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Director of Towson pain management clinic sentenced for conspiracy to distribute, dispense oxycodone

BALTIMORE, MD—The director of a Towson pain management clinic has been sentenced for conspiracy to distribute and dispense oxycodone. U.S. District Judge George L. Russell, III on Tuesday sentenced Norman Rosen, 84, of Towson, to four months of home detention as part of 18 months of probation, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiracy to distribute and dispense …


Crime, Police/Fire

Police: 8 arrested following Towson disturbance

TOWSON, MD—Police say eight people were arrested following a disturbance in the Towson area on Friday. During the evening hours on December 30, officers with the Baltimore County Police Department handled several incidents in Towson while managing a large crowd of juveniles and young adults in outdoor areas after local venues closed. One adult and seven juveniles were arrested.  The …


Six Baltimore BGF gang members indicted for racketeering, murder, drug trafficking, armed robbery

BALTIMORE, MD—A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging six Baltimore men for conspiring to participate in a violent racketeering enterprise known as the Black Guerilla Family gang. The indictment, which was returned on December 15, 2022 and unsealed on Monday, charges the following defendants: David Warren, a/k/a “Meshawn” and “LA Meshawn,” 30; Barak Olds, 33; Davante Harrison, a/k/a …

Baltimore man sentenced to 15 years in prison for two armed carjackings, attempted armed robbery

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore man will spend time behind bars after committing two armed carjackings and an attempted armed robbery. U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander sentenced Daquan Murphy, 20, to 15 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for carjacking and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence. The sentence was announced by United States …

Interim Baltimore County Police Chief sworn in

TOWSON, MD—Interim Baltimore County Police Chief Dennis Delp has been sworn in. Chief Delp was sworn in Tuesday morning by the Honorable Julie Ensor, Clerk of the Circuit Court. Delp replaces outgoing Police Chief Melissa Hyatt, who last month announced that she would be stepping down on December 5, 2022. “This morning, Colonel Dennis J. Delp was sworn in as …

White Marsh Precinct Commander awarded for crime reduction

Baltimore County Police Chief Jim Johnson presented awards on Tuesday at a commanders’ meeting. The awards went to commanders of precincts that saw a drop in overall crime in 2015. Baltimore County experienced a 4.1 percent drop in overall crime in 2015 when compared to the previous five year average. Captain Jonathan Trentzsch (Former Commander of the Woodlawn Precinct) received …