Heroin overdose leads to man’s arrest

Brian M. Stewart

Brian M. Stewart

CAMBRIDGE — On May 26, members of the Dorchester County Narcotics Task Force, Cambridge Police Department and Dorchester County E.M.S. responded to 211 Killarney Road, Cambridge for a reported overdose.

Upon arrival they found a 30-year-old male unresponsive. The police and E.M.S. administered Narcan and were able to revive the victim. Based on information received from the victim and evidence recovered at the scene investigators with the Task Force were able to identify Brian Matthew Stewart, 34 of 211 Killarney Road, Cambridge as the person who supplied the heroin.

He was charged with two counts of possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of heroin and two counts of possession of paraphernalia. He was ordered held without bond.

The Task Force includes the Maryland State Police, Dorchester Sheriff’s Office, Cambridge Police, Hurlock Police and the Dorchester State’s Attorney’s Office.

Fire Under Investigation

SECRETARY — Secretary VFD firefighters responded to a fire at 8:25 p.m. on June 4 to 107 Main St. The two-story multi-use building is owned by Down on Main Street and the estimated loss to structure was $20,000 and to contents $10,000.

Discovered by a neighbor the fire originated in the kitchen and is under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Salisbury Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s office at 410-713-3780.

Warrant Arrest

On June 1, 2018, Deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office stopped a motor vehicle on Ocean Gateway near Buck Bryan Road for a moving violation. Deputies identified the driver as Rachel Anne Murphy, 35 of Hurlock, who was found to be driving on a suspended license.

Further record checks revealed Murphy was wanted in Dorchester County for failing to appear on a 2017 charge of driving while suspended. Murphy was cited for driving while suspended and taken to the District Court Commissioner on the warrant. Murphy was released on $5, 000 unsecured bond.

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