Crime roundup: Blind drug 'kingpin' arrested, farm equipment stolen

This roundup of crime briefs from around the area isn't meant to be a comprehensive compilation of Maryland crime news, but a snapshot of some of the newsworthy incidents from across our region.

Here's a look at some of the crime that's happened recently in our coverage area:


A woman was arrested on more than a half dozen drug charges this week after police said she sold heroin in a Glen Burnie parking lot.

An Annapolis woman's television was stolen recently as contractors worked on her home.

There were 11 arrests for driving under the influence in Anne Arundel County and Annapolis on St. Patrick's Day.

A teen was shot outside a Halethorpe school.

Advertisements on the website Backpage.com this week resulted in a St. Patrick's Day prostitution sting and the arrest of two men on human trafficking charges.

A 30-year-old man was charged with attempted first-degree murder for critically injuring a man who he slashed in the neck with a box cutter.


The man suspected of stabbing three Morgan State students was granted bail.

An ACLU report said that 109 people in Maryland died after police encounters between 2010 and 2014.

A Westminster man is charged with assault for allegedly striking a female victim in the face during an argument.

A Westminster man is charged with credit card fraud for allegedly stealing the cards of multiple people and using them to make purchases.

An Emmitsburg man has been charged with the theft of numerous pieces of farm-related property stolen in Carroll and Frederick counties, and Chambersburg, Pa., over a five-month span.


Find daily arrest reports for Carroll County.

Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred near Aberdeen.

A legally blind Middle River man and alleged "kingpin" at the head of a drug trafficking organization, was arrested in Harford County.

Howard County police have charged three suspects in the burglaries of two homes in Columbia and authorities are investigating whether the trio was involved in series of similar cases since January.