In a week when Walmart’s security has been scrutinized nationwide, Carroll County’s sheriff directed strongly worded criticisms of the company’s security policies after a man allegedly robbed the Eldersburg location at gunpoint Friday morning.
An inmate at Carroll County Detention Center who allegedly wrote to a friend asking him to keep a witness from testifying has been charged with four counts related to inhibiting testimony, according to court documents.
The Carroll County commissioners are distributing nearly $325,000 in state funds to New Windsor, Taneytown, Union Bridge and Westminster for public projects ranging from a playground expansion to a small new park.
After learning of the tight timeline they’d have to follow to get charter government as a question on the 2020 ballot the Carroll County Board of Commissioners voted to wait one year before formally discussing charter again.
While some living under and working for counties governed by charter say it is more efficient than commission government, opponents are unequivocal in their belief that switching to charter would be a mistake for Carroll County.
According to the statement of probable cause, during an argument, Ryan A. Longley slapped a woman while she held a 5-month-old baby, causing the woman to “fall on her back while still holding [the baby] in her arms.”
A Mount Airy man was released after serving 143 days of a suspended five-year sentence for third-degree burglary and received five years of probation before judgement for a charge of fourth-degree sexual offense.
After reviewing a voicemail placed with the Church of the Ascension, Westminster police have found that there was likely no gunfire in the message, as previously suggested by the church pastor, and the department is not investigating further.