Daily Archives: June 21, 2014

The Oak Tree Always Wins

Preliminary investigation revealed the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed and the driver failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway. The vehicle spun out of control and left the roadway where it ultimately struck a tree. The driver was pronounced dead at University of Maryland Shock Trauma at 10:26 p.m. Excessive speed is the main contributing factor in this collision. Alcohol usage and is unknown at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

Hola Hombres! This ain’t a free beach for fishing from…freeloaders carted off by cops

ST. GEORGE ISLAND — According to St. Mary’s Sheriff Tim Cameron on June 17, 2014 at 12:04 AM, while conducting a premise check, Deputy A. Cole and Deputy L. Johnson located Yoni A Alvarez Granados, 37, of Bryans Road, and Arturo Ernesto Rosa-Lopez, 33, of Woodbridge, Virginia, on the property of Camp Merryelande located in Piney Point, likely to get in some free fishing. The investigation revealed Rosa-Lopez and Granados had walked across another property owned by a citizen to get to the Camp Merryelande property and were fishing when they were found by deputies. “No Trespassing” signs were clearly posted on both properties. Both suspects were charged with Trespass: Private Property by criminal citation.

Chaptico: Joseph Burkhard III wound up on all flats in roundabout after chase

Mechanicsville, Maryland — 06/21/2014- After a evening of ‘Dukes of Hazard’-type cops and rednecks chases on local roads, one bozo was in jail and another St. Mary’s Sheriff’s car was wrecked.

According to St. Mary’s Sheriff Tim Cameron, on June 19, 2014, at 6:48 PM, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Deputy David Lawrence responded to a residence in the area of Wainwright Road and Thompson Corner Road to check the welfare of a suspicious white male subject operating a white Ford Ranger pick-up truck.

NEWS 4 I-Team: candidates missing campaign signs might want to volunteer for fines

The I-Team’s review of Maryland State Highway Administration records found government work crews had removed more than 1,600 unlawfully placed road signs in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties over a recent four-month span. Crews pulled 450 more from state roads in Frederick, Howard and Carroll counties. Those signs include a large number of campaign advertisements, according to a state spokesman.

Once removed by crews, the campaign signs are deposited in storage areas at state garages. News4 I-Team cameras captured images of hundreds of signs piled near a salt dome at the state garage in Upper Marlboro. Advertisements for local and state candidates, including candidates from both parties, were among those retrieved.

Police seek two gunmen who stuck-up Pizza joint in Crownsville; fled in Honda…at least they get it about being green when going for the dough!

CROWNSVILLE, MD. Anne Arundel County Police report that two black males struck out for more dough, the kind they don’t have to work for and can’t eat, when they robbed a pizza joint.

On June 19, 2014, at approximately 2:24 p.m., officers from the Western District responded to the S&K Pizza & Subs located in the 1300 block of Generals Highway in Crownsville for a report of an armed robbery of the business.

Stagecoaches in the Wild West had a man riding “shotgun”; will it be long before every C-store in PG (Pretty Gory) County has a guard with a shotgun?

The Prince George’s County Police Department is asking for our community’s help in identifying two suspects captured on surveillance camera robbing a convenience store in Oxon Hill.

On June 18, 2014, at about 5:00 am, the suspects walked into the store in the 6800 block of Livingston Road. One of the suspects pulled out a gun. They forced employees to open the cash registers. The masked suspects then grabbed cash and ran from the store.

Sailboat skipper of Bad Cat needed hoist to hospital by Coast Guard

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard medevaced a 68-year-old man Friday from a sailboat 127 miles east of Virginia Beach. A crewman aboard the 37-foot sailboat Bad Cat contacted Coast Guard 5th District Command Center watchstanders via a satellite phone at approximately 12:24 p.m. to report the captain of the vessel was suffering from a skin infection.