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Drug Trafficking
Baltimore drug probe nets 16 indictments
Baltimore drug probe nets 16 indictments

Baltimore police broke up a drug crew they say was responsible for at least one homicide and heroin sales of as much as $10,000 a day in West Baltimore, the mayor and police commissioner said Thursday. "Because of this extensive investigation, we have nine perpetrators off the streets, all being held without bail," Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said. "This is truly a sign of us doing something right." The two-month investigation into the alleged drug collective that police say operated at North Avenue and Carey Street resulted in 16 indictments. Fifteen were for distribution of heroin; one was a warrant for murder. Nine of the suspects indicted have been arrested,...