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  • Man with knife threatening children in Abingdon; dog abandoned at Annie's Playground [Harford Police Blotter]

    Man with knife threatening children in Abingdon; dog abandoned at Annie's Playground [Harford Police Blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police reports: Aberdeen Theodore Richards Akins, 28, of the 900 block of Harlan Avenue, was charged Thursday with marijuana possession. Jennifer Giles, 26, of the 700 block of Cronin Drive, was...
  • Five charged with running Baltimore County pill mill

    Five charged with running Baltimore County pill mill
    Gerald Wiseberg makes for an unlikely drug kingpin, but federal authorities say the 81-year-old Korean War veteran helped run an operation that doled out vast amounts of powerful prescription painkillers. Wiseberg and his business partners opened a...
  • More corrections officers plead guilty in BGF gang conspiracy

    More corrections officers plead guilty in BGF gang conspiracy
    Six more corrections officers who helped the Black Guerrilla Family gang operate a drug-smuggling and racketeering enterprise from inside the Baltimore City Detention Center have pleaded guilty or received sentencing in the past two weeks, continuing a...
  • Hooked on pills [Editorial]

    Hooked on pills  [Editorial]
    State officials are hoping a new public health initiative to track the distribution and sale of highly addictive prescription drugs in Maryland can help reduce the number of people who abuse such medications. The initiative, inspired by a program...
  • When rap lyrics become evidence

    When rap lyrics become evidence
    Like many artists of his genre, East Baltimore rapper Young Moose uses his lyrics and music videos to depict the harsh reality of his surroundings, with images of men flashing guns, drugs and cash. But as his career seemed to be taking off this summer,...
  • Former Gov. Hughes' grandson charged in heroin ring

    Former Gov. Hughes' grandson charged in heroin ring
    Former Gov. Harry Hughes' grandson has been charged with taking as much as $250,000 from his grandfather to support his heroin habit and for possessing and distributing drugs as part of a major trafficking ring on the Eastern Shore. Andrew Douglas White,...
  • Shots fired: woman wounded in Edgewood, bullet into home in Bel Air, M16s used in Whiteford [Harford Police Blotter]

    Shots fired: woman wounded in Edgewood, bullet into home in Bel Air, M16s used in Whiteford [Harford Police Blotter]
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police reports: Aberdeen Darrell D. Lyons, 20, of the 400 block of Washington Street, was arrested Thursday on an alleged violation of probation in a case in which he was guilty of possession of...
  • WaPo series looks at cash seized by police during car stops

    This week, the Washington Post is running a series on how police work to seize cash during car stops without a warrant or making an arrest -- and data compiled by the paper suggests Baltimore City and Baltimore County police are among the biggest...
  • Trying to prevent heroin deaths one shot at a time

    Trying to prevent heroin deaths one shot at a time
    Robert Taylor Jr., and Camille Haviland thought they were being safe — within the bounds of their dangerous heroin habit, that is. Having bought from a new dealer, Taylor tried just one capsule instead of his usual three or four. Haviland left...
  • Silk Road drug dealer gets six years prison

    Silk Road drug dealer gets six years prison
    A federal judge imposed a six-year sentence Friday on Jacob Theodore George IV, who sold heroin on the online drug bazaar Silk Road. George, 33, an Edgewood man with a history of arrests, drug abuse and mental health problems, apologized to the judge. He...
  • Cold case thaws as Baltimore man is indicted in 1981 murder

    Cold case thaws as Baltimore man is indicted in 1981 murder
    DNA recovered from a blanket taken from a crime scene decades ago has helped prosecutors bring charges against a Baltimore man they say raped and killed a 75-year-old woman in 1981. Phillip D. Lee, 55, is charged with first-degree murder and first-degree...
  • Seven Harford deputies involved in arrest where suspect died return to duty

    Seven Harford deputies involved in arrest where suspect died return to duty
    Seven Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies who had been placed on routine leave after a drug suspect died following a vehicle pursuit and his arrest last month were cleared to return to work Thursday. The seven had been on administrative leave...