ELKTON — A man who shot his aunt in the head and then beat her to death inside her Elkton-area residence in October 2018 received a maximum 40-year sentence Tuesday – five days after a Cecil County Circuit Court jury acquitted his co-defendant of all charges.

CALVERT — An investigation is continuing after the theft of 30 American Legion grave markers from burial plots of United States servicemen at a Calvert cemetery, according to the Maryland State Police.

ELKTON — A man remains jailed after investigators confiscated nearly three and a half ounces of methamphetamine, guns and other evidence while raiding his Elkton residence, police reported.

ELKTON — A man is facing numerous criminal charges after investigators caught him with an ounce of suspected crack cocaine and other drug-related evidence during an Elkton traffic, police reported Friday morning.

STAFFORD, Va. — A Cecil County man is facing 23 years in prison after a Virginia jury found him guilty in a gang-related drug case.

ELKTON — A woman remained jailed Thursday after investigators confiscated more than 100 baggies of heroin mixed with fentanyl and other evidence while raiding her Elkton residence, which is considered to be in a school zone, and conducting a pat-down search of her, according to Cecil County …

ELKTON — A Cecil County Circuit Court jury has acquitted a man of murder charges and all other counts relating to the slaying of a woman who was shot in the head and beaten with a baseball bat inside of her Elkton-area home in October 2018.

ELKTON — The murder trial for a man accused beating a woman to death with a baseball bat inside her Elkton-area home in October 2018 started Tuesday with this revelation: His co-defendant cut a deal with prosecutors and will be testifying against him this week.

ELKTON – A man is facing drug charges after he allegedly tried to sell methamphetamine to someone who — unbeknownst to him — was an undercover officer working a prostitution sting in Elkton, according to Cecil County District Court records.

ELKTON — Three men remained on the loose last Thursday night after punching a woman in the face during a strong-arm robbery outside a convenience store near Elkton earlier that day, according to the Cecil County Sheriff’s Office.

NORTH EAST — Investigators are blaming a malfunctioning electric water heater for triggering a blaze that caused damage inside a North East-area home over the weekend, according to the Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal.

ELKTON — A man who raped his ex-girlfriend at an Elkton-area hotel in September 2018 — after gaining a key to her guest room under false pretenses — is facing 45 years in prison sentences in the wake of a plea deal that he accepted.

PERRYVILLE — A man is facing drug charges after investigators confiscated suspected methamphetamine, a scale and other evidence during a Perryville-area traffic stop — one in which he made certain admissions, according to Cecil County District Court records.

CECIL COUNTY — Maryland State Police troopers assigned to the North East Barrack stopped 31 motorists in Cecil County during September and charged them with drunken and/or drugged driving, according to the latest monthly DUI/DWI statistics released by that barrack.

WILMINGTON, Del. — The co-conspirator of a once-prominent Elkton doctor and property developer has been sentenced to one and a half years in federal prison in a bank fraud case, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office of Delaware.

ELKTON — A woman remained jailed Tuesday after investigators confiscated suspected heroin mixed with fentanyl, methamphetamine, crack cocaine, Ecstasy, marijuana and other evidence while raiding her Elkton residence — which is within 1,000 feet of an elementary school, according to Cecil Cou…

NORTH EAST — Maryland State Police troopers at the North East Barrack will be taking a quid-pro-quo approach to trick-or-treating later this month, with the goal of helping needy families in Cecil County while pleasing the sweet tooth of every youngster in costume.

ELKTON — The founder of a Rising Sun animal welfare nonprofit is now facing 121 animal cruelty charges — nearly triple the number filed against her in April — after the Cecil County State’s Attorney’s Office added 57 counts Tuesday in a new charging document.

ELKTON — A man remained jailed Wednesday after investigators confiscated more than two ounces of crystal methamphetamine, a half-ounce of heroin mixed with fentanyl and other evidence at the conclusion of a multi-state surveillance operation, according to Cecil County District Court records.