Easton Police Arrest 17 year old for 1st & 2nd Degree Assault

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Easton Police arrested a 17 year old juvenile male from Easton – and have charged him as an adult – with 1st and 2nd degree assault and reckless endangerment. On Thursday, police were called to John Ford Park in Easton where they located a 46 year old woman bleeding heavily from a cut to the…

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Easton Police Investigating Shooting Death

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Easton Police are investigating a homicide that occurred Monday night around 7 on Blake Street in Easton. Police found the victim lying in the grass and gave aid until Talbot County Paramedics arrived. The victim – 55 year old Ty Brooks of Easton – died at the scene – his body was taken to the…

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Preston Man Charged with False Statement to Police

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A Preston man has been charged with five counts of false statement to a police officer and one count of obstructing and hindering a police officer. Easton Police met with 23 year old Christian Murphy on July 7th in reference to an armed robbery the night before. Murphy told police he was walking to his…

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North Carolina Man Arrested in Easton, MD for Domestic Violence

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A Charlotte, North Carolina man has been arrested for assaulting his wife in the Taco Bell parking lot on Ocean Gateway in Easton. Officers with the Easton Police Department responded to that location and upon arrival, they learned that he fled on foot. Officers found him hiding behind a nearby building and placed him under…

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UPDATE: Suspect Arrested in Cambridge for Bank of America Robbery

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UPDATE 4/19/23 10:30 am: The suspect in the robbery that occurred at the Bank of America in Easton has been apprehended. On April 18, 2023 at about 1 p.m., 57-year-old Todd Niel Holtzman was arrested at his Cambridge Commons apartment in Cambridge, MD. He was later transported to the Talbot County Detention Center where he…

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A Warning from Easton Police

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The Easton Police Department would like to send a warning to the community that over thelast 36 hours we have responded to 7 suspected opioid overdoses. We want people who arestruggling with substance abuse and their families, to know there is possibly a dangerous mixof opioids here in our community. If you have any information…

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Cambridge, Maryland Woman Arrested for Assault Using Vehicle

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A 35-year-old Cambridge, Maryland woman is accused of intentionally hitting a pedestrian with her car in the Wal-Mart parking lot in Easton. Officers located the Honda CRV after receiving registration information. The pedestrian complained of hip and back pain but did not require medical attention at the time. Meanwhile, officials took the driver–Shayeeda La Shae–to…

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Easton Police Investigate Pharmacy Robbery

Suspect in Rite Aid robbery (photo released by Easton Police)
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Easton Police are investigating a robbery at the Rite Aid pharmacy on Marlboro Avenue. At about 6:17 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to the store in response to a robbery that had just occurred. An investigation determined that a male wearing a mask jumped the counter and pushed by the pharmacist to obtain prescription medications. The…

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Man Doing Yard Work Struck By Pellets; 3 Juveniles Charged

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Three juveniles are charged with firing shots from what are known as Orbeez pellet guns and striking a 65-year-old man who was doing yard work.Easton Police said the witness-victim received minor injuries and provided a description of a vehicle and its occupants. An officer stopped three juveniles, who face charges of second-degree assault and reckless…

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Maryland Woman Cited for DUI after Easton Crash

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A Maryland woman has been charged with DUI after a three vehicle crash in the area of North Washington Street near Federal Street Saturday in Easton. Easton Police contacted one driver, 25 year old Megan Parker of Chestertown, and noticed a strong odor of alcohol coming from her. She was given field sobriety tests and…

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Pilot Hospitalized After Small Plane Crash In Talbot Co.

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The National Transportation Safety Board and Maryland State Police are investigating the crash of a small plane in Easton that left the pilot injured Thursday morning. At about 11:15 a.m., troopers at the Easton Barrack responded to Easton Airport for a reported small plane crash. A preliminary investigation indicates that the Trident Air single-engine plane…

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Man Arrested For Easton Murder

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An Easton man is charged with murder, home invasion and other crimes in connection with the death of a 91-year-old man. According to Easton Police, officers who were conducting a welfare check found the back door of a home open Tuesday night.Richard Brunkhorst was found dead inside, with injuries that showed signs of an altercation.…

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Bomb Squad Investigates Political Sign-Tampering Incident

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There has been another incident involving tampering with political signs. This time, however, the investigation resulted in the evacuation of a park in Easton. Officers responded to Idlewild Park Sunday morning and discovered that fishing line, a cord and an item were duct-taped to a sign in support of President Donald Trump and Vice President…

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UPDATED: Suspect Charged with Murder in Easton YMCA Stabbing

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UPDATED 6/6/2019 at 7:40 p.m. — One person is dead after a 31-year-old man stabbed a 72-year-old victim at the Easton Family YMCA located on Peachblossom Road this morning. Jefferson was charged with the following: 1st and 2nd Degree Murder, 1st and 2nd Degree Assault, Armed Robbery and Robbery, Reckless Endangerment, wear and carry a concealed…

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