Daily Archives: December 8, 2014

Harford Sheriff Jeff Gahler takes office; announces top staff appointments

Sheriff Gahler spoke of the changes and reduction of the number of Majors and Bureaus being a response to an initial assessment of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office. He has directed that the number of Bureaus be reduced from five to four and that there be a reduction in the number of majors from five to three. This top to bottom review of the organizational structure of the Office of the Sheriff will better address emerging crime patterns and trends, reduce crime, and improve quality of life through citizen partnerships. Sheriff Gahler will continue his assessment of the Office and efforts will be directed at reducing violent crimes and increasing the safety and security of our friends and neighbors. Sheriff Gahler assured the crowd saying, “The Sheriff’s Office is a productive and professional law enforcement organization that is dedicated to the community’s needs. Our goal moving forward will be to build on crime reduction, crime prevention, community partnerships and professional standards. You do not deserve, and I will not accept, the status quo.”

Cap’n. Larry Jarboe: Seven Trailer Tips for Happier Boating and Fishing

Now, I never make a long trip without a full inventory of repair parts, tools, and tires. Though an additional eight hours of driving was a nuisance, I do not have any real horror stories to share though I have trailered boats since my teenaged years for many thousands of miles.
Surely, you have seen hapless mariners who have separated their tow vehicles or boats from their trailers on the highway or lost their whole rig, truck and all, down the ramp. Follow these simple lessons and you will not find yourself in such dire straits.

Eastern Shore Police Beat: Machete-Wielding Robber Threatened Clerks, Stole Cash from Royal Farms Store

Police say the robber threatened the two employees on duty and demanded money, taking all cash and coins from the cash register drawer. Police say the suspect fled in an unknown direction and with unknown transportation.

Eastern Shore Police Beat: The Case of the Wicked Babysitters and the Lost TV Remote

The deputy learned that Leslie and Leonard Parks had been watching the two children on behalf of their mother when Leonard instructed the children to find the television remote within 15 minutes or he would kick them out of the residence.

After the children were unable to find it, they told the deputy they were pushed outside, the door was locked behind them and the lights were turned off.