The New Year has begun, but before we get into it full-swing, here's the countdown of the most-read stories on Upper-Marlboro Patch in 2012. These stories were were determined by readers' viewing choices.
10. Speak Out: Will You Boycott Denny's, Applebees and Papa John's
9. Arrest Made in Upper Marlboro Man's Death
8. Jack Johnson Headed to Prison Saturday
7. Police Looking For Missing Upper Marlboro Teenager (includes an update about the missing teen being found)
6. Fake Cop Pulls Over Real Cop, Gets Caught
5. Laurel Teen Pleads Guilty to Upper Marlboro Murder
And the most read story of the year is: