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Daily Archives: August 17, 2014

OCEAN CITY POLICE BEAT: cause of death pending results of autopsy of Jorge Troca, 38, of Lyndhurst N.J.

OCEAN CITY, MD. — (August 16, 2014) – On August 16, 2014, at approximately 3 a.m. Ocean City Communications received a call reporting an adult male had been located unconscious and unresponsive inside a hotel room in the area of 4701 Coastal Highway, in Ocean City.

First responders from the Ocean City Police and Fire Departments initiated emergency lifesaving procedures on the victim and transported him to Atlantic General Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased at approximately 3:45 a.m. The victim has been identified as Jorge Troca, 38, of Lyndhurst, NJ.

Northern Virginia Police Beat: Jeffrey Carter killed crossing parkway in dark; Pierpaolo Verrone charged with DUI

Motorcyclist Dies in Fatal Crash

SPRINGFIELD, VA. — Fairfax County Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Braddock Road near the ramp to Fairfax County Parkway on Thursday, August 14.

A 1999 Honda motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Braddock Road, making a lefthand turn to exit onto the Fairfax County Parkway at around 6:30 p.m. As the driver turned, he collided with a 2004 Dodge van that was traveling westbound on Braddock Road. The motorcyclist, Edy Jimenez-Balderrama, 20, of Manassas was flown to Inova Fairfax Hospital where he later died. The driver of the van was not injured.

Book World: DEAD ON Chapter Four

Chapter FOUR

Marcus remained alone in his isolation camp, 48-B. Now all the power of the voice that told him he was no longer a fit for this world heralded him, first cajoling and warmly inviting, next berating and accusatory, and wanting his undivided attention again. Here the darkness of it all enveloped him, or very near so. Or had he chosen to cloak himself in it? And was the end result that of his own bad attitude? Or the result of all that’d happened to him? Or how he chose to react to it? Had he embraced the depression, inviting it to come into his pores, to fully take him over?

NOTRE DAME ARROGANCE AND PRIDE

Notre Dame has made it the norm to lose to teams like Michigan State, Connecticut, Navy, North Carolina, and Boston College. These are not top ten powerhouse schools, but then again, neither is Notre Dame.

Since Lou Holtz left the program, nothing has been the same. Brian Kelly has the makings of a good coach. The university should not be quick to fire him after three or four years. He will need time to get his team, his players, and his mindset instilled into this program.

Heroin: From Shore to Shore, Maryland’s Black Plague of Death

DENTON, MD. — Heroin, the home wrecker, the heart-stopper, the black ice. For some, the final door to hell.

Maryland officials are scrambling statewide to find a way to reduce heroin use and the crescendo of overdose deaths linked to heroin and to that of a new/old synthetic drug called Molly, which killed two young people at a traveling dope show held last weekend at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md.

One particularly dangerous version of the toxic drug is a fentanyl-laced heroin.

Heroin was once the province of junkies in the inner city — desperate and degraded, shooting up in alleys and tenements of major cities.

Loudoun Police Beat: Kids running lemonade stand robbed by thug

ROUND HILL, VA. —08/17/2014— The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office reports that two 12-year-olds were running a lemonade stand in the area of Evening Star Drive and Heights Circle in Round Hill on Aug. 14, 2014 when they were approached by an unknown male.

Maryland State Trooper pulled man back from the edge on bridge

A trooper’s in-car camera captures a tragedy avoided when a Maryland State Trooper from JFK Barrack observed a man walking southbound on the Tydings Bridge in Cecil County.
The trooper approached the man to check on his welfare. While doing so, the man began to climb over the wall of the bridge, attempting to jump. The trooper quickly exited his vehicle and grabbed the man before he could get over the side.
Congratulations to another job well done by one of ‘Maryland’s Finest’!

Prince William Police Beat: Employee of Merchants Tire Robbed; Man with Machete Disarmed

On August 14th, members of the U.S. Marshals’ Fugitive Task Force conducted a warrant service at a residence located in the 3613 Felmore Ct in Woodbridge (22193). Once inside the home, narcotics were discovered by members of the task force. Detectives from the Street Crimes Unit obtained and subsequently executed a search warrant at the residence. During the search, suspected control substances including heroin, cocaine, synthetic marijuana, marijuana, liquid codeine, prescription medications, evidence of distribution and an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency were recovered. Following the investigation, the accused was arrested without further incident.

Arrested on August 14th:

Israel ANDINO II, 25, of 3613 Felmore Ct in Woodbridge