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

Rosedale man, three others facing federal indictment for three kidnappings, attempted robberies

BALTIMORE, MD—A federal grand jury returned an indictment late Thursday charging four Baltimore area men with federal charges for: kidnapping and robbery conspiracies; kidnapping; carjacking; using, carrying, and brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence; and attempted robberies of businesses. The following individuals are charged in the indictment: Dennis Allen Hairston, 32, of Windsor Mill, …


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 …

Two Joppa men arrested, charged in connection with 2019 murder of delivery driver in Edgewood

UPDATE: Amir Stanley Turner, 20, of Edgewood, has also been sentenced to over 18 years in prison in connection with this case. Original story below… —— JOPPA, MD—Two Joppa men are in custody following an indictment by a Harford County Grand Jury for the February 10, 2019, murder of food delivery driver in Edgewood. On February 10, 2019, at approximately …

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 …