Milton Man Sentenced in Jan 6, 2021, Capitol Riot

US Capitol building, Washington DC Wed. Jan. 6th, 2021 (screenshot of livestream camera)

A Milton man arrested this past January for his part in the January 6, 2021, Capitol Breach was sentenced Friday. Jeffrey Schaefer accepted a plea deal – agreeing to plead guilty to a charge of parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol Building. The other three charges have been dismissed. He has been sentenced to…

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Pocomoke City Race Discrimination Case Settled


A racial discrimination case has resulted in a $1.2-million settlement between the Justice Department and the Worcester County Sheriff and the State of Maryland. Related retaliation claims against Pocomoke City were also resolved. A former Pocomoke City officer filed a complaint in 2016 alleging that he was subject to repeated racial epithets and other racially-charged…

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Two Wilmington Trust Officers Sentenced Today

Two of the four men found guilty in the Wilmington Trust downfall were sentenced today in US District Court in Wilmington.  Former Bank President and COO, Robert Harra and Chief Financial Officer, David Gibson, have each been sentenced to 6 years in prison, three years’ supervised release, and a $300k fine.  In addition, Harra must…

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