Maryland Man Sentenced On Federal Charges For Fentanyl DistributionA federal grand jury convicted a Hanover, Maryland, man on five federal drug and related charges.
New Drug-Identifying Tech That Could Reduce Accidental Exposure To Fentanyl Is Coming To MarylandThe Maryland State Police is currently in the process of purchasing the nearly $200,000 piece of equipment with grant money and they hope to have it within two months.
Lansdowne Man Arrested After Citizens Complain About Drug Activity, Police Seize Cocaine, Heroin, Fentanyl, MarijuanaAnne Arundel County Police have arrested a Lansdowne man after a search warrant led to the seizure of multiple different drugs early Thursday morning.
Fentanyl Dealer Gari Miller Sentenced To 9 Years In Federal PrisonA 39-year-old Clinton, Maryland, man was sentenced Tuesday to nine years in federal prison on a number of fentanyl-related drug charges.
MedStar Health Hospitals First In Maryland To Offer Fentanyl Test KitsMedStar Health's three Baltimore City hospitals are the first hospitals in Maryland to offer patients in the emergency department free test kits to detect fentanyl- a synthetic opioid fueling fatal drug overdoses.
Woodlawn Man Pleads Guilty To Possessing Enough Fentanyl To Kill More Than 1.5M PeopleA 26-year-old Woodlawn man pleaded guilty Wednesday to possession with intent to distribute three kilograms of fentanyl- enough to kill more than 1.5 million people.
Woman, Son Sentenced To Federal Prison For Selling Drugs From Their Baltimore HomePorsche Cruz admitted that from May through June 2018, she conspired with others to distribute 270 grams of fentanyl- enough to kill 13,500 people- and more than one kilogram of cocaine in Baltimore.
Md. Drug Dealer Sentenced To More Than 15 Years For Selling Drugs That Led To Overdose DeathA Lexington Park man was sentenced Tuesday to 15.5 years in federal prison on a number of drug charges, including distributing drugs that led to a person's death.
Fentanyl Test Strips Will Be Available To Carroll County Residents By AugustStrips that test for fentanyl will be distributed and recipients will be trained in how to use them.
St. Mary's County Drug Dealer Sentenced To Federal Prison For Distribution Of Fentanyl Resulting In Victim's DeathA St. Mary's County drug dealer was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for distributing fentanyl that resulted in a victim's death.
Man Sentenced 12.5 Years For Selling Fentanyl That Caused At Least One Fatal OverdoseA 34-year-old Gaithersburg man was sentenced 150 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release for a conspiracy to distribute fentanyl, heroin and cocaine and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Pa. Man Found Guilty In Md. Of Possession Of Intent to Distribute FentanylA 32-year-old Pennsylvania man was found guilty Tuesday in Carroll County of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl and heroin.
Opioid-Related Deaths Down 14 Percent In Md. In 2019, Report ShowsOpioid-related deaths in Maryland in the first three months of 2019 were down more than 14 percent compared to the same period in 2018.
MSP Seize 195 Grams Of Drugs, Over $4K In Cash, Arrest Baltimore 'Bloods' Gang MemberIn May 2019, state police gathered information that connected Cooley, a known Bloods gang member, to supplying illicit drugs in Brooklyn Homes in Baltimore and Brooklyn Park in Anne Arundel County.
High-Risk Opioid Users Would Welcome 'Safe Consumption Spaces,' Johns Hopkins Study FindsHeroin and fentanyl users in three large U.S. cities would willingly use "safe consumption spaces" where they could get clean syringes and have emergency medical treatment nearby in case of an overdose, according to a study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.