November 24, 2008
On November 18, 2008 KEVIN D. QUARLES. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday November 25, 2008 in the Sanctuary of Mount Ephraim Baptist Church, 610 Largo Road, Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Wake 10 to 11 A.M. Service will follow. Interment Meadowridge Cemetery. Inquiries 301-604-0101.
September 13, 2009
Melissa R. March of Baltimore, MD and Kelly M. Smith, III of Nashville, TN are pleased to announce their upcoming wedding on Sep 26 in Upper Marlboro, MD. The Lord is good and His mercy and grace are everlasting! James 1:17
December 6, 1990
While a suspected assailant in the slaying of James "Jay" Bias 3rd remains unidentified and at large, a suspect who surrendered seven hours after the shooting in a Hyattsville shopping center was facing a bail review hearing today in Upper Marlboro.Jerry Samuel Tyler, 24, of the 4900 block of Iverson Place in Temple Hills, who turned himself in at the Oxon Hill precinct of the Prince George's County police, was charged with first-degree murder.Tyler was being held without bond in the county jail in Upper Marlboro pending the hearing in District Court later today, said Sgt. Chuck Cooke, a police spokesman.
February 19, 1995
A Prince George's County police officer fatally shot a 30-year-old man early yesterday in Upper Marlboro after the man reached toward his waistband, county police said. It was the second fatal shooting involving the officer in two years.Officer Wayne D. Cheney, who has 6 1/2 years on the force, was placed on routine administrative leave pending an investigation, said Capt. Jim Terracciano, a police spokesman.The officer had returned to duty in January 1994, after being cleared for his part in a June 1993 death.
November 3, 2002
The widow of a Washington police lieutenant found shot to death in his Upper Marlboro home has been charged with hiring an Oxon Hill man to kill the 13-year officer. Prince George's County police said Nicolle Baxter, 31, of the 100 block of Stan Fey Drive in Upper Marlboro, hired 31-year-old Hayes Capers Jr., of the 5100 block of Linwood Drive in Oxon Hill, to kill her husband. Garret Allen Baxter, 34, was found shot several times in the upper body shortly after 9 a.m. Sept. 20 in the garage of the couple's $550,000 home.
January 1, 1995
The Patuxent River Park in Upper Marlboro will hold guided bicycle tours Saturday and Feb. 4 from 9 a.m. to noon, weather permitting.The leisurely, nine-mile ride is on gravel or paved roads and travels along the Chesapeake Bay Critical Area.The rides are free, but require reservations at least two days in advance of the tour.For more information, call (301) 627-6074.
September 13, 2011
The Prince George's County Board of Education will meet Thursday, Sept. 22, 7:05 p.m., in the Sasscer Administration Building Board Room, 14201 School Lane, in Upper Marlboro. The meeting is open to the public. Interested persons may speak for three minutes by registering with the Board Office by 4:30 p.m. the day of the meeting.
August 8, 1993
Overheated hot plate blamed in house fireBALTIMORE -- A fire caused by an overheated hot plate caused $3,000 in damage to an East Baltimore rowhouse yesterday afternoon, fire officials said.Firefighters arrived at the home in the 700 block of Montford Ave. about 2:35 p.m., and found a corner of a second-floor bedroom on fire. They extinguished the blaze within 10 minutes.Fire officials said no one was injured.Man, 27, shot outside apartment complexBALTIMOREBALTIMORE -- A 27-year-old man was shot in the head, neck and shoulder early yesterday near the front door of an apartment complex on Eutaw Place.
November 8, 1993
Samuel W. H. Meloy, a former Prince George's County Circuit judge and recently retired head of the agency that settles disputes over land acquisition for the Washington Metro system, died Friday after a long battle with liver cancer at his home in Davidsonville. He was 78."He was very caring and strong, always able to cope with things," said his son, William Stephen Meloy of Annapolis. "He never believed that God gave him more to deal with than he could bear, and he took it one day at a time."
September 30, 1990
Two Prince George's County men were charged yesterday with assaulting two Maryland state troopers with a pickup truck Friday night in the parking lot of a Lothian bingo parlor.According to state police, Troopers Michael Evans and Gregory Oresik were off duty when they noticed a fight going on in the Wayson's Bingo parking lot at the intersection of Route 408 and Route 4 in Wayson's Corner. The troopers walked up to the crowd that had gathered and identified themselves.They had begun to break up the disturbance, police said, when two men in the crowd jumped into a 1974 GMC pickup truck, gunned the engine and screeched toward the two officers.