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