February 14, 2012
Just hours before Harford County Sheriff Jesse Bane told a group of Abingdon residents that crime overall is down in Harford County, a taxicab driver was stabbed and robbed in the Bel Air area. Bane was hosting one of his town hall meetings at the Abingdon library, about five miles south of where the cab driver was assaulted early Saturday morning, in the area of Crescent Knoll Drive and Fountain Green Road (Route 543). The assailant was still at large Tuesday afternoon, Monica Worrell, public information officer for the Harford County Sheriff's Office said.
June 23, 2011
"Do you remember," the invitation begins, "picking up trash outside of an event just as the Governor was pulling up in his car? "Calling the State Police for directions when late for a press conference and horribly lost? "Using a cell phone the size of your head? "Making sure that the Governor/Lt.Governor/Cabinet Secretary had a clean place for a 'pit stop' before your press event?" "Having your Secretary arrive without his/her speech and blaming YOU? "Remembering to take skim milk to an interview for the Governor's coffee?
June 15, 2011
Howard County Police arrested 24 individuals at two Phish concerts held at Merriweather Post Pavilion on June 11 and 12. All but three of the arrests were made on accounts of drug possession or distribution and three vehicles were seized in accordance with these apprehensions: a 2000 Chevrolet truck, a 2000 Saab and a Honda motorcycle. In addition to the vehicles, police also seized $2,000 in cash as evidence against the charges of drug distribution or possession with the intent to distribute.
May 20, 2010
Florence W. Steffen, an institution in the Anne Arundel County Police Department's public information office, where her expertise earned her respect from police officers, the news media and the public during her lengthy career, died Saturday of heart failure at a daughter's Glen Burnie home. She was 79. "I was extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Florence Steffen," Col. James Teare Jr., Arundel's chief of police, said in a statement announcing her death. "She served the Police Department with excellence for more than three decades and was well respected by members of the department and the public," he said.
August 3, 2008
Connie Tolbert Public information officer Maryland Department of Human Resources, Baltimore Salary $48,000 Age 47 Years on the job 15 How she got started As a former welfare recipient, Tolbert was asked to serve on a welfare reform commission during the early 1990s put together by then-Gov. William Donald Schaefer. Tolbert was working then as an administrative assistant for a nonprofit organization, but she had been on and off welfare for a number of years. After her work on the volunteer commission, she got a job with the Department of Human Resources certifying nursing homes.
January 14, 2007
Doug Alexander, public information officer for the Carroll County Volunteer Emergency Services Association, was unanimously elected second vice president of the organization at last week's monthly meeting. He replaced Mark Bilger, who was elevated to first vice president after Bill Eyler resigned that position last fall because of health problems. Alexander, a retired career Montgomery County firefighter, has been a member of the Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company since 1968, where he is public information officer.