Earthquake Off Ocean City?

Hearing news of an earthquake off ocean city .. anyone feel it



Two Arrested After Assaulting/Threatening Woman with Gun 1-14-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-1329

Date/Time:   Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 7:35AM

Location:   Unit Block of East Loockerman Street, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department arrested two suspects on assault and weapons charges following an incident on Sunday morning.  At approximately 7:35AM, a 37-year-old woman was involved in a confrontation with Nathaniel Hampton (27) in the 300 Block of Frear Drive.  Hampton struck the woman several times in the head with a revolver, pointed a gun at her, and fired one shot, nearly striking the victim.   The victim began to flee but was once again confronted by Hampton and was joined by Chelsie Cooper (26).  Cooper then pointed the revolver at the woman and threatened to kill her before fleeing.

Nathaniel Hampton was arrested and released on $11,000 UNSECURED bond on the following offenses:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree
-Aggravated Menacing
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Assault 3rd Degree
-Possession of Marijuana
-Terroristic Threatening

Chelsie Cooper was arrested and released on $20.00 UNSECURED bond on the following charges:
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree
-Aggravated Menacing
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Terroristic Threatening

State Police Death Investigation In Salisbury

State Police Death Investigation In Salisbury

January 14, 2019

(SALISBURY, MD) – Maryland State Police are actively investigating the death of a woman in Salisbury.

The identity of the deceased is Ashlie Meadow-Simms, 30, of Parsonsburg, Maryland. Investigators believe Ashlie was last seen wearing a yellow hooded sweatshirt between 10:00-11:00 p.m. on Friday, January 11, 2019 in the area of her residence in the 3,000 block of Johnson Road in Parsonsburg. Autopsy results are pending examination by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore.

Shortly after 3:00 p.m. yesterday, the Salisbury Barrack received a report of a body on the side of the road in Wicomico County. The 9-1-1 call came from a motorist in the area.

Troopers responded to the scene and located the body of an unresponsive woman approximately one-half mile from the intersection of Johnson Road and Bear Swamp Road in Parsonsburg, about 10-15 feet from the road in the wood line. She was pronounced deceased at the scene by emergency medical service personnel and transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for autopsy.

Investigators from the Criminal Enforcement Division Lower Shore responded along with investigators from the Maryland State Police Homicide Unit and the Wicomico County State’s Attorney.  Maryland State Police crime scene technicians also responded to process the scene for evidence.

Police ask anyone with relevant information or who may have had contact with the victim to call the Salisbury Barrack at 410-749-3101.  All callers may remain anonymous.

The investigation continues…

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Rodeo starts at 7:30 p.m. each night, doors open for general admission at 6 p.m.

The Lone Star Championship Rodeo returns to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center Friday, Jan. 25 and Saturday, Jan. 26 with a full rodeo lineup, including bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, cowgirls’ breakaway roping, steer wrestling, team roping, cowgirls’ barrel racing and – of course – bull riding. The rodeo is co-sanctioned with the American Professional Rodeo Association and features professional and amateur cowboys and cowgirls from all over the region.

Specialty acts include Mike Wentworth, two-time Barrelman of the Year, and Lindsey Wentworth, trick roper, whip cracker and gunslinger extraordinaire.
Events for kids ages 10 & under start around 7 p.m. before the rodeo kick-off at 7:30 p.m. Kids can participate in the best dressed cowboy and cowgirl contest and gold rush each night.

VIP Experience
The VIP experience includes seats on the ground floor and the chance to get up close and personal with the livestock and cowboys. VIPs can take advantage of early entry starting at 5:30 p.m. to get a tour of the bucking chutes and learn about roping events. Guests will also hear about the myths of the rodeo world and learn how good the animals have it on the rodeo trail. The experience includes a chance to meet the specialty acts, contestants and riders and get autographs and pictures. VIPs will also receive a score sheet to follow the action all night long. VIP tours will end promptly at 6:45 p.m. each night.

Concessions and shopping are also available on site.


Somerset County, Maryland Snow Emergency Plan

January 12, 2019

SNOW EMERGENCY IN EFFECT                                           


The Maryland State Police at the Princess Anne Barrack in Somerset County in conjunction with local agencies and the State Highway Administration have implemented the Snow Emergency Plan.  This plan is to assist the State Highway Administration in snow clearing operations throughout the county.


Effective on 1/12/2018 at 11:30 p.m. all vehicles on the roadway must be equipped with snow chains or snow tires on both driving wheels of motor vehicles.  In addition, a parking ban is imposed on all snow emergency routes in the County.


A press release will be sent out advising when snow emergency plan has been lifted.  Questions should be addressed to the Maryland State Police Barrack in Princess Anne at 443-260-3700.