| Feb 15, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Maryland State Police arrested Grammy-nominated rapper 2 Chainz on drug charges following a Thursday traffic stop on his way to perform at a homecoming event at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, police said.
The rapper, real name Tauheed Epps,...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 12:57 PM
More than 100 vehicles were stopped and four people were arrested during the Maryland State Police's first "Janet Hardy Memorial Checkpoint" Friday night.
Troopers from the JFK Memorial Highway Barrack held the checkpoint late on the rainy evening in...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Gene Robert Bowser Jr., 37, of Aberdeen, was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in prison without the benefit of parole, for possession with intent to distribute hydrocodone, an opiate narcotic, by Harford County Circuit Court Judge M. Elizabeth Bowen for...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The recent article regarding city finances ("Trash fee, job cuts urged," Feb. 12) cited no evidence of the primary cause of the population loss of Baltimore City. The mayor assumes that high property taxes are the reason. I disagree. I believe drug-fed...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 1:31 PM
A public defender told a Harford County District Court judge Tuesday he believes the state is acting illegally by holding people without bond for misdemeanor charges.
During bail review hearings in Bel Air, Thomas Bahr, an assistant public defender,...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Gay Lynn Diffenderffer had no idea that her husband was growing marijuana at their Baltimore County home, her attorney says, until state police investigating his mysterious disappearance discovered about 100 plants in a locked basement.
Two weeks later,...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 5:23 PM
A federal grand jury indicted a Baltimore police officer Friday on charges that he was involved in a conspiracy to distribute heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine and marijuana.
In an indictment unsealed Friday, federal prosecutors allege that Kendell L....
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Baltimore police officer Kendell Richburg pleaded not guilty to federal drug charges Tuesday, as his attorney said the accusations are linked to "relatively benign" actions surrounding his use of confidential informants.
"It's nothing close to selling...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Maryland State Police arrested a Havre de Grace man early Saturday in Aberdeen on charges of possessing cocaine, police reported.
A police dog and officer responded to Walgreens, on Beards Hill Road near Route 22, at about 11 a.m. after a resident...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Prosecutors will not charge the Baltimore police officers involved in arresting and fatally injuring a man — after finding that they did not use excessive force and followed police procedure when a detective tackled Anthony Anderson in a vacant...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 10:10 AM
In Baltimore, authorities are finding that if they can't solve a robbery, the next best thing may be to set one up.
Five men - at least three who police say are members of the Black Guerilla Family - were indicted last week in federal court on...
| Jun 8, 2013
The good news, such as it is, from the American Civil Liberties Union's report on racial bias in marijuana enforcement is that blacks in Maryland are only about 2.9 times more likely to be arrested for possession of the drug than whites. That's actually...