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Tag Archives: Wicomico County

Possible evidence theft at Salisbury PD prompts review of cases

The Maryland Office of the Public Defender announced Monday that it will launch an investigation into cases potentially affected by the recent announcement of possible thefts from the property room of the Salisbury Police Department. The department announced Feb. 14 ...

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Judge denies Salisbury’s motion to dismiss public information lawsuit

A Wicomico County judge will allow a Maryland Public Information Act lawsuit to go forward after denying Salisbury's motion to dismiss which claimed the city did not possess the requested records about a 2016 excessive force lawsuit settlement and any records would be privileged.

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Inmate dies after being found unresponsive in jail cell

SALISBURY — An inmate has died after being found unresponsive in a Maryland jail cell. The Daily Times reports that Wicomico County Administrator Wayne Strausburg said there was no suspected foul play. He said the inmate was in a cell by himself ...

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Gun in carry-on leads to Md. charges against Delaware senator

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Maryland authorities have filed criminal charges against a Delaware state senator who carried a loaded handgun into an airport. Wicomico County officials have charged Sen. Brian Pettyjohn with violating a prohibition against boarding or attempting to ...

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Court rejects appeal in Md. watermelon field killing

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland court has rejected an appeal from a Mardela Springs man sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing his uncle during an argument in a watermelon patch. William Blan “Trey” Harcum III was convicted by a ...

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