Police and Fire briefs, July 8, 2020

Heroin and Cambridge menOn June 25, at approximately 2:30 a.m., deputies from the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office observed a suspicious vehicle at the High’s Dairy Store in Trappe. Deputies observed several criminal indicators and a K-9 scan was initiated.K-9 Buc of the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office gave a positive alert to the scan and a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ross autopsy finds no trauma

CAMBRIDGE — The autopsy Saturday on the body of the man who ran from a traffic stop in Dorchester County yesterday and was transported to the hospital after being found in distress by troopers, determined there was no trauma, but remains open pending further tests. An autopsy was conducted on the body of Larry D. […]

Black Lives Matter protest in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE — Demonstrations have taken place across the nation following the May 25 killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and this city has joined the list. A protest took place Saturday at the corner of U.S. 50 and Maryland Avenue, as local citizens voiced their outrage and grief at the deaths of black men […]

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 […]

Man charged with attempted robbery, assault, striking police car

CAMBRIDGE — A suspect wanted in Frederick County was arrested in Dorchester County Thursday afternoon. He allegedly committed multiple crimes and struck a police vehicle during his escape from one scene when he was shot at by police, but was not hit, a statement from the Maryland State Police said. The suspect is identified as […]

Fugitive wanted in Dorchester homicide investigation

CAMBRIDGE — Maryland State Police (MSP) and deputies from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a fugitive as the investigation continues into the death of a Baltimore County man whose body was found in Dorchester County. The MSP released details of the investigation on Thursday. The fugitive is identified as James Andre Reddick […]