Drugs

meth

Possible Drug-related Explosion Investigated At Federal Lab

An explosion inside a federal laboratory in Maryland appears to be connected to a security officer’s small-scale efforts to manufacture methamphetamine, according to a federal law enforcement official.

07/21/2015

safe streets

Police: Guns, Drugs Seized At Anti-Violence Program’s Office

A crackdown on Baltimore’s recent surge of violence takes a wild turn with two arrests involving one of the city’s anti-violence programs.

07/14/2015

heroin od

Fentanyl-related Deaths Up 178 Percent In Baltimore

Health officials are warning Baltimore residents that drug overdose deaths linked to a highly potent chemical commonly used to lace heroin are up 178 percent from last year.

07/06/2015

heroin bust

41 People Charged In 4-State Heroin Trafficking Ring

More than three dozen people have been indicted on charges stemming from a multistate heroin trafficking operation.

06/16/2015

molly drug

Teen Dies From Possible “Molly” Overdose At DC Club

A 19-year-old woman from Virginia died at DC concert and police say the drug “molly” is to blame.

06/13/2015

looted drugs

Batts: Looted Drugs Fueling Deadly Turf Wars

Baltimore’s top cop confirms what WJZ has been reporting – -almost 200,000 narcotics are on the streets of Baltimore, and police say they’re fueling deadly turf wars.

06/03/2015

pill mills

DOJ Busts Alleged ‘Pill Mills’ In Maryland

The U.S. Department of Justice busts pain clinic owners and their accomplices running so-called “pill mills” here in Maryland.

05/28/2015

jail

Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Cocaine Distribution Scheme

A Baltimore man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for plotting to sell cocaine after 9 pounds of the drug was found in a truck he was driving.

05/07/2015

molly drug

2 Wesleyan Students Expelled Following Molly Drug Arrests

Two of the five Wesleyan University students arrested in an investigation into a rash of on-campus drug overdoses have been expelled.

04/14/2015

Nicholas Ishmael

Ex-Cadet Gets 4 Years For Stealing Drugs From Evidence Room

A former Baltimore County police cadet has been sentenced to 4 years in prison for stealing drugs from the department’s evidence room.

04/01/2015

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Obama Talks About ‘The Wire’ With Creator David Simon

Talk of overhauling the criminal justice system is serious business – but before diving into the subject, President Barack Obama had something else he wanted to say.

03/27/2015

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Postal Workers Plead Guilty To Drug Distribution Conspiracy

Two United States Postal Service letter carriers pleaded guilty Monday to bribery and drug distribution charges.

03/16/2015

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