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Posted 3/21/23

Shooting incident

On March 13, at approximately 6:54 p.m., Cambridge Police Department officers received a “Shot Spotter” alert for the 700 block of Wright Street. Officers responded …

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Dorchester police and fire

Shooting incident

On March 13, at approximately 6:54 p.m., Cambridge Police Department officers received a “Shot Spotter” alert for the 700 block of Wright Street. Officers responded to the location in an attempt to identify any victims, damaged property or evidence.

They located a residence in the 700 block of Douglas Street that had been shot multiple times. A victim also reported that their juvenile son was shot at while on the porch of the home. Officers located multiple spent shell casings in the area.

Cambridge Police Department Criminal Investigation’s Division also responded to the incident and has taken over the investigation. CPD is asking for any witnesses to the incident to contact the Cambridge Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at 410-228-3333. Witnesses may remain anonymous.

Heroin, fentanyl seizure

On Friday, March 10, members of the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office assisted by the Dorchester County Narcotics Task Force, Cambridge Police Department, Homeland Security Investigation and the Dorchester County State’s Attorney’s Office, executed a search and seizure warrant at 422 Linden Lane, Cambridge.

The target of the investigation, a 52-year-old resident of that address, had been contacted earlier during a traffic stop on Glasgow Street in Cambridge. The search of the suspect and the residence revealed 349 small wax baggies of a heroin/fentanyl mix amounting to a total weight of 133 grams, 36 small baggies of crack cocaine for a total weight of 87.4 grams, three digital scales, paraphernalia and $2,802 in cash.

Donte Thomas Holliday was charged with 15 various C.D.S.-related charges and held without bond. The operation was partially funded by the M.C.I.N program, which receives money from the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention. Dorchester County is part of the Lower Shore M.C.I.N. group.

Salisbury shooting

The Salisbury Police Department is investigating a shooting in the 1000 block of E Church Street on March 12 at 8:45 p.m. The investigation revealed that a 19-year-old male victim suffered a single gunshot wound. The victim is under medical care and is considered in critical but stable condition.

Any information about this incident can be provided to SPD at 410-548-3165 or anonymously through Crime Solvers at 410-548-1776. Crime Solvers will provide an award of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect.


On March 2, at approximately 2:23 p.m., CPD officers responded to the 600 block of Carlton Court for a physical disturbance. Officers contacted involved parties, one of whom had signs of injury.

Both subjects said a physical confrontation occurred. The offender was identified as a 33-year-old Cambridge man, who was placed under arrest and transported to CPD for processing.

He had his initial appearance before a court commissioner and was released on $1,000 unsecured bond. Antoine Lee Henderson was charged with assault second degree.

Assault, resisting arrest

On March 11, at approximately 11:52 p.m., CPD officers responded to the 600 block of Greenwood Avenue for a physical disturbance. Officers contacted the victim, who reported having been assaulted by a 30-year-old Cambridge man, who allegedly strangled the victim.

Officers observed signs of injury consistent with what was described. Officers also contacted a witness on scene who corroborated what the victim stated.

Officers attempted to contact the suspect, who initially refused to open a door to allow the officers’ access. After eventually opening the door, he was not cooperative and attempted to pull away from officers.

After he was arrested, he was found to be wearing a bulletproof vest under his clothing. He was transported to CPD for processing, had his initial appearance before a court commissioner and was turned over to the Dorchester County Department of Corrections on no bond. Patrick Oneal Bostic was charged with the following:

  • Assault 1st degree
  • Assault 2nd degree
  • Reckless endangerment
  • Resist arrest
  • Wear bulletproof armor

On March 12, at approximately 1:54 p.m., CPD officers contacted Mr. Bostic at the Dorchester County Detention Center. Bostic was served a criminal summons and released back to the custody of DCDC staff. Bostic was charged with malicious destruction of property.

Charges stem from an incident that occurred March 11 in the Greenwood Avenue area. The victim reported that while at that location, a passenger in a vehicle had tossed out a drink, which accidentally spilled on Bostic, who became enraged.

Bostic was reported to have blocked the victims in, not allowing them to leave from the parking lot. Bostic was then reported to have gone to the passenger side of the vehicle, allegedly punching the door window, damaging the window and making verbal threats to the victims that he would shoot their house. The victim applied for charged with the court commissioner, who issued a criminal summons.

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