Police and fire briefs, Oct. 14, 2020

Lt. Gov. Boyd RutherfordHeartbroken and disgusted to learn of the fatal shooting of an MTA bus driver in Baltimore. Anyone who has any information about this incident should immediately report it to (410) 396-2100.If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we should all strive to do better by our fellow humans. This type of […]

Police and fire briefs, Oct. 7, 2020

Reckless on the BridgeOn Sept. 27, Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police were notified of a video depicting reckless and dangerous driving behavior that had been posted to social media. MDTA Police Officers conducted a thorough investigation and confirmed that the incident occurred on the westbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge (US 50/301) in Queen […]

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 […]

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 […]

Message Wall, Aug. 26, 2020

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which follows: In distressA […]

Police and fire briefs, Aug. 12, 2020

Federalsburg“A resident was enjoying the Marshy Hope Walking Trail on his daily exercise regimen when a guy attempted to steal his backpack from a bench at one of our pavilions,” a statement from the Federalsburg Police Department said on Thursday. “When confronted, the guy took off and decided to make his getaway on the Marshy […]

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 […]