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.
Anne Arundel County Police say a woman spit in three officers’ faces as she resisted a drug arrest in Glen Burnie.
Maryland saw a 33 percent increase in drug overdose deaths in the first quarter of this year compared to the same time last year, state officials said Thursday as they announced a renewed focus on fighting the rise of fentanyl-laced heroin.
Maryland’s historic capital is known for sailing and shopping, a place where people eat seafood at waterside restaurants. It’s not a place that city police considered a destination for people looking to buy heroin — at least, not until recently.
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 U.S. District Judge sentenced a Ghanian men to 13 years in prison for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin in Maryland.
Detectives seized drugs, weapons and distribution material from two Anne Arundel County homes following several neighborhood complaints of drug activity.
A major heroin trafficking ring is busted by Maryland State Police. The massive operation stretched from Baltimore County to the Eastern Shore.
Maryland State Police say they expect more arrests after four people were charged in an in an effort to dismantle a drug trafficking organization on the Eastern Shore.
Anne Arundel County police are now armed to not only protect but to save lives. It’s called Narcan and it’s used to reverse a heroin overdose—but is it effective in the war on drugs and crime?
Prosecutors and police announce three dozen arrests aimed at crippling the heroin trade, that, in no small part, is fueling Baltimore City violence.
Annapolis Police have announced charges against nine alleged heroin dealers.