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Drug Trafficking

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  • Multi-state heroin task force will cause more harm than good

    Multi-state heroin task force will cause more harm than good
    Attorney General Brian E. Frosh said Thursday that his office will join counterparts in the Northeast to share information and jointly prosecute drug traffickers ("Maryland joins task force to combat heroin traffic, deaths," Feb. 13). If interdiction...
  • Baltimore drug probe crumbles after court challenge

    Baltimore drug probe crumbles after court challenge
    On a cool evening in April 2012, a Range Rover drove away from a home in the Arlington section of Northwest Baltimore. When the car parked a few miles away, police finally tied a suspected drug dealer to a stash house, Detective Ramon Lugo wrote in a...
  • Final sentences in Ohio prescription-drug operation

    A prosecutor says sentences handed down to a husband and wife prosecuted for prescription-drug trafficking conclude a case in which pills were obtained on monthly trips to Florida. Knox County Prosecutor Chip McConville says the drug ring brought more...
  • Australia hints at tourism boycott if Indonesia executes two citizens

    Indonesian officials on Friday rebuffed pleas from the Australian government and a top United Nations human rights official to call off the imminent executions of two Australians convicted of attempted drug smuggling a decade ago. The pleas for mercy...
  • Maryland joins multistate task force to combat heroin

    Maryland joins multistate task force to combat heroin
    Calling heroin a crisis that crosses state boundaries, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh said Thursday that his office will join counterparts in the Northeast to share information and jointly prosecute drug traffickers. "We will have a 700-mile-...
  • Maine AG says state is joining East Coast heroin task force

    Maine Attorney General Janet T. Mills says Maine is joining a multi-state heroin task force that will combine law enforcement resources to combat distribution and abuse of the drug. Mills says Friday that Maine is becoming a member of the Northeast and...
  • States next to Colorado, Washington complain that marijuana comes across their borders

    WASHINGTON When Colorado and Washington won permission from the U.S. Justice Department to begin selling marijuana in retail stores, the states promised to keep the drug inside their borders and away from children. It has not been easy for them to do so....
  • Authorities begin serving 43 arrest warrants in drug sting

    State and local authorities have begun serving 43 arrest warrants related to a more than yearlong drug investigation in southeastern Oklahoma. Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics spokesman Mark Woodward said 23 of the 43 persons being sought were in custody...
  • The key players in the Bobbi Kristina Brown saga

    Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of the late Whitney Houston and the only child between Houston and ex-husband Bobby Brown, has been hospitalized since she was found unresponsive in a bathtub at her suburban Atlanta home on Jan. 31. Some facts about her...
  • A widespread scourge

    Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh's announcement this week that his office will join counterparts in five other states — Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania — to share information that helps authorities track...
  • Police blotter: Burglaries, drug busts, obstruction charges

    The following incidents were listed in the official reports of the Skokie Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest by police does not constitute a finding of guilt; only a court of law can make that determination. BURGLARY A purse and...