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I wanted to open the newsletter this week with an apology that no newsletter was released last week. I came down with COVID and honestly did not feel up to writing much over the past week. 


I am better now and fully back to normal.

It was a quiet news week around Carroll County (at least reporting here on the Observer). The were a few CRIME related press releases from a number of law enforcement entities this past are a few of the latest ones:


Mount Airy Police Department reports traffic stop leads to the arrest of three individuals for various gun and drug charges
TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO GUN AND DRUG CHARGES On 08/09/2022 at approximately 1:00 AM, a Mount Airy Police Department (MAPD) Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the…
Carroll County Drug and Firearms Trafficking Task Force recovered approximately two ounces of suspected crack cocaine, scales, packaging materials, currency, and other drug paraphernalia on August 18th
SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN DRUG TRAFFICKING INVESTIGATION Members of the Carroll County Drug and Firearms Trafficking Task Force conducted a criminal investigation stemming from a reported drug trafficking complaint that culminated…
Westminster Police Department collaborated with law enforcement agencies from Baltimore County, Carroll County, Pennsylvania and Maine to identify and to link a suspect to numerous crimes
MULTI-STATE RETAIL THEFT SCHEME ARREST On 07/12/22, the Westminster Home Depot Loss Prevention Office reported a series of significant thefts of tools from their Westminster store. The suspect was reported…
Multiple suspects arrested in retail theft scheme in Eldersburg on August 12th
On Friday, August 12th, 2022 at approximately 7:15 p.m., deputies conducting foot patrols of the Eldersburg Commons Shopping Complex were alerted by Walmart loss prevention personnel of a female shoplifter…

August is usually a quiet month in Election Years. I expect you will begin to see more activity from candidates and groups starting in early September.



CCPS News:


Students return to school on September 6, 2022



Approved 2022-2023 School Calendar


Upcoming weather forecast for Carroll County

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