SALISBURY — A local woman is being held without bond this week after allegedly conspiring to arrange the murder of her brother-in-law.
Corrina Joy, 47, of Selbyville, was arrested at her home last Friday by members of the Maryland State Apprehension Team and was charged with conspiracy to commit first-degree murder. The arrest came less than a week after the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office learned of efforts being made by Joy to arrange for the murder of her brother-in-law.
On Sunday, Aug. 16, the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by an unnamed individual who told police he had met with Joy to have a cursory conversation about arranging the murder of her brother-in-law. The Wicomico Bureau of Investigation was contacted and assumed the case. Through a week-long investigation, measures were taken to confirm Joy’s intent.
Investigators gained sufficient evidence that Joy had displayed the intent and ability and had taken the necessary steps to secure a firearm in an effort to carry out the crime of murder. Investigators applied for and received an arrest warrant for Joy last Friday and she was arrested at her home in Selbyville without incident.
As of mid-week, Joy was being held in the Wicomico County Detention Center without bond. A preliminary hearing has been set for Sept. 3.
OCEAN CITY — An early morning fire at the historic Atlantic Hotel on the Boardwalk at Wicomico Street on Monday was accidental and started in a ground-floor laundry room. Shortly after 4 a.m. on Monday, the Ocean City fire and police departments responded to the Atlantic Hotel on the Boardwalk for a report of smoke coming from the building. Upon … Continue reading
OCEAN CITY — A puppy stolen from a foster home in West Virginia could find a safe new home in the local area after Ocean City Police were able to track the suspect to a residence in Ocean Pines and rescue the dog. The Ocean City Police Animal Control Unit recently rescued a young puppy that had been stolen from … Continue reading
OCEAN CITY — The U. S. Coast Guard rescued the crewmember of a rather famous commercial fishing vessel around 62 miles off the coast of Ocean City on Tuesday involving a joint effort from stations up and down the east coast. Around 8 a.m. on Tuesday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound in New Haven, Conn. received a … Continue reading
BERLIN – Town officials again voiced their support of the activity center proposed by a local businesswoman as she seeks funding help from the state. The Berlin Town Council unanimously passed a resolution in support of Carmella Solito’s plan to build a youth activity center — to feature daycare and gymnastics, among other things — on Old Ocean City Boulevard. … Continue reading
OCEAN CITY — Worcester County is seeking to be dismissed as a defendant in a civil suit filed last month by a Silver Spring, Md. man who is alleging he was roughed up by Ocean City Police during his arrest and subsequent detention. In July, Silver Spring resident John Henry, through his attorney, filed suit in U.S. District Court against … Continue reading
OCEAN CITY – This month the Transportation Commission reviewed several ongoing efforts in increasing the bus and tram services that have proven to be successful. According to Public Works Director Hal Adkins, in July there were 32,000 more passengers on the buses compared to last year, and there were 424 more deployments, which is an increase of 23.3 percent. In … Continue reading
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OCEAN CITY – Sea glass collectors, artisans and enthusiasts will travel to Ocean City this weekend for the North American Sea Glass Association’s 10th Annual Sea Glass Festival. The festival will be held Saturday, Aug. 29 and Sunday, Aug. 30, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center on 40th Street in Ocean City. Admission … Continue reading
SALISBURY – Red, White and Boom’s fourth year bringing a 4th of July fireworks show to Salisbury was the most successful yet, according to organizers. “We started from nothing four years ago, and we now have in place an extraordinary public-private model of success in Red, White and Boom,” Mike Dunn of Red, White and Boom said before the City … Continue reading