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Drug Trafficking

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  • Both political sides praise drug changes

    — In a sign of growing disenchantment with the war on drugs, conservatives joined Democrats and reform advocates Monday in praising Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s declaration that it was time to rethink get-tough policies that have tied the...
  • D.C. Assault president Curtis Malone faces federal drug charges

    D.C. Assault president Curtis Malone faces federal drug charges
    Curtis Malone, the co-founder and president of the D.C. Assault AAU basketball program, has been charged with conspiracy to distribute heroin, according to court documents. Malone, who was convicted in 1991 for distributing crack cocaine, was arrested...
  • Holder saying what Baltimore judge has said for years

    Holder saying what Baltimore judge has said for years
    Attorney General Eric Holder's announcement — that low-level drug offenders with no history of violence and no ties to gangs will no longer face severe, mandatory federal prison sentences — is the first step in returning sanity and integrity...
  • Hampden merchants call for closing methadone clinic

    Hampden merchants call for closing methadone clinic
    Citing reports of drug dealing, loitering, littering and other nuisances, Hampden merchants and a Baltimore City councilwoman are calling on the state to close a 3-year-old methadone clinic that overlooks The Avenue. "We want them shut down," City...
  • Heroin dealer gets mandatory term of life without parole

    Heroin dealer gets mandatory term of life without parole
    A federal judge reluctantly handed down what she called an "extremely severe and harsh" life sentence without parole Tuesday to a 47-year-old heroin dealer convicted of trafficking the drug from New York to Baltimore. District Judge Catherine C. Blake...
  • Severna Park man's case one of first to follow Holder's recommendations

    Severna Park man's case one of first to follow Holder's recommendations
    A Severna Park man accused of running drugs from Atlanta to Northern Virginia pleaded guilty Tuesday to a cocaine conspiracy charge that did not specify the quantity he sold — marking one of the first cases in the Washington area in which...
  • Man from Savage charged with running drug operation out of child care center

    Man from Savage charged with running drug operation out of child care center
    A man from Savage has been charged in connection with running a drug operation out of his home, which he also used as a licensed child care center, Howard County Police said Friday. David Geoffrey Anderson, 31, of the 9000 block of Baltimore Street, was...
  • At violent summer's end, weary city grapples with the toll

    At violent summer's end, weary city grapples with the toll
    Fourteen-year-old Troy Neal grew up in Baltimore. It’s where his friends are, where he scraped his knees learning to skateboard in Carroll Park, and where he had planned to attend Mount St. Joseph’s High School this fall. It’s also...
  • O'Malley is wrong: More arrests mean more crime

    O'Malley is wrong: More arrests mean more crime
    Gov. Martin O'Malley has recently made the case for beefing up law enforcement to battle this year's rise in crime, including in an op-ed in The Sun. "So long as levels of enforcement continue to decline," he argued, "shootings and homicides will continue...
  • Police say indicted Towson attorney smuggled drugs into detention center

    Police say indicted Towson attorney smuggled drugs into detention center
    A longtime Towson-based defense attorney who represents accused drug dealers is being investigated for allegedly smuggling prescription pills to her clients inside the Baltimore County jail, police said. Elise Armacost, a county police spokeswoman, said...
  • Edgewood man, 19, charged with illegally possessing assault rifle during drug raid

    A 19-year-old Edgewood man was charged with illegally possessing an assault rifle during an Aberdeen police drug raid at the Economy Inn Motel in Aberdeen on Aug. 21, according to charging documents. He was charged along with five other people after two...
  • Police: Man shot by officer had committed carjacking

    A 27-year-old man who was shot by a Baltimore Police officer after refusing to drop what turned out to be a replica gun had carjacked a man moments earlier, police say in court documents. Marquis Queen, of Gwynn Oak, was shot multiple times on Aug. 13...