Former Pocomoke City Police Chief Kelvin Sewell received a three-year suspended sentence Tuesday after being retried for misconduct in office. Sewell was convicted of one count of misconduct May 15 for protecting a fellow Masonic lodge member suspected of impaired driving by ...Read More »
The Pocomoke City Police Department will partially resolve ongoing litigation over race discrimination with a consent decree, the ACLU of Maryland announced Thursday. A federal judge is expected to enter judgment against the city on claims of discrimination and retaliation ...Read More »
Maryland’s second-highest court on Thursday overturned a former Pocomoke City police chief’s official misconduct conviction, saying he was wrongfully denied the opportunity to present at trial expert testimony that his refusal to cite a motorist after a car crash was ...Read More »
The Maryland attorney general's office on Tuesday asked a federal appeals court to dismiss claims made against the state in a racial discrimination case brought by a former police chief and two other black officers from a small city on Maryland's eastern shore.
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FALLING WATERS, W.Va. — A Maryland countertop manufacturer has relocated to West Virginia. Countertop Solutions opened its facility in the Eastern Panhandle community of Falling Water earlier this month. The West Virginia Department of Commerce says in a news release ...Read More »
SNOW HILL — A former small-town police chief who claims he was ousted by local officials for refusing to fire two other black officers has been convicted of misconduct in office. Former Pocomoke City police chief Kelvin Sewell was convicted ...Read More »
The U.S. Justice Department wants to intervene in a private lawsuit brought by Pocomoke City’s former police chief and two other black officers alleging race discrimination. The Justice Department filed the motion to intervene Wednesday in federal court in Baltimore. ...Read More »