Frostburg Man Held at Potomac Highlands on Bond
Frostburg resident Matthew Borror is being held on $2700 bond, after being accused of a recent string of vehicle break ins in the Keyser area. Police arrested Borror, following a tip from a resident, of a suspicious person looking into parked cars. Police recovered a large number of electronics, purses and other items they believe may have been stolen in recent weeks. Police are asking area residents to contact the Keyser station at (304)-788-1311, even if the theft went unreported. More charges are expected to be filed against Borror.
Man Pleads Guilty to Abuse of Corpse
Somerset resident Michael Moore has pleaded guilty to moving his friend's body, after finding him dead. Frankie Sass went to Moore's apartment and was subsequently found dead. He admitted to moving Sass' body from his apartment to Sass' truck and leaving the body there. While he remains in the Somerset County Jail on $30,000 bond, he could face up to two years in jail and $5,000 in fines, when sentenced.
Accident Results in Citations
A two vehicle accident on Lamont Street at West Industrial Boulevard sent two people to the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, and resulted in a citation for one of the drivers. A car, driven by Xianna Kesler of Cumberland, pulled into the path of another, driven by 55-year old Donna Hartung, causing the crash. Both vehicles were towed from the scene, and passengers in each vehicle were taken to the hospital. Ms. Kesler was found to be at fault for failure to yield right of way. Ms. Hartung was also issued a citation for a seat belt violation, due to a child not being restrained in an appropriate child safety seat.
Rocky Gap Open House Set for Tomorrow
Rocky Gap Casino Resort has announced it will hold an open house tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Players will be able to sign up for its loyalty program, the Rocky Gap Rewards Club and see the new hotel lobby. The casino will not be open during the open house. The casino will be home to approximately 550 slot machines, including the Wheel of Fortune, Wizard of Oz Ruby Slippers, Aladdin and more, similar to games found in any casino. There are also 10 table games, including blackjack, roulette, craps, Mississippi Stud Poker and Three Card Poker.
Men Arrested on Various Drug Charges
Three West Virginia men were arrested on Interstate 68 at Keyser's Ridge, and charged with a variety of drug counts. Morgantown residents Grayson Hall and Dylan Newman, along with Tory Jordan of St. Albans were charged, following a K9 scan revealing drugs and drug paraphernalia. Police found not only marijuana, but also LSD, Ecstacy, heroin, hash and prescription pills, and paraphernalia. They received a hearing before a District Court Commisisoner.
Garrett County Burglary Reported
The McHenry Barrack of the Maryland State Police is asking for the public's help in solving the burglary of a residence on Chestnut Ridge Road, north of Interstate 68. The burglary occurred sometime between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Wednesday. Several pieces of jewelry were removed from the home. If you have any information, you are asked to call (301)-387-1101.
Regional Fugitive Arrested
Thirty-two year old Erick Hopkins, who was a federal fugitive from justice, turned himself into the Berkeley County courthouse Wednesday. He was arrested on charges of possession with intent to distribute heroin and being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm. When new warrants were issued for Hopkins, he was already on a bond from a previous charge of delivery of heroin earlier in April. Appearing with his attorney, Hopkins was given a second bond on his new charges. He had been sought by state and federal authorities, including the Mineral County Sheriff's Office.
National Support for O'Malley at One Per Cent
Support among Democrats for a possible presidential run by Governor Martin O'Malley has been set at only one per cent. The Quinnipiac University survey shows that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's support for the 2016 race is a commanding 65 per cent. Others only receiving one per cent of support were Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, and Virginia Senator Mark Warner. If Secretary Clinton were removed from the equation, O'Malley's support would increase to 3 per cent.