Covering COVID-19 on the Mid-Shore


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CHESTERTOWN — A Centreville man who allegedly dragged a state trooper with his pickup truck early Saturday morning, April 4, before being shot by that trooper has been charged with assault and other crimes.

SHADYSIDE — Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department and Grasonville Volunteer Fire Department both responded with their fire boats Thursday, April 2, to assist Anne Arundel County Fire Department with a water rescue search.

CENTREVILLE — On March 31, Gurjit Singh of Amanda Lane in Centreville reported three U.S. passports, two credit cards and his wife’s temporary visa had been stolen from his residence. The passports belonged to Singh, his wife and his daughter.

CHESTER — Deputies responded to a residence on the 100 block of Nash Court shortly after 6 p.m. March 30 for a reported home invasion in program, according to the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office.

STEVENSVILLE — The Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of more than $4,000 from Critical Point Construction of Stevensville.

STEVENSVILLE — Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation notified the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office March 4 that someone had started a small fire, using a piece of paper, in the restroom building at Matapeake Fishing Pier. The fire damaged paint on the floor of the restroom before it b…

CENTREVILLE — A 14-year-old Centreville boy was referred to Juvenile Services on charges of second-degree assault after an incident at Queen Anne’s County High School March 2.

CENTREVILLE — Jake Kevin Perron, 21, of Centreville was charged with second-degree assault, robbery and theft after the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office responded March 2 to the 300 block of Dulin Clark Road for a reported domestic assault.

BARCLAY — The Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of more than $1,500 worth of tools from a property on the 100 block of Dudley Corner Road.

GRASONVILLE — Deputies responded to Grasonville Elementary School Feb. 27 in reference to threatening comments made by a student, according to the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office.

QUEENSTOWN — A Washington, D.C., man was seriously injured in a crash Wednesday night, March 18, when his minivan rear-ended a box truck.

QUEEN ANNE — A brush fire truck and rescue vehicle from the Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company responded to a small brush fire 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, when a tractor downed a power line.

CENTREVILLE — The Office of the State Fire Marshal Bomb Squad responded to a house on Rolling Bridge Road at 6:13 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, after a resident found a military ordnance.

STEVENSVILLE — Maryland Natural Resources Police recovered a man’s body from the Chesapeake Bay about 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 1, off Kent Island south of the Bay Bridge and north of Price Creek.

QUEENSTOWN — Fire crews, Emergency Medical Services units, and a tanker task force responded to an explosion with flames at a home at 116 Mainbrace Dr. at 1:41 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26.

CHESTERTOWN — A Chestertown teen faces drug charges after a deputy checked on a car parked at Roundtop Park Saturday afternoon, Feb. 15.

QUEENSTOWN — A malfunctioning kerosene heater is to blame for the blaze that destroyed a house in Queenstown Thursday night, Feb. 13, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office.

QUEENSTOWN — Robin Monahan of Edge Knoll Lane in Queenstown reported the Maryland tag was stolen from the front of her 2015 Jeep Wrangler sometime between 4 p.m. Jan. 31 and 3 p.m. Feb. 3. The missing tag is RAV5802.

GRASONVILLE — A Grasonville man faces drug charges after police searched two apartments in the Grasonville Terrace senior housing complex.

CHURCH HILL — Church Hill Volunteer Fire Company made an unusual animal rescue Saturday evening, Feb. 8. They received a call at 5:17 p.m. for a horse stuck in a gate at a farm on Walnut Street.

STEVENSVILLE — Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department assisted Maryland Natural Resources Police in recovering a body from the Chesapeake Bay Sunday afternoon, Feb. 9, after calls reporting seeing it floating near a private pier on the 3000 block of Love Point Road north of the Chesapeake Bay…

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