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Prescription Drugs

Prescription Drugs
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  • Being Mikey's mommy, but only for a weekend

    Being Mikey's mommy, but only for a weekend
    My husband and I are just off a long weekend soloing with the Fabulous Mikey, perhaps the cutest 21/2 -year-old grandchild in the universe. And the smartest, too. After he was safely returned to the care of his mother — with no new scars or...
  • 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...
  • Bringing addicts in from the streets

    Bringing addicts in from the streets
    It is mid-morning on a recent Friday in West Baltimore, and there is a long line snaking down the street and around the corner. Why? Vendors are dispensing free heroin samples. In other areas of the city, buyers are risking arrest and drug contamination...
  • Guard pleads guilty to smuggling drugs into city jail for gang

    Guard pleads guilty to smuggling drugs into city jail for gang
    Charged with policing inmates in the Baltimore City Detention Center, correctional officer Jennifer Owens admitted to doing the opposite Tuesday. Owens, who worked as a correctional officer in the Baltimore jail from 2007 to 2013, pleaded guilty to a...
  • Rent checks stolen from Aberdeen apartment complex [Police Blotter]

    Aberdeen Sheriff's office and state police reports: Carman James Montague, 51, of the 400 block of Elmhurst Street, was charged Wednesday with failing to register as a sex offender. A front door was open in the 1400 block of Wellspring Drive on...
  • Ravens CB Asa Jackson suspended eight games for violating NFL drug policy

    Ravens CB Asa Jackson suspended eight games for violating NFL drug policy
    Ravens reserve cornerback Asa Jackson has been suspended without pay for eight games for his second violation of the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs. Jackson served a four-game suspension as a rookie last year. Both suspensions stem...
  • Two from Harford charged with bilking Medicare, Medicaid on prescription refills

    Two from Harford charged with bilking Medicare, Medicaid on prescription refills
    Two Harford County men and a Howard County man have been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with an alleged pharmacy fraud scheme federal prosecutors say bilked the government out of at least $2.6 million in Medicaid and Medicare...
  • Trio robs woman of prescription drugs in Towson [Crime Log]

    The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. A trio robbed a woman of a bag containing presciption...
  • Inmate from Belcamp charged with smuggling drugs into Harford jail

    A Harford County inmate from Belcamp was ordered held without bail after he allegedly smuggled prescription drugs to try to sell in the Detention Center, according to charging documents. Christopher J. Bradley, 21, of the 1200 block of Talbot Road,...
  • Anne Arundel County gets settlement in prescription case

    Anne Arundel County gets settlement in prescription case
    The Anne Arundel County government is getting more than $300,000 as part of a settlement of a class-action lawsuit over prescription drug pricing. Anne Arundel's portion of the $82 million settlement is $365,886.26 and will go into the county's health...
  • Health officials blame heroin for spike in Maryland overdose deaths

    Health officials blame heroin for spike in Maryland overdose deaths
    Heroin overdose deaths soared last year in Baltimore, a city that has struggled with one of the highest rates of heroin addiction in the nation and with the violence that comes with illegal drug dealing. In 2012, 126 people died in the city from...
  • New drug threat means new approach is likely necessary [Editorial]

    New drug threat means new approach is likely necessary [Editorial]
    Addressing a Harford County crowd interested in learning the latest social threats posed by chemical abuse, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Chip Cooke pointed out that synthetic drugs with names like "spice" and "bath salts," which...