Witnesses Sought Following Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Salisbury

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Maryland State Police are looking for witnesses to a crash overnight Friday that killed a pedestrian in Wicomico County. The victim was identified as 42-year-old Briece Antwoine Joynes of Fruitland, who died of his injuries at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional. Crash investigators were notified that the pedestrian had been hit on Nanticoke Road near Willow Creek…

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Maryland State Police Increasing Patrols As New Year’s Eve Approaches

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With New Year’s weekend upon us, law enforcement will be addressing roadway safety concerns. In Maryland, state troopers from all 23 barracks, including the State Police Impaired Driving Reduction Effort (SPIDRE) team, will focus on impaired, distracted, and aggressive driving while conducting saturation patrols on roads with high DUI incidents. In the Eastern Region, Troopers from…

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Maryland State Police to Increase Patrols This Holiday Weekend

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Starting Friday, Maryland State Police will increasing patrols, which will continue through Christmas weekend as millions of Marylanders are expected to hit the highways. State troopers from all 23 barracks will focus on impaired, aggressive and distracted driving while conducting saturation patrols on roads with high DUI incidents. Enforcement is bolstered by funds from the…

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MSP Investigating Shooting in Cambridge Monday Morning

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Cambridge Police were called to Bradley Avenue around 8am Monday morning for a shooting. Police found 36 year old Taron Jones of Cambridge suffering from an apparent gunshot wound – he was declared dead at the scene. Maryland State Police were asked to take the lead on the investigation. Homicide detectives have identified a person…

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Drug-Trafficking Operation on Eastern Shore Dismantled Following Yearlong Law Enforcement Investigation

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Eight people accused of a drug-trafficking ring on the Eastern Shore have been arrested following a yearlong combined law-enforcement investigation. Maryland State Police joined more than two dozen local, state and federal law-enforcement agencies in dismantling the sale and distribution of illegal drugs, including cocaine and heroin, throughout Talbot, Dorchester, Caroline and Queen Anne’s counties.…

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UPDATED: Maryland State Police Investigating a Two-Vehicle Fatal Crash in Dorchester County; Go Fund Me Page Set Up

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UPDATED – 12/04/23 – A Go Fund Me page has been set up to help the Wrights three daughters cover the costs of their parents funeral arrangements. ======================================================= ORIGINAL STORY – 11/29/23 – Two people–both age 47–are dead after a collision between the Chevrolet they were in and a tractor-trailer early this morning. The names…

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Maryland State Police to Participate in National Drug Take Back Day

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Maryland State Police are asking those who have unwanted prescription drugs to dispose of the items properly during national drug take back day. Citizens can drop off unused prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28th at all 23 Maryland State Police barracks. Maryland State Police are participating as part of the…

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Four Arrested After Chase from Dover to Easton in Stolen Van

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Four people have been arrested after a pursuit by Dover Police of a stolen van early Monday morning just before 2. Police spotted the stolen van moving northbound on South DuPont Highway near Lotus Street, but when they tried to stop the van – the driver sped off. Officers followed the van into Maryland. Delaware…

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Several Injured after Tree Falls on Vehicles on Route 50 near Parsonsburg

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Tropical Storm Ophelia played havoc with traffic on Route 50 in Wicomico County Saturday night. Parsonsburg Fire personnel were called to Route 50 and Forest Grove Road just after 7 Saturday night for a downed tree that struck several vehicles in the westbound lanes. Several people were reported injured and Parsonsburg crews were assisted by…

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Selbyville Man Sentenced for Armed Robbery in Maryland

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A Selbyville man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for an armed robbery in Showell, Maryland in February. Worcester County Circuit Court Judge Brian Shockley credited 48 year old Antonio Walters for time served since his arrest on February 20, 2023. Court records show Maryland State Police were called to a Showell convenience…

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MSP Make Arrest in Federalsburg Murder

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A 26 year old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a Federalsburg woman. Troopers from the Maryland State Apprehension Team with Delaware State Police located Quandre Winder at a home in Seaford Monday morning. Winder is charged with 1st and 2nd degree murder and other offenses in the death of 27…

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DUI Saturation Patrols in Maryland This Weekend

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Maryland state troopers from all 23 barracks will conduct saturation patrols throughout the holiday weekend as part of the “No DUI Friday” National Highway Traffic Safety Administration initiative. Enforcement is bolstered by funds from the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration’s Highway Safety Office. Statewide initiatives focus on preventing impaired, aggressive and distracted driving…

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School Bus Laws in Maryland as Students Head Back to Class

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With students returning to class next week, Maryland State Police and the Maryland Center for School Safety (MCSS) remind motorists to stop for school buses. Drivers must stop at least 20 feet from a school bus with the stop arm extended and the red lights flashing. Also, they must not pass the bus from any…

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Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash in Dorchester County

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Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash that occurred in Dorchester County on Maryland Route 343 (Hudson Road) and Bar Neck Road in Cambridge. The crash happened around 12:30 pm. yesterday (Tuesday). According to a preliminary investigation, a Ford F-450 was parked on the westbound side of Hudson Road with an Intech trailer…

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Maryland State Police to Step Up Roadway Enforcement Efforts This Holiday Weekend

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Maryland State Police will bolster enforcement efforts over the Memorial Day weekend to increase safety on the roads. State troopers from 23 barracks, including members of the State Police Impaired Driving Reduction Effort Team, known as the SPIDRE team, will be focusing enforcement efforts on impaired driving, aggressive driving, speeding, and distracted driving. Additional troopers…

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Ocean City, MD to be Designated Special Event Zone with Increased Law Enforcement Presence Next Week

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If you drive in Ocean City next week, expect to see increased law enforcement presence. Officers from the Ocean City Police Department with assistance from the Maryland State Police and the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office will strictly enforce all traffic laws. In addition, significant traffic congestion and alternate traffic patterns are anticipated throughout the following…

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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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