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Drug Trafficking

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  • Police arrest man who they say grew 284 pounds of marijuana

    Deputies have arrested a 27-year-old man they say had grown 284 pounds of marijuana in his house and used an illegal electricity connection to support the operation. The Tampa Bay Times (http://bit.ly/1FhTKJE) reports Alberto Lavandera was arrested...
  • Heroin dealer sentenced to a dozen years in prison

    A man who prosecutors in upstate New York described as one of the area's largest heroin dealers is heading to prison. Authorities say Michael Regatuso II was sentenced to 12 years behind bars Thursday. He's also been ordered to pay more than $25,000 in...
  • Head shop owners face charges of conspiring to sell synthetic marijuana

    FORT WORTH A father and daughter who own the Gas Pipe head shop chain face federal charges of conspiring to sell synthetic marijuana, their attorney said Thursday. Gerald "Jerry" Shults and his daughter, Amy Lynn Herrig, surrendered to officials at the...
  • Judge says he won't toss FedEx drug indictment

    A judge on Thursday rejected FedEx's attempt to toss out a federal drug indictment that accuses the company of knowingly shipping illegal prescription drugs. U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer said the acts alleged by prosecutors do not fall...
  • Prosecutor: Drug squad thought badge protected them from law

    Citizens give police "a tremendous amount of power" and cannot let them use it to beat, rob and intimidate people — even if they are drug dealers, a federal prosecutor argued Tuesday as she wrapped up a sweeping drug squad corruption case. The...
  • Successful first term in Annapolis [Letter]

    Editor: My first session in the Maryland General Assembly was interesting to say the least. I can tell you that from all accounts, having Gov. Hogan in the governor’s mansion has changed the way business is done in Annapolis — for the...
  • Policing Baltimore's police

    Policing Baltimore's police
    The death of Freddie Gray and the riots that followed have brought Baltimore's problems to the forefront of national, even international, attention. The drug addiction, poverty, failing schools, health disparities, deteriorating housing, broken families...
  • The drug war killed Freddie Gray

    The drug war killed Freddie Gray
    The tragic deaths of Freddie Gray in Maryland, Michael Brown of Missouri, and Walter Scott in South Carolina are representative of America's institutionalized violence, grounded in our modern era drug war. The American drug war began with President...
  • Two charged with methamphetamine dealing

    Two charged with methamphetamine dealing
    A man and woman were charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute after a May 1 traffic stop. Vanessa Angela Brigitte Wilson, 33, of the unit block of Bond Street in Westminster, and Edward Anthony Mayes, 29, whose address is...
  • Springfield man pleads guilty to drug charges

    A Springfield man faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to federal heroin trafficking charges. Luis Oppenheimer pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Springfield to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to...
  • Taneytown man charged with possession of drugs packaged for distribution

    Taneytown man charged with possession of drugs packaged for distribution
    A Taneytown man is charged with possession of drugs with the intent to distribute and related offenses after police say he had marijuana and ecstasy packaged for distribution in his car during a traffic stop. Kolton Kenneth Wheeler, 19, of the unit...