| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:23 AM
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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:01 PM
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...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:10 PM
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...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:00 AM
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...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 6:07 AM
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.
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:29 PM
The area's drug task force seized more than a kilogram of cocaine and arrested four Harford County residents in a wiretap investigation that included one Havre de Grace man charged as a drug kingpin.
Jeremiah Michael Finley, 37, of the 600 block of...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 1:48 PM
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...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:40 PM
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...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:04 PM
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.
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:47 PM
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,...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:48 AM
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...