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 …


Events, Police/Fire

Maryland State Police to participate in National Drug Take Back Day on April 30

PIKESVILLE, MD—The Maryland State Police, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, have announced that they will participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, April 30, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at state police barracks. State police barracks throughout Maryland will be participating in National Drug Take Back Day. Each barrack will act as a collection station, …


Rosedale man admits to possessing fentanyl, heroin with intent to distribute

BALTIMORE, MD—A Rosedale man has pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute controlled substances. The guilty plea by Rajeim Ali Bradshaw, 49, was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Erek L. Barron; Acting Special Agent in Charge Selwyn Smith of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Baltimore; and Chief Melissa R. Hyatt of the Baltimore County Police …

Baltimore County drug trafficker sentenced to 13 years in prison

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore County man will spend more than a decade behind bars for trafficking illegal narcotics. U.S. District Judge Stephanie A. Gallagher has sentenced Steven Bernard Norwood, 46, of Lutherville, to 13 years in federal prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release, after he pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and posses with the intent to distribute five …

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 …

Baltimore drug dealer sentenced to over 8 years in prison following fatal overdose of Harford County victim

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore drug dealer has been sentenced following the fatal overdose of a Harford County victim. U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake sentenced Khalil Shaheed, 28, of Baltimore, on Friday to 106 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for intent to distribute controlled substances, possession of firearms in furtherance of drug trafficking, 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 …

Olszewski introduces bill to resolve public nuisances, enhance public safety

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced plans to introduce the Abatement of Public Nuisances Act, a proposal to amend and update Baltimore County’s longstanding “padlock law,” to authorize the Chief of Police to take action against properties with repeated public nuisance violations. “Enhancing public safety and security in Baltimore County is a top priority and we are …