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Daily Archives: August 4, 2014

Big for his age, boy, 6, subdued with mace after stabbing grandma

According to Washington County Md. Sheriff’s deputies an oversize child went berserk and stabbed his grandma.

Deputies say that on 8-4-2014 at 8:35 AM Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to 13704 Orchard Ridge Road in Hancock MD in reference to an out of control 6-year-old child that had stabbed his grandmother and was attempting to stab her again as well as his mother.

Piney Point’s Golden Eye in the bull’s eye of Crab Cops for selling undersize crabs to Hagerstown’s Chics Seafood

PINEY POINT, MD. — After playing a starring role in a federal sting of rockfish poaching in recent years, a St. Mary’s County seafood dealer is once again in the sights of lawmen.

According to the Maryland Natural Resources Police, which is hell-bent to enforce laws against harvesting undersized crabs, reports finding several bushels sold to a crabhouse in western Maryland that were delivered to it by the Golden Eye seafood owned by Robert Lumpkins of Piney Point.

The Maryland Natural Resources Police made good on its promise last weekend to crack down on illegal crabbing activities as part of the “Don’t Get Pinched” campaign.

From seafood shops to recreational crabbers and watermen, officers checked catches, licenses and records as they aggressively targeted violators across the State.

Bringing Light to Night Bowfishing

The major distinction of this particular boat is the Bimini top framework that is a combination of leaning post, bow rack, and 12 volt lighting and searchlight holder. At my age, reduced level of dexterity, and penchant for fishing alone, this is a personal option that might save me another dunking by falling off the boat. Been there, done that. More than once.

Two of the most important factors of fishing at night are having numerous lighting options to see with and a Plan B means to motor home. The Smokercraft has two twelve volt battery systems, a 24 V trolling motor power pack, and a soon to be purchased 2000 watt Honda AC generator. Lighting is provided by the floodlights, a 12 volt searchlight, and an overhead anchor light. And, let’s not forget the Maglite. The outboard motor and trolling motor offer a couple different means to power both to, through, and from those remote creeks back to the security of the public ramps along the rivers.

Summertime Fishing Transition: Bowfishing

This summer, the Blue Crabs have been not only scarce. They are terribly expensive as well. It would upset my stomach to pay sixty dollars a dozen to eat crabs. Who would pay five bucks for a crab?

Usually, while fishing baited bottom rigs, we pick up about a half dozen crabs that fall off at the surface. This summer, the crab net is positioned close by in the boat to dip those big Jimmies. Would you let a five dollar bill float away?

Also, the most successful summertime anglers are actually archers who are putting hundreds of pounds of fish flesh into their coolers while most of us are sleeping. The sport of bowfishing is quickly growing in Southern Maryland. During the day, Cow-nosed Rays are usually targeted. At night, the more delectable invasive snakehead fish and Blue Catfish are more easily seen in the floodlights.

Police Beat: man tried old trick of tossing the drugs out the window of Super 8 – nabbed by trooper

The following arrests are reported by the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack:

Theft/Shoplifting: On 7/28/14 @ 03:25 pm, Trooper Palumbo responded to the Walmart in Prince Frederick for a shoplifting complaint. Wendy L. Bartlett, 48 of Solomons, placed several items in her handbag and exited the store without paying for them. She was confronted in the parking lot by the Loss Prevention Officer and was detained until police arrived. She was arrested and incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.

DUI & Morphine Pills: On 7/28/14 at 09:01 pm, Trooper First Class Barlow stopped a vehicle on Rt. 4 near Rt. 402 in Prince Frederick for traffic violations. TFC Barlow detected the faint odor of alcohol emitting from the driver. A field sobriety test was performed. Lamonte L. Cox Jr., 48 of Huntingtown, was arrested for driving under the influence. A search revealed numerous Morphine pills for which he did not have a prescription. Cox was incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center.

NTSB cites rail fracture as cause of CSX coal train derailment; two trespassers killed

ELLICOTT CITY, MD. The National Safety Transportation Board has issued a final investigation on the cause of a CSX train derailment. Two people who had climbed a fence to sit on a railroad bridge were killed by spilled coal from the derailed train cars.

On August 20, 2012, about 11:54 p.m. eastern daylight time, an eastbound CSX Transportation (CSXT) coal train, U81318, derailed the first 21 cars at milepost (MP) 12.9 while crossing the railroad bridge over Main Street on the Old Main Line (OML) Subdivision in Ellicott City, Maryland.