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  • Two accused of attempt to smuggle packages into jail via rope

    Two accused of attempt to smuggle packages into jail via rope
    Blocks away from the Baltimore City Detention Center and well after midnight, a man in a blue "No. 11" sports jersey clutched a package and made his way toward the jail. As he approached the heavily fortified compound, a rope emerged from a top-floor...
  • Wanted fugitive reported at Aberdeen bus station [Police blotter]

    Maryland State Police and Harford County Sheriff's deputies report: Aberdeen Rachel L. Snedegar, 30, of the 10 block of West Inca Street, was charged Tuesday with distribution of drugs. Gregory A. Pringle, 46, off the 500 block of First Street,...
  • Baltimore police raid East Baltimore homes

    Baltimore police raid East Baltimore homes
    Baltimore police used battering rams to smash their way into suspected drug dens in a series of pre-dawn raids Tuesday that netted a half-dozen arrests, continuing what authorities describe as aggressive campaign to "dismantle" the Black Guerrilla...
  • Batts' mission [Editorial]

    Batts' mission  [Editorial]
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts' long-awaited consultant's report on how to reshape his department and drive down crime comes to what sounds like an obvious conclusion: The city's police should focus on gangs, guns and violent repeat...
  • Balto. Co. won't immediately seek to recoup pharmacy loan

    Balto. Co. won't immediately seek to recoup pharmacy loan
    Officials with Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's administration say they won't immediately seek to recoup a $300,000 taxpayer-funded loan granted to a Pikesville family business that was raided this week in a federal cigarette-smuggling case....
  • Alert citizen report leads to seizure of suspected heroin in Bel Air

    Sheriff's deputies tipped off by an alert citizen seized 32 capsules of suspected heroin from a car in the parking lot at Home Depot in Bel Air, police said. Around 1 p.m. Thursday, off-duty DFC Charles Sadokski was flagged down by a person at the...
  • Copper downspouts stolen from Forest Hill home [Police blotter]

    Aberdeen Matthew Steven Allen, 33, of the 300 block of Stevens Circle, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with theft less than $1,000. Items were possibly stolen from a house Thursday in the 600 block of South...
  • Man dies in police custody in Northeast Baltimore

    Man dies in police custody in Northeast Baltimore
    A 44-year-old man died while in police custody after a struggle with officers during a traffic stop Thursday night in Northeast Baltimore, officials said. Deputy Commissioner Jerry Rodriguez said officers had pulled over a car for a traffic violation...
  • Man who died in Baltimore police custody identified

    Man who died in Baltimore police custody identified
    The man who died in police custody Thursday night during a traffic stop in Northeast Baltimore was identified as a 44-year-old who was on parole and was once sentenced to two years in prison for resisting arrest. Police said Tyrone West suffered "medical...
  • Police release recordings from traffic stop death

    Police release recordings from traffic stop death
    Baltimore police released dispatch recordings Monday of officers calling for help at a traffic stop in Northeast Baltimore last week that ended with the death of the man they had pulled over. The tape begins with an unidentified male officer calling...
  • Family of man who died in custody asks witnesses to speak out

    Family of man who died in custody asks witnesses to speak out
    Family members of a man who died in police custody last week in Northeast Baltimore made emotional pleas Tuesday at a candlelight vigil for witnesses to come forward with what they saw. Gathered on the corner of Kitmore Road and Kelway Road, where Tyrone...
  • Organic honey business owner charged after drug, gun raids

    Organic honey business owner charged after drug, gun raids
    Really Raw Honey is known for its straight-from-the-hive product, a creamy white treat sold online and in hundreds of stores like Whole Foods. But the buzz about the Highlandtown-based company this week involved handguns, rifles, ammunition and cocaine...