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Wicomico State’s Attorney Jamie Dykes will seek a second term as the county’s top prosecutor. Appointed to succeed Matt Maciarello in 2017 and then elected in 2018, Dykes is a … more
The Salisbury Police Department has implemented a new automated phone system for non-emergency calls. Modeled upon the existing 833-SBY-CITY call management program, SPD’s automated system … more
Some 18 months after the Wicomico State’s Attorney created a special investigative unit to review cases that may have been impacted by a theft scandal in the Salisbury Police Department’s … more
BALTIMORE – U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander on Nov. 23 sentenced Phillip J. “Jamie” Harrington III, of Dorchester County, to one year of probation, to pay a $10,000 fine, a … more
Salisbury’s police officers are set to receive mid-year pay raises as part of a plan to improve recruitment and retention efforts in the department. Other jurisdictions have been forced to … more
Some 18 months after it was revealed that an employee in the Salisbury Police Department's Evidence Room had improperly removed cash, an auditor’s report has recommended broad changes in the … more
A former deputy superintendent of the Maryland Natural Resources Police who served with the Maryland State and UMES police and for a few months was interim police chief in Crisfield was granted … more
When Cheryl Beckett-Brown left work as an IT Specialist at Prince Street Elementary School last Wednesday, she left the upbeat song “Happy” playing on one of the teacher’s … more
The Maryland State Police Homicide Unit arrested a Dorchester County man on Oct. 18 in connection with a shooting in Wicomico County that injured a woman and claimed the life of a 42-year-old … more
PRINCESS ANNE — Newly-released inmates who need the skills required to get back into the community can get support from Positive Reinforcements Inc., the newly opened community-based nonprofit … more
SALISBURY — On Sept. 14, the Honorable K. Dean, Associate Judge of the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, sentenced Tyrone Camper, 32 years of age, of Cambridge, to 24 years imprisonment in the … more
PRINCESS ANNE — Princess Anne’s former town manager — found guilty in May of felony theft and theft scheme for diverting more than $100,000 in public funds for personal use — … more
Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis has officially filed for a fifth term in office. Among the top vote-getters in county electoral history, Lewis’ career-path decision is regularly … more
A federal grand jury on Aug. 24 returned an indictment against two Salisbury men, charging them with federal conspiracy, wire fraud, and identity theft charges in connection with the theft of at … more
SALISBURY – Maryland State Police arrested and charged a man  Tuesday with assault and weapon charges involving juvenile victims last month in Wicomico County. The suspect, Cameron … more
A Virginia man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for causing an accident that resulted in the death of a well-known Wicomico County woman. At the conclusion of a two-day bench trial, Somerset … more
In Wicomico County, Maryland, officials just recently approved a new three-year contract with their sheriff’s deputies. Beginning deputies will be paid $45,922 annually and receive 8 percent … more
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) on June 28 announced that 29-year department veteran Robert C. Kersey will serve as deputy superintendent of the … more
FENWICK ISLAND — At the request of the Fenwick Island Police Department, the Delaware State Police Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating a Friday morning shooting in the town … more
DELMAR — A Salisbury, Maryland man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of Cpl. Keith Heacook of the Delmar Police Department. Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings … more
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