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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 …


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Maryland drug dealer sentenced to life in prison for murder of a woman, her child in connection with drug trafficking crimes

BALTIMORE, MD—A Maryland drug dealer has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a woman and her 7-year-old child in connection with federal drug trafficking crimes. U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett this week sentenced Andre Ricardo Briscoe, a/k/a “Poo”, 39, of Baltimore and Cambridge, to life in federal prison for federal drug distribution charges, use of …


Harford County man sentenced to 20 years in prison for drug distribution conspiracy

BALTIMORE, MD—A Harford County man will spend 20 years behind bars for his part in a drug distribution conspiracy. U.S. District Judge George L. Russell, III on December 19 sentenced Che Jaron Durbin, 44, of Aberdeen, to 20 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine …

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 gang leader sentenced to more than 37 years in prison

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore-area gang leader has been sentenced to more than 37 years in prison. U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett on Thursday sentenced Trayvon Hall, a/k/a “Tru,” and “G Tru,” 31, of Baltimore, yesterday to 454 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for racketeering and drug conspiracy charges, related to his activities as the …

Baltimore-area MS-13 gang members indicted for racketeering conspiracy, murders, attempted murders

BALTIMORE, MD—A federal grand jury in Maryland has returned an indictment charging four members of La Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang with racketeering conspiracy involving murder, attempted murder, and drug trafficking. Three of the defendants are scheduled to have initial appearances this week in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. The following defendants, all from Baltimore, are charged with racketeering conspiracy: Wilson …

Parkville Middle School students sickened after eating drug-laced candy

PARKVILLE, MD—Four students at Parkville Middle School were sickened after eating drug-laced candy, officials said on Wednesday. In an communication sent to parents, Principal Michael Wiggins says the students got sick after eating drug-laced candy that had been given to them by another student. The students were taken to a local hospital for treatment.  Wiggins says there will be consequences, per …

Maryland State Police, BCoPD participating in National Drug Take Back Day on October 29

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland State Police and Baltimore County Police Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, are asking citizens to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs during the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, on Saturday, October 29, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. State police barracks throughout Maryland will be participating in the National Drug Take Back Day. …