Daily Archives: February 10, 2015

Lazy Lizard fire went to third alarm as Ocean City fought to gain control; two trapped were rescued

Three victims were treated on scene for non-life threatening injuries and later transported to area hospitals, including two members of the Ocean City Fire Department. One additional patient was treated and released on the scene. The initial damage assessment indicates that the majority of the fire damage was on the third floor.

Cropper Brothers Lumber fire ruled accidental from electrical panel; building total loss

WILLARDS, MARYLAND (February 10, 2015) – An investigation into the fire, which caused in excess of $250,000.00 dollars in damage to a building on the property at Cropper Brothers Lumber Company, Inc. located on Main Street has been determined to be Accidental as a result of an electrical failure at an interior main electrical service panel.

Top Cops Nab Armed Bank Robber Norman C. Hilbert Sr by Following the Trail left by Crook

The suspect is identified as Norman C. Hilbert Sr., 47, of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. An arrest warrant has been obtained by Maryland State Police criminal investigators charging him with armed robbery, robbery, first and second degree assault, and theft between $1,000 and $10,000. He is currently being held on criminal charges in West Virginia, awaiting extradition to Maryland.

Three Killed in Brooklyn Park Dwelling Fire Included Hero Neighbor, Wife, Son of African Missionary

Just before 2:40 this morning firefighters were dispatched for a reported dwelling fire in the 100 block of Hilltop Road West. The first arriving units encountered heavy fire from a two story, single family dwelling. Firefighters immediately made entry and removed three unconscious patients from the dwelling. The patients, a 57 year old female, a 19 year old male and a 17 year old male were all transported to local hospitals where they were pronounced dead.

Demonstration of B & O Railroad Roundtable Coming in March

In the middle of the Roundhouse is the 60′ turntable. It was used to position passenger cars in an available bay for necessary repairs and work. By the 1920s passenger cars became increasingly longer and the Roundhouse’s usefulness was limited due to the small size of the turntable. Subsequently the building was used less and less. The building was saved from demolition when it became the centerpiece of the Baltimore and Ohio Transportation Museum in 1953 and housed the B&O Railroad’s historic collection of locomotives and rolling stock.

Amtrak expands service directly to Norfolk for direct connection to all points north and south

Norfolk residents can experience the return of reliable train service to the city. For the first time in 35 years, Amtrak train service will originate in Norfolk, with new departures connecting passengers to destinations north of the city, giving our travelers more benefits while the existing Amtrak bus service between Virginia Beach, Norfolk and Newport News continues to run.

Wicomico Police Beat: Christopher (Elmar from Delmar) Shaver wanted for B & E

◾Shaver is wanted by the Sheriff’s Office on a District Court Bench Warrant issued for Failure to Appear in December 2014 on the charge of Burglary 4th degree
◾The preset bond is $50,000
◾The state will extradite him from DE and VA

The FBI Files: Gotcha! Bank robber John Dillinger meets his maker!

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Southern Md. Police Beat: Lexington Park speeder crackdown yields pizza driver

Deputy Anthony Cole of the COPs Unit citing a speeding driver. The Unit is conducting traffic enforcement in the Westbury subdivisions tonight – 9 drivers have been cited so far. 25 mph is the speed limit on all streets in Westbury. Drive Safe.