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By Mike Farabaugh and Mike Farabaugh,Sun Staff Writer | February 5, 1994
A state trooper received minor injuries after being dragged 20 feet by his thumb as a Delaware man sped off in his car while allegedly attempting to escape from a routine traffic stop in Elkton early yesterday, state police said.Tfc. Joseph Lanzi of the North East barracks was treated for bruises to his left thumb at Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace and released.In his report, Trooper Lanzi said he stopped a car driven by Ronald James Richard, 33, of Newark, Del., at 2:30 a.m. at Fletchwood and Chestnut roads.
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February 2, 2007
A Maryland State Police trooper who was critically wounded while trying to arrest a suspect almost two months ago was named Trooper of the Year for Carroll County yesterday. Tfc. Eric D. Workman, 36, (pictured at right) received the award at the state police Westminster barracks yesterday afternoon. He was one of four troopers recognized for their work. Lt. Dean Richardson, commander of Westminster barracks, cited several of Workman's accomplishments during the past year, including the 270 warrants he served, contributing to the Westminster barracks' total 870 for the year - the most warrants served by a state police barracks.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | November 11, 1997
A state trooper and a motorist were slightly injured in a multivehicle mishap yesterday on Interstate 95 near Joppa.Trooper George Brantly had pulled onto the shoulder of the fast lane to help a stranded southbound motorist about 9 a.m., said Cpl. David Riggs of the Maryland State Police. Before Brantly could get out of the car, a driver swerved onto the shoulder and back into traffic, causing other cars to swerve.One car hit a bus, and the impact pushed the car, driven by Patricia Davis of Baltimore, into Brantly's cruiser.
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By Alan J. Craver and Alan J. Craver,Staff writer | April 5, 1992
Fired state police trooper Jerry M. Scarborough has been granted early retirement, but he said he would continue a court appeal of his dismissal."Just because you pin on a badge doesn't mean you lose your rights," Scarborough said. "That (appeal) will open the door for other troopers."The state Retirement and Pension Systems Board of Trustees granted Scarborough's request for "ordinary disability retirement" at its meeting on March 27.Scarborough, a 38-year-old Darlington resident, was fired in April 1991 after he refused to answer questions duringa police internal affairs interrogation into a confrontation he had with friends of a neighbor.
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By Laura Barnhardt and Laura Barnhardt,SUN STAFF | May 26, 2000
A state trooper who lost control of his Camaro during an off-duty drive in a Pasadena neighborhood - allegedly plowing through two mailboxes and clipping the back of a parked van - was charged this week with two traffic violations. Trooper Michael Joseph Larsen Jr., a 21-year-old Pasadena resident, was charged with negligent driving and "using speed greater than what is reasonable and prudent," which carry fines of $120 and $65, respectively, Eastern District Capt. Timothy Bowman said yesterday.
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By From Staff Reports | July 27, 1995
A Maryland state trooper and a Belair man he stopped for an equipment violation on the shoulder of a highway exit ramp near Ellicott City were thrown several yards after another vehicle left the road and struck the officer's car yesterday morning.Cpl. Marvin Dorsey, a 20-year veteran, and Mark Hartman were not seriously injured in the accident, said Cpl. John Scott, a state police investigator.The driver of the third vehicle was Carol Woytowitz, 34, of Ellicott City. Neither she nor a child passenger in a safety seat was injured, Corporal Scott said.
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By Liz F. Kay and Liz F. Kay,liz.kay@baltsun.com | December 2, 2008
A Maryland State Police trooper fatally shot a Harford County man who broke into a relative's home, made threats about having a weapon and fought with officers early yesterday, a state police spokesman said. The man, John M. Abbate, 52, of the 100 block of Fidelity Drive in Fallston was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a news release. Shortly after 4:30 a.m., two Harford County sheriff's deputies and a state trooper responded to a 911 call from a home on the 2700 block of Lakeland Drive in Fallston, the spokesman, Greg Shipley, said.
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January 20, 1997
Retired Maryland State Police Trooper James Emerick was honored recently by Westminster Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution.The group awarded Emerick the Law Enforcement Commendation Medal and Certificate at its annual open house and celebration.Jacob Yingling, chapter vice president, described how Emerick had helped set up a system to help battered spouses and rape victims. Also present for the award were Brig. Gen. John Burk, national trustee of SAR, and William Austin, state president.
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By Alan J. Craver and Alan J. Craver,Staff writer | April 28, 1991
State police have not followed a court order to allow a trooper fired two weeks ago to return to patrol duties at the Benson barracks pending his appeal of the dismissal, the trooper's attorneys say.Thetrooper, Jerry M. Scarborough, filed motions in Harford Circuit Court Friday asking the court to order the state police to show why he has not gone back on patrol following an order issued Tuesday instructing the agency to allow him to do so.Scarborough's attorneys,...
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By Darren M. Allen and Darren M. Allen,Sun Staff Writer | June 4, 1995
Defense lawyers have called him a liar, and prosecutors have called him sloppy.But that's OK with Tfc. Robert Heuisler, one of the original members of the Carroll County Narcotics Task Force.He has been named the top drug investigator in the Maryland State Police."I've heard it all, and you come to expect that in this job," Trooper Heuisler, 37, said of the criticism thrown his way over the years. "If nobody ever hears your name, you're not doing anything."In naming Trooper Heuisler the Drug Enforcement Division 1994 Trooper of the Year, State Police Superintendent David B. Mitchell called the eight-year veteran an example of the highest level of professionalism.
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