Crime, Police/Fire

Drug dealer sentenced to 10 years in prison in connection with fatal Joppa overdose

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore drug dealer has been sentenced to prison in connection with a fatal overdose in Joppa. U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander sentenced Aaron Arthur Fields (A.K.A. “Handz”), 33, of Baltimore, to 10 years in federal prison followed by 3 years of supervised release for distribution of controlled substances, conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, and possession with intent …


Crime, Police/Fire

Drug dealer admits to distributing fentanyl, cocaine to fatal overdose victim in Joppa

UPDATE: Fields has been sentenced to ten years in prison. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore drug dealer has admitted to dealing fentanyl and cocaine to a fatal overdose victim in Harford County. Aaron Arthur Fields, a/k/a “Handz”, 33, of Baltimore, pleaded guilty on March 30, 2022, to distribution of controlled substances, conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, and possession …


Two Harford County cocaine dealers convicted

BALTIMORE, MD—Two Harford County cocaine dealers have been convicted following a federal trial for their participation in a drug distribution ring. A federal jury convicted Che Jaron Durbin, 43, of Aberdeen, and Terrell Darnell Walton, 36, of Delaware, on federal charges related to their participation in a drug trafficking organization distributing cocaine and crack cocaine throughout Harford County. The jury …

Final member of Harford County drug ring sentenced to six years in prison

HARFORD COUNTY, MD—The final member of a Harford County drug ring has been sentenced to prison. On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Tremayne Murphy, 40, to six years in federal prison, followed by four years of supervised release, for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute crack cocaine. The sentence was announced by United States …

Baltimore County Police Department to graduate 157th recruit class

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department’s 157th Recruit Class will graduate on Friday, March 12th. The ceremony will be held in the Theatre at CCBC-Dundalk, located at 7200 Sollers Point Road (21222). Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski will join Chief Melissa R. Hyatt in addressing the recruit class. Chief Hyatt will be joined by Sheriff R. Jay Fisher, Baltimore County …

Edgewood man charged in connection with death of 2-year-old girl

EDGEWOOD, MD—Police in Harford County have formally charged an Edgewood man in connection with the death of a 2-year-old girl earlier this year. On Monday, January 7, 2019, Havre de Grace Police responded to a cardiac arrest involving a two-year-old female in the 600-block of Green Street (21078). The child was flown to Johns Hopkins Children’s Hospital. Responding officers noticed …

Havre de Grace police officer from Perry Hall honored for saving woman’s life

HAVRE DE GRACE, MD – A Perry Hall man who is a police office with the Havre de Grace police department was honored on Monday for saving a woman’s life last month. Arlene Georgakis says Officer Chad Smith gave her a “second chance at life.” Georgakis attended Monday’s Havre de Grace City City Council meeting, where Smith was presented with …

Police to crackdown on speeders along I-95 in Thursday

Motorists beware. To help prevent crashes from speeding and aggressive driving, multiple law-enforcement agencies will participate in a joint enforcement effort along Interstate 95 on Thursday, February 2nd. “Speed and aggressive driving continue to be major factors in crashes in Maryland and across the U.S.,” said Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Executive Director Kevin C. Reigrut. “We are grateful to the …