Crisfield Nurse Pleads Guilty to Sexual Acts With Students; Sentencing Delayed

CRISFIELD, Md. – On Tuesday, 33-year-old Samantha Marsh plead guilty to performing sexual acts on three students from Crisfield High School while employed as the school’s nurse. 

Marsh waived her right to a jury trial, confessing to her actions with three 17-year-old students and pleading guilty to three 4th degree sex offense charges. 

Marsh was originally charged with 19 offenses for alleged sexual acts with four students.  But as a part of the plea, Marsh could face up to three years in jail and a $3,000 fine.

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‘I wanted the mural to speak’: Salisbury’s roots inspire artist as he wraps up project

After starting the project in late May, artist Paul Boyd III is set to finish the mural at the intersection of Church Street and Route 13 very soon.

“I knew I wanted the mural to speak to the younger generation and to be admired by present generations,” said Boyd.

The mural was influenced by local historian Linda Duyer’s book, “Round the Pond,” a history of the Georgetown neighborhood in Salisbury. The novel chronicles the African American neighborhood that once existed in the geographic area where the mural now stands. The five people displayed in the mural were pillars in the Georgetown community

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Woman charged in punching of 2 Ocean City lifeguards, court records say

One Maryland woman has been charged with two counts of assault after she punched two Ocean City Beach Patrol members in their heads, according to a criminal summons.

Jennifer Cameron, 23, of Hyattsville, Maryland, was charged with two counts of second-degree assault after, according to the criminal summons charging documents, she punched lifeguards Timothy Uebel and Kade Ramm in the head as they attempted to break up a fight.

The charges stem from a July 7 fight involving Cameron, OCBP and another group on the beach, according to charging documents.

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Wicomico County Council fills District 2 seat with a day to spare: Meet the councilwoman

It has been a bumpy road trying to fill the District 2 seat for Wicomico County — but by Monday’s special session, county council beat its deadline with around 24 hours to spare. 

Nicole Acle will take the District 2 seat of former councilman Marc Kilmer following a unanimous vote in a special legislative session Monday night. 

Acle will be the sole woman sitting on the council, just over four years since the last woman was on the council, according to councilman Larry Dodd. 

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Police: Two arrested after high speed chase

SEAFORD, DEL. – Two men are behind bars after police say they led them on a chase across state lines.

Police say it began on Saturday just before 10:00 p.m. when the Wicomici County Sheriff’s Department attempted a traffic stop in Maryland. The vehicle, a 2006 Saturn driven by 24-year-old Jaimere Wayman, fled into Delmar, Delaware, where Delmar Police initiated pursuit. Police used stop sticks on Baker Mill Road and Church Street. When the Saturn turned onto Baker Mill Road, it ran over the stop sticks, deflating the tires.

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FBI: 2 Suspects Arrested in ‘Pink Lady Bandit’ Robberies

HAMLET, N.C. (AP/WBOC)- The FBI says two suspects have been arrested in what’s been dubbed the “Pink Lady Bandit” bank robberies along the East Coast.           

An FBI news release says 36-year-old Circe Baez and 38-year-old Alexis Morales were arrested Sunday at a Charlotte, N.C., hotel. Investigators believe Baez robbed four banks and Morales was an accomplice

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Pocomoke City Catholic pastor removed after Delaware sexual misconduct allegations

A Pocomoke City pastor accused in March of sexual misconduct with a teenager in Delaware nearly 40 years ago has been removed from ministry.

A Thursday statement from the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington shows Reverend William J. Porter, 71, has been pastor at Holy Name of Jesus in Pocomoke City since 2003.

However, the diocese said he was accused March 1 of sexual misconduct 38 years ago at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in New Castle, Delaware.

Porter’s accuser was a teenager at the time the allegations occurred, according to the statement. After the diocese notified Delaware State Police and the Delaware Attorney General’s Office, police launched an investigation.

That state police investigation finished July 19 because the diocese said the conduct occurred outside the statute of limitations, but Porter remains under investigation by the Wilmington Police Department because of similar allegations.

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Ocean City sued over death of Texas woman in beach sand cave-in

The family of a Texas woman who died of asphyxia in the sand in 2017 is suing the Town of Ocean City, saying the town’s alleged negligence led to her death.

Ashley O’Connor’s mother, Gayla Lutyk, and her attorney are alleging that Ocean City’s “gross negligence” led to O’Connor’s death and are suing the town for $1 million in damages in a federal lawsuit.

Attorneys for both the family and town of Ocean City, along with town officials, didn’t immediately respond to request for comments Friday.

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Bobby Tenner JR Wanted For Murder In Crisfield

On July 26, 2019 Officers from the Crisfield Police Department responded to the area of 94 Somers Cove Apartments for a report of a shooting.  Upon their arrival Officer’s located a victim laying in the front yard of 94 Somers Cove Apartments with a single gun-shot wound to the forehead.  The victim was identified as Darryl Merrill Jr.  with a D.O.B. 10/20/1992.   The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics.  According to eyewitness accounts Merrill became involved in an argument with a person identified as Bobby Lee Tenner Jr. D.O.B. 02/23/1993.  During the argument Tenner removed a handgun from his persons and shot Merrill in the forehead.  Tenner then fled the scene on foot.  Officers are obtaining an arrest warrant for Tenner.  Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Tenner are urged to contact the Crisfield Police Department.