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  • Baltimore Police commissioner not in favor of marijuana legalization

    Baltimore Police commissioner not in favor of marijuana legalization
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts in a radio interview on Thursday evening expressed doubt that marijuana should be legalized.  Batts, responding to a question from host Anthony McCarthy on WEAA, discussed his own upbringing in describing...
  • Fentanyl-laced heroin killing Marylanders

    Fentanyl-laced heroin killing Marylanders
    Drug dealers are lacing heroin with the potent painkiller fentanyl, creating a deadly cocktail that is killing unknowing users — sometimes within minutes of use. The drug combination has killed dozens of people in several states, prompting law...
  • Fall of online drug bazaar began with tip in Maryland

    Fall of online drug bazaar began with tip in Maryland
    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 drug...
  • Trial begins in 2013 Edgewood murder, attempted murder

    Nearly a year after the incident, the trial of an Edgewood man accused of a 2013 double shooting that left a 17-year-old boy dead and a now-19-year-old man seriously wounded began Friday in the Harford County Courthouse in downtown Bel Air. Garfield...
  • Police make arrests in Annapolis hotel drug bust

    Police make arrests in Annapolis hotel drug bust
    Anne Arundel County police arrested several people after allegedly finding illegal drugs in a hotel room in Annapolis Carlos Dewayne Abney Jr., 25, of Annapolis; Lauren Zhane Surgeon, 18, of Annapolis; and William Hunter Hardesty, 26, of Riva were...
  • Wanted fugitive reported at Aberdeen bus station [Police blotter]

    Maryland State Police and Harford County Sheriff's deputies report: Aberdeen Rachel L. Snedegar, 30, of the 10 block of West Inca Street, was charged Tuesday with distribution of drugs. Gregory A. Pringle, 46, off the 500 block of First Street,...
  • Baltimore police raid East Baltimore homes

    Baltimore police raid East Baltimore homes
    Baltimore police used battering rams to smash their way into suspected drug dens in a series of pre-dawn raids Tuesday that netted a half-dozen arrests, continuing what authorities describe as aggressive campaign to "dismantle" the Black Guerrilla...
  • Batts' mission [Editorial]

    Batts' mission  [Editorial]
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts' long-awaited consultant's report on how to reshape his department and drive down crime comes to what sounds like an obvious conclusion: The city's police should focus on gangs, guns and violent repeat...
  • At violent summer's end, weary city grapples with the toll

    At violent summer's end, weary city grapples with the toll
    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. It’s also...
  • Alert citizen report leads to seizure of suspected heroin in Bel Air

    Sheriff's deputies tipped off by an alert citizen seized 32 capsules of suspected heroin from a car in the parking lot at Home Depot in Bel Air, police said. Around 1 p.m. Thursday, off-duty DFC Charles Sadokski was flagged down by a person at the...
  • Copper downspouts stolen from Forest Hill home [Police blotter]

    Aberdeen Matthew Steven Allen, 33, of the 300 block of Stevens Circle, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with theft less than $1,000. Items were possibly stolen from a house Thursday in the 600 block of South...
  • Hopkins doctor suspended after charges in Silk Road case

    Hopkins doctor suspended after charges in Silk Road case
    The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine has suspended a junior faculty member after she was charged with helping her roommate sell prescription pain pills through the online drug market Silk Road. Alexandra Gold was in the second year of a two-year...