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  • Candidates for Maryland governor seek votes by helping ex-convicts

    Candidates for Maryland governor seek votes by helping ex-convicts
    When Democrat Douglas F. Gansler stopped by a Baltimore sports bar recently, the ex-convict behind the bar struck up a conversation. It's a tough road, the worker told Gansler, to get any job. "I'm trying to turn my life around," he said. "I've got a...
  • Police target Annapolis heroin dealers

    Police target Annapolis heroin dealers
    The Annapolis police chief said Tuesday his officers "disrupted if not dismantled" one of the capital city's heroin distribution networks with a series of indictments and arrests. Working with the Anne Arundel County Police, Maryland State Police and...
  • Odis Lee Sistrunk, police lieutenant colonel

    Odis Lee Sistrunk, police lieutenant colonel
    Odis Lee Sistrunk Jr., a retired Baltimore police lieutenant colonel known as the "Big O," died of undetermined causes May 19 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Northeast Baltimore resident was 65. Born in Steubenville, Ohio, he was the...
  • Cocaine, prescription drugs found during search of Aberdeen home

    An Aberdeen man is facing drug possession charges after police allegedly found cocaine and prescription drugs during a search of a home in the city last week. Nicholas Whittington, 24, of the 700 block of Battle Avenue, is charged with four counts of...
  • Drunk man tries to steal dogs in Aberdeen [Police Blotter]

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Charles Fred Massey, 41, of the 400 block of Manor Road, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which he is charged with driving under the influence of...
  • The libertarian approach to crime [Letter]

    The libertarian approach to crime [Letter]
    In The Sun article "New views about crime" (May 25) the writers failed to mention the Libertarian approach to the failed war on drugs. As the Libertarian candidate for attorney general, my main campaign theme is to end the drug war. The U.S. has the...
  • Police blotter

    Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Allison Paige Braun, 22, who has addresses at Travel Lodge in Aberdeen, was arrested Thursday on a warrant for charges of four counts of theft less than $1,000 and theft scheme...
  • Sonar nightclub owner sentenced to 10 years in $14.5 million marijuana operation

    Sonar nightclub owner sentenced to 10 years in $14.5 million marijuana operation
    The owner of Baltimore's Sonar nightclub was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison for his role in supervising a drug dealing and money laundering operation, federal prosecutors announced. Daniel Gerard McIntosh, 38, of Sparks, was part of a large...
  • Medical marijuana still beyond reach in Maryland

    Medical marijuana still beyond reach in Maryland
    Barry Considine still has to buy marijuana illegally, as he has since he first asked around a biker bar for it to help treat his post-polio syndrome. Ken Kopper still fears another possession arrest for using it to ease chronic pain resulting from a...
  • Key witness in Edgewood fatal shooting admits changing story

    Key witness in Edgewood fatal shooting admits changing story
    A third person who accompanied two young men who were shot, one fatally, on a marijuana buying trip to an Edgewood park last January admitted Monday afternoon that he had changed his account of what happened in the hours following the shootings....
  • Air conditioner stolen in Aberdeen [Police blotter]

    Aberdeen Jason Richard Carpenter, 22, of the 700 block of West Bel Air Avenue, was charged Saturday with possessing narcotics with intent to distribute, possessing a drug other than marijuana, second-degree assault and obstructing and hindering police....
  • Alarmed as defendants wait in jail, advocates want to reduce prosecutors' role

    Alarmed as defendants wait in jail, advocates want to reduce prosecutors' role
    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...