UPDATE: Two-alarm fire hits Race St., firefighter injured

CAMBRIDGE — At 9:21 a.m. today, Cambridge Rescue Fire Company (RFC) responded to a structure fire at the intersection of Washington and Race streets. “Fire showing 1st and 2nd floors,” a statement from RFC said. “Units on scene, making an aggressive attack, searches underway.” Race Street was blocked while the incident continued, with firefighters working […]

CPD to hold ‘Citizens’ Police Academy’

CAMBRIDGE — The Cambridge Police Department will soon hold its annual Citizens’ Police Academy. This year, the course will begin Nov. 13. “I think our class is pretty full,” Capt. Justin Todd said Friday. “We’re looking forward to it.” The class will be held on Wednesday nights until Dec. 18. Its goal is to reach […]

CPD warns of seasonal crimes

CAMBRIDGE — “This time of year, we always get an influx of thefts,” Capt. Justin Todd said Friday. He was speaking during a conversation on the work and challenges of the Cambridge Police Department, illustrated by an unexpected event. While waiting to enter headquarters on Washington Street, a visitor noticed three officers hurry out of […]

Hurlock Police seek runaway

HURLOCK – The Hurlock Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Dayana Rios-Lucero who has been reported as a runaway. Dayana is a 16-year-old Hispanic female, 4 feet tall weighing 100 lbs. She was last seen wearing a jean jacket and blue jeans. “Dayana has gone missing of her own accord,” a […]

Man arrested on multiple drug charges

On Wednesday, members of the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office executed a search and seizure warrant at 401 Robbins St., Apt. 2, Cambridge. The target of the investigation a 41-year-old man, was located on the front step of the residence upon arrival. A search of the suspect and residence revealed numerous items of paraphernalia including digital […]

Jail and correctional officers graduate

SALISBURY — Thirty-five jail and correctional officers from Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Dorchester, Talbot and Caroline counties graduated in the 105th entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy (ESCJA) operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury. Graduation exercises, which were held in Guerrieri Hall on the college campus, featured a commencement address by Walter […]

Cambridge man charged with theft

CAMBRIDGE – On Thursday, a deputy from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 32-year-old resident of 213 Sandy Hill Road, Cambridge. Brandon Christopher Collins was charged with theft over $25,000 but under $100,000, obtain goods or money by forgery, acting as a contractor without a license, selling home improvements without a license and failure […]

Man charged with assault on deputy

CAMBRIDGE – On Tuesday, October 29, 2019 a deputy responded to 1735 Dark Road, Cambridge and made contact with a 51-year-old man. The suspect became agitated and allegedly assaulted the deputy, who was forced to defend himself, a statement from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office said. Michael Parks Mullikin was taken into custody and charged […]

Leading in protection of natural resources

I recently had the honor of swearing in Colonel G. Adrian Baker as the new Superintendent of the Maryland Natural Resources Police. Colonel Baker has an impressive track record and a wealth of relevant experience – both of which will serve the department and Maryland well. The Natural Resources Police unit has an important and […]

Upgraded 911 Center is in service

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County Department of Emergency Services’ upgraded 911 Center entered service on Oct. 23. The facility, at 829 Fieldcrest Road, features seven consoles and new radio equipment. The project took seven months, during which dispatchers worked out of the Cambridge Police Department’s facility. “It went live Wednesday morning at 5 a.m.,” Assistant […]

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