Four shot in Cambridge early Sunday morning

CAMBRIDGE — An apparent gunfight in the early hours of Sunday morning has left four individuals wounded.The Cambridge Police Department received a call about 4:30 a.m. that there was a large crowd at a block party in the Weaver Avenue area of the city, where the shooting occurred.“Four subjects were shot, two in the arm, […]

Suspect sought in fatal shooting

DENTON — Maryland State Police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect wanted in connection with the shooting death of a man during an apparent fight in Caroline County on July 1. The victim is identified as James M. Wilmer, 30, of Denton. Mr. Wilmer died late Thursday afternoon at the University of Maryland […]

Cambridge struggles with fireworks attacks

CAMBRIDGE — “Our firefighters are being assaulted,” Mayor Victoria Jackson-Stanley said during a City Council conference call on Thursday afternoon.It’s not only firefighters, either — police officers have been in the line of fire in recent nights, as storms of fireworks have been ignited in the streets of the city.Police patrols and firefighters responding to […]

Good Samaritan Phillips comes to the rescue

HUDSON — Working in a bucket lifted above the ground by a hydraulic boom has its dangers even in relatively safe conditions. But if a fire starts in the truck while a worker is hoisted aloft — and the mechanism locks so he can’t descend — things could get really bad, and fast.Somebody get George […]

Police and fire news, June 24, 2020; Fire marshal probes arson

Working Structure FireAt 11:20 p.m. Sunday, the volunteers of Rescue Fire Company Inc. were dispatched for a “Reported Working Structure Fire” at 5380 Airey’s Road in Cambridge. Units arrived at a two-story vacant house with fire showing.Crews made quick work advancing 500 feet of attack line to the to extinguish the fire. Overhaul was completed […]

State fire marshal warns of fictitious online fireworks poster

STATEWIDE – The Office of the State Fire Marshal has been made aware of a fictitious online poster circulating on various social media accounts, referencing Independence Day celebrations and Social Distancing. The author would have the reader believe Governor Hogan has issued a directive on a specific way to handle sparklers as well as a […]

Neck District VFC asks to use boat ramps

NECK DISTRICT — Having a rescue boat is one thing. Using the best way possible to serve neighbors in need requires some cooperation.“As summer approaches and we prepare for boating season. The call volume for our Rescue Boat is increasing more each year,” a statement from the Neck District Volunteer Fire Company said last week. […]

Easton man dies after fleeing MSP traffic stop in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE — Maryland State Police (MSP) are investigating the death of a Talbot County man who ran from a traffic stop Friday afternoon. He was later found one-half mile away and was transported to the hospital where he died, a statement from the MSP said. The man is identified as Larry D. Ross, Jr., 37, […]

Police and fire briefs: RFC responds to building fire

CAMBRIDGE — At 1:10 a.m. on Friday, the volunteers of Rescue Fire Company Inc. were dispatched for a fire alarm activation at 815 Chesapeake Drive (LWRC International) in Cambridge. Chief 1 arrived on location with audible/visual alarms sounding and established command. He gained entry, noted smoke and quickly upgraded the assignment to a commercial building […]

Fugitive arrested, charged with murder

BALTIMORE — State Police and members of a fugitive task force, assisted by Baltimore Police Department officers, on Saturday arrested a fugitive wanted for the murder of a Baltimore County man whose body was found three weeks ago in Dorchester County. Maryland State Police have charged James A. Reddick, Jr., 29, of Baltimore, with first […]

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