Category archives for: Police & Fire

Man Robbed 3 Gas Stations


A man has plead guilty to robbing three separate gas stations in Carroll County. The crime-spree lasted for 10 days before the man was apprehended. Read More >>

State Police Make 100 Arrests


Over the course of the St. Patrick’s Day holiday, police made over 100 arrests related to drunk driving across Maryland.  Read More >>

Fire at Livestock Auction


A fire broke out at the Westminster Livestock Auction, causing hundreds of thousands of dollars of damage.  Read More >>

Postal Clerk Steals Mail


A postal clerk in Windsor Mill plead guilty to stealing mail and money. She worked at the Linthicum Incoming Mail Facility, and faces five years in prison and supervised release. Read More >>

Mans Skeleton Found on Rt 140


The remains of a man were found in a vacant lot in Westminster.  The investigators are not able to identify the man at this time. Read More >>

Thieves target unlocked vehicles


Hampstead, Carroll County, Maryland, September 24, 2012 —- As Hampstead residents slept early Sunday morning, thieves moved through the Northbrook neighborhood, entering more than 50 unlocked cars parked in driveways along Broadmoor and Glenside Court, Woldholme, Allview and Schaefer Drives.  Thieves removed more than $1300 portable electronics, change, jewelry and other valuables from unlocked vehicles. Before […]

Taneytown man sought in overnight Assault


Just before 12:00 am this morning, sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a home in the 500 block of Willow Avenue for a report of an altercation between the homeowner and an acquaintance, who’d reportedly forced his way into the home, punching the homeowner in the face before threatening him with a handgun.  The homeowner was […]

Crime in Carroll continues three year Decline; Vigilance Urged


Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland, September 6, 2012 —- For the third straight year, serious crime in Carroll County has declined. According to the 2011 Crime in Maryland Report published recently by the Maryland State Police, the rate of 1.61 serious crimes per 100,000 residents reported during 2011, represents the lowest rate since 1975. While incidents […]

Police Announce Common Language Protocol


Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland, August 30, 2012 —- Beginning September 1st, 2012, the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, the Hampstead Police Department, and the Manchester Police Department will begin use of the Common Language Protocol, a system of radio communications that emphasizes plain language. This policy will replace the use of “10 codes” for the majority […]

Thief Gets 10 Years


Dalonte Shea Dunston, 21, of Frederick was sentenced to 10 years in prison for armed robbery. The man attempted to rob a home on Old Taneytown Road and shot the owner in the process. Read more >>

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