Salisbury Man Sentenced for Armed Robbery


The Honorable Kathleen Beckstead, Chief Judge of the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, Maryland today sentenced 54-year-old Milton Lee Harmon, Jr. of Salisbury to 16 years in the Division of Corrections. Ten years of that sentence will be without possibility of parole. Harmon was convicted by a Wicomico County jury on December 6th of Armed…

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Delmar Man Convicted of Sexually Abusing Minor


A 33-year-old Delmar man has been convicted of sexually abusing a minor who was under the age of 13. The abuse happened in July of this year. Aaron Vangorder, following a following a two-day trial this week in the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, has been convicted of several sex crimes including two counts of…

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Cambridge, Maryland Man Sentenced for First-Degree Murder


Chief Judge of the Circuit Court for Wicomico County today sentenced a 26-year-old Cambridge, Maryland man to two consecutive terms of Life Without Possibility of Parole on two counts of First-Degree Murder. Damon Hall also faces an additional consecutive term of 10 years without parole on firearms charges. On November 30th, 2022, Hall was convicted…

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60-Year-Old Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of Minor and Assaults


An Associate Judge of the Circuit Court for Wicomico has sentenced 60-year-old Reginald Wallace to 35 years in prison for sexually abusing a minor and assaulting two others. Wallace pleaded guilty on November 16, 2022, to Sexual Abuse of a Minor, Sexual Offense in the Third Degree, and two counts of Assault in the Second…

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Sex Offender Sentenced to 45 Years in Prison


The Associate Judge of the Circuit Court for Wicomico County has sentenced a 27-year-old man who used to live in Salisbury to 45 years in prison. In addition, Steven Crocker will have to register as a Tier 3 offender on the sex offender registry for the rest of his life. Crocker was convicted of Sexual…

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Princess Anne, Maryland Man Sentenced in 2010 Cold Case Killing


A Princess Anne, Maryland man faces several years in prison for a cold case killing from 2010. Chief Judge of the Circuit Court for Wicomico County sentenced Ryan Ellis to 10 years in prison, the maximum available. The sentence includes six years active incarceration in the Maryland Division of Corrections followed by a period of…

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Salisbury Man Sentenced for Attempted Murder


24-year-old Markell Purnell faces a total active sentence of 40-years in prison for Attempted First Degree Murder and Use of a Firearm in a Crime of Violence. The sentencing is connected to an altercation that occurred in the early morning hours of October 23rd, 2021. The incident happened outside of Guido’s Burritos on South Salisbury…

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