Former guidance counselor pleads guilty to sex offenses

A former Wicomico County teacher and school guidance counselor has pleaded guilty to multiple offenses concerning his improper interaction with school students. Allen E. Mitchell, 33, of Salisbury, pleaded guilty Oct. 9 to sexual abuse of a minor, manufacturing of child pornography, contributing to the condition of a minor and telephone misuse in an obscene […]

Teenager held without bond in Salisbury stabbing death

The suspect in a fatal stabbing was apprehended Monday and now faces murder and assault charges, according to Maryland State Police. Cobey Mishler, 18, was arrested without incident at a residence in the 1000 block of Schumaker Woods Drive in Salisbury and was held without bond. Mishler is charged with first- and second-degree murder, first- […]

Man sentenced in Salisbury shooting death

Circuit Court Judge Leah J. Seaton sentenced a Princess Anne man to 40 years in the June 2018 shooting death of a man in Salisbury. Johnathon James MeGee, 28, was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for second-degree degree murder, 10 years for illegal possession of a firearm and 10 years for the use […]

Two people killed in Wicomico boating accident

Two people were killed last weekend after a boat collided with a dock on the Wicomico River, according to Lt. Catherine Medellin of the Maryland Natural Resources Police. Six people were onboard the 20-foot Bayliner boat when it hit the dock near Safe Harbor Way in Fruitland around 9 p.m. on Saturday. Medellin said the […]

Wicomio ‘Most Wanted’ suspect returned from Ohio

One of Wicomico County’s “Most Wanted” has been returned to Salisbury for prosecution. Gary Richard Hurwitz, 56, of Princess Anne, was transported on Tuesday from Patuxent Institution, where he was being held following his extradition from Ohio. Hurwitz, who officials have accused of theft, had fled to that state. According to the Wicomico County Sheriff’s […]

County Councilman injured in assault at Salisbury home

An Ocean Pines man was in the Wicomico County Detention Center, being held without bail, charged with assaulting County Councilman Larry Dodd at the elected official’s home last Thursday in Salisbury. Ian Christian Lundberg, 41, of Sandy Hook Road in Berlin, was arrested without incident early Friday at an address on Mount Hermon Road, after […]

Salisbury Police seeking info on Downtown shooting

Salisbury Police are investigating a shooting and assault at Mojo’s Urban Eatery that occurred on Monday at 2 a.m. Police said a 27-year-old woman suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and a 28-year-old man sustained injuries to his head and face after a fight. Police are looking for two suspects, a black male wearing […]

Two people killed in West Salisbury crash

Maryland State Police are continuing to investigate a three-vehicle accident that killed two people and injured five more late last Thursday. Police said Stans Antonio Handy Jr., 19, and T’Yana Renee Trader, 20, were killed. Handy was pronounced dead at the scene. Trader was transported to Peninsula Regional Medical Center with life-threatening injuries and later […]

Easton lawyer is named to state’s highest court

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has named Easton lawyer Brynja McDivitt Booth to the Court of Appeals, replacing Salisbury native Judge Sally D. Adkins in the 1st Appellate Circuit seat. Hogan made the appointment after interviewing nominees sent by the Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission. The Court of Appeals is the state’s highest court. “The appointment of […]

Driver dies in Salisbury Boulevard crash

A Princess Anne woman has died from injuries she sustained in a single-vehicle car crash Tuesday morning on Route 13 in central Salisbury. Salisbury Police said a car driven by Regina Tyrell Burnette, 55, failed to negotiate the “S-Curve” that veers on the boulevard struck a curb and a telephone pole at that intersection. Burnette’s […]

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