...
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Gregory Alan “Freebird” Casoni, 68,

Gregory Alan “Freebird” Casoni, 68,

Gregory Alan “Freebird” Casoni, 68, of Hollywood, MD, passed away on August 17, 2022 at his home. Born on July 7, 1954 in Newark, NJ, he was the son of Dorothy Elizabeth Sayer Casoni and Paul Joseph Casoni of Newark, NJ. Gregory was the loving husband of the late Diana Lynn “Lady Di” Plummer...
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John Ignatius Armsworthy, Sr. “Johnny”, 81,

John Ignatius Armsworthy, Sr. “Johnny”, 81,

John Ignatius Armsworthy, Sr. “Johnny”, 81, of California, MD, passed away on August 14, 2022 at his residence. Born on October 22, 1940 in Great Mills, MD, he was the son of the late Evelyn Anna Mae Armsworthy and the late William Ignatius Armsworthy, Jr. Johnny was the loving husband of Dorothy Lorraine Armsworthy,...
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Charles Cordell Langley, Sr., “Nookie”, 90,

Charles Cordell Langley, Sr., “Nookie”, 90,

Charles Cordell Langley, Sr., “Nookie”, 90, of Great Mills, MD passed away on August 14, 2022 in Washington, D.C. Born on February 15, 1932 in Great Mills, MD, he was the son of the late Sarah Alberta Dement Langley and the late Phillip Neal Langley. Charles was the loving husband of the late Betty...
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Rosemary Lawrence, 90,

Rosemary Lawrence, 90,

Rosemary Lawrence, 90, formerly Avenue, MD, passed away on August 10, 2022 at St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD after a long illness with dementia. She was born on April 20, 1932 in Leonardtown, MD to the late Elmer and Evangeline Norris. Rosemary was a lifelong resident of the 7th District in St....
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William Henry Bennett, “Bill”, 73,

William Henry Bennett, “Bill”, 73,

William Henry Bennett, “Bill”, 73, of Drayden, MD, formerly of Punta Gorda, FL, passed away of August 10, 2022 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on September 12, 1947 in Desoto, FL, he was the son of the late Hilda Burke Bennett and the late William Herman Bennett. Bill was the loving husband of the late...
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Paul Elmer Connelly, “Dinky”, 59,

Paul Elmer Connelly, “Dinky”, 59,

Paul Elmer Connelly, “Dinky”, 59, of Hollywood, MD, passed away on August 8, 2022 in Hollywood, MD. Born on March 25, 1963 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of the late Agnes Henrietta Connelly and the late James Allen Connelly. Paul was the loving husband of Tammy Sue Connelly, whom he married on...
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James Paul Goddard Jr., 77,

James Paul Goddard Jr., 77,

James Paul Goddard Jr., 77, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away at his home on July 14, 2022.  Jim was born on August 23, 1944, in Washington DC to the late James Paul Goddard Sr. and Yolanda Scafida Goddard. He grew up in the Wheaton area and graduated from Wheaton High School.  Jim joined the...
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Eleanor Agnes (Price) Young

Eleanor Agnes (Price) Young

In the peaceful hours of Wednesday afternoon, August 10, 2022, the Lord wrapped His loving arms around Eleanor Agnes (Price) Young, and carefully placed her to eternal rest in her heavenly home. Eleanor, 94, of Loveville, Maryland was born in Wicomico, Maryland on June 28, 1928, to the late Shirley (Rock) and Ophelia Price. ...
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Paul A. McKay, 81

Paul A. McKay, 81

Paul A. McKay, 81 of Saint Inigoes, MD, passed away on August 14, 2022 at his home surrounded by family. He was born on March 14, 1941 in Leonardtown, MD to the late Benjamin McKay and Theresa (Carroll) McKay. Paul married the love of his life, Ethel (Taff) McKay on April 20, 1963 and...
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Judith (Judy) Barbara Walker, age 65

Judith (Judy) Barbara Walker, age 65

Judith (Judy) Barbara Walker, age 65 of Hollywood, MD passed away on August 2, 2022 at home. Judy was a resident of St. Mary’s County, MD for the last 26 years. She was born on January 14, 1957 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Joseph F. Merk and Thelma Wilby Merk. Judy graduated from...
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Maria Mae English, 72

Maria Mae English, 72

Maria Mae English, 72 of Lexington Park, MD passed away on August 8, 2022 at her home. She was born on November 10, 1949 in Washington, DC to the late Vince Marvaso and Jean (Knighten) Marvaso. Maria graduated from Central High School in 1968.  After high school she went to work for the Government...
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John E. Schlemann, 69,

John E. Schlemann, 69,

John E. Schlemann, 69, of Lexington Park, Maryland, passed peacefully in his sleep on August 11, 2022, at the Washington, DC, Veterans Administration Medical Center. He was born on June 6, 1953, in Fairfield, Ohio, to Mary C. (Baily) Schlemann and Lawrence W. Schlemann of Hamilton, Ohio. John attended Stephen T. Badin High School...
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Joseph Matthew Lockard, 25,

Joseph Matthew Lockard, 25,

Joseph Matthew Lockard, 25, of Brandywine, MD, passed away suddenly on August 6, 2022. Joseph was born on May 16, 1997, to Joseph and Dana in Southern Maryland. He went on to graduate from North Point High School in May of 2015. Joseph enjoyed working on vehicles and was an autobody technician at Marlow...
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Theresa Marie Lee, 61

Theresa Marie Lee, 61

Theresa Marie Lee, 61 of Avenue, MD passed away on August 9, 2022 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on May 25, 1961 in Paris, France to the late Robert Moody and Scarlet Louise Binsted Moody. Theresa married her beloved husband Henry Joseph Lee “Dickie” on May 7, 1982 and...
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Waldorf Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Waldorf Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Friday, August 12, 2022, Charles County Circuit Court Judge William R. Greer, Jr. sentenced Clarence Henry Henderson, 30, of Waldorf, to 10 years in prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor. Upon release, Henderson will be on supervised probation for five years and must...
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NAS Patuxent River Abuzz Over Boy Scouts Bee House Project on Base

NAS Patuxent River Abuzz Over Boy Scouts Bee House Project on Base

Naval Air Station Patuxent River has long been a steward of the local flora and fauna of the Southern Maryland Landscape since its construction in 1943. With nearly 15,000 acres of land dedicated to the Test mission here, it’s no surprise that much of that land is covered in forest, grassy meadows, and marsh...
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Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad Regrets to Announce Passing of Greg Casoni

Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad Regrets to Announce Passing of Greg Casoni

The officers and members of the Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad regret to announce the passing of Active and Honorary Life Member Gregory (Greg) Casoni. Greg joined the department in 2010. In February 2011, Greg obtained his Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) certification. Greg has served as Chief Engineer and was actively serving as Assistant Engineer....
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New Maryland Dove to Arrive at Historic St. Mary’s City on August 27, 2022

New Maryland Dove to Arrive at Historic St. Mary’s City on August 27, 2022

The public is invited to help honor the arrival of the new Maryland Dove to St. Mary’s City, Maryland on August 27, 2022. In 2018, Historic St. Mary’s City announced that the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) had been selected to build a brand-new Maryland Dove. The ship, a representation of the late 17th-century...
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