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July 10, 2019 (PRINCESS ANNE, MD) – The escapee from Princess Anne has been apprehended by Maryland State Police in Wicomico County. Anthony Lowell Horsey, Jr., 29, of Westover was apprehended without incident at 12:30 p.m. today in Wicomico County by the Maryland State Apprehension Team. He was a passenger in...
July 10, 2019 (PRINCESS ANNE, MD) — Maryland State Police are requesting the public’s help in locating an arrestee who escaped police custody while being transported to the Somerset County Detention Center. The escapee is identified as Anthony Lowell Horsey, Jr., 29, of Westover.  Horsey was last seen wearing a white...
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By Linda Cicoira -- A 50-year-old Horntown woman was arrested Monday, July 8, and charged with maliciously wounding another woman, according to Accomack Sheriff Todd Godwin. Just before 3:30 a.m., Sunday, the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the Eastern Shore 911 Center regarding a woman who had...
By Linda Cicoira -- An Exmore man pleaded guilty Monday in Northampton Circuit Court to felony involuntary vehicular manslaughter in connection with the death of a 17-year-old boy near Cape Charles. Calvin Earl Berryhill Jr., 41, who was living at Madame C J Walker Lane in Exmore when the incident...
By Linda Cicoira -- The injury on a Nelsonia man, who was found with two others in a house trailer fire last February, was self-inflicted. Wilson L. Escalante-Perez, 24, died from a stab wound to the chest. His death was ruled a suicide, said Alvin Hopson, a spokesperson for the...
By Stefanie Jackson – Exmore closed the books on another successful fiscal year, and now the town looks forward to several special events happening later this summer and fall. Exmore grossed more than $2.25 million from water and sewer service, trash collection, taxes and fees, and other income in FY...
By Linda Cicoira -- Two narrative signs are being planned for Onancock and Parksley that will help educate local residents and visitors about Civil War activities in the area. “Just because there were no major battles, the Shore holds a lot of significance in telling the history of the Civil...
By Linda Cicoira -- An island group is out to prove famous cat lover Ernest Hemingway wrong.  “One cat just leads to another,” the Nobel laureate writer once said. But that’s not the case on Chincoteague where 129 feral cats were trapped, spayed, and neutered recently and then returned to the...
By Linda Cicoira -- Swimming is not being recommended until further notice at Kiptopeke State Park beach near Cape Charles, according to the Northampton County Health Department. Water samples collected July 1 showed that bacteria levels in the water exceeded the State Water Quality Standards. “The coastal waters of Virginia...
Story by Stefanie Jackson, Photos by Phyllis Ward – The U.S. Coast Guard and Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) partnered Saturday, June 29, to rescue an ailing 44-year-old man struggling to anchor his vessel in the Chesapeake Bay near Nassawadox Creek in Jamesville. The man, who was aboard the sailboat...