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Drug Trafficking

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  • Hampden merchants call for closing methadone clinic

    Hampden merchants call for closing methadone clinic
    Citing reports of drug dealing, loitering, littering and other nuisances, Hampden merchants and a Baltimore City councilwoman are calling on the state to close a 3-year-old methadone clinic that overlooks The Avenue. "We want them shut down," City...
  • Heroin dealer gets mandatory term of life without parole

    Heroin dealer gets mandatory term of life without parole
    A federal judge reluctantly handed down what she called an "extremely severe and harsh" life sentence without parole Tuesday to a 47-year-old heroin dealer convicted of trafficking the drug from New York to Baltimore. District Judge Catherine C. Blake...
  • Severna Park man's case one of first to follow Holder's recommendations

    Severna Park man's case one of first to follow Holder's recommendations
    A Severna Park man accused of running drugs from Atlanta to Northern Virginia pleaded guilty Tuesday to a cocaine conspiracy charge that did not specify the quantity he sold — marking one of the first cases in the Washington area in which...
  • Edgewood man, 19, charged with illegally possessing assault rifle during drug raid

    A 19-year-old Edgewood man was charged with illegally possessing an assault rifle during an Aberdeen police drug raid at the Economy Inn Motel in Aberdeen on Aug. 21, according to charging documents. He was charged along with five other people after two...
  • Police: Man shot by officer had committed carjacking

    A 27-year-old man who was shot by a Baltimore Police officer after refusing to drop what turned out to be a replica gun had carjacked a man moments earlier, police say in court documents. Marquis Queen, of Gwynn Oak, was shot multiple times on Aug. 13...
  • Four arrested during Harford weekend DUI checkpoint

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office arrested four people for allegedly drinking and driving, or for allegedly having drugs, during a recent sobriety checkpoint at Route 152 near Stockton Road in Joppa overnight between Saturday and Sunday. The Labor...
  • 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...
  • Soda machines broken into in Street [Police blotter]

    Aberdeen John H. Eaddy, 33, of the first block of Roosevelt Avenue, was arrested Wednesday on a bench warrant for failing to appear for a court case in which he was charged with trespassing. Walter S. Thompson, 49, of the 1100 block of Montreal Drive,...
  • Use of mandatory minimum sentences unusual in Maryland

    Use of mandatory minimum sentences unusual in Maryland
    A middle-aged heroin dealer received a mandatory life sentence last week in a federal drug-trafficking case, an outcome his lawyer said was particularly unfair because U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder had announced changes in the use of the stiff...
  • Convicted drug dealer charged with fleeing police, possessing guns and drugs in Aberdeen

    Convicted drug dealer charged with fleeing police, possessing guns and drugs in Aberdeen
    An convicted drug dealer from Aberdeen was charged Thursday with illegally possessing five guns, marijuana plants and drug paraphernalia after he tried to flee police near his house, according to charging documents. A Maryland State Police trooper...
  • Hampden methadone clinic vows to be a better neighbor

    Hampden methadone clinic vows to be a better neighbor
    As a public meeting approaches on what to do about a controversial methadone clinic in Hampden, clinic officials say they are making plans to curb drug dealing, loitering and other issues that have the business and residential communities calling for...
  • 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...