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Friday, August 28, 2020

Sheriff recommends residents use guns to blow criminal rioters 'out of their house'

'People of Polk County like guns. They have guns. I encourage them to own guns'

Polk County, Florida, Sheriff Grady Judd affirms he's all for peaceful protests, and he has simple, straightforward advice for citizens when a demonstration turns violent and threatens their homes.

"The people of Polk County like guns. They have guns. I encourage them to own guns," he said at a news conference on June 1. "They're going to be in their homes tonight, with guns loaded, and if you try to break into their homes to steal, to set fires, I'm highly recommending they blow you back out of their house with the guns."


1 in 5 churches facing permanent closure within 18 months

(CHRISTIAN POST) – As many as one in five churches could permanently close as a result of shutdowns stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, according to David Kinnaman, president of the prominent Christian research organization Barna Group.

In an interview with NPR Monday regarding the status of American churches after months of shutdowns, Kinnaman said although churches were handling things "pretty swimmingly" at first, circumstances have changed for some.

He noted that although many churches have opened as states' shutdown orders are loosened, their services have had "a lot less people coming."


Mitt Romney’s Failed Presidential Campaign Staffers Join Bush, McCain Allies to Elect Joe Biden

Staffers from Sen. Mitt Romney’s (R-UT) failed 2012 presidential campaign are joining former staffers of President George W. Bush and the late John McCain to help elect Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden and his running mate, Kamala Harris.

Thirty-four former Romney staffers have signed onto the group “Romney Alumni for Biden” where they accuse President Trump’s of leading the United States “in the wrong direction” and say the nation needs Biden-Harris in the White House to usher in a “mantle of global leadership.”

They write in an open letter:

What unites us now is a deep conviction that four more years of a Trump presidency will morally bankrupt this country, irreparably damage our democracy, and permanently transform the Republican Party into a toxic personality cult.

We can’t sit by and allow that to happen.

As lifelong Republicans, we came to this conclusion in different ways and at different times. Some of us voted for Trump in 2016, excited for a no-nonsense political outsider to take on the Washington status quo. Many others never supported him to begin with, shocked that a party committed to the ideals of personal responsibility and patriotic duty would nominate an unhinged narcissist that routinely conflates loyalty to himself with love for country.


Baltimore Suspends Recycling Pickup Due to Coronavirus Trash Backlog

Recycling pickup is suspended in Baltimore starting August 31 in order to address the coronavirus-related trash backlog, the Department of Public Works (DPW) announced Thursday.

“We’ve reached our breaking point,” Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark said during a press conference, according to CBS Baltimore.

The report continued:

By cancelling curbside recycling pickup, DPW officials say their employees and contractors can focus on trash pick up. The coronavirus pandemic has increased the amount of residential trash in the city, officials said, as well as leading to come employees contracting the virus.

Following the first outbreak of the coronavirus at one of its facilities, a second was reported on July 17 at another facility and the departmentsent everyone except a few workers home to quarantine and closed the landfill for two days.


Politico: U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Side with Democrats in 2020 Election

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is expected to back more than 20 Democrat House candidates in the 2020 election, according to an August 27 report in Politico.

The support for 20-plus Democrats comes as the GOP tries to gain 17 extra seats and control of the House this November.

“Grassroots Republicans have long accused the Chamber of Commerce of selling out conservative values, so it’s not surprising to see them come out of the closet as full-on Democrat partisans,” a former official in President Donald Trump’s White House said.

Politico reported:

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is poised to endorse nearly two dozen freshmen House Democrats for reelection, triggering a revolt within the right-leaning organization and drawing fierce pushback from the group’s powerful GOP donors.

The decision represents a sharp departure for the traditionally conservative Chamber, which has spent over $100 million backing Republican candidates during the past decade, and it threatens to further complicate the party’s prospects in the November election while driving a split in the business community.

Chamber leaders — including President Suzanne Clark, Chief Executive Officer Tom Donahue and Executive Vice President Neil Bradley — have been pushing the proposal ahead of a Thursday committee vote to finalize a slate of 2020 endorsements.


Democrats Are Freaking Out, And They Should Be

The New York Times ran an article Wednesday about how voters in Wisconsin are responding to the riots by switching their support to Donald Trump. This is a very strange thing to see in the progressive Gray Lady. Anybody who follows the paper and its politics closely knows exactly what is happening here. It is a desperate plea to Democrats to change their tune on the violence sweeping across American cities.

And Democrats seem to understand this as well. Joe Biden released a video Wednesday in which he provided his clearest condemnation of the riots, looting, arson, assault, and destruction of property committed by left-wing “protesters.” Biden said that while protesting was utterly American, these acts are not. He said they were wrong. He did not however, tell people specifically to stop and more importantly, he made no suggestion as to what government and law enforcement should do to stop it.


As Sports Media Cheers On Athlete Boycotts, Fans Will Walk Away

Humanity is entertained by competition of all kinds. The pandemic has shown sports fans will find a new way to cheer and chant and boo.

It is sometimes underappreciated how new professional sports is as a dominant cultural phenomenon. For the vast majority of human history, sports has been overwhelmingly played by amateurs. And even in America, it is only in the past fifty years that this professionalized version of sport became a route to wealth. Baseball, which has the longest professional sports history in the United States, illustrates this: the average MLB salary is up an inflation-adjusted 3,000 percent since the late 1960s. Professional sports only became big money in the era of television, as a form of mass entertainment that did not require you to even go to the games to have a rooting interest, and for the multinational corporations to sell you beer and trucks and sugary gas-infused water.

This is not to denigrate professional sports or to suggest that the Olympics are more entertaining than the NFL. Pro athletes who play the games do incredible things. Pro sports is profoundly enjoyable as entertainment, and as human drama there are few things that can match it. But on a certain level, this Seinfeld comment may be his most true observation: you’re rooting for laundry. The same player you loved in one uniform, whose strengths you valued and whose failures you dismissed as quirks of the trade, becomes nothing but a hated rival, a traitor, who took the money instead of playing for less while garbed in the proper colors.


Cardi B Responds To The Hodgetwins

2020 Nightmare: Armies Of Lawyers Ready To Fight A Long Legal Battle Over Election Results

Armies of lawyers have already been recruited, reasons to question the legitimacy of the 2020 election results are already being floated, and top politicians on both sides are already urging a fight to the bitter end.

Initially, it appeared that we might avoid this sort of a scenario. For several months Joe Biden had a large lead in all of the major national polls, and some people were even discussing the possibility of a “landslide”. But now the polls are tightening up, and this is especially true in the swing states which will ultimately decide the outcome of the election. If the race is quite tight once we get to election night, it is likely that neither side will be willing to concede until every conceivable legal challenge is completely exhausted.

That could mean an extended legal battle lasting for months, and that is something that none of us should want to see.


Trump Plan Would Cure School Re-Opening Chaos

President Trump released his second-term agenda this week. In it, he included the plan to “Provide School Choice to Every Child in America.” I have long been an advocate of school choice because it gives our most disadvantaged students an immediate escape valve and the chance to join a school and culture that changes the trajectory of their lives. And that escape valve is now needed by more families, more urgently, than ever before.

To that point, this past Friday night, after 5 pm – when many Wisconsin families were outside enjoying one of the last summer weekends before their kids return to school – the liberal bastion of Dane County issued “Emergency Order #9.” That order mandated that all schools in the county begin instruction for grades three to 12 virtually, effective only 60 hours after it was issued, on Monday, Aug. 24 -- what was to be the first day of in-person school for many private school students in the county.


Maryland adds 53,900 jobs in July; unemployment drops to 7.6%: Labor report

Maryland added 53,900 jobs in July and the state’s unemployment rate dropped from 8% to 7.6%, according to preliminary data released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday morning.

The state added 68,300 jobs in June. The national unemployment rate is at 10.2%. asked the state’s business leaders to assess the jobs numbers.

“There is cause for concern on these numbers,” Howard County Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Leonardo McClarty said in an email on Friday.” It shows that many businesses are still continuing to struggle despite our economy starting to open. In some instances, the jobs we are seeing come back were previous furloughs or a reduction of hours. In some instances, we won’t see a real uptick in job growth until there is consumer confidence that they will not get sick if they attend a public gathering.”

McClarty added: “While it is hard to say, there is concern that some jobs may not return. Until there is a vaccine and the economy is fully stabilized, many businesses may choose to operate in a scaled down manner so as to conserve cash.”


Quarantine List Removal Unlikely To Impact Fall Marketing Call

OCEAN CITY — Although the impact is uncertain with the calendar about to flip over to September, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut this week removed Maryland and Delaware from their mandated quarantine lists for travelers.

In late June, with COVID-19 numbers still climbing throughout the country, the tri-state area placed 31 states — designated as viral hotspots — on a mandated quarantine list. Residents in those states who traveled to those so-called hotspots were required to self-quarantine for 14 days upon return.

Maryland was added to the quarantine in late June. For many vacationers from those states, the specter of returning home to quarantine for two weeks was enough to curtail travel plans.

Of course, Ocean City is a drive-to destination for most travelers from New York and New Jersey, and it’s uncertain just how many visitors from those states followed the quarantine mandates or if the states even knew their residents had traveled to hotspots. In other words, it was likely an honor system for those who traveled to the designated hotspots.


White Horse Park Legal Battle Advances After Dismissal Rejected

SNOW HILL – White Horse Park residents are claiming victory after a judge denied motions for summary judgment and dismissal this week.

On Tuesday, Worcester County Circuit Court Judge Daniel Long heard arguments from lawyers regarding the county’s plan to begin enforcing seasonal occupancy restrictions at White Horse Park. While the plaintiffs, a group of White Horse Park residents who have lived there full-time for years, believe the county doesn’t have the ability to begin enforcing occupancy restrictions when they’ve not been enforced for 30 years, defendants — Worcester County and the White Horse Park Board of Directors — argue that the park was developed as a seasonal community and that year-round occupancy is prohibited in its declaration of restrictions.

Long denied motions to dismiss the case as well as a motion for summary judgment.

“This is very well done by all of you,” he told attorneys during Tuesday’s hearing. “Your arguments are good, they’re solid. It makes it more challenging for the court.”


Resort Clarifies Hands Off Position Over Vulgar Political Sign

OCEAN CITY — Their hands tied by 1st Amendment freedom of speech and freedom of expression protections, resort officials could do little but stand back and watch last weekend as an individual boasted a large, vulgar sign directed at Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan.

Last Friday, the individual appeared on the populous south end of the Boardwalk displaying a large sign expressing an expletive-laced message directed at Hogan, the language on which is not suitable for print. Suffice it to say, the sign-carrying individual was not happy with the governor, and while the motive was not clear, it was likely directed at Hogan’s handling of the COVID crisis, possibly the mask requirement and spring restrictions of private businesses.

The Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) and resort officials consulted with their legal representation and the Worcester County State’s Attorney’s Office and determined the sign, while clearly vulgar and inappropriate on a crowded Boardwalk in the middle of the afternoon with children present, was free speech protected by the First Amendment. The OCPD later issued a statement explaining why the sign could not be removed.

“The Ocean City Police Department is aware of the large sign being displayed on the Boardwalk regarding Governor Hogan,” the statement reads. “The City Solicitor and the Worcester County State’s Attorney’s Office have been consulted. Unfortunately, the sign, including the profanity, is freedom of speech.”


Mark McCloskey: Democrat Prosecutor Hounding My Family, Releasing Rioters from Jail

Mark McCloskey told Breitbart News that he and his wife, Patricia McCloskey, are being charged by a local Democrat prosecutor who refuses to pursue violent rioters, offering his comments in a Wednesday interview with Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow.

In June, McCloskey — while holding an AR-15 rifle — and his wife heldrioters at bay outside their home in St. Louis, MO. He said, at the time, “The only thing that stopped the crowd was my rifle.” The Missouri couple are now being charged by Kimberly Gardner, St. Louis’s circuit attorney, with a felony count of unlawful use of a firearm.


Towson University sees coronavirus cases jump, moves all classes online for 1st week

The Maryland school announced 55 out of 627 recent tests came back positive

Towson University has moved all classes online for the first week of the fall semester due to an increase in positive COVID-19 results.

University officials say a sample of 627 tests conducted on campus between last Wednesday and Thursday as part of their mandatory baseline testing, returned 55 positive results, prompting the temporary move online.

They say in part "It's critical for the continued health and safety of our community, which remains TU's stop priority."

Students worry once they are back on campus and back in the classroom this will just continue to happen.


Craven Democrats invite violence

An army of lawyers descended on the Wisconsin city of Kenosha on Tuesday to prey on the family of Jacob Blake and fan the flames of mob violence.

Sure enough, a few hours later, two people were shot dead in another night of rioting, arson and destruction, spurred on by politicians, lawyers and other faithless opportunists.

Another Democrat-run American city suffering at the hands of the violent BLM-Antifa wing of the Democratic Party, which has been deputized to influence the outcome of the November election.

After two nights of mayhem, the predatory attorneys, led by George Floyd lawyer Ben Crump, staged a press conference designed to maximize anger about Sunday’s police shooting of Blake, who reportedly was wanted on warrants for domestic violence and sexual assault, and appeared on video to be resisting arrest.

“Shot at least seven times. In the back,” thundered Crump. “How many more examples of police brutality do we need to eventuate change?

“Let’s see if our marching … is making a change.”

Sorry, that’s not the way things work. Guilt and innocence are decided in a courtroom, not by armchair amateurs on the basis of phone footage.


Joe Biden finally breaks silence on urban violence, too late: Goodwin

For the first time in three days, the biggest political news of the day didn’t come out of the Republican convention. It came out of a basement in Delaware.

Joe Biden finally raised an objection to the riots, arson, murder and looting tearing apart American cities. To be sure, his wasn’t a strong voice, but at least he finally broke his silence.

“The needless violence won’t heal us,” the Democrats’ nominee said in a statement focused mostly on the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis.

It’s very little, and very late, maybe even too late to save his campaign.

Dems made what I believe to be a historic error in failing to say a single word — a single word — about the national urban crisis during their convention last week. They said nothing about the violence and the tent cities of homeless popping up everywhere, yet embraced the Black Lives Matter movement, frequently criticized the police and romanced protesters as a new wave of selfless heroes.


Bill and Deborah Owens: ‘Many Blacks’ Quietly Supporting Trump

The leaders of the Coalition of African American Pastors(CAAP) told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview Tuesday why they are supporting President Donald Trump and wholeheartedly believe many black Americans will be voting for him, though some may do so quietly.

CAAP President Rev. Bill Owens and his wife, Deborah De Sousa Owens, said it is both “disturbing” and “dishonest” that a party that celebrated America’s “first black president” now claims the United States is “inherently racist.”


The Original Deep State

Donald Trump is not the first president to face down a deep-state cabal, that is, an unelected oligarchy of shadowy figures who wielded enormous power while being unaccountable to the American public. The first was President Andrew Jackson, who faced down the Bank of the United States in the 1820s and 1830s; then as now, the deep state has apparently included a significant financial element. Trump’s top economic aide Lawrence Kudlow said it last October: “I don’t want to get into a lot of Fed bashing,” but “their models are highly flawed. The deep state board staff, of course, has not been very helpful -- oops, did I say that?”

Yes, he did. And whatever the actual role of the Federal Reserve in the coup attempt against Trump, there is no doubt that some have been sounding warnings about it since at least 1931 – people in a position to know.

As Rating America’s Presidents: An America-First Look at Who Is Best, Who Is Overrated, and Who Was An Absolute Disaster explains, the Federal Reserve was established in December 1913, during the “progressive” Woodrow Wilson administration. But the Fed was just a new version of the same Bank of the United States that Jackson fought: a private corporation that kept the public treasury. Its foes argued that it was dangerous to turn power over the public funds to an oligarchy of private financiers, since the possibility for corruption, and for a de facto second government developed by buying favors until large enough to challenge the government of the United States, was immense.


Trump Wants Biden Drug Tested Before First Debate

President Trump says he wants both he and Joe Biden to take drug tests before their first debate on September 29, according to an Oval Office interview with the Washington Examiner.

Trump "expressed suspicion at what he said was a sudden, marked improvement in Biden's debate performance during the Democratic primary season," which Trump thinks was due to the use of performance-enhancing drugs, according to the report.

"Nobody thought that he was even going to win," Trump said of Biden - who participated in 11 debates during the primary season. Trump suggested that there was a big difference in Biden's performance between the first debates against a crowded Democratic field and the last debate on March 15 against Sen. Bernie Sanders.

"... his debate performances were so bad. Frankly, his best performance was against Bernie. We're going to call for a drug test, by the way, because his best performance was against Bernie. It wasn't that he was Winston Churchill, because he wasn't, but it was a normal, boring debate. You know, nothing amazing happened. And we are going to call for a drug test, because there's no way -- you can't do that."


Bette Midler Gets Hammered After Calling Melania Trump an ‘Illegal Alien’ Who ‘Can’t Speak English’

Left-wing Hollywood actress Bette Midler was mercilessly mocked after she called First Lady Melania Trump an “illegal immigrant” and mocked her accent after Trump delivered anaddress during the second night of the Republican National Convention.

As Trump began her address, Bette Midler tweeted: “#beBest is back! A UGE bore! She can speak several words in a few languages. Get that illegal alien off the stage!”


DOJ To See If States Contributed To COVID-19 Nursing Home Disasters

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division is requesting data from states like New York to determine if a civil rights investigation should be conducted into COVID-19 spread in nursing homes.

“Protecting the rights of some of society’s most vulnerable members, including elderly nursing home residents, is one of our country’s most important obligations,” said Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Eric Dreiband. “We must ensure they are adequately cared for with dignity and respect and not unnecessarily put at risk.”


"I Don't Think There Should Be Any Debates" Says Pelosi, Calling Them An "Exercise In Skullduggery"

Nancy Pelosi has just joined the chorus of prominent Democrats trying desperately to avoid placing Joe Biden in front of the proverbial firing squad in a debate with President Trump.

"I don't think that there should be any debates," she said. "I wouldn't legitimize a conversation with him - nor a debate in terms of the presidency of the United States."

Pelosi said that Trump was "disgraceful" when he 'stalked' Hillary Clinton during the 2016 debate by walking near her, and that he will probably "act in a way that is beneath the dignity of the presidency."

"I think he will also belittle what the debates are supposed to be about. And they're not to be about skulduggery on the part of somebody who has no respect for the office he holds, much less the democratic process.

"I don't think that he should dignify that conversation with Donald Trump."

Pelosi then suggested that each candidate could hold separate 'conversations' with voters, saying: "Let that be a conversation with the American people, not an exercise in skulduggery."


Key Russian Collusion Hoaxer And Dossier Peddler At Obama’s State Dept. Worked For Sanctioned Russian Oligarch

Jonathan Winer used his position at the State Department to distribute the Steele dossier, but that wasn't the first questionable product Winer pushed to policymakers. He had been passing Steele-produced briefs to senior colleagues for years.

Jonathan Winer, a former top aide to Secretary of State John Kerry who was a key conduit for disseminating the discredited Steele dossier in the U.S. government, worked as a lobbyist for Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska in years preceding the Russiagate affair. This revelation raises new questions about Russian efforts to influence American foreign policy — far afield from any Kremlin efforts to favor Donald Trump.

Winer’s connection to Deripaska came to light through last week’s release of the fifth and final volume of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 campaign. The Senate report also found that at different times ex-British spy Christopher Steele had worked for the powerful oligarch with ties to President Vladimir Putin, and sent scores of reports from his intelligence firm on to Winer, who admitted to the panel destroying many of them before leaving the State Department. Further, the Senate developed evidence that Glenn Simpson — whose company Fusion GPS contracted with Steele for the dossier — also did work for Deripaska. Simpson denied that, telling senators, “I don’t think I’ve knowingly had any contact with his organization.”


Sickening footage shows man in his 70s being knocked out cold by looter as he tries to protect his store during Kenosha riots

Sickening footage shows man in his 70s being knocked out cold by looter as he tries to protect his store during Kenosha riots - as pizza worker whose restaurant was trashed asks rioters: 'Are you trying to get Trump re-elected?'

Harrowing footage captured the moment a looter knocked out an elderly shop worker as he tried to defend his store amid the on-going Kenosha riots.

And in another incident, a pizza store employee was filmed elsewhere in the city pleading with rioters to stop, asking ‘Are you trying to get Trump re-elected?’

Businesses and other institutions in the Wisconsin city have been left damaged and destroyed following three consecutive nights of rioting and looting spurred by the Sunday police shooting of unarmed black man, Jacob Blake, who has been left paralyzed.


Ocean City Jeep Week Returns With Modified Daily Events

OCEAN CITY – Though parts of it may look different, Ocean City Jeep Week is underway once again.

“By its nature, Jeep Week is a socially-distanced event. Jeeps drive down the beach, they run the sand course, and they enjoy the obstacles at Jeep Jam, all within the confines of their own vehicle,” said event director Brad Hoffman. “Obviously it’s a different climate this year. We have taken that into account and made major event updates and changes to make sure our participants, staff, and team are all safe. We will be implementing new polices this year to due COVID-19 that adhere to city- and state-mandated guidelines.”

Events began on Thursday and run through the weekend with beach crawls every morning, from 29th Street to the Inlet, from 7:30 am until 9:30 am.

“We will be implementing safety measures at our air-up stations to ensure proper social distancing and cleaning protocols are followed,” said Hoffman. “We will ask participants to remain inside their Jeeps during the staging of the beach crawl, and at the end of the beach crawl. If they do need to exit their vehicles, they need to adhere to social distancing. Mask wearing will be requested when social distancing is not possible per Ocean City guidelines.”


As Kenosha Burns, CNN Continues "Mostly Peaceful" Riots Propaganda

A CNN reporter described the mayhem in Kenosha as “mostly peaceful” even as cars set on fire by rioters burned behind him.

Omar Jimenez describes “multiple locations that have been burning in Kenosha, Wisconsin over the course of the night” before characterizing the unrest as “largely peaceful.”

The CNN chyron below Jimenez described the events as “fiery but mostly peaceful.”


Frontier Town Employee Patrick Wright Arrested For Sex Offense Charges With Minor

Case Information
Court System:District Court For Worcester County - Criminal
Location:Snow Hill
Case Number:D-024-CR-20-000368
Title:State of Maryland vs. PATRICK GEORGE WRIGHT
Case Type:Criminal - SOC - Application
Filing Date:08/27/2020
Case Status:Open
Tracking Number(s):201001406303

Other Reference Numbers
Central Complaint Number :2020-0950

Defendant Information
HairColor:Red or AuburnEyeColor:
City:BERLINState:MDZip Code:21811-0000

Involved Parties Information
Name:State of Maryland
Attorney(s) for the Plaintiff
Name:State's Attorney - Worcester County
Address Line 1:106 Franklin Street
City:SNOW HILLState:MDZip Code:21863

Officer - Arresting/Complainant
Address:1 W. MARKET ST., ROOM 1001
City:SNOW HILLState:MDZip Code:21863

Court Scheduling Information
Event TypeEvent DateEvent TimeCourt LocationCourt RoomResult
Hearing - Bail/ Bond Review08/28/202009:30:00Worcester District Court - Ocean CityCourtroom 1Reset
Hearing - Bail/ Bond Review08/28/202009:00:00Worcester District Court - Ocean CityCourtroom 1
Hearing - Preliminary09/25/202009:00:00Worcester District Court - Snow HillCourtroom 1

Charge and Disposition Information
Charge No:1CJIS Code:3-3600Statute Code:CR.3.307
Charge Description:SEX OFFENSE THIRD DEGREECharge Class:Felony Circuit Court
Probable Cause:YES
Offense Date From:08/22/2020To: 08/22/2020
Agency Name:Officer ID:
Charge No:2CJIS Code:3-3600Statute Code:CR.3.307
Charge Description:SEX OFFENSE THIRD DEGREECharge Class:Felony Circuit Court
Probable Cause:YES
Offense Date From:08/01/2020To: 08/21/2020
Agency Name:Officer ID:
Charge No:3CJIS Code:3-3600Statute Code:CR.3.307
Charge Description:SEX OFFENSE THIRD DEGREECharge Class:Felony Circuit Court
Probable Cause:YES
Offense Date From:08/01/2020To: 08/21/2020
Agency Name:Officer ID:

Warrants Information
TypeIssueLast StatusStatus Date
Arrest Warrant08/27/2020Warrant Served08/27/2020

Bond Setting Information
Bail Date:08/27/2020
Bail Setting Type:Hold Without Bond
Bail Amount:$0.00

'East Bridgewater For Trump' Signs Keep Getting Stolen

Signs have been going missing in East Bridgewater, but the police finally caught one of the perpetrators on Monday.

The East Bridgewater Republican Town Committee has produced signs that say “East Bridgewater for Trump.” But according committee chairman Myles Heger, about 15 to 20 of them have been stolen — mostly near Central Street and Bridge Street.

On Monday, August 24, two girls in a white Toyota Prius stole a sign, but when they were caught by the East Bridgewater police, they “returned” the sign to a house, according to a Facebook post from the East Bridgewater Republican town committee.


Maryland Fishing Report

Fishing opportunities abound in Maryland waters from the far western region to the Atlantic Ocean. Whether you are vacationing at Deep Creek Lake or Ocean City, be sure to make fishing part of your vacation plans — you will not regret it.

On Aug. 27 at noon the Maryland Department of Natural Resources hosts its weekly Maryland Fishing Roundtable webinar on summer fishing. Sport Fisheries Advisory Commission member and recreational angler Eric Packard will discuss his fishing adventures throughout southern Maryland and all points in between. Details for joining the webinar are on the department’s online calendar.

All areas of the Chesapeake Bay and tidal rivers are closed to striped bass fishing from Aug. 16 through Aug. 31. This closure is done to lessen catch-and-release mortality that can be caused by high water temperatures and low oxygen values.


Thank God It's Friday 8-28-20

What will you be doing this weekend?

Governor Hogan: Every County School System Now Fully Authorized to Begin Safely Reopening

State Superintendent Urges School Systems to Reevaluate Mode of Instruction at the End of the First Quarter Announces $10 Million to Help Systems Move Toward In-Person InstructionMaryland Department of Health Issues New Benchmarks to Guide School ReopeningsHealth and Safety Precautions Must Remain in Place, School Systems Should Work With Local Health Officials to Monitor Trends and Outbreaks
ANNAPOLIS, MDAs a result of improved COVID-19 health metrics across the state, Governor Larry Hogan today announced that every county school system in Maryland is now fully authorized to begin safely reopening. 
The authority and decision making on safe openings continues to rest with county boards of education. Decisions should be based on a set of statewide metrics, guidelines, and benchmarks issued today by the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) in collaboration with the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE). Read the guidance and benchmarks.
The governor was joined by Dr. Jinlene Chan, Acting Deputy Secretary for Public Health Services at MDH, and MSDE State Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Karen Salmon. Currently, 16 of the state’s local school systems have developed plans for returning children to schools for some form of in-person instruction this calendar year, including students with special needs. 
Governor Hogan and Dr. Salmon will visit school sites across the state in the coming weeks to observe systems that are bringing small groups of students back into a safe and educationally effective environment.
“As a result of our improved health metrics, every single county school system in the State of Maryland is now fully authorized to begin safely reopening,” said Governor Hogan. “Nearly everyone agrees that there is no substitute for in-person instruction. It is essential that we all work together on flexible hybrid plans to safely get some of our kids back into classrooms and into healthy and supportive learning environments.”

A Viewer Writes: Elizabeth Day

I imagine COVID 19 was a great thing for Elizabeth. Is she back on the job? Are she and Jake still together? Has the Day family decided that she is a liability for future political roles for Jake?