Saturday, November 3, 2012
Fire officials responded to the scene at 3:17 a.m. Friday morning.
A video has been released of a vacant house in Shady Side engulfed in flames around 3 a.m. Friday morning. No one was injured in the blaze, according to Anne Arundel County fire officials. The fire began at approximately 3:17 a.m. near the 1200 block of Holly Avenue and took 25 firefighters about 30 minutes to control the fire, according to fire officials. The video of the fire that was posted on YouTube shows flames arching out of windows, including fire on the top floor hitting a nearby power line and causing a shower of sparks. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Friday, March 23, 2012
The man left his nets, went back to his home, and that's where officers found the striped bass, according to Maryland Natural Resources Police.
The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) charged a Shady Side man with possession of striped bass during the closed season, according to a NRP release. On March 14, NRP officers found John Edward Smith III, 57, of Shady Side, in possession of striped bass when they saw him “commercially fishing” a drift gill net for white perch in the Rhode River near Shady Side and followed him to his home, according to the release. Smith left the nets in the water and returned to his house and that’s where officers contacted the 57-year-old. At Smith’s home, officers said they found six striped bass in his possession, according to the release. It is illegal to possess striped bass taken from the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries until the striped …
Monday, March 12, 2012
Dek: Officials are investigating whether the incident is connected to a nearby fire that was discovered around the same time.
UPDATE (10:10 a.m. Tuesday)—A 55-year-old woman was fatally struck Monday night by a Chevrolet Tahoe in the 5500 block of Muddy Creek Road, according to the Anne Arundel County Police Department. “[The Tahoe] was traveling south on Muddy Creek Road when it encountered a female pedestrian running into the roadway,” according to a police press release. Anne Arundel County Fire Department Lt. Keith Hamilton said a bystander was administering CPR to the woman before she died. Paramedics pronounced the woman dead at the scene after they responded to the area around 8:55 p.m., according to the press release. Police identified the woman as Cheryl Ann Howes, 55, of the 5700 block of Blaine Road in Churchton. According to police, a witness told …
Monday, February 6, 2012
Alexander's colleagues accuse him in the charging documents of being a "lookout."
Anne Arundel County police Cpl. Rick Bobby Alexander, arrested Friday on charges related to dealing drugs, is accused by colleagues of being a “lookout” who “created a substantial risk of death or serious physical injury.” Full details of Alexander’s alleged crimes and the events leading to his arrest are disclosed in Anne Arundel County District Court charging documents, which were obtained Monday by Patch. (See attachments for full documents.) Alexander, a Pasadena resident, allegedly warned “approximately five” suspects by telephone of an impending drug bust in the 1300 block of Juniper Street in Shady Side. He was on duty during the raid, police said in a press release. “We knew you guys were coming, we got a call from Officer …