Police and fire briefs, Jan. 8, 2020

Man arrested for false bomb threat HURLOCK — On Dec. 16, 2019 at 9:40 a.m. the Hurlock Police Department was dispatched to a Bomb Threat at B&G Foods in Hurlock. After evacuation of the facility Bomb Detection K-9 Units from throughout the state were called to the scene to search the facility. No explosive devices […]

Police and Fire briefs, Dec. 25, 2019

Intentionally set fire CAMBRIDGE — At 4:12 a.m. on Dec. 19 35 Rescue Fire Company firefighters responded to a fire at a vacant two-story wood frame single family dwelling at 5382 Aireys Road. It was owned by Audrey Hopkins. Discovered by a passerby the fire originated on the first floor rear room and took one […]

Man charged with intent to distribute cocaine

CAMBRIDGE – On Monday, members of the Dorchester County Narcotics Task Force, which consists of members from the Maryland State Police, Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office, Dorchester County State’s Attorney’s Office, Cambridge Police Department and the Hurlock Police Department executed a search and seizure warrant at 710 Greenwood Ave., Cambridge. The target of the investigation, a […]

Dorchester readers’ Thanksgiving wishes

CAMBRIDGE — Thanksgiving is a day to be grateful for the blessings of life, and residents of Dorchester County took the opportunity to send good wishes to one another. While for most, it’s a time for family, friends, football and food, there are those who are still on duty serving others: Police officers, firefighters, emergency […]

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 […]

Cool buddies in Hurlock

Hurlock Police Chief Bruce Jones cooled off Friday with a refreshing lemonade from a stand operated by Teagan Handte. The young girl reported a brisk business on the warm day. Chief Jones was recently appointed to his post as leader of the town’s police department.

Hurlock Police Chief Hutton retires

HURLOCK — On Friday, the Town of Hurlock announced the retirement of Police Chief Les Hutton. “Today is a bittersweet day as we watch Police Chief Les Hutton ride off into the sunset,” the town’s statement said. “Chief has decided that after 40 years in this job, it’s time to enjoy life and spend it […]