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Drug Trafficking

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  • When rap lyrics become evidence

    When rap lyrics become evidence
    Like many artists of his genre, East Baltimore rapper Young Moose uses his lyrics and music videos to depict the harsh reality of his surroundings, with images of men flashing guns, drugs and cash. But as his career seemed to be taking off this summer,...
  • Security guard, employees arrested in Beach Place drug bust

    Security guard, employees arrested in Beach Place drug bust
    When undercover detectives approached a security guard at Beach Place in Fort Lauderdale, she told them they were in the "right place" to buy drugs and ultimately sold to them, according to detectives. Security guard Leslie Geffard, 28, is one of four...
  • Bangor teacher's aide who supplied drugs to students gets sharply reduced sentence

    A former Bangor teacher's aide who supplied drugs to students got back more than six years of his life Friday at resentencing. Brad Washburn will serve 32 to 64 months in state prison for a 2012 parole violation in which he was caught using heroin &#...
  • More corrections officers plead guilty in BGF gang conspiracy

    More corrections officers plead guilty in BGF gang conspiracy
    Six more corrections officers who helped the Black Guerrilla Family gang operate a drug-smuggling and racketeering enterprise from inside the Baltimore City Detention Center have pleaded guilty or received sentencing in the past two weeks, continuing a...
  • Hooked on pills [Editorial]

    Hooked on pills  [Editorial]
    State officials are hoping a new public health initiative to track the distribution and sale of highly addictive prescription drugs in Maryland can help reduce the number of people who abuse such medications. The initiative, inspired by a program...
  • Synthetic drugs, paraphernalia, cash and more seized at Kissimmee store

    Synthetic drugs, paraphernalia, cash and more seized at Kissimmee store
    The owner of a Kissimmee store is facing charges after his store was raided Thursday and police seized as much as $14,000 in synthetic drugs. Iqbal Nurmohamed Saferali, 60, was charged with four counts of selling synthetic narcotics and taken to the...
  • Former Justices opposed to marijuana amendment

    As former Florida Supreme Court Justices, we once took an oath to protect the Constitution of the State of Florida.  Today, we call on all Floridians to protect it by voting "No" on Amendment 2.  This amendment, promoted as a compassionate effort to...
  • Allentown man arrested selling heroin on Hamilton Street, police say

    An Allentown man was charged with dealing heroin Thursday afternoon after he sold four bags of the drug on a city street near the Lehigh River, police said. Miguel A. Rodriguez, 54, of the 100 block of Tilghman Street was arrested at 5:45 p.m. outside...
  • Alleged methamphetamine dealer surrenders to police

    A 46-year-old Hatfield Township man wanted by police on charges alleging he sold crystal methamphetamine in August turned himself into authorities on Thursday after Hatfield Township Police Department issued a warrant for his arrest Tuesday. Valerio...
  • Attorney convicted in drug scheme against PTA volunteer

    Attorney convicted in drug scheme against PTA volunteer
    An Irvine attorney was convicted Wednesday of having a PTA volunteer falsely imprisoned in a drug bust that was part of a revenge scheme. Kent Easter, 40, was convicted of one felony count of false imprisonment by deceit in a retrial of the case, the...
  • Alleged Heroin-Dealing School Bus Drivers In Court

    Alleged Heroin-Dealing School Bus Drivers In Court
    MANCHESTER — Two school bus drivers were arraigned in separate courtrooms Friday on charges of drug possession, operating a drug factory and risk of injury to a minor. Jorge "Wapito" Aviles, 28, and Ashley Byrdsong, 29, were arrested Thursday...