Daily Archives: October 15, 2014

Murder USA: Timothy Darnell Smith Jr. gunned down in Federalsburg

Investigators continue to interview area residents about what they may have seen or heard. The search continues for suspects who may have been involved in this shooting. Anyone who may have been driving in the area of Academy Street and Main Street between 7:30 p.m and 8:00 p.m., yesterday is urged to contact Maryland State Police homicide investigators at the Easton Barrack 410-822-3101 or the Federalsburg Police Department 410-754-8966.

Smith, of 6734 Bobtown Road in Hurlock, Md., was convicted after pleading guilty to conspiracy and assault on May 28, 2014 from charges stemming from an incident on Nov. 7, 2013. He was sentenced to 20 days in jail with appearances in the slammer on weekends starting on May 30, 2014. He was also sentenced to a total of six months in jail with five months suspended and two years of unsupervised probation. Charges of trespass, reckless endangerment and assault were dropped by the Caroline County States Attorney in a plea deal.

Arson Beat: Bad to the bone at eleven years old

CECIL COUNTY, MD (October 15, 2014) – This kid won’t be scarred for life unless his parents wear out his backside with a switch as his name is not released to the public. Whether he will be torturing animals or tying up his friends to cut them remains to be seen in the future. For now, he is simply a pyromaniac with a future potential of either being a star magician in Las Vegas or having a career in politics.

Deputy State Fire Marshals charged a local North East juvenile with intentionally igniting paper products inside a bathroom of Bayview Elementary School located at 910 North East Road in North East. The incident originally occurred on Monday,

Post declines to endorse Judge Cougar, cites her boy-toy burglar

During most election seasons, it’s hard to get less dramatic races than those for Montgomery County Circuit Court judges. Rarely does anyone challenge the judges in office, who got their positions after going through a complicated nominating process.

This year, as recent primary vote totals show, things are different.

The race, to be decided in November, involves a salacious controversy, allegations of misconduct, and a courthouse filled with lawyers who are at once fascinated and panicked about the whole thing.

“It’s a huge concern for every lawyer I know,” says Joe Fitzpatrick, a longtime local lawyer and former president of the Bar Association of Montgomery County.

The main players are incumbent Judge Audrey Creighton and challenger Daniel Patrick Connell.

Six weeks ago, Creighton, 53, admitted to having an affair with a violent felon who was arrested after allegedly attacking her in her house, where he had been living. The suspect, Rickley Senning, 24, has been jailed on charges of assault, kidnapping and other counts.