Tag: Court

By Stefanie Jackson – Judge Revell Lewis III granted two petitions of the Hampton Roads Sanitation District Oct. 2, adding both Accomack and Northampton County to the district’s boundaries and allowing the counties to negotiate contracts with HRSD for the operation, maintenance, and upgrading of their sewer systems. Neither the...
By Stefanie Jackson – A Cape Charles resident let the cat out of the bag again at the May 16 town council meeting when he reported an altercation between himself and another resident, related to a disagreement about the care and treatment of stray cats in the neighborhood, also...
By Linda Cicoira A Maryland resident who is accused of the July 2018 murder of a young Delaware man was arrested on a fugitive warrant in Accomack County Monday. It is unclear from records filed in Accomack General District Court why Dwayne Anthony Dotson, 22, of Williamsburg Church in Hurlock, Md.,...
By Linda Cicoira Three Northampton County men were arrested in Maryland last week after a traffic stop yielded a loaded rifle, according to a state police report. Two Maryland troopers pulled over a car because it had inoperable brake and license plate lights. The incident occurred during about 1 a.m., Jan....
By Linda Cicoira Three Eastern Shore residents were charged with felonies recently in separate incidents, according to records filed in the Northampton County General District Court. Mareisha Reid, 31, of Germaine Lane in Parksley, was accused of conspiring to intentionally destroy, deface, or damage, between July 1 and 2, 2017, a...
By Linda Cicoira A teenager will spend 10 days in jail for 21 misdemeanor counts of stealing property from Walmart in Onley. Aliyah Nicole Morris, 19, of South Fork Road in Parksley, pleaded guilty to the charges in October 2018. A felony charge of theft was not prosecuted. The incident occurred...
By Linda Cicoira An Eastville man was indicted Monday in Northampton Circuit Court for the November 2018 strangulation of his longtime girlfriend. Howard Cornelius Thomas Jr., 34, of Solomon Lane, was indicted on two counts of strangulation and a third offense of assault and battery of a family member. The incidents...
By Linda Cicoira Local police are looking for a rape and sodomy suspect from Machipongo who is accused of breaking the rules of his bond agreement. Thomas Conklin, 21, of Widgen Lane, is wanted for the Sept. 6, 2017, crimes. He was initially arrested on Nov. 20, 2018. He was freed...
By Linda Cicoira A Mears man was being held without bond in Accomack Jail this week after being charged with burglary, abduction, object sexual penetration, and sexual battery, according to records filed in Accomack General District Court. A preliminary hearing was scheduled for John William Johnston III, 66, of Cattail Road...
By Linda Cicoira A rape case set for trial last week in circuit court was referred back the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office for further investigation, according to Commonwealth’s Attorney Spencer Morgan. The charge against Lance Barrett Rew, 27, of Boston Road in Craddockville, is officially marked as one that will not...