Tag Archives: assault

Southern Md. Police Beat / cops say Shields was the trigger man

Shields was charged with armed robbery, assault, use of a handgun in the commission of a felony crime and theft on a warrant on July 22, 2005, for an incident that court records say took place on Jan. 12, 2004. The case indicates that an indictment took place, but court records do not show a trial in Circuit Court, which may explain how Shields ended up being assigned to the Patuxent Institution.

DWI Hit Parade: Halloween horror leaves two dead and DUI driver Catherine Lyon facing felony homicide charges

Lyon was charged with four counts of negligent homicide under the influence. She was jailed on Oct. 31, 2015 and released from jail on Nov. 1, 2015 on $200,000 property bond. She appears in court in January.

Southern Md. Police Beat: Butt Burglar; Beer Can Toss; The L. P. City Strangler

Did woman see her shadow the next day after allegedly being beaten and strangled by Garrett Thomas Weaver Jr.?

LEXINGTON PARK, MD. – In the day before Groundhog Day it was ‘Beat a Woman Day’ in Lexington Park.

Pirate Poachers of the Chesapeake: New raids on oyster sanctuaries; profiles of culprits reveal they are simply criminals in every respect

Pirate Poachers of the Chesapeake: New raids on oyster sanctuaries; profiles of culprits reveal they are simply criminals in every respect – The lawless and piratical instincts of outlaw watermen of the Chesapeake Bay may very well be inherited from the vicious and bloodthirsty pirates of the 17th and 18th centuries and certainly dates back to the 19th and 20th century oyster wars.

Oyster pirates fired cannon and rifles at Maryland Oyster Police and in 1879 Virginia sent a fleet carrying armed militia to capture and sink Maryland oyster pirates that had invaded Virginia waters in the dead of night.

Two years ago, Maryland’s General Assembly established oyster sanctuaries in various locations in Maryland waters in an attempt to reverse a one hundred year trend of diminishing bivalves.

In spite of the new laws setting aside areas of oysters for replenishment, a determined segment of the Maryland watermen and seafood industry has repeatedly violated the boundaries of the sanctuaries