| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:19 PM
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...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:45 AM
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...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Anne Arundel police arrested and charged a Gambrills man and woman on Monday after discovering a drug operation at a St. Mary's Lane day care, according to a police news release.
Narcotics teams executed a search warrant around 9:30 p.m. at Gambrills Day...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Hoping to tamp down crime in a particularly troubled section of West Baltimore, city police and prosecutors have announced the indictment on drug conspiracy charges of nine people who they say have been terrorizing the neighborhood.
Though the charges do...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:00 AM
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...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Tiera Monique Harris, 27, of the 4700 block of Witchhazel Way, was charged Thursday with being a fugitive from Virginia.
Frank Earl Jackson III, 50, of the 600 block of South Stepney Road, was charged Sunday with second-degree assault and...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:03 PM
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...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 4:29 PM
In one of the largest drug busts at the port of Baltimore in years, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents seized two gym bags stuffed with nearly 128 pounds of cocaine from a Panamanian shipping container.
Customs agents put the estimated street...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:29 PM
The area's drug task force seized more than a kilogram of cocaine and arrested four Harford County residents in a wiretap investigation that included one Havre de Grace man charged as a drug kingpin.
Jeremiah Michael Finley, 37, of the 600 block of...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 11:36 AM
In a New Year's Day editorial, the Sun editorial board lamented that 2013 was "a lost year in the fight against gun crime." There is plenty wrong, of course, with how Baltimore City handles gun crime. The lack of seriousness with which the Rawlings-...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:46 PM
A Baltimore County councilwoman is seeking to tighten a local ban on synthetic marijuana, saying manufacturers have found ways around a state ban enacted last year as well as federal and county laws.
Councilwoman Vicki Almond said existing laws...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:57 PM
An Annapolis man was sentenced Wednesday to more than seven years in federal prison following a plea agreement on drug distribution charges, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Shawn Anthony Pollard,...