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Drug Trafficking

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  • Carroll County proposes ban on synthetic drugs

    Carroll County proposes ban on synthetic drugs
    Joining local municipalities and cities around the state, Carroll County commissioners are looking to prohibit the sale and possession of synthetic drugs in the county. The Board of County Commissioners, acting in the capacity of the county board of...
  • Windows broken on Havre de Grace church [Police Blotter]

    Maryland State Police and Harford County Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Terry Scott Wilkins, 19, of the first block of Valley Bottom Road, was arrested Friday on a bench warrant in a case in which he is facing two counts of theft between $1,000 and...
  • 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...
  • Assembly moves to decriminalize marijuana

    Assembly moves to decriminalize marijuana
    The General Assembly moved Saturday to dramatically change Maryland's drug laws as the House of Delegates joined the Senate in voting to make possession of small amounts of marijuana a civil offense punishable only by a fine. The House voted 78-55 to...
  • Pasadena man faces prison after tipping dealer to wiretaps

    Pasadena man faces prison after tipping dealer to wiretaps
    A Pasadena man pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to tipping off a major cocaine dealer that his phone was being monitored after learning about the tap from a local court official. Last June, Joshua Ferguson, 34, found out from a friend who...
  • Former NBA standout and recovering addict delivers anti-drug in Anne Arundel

    Former NBA standout and recovering addict delivers anti-drug in Anne Arundel
    The sniffling began about 15 minutes into Chris Herren's speech. As the former NBA player recounted his battle with drug addiction, students throughout Southern High School's auditorium looked around to see who was crying. No one needed to look far. For...
  • Dog stolen from home in Edgewood [Police Blotter]

    Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Johnnie Adonis Murray-Monroe, 22, of the 200 block of Polk Lane, was arrested on a bench warrant Friday in a case in which he was charged with trespassing. Jamar Lee Holmes, 25, who...
  • Fall of online drug bazaar Silk Road began with tip to Md. agents

    Fall of online drug bazaar Silk Road began with tip to Md. agents
    As they rushed toward a suburban Utah home with guns drawn, agents knew they were on to a significant figure in the Silk Road online drug bazaar — a major cocaine dealer, perhaps. Message boards on Silk Road — the world's most popular online...
  • Dundalk cocaine dealer sentenced

    Dundalk cocaine dealer sentenced
    A man described by prosecutors as a major cocaine dealer in Dundalk who sold primarily to dancers at local strip clubs was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison. Prosecutors said the investigation of the man dubbed a kingpin for his wide array of...
  • 17 charged in West Baltimore drug case

    17 charged in West Baltimore drug case
    Authorities charged 17 alleged members of a West Baltimore cocaine and heroin ring that used distinctive yellow and green packaging for its product, the State's Attorney's Office said Wednesday. Three men were charged in federal court and had their...
  • Two accused of smuggling packages into Baltimore jail via rope

    Two accused of smuggling packages into Baltimore jail via rope
    Baltimore CitiWatch surveillance cameras helped thwart a jail smuggling attempt on Sunday, state corrections officials reported. Early Sunday, state correctional workers monitoring the city’s crime cameras posted around the Baltimore City...
  • Two accused of attempt to smuggle packages into jail via rope

    Two accused of attempt to smuggle packages into jail via rope
    Blocks away from the Baltimore City Detention Center and well after midnight, a man in a blue "No. 11" sports jersey clutched a package and made his way toward the jail. As he approached the heavily fortified compound, a rope emerged from a top-floor...