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Man Arrested in Connection with Maryland Bank Robberies

By Hammad S. Matin |

A man that was wanted in Maryland for robbing several banks was arrested in California. Charles Gibson Jr., age 57, was arrested in San Bernardino and is awaiting extradition to Maryland for his crimes. He has confessed to the bank robberies that took place in Maryland and Belmont County, Ohio in December. Although bank… Read More »

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Winter Weather Causes Massive Accidents in Carroll County

By Hammad S. Matin |

The police department in Carroll County reported to a whopping 32 collisions in a 39-hour time frame due to snow and rain that pelted the area. Fortunately, out of all of the accidents, there was only one roadway closure that resulted from one fatality. Although weather isn’t always the cause of car accidents, the… Read More »

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Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer is a Serious Crime

By Hammad S. Matin |

We hear it on the news all the time: a police officer wounded or killed while on duty. While we’d like to think these men and women are simply doing a job and should be safe, sadly that isn’t always the case. However, there is retribution for these men and women that have been… Read More »

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HitRun

If You Have Been The Victim of a Hit and Run Accident, You Have Options

By Hammad S. Matin |

A man recently died after a hit and run crash that occurred on U.S. Route 15 in Emmitsburg. Austin Frushour, 21, died at the scene and law enforcement officials believe that he was hit by a Honda CRV. Frushour’s own vehicle was parked in front of a gas station close to the scene of… Read More »

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Defense

Maryland Woman Sentenced for Vehicular Manslaughter

By Hammad S. Matin |

A Maryland woman has been sentenced to prison for five years after she struck and killed a man that was riding a motorcycle in October 2015. The 61-year-old woman was driving under the influence of drugs and pled guilty last July to charges of vehicular manslaughter. She was under the influence of oxycodone and… Read More »

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Do You Know if You Need a Criminal Defense or Civil Attorney?

By Hammad S. Matin |

If you are facing legal issues and are in need of an attorney, it is important to understand what type of attorney you need. If you are being accused of a crime or you are involved in a court litigation, do you know if you need a criminal defense attorney or a civil attorney?… Read More »

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HolidayParty

Had a Few Too Many Drinks at a Holiday Party? What to Know Before Getting Behind the Wheel

By Hammad S. Matin |

Maybe you only had one drink, but it still may be enough that you won’t pass a breath test. First, don’t panic. It’s likely that the officer has a reasonable cause to pull you over, even if they don’t know that you’ve been drinking. You could have shown signs of impairment, such as swerving,… Read More »

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Road_Snow

Prepare Now for Holiday Road Trips

By Hammad S. Matin |

With the holidays quickly approaching, Maryland Transportation Authority officials are sending out reminders to drivers to stay alert and prepare ahead in order to avoid the nearly inevitable travel delays. Officials estimate that there will be at least a one percent increase in traffic volumes in comparison to peak travel dates last year. Officials… Read More »

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Pennsylvania Woman Dead After Being Struck by a Car in North East, Maryland

By Hammad S. Matin |

A Pennsylvania woman died after being hit by a car in North East, Maryland. The woman was struck by a 2015 Honda Odyssey that was eastbound on Route 40. The woman was wearing dark clothing and was crossing the roadway in an area that had poor lighting. She was transported to the hospital but… Read More »

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Man Accused of Police Station Attack Found Competent to Stand Trial

By Hammad S. Matin |

A man accused of attacking a Prince George County police station in 2016 has been diagnosed with severe mental health issues, but a judge ruled that he doesn’t qualify to use insanity as a defense at his trial. Michael Ford, 25, was assessed by doctors and determined that he has mental health challenges that… Read More »

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