Abigail Marsh, David Martz named District Court Judges

Abigail Marsh and David Martz have been appointed to serve as judges in the Wicomico County District Court. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced the appointments on Wednesday, after interviewing nominees submitted by the local Judicial Nominating Commission. Marsh has served as Executive Director of the Life Crisis Center, a nonprofit legal services and advocacy center. […]

Former Kitty’s Flowers employee sentenced for embezzlement

Kimberly Jo Harrison pleaded guilty Tuesday to embezzling more than $180,000 from her Salisbury employer and will serve 18 months in jail. Judge Kathleen L. Beckstead sentenced Harrison, 37, of Salisbury, to 10 years but suspended all but the 18 months. Harrison will be supervised on probation for two years. Harrison has made full restitution […]

Oct. 31 hearing date set for fatal stabbing suspect

Cobey Paul Mishler, the suspect in an Oct. 6 fatal stabbing, is scheduled for a preliminary hearing Oct. 31 in Wicomico County District Court, according to court records. Mishler, 18, of Fitzwater Street, has been held without bond in the death of Seth Abbey since his arrest the following day by Maryland State Police. He […]

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 […]

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