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Annapolis man charged in armed robbery that wounded two people

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WBFF) — Annapolis police charged a man Friday with shooting two people during a robbery last month. De'Lass Reid, 25, of Annapolis, faces charges of armed robbery, assault, reckless endangerment and weapons violations. Police said Reid approached two people in the area of Melbrob Court in the...
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Annapolis Police Charge Annapolis Man in June Shooting

The Annapolis Police have charged an Annapolis Man for a shooting that occurred on Melrob Court. The suspect was already in custody on unrelated charges. On the evening of June 11, 2022, patrol officers conducted a traffic stop on President Street near Hoover Street and identified the driver as a 25-year-old male of Annapolis, and was arrested for a driver’s license violation.

Stabbing on Obery Court Hospitalizes Woman

Annapolis police say that a woman was hospitalized after she was stabbed recently in the 100 block of Obery Court. Officers said they arrested a suspect, identified as 33-year-old Courtney Denise Simms. The victim told police that she got into a physical fight with Simms last Friday around 12:55 a.m. Authorities accused Simms of stabbing the victim in the abdomen during the scuffle in the 100 block of Obery Court. Police say Simms faces several counts of assault and other related offenses.

National Gun Law Change Has Led To Increase In Maryland’s Firearm Training Classes

MIDDLE RIVER Md. (WJZ) — Maryland gun shops are seeing an uptick in people registering for wear and carry classes.  Registration is up 1000% and the phones are ringing off the hook following the ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court that changes Maryland’s gun laws by dropping the requirement for applicants to prove “good and substantial use,” a spokesperson at FreeState Gun Range in Middle River said. “I’m getting phone calls 24/7, checking emails 24/7 about this,” Bryan Fletcher, the director of Training at FreeState Gun Range said.  Fletcher said a class that normally runs once a month for 30–35 people now has...

Suspects Used F-250, Chain to Remove ATM

PASADENA, MD – Police in Pasadena are searching for a white Ford F-250 used to pull an ATM from the Chevy Chase Bank branch. According to police, on Sunday, at approximately 3:00 a.m. officers responded for a report of a theft of an ATM in progress at the Chevy Chase bank located at 8141 Ritchie Highway in Pasadena.

Governor Hogan Directs Maryland State Police to Suspend ‘Good and Substantial Reason’ Standard For Wear and Carry Permits

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today issued the following statement:. “Over the course of my administration, I have consistently supported the right of law-abiding citizens to own and carry firearms, while enacting responsible and common-sense measures to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill. “Last...

Bad weather doesn’t hinder Middle River fireworks extravaganza

Despite severe weather conditions, thousands of Essex and Middle River residents still partook in Independence Day’s long-standing tradition. The Marine Trades Association of Baltimore County (MTABC) hosted one of the most highly anticipated July 4th events in the area: the annual fireworks extravaganza shot directly over Middle River (body of water).

Shoge helps launch Easton-based consulting firm

EASTON — Sam Shoge of Chestertown and Ross Benincasa have launched Rivers & Roads Consulting. According to a news release, Easton-based Rivers & Roads is a regional economic and community development consulting firm focused on projects that help strengthen and revitalize communities. Shoge and Benincasa have a combined 22...

Goforth signs with Washington College

KING – Recent West Stokes graduate Gracelyn Goforth found her home for the next four years after signing her letter-of-intent to play softball at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland. “I’m excited,” exclaimed Goforth. “I’ve been waiting for this day since I was seven years old. I considered a few...

Toomey congratulates 20 students heading to service academies

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) announced the names of 20 Pennsylvania students who will be attending the U.S. Service Academies this fall. Toomey nominated these students to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point. These students will graduate in 2026 and begin their five-year service commitment.

Franchot visits Dundalk in continued push for gas tax relief

The gas tax holiday issue has been a highly controversial topic of discussion among state political leaders, particularly over the last few months as Americans have witnessed an unprecedented rise fuel prices. As the country experiences its largest inflation surge in more than four decades, a number of political figures...

Two Easton Artists Exhibit in First of Its Kind Show in San Francisco Area

Women artists across the US have enjoyed increasing chances to collaborate even though they may be separated geographically. The internet has allowed them to communicate with other artists around the world, and the explosion of workshops for the Boomer Generation has been another factor in forging friendships. Easton artist Nancy...