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Drug Trafficking

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  • Drug dealer's lavish lifestyle on display as he gets 25 years

    Drug dealer's lavish lifestyle on display as he gets 25 years
    Garnett Gilbert Smith lived well: he owned a fleet of luxury cars, stayed at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills and dropped hundreds of thousands of dollars at Gucci, Cartier and Louis Vuitton. He also worked hard, federal authorities say, shipping a...
  • Baltimore Police commissioner not in favor of marijuana legalization

    Baltimore Police commissioner not in favor of marijuana legalization
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts in a radio interview on Thursday evening expressed doubt that marijuana should be legalized.  Batts, responding to a question from host Anthony McCarthy on WEAA, discussed his own upbringing in describing...
  • 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...
  • Four arrested during Harford weekend DUI checkpoint

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office arrested four people for allegedly drinking and driving, or for allegedly having drugs, during a recent sobriety checkpoint at Route 152 near Stockton Road in Joppa overnight between Saturday and Sunday. The Labor...
  • Soda machines broken into in Street [Police blotter]

    Aberdeen John H. Eaddy, 33, of the first block of Roosevelt Avenue, was arrested Wednesday on a bench warrant for failing to appear for a court case in which he was charged with trespassing. Walter S. Thompson, 49, of the 1100 block of Montreal Drive,...
  • FBI investigating false reports filed by Baltimore police unit

    FBI investigating false reports filed by Baltimore police unit
    FBI investigators acting on a tip from a disgraced former Baltimore police investigator have found that officers in a special plainclothes unit falsified reports to further their cases, a federal prosecutor alleged in court Thursday. Kendell Richburg,...
  • Use of mandatory minimum sentences unusual in Maryland

    Use of mandatory minimum sentences unusual in Maryland
    A middle-aged heroin dealer received a mandatory life sentence last week in a federal drug-trafficking case, an outcome his lawyer said was particularly unfair because U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder had announced changes in the use of the stiff...
  • Three drug arrests on I-95 in Harford net heroin, marijuana

    Three out-of-state men pulled over on I-95 in Harford County on Tuesday have been charged with carrying drugs for distribution, including one Virginia man found with 150 baggies of heroin, according to Maryland State Police and Harford County Sheriff's...
  • Convicted drug dealer charged with fleeing police, possessing guns and drugs in Aberdeen

    Convicted drug dealer charged with fleeing police, possessing guns and drugs in Aberdeen
    An convicted drug dealer from Aberdeen was charged Thursday with illegally possessing five guns, marijuana plants and drug paraphernalia after he tried to flee police near his house, according to charging documents. A Maryland State Police trooper...
  • Hampden methadone clinic vows to be a better neighbor

    Hampden methadone clinic vows to be a better neighbor
    As a public meeting approaches on what to do about a controversial methadone clinic in Hampden, clinic officials say they are making plans to curb drug dealing, loitering and other issues that have the business and residential communities calling for...
  • Alleged criminals released from jail due to paperwork mishaps

    Alleged criminals released from jail due to paperwork mishaps
    Jeffrey Bryant should have been in a Baltimore jail on the night he came to the door of Ronald Reives' apartment. Instead, police say, Bryant and two other men attacked Reives — one of them stabbing him in the back and puncturing his lung. Because...
  • Federal judge weighs shift on marijuana sentences

    Federal judge weighs shift on marijuana sentences
    A federal judge said Friday he would consider lighter-than-normal sentences for members of a major suburban marijuana smuggling organization — the latest fallout of the drug's legalization in several U.S. states. U.S. District Judge James K....