By Linda Cicoira
Reports of crimes were down by about 11 percent on the Eastern Shore in 2017 compared to the previous year and the number of murders or willful manslaughters dropped by 56 percent, according to an annual report released last week and compiled by the Uniform Crime Reporting
By Stefanie Jackson –Cheriton Police Chief Marc Marshall’s contract was terminated Wednesday night in a 5 to 1 vote by the town council at a special meeting called by Mayor Larry LeMond.
Council members discussed the personnel matter in closed session before returning to open session for the vote.
The motion as...
By Linda Cicoira — Two pipe bombs, verified by experts as being “explosive,” were seized by authorities last week during a search of an Onancock home where more than 21 grams of cocaine were also found. The resident was charged with seven felonies and is being held without bond.
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