Daily Archives: March 18, 2015

DWI Hit Parade: Maryland State Police arrest eleven in DUI St. Patrick’s Day sweep; St. Mary’s Sheriff might have bagged one

On March 18th, the Sheriff’s website made no mention of any DUI arrests for St. Patrick’s Day but sources report that they did have one arrest, which considering all of the resources expended, wasn’t much in the way of results. St. Mary’s Sheriff Tim Cameron might well be reminded that when lives are saved by the removal of DUI drivers from the roadways, the public doesn’t care if the uniforms of those arresting DUI drivers are brown or blue — or even the new police fad of all-black military uniforms

As heroin crisis continues to rack up overdose deaths in Maryland, Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford Hosts First Heroin Summit In Cecil County

In 2013, heroin-related overdose deaths (464) outnumbered homicides (387), a 95 percent increase in heroin-related overdose deaths since 2010. Preliminary findings for 2014 show overall heroin-related overdose deaths have continued to rise and will outpace those in 2013 by approximately 20 percent. There is growing evidence that many new heroin addictions stem from the abuse of prescription painkillers. Once addicted to these opioids, individuals may switch to increasingly cheap and “available” heroin.

Anne Arundel Police Beat: Three Amigos Sought in Brutal Robbery on Bike Trail

Upon arrival, officers spoke with the 24-year-old male victim, who reported that he was walking on the bike trail between Norfolk Road and the Marley Station Mall when he was approached from behind by three male suspects. One of the suspects grabbed the victim from behind and put him in a choke hold. The suspect took the victim to the ground and all three suspects struck the victim numerous times by kicking and punching him.