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 […]

Police and fire briefs, April 14, 2020

• Cambridge Rescue Fire Company (RFC), Ambulance 16-1, Dorchester County Emergency Medical Services responded for a residential rescue Monday morning during the wind storm that struck the area. A tree fell into a house in the 100 block of Country Path Way.Minutes later, RFC got a second call for a tree falling on a house, […]

Salisbury man threatening suicide shot by troopers

SALISBURY — Maryland State Police are investigating a trooper-involved shooting that occurred Wednesday morning after troopers were called to the home of an armed man allegedly threatening suicide. The man is identified as Rick Howell, 59, of the 27000-block of Sunbury Court, Salisbury. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by emergency medical services personnel. […]

State Police issue instructions regarding stay-at-home order

PIKESVILLE — Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Woodrow Jones III has directed troopers to continue their public education and enforcement efforts regarding the Governor’s Executive Orders and on Monday night issued specific instructions regarding the stay-at-home order. Those instructions are: Enforcement of the expanded Governor’s Executive Order will be conducted by Maryland state troopers. However, […]