Man killed in Cambridge stabbing

CAMBRIDGE — On Oct. 24 at approximately 12:10 a.m., officers from the Cambridge Police Department were dispatched to the 700 block of Douglas Street for a reported stabbing. Upon arrival, officers made contact with a male victim. The victim had sustained one stab wound to the left side of his chest. The subject was taken […]

Police and fire briefs, Sept. 30, 2020

RFC at 315 Shepherds Ave.At 9:32 a.m. on Sept. 22, the volunteers of Rescue Fire Company Inc. were dispatched for a reported house fire at 315 Shepherds Ave. in Cambridge.Chief 1-1 (Captain 1-1) AOL with smoke showing from A 1½ story single-family dwelling, established command and requested a working fire taskforce (bringing additional personnel and […]

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 […]

Council OKs $183K Criminal Intelligence Network grant

CAMBRIDGE — At the Dorchester County Council’s meeting Tuesday evening, members voted unanimously to renew a Maryland Criminal Intelligence Network program grant for Fiscal Year 2021. The request for approval came from Nancy Shockley of the Local Management Board. The grant totals $183,380. Funds would be used for a program coordinator, at $6,996, and the […]

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 […]

Guest opinion: There is no 911 for Law Enforcement

When I started in Law Enforcement back in the late 1980’s we carried a .38 caliber, six-shot revolver and a total of 18 rounds of ammo. We did not have Tasers, we carried Mace, not pepper spray and we had a wooden night stick and one pair of handcuffs. Our radio only had a few […]