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Md. Drug Enforcement Officials Talk Fighting Heroin Abuse

The growing heroin epidemic leads several of Maryland’s key police leaders on a fact-finding mission to Colombia, South America.

11/14/2014

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3 Arrested On Drug Charges After Raid On Elkton Home

Maryland State Police say three people were arrested and crack cocaine, heroin, marijuana and guns were seized during a raid on an Elkton home.

10/30/2014

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Accused Maryland Heroin Ring Leader Gets 19 Years

A Prince George’s County man who prosecutors say was the leader of a drug ring has been sentenced to 19 years in prison.

10/24/2014

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Md. Man Pleads Guilty In Bulk Heroin Operation

Prosecutors say Jeffrey Anderson of Upper Marlboro, Md. worked with another man to bring large quantities of heroin from sources in New York to Maryland for sale and distribution.

10/23/2014

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Baltimore Mayor Announces Heroin Task Force

It’s been a problem for generations in Baltimore and now the city hopes to tackle it. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has announced the start of a task force to examine the extent of heroin across the city.

10/15/2014

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1,200 Pounds Of Meds Turned In During Md. Event

Authorities in Frederick County say they collected nearly 1,200 pounds of expired or unwanted medications Saturday during a drug disposal event.

09/28/2014

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Unwanted, Unused Prescription Meds Collected At Annual Take-Back Day

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.

09/27/2014

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Baltimore City To Host Take-Back Day For Unused Prescription Meds

Prescription drug crisis. There’s a national push to safely and responsibly get rid of extra medicine in your cabinet.

09/24/2014

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Md. Man & Former Vendor Of Silk Road Drug Website Sentenced To 6 Years

A former vendor on the Silk Road website has been sentenced by a U.S. district judge on Friday.

09/05/2014

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Man Arrested In Annapolis, Caught With Nearly 85G Of Crack & 13K In Cash

Police seize nearly 85 grams of cocaine and more than $13,000 in cash in a traffic stop in Annapolis.

08/25/2014

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‘Moonrise’ Held Days After Overdose Deaths At Similar Music Festival

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.

08/09/2014

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Organizers, City Officials Vow To Keep Weekend’s Concert Safe

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.

08/06/2014

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