CRIME & SAFETY
Another driver heard struggle, saw blood before woman's body found in Monrovia
A truck driver heard and witnessed a struggle inside the cabin of another driver’s truck on Sunday before calling for help, leading to the discovery of a woman’s body, charging documents say. Candice Thompson, 46, of Sicklerville, New Jersey, was found dead in a tractor-trailer cabin early Sunday...
Sheriff IDs Woman Found Dead In Tractor-Trailer Outside Costco Distribution Center In Monrovia
Investigators say that Candice Thompson, 46, has been identified as the victim who was found inside Matthew Sidney Watley's truck after he was busted for allegedly getting behind the wheel while he was intoxicated. Both the driver and victim are from Sicklerville, New Jersey. Watley was charged with multiple counts...
Two Juveniles In Frederick Detained For Theft Of SUV
It was part of a crime suppression operation involving Frederick Police, Md. State Police. Frederick, Md (KM) Frederick Police say two juveniles were detained Tuesday night following a crime suppression operation. Authorities say detectives from the Frederick Police and the Maryland State Police noticed a white Honda SUV which matched...
Ambulance involved in Adams Co. crash
Good morning, Hanover! Happy Wednesday! Your Wednesday Hanover weather forecast: A high of 66, low of 48, mostly cloudy. ⛅ And now for your top story of the day: Ambulance struck...
Murder Suspect Waives His Right To A Bond Hearing
A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 24th. Matthew Sidney Watley (Photo from Frederick County Sheriff’s Office) Frederick, Md (KM) In Frederick County District Court on Wednesday, a Sicklerville, New Jersey man charged with 1st-degree murder and 2nd-degree murder waived his right to a bond hearing. A preliminary hearing for Matthew Sidney Watley, 46 has been scheduled for Tuesday, October 24th.
Carroll sheriff’s office to add 10 solar-powered speed signs to its traffic calming arsenal
Carroll County sheriff’s deputies will soon have another tool available to monitor speeding drivers on county roads. The Board of Carroll County Commissioners approved a request from Carroll County Sheriff Jim DeWees earlier this month to purchase 10 solar-powered speed signs at a cost of $52,135 from All Traffic Solutions, in Chantilly, Virginia. The signs detect and display vehicle speed as ...
In last 5 years, 42 FCPS students sent to private school where suit says staff broke child's leg
Frederick County Public Schools over the past five years has sent 42 of its students to Strawbridge Academy near Baltimore, where, a lawsuit alleges, employees broke a child’s leg during a restraint. Crystal Spradlin, a local parent whose son is referred to only as “A” in the lawsuit she...
Jury Trial Set for 76-Year-Old Maryland Woman Accused of Killing Husband with Cane
The Carroll County State's Attorney’s Office said that the medical examiner determined that her husband had “suffered extensive injuries” before his death
Weekly Safety Report: Trial Date Set, Fatal Shooting Deemed Necessary, Officer Sues City in Carroll County, Maryland
This week in Carroll County, Maryland, several incidents occurred that are of concern for public safety. These incidents include a trial date being set for Gail D'Anthony, who is charged with the murder of her husband, a fatal police shooting being deemed necessary by the state's attorney, and a former police officer suing the city for discriminatory retaliation.
Frederick Police Chief Confident The Department Will Move Into Former Wm. Donald Schaefer Building
Last week, the city Aldermen were told it would cost a little more to rehabilitate the four-story structure. Former William Donald Scheafer Building (Photo from Banta Campbell Architects) Frederick, Md (KM) The costs for turning the former William Donald Schaefer Building on East All Saints Street into a new Frederick...
PSP: Adams County SPCA caring for horse that appeared 'severely malnourished'
ADAMS COUNTY, Pa. (WHP) — Pennsylvania State Police in Gettysburg are investigating a case of suspected neglect after receiving an anonymous tip. According to Pennsylvania State Police, officials arrived to a property on Sunset Road in Adams County on September 21st to find a horse that appeared to be severely malnourished, and lacking sufficient food and water.
Upper Gwynedd Woman Federally Indicted on Pandemic Assistance Fraud Charges
An Upper Gwynedd woman has been federally indicted on charges stemming from an alleged pandemic assistance fraud scheme that targeted the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Elza Lipartiya, 27, and her sister, Dinara Sosa, 35,...
Weekly Safety Report: Woman Dies in Crash, Officer Honored, Funding for Police HQ Discussed in Frederick, MD
This week in Frederick, Maryland, there were three notable incidents. A woman tragically lost her life after crashing into a tractor-trailer near Middletown. The Frederick Police Department honored Officer Dawn Phillips for her 15 years of service. Additionally, there is a discussion on how to secure extra funds for the construction of a new police headquarters, as the estimated cost has increased.
Frederick Police Have New System For Tracking Crime
It provides more detail than the old system. Frederick Police Chief Jason Lando being interviewed in the WFMD Studios. Frederick, Md (KM) The Frederick Police Department has adopted a new way to report crime statistics. Most police departments had been using the Uniform Crime Reporting system. But Chief Jason Lando says the city has made the transition to NIBRS, National Incident-Based Reporting System.
Hanover man gets 2 years of probation for role in 2020 crash that killed 3 people in Adams County
ADAMS COUNTY, Pa. — A Hanover man will serve two years of probation after pleading guilty to three counts of reckless endangerment in connection to a 2020 crash that killed three people in Adams County, court records show. Matthew Dahler, 29, entered his guilty plea in July and was...
Carroll County Sheriff voices concerns about state's juvenile laws
CARROLL COUNTY, Md. (WBFF) — Carroll County Sheriff Jim DeWees is the latest law enforcement official raising concerns about Maryland's Juvenile Justice laws. “I’m shocked that anybody is surprised at what they’re seeing, especially anyone who voted for those laws," said DeWees. DeWees along with several top...
Jan. 6 Rioter Who Attacked Police, Journalist Gets 5 Years
Rodney Milstreed, 56, launched a wooden club disguised as a flagpole at a line of police officers
Sisters face Federal charges for alleged COVID-19 relief fraud
Sisters, one who is from Baltimore, are handed a Federal indictment after allegations they misused COVID-19 relief aid.
Fatal police shooting of Sykesville man in June was ‘necessary,’ according to Carroll state’s attorney
An investigation by the Carroll County State’s Attorney’s Office has determined that the fatal shooting of a Sykesville man by the Maryland State Police on June 4 was “reasonable, necessary, and proportional.” State’s Attorney Haven Shoemaker stated in an email Friday addressed to Maryland Attorney General Anthony Brown that he would not prosecute Sgt. Jesse Hartsock of the Maryland State ...
Frederick Police Honor 15-Year Police Veteran
FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department honored Officer Dawn Phillips today for her 15… The post Frederick Police Honor 15-Year Police Veteran appeared first on Shore News Network.