State effort to curb crime expands to Eastern Shore

Published on: August 18, 2022 at 5:52 pm EDT

Governor Larry Hogan stands in front of a dais and microphone.

A state initiative designed to fight gang activity as well as drug and firearms trafficking is expanding on Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore. Law enforcement from Worcester and Somerset counties are joining Dorchester County, which is already part of the 5-year-old Maryland Criminal Intelligence Network, Gov. Larry Hogan announced.

The goal is to create a Lower Shore coalition to “target criminal operations throughout the Delmarva Peninsula,” Hogan said at a press conference outside the Maryland State Police barrack in Berlin, Maryland.

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