Daily Archives: May 17, 2014

Coast Guard rescue of fishing boat crewman off of Virginia coast

The Coast Guard medevaced a 27-year-old crewmember Saturday from a fishing boat approximately 40 miles east of Chincoteague.

Cat owners urged to keep cultured kittys at home; feral cat trapping ramps up

But more importantly, the stray cats are wiping out native Keys species like the Key Largo woodrat, Dixon said, a species found only in the Crocodile Lake refuge.
Responding to complaints from outdoor cat owners upset about a cat trapping program implanted last year, Dixon said the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reached out to them and offered to help build outdoor enclosures, known as “catios.” He also said that remote cameras the FWS set up within the refuge show cats roaming the area at night and hunting.
“We didn’t know how much of an issue this was until we started using the remote cameras,” he said.
Cat owner and dive-shop owner Spencer Slate, who lives across State Road 905 from the refuge, said his cats have been trapped in a wooded lot adjacent to his house, which is not in the refuge.

Betcha he didn’t figure out how he’ll get his braids done in prison after being nabbed for armed robbery

The victim, a 54 year old man of Woodbridge, reported to police that he works for a local cab company and was called to the above area to pick up a customer.
Once in the area, an unknown man got into the backseat of the vehicle. During the encounter, the man reached over the seat, grabbed the victim, and demanded money.

Thomas Holland charged with his child’s murder in Prince Georges

The Prince George’s County Police Department last night arrested a Palmer Park man in connection with the January death of his 3-year-old son. The suspect is identified as 38-year-old Thomas Everett Holland, of the 7600 block of Allendale Drive. He faces charges of first degree child abuse and manslaughter

Maryland medevac chopper airlifts hiker who crashed on Appalachian Trail

On Friday May 16, 2014 at approximately 12:09 PM, Washington County Fire/EMS Officials were notified that a 65 year-old hiker located on a remote portion of the Appalachian Trail was possibly having a stroke. Washington County requested the Maryland State Police Aviation Command to respond and assist in locating the acutely ill hiker.

Fiscal Year 2011 overtime pay for St. Mary’s County Md. employees

St. Mary’s County Government Overtime Payments for Fiscal Year 2011

Employee Name Department Description FY11 paid overtime (Those employees being paid $20,000 and up in overtime are highlighted)

ABELL, DIANA M Economic & Community Development $622

ABELL, JOSEPH B Public Works and Transportation/County Highways $15,569

ABELL, MICHAEL WPublic Works and Transportation/County Highways $2,160