| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:38 AM
Joining local municipalities and cities around the state, Carroll County commissioners are looking to prohibit the sale and possession of synthetic drugs in the county.
The Board of County Commissioners, acting in the capacity of the county board of...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Maryland State Police and Harford County Sheriff's Office report:
Terry Scott Wilkins, 19, of the first block of Valley Bottom Road, was arrested Friday on a bench warrant in a case in which he is facing two counts of theft between $1,000 and...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 2:41 PM
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...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:52 PM
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...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:23 PM
A Pasadena man pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to tipping off a major cocaine dealer that his phone was being monitored after learning about the tap from a local court official.
Last June, Joshua Ferguson, 34, found out from a friend who...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The sniffling began about 15 minutes into Chris Herren's speech. As the former NBA player recounted his battle with drug addiction, students throughout Southern High School's auditorium looked around to see who was crying.
No one needed to look far.
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report:
Johnnie Adonis Murray-Monroe, 22, of the 200 block of Polk Lane, was arrested on a bench warrant Friday in a case in which he was charged with trespassing.
Jamar Lee Holmes, 25, who...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Police officers rushed into the downtown parking garage, weapons drawn.
As Detective Anthony Fata sat bleeding from a leg wound, officers scrambled around corners and up stairwells, frantically searching for a "junkie-looking black male." The...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Anne Arundel County Police say a traffic stop in Gambrills early Wednesday resulted in the arrest of two men on drug-related charges.
Police said at about 12:18 a.m., an officer stopped a Dodge Magnum for speeding in the area of Route 3 south at Route...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:23 AM
The pill peddlers were busy on Eutaw Street. Up and down the sidewalk they shuffled, hawking a variety of goods — methadone, the anxiety drug Xanax and other prescription medications — in a street code repeated over and over.
| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:19 PM
After a five-year undercover investigation, the Harford County Drug Task Force has broken a drug ring that has been illegally selling oxycodone in Harford and surrounding counties, arresting the alleged leader and one of his alleged co-conspirators and...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:25 PM
An NAACP leader, a former Maryland State Police major, a candidate for governor and a mother seeking to help her son with epilepsy converged Thursday on Annapolis to support more liberal marijuana laws.
A number of bills, backed by lawmakers from a...