Crime, Police/Fire

AG Frosh: Rosedale man among 15 indicted on drug distribution, sex trafficking

ROSEDALE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Wednesday announced the indictments of 15 members of a gang, including a Rosedale man, on multiple charges including participation in a gang, possession with intent to distribute heroin/fentanyl, cocaine, and MDMA, distribution of controlled dangerous substances, and CDS possession and conspiracy in Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, and Baltimore City. The leaders …


Crime, Police/Fire

Nottingham man pleads guilty to federal drug distribution charges

NOTTINGHAM, MD—An associate of drug trafficking organizations that operated in East Baltimore was sentenced to nine years in federal prison and two others pleaded guilty to federal drug distribution charges. Egan Davis, 40, of Nottingham, pleaded guilty on Thursday and co-defendant Amin Boyd, 42, of Baltimore, pleaded guilty on September 8, 2020, to federal drug distribution charges related to their …


Robbery reported during Perry Hall marijuana purchase, carjacking reported in Overlea, delivery driver robbed in Carney

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just before 10:15 p.m. on Saturday, August 29, a food delivery driver attempted to deliver food in the unit block of Woodcove Court in Carney (21234). Two suspects assaulted the driver and stole his cash. At just before 7:45 p.m. on Sunday, August 30, during …

Maryland observes International Overdose Awareness Day, Recovery Month 2020 with message of commitment

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Lieutenant Governor Boyd K. Rutherford announced that Maryland would continue its tradition of observing International Overdose Awareness Day (IODAD) on Monday and National Recovery Month in 2020 this September. Maryland’s theme for both IODAD and Recovery Month 2020 is “Recovery: Pass It On, Keep It Going!” “International Overdose Awareness Day and Recovery Month provide us with opportunities to pause …

Former Baltimore police officer from Nottingham pleads guilty to lying to federal agents

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A former Baltimore police officer has pleaded guilty to making false statements to a federal law enforcement officer. Victor Rivera, 48, of Nottingham, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to making the false statements in connection with a scheme to sell three kilograms of cocaine seized during a Baltimore Police Department investigation. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney …

Towson man sentenced to 12 years for distributing drugs from Parkville apartment

PARKVILLE, MD—U.S. District Judge George L. Russell, III, on Tuesday sentenced Deandre Laquan Jones, a/k/a “Cuz,” 27, of Towson, to 12 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, possession with intent to distribute drugs near a school, and to being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition. …

Robbery reported at White Marsh hotel

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating a robbery that was reported at a White Marsh hotel this week. Authorities say that, at just before 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 18, four suspects, one of whom was known, entered a hotel room in the 4900-block of Mercantile Road (21236). The suspects assaulted the victim, then stole a cell phone, shoes, a cash card, …

DOJ announces $42 million in funding to combat illegal manufacture, distribution of methamphetamine, opioids

BALTIMORE, MD—The Department of Justice‘s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) on Wednesday announced nearly $42 million in funding to support state-level law enforcement agencies in combating the illegal manufacturing and distribution of methamphetamine, heroin, fentanyl, carfentanil, and prescription opioids. In the District of Maryland, the Maryland State Police will receive $1,175,715 in federal funding to support investigations …