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  • 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....
  • More than 100 marijuana plants seized from Pasadena grow house

    More than 100 marijuana plants seized from Pasadena grow house
    Anne Arundel County police said they seized 158 marijuana plants from a grow house in Pasadena after a Monday morning raid. Augustus Lewis Stone, 40, who lives at the home in the 2400 block of 230th Street, faces several drug-related charges. Police...
  • Silk Road drug dealer pleads guilty

    Silk Road drug dealer pleads guilty
    An Edgewood drug dealer pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to supplying customers around the world through the Silk Road online marketplace. Jacob Theodore George IV, 32, admitted to agents with the Department of Homeland Security in January 2012...
  • Baltimore wants to give out thousands more needles to drug users

    Baltimore wants to give out thousands more needles to drug users
    Hoping to curb the spread of HIV, Baltimore officials want to hand out thousands more needles to drug addicts than Maryland law now allows. Since 1994, city Health Department vans that work with addicts have traded clean syringes for used ones in a one-...
  • 5 arrested in Glen Burnie marijuana growing operation

    5 arrested in Glen Burnie marijuana growing operation
    Anne Arundel County police on Friday arrested five people suspected in a Glen Burnie marijuana growing operation, the department said in a news release Sunday. Police busted the grow in the 100 block of Point Pleasant Rd. and found 15 marijuana plants...
  • Baltimore police officer pleads to extortion and ID theft

    Baltimore police officer pleads to extortion and ID theft
    A Baltimore police officer pleaded guilty to identity theft and extortion Wednesday after being caught in an elaborate FBI sting that involved an informant posing as a crooked tax preparer and heroin dealer. Over the course of this spring, Ashley Roane,...
  • Man exposes himself at Aberdeen Taco Bell [Harford police blotter]

    Man exposes himself at Aberdeen Taco Bell [Harford police blotter]
    Aberdeen Someone was trespassing Tuesday in the 200 block of Perrywood Court. An assault was reported Tuesday in the 4900 block of Villapoint Drive. Aberdeen police report: A man was exposing himself at Taco Bell, in the 1000 block of Beards...
  • Baltimore Black Guerrilla Family indictments hit 48 suspects

    Baltimore Black Guerrilla Family indictments hit 48 suspects
    Baltimore police, prosecutors and federal agents launched a massive strike against the Black Guerrilla Family gang this week, after indicting 48 suspects in an alleged eight-year campaign of drug dealing and violence that claimed 10 lives. The breadth...
  • Blighted E. Baltimore neighborhood improving, residents say

    Blighted E. Baltimore neighborhood improving, residents say
    Rozeana Faulk has lived her whole life in Baltimore's Oliver neighborhood, watching as drug trafficking gripped what was once a solid middle-class community and the area decayed. Now Faulk sees signs of hope in one of the city's most depressed and...
  • 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....
  • Mizeur to back legalized marijuana

    Mizeur to back legalized marijuana
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather R. Mizeur is calling for the legalization and regulation of marijuana, promising to use the tax revenue it would generate to pay for an expansion of pre-kindergarten education. Mizeur, a state delegate from...
  • Abuse of heroin, marijuana, synthetic drugs continue to plague Harford

    Heroin abuse and deaths in Harford County continue at a rate greater than the county's population ranking in the state, the leader of the county's anti-drug and alcohol abuse program says. The county is also plagued by excessive abuse of marijuana and...