Police and fire briefs, Sept. 23, 2020

Dorchester BannerCPD seek shooterOn Sept. 20 at approximately 12:15 a.m., Cambridge Police responded to the area of Lake Street and Washington Street in reference to a report of shots fired in the area. While responding, it was learned that a 25-year-old male victim had arrived at the emergency room with a single gunshot wound to […]

Suspect in two armed robberies is arrested

CAMBRIDGE — Cambridge police reported Monday morning that an arrest was made of a man suspected in two recent armed robberies. On Sept. 4 at approximately 9 p.m., Cambridge Police received a call to respond to the grocery store Mercado Latino, at 124 Cedar St. Upon officers’ arrival, employees in the establishment advised that a […]

Cambridge police seek suspect in armed robbery

CAMBRIDGE — Cambridge police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who is suspected of armed robbery. On Sept. 4 at approximately 9 p.m., Cambridge Police received a call to respond to the grocery store Mercado Latino, at 124 Cedar St. Upon officers’ arrival, employees in the establishment advised that a man […]

Police and fire briefs, Sept. 9, 2020

Teen faces arson chargesA Salisbury juvenile was charged Sept. 2 by Deputy State Fire Marshals with two counts of Arson in the 1st Degree, two counts of Malicious Burning in the 1st Degree, Malicious Destruction of Property over $1000 as well as Attempted Arson.A lengthy investigation by investigators out of the Lower Eastern Region of […]

Police briefs, Sept. 2, 2020

Fatal stabbingOn Aug. 30 just before 5 p.m., Emergency Medical Personnel along with Cambridge Police responded to 610 Pine St. in reference to a medical emergency. Upon arrival, a male victim was located in an upstairs apartment with what appeared to be a single stab wound to the chest.Life-saving measures were attempted, however, the victim […]

Suicidal man is talked down from Bay Bridge

STEVENSVILLE — A man was talked out of attempting suicide on Friday, after spending nearly a full day on the outer rails and cables of the Lane Memorial Bridge over the Chesapeake Bay. Traffic was backed up for miles in both directions, as lanes were closed to allow rescue workers to speak to the man. […]

Cambridge man charged with arson, attempted murder

CAMBRIDGE — Deputy State Fire Marshals along with the Cambridge Police Department (CPD) conducted a joint investigation Aug. 13 that led to the arrest of a 51-year-old man. Cambridge police were called at 12:20 p.m. in regard to a male attempting to set an occupied dwelling on fire, a report from the CPD said. Upon […]

Police and fire briefs, Aug. 12, 2020

Federalsburg“A resident was enjoying the Marshy Hope Walking Trail on his daily exercise regimen when a guy attempted to steal his backpack from a bench at one of our pavilions,” a statement from the Federalsburg Police Department said on Thursday. “When confronted, the guy took off and decided to make his getaway on the Marshy […]

Police and Fire briefs, Aug. 5, 2020

Shoplifter takes a rideAn Ocean City boardwalk business manager shared news of an attempted theft on Friday.“Last night, we had a shoplifting incident at The Kite Loft,” the statement said. “A woman came into the store and stole several items.“We have well trained employees and an excellent camera system, so as a result, the police […]

Cambridge BLM mural vandal apologizes

CAMBRIDGE — The confessed vandal of this city’s “Black Lives Matter” mural made a public apology on July 26. He had not been charged with crimes at that point. At the event, State’s Attorney for Dorchester County Bill Jones promised that in the future, African-Americans accused of vandalism would also be given chances to make […]

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