ELKTON — A man is facing several charges after a traffic stop near Elkton led to investigators confiscating methamphetamine, heroin mixed with fentanyl and other evidence, according to Cecil County District Court records.

ELKTON — Maryland State Police troopers took an assault suspect into custody at an Elkton-area residence over the weekend, after pepper-spraying and striking him in the face several times as he allegedly kept reaching for a knife while struggling with them, according to Cecil County District…

EARLEVILLE — A man suffered injuries Thursday when the car he was driving on Route 213 veered off the road and struck a pole, before going into a field and overturning, according to Maryland State Police at the North East Barrack and the Cecilton Volunteer Fire Co.

ELKTON — A man who told investigators that he killed his girlfriend inside her Elk Mills home in October because she was “possessed by the devil” is facing up to 40 years in prison after accepting a plea deal.

FAIR HILL — An investigation is continuing after a blaze destroyed a port-a-pot at the Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area over the weekend, according to the Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal.

NORTH EAST — A registered sex offender was arrested and charged after troopers found that he had surreptitiously taken photos of a young girl in the bathroom of a Walmart, and then tried to flee custody after being apprehended, police reported.

COLLEGE PARK (AP) — A Virginia National Guard sergeant is accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Maryland, at least the second theft case involving the research facility.

ROCKVILLE (AP) — A wealthy stock trader was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison for his conviction in the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home.

CALVERT — Maryland State Police report that a tractor-trailer driver is at fault in a Tuesday morning collision that sent two to the hospital.

WILMINGTON, Del. — An Earleville woman who was under the influence of drugs and had a 2-year-old in her car at the time of a March 2018 head-on crash that killed a 73-year-old woman in Middletown, Del., has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and other related charges, according to prosecutors.

ELKTON — When Christopher Dietterick failed to show up for a June 5 doctor appointment, his family became concerned.

ELKTON — A man was airlifted to a regional trauma hospital early Thursday morning after the car he was driving veered off an Elkton-area road and struck a tree, causing the vehicle to burst into flames, according to the Cecil County Sheriff’s Office.

RISING SUN — A man is facing an assault charge after he allegedly punched a driver in the face during what investigators categorized as a “road rage incident,” police reported.

NORTH EAST — A sobriety checkpoint near North East on Friday night and bolstered patrols over the weekend resulted in the arrests of six motorists, according to Maryland State Police.

ELKTON — Surveillance video and tips from people in the community helped investigators identify and arrest a man who allegedly stole a utility vehicle from the Cecil County Central Landfill after breaking into a building there, police reported Friday.

ELKTON — A man accused of firing five shots at close range into his uncle inside their Rising Sun-area home in November — killing him — is facing up to 30 years in prison after a jury convicted the defendant of manslaughter and a firearm offense.

CECIL COUNTY — Troopers from the Maryland State Police North East Barrack and deputies from the Cecil County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the State Highway Administration, will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint on Friday night in Cecil County, officials reported Thursday.

ELKTON — An arson investigation is continuing after someone set fire to clothing on the porch of a vacant house, according to the Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal.