Local Physician Passes Away
Dr. Robert Cendo, a local physician, was found dead at his former residence on Spruce Street overnight. Cendo reportedly surrendered his medical license recently, after being arrested as recently as May on charges of illegal firearms possession, and trading drugs for sex. According to the Maryland Judiciary website, he and his wife were in the process of obtaining a divorce. Dr. Cendo was 59 years of age.
Robbery Suspects in Custody
Three people from Baltimore who are suspected of an attempted armed robbery at the LaVale Pizza Hut late last week are in custody. Two employees were approached by three others in the parking lot; one of the suspects had a handgun. Both of the employees were able to escape to their vehicles and were able to notify authorities. The suspects were eventually able to get a taxi to Baltimore, but were apprehended in Hagerstown. They were identified as Shaequa De'Shay Douglass, Chirstopher Jamal Anderson and Angel Denise Bright.