Police and Fire briefs, July 15, 2020

Man is wantedWanted by the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office for Violation Of Probation on a CDS: Possess – Not Marijuana charge, Desmond J. Hudson was last known to be in the Federalsburg, Cambridge and Baltimore areas.He is a black male 5’8”, 167 pounds, 27 years old, with black hair and brown eyes. He has tattoos […]

Letters to the editor

A Call for Mutual RespectIn response to recent reports of social violence and civil unrest throught our nation, we of the Pine Street Committee, managers of the Octavene H. Saunders Empowerment Center in Cambridge, make this statement. We strongly stand against destructive social disorder, mindless injustice and unwise racism of any kind. Such actions are […]

Police, Fire and EMS briefs, May 20, 2020

$5K reward for vandal infoA reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the vandal(s) who damaged the memorial monument for Corpsman Ruiz. “The monument has been restored,” a statement from the Federalsburg Police Department said. “Now let’s get the bad guys.”Call 410-754-8966 or message the […]

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, […]

April 9 Message Wall: Sharing ideas and support

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner will continue to post updated lists of announcements through the week. […]

Police and fire briefs, March 25, 2020

No gatherings of 10 or more • Capt. Justin Todd of the Cambridge Police Department released the following statement on Friday afternoon: Due to the State of Emergency and the executive order issued by Governor Hogan, there are to be no gatherings of 10 or more people. The Cambridge Police Department (CPD) has received calls […]

Man held on child sex offense charges

EASTON — In February, detectives with the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Investigations Division, initiated a sex offense investigation. They learned that a 24-year-old adult male was traveling from the western shore of Maryland to meet a 14-year-old juvenile in the Trappe area. The investigation revealed that the adult male met the 14-year-old juvenile through […]