Name: John ShellyHonored by The Carroll County...


Name: John Shelly

Honored by The Carroll County Sungeb for: Retiring last month from the Westminster barracks of the Maryland State Police after 33 years of service

Age: 58

Residence; hometown: Westminster

Education: Graduate of Towson High School, Baltimore County; completed courses in law enforcement at Catonsville Community College, Baltimore County

Family: Wife: Elizabeth, 54, employed at Random House in Westminster; children: son, Stuart, 36, employee of Morton Salt Co. and resident of Swankinsville, Pa.; son, Steven, 30, employed as a truck owner/operator for Briggs Trucking and resident of Taneytown; daughter, Tracey Crabtree, 26, employed by Caldor in Westminster and resides near Emmitsburg, Frederick County

Place of worship: Westminster United Methodist Church

Activities/hobbies: Enjoys sports and fishing; currentlybuilding a log cabin

Accomplishments: Getting married and having three children; being employed for 33 years in law enforcement

Recipient's comments: "I think being retired is great. Thirty-three years was long enough. There's a reason why I stayed for that many years.First, it was to get children through college and provide for them. The last 10 years, I worked to get finances to buy property on the Monocacy River and begin saving to build my log cabin."

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