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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...
  • Identity theft reported in Aberdeen [Police blotter]

    Identity theft reported in Aberdeen [Police blotter]
    Aberdeen Charles Alexander Sconion Jr., 24, of the 200 block of East Bel Air Avenue, was charged Friday with possessing a drug other than marijuana, possessing drugs with intent to distribute and possessing drug paraphernalia. Mikaele Matagi Mataese,...
  • Batteries stolen from a truck in Joppa [Police blotter]

    Batteries stolen from a truck in Joppa [Police blotter]
    Aberdeen Tiera Monique Harris, 27, of the 4700 block of Witchhazel Way, was charged Thursday with being a fugitive from Virginia. Frank Earl Jackson III, 50, of the 600 block of South Stepney Road, was charged Sunday with second-degree assault and...
  • Federal indictment hits unusual target: Russian medicine

    When federal authorities indicted an alleged Pikesville crime ring on charges of trafficking millions of dollars' worth of smuggled cigarettes, they also accused the group of moving an unusual piece of contraband: a medication sold over the counter in...
  • Man killed Saturday was due in court this week

    Man killed Saturday was due in court this week
    Tracy "Boo Boo" Love, convicted for his role in a violent drug organization and sentenced to eight years in federal prison in 2009, was due in U.S. District Court Thursday for a violation of his supervised release. He was shot to death on Saturday....
  • A misguided drug policy [Editorial]

    A misguided drug policy   [Editorial]
    Last week President Barack Obama issued a challenge to Congress to take care of some urgent unfinished business. The president used his executive powers to commute the sentences of eight people sentenced to long prison terms imposed under mandatory...
  • 2 arrested in drug bust at Gambrills day care

    2 arrested in drug bust at Gambrills day care
    Anne Arundel police arrested and charged a Gambrills man and woman on Monday after discovering a drug operation at a St. Mary's Lane day care, according to a police news release. Narcotics teams executed a search warrant around 9:30 p.m. at Gambrills Day...
  • It's time to end the war on drugs [Commentary]

    It's time to end the war on drugs [Commentary]
    America faces a plethora of social problems in its inner cities: Crime and gang violence. A growing disrespect for the law. A prison system bursting at the seams. Children growing up without their fathers. An entire class of unemployable able-bodied men....
  • After violent first year, Batts still pushing to remake city's police department

    After violent first year, Batts still pushing to remake city's police department
    As he ends his first year on the job, Baltimore police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts is facing questions about whether he is taking too long to remake the agency and develop a crime-fighting strategy. But others say he is being candid about the city's...
  • Millersville man in critical condition after shooting in Glen Burnie

    Millersville man in critical condition after shooting in Glen Burnie
    A Millersville man is in critical but stable condition after being shot in an early Tuesday morning incident in Glen Burnie that police said is believed to be drug related. Anne Arundel County Police said that at approximately 1:04 a.m. officers...
  • Shots reported fired in Abingdon [Harford Police blotter]

    Shots reported fired in Abingdon [Harford Police blotter]
    Aberdeen John W. White, 33, of the 1100 block of South Philadelphia Boulevard, was charged Friday with violating a protective order. Gaylord Dennison II, 33, of the 600 block of Brenda Lane, was charged Friday with failing to appear in court for a...
  • East side murder victim was member of infamous "Hot Boys"

    Anthony "Stink" Joyner, who was fatally shot over the weekend in East Baltimore, had been released from federal prison last year after serving 10 years for his role in a drug gang tied to five murders including a 2001 Memorial Day block party shooting. ...