Mike Lewis http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Wicomico County Sheriff Could Get Raise http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wicomico-county-sheriff-could-get-raise <p>Wicomico County Sheriff&nbsp; Mike Lewis could be getting a raise after all.</p><p>The County Council voted 4-to-2 yesterday to recommend giving Lewis the raise.</p><p>That recommendation now goes to County Executive Rick Pollitt where Lewis’s salary would rise by $10-thousand to $95-thousand a year.</p><p>The vote came after a change of heart by council member John Hall &nbsp;who originally opposed the pay bump.</p><p>Opponents like Joe Holloway said they based their votes on the ailing economy when the proposal was defeated in February.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:12:07 +0000 Don Rush 51865 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Wicomico County Sheriff Could Get Raise Wicomico County Sheriff Regrets Gun Video http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wicomico-county-sheriff-regrets-gun-video <p>Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis says if he knew the video would be posted on the internet he might not have done it.</p><p>The video in question features Lewis and a deputy dressed in full uniform using sheriff’s office cars and discussing how and when Marylanders can openly carry some weapons.</p><p>Lewis told the Salisbury Daily Times that he thought he was doing an educational video for legislators in Annapolis.</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:47:03 +0000 Don Rush 50818 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Wicomico County Sheriff Regrets Gun Video Former SU Student Identified in Apparent Murder-Suicide http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/former-su-student-identified-apparent-murder-suicide <p>SALISBURY, Md. (AP) - Authorities are identifying a man killed in an apparent murder-suicide as a former Salisbury University student.</p><p>Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis says the man killed Tuesday by the shooter was Charles Abbott of Hebron. Authorities are not identifying a female university student wounded in the shooting or the male shooter, who turned the gun on himself and died. Investigators believe the shooting was an incident of domestic violence.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 14:04:02 +0000 Don Rush 40540 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Former SU Student Identified in Apparent Murder-Suicide Wicomico Counth Sheriff's Uniforms Win Award http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wicomico-counth-sheriffs-uniforms-win-award <p></p><p>The uniforms of the Wicomico County Sheriffs got a tip of the hat this year.</p><p>The Department won the North-American Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors’ 2013 Best Dressed Public Safety Awards in the Sheriff’s Office category.</p><p>Sheriff Mike Lewis changed the uniforms after being elected in 2006.l</p><p>He turned the uniforms gray and black.</p><p>The Salisbury Daily Times report that Richard Lerman, president and CEO of the Association, saidthat there were around 235 entries for all categories.</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 13:31:56 +0000 Don Rush 32289 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Wicomico Counth Sheriff's Uniforms Win Award Twelve Year Old Girl Dies Of Gunshot Wound in Willards http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/twelve-year-old-girl-dies-gunshot-wound-willards <p>A twelve year old girl has died from a gunshot at her home in the town of Willards.</p><p>Authorities say it appears to have been an accident.&nbsp;</p><p>Wicomico County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office said that Taylor Lewis was shot in the head while inside her home on State Street at around 2:45 yesterday afternoon.</p><p>She was taken to Peninsula Regional Medical Center by ambulance and died of her injuries.</p><p>Sheriff Mike Lewis, who is not related, told the Salisbury Daily Times that a rifle, not a handgun, has been taken into evidence.</p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 14:59:59 +0000 Don Rush 17608 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Maryland Concealed Gun Carry Law Could Be Loosened http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/maryland-concealed-gun-carry-law-could-be-loosened <p>Marylanders will be able to legally carry a concealed loaded gun after August 7<sup>th</sup> without having to show a good and substantial reason for doing so.</p><p>That&rsquo;s the date set by Federal Judge Benson Legg, who required officials to get rid of that requirement on applications.</p><p>Maryland State Attorney General Doug Gansler has filed an appeal in federal court to vacate the ruling.</p><p>There are 12-thousand Maryland residents who have such permits.</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 12:58:40 +0000 Don Rush 17556 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Salisbury Landlord Donnie Williams Dies From Gunshot Wound http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/salisbury-landlord-donnie-williams-dies-gunshot-wound <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The Salisbury Daily Times is reporting at this hour&nbsp;that hospital officials have confirmed local landlord and businessman Donnie Williams died last night of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.</p><p>Williams is a former president of Salisbury Area Property Owners Association and owner of Fruitland-based Advanced Property Rental.</p><p>The hospital staff says he was admitted to the intensive care unit of Peninsula Regional Medical Center last night and died shortly thereafter.</p> Fri, 18 May 2012 15:27:55 +0000 Don Rush 13237 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Salisbury Landlord Donnie Williams Dies From Gunshot Wound