Authorities in Frederick County say they collected nearly 1,200 pounds of expired or unwanted medications Saturday during a drug disposal event.
Hundreds, if not thousands of pounds of drugs are now in local police custody. It was all part of National Take-Back Day, where people turned in unwanted or unused prescription medication.
Prescription drug crisis. There’s a national push to safely and responsibly get rid of extra medicine in your cabinet.
A former vendor on the Silk Road website has been sentenced by a U.S. district judge on Friday.
Police seize nearly 85 grams of cocaine and more than $13,000 in cash in a traffic stop in Annapolis.
Despite a call to cancel it, the massive electronic dance festival “Moonrise” is happening at Pimlico. The concern follows two overdose deaths at a similar festival last week at Merriweather Post Pavilion.
Preparations are underway as the city prepares to host a two-day electronic dance music concert this weekend. It comes just days after two people died and 19 others were hospitalized during a similar concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion.
Fighting a deadly problem. Governor Martin O’Malley recently signed an executive order in a push to prevent the growing number of drug overdoses in Maryland. It’s a problem getting out of control.
In Maryland, it’s a killer more deadly than guns. Heroin deaths have reached epidemic levels in the state. Now the Drug Enforcement Agency has started a task force to go after heroin dealers.
A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to being a member of a drug trafficking conspiracy while employed as an officer with the Baltimore City School Police Force.
Breach of trust. More fallout from the theft of Baltimore County police evidence. The state’s attorney has now had to drop a drug case and a trial in a murder case has been delayed.
A major heroin trafficking ring is busted by Maryland State Police. The massive operation stretched from Baltimore County to the Eastern Shore.