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  • Two Bel Air men arrested after theft from auto dealership

    Two Bel Air men arrested after theft from auto dealership
    Two Bel Air men have been charged with theft for allegedly stealing rims, tires, a tool chest and other automotive supplies from a Fallston car dealership, Maryland State Police said Thursday. One of the suspects faces subsequent drug and gun...
  • Use of agent to decode conversations unfair, appeals court says

    Use of agent to decode conversations unfair, appeals court says
    Rarely do drug traffickers pick up their phones and openly conduct their business, plainly stating the quantities of drugs they would like to buy and prices they would like to pay. Instead, they generally use coded language in an attempt to obscure...
  • Candidates for Maryland governor seek votes by helping ex-convicts

    Candidates for Maryland governor seek votes by helping ex-convicts
    When Democrat Douglas F. Gansler stopped by a Baltimore sports bar recently, the ex-convict behind the bar struck up a conversation. It's a tough road, the worker told Gansler, to get any job. "I'm trying to turn my life around," he said. "I've got a...
  • Police target Annapolis heroin dealers

    Police target Annapolis heroin dealers
    The Annapolis police chief said Tuesday his officers "disrupted if not dismantled" one of the capital city's heroin distribution networks with a series of indictments and arrests. Working with the Anne Arundel County Police, Maryland State Police and...
  • Odis Lee Sistrunk, police lieutenant colonel

    Odis Lee Sistrunk, police lieutenant colonel
    Odis Lee Sistrunk Jr., a retired Baltimore police lieutenant colonel known as the "Big O," died of undetermined causes May 19 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Northeast Baltimore resident was 65. Born in Steubenville, Ohio, he was the...
  • Cocaine, prescription drugs found during search of Aberdeen home

    An Aberdeen man is facing drug possession charges after police allegedly found cocaine and prescription drugs during a search of a home in the city last week. Nicholas Whittington, 24, of the 700 block of Battle Avenue, is charged with four counts of...
  • Drunk man tries to steal dogs in Aberdeen [Police Blotter]

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Charles Fred Massey, 41, of the 400 block of Manor Road, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which he is charged with driving under the influence of...
  • The libertarian approach to crime [Letter]

    The libertarian approach to crime [Letter]
    In The Sun article "New views about crime" (May 25) the writers failed to mention the Libertarian approach to the failed war on drugs. As the Libertarian candidate for attorney general, my main campaign theme is to end the drug war. The U.S. has the...
  • Sonar nightclub owner sentenced to 10 years in $14.5 million marijuana operation

    Sonar nightclub owner sentenced to 10 years in $14.5 million marijuana operation
    The owner of Baltimore's Sonar nightclub was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison for his role in supervising a drug dealing and money laundering operation, federal prosecutors announced. Daniel Gerard McIntosh, 38, of Sparks, was part of a large...
  • Alarmed as defendants wait in jail, advocates want to reduce prosecutors' role

    Alarmed as defendants wait in jail, advocates want to reduce prosecutors' role
    Concerned by missteps that have left some Baltimore arrestees waiting in jail for weeks before seeing a judge, the public defender's office is pushing a plan to reduce the role prosecutors play in bringing suspects to court. Dozens of defendants have...
  • Assembly moves to decriminalize marijuana

    Assembly moves to decriminalize marijuana
    The General Assembly moved Saturday to dramatically change Maryland's drug laws as the House of Delegates joined the Senate in voting to make possession of small amounts of marijuana a civil offense punishable only by a fine. The House voted 78-55 to...
  • Two convicted in abduction-murder plot

    Two convicted in abduction-murder plot
    A Baltimore jury convicted two men on murder, extortion and false imprisonment charges Wednesday for abducting a man and taking his girlfriend's ransom money before killing him and dumping his body in the Patapsco River. Eric Pendergrass went missing in...