Daily Archives: July 7, 2014

Troopers fire on and kill mad pit bull after attack on woman; second in three days

According to the Maryland State Police a large pit bull that had reportedly chased a woman into her home was fatally wounded by a responding state trooper after it charged the trooper this afternoon in Cecil County.

At about 2:30 p.m. today, two troopers from the North East Barrack responded to the unit-block of Plum Shore Road, North East, Md., for the report of an aggressive dog on the loose. When troopers arrived, the complainant told them she was trying to get to her car from her home when the dog charged at her growling and barking. The woman fled to the safety of her home before the dog reached her. The dog was known in the neighborhood and troopers were shown the house where it belonged.

Armed Bike-Jackers charged with attempted murder by Baltimore police

The investigation into this incident by Violent Crimes Unit detectives has indicated that the victim and a friend were walking his bicycle on Allenswood Road when they were approached by two suspects. One of the suspects had a rifle and announced a robbery. When the victim refused to give the suspects anything, the suspect with the rifle shot him several times. The suspects then fled the scene on foot.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The rifle used in this incident has been recovered

Former Deputy Steven Vandevander charged with DUI; Calvert drivers swish down highways on sea of drugs

Disorderly / CDS Arrest: On 7/6/14 at 2:29 am, Trooper First Class Oles responded to the area of the Tiki Bar in Solomons for a report of destruction of property. Daniel B. Garris, 26 of California, MD, was located with his right hand bleeding from where he was observed punching out a vehicle window. While speaking with Garris, drug paraphernalia was observed sitting on the trunk of the vehicle containing marijuana residue. Garris made several suicidal statements and was transported to the hospital for observation. Application of Statement of Charges has been requested charging Garris with Possession of Marijuana, Possession of CDS Paraphernalia, and Disorderly. Case remain open pending arrest.

The Beach Report: motorcyclist dies in fiery wreck when he rear-ended pickup

07/07/2014 — Police say Kenneth Hunt 2nd, 24, of Dover, was killed when he crashed his 2004 Kawasaki ZX6 motorcycle at high speed into the rear of a 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck. Both vehicles were traveling on the southbound lanes around 1:40 a.m. Sunday.

Witnesses said they heard the high-pitched motorcycle engine approach the intersection of Coastal Highway and Old Landing Road. That is where they reported hearing an impact and the Kawasaki slide across the roadway toward Atlantic Liquors and burst into flames.